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Council honored as All-American

March 24, 2011

Keiva Council was recognized as State Farm Coaches' All-America Team Honorable Mention for the 2010-2011 season for the NAIA. Council was one of only 20 players to receive the honorable mention from Division I NAIA schools around the nation. Council was 20th in the league in assists 22nd in total scorin...

Baseball fights for spot in playoffs

HASANI GRAYSON

March 24, 2011

With 20 games left in the regular season, the ‘Pack will need a late-season push to make it into the conference tournament. Only the top four teams in the Southern Sates Athletic Conference's West division will qualify for the post season. Loyola (10-21, 2-4) currently sits in fifth place, a ...

Rugby club makes playoffs

Rugby club makes playoffs

MICHAEL SANCHEZ

March 24, 2011

  This Saturday, Loyola will battle University of West Florida for the finals spot of the Deep South Conference in Pensacola, Florida. Loyola, ranked second in the Deep South West conference, beat University of Southern Mississippi, improving their record to 3-3 and earning their ticket to the se...

Intramurals move into post-season

RICHARD DEMPSEY

March 24, 2011

The NCAA Tournament isn't the only show in town. While two teams prepare for the Southeast Region's Elite Eight matchup held in the New Orleans Arena tomorrow evening, Loyola intramural basketball teams are preparing for tournament games of their own. The NCAA Tournament has teams like Duke, Ohio Stat...

Coed basketball levels the field

RICHARD DEMPSEY

March 17, 2011

  The co-rec division of Loyola's intramural basketball league offers students a chance to participate in a level of intramural basketball that is less competitive than the men's division. Despite the less competitive nature, the co-rec division is regarded as a "fun" division where stats are ...

COLUMN: No one is immune to March Madness

COLUMN: No one is immune to March Madness

Craig Malveaux

March 17, 2011

It's March, and you know what that means — 68 college basketball teams battling it out for NCAA supremacy. Whether for a friendly wager, bragging rights among your roommates or for just plain fun, almost everyone has filled out an NCAA college basketball bracket. If you are in that select of people...

Wolfpack falls short in SSAC Tournament

Hasani Grayson

March 17, 2011

  After a run in the Southern States Athletic Conference championship game, Loyola's Lady Wolfpack narrowly missed being selected to the NAIA national tournament. Eighteen teams are selected as automatic qualifiers for winning their conference tournament. There are also 14 at-large teams who are se...

COLUMN: There’s still time to shape up

COLUMN: There’s still time to shape up

Benjamin Staab

March 17, 2011

With spring break and beach season coming up soon, we all have one thing on our mind: looking good in a bathing suit. There are four weeks left until spring break, so that's all the time we have to make a transformation. It may not seem like a lot of time, but it's more than enough to make a noticeable ch...

Int’l students start soccer club

Int’l students start soccer club

LESLIE GAMBONI

March 17, 2011

  During the past couple of months, international students at Loyola have gone from playing pickup matches to organizing competitions against Tulane's soccer club. Karim Fares, a French study abroad student studying international business said it was difficult to meet new friends in a foreign cou...

COLUMN: You can’t buy the X-factor

COLUMN: You can’t buy the X-factor

John Valdespino

February 24, 2011

A lot people want to know what the Secret Ingredient is. Some people call it the X-Factor. No matter the name you assign, this divine power and force that separates the Great Ones from the lowly mortals is clearly visible. The minute you look at them, you recognize their hard work. For different people, t...

Freshman fill holes in ‘Pack’s offense

Freshman fill holes in ‘Pack’s offense

HASANI GRAYSON

February 24, 2011

  Loyola may have angels in the outfield. As part of the small ball approach that places importance on speed, defense and high batting averages instead of power numbers, Loyola needed to find a solid lead-off man. During the preseason workouts, Garrett Lacour, management freshman, impressed the...

Dussen Matta sees Doom in near future

RICHARD DEMPSEY

February 24, 2011

  Dussen Matta (3-2) will take on Legion of Doom (2-2) in a battle for the top spot in the gold division of the intramural basketball league. Dussen Matta center and graphic design sophomore Christopher Knibbs is confident in his team's ability and has no doubt that they will claim the top spot in ...

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