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The life of a student-athlete on an international scale

The life of a student-athlete on an international scale

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

It is Friday night and the final game of the season. For most high school athletes, this is merely a game used to prepare for next season. For seniors, this singular event defines their entire collegiate careers.As collegiate scouts watch from the bleachers, the pressure mounts on these student-...

From the Basement: Blake Griffin and the appalling end of “Lob City”

From the Basement: Blake Griffin and the appalling end of “Lob City”

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.Brash, yes, but who in their right mind would start a team rebuild by trading away a franchise cornerstone of nine years? A player who, in the face of a fellow franchise player j...

And then there were two: Patriots, Eagles gear up for NFL finale

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The entire NFL season now comes down to one final game. Most NFL fans could foresee another Tom Brady championship run, but who would have foreseen the Nick Foles-led Philadelphia Eagles coming this far?Foles is an unproven journeyman, and yet he has the opportunity to make his mark in denying the...

Men’s and women’s basketball heat up the court, despite freezing temperatures

Men’s and women’s basketball heat up the court, despite freezing temperatures

Sophie Brams, Contributing Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

While Tulane students went back home to lie in their beds and spend time with family over the break, the men's and women's basketball teams continued their 2017-18 seasons.The men's team played seven games, tallying a 4-3 record over the break, with significant conference wins over Southern Methodi...

Women’s bowling competes in recent invitationals with striking performances

Women’s bowling