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Cyclist prepares for epic road trip

Cyclist prepares for epic road trip

CAMI THOMAS Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2012


Filed under Sports

Imagine the long drive from New Orleans to Chicago, and then imagine the entire journey on a bicycle. Aaron Nazarian, business management freshman, is just counting the days until this becomes his reality. On nothing more than two wheels, Nazarian is embarking on the 1,280-mile bike ride from New Orlean...

New twists for intramural ‘Pack

New twists for intramural ‘Pack

RICHARD DEMPSEY Staff Writer

January 18, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Students interested in playing intramural sports will have two new options this semester: dodgeball and kickball. Unlike basketball and softball, the two other intramural sports offered during the spring semester, dodgeball and kickball, will use a tournament format with no regular season. Both tournaments are exp...

Council gets NAIA award

Council gets NAIA award

CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

January 18, 2012


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The new year has just begun, and Keiva Council, a sociology senior and guard for Loyola's women's basketball team, has already earned four awards. Her latest accolade is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference National Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the...

Loyola seeking NCAA qualification

HALEY HUMISTON Contributing Writer

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports

Loyola is currently reviewing the athletics department, and it could possibly land its teams in the NCAA. The university has hired Andrew Fellingham and Cynthia Linhart of the Inter-Collegiate Athletic Consulting Group to evaluate the athletics program and point it in the best direction for the univ...

‘Pack is hungry for swim team

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG The Maroon

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports, Swimming

Loyola has a pool and the student interest, but still no swim team. Loyola has been without an active swim team for over 10 years even though the school already has up-to-par pool facilities and many students who are eager to get back in the pool and compete. "I would join in a heartbeat," said...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Wolfpack Basketball’s first season loss in den

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Wolfpack Basketball’s first season loss in den

CRAIG MALVEAUX

December 6, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Loyola played scrappy. They threw blow after blow at undefeated Shorter College — the pre-season number one ranked Southern States Athletic Conference team — on their way to a three-point halftime lead. But eventually, Loyola wore themselves out. Shorter regained its balance, saw an opening a...

Dean Miron is active off and on the court

By CHELSEY RICHTER Staff Writer

December 6, 2011


Filed under Sports, Tennis

When he is not managing the faculty in the College of Social Sciences, Dean Luis Miron is helping to manage the tennis team. According to tennis coach Zubin Engineer, the Loyola tennis program was discontinued in 1997. As a part of the university's mission to expand the athletic department, Engineer ...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Loyola fails to match Emmanuel’s intensity

CRAIG MALVEAUX

December 5, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Nothing was going right for Emmanuel College. They couldn't make a shot, couldn't contain Loyola's offense and to make matters worse, couldn't defend without getting called for a personal foul. Emmanuel's head coach T.J. Rosene had enough. He voiced his frustrations aloud. "Black, when the ball bounces off the r...

Athletes make a habit out of fitness

By CAITLIN SPIEKER Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

In order to stay in shape, Loyola athletes put a high priority on maintaining a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise. Psychology senior and women's basketball team member Amy Sprout said she works out five to six days a week, focusing on cardio and lower body exercises. "As a basketball pla...

Zumba instructor crosses Freret

Zumba instructor crosses Freret

By ETEFIA UMANA Editorial Assistant

November 29, 2011


Filed under Sports

It's 6:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. In the aerobics room, hidden behind the yoga balls, mats and dumbbells is a Zumba class taught by Jamie Revell, a marketing senior at Tulane. Originally from the Chicago area, Revell said she has taught fitness classes since the summer following her senior year of high s...

Players put books before the ball

Players put books before the ball

By COLBY WILSON Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Members of Loyola University men's basketball team are students first, with academics high on their priority list, according to Assistant Coach Brandon Parham. The five seniors, five juniors, two sophomores and five freshmen that make up the ‘Pack keep an even balance between books and ball. Acc...

Champions of character and service

Champions of character and service

By HALEY HUMISTON Contributing Writer

November 15, 2011


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

In an effort to instill an understanding of character values in the youth of the community, the women's volleyball team met with local Girl Scouts for a day of fun and life learning.  The volleyball team hosted a clinic for the Southeastern Louisiana Girl Scouts in the Residential Quad Sunday, O...

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