The Maroon

Wolf Pack dominate in final 2019 regular season game

Freshman Cameron Dumas (1) lays up a shot in The Den versus Bethel University on Feb. 14. Loyola enters the conference tournament as the No. 4 seed. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

February 24, 2019

With the hopes of a high seed in mind, Loyola traveled to Martin Methodist hopefull for a simple win. Instead, the Wolf Pack dominated the Red Hawks on the offensive end, winning the game 82-55.Loyola shot 52 percent from field goal range, 50 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free ...

Loyola ends regular season as No. 2 seed

Loyola's women's basketball team celebrates a play versus Bethel University in The Den on Feb. 14. The women's team ended the regular season as the No. 2 seed in the conference. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

February 24, 2019

Loyola sported an all-around game in their final regular season game.The Wolf Pack played efficiently on both offense and defense to take down Martin Methodist on the road, 74-61.It was the Red Hawks' game in the first quarter. Martin Methodist led Loyola by as much as eight points in the opening quar...

Head coach relates basketball with family

Men’s head basketball coach Stacy Hollowell reviews the game plan before playing Bethel University on Feb. 14. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Rosha'e Gibson

February 23, 2019

Head coach Stacy Hollowell is a family man, going home each day to his wife and four children. But when he steps foot in The Den, he’s the leader of 15 athletes and the entire men’s basketball team. The responsibilities of being both a father and a head coach can be strenuous for a household,...

Basketball player speaks out over hecklers

kaya noto harassed

Andres Fuentes

February 19, 2019

Instead of celebrating a road blowout win, one Loyola basketball player took to her teammates and Twitter followers for support after being bullied for her appearance. Loyola's women's team faced off against Faulkner University on Feb. 7. The Wolf Pack would win 85-66 but not before some of the ho...

High school cross-country star races to Loyola

John Ehret cross country

Daniel Schwalm

February 18, 2019

In his final year as a John Ehret Patriot, Abdel Thabata went for the gold, ending the 2018 cross country season as a champion. Now, Thabata looks forward to the maroon, as the senior plans on distance running for the Wolf Pack. The local runner might have ended the 2018 cross county season as the...

Women’s tennis team receives highest ranking in program history

Biology senior Koral Martinez hits a tennis ball at City Park. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

February 18, 2019

Loyola's tennis team has started off the season on the right foot, rising to the No. 20 team in the nation after only four games. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics released their Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Polls and the women's team earned their highest ranking ever. The team was...

Seniors nail a win in their final home game

Finance senior Ethan Turner scored 17 points in his last game at The Den. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019

The class of 2019 left The Den for the last time with a victory over conference-rival Blue Mountain College. Seniors Eric Brown, Joseph Ruzevich, Ethan Turner, Benjamin Fields and Tre'Von Jasmine helped contribute to the 84-82 win over the Toppers. The graduating class racked up 38 points with eight sh...

Loyola blows out Blue Mountain College in final home game of 2019

Biology senior Menley Long celebrates after a play in The Den. Long as well as three other seniors started in their last game at The Den. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019

In their last game in The Den, all four Loyola seniors started on Senior Day versus Blue Mountain College, earning a win in the last home game of the season.Loyola won the game, 82-41 with all four seniors, Megan Worry, Kayla Noto, An'Jolique Woodson and Menley Long, combining for 25 points and 15 rebounds.Wo...

Families gather in The Den for Senior Night

The family of biology senior An'Jolique Woodson came prepared to cheer her on for Senior Night. Photo credit: Rosha'E Gibson

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019

14 seniors were showered with cheers, roses and love on Senior Night in The Den. Families and fans witnessed the basketball, cheer and dance teams say one final goodbye to their senior members. The seniors include: Menley Long - Women's basketball Megan Worry - Women's basketball Ka...

Kayla Noto and Katie Philippi find love through Loyola athletics

Biology senior Kayla Noto (left) and her girlfriend, Katie Philippi, A’17, pose after Noto recieved her 2017 championship ring. Both individuals meet while playing athletics at Loyola. Courtesy Kayla Noto.

Rosha'e Gibson

February 16, 2019

For Kayla Noto and Katie Philippi, The Den is more than just their field of play but also where their more than two-and-a-half-year-old relationship began. Noto is a biology senior, spending her last few months as a guard for Loyola's women's basketball team, and Philippi, A'17, has been her biggest...

Bethel steals Loyola’s Homecoming victory

Mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil (23) has the ball stolen by a Bethel University player. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019

After Loyola celebrated their Homecoming court, nationally- ranked No. 19 Bethel Univerisity suited up to take on Loyola's men's basketball team.After a combined nine lead changes or ties in just the final two minutes, the Royals were crowned the winners over the Wolf Pack, winning 78-77.The game was neck-an...

Loyola loses steam in 5-OT defeat

International business junior Kaila Anthony (11) receives a foul from a Bethel player. Anthony scored a team-high 27 points as well as blocking three shots and grabbing three steals. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019

When the top teams in the nation clash, the games are memorable, and when No. 13 Bethel University visited the No. 25 women's team, the game lasted through five overtimes and spanned three hours before the Royals defeated the Wolf Pack 106-100. The game was back and forth throughout. The fourth quarter...

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