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Women’s soccer falls to No. 1 Spring Arbor in home opener

Women’s soccer falls to No. 1 Spring Arbor in home opener

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park women’s soccer team wasted no time getting into its season, hosting its home opener against No. 1-ranked Spring Arbor University on Saturday. This was the Pioneers’ fifth time competing against the non-conference opponent since 2014, but the first time the Cougars had not shut the Pio...

Men’s soccer victorious in season, home opener

Men’s soccer victorious in season, home opener

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team secured its seventh-straight winning record last season finishing 11-6 overall and 6-3 in the River States Conference (RSC). However, the Pioneers continue to struggle against conference powerhouses Rio Grande and West Virginia University Tech (WVU Tech.) “They’re just natu...

Volleyball team welcomes fresh, familiar faces

Volleyball team welcomes fresh, familiar faces

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team kicked off the 2018 season with new players, new coaches and new milestones. The 2017 squad saw many new faces as only four women returned from the previous season. 13 women suited up in green and gold for the first time last season. This year, the Pioneers added five newcomers to...

All in With Allison – Transition year

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

This year is one of transitions for Point Park athletics. Athletic Director Dan Swalga retired after 12 years as a Pioneer; men’s basketball head coach Gabe Bubon retired after just two seasons in the position and, most importantly, former columnist Josh Croup graduated, leaving this sports column...

Midway ends baseball team’s perfect RSC record, takes 2 of 3

Midway ends baseball team’s perfect RSC  record, takes 2 of 3

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer baseball team dropped two games to conference opponent Midway University this past weekend ending an 18-game winning streak in conference play. “It was a big blow,” head coach Loren Torres said. “Having to bounce back from actually losing a weekend is going to take some character.” ...

Weather finally clears for home softball games, Pioneers improve to 6-2 in RSC

Weather finally clears for home softball games, Pioneers improve to 6-2 in RSC

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Copy Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park softball team swept Asbury on Friday in a conference doubleheader, however, the Pioneers were unable to complete the sweep against Midway the next day. The Pioneers ended up splitting the series with Midway, leaving the home weekend with a 3-1 record. It was the second time in 2018 that the Pion...

Croup’s Corner – Good night, and good luck

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

I really can’t believe this is the end. There have been several “lasts” this month and there will be even more this week for me and the rest of the graduating class of 2018, but the end of Croup’s Corner is extra bittersweet. I’ve spent weeks trying to figure out how to write my 100th and final column ...

Track and field teams make final preparations ahead of conferences

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s track teams split up this past weekend to showcase their talent at the Bucknell Bison Outdoor Classic and the Westminster Invitational. “It was a tough decision,” head coach Kelly Parsley said. “I think it worked out best for the team to split up and give my top-end at...

Golfers in a Groove

Golfers in a Groove

Written By Briana Walton

April 10, 2018


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

RSC record improves to 18-0 after weekend sweep against Rio Grande

RSC record improves to 18-0 after weekend sweep against Rio Grande

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Pioneer baseball team improved its conference record to 18-0 after sweeping The Rio Grande RedStorm in a three-game series this past weekend at Kelly Automotive Park in Butler, Pa.  “We’ve been building up to April and been talking about it this whole time,” head coach Loren Torres said. “We...

Jumpers land top spots, exceed records

Jumpers land top spots, exceed records

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s track and field teams added another national qualifier to the list and continued to break personal and school records last Saturday at the Mt. Union John Homon Invitational in Alliance, Ohio. After the Slippery Rock Invitational was canceled due to weather, the Pioneers add...

Croup’s Corner – Time is running out, so ignore it

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Time is awful. This human construct keeps us organized and on track, but it is just cruel on a consistent basis. When we need more time, we’re cut short. When we need time to pass, it drags. We wish our teams could have more time on the clock to mount a comeback, or less time so we can just wi...