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Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Elana Bush | Photography Editor The team most definitely did not make it easy, but this past weekend, Tulane football obtained bowl eligibility with a win over the United States Naval Academy. This sixth win of the season will give the Green Wave the its first opportunity to compete in a bowl game sinc...

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Who sneaks in to the NFC?-      The Chicago Bears currently have the lead over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North, but Chicago will take on the Rams in week 14 before traveling to Minnesota in week 17 for what may be the NFC North championship game. The Vikings will take the division and the No. 3 seed in...

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

With the upcoming onslaught of bowl games, America is yet again reminded of the role of capitalism in sports. Really, what post-season would be complete without the deliciously named Cheez-It Bowl, the melodious Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, and the festive San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl?In the...

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Grant Barnes - Senior Staff Photographer Green Wave football is not the only team reaching the end zones of Uptown – Tulane Special Olympics hit the fields outside the Reily Student Recreation Center before Thanksgiving Break for the championship of its ongoing flag football tournament. This is ju...

Tulane men’s basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Tulane men’s basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Courtesy of Tulane AthleticsThe Tulane men’s basketball program kicked off a rebuilding season to a 1-1 start, with a youthful but gifted roster. The Green Wave finds offensive production from new players this season, after losing last seasons’ two leading scorers, Cameron Reynolds and Melvin...

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Over the past few years, Green Wave fans have seen quite a few ups and downs from Tulane football. From the missed, game-sealing field goal in last season’s homecoming game against the University of Cincinnati, a controversial officiating error against Southern Methodist University that cost the G...

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With both Tulane’s men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting the first games of their respective seasons last week, it is only appropriate that this week’s “A Quick Huddle” hones in on hoops. Last Thursday, the Green Wave women narrowly defeated Texas Southern University by a score of...

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Facebook Caption: Following their short periods of fall competition, Tulane men’s and women’s tennis teams have seen quite a bit of recent success. Hear more about their successes and struggles here!With the end of the semester just around the corner, fall athletic seasons are coming to a close...

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Color guard is not for the uncoordinated. Guard members perform with an almost inherent sense of rhythm, all the while deftly manipulating rifles and flags. The dexterity and dynamism of the guard allows it to function as one of Tulane’s premier spirit organizations.To see this athleticism i...

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Twice a week, the Tulane University rock climbing club travels to the New Orleans Boulder Lounge, a state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility. Here, Tulane climbers scale walls up to 15 feet high, with no ropes to aid in their ascent and only a soft foam pad to catch them if they should happen to fall.Under thes...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

One would think that tailgating of all things would be pretty difficult to screw up. If the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defined tailgating, it would likely be something along the lines of: “groups of enthusiastic and dedicated football fans gathering together to root on their team before heading to the...

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