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Gillian Piccolino shooting a three point jumpshot against Rio Grande

Men’s and Women’s Basketball split final away game

Written By Brynn Rees, Co-Sports Editor February 21, 2024

Men’s and Women’s Basketball traveled to Kentucky last Saturday to take on River State Conference (RSC) opponents Alice Lloyd. The teams head home for their final regular season games this week. The...

Women’s Basketball continues to earn recognition

Written By Matt Palange, Sports Editor January 24, 2024

The Pioneers are undefeated at home still, after dominating IU East on Saturday, January 20. Multiple media sources such as The Pittsburgh Post Gazette have highlighted the men’s team on multiple...

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...

Female sportscasters opened the door for the rest of us: highlighting some that proved we belong

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 15, 2023

In an industry that has been tainted as “a man’s world,” women are finally getting the opportunity to shatter the glass ceiling that has kept them out of the sports industry for so long. Today, little...

Black women that changed the world through sports and paved the way for future generations

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Since the dawn of time Black women have been the voice of change. Through their determination and knowledge they have sparked momentum to trailblaze a path for future generations of women, and sports are...

Senior guard Sierra Seneta (right) and freshman guard Alexis Giles (left) celebrate their win over SMWC. They face Midway on the road on Wednesday, February 22.

Women’s basketball wins first playoff game since 2015

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 22, 2023

The Pioneers (11-15, 7-10 RSC) won their first home playoff game in eight years after an 84-61 win over the St. Mary’s of the Woods College (16-11, 8-10 RSC) to advance to the second round of the River...

Women’s basketball defeats Ohio Christian University 116-85 while on the road Saturday

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 22, 2023

  In a must-win River State Conference match to secure a home playoff game, the Pioneers (10-15, 6-10 RSC) came in clutch with a 31 point victory against Ohio Christian University (8-18, 6-10 RSC)...

Taylor Rinn becomes first Point Park athlete to score more than 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 15, 2023

Standing at only 5-foot-9, you wouldn’t expect Taylor Rinn to dominate underneath the glass. But, that’s the beauty of heart over height in basketball. The senior forward came into this season with...

Women’s basketball find win over Carlow on senior night after three conference losses in a row

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 15, 2023

Point Park women’s basketball lost their third River States Conference match in a row against No. 13-ranked University of Rio Grande (22-3, 13-1 RSC) after they were outscored 108-73 on the road. Freshman...

Junior Guard Ari Bleda (center) goes for the opening tip off against WVU Tech.

Pioneers lose back-to-back River States Conference match-ups as playoffs approach

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 8, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn snagged a rebound within four minutes of the first quarter against River States Conference foe WVU Tech (15-9, 8-5 RSC)  to become the first female athlete at Point Park to...

Taylor Rinn hits 1,215 career points and 999 rebounds to lead the Pioneers to back-to-back road wins

Written By Kayla Sterner, Co-Sports Editor February 2, 2023

Senior forward Taylor Rinn scored 27 points and snagged 17 boards to put up a double-double against River States Conference foe St-Mary’s-of-the-Woods (11-8, 3-8 RSC) to lead the Pioneers to a 94-55...

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

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...

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