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Sports Complex hosts first ‘Rec Night’

Brian Wollitz
February 16
Filed under Sports

The Loyola Sports Complex hosted its first ever Rec Night giving students an opportunity to explore all the different programs the department has to offer. On Monday, Rec Night welcomed students to participate in an event full of free food, prizes and fun. Rec Night included different activities ranging...

Sports complex weight room receives a full-body renovation

Sports complex weight room receives a full-body renovation

Tristan Emmons
February 15
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The athletic department finished renovations to the weight room on Monday, providing a late Christmas gift for students and athletes. The renovations began at the end of last semester and were expected to be complete by Feb. 7, but the athletic department officially re-opened its doors to all students and p...

Men’s basketball team scores big win over Faulkner

Men’s basketball team scores big win over Faulkner

Andres Fuentes
February 12
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men's basketball team had a close home victory over (RV) Faulkner University 77-81.The Wolf Pack shot well going 47% in field goals and 45% beyond the arc. Nick Parker, junior guard, lead his team to victory, producing in every way possible. Parker finished with 25 points, four assists, si...

Women’s basketball defeats Faulkner University 79-54

Women’s basketball defeats Faulkner University 79-54

Jc Canicosa
February 12
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Wolf Pack stormed out of the gates early and never looked back in their victory over the Faulkner University Eagles 79-54."We just clicked well offensively from the very beginning," said head coach Kellie Kennedy. "We moved the ball well and shot the ball well, and when you do that, you get good res...

Loyola swim team is making a big splash

Loyola swim team is making a big splash

Kameron Hay
February 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In their first year diving into the pool, the swim team is making a big splash in the pool nationally. In their first year of existence, the swim team has had six swimmers, three men’s and women’s swimmers apiece, already qualify for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Na...

Golf team’s preparation for spring season is in full swing

Golf team’s preparation for spring season is in full swing

Jc Canicosa
February 9
Filed under Golf, Sports

With the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship in mind, the golf team has set lofty but attainable goals for this upcoming season. Daria Delfino, business sophomore, said the team strives to improve in their rankings to qualify for the conference championships. “We want move up in...

Women’s basketball stays strong at mid-season

Women’s basketball stays strong at mid-season

Andres Fuentes
February 9
Filed under Basketball, Sports

The women’s basketball team has dominated in the first half of the season and improved in national rankings. At the half way point, Loyola leads all schools in the conference in points per game with an average of 77.7. Loyola also houses the second best defense in the conference, holding their opp...

Men and women’s basketball teams win big over Middle Georgia University

Men and women’s basketball teams win big over Middle Georgia University

Andres Fuentes
February 7
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Both Loyola basketball teams come home with huge wins over Middle Georgia University.The women's squad finished with a score of 70-59. The men's team won 66-57.The 24th ranked women's team had a dominating game against the Knights.Junior Di'Mond Jackson proved too much for Middle Georgia, recording a do...

Loyola men’s tennis wins, women’s team falls to Southeastern University

Loyola men’s tennis wins, women’s team falls to Southeastern University

Andres Fuentes
February 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Loyola tennis team headed to Mobile, Alabama to face off against Southeastern University. The men's team received a close win but the women's team took a harsh loss. The men's team took the 5-4 win, while the women's team took an 1-8 loss.For the men's team, the duo of senior Steven Le and junior Er...

Loyola swim teams fall in the top five at Mid-South Conference Championship

Loyola swim teams fall in the top five at Mid-South Conference Championship

Andres Fuentes
February 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Loyola swim teams won top five finishes at the Mid-South Conference Championship at the University of Cumberlands.The men's team finished in fourth place with a score of 258 and the women's team finished with 153 points to claim the fifth place spot. The best time on the men's team was by junior Ti...

Loyola Baseball team brings out the brooms in their series sweep of Rust College

Loyola Baseball team brings out the brooms in their series sweep of Rust College

Andres Fuentes
February 7
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Baseball team finished their fist series of the season with a sweep over Rust College.Much like in their match up in 2016, the Bearcats came down to Segette Field and were overwhelmed by the Wolf Pack, losing all three games.In the first game of the series, Loyola dominated. The Wolf Pack le...

Wolf Pack basketball starts out strong, looks to improve at mid-season

Wolf Pack basketball starts out strong, looks to improve at mid-season

John Casey
February 5
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Roughly halfway through the season, the men’s basketball team is feeling confident with four wins up from this time last spring. From Nov. 15 until Dec. 3, the team went undefeated, tallying six straight victories after starting off 2-2 this season. Since that point, the team has seen more wins...

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