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Baseball pitching staff throws combined no-hitter versus CCU

Baseball pitching staff throws combined no-hitter versus CCU

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Last weekend, the Pioneer baseball team threw a combined no-hitter while picking up a 22-0 victory over conference opponent Cincinnati Christian University (CCU). The no-hitter came in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday afternoon which was part of a three game series, which Point Park swept. Juniors...

All in With Allison – I’ve Been to the Year 2000

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

April 16, 2019

Another year in the books here at The Globe, and this issue, we are focusing on the Millennial generation coming to an end at universities worldwide. To start, the phrase “millennial” is defined differently by everyone it seems. For me, I consider a millennial to be anyone born between the yea...

Stephens earns trip to nationals

Stephens earns trip to nationals

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

Xavier Stephens of the men’s track and field team highlighted the team’s performance at Slippery Rock this past weekend winning the 800 meter race and qualifying for the national championship meet. Competing in the Dave Labor Invitational, Stephens took an early lead in the 800 and maintained it throu...

Golf wins at Westminster

Golf wins at Westminster

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

The women’s golf team picked up their second event win this past weekend after leaving the Westminster Invitational victorious this past weekend.  Junior Joey Walz lead the Pioneers after shooting an 84 to place her in second on the individual standings. Walz was just one shot behind first place...

Baseball team sweeps Brescia, tied for third in conference

Baseball team sweeps Brescia, tied for third in conference

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

The Pioneer baseball team picked up it’s fifth conference series win this weekend, sweeping Brescia University in three games at Point Park’s home field in Green Tree, Pa. The series opened up with a nine-inning game Friday afternoon that the Pioneers won 4-0. The next day, Point Park took two more wins...

Softball reaches end of win streak, starts another

Softball reaches end of win streak, starts another

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

April 9, 2019

The softball team traveled to Kentucky this past weekend looking to extend their six-game win streak with four scheduled River States Conference (RSC) games. Their first foe was Asbury University. Last year while hosting the Eagles, Point Park racked up two shutouts. This year was no different. Senior Ashley ...

All in With Allison – Going Streaking

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

April 9, 2019

The softball team was off to a rocky start, beginning the season with a 3-8 record before River States Conference (RSC) play even began. Like past seasons, the team started heating up once conference play started, but I did not expect just how hot they would get. The first conference game came at Bres...

All in With Allison – Tarr on the Rubber

All in With Allison – Tarr on the Rubber

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

April 4, 2019

Katie Tarr may be a junior, but the 6-foot-1 pitcher from Burgettstown has been showing that her talent ages like a fine wine. In just 12 games played this season, 11 of which were starts, Tarr has already racked up 110 total strikeouts. Last year, Tarr totaled 120 strikeouts over 20 games played. That is ju...

Softball sweeps weekend

Softball sweeps weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

The softball team was victorious in two conference series this past weekend at home, sweeping both Ohio Christian University and Cincinnati University in a pair of two game series. Thursday afternoon, Point Park got the win in game one with a 9-8 final score. Senior pitcher Ashley Iagnemma was on the mo...

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

The men’s track and field team placed third last Saturday while competing at the Bethany Invitational meet, highlighted by four event wins resulting in a team score of 89 points. Breaking his own school record while competing in the 1500 meter event was junior Xavier Stephens with a finishing time ...

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Baseball team takes 2 of 3 games against first place IU Kokomo

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 2, 2019

While continuing conference play at home this weekend, the baseball team took two games out of three while facing the first place Indiana University (IU) of Kokomo. While playing a doubleheader Thursday afternoon, Point Park picked up both wins, claiming a 3-2 victory in game one and a 12-0 win i...

Panel discussion highlights the rise of Esports

Written By Emma Christley, For The Globe

April 2, 2019

Last Tuesday, the Sports, Arts, and Entertainment (SAEM) Club hosted their annual Emerging Trends conference, emphasizing the future of Esports and highlighting the ticket industry of the other three professional sports leagues found in the city of Pittsburgh. With sessions featuring keynote speaker and ...