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Faulkner University Eagles fly over Loyola men’s basketball team

Faulkner University Eagles fly over Loyola men’s basketball team

Andrew Lang

February 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men’s basketball team dropped their second game in a row, losing to Faulkner University 83-62. The Wolf Pack kept it close early with Faulkner holding a one-point lead with 10:40 left in the first half. However, that quickly changed as Faulkner closed the first half on a 28-9 run to finish...

Women’s basketball win streak ends at Faulkner

Women’s basketball win streak ends at Faulkner

Andres Fuentes

February 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball had their nine-game win streak snapped versus conference rival Faulkner University on the road. To cap off their two game road trip, the Loyola team suffered a close loss to Faulkner, 60-55. Despite leading for a majority of the game, Loyola took their second conference...

Men’s basketball team tames Bethel University Wildcats

Men’s basketball team tames Bethel University Wildcats

Andrew Lang

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men’s basketball team defeated Bethel University 80-74 in The Den. Accounting senior forward Benjamin Fields led the team in scoring coming off the bench. He racked up a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds to go along with three blocks in just 22 minutes of play. Mass Communication...

Wolf Pack women’s basketball takes down Bethel, 57-55

Wolf Pack women’s basketball takes down Bethel, 57-55

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team defeated Bethel University 57-55 in a game with eight ties and nine lead changes. The No. 21 Wildcats visited The Den to take on the Wolf Pack on Feb. 10. Biology senior Di'Mond Jackson lead the way for Loyola as she was the top player in points, rebounds and...

Loyola defeats Martin Methodist 65-53

Loyola defeats Martin Methodist 65-53

Jillian Oddo

February 10, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Wolf Pack win again as the women's basketball team extends their conference record to 10-1 over No. 1 ranked Martin Methodist College. Loyola University defeated No. 20 Martin Methodist, 65-53 in the Southern States Athletic Conference Game of the Week.The Wolf Pack was first to get on the scorebo...

Men’s basketball team takes down Martin Methodist

Men’s basketball team takes down Martin Methodist

Andres Fuentes

February 10, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In their first home game for the month, the Loyola men's basketball team defended their home court by beating Martin Methodist 65-50. The Wolf Pack narrowly came through in the final half to clinch the victory over their conference rival. Business freshman Terry Smith Jr. lead both teams in...

Loyola cheer team places third in SSAC championship

Loyola cheer team places third in SSAC championship

Sam Lucio

February 6, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

After a year of new conference rival additions, more team members and a more experienced staff, the Loyola cheer team earned a top 3 finish in the conference finals last Saturday. The team placed third overall in the Southern States Athletic Conference championship on Feb. 3 in Mobile, Alabama. In...

Loyola swimming teams make a splash at conference championship

Loyola swimming teams make a splash at conference championship

Jillian Oddo

February 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

In their first event since November, the Loyola swimming teams showed no signs of rust as they each took home top-five finishes. On the final day of the Mid-South Conference Championship, Loyola’s men’s swim team finished in fourth while the women’s swim team finished in third. To add to...

Loyola baseball starts season with a sweep versus Rust College

Loyola baseball starts season with a sweep versus Rust College

Cody Downey

February 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola Baseball team started off the season with three wins against opponent Rust College. Game 1 and Game 2 were played back-to-back on Friday Feb. 2. In Game 1, Loyola took the victory 6-3 off of consistent scoring. Through six straight innings, Loyola had at least one score per inning allowing...

Wolf Pack Basketball team finds success on the road

Wolf Pack Basketball team finds success on the road

Andres Fuentes

February 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In their road trip between Brewton-Parker on Feb. 1 and Middle Georgia State University on Feb. 3, the Loyola women's and men's basketball teams finished with wins.The women's team went on a perfect 2-0 stint while the men's team splits at 1-1. The women's team won 81-70 versus Brewton-Parker and 82-...

Loyola dance team repeat as champions

Loyola dance team repeat as champions

Will Ingram

February 4, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola dance team took home the conference title for the second year in a row.The Southern States Athletic Conference championship was hosted in Mobile, Alabama on Feb. 3. This is the second year the conference has held a competition for the sport.Loyola holds the only championships after winning against ...

Loyola Baseball steps up to the plate for upcoming season

Loyola Baseball steps up to the plate for upcoming season

Cody Downey

February 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team is bringing the best of both worlds for the upcoming season with a mix of young and experienced players. The team has 25 underclassmen, 14 of which are freshman, and 18 upperclassmen, 8 of them being seniors. "We return a good number of starting position players and pitchers...

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