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Beach Volleyball adds former student-athlete Martone to coaching staff

Beach Volleyball adds former student-athlete Martone to coaching staff

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

This past week, Tulane Beach Volleyball welcomed former Green Wave athlete Cori Martone back  Uptown to serve as its new assistant coach. Martone will work alongside returning head coach Wayne Holly to continue the team’s recent success into the coming season.Martone has stressed her excitement to give...

Football looks forward, looks to Nicholls State

Football looks forward, looks to Nicholls State

Colleen Drangines, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

After a thrilling but ultimately disappointing opening game this past Thursday, Tulane football will take on the Nicholls State Colonels on Sept. 8, looking to make a comeback and avoid the Green Wave’s first 0-2 start since the 2015 season.While the 23-17 loss in overtime to the Wake Forest Demon De...

Cross-country seasons get off to hot start at Nicholls

Cross-country seasons get off to hot start at Nicholls

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Tulane’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams both began their seasons with first-place team finishes and individual wins at the Nicholls Cross-Country Invitational last weekend in Thibodaux, Louisiana. This exciting start is just the first of three more invitationals scheduled within the nex...

Launching the ships: Tulane sets sail

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Sports

While Tulane students and faculty were busy preparing for another academic year, the Green Wave Athletics department has been hard at work setting up the launch of the new varsity sailing program. Tulane Athletics announced the program would be elevated to varsity status this past June and officially designated...

Women’s Volleyball Dominates in Season Opener

Cullen Fagan, Social Media Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Last weekend, Tulane women’s volleyball hosted its season opener, the two day I-10 Tournament where they faced the University of Texas at El Paso, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the University of the Incarnate Word. The Green Wave swept its schedule in the tourney, finishing the day ...

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...

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