Point Park Globe

Women pick up big victories over Thanksgiving break

Freshman guard Sierra Seneta dribbles around a defender at CCAC-Allegheny.

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

While the rest of the students on Point Park’s campus were home for Thanksgiving break, the women’s basketball team was traveling around the area for three non-conference matchups.  The first of their three wins came on Nov. 20 at Washington Adventist University thanks to sophomore guard M...

All In with Allison – Bittersweet Defeat

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 20, 2019

So remember last week, when I was talking about how all of our teams were in contention for a championship? Well, it turns out the women’s cross country team is running solo on this one. Things did not quite work out for the teams we talked about last week. Let’s start with the men’s soccer team again....

Women follow blowout win with heartbreak loss

Junior guard Michelle Burns faces a defender from Bryant & Stratton on Saturday night. The Pioneers lost 76-75.

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

The women’s basketball team found themselves on both sides of the spectrum this past week, winning one of its two games in blowout fashion before losing a heartbreaker in the home opener. The women first traveled to McKeesport for a night game against Penn State - Greater Allegheny (PSUGA). Th...

Men win back-to-back blowouts, improve to 4-2

Junior Kyle Carrington gets ready to shoot a free throw.

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The men’s basketball team came back with a vengeance this weekend, blowing out Penn State-New Kensington and Bryant & Stratton-Buffalo back to back. After last weekend’s trip to Miami, where the Pioneers went 1-2, the team came back with a mindset of domination at hand. In Friday’s game...

Volleyball plagued by quarterfinals curse for 4th year, RSC hosted in Student Center Gym this past weekend

Senior Brittney Bianco gets ready to set the ball in a set against Asbury in the student center gym on Friday.

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2019

Point Park volleyball’s season ended last Friday in the quarterfinal round of the River States Conference Championship, notching the fourth season in a row that the Pioneers hit a roadblock in the opening round. “Although our season ended earlier than we had wanted, we still have so much to be pro...

Women’s soccer ends season in RSC Semifinal to Asbury

Senior Chloe Bowser passes the ball to a teammate on Senior Day at Montour Junction Sports Complex. Bowser is one of six seniors who ended their season last Thursday with their loss in the semifinals.

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Every underdog story has a pattern. The underdog in sports has a pattern that the women’s soccer team find themselves familiar with. “We were the underdogs of this tournament which was a positive for us because other teams didn’t expect us to come out as tough as we did,” senior Gabby Wid...

Men open season with home win, weekend games in Miami

Sophomore guard Jesse Calloway dribbles the ball around a PSU-DuBois defender on Saturday at CCAC-Allegheny.

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team was not messing around in their home opener against Penn State-DuBois on Tuesday night. The Pioneers defeated the Nittany Lions to the score of 81-64, scoring the first points of the game and never looking back. Kameron Shockley, a sophomore guard out of Ohio, starte...

Women advance to semifinal round of RSC playoffs

Sophomore Nola McGuire tries to secure the ball in a game against IU Kokomo earlier this season. The Pioneers are moving on to the RSC Semifinals this week against No.1 Asbury.

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomores Tia Horew and Taylor Goldstrohm ended the regular season tied for the team lead in points with 16 points each, putting them seventh in the entire River States Conference (RSC.) Playoffs games are nothing new to the two forwards; they know what it takes to win, and what it takes to lose. ...

Women suffer tough loss to non-conference opponent

Now-junior Michelle Burns sets things up from the opposite side of the court during a game last season.

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

The women’s basketball team has officially kicked off the 2019-2020 season. As tradition would have it, the women’s first few games took place in Southfield, Mich. during the Lawrence Tech Tip-off Classic. The Pioneers were still trying to find their groove, but the tournament would prove that they had not fo...

All In with Allison – Champ Szn

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 13, 2019

While the basketball seasons are undoubtedly my favorite, I do have a close second: championship season. You know, that time of year when playoffs are happening and championships are being won? Yeah, that one. For the entire semester, the sports section has been bringing you coverage of the men’s and women’s...

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Junior Jazlyn Rozier goes up for a kill against Ohio Christian University on Saturday. Saturday was also Point Park’s Senior Day.

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Point Park volleyball played big games last weekend celebrating the team’s four seniors as well as claiming the River States Conference (RSC) East division title. Clinching the division title, a feat the Pioneers haven’t achieved since 2016, means that Point Park will host the conference champio...

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Senior Wessel Rietveld gives chase to a ball at the Montour Junction Sports Complex on senior day versus Brescia. Rietveld is one of eight seniors who played their last game on Saturday.

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Another regular season has come and gone for the Point Park men’s soccer team. Now, after finishing the season with a 15-3 record, the team awaits their playoff fate. With three matches in the span of six days, the Pioneers suffered one loss, but rebounded with two victories at home. Point Park began the...