Point Park Globe

Steelers look for revenge on rival

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be haunted after their Halloween performance in New Orleans against the Saints. It was their first of three consecutive games on national television against tough competition. Each will be a chance for the Steelers to show a national television audience that they are a se...

Volleyball succumbs to Walsh

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


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Sophomore outside hitter Lindsey Oberacker had a total of 17 kills in front of a standing room-only crowd that gathered to watch Point Park University battle against their rival, but it was not enough to get the win in the rematch of last year's American Mideast Conference (AMC) tournament championship."We go...

Steelers ready for Big Ben’s return.

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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The time is finally here: "Big" Ben Roethlisberger's return to the Steelers and the NFL.  The Steelers were able to complete the four-game mission without Big Ben under center, and they were able to win three of the four games. I applaud Dennis Dixon and Charlie Batch for being able to keep the of...

Swinging to success

Written By Kelly Grigg

June 29, 2016


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Few college students will say their degree is a backup plan for a professional sports dream, but that is not the case for senior Darin Kowalski.A self-proclaimed "golf junkie," Kowalski is taking the newly reinstated Point Park University golf program by storm, winning the Westminster Spring Invitational an...

T-shirt night serves up a win

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016


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Defensive specialist Amanda Ardinger's diving rescue helped bring the women's volleyball team a win during the Lady Pioneers' rally against Carlow University last week in the Student Center and Convocation Center."The defense, that desire is always started with first ball contact," Point Park University He...

Team’s ‘fortunes’ reliant on rebounding

Written By Emily Myers

June 29, 2016


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If their few intial games are any indication of Point Park University's women's basketball team's fortunes, success will be found on the backboards where rebounding occurs frequently.  After the Lady Pioneers were dominated in rebounding, resulting in the loss of thier first conference game against Wa...

The Dugout

Written By Zach Boslett

June 29, 2016


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Yes this is a Pittsburgh Pirate column. I would not blame you if you stopped reading but if you stick with it I will make it worth your while.The Pittsburgh Pirates will not break their professional sports record of consecutive losing seasons this year nor will they win the division, challenge for th...

The most wonderful time of the year: Football season

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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 It is that time of year when everybody pulls their jerseys out of their closets, cleans their grill and gets their kickoff party invitations out.It's the start of football season.Every team starts off with a clean slate for the 2010 season. The Steelers battle back to Super Bowl status once again in...

The Penalty Box

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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 The Pittsburgh Penguins made room on their roster this week to welcome back right wing Arron Asham and center Jordan Staal.  The Penguins moved forward Eric Tangradi and defenseman Andrew Hutchinson to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton yesterday to make room on the roster.                Staal mi...

The Penalty Box

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


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A few weeks ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced the hiring of Clint Hurdle as their new manager.  He was the hitting coach for the Texas Rangers this past season. Before that, Hurdle was the manager of the Colorado Rockies and took them to a World Series appearance in 2007.Many Pirates fans were wo...

The Penalty Box

Written By Doug Andiorio

June 29, 2016


Filed under SPORTS

The National Hockey League Trade Deadline has come and gone and Penguins' General Manager Ray Shero decided not to make another trade on Monday after acquiring forwards James Neal, Alexei Kovalev, and defenseman Matt Niskanen.  These deals show their dedication to the future as well as their commitment to...

Third baseman Crowell looks to win, play professionally

Written By Ryan Bertonaschi

June 29, 2016


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Sophomore University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) transfer Jordan Crowell is enjoying this season thus far simply because of the mere fact that his new team is winning.“He’s never been on a team that’s won anything,” said Ryan Crowell, Jordan’s father and one of his biggest supporters.  ...