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New point system to crown overall intramural champion

KARL GOMMEL

September 12, 2012


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While your mind gets back into shape for the new semester, why not get your body up to speed as well with intramural sports? Loyola's Health and Wellness Department is revamping the intramural sports system in the hopes of increasing student involvement. Loyola is trying to implement new sports such as r...

Isaac’s effects follow cross country

Isaac’s effects follow cross country

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

September 12, 2012


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The cross country team's performance suffered in the Wolf Pack Invitational due to training delays caused by Hurricane Isaac. The men placed fifth while the women placed sixth at this year's Invitational on Sept. 8, compared to last year's first place finish for both teams. "Our training was side-tra...

Brief: Injured Tulane player in stable condition

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


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During Tulane's football game versus the University of Tulsa, Tulane player Devon Walker broke his neck after smashing helmets with another player. The entire New Orleans community now awaits details of the impact of his injuries. In light of the tense situation, Tulane doctors have tried to clear up...

Brief: Worsham takes MVP

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


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Women's volleyball senior Sam Worsham took home MVP honors in the Illinois Tech Tournament in Chicago, IL on Aug. 24. The match was held in Worsham's native town of Chicago as the team left the tournament with four wins. With a perfect 12-0 sets played, the team had a record- breaking start to the se...

Saints say offense is largely intact

BRETT MARTEL

September 5, 2012


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METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Drew Brees is confident the Saints can replicate Sean Payton's record-breaking offense to a certain extent. Yet the star quarterback also has come to terms with the fact that the mastermind of the schemes that have suited him so well won't be around and that offensive coordinator Pe...

Women’s basketball ready to start season

CAMI THOMAS

September 5, 2012


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As the summer comes to an end, it's time again for the Women's basketball squad to take to the court. Last season was one of the best in Loyola's history, with a record number of wins and a trip to the national championship. Now, fresh from a quick break due to Hurricane Isaac, the team is back in th...

Brief: New assistant women’s basketball coach named

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


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Beck Flanagan has been hired as the assistant coach for the Women's Basketball team. In addition to his duties as assistant coach, Flanagan will also be the recruiting coordinator for the University. Flanagan joins Loyola after serving on the coaching staff for Alcorn State and Point Loma Nazarene University. While acting as...

Brief: Local athlete Competes in Paralympics

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


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Born without part of his left arm, Mark LeBlanc is an accomplished sailor. The Paralympic Games are occurring this month in England. LeBlanc is one of 80 other sailors competing for top marks at the competition. LeBlanc held his position as the president of the sailing club at LSU and was a member of...

Brief: Boxing Comes to the Big Easy Sportsplex

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


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Boxers from all over the country will compete at the Big Easy Sportsplex 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Marcus McDaniel and Donald Clark will be fighting as the main event. McDaniel is from New Orleans while Clark will travel from Pensacola, Fla. The fight is put on by Les Bonano and the Fight Guys and costs $25. Th...

Brief: Judge gives up on NFL Bounty settlement

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


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A federal judge has all but ruled out any prospects for a settlement in the case of four NFL players challenging their bounty suspensions. U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan issued an order Wednesday in which she lamented the failure of settlement talks, then asked for more filings pertaining to th...

Volleyball storming to a good start

Volleyball storming to a good start

KARL GOMMEL and KARL GOMMEL

September 5, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Loyola's volleyball team has ridden good, focused play to an 8-0 start, marking the team's best start to a season since 2008. After sweeping teams in two tournaments, the team has received votes in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll. This is the first time the team has received votes since August 2009, accor...

Cross country brings in five new runners

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

August 23, 2012


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Five new runners will be part of the Wolfpack ́s cross country team this season, including four incoming freshmen and one transfer student. Loyola ́s newest freshmen recruits come from across the country, along with one runner from New Orleans. For the upcoming season, Head Coach Andy Canegitta says he hopes that h...

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