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Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

Andres Fuentes

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Superdome was shaking, the car speakers were blasting "Choppa Style" and Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrated the evening with champagne and birthday cake. It was a Saints win, and the team and its city celebrated appropriately. There was a no-fly zone enforced by the New Orleans Saints, and...

Philly fans witness Eagles fly out the playoffs

Philly fans witness Eagles fly out the playoffs

Henry Bean and Andres Fuentes

January 14, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

It was a cold afternoon in a city that bleeds black and gold. "Who Dat" chants echoed across the metro area. Rumblings from the Super Dome could have been felt on the Richter scale. And the smell of king cake, gumbo and Cajun cooking fogged the air. It was the perfect habitat for a New Orleans Saints...

Wolf Pack steal a victory from Bethel

Wolf Pack steal a victory from Bethel

Andres Fuentes

January 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Steal were the running trend in the Loyola versus Bethel match up on Jan. 10, as the Wolf Pack defeated the Wildcats, 87-83 on the road. It was all Bethel University. The Wildcats hoped to notch their first win over Loyola in four match ups, and the victory looked so close. The home team dominated...

Women’s basketball loses first game since Dec. 5

Women’s basketball loses first game since Dec. 5

Andres Fuentes

January 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

For 35 straight days, the Loyola women's basketball team played their best basketball of the season so far, winning seven games in a row, but the Wolf Pack squad hit the road to nationally-ranked Bethel University on Jan. 10, and their streak was on the line. In their first away game since early December,...

Loyola athletic legends will cement their legacy in the Hall of Fame

Loyola athletic legends will cement their legacy in the Hall of Fame

Henry Bean

January 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2019 Inductee Class for Loyola’s Athletic Hall of Fame will take place on Jan. 26. Amy Danielson, Garkeiva Council, Gina Gill and the 1994-95 Men’s Basketball Team will be honored during the half time of both the Women’s basketball game at 2:00 p.m. and the Men’s Basketball game at 4:00...

Fans packed the pool as they witnessed Loyola’s swim team break records

Fans packed the pool as they witnessed Loyola’s swim team break records

Andres Fuentes

January 9, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The stands were full, the balcony was packed and the energy was electric as Loyola showed out to see their swim team compete in their only home meet of the year. The Wolf Pack did not host an easy opponent on Jan. 9. NCAA Division-1 opponent Incarnate Word University showed up to The Den, but the ...

Wrightsil and LaForge help lead Loyola to victory

Wrightsil and LaForge help lead Loyola to victory

Andres Fuentes

January 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's standout freshman has another notable night, as the Wolf Pack defeated the University of Mobile, 87-79 on Jan. 5.Mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil nearly recorded a quadruple-double versus the Rams. The starting freshman had a box score of 16 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, eigh...

Megan Worry has career night in Wolf Pack win over Mobile

Megan Worry has career night in Wolf Pack win over Mobile

Andres Fuentes

January 6, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It was down to the last play of the game for Loyola's women's basketball team, but after a late-game effort from their star forward, the Wolf Pack clawed their way to victory versus the University of Mobile, 55-53.On Jan. 5, Loyola hosted their conference rivals at The Den. Loyola looked to improve ...

Men’s basketball team nearly wins over Stillman College

Men’s basketball team nearly wins over Stillman College

Andres Fuentes

January 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It was David versus Goliath in the first match up of the new year. Loyola's men's basketball team was David, sitting at the No. 8 spot in the Southern States Athletic Conference. Goliath was Stillman College, with a men's basketball squad that sports an overall undefeated record and the top spot in th...

New year, same team: Wolf Pack improves win-streak to six

New year, same team: Wolf Pack improves win-streak to six

Andres Fuentes

January 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It may be 2019, but the women's basketball team has brought over some 2018 habits. The Loyola squad welcomed conference-rival Stillman College to The Den on Jan. 3 and defeated the Lady Tigers, 70-65, to extend their win streak to six straight games. Mathematics sophomore Presley Wascom continued o...

Loyola singer featured on new Saints-inspired song

Loyola singer featured on new Saints-inspired song

Vanessa Alvarado

January 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  This past season, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome vibrated with the tunes of "Halftime (Stand Up & Get Crunk)" by the Ying Yang Twins, "I Believe ('Saints Go All the Way')" by Harrison Avenue and "Choppa Style" by New Orleans rapper, Choppa. But a new song has been recently created and it...

Wrightsil wraps up Spring Hill on the road

Wrightsil wraps up Spring Hill on the road

Andres Fuentes

December 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola didn't have to travel to the North Pole to get an early Christmas present. Instead, the Wolf Pack went to Spring Hill Collge to take on the Badgers and left win a 97-79 win over their long-time rivals.The win is Loyola's fifth-straight victory against Spring Hill dating back to 2014. The all-t...

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