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Men’s soccer kicks off season with a win

Men’s soccer kicks off season with a win

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Defenseman Matt Buckley fights for the ball against Franciscan University on Aug. 27th. photo by Christine Cestra The Point Park men’s soccer team has set the mood for the season, with the last exhibition game against Franciscan University before the home opener. The Pioneers put their best ...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

I asked men’s assistant basketball and men’s and women’s golf coach Gabe Bubon when his last day off during the school year was and all he did was laugh. Conveniently, as he tried to remember, his Bank Tower office phone rang. It’s all in a day’s work for Bubon, who ...

New cross country runner brings home first place

New cross country runner brings home first place

Written By Emily Brak

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

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Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Written By Joshua Croup

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

photo by Jordan Chaffee Shane Kalna awaits the handoff from Isaac Kullgren as he is brought down by a Grove City defender.                                                 &n...

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

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Volleyball gains momentum with four-game winning streak

Volleyball gains momentum with four-game winning streak

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

photo by Ty Smith Freshman outside hitter Ashley Taylor spikes the ball during a game against IU Southeast on Sept. 5 Indiana University Southeast was gaining momentum, but do not tell Point Park volleyball libero Tabea Dalliard that. Down 5-2 in game two of a Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic...

Men’s soccer learns from losses

Men’s soccer learns from losses

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

  The frustration was high and the hands flew in the opening men’s soccer game for the Pioneers against Wheeling Jesuit on Sept. 4. Yellow cards went out throughout the 90 minutes, and the focus for Point Park was not there with all the halts in the game.  “It was a physical...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

A 0-3 start is definitely not what the Point Park women’s soccer team was looking for to start the season, but a tough schedule created frustration amongst the team. A captains’ meeting took place on the field following last Monday’s loss to Siena Heights changed that. The meetin...

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

photo by Evan Schall Sophomore outside hitter Shiloh Simonson on the attack in a home match last fall. The women’s volleyball team will have their home opener on Sep. 5. The score was 15-6 in game four with the Point Park volleyball team 10 points away from winning its second match of the season...

Pioneers gain a promising defensive player

Pioneers gain a promising defensive player

Written By Emily Brak

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

photo courtesy of Giovoni Lebrun Freshman defender Giovani Lebrun poses with a trophy after competing in a tournament with the Toronto Lynx Soccer Club prior to attending Point Park. The Point Park University’s men’s soccer team added a “brick wall” to their defense by b...

Men’s soccer team prepares for home debut

Men’s soccer team prepares for home debut

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park University men’s soccer team is getting ready for its 2014 season with long practices at the home venue at Highmark Stadium.  The team will have seven home games this season and 10 away games, along with playing rivals Rio Grande (Ohio) for the win. Last year, the team had a 12-7-...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 A 2-2 record may not be the start Point Park volleyball was looking for to begin the season, but it is the learning experience this team needed. If the Pioneers can learn from their mistakes, then last season’s disappointing 21-19 record will be a thing of the past. Replacing it is a tea...