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Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Point Park Rugby Club falls to Grove City College in season debut

Written By Joshua Croup

June 29, 2016

photo by Jordan Chaffee Shane Kalna awaits the handoff from Isaac Kullgren as he is brought down by a Grove City defender.                                                 &n...

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Women’s soccer looks to reverse rough start to season

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

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Volleyball gains momentum with four-game winning streak

Volleyball gains momentum with four-game winning streak

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

photo by Ty Smith Freshman outside hitter Ashley Taylor spikes the ball during a game against IU Southeast on Sept. 5 Indiana University Southeast was gaining momentum, but do not tell Point Park volleyball libero Tabea Dalliard that. Down 5-2 in game two of a Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic...

Men’s soccer learns from losses

Men’s soccer learns from losses

Written By Christine Cestra

June 29, 2016

  The frustration was high and the hands flew in the opening men’s soccer game for the Pioneers against Wheeling Jesuit on Sept. 4. Yellow cards went out throughout the 90 minutes, and the focus for Point Park was not there with all the halts in the game.  “It was a physical...

Word From the Weiss

Word From the Weiss

Written By Zachary Weiss, Sports Columnist

June 29, 2016

A 0-3 start is definitely not what the Point Park women’s soccer team was looking for to start the season, but a tough schedule created frustration amongst the team. A captains’ meeting took place on the field following last Monday’s loss to Siena Heights changed that. The meetin...

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Pioneers ‘100 percent committed’ to have successful season

Written By Zachary Weiss

June 29, 2016

photo by Evan Schall Sophomore outside hitter Shiloh Simonson on the attack in a home match last fall. The women’s volleyball team will have their home opener on Sep. 5. The score was 15-6 in game four with the Point Park volleyball team 10 points away from winning its second match of the season...

The few, the proud, and the emotional – Croup’s Corner

The few, the proud, and the emotional – Croup’s Corner

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

April 20, 2016

Sports trigger so many emotions. One minute, a call goes against your team, and you find yourself trailing at the end of the game. The next, you’re celebrating a walk-off victory after multiple mental errors from the other team. The Point Park baseball team celebrated two walk-off wins over the week...

Baseball buts – Croup’s Corner

Baseball buts – Croup’s Corner

Written By Josh Croup

April 5, 2016

photo by Gracey Evans Senior center fielder Demetrius Moorer dives for a fly ball during Point Park’s first game of Friday’s doubleheader against West Virginia Tech. I’ve had some teachers and professors over the years with big buts. That’s buts with one ‘t,’ not two as in bu...

Golfer builds from humble beginning

Golfer builds from humble beginning

Written By Phillip Poupore

March 23, 2016

Growing up in White Oak, Pa., golf was not a sport many kids pursued. Even Max Kaminsky admits basketball was his first true love. However, after high school, he came to Point Park University on a golf scholarship where he began to get the ball rolling toward his dreams. “It was probably this ...

KIAC changes name to River States Conference

KIAC changes name to River States Conference

Written By Josh Croup

March 9, 2016

Point Park athletic teams will compete in the River States Conference next year after the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced a name change Friday. The KIAC, the oldest conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has added five new schools in the last four y...

Women’s basketball loses, drops to third in division

Women’s basketball loses, drops to third in division

Written By Michael Richter

February 10, 2016

photo courtesy of Sam Robinson, Point Park Athletics Freshmen guard Kaitlyn Smith dribbles up the court, ready to pass to a teammate in a 64-56 win over West Virginia Tech on Feb. 2 at CCAC South. With his right elbow resting on his lap and his right hand supporting his head, Point Park ...

Fou fighter saves the day – Croup’s Corner

Fou fighter saves the day – Croup’s Corner

Written By Josh Croup, Sports Columnist

January 27, 2016

Indiana University East was undefeated in Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) play entering Saturday. The Red Wolves were also undefeated in the all-time series with Point Park, which included an 84-67 KIAC Championship victory over the Pioneers last year. Just seven minutes into Satu...