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Loyola volleyball takes three out of four at Dillard Classic

Loyola volleyball takes three out of four at Dillard Classic

Andrew Lang

August 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Loyola Volleyball team finished the Dillard Classic by winning three out of their four total matches. Loyola started the event by taking all three sets against Talladega College, but dropped the second match to Huston-Tillitson University 3-0 on Friday, Aug. 24. The Wolf Pack had more success on ...

Loyola running in middle of the pack in preseason poll

Loyola running in middle of the pack in preseason poll

Andrew Lang

August 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a preseason poll, the coaches ranked Loyola volleyball fifth, the women’s golf fourth, men's golf sixth, and both men's and women's cross-country fourth in the Southern States Athletic Conference. The coaches predicted Dalton State to repeat as the winners of the conference in both men’s an...

Golf team adds three international players to roster

Golf team adds three international players to roster

Rosha'E Gibson

August 26, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men’s golf team has added three international students to their roster. Business managment freshman Kerem Tanpolat, finance freshman Chong Li Lee and international business freshman Joaquin Perez are different nationalities, joined the Wolf Pack and are expected to make an impact this season.Head coach Drew ...

Record-breaking volleyball coach joins team

Record-breaking volleyball coach joins team

Andrew Lang

August 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Assistant Volleyball Coach Robert Pitre enters his first season with the Wolf Pack after being hired in the spring. Pitre did not participate in volleyball much until several years ago however. “Frankly, I didn’t really know much about volleyball about six years ago, and then I met my wife who...

Who Dat Saintsation?

Who Dat Saintsation?

Jillian Oddo

August 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After dancing her whole life, former Loyola dancer Abigail LeCompte has twirled her way from the stage to a football arena after she was selected as a New Orleans Saintsation. The Saintsations are the dance and cheerleading squad for the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans' professional football team. LeCompte...

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Rosha'e Gibson

August 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Many great players have had the honor of wearing a Wolf Pack uniform. Another player will be moving on to life beyond Loyola. Megan Worry will be entering her final season as a member of the Loyola Wolf Pack women’s basketball team and reflected on the differce from when she first began. “I...

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Rosha'E Gibson

August 15, 2018


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

Loyola’s track and field and cross-country teams are looking to build on success in recent years with the hiring of new Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Kevin Licht.Licht was previously the Head Cross Country and Assistant Track and Field coach at Queens University in Charlotte, North Car...

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Andres Fuentes

June 12, 2018


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

The New Orleans Saints hit the field at the Ochsner Sports Performance Complex for their first mini camp of the season on June 12, 2018. The mandatory practice for players saw all of their stars in action except for wide receiver Michael Thomas (13), who did attend the voluntary OTA's. According to...

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Cody Downey

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Graduation is moving closer and closer each day for college seniors. For marketing senior Joseph Kuchler, this means the ninth inning of his baseball career. Kuchler is on his final days at both Loyola's campus and the baseball diamond at Segnette Field. He began his Loyola career in 2015 coming...

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Jillian Oddo

May 5, 2018


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

From California to Georgia, this dynamic duo has been tearing up the cross country and track and field competition. Sasha Solano-McDaniel and Walter Ramsey's cross-country season was a hit, both staying on the leaderboard, and they have continued their momentum on the outdoor track, despite only being...

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Catie Sanders

May 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Imagine waking up to swimming drills then walking to your biology lab or philosophy lecture only to spend your afternoon back in a pool. Balancing between swim practice and school work can seem daunting and sometimes impossible. For Paige Carter, the early practices, from riding the bus to workouts,...

Column: Pelicans shaking up the New Orleans sports scene

Column: Pelicans shaking up the New Orleans sports scene

Andrew Lang

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It took almost 16 years for a city that bleeds black and gold to finally embrace the navy blue and red of the New Orleans Pelicans. The New Orleans Pelicans completed their first sweep in franchise history against the Portland Trailblazers to move on to the second round of the playoffs, something that ...

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