Nick Knacks

Welcome to my column. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to share my opinions on the sports world with readers of The PHOENIX. I grew up in the small town of Dwight, which is 75 …

Valparaiso University has accepted an invitation to join the Missouri Valley Conference effective July 1.

Softball

The Loyola softball team’s season came to an end in the quarterfinal round of the MVC Tournament against Wichita State.

Softball

The Loyola softball team struck quickly to beat Evansville 6-1 and advance to the quarterfinal round of the MVC tournament.

The Missouri Valley Conference extended an invitation to Valparaiso University to join the conference after the exit of Wichita State.

Softball

The Loyola softball team is making its first MVC tournament appearance since 2014.

Softball

First-year slugger Shannon McGee is one of Loyola softball’s rookie players making an impact.

Sports

In 2012, Erik Hoops was finishing his senior season on the Loyola men’s golf team and Carly Schneider was coming off her sophomore campaign on the women’s team.