The Tulane Hullabaloo

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 24, 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 24, 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...

Track and field strives to maintain success at Samford Invitational

Track and field strives to maintain success at Samford Invitational

Carrigan English and Grant Barnes

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

After a seven-week break, Tulane track and field is ready for its next contest of the indoor season, set to be held at Samford University. This will be the second stop on the Green Wave’s 2018-19 season following its exciting debut at the Birmingham-Southern College Indoor Icebreaker back in No...

After recent gutter balls, Bowling hopes for strike at upcoming match

After recent gutter balls, Bowling hopes for strike at upcoming match

Colleen Drangines, Sports Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Courtesy of Tulane Athletics The Tulane women’s bowling team rang in the new year with the Mid-Winter Invitational, held Jan. 11-13 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. This was the first of six tournaments that the team will compete in during the 2019 regular season.The Green Wave came into the compet...

Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Bowling season: reflections on Tulane football’s win, likely bowl destinations

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Elana Bush | Photography Editor The team most definitely did not make it easy, but this past weekend, Tulane football obtained bowl eligibility with a win over the United States Naval Academy. This sixth win of the season will give the Green Wave the its first opportunity to compete in a bowl game sinc...

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

The home stretch: the Hullabaloo makes its predictions for the upcoming NFL playoffs

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

Who sneaks in to the NFC?-      The Chicago Bears currently have the lead over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North, but Chicago will take on the Rams in week 14 before traveling to Minnesota in week 17 for what may be the NFC North championship game. The Vikings will take the division and the No. 3 seed in...

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...