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Who Dat Saintsation?

Who Dat Saintsation?

Jillian Oddo

August 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After dancing her whole life, former Loyola dancer Abigail LeCompte has twirled her way from the stage to a football arena after she was selected as a New Orleans Saintsation. The Saintsations are the dance and cheerleading squad for the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans' professional football team. LeCompte...

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Rosha'e Gibson

August 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Many great players have had the honor of wearing a Wolf Pack uniform. Another player will be moving on to life beyond Loyola. Megan Worry will be entering her final season as a member of the Loyola Wolf Pack women’s basketball team and reflected on the differce from when she first began. “I...

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Rosha'E Gibson

August 15, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Loyola’s track and field and cross-country teams are looking to build on success in recent years with the hiring of new Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Kevin Licht.Licht was previously the Head Cross Country and Assistant Track and Field coach at Queens University in Charlotte, North Car...

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Andres Fuentes

June 12, 2018


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

The New Orleans Saints hit the field at the Ochsner Sports Performance Complex for their first mini camp of the season on June 12, 2018. The mandatory practice for players saw all of their stars in action except for wide receiver Michael Thomas (13), who did attend the voluntary OTA's. According to...

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Cody Downey

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Graduation is moving closer and closer each day for college seniors. For marketing senior Joseph Kuchler, this means the ninth inning of his baseball career. Kuchler is on his final days at both Loyola's campus and the baseball diamond at Segnette Field. He began his Loyola career in 2015 coming...

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Jillian Oddo

May 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

From California to Georgia, this dynamic duo has been tearing up the cross country and track and field competition. Sasha Solano-McDaniel and Walter Ramsey's cross-country season was a hit, both staying on the leaderboard, and they have continued their momentum on the outdoor track, despite only being...

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Catie Sanders

May 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Imagine waking up to swimming drills then walking to your biology lab or philosophy lecture only to spend your afternoon back in a pool. Balancing between swim practice and school work can seem daunting and sometimes impossible. For Paige Carter, the early practices, from riding the bus to workouts,...

Column: Pelicans shaking up the New Orleans sports scene

Column: Pelicans shaking up the New Orleans sports scene

Andrew Lang

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It took almost 16 years for a city that bleeds black and gold to finally embrace the navy blue and red of the New Orleans Pelicans. The New Orleans Pelicans completed their first sweep in franchise history against the Portland Trailblazers to move on to the second round of the playoffs, something that ...

Column: Yesenia Davis comes back to track

Column: Yesenia Davis comes back to track

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

On March 25, 2017, while competing in the women’s high jump competition at the University of Montevallo, I completely ruptured my left Achilles tendon. I heard a loud pop and started thinking that my sole of high jump spikes had broken off because my foot felt light. When I looked down I could se...

Tiger Cheung is the newest international tennis talent

Tiger Cheung is the newest international tennis talent

Jules Lydon

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

From east to west, the Loyola tennis team searches all across the globe to find their talent. For one such athlete, he came all the way from Hong Kong, China to don maroon and gold. Freshman tennis player Tiger Cheung was one of the few people brave enough to travel 8,474 miles away from home to play co...

Volleyball looks to improve next season

Volleyball looks to improve next season

Sam Lucio and Yuri Orguma

April 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

  After a promising 2017 campaign, the Loyola volleyball team is looking to take a huge step forward next season. The team sported an 18-19 record under Head Coach Jessie Zabal which marks the most wins by the program since 2012. The squad featured seven members earning Southern States A...

Tennis teams wrap up their season with conference awards

Tennis teams wrap up their season with conference awards

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

In one of the most successful seasons to date for the Loyola tennis program, the men's and women's team end their season to the top conference seeds at the Southern States Athletics Conference Championship, and brought home numerous awards too. The men entered the conference tournament as the fourth...

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