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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 Universit...

Wolf Pack set their sights on conference championship

Ryan Micklin
April 26, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

With the regular season winding down, the Loyola baseball team is striving to make a return to the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship tournament for a second consecutive year.Last year, Doug Faust, head coach, led the Wolf Pack to its first ever conference championship appearance with some...

Track and Field teams finish in the Top 5 at the SSAC Championship

Track and Field teams finish in the Top 5 at the SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola track and field team finish in top 5 at the SSAC Championship meet, with the women finishing second overall and the men taking home fourth. In women's discus, the Wolf Pack swept, earning gold, silver, and bronze. Meghan Temple took first with 38.96 meters. Taylor Haggis and Anna Hugel fin...

Loyola Baseball team Suffers a Sweep versus Bethel on Senior Day

Loyola Baseball team Suffers a Sweep versus Bethel on Senior Day

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team suffers a 11-7 loss to SSAC rival Bethel University, giving the Wolf Pack a series sweep.In their last home series of the season, Loyola honored seven senior members of the team for their years of play. The festivities were spoiled early on as Bethel scored 8 runs in the firs...

Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

New records were set for the Loyola men's golf tournament, as the team finished with the lowest scoring match in school history and the SSAC named Philip Nijoka to the SSAC All-Tournament team, a first for the program. At Arrowhead Country Club, the Wolf Pack secured a sixth place finish with 885 total...

Baseball team sweeps Brewton-Parker

Baseball team sweeps Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team takes out the brooms as they close out the Brewton-Parker series with a seat in the SSAC playoffs. With wins in the first two games, the Wolf Pack put a 16-6 stomping on Brewton-Parker in Game 3 on the road. Loyola did not give their opponents a chance to breathe, as they scored 8...

Track star Leah Banks finishes seventh in South Alabama Invitational

Track star Leah Banks finishes seventh in South Alabama Invitational

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Sophomore Leah Banks is making huge strides as she finished 7th overall at the South Alabama Invitational.After the first day of competition, Banks racked up the 8th place spot. On day two, her production spiked as she scored nearly 2,000 more points to take the 7th spot, finishing with 4,507 total poi...

Tennis drops regular season finale but makes the playoffs

Tennis drops regular season finale but makes the playoffs

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Loyola men's and women's team both suffer loses on the road versus Mississippi College, but land spots in the SSAC Championship tournament.The men's team fell in a close match up, 4-5, and the women's team went scoreless. Ernesto de Diego, Alexander DePascual, and Sean Presti took home wins in sin...

Kellie Kennedy named LSWA Coach of the Year

Kellie Kennedy named LSWA Coach of the Year

Andres Fuentes
April 18, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Women's basketball head coach, Kellie Kennedy, was named Coach of the Year by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for her monumental 2016-2017 season.She bested LSU's Nikki Fargas with a ballot of 12-5.This is the second Coach of the Year award Kennedy has received this year for her historic sea...

Golf teams aim for a shot at conference title

Jc Canicosa
April 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The golf teams have stepped up their game and improved their teamwork at the midway point of the spring season.Daria Delfino, management sophomore, feels the team is headed in the right direction. “Everything is starting to come together and clicking at the right time. We’re moving quickly u...

Leah Banks makes a run at history

Taylor Ford
April 7, 2017
Filed under Loyola News Service, Sports

One young track and field athlete is tearing up the field at a historic rate. Leah Banks, mass communication sophomore runner, has separated herself from her teammates throughout this year’s track season and is on her way to becoming one of the most accomplished athletes in the program’s history. Banks...

Quidditch team sweeps out the old for a fresh start

Quidditch team sweeps out the old for a fresh start

Brian Wollitz
April 6, 2017
Filed under Quidditch, Showcase, Sports

The quidditch team is looking for some magic to help rebuild their program to return to their past success.Sebastian Gomez, biology sophomore and team captain, said their main priority is to get numbers out to practice so they can compete in tournaments. “Our number one goal right now is to build ...

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