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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Ella Balhoff looks at her computer.

Community Buoy: Loyola swimmer designs water rescue app

Isabella Castillo, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

Swimmer and global award-winning graphic designer, Ella Balhoff is ready to graduate and continue to centralize people in her work. Lafayette native, Balhoff said that vibrant colors and the Cajun community...

Emily Sheperis talks plans after Loyola

Sam Guillotte, Assistant Sports Editor April 26, 2024

If you have been to a Loyola volleyball game, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard the name Emily Sheperis ring out through the Den. But she’s more than a middle hitter from a small town in...

Doubles pairing Lucy Carpenter and Fatima Vasquez play against Nicholls State University at City Park Tennis Center on Jan. 31, 2023. Carpenter and Vasquez are the No. 10 ranked doubles pairing in the International Tennis Associations NAIA preseason polls.

Women’s tennis gears up for end of season

Alana Thompson, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

The women’s tennis team has begun the final stretch of their season ranking No. 10 for the first time in school history and a four-match winning streak. In their last matches of the season, the players...

Baseball preps for postseason

Baseball preps for postseason

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer April 22, 2024

The Loyola Baseball team is gearing up for the end of the season and preparing to make another deep run in the Southern States Athletic Conference Tournament after being eliminated in the semifinals last...

Finance junior Jason Roussel and teammates taking a break in between games against Louisiana State University-Alexandria. The Wolf Pack is set to play Blue Mountain College Friday March 24, 2017.

Athletes embrace pregame rituals

Isabella Castillo, Sports Editor April 22, 2024

Before a Loyola athlete takes the field, court, or course, meticulous routines and superstitions often precede. Many Wolf Pack athletes have pregame rituals to anchor themselves in a proper mindset. In...

Courtesy of Susan Guillotte

“Bet on Yourself”: Samantha Ingram talks Loyola and next chapter

Sam Guillotte, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2024

“You can do so much more than you think,” student-athlete Samantha Ingram said. The soon-to-be Loyola graduate is more than an indoor and beach volleyball player – a feat in itself. Ingram is...

Micaela Ponce hits a shot on a City Park tennis court. Ponce plays for Loyolas tennis team. Courtesy of Selma Fereres

‘Persevering and competitive’: Micaela Ponce reflects on tennis’ central role in her life

Isabella Castillo, Sports Editor April 12, 2024

Over a tennis career that has spanned more than 15 years, Micaela Ponce, sophomore, was awarded Souther States Athletic Conference’s “Player of The Week” twice in row. Introduced to the sport at...

Gabby Masiello jump serving. Courtesy of Brittany Cooper.

Beach volleyball season ends in quarterfinals

Alana Thompson, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The women’s beach volleyball team finished their season with a 7-3 conference record in the team’s third year of competing. Under second-year head coach Robert “Robbie” Pitre, the Wolf Pack...

Loyola fútbol club poses for a picture after a  game.

Loyola fútbol club continues to strive for success

B Welch, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Beginning as a few Loyola students, kicking a soccer ball around the Res Quad, Loyola’s Fútbol Club has come a long way. Now, with 20 players, an executive board, two coaches, a full media team,...

Vasquez goes for the ball on the beach court wearing cool shades and facing the net

Fiery duo kickstarts conference, takes down Mobile

Leonard Jackson III, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

The Wolf Pack’s beach volleyball team is off to a great start with winning performance from returner Kiarelis Martinez and newcomer Isabella Rodrigue. The duo took down the top 10 ranked Mobile Rams...

Baseball senior Stephen Still high fives teammates. Still continues to set records in his last season at Loyola.

Stephen Still sets records

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer March 22, 2024

Stephen Still has left his name all over Loyola baseball’s record books. The senior ace of Loyola’s pitching rotation and Baton Rouge native is one win away from breaking the all-time wins record and...

Recreational sport players face inwards towards a soccer player with a ball in the field

Loyola offers five intramural sports teams

B Welch, Sports Editor March 22, 2024

Loyola offers five intramural sports teams, in which all students are welcome to join. Visit HowlConnect for more information. Loyola Futbol Club President: Hector N. Garcia Contact: [email protected] Meeting...

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