Point Park Globe

Here we go

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016

For the eighth time, the Pittsburgh Steelers are heading back to the Super Bowl, and this time they will be taking on the Green Bay Packers.  Now the Steelers only need one more victory to get to seventh heaven.When the Steelers played the Packers last season, the Steelers came away with the victory in...

High expectations on the par

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016

 The men's golf team is gearing up for five tournaments this fall with high hopes to improve their season records from last year.Beginning this weekend at the Kuhn Invitational [Allegheny College], the Point Park University Pioneers will be teeing off for the first time this season at The Country Cl...

Holy Igloo, Batman!

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016

In case you have been living under a rock for the last month or so, the next Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" film will be filmed in Pittsburgh this summer.  That's right that means that the "Batmobile" will be cruising the streets of Pittsburgh and Batman will be jumping from buildings.  The ot...

Hughes injured, team continues on

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016

 Junior Zoe Hughes has over 200 kills in her first two years on the Point Park University volleyball team, but she will not be adding to that stat during her third year. Half way through the second set of the volleyball match, Hughes came down at the net and her left knee buckled on Sept. 1, 2010 ag...

Lady Pioneers break losing streak

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016

With 19 minutes left in the second half, junior center Joncelyn Peterkin went up for a defensive rebound. When she landed, she rolled her ankle and had to sit out the rest of Tuesday. Jan. 18 Pioneer women's basketball conference game against Roberts Wesleyan College.  Peterkin returned with six re...

Elder Ready for Win

Written By Mackenzie Brown

June 29, 2016

 As Point Park University's golf team began wrapping up at the Grove City Invitational, the last tournament of the fall season, sophomore Austin Elder thought he had won his first golf tournament.            Elder and his best friend, freshman James Daley, realized they had tied for the ti...

Lady Pioneers fall short

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016

 Point Park University freshman, Anna Shaw, had a career high of 16 saves and faced a total of 29 shots, but it was not enough to stop Walsh University from beating the Pioneers in a 2-0 conference loss Friday evening at Founders Field. Despite the loss, goal keeper Shaw has an impressive 35 saves fo...

Family, World Cup team inspires Evans

Written By Stephanie Driscoll

June 29, 2016

The entire world watched as the U.S. women's soccer team was triumphant against China in the World Cup in 1999. This win was especially sweet, because it was won on United States soil at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. While this may have seemed like a normal soccer game with a fantastic ending, it...

Lady Pioneers fight for clutch wins

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016

After losing four consecutive games to three different teams, the Point Park University Softball team was battling to stay alive in the second game against Ursuline College late last Thursday. In the top of the second inning with Point Park leading 1-0, Ursuline's Liz Miller, hitting number eight ca...

Coach Kosanovich leaves after five years

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

As the Point Park University's Lady Pioneers begin the last half of their season, preparations are already being made for the next season.A fundamental change is being made as Head Coach Sam Kosanovich will relinquish his title, a position he has held for five years."Kosanovich served a dual-role as...

Coach Torres hopes he has found his missing pieces

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

Last season marked the beginning of a new era for Point Park University's men's baseball team, which finished with a record of 13-26 following Head Coach Loren Torres' assumption of leadership. "I personally always felt that we were a couple of hitters short in our lineup and a couple of arms away in...

Column As I See ‘Em

Written By Pete Bridge

June 29, 2016

Paul Zeise, Bob Pompeani, Michael Holley and Don Kelly: three respected names in the world of sports journalism and one professional athlete that all attended Point Park University. These names, along with recent media attention to the athletic programs, are giving Point Park a more respected name.Sure, no...