Point Park Globe

New pioneers stay ‘vocal,’ pitch in on, off court

Written By Malik Vincent

June 29, 2016

Center David Menzies and guard Mike Carr, members of the Point Park University men's basketball team, both had starting roles on the court by their senior years of high school. Both are area natives who understood what their roles would be when they joined the team and are now developing their skills fu...

Lady Pioneers shoot for winning season

Written By Alexander Stumpf

June 29, 2016

Technically speaking, if a team ends a season with a 14-13 record, they are an above-average squad, but nothing more. However, for last year's Point Park University's women's basketball team, that record indicated a major change in the program.The reason that 14-13 season was so special was that it wa...

Opening day should be a national holiday. Enough said.

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016

It's that time of year again when the snowfall finally stops, Rita's opens its doors, the Penguins are heading to the playoffs, and best of all its baseball season. This is my favorite time of year because it is opening day around Major League Baseball (MLB).For the last three years, I have walked th...

Game, set, match

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

The Pioneers volleyball team was up two sets to one on Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) foe, and 19th ranked, Indiana University East. However it was unable to hold on, losing in five sets.This loss ended a chance at going 3-0 in the week after victories against KIAC foes Carlow Un...

Geary, Roddy rise up

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016

 Junior setter Katie Geary led Point Park University women's volleyball with over 50 assists on Saturday to help the team win one of two games in a tri-match hosted by Wheeling Jesuit University. The Pioneers won three straight matches against West Virginia State University, which has not won a ga...

Grise’s leadership contributes to success

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016

The last few years have been long and troubling ones for the Pioneers' baseball program. After stumbling through a 13-26 record last season, they needed to call upon some of their best players in order to turn their fortunes around.Players like team captain Brian Grise.The senior outfielder and elementary ed...

Hall of Fame adds four members

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

Point Park University will name its newest Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame members on Oct. 10. The honorees are current Detroit Tiger Don Kelly, basketball player and soccer star Chris Heh, golfer Sam Depe III and volleyball and softball player Linda Keibler-Guercio.            To get into th...

Hall of Fame inductees honored

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

Golfer Sam Depe III, basketball player Linda Keibler-Guercio, soccer player Chris Heh and baseball playerDonnie Kelly were all inducted to the Pioneer Hall of Fame on Sunday Oct. 10 in Lawrence Hall in front of family, friends and members of the Point Park University community.            Th...

Heinz Field potential winter wonderland on New Year’s Day

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016

Rumors have been swirling since the start of the Winter Classic a few years ago concerning when Pittsburgh is going to get its chance to host this memorable National Hockey League (NHL) event.  The 2011 Classic was supposed to be held in New York City, but due to scheduling issues, Pittsburgh is...

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...