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Replacement referees cost Green Bay a win

Replacement referees cost Green Bay a win

CHRIS JENKINS

September 26, 2012


Filed under Sports

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...

Brief: Cross country to compete in LSU Invitational

Maroon Staff

September 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Loyola cross country team will be competing in the LSU Invitational early Saturday morning on Sept. 22. The team will travel to Baton Rouge, La. and will race at Highland Rd. Park. The women will race first at 8:05 a.m. while then men will start at 9:15 a.m. The LSU invitational will be the team's se...

Brief: Volleyball team loses first home game

Maroon Staff

September 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

Wolf Pack volleyball dropped its home opening game to Spring Hill College (12-3, 3-0) on Tuesday night, losing a close three sets-to-two contest. The match moved the 'Pack overall record to 9-3 overall and 1-3 in the SSAC. Spring Hill won an extended first set by a score 30-28. Loyola came back with a win...

Brief: NFL removes referee from Saints game

Maroon Staff

September 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

CHARLOTTE, NC (AP)-The NFL has removed a replacement official from the New Orleans- Carolina game after discovering he is a Saints fan. Side judge Brian Stropolo was replaced by an alternate, Tim Keese. The NFL made the decision Sunday morning just hours before kickoff.    ...

Volleyball receives national recognition

Volleyball receives national recognition

HASANI GRAYSON

September 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

  After a quick 8-0 start, Wolf Pack volleyball's performance in recent games has the team looking for ways to improve. The early season wins earned the Pack six votes in the NAIA top 25 coaches poll on Sept. 11. But the team has gone just 1-3 since then, and Head Coach Tommy Haro...

Loyola hires new baseball coach

Loyola hires new baseball coach

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

September 19, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Loyola has selected Doug Faust as the new Wolf Pack head baseball coach. Faust filled the position left vacant by Gerald "Gee" Cassard after he resigned on July 31 to become the Director of Baseball Operations at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. Faust joins Loyola after nearly 15 years of co...

Women’s golf set to start season in spring

HASANI GRAYSON

September 19, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

While still searching for a head coach, Loyola's first season of women's golf will begin at the start of the 2012-13 spring semester. The move was first announced in late February with athletic director Micheal Giorlando saying the coaching search was to begin immediately. "We're still searching and we ha...

Brief: Community supports injured tulane player

Maroon Staff

September 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

T-shirts donning Devon Walker's name and jersey number can be seen all over Tulane's campus as well as at Loyola. Now the New Orleans Saints are teaming up with Tulane to help raise money for Walker and his family. Saints wide receiver Joe Morgan is donating a signed football, tickets to the Chiefs-Saints ga...

Brief: Hurricane Isaac ends Zephyrs’ season

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The New Orleans Zephyrs ended their season four games early due to the disruption of Hurricane Isaac. The Zephyrs were scheduled to go against the Iowa Cubs in their last four games. The 2013 season will pick up Aug. 4, 2013. In addition to the season ending early, the Miami Marlins have announced a ...

Brief: Suspended Saints now eligible to play

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

An appeals panel of three members decided to lift the suspensions of four Saints players that followed the recent bounty scandal. Scott Fujita, Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Jonathan Vilma are officially free to play in upcoming games and will continue being paid. The appeal panel decided that Commi...

Sophomore star leads team in stats

Sophomore star leads team in stats

HASANI GRAYSON

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Loyola's defense will be led by a sophomore who is no stranger to being a defensive captain. After playing the defensive specialist position last year, environmental science sophomore Becca Burnett has been moved to the libero position. The position comes with a different colored jersey, more playing time and...

Brief: Loyola hires new baseball coach

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Doug Faust has been named the new head coach for Loyola's baseball team. Faust has been named District Coach of the Year nine times over his career as a baseball coach in the New Orleans area. Prior to joining the Wolf Pack, Faust coached at Archbishop Shaw High School. He himself has played baseball fo...

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