Point Park Globe

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...

Rugby drops opening match

Rugby drops opening match

Written By Mary Anne Dogget

September 12, 2017


Filed under PHOTOS, SPORTS

Senior Daymon Long carries the ball against Grove City College in the rugby club’s opening contest of the season Saturday in a 38-17 loss. The Pioneers plays Robert Morris University Thursday at 7 p.m. at RMU.

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Volleyball rebounds on road after home opener

Volleyball rebounds on road after home opener

Written By Dara Collins, Co-Sports Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Fans packed the Student Center Gym for the volleyball team’s home opener last Tuesday, and the Pioneers continued to compete in their third weekend road tournament in a row. Point Park hosted NCAA Division II University of Pitt-Johnstown (UPJ) last Tuesday, Sept. 5. The Pioneers took the lead early in se...

Croup’s Corner – Combat boots and soccer cleats

Croup’s Corner – Combat boots and soccer cleats

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

September 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

We tend to get so caught up with the little things in life that we forget the bigger picture. Competition and the world of sports help us escape the real world. We can come home, turn on the TV or get on our devices and watch sports and connect with our favorite team to forget about our problems f...

Shields wins, leads fast return to course

Shields wins, leads fast return to course

Written By Robert Berger, Co-News Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Junior Anna Shields won the Walsh University Women’s Cross Country Invitational Saturday, breaking a school and personal record. Freshman Alyssa Boyd recorded the fastest time of any Point Park freshman making their cross country debut. Junior captain Sean Hilverding of the men’s team finished 15th...