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Learn to fight

Learn to fight

CAMI THOMAS, CAMI THOMAS, and CAMI THOMAS

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

Have you ever seen one of those spy movies that have you leaving the theater wishing you were a kung-fu expert? I know when I saw the new batman movie I spent days obsessing over how I could learn to fight like Anne Hathaway's version of Catwoman. Black tights or not, I wanted to be her. Now let's fast ...

Brief: Kromer steps in during Vitt’s suspension

Associated Press

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

METAIRIE (AP)- The New Orleans Saints designated offensive line coach Aaron Kromer as the interim head coach for the first six regular-season games, when assistant head coach Joe Vitt will have to serve his suspension in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation. Vitt has been overseeing head ...

Brief: New Orleans Hornets extend Coach Monty Williams’ contract

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August 23, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP)- New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams has agreed to a multiyear contract extension. The deal announced by the club Sunday morning comes as the 40-year-old Williams heads into the final year of the contract he received when he took his first NBA head coaching job in New Orleans in 20...

Brief: Tulane football begins season with new coach

Maroon Staff

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Tulane University football team will head into the season with a new head coach. After firing Bob Toledo after last season, Tulane named former New Orleans Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson the new head coach on Dec. 5. With a new football stadium being built and one of the largest recru...

Loyola hosts first Fit Fest

CAMI THOMAS

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

Looking for something to do on campus, with a ton of other students, for free? As the school year gets rolling, the University Sports Complex has got a treat for Loyola students. Fit Fest will be taking place in the University Sports Complex this Wednesday evening and will showcase all wellness progr...

Volleyball makes summer strides

Volleyball makes summer strides

KARL GOMMEL

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With almost two weeks of daily practices completed, the Loyola volleyball team is ready to start the season with its first games this weekend. The team will travel to Chicago to play in the Illinois Tech Tournament on Aug. 24 and 25. The 'Pack will play four teams over a two-day period before retur...

Cross country brings in five new runners

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

August 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

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...

Brief: New Orleans prepares for a busy running season

Maroon Staff

May 4, 2012


Filed under Sports

In case eating snowballs on a hot summer day isn't rigorous enough for you, over fifteen charity runs and walks have been booked for May. The month kicks off with the ONS Foundation/Pfizer Oncology Fun Run Walk and Wheelchair on May 5. Soon after, at least two running events will be available to Ne...

‘Pack baseball record may be deceiving

‘Pack baseball record may be deceiving

ETEFIA UMANA Staff Writer

May 4, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Loyola baseball team began the season with six wins but were not able to finish the season with the same success. However, the Wolfpack finished with its second best winning percentage in four years. The Wolfpack finished the season with a final overall record of 18-33. With a conference record of 3-2...

Brief: Loyola competes in last track meet

Maroon Staff

May 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

Loyola's track team is finished with its 2012 season. The final meet was held at the Golden Eagle Classic, which was hosted by Southern Mississippi University. Track members such as Claude Nelson, William Maye, Sarah Tortorich and Denise Powell came close to setting new track records. Emma Larson se...

Brief: Amy Sprout named All-Academic

Maroon Staff

May 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

The National All-Academic Jesuit Women's Team has its newest member. Psychology and pre-med senior Amy Sprout has just been added to the 2011-12 season National All-Academic Women's Basketball Team. The team is comprised of student-athletes from all Jesuit Universities around the United States. Criminal ju...

Brief: Women’s basketball signs first new player

Maroon Staff

May 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

Loyola Women's Basketball has recently signed its first new member for the 2012 fall season. Tyler Thompson is soon to be a graduate of Quachita High School. Throughout her high school career as a guard, she was honored as a first and second-team All District member and received a defensive player award, ...

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