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Wolf Pack hires new track and cross country Coach

Wolf Pack hires new track and cross country Coach

Brendan Heffernan

January 20, 2020

Loyola hired Geoff Masanet to take over as track and field and cross country coach, the athletic department said on their website loyolawolfpack.com Monday. Masanet has over 25 years of college coaching experience and has won six conference coach of the year awards over the course of his career. Masanet...

Track and Field prepares for success

Track and Field prepares for success

Breanna Henry

January 20, 2020

After the previous head coach signed off, it was up to Bryiana Richardson, interim head coach of cross country and track and field at Loyola, to pick up where the team left off. Richardson became interim head coach in September, so with a quick turnaround, it was quite a task. "Everything kind...

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Gabriella Killett

January 16, 2020

Loyola's women's basketball team hosted their annual School Day game against Spring Hill College Tuesday Jan. 14. They won the match 79-54, making this the women's team 26th straight win against Spring Hill, according to loyolawolfpack.com. "Everybody did their part (in the first half), and we continued...

Vikings pull off the upset against Saints

Vikings pull off the upset against Saints

Sam Lucio

January 6, 2020

After enduring two consecutive heartbreaking endings in the playoffs, the New Orleans Saints suffered another defeat to the Minnesota Vikings, 26-20 in overtime in the wild. The Vikings won the coin toss in overtime and marched down the field into the red zone setting up a two yard pass from Kirk...

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Andres Fuentes

December 8, 2019

The tunnel of screaming cheerleaders and noisy pom-poms has greeted Paige Franckiewicz at the start of her basketball games for years now. She darts through with a full smile on her face and high fives her teammate, ready to lead the Wolf Pack with her signature long shots. But at the end of ...

Archbishop Rummel caps perfect season with state championship win over Catholic High, 14-10

Archbishop Rummel caps perfect season with state championship win over Catholic High, 14-10

Andres Fuentes

December 7, 2019

In the heart of Uptown New Orleans, Yulman Stadium hosted a battle of undefeated high school football teams as they squared off for the LHSAA Division 1 state championship on Dec. 6, 2019. Both walked onto the college field with a 12-0 record, but thanks to a late game rally, the Rummel Raiders came o...

New hires find family atmosphere in Wolf Pack athletic department

New hires find family atmosphere in Wolf Pack athletic department

Brendan Heffernan

December 4, 2019

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10.0px; font: 8.5px 'Utopia Std'} It’s no secret that Loyola’s athletic department has had a great deal of success this past semester. With aNational tournament appearance from the Wolf Pack’s cross country team, record...

Loyola Jesuits cheer on the New Orleans Saints

Loyola Jesuits cheer on the New Orleans Saints

Andres Fuentes

November 22, 2019

Sodexo cook Ray Davis fills the Jesuits' house with the smell of omelets and waffles. Most of the 15 head out of their white house just yards away from campus to preach at local parishes. But for Rev. James Carter, S.J. and Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., their Sundays involve a quick mass on the top floor...

Coach Hollowell earns 100th win

Will Ingram

November 21, 2019

Head men's basketball coach, Stacy Hollowell, had a monumental night on Thursday. He is in his sixth season as head coach and brought in his 100th career win with the team against Bethel University. The 95 to 91 win ties the teams second best starting record at 9 and 0. The last time the team started 9 ...

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

Andres Fuentes

November 19, 2019

For people who fight for equity and justice, Orleans Parish public defenders have trouble finding such qualities when it comes to their appropriations battle. Chief District Defender Derwyn Bunton said the typical day for defenders is rushing from case to case, knowing that there is no adequate funding...

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Rosha'E Gibson

November 17, 2019

Loyola men’s basketball player Andrew Fava has lived in Baltimore, Gainesville and now New Orleans, but to him, Loyola feels like home. “The first thing I realized was that this is a school where everybody knows everybody,” Fava said. While transferring from a much larger university to a...

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

Sam Lucio

November 16, 2019

The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District has approved a contract to begin renovations on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.The contract has been given to local construction company Broadmoor LLC and will total around $450 million. The renovations are said to be broken up into separate phases with the ...

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