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Baseball continues 16-game losing streak

Baseball continues 16-game losing streak

Andres Fuentes

April 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team took a heavy hit during their three-game series versus No.15 Middle Georgia State University as they dropped every game to cap off spring break. The Wolf Pack hosted back-to-back games on Friday night at Segnette Field. They suffered a scoreless loss to the Knights, 7-0. Middle...

Loyola tennis teams stay undefeated at spring break tournament

Loyola tennis teams stay undefeated at spring break tournament

Andres Fuentes

March 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Both the Loyola men's and women's team remain undefeated in the sunshine as they swept ranked opponents on a five-day Florida road trip. The Wolf Pack made big noise in Orlando, Florida as both tennis teams took down No. 24 Saint Thomas University on their final day of competition. Loyola took...

Philip Nijoka leads the Wolf Pack at the Desert Intercollegiate

Philip Nijoka leads the Wolf Pack at the Desert  Intercollegiate

Andres Fuentes

March 28, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Philip Nijoka, business junior, shines on the green with his 4th place finish with the Loyola men's golf team. The team traveled to Indio, California for their Spring Break tournament and saw massive success by finishing in 15th place. Philip Nijoka tied for the 4th spot, shooting 12-over par to...

Loyola ranked record high in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

Loyola ranked record high in Learfield Directors’ Cup standings

Andres Fuentes

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a successful winter season, the Loyola New Orleans Athletic Department is ranked No. 49 in the country for the Learfield Directors' Cup, a historic high for the program. The Wolf Pack has a current score of 207 after having a large presence on the national stage during the winter season. The...

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 18, 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...

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