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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...

Loyola upped the tempo during track-filled weekend

Loyola upped the tempo during track-filled weekend

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

While festival season was starting up in the Crescent City, the Loyola track and field teams found their own rhythms at their track events. Both teams competed in the Southeastern Strawberry Relays in Hammond, Louisiana while mass communication junior, Leah Banks, and computer information systems...

Pelicans preparing to take on Trailblazers

Pelicans preparing to take on Trailblazers

Andrew Lang

April 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first game of the seven-game series between the Portland Trailblazers and the New Orleans Pelicans starts Saturday April 14. The two teams had an even season series this year splitting the four games 2-2 with each team winning a home and road game. The Pelicans like to play fast and in transition...

Brett Simpson develops winning culture at Loyola

Brett Simpson develops winning culture at Loyola

Sam Lucio

April 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Whether it’s being a star player on the baseball field or Loyola’s director of athletics, Brett Simpson has consistently elevated Loyola’s athletics department. His heart stayed with his alma mater as he devoted his career to help cultivate a sports culture and further develop the athletics...

Baseball players share a bond on the diamond

Baseball players share a bond on the diamond

Cody Downey

April 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

For four Loyola baseball players, the sport has kept them together from their humble beginnings at Holy Cross School to their first year in college at Loyola. Business freshman Trace Messina III, business freshman Cole Nalesnik, psychology freshman Brenden Taravella, and business management freshman...

Baseball earns big win over Brewton-Parker

Baseball earns big win over Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes

April 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

On a rainy Friday in April, the Loyola baseball team endured the elements and split their series versus conference rival, Brewton-Parker University. Game 1 ended in a Brewon-Parker win after a close 5-4 match up. Game 2 fell in the Wolf Pack's favor as they take monster 11-1 road win. In Game 1, Loyola e...

Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Wolf Pack fans in attendance at home tennis match

Andres Fuentes

April 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

With the Loyola Student Government Association sponsoring bus rides for students, over 20 Loyola fans were in attendance for both tennis teams facing off against the University of Mobile. However, the nationally-ranked No.7 Rams took down both tennis squads at City Park. The men's team lost 8-1...

JC does sports: Boxing

JC does sports: Boxing

Jc Canicosa

April 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Weighing in at 140 pounds, majoring in journalism, with an official record of 0 KO’s and 0 losses, the 2016 Olympic gold-viewing boxing amateur of the world, I, JC “John Christian” Canicosa was ready to take on mixed martial arts instructor Jose Taveras. We skipped the punching carcas...

Track and field head coach Nick Dodson takes coaching job in Florida

Track and field head coach Nick Dodson takes coaching job in Florida

Andres Fuentes

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

After serving as the head coach for Loyola's track and field and cross country programs for two years, Nick Dodson has been hired as the Southeastern University track and field head coach, as reported by The Sun Conference. Southeastern competes in The Sun Conference, a conference a part of the National...

Water polo student-athletes become student-coaches

Water polo student-athletes become student-coaches

Andrew Lang

April 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Typically student-athletes perform on the field, ball out on the court or run their hearts out on the track while the coaches lead and guide them from afar. However, for two water polo athletes, their team roles are both in the water and on the sidelines. Dhalia Martinez, biology sophomore, and Aubrey Palh...

Wolf Pack baseball snap their losing streak

Wolf Pack baseball snap their losing streak

Andres Fuentes

April 3, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Snapping a 16-game losing streak against a long time rival is always sweet. The Loyola baseball team got to experience such a win versus Spring Hill College in a double-header. The Wolf Pack won Game 1, 8-6, marking their first victory since March 5 versus Dakota State University. The Badgers...

SGA to sponsor buses for athletic events

SGA to sponsor buses for athletic events

Andres Fuentes

April 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Student Government Association aims to bring Wolf Pack fans closer to the action. The student-run organization will sponsor bus rides for Loyola students to attend three different sporting events this month. Loyola students have the opportunity to attend a tennis match or two baseball...

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