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Cross country boasts top times

Cross country boasts top times

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer women’s cross country team took seventh place in Louisville, Kentucky Saturday. Freshman Alyssa Campbell highlighted the weekend by finishing first in her race. “It’s definitely the biggest race I have ever been in, but I was just overwhelmed when I crossed the finish line,” Campbe...

All in With Allison – Malle’s Memory in Future Pioneers

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 2, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

This week, Point Park mourns the death of yet another member of the Pioneer community. Philip Malle was a defender on the men’s soccer team from 2009 to 2012, and was a part of the resurgence that the team had during those years. After his four years at Point Park, Malle graduated Magna Cum Laude with an accounting...

Volleyball now 2-1 in RSC

Volleyball now 2-1 in RSC

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


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The women’s volleyball team sacrificed one set out of their last seven and now boast a modest winning streak ahead of another River States Conference (RSC) road weekend. The team began the week with a non-conference matchup against Washington and Jefferson College last Tuesday. The Pioneers swept the Pr...

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Women’s soccer extends win streak to seven

Written By Rachel McKriger, For The Globe

October 2, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

“Crazy” is how Maggie Kuhn elected to describe last week. That is not an understatement for the Point Park women’s soccer team. Three games in the span of six days were slapped onto Point Park’s schedule. Tuesday’s match against Geneva University, located about 40 minutes away in Beaver Count...

Baseball, basketball stars inducted into Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2018


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Point Park University announced two alumni would be enshrined in the Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame midway through September. The Class of 2018 includes baseball’s George Schroeder and women’s basketball’s April Austin. The pair was officially celebrated last Saturday at the induction ceremony as...

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Bob Rager came to Point Park as the head coach of the men’s basketball program in 1989, but his time and legacy as a Pioneer started 19 years prior. Rager did enough during his time as a student athlete to leave a legacy on campus forever, but he was hardly done. In 1970, Rager attended Point Park ...

Men’s soccer splits opening RSC matches

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team opened River States Conference (RSC) play last week with a pair of road matches against Brescia (Ky.) University and Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) University. The Pioneers failed to overcome an early goal against the Bearcats in the conference opener last Thursday. Brescia ope...

Women take third at Lock Haven, Shields on top again

Women take third at Lock Haven, Shields on top again

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s cross country team spent Saturday afternoon at Lock Haven University competing in the school’s invitational, placing third overall with senior Anna Shields topping it off to finish first overall. “We really showed that we can be a top 10 NAIA team with this race,” Shields said. “I ...

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing held its first event of the fall semester Thursday, “Why a Sports Sponsorship Works.” Featuring Sean Hanrahan and Chris Eames of ESPN and Arby’s Restaurant President Rob Lynch, the trio discussed what goes into setting up a sports sponsorshi...

Women’s soccer builds confidence, victory streak

Women’s soccer builds confidence, victory streak

Written By Rachel McKriger, Copy Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Section play began with a spark for the Point Park women’s soccer team. Finishing up a long road spell, Point Park opened conference play with a 7-0 victory over Brescia (Ky.) University. Two days later, the Pioneers notched another victory, this time over Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) University. A...

All in With Allison – New coaching staff drives successful fall season

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s golf team has a new coaching staff and an all-new outlook on the 2018-19 season. It is the first season for both head coach Bob Salera, who was promoted from assistant coach, and assistant coach Carmen Costa. The two of them have led the Pioneers to the most successful season the prog...

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Having only one match last week couldn’t come at a better time for the Point Park women’s soccer team. One match meant having more practice time. The Pioneers used the opportunity to their advantage, with head coach Maggie Kuhn implementing a new midfield formation. Junior captain Gabby Widman c...