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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,...

Freshmen duo take a win over Brewton Parker

Freshmen duo take a win over Brewton Parker

Andres Fuentes

December 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The game plan was simple - feed the basketball to the freshmen - as Zach Wrightsil and Myles Burns scorched conference rival Brewton Parker College, 95-80 on Dec. 1. Wrightsil, communication freshman, racked up a team-high 31 points while his counterpart, Burns, added 24 points as both players spent 37 ...

Water Polo captures first wins in club sport’s history

Water Polo captures first wins in club sport’s history

Andrew Lang

December 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Loyola’s water polo club team won for the first time in its history after capturing three wins and finishing second in Tulane’s fall tournament before Thanksgiving break. The team topped Tulane B, Nola Water Polo and Tennessee, but fell to Tulane A who ended up winning the tournament with Loyo...

Northwestern State Lady Demons burn the Wolf Pack

Northwestern State Lady Demons burn the Wolf Pack

Andres Fuentes

November 30, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Trekking up to Natchitoches, Louisiana on Nov. 24, the women's basketball team fell to the Northwestern State University Lady Demons in an exhibition match, 66-71. The NCAA Division I school held off a late 23-11 fourth-quarter drive to send Loyola home with a loss. The defeat marks the third loss...

Nov. 8, 1991: Loyola Wolf Pack rises again tonight

Nov. 8, 1991: Loyola Wolf Pack rises again tonight

November 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

This article was written by The Maroon staff on Nov. 8 1991After a twenty year hiatus, the Loyola basketball team will come howling back into action tonight at 7:30 pm. against Huston-Tillotson College in Tulane’s Fogelman Arena. “It’s going to be exciting. l’m really lookin...

Dec. 3, 1926: Wolf Pack defeats Chicago Ramblers by score of 40-14

Dec. 3, 1926: Wolf Pack defeats Chicago Ramblers by score of 40-14

November 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This article was written by The Maroon staff on Dec. 3 1926Led by their brilliant captain A.D. Smith for the last time, the Loyola Wolves on Saturday November 27 made it ten in a row by defeating the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers, 40 to 14. Some nine or ten thousand fans turned out to see the Wolves overtake ...

Apr. 13, 1945: Banquet held for national champion Wolves, Coaches

Apr. 13, 1945: Banquet held for national champion Wolves, Coaches

November 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This article was written by The Maroon staff on Apr. 13 1945Loyola’s 1945 national intercollegiate basketball champions were honored at a testimonial banquet Tuesday at La Louisiane restaurant. New Orleans sports editors, the president and the deans of the University, and faculty members cited the...

Cross Country athletes sprint towards scholar awards

Cross Country athletes sprint towards scholar awards

Rosha'E Gibson

November 15, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

As students start making coffee runs in preparation for their final exams, two cross-country athletes can rest easy after being named cross- country's Southern States Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes of the Year. Sasha Solanao-McDaniel, sociology sophomore, and Walter Ramsey, environmental studies...

Wolf Pack basketball notch pair of wins and one loss over weekend

Wolf Pack basketball notch pair of wins and one loss over weekend

Andrew Lang

November 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Wolf Pack men’s and women’s basketball team both picked up victories over the weekend. The men took down Xavier University while the women split a pair of games with a win over University of Pikeville and a loss against Campbellsville University. The women started off with a 75...

Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Rosha'E Gibson

November 12, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Hayden Ricca and Walter Ramsey always run together.In the four cross country races Ricca, psychology sophomore, and Ramsey, environmental studies sophomore, have both run in, the furthest apart they have finished from each other is 10 seconds. In all of those races, they both finished in the top five...

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Andrew Lang

November 12, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Sports, State

Next time Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas goes off for 211 yards, it could win you some money. 47 parishes voted to legalize daily fantasy sports betting in their jurisdiction. 17 parishes voted against it. Chairman of the Fairness for Fantasy Sports Louisiana political action committee...

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