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Baron Batch paints new path after football

By Kristopher Lancaster, Point Park News Service: Sundays in the fall used to be a little more chaotic for Baron Batch. The South Side resident spent parts of three seasons as a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers before being released at the end of training camp in August. Now away from the bright lights of the National Football League,... Read More

Columbus, Pittsburgh hockey fans build rivalry

By Marc S. Witkin, Point Park New Service: Kyle Roman pulled no punches when asked what he thought of the Columbus Blue Jackets. “Add them to the list of rivals we’ll destroy,” Roman, 16, said. Mike Kepler is a Columbus native enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. Currently stationed in St. Louis, he has to follow his Blue Jackets from... Read More

Robert Morris alumni chases NHL dream

By Stevie Watson Point Park News Service Watching Mario Lemieux bring home Lord Stanley’s Cup to the City of Pittsburgh over two decades ago incited Denny Urban’s passion for hockey. It started in the Pittsburgh youth leagues, cultivated into a successful high school career, through coveted positions in hockey’s junior leagues, and eventually to Robert Morris University, where he earned... Read More