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Dance team sets higher standards

Dance team sets higher standards

By RICHARD DEMPSEY Contributing Writer

September 14, 2011


Filed under Sports

    The Loyola dance team has increased its audition requirements to form a bigger, more talented group. The dance team, which practices Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, has been holding tryouts since April in hopes of finding talented dancers to add to their squad. The team currently cons...

Volleyball team picks up pace

Volleyball team picks up pace

By CRAIG MALVEAUX Contributing Writer

September 14, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

  Five games into the 2011 season, this much is true: all the necessary pieces are there. What remains unclear for the Wolfpack volleyball team is if they can solve the puzzle. Figuring it out shouldn't be difficult, considering the pieces are the same, which means Tommy Harold has already seen how th...

Shoes optional for runner Kenny Tsao

Shoes optional for runner Kenny Tsao

By Chelsey Richter Staff Writer

September 14, 2011


Filed under Sports

  When music education junior Kenny Tsao runs for Loyola's cross country team he is very noticeable; he will be the one running without shoes. He did not start out running barefoot. During his senior year of high school, he suffered a foot injury and began reading about runners' injuries, which eventu...

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...

Students encouraged to dig into intramural volleyball

By RICHARD DEMPSEY Contributing Writer

September 7, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

  With the start of the fall semester comes the start of Loyola's intramural volleyball season. Last season the intramural volleyball league consisted of three divisions: co-recreational, women's and men's. However, the men's division failed to attract enough participants to field a competitive le...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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