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New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

Bella Baff and Julian Bombard

April 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2015 following a tumultuous regular season complete with injuries, last-minute trades and a brow-shaving April Fools prank that shocked the basketball world. The Pelicans finished sixth in the competitive Western Confer...

From the Basement: Gender discrimination allegations plague face of New Orleans Saints

From the Basement: Gender discrimination allegations plague face of New Orleans Saints

Cullen Fagan, Sports Associate Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last month, headlines broke over the Saints' firing of cheerleader Bailey Davis and her subsequent complaint filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Davis was fired after posting a picture to her private Instagram in a bodysuit, an action that her superiors claimed violated the policy p...

Baseball shocks Houston, takes three-game series

Baseball shocks Houston, takes three-game series

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Coming off of two consecutive series losses, Tulane baseball entered last weekend in dire need of a conference series win. This past Sunday, that wish came true as the Green Wave took down the University of Houston Cougars two games to one.The Wave opened its series against the Cougars on Friday ...

Honoring an icon: Tulane retires Devon Walker’s #18

Honoring an icon: Tulane retires Devon Walker’s #18

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Sept.8, 2012 was, for most, a Saturday like any other. The heat of the Louisiana summer was slowly beginning to fade, the leaves on trees were preparing to change and college football was quickly getting into full swing. For Tulane football's four-year letterman safety Devon Walker, however, this was the day when his life would change forever.About halfway through a game against the University of Tulsa, Walker was involved in a head-t...

From the Basement: Navigating tragedy in sports

From the Basement: Navigating tragedy in sports

Cullen Fagan, Sports Associate Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last Friday, a bus crashed while carrying the Humboldt Broncos, a Canadian junior hockey team. Fifteen passengers were killed, with 10 being young players from the team and one being the head coach. The response has been expansive: the GoFundMe for the families affected has topped $8 million and figures such as Pope Francis, Queen Eliza...

Green Wave Baseball starts off strong, plummets with series loss at WSU

Green Wave Baseball starts off strong, plummets with series loss at WSU

Julian Bombard, Contributing Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Tulane baseball's recent struggles continued this past weekend in its three-game series against the Wichita State Shockers. The Green Wave took the first game of the weekend but faltered in the following two, ultimately dropping the series 1-2.Following a three-game losing streak in the midst of w...

Men’s tennis takes down Rice, USF

Men’s tennis takes down Rice, USF

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last weekend, Tulane men's tennis met a phenomenal end to its impressive regular season, with two huge home wins over Rice University and the University of Southern Florida. The Green Wave is currently ranked second in the American Athletic Conference, with the AAC Championship quickly approaching. ...

Glory days: the rise and fall of Tulane football

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

College football fans today do not see the Tulane Green Wave as a storied franchise by any stretch of the imagination. Nowadays, heads turn toward the "Power Five" conference teams and, at times, fans seem to forget that other conferences even exist.While the Wave may not be as much of a force today,...

No. 19 Beach volleyball makes a splash at Green Wave Invitational

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

No. 19 Tulane beach volleyball did not disappoint this past weekend at the Green Wave Invitational here in New Orleans. The team went 4-1 during the tournament, dropping only one matchup to in-state rival No. 8 Louisiana State University. It was a fitting finish to a stellar send-off for the Green Wave...

Tulane basketball’s Melvin Frazier declares for NBA Draft

Tulane basketball’s Melvin Frazier declares for NBA Draft

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

NBA-bound? Tulane men's basketball has not seen a player drafted since Jerald Honeycutt in 1997, but the Green Wave's own Melvin Frazier has the opportunity to break this 21-year drought following the announcement that he is declaring for the 2018 NBA Draft.Frazier has seen steady performance improvements s...

Schmitz named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for second consecutive week

Schmitz named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for second consecutive week

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

For yet another time this season, Tulane tennis senior Constantin Schmitz has been named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week. This is the second week in a row Schmitz has been given this honor, the third time this season and the eighth time in his career.In the past week, Schmitz has r...

One for the books: 2018 Hullabaloo NCAA bracket busted in first round

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

April 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Hullabaloo Sports section bracket did not fare well in this 2018 March Madness Tournament. Thanks to dear friends at the University of Virginia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University, the Final Four had only one correctly-picked team.That blessed team, the Villanova Universi...

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