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Brief: Ochsner plans 70.3-mile Triathlon

Maroon Staff

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

On Sunday April 22 at 6 a.m., the Ochsner Ironman Triathlon begins. The race consists of a 1.2- mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride and a 13.1-mile run. The start of the race will be at Lakeshore Drive and Bayou St. John Bridge. Participants will race through the city of New Orleans and finish right in fr...

Brief: Track team breaks records

Maroon Staff

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

At the USA Invitational in Mobile, Ala., Loyola's track team had a day of broken records. Visual arts junior Sarah Tortorich achieved new times in both the 200- and 400-meter dashes. She ran 25.27 seconds in the 200-meter dash, which beat her time of 25.67. In the 400-meter Tortorich ran 57.85, beating th...

Brief: Corey Gray gets honorable mention for National Jesuit Men’s Basketball

Maroon Staff

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

Biology senior and basketball guard Corey Gray was among the list of honorable Jesuit men for The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. On April 17, the A JCU announced its list for the National Jesuit Men's Basketball Team for the 2011-12 season. Students from 28 Jesuit Universities around th...

Track preps for Southeastern Invitational

CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer, CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer, and CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola University men's and women's track teams will compete at the Southeastern Lions Invitational on Friday, April 20 in Hammond. The Wolfpack will be up against teams from Lamar Uni- versity, McNeese State University, Northwestern State Univer- sity, Nicholls State University and Southern Universit...

Brief: “Free Payton” movement is picking up

Maroon Staff

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

After the one-year suspension of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton in light of the bounty accusations, Saints fans have been vocal in support. Around the city, different variations of "Free Payton" and "Free Sean Payton" merchandise have gone up for sale in malls and tourist shops around th...

Brief: NBA Awards 2014 All-Star Game to come to New Orleans

Maroon Staff

April 19, 2012


Filed under Sports

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA's All-Stars will be back in the Big Easy two seasons from now. Whether New Orleans' NBA franchise will still be known as the Hornets by then is another matter. Three days after Saints owner Tom Benson agreed to buy the Hornets and sign a lease extension at New Orleans Aren...

Rugby set to play British Navy team

Rugby set to play British Navy team

GARRETT GALUSZKA Staff Writer

April 19, 2012


Filed under Rugby, Sports

The Loyola rugby team will face the task of playing the British Naval Team as a part of the bi-centennial celebration of the War of 1812. Although Loyola faces Division 1 and 2 teams during the season, a more experienced team made up of men cur- rently serving in the British Navy will give the Wolfpack the biggest c...

Track preps for Southeastern Invitational

CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

April 18, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola University men's and women's track teams will compete at the Southeastern Lions Invitational on Friday, April 20 in Hammond. The Wolfpack will be up against teams from Lamar Uni- versity, McNeese State University, Northwestern State Univer- sity, Nicholls State University and Southern Universit...

Smokers should quit

Smokers should quit

CAITLIN SPIEKER The Loyola Rep

April 18, 2012


Filed under Columns, Sports

I was on campus trying to think of what I should discuss in my column, but I couldn't find anywhere to sit without inhaling somebody's smoke. I walked around furiously until I could finally find a spot to enjoy the beautiful weather without that disgusting stench. As somebody who takes pride in her bo...

Baseball has up and downs

Baseball has up and downs

ETEFIA UMANA Staff Writer

April 18, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The most accurate word to describe the play of Loyola baseball the last couple of weeks is "inconsistent." The Loyola baseball team played conference opponent Faulkner University in Montgomery, Ala. Faulkner is currently ranked sixth place in the country, made it to the National Association of Interc...

Brief: Dodgeball update

Garrett Galuszka

April 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Rec Plex dodged the Intramural Dodgeball Tournament last Thursday, April 12. Assistant Director of Wellness Zachary Bracey said that an email reminding participants of the date and time failed to reach the players. Others point to the scheduling of the event in the week after Easter break as the reason why only...

Loyola’s tennis team has come a long way

ALEX DAVIS Staff Writer

April 11, 2012


Filed under Sports, Tennis

Starting in fall 1993, Loyola's tennis team was an experiment. The team, which was co-ed, ran until 1997 when it was put on hiatus. Loyola revived the women's team in 2009 and the men's team in 2010. Michael Graves, A'97, was an engineering freshman when he joined the first team. According to Graves, the at...

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