The Maroon

‘Pack Track ready to crack back


January 26, 2012

The spring semester is here, and that can only mean one thing for Coach Andy Canegitta: track season is back. In 2011, Vanessa Righeimer, mass communications sophmore, and Abraham Thacker, finance junior, qualified for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National Championship while Sarah Tortorich...

Loyola’s top players honored

By SHAMARA KING Editorial Assistant

January 26, 2012

Loyola University and the Wolfpack will honor four people at this year's Loyola Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This event honors Loyola alumni who make history or contribute greatly to their sport. Those featured in the Hall of Fame include Olympic record setters, coaches of national championship teams, sc...

Cyclist prepares for epic road trip

Aaron Nazarian poses with his tricked-out racing bike. Nazarian is taking a cross country bike tour that will test his limits as a cyclist.

CAMI THOMAS Assistant Sports Editor

January 26, 2012

Imagine the long drive from New Orleans to Chicago, and then imagine the entire journey on a bicycle. Aaron Nazarian, business management freshman, is just counting the days until this becomes his reality. On nothing more than two wheels, Nazarian is embarking on the 1,280-mile bike ride from New Orlean...

New twists for intramural ‘Pack

Cameron Cates, managment senior, goes for the dunk against Spring Hill college on Thursday Jan. 12 at the Den. Cameron scored 13 points that helped Loyola win 67-65.


January 19, 2012

Students interested in playing intramural sports will have two new options this semester: dodgeball and kickball. Unlike basketball and softball, the two other intramural sports offered during the spring semester, dodgeball and kickball, will use a tournament format with no regular season. Both tournaments are exp...

Council gets NAIA award

Keiva Council was awarded National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference National Division I Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 2 to 8. Council plays guard for the ‘Pack.


January 19, 2012

The new year has just begun, and Keiva Council, a sociology senior and guard for Loyola's women's basketball team, has already earned four awards. Her latest accolade is the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Conference National Division I Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the...

Dean Miron is active off and on the court


December 7, 2011

When he is not managing the faculty in the College of Social Sciences, Dean Luis Miron is helping to manage the tennis team. According to tennis coach Zubin Engineer, the Loyola tennis program was discontinued in 1997. As a part of the university's mission to expand the athletic department, Engineer ...

Loyola seeking NCAA qualification

HALEY HUMISTON Contributing Writer

December 7, 2011

Loyola is currently reviewing the athletics department, and it could possibly land its teams in the NCAA. The university has hired Andrew Fellingham and Cynthia Linhart of the Inter-Collegiate Athletic Consulting Group to evaluate the athletics program and point it in the best direction for the univ...

‘Pack is hungry for swim team


December 7, 2011

Loyola has a pool and the student interest, but still no swim team. Loyola has been without an active swim team for over 10 years even though the school already has up-to-par pool facilities and many students who are eager to get back in the pool and compete. "I would join in a heartbeat," said...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Wolfpack Basketball’s first season loss in den

General Studies sophomore Robert Lovaglio battles it out during the Loyola game against Shorter University Friday Dec. 2. This was Loyola's first lost in The Den with a final score of 82-59.


December 7, 2011

Loyola played scrappy. They threw blow after blow at undefeated Shorter College — the pre-season number one ranked Southern States Athletic Conference team — on their way to a three-point halftime lead. But eventually, Loyola wore themselves out. Shorter regained its balance, saw an opening a...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Loyola fails to match Emmanuel’s intensity


December 6, 2011

Nothing was going right for Emmanuel College. They couldn't make a shot, couldn't contain Loyola's offense and to make matters worse, couldn't defend without getting called for a personal foul. Emmanuel's head coach T.J. Rosene had enough. He voiced his frustrations aloud. "Black, when the ball bounces off the r...

Athletes make a habit out of fitness

By CAITLIN SPIEKER Contributing Writer

November 30, 2011

In order to stay in shape, Loyola athletes put a high priority on maintaining a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise. Psychology senior and women's basketball team member Amy Sprout said she works out five to six days a week, focusing on cardio and lower body exercises. "As a basketball pla...

Zumba instructor crosses Freret

Tulane senior Jamie Revell instructs her Zumba class in the University Sports Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Revell began instructing Zumba at Loyola after a conflicting schedule with Tulane’s aerobics program.

By ETEFIA UMANA Editorial Assistant

November 30, 2011

It's 6:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. In the aerobics room, hidden behind the yoga balls, mats and dumbbells is a Zumba class taught by Jamie Revell, a marketing senior at Tulane. Originally from the Chicago area, Revell said she has taught fitness classes since the summer following her senior year of high s...

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