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Rickey Hill with members of the 2019-2020 cheer and dance teams.

Cheer and dance communities remember the late Rickey Hill

Brendan Heffernan, Managing Editor for Digital October 17, 2021

When Lisa Cantu-Parks and Julie Mann heard that their friend and former coach Rickey Hill was visiting northern Virginia in early August, they knew they had to make time to see him. Cantu-Parks and...

Members of the Loyola Volleyball team line up after a win.

Volleyball wins seventh straight SSAC game

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor October 16, 2021

Volleyball is 8-1, after today’s win over the University of Mobile Rams. This marks the seventh straight conference win for the Wolf Pack. Standouts from the game include Simone Moreau with 20...

Junior Brittany Cooper preps for a serve.

Volleyball takes down Faulkner for the second time this season

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

For the second time this season, the Wolf Pack volleyball team took down the Faulkner Lady Eagles. With the win Loyola ‘s record is now 13-7 and they rank first in their conference, sitting at 7-1.  At...

Loyolas swim teams practice at the Ochsner Fitness Center on Oct. 10, 2021.

Loyola swim teams adjust to practice in off-campus pools

Jabez Berniard and Kirby Mason October 15, 2021

The Loyola swim teams are getting an extra dose of vitamin D and adjusting to new routines after being separated for weeks in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. The teams originally arrived on campus in...

Assistant mens basketball coach Javan Felix smiles for a photo in the University Sports Complex on August 25, 2021.

Former pro joins basketball coaching staff

Chloe Caudle, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Javan Felix will join the Pack this year as the new assistant coach for the Loyola men’s basketball team. He brings with him years of playing experience, including four years at the University of Texas,...

Sophomore recruit Simone Tyson preps for a spike at the Wolf Pack Invitational on Friday, August 27.

Loyola coaches reflect on new recruits

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor October 3, 2021

Editor's note: The interview featured in this article with Coach Rickey Hill was conducted before his unexpected death Sept. 20. We chose to include the inter- view to commemorate his contribution to Loyola. As...

Head Coach Robert Pitre presents a beach volleyball on Tuesday Sept. 21

Robert Pitre prepares to coach Loyola’s beach volleyball team

Deja Magee, Sports Assistant October 1, 2021

Loyola’s athletics department announced that Robert Pitre will serve as head coach of the university’s varsity beach volleyball program. The team will be the first beach volleyball team in Louisiana...

Gayle Benson sits next to Dennis Lauscha.

Loyola alumnus Dennis Lauscha set to oversee billions to give to charity

Andrew Lang October 1, 2021

President of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Dennis Lauscha will become executor of Gayle Benson’s estate upon her death according to Lauscha received his masters of business administration...

University Sports Complex prepared to reopen after storm damage

University Sports Complex prepared to reopen after storm damage

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor September 29, 2021

The Loyola athletics department announced today that University Sports Complex will reopen with limited facilities after it sustained damage from Hurricane Ida. This change comes as students prepare...

A golfer tees up. The Loyola golf teams had their season opener this week at the Invite at Innisbrook. File Photo.

Golf teams finish strong in season opener

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor September 28, 2021

Today Loyola’s men’s and women’s golf teams closed out their first tournament of the season with strong individual and team finishes at the Invite at Innisbrook held in Palm Harbor, Florida.  On...

Construction is underway in the University Sports Complex.

Hurricane Ida damages sports complex and displaces athletic teams

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor September 27, 2021

Several Loyola athletic teams are without a home after a leak in the roof caused by Hurricane Ida damaged the University Sports Complex. Following the storm, minor repairs were made to the building making...

Biochemistry junior Amber Byrd competes at the Wolf Pack Invitational hosted at City Park this Spring.

Cross country teams in high spirits despite delayed start to season

Devin Cruice, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

The upcoming cross country season will be a return to normalcy for the Pack as they pace themselves for their regular fall meets. Last year, the men’s and women’s teams decided to compete in the National...

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