Suicide has been a trending subject these last couple of weeks. With the hit Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” and the recent self-inflicted death of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the grisly subject of suicide has taken the spotlight, especially on social media.
Four members of the No. 12 Loyola men’s volleyball team earned all-conference accolades April 13. The awards were announced ahead of the 2017 Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA) tournament.
When Loyola built its softball park in 1997, it was very traditionally surfaced with dirt infields and grass outfields. Throughout the last 10 years, the university has been converting the infield and the outfield to artificial turf. Last year, Loyola completed the process, which has taken the field’s unpredictability out of practices and games, according to head coach Jeff Tylka.
There are plenty of reasons the men’s and women’s basketball teams each lost their first game of their conference tournaments. One could argue that all the reasons were on the court. But I can’t help but wonder what could’ve happened if the Ramblers had more fans to cheer for them.
The Loyola men’s basketball team’s season ended in a disappointing game against the Southern Illinois Salukis.
The Evansville Purple Aces beat the Indiana State Sycamores in the first round of the MVC men’s basketball tournament.
The 1963 Loyola men’s basketball championship was more than 50 years ago. The trophy is in the Loyola hall of fame outside Gentile Arena, and inside the arena the players’ names and jersey numbers hang on the walls. Why do we need to keep talking about it?
If you go to Loyola, odds are you know about the 1963 men’s basketball team. The only team in Illinois to win the NCAA national championship wore the maroon and gold. Even though this championship was over 50 years ago, its impact on history is undeniable.