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Wolf Pack basketball notch pair of wins and one loss over weekend

Wolf Pack basketball notch pair of wins and one loss over weekend

Andrew Lang

November 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Wolf Pack men’s and women’s basketball team both picked up victories over the weekend. The men took down Xavier University while the women split a pair of games with a win over University of Pikeville and a loss against Campbellsville University. The women started off with a 75...

Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Rosha'E Gibson

November 12, 2018


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

Hayden Ricca and Walter Ramsey always run together.In the four cross country races Ricca, psychology sophomore, and Ramsey, environmental studies sophomore, have both run in, the furthest apart they have finished from each other is 10 seconds. In all of those races, they both finished in the top five...

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Andrew Lang

November 12, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Sports, State

Next time Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas goes off for 211 yards, it could win you some money. 47 parishes voted to legalize daily fantasy sports betting in their jurisdiction. 17 parishes voted against it. Chairman of the Fairness for Fantasy Sports Louisiana political action committee...

Volleyball season comes to close with loss to Faulkner

Volleyball season comes to close with loss to Faulkner

Andrew Lang

November 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Loyola volleyball team’s fell to Faulkner University in the Southern States Athletic Conference Volleyball Championships in the quarterfinals, bringing their season to a close Friday, Nov. 9. The Wolf Pack fell in three straight sets to Faulkner. Jesse Zabal, volleyball head coach, said it w...

Whatever floats your goat: Yoga class brings out your inner animal

Whatever floats your goat: Yoga class brings out your inner animal

Tess Rowland

November 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

De-stressing at times can be a long, consuming practice. For college students dealing with immense amounts of stress, it can be hard to find the light at the end of the tunnel, but what if the solution to de-stress was tangible? And fluffy? Well, look no further than goat yoga. The event takes place Mon...

Column: Being a small program makes us great

Column: Being a small program makes us great

Andres Fuentes

November 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

I couldn’t tell you the exact morning, but I was listening to Mike & Mike, a morning ESPN Radio show, on my commute to campus one day. I was more in tuned that morning as Michael Smith, a Loyola alum and personal role model of mine, was on the show.The hosts Mike Golic, Mike Greenburg and Jemel...

Loyola women’s basketball adjusts to loss of star players

Loyola women’s basketball adjusts to loss of star players

Daniel Schwalm

November 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women’s basketball team is playing for the first time in four years without former star guards Zoie Miller and Di’Mond Jackson.Miller led the team in scoring and steals last season, averaging 19.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists, and 2.0 steals per game. She finished first in ...

Loyola clashes with Tulane at the Battle of Freret

Loyola clashes with Tulane at the Battle of Freret

Andrew Lang

November 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women’s basketball team fell in this portion of the Battle of Freret Street losing 48-89 to Tulane University. International business and finance junior Kaila Anthony led the way for the Wolf Pack with 13 points shooting four for nine from the field. For the Green Wave, junior ...

Willis adds fresh perspective for Loyola’s dance and cheer teams

Willis adds fresh perspective for Loyola’s dance and cheer teams

Jillian Oddo

October 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is all quiet on campus as the sun prepares to rise, but Loyola’s dance and cheer teams are making noise already practicing bright and early at 6:30 a.m., new Competitive Cheer and Dance Assistant Coach Tiffany Willis is just getting her day started with her cup of coffee and occasional yelling &#...

Column: Saints are going for broke

Column: Saints are going for broke

Andrew Lang

October 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

The New Orleans Saints are all in this season. The Saints announced the acquisition of cornerback Eli Apple from the New York Giants for a 2019 fourth-round draft selection and a 2020 seventh-round draft selection Tuesday Oct. 23. This was done presumably to help fix a passing defense that has allow...

Coach Bryant sprints to new position

Coach Bryant sprints to new position

Cody Downey

October 27, 2018


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

From student athlete to volunteer coach to now assistant head coach, the move to working with Loyola’s cross country and track and field teams is just another hurdle for Amani Bryant to jump over. Head Coach Kevin Licht hired Bryant on Sept. 24 and said he is excited about Bryant joining the team,...

Freshman Jordan Bernard takes on out-sized role

Freshman Jordan Bernard takes on out-sized role

Rosha'E Gibson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Loyola volleyball added several players to the roster this year, none playing a bigger role than general studies freshman Jordan Bernard. Bernard may play a big role, but she is undersized as an outside hitter according to Head Coach Jesse Zabal. Zabal said Bernard makes up for it with her athleticism...

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