The Tulane Hullabaloo

Greener pastures: Tulane looks ahead to second half of season

Greener pastures: Tulane looks ahead to second half of season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2017

Tulane football is 2-2. While 2-2 may not sound very appealing to any football fan, for a program that has struggled as much as Tulane's, especially after the last gut-wrenching win against Army's decent program, this is a start. As we enter the midseason period, we will truly begin to see whether...

Tulane to face Army following losses for both teams last week

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017

The Tulane Green Wave is set to face off against the Army Black Knights, one week after both teams were defeated on the road. Army fell 38-7 to a fired up Ohio State team coming off a loss to Oklahoma, while Tulane was knocked out 56-14 by an Oklahoma team boosted by a big win against Ohio State. Bot...

Tulane worn out by Oklahoma in third game of season

Grant Barnes, Contributing Reporter

September 21, 2017

After a heartbreaking two-point loss to Navy, the Green Wave rolled into Norman, Oklahoma, ready to right itself with an upset over No. 2 ranked Oklahoma. Tulane fought hard on both sides of the ball and hung with Oklahoma initially. If it weren't for one crucial interception, the team may have gone...

From the Basement: Big Plans, Empty Stands

From the Basement: Big Plans, Empty Stands

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

The Green Wave football team won its first game of this season, for the first time since 2013. The team's 43-point performance was the best showing in a home opener since the Green Wave played Southern Louisiana in 2011. Tulane looked like a rejuvenated and improved team. So, who cares? Apparently 11,000 fewer people than last year. ...

Tulane falls to Navy by two after hard-fought game

Bess Turner, Sports Editor

September 13, 2017

The Green Wave came to Annapolis, Maryland, looking to change history last Saturday, following a record of losses to the Navy Midshipmen since 2005. The win against Grambling State seemed to have put some momentum behind the team as it started out strong, but an injury to starting quarterback Jonathan...

The toughest play of the season: Tulane takes new approach to recruitment

Tulane's starting quarterback, Jonathan Banks, goes back to pass at a summer practice session.

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

An article published in The Hullabaloo last week about Coach Willie Fritz ended with the following two sentences: "When the Tigers arrive at Yulman, it will not just be a battle between two football teams. It will be a battle between a coach and a history of losing." Unfortunately, there was no ...

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Wave, Tigers rivalry stands test of time

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

Beyond the Red Sox and Yankees, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, or Batman and Superman, Tulane and LSU's rivalry runs deeper and fiercer than any other. Tuesday night, the Tulane and LSU baseball teams faced off for the fourth time in two years. The Wave not only won the game and swept the series...

Jake Stone sits down with The Hullabaloo

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 9, 2017

The Tulane Hullabaloo: How did you get involved with the football team? Jake Stone: I started as an undergraduate assistant at the beginning of my freshman year as a student worker-type role with the old coaching staff. I got a foot in the door, I knew I wanted to coach and had an internship befo...

Jake Stone lives football dream as graduate assistant

Jake Stone lives football dream as graduate assistant

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

April 5, 2017

Football recruiting graduate assistant Jacob Stone begins every morning at 6 a.m. by watching ESPN while eating breakfast in the Wilson Athletics Center. Stone moves on to meetings and without fail, by 8:30 a.m. every morning, steps onto the turf on Benson Field at Yulman Stadium. From helping with ...

Tulane athletes participate in Special Olympics Clinic

Members of Tulane's football, baseball and men's basketball teams led clinics and drills with participants from the Special Olympics Unified Sports program on the basketball courts of the Reily Center on March 18.

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

March 23, 2017

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...

Smart steps closer to NFL after combine performance

Jake Brennan, Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

During the final weekend of April, former defensive tackle Tanzel Smart will likely become the next Tulane player drafted into the NFL. After his performance at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on March 5, Smart is projected to be selected in the fourth round. If selected in the fourth round,...

Central Missouri honors Fritz’s legacy

On Feb. 11, football head coach Willie Fritz was inducted into the University of Central Missouri athletics hall of fame.

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

Coaching the Central Missouri Mules runs in the Fritz family. On Feb. 11, Central Missouri honored second-generation head football coach Willie Fritz for his dedication to the football program by giving him one of the school's highest honors. Fritz was inducted into its Athletics Hall of Fame as a...