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Women’s club rugby puts fall season in rear-view mirror, sets eyes on spring hardware

Women’s club rugby puts fall season in rear-view mirror, sets eyes on spring hardware

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

Following a four-year stretch of veteran-lead deep playoff runs that included two championship runs, the Tulane club women’s rugby team has transformed into a very rookie-heavy team. Having just finished up a fall season that sent them to two tournaments, the team is looking toward the spring. On Nov. 9, th...

8-2 Saints look to finish season strong

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Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

Following their 2018-19 regular season that ended with a 13-3 record, the New Orleans Saints are having another phenomenal season through week 11 in spite of injury and two losses.  The Saints’ kicked off their season against the Houston Texans on Monday Night Football in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. After trailin...

Volleyball team earns fourth seed in AAC Championship

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Abe Seldowitz, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

The Green Wave women’s volleyball team closed out its home schedule in a four-set win versus the Temple Owls. On Sunday, Nov. 10, they took to the court in a dominant fashion, winning by scores of 25-16, 25-23, 22-25 and 25-23.  On the match, Tulane had 49 kills on 45 assists with eight blocks. The team will have a chance to take first place in the division along with a fir...

Women’s golf reflects on fall season

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Ben Friedman, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

With the fall half of the year done, Tulane’s Women’s Golf team is playing well.  The team has competed in five tournaments, placing from 15th to sixth. The first tournament of the season was the SMU Trinity Forest Invitational. This two-day play saw Tulane finishing at the end of day one in 10th and eighth at the...

Club water polo team welcomes seasoned freshmen

The Tulane club water polo team competes in a match.

Michael Weiss, Contributing Reporter

November 14, 2019

Tulane’s co-ed water polo team is closing in on the beginning of the season, and there is an air of excitement in the locker room.  Club president and junior Sydney Sheffield has a very positive outlook on the potential of the forthcoming season. “I’m excited for this year,” Sheffield sa...

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

New California bill changes state of amateurism in college athletics

Jude Papillion, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Since its inception in 1906, the role of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has been to maintain the integrity of intercollegiate athletics through the creation and enforcement of competition and eligibility rules. Today, the NCAA regulates the athletic departments of 1,117 college...

Opening Tip: Green Wave women’s basketball season begins with dominating win

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Jake Blancher, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Green Wave women’s basketball team took to the court at home with a dominant win against the Jackson State Tigers Tuesday. Krystal Freeman led the Green Wave with 18 points with Louisiana-Monroe transfer Arsula Clark adding 15. Dene’ Mimms had a superb game defensively with six blocks, contribut...

Tulane rugby looking to build for now and the future

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Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

If you find yourself headed for breakfast on a Saturday morning, you might be able to catch the Tulane Rugby Football Club in the middle of an intense match.  The team, led by club president Nathaniel Beech, is expected to face some difficulties at the beginning of the season as it tries to repl...

Tulane football enters final 3 games hoping to land more impressive bowl game

Ygenio Booker scores a touchdown.

Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

After defeating Tulsa 38-26, Tulane is bowl eligible in back-to-back seasons for the first time since the 1990s. After reaching this milestone, Tulane football is looking to improve on an already successful season. In front of a large, raucous homecoming crowd of over 27,000, Tulane successfully hel...

Which tailgate drink are you?

Which tailgate drink are you?

Julia Ferro, Senior Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

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Spooky specters and spirits meet their match in the wide world of sports

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Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

   Ah, Halloween. A time of scary costumes, horror movies, and plenty of parties at Tulane. We all have our favorite scary movie characters, don’t we? But have you ever imagined them out on the Yulman Stadium gridiron? Or in the Reily Student Recreation Center pool playing water polo? If you have...

Tulane beach volleyball puts up solid performance at White Sands tournament

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Dustin Birnbaum, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2019

In its first preseason tournament games in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the Green Wave beach volleyball team went 3-0 at the White Sands Volleyball Courts. Three of the team’s pairs also went undefeated. The duo of junior Ashley Delgado and sophomore Ellie Leitko proved to be too much for their opponents, junior Gabriella Becerra and freshman Ashton Mares were a force to be reckoned with and sop...