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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...

Loyola dance team looks to repeat conference championship

Loyola dance team looks to repeat conference championship

Will Ingram

February 1, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

The competitive dance team is setting their sights on the upcoming conference championship. In its first year of existence, the Loyola competitive dance team took home the Southern States Athletic Conference title versus Brenau University on Jan. 28 2017. The championship was historic for both...

Cheer team prepares for championship

Cheer team prepares for championship

Sam Lucio

February 1, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

With the conference championship coming up, the Loyola cheerleading team is out for revenge and hopes to bring the crown back home. Last year, the team went head-to-head with the University of Mobile in the conference championship. The then newly-created Wolf Pack team fell in a close matchup. Now...

Loyola Baseball team to host fundraiser

Loyola Baseball team to host fundraiser

Cody Downey

January 30, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

As baseball season steps up to plate, the Loyola baseball team gets ready to host the First Pitch Scholarship Fundraiser. Ticket sales for the event go directly into the Wolf Pack Baseball Development Fund, while raffle tickets sold at the event go to fund the Coach Louis “Rags” Scheuermann Baseball...

University Sports Complex to close on Feb. 1

University Sports Complex to close on Feb. 1

Andres Fuentes

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The University Sports Complex will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. The building will be closed because Entergy will temporarily interrupt electrical service to perform necessary work. Tulane's Reily Center will be available for the Loyola community while the University Sports Complex is closed. If...

Loyola moves their SSAC record to 7-1 after win over University of Mobile

Loyola moves their SSAC record to 7-1 after win over University of Mobile

Jillian Oddo

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Off of a personal-best 39 points from mass communication senior Zoie Miller, the Loyola women's basketball team knocked out conference rival University of Mobile, 79-68. The Rams were first on the scoreboard 4-0, Biology senior Di'Mond Jackson with a bucket got the Pack on the board. With three minutes...

Men’s basketball defeats University of Mobile, 76-67

Men’s basketball defeats University of Mobile, 76-67

Andres Fuentes

January 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men's basketball team toppled conference rival University of Mobile, 76-67, in the Den. The offense was led by business senior Nick Parker with his game-high 25 points. Business sophomore Trey LaForge was also hot coming off the bench. LaForge finished with a career-high 20 points off...

Wolf Pack breaks records at Houston Invitational

Wolf Pack breaks records  at Houston Invitational

Will Ingram

January 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Leah Banks broke her own school record in the long jump and hit a personal best in the high jump as she traveled to the Houston Invitational track and field event. Banks, a mass communication junior, ran in a field against eight National Collegiate Athletic Association athletes in the pentathlon, con...

Leah Banks sprints past the competition

Leah Banks sprints past the competition

Will Ingram

January 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Since the age of the Ancient Greeks, track and field has been used to test the physicality of the human body through speed endurance and strength. Only the best runners, jumpers, and throwers got the chance to stand on the highest pedestal and take home the gold medal. For Loyola, one such athlete has...

Loyola club sports struggle to receive transportation funding

Loyola club sports struggle to receive transportation funding

Will Ingram

January 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Imagine devoting time and energy to practice, meetings, studying plays and working out in order to do your best in the sports you love, yet you are missing one pivotal thing: a way to get to the game.Loyola club sports have not been receiving the funds they need in order to travel and compete to the be...

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