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All In with Allison – Low Temps, High Tops

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 23, 2019

The weather is getting colder, but the court over at CCAC - Allegheny is just heating up. It is no secret that basketball season is my favorite - I had an entire column about it last year around this time. This year is absolutely no exception. This season started with an entire event to celebrate...

Women fall to Carlow 1-0 in close battle of defenses

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 23, 2019

The Pioneers had their backs against the walls. Already down 1-0 heading into the second half, the women’s soccer team was looking to even the score and set-up a chance at a third-straight victory, this time over rival Carlow. Carlow had other plans. Just under two minutes into the half, Celtics’...

Volleyball hands IU Kokomo first conference loss in 3 years

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

The Pioneers reclaimed team chemistry and the top spot in the River States Conference (RSC) East division after their third-straight road weekend. “This past weekend really showed us our potential as a team and showed how important each player is on this team in order for us to be successful,”...

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Women shut out OCU, improve to 2-2-1 in RSC

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After the first two-thirds of their game against Ohio Christian, the women’s soccer team faced a harsh reality: you have to play how you practice, eventually. For the past few weeks, the Pioneers were practicing, as per usual. Throughout the season, head coach Bethanie Moreschi had her team working...

Men remain undefeated in RSC play yet again

Men remain undefeated in RSC play yet again

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Point Park has no intention of slowing down right now.  The Pioneers men’s soccer team recorded two more victories last week, extending their win streak to double-digit numbers. Point Park has been undefeated since Sept. 4, marking 10 victories in a row. The Pioneers chugged away, managing ...

Men and women both take top-five finish on Senior Day

Men and women both take top-five finish on Senior Day

Written By Ben Reinke, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Last Saturday, the cross country team traveled to Pittsburgh’s own Schenley Park to host the annual Carnegie Mellon Invitational.  Both teams are used to racing on the Schenley course, which showed in the results. The women’s and men’s teams placed fourth and fifth respectively.  ...

All In with Allison – Passing the Torch

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 16, 2019

Point Park has an interesting tradition that it never meant to have. Since 2014, there has steadily been a standout female runner that has made headlines repeatedly every week. From 2014 to the 2016-17 season, we had the Katie Guarnaccia era. From 2016 until last year, we had the Anna Shields...

Volleyball splits RSC matches

Volleyball splits RSC matches

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2019

Point Park volleyball lost their top spot in the conference division after splitting its weekend of River States Conference contests. The Pioneers started the weekend on a high note with a sweep of Ohio Christian University. Point Park stole the match by a slim margin at times by scores of 26-24, 2...

Volleyball drops three matches, two in RSC play

Volleyball drops three matches, two in RSC play

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

October 9, 2019

The volleyball team defended their top spot in the River States Conference East division last week, but winning wasn’t part of its defense. “We know what it feels like to lose now,” freshman outside hitter Taylor Small said. “We know how hard it is going to be to stay [number] one, and we...

All In with Allison – A Lack-of-Family Affair

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 9, 2019

It happens once a semester, and *typically* for the athletics department here at Point Park, it means free t-shirts and a spike in attendance and concession stand sales: family weekend. As we all know, Point Park’s weekend begins on Thursday, so if we count this past Thursday as the beginning of...

Women go winless in Kentucky

Women go winless in Kentucky

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

90 minutes of play was not enough for the Pioneers in their tilt versus the Midway Eagles. The women’s soccer team had found themselves tied at one-a-piece at the end of regulation time, forcing overtime in their first-of-two River States Conference (RSC) games in Kentucky. Coming off of last ...

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Men continue dominant, undefeated streak

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Dominant is the best way to describe the Point Park men’s soccer team. In a hectic week that featured three matches in the span of five days, Point Park racked up three statement wins. Two of the wins were against conference opponents Midway and Asbury. Meanwhile, the first of three victories ...