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Grise’s leadership contributes to success

Written By Alex Stumpf

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The last few years have been long and troubling ones for the Pioneers' baseball program. After stumbling through a 13-26 record last season, they needed to call upon some of their best players in order to turn their fortunes around.Players like team captain Brian Grise.The senior outfielder and elementary ed...

Hall of Fame adds four members

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park University will name its newest Pioneer Athletic Hall of Fame members on Oct. 10. The honorees are current Detroit Tiger Don Kelly, basketball player and soccer star Chris Heh, golfer Sam Depe III and volleyball and softball player Linda Keibler-Guercio.            To get into th...

Hall of Fame inductees honored

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

Golfer Sam Depe III, basketball player Linda Keibler-Guercio, soccer player Chris Heh and baseball playerDonnie Kelly were all inducted to the Pioneer Hall of Fame on Sunday Oct. 10 in Lawrence Hall in front of family, friends and members of the Point Park University community.            Th...

Heinz Field potential winter wonderland on New Year’s Day

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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Rumors have been swirling since the start of the Winter Classic a few years ago concerning when Pittsburgh is going to get its chance to host this memorable National Hockey League (NHL) event.  The 2011 Classic was supposed to be held in New York City, but due to scheduling issues, Pittsburgh is...

Here we go

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

For the eighth time, the Pittsburgh Steelers are heading back to the Super Bowl, and this time they will be taking on the Green Bay Packers.  Now the Steelers only need one more victory to get to seventh heaven.When the Steelers played the Packers last season, the Steelers came away with the victory in...

High expectations on the par

Written By Ashley Goodsell

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 The men's golf team is gearing up for five tournaments this fall with high hopes to improve their season records from last year.Beginning this weekend at the Kuhn Invitational [Allegheny College], the Point Park University Pioneers will be teeing off for the first time this season at The Country Cl...

Holy Igloo, Batman!

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

In case you have been living under a rock for the last month or so, the next Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" film will be filmed in Pittsburgh this summer.  That's right that means that the "Batmobile" will be cruising the streets of Pittsburgh and Batman will be jumping from buildings.  The ot...

Hughes injured, team continues on

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 Junior Zoe Hughes has over 200 kills in her first two years on the Point Park University volleyball team, but she will not be adding to that stat during her third year. Half way through the second set of the volleyball match, Hughes came down at the net and her left knee buckled on Sept. 1, 2010 ag...

Lady Pioneers break losing streak

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

With 19 minutes left in the second half, junior center Joncelyn Peterkin went up for a defensive rebound. When she landed, she rolled her ankle and had to sit out the rest of Tuesday. Jan. 18 Pioneer women's basketball conference game against Roberts Wesleyan College.  Peterkin returned with six re...

Elder Ready for Win

Written By Mackenzie Brown

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 As Point Park University's golf team began wrapping up at the Grove City Invitational, the last tournament of the fall season, sophomore Austin Elder thought he had won his first golf tournament.            Elder and his best friend, freshman James Daley, realized they had tied for the ti...

Lady Pioneers fall short

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

 Point Park University freshman, Anna Shaw, had a career high of 16 saves and faced a total of 29 shots, but it was not enough to stop Walsh University from beating the Pioneers in a 2-0 conference loss Friday evening at Founders Field. Despite the loss, goal keeper Shaw has an impressive 35 saves fo...

Family, World Cup team inspires Evans

Written By Stephanie Driscoll

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The entire world watched as the U.S. women's soccer team was triumphant against China in the World Cup in 1999. This win was especially sweet, because it was won on United States soil at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. While this may have seemed like a normal soccer game with a fantastic ending, it...