Sports Briefs

Ryan Micklin

The Saints fall 38-10 to the Green Bay Packers

The Saints were defeated by the Green Bay Packers last Thursday at Lambeau Field in Wisconsin.

The team took an early 10 point lead in the first quarter with a touchdown catch from Willie Snead and a field goal from the Saint’s kicker Dustin Hopkins.

Green Bay’s backup quarterback, rookie Brett Hundley, threw for 236 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Packers put up 38 unanswered points.

The Saints finished the pre-season without a win, going 0-4.

The team will open up the regular season against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Sept. 13 in Arizona.

Tom Brady’s suspension has been lifted

Tom Brady’s four game suspension has been lifted by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

The ongoing feud between the NFL and the Patriots’s organization has captivated millions of Americans, but with Roger Goodell’s recent nullification of Brady’s four game suspension, it appears that the ‘Deflategate’ saga has finally come to an end.

The news of the suspension being overturned has brought up mixed feelings from fellow players around the league.

To the pleasure of Patriot’s fans, Tom Brady and fantasy owners everywhere, Brady is now eligible to suit up for the first four regular season games of the season.

Loyola Volleyball splits matches on last day at Hyatt Place Labor Day Volleyfest

The women’s volleyball team traveled to the Countess de Hoernle Student Life Center for day two of the Hyatt Place Labor Day Volleyfest.

Loyola swept Calumet College of St. Joseph with a 3-0 victory but were then swept by host school Keiser University in a 0-3 defeat.

Jordan Davis, freshman, was named to the Hyatt Place Labor Day Volleyfest All-Tournament team. She finished with 25 kills, five digs and six blocks over the four game stretch.

Loyola finished 2-2 at the event making it’s overall record 3-5.

The Pack will host Dalton State on Friday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. The Pack will also face off against Faulkner in the Den on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 12 p.m.

Loyola’s Cross Country season is officially underway

The Loyola New Orleans Cross Country team started their season off on Sept. 4, traveling to Dalton State College to participate in the Dalton State Twilight Cross Country Classic.

The men’s team finished sixth while the women’s team finished the day in eighth.

The host, Dalton State College, won the men’s event while Savannah College of Art and Design took home top honors for the women.

The Wolf Pack will continue their quest for glory on Saturday, Sept. 12 when they host the Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival with events starting at 8 a.m.