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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...

Wascom finishes with career best in team’s fifth-straight win

Wascom finishes with career best in team’s fifth-straight win

Andres Fuentes

December 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It's the most wonderful time of the year as Loyola's women's basketball team wraps up their fifth-straight win in their final game before the holiday season. The Wolf Pack won against the University of the Virgin Islands, 67-55 in The Den. Presley Wascom, mathematics sophomore, was the team's highlight as she recorded a new career-best in ...

Loyola loses late in OT to Middle Georgia State

Loyola loses late in OT to Middle Georgia State

Andres Fuentes

December 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

On a night of career-bests and other notable stat lines, the Loyola men's basketball team could not close out Middle Georgia State after sending the Knights into overtime. The Wolf Pack team fell to the Knights 91-86 on Loyola's home court. Loyola looked promising in the first half, scoring 46 point...

Franckiewicz and Worry lead Loyola to fourth win in a row

Franckiewicz and Worry lead Loyola to fourth win in a row

Andres Fuentes

December 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It's the time of year where conference rivals clash to gain momentum and bragging rights over each other. However, since 2014 when they joined the Southern States Athletic Conference, Middle Georgia State University has yet to defeat Loyola University New Orleans' women's basketball team. On Dec. 16 i...

Loyola to host conference Cheer and Dance Championships

Loyola to host conference Cheer and Dance Championships

Andres Fuentes

December 15, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

It smells like cheer spirit as Director of Athletics Brett Simpson and head cheer and dance coach Rickey Hill announced that the 2019 Southern States Athletic Conference Cheer and Dance Championship will be host by Loyola Universtiy New Orleans. The event will take place across two days, starting...

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