PNW Pioneer

Men’s basketball adds 10 new players

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Men’s Basketball announced the addition of 10 recruits, both local and national, for the 2018-19 athletic season. Brian ‘Boomer’ Roberts, first-year head coach, said the newcomers will bring a competitive mentality to...

Women’s basketball team dominates classroom

Cameron Page, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s women’s basketball earned a cumulative GPA of 3.755 for the 2017-18 season, scoring the team the second highest GPA in the nation. Announced by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association on July 24, the scorin...

Softball winning streak ends

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018

Filed under In Brief

PNW’s Softball lost their four win streak against University of Illinois-Springfield. The team lost with the final score of 4-1 during the first game. After the team lost to University of Illinois-Springfield, that same day, Ma...

Pride baseball prepares for challenging season

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 18, 2018

Filed under In Brief

The baseball team is set to start its first season in NCAA Division II on March 3 against Wisconsin Parkside in a home game. Jonny Albers, captain of the team and catcher, said he is excited to play tougher competitors this...

Softball starts season with positive outlook

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 18, 2018

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The softball team started their season Feb. 17 against University of Indianapolis with a loss of 6-4. Niki Stansell, head coach, said she is not worried about the team during their first year in NCAA Division II. “Division...

Softball team signs 5 players, 3 from NWI Sox

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2018

Filed under In Brief

Five freshman players have been signed to the softball team for the 2018- 19 season. Niki Stansell, head coach, said she is looking to continue to grow the team and the 2019 class will help in her goal to win in the GLIAC....

Eight members added to volleyball 2018-19 class

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

January 21, 2018

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Eight players were signed to play for PNW’s volleyball team during the 2018-19 season. Julie Wiejak, head coach, said the new members are impressive players and students. “The common thread is that they all love v...

Athletics introduces online merchandise

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

PNW athletics opened an online “Sideline Store” through BSN Sports where apparel can be purchased. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletic director for sports information, marketing and event management, said the store is similar...

Basketball teams stream live through WJOB

Amanda Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The PNW athletics department has partnered with WJOB to stream the men and women’s basketball games through its Facebook page this season. Rob Huizenga, assistant athletics director for sports information, marketing and...

PNW hosts Spooktacular Game for Special Olympics

Ashley Granados, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under In Brief

The Pride Spooktacular event was held at Dowling Park on Oct.30. This was the first year that this event has been hosted. Niki Stansell, softball head coach, thought the event went well and that people had fun. “The trick o...

Annual intramural art competition open

Amanda Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017

Filed under In Brief

Intramurals is hosting the annual competition for the “Intra Mural” with the deadline set for Nov. 15. Matt Dudzik, director of intramurals, said the theme is the 65th year of intramurals at the Hammond campus. “One of the thing...