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The Standard: Brother Rice Rugby 2022

2022-03-25T16:08:27-05:00

By Carter McAlilly ‘22

Brother Rice rugby is finally back in the mix this year. For the first time since 2019, the team is able to compete for a spot in the playoffs.

The team this year has high hopes and a lot of big expectations for this coming season. With not having the playoffs these last two years, the hunger to win is bigger than ever.

Senior Rolando Sepulveda said, “It is extremely exciting to be able to come out on the pitch again and compete for our spot in the playoffs. I cannot wait to get out there with the team and […]

The Standard: Brother Rice Rugby 20222022-03-25T16:08:27-05:00

The Standard: Brother Rice Lacrosse Starts the Season Strong

2022-03-25T16:08:56-05:00

By Kevin Murphy ‘22

Brother Rice lacrosse has started their season off strong with an early win against Kenwood Academy on Tuesday, March 13. The final score read 6-4 Crusaders, with the game being extremely close in the fourth quarter after the Broncos came back from a deficit to keep the game alive.

Quick to score for the Crusaders in the first period was senior and captain Gavin Ward. About two minutes after taking their 1-0 lead, Ward scored once again with a 20-yard snipe.

“For some reason the defense was giving me way too much space,” said Ward. “I just decided to wind […]

The Standard: Brother Rice Lacrosse Starts the Season Strong2022-03-25T16:08:56-05:00

The Standard: Brother Rice Intramural Floor Hockey

2022-03-25T16:10:08-05:00

By Robby Pratl ‘22

After a long hiatus, Brother Rice floor hockey is finally going to be back, taking place on to be announced dates. Intramural floor hockey is a great way to have fun amongst friends while competing for the prized title of floor hockey champion!

Floor hockey is similar to ice hockey, without the biggest barrier to entry: the ice. This allows for anybody to be able to pick up a stick and play to his heart’s content. In past years, floor hockey has been an extremely popular intramural activity, drawing Crusaders from every grade level, and judging by the excitement […]

The Standard: Brother Rice Intramural Floor Hockey2022-03-25T16:10:08-05:00

The Standard: Ramblers Go Dancing, But Forget Their Moves

2022-03-25T16:02:03-05:00

By Danny White ´22

The Loyola Ramblers went to the NCAA tournament once again this year. The Ramblers have made it to the tournament three times in the past five years.

Their most notable appearance was in 2018, when they were an 11 seed that journeyed all the way to the final four, leaving the entire country wondering, ¨Who even are these guys?¨

Thanks to their memorable run in 2018, the Ramblers are well known when March rolls around every year now. Out of the millions of brackets created in 2018, only 5,532 people had the Ramblers making it to the final four.

This year, […]

The Standard: Ramblers Go Dancing, But Forget Their Moves2022-03-25T16:02:03-05:00

The Standard: Brady is back to the Bucs

2022-03-25T15:43:13-05:00

By Jack Mallon ‘22

Tom Brady officially announced his retirement in the beginning of February. Brady is already the oldest quarterback to play the game, but his retirement was no surprise to all. Brady is 44 years old and has played a total of 22 seasons in the NFL. The toll football takes on one’s body is no joke. Hits, falls, and emotions could mentally and physically harm a man for the rest of his life.

Brady already has a family he needs to raise. Retirement is an understandable route to take in order to raise your family. Brady’s decision to retire was […]

The Standard: Brady is back to the Bucs2022-03-25T15:43:13-05:00

The Standard: March Madness Tournament

2022-03-25T15:36:24-05:00

By Brian Jeffers ‘22

March Madness is a single elimination tournament hosted by the NCAA each year. The tournament starts with 68 different colleges, and 4 different regions. After each round, when a team loses, they are eliminated.

Sixty-eight teams start off in the tournament because 8 teams face off against each other to make the last seed in each region of the bracket. These games are played before the tournament even starts.

The first round consists of 64 teams. After round 1, only 32 teams advance. The second round is known as the Round of 32. There are 16 games played in the […]

The Standard: March Madness Tournament2022-03-25T15:36:24-05:00

The Standard: NFL Free Agency Frenzy

2022-03-25T10:48:57-05:00

By Jack O’Connell ‘22 

This NFL offseason has been the best in league history. There has been an unprecedented amount of player movement throughout only the first week of free agency action. We have seen countless trades and signings that will change the landscape of the NFL for years to come.

The first blockbuster trade to occur this offseason was when the Seattle Seahawks traded Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a couple of first round picks, and three players. This move made the already star studded AFC West even more loaded, but that would be far […]

The Standard: NFL Free Agency Frenzy2022-03-25T10:48:57-05:00

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