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Green and gold run in Rozier’s family genes

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Monroeville native Jazlyn Rozier is one of four freshman on the 2017 Point Park volleyball team and is one of three family members to commit to the green and gold uniform. And she has two left feet. Friend and teammate Camryn LaMonaca recalls Rozier tripping and stumbling while walking up the stairs, ...

Pioneering sports journalist describes career transition

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

To a standing room only crowd in 701 of the Student Center, journalist Dejan Kovacevic spoke to students and faculty about his 32 years of experience covering Pittsburgh sports. The presentation was made possible by the Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing. It was the group’s second event...

Croup’s Corner – Anticipated weekend lives up to hype

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 24, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Once the seasonal Halloween stores close down at the end of the season, many of the spaces will be replaced with Christmas shops and calendar stores. I personally love the calendar stores. There’s a wide variety of creativity on display, from the simplest of 12-month displays to the most complicat...

Lone sophomore sets example volleyball team

Lone sophomore sets example volleyball team

Written By Megan Bixler

October 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Julia Menosky has always been a welcoming person with a positive attitude, but her tenacity was tested this fall season when she discovered she was the only one from her class on the Point Park University volleyball team that also featured thirteen newcomers. But as the season progressed, she turned t...

Volleyball survives 5-set RSC match

Volleyball survives 5-set RSC match

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneer volleyball team maintained its spot atop the River States Conference (RSC) East Division after a five-set victory over Cincinnati Christian University (CCU) last Saturday. “We struggled a little bit, but for the most part we just had to stay focused on the main goal and not sweat it,” j...

Men’s soccer enters key conference weekend 5-1

Men’s soccer enters key conference weekend 5-1

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The successes for the men’s soccer team continued yet again last weekend with two more conference wins against Indiana University (IU) East and Ohio Christian University (OCU). Now boasting an overall record of 10-3, with a 5-1 conference record. The Pioneers started their weekend last Thursday wit...

Women’s soccer falls flat on road

Women’s soccer falls flat on road

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Sophomore Gabby Widman was able to score for the women’s soccer team in each of their two conference games this weekend, but despite her efforts, the team could not put a tally in the win column. The first of the Pioneers’ matchups this weekend came on Thursday at Indiana University (IU) East. ...

Croup’s Corner – Home court advantage… Finally

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

What is home to you? At this point in your college career, do you call your dorm your home, especially if you never leave it during the day? Do you still call your parents’ place your home, or have you been removed from there for so long that it’s just your parents’ place now? In sports, a h...

Women’s soccer tallies two shutouts in return home

Women’s soccer tallies two shutouts in return home

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s soccer team recorded two more shutout wins in conference play this weekend against Midway University and Brescia University, both at Highmark Stadium. The first came on Friday against Midway with a 1-0 victory. Even with the one-goal margin, the Pioneers outshot the Eagles 21-2, with nearl...

Cross Country has strong showing at lone local meet

Cross Country has strong showing at lone local meet

Written By Emily MacIntyre

October 10, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

The cross country team ran the Carnegie Mellon University Invitational Saturday, which acted as a home meet right in the team’s backyard of Schenley Park. The women’s team ran first at 10 a.m., just missing the heat of the day and continuing their streak of success, placing in seventh of 16 tea...

Volleyball takes over division lead

Volleyball takes over division lead

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

After a five-set loss to Asbury University Sept. 30, Point Park volleyball ended its four game winning streak. The Pioneers are now in the driver’s seat to rebuild a new streak after a week of three straight conference victories. “I think we focused more on our side of the net than what was on the other ...

Centerfolds and Center Court: The Danny McGibbeny Story

Centerfolds and Center Court: The Danny McGibbeny Story

Written By Nicole Pampena, Co-News Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Danny Patrick McGibbeny’s first home run in life began at Point Park: running a centerfold in the 1972-73 basketball media guide depicting a scantily-clad woman that later earned mention in Sports Illustrated. A 1973 journalism and communications graduate, this “stunt,” as local publications cal...