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Tennis program racks up wins on the road

Tennis program racks up wins on the road

Andres Fuentes

February 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Both the men's and women's tennis teams hit the road to face off against conference rivals Belhaven University and Blue Mountain College in a double-header on Feb. 2. Both Wolf Pack teams came out on top, securing the first wins in 2019. The men's team beat Blue Mountain 9-0 and defeated Belhaven...

Cheer and dance teams shine in front of Wolf Pack fans

Cheer and dance teams shine in front of Wolf Pack fans

Vanessa Alvarado

February 2, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Photography, Showcase, Sports

Out of four events held in The Den this past weekend, both the Loyola cheer and dance teams had the home field advantage, winning five total events including the third-consecutive Southern States Athletic Conference championship for the dance team. The competitive dance team scored 86.32 to win the...

Hall of Famers return to their alma mater

Hall of Famers return to their alma mater

RoSha'e Gibson

January 30, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

Achievements both in and out of the classroom have remained a staple for Loyola athletics, and the time came to honor those who have fulfilled the values of the program. The Loyola Wolf Pack held their annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Jan. 26 in between the men and women’s basketball games...

The Den to host conference cheer and dance competitions

The Den to host conference cheer and dance competitions

Andres Fuentes

January 30, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

For the first time in the school's history, Southern States Athletic Conference cheer and dance teams will compete against one another in The Den, ultimately vying for the conference championship. "This is another step in the growth of these two programs," Director of Athletics Brett Simpson ...

Track and field team gets hyped for the upcoming outdoor season

Track and field team gets hyped for the upcoming outdoor season

Will Ingram

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

With a new head coach this year and fresh legs on the course, Loyola's track and field program has its sights set high. Head Coach Kevin Licht joined Loyola last semester to serve as the school's cross country and track and field coach, and his coaching style seems to have quickly made an impact o...

Baseball team looks to improve with young team

Baseball team looks to improve with young team

Andrew Wellmann

January 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Of the nearly 40 members of Loyola's 2019 baseball team, only two will step onto the diamond as seniors. The majority of the team, therefore, are young up-and-comers. While they adjust to a program with few veterans, Head Coach Doug Faust hopes more players will develop into leaders. "Despite only ...

Cheer, dance and swim programs find success after three years on campus

Cheer, dance and swim programs find success after three years on campus

Rosha'e Gibson

January 29, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Photography, Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The freshmen of 2016 were both excited and nervous to start their journeys on Loyola's campus. Athletes that year in three Loyola sports programs faced similar emotions as they were welcomed to The Den. The Wolf Pack introduced its cheer, dance and swim programs in the fall of 2016, marking the fir...

Column: There’s more to sports that you don’t know

Column: There’s more to sports that you don’t know

Albert Dupont

January 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

How would you like to do your job with tens of thousands of people watching what you produce? And get this, you don’t know what’s going to happen from one moment to the next, and it happens really, really fast. That’s what the in-house video production team at the Superdome faces every Saints and...

Four Loyola records broken at indoor track meet

Four Loyola records broken at indoor track meet

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The indoor track and field season just started for Loyola but the program continues breaking school records.Mass communication senior Leah Banks, environmental studies sophomore Walter Ramsey and psychology sophomore Hayden Ricca each broke records at the McNeese Indoor II on Jan. 25.Banks set the new program-best in the 55-meter dash, with a time of ...

Loyola takes second place in conference after win

Loyola takes second place in conference after win

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team took down Brewton-Parker, 66-60, to clinch their tenth Southern States Athletic Conference win this year and to earn the No. 2 spot in the conference standings.The home-win marks the fifth consecutive victory in a row for the team. Psychology senior Megan Worry had ...

Men’s basketball scores in triple-digits versus Brewton-Parker

Men’s basketball scores in triple-digits versus Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola kept the offense flowing as the men's basketball team defeated Brewton-Parker 106-69 on Jan. 26.The Wolf Pack put up 29 - 59 (49.2 percent) from the field goal range and 9 - 21 (42.9 percent) from beyond the three-point line as compared to their conference rivals who only scored 29.9 percent f...

Gallery: Go Saints on to 2019

Gallery: Go Saints on to 2019

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

It's been a full week. The wounds of losing to the Los Angles Rams should be healed. Probably. Maybe not. However, the 26-23 loss to the Rams in overtime in the NFC Championship shouldn't cloud the successful and memorable season that the Saints had. Quarterback Drew Brees had a near-MVP...

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