The Tulane Hullabaloo

Football announces 2015-16 opponents

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 7, 2015


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Tulane will face tough opponents during the 2015 football season, including six teams that made an appearance in a bowl game last season. The Athletics Department announced the Wave's schedule Feb. 4. The Wave opens its season against Duke Sept. 3 at Yulman Stadium. The team will also play against Ma...

Baseball Media Day

Baseball Media Day

Will Potts, Photo Editor

February 4, 2015


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Head coach David Pierce comes from Sam Houston State, where he had coached since 2012 and compiled a 121-63 record. Pierce said his goal is to win five types of championships this season: the regular season title, the American Athletic Conference tournament championship, a NCAA Regional, a NCAA Supe...

Former Wave standout Julius Warmsley enjoys Super Bowl as Seahawk

Former Wave standout Julius Warmsley enjoys Super Bowl as Seahawk

Dara Tucker, Sports Reporter

February 3, 2015


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Though the New Orleans Saints missed the playoffs this year, New Orleans was still well represented in Super Bowl XLIX. Former Tulane football defensive end Julius Warmsley is a member of the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad.As part of the Seahawks’ 10-man practice squad, Warmsley did...

Wave rolls into prominent Southland Bowling League

Wave rolls into prominent Southland Bowling League

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 3, 2015


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Tulane has been selected as one of eight collegiate bowling programs to join the Southland Bowling League, a newly formed conference for NCAA bowling programs. Tulane will join the league alongside Sam Houston State, Stephen F. Austin State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Monmouth, Valparaiso and Vanderb...

Opinion: Overshadowed by football, Conroy deserves recognition for basketball wins

Opinion: Overshadowed by football, Conroy deserves recognition for basketball wins

Alec Freudenstein, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2015


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Tulane is on a mission to become a football school and the sport has dominated the recent focus of Tulane Athletics. The emphasis is not without reason; football is a moneymaker in the South.A higher level of commitment and attention to the football program from the athletic department was required t...

Season Review with Curtis Johnson

Season Review with Curtis Johnson

Jonathan Harvey, Online Sports Editor

February 3, 2015


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Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson just completed his third season at Tulane. After a promising Bowl birth last season, the Wave took a step back in the new American Athletic Conference, finishing 3-9. Inconsistency and inexperience on offense and special teams plagued Tulane all season, but Johnson love...

Pierce leads new baseball era

Pierce leads new baseball era

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

February 1, 2015


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The 2014-15 baseball season brings a fresh Green Wave program.In its inaugural season in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane — which finished 30-28 overall, 11-13 in Conference USA last season — is now under new leadership with head coach David Pierce.Pierce comes from Sam Houston State, whe...

Wave must maintain strong defense to rival leaders of AAC

Mackenna Barker, Associate Sports Editor

January 28, 2015


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The second showdown of the season between Tulane's women's basketball team (16-4, 7-2 American Athletic Conference) and South Florida (16-4, 7-1 AAC) ended even worse for the Green Wave than their first meeting. USF defeated Tulane 64-45 Sunday in Orlando, Florida and kept the Wave’s offense at check. Sophomo...

Tulane’s comeback thwarted, loses third straight conference game

Tulane’s comeback thwarted, loses third straight conference game

Jonathan Harvey, Online Sports Editor

January 27, 2015


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Tulane men's basketball (13-8, 4-5 American Athletic Conference) came into Tuesday night's game ranked second in the AAC in points per game, but shot 36 percent from the field and 28 percent from deep in its 62-55 loss to Tulsa (15-5, 8-0 AAC). Tulane trailed early, but got a big offensive punch off t...

Remembering Wave’s match-up against Havana as Cuba, U.S. repair relations

Oliver Grigg, Print Sports Editor

January 26, 2015


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Many fans have argued that last football season was an embarrassment for the Green Wave considering the hype and renewed energy that Tulane Athletics built prior to the season. In its inaugural season in the on-campus Yulman Stadium, Tulane football concluded its 2014-15 season 3-9 overall, 2-6 in American...

Tulane Hall of Famer Tommy Mason dies at 75

Oliver Grigg, Print Sports Editor

January 26, 2015


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Former Tulane football All-American running back Tommy Mason died Wednesday night at his home in Newport Beach, California. Mason was 75 years-old and is survived by his wife, Karen, his three sons, Buck, Ryan and Taylor, as well as several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.Mason, from Lake Charles, Lo...

Wave’s Jamie Kaplan passes way into record books

Jordan Figueredo, Associate Sports Editor

January 25, 2015


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When the Green Wave defeated Central Florida 71-70 Jan. 13 in Orlando, Florida, senior guard Jamie Kaplan finished with a team-high of six assists, as she played in her home state of Florida with her family in the stands.Those six assists, however, helped Kaplan hit the 500 career assists mark and move...

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