Point Park Globe

RSC loss snaps 4-game winning streak

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Pioneers hit the road for a rematch against last season’s only conference loss, University of Rio Grande, and returned home for a pair of conference matches as a part of Point Park University Athletics Alumni Weekend. Rio Grande was the only blemish on Point Park volleyball’s conference record...

Rugby drops rivalry game

Rugby drops rivalry game

Written By Gracey Evans, Photo Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

The Point Park Rugby Club fell to rival Carnegie Mellon University 55-0 on Saturday. The rivalry between the two goes back to 2010 when Point Park connected with Carnegie Mellon as its brother club.

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XC runners thrive at Louisville Classic meet

Written By Emily MacIntyre

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The cross country team ran in the Louisville Classic last weekend, one of the team’s further races away from home in Kentucky, but the distance did not deter anyone. Especially not Anna Shields, having run 16 minutes, 59 seconds for 5k, landing her in 19th place out of 378 runners, being amongst...

Women split first RSC games

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s soccer team kicked off River States Conference (RSC) play this weekend on the road at Asbury University and Cincinnati Christian University. The Pioneers only needed three minutes to take game one at Asbury University on Thursday 2-1. The first half ended scoreless for both sides,...

Croup’s Corner – Turn page on tough weekend finale

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

October 3, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The volleyball team played eight sets over the weekend, winning their first five. They only should have played six. Point Park earned a three-set sweep of Midway University Friday night, winning 25-16, 25-11 and 25-17. It was a quick win that saw the Pioneers win their third River States Conference...

Former volleyball star enters Hall of Fame

Former volleyball star enters Hall of Fame

Written By Mike Turk, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Lindsey Oberacker helped lead Point Park Volleyball to its first conference championship and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national tournament appearance in 2011. She is the all-time kills leader at Point Park and now, she will be inducted into the Point Park Athletic Hall o...

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in RSC dress rehearsal

Women’s soccer goes 2-1 in RSC dress rehearsal

Written By Allison Schubert, Copy Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s soccer team went 2-1 in its last week of games before beginning conference play. Both of the Pioneers’ wins came in the form of 4-0 shutouts, first at Washington Adventist, then at Villa Maria. Senior midfielder Noel Hartle had a lot to contribute to both wins, scoring three goals over the ...

Men push streak to 5 ahead of RSC play

Men push streak to 5 ahead of RSC play

Written By Nick Horwat, Copy Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s soccer team marched on with its fifth-straight win taking a 3-1 victory over Washington Adventist University (WAU) improving their record to 5-2 last Monday. The lone goal scored by WAU was the first goal given up by the Pioneers in 404 minutes of play. Sophomore Marc Bentley opened the scoring...

Students learn about TV’s future from Turner execs

Written By Madison Kelkis

September 26, 2017


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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...