Nick Knacks

My life revolves around sports. That’s no secret. I’ve turned down hanging out with friends to watch Cubs games. During fall semester, my Sundays are filled with football. March is typically my favorite month because …

Nick Knacks

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. My last game as a student journalist shouldn’t have been at Arch Madness, but at a softball game at Loyola Softball Park. I should be enjoying my final …

Nick Knacks

Last year’s season-ending loss stung. This year’s ripped your heart out. Despite leading by 18 points in the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament quarterfinals, the Loyola men’s basketball team saw …

Nick Knacks

After a wild, 18-game conference season, we’ve made it to the craziest weekend on the calendar.  Arch Madness — the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) men’s basketball tournament — is underway in St. Louis. It’s one …

Nick Knacks

After one of the more interesting offseasons in recent memory, baseball finally returns to our TVs this weekend. Well, unless you’re a Cubs fan and your TV provider doesn’t have the new Marquee Sports Network. …

Nick Knacks

My first year at Loyola in 2016 — when I played my trumpet in Loyola’s Band of Wolves — the crowds at men’s basketball games were scarce. One of the biggest crowds that year was …

Nick Knacks

I started watching basketball when I was in fifth grade when I was asked to be the stat keeper for the sixth-grade basketball team. The problem was I didn’t know basketball.  So I sat myself …

Nick Knacks

Loyola women’s basketball head coach Kate Achter walked into the media room at Gentile Arena with her daughter, Reese, on her hip Jan. 3. She had just watched her team fall to then-No. 17-ranked Missouri …