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Freshman athlete wins Player of the Month

Freshman athlete wins Player of the Month

Tess Rowland

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

For the first time in 12 years, a Loyola athlete has been honored with the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month award for the month for January from the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil was given the honor after a stellar 10 games through the first month...

Loyola baseball wins three-straight to open the 2019 season

Loyola baseball wins three-straight to open the 2019 season

Andrew Wellmann

February 10, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The series versus Lindenwood University-Belleville was tightly contested, as Loyola would win all three games by one run. Loyola hosted the three-game series from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9 at Segnette Field. Game 1 ended in a 3-2 Loyola win which was followed by a 4-3 win in Game 2. Loyola finished off...

4 athletes set Loyola records at Bulldog Open

4 athletes set Loyola records at Bulldog Open

Andres Fuentes

February 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Sticking with their consistency, the Loyola track and field program went on to set four new school records at the Samford University Bulldog Open in just their third meet of the season.Computer information systems junior Jarrett Richard set the tone early for the Wolf Pack, shattering the school record in the 200-...

Tennis teams drop matches versus UNO

Tennis teams drop matches versus UNO

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Versus their cross-city rivals, both the men's and the women's tennis teams faced up against the University of New Orleans but dropped both contests. The Privateers won over the Wolf Pack men's team, 6-1, and the women's team, 7-0. For the men's side, Loyola was not able to earn a win in the doubles...

Five players score in double-digits in win versus Middle Georgia State

Five players score in double-digits in win versus Middle Georgia State

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In a team effort, led by mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil, the Loyola men's basketball team muscled through a victory on the road, beating Middle Georgia State 88-77. Wrightsil nearly racked up a triple-double in the game. The freshman led the team in points and assists with 28 and eight ...

Presley Wascom and Megan Worry help secure Loyola’s 9th consecutive win

Presley Wascom and Megan Worry help secure Loyola’s 9th consecutive win

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team racked up a win versus Middle Georgia State, marking their 20th victory of the year and the sixth consecutive year that head coach Kellie Kennedy has reached the milestone. The 82-70 victory also improved the team's win streak to nine games in a row, stemming back to thei...

Loyola basketball player faced inappropriate remarks at Faulkner University game

Loyola basketball player faced inappropriate remarks at Faulkner University game

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's women's basketball team traveled to Montgomery, Alabama on Feb. 7 to face Faulkner University. The Wolf Pack would go on to win 85-66, but not without inappropriate remarks from Faulkner fans toward biology senior Kayla Noto. Noto played on the court for a total of six minutes enduring what she claimed to be harassm...

3-Peat: Dance team captures third-straight championship in The Den

3-Peat: Dance team captures third-straight championship in The Den

Vanessa Alvarado

February 8, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola competitive dance team brought championship-caliber fierceness and intensity for the third year in a row, winning the title in front of the home crowd. The dance team scored 86.32 to win the Southern States Athletic Conference title for a third straight year with four dancers making the...

Havoc gets hype for conference mascot challenge

Havoc gets hype for conference mascot challenge

Rhon Ridgeway

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Loyola’s own Havoc T. Wolf will be a contestant in the 2019 Southern States Athletic Conference Mascot Challenge, but he needs the Wolf Pack's support to win. The SSAC Mascot Challenge launched Feb. 5 and will pit all eight conference mascots against each other to get the most fan votes in online...

Beth Cohen shares a love of dance and music

Beth Cohen shares a love of dance and music

Emma Ruby

February 5, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

Rap music, 90s R&B and “obnoxious” electronic dance music pulses from Beth Cohen’s room before every dance performance she has. In a whirl of red lipstick and mascara, she gets ready as diligently as possible while still racing the clock, counting down the minutes to call time. “Usually,...

Kristen Williams is a voice on the sidelines and SGA

Kristen Williams is a voice on the sidelines and SGA

Vanessa Alvarado

February 4, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

Biology senior Kristen Williams has gotten the best of both worlds at Loyola, being a part of the Student Government Association and a cheerleader on Loyola's competitive cheer team. Williams started off with both organizations as soon as she started her education at Loyola. She became a member...

Saints fans let the good times roll despite missing out on Super Bowl LIII

Saints fans let the good times roll despite missing out on Super Bowl LIII

Andres Fuentes

February 3, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

Even though the Saints' season ended two weeks ago at the hands of the Los Angles Rams, the Who Dat Nation still found a way to party on Super Bowl Sunday, just like it was 2010. From a Saint-themed brunch to a block party on Magazine Street, "Who Dat" chants could be heard and black and gold could...

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