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Women lose big, drop 2OT RSC battle

Women lose big, drop 2OT RSC battle

Written By Mike Turk
January 17, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

After starting 4-0 in conference play, the women’s basketball team has dropped three of its last four conference matchups, all of which took place in the past eight days. Two of those conference games came last weekend, with one ending in double overtime. “The chemistry is still there,” senior...

Three-game losing streak snapped with overtime win

Three-game losing streak snapped with overtime win

Written By Derek Malush
January 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

While most of us were celebrating with family and friends this holiday break, the Point Park men’s basketball team was taking care of its tenacious workload. Point Park dropped its final contest of 2016 at No. 25 Northwestern Ohio, 111-94, and took a short break to prepare for 2017. As the fall...

Women’s basketball bounces back from tough home loss

Women’s basketball bounces back from tough home loss

Written By Mike Turk
January 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Pioneers women’s basketball team dropped its first conference game of the year last Friday night, but bounced back 17 hours later in the River States Conference (RSC) Game of the Week to improve its conference record to 5-1. The Midway University Eagles, a team that finished 0-31 last season,...

Confident, experienced indoor track and field team takes on 2017

Confident, experienced indoor track and field team takes on 2017

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

After finishing the 2016 season second to rival Rio Grande in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) championship, the Pioneers have high hopes for the 2017 indoor track and field season. Four athletes have already qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics...

Croup’s Corner – A weird weekend

Croup’s Corner – A weird weekend

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
January 10, 2017
Filed under SPORTS

I’m in my third season covering Point Park basketball and have seen some great moments on the court. There have been overtime thrillers, incredible comebacks and stellar performances. When both the men’s and women’s teams play doubleheaders at CCAC South, they rarely fail to disappoint. When...

Second-half surge for men’s basketball leads to victory

Second-half surge for men’s basketball leads to victory

Written By Derek Malush
December 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

It was all about fighting fate this weekend as the Pioneers men’s basketball team surged in the second half of their respective weekend games. In Friday’s River States Conference (RSC) victory over Rio Grande (Oh.), the Pioneers trailed by just two points at the half as the team was led by junior...

Men’s basketball moving on without Bob Rager – Croup’s Corner

Men’s basketball moving on without Bob Rager – Croup’s Corner

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist
December 6, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

There was no announcement, no celebration and no recognition. Instead, there was a quiet roster update online that omitted a name that occupied the head coach slot for 27 seasons. Bob Rager is out as head coach at Point Park University, and his longtime assistant Gabe Bubon has assumed the interim...

Volleyball season ends in NAIA tournament

Volleyball season ends in NAIA tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Pioneers traveled to Livonia, Mich. to face off against the Madonna University Crusaders in the opening round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Tournament on Nov. 19. Advancing past the opening round is a feat Point Park volleyball has yet to accomplish,...

Croup’s Corner- National Spotlight

Croup’s Corner- National Spotlight

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columinst
November 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Thanksgiving became my favorite holiday when I started college, surpassing Christmas, which held the top honors before 2014. It’s my first chance to really go home after starting the school year, I get to see friends and family back home that I haven’t seen in quite some time and I get a break...

Women’s soccer wins RSC tournament title, clinches bid to NAIA tournament

Women’s soccer wins RSC tournament title, clinches bid to NAIA tournament

Written By Emily Miller
November 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Point Park women’s soccer team can once again call themselves, “champions.” For the third time in four years the Pioneers advanced to the Rivers States Conference (RSC) championship game. After securing the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs, Point Park beat the Asbury University...