The Maroon

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...

Wolf Pack track dominate at SSAC Championship

Wolf Pack track dominate at SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

After a successful trip to the Southern States Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships, the Loyola men's and women's team leave Mobile, Alabama with more medals than necks they can wear them on. Both teams finished among the top in their conference, with the women's team coming in third...

Wolf Pack seniors win big in final series at home

Wolf Pack seniors win big in final series at home

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

In their final season in maroon and gold, the seniors went through spurts of consecutive wins and tough, devastating losing streaks. However, in their last series in Westwego, Louisiana, in front of a crowd of parents and fans, on Senior Day, the Loyola veterans shined as they notched wins versus...

Tristin Sanders is a star on the track and on the stage

Tristin Sanders is a star on the track and on the stage

Will Ingram

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

  For one Loyola student, her life combines the flashing lights of a concert stage with the floodlights of a track field. With talent in the 800 meter run and with a microphone in her hand, Tristin Sanders is a popular and commercial music sophomore that truly lives a double life of a singe...

Baseball takes a win versus No. 11 William Carey

Baseball takes a win versus No. 11 William Carey

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Despite the weekend downpour, the Loyola baseball team clawed out a win versus their nationally-ranked conference rival, No. 11 William Carey University. Loyola beat the rain for their Friday double-header, gaining a win in Game 2, but the incoming storms led the Saturday match up to be moved to Sunday...

Loyola upped the tempo during track-filled weekend

Loyola upped the tempo during track-filled weekend

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

While festival season was starting up in the Crescent City, the Loyola track and field teams found their own rhythms at their track events. Both teams competed in the Southeastern Strawberry Relays in Hammond, Louisiana while mass communication junior, Leah Banks, and computer information systems...

Pelicans preparing to take on Trailblazers

Pelicans preparing to take on Trailblazers

Andrew Lang

April 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first game of the seven-game series between the Portland Trailblazers and the New Orleans Pelicans starts Saturday April 14. The two teams had an even season series this year splitting the four games 2-2 with each team winning a home and road game. The Pelicans like to play fast and in transition...

Brett Simpson develops winning culture at Loyola

Brett Simpson develops winning culture at Loyola

Sam Lucio

April 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Whether it’s being a star player on the baseball field or Loyola’s director of athletics, Brett Simpson has consistently elevated Loyola’s athletics department. His heart stayed with his alma mater as he devoted his career to help cultivate a sports culture and further develop the athletics...

Baseball players share a bond on the diamond

Baseball players share a bond on the diamond

Cody Downey

April 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

For four Loyola baseball players, the sport has kept them together from their humble beginnings at Holy Cross School to their first year in college at Loyola. Business freshman Trace Messina III, business freshman Cole Nalesnik, psychology freshman Brenden Taravella, and business management freshman...

Baseball earns big win over Brewton-Parker

Baseball earns big win over Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes

April 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

On a rainy Friday in April, the Loyola baseball team endured the elements and split their series versus conference rival, Brewton-Parker University. Game 1 ended in a Brewon-Parker win after a close 5-4 match up. Game 2 fell in the Wolf Pack's favor as they take monster 11-1 road win. In Game 1, Loyola e...

Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Andres Fuentes

April 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

With the Loyola Student Government Association sponsoring bus rides for students, over 20 Loyola fans were in attendance for both tennis teams facing off against the University of Mobile. However, the nationally-ranked No.7 Rams took down both tennis squads at City Park. The men's team lost 8-1...

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