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Rugby team finishes second in NSCRO Championship

Rugby team finishes second in NSCRO Championship

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2018


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports

To start off the Spring Break, the Loyola rugby team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the National Small College Rugby Organization playoffs. The Wolf Pack club sport competed with three other teams from the Mid-Atlantic South Division for a shot at the title at the Atlanta Old White Rugby...

Column: How I remember Tom Benson

Column: How I remember Tom Benson

Andrew Lang

March 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The average New Orleanian thinks about his vast fortune or being the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, but not many had the chance to meet Tom Benson and get to know him. I did have that chance. Meeting a billionaire did not go as I expected. My father had just told him that this is...

Women’s golf finishes second in UNOH Invitational

Women’s golf finishes second in UNOH Invitational

Andres Fuentes

March 21, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Freshman Alejandra Bedoya Tobar highlights the women's golf team as they finish second in the UNOH Invitational. Tobar took her first top-three finish of the season with scores of 80 and 79. Ashley Rodgers also finished in a high standing. Rogers improved from her 26th spot to finish 11th overall...

Tennis teams take down Spring Hill Badgers

Tennis teams take down Spring Hill Badgers

Andres Fuentes

March 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Rivals always bring the best out of a competitor. Such was the case when the Loyola tennis team matched up against their longtime competitor Spring Hill College. Rivals since Spring Hill was a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, the now NCAA-affiliated school hosted the...

Baseball team extends losing streak to eight

Baseball team extends losing streak to eight

Cody Downey

March 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Baseball team suffered three losses against Faulkner University in their weekend series, extending their winless streak to eight consecutive games. In Game 1, the team opened the series with a 3-5 loss in extra innings.Both teams scored three runs causing a tie at the end of the seventh i...

Track team fairs well versus NCAA DI talent

Track team fairs well versus NCAA DI talent

Andres Fuentes

March 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola track and field team continue their hot streak of breaking personal records and finishing at the top of multiple events in the Louisiana Classics.The team traveled to Lafayette, Louisana to compete against NCAA Division I talent.Being a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate ...

Rugby is a Duhé family affair

Rugby is a Duhé family affair

Jc Canicosa

March 17, 2018


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports

A sport is always a family affair. A father passes down his love and passion for the game to his sons and an older sibling does the same to their younger brothers and sisters. Sports can captivate an entire family, much like rugby did with the Duhé family. When they were children, Vincent Duhé,...

Women’s basketball team bows out of the NAIA Championship

Women’s basketball team bows out of the NAIA Championship

Andres Fuentes

March 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After a memorable season of wins, awards and a championship, the Loyola women's basketball team, the Wolf Pack end their season in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship.The No. 20 team lost to the No. 4 ranked Westmont College 77-66 in Billings, Montana.K...

Dodson leads the Pack by example

Dodson leads the Pack by example

Sam Lucio

March 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Loyola’s student-athletes spend countless hours pushing their bodies to the limit in their quests to grow faster and stronger. For the track and field team, the student-athletes aren’t the only ones pushing themselves. Nick Dodson, track and field head coach, made a promise to his team: whatever...

Havoc the Wolf shines in the spotlight

Havoc the Wolf shines in the spotlight

Jillian Oddo

March 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

There is secrecy and intrigue when it comes to Loyola’s furry mascot. Havoc the Wolf is portrayed by a member of the student body who gets the crowds excited for games in The Den, welcomes students on tours and gets a laugh or two out of anyone that comes in contact with them. The identity of...

Wolf Pack track teams find success at Southern Invitational

Wolf Pack track teams find success at Southern Invitational

Andres Fuentes

March 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola track and field teams found success at the Southern Invitational. The team featured strong performances from their freshman athletes at the first outdoor meet of the season. Sasha Solano-McDaniel, sociology freshman, took the spotlight as she broke the school record in the 5,000 meter...

Dance team finishes 11th at Nationals

Dance team finishes 11th at Nationals

Andres Fuentes

March 11, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola dance team claim the 11th spot at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship to top off their historic season. The team had a score of 70.68 in their first appearance at the National tournament in Oklahoma City. The historic bid to Nationals tops off...

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