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NBA Update: the Finals, free agents, LeBron, oh my!

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Following a postseason for the ages, the 2017-18 NBA season concluded this past summer in an absolute Finals mismatch. In this series, the perennial Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors once again completely dismantled the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers in a sweep of utter dominan...

Manuirirangi returns home to compete in New Zealand’s Nationals competition

Manuirirangi returns home to compete in New Zealand’s Nationals competition

Colleen Drangines, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Courtesy of Tulane AthleticsFew experiences compare to the opportunity to both follow your dreams and represent your home on a national scale, but that is exactly what junior Kayla Manuirirangi experienced as she took part in the New Zealand Women’s Basketball U23 Nationals competition this past month.Th...

From the Basement: LABron James’ Decision 3.0

From the Basement: LABron James’ Decision 3.0

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Last summer, following the brutal four-game decimation that was the 2018 NBA Finals, professional basketball fans waited in eager anticipation for early July, when superstar forward LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers would select his free agency destination.Finally, on the afternoon of July 1,...

Bright Lights in the Big Easy

Bright Lights in the Big Easy

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Exactly one week after most freshmen experienced its captivating atmosphere for the first time, Benson Field at Yulman Stadium will officially open its doors to host Wake Forest University in the season opener of the Green Wave football season.  Tulane football has undergone some major changes in the ...

High Tide: Green Wave finds success in NFL, MLB, NBA Drafts

High Tide: Green Wave finds success in NFL, MLB, NBA Drafts

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Showcase, Sports

The dreadfully hot summer of 2018 proved to be, in fact, quite delightful for Tulane Athletics, as a whopping six former members of Green Wave teams were drafted into professional leagues. These six standout athletes were selected into three of the most prestigious leagues of competition in the nation: t...

Cavs’ Tristan Thompson’s Kardashian saga: two perspectives

Bella Baff and Cullen Fagan

April 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

There is perhaps nothing more heart-wrenching than witnessing the decline of one's favorite athlete: to watch a once vibrant and promising star become a mere shell of what he or she once was. Fortunately, this decay is typically a gradual process that occurs expectedly in the twilight years of a play...

Pelicans outhustle and outplay Blazers, sweep series

Julian Bombard, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In a series many expected to be extremely competitive, the Pelicans dominated the Blazers in a four-game series that was never particularly close. After taking the first two games in Portland, the Pels returned home to New Orleans and played with the intensity of a team that was down in the series, despite...

Green Wave beach volleyball concludes successful season at CCSA Championship

Green Wave beach volleyball concludes successful season at CCSA Championship

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Following its successful 2017-18 campaign, No. 18 Tulane beach volleyball closed out its season in stride at this past weekend's Coastal Collegiate Sports Association Championship near Atlanta. While the team was not able to advance to the tournament's semifinals, it was able to topple two opponents ...

Baseball coach Travis Jewett: the man behind the madness

Baseball coach Travis Jewett: the man behind the madness

Cullen Fagan, Social Media Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

This year, Travis Jewett began his second season as the head coach for Tulane men's baseball. It will be the Tacoma, Washington native's 20th year as a coach in D1 baseball. He spent 18 seasons as an assistant and associate head coach for various universities, including three years at baseball powerh...

Men’s tennis defeats USF to win first AAC conference crown

Colleen Drangines, Contributing Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

History was made last weekend as Tulane men's tennis claimed the American Athletic Conference crown, ending the University of Southern Florida's four-year hold on the title and earning the first AAC team title in school history.Seeded No. 2 heading into the tournament, the Green Wave's last conference championship appearance was in 2014 and its last win in 2005. Bypassing the first round, Tulane's road to success began in the quarterfinal...

A season in review: the ins and outs of spring semester sports

A season in review: the ins and outs of spring semester sports

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Beach VolleyballTulane beach volleyball had a successful spring semester. The team finished 23-14 overall with impressive wins over then-No. 12 Grand Canyon University, then-No. 18 Florida Atlantic University and then-No. 12 Florida International University. While the team was unable to reach the...

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The NBA Playoffs have been quite entertaining thus far for both hardcore and casual fans alike, with only one series ending in a four-game sweep. The victor of this matchup was the city's very own New Orleans Pelicans.It seems as if almost every team has something spurring its excitement. There is o...

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