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Fall and winter sports boast their smarts

Fall and winter sports boast their smarts

Madison McLoughlin

April 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

*There has been a correction. Finance senior Ethan Turner has also won conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Loyola athletics prove the “dumb jock” stereotype wrong with their scholar awards. In total, 42 Loyola fall and winter athletes have been named to Southern States Athletic Conference ...

Loyola track and field set multiple records at the Spring Time Classic

Loyola track and field set multiple records at the Spring Time Classic

Andres Fuentes

April 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Yet again, the Loyola track and field teams competed in an outdoor meet, shattering records all throughout.The Wolf Pack found great success at the Spring Time Classic, their second-to-last regular season meet.Popular and commercial music junior Tristin Sanders stole the show, breaking the school record in the women's 800-meter run for th...

Chandler Harmon helps take down No. 9 LSUA

Chandler Harmon helps take down No. 9 LSUA

Andres Fuentes

April 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The No. 9 team in the country came to City Park to take on Loyola's women's tennis squad, marking the third straight match against a nationally ranked opponent.LSU-Alexandria brought a fight to the Wolf Pack's home court but it was a late-game effort by freshman Chandler Harmon that helped earn a narrow 5-4 victory.To kick off the match, the duo te...

Ethan Turner wins second consecutive Scholar-Athlete of the Year award

Ethan Turner wins second consecutive Scholar-Athlete of the Year award

Andres Fuentes

April 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

On top of a championship ring, finance senior Ethan Turner adds yet another award for his trophy case after winning the Southern States Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for the second year in a row. In order to be eligible for the award, an athlete must have a 3.5 GPA or high...

Wolf Pack defense causes midseason slump

Wolf Pack defense causes midseason slump

Andres Fuentes

April 4, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Instead of standing tall among the rest of the pack, midway through the season, Loyola's baseball team is sitting dead last in the Southern States Athletic Conference standings without a single win versus a conference opponent. It should be said that Loyola's conference features three nationally ranked...

Megan Worry reflects on historic career at Loyola

Megan Worry reflects on historic career at Loyola

Jillian Oddo

April 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After four years of swats and boards, one star baller is saying goodbye to the Wolf Pack with her name in the record books. In her final season in maroon and gold, psychology senior Megan Worry proved to be a defensive leader for the women’s basketball team, leading each stop, press and coverage...

Taylor Hagins breaks school record for the third time

Taylor Hagins breaks school record for the third time

Andres Fuentes

March 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Wolf Pack track and field teams found success at the Southern Miss Invitational but senior Taylor Hagins made the biggest stride, breaking her own school record in the hammer throw for the third straight meet. Hagins threw 42.48 meters in the event and finished in seventh place overall in the...

Loyola basketball player steps off the court and into the ring

Loyola basketball player steps off the court and into the ring

Andres Fuentes

March 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Standing at 6’5 and 210 pounds, Joseph Ruzevich is used to stepping back, scoring left and dodging swipes and blocks, but Loyola’s small forward turned into a South Side Sensation when he traded his sneakers for a pair of boxing gloves. Ruzevich, computer science junior, took a chance in the ring...

Loyola wins two over No. 14 team in the nation

Loyola wins two over No. 14 team in the nation

Andres Fuentes

March 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

No. 14 Freed-Hardeman came to Segnette Field with one of the top offenses in the country, but the Lions were no match for the Wolf Pack as they dropped their doubleheader versus Loyola. The home team won Game 1, 4-2, and came back for Game 2, winning 7-2. Biology sophomore Allen Dennis extended his hitting streak to seven games, goi...

Wolf Pack golfers sweep Player of the Week awards

Wolf Pack golfers sweep Player of the Week awards

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Both the men's and women's golf teams feature athletes honored with the Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Week award. Business senior Daria Delfino picked up her second award of the season and business senior Philip Nijoka was the second male athlete to win the award for Loyola thi...

Ashley Rogers wins her first golf tournament

Ashley Rogers wins her first golf tournament

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Coming off of a successful bought at the Wolf Pack Invitational, the women's golf team continued their streak of excellence at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational.The Loyola team would go on to take fourth place and international business senior Ashley Rogers scored her first individual win of her career.Loyola landed high in the f...

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Andrew Wellmann

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Despite nearly closing out Martin Methodist in Game 3, the Loyola baseball team is still winless in the conference standings, suffering three-straight losses at home. The Wolf Pack hit Segnette Field for a doubleheader on March 22. The Red Hawks flaunted their offense, winning Game 1, 6-3, and dominating...

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