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Carson Oberg serves tennis

Carson Oberg serves tennis

By CHELSEY RICHTER Contributing Writer

September 7, 2011


Filed under Sports, Tennis

  Carson Oberg, the Rhode Island Division II State Champion, will join the Wolfpack tennis team this season, Loyola's tennis coach Zubin Engineer announced in early August. Oberg, a marketing freshman, began playing tennis when he was 8 years old, but said he didn't begin taking the sport seriously until high sc...

Brief: Game Recap

Maroon Staff

September 7, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Score: 2-3 (19-25, 25-23, 25-19, 25-23, 18-20) The University of West Alabama defeated the Wolfpack on Tuesday night. Political science junior Samantha Worsham had 58 assists. Psychology senior Gina Gill had 27 kills and 18 digs. Business senior Lindsay Mullinix and international business junior Kailey T...

Volleyball goes back to basics

Volleyball goes back to basics

By Craig Malveaux Contributing Writer

September 7, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Some would describe Tommy Harold's coaching methods as monotonous. And they probably are. At the beginning of every season, the eighth-year Wolfpack head coach spends a good portion of time introducing the fundamentals of volleyball "The little rocks" as he calls them. The 2011 season is no exception. B...

Wellness exposition promotes health

By SCOTT O'BRIEN Sports Editor

September 7, 2011


Filed under Features, Sports

  In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles on campus, the Wolfpack Wellness Committee will host the third annual Loyola Wolfpack Wellness Expo. "The expo will provide an opportunity for the Loyola community to visit healthy lifestyle vendors from on and off campus," said Michael Giorlando, direct...

Rugby tackles old issues this season

Rugby tackles old issues this season

Scott O'Brien

September 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

It was through the efforts of rugby coach Sam Brock and team captain Alex Weed that the team turned from a slowly dissolving program into a competitive powerhouse. By the fall of 2010, Loyola was in need of a rugby coach to serve as an authority figure to the team. "We needed leadership, and Sam stepped ...

Cross country exceeds roster goals

Chelsey Richter

September 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

Coach Andy Canegitta can no longer fit his whole cross country team into his truck. With a roster of 57, Canegitta has expanded the team from the just under 10 runners he started with in 2008. "My first year, I could fit all the kids into the back of my runners." Canegitta came to Loyola after spending ...

Walker dives into Wolfpack volleyball team

Walker dives into Wolfpack volleyball team

Lauren Fincher

September 1, 2011


Filed under Sports

As the volleyball team strives for another successful season this year, business freshman Tiffany Walker is working to help meet that goal. Walker said she hopes to bring Loyola women's volleyball more victories. "She is always willing to work. Tiffany has a great attitude and is a great person to ...

Intramural flag football begins sign up

By LAUREN FINCHER

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

 Loyola is now accepting applications for the upcoming intramural flag football season. According to Zachary Bracey, assistant director of Intramural and Club Sports, those interested should register online at imleagues.com. The website allows prospective players to create a team, join a team or register as a f...

Wellness to provide new fitness classes

By SCOTT O'BRIEN

August 25, 2011


Filed under Sports

The Department of Athletics and Wellness will host a variety of fitness classes and customized personal training this fall to Loyola students, faculty, staff and University Sports Complex members. Group exercise classes, which include Yogalet, Cardio/Strength Fusion, Step, Water Workout, Muscle Hustle, Zumba...

Cardio step beat means exercise meets fun

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

May 5, 2011


Filed under Sports

Getting fit can be fun… if you know how to take a joke. Cardio Step Beat, a free aerobics class, uses encouragement from classmates and a tradition of perseverance to help people get fit and have fun at the same time. Exercise routines are done to music, and students are encouraged to go at ...

Intramural softball attracts law students

RICHARD DEMPSEY

May 5, 2011


Filed under Sports

The 2011 intramural softball season provided some Loyola Law School students with an opportunity to get away from their studies and enjoy the game they love. Although number-one-seeded Hung Jury, a team comprised solely of Loyola Law School students, was upset in the first round, they said they enjo...

COLUMN: Baseball in need of funding

COLUMN: Baseball in need of funding

HASANI GRAYSON

May 5, 2011


Filed under Sports

Loyola's baseball team took on the previously number one ranked Lee University on March 26. If you haven't heard of Lee, don't feel bad. They're a small liberal arts college in Cleveland, Tenn. In most cases, I would make fun of a small town of 41,285 residents that stole the name of a bigger, better-known ci...

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