The Maroon

Athletes make a habit out of fitness

By CAITLIN SPIEKER Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

In order to stay in shape, Loyola athletes put a high priority on maintaining a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise. Psychology senior and women's basketball team member Amy Sprout said she works out five to six days a week, focusing on cardio and lower body exercises. "As a basketball pla...

Zumba instructor crosses Freret

Zumba instructor crosses Freret

By ETEFIA UMANA Editorial Assistant

November 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

It's 6:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. In the aerobics room, hidden behind the yoga balls, mats and dumbbells is a Zumba class taught by Jamie Revell, a marketing senior at Tulane. Originally from the Chicago area, Revell said she has taught fitness classes since the summer following her senior year of high s...

Players put books before the ball

Players put books before the ball

By COLBY WILSON Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Members of Loyola University men's basketball team are students first, with academics high on their priority list, according to Assistant Coach Brandon Parham. The five seniors, five juniors, two sophomores and five freshmen that make up the ‘Pack keep an even balance between books and ball. Acc...

Champions of character and service

Champions of character and service

By HALEY HUMISTON Contributing Writer

November 15, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In an effort to instill an understanding of character values in the youth of the community, the women's volleyball team met with local Girl Scouts for a day of fun and life learning.  The volleyball team hosted a clinic for the Southeastern Louisiana Girl Scouts in the Residential Quad Sunday, O...

Pack sets long-term goals

Pack sets long-term goals

By CRAIG MALVEAUX The Maroon

November 15, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Loyola's men's basketball team's journey to the conference tournament semifinals last season lends itself to a handful of exaggerated adjectives— considering the Wolfpack had never advanced past the first round in the last decade.  Yet Chris Joseph prefers none of them. His description draws on a 1950...

‘Pack puts up fight at Battle of Freret Street

‘Pack puts up fight at Battle of Freret Street

CRAIG MALVEAUX

November 12, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With eight minutes left and a 12-point cushion, the Tulane Green Wave players began celebrating pre-maturely. Several players threw clenched fists in the air. Some gave high fives. Others chest bumped each other and shouted, "It's wanted." Cameron Cates, business management senior, said there was something ...

Students kick it in the quad

Students kick it in the quad

CAMARA THOMAS

November 12, 2011


Filed under Sports

One of the identifiable aspects of Loyola's campus culture is the spontaneous of hacky-sackers near the Peace Quad. They can be seen as students rush to class—a group formed in a circle outside of the library, kicking away at a small ball in the same way one would juggle a soccer ball. For politic...

Student sets out to start swim club

Student sets out to start swim club

LESLIE GAMBONI

November 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

Physics freshman Riley Mayes is looking to turn his love for swimming into a competitive venture by starting a swim club at Loyola. The University Sports Complex contains a six-lane swimming pool that is open to gym members and students. Currently Loyola has no intramural, club or swim team available...

Fan Fest kicks off basketball season

Fan Fest kicks off basketball season

Chelsey Richter

November 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

Loyola Athletics hosted its second annual Havoc's Fan Fest Tuesday, Nov. 1 in The Den. Havoc's Fan Fest started last year with the intention of giving Wolfpack fans a preview of what was in store for the upcoming basketball season. This year's Fan Fest featured the New Orleans Hornets French Quarter F...

Wolfpack pulls off emotional victory

CRAIG MALVEAUX

November 1, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Faulkner University tried its best to spoil the ceremony. And the Lady Eagles nearly succeeded, stealing a first set victory 25-20 against Loyola on Wolfpack Senior Night at the Den. But their efforts the rest of the match weren't good enough. Loyola regrouped and cruised through the next three sets t...

Team Preps for Intramural Playoffs

Richard Dempsey

October 26, 2011


Filed under Sports

With the intramural flag football season coming to an end, teams such as Show Me Your TD's are preparing for playoff victory. Despite an early season 33-30 loss to Shark Week, Show Me Ya TD's is gaining the confidence needed to make a deep run in this year's intramural football playoffs.  "If we are on our ga...

Roller Derby Madness

Roller Derby Madness

SARAH SZIGETI

October 26, 2011


Filed under Features, Sports

Brooke Ethridge of The Big Easy Roller Girls competed in her last home bout of the year, the Home Double Header. At the event, held Oct. 15 at the University of New Orleans Human Performance Center, fans packed the stands and cheered on their favorite derby girls. Yet when she's not hip-checking her o...

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