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Men open season with home win, weekend games in Miami

Men open season with home win, weekend games in Miami

Written By Mason Strawn, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

The men’s basketball team was not messing around in their home opener against Penn State-DuBois on Tuesday night. The Pioneers defeated the Nittany Lions to the score of 81-64, scoring the first points of the game and never looking back. Kameron Shockley, a sophomore guard out of Ohio, starte...

Women advance to semifinal round of RSC playoffs

Women advance to semifinal round of RSC playoffs

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Sophomores Tia Horew and Taylor Goldstrohm ended the regular season tied for the team lead in points with 16 points each, putting them seventh in the entire River States Conference (RSC.) Playoffs games are nothing new to the two forwards; they know what it takes to win, and what it takes to lose. ...

Women suffer tough loss to non-conference opponent

Women suffer tough loss to non-conference opponent

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

The women’s basketball team has officially kicked off the 2019-2020 season. As tradition would have it, the women’s first few games took place in Southfield, Mich. during the Lawrence Tech Tip-off Classic. The Pioneers were still trying to find their groove, but the tournament would prove that they had not fo...

All In with Allison – Champ Szn

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

November 13, 2019

While the basketball seasons are undoubtedly my favorite, I do have a close second: championship season. You know, that time of year when playoffs are happening and championships are being won? Yeah, that one. For the entire semester, the sports section has been bringing you coverage of the men’s and women’s...

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Volleyball wins division, set to host RSC tournament

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

Point Park volleyball played big games last weekend celebrating the team’s four seniors as well as claiming the River States Conference (RSC) East division title. Clinching the division title, a feat the Pioneers haven’t achieved since 2016, means that Point Park will host the conference champio...

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Men close out historic season with 15-3 record

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

Another regular season has come and gone for the Point Park men’s soccer team. Now, after finishing the season with a 15-3 record, the team awaits their playoff fate. With three matches in the span of six days, the Pioneers suffered one loss, but rebounded with two victories at home. Point Park began the...

Women headed to RSC playoffs

Women headed to RSC playoffs

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

Volleyball celebrates winning weekend at home

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

Men snap win streak, look ahead to last games

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

Volleyball prepares for final RSC matchups

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

Women split RSC road games

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...