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The Buzzer Beater: Men’s and women’s basketball had some fun this weekend

November 18, 2020

Both Point Park men’s and women’s basketball had some remarkable moments over the weekend. The reserve and varsity team for the men had an inter-squad game with the reserve team facing each other;...

Split beginning of season has women’s basketball team ready to “do whatever it takes to win”

November 18, 2020

The  women’s basketball team split the first two games of the season. They lost against Bryant & Stratton Buffalo in the season opener on Sunday, Nov. 8 and won against Bryant & Stratton Rochester...

Mascot Mania: Cultures are not your costume

November 18, 2020

Hi. This is a piece about a very ugly side of mascottery: the surprisingly common practice of using caricatures of indigenous people as mascots. Allow me to provide a content warning to those who may need...

Two weeks off allows women’s soccer team to come back strong

November 18, 2020

The women’s soccer team ended their regular season on Saturday, Nov. 14, defeating the Oakland City Mighty Oaks 2-0 in Oakland City. This lands the Pioneers in the second place position in the River...

Mascot Mania: And on your left, we have Gritty

November 11, 2020

Well, I have been put through the absolute ringer this week due to events I will not discuss that have nothing to do with anything that rhymes with the Bresidential Brelection. So, I decided to take a...

Cross country doesn’t catch WVU Tech

November 11, 2020

This past weekend on Saturday Nov. 7 the men’s cross country team attended the River States Conference (RSC) Championship meet in Rio Grande, Ohio taking second place behind WVU Tech.  The team’s...

Boys basketball drops first game of season to Bryant & Stratton

November 11, 2020

The men’s basketball team officially started their season on Saturday, Nov. 7 and were defeated by Byrant & Stratton College 81-78 in Buffalo, New York. The team was also expected to play a game...

Mascot Mania: Running for Presidents

November 4, 2020

For today’s Mascot Mania, I’m bringing back something that I only used to do on UView: Mascot Spotlight. The mascots I want to show you today do not have a bizarre evolution, like that of the Braves,...

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 on the week, final game rescheduled

Women’s soccer goes 1-1 on the week, final game rescheduled
November 4, 2020

The women’s soccer team split their two games this week, defeating the University of Rio Grande Red Storm at home 2-0 and then losing to the Asbury University Eagles 2-0 at home on Senior Day while playing...

Opening night during a pandemic: is there really ever a good time to start a sports season during COVID-19? 

November 4, 2020

To play, or not to play; that is the question. Right now, no one seems to really know at all. As both the NBA and NHL completed their seasons around a month ago, there now comes another issue that is closing...

Mascot Mania: Fortune does not favor The Braves

October 28, 2020

Well, I’m big enough to admit when I’m wrong. I was counting on the Braves to win Game 7 against the Dodgers this week so I could write this big piece on all of the mascots they’ve ever had because...

Buzzer Beater by Colton DeBiase: The Steelers Challenging Test This Weekend Against Baltimore

October 28, 2020

With the Steelers win on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks losing Sunday night to the Arizona Cardinals. The Steelers are the only undefeated team in the NFL. This should give...

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