Rockets Blast Into NBA Playoff Season

Rockets Blast Into NBA Playoff Season

Abby Pfeifer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Local, Sports

This first round of NBA playoffs has nearly been a clean sweep for Houston. In Game 1 against the No. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves, the No. 1 Rockets narrowly won, 104-101. A pushback in the second game left Houston victorious by twenty points, 102-82, while Game 3 saw the Wolves' first win of the round, 1...

Villanova Wildcats Slam Michigan Wolverines to Claim National Title

Villanova Wildcats Slam Michigan Wolverines to Claim National Title

Abby Pfeifer

April 13, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On April 2, the Villanova Wildcats became the men's 2018 NCAA national champions, led by Jalen Brunson, winner of the Citizen Naismith Trophy. This is their second championship in three years.  In 2016, the Wildcats barely edged out UNC by three points; 77-74. In this year's San Antonio game, they were ...

Loyolas Favorite Nun

Loyolas Favorite Nun

Ariah Whitlow

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Opinion, Sports

In 1870, one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States was founded. That Catholic university is called Loyola University Chicago. The LU wolves are in the NCAA during March Madness and have been picking up wins ever since. Starting out against Illinois State in the NCAA tournament with ...

The Final Four Fight to the Finish

The Final Four Fight to the Finish

Abby Pfeifer

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

On Saturday, Loyola Chicago will face Michigan, and Villanova will take on Kansas for a chance to play in the national championship game on the following Monday. Both games will take place in San Antonio, at the Alamodome. Loyola, originally the No. 11 seed in this tournament, is perhaps the most ...

Fox News Anchor Faces Backlash for Criticism of Vocal NBA Stars

Fox News Anchor Faces Backlash for Criticism of Vocal NBA Stars

Abby Pfeifer

March 7, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

During her show on February 15, Fox news anchor Laura Ingraham responded to political comments made by NBA stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant during an interview with ESPN's Cari Champion. Watch the clip here. Ingraham labels the two players' words as "barely intelligible" and "ungrammatical....

The Superbowl Experience

The Superbowl Experience

Abby Pfeifer

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Superbowl LII was certainly one for the books. On February 4, Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles managed to defeat the renowned  New England Patriots 41 to 33 for their first national title. The game was held at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, while 103.4 million people watched from home, however TV ratings were d...

AHS Swimming and Diving Splashes into Post-Season

Abby Pfeifer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The swimming and diving season stretches from September to February, encompassing both fall and winter seasons. The JV squad wrapped up their quite successful season last month, winning their district meet by a landslide. However, the varsity team still has a ways to go before their season ends. They...

Alabama Crimson Tide Sweeps Away Georgia Bulldogs

Alabama Crimson Tide Sweeps Away Georgia Bulldogs

Abby Pfeifer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

  On Monday night, millions of college football fans tuned into the national playoff game to see Georgia take on Alabama. Both teams had surprising triumphs in the Rose and Sugar Bowl, respectively. The Bulldogs and Crimson tide edged out Oklahoma and Clemson, both of which claimed top two rankings before their astonishing defeats. For a complete list of bowl game results, click here. Monday's title game...

Move Over NFL, Christmas Time is College Bowl Time

Move Over NFL, Christmas Time is College Bowl Time

Abby Pfeifer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Sports

Thanksgiving may be all about the NFL, but along with the Christmas season comes plenty of College Bowl games that are sure to excite. This year's bowl season is kicked off on December 16 with the Celebration Bowl in Atlanta (Grambling vs. North Carolina A&T) and ends on January 1 with the Citrus Bowl in Orlando (no. 14 Notre Dame vs. no. 17 LSU). Also falling on January 1 a...

Thanksgiving Football and TV: What was Hot and What was Not

Thanksgiving Football and TV: What was Hot and What was Not

Abby Pfeifer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Thanksgiving day was certainly an exciting one for the NFL, with three games airing throughout the day and millions of households tuning in. However, Thanksgiving Thursday Night Football ratings did decline 10% from 2016. Nonetheless- here are the final results:  Minnesota Vikings-30, Detroit Lions-23 LA Chargers- 28, Dallas Cowboys- 6 New York Giants- 10, Washington Redskins- 20 The Cowboys suffered a profound loss in being defeated by the Chargers, but its good news ...

Sports