The Maroon

Wolf Pack teams find a home off campus

Track and field assistant coach Amani Bryant helps a sprinter with his exercises. The track program practices at East Jefferson High School. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Will Ingram

March 15, 2019

  Loyola’s home field advantage is not really home field advantage. With only the basketball, volleyball and swim teams competing in The Den, all other sports have to travel miles away to find their “home field.” The baseball, tennis and track and field teams are in the midst of their spring competitio...

Loyola gears up for one last dance at Nationals

A Loyola fan cheers on the women's basketball team versus Bethel University on Feb. 14, 2019. Both teams will be competing in the national tournament this year. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Rosha'e Gibson

March 13, 2019

It's not enough that Loyola's men and women's basketball team won the conference crown, but both teams look to bring one more banner home and earn one more ring at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship tournament. This year's tournament marks the second time that both...

Loyola drops home series versus Bethel

Biology sophomore Gabriel Trastoy misses a throw to home plate, causing Bethel to score in Game 2. Loyola would drop three straight games to the Wildcats. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

March 10, 2019

Loyola's baseball team closed out the weekend winless versus conference rival Bethel University at Segnette Field. The Wolf Pack were blown away in their doubleheader on March 8, dropping game one with a score of 7-1 and falling in game two, 11-4. Loyola also fell in game three on March 9 with...

Fast & Furry-ous: Wiener dogs race at the Fair Grounds

Wiener Dog Races New Orleans

Tess Rowland, Andres Fuentes, and Vanessa Alvarado

March 10, 2019

The Fair Grounds' winner circle welcomed more than hooves and jockeys. 48 sets of paws and wagging tails hit the race track on March 9. The thoroughbreds were just the appetizer as spectators pressed up against the gates to catch a glimpse of purebred wiener dogs racing toward the finish li...

Dance team finishes 12th on national stage

Loyola's competitive dance team performs during a timeout at a home game on Feb. 14, 2019. The dance team placed 12th at the national meet. Photo credit: Jacob Meyer

Andres Fuentes

March 9, 2019

In back-to-back years, Loyola's dance team capped a conference championship and finished their season off with a shot at nationals. This year, Loyola was the only Southern States Athletic school to feature a dance team on the national stage, placing 12th overall with a score of 57.25. Last year,...

Loyola makes a huge splash at nationals

A Loyola women's swimmer looks at her total time after her relay race at a home meet on Jan. 9, 2019. Loyola's swim teams had top-10 finishes for the second year in a row. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

March 4, 2019

After four days of competition, the Loyola swim program made a splash at the 2019 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Swimming National Championship, with the men's team a program-best fifth place and the women's team coming in sixth place for the second consecutive year. The men's team...

Loyola celebrates two conference basketball championships

Loyola 2019 Champions

Andres Fuentes

March 3, 2019

The Loyola brought out the brooms and swept both the men's and women's Southern States Athletic Conference Championship games, bringing back two titles to The Den. The women's team trekked through familiar territory, claiming their fourth conference title in the past five years. The squad beat Bethel...

18 basketball players win conference awards

18 Loyola basketball players earned conference awards. Mass Communication freshman Myles Burns (3) won Defensive Player of the Year and mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil (23) won Freshman of the Year. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

March 1, 2019

Among both Loyola basketball teams, 18 athletes scored Southern States Athletics Conference awards.The men's freshman duo racked up the program's highest awards this season.Mass communication freshman Myles Burns won Defensive Player of the Year, leading the nation with 73 steals and leading his team with 37 blocks.Mass communication...

Golf teams start spring season strong

Business senior Philip Nijoka tees off at Audubon Park. Nijoka finished in third place at the Badger Invitational. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

February 27, 2019

Both the men's and women's golf teams scored big at the Badger Invitational, placing high in their first tournament of 2019. The women's team finished in second place and the men's team fell in at third. In the two-day tournament, the women's team just narrowly missed the top spot. Loyola was two shots be...

Running Wild: Loyola earns 35 total runs in series sweep

Loyola baseball sweep

Andrew Wellmann

February 25, 2019

Loyola earned 35 total runs across their three-game sweep over Rust College this past weekend at Segnette Field. The Wolf Pack lit up the score board, sending multiple runners to home plate but the Bearcats also faced Loyola's defense. The visiting team only managed eight runs the entire series. GAME...

Loyola’s sailing club battens down the hatches

Loyola’s sailing club practices on the waters of Lake Pontchartrain, an almost 20-minute drive away from campus. The sailing team offers students a chance to compete in regattas across the nation. Photo by Sofia Giordano.

Catie Sanders

February 25, 2019

Instead of lacing up hightops, warming up in the bullpen or taking practice laps, one set of athletes prefer bracing strong winds, icy tides and seasickness. Sofia Giordano, president of Loyola’s sailing club, has found a home on the waves and said her team feels the same way. “The people that...

Cheer and dance place high at Regionals

Loyola cheer and dance regionals

Vanessa Alvarado

February 24, 2019

Coming fresh off of their conference tournament, both Loyola's cheer and dance teams looked to continue their streak of success at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Regional Championships on Feb. 22 in Fremont, Nebraska. Loyola's cheer team placed a program-best third place in the ...

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