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Saints fans make the best out of Revenge Bowl

Saints fans make the best out of Revenge Bowl

Andres Fuentes and Henry Bean

September 16, 2019

On a muggy afternoon, it wasn't the lack of seating, the Louisiana heat or even the long wait time for a po'boy that had Steven Polk fuming. His anger had been boiling deep within him since January and he had been looking for an excuse to let it out. So when it was his turn at bat, he gripped the...

Saints fans kick off the season with a run

Saints fans kick off the season with a run

Sam Lucio

September 16, 2019

Since last season’s controversial ending, the Who Dat Nation has been clamoring for the return of football, and over the weekend, New Orleans Saints fans channeled that energy into the Saints Kickoff Run downtown. According to Len Gee, event coordinator at Easy Day Sports who helped create the run,...

Athletic Department heads leave to further their careers

Athletic Department heads leave to further their careers

Raegan Walberg

September 12, 2019

Loyola's status as serving as a launch pad for future athletic careers is evident in former Athletic Department employees Courtnie Prather and Michael Swartz. And this is one reason why Brett Simpson, is proud to be the senior head of the Athletic Department. But as the department says goodbye to...

Cross Country got off to a good start on the trails

Cross Country got off to a good start on the trails

Lexi Phillips

September 9, 2019

Opening the 2019 season with a strong start, Loyola’s cross country team hit the trails on Friday, Aug. 30, at the University of New Orleans Cross Country Opener at Lake Oaks Park. Following a historic 2018 season, the Wolf Pack set records again with the men taking home a third place win and the women...

Saints big man has a big heart, helps give students 400 backpacks

Saints big man has a big heart, helps give students 400 backpacks

Andres Fuentes

September 6, 2019

Eighth grader Warlanden was excited for the KIPP Leadership Academy spirit day. It wasn't for the DJ spinning bounce music, dancing with his friends or winning spirit points. Instead, the young Joe Brown Spartans running back wanted to know who the special guest was. What Warlanden didn't know was...

Wolf Pack takes down Dillard in five

Wolf Pack takes down Dillard in five

Will Ingram

September 5, 2019

The Wolf Pack volleyball team made its way down the road to face Dillard’s Lady Bleu Devils in a five set match Thursday Aug. 29. The Wolf Pack started strong scoring 25-19 in their first set and 25-18 in their second, but the Lady Bleu Devils came back to take the next two sets. Dillard scored 27-25...

Tennis team recruits abroad to find success

Tennis team recruits abroad to find success

Jillian Oddo

September 5, 2019

From Hong Kong to France and even Peru, these students come here to share one passion. That one passion — playing tennis. Loyola’s men and women’s tennis teams combined have 28 student-athletes and the majority of the athletes are international students. “There are showcases where kids...

Baseball team welcomes professional help this year

Baseball team welcomes professional help this year

Henry Bean

September 3, 2019

New faces have come in to help the Wolf Pack baseball team rack up more wins on the diamond with expertise from the professional leagues. Over the summer, Jeremy Kennedy was named the team's new coach. Kennedy heads to Uptown, New Orleans from Keiser University in Florida. In his three years there,...

Golf teams prepare to tee it up after a strong finish

Golf teams prepare to tee it up after a strong finish

Rosha'E Gibson

August 29, 2019

  The men’s and women’s golf teams plan to get back into the swing of things in wake of the upcoming season. The women’s team made it to the national competition last season and goes into this season ranked seventh in the season polls. The men’s team cracked top 25 last season, something...

New Orleans team brings home Louisiana’s first Little League title

New Orleans team brings home Louisiana’s first Little League title

Will Ingram

August 25, 2019

Louisiana earned its first Little League World Series title Sunday, crushing Curacao 8-0. The Eastbank All-Stars, a New Orleans team, caught fire in the fifth inning, bringing in four runs on four hits. Marshall Louque lead the attack with a pair of doubles and brought in three runs. Pitcher Egan Prat...

BIG3 stars shine in the Big Easy

BIG3 stars shine in the Big Easy

Andres Fuentes

August 25, 2019

Former NBA stars drove in the paint, dove for loose balls and proved they could still play physical basketball despite leaving the association behind. New Orleans got their first taste of BIG3 basketball, a league for retired players. Local celebrities flooded the court side chairs to see past ...

Column: New Prospective through cross-country cycling trip

Column: New Prospective through cross-country cycling trip

Will Ingram

August 22, 2019

This summer, I was given an opportunity of a lifetime to ride my bicycle across the country starting in San Francisco and ending in Washington D.C. The trip is an event hosted by The Ability Experience, a non-profit that raises money and awareness for people with disabilities. The trip took me over...

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