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Brief: Super Bowl provides city with community service

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

The New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) have collaborated to create a new community service project. Volunteers participating in the program will focus on renovating existing NORDC playgrounds in the New Orleans area the Saturday before ...

Brief: Loyola hires Lisa Tinkler as head golf coach

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012


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Lisa Tinkler has been appointed the head coach of men's and women's golf teams. Tinkler comes here from Springfield, MO's Drury University, trailed by a line of prestigious titles, including several Coach of the Year awards as well as an eighth place finish in the NCAA II Championships and various ot...

Brief: Volleyball to take on conference opponents

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012


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Wolf Pack volleyball will face conference foes Lee University and Faulkner University on Oct. 5 and Oct. 6. Lee currently boasts a top-ranked volleyball team coming in at No. 6 overall in the NAIA poll. The matches against Lee and Faulkner will take place at 7 p.m. in the Den on Friday, Oct. 5 and Sa...

Brief: Volleyball wins first two of five-game homestretch

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012


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The volleyball team defeated Brewton-Parker College on Sept. 29 during Loyola's Family Weekend, winning all three sets with scores of 25-4, 25-9, and 25-19. The Pack also defeated Costal Georgia on Sept. 28 by a final of 25-15, 25-16 and 25-18, making the Brewton-Parker match Loyola's second consec...

Dehydration can pose serious threat to anyone

Dehydration can pose serious threat to anyone

Cami Thomas and Cami Thomas

October 3, 2012


Filed under Columns, Sports

It goes without saying that Louisiana is hot. Sometimes it's scorching, sometimes pleasant, but almost always tank-top worthy. Staying healthy while living in the south includes staying hydrated. Dehydration happens when the loss of body fluids surpasses the amount taken in. It's natural to lose wa...

Brief: Loyola basketball dines out to benefit team

September 26, 2012


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Reservations are now being taken for an evening dedicated to the men's and women's basketball teams. The Alumni Association of Loyola University New Orleans has joined forces with Wolf Pack Athletics to host a dinner for the basketball programs. 20 percent of the ticket proceeds will benefit the te...

Volleyball begins home stretch

Volleyball begins home stretch

HASANI GRAYSON and HASANI GRAYSON

September 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

Loyola volleyball (9-4, 1-4) will be starting a five-match-home stand on Sept. 28 and Head Coach Tommy Harold thinks it's coming at a good time. "It's where you're playing everyday so your comfort level is good, you know what your surroundings are. " Harold said. The Wolf Pack has been struggling lately, ...

Replacement referees cost Green Bay a win

Replacement referees cost Green Bay a win

CHRIS JENKINS

September 26, 2012


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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Entire stadiums have booed them. The Patriots' Bill Belichick grabbed one by the arm and the Redskins' Kyle Shanahan was so hopping mad he followed one into the tunnel after the game. But it took the team that Vince Lombardi built, playing in a "Monday Night Football" headliner, to put...

Flag football season kicks off

CAMI THOMAS

September 26, 2012


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Bring out the maroon and gold face paint and light up those grills because football has finally come to Loyola. Football fans on campus no longer have to huddle around the television to catch the game. Just take a trip to Harrell Park on S. Claiborne and Leonidas St. on Saturdays. Forget hard tackl...

Pack transfer runs record time

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

September 26, 2012


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The Wolf Pack cross country team performed significantly better at the LSU Invitational with one newly transferred runner setting a new Loyola record. General studies junior Annie Hills broke the Loyola 6K record in her first meet as a Loyola runner at the LSU Invitational, which included six NCAA ...

Brief: Pack Volleyball drops game to Belhaven

September 26, 2012


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Loyola Volleyball dropped its five set match against Belhaven University (12-3, 4-1). Loyola got off to a slow start in the match with the conference opponent dropping the first two sets by scores of 20-25 and 21-25 respectively. In danger of being swept, Loyola was able to rally and win the next t...

Cross country team’s training sets the tone

ELYSIA PENDEZEC

September 26, 2012


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The Loyola cross country team got off to an early start and hasn't slowed down since. Coach Andy Canegitta hopes that summer training will make the difference in the long run. Team captain Elizabeth Gienger said the summer workouts set the tone for the year. "If you don't have a strong base to start off the season, you won't be...

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