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Twin brothers help Loyola golf team to best season yet

Twin brothers help Loyola golf team to best season yet

Brian Wollitz and Seán Brennan

March 2, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Philip and Mark Nijoka came to Loyola from St. John’s XXIII College Prep in Houston three years ago wanting two things: to attend college together and to push each other on the golf course. Since then — after dozens of tournaments, an unexpected coaching switch and countless hours spent at the...

Women’s basketball advances to second round of conference tournament

Women’s basketball advances to second round of conference tournament

Andrew Lang

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team defeated Blue Mountain College, 80-53, to advance to the semifinal round of the Southern States Athletic Conference championship.The No. 2 seeded Wolf Pack team took down the No. 7 Lady Toppers with the help of their decorated players.Coming off of her conference P...

Loyola men’s basketball advances to semifinals in conference championship

Loyola men’s basketball advances to semifinals in conference championship

Andrew Lang

March 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola University men’s basketball team topped Middle Georgia State University 81-70 in the quarterfinals of the tournament for the Southern States Athletic Conference championship. The main strength of the Wolf Pack in this game was their defense. Loyola held the Knights to just 30.56 per...

Pelicans flying high without Demarcus Cousins

Pelicans flying high without Demarcus Cousins

Andrew Lang

March 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Pelicans hosted the Houston Rockets on Friday, Jan. 28, with their two All-Stars, Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins, ready to take on one of the top powers in the NBA. However, as the Pelicans walked off the court with a narrow 115-113 victory, their center Cousins ruptured his left Achilles tendon...

Basketball seniors dominate in last home game of the year

Basketball seniors dominate in last home game of the year

Andrew Lang

February 27, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Wolf Pack controlled Senior Night in The Den Saturday. Both the men's and women’s basketball teams ended the regular season on a high note picking up victories over Blue Mountain College. The women were particularly dominant winning 85-39. The Wolf Pack held the lead the entire game,...

Women’s tennis split wins on roadtrip

Women’s tennis split wins on roadtrip

Andres Fuentes

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Loyola women's tennis team swept LSU-Shreveport, 9-0, and fall to LSU-Alexandria, 2-7, at their doubleheader match in Shreveport, LA. The road trip featured strong performances from the tennis team as they went to head-to-head with the LSU-Shreveport Pilots. In doubles, two Loyola pairs have...

Baseball earns second series sweep in a row

Baseball earns second series sweep in a row

Andres Fuentes

February 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team secured their second consecutive series sweep with their dominant showing at home versus Dallas Christian College. The team faced off on Friday and Saturday, playing two games each day. Friday featured 0-2 and 2-4 victories, with Game 1 featuring a one-hit complete game...

Coach shares international experiences

Coach shares international experiences

Ryan Micklin

February 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

If you were to trace Stacy Hollowell’s coaching career back to have its genesis in 2003, you would need a passport and a plane ticket handy. The men’s basketball head coach did not always command the Loyola team from the sidelines. As Hollowell crossed oceans to coach on a global stage in the...

Quidditch team focusing on rebuild this season

Quidditch team focusing on rebuild this season

Jc Canicosa

February 24, 2018


Filed under Quidditch, Showcase, Sports

It has not been the easiest season for Loyola’s fantasy-inspired club sport, as the winless Quidditch team has turned its attention on developing their younger players and recruiting for next season. Recruitment chair and music industry junior Griffin Parr expressed the concern he has for this year,...

Zoie Miller leads the Wolf Pack in her final year

Zoie Miller leads the Wolf Pack in her final year

Jillian Oddo

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In nature, wolves live in large groups to travel and hunt. The pack is led by the alpha who is in charge of the well-being and survival of the group. The pack's success relies solely on the alpha. For the Loyola women's basketball team, their alpha is mass communication senior Zoie Miller. Prior to...

Loyola basketball teams split wins on Ring Night

Loyola basketball teams split wins on Ring Night

Andres Fuentes

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

On the night commemorating their 2017 Southern States Athletic Conference regular season championship, the women's basketball team gained a victory versus William Carey University while the men's team suffered a 76-62 loss. The women's 63-54 victory helps to keep them at the No. 2 seed in confere...

Loyola tennis teams find success at SSAC Roundup

Loyola tennis teams find success at SSAC Roundup

Sam Lucio

February 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

In the annual Southern States Athletic Conference Roundup, both Loyola tennis teams earned wins against conference teams during the three-day tournament. The men’s team finished the tournament 4-1 overall, and the women's team finished with an even 2-2 record in Mobile, Alabama. For the men's...

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