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Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Women head into playoffs seeded No. 3

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team is headed into River States Conference (RSC) playoffs after splitting their last two regular season games. Their first game of the week was their concluding game on their home turf, hosting the second-place Indiana University (IU) East on Tuesday night. Going into the game, Po...

Men prepare for postseason

Men prepare for postseason

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers dropped two conference games this past week ending the season with an overall record of 9-17, and a conference play record of 5-12. It was senior night last Tuesday, and action began last week for Point Park after honoring the six graduating seniors of Daniel King, Cam Harbaugh, T.J. B...

All in With Allison – Lack of Facilities, Not Successes

All in With Allison – Lack of Facilities, Not Successes

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 19, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

It is no secret that the track and field team has been doing amazing things this season. My columns have often been telling of the successes of one or more athletes from the team this past year, and they have steadily become one of my favorite teams to cover. All of their success is impressive enough, but what ...

Men guaranteed post-season

Men guaranteed post-season

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

After a busy seven days for the men’s basketball team, the Pioneers finished the week dropping two conference games and picking up a non-conference win on the road. Last week’s conference play opened up Tuesday at home as Point Park was defeated 54-66 to the University of Rio Grande. The second...

Women clinch playoff berth

Women clinch playoff berth

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

Before last Tuesday’s game, the women’s basketball team honored two of its star members for Senior Night. Seniors Kaitlyn Smith and Sam Weir celebrated further with a 74-50 win over conference opponent Rio Grande following the pregame ceremony. Smith and Weir made up half of the four starters t...

Dancing into golden weekend

Dancing into golden weekend

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

February 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The cheer and dance teams served routines nothing short of spectacular following a weekend at the Siena Heights Saints Spectacular and the University of Saint Francis Invitational. Both teams competed at the Saints Spectacular on Feb. 10, in Adrian, Mich. The cheer squad participated in a dual matc...

All in With Allison – Success Flu

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 12, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

It seems like all of the sports that are currently in season are seeing recurring successes recently. It’s kind of like the flu - one team gets it, then it spreads to the next, then the next, then eventually the entire athletic department gets it. Let’s say that it started with cross country, wh...

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Indoor track and field achieves back-to-back championship titles

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

For the second year in a row, both the men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams are conference champions after spending this past weekend in Tiffin, Ohio. “The conference teams were definitely coming for us, so this victory was a little sweeter than last year’s because the conference has gotten so much better,”...

Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Women tally big win ahead of NAIA bye week

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

The women’s basketball team had one chance to pick up another River States Conference (RSC) win before their bye week, as they traveled just under three miles away from campus to Carlow University. The Pioneers opened up the game outscoring the Celtics 24-6 in the first ten minutes. Continuing t...

Men pick up first RSC road win at Carlow

Men pick up first RSC road win at Carlow

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

With the efforts of senior guards Asim Pleas and Tramell Perry and sophomore guard Mark Shehady all earning career high numbers in points, the Pioneers defeated Carlow 101-96 last Tuesday on the road. Absent of a conference win away from home this season, Point Park turned it around last Tuesday b...

DMR qualifies for Nationals

DMR qualifies for Nationals

Written By Nick Kasisky, For The Globe

February 5, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers ran their fifth indoor meet of the season this past weekend, traveling to Youngstown, Ohio to compete in the YSU National Mid-Major Invitational. The meet took place over the course of two days, where the Pioneers picked up personal records, school records, and one new National qualifi...

All in With Allison – Let Me Womansplain

Written By Allison Schubert, Sports Columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under SPORTS

I am the first female sports columnist The Globe has ever had. I am also the second-ever female host of Pioneer Sideline, a Point Park sports-themed show at our campus television station, U-View. My only female predecessor came immediately before me. I have interned in high school and collegiate b...