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Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Andrew Wellmann

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Despite nearly closing out Martin Methodist in Game 3, the Loyola baseball team is still winless in the conference standings, suffering three-straight losses at home. The Wolf Pack hit Segnette Field for a doubleheader on March 22. The Red Hawks flaunted their offense, winning Game 1, 6-3, and dominating...

Loyola ends tournament run after historic season

Loyola ends tournament run after historic season

Andres Fuentes

March 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The historic 2018-2019 season for the Loyola men's basketball team has come to a close after the Wolf Pack picked up a loss versus Arizona Christian, 83-77, in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament.To start the game, the Firestorm brought t...

Tennis captain and head coach thrive as one unit

Tennis captain and head coach thrive as one unit

Henry Bean

March 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The bond between a coach and an athlete is one that is formed through practices, competitions and grit. It’s a pure relationship that exists through even language and culture barriers. A Loyola pair was brought together, after being nearly 5,000 miles away from each other, and after four years...

Cassidy Wells named conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Cassidy Wells named conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Andres Fuentes

March 22, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

An already decorated cheerleader can add one more accolade to her list. Criminal justice senior Cassidy Wells was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Cheer & Dance Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She maintained a 3.55 GPA while also hyping up the crowd for home volleyball and basketball...

Ben Fields sends the Wolf Pack to the second round

Ben Fields sends the Wolf Pack to the second round

Andres Fuentes

March 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

With 29 seconds left on the clock, Loyola needed the perfect play to send the men's basketball team into the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament. Being a part of the final 16 teams is territory the Wolf Pack team has not reached since 1946,...

Revamped livestreaming is a plus for students and athletes

Revamped livestreaming is a plus for students and athletes

Rosha'e Gibson

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As The Den adjusts for the time without any home volleyball or basketball games, the athletic department has a chance to reflect on their first year with a student-run production crew in charge of livestreaming the home games. Technology coordinator, Albert Dupont, was the mastermind behind all the...

Wolf Pack earns two wins on the road

Wolf Pack earns two wins on the road

Andres Fuentes

March 20, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola strung a pair of wins in a doubleheader versus Tougaloo College, racking up 18 hits and 14 stolen bases among both games. Loyola won Game 1, 7-6, and took Game 2, 7-2, breaking their six-game skid. Business sophomore Michael Toscano was hot on the plate, going 4-6 with two runs, five stolen b...

Golf teams take top crowns at Wolf Pack Invitational

Golf teams take top crowns at Wolf Pack Invitational

Andres Fuentes

March 20, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Both the men's and women's golf teams defended their home turf at the Wolf Pack Invitational, as the women's team won the overall match and both squads took the individual titles. The women's team finished the tournament with a score of 615 (+39), earning the first place finish. They entered the...

Baseball team drops sixth game in a row

Baseball team drops sixth game in a row

Andres Fuentes

March 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Against conference-rival Brewton-Parker, Loyola's baseball team suffered a second consecutive series sweep, losing three games at home. Loyola lost Game 1 on March 15, 8-6. The Wolf Pack hosted a double-header on March 16, losing Game 2, 4-2, and Game 3, 1-0. In Game 1 and 2, business management...

Track and field teams break personal records in opening meet

Track and field teams break personal records in opening meet

Andres Fuentes

March 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Loyola's track and field program kicked off their outdoor season at the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette, Louisiana. The two-day event saw both the men's and women's teams break multiple personal records. Environmental studies sophomore Liam Donovan broke his own record in the men's 1500-meter ru...

Men’s tennis wins big at home

Men’s tennis wins big at home

Andres Fuentes

March 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Loyola's men's tennis team flexed their talent as they nearly swept Our Lady of the Lake University at home on March 16. The Wolf Pack defeated the Saints 8-1 in the courts at City Park The tennis team found their stride in doubles competition, with business sophomores Tiger Cheung and Joseph Short dominating their series 8-0. T...

Loyola stunned in opening round of national tournament

Loyola stunned in opening round of national tournament

Andres Fuentes

March 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Despite deep offensive runs, the Wolf Pack was iced in Billings, Montana, losing to Our Lady of the Lake, 89-84 in the opening round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship tournament. Loyola played catch-up in the first half of the game, with the Saints taking...

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