Nick Knacks

Prior to the start of the 2017 season, baseball statistics site FanGraphs projected Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles to lead Major League Baseball with 35 home runs. Halfway through the season, the site is already off …

Men's Basketball

Former Loyola guard Milton Doyle landed an NBA Summer League contract with the Brooklyn Nets after the NBA draft June 23. In two games with the team, he has made an impact. In his first …

Women's Basketball

Former Loyola women’s basketball head coach Sheryl Swoopes was hired as the director of player development for Texas Tech University’s women’s basketball team July 5. The hiring comes just over a year after Swoopes parted …

Nick Knacks

Chicago Bulls fans went into full panic mode June 22 when beloved shooting guard Jimmy Butler was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves with the No. 16 pick in an NBA Draft Night blockbuster. In return, …

Valparaiso University will join the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) July 1 after accepting an invitation to replace Wichita State University May 25. The MVC was tight-lipped throughout the process of replacing Wichita State. Now that …

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.