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Robert Berger

Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor

Robert Berger is in his second semester as a sports photo editor with The Globe. The junior multimedia major previously served two semesters as co-news editor and one as co-sports editor. Prior to being on editorial staff, Robert had contributed photography and stories to the Globe.

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Former head coach of the cross country and track and field teams Kelly Parsley watches his team at a meet during his tenure at Point Park. Parsley was relieved of his employment at the university in February of this year and filed a lawsuit against Point Park last week. The complaint contends unlawful termination because of Parsley’s sex and sexual orientation.

[Photo] Molly Burke kicks off Speaker Series

Written By Amara Phillips, Copy Editor
September 18, 2019
Now-junior middle hitter Jazlyn Rozier goes up for a kill in a game at Carlow last semester as a sophomore. Rozier has 35 kills in 17 sets this season.

[Photo] Men extend streak with last-second goal

Written By Rachael McKriger, Staff Writer
September 18, 2019
Freshman Alyssa Campbell qualified for the NAIA National Championship.

Shields ranked 4th in collegiate 1500m

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 16, 2019
Junior Xavier Stephens runs the final lap of the 800m event at Slippery Rock. Stephens won the race and qualified for nationals in the event.

Stephens earns trip to nationals

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 9, 2019
Senior Lindsey Swanson competing at the CMU fall shootout  last semester. Swanson placed third overall at Westminster.

Golf wins at Westminster

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 9, 2019
Shannon Davis hits a line drive in a 2018 game. Through 16 games, the right fielder has picked up four RBIs.

Softball sweeps weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 2, 2019
Xavier Stephens races at Slippery Rock last year. The junior beat his own school record in the 1,500 meter last weekend with a time of 4:00.82.

Men’s track places third at Bethany

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
April 2, 2019
Senior pitcher Felix Castillo during a 2018 game. Castillo pitched the opening game of the series last weekend throwing for four innings and allowing just one earned run. The team however dropped the game 11-0 in seven.

Baseball swept in 3 games by IU Southeast

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 26, 2019
The competitive cheer team performs their routine as part of the Pioneer Showcase. This past weekend, the cheer team competed in Myrtle Beach as part of the Cheer Ltd. Nationals at Canam to end the season.

Cheer completes second season as varsity sport

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 19, 2019
Senior Felix Castillo tosses a pitch in a 2018 match up. Castillo took a loss in game two of a three game series last weekend while lasting 4.2 innings and giving up 5 earned runs. On the year, Castillo has a 2 and one record.

Baseball claims two RSC wins

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 19, 2019
Sophomore pitcher Ryan Huber delivers a pitch during a 2017 home game. Huber was the winning pitcher in the second game of a doubleheader the Pioneers played Saturday against Rio Grand. Point Park won the game  16-5.

Baseball team goes 2-1 against Rio Grande

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 12, 2019
Senior guard Daniel King attempts a jump-shot during the regular season. The men’s basketball team fell to IU Kokomo the Tuesday before spring break began. The team ended the season with an overall record of 9-18.

Men fall to IU Kokomo in quarterfinals

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 5, 2019
Maddie Horn attempts a slap bunt in a game last season. During the spring season, Horn hit for a .357 average with 10 hits after 28 at bats.

Baseball, softball begin seasons in Florida games

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
March 5, 2019
Senior Taylor Celich competes in the RSC Conference Championship last month. Celich competed this past weekend in the 800 meter dash and placed 16th in 2 minutes, 32 seconds.

Victories continue at Kent

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 19, 2019
Senior guard Asim Pleas dribbles the ball during his senior night game against IU East last week. The team fell 87-67, but Pleas ended the game with nine points.

Men prepare for postseason

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 19, 2019
Junior guard Chance Wright attempts a layup against Asbury University last month. Wright scored 13 points last week against WVU Tech.

Men guaranteed post-season

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 12, 2019
Asim Pleas carries the ball in a game against Washington Adventist. Pleas scored a career high 33 points against Carlow last week.

