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Saints fans kick off the season with a run

Jennifer Dutchover (center left) and Kim Koplin (center) pose with their family, dressed as referees at the Saints Kickoff Run on Sept. 7. Dutchover and Koplin traveled from Biloxi, Mississippi and Chicago, Illinois respectively, for the run. Sam Lucio/The Maroon Photo credit: Sam Lucio

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,...

Cross Country got off to a good start on the trails

Photo credit: Cristian Orellana

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

New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan takes his day off to visit students at KIPP Leadership Academy on September 3, 2019. Jordan and other organizations gave the school 400 backpacks and $10,000 to help with school activities. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

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

Business sophomore Joseph Short celebrates a point during the Southern States Athletic Conference championships last season. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

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

Jeremey Kennedy was named head coach. Kennedy previously worked for Keiser University.

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

Sophomore Chong Li Lee was named to the All-Conference, All-Freshman and Champions of Character Teams last season. In all, the golf program earned 15 conference awards. Photo credit: Loyola University New Orleans

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

River Ridge, Louisiana's Alton Shorts, River Ridge, Louisiana's Stan Wiltz, Ryder Planchard and Derek DeLatte carry the championship banner around the stadium as they celebrate the 8-0 win against Curacao in the Little League World Series Championship game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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

Bivouac's Will Baynum smiles after his team won over 3's Company on Aug. 25, 2019. Bivouac won the game 50-36.

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

Will Ingram, mass communication junior, bikes. Ingram biked across the country this summer in support of the Ability Experience.

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...

Loyola Athletics reached new record

Music industry studies senior Beth Cohen performs at the SSAC Competitive Dance Championship in The Den on Feb. 1, 2019. Loyola earned a record amount of point in the Learfield Cup standings.

Andres Fuentes

August 21, 2019

Campus may have been quiet over the summer months, but on June 6th, the athletics department received word that they made school history. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics announced their final standings in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup. And the small, Jesuit...

Wolf Pack opens up volleyball season

Psychological sciences, pre-health junior Helene Masonne serves against Xavier University of Louisiana. Masonne finished with 13 digs against Xavier. Photo credit: Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang

August 19, 2019

The Wolf Pack volleyball team started off the season with a 1-3 record at the Early Bird Invitational hosted at Xavier University of Louisiana. The Wolf Pack racked up a win against Cumberland University, but fell to nationally ranked no. 5 Viterbo University, College of Coastal Georgia and Xavier. H...

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