Point Park Globe

Women finish perfect run against West

Women finish perfect run against West

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team finished out its games against River States Conference (RSC) West Division opponents on Saturday, ending the season undefeated against the West. Point Park entered the weekend in Kentucky 11-8 overall, 6-3 in RSC play and 5-0 against West Division opponents. Their firs...

More losses pile up in latest setback for men

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It has been a lopsided season for the Point Park men’s basketball team as it lost two River State Conference (RSC) games last week in Kentucky, ultimately stretching their losing streak to nine games dating back to early December. Point Park was routed by Asbury University (Ky.) on Thursday night 119...

Bielich named new volleyball coach

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


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Bridget Bielich was named head coach of Point Park University’s women’s volleyball team last Wednesday. Bielich started coaching at Point Park in 2015 when she was hired as the team’s assistant coach. She became the interim head coach in Nov. 2017. “I am extremely excited and grateful for the...

Croup’s Corner – Best against the West

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 30, 2018


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Undefeated. It has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? Coming out undefeated at the end of any schedule is gratifying, but this form of undefeated could have a ripple effect that extends into the postseason for several reasons. Last weekend saw the women’s basketball team finish a perfect season against t...

Croup’s Corner – Lady Pioneers? No. Just Pioneers.

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 30, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Point Park completed a perfect regular season Saturday against the River States Conference (RSC) West Division with a comeback win against Alice Lloyd College. That was the bigger story over the weekend, which is why my print column was about Point Park’s success against the West this season. That...

Road teams roll past men’s basketball again

Road teams roll past men’s basketball again

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

It has been a rough start to the new year for the Point Park men’s basketball team. The Pioneers lost two River State Conference (RSC) games at home over the weekend to bring their losing streak to seven. No. 21-ranked Indiana University Southeast 101-74 took down Point Park Friday and then the Pio...

Sock, songs and stretches help prepare superstitious Pioneers for stable success

Sock, songs and stretches help prepare superstitious Pioneers for stable success

Written By Dara Collins, Co-News Editor

January 23, 2018


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Senior Jryi Davis wears the same green and white Nike socks for every track and field meet. Freshman Jonathan Hanks laces up his left soccer cleat first but steps onto Highmark Stadium’s field with his right foot. Sophomore setter Julia Menosky bounces and spins the volleyball before tapping her left foot. Point...

Women stay undefeated vs. West with weekend wins

Women stay undefeated vs. West with weekend wins

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team continued River States Conference (RSC) play last weekend with cross-divisional opponents Indiana University (IU) Southeast and Brescia. The Pioneers came out Friday ready to get another conference win against IU Southeast after a loss to IU East ended their four-game R...

Croup’s Corner – Track and field a lock for good headlines

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 23, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The winter sports season has been rough at times on several fronts at Point Park, but there has been and will continue to be positive headlines coming from the track and field teams. We are past the most successful cross country season in program history and now move to track and field season, beginn...

No. 3 IU East cruises past thinning men’s roster

No. 3 IU East cruises past thinning men’s roster

Written By Derek Malush, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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After the River State Conference loss to No. 3-ranked Indiana University East (17-2, RSC 6-0), the Pioneers have yet to register a win in 2018 as they were blown out at home on Tuesday night by the Red Wolves 122-85 at the CCAC-Allegheny Physical Education Building. “As of right now, we only have seven guys,...

Hawkins transitions from Marine to cheerleader

Hawkins transitions from Marine to cheerleader

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


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Benjamin Hawkins used to lift weights during Marine Corps Recruit Training and now he lifts his teammates. His plans have changed to teaching students instead of military officers. The Bethel Park native has completed his fair share of travel before returning close to home to follow his true passions. ...

Dominating first quarter launches IU East past women

Dominating first quarter launches IU East past women

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Features Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

The women’s basketball team ended its four-game River States Conference (RSC) winning streak last Tuesday against Indiana University (IU) East. The Red Wolves were “receiving votes” and in the 27 spot in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II Top 25 Poll that wa...