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From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

From the Basement: capitalism, spirit and #BowlWave

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

With the upcoming onslaught of bowl games, America is yet again reminded of the role of capitalism in sports. Really, what post-season would be complete without the deliciously named Cheez-It Bowl, the melodious Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, and the festive San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl?In the...

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Special Olympics flag football tournament fosters community, volunteerism

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Grant Barnes - Senior Staff Photographer Green Wave football is not the only team reaching the end zones of Uptown – Tulane Special Olympics hit the fields outside the Reily Student Recreation Center before Thanksgiving Break for the championship of its ongoing flag football tournament. This is ju...

Tulane men’s basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Tulane men’s basketball debuts young roster in season opener

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Courtesy of Tulane AthleticsThe Tulane men’s basketball program kicked off a rebuilding season to a 1-1 start, with a youthful but gifted roster. The Green Wave finds offensive production from new players this season, after losing last seasons’ two leading scorers, Cameron Reynolds and Melvin...

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Weighing the Wave’s chances for bowl eligibility: What to expect in the final games

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Over the past few years, Green Wave fans have seen quite a few ups and downs from Tulane football. From the missed, game-sealing field goal in last season’s homecoming game against the University of Cincinnati, a controversial officiating error against Southern Methodist University that cost the G...

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With both Tulane’s men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting the first games of their respective seasons last week, it is only appropriate that this week’s “A Quick Huddle” hones in on hoops. Last Thursday, the Green Wave women narrowly defeated Texas Southern University by a score of...

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Facebook Caption: Following their short periods of fall competition, Tulane men’s and women’s tennis teams have seen quite a bit of recent success. Hear more about their successes and struggles here!With the end of the semester just around the corner, fall athletic seasons are coming to a close...

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Color guard is not for the uncoordinated. Guard members perform with an almost inherent sense of rhythm, all the while deftly manipulating rifles and flags. The dexterity and dynamism of the guard allows it to function as one of Tulane’s premier spirit organizations.To see this athleticism i...

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Twice a week, the Tulane University rock climbing club travels to the New Orleans Boulder Lounge, a state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility. Here, Tulane climbers scale walls up to 15 feet high, with no ropes to aid in their ascent and only a soft foam pad to catch them if they should happen to fall.Under thes...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

One would think that tailgating of all things would be pretty difficult to screw up. If the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defined tailgating, it would likely be something along the lines of: “groups of enthusiastic and dedicated football fans gathering together to root on their team before heading to the...

NFL Picks: Week 10

NFL Picks: Week 10

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

Playoff picture begins to take shape-      Heading into week 10, there are already seven different teams* with just two or fewer losses, almost all virtual locks to make the playoffs. After adding the division winners from the NFC North, East and AFC South (the three divisions lacking a standout t...

No days off: Volleyball enters hectic weekend with matches against Temple, UConn

No days off: Volleyball enters hectic weekend with matches against Temple, UConn

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The women of Tulane volleyball have a busy weekend ahead of them as they host Temple University on Friday, Nov. 9  for the Mental Health Awareness “Green Out” game, then the University of Connecticut two days later on Sunday, Nov. 11.The Green Wave is currently in a great position after its rec...

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