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Women’s golf set to start season in spring

HASANI GRAYSON

September 19, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

While still searching for a head coach, Loyola's first season of women's golf will begin at the start of the 2012-13 spring semester. The move was first announced in late February with athletic director Micheal Giorlando saying the coaching search was to begin immediately. "We're still searching and we ha...

Brief: Suspended Saints now eligible to play

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

An appeals panel of three members decided to lift the suspensions of four Saints players that followed the recent bounty scandal. Scott Fujita, Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Jonathan Vilma are officially free to play in upcoming games and will continue being paid. The appeal panel decided that Commi...

Sophomore star leads team in stats

Sophomore star leads team in stats

HASANI GRAYSON

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Loyola's defense will be led by a sophomore who is no stranger to being a defensive captain. After playing the defensive specialist position last year, environmental science sophomore Becca Burnett has been moved to the libero position. The position comes with a different colored jersey, more playing time and...

Brief: Loyola hires new baseball coach

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Doug Faust has been named the new head coach for Loyola's baseball team. Faust has been named District Coach of the Year nine times over his career as a baseball coach in the New Orleans area. Prior to joining the Wolf Pack, Faust coached at Archbishop Shaw High School. He himself has played baseball fo...

New point system to crown overall intramural champion

KARL GOMMEL

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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: Hurricane Isaac ends Zephyrs’ season

Maroon Staff

September 12, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The New Orleans Zephyrs ended their season four games early due to the disruption of Hurricane Isaac. The Zephyrs were scheduled to go against the Iowa Cubs in their last four games. The 2013 season will pick up Aug. 4, 2013. In addition to the season ending early, the Miami Marlins have announced a ...

Brief: Worsham takes MVP

Maroon Staff

September 5, 2012


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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