The Maroon

Volleyball goes back to basics

Psychology senior Gina Gill passes during Tuesday night’s game against the University of West Alabama.

By Craig Malveaux Contributing Writer

September 8, 2011

Some would describe Tommy Harold's coaching methods as monotonous. And they probably are. At the beginning of every season, the eighth-year Wolfpack head coach spends a good portion of time introducing the fundamentals of volleyball "The little rocks" as he calls them. The 2011 season is no exception. B...

Wellness exposition promotes health

By SCOTT O'BRIEN Sports Editor

September 8, 2011

  In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles on campus, the Wolfpack Wellness Committee will host the third annual Loyola Wolfpack Wellness Expo. "The expo will provide an opportunity for the Loyola community to visit healthy lifestyle vendors from on and off campus," said Michael Giorlando, direct...

Rugby tackles old issues this season

Head Coach Sam Brock watches as Finance  Senior Alex Weed flips a tire at practice on Monday Aug. 29.

Scott O'Brien

September 2, 2011

It was through the efforts of rugby coach Sam Brock and team captain Alex Weed that the team turned from a slowly dissolving program into a competitive powerhouse. By the fall of 2010, Loyola was in need of a rugby coach to serve as an authority figure to the team. "We needed leadership, and Sam stepped ...

Cross country exceeds roster goals

Chelsey Richter

September 2, 2011

Coach Andy Canegitta can no longer fit his whole cross country team into his truck. With a roster of 57, Canegitta has expanded the team from the just under 10 runners he started with in 2008. "My first year, I could fit all the kids into the back of my runners." Canegitta came to Loyola after spending ...

Walker dives into Wolfpack volleyball team

Business freshman Tiffany Walker dives for the ball at practice on Tuesday, Aug. 30 in The Den. Walker is one of many new additions to the Wolfpack volleyball team making a difference this season.

Lauren Fincher

September 2, 2011

As the volleyball team strives for another successful season this year, business freshman Tiffany Walker is working to help meet that goal. Walker said she hopes to bring Loyola women's volleyball more victories. "She is always willing to work. Tiffany has a great attitude and is a great person to ...

Intramural flag football begins sign up

By LAUREN FINCHER

August 26, 2011

 Loyola is now accepting applications for the upcoming intramural flag football season. According to Zachary Bracey, assistant director of Intramural and Club Sports, those interested should register online at imleagues.com. The website allows prospective players to create a team, join a team or register as a f...

Wellness to provide new fitness classes

By SCOTT O'BRIEN

August 26, 2011

The Department of Athletics and Wellness will host a variety of fitness classes and customized personal training this fall to Loyola students, faculty, staff and University Sports Complex members. Group exercise classes, which include Yogalet, Cardio/Strength Fusion, Step, Water Workout, Muscle Hustle, Zumba...

Cardio step beat means exercise meets fun

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

May 6, 2011

Getting fit can be fun… if you know how to take a joke. Cardio Step Beat, a free aerobics class, uses encouragement from classmates and a tradition of perseverance to help people get fit and have fun at the same time. Exercise routines are done to music, and students are encouraged to go at ...

Intramural softball attracts law students

RICHARD DEMPSEY

May 6, 2011

The 2011 intramural softball season provided some Loyola Law School students with an opportunity to get away from their studies and enjoy the game they love. Although number-one-seeded Hung Jury, a team comprised solely of Loyola Law School students, was upset in the first round, they said they enjo...

COLUMN: Baseball in need of funding

Hasani Grayson

HASANI GRAYSON

May 6, 2011

Loyola's baseball team took on the previously number one ranked Lee University on March 26. If you haven't heard of Lee, don't feel bad. They're a small liberal arts college in Cleveland, Tenn. In most cases, I would make fun of a small town of 41,285 residents that stole the name of a bigger, better-known ci...

Fight showcases Loyola student

Nooh Hindi (left) and Devin Parker (right) face-off against one another at the Friday Night Fight, hosted at Marlene’s Place.

SCOTT O'BRIEN

May 6, 2011

English writing freshman and lightweight kickboxer Michael "The Hurricane" Sanchez took first place at the Friday Night Fight at Marlene's Place on Tchoupitoulas Street on April 29. The event was held to raise interest in the sport of kickboxing and help build a fan base for the fighters. The matches featured...

Show Me The Money

HASANI GRAYSON

April 28, 2011

Even though it's not the major leagues, money can be a major factor in where college athletes choose to play. Financial assistance for baseball is limited due to the relatively slow development of a scholarship program. According to head basketball coach and Athletic Director Michael Giorlando, baske...

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