Tag: Stevie Watson

Women’s hockey growing in Pittsburgh

| November 30, 2012 | 2 Comments
Women’s hockey growing in Pittsburgh

By Chris Dazen and Stevie Watson Point Park News Service While searching for a new form of exercise after becoming a mother, Laura Reisinger came across a newspaper advertisement for women’s hockey. Gretchen Maxeiner stumbled across the same ad. “It was the least likely thing I could think of to do,” she said. Maria Totin […]

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Protecting children from sexual predators high priority

| November 7, 2012 | 1 Comment
Protecting children from sexual predators high priority

By Stevie Watson Point Park News Service Clinical social worker Christie Hudson, recounted the case of a coach who was arrested after a teen disclosed he had sexually assaulted her and teammates. JoEllen Bowman, a social worker, has witnessed many cases of coaches exercising such overwhelming power over students that they eventually submitted to abuse. […]

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Robert Morris alumni chases NHL dream

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Comment
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 […]

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