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Coed basketball levels the field

RICHARD DEMPSEY

March 17, 2011


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  The co-rec division of Loyola's intramural basketball league offers students a chance to participate in a level of intramural basketball that is less competitive than the men's division. Despite the less competitive nature, the co-rec division is regarded as a "fun" division where stats are ...

COLUMN: No one is immune to March Madness

COLUMN: No one is immune to March Madness

Craig Malveaux

March 17, 2011


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It's March, and you know what that means — 68 college basketball teams battling it out for NCAA supremacy. Whether for a friendly wager, bragging rights among your roommates or for just plain fun, almost everyone has filled out an NCAA college basketball bracket. If you are in that select of people...

Wolfpack falls short in SSAC Tournament

Hasani Grayson

March 17, 2011


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  After a run in the Southern States Athletic Conference championship game, Loyola's Lady Wolfpack narrowly missed being selected to the NAIA national tournament. Eighteen teams are selected as automatic qualifiers for winning their conference tournament. There are also 14 at-large teams who are se...

COLUMN: There’s still time to shape up

COLUMN: There’s still time to shape up

Benjamin Staab

March 17, 2011


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With spring break and beach season coming up soon, we all have one thing on our mind: looking good in a bathing suit. There are four weeks left until spring break, so that's all the time we have to make a transformation. It may not seem like a lot of time, but it's more than enough to make a noticeable ch...

Int’l students start soccer club

Int’l students start soccer club

LESLIE GAMBONI

March 17, 2011


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  During the past couple of months, international students at Loyola have gone from playing pickup matches to organizing competitions against Tulane's soccer club. Karim Fares, a French study abroad student studying international business said it was difficult to meet new friends in a foreign cou...

Freshman fill holes in ‘Pack’s offense

Freshman fill holes in ‘Pack’s offense

HASANI GRAYSON

February 23, 2011


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  Loyola may have angels in the outfield. As part of the small ball approach that places importance on speed, defense and high batting averages instead of power numbers, Loyola needed to find a solid lead-off man. During the preseason workouts, Garrett Lacour, management freshman, impressed the...

Dussen Matta sees Doom in near future

RICHARD DEMPSEY

February 23, 2011


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  Dussen Matta (3-2) will take on Legion of Doom (2-2) in a battle for the top spot in the gold division of the intramural basketball league. Dussen Matta center and graphic design sophomore Christopher Knibbs is confident in his team's ability and has no doubt that they will claim the top spot in ...

Nolan not afraid to get physical

By SCOTT O'BRIEN

February 23, 2011


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Women's basketball forward and biology major Rachael Nolan is playing her final year with the Wolfpack. As the only senior on the team, Nolan has survived a season of ups and downs. While stretching before practice in late January, Nolan turned to speak to a teammate when her face and mouth went numb....

COLUMN: You can’t buy the X-factor

COLUMN: You can’t buy the X-factor

John Valdespino

February 23, 2011


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A lot people want to know what the Secret Ingredient is. Some people call it the X-Factor. No matter the name you assign, this divine power and force that separates the Great Ones from the lowly mortals is clearly visible. The minute you look at them, you recognize their hard work. For different people, t...

Baseball gets winning streak

Baseball gets winning streak

By HASANI GRAYSON Contributing Writer

June 16, 2010


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Wolfpack baseball stunned their fans and opponents in the 2010 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference tournament with upset wins against Belhaven University, Spring Hill College and William Carey University on their way to their first conference championship game since 2002.Loyola didn't enter the tournamen...

Loyola hosts youth summer camps

By Alex Davis

June 16, 2009


Filed under Features, Sports

While students are on summer break, Michael Giorlando and a handful of other coaches in the Intercollege Athletics and Wellness Department will spend their summer running a series of summer day camps."Since I've been here in ‘04, I've had camps," Giorlando said. "The basketball camps been goin...

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September 14, 2008


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