The Maroon

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 ...

Column: Yesenia Davis comes back to track

Column: Yesenia Davis comes back to track

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

On March 25, 2017, while competing in the women’s high jump competition at the University of Montevallo, I completely ruptured my left Achilles tendon. I heard a loud pop and started thinking that my sole of high jump spikes had broken off because my foot felt light. When I looked down I could se...

Tiger Cheung is the newest international tennis talent

Tiger Cheung is the newest international tennis talent

Jules Lydon

April 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

From east to west, the Loyola tennis team searches all across the globe to find their talent. For one such athlete, he came all the way from Hong Kong, China to don maroon and gold. Freshman tennis player Tiger Cheung was one of the few people brave enough to travel 8,474 miles away from home to play co...

Volleyball looks to improve next season

Volleyball looks to improve next season

Sam Lucio and Yuri Orguma

April 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

  After a promising 2017 campaign, the Loyola volleyball team is looking to take a huge step forward next season. The team sported an 18-19 record under Head Coach Jessie Zabal which marks the most wins by the program since 2012. The squad featured seven members earning Southern States A...

Tennis teams wrap up their season with conference awards

Tennis teams wrap up their season with conference awards

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

In one of the most successful seasons to date for the Loyola tennis program, the men's and women's team end their season to the top conference seeds at the Southern States Athletics Conference Championship, and brought home numerous awards too. The men entered the conference tournament as the fourth...

Wolf Pack track dominate at SSAC Championship

Wolf Pack track dominate at SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

After a successful trip to the Southern States Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships, the Loyola men's and women's team leave Mobile, Alabama with more medals than necks they can wear them on. Both teams finished among the top in their conference, with the women's team coming in third...

Wolf Pack seniors win big in final series at home

Wolf Pack seniors win big in final series at home

Andres Fuentes

April 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

In their final season in maroon and gold, the seniors went through spurts of consecutive wins and tough, devastating losing streaks. However, in their last series in Westwego, Louisiana, in front of a crowd of parents and fans, on Senior Day, the Loyola veterans shined as they notched wins versus...

Tristin Sanders is a star on the track and on the stage

Tristin Sanders is a star on the track and on the stage

Will Ingram

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

  For one Loyola student, her life combines the flashing lights of a concert stage with the floodlights of a track field. With talent in the 800 meter run and with a microphone in her hand, Tristin Sanders is a popular and commercial music sophomore that truly lives a double life of a singe...

Baseball takes a win versus No. 11 William Carey

Baseball takes a win versus No. 11 William Carey

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Despite the weekend downpour, the Loyola baseball team clawed out a win versus their nationally-ranked conference rival, No. 11 William Carey University. Loyola beat the rain for their Friday double-header, gaining a win in Game 2, but the incoming storms led the Saturday match up to be moved to Sunday...

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