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FULLABALOO: With help of Sherman Badie, Willie Fritz battles wolf, learns the value of preparation

FULLABALOO: With help of Sherman Badie, Willie Fritz battles wolf, learns the value of preparation

L. David Mech and Jake Brennan
April 1, 2017
Filed under Archives, Humor, Sports

In a bizarre turning of the tables, head football coach Willie Fritz came to rely on the coaching of one of his own players for survival.This past weekend, while on a walk through the Alaskan wilderness with redshirt and red-blooded junior running back Sherman Badie, Fritz encountered a lone North...

Tulane travels to Baton Rouge, faces rival LSU

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

The most anticipated Louisiana rival game returns as Tulane (9-15) takes on No. 4 LSU (18-7, 4-2 SEC) at 6:30 Tuesday at Skip Bertman Field at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.From a sold-out Greer Field at Turchin Stadium in 2015 which ultimately ended with the Wave losing 13-7, to the first Tulane...

Tulane baseball loses to previously winless Columbia, Jewett still hopeful

Tulane baseball loses to previously winless Columbia, Jewett still hopeful

Jake Brennan and Josh Axelrod, Sports Editor and Associate Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

It was bound to happen at some point, and — considering the state of Tulane baseball (7-13) — it is fitting that it happened here.Previously 0-10 on the season, Columbia (1-11) defeated Tulane 11-5 on Saturday at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium. While the Green Wave won the three-game series overall,...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Sports, Swimming and Diving

While most of Tulane's athletes are deep in the throes of the offseason, members of various teams have shifted gears from dunking and diving to community outreach.On Saturday, several Tulane athletes participated in a clinic for members of the Special Olympics Unified Sports program. The two groups...

Transfer trend continues: Men’s basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Transfer trend continues: Men’s basketball loses 20 players in five seasons

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Even though it means riding the bench for a season, student-athletes often transfer. Their reasons range from changes in coaching staff to a lack of playing time.Transferring is most common in basketball, which has more than double those of football and triple those of baseball. According to For...

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Colin Slater left New Orleans after Katrina, returns for basketball

Madeline Billeaud, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, more than a million people were displaced, many of whom never returned to the city they once called home.Freshman Colin Slater was one of these displaced residents. Despite being away for 11 years, his love for the city led him back home as he pursues...

FULLABALOO: Switching setters

FULLABALOO: Switching setters

Brandi Doyal, Fullabaloo Byline
March 22, 2017
Filed under Archives, Humor, Sports, Volleyball

From shuffling bags in a dark hallway to exchanging everything from shoes to their ponytails, twins Ally and Brooklyn Frank know their routine, and it is not limited to just serving or spiking."Don't fuck up my record," they whisper to each other when switching places. Ally Frank is a senior setter ...

Wave cruises through second round of WNIT with 66-49 win over Grambling

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

Tulane women's basketball (8-14, 7-9 American Athletic Conference) advanced to the Women's National Invitational Tournament on Sunday after winning against the Grambling State Tigers (19-15, 14-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) 66-49 at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse.The game...

Women’s basketball advances in NIT with win over UT-Arlington

Shea Dobson, Contributing Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under Archives, Baseball, Sports

Junior guard Kolby Morgan scored 20 points, senior guard Leslie Vorphal scored 13, and the Green Wave dominated the boards in a 62-53 victory over Texas-Arlington Thursday at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse in round one of the Women's National Invitational Tournament.UT-Arlington lept...

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Green Wave pitchers wind up for challenges, pressures of college play

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports

There are 60 feet and six inches which separate the pitcher from the plate. That distance separates the opponent from the challenger. A win from a loss.Tulane baseball features 33 men on its roster, 17 of which are pitchers.While baseball has gotten off to a 4-12 start under new head coach Travis...

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

From the Basement: March Madness predictions

Jake Brennan, Jordan Figueredo, Susan Fanelli, and Josh Axelrod
March 16, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

It's everyone's favorite time of the year.On Thursday, March 16, March Madness will officially begin as 68 teams from across the country lace 'em up for the opportunity to win the national championships in Phoenix. Everyone, even The Hullabaloo, wants a piece of the action as we pick our favorites...

Pay to play

Pay to play

Jordan Figueredo and Jake Brennan
March 16, 2017
Filed under Archives, Basketball, Sports

"We do have hungry nights that we don't have enough money to get food in," former UConn guard and current Portland Trailblazer Shabazz Napier said in a post-game interview in 2014. "Sometimes, there's hungry nights where I'm not able to eat, ... but I still gotta play up to my capabilities."Napier is not alone in his struggles. Former Housto...

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