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All in With Allison – ‘Weir’ All in This Together

All in With Allison – ‘Weir’ All in This Together

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

January 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Sam Weir has a very untraditional and interesting past as a women’s basketball player at Point Park University. Now a graduate student academically, but a senior on the court in eligibility, the power forward has certainly left her hall of fame-worthy mark on the program. Last year, I profiled then...

Home win caps off weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s basketball team picked up a key conference win this past weekend after defeating Ohio Christian University (OCU)  77-58 at home Saturday afternoon. “The key to the game when you look at, we had 16 assists, only eight turnovers, we hit 12 threes, we out rebounded them… and for us to...

Dance team competes in first-ever home meet

Dance team competes in first-ever home meet

Written By Dara Collins, Editor Elect

January 15, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The cheer and dance teams began their weekend at Concordia University Ann Arbor and ended a little closer to home. The big weekend consisted of a runner-up victory for the cheer squad and the first local competition in the program’s history. Only the cheer team traveled to Concordia to compete in the ...

Heartbreak loss to RSC post-season potential

Heartbreak loss to RSC post-season potential

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team played on two very opposite ends of the spectrum this past week in River States Conference (RSC) play. The Pioneers first traveled to Indiana University (IU) East for a neck-and-neck game against the Red Wolves. “There are a lot of new faces this year,” junior guar...

Shields now 4th in world rankings in 1,000 meter event

Shields now 4th in world rankings in 1,000 meter event

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Last weekend, Anna Shields of the women’s track and field team earned a win in the 3,000 meter race and became the fourth ranked runner in world rankings in the 1,000 meter race at Penn State University. Competing in the Nittany Lion Challenge at Penn State University, the top Pioneer athletes compet...

Women’s basketball 2-2 RSC over break

Women’s basketball 2-2 RSC over break

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team faced seven opponents over winter break, four of which were River States Conference (RSC) teams. Of those four games, the Pioneers went 2-2, advancing their overall RSC record to 2-4 and placing them fourth in the RSC East Division as they go into the new year. Point Par...

Indoor track prepares for season

Indoor track prepares for season

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The indoor track and field team is at the starting line of the 2019 season as they look to continue last season’s success of winning both the 2018 men’s and women’s conference meets.  Thus far, the team has seen competition once back in December at the Youngstown State University (YSU) Icebreake...

Cheer, dance open third year

Written By Dara Collins, Editor Elect

January 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

When most students thought about finals week approaching last month, the competitive cheer and dance teams geared up for their first competition of the season. The Pioneers opened their seasons on Dec. 7, at Concordia (Mich.) University ahead of winter break. The dance team started the season on a high ...

All in With Allison – Academic Accolades

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

January 8, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

With the end of a semester comes awards and achievements in the athletic world, but one set of these accomplishments seems to go under the radar. Those who participate in sports while in college are known as student-athletes, with the “student” aspect of that title coming first and foremost. Mixed ...

Women open conference play

Women open conference play

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team had a busy week, playing three games in five days and beginning their River States Conference (RSC) schedule, but was only able to pick up one non-conference win. The Pioneers began their week on Tuesday, hosting cross-city rival Carlow to open RSC play at CCAC-Allegheny....

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Undefeated in RSC play after buzzer beater

Written By Derek Malush, For The Globe

December 4, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The men’s basketball team opened up River State Conference (RSC) play last week with back-to-back RSC victories, first defeating Carlow University 79-69 on Tuesday night and then edging Indiana University (IU) Kokomo 67-66 on Saturday. “We don’t worry about win streaks or winning the game,”...

Shields, Rohlf qualify for NAIA national meets ahead of track seasons

Written By Dara Collins, Co

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Although the indoor track and field season does not begin until this Friday and the outdoor track and field season does not begin for a couple months, the Pioneers wasted no time to begin a list of athletes to send to nationals. Coming off of a career-best cross country season, senior Anna Shields r...