The Tulane Hullabaloo

Women’s basketball looking to rebound, make slam dunk at AAC championship

Women’s basketball looking to rebound, make slam dunk at AAC championship

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

February 28, 2019

With just two conference games left, the 2019 women’s basketball season is rapidly coming to a close. Before the Green Wave wraps up the year, however, it will travel to Uncasville, Connecticut, for the American Athletic Conference championships.Because Tulane currently has a 5-9 conference r...

A Quick Huddle: Track and field edition

A Quick Huddle: Track and field edition

Alex Smith, Contributing Reporter

February 27, 2019

This week, The Hullabaloo travels to Birmingham, Alabama, where the Tulane track and field team recently competed in the American Athletic Conference Indoor Championship.University of HoustonAt this year’s championships, Houston took home the title in both the men’s and women’s categories with...

From the Basement: When athleticism overshadows allegations

From the Basement: When athleticism overshadows allegations

Hannah May Powers, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Soccer may not be my first love, but it has been the one to affect my life the most. No matter the teams on the pitch, I have found that a universal love of the sport binds fans of the game.At times, however, it is necessary to engage with the things you love in a critical manner. The world of ...

Legacy of Leadership: Women’s basketball sends player to national coaching program

Legacy of Leadership: Women’s basketball sends player to national coaching program

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

Many college students eagerly await the days when their passion can become their career, and women’s basketball senior Harlyn Wyatt is no exception. With a recent invitation to attend the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s “So You Want To Be A Coach” program, she is one step closer to ...

Always en garde: Tulane club fencing combines skill, community

Always en garde: Tulane club fencing combines skill, community

Alex Smith, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2019

Tucked away in the farthest basketball court of the Reily Student Recreation Center, the Tulane fencing club diligently practices its swordwork. The club’s dedication to technique and excellence is rather unsurprising, given this organization’s competitive spirit.Fencing encompasses thre...

From the basement: Farewell to football

From the basement: Farewell to football

Justin Walton, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

At 5:30 a.m., before the sun has even broken across the horizon, there is almost nothing I would rather do than remain tucked under the security of a warm blanket, my head, like a rock, planted firmly atop two pillows. Indeed, a deep sleep may be the preferred state of being for any college teenag...

Men’s tennis faces tough losses at national championships

Men’s tennis faces tough losses at national championships

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

The Tulane men’s tennis team has had a standout season so far, holding a No. 30 national ranking on the most recent Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association listing and a 4-6 record. Following back-to-back wins against then-No. 18 Tennessee and No. 19 Florida State at the end of January, Tulane secur...

Tulane baseball hits season opener out of park

Tulane baseball hits season opener out of park

Hannah May Powers, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

This past weekend, the Green Wave baseball team had an extremely successful season opener against the George Washington University Colonials at Tulane’s own Turchin Stadium. The three-part series set an overwhelmingly positive tone for the 2019 season with the Green Wave’s sweep.In the firs...

Relentless, dynamic, respectful: Tulane Rugby looks to continue dynasty

Relentless, dynamic, respectful: Tulane Rugby looks to continue dynasty

Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

The Tulane women’s club rugby team kicked off its season this past Saturday, looking to defend its national title. Since the club began competitive play in 2016, it has finished in either first or second place each year. On Saturday, the team picked up right where it left off with a 22-12 win ove...

Beach volleyball faces early-season challenge at FSU Invitational

Beach volleyball faces early-season challenge at FSU Invitational

Grant Barnes, Senior Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

Following a brief but successful preseason bout, Tulane beach volleyball will return to the sands for Florida State University’s FSU Invitational in Tallahassee, Florida.With a few tough matches looming, the team hopes that this tournament will be just as successful as its preseason matchup against the...

Welcome to The Wave: Tulane greets signees across three sports

Ezra Weber, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019

With numerous players signing for the football team, volleyball team and bowling team, Tulane is ready to usher in a fresh wave of talent.FootballOn Feb. 6  Green Wave football coach Willie Fritz added a wide range of players on both sides of the ball, including recent Brown University gradua...

Black women throw curveball in New Orleans baseball

Black women throw curveball in New Orleans baseball

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Back in the heyday of baseball, New Orleans cheered for the Pelicans, a now defunct minor league baseball team that won championships in 1933 and 1934. Players of color, however, were excluded from joining this team.This led Black sports enthusiasts to create the minor league New Orleans Black Pelicans and the New Orleans Creoles, both members of the Negro Southern League. Thoug...