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Bench players play big in win versus Florida College

Bench players play big in win versus Florida College

Andres Fuentes

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Biology senior An'Jolique Woodson led the squad off the bench as the Loyola's women's basketball team racks up a 60-44 win over Florida College. Loyola's bench players were the star of the game, scoring 31 points in total. Woodson led the bench players with 10 points, six rebounds, and a single bl...

Men’s basketball team wins after being down 15 points at halftime

Men’s basketball team wins after being down 15 points at halftime

Tess Rowland

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After a gritty first half, the Loyola men's men's basketball team was losing by double-digits to Florida College. However, their offense flourished in the second half, as Loyola racked up the win off of a late-game offensive drive. The Florida College Falcons lead by 15 points after the half-time break, bu...

Men’s team suffers a loss versus No. 18 team

Men’s team suffers a loss versus No. 18 team

Andres Fuentes

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The nationally-ranked No. 18 William Carey Crusaders brought their efficient offensive to bully their way to a win versus the Loyola men's basketball team, 67-54. William Carey went 24-65 (36. 9 percent) for field goals and 7-24 (29.2 percent) for three-pointers, which were higher than Loyola's 29.3 f...

Women’s team secures 30-point win versus William Carey

Women’s team secures 30-point win versus William Carey

Andres Fuentes

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball bench were cheering loud early on, at the Wolf Pack team secured their 76-46 win after an early offensive start. Accounting junior Paige Franckiewicz started the hot streak, nailing the first points beyond the three-point line and giving Loyola the lead. Franckiewicz w...

Tale of Two Ballers: Loyola freshmen make their mark on the basketball team

Tale of Two Ballers: Loyola freshmen make their mark on the basketball team

Jillian Oddo

January 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Zach Wrightsil and Myles Burns have become Loyola’s newest dynamic duo, clawing their way to the top of the box scores night in and night out. The mass communication freshmen, both from Texas, traveled hundreds of miles with dreams of tearing up The Den. But the pair never expected to become ta...

New Orleans sees championship hopes slip away

New Orleans sees championship hopes slip away

Andres Fuentes

January 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The fans at Bruno's Tavern were thirsty. The city hasn't had the taste of a title since 2009 and the drought continues, as the Los Angles Rams punched their names into Super Bowl LIII with a 26-23 win over the New Orleans Saints. On a chilly, Sunday afternoon, black and gold packed the...

Loyola brings the offense in win versus Martin Methodist

Loyola brings the offense in win versus Martin Methodist

Andres Fuentes

January 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In front of 130 Wolf Pack fans, the men's basketball team flaunted their offense late in the game to beat conference-rival Martin Methodist, 95-70 on Jan. 19. The first half of the contest had the Redhawks leading close with 39-36, but in the final 13 minutes of the game, the Wolf Pack outscored the...

Track and field teams set program records at Samford Invite

Track and field teams set program records at Samford Invite

Andres Fuentes

January 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Wolf Pack track and field teams held up in their first indoor meet of the year, sporting big performances at the Samford Invitational. Senior Taylor Hagins kicked off Loyola's hot start by setting a program-best record in the weight throw with a toss of 13.24 meters. She missed tying the scho...

Megan Worry marks her name in the history books after Wolf Pack win

Megan Worry marks her name in the history books after Wolf Pack win

Andres Fuentes

January 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's women's basketball team clawed their way past Martin Methodist, 64-57, off of a career night by psychology senior Megan Worry. With four blocks in the game, Worry racked up her 100th blocked shot in her career. She now has a total of 103 blocks and sits at second place Loyola history for mo...

Double-doubles cause trouble for Dalton State, helps secure Wolf Pack victory

Double-doubles cause trouble for Dalton State, helps secure Wolf Pack victory

Derrick Ransom

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

With the Wolf Pack at home in the Den, Loyola's men's basketball team relied on their freshmen duo to beat Dalton State, 73-72, on Jan. 17. The home game began with Loyola falling behind in the first half 30-14, with Dalton State in the lead. Key plays would unfold, however, to bring Loyola closer...

Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Superdome was shaking, the car speakers were blasting "Choppa Style" and Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrated the evening with champagne and birthday cake. It was a Saints win, and the team and its celebrated appropriately. There was a no-fly zone enforced by the New Orleans Saints, and the...

Philly fans witness Eagles fly out the playoffs

Philly fans witness Eagles fly out the playoffs

Henry Bean and Andres Fuentes

January 14, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

It was a cold afternoon in a city that bleeds black and gold. "Who Dat" chants echoed across the metro area. Rumblings from the Super Dome could have been felt on the Richter scale. And the smell of king cake, gumbo and Cajun cooking fogged the air. It was the perfect habitat for a New Orleans Saints...

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