Men pick up first RSC road win at Carlow

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
February 5, 2019
Sophomore Alyssa Boyd competes at the Youngstown Invitational last month. Last weekend, Boyd qualified for nationals in the distance medley relay alongside freshmen Alyssa Campbell and Nia Boyd and Senior Anna Shields.

[Photo] DMR qualifies for Nationals

Written By Nick Kasisky, For The Globe
February 5, 2019
Senior guard Daniel King makes a layup last weekend against Alice Lloyd Saturday. King put up 18 points in the 81-73 victory.

Men split close conference games, sit third in RSC East

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 29, 2019
Freshman Alyssa Campbell competes at the Youngstown College Invitational. Last weekend, Campbell qualified for nationals in the 3,000 meter event.

[Photo] 4×800 men claim No. 1 in NAIA

Written By Nick Kasisky, For The Globe
January 29, 2019
Senior Anna Shields competes at Youngstown last weekend running in the 800 meter event. Shields set a facility record Saturday and is ranked No. 1 in the NAIA and No. 4 in all of collegiate indoor track in the event.

[Photo] Strong showing at first event

Written By Nicholas Kasisky, For The Globe
January 22, 2019

Men fall short in RSC games

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 22, 2019

Home win caps off weekend

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 15, 2019
Senior Anna Shields competes in Youngstown last year. Shields placed first last weekend at Penn State in the 3,000 and second in the 1,000.

Shields now 4th in world rankings in 1,000 meter event

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 15, 2019
Freshman Brandon Bruce watches as a barista at Point Perk finishes preparing his coffee.

[Photo] Hennigan addresses housing and tuition

Written By Mitchell Drake, USG Beat Writer
January 15, 2019
Senior Michael Morris competes in the high jump at the 2018 SPIRE Midwest Open. Morris competed in the event last month in Youngstown placing seventh and was only .9 meters shy of qualifying for the NAIA national Championship.

Indoor track prepares for season

Written By Robert Berger, Co-Sports Editor
January 8, 2019
Competition photos taken of Anna Shields from 2016, 2017 and now 2018. Anna Shields surpassed even her own expectations when she won the NAIA National championship in Iowa.

Shields makes history as nation’s top runner

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
November 27, 2018
Junior Xavier Stephens competing in this year’s CMU Invitational. The Stephens placed second overall in the men’s race Saturday.

Women claim back-to-back RSC title

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
November 6, 2018
Senior goalkeeper Juan Somoza dives to make a save in a match against  Asbury University. The senior is 5-1-1 in net this season.

Men lose final RSC game to penalty kick

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
October 30, 2018
Freshman Alyssa Campbell competes in the Carnegie Mellon University Invitational earlier this month. Campbell placed 16th overall in the NAIA Great Lakes Challenge last Saturday and was the highest placing freshman.

XC women place 16 at NAIA Great Lakes Challenge

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
October 23, 2018
Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron speaks on a panel at the First Amendment conference at Duquesene.

[Photo] Walking on broken glass

Written By Gracey Evans, News Photo Editor
October 23, 2018
Freshman Alyssa Campbell running in Saturday’s Carnegie Mellon University Invitational Saturday. Campbell finished in second place and the team placed second overall. The women’s team is now ranked 15th in the NAIA.

XC Women ranked 15 in NAIA, place second Saturday

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
October 9, 2018
Junior midfielder Tadeo D’Apollo takes a free kick in last week’s 1-0 conference loss facing Rio Grande University. The team tied conference opponent West Virginia Tech University 1-1 Saturday and are back in action Thursday against Ohio Christian University.

[Photo] Close calls end in disappointment

Written By Allison Schubert, Co-Sports Editor
October 2, 2018
Senior Kara Rohlf finishing the 2017 Walsh invitational. Rohlf placed third for the Pioneers last weekend in Louisville where the team placed third overall.

Cross country boasts top times

Written By Robert Berger, Sports Photo Editor
October 2, 2018
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