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Volleyball finishes three-for-three in last week’s matchups

Volleyball finishes three-for-three in last week’s matchups

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Point Park’s record reflects only one loss in Pittsburgh this season. The Pioneers defended their home court last weekend and swept Carlow University on foreign territory. “Winning at home is a different atmosphere,” senior setter Julia Menosky said. “You’re proud when you win at home having all your f...

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Men open RSC play with 6-3 win

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

The month of September was kind to the Point Park men’s soccer team. Heading into conference play, the Pioneers boasted plenty of confidence. After opening the month with a loss against Lincoln College, the Pioneers went on a four-match unbeaten streak before opening up the RSC competition. On Sat...

Allison in With Allison – The First of Lasts

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

October 2, 2019

I have been trying to avoid writing this for as long as I can, but I think the time has finally come. This year is my senior year, so naturally, there are going to be a lot of lasts this year - but I am so sentimental because as of Sunday, I had the first significant one. For the past six months, I ...

Women’s soccer begins RSC play with split games at home

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

30 minutes into their second game of River States Conference (RSC) action, the women’s soccer team found themselves down 2-0. Sophomore forward Taylor Goldstrohm made it her mission to try and change that. Goldstrohm was already having a career week. Last season Goldstrohm, then a freshman tallied th...

Men take down No. 7 Ohio Valley before taking on RSC

Men take down No. 7 Ohio Valley before taking on RSC

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Point Park will begin their conference play this upcoming weekend. However, before RSC competition begins, the Pioneers men’s soccer team wanted to add another win to boost confidence. The task wasn’t going to be easy, though. Point Park scheduled one more non-conference match against Ohio V...

Small is the new Big

Small is the new Big

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

September 25, 2019

Last year’s volleyball team seemingly had it all - they had Ashley Taylor up front, Morgan Dangelo as the libero, and Jordan Dixon, Erica Gumz and Destiny Tucker to add to the skilled line-up of seniors. This all-star squad never made it passed the quarterfinal round of the River States Conference (RSC) Tournam...

Multiple athletes with personal records at Lock Haven meet

Written By Ben Reinke, For The Globe

September 25, 2019

Last Saturday, both the men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to Lock Haven University to compete in the annual Lock Haven Invitational. Both teams showed up ready to compete, with several runners beating their all-time personal bests. One runner with a personal best was Brody Carlin, a ...

Women’s soccer falls to 1-6 ahead of RSC play

Women’s soccer falls to 1-6 ahead of RSC play

Written By Austin Alkire, Co-Sports Editor

September 25, 2019

The women’s soccer team was unable to continue its winning streak, losing to both Shawnee State and Madonna University this past week. Coming off of their first win of the season, the Pioneers came back home to Highmark Stadium to take on the Shawnee State Bears. The Bears were 2-3 going into their ...

CMU kills Pioneers’ streak at six after home opener

CMU kills Pioneers’ streak at six after home opener

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

The Pioneers never let the Salem University Tigers gain more than 12 points, less than half the winning amount in a set. Just a day later, the Pioneers found themselves on the flip side and couldn’t top Carnegie Mellon University by more than 18. “We individualized a lot that game instead of coming...

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...