Point Park Globe

Hot start on senior day not enough for men to overthrow Ohio Christian

Hot start on senior day not enough for men to overthrow Ohio Christian

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park men’s basketball team has not won a game since December 7, 2017. With two River State Conference (RSC) losses last week to No. 2-ranked Indiana University (IU) East and Ohio Christian University, the Pioneers’ losing streak now stands at 11 games. “Shockingly enough, we have a different starti...

Grades slow down men’s basketball team’s record, spirits remain high

Written By Tramell Perry

February 6, 2018


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According to Point Park men’s basketball coach Gabe Bubon last Monday that despite his team’s hardworking and unselfish nature, losing several important players due to grades and injuries has hindered their success this season. After beginning the season with an impressive win on the road at Wilberforce...

Athletic trainer Brown turns passion for sports into career

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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Swimming, track and field, volleyball and tennis. Name a sport, and Adam Brown more than likely participated recreationally or as part of an organized sport. As a lifelong athlete, Brown knew what he wanted to do following graduation. “Knowing I wasn’t money hungry, I didn’t really care about being in business, wh...

Track lands more national qualifiers ahead of RSC meet

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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Sophomore Chance Callahan became the third men’s track and field jumper to qualify for nationals Saturday with a 14.08-meter leap in the triple jump. Callahan placed second at the Mount Union Jim Wuske Invitational in the triple jump and will join fellow jumpers Jryi Davis and Shaun Berry at the Nati...

Croup’s Corner – Moving out: Time to hit the road

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

February 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It’s time to move out, but maybe we’ll be back. Saturday was the final home game of the regular season for the women’s basketball team, which still has an outside chance of hosting a first-round game. The Pioneers have to win out and get some help from teams about them in the standings to climb ...

Track and field continues strong season at SPIRE invite

Track and field continues strong season at SPIRE invite

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

January 30, 2018


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It was another record setting weekend for the Pioneer men’s and women’s indoor track and field team as they traveled to Geneva Ohio for the annual Spire Midwest open meet. Events kicked off Friday morning on the track as the Pioneer men competed in the distance medley relay (DMR). The team of juniors...

Women finish perfect run against West

Women finish perfect run against West

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


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The women’s basketball team finished out its games against River States Conference (RSC) West Division opponents on Saturday, ending the season undefeated against the West. Point Park entered the weekend in Kentucky 11-8 overall, 6-3 in RSC play and 5-0 against West Division opponents. Their firs...

More losses pile up in latest setback for men

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It has been a lopsided season for the Point Park men’s basketball team as it lost two River State Conference (RSC) games last week in Kentucky, ultimately stretching their losing streak to nine games dating back to early December. Point Park was routed by Asbury University (Ky.) on Thursday night 119...

Bielich named new volleyball coach

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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Bridget Bielich was named head coach of Point Park University’s women’s volleyball team last Wednesday. Bielich started coaching at Point Park in 2015 when she was hired as the team’s assistant coach. She became the interim head coach in Nov. 2017. “I am extremely excited and grateful for the...

Croup’s Corner – Best against the West

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 30, 2018


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Undefeated. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Coming out undefeated at the end of any schedule is gratifying, but this form of undefeated could have a ripple effect that extends into the postseason for several reasons. Last weekend saw the women’s basketball team finish a perfect season against t...

Croup’s Corner – Lady Pioneers? No. Just Pioneers.

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 30, 2018


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Point Park completed a perfect regular season Saturday against the River States Conference (RSC) West Division with a comeback win against Alice Lloyd College. That was the bigger story over the weekend, which is why my print column was about Point Park’s success against the West this season. That...

Road teams roll past men’s basketball again

Road teams roll past men’s basketball again

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It has been a rough start to the new year for the Point Park men’s basketball team. The Pioneers lost two River State Conference (RSC) games at home over the weekend to bring their losing streak to seven. No. 21-ranked Indiana University Southeast 101-74 took down Point Park Friday and then the Pio...