The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student athletes with learning accommodations at risk for differential treatment

Student athletes with learning accommodations at risk for differential  treatment

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

*Editor’s Note: Sarah is an undergraduate student at Tulane University whose name has been changed to protect her anonymity.While working as a tutor for Tulane athletics, undergraduate student Sarah* regularly worked with athletes who were struggling with their schoolwork. Because Tulane athl...

Balls, bribery, bombshells: 5 insane sports scandals

Balls, bribery, bombshells: 5 insane sports scandals

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

Sports professionals are frequently viewed as more divine than human, making it all the more difficult for fans when players and coaches of their favorite teams wind up involved in a front-page scandal. Over the decades, these infamous events in the world of athletics have ranged from heartbreaking ...

Despite successful season, road remains tough for Tulane baseball

Despite successful season, road remains tough for Tulane baseball

Ezra Weber, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Following a thorough 20-5 thrashing of the University of Memphis Tigers and a devastating loss to Southeastern Louisiana University, the Tulane University baseball team is ranked second in the AAC with an 8-3 conference record, just two wins shy of Eastern Carolina University’s 11-1 conference ...

FTB: Athlete conspiracy theories irresponsibly sway public opinion

FTB: Athlete conspiracy theories irresponsibly sway public opinion

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

April 24, 2019

It’s no secret that many NBA athletes have eccentric personalities. NBA champion Metta World Peace, for example, admitted to drinking Hennessy during halftime. Just last week, Russell Westbrook who was criticized for his ongoing feud with a reporter.While one of the best things about the league is how ...

To frisbee or not to be frisbee: Men’s ultimate frisbee team soars into regional competition

To frisbee or not to be frisbee: Men’s ultimate frisbee team soars into regional competition

Julia Hyman, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Ultimate frisbee is the epitome of a college club sport. Offering competition, friendship and a fun way to stay active, it represents what every athlete wants when looking for a new activity as a young adult.The Tulane men’s ultimate frisbee club team certainly recognizes the need to operate wi...

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Tulane players declare intent for NFL, NBA drafts

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

With both the NBA and NFL drafts approaching quickly, several Tulane athletes are hoping to hear their names called on June 20 and April 25, respectively.Donnie Lewis Jr.Senior cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr. is considered to have the highest chance of being drafted by an NFL team. Lewis was selected to the all-AAC second team for his stellar per...

Women’s tennis season ends at AAC championships

Women’s tennis season ends at AAC championships

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

This week, the Tulane women’s tennis team traveled to Orlando, Florida, for the American Athletic Conference Championships. Located at the United States Tennis Association National Campus, the tournament will feature a total of 11 matches across four days from April 17-20.The Green Wave hea...

Reaching new heights: Tulane athletics opens altitude training chamber in Hertz Center

Reaching new heights: Tulane athletics opens altitude training chamber in Hertz Center

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

Because the highest point in New Orleans is just 43 feet above sea level, the Crescent City’s athletes rarely encounter the challenges presented by training at a significant altitude. To offer an innovative solution to this problem, Tulane athletics recently unveiled an altitude training room, the first of its kind on a college campus in the U.S.The ch...

Green Wave women’s beach volleyball heads to Georgia for CCSA Championship

Green Wave women’s beach volleyball heads to Georgia for CCSA Championship

Ezra Weber, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Despite ending the season with a frustrating 2-7 stretch that included five conference losses, the Tulane women’s beach volleyball team hopes to reverse the tide at the 2019 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Beach Volleyball Championships.Having survived on the rankings bubble for much of...

Men’s tennis hits stride heading into conference championships

Men’s tennis hits stride heading into conference championships

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

April 17, 2019

The Tulane men’s tennis team will head to Orlando, Florida this weekend to defend its title as the American Athletic Conference champion, the first team victory at an AAC championship in school history. The reigning crown holders will have much to prove at this tournament after a turbulent season...

Track and field prepares, changes lineup for conference challenge

Track and field prepares, changes lineup for conference challenge

Alex Smith, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

This weekend, the Tulane track and field team will continue its outdoor season at the Cole-Lancon Conference Challenge at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where Tulane will compete against Southern University and Southeastern Louisiana University.The meet will begin with the women’s j...

A whole new ball game: Athletic careers for non-athletes

A whole new ball game: Athletic careers for non-athletes

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

April 10, 2019

For those who love sports, it can come as a devastating blow to realize you are just not that good at them. Even if you’ll never become a star linebacker, a decorated gymnast or likely even make it past intramurals, there are dozens of careers involving sports that do not require the you to actually play them. Here are ju...