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Tulane Swimming and Diving celebrates seniors in win over West Florida

Tulane Swimming and Diving celebrates seniors in win over West Florida

Carrigan English, Training Chair

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

Tulane’s swimming and diving team dove into the new year with a strong win over the University of West Florida on Jan. 26. The team not only celebrated a decisive victory during this meet, but it also celebrated its dedicated seniors in its last home meet of the season.After a rather sluggish start to the season in...

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Puppy Bowl’s fetching players make for ruff-est competition of the weekend

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

 For the 15th consecutive year, the Puppy Bowl, humorously named Puppy Bowl XV, aired concurrently with the Super Bowl on Sunday. Puppies from 51 different shelters across 23 states were invited to the Bowl, where they were split into two teams, “Ruff” and “Fluff.”These puppies t...

Anthony Davis puts pelicans under pressure with trade request

Anthony Davis puts pelicans under pressure with trade request

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports

The New Orleans Pelicans woke up Monday morning to devastating, yet inevitable news — Anthony Davis has officially requested a trade. Though upsetting, this turn of events is not surprising, as Davis has the option to opt out of his contract after next season.In December, a source close to D...

Club water polo makes a splash on campus

Club water polo makes a splash on campus

Grant Barnes, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports

If you were not raised as an avid pool-dweller, chances are you are not well-versed in the sport of water polo. Tulane’s club team, however, seeks to change this dynamic, bringing this fascinating and unique sport to the pools of the Reily Student Recreation Center.For those unfamiliar with wat...

Tulane sailing finds winds of change in spring season opener

Tulane sailing finds winds of change in spring season opener

Carrigan English, Training Chair

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports

Tulane’s newest varsity sport began its first spring season this past weekend in Austin, Texas by participating in the South Eastern Intercollegiate Sailing Association Open. Though the team experienced struggles throughout its fall debut, the Green Wave sailors now seem to be finding their groove af...

Men’s tennis serves up perfection, heads to ITA tournament

Men’s tennis serves up perfection, heads to ITA tournament

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Sports

Taking down anyone in its path, the men’s tennis team boasts a 4-0 record after the first two tournaments of spring 2019. With this impressive performance, the Green Wave sends a clear message to all future opponents: watch out.Benefitting from a two-month break and the energy unique to New...

A Quick Huddle: Men’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: Men’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With only 11 games left in the regular season, conference play is in full swing for Tulane men’s basketball. The Green Wave has suffered a season of lows, with a 4-15 overall record and an active nine-game losing streak. Tulane has yet to defeat another American Athletic Conference team, a refl...

Reily Reviews: Finding strength in the sword

Reily Reviews: Finding strength in the sword

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With all the classes offered by the Reily Center, it can be hard to pick! With this new column, the Hullabaloo offers students a first hand account to help them find the workout they’re looking for.Last Sunday, I found myself in need of a workout and a change of pace in my usual routine. Af...

Not-So-Super Bowl: Saints out of playoffs after controversial call

Not-So-Super Bowl: Saints out of playoffs after controversial call

Grant Barnes, Copy Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

This past weekend’s American Football Conference and National Football Conference Championships set the stage for Super Bowl 53 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. In a mere two weeks, we will see the Los Angeles Rams face off against the New England Patriots for a chance to hoist the coveted Lombardi Trophy....

A Quick Huddle: Women’s golf edition

A Quick Huddle: Women’s golf edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

After a two-month break, the Tulane women’s golf team will begin its spring season Feb. 3 at the University Central Florida Challenge, a 54-hole stroke play event in Orlando, Florida.The Green Wave started out strong in the fall, finishing fourth out of 17 teams at the University of South...

From the Basement: Intersections of athleticism, activism

From the Basement: Intersections of athleticism, activism

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Fearing decreased viewership and increased fan backlash, sports organizations have often encouraged their athletes and franchises to refrain from making political statements. With league penalties in mind, many players must make a difficult choice: use their celebrity status to advocate for their...

Despite slam dunk start, women’s basketball fails to rebound

Despite slam dunk start, women’s basketball fails to rebound

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

At the beginning of the 2018-19 season, the women’s basketball team fought their way to a 13-3 record, the team’s best start to a season since 2014. Riding a six-game winning streak, the Green Wave commenced conference play by taking down Temple University, East Carolina University and Southern...

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