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By the early 1970s, the tradition of sports at Loyola University — an all men’s Jesuit school and the original college on the Westchester campus — had already been well established. In 1971, Loyola began sharing facilities with Marymount College — the women’s counterpart in Jesuit higher edu…

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No we aren’t talking about the superhero here. We are talking about the Ironman Triathlon consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, an 112-mile bicycle ride and a marathon, a 26.2-mile run. While this may seem like something impossible to do or something you may never have heard of or known someone to …

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The LMU crew team traveled north to Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. this past Saturday to compete in the Head of the American. The annual regatta, which features some of the premier rowing programs in the nation, allowed the Lions to gauge their progress early in the season. The one-day ev…

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The LMU women’s rowing team had a successful weekend, finishing first in two out of three competitions in the annual Berg Cup hosted at Orange Coast College at Newport Harbor.  Assistant Sports Editor Sam Borsos sat down with freshman Varsity Eight member Mackenzi Sherman this weekend to tal…

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LMU athletics news and notes from the past week:

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It’s 6:30 a.m. While most LMU students are still sleeping, the men’s rowing team is already practicing in Marina del Rey. This may seem tedious to some, but Assistant Coach Tom Paradiso knows this is a prime time to practice. “It’s the best water of the day. … In the marina, we share a water…

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The LMU men's crew varsity eight retained the Parker Cup, winning the season-opener for the third straight season over San Diego State and UC Irvine March 2 at Lido Channel in Newport Beach. They finished just two seconds ahead of UCI, winning with a time of 6:12.7 in the 2000-meter race.

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With spring season beginning this Sunday, the boys and I have been getting more and more excited, not to mention a little anxious. Sunday will show us if we have accomplished what we needed to during fall and winter and hopefully remind us why we wake up every day at 5:20 in the morning.

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This past Sunday, two members of the LMU men's crew team competed in triathlons. Senior starboard rower Landon Storaasli competed in the Ironman Wisconsin, and sophomore port side rower Mike Wither completed his first tri-athletic event, the Los Angeles Triathlon, on Sunday morning.

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With the weekend long Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships only days away, the men's crew team continues to grow even more confident as their Saturday and Sunday regatta races approach.

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The stillness of the water at the Port of Los Angeles created a tranquil feeling amongst the spectators on hand Saturday afternoon in San Pedro. The silence before the race could only have been characterized as cool, calm and relaxing. When the LMU rowers hit the water, however, all this cha…

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It was both a successful and groundbreaking weekend for the men and women's rowing team at Lake Natoma in Sacramento. After a weekend of competing, women's rowing came away with their first ever West Coast Conference Championship on Friday, followed by a strong performance by both teams at t…

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