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Women net first win of season

Women net first win of season

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The women’s soccer team took a trip to Maryland to play the Washington Adventist University Shocks and came back with their first win of the season. Sophomore Tia Horew’s two goals helped complete the Pioneers’ comeback, establishing a 3-1 win. The first half was highly contested for the two teams until S...

Men extend streak with last-second goal

Men extend streak with last-second goal

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Whenever soccer fans express their love of the sport to other sports fans, they are normally met with harsh criticism. There’s not enough scoring in soccer, most critics will say. The Point Park men’s soccer team put that notion to rest this week with an 11-0 victory over Penn State Beaver. The match...

Alum McLeod dies suddenly at 67

Alum McLeod dies suddenly at 67

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Executive Producer of Multimedia and television play-by-play announcer Fred McLeod passed away suddenly last Monday evening, the team announced via social media last week. McLeod was a Point Park alumnus, playing baseball and pitching in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athle...

Volleyball increases record to 8-1 after win against W&J

Volleyball increases record to 8-1 after win against W&J

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

In volleyball, numbers don’t mean much unless a point is the result. A team can outkill its opponent to appear dominant at the surface, but its plentiful and glaring errors will ultimately lead to a team’s demise. Numbers have been in Point Park’s favor with high kill counts, hitting percentages and ultimat...

All in With Allison – May the Cards Be Ever in Their Favor

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 18, 2019

In the 2018 season, the men’s soccer team scored 39 goals total, averaging 2.3 goals per game. We are five games into the 2019 season and they have already scored 23, averaging 4.6 goals per game. They have 18 games (that is, before playoffs) and the entirety of River States Conference (RSC) play ...

All in With Allison – AB: Astronomically Bad

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 11, 2019

Antonio Brown. As a yinzer myself, at a school that is in the heart of Yinzerville, I once adored him. You cannot argue that the man is an insane wide receiver. He has a workout routine more intense than most in the league (except James Harrison - no one can compete with him) and trains year-round.  ...

Women’s soccer surrenders 2-0 lead at Highmark Stadium

Women’s soccer surrenders 2-0 lead at Highmark Stadium

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

September 11, 2019

As the second week of the season concluded, the women’s soccer team found itself still looking for its first win of the season, losing to both Lawrence Tech and Siena Heights.  The Pioneers’ week consisted of a Michigan road trip as well as their first home game of the season. The current four-...

Cross country races in first meet of year

Written By Ben Reinke, For The Globe

September 11, 2019

Last Saturday, the men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to compete in the Bethany Invitational in West Virginia. Both teams put up a top-ten performance, placing 8th and 4th, respectively.  On the men’s side, senior captain Xavier Stephens finished the 8,000-km race with a time of ...

Men tally seven against PSU-GA

Men tally seven against PSU-GA

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Wessel Rietveld missed last season due to injury. However, last Wednesday, Rietveld made his first start since his injury. The senior made the most of it, netting two goals in a 7-0 victory against Penn State Greater Allegheny. Rietveld’s goals came within one minute of each other, helping the Pion...

Men open season with split results

Men open season with split results

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The long days of preseason are gone. Now, for the Point Park men’s soccer team, it’s all about finding results and earning wins. Opening up regular-season play this weekend, the Pioneers produced one win and one loss. Friday’s contest against Culver-Stockton College showed off the scoring prowess o...