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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Members of Pitt women’s club lacrosse pose for a photo.

‘Great environment’: Pitt club women’s lacrosse forges friendships through shared love of lacrosse

By Gigi Candido, For The Pitt News March 22, 2023
Through their shared love of lacrosse, the Pitt women’s lacrosse club has developed a strong chemistry, which translates to success on the field.
The Royal Girls majorette group in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt’s new majorette team shares Black culture through dance

By Ben Pisano, Staff Writer February 14, 2023
“The Royal Girls” are stealing the show at the women’s basketball home games. With members of varying levels of experience, the newly formed majorette team brings a uniquely Black form of cultural expression to Pitt.
Pitt ultimate frisbee players.

‘En Sabah Nur’: Pitt men’s ultimate frisbee and its continued national success

By Richie Smiechowski, Senior Staff Writer August 8, 2022
Established in 1998 by a group of Pitt students, Pitt men’s ultimate frisbee, coined ‘En Sabah Nur,’ has become a national powerhouse, capturing two national championships and reached the national semifinals last season.
Pitt Club Hurling at the Al O’Leary tournament in Akron, Ohio.

Club hurling provides students with ‘a whole new friend group’

By Zack Gibney, Senior Staff Writer November 17, 2021
Pitt club hurling competes at the highest level of collegiate hurling — the National Collegiate Gaelic Athletic Association — and won back-to-back national titles from 2019 to 2020.
Club and intramural sports, such as men’s club lacrosse, are a popular way for students to stay active and continue to play the sports they love.

Column | Play club, intramural sports to stay active

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer June 27, 2021
Pitt has a plethora of options that allow students to stay active without having to make the same degree of commitment to play a Division I sport. Whether you’re looking to play competitively or just to pass time with friends, there is no shortage of opportunities at Pitt.
Pitt men’s club lacrosse is waiting on permission from the University to play a 14-game slate in the spring.

Club sports navigate pandemic protocols, heavily modified seasons

By Dalton Miller, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
COVID-19 restrictions forced club sports to abandon or dramatically alter their fall plans. While some found ways to practice last semester, spring plans don’t seem much clearer than when the school year started.
Students gather outside the $13.2 million Pitt Sports Dome for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Pitt club, intramural teams concerned about planned Sports Dome demolition

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer July 28, 2020
Several Pitt club and intramural teams, faced with the prospect of losing their home playing field on upper campus, have asked the University to halt the planned demolition of the Sports Dome and reconsider its Victory Heights redevelopment plan.
Danger (pictured) and En Sabah Nur of Pitt are both projected to attend college nationals.

Pitt club ultimate bides time in hope for Championships

By Hope Matyas, Staff Writer March 26, 2020
Club Nationals is held annually over Memorial Day weekend — hopefully, safe from Pitt’s cancellation of all club sport competitions until the end of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pitt club men’s lacrosse played a 14-game regular season in 2019, weathering a plethora of tough opponents to finish 7-7 and qualify for the Continental Lacrosse Conference playoffs.

Men’s lacrosse hungry for wins — and wings — in 2020

By Marshall Worth, Staff Writer February 27, 2020
Whether it's downing nearly 1,000 wings in an hour or tearing through its first two opponents, Pitt men's club lacrosse has embraced a culture of tenacity on the field and camaraderie off it.
The Pitt club squash team has been around since last year, but just became competitive this season.

Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
Thanks to a couple underclassmen, the sport of squash has gained a foothold at Pitt with the introduction of a club team this fall.
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