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Loyola to host conference Cheer and Dance Championships

Loyola to host conference Cheer and Dance Championships

Andres Fuentes

December 15, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

It smells like cheer spirit as Director of Athletics Brett Simpson and head cheer and dance coach Rickey Hill announced that the 2019 Southern States Athletic Conference Cheer and Dance Championship will be host by Loyola Universtiy New Orleans. The event will take place across two days, starting...

Wolf Pack teams defeat Faulkner at home

Wolf Pack teams defeat Faulkner at home

Andres Fuentes

December 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

After a week of late studying and final exams, both the men's and women's basketball teams took out their frustration against conference opponent Faulkner University on Dec. 14.The men's team took on the No. 7 Eagles team and ruined their undefeated record with a 99-87 victory.The women's team continued w...

Column: How I survive as a native surfer in NOLA

Column: How I survive as a native surfer in NOLA

Kaylie Saidin

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When I moved from California to New Orleans three years ago to pursue my college degree at Loyola, I left behind a sport and culture that had been with me my entire life: surfing. Those of you who ski, rock climb or participate in other outdoor adventure sports reliant on certain environments likely...

Loyola knocks Dillard out The Den

Loyola knocks Dillard out The Den

Andrew Wellmann

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Despite the looming dread of finals week, the women’s basketball team brought some holiday cheer as they defeat No. 25 Dillard University, 74-59 at The Den. The Wolf Pack team took their winning momentum versus SUNO on Dec. 5 and brought the heat as they scorched the Blue Devils in the second ...

Loyola dancer brings Caribbean ties to dance team

Loyola dancer brings Caribbean ties to dance team

Jillian Oddo

December 8, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

Loyola dancer Cereyna Bougouneau gave up the sandy beaches of her Caribbean island home for the streetcars and gumbo of New Orleans. Bougouneau, theater arts junior, has danced her whole life but did not know dance teams existed until she came to Loyola, bringing her U.S. Virgin Islands culture to t...

Kaila Anthony fills in as point guard

Kaila Anthony fills in as point guard

Daniel Schwalm

December 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It was a busy night as the women’s basketball team stomped cross-city rival Southern University at New Orleans by nearly double their opponent’s score at 85-48. The highly-offensive contest featured Kaila Anthony, international business junior, who notched 11 points, four rebounds, four assists...

Walter Ramsey wins scholar award

Walter Ramsey wins scholar award

Andres Fuentes

December 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Finishing the cross country season with multiple PR's and a bid to the national championship, Walter Ramsey can now add Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year to his long list of achievements. Ramsey, environmental studies sophomore, currently owns a 3.79 GPA which helped contribute to the co...

Quidditch team rebounds from winless season

Quidditch team rebounds from winless season

Jaime Jimenez

December 4, 2018


Filed under Quidditch, Showcase, Sports

After a rough last season, the quidditch team rebounded this year. The quidditch team ended with an 0-16 record last year. However, this season, they closed out the fall portion of the season with a 4-6 record. The Hub City Cup held its fifth annual tournament in Hattiesburg, Mississippi Nov. 17. Loyola...

Solano-McDaniel named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Solano-McDaniel named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Rosha'e Gibson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

For one Loyola athlete, running on the track and sprinting to class comes easy. Sasha Solano-McDaniel, sociology sophomore, has been named the 2018 Women’s Cross Country Southern States Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The long-distance runner was named to both the Champions of...

JC Does Sports: Swing Dancing

JC Does Sports: Swing Dancing

Jc Canicosa, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Remember that episode of “Friends” when Chandler brought the wrong shoes to his wedding reception and couldn’t dance without slipping off his feet? Yeah. I walked into the aerobics room of the University Sports Complex on a Wednesday night ready to get down like it was 1955, and I was taking...

Tylar Beckham wins a scholar award

Tylar Beckham wins a scholar award

Rosha'e Gibson

December 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Wolf Pack Athletics continues to thrive on and off the court as yet another athlete has received an award for her performance in the classroom. Tylar Beckham, mass communication senior, has been known for her impact on the volleyball court. However, her work off the court has earned her her most recent...

Women’s team ended road trip with a loss

Women’s team ended road trip with a loss

Andres Fuentes

December 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

aAfter taking down Southern States Athletics Conference rival Florida College, the Loyola women's basketball team tried to use that winning momentum versus Brewton-Parker College on Dec. 1. However, the Barons got the best over the Wolf Pack as Loyola lost a close contest to their conference rival,...

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