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Loyola men’s basketball opens the season with high expectations

Finance Senior Noah Griffin scans across the court to pass the ball, Oct. 26, 2019. The win against Southeastern Baptist College was his first game of his last college season. Photo credit: Raegan Walberg

Gabrielle Korein

November 6, 2019

The men's basketball team comes into the season ranked third in the Southern States Athletic Conference and are looking to build off of last year. After the team opened their season with a win against Southeastern Baptist College this past weekend, guard Andrew Fava, a graduate student that came to...

Volleyball prepares for postseason

Sunni Blanchard, English writing senior, serves a ball up in the Early Bird Invitational, August 17, 2019. Photo credit: Andrew Lang

Breanna Henry

November 5, 2019

With the women's volleyball season coming to a close, Head Coach, Jesse Zabal said she was proud of the players' fight through the season. "We have had a couple of great wins this season, including beating University of Mobile for the first time since 2012," Zabal said. "We also started off our conference...

Loyola alumna dribbles from the court to the football field

Caroline Gonzalez graduated from Loyola in 2017 with a degree in Mass Communication.  She now works as the digital media cordinator for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.

Will Ingram and Lily Cummings

October 30, 2019

Loyola graduate Caroline Gonzalez used to wake up around 5 a.m. to have enough time to lace up her sneakers and get a warmup before taking the court in The Den. Now, she wakes up to spend her days along the sidelines of Saints and Pelicans games. “It’s a surreal feeling. I remember getting chills...

Wolf Pack swimmers host defending champs in home opener

Brendan Heffernan

October 26, 2019

Loyola welcomed the Keiser University Seahawks to The Den for a two day dual meet, opening the Wolf Pack’s home schedule with a clash between top ten programs.The 2018-19 season saw the Wolf Pack’s men’s swim team finish the season ranked fifth in the country, with the women’s team fini...

Cross country coach leaves, but not without a plan

Both the men's and women's cross-country teams have been practicing without a head coach, and have still found success this season.

Alexander Mccall

October 24, 2019

With cross-country head coach Kevin Licht leaving the season early, the team is hoping to keep their season on track. Although he had always thought of the team as his family, students said issues with his health and personal life kept him from putting the necessary time in to be the coach he wanted...

Cross Country Meet

Psychology junior Hayden Ricca sprints for the finish. Ricca set a new record this weekend.

Breanna Henry

October 16, 2019

Placing sixth place overall out of 20 teams, the Men's Cross Country team wrapped up their regular season on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Watson Ford Cross Country Invitational.Hayden Ricca, psychology junior, was the first Loyola runner to cross the finish line, setting a new record."I was happy with m...

Sophomore stars look to build off last year

Myles Burns poses with a ball in his hands at practice, Sept. 20, 2019.  The men's basketball team will open up their season in the Den against Southeatern Baptis College on Oct. 26, 2019.  Gabrielle Korein/The Maroon

Rae Walberg

October 7, 2019

At 8 a.m., mass communication sophomores Zach Wrightsil and Myles Burns tie the shoes that shuffle them across the court each day. The basketball season doesn’t officially start until Oct. 26, with the first game against Southeastern Baptist University, but the Loyola team has big shoes to fill...

Quidditch hopes to stay healthy this fall

The quidditch team practices in the Residential Quad on Loyola's campus, Sept. 25, 2019. The team is expected to open the season in Victoria, Tx. on Oct. 20, 2019. Photo credit: Gabriella Killett

Breanna Henry and Gabriella Killett

October 3, 2019

Quidditch is back, and its unique mixture of different sport elements — such as basketball, rugby and dodgeball — are getting players excited to start yet another season. With the first tournament approaching, the players are preparing to try for a more successful run than in years past. Although...

Swimmers are excited to take on the new season

Men's and women's swim teams practice for their meet on Sept. 10,  before the opening meet of the year. The teams opened their season at Ouachita Baptist University  in Arkadelphia, Arkansas on Sept.21. Photo credit: Courtesy of Parker Elliott

Maria Alvarado

October 2, 2019

Loyola's men and women's swimming represents all four classes of the Wolf Pack this year. Biology junior John Tarpey, biology senior and captain of the men’s swim team said that these talented new swimmers on the roster this year have raised the bar. "As a team, we have extremely high expectations...

Cornhole Tournament Suffers From Low Attendance

A lonely scoreboard sits unattended in the Peace Quad. The cornhole tournament on Sept. 25, did not happen. Brendan Heffernan/the Maroon.

Brendan Heffernan

September 30, 2019

Student Life and Ministry continues to fight low attendance at some intramural sporting events There are fewer sights sadder than a set of cornhole boards going unused on a beautiful day. However, that's exactly what happened at the cornhole tournament on Wednesday. In the Peace Quad, as students...

New faces in play at the athletic department

Camal Pertro, communications director, sits at his desk Photo credit: Ver Lumod

Ver Lumod

September 30, 2019

Loyola athletics are about to see some new faces in charge. Earlier in September, the Wolf Pack Athletics department announced its hiring of Jordan Gabriel and Camal Petro for the positions of assistant athletic director and communications director, respectively. “We're thrilled to welcome Jordan...

Loyola names a new Assistant Athletic Director

The Athletic Department named Jordan Gabriel as the new Assistant Athletic Director.  Gabriel joins the Wolf Pack from Texas A&M Texarkana.  Courtesy of Loyola Athletics

Will Ingram

September 24, 2019

The Wolf Pack has a new face on campus. The Athletic Department named Jordan Gabriel as the new assistant athletic director. Jordan joins the Pack from Texas A&M University-Texarkana with a wealth of knowledge from working in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. While there, s...

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