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Students learn about TV’s future from Turner execs

Written By Madison Kelkis

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

In a market that’s being dominated by social media, Dan Cho, the head of the social media department at Turner Broadcasting, said that students seeking careers in the broadcasting field need to evolve as fast as the media landscape around them. After being introduced by TBS and TNT Chief Catalyst O...

Croup’s Corner – Confidence entering conference play

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The first two games for the men’s soccer team weren’t pretty. The Pioneers had a tough first two games, to be fair. The season-opener against Florida National University ended in a 4-0 defeat. The Conquistadors still haven’t lost a game this year and haven’t allowed a goal since playing the Cay...

Volleyball nets first RSC win

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

New faces started racking up points for the volleyball team last week. Despite injuries and an unusual lineup, the Pioneers won two straight matches. “We have injuries that are going on right now, and we all stepped up and obviously it’s going to affect us, but we didn’t let it affect our playing, an...

Shutout streak strong

Shutout streak strong

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team has been playing as an unstoppable force recently. Since dropping its first two games of the season, the squad has gone 360 minutes without giving up a single goal.  Since Point Park’s 2-0 victory over Siena Heights on Sept. 9, the Pioneers defeated Saint Vincent College...

Golf season in full swing

Golf season in full swing

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, Multimedia, PHOTOS, SPORTS

The Point Park golf team tees off on a hole during at the Carnegie Fall Shootout at The Links at Spring Church on Sept. 16.

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Five-goal home opener nets season’s first win

Five-goal home opener nets season’s first win

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

After being shutout for the first three games of the regular season, the women’s soccer team tallied its first goals of the year against the University of Pikeville at Highmark Stadium on Saturday. “We went into it like we would any other game,” sophomore captain Gabby Widman said. “The int...

Pioneers’ first Japanese-born athlete aims for pro career

Pioneers’ first Japanese-born athlete aims for pro career

Written By Aidan Segal

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

6,616 miles and a 16-hour flight separates the city of Pittsburgh from the hometown of Point Park’s first Japanese-born athlete. Yuki Takeda, a native of Yokohama, is a defensive right-back for the Pioneers men’s soccer team and an illustration of how the “beautiful game” is a universal language...

Volleyball goes winless on first RSC weekend

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team hit the road for a final pre-conference match-up and opened conference play last week. As of Sept. 13, two-time River States Conference (RSC) Setter of the Week Julia Menosky leads the RSC in total assists with 540, averaging 10.6 assists per set. Junior Ashley Taylor, who was a...

Croup’s Corner – Hall of Fame class one of a kind

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

A university or college’s athletic hall of fame is an elite class of the best student athletes to ever walk its halls and sport its jerseys. Point Park has its own athletic hall of fame, with the plaques of the enshrined athletes hanging in the second floor of the Student Center. The first class of hal...

Turner Broadcasting execs to talk social media

Written By Madison Kelkis

September 19, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Center of Sports Media and Marketing is bringing in two guest speakers from TBS and TNT on Thursday Sept. 21 to discuss social media at Turner Broadcasting. Jeff Gregor and Dan Cho will present “The Future State of Television and Marketing” at 1 p.m. in the JVH Auditorium. The two speakers comi...

Versatile Reineke fitting in easily

Versatile Reineke fitting in easily

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

At Sinclair Community College in Ohio, Meg Reineke collected over 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in just two seasons. Now in her junior year, she is bringing her skills and knowledge of the game to Point Park. Point Park Head Coach, Mike Bruno, was keeping an eye on the National Junior College Athletic A...

Daniels earns five-save shutout in debut

Daniels earns five-save shutout in debut

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park men’s soccer team was able to bounce back for a 2-0 win over Siena Heights on Saturday after dropping its first two games of the season. Both teams were coming into Saturday morning’s match with 0-2 records. The Siena Heights Saints hail from the challenging Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conf...