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Taylor Rinn snags Point Park’s rebound record despite 86-77 loss to Indiana University East

Rinn has 969 rebounds with seven games left to play on the season
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn grabbed 16 rebounds against Indiana University East (8-11, 7-3) to clutch the Point Park rebounds record. With 969 career boards, Rinn edges out Angie Dawson (1985-89) who had...

Stop citing religion as a basis for homophobia

If you respected the LGBTQIA+ community you wouldn’t defend Provorov
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

A few weeks ago the Philadelphia Flyers hosted a Pride Night to show their support for the LGBTQIA+ community, but of course, one player, defensemen Ivan Provorov, refused to participate in the pregame...

Another look at the divisional round of the 2022-2023 NFL playoffs

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

This past weekend in the National Football League featured a divisional round capped by the elimination of the favored Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys, whose kicker Brett Maher missed another extra-point....

The Rink Report: Pens Woes Continue with Loss to Hurricanes

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist January 25, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins lost their second consecutive game after falling to the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 2-1.  The Penguins struggled to find the back of the net with the lone goal coming...

Men’s Basketball fall in quadruple overtime heartbreaker

Come up short against IU-East, continue Indiana road trip this week
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor January 25, 2023

The Men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat on Saturday, January 21, against  River State Conference (RSC) rival Indiana University-East. The team fell 108-103 on the road, dropping to...

“Where it all began,” Andrew McCutchen is coming back to Pittsburgh with one-year deal for 2023 season

Written By Indya Durham, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

It’s a full circle moment for Andrew McCutchen, who is making a return to the organization that introduced him to the major leagues over a decade ago. Drafted in 2005 at 19 years old as a first round...

Women’s basketball splits the weekend 1-1, falls to 6-11

Now 3-6 in the River State Conference ahead of roadtrip
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 18, 2023

Point Park started the weekend off with a tough loss to RV Oakland City (13-3, 8-0), who are undefeated in the River State Conference and “receiving votes” for the NAIA Top 25 poll. The Pioneers (5-11,...

The Rink Report: Pens woes continue with loss to Hurricanes

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist January 18, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins lost their second consecutive game after falling to the Carolina Hurricanes by a score of 2-1.  The Penguins struggled to find the back of the net with the lone goal coming...

Men’s Basketball remains undefeated in January

Pioneers now 16-4, 7-2 in RSC; on 5 game win streak ahead of road trip
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor January 18, 2023

The men’s basketball team saw their success continue in the month of January, with the Pioneers winning all three of their home games this week. The Pioneers came away with blowout wins against all three...

Men’s Basketball dominate the start of the winter months

Jump out to 13-4 record, 5-2 in RSC play, have won seven of their last eight
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor January 11, 2023

The men’s basketball team enjoyed a strong month of December, and early January, en route to start off the 2023 Spring semester. The Pioneers stand at 13-4 on the season, winning six of their last seven...

Women’s Basketball falls to Midway, blowout IU Southeast to start 2023

Taylor Rinn surpasses 900 rebounds, third player in school history to surpass the mark
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor January 11, 2023

The Pioneers (4-10, 1-5 RSC) have struggled to find their rhythm this season and have let turnovers curse their court. Point Park turned the ball over 32 times in their home match-up against Midway (10-6,...

Damar Hamlin: You won in the most important game

Written By Mason Strawn and Antonio Rossetti January 11, 2023

As former Steelers safety Ryan Clark said live on air, “We forget that, part of living this dream [of playing football] is putting your life at risk; and tonight, we got to see a part of football that...

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