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Point Park softball enters a three game skid while on the road against RSC opponents

PPU split the double-header against WVU Tech, fell in both games against Rio Grande to fall to second place
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

After Point Park softball found three wins in a row, they were fed three back-to-back-to-back losses on the road against River State Conference opponents. The Pioneers (13-15, 10-10 RSC) defeated WVU Tech...

The Rink Report: Penguins miss Playoffs for first time in 17 years

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist April 19, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins season came to an end after a loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets last Thursday, summing up a disappointing year for Pittsburgh hockey. The Pens failed to make the postseason for...

Photo courtesy of Kevin Taylor. 
The Point Park baseball team walking off the field after their walk off victory against Seton Hill on April 11.

Baseball defeat NCAA DII Seton Hill, lose first series in RSC to Midway University

Pioneers now drop to second place behind Eagles in River States Conference, still sit in top 50 in NAIA
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 19, 2023

Point Park baseball (26-11, RSC 16-5) went 2-2 last week after they defeated NCAA Division II opponent Seton Hill on April 11 before they lost two of three in a road series against River States Conference...

Why is it hard for athletes to come out as gay?

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

In 2023, it is no secret that there are gay athletes in the major sports industries, but why are there such few athletes out of the closet? The WNBA undoubtedly has the most openly LGBTQ+ athletes and...

Submitted to the Globe by Joey Bova. 
Junior infielders Isaac Santana (20), Eddie Javier Jr. (21), and sophomore catcher Jordon Campbell (far right) high five their teammates after a win.  The Pioneers continue to hold first place in the River States Conference, thanks to 15-3 conference record, and have yet to drop a series to an RSC opponent this season.

Baseball sweeps Washington & Jefferson, take series over RSC rival IU-Southeast

Pioneers fall slightly in rankings but continue receiving votes, now sit 42nd in NAIA by votes
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

Point Park baseball (24-9, 15-3 RSC) went 5-1 last week, including a doubleheader sweep on the road against Washington & Jefferson College on March 4, and a home series win over Indiana University...

The Rink Report: NHL East Wild Card race coming down to the wire

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist April 12, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday,5-1. It was a dominant performance from start to finish for the Pens as they never trailed in the game.  Sidney Crosby led the way...

Point Park softball loses four games in a row against River States Conference foes

The Pioneers allowed 39 runs in 29 innings of play
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 12, 2023

After winning four games in a row, the Pioneers (RSC) are on a four game skid. St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods College and Oakland City University (14-11, 7-8 RSC) dealt Point Park two losses at home.  The...

The Rink Report: Pens Pick Up Huge Win Over Flyers, hold wildcard spot a point ahead of Panthers

Written By Anthony Cugini, Sports Columnist April 5, 2023

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Sunday. The win comes at a crucial time as the Penguins now sit in a playoff spot with just five games remaining. Rickard Rakell scored...

Photo courtesy of Jacalyn Fay. Sophomore catcher Jordon Campbell behind homeplate against Southeastern earlier this season. Campbell leads the team in thrown out runners with five.

Baseball splits series against Ohio Christian to start month of April

Team is now 19-8, 12-2 in RSC to hold first place
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor April 5, 2023

Point Park baseball split their weekend series against River States Conference rival Ohio Christian University (10-20, RSC 7-7) after a flurry of rescheduled dates due to weather issues. The Pioneers defeated...

Softball sweep RSC rival Alice Lloyd College in home series double header, now 7-3 at home

Pioneers have won four of their last five, stand in second place in East behind Rio Grande
Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor April 5, 2023

Point Park softball (8-8, 5-3 RSC) returned to their home diamond on Sunday for a double-header against Alice Lloyd College (7-17, 2-10 RSC). The Pioneers mercied the Eagles in the first game as they defeated...

Pioneers hold Brescia scoreless for 23 straight innings en route to RSC Sweep

Point Park stands at 28 in NAIA rankings as they continue to receive votes, hold first place in RSC
Written By Mason Strawn, Co-Sports Editor March 29, 2023

Point Park baseball (18-7, 11-1 RSC) swept the Brescia University Bobcats in a three game series at Wild Things and Pullman Park in the team’s first home stand of the season. The sweep comes after they...

Highlighting the talent and queerness in the WNBA

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 29, 2023

Queer women have been central to the Women’s National Basketball Association — where would the league be without the LGBTQ+ community? In 2022 the WNBA celebrated its 25th birthday, and during those...

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