Point Park Globe

Women headed to RSC playoffs

Senior captain Gabby Widman takes a shot on goal during Saturday’s game against Brescia.

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

With under twenty minutes left in the game against Brescia, the women’s soccer team was facing a potential overtime. Earlier in the season, the Pioneers failed to come out of overtime with a victory, instead tying Midway University 1-1. Just three days before their game against Brescia, Point Park...

Volleyball celebrates winning weekend at home

Freshman outside hitter Taylor Small goes up for a kill against Carlow in the student center gym last Tuesday.

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2019

Looking ahead to the last week of River States Conference (RSC) play, the Pioneers have their eyes on the prize. That prize is the division title and the right to host the RSC Championship on Nov. 15-16. “For this weekend, we’re focused most on getting our revenge on IU East because we know if we...

All In with Allison – Collapsing Conference

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 6, 2019

The River States Conference (RSC)’s Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) announced last Monday that they will be closing their doors at the end of the fall 2019 semester. No school means no athletic department, so CCU decided that all athletics should cease immediately. Local media outlets have ...

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

Junior forward Mitchell Roell takes a shot on goal. Roell scored the first of two goals for Point Park in Monday’s game at Rio.

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Records are made to be broken, but winning streaks don’t last forever. For the Point Park men’s soccer team, their 13-match winning streak ended on Thursday on the road. Taking on nationally-ranked WVU Tech, the Pioneers kept a tight match, but injuries and even a two-goal game from Geert Bijl cou...

Volleyball prepares for final RSC matchups

Senior setter Julia Menosky (left) sets up a kill for junior Jazlyn Rozier in a match against WVU Tech earlier this season.

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

Senior setter Julia Menosky highlighted the week for the Pioneer volleyball team. Menosky reached the 1,000-career dig milestone, making her the eighth Pioneer and the only setter since the year 2000 to achieve the feat. “I honestly had no idea I was even remotely close until Ashley, our libero,...

Women split RSC road games

Sophomore forward Tia Horew gives chase to a ball in a matchup at Highmark Stadium. Horew has five goals and ten points this season.

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 30, 2019

The women’s soccer team was not in the prettiest spot heading into the week. Coach Bethanie Moreschi and her Pioneers’ team were 2-3-1 in River States Conference (RSC) play before facing off against WVU Tech and Rio Grande. Moreschi was looking for her team to be more dangerous in the final third and create m...

All In with Allison – Devastating Defeat

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 30, 2019

The Point Park men’s soccer team has been on a tear as of late. They are already having a historic season, led by Mitchell Roell, Wessel Rietveld, Geert Bijl and goalkeeper Jesse Haak. The Pioneers’ 13-win season is the most wins by a Pioneer men’s squad in the history of the program - it is even m...

Men’s soccer breaks school record with 13th win

Juniors Mitchell Roell and Geert Bijl celebrate a win with a hug in a game at the Montour Junction Sports Complex. The celebration continued when the team beat the school record for most wins in a season.

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Records are meant to be broken. The Point Park men’s soccer team did just that by earning their 13th straight victory against Washington & Jefferson on Saturday. The Pioneers have been dominant this season, with confidence oozing. That confidence has resulted in successful performances and plenty...

Rugby finishes up unusually short season with 1-2 record

The Point Park rugby team runs the ball in one of only three games that they played this season at Highmark Stadium.

Written By Ben Powell, For The Globe

October 23, 2019

The Point Park Bison’s Rugby Club went 1-2 to end a fall season plagued with game cancellations in a rebuilding season after the graduation of eight seniors. The Bisons lost a lot of experienced veterans, and came into this year looking for new players to recruit to try and fill the gap they le...

All In with Allison – Low Temps, High Tops

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 23, 2019

The weather is getting colder, but the court over at CCAC - Allegheny is just heating up. It is no secret that basketball season is my favorite - I had an entire column about it last year around this time. This year is absolutely no exception. This season started with an entire event to celebrate...

Women fall to Carlow 1-0 in close battle of defenses

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

The Pioneers had their backs against the walls. Already down 1-0 heading into the second half, the women’s soccer team was looking to even the score and set-up a chance at a third-straight victory, this time over rival Carlow. Carlow had other plans. Just under two minutes into the half, Celtics’...

Volleyball hands IU Kokomo first conference loss in 3 years

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

The Pioneers reclaimed team chemistry and the top spot in the River States Conference (RSC) East division after their third-straight road weekend. “This past weekend really showed us our potential as a team and showed how important each player is on this team in order for us to be successful,”...