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Women’s Golf struggles at Sugar Bowl Championship

Women’s Golf struggles at Sugar Bowl Championship

Cullen Fagan, Sports Associate Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

Last week, the Tulane women's golf team hosted the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Golf Championship, from Feb. 18-20, on its home course. This was its eighth year hosting the tournament.Many top teams participated in the Sugar Bowl, including six of the nation's top 25 teams. These included No. 8 Oklahoma State, No. 11 University of Southern California, No. 13 Michigan State University, No. 18 University o...

Making a splash: Tulane swimming earns six medals in American Conference Championship

Making a splash: Tulane swimming earns six medals in American Conference Championship

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

Tulane's swimming and diving team finished its season in stride this past weekend at the American Athletic Conference Championships in Dallas, Texas. Overall, the team took fifth place with 401 points and six medals.On opening night, the Green Wave started with a bang, setting a school record for the 200 meter medley relay. The group, composed of junior Paris Zhang, f...

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.LeBron James is nothing less than a superstar. He has unquestionably been the face of basketball for more than a decade. At this point, he may even be the face of professional ...

Tulane baseball starts new season swinging

Tulane baseball starts new season swinging

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

This past weekend, Green Wave baseball opened its season in the most sweeping way possible. In facing off against the Wright State Raiders, the team brought home three victories to win the series and leave fans wanting more.Even though the series would eventually become a breeze for the Green Wave,...

Louisiana finds footing in junior league hockey team

Louisiana finds footing in junior league hockey team

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Two decades ago, ice hockey in the American South was considered a joke. Even the 1999 Stanley Cup victory by the Dallas Stars did little to change northern U.S. and Canadian attitudes about southern teams.The relocation of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2011 to Winnipeg, Manitoba, was seen by Canadi...

NBA, New Orleans Pelicans continue to celebrate Black History Month

NBA, New Orleans Pelicans continue to celebrate Black History Month

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Many have their own ways of recognizing and honoring important figures during Black History Month, and those in the world of sports are no different.The NBA is just one of the many organizations honoring this month. The association has a long history of giving platforms to prominent African-American a...

Taking the scenic route: the winding road of pro basketball in New Orleans

Taking the scenic route: the winding road of pro basketball in New Orleans

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Professional basketball in New Orleans has been quite the rollercoaster. The city got a team, lost it, gained another, lost it, reclaimed it and finally renamed it. This story of the New Orleans Pelicans has been complicated to say the least, but its effects have had a significant nationwide impact...

Men’s basketball celebrates Mardi Gras in style with themed jerseys

Men’s basketball celebrates Mardi Gras in style with themed jerseys

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Jan. 31, just days after the first Mardi Gras parades of the year, Tulane men's basketball debuted its new Mardi Gras-themed jerseys against East Carolina University.The team also wore them in its game against Temple University this past Sunday. It follows in the tradition of New Orleans' NBA team, the New...

Women’s Golf stops short at spring opener

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Tulane Women's Golf team began its spring season this past weekend in full swing in attending a tournament hosted by the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. While the results did not place the team within the top finishers, hopes are still high for the remainder of the year.The G...

Starting anew: Tulane baseball seeks success with new team and season

Starting anew: Tulane baseball seeks success with new team and season

Shea Dobson, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports, Uncategorized

With almost a week to go before the start of the season, Tulane baseball coach Travis Jewett has quite a bit on his mind. Perhaps the most important of those things will be choosing a starting lineup.The Green Wave added 21 new players to the team this season, including 12 freshmen and nine transfer players. After finishing 27-31 last year during Jewett's first season as head coach, a massive numb...

FTB: Stick to democracy: a discussion of politics in athletics

FTB: Stick to democracy: a discussion of politics in athletics

Kevin Flood-Bryzman, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

 From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.When and why should sports players be political? If one has a discussion about sports today, it often comes around to politics. Sports is no longer safe dinner conversa...

Trio of juniors shine for swimming in the Lone Star State

Trio of juniors shine for swimming in the Lone Star State

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

Tulane women's swimming and diving finished its lengthy regular season this past Friday and Saturday at the Houston Quad Meet on the campus of the University of Houston. Though the team was defeated by opponents LSU, Rice and Houston, it did compile an impressive six top-five finishes and several records. Led by a trio of juniors, the team is ready to continue the success of this weekend in February's American Conference Cha...

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