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Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Late Coach Rager leaves lasting legacy as a Pioneer

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Bob Rager came to Point Park as the head coach of the men’s basketball program in 1989, but his time and legacy as a Pioneer started 19 years prior. Rager did enough during his time as a student athlete to leave a legacy on campus forever, but he was hardly done. In 1970, Rager attended Point Park ...

Men’s soccer splits opening RSC matches

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team opened River States Conference (RSC) play last week with a pair of road matches against Brescia (Ky.) University and Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) University. The Pioneers failed to overcome an early goal against the Bearcats in the conference opener last Thursday. Brescia ope...

Women take third at Lock Haven, Shields on top again

Women take third at Lock Haven, Shields on top again

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s cross country team spent Saturday afternoon at Lock Haven University competing in the school’s invitational, placing third overall with senior Anna Shields topping it off to finish first overall. “We really showed that we can be a top 10 NAIA team with this race,” Shields said. “I ...

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

A “meaty” presentation on sports sponsorships

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing held its first event of the fall semester Thursday, “Why a Sports Sponsorship Works.” Featuring Sean Hanrahan and Chris Eames of ESPN and Arby’s Restaurant President Rob Lynch, the trio discussed what goes into setting up a sports sponsorshi...

Women’s soccer builds confidence, victory streak

Women’s soccer builds confidence, victory streak

Written By Rachel McKriger, Copy Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Section play began with a spark for the Point Park women’s soccer team. Finishing up a long road spell, Point Park opened conference play with a 7-0 victory over Brescia (Ky.) University. Two days later, the Pioneers notched another victory, this time over Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) University. A...

All in With Allison – New coaching staff drives successful fall season

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s golf team has a new coaching staff and an all-new outlook on the 2018-19 season. It is the first season for both head coach Bob Salera, who was promoted from assistant coach, and assistant coach Carmen Costa. The two of them have led the Pioneers to the most successful season the prog...

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Women’s soccer to open RSC play on winning streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Having only one match last week couldn’t come at a better time for the Point Park women’s soccer team. One match meant having more practice time. The Pioneers used the opportunity to their advantage, with head coach Maggie Kuhn implementing a new midfield formation. Junior captain Gabby Widman c...

Volleyball looks to improve competitive edge

Volleyball looks to improve competitive edge

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team knew the error they wanted to fix heading into last week: be competitive the whole match. “We’re trying to get in this mindset of when we face a team, we’re going in, we’re going to win, we’re going to compete and then we’re done,” senior Morgan Dangelo said. The Pione...

All in With Allison – Early success fueled by foreign powers

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team has had a lot of success so far this season, with River States Conference (RSC) play just ahead. They opened their season in Greenville to take on Thiel College and had a dominating start to the year with a 5-1 win. The Pioneers then hosted Penn State Beaver for their home open...

Rugby falls to Cal U by 50 point deficit

Rugby falls to Cal U by 50 point deficit

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Coming into a game against a bigger team is nothing new for the Point Park rugby team. In fact, in the first ten minutes of the opening half against California University of Pennsylvania (Cal U), the Bison looked like they would use their shifty small size to outpace the Vulcans. Despite their grit, ...

Men’s soccer shuts out PSA-Greater Allegheny 5-0

Written By Nick Kasisky, For The Globe

September 18, 2018


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Men’s soccer rallied up the defense and tallied up the goals this week, winning against Penn State - Greater Allegheny (PSUGA). Point Park scored four goals in the first half and one in the second, while PSUGA failed to make the ball meet the net. The Pioneers’ first goal was driven by junior defen...

Golf teams compete at Carnegie Mellon Fall Shootout

Golf teams compete at Carnegie Mellon Fall Shootout

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

September 18, 2018


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