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Women’s basketball team hires Travis Ponton as new assistant coach

Women’s basketball team hires Travis Ponton as new assistant coach

Jc Canicosa
August 16, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

After clinching the Southern States Athletic Conference title and making a run in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics playoffs last year, the Loyola women's basketball team looks to further their success with a new addition to the coaching staff, Travis Ponton. Having 10 years of coachi...

Volleyball team prepares for new season under new coach

Volleyball team prepares for new season under new coach

Cristian Orellana
August 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Gearing up for the 2017 season and their first game with Dillard International, the Loyola volleyball team has already started working with their new coach, Jesse Zabel.“This year will be about refining skill, redefining our limits and finding out how far we can go with the talent we have,R...

Sports complex undergoes series of renovations

Sports complex undergoes series of renovations

Ryan Micklin
August 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Returning students flocking back to campus for the start of the new semester are due for quite a surprise when they step foot in the university’s remade sports complex this year. Some of the upgrades installed during the summer include renovations done to First NBC Court and both fitness areas loc...

Daria Delfino keeps the Wolf Pack on par with the rest

Daria Delfino keeps the Wolf Pack on par with the rest

Brian Wollitz
May 9, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

Daria Delfino highlighted her competitive nature as a four sport athlete in high school, playing field hockey, basketball, softball and golf. As she ends her sophomore season as one of Loyola’s top golfers, she still says she would do more.“Field hockey was super aggressive, that’s why I lov...

Tulane defensive end takes ballet lessons

Nick Ducote
May 5, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Sports

Ade Aruna, Tulane University business senior and defensive end this year for the Green Wave, looks to make a splash in his last season. This year he hopes to play even better, but is approaching offseason workouts in a different way. Aruna has added dance classes to his schedule. “I’m used to dan...

Baseball loses in the final match of the regular season

Baseball loses in the final match of the regular season

Andres Fuentes
May 3, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

In their last series before the playoffs, the Wolf Pack team suffered a 11-1 beating versus Middle Georgia State University, adding to the previous two loses of the series. Freshman Nathan Law notched Loyola's only run of the game.Loyola suffered a 3-12 loss in Game 1 and a depressing 0-10 shutout, ma...

Rugby team brings home the Father Engh Bowl at the Jesuit Cup

Rugby team brings home the Father Engh Bowl at the Jesuit Cup

Andres Fuentes
May 3, 2017
Filed under Rugby, Sports

With its first invitation to compete in the Jesuit Cup, the rugby team finished with a 1-4 record. Traveling around 2,238 miles to Santa Clara, the Wolf Pack expected a lot of competition against Jesuit rugby teams across the nation but finished in seventh place out of eight teams after two days of...

Women’s Golf team takes fifth in SSAC Championship

Women’s Golf team takes fifth in SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
May 3, 2017
Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Shooting a 314 in the final day of play, the Loyola women's golf team secured the 5th place with a total of 949 at the SSAC Championship in Montgomery, AL.Play from the day before gave Loyola the fourth spot, but Brenau University came from behind and knocked the Wolf Pack down a spot. Ashley Rodgers led the ...

Track and Field’s camaraderie leads to success

JC Canicosa
May 2, 2017
Filed under Sports, Track & Field

Loyola’s women’s track and field team finished second behind Brenau University and the men’s team finished fourth at the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships last weekend. Although the team fell short of winning the championship, there’s still a sense of optimism and imminent...

Banks and Richards highlight SSAC Track & Field awards

Banks and Richards highlight SSAC Track & Field awards

Andres Fuentes
May 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

In the annual event, the Loyola track and field team sported 17 athletes named to the All Conference teams at the SSAC Awards. Sophomore star, Leah Banks was selected First Team All-Conference with her 1:06,41 first place finish in the 400 meter hurdles. Freshman Jarrett Richard was named 2017 Fresh...

Green Wave defensive tackle make a run for the NFL

Green Wave defensive tackle make a run for the NFL

Caroline Gonzalez
April 27, 2017
Filed under Football, Loyola News Service, Sports

Hard work and a desire to play are the two things that have carried Tanzel Smart through the past four years. Now, the defensive tackle from Tulane University uses those same qualities in his preparation for the NFL draft. Kevin Peoples, defensive line coach for the Green Wave, said that along...

Rugby team travels to California for the Jesuit Cup

Andres Fuentes
April 26, 2017
Filed under Rugby, Sports

The Loyola rugby team packed its bags and headed west on Thursday to participate in the Jesuit Cup at Santa Clara University in California on April 22-23. In its quest to bring home the treasured Pope Francis Cup, Loyola has to matchup against prime programs from Notre Dame University, Gonzaga University...

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