The Tulane Hullabaloo

Swim team looking to make waves over Loyola, LSU

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving, Uncategorized

Thus far, the 2018-19 season has not been kind to Tulane swimming. The Green Wave fell to the University of Houston and three of its opponents in the University of Denver’s Dual-A-Pool-Ooz. This opportunity looks to be just around the corner for the team as it gears up for matches against Louisiana State University and Loyola University-New Orleans this Friday, Oct....

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

Hannah May, Contributing Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LGBT history month occurs annually during the month of October. The world of sports is still a largely conservative body in terms of sexuality and gender expression, which makes celebrating the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ athletes difficult during this month. Homophobia within men's sports in partic...

NFL Picks: Week 8

NFL Picks: Week 8

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Marquee Games: Packers (+9.5) @ Rams and Saints (+1) @ VikingsContenders and pretenders making deals as trade deadline approaches  After unloading former Defensive Player of the Year Khalil Mack in the preseason, Jon Gruden and the Raiders continued to purge top-end talent: Amari Cooper was dealt to the Cowboys in exchange for a first round pick. With three first-rou...

From the Basement: Major League Baseball strikes out with domestic violence policy

From the Basement: Major League Baseball strikes out with domestic violence policy

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

For fans of Major League Baseball, October brings an excitement and intensity that is worth the grueling 11-month wait. Players and spectators alike experience an emotional rollercoaster in the span of a few weeks, all while the pressure of a world champion title looms over their heads. But Octob...

Football prepares, changes lineup for upcoming Tulsa tussle

Football prepares, changes lineup for upcoming Tulsa tussle

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Courtesy of Parker Waters/Tulane AthleticsWith last week’s devastating loss to Southern Methodist University, the reigning controversy in Tulane football, #BanksWasIn, evaded resolution once again. Regardless, the Green Wave is preparing to regroup and make a comeback next Saturday, when...

A Quick Huddle: Women’s Tennis edition

A Quick Huddle: Women’s Tennis edition

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Continuing its journey around the American Athletic Conference, this week’s edition of “A Quick Huddle” heads back to the tennis courts. Let’s get ready to rally because women, it’s your time to shine.Last year, at the women’s tennis AAC Conference Championship, No. 9 seed Tulane faced...

Growing Latinx community brings fútbol culture, passion to US

Growing Latinx community brings fútbol culture, passion to US

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sports have bound nations and cultures together for centuries. From tennis to baseball, volleyball to golf, athletics have been an integral part of societies across the globe. It is no secret, however, that various cultures may differ on which sports constantly grab their attention.In the Un...

From the Basement: in Latin America, soccer runs deep

From the Basement: in Latin America, soccer runs deep

Hannah May, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

The prospect that any singular activity could unite a region with as many cultures, languages and socioeconomic differences as Latin America is nearly impossible to imagine. Soccer, however, defies this line of thought.Argentina was the home of the first soccer matches on Latin America soil du...

Let’s dance! : Getting to know Shockwave

Let’s dance! : Getting to know Shockwave

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Courtesy of Parker WatersIt doesn’t matter if there is pouring rain, stifling heat or even an impending hurricane — Shockwave, Tulane University’s premier dance team, keeps performing and cheering until the football game is over.The team’s enduring athleticism, spirit and enthusiasm are the hallmarks of ev...

NFL Picks: Week Seven

NFL Picks: Week Seven

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

Before we dive into this week’s upcoming matchups, let’s look back on a fantastic sixth week in the NFL. Here’s what we know for certain:The Los Angeles Rams are good. I mean really, really good.Clearly the undefeated Rams are a premier team in this league, but it is shaping up to become one of...

Women’s basketball makes final tweaks for coming season

Women’s basketball makes final tweaks for coming season

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Though it still feels like summer here in New Orleans, Tulane’s winter sports teams are busy ramping up for their coming seasons. On Sept. 27, the Green Wave women’s basketball team hosted its first preseason practice of the year, and it is now diligently preparing for its first game of the seas...

To win or not to win: football hits mid-season crossroads

To win or not to win: football hits mid-season crossroads

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Five weeks.One would think that through five weeks of a football season, observers and fans would have a decent idea of where a certain team stands, where it is headed and what it can expect. The team you have pictured, whatever it may be, is most definitely not the Tulane Green Wave. Courtesy of ...

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