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RSC starts year with commissioner search

RSC starts year with commissioner search

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Scott McClure resigned as River States Conference (RSC) commissioner after a two-year stint as the league's first full-time commissioner. McClure stepped down effective Aug. 1 and began his new role as the assistant athletic director at Lewis–Clark State College in Idaho nine days later, according...

Graham Hoffman named golf head coach

Graham Hoffman named golf head coach

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The men’s and women’s golf teams have a new head coach for the first time in eight seasons. Graham Hoffman will lead the charge for the teams, replacing Gabe Bubon, who was recently named the head coach of the men’s basketball team. Bubon was the first coach in Point Park women’s golf history,...

Croup’s Corner – A Point Park sports crash course

Croup’s Corner – A Point Park sports crash course

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

August 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

I’ve given plenty of overviews of Point Park athletics before, but one theme has been the same in each of my four years at the university: winning. Point Park sports teams (usually) get the job done. Things are constantly changing, evolving and updating in the athletic department, but Point Park teams...

Stacked RSC presents men’s soccer with familiar hurdles

Stacked RSC presents men’s soccer with familiar hurdles

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The 2016 men’s soccer season was cut short when Midway scored a heartbreaking last second goal to win 1-0 in the River States Conference (RSC) quarterfinal. The Pioneers failed to make the conference semifinals for the first year since 2010, but they maintained a winning season for the sixth-straight...

Center exposes students to sports industry, jobs

Center exposes students to sports industry, jobs

Written By Dara Collins, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

What began as a mere idea between two Point Park alumni has now closed out its sixth successful year of operation. Mike Fetchko, owner and managing director of ISM-USA, and Tom McMillan, vice president of communications for the Pittsburgh Penguins, graduated from Point Park in 1978. The duo teamed...

Track and field teams exceeding expectations

Track and field teams exceeding expectations

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Sophomore Anna Shields of the Pioneer track and field team is ranked second in the country in the women’s 1500 meters after two meets this past week. “The team definitely exceeded my expectations and performed incredibly well last week,” head coach Kelly Parsley said. The Pioneer track and...

Men’s golf wins conference championship

Men’s golf wins conference championship

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park men’s golf team are conference champions for the sixth time in program history. The Pioneers were in second place after day one of the River States Conference (RSC) Men’s Golf Tournament Monday. After day one, junior Max Kaminsky and sophomore Gino DiPardo were tied for seco...

Weather, facilities create daily challenges for student-athletes

Weather, facilities create daily challenges for student-athletes

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Jason Kim transferred to Point Park from Biola University in California for his junior and senior seasons of baseball. The pitcher didn’t get to see a regular season game played on his new home field until the 38th game of the year on April 17, 2015. The first 37 games of the season were spent on...

Baseball sweeps Midway to maintain first place

Baseball sweeps Midway to maintain first place

Written By Jordan Slobodinsky, Co-Opinions Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

Point Park University completed a four-game sweep of Midway University this past weekend. The first three games of the series were decided by one run and the Pioneers depended on senior pitcher Nolan Krivijanski to fend off Midway’s offense in the first contest. Krivijanski pitched 6.1 innings and...

Croup’s Corner – A Year That Was…2016-17

Croup’s Corner – A Year That Was…2016-17

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 18, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

I sat in my dark Boulevard Apartments room on the seventh floor late Sunday night and stared down at the quiet and wet Boulevard of the Allies. There’s a certain calm that comes over this city at the late hours of the night, especially after a gentle winter snowfall. The calm and quiet city provides...

Iagnemma tosses 2nd no-hitter in 2 weeks

Iagnemma tosses 2nd no-hitter in 2 weeks

Written By Josh Croup, Co-Sports Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under Latest Stories, SPORTS

It was business as usual for Ashley Iagnemma in the pitcher’s circle this weekend. She retired hitter after hitter in the Cincinnati Christian lineup Saturday and picked up six strikeouts along the way. Her offense supported her with six runs and she took the mound in the seventh inning with a comfortable...

Five event wins; 19 personal records at track

Five event wins; 19 personal records at track

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor

April 11, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Point Park men’s and women’s track and field teams left Westminster College on Saturday with five event wins and 19 new personal records. “As a team I think we came out strong, and that’s how we’re looking to finish the season,” sophomore distance runner Robert Lance said. “We all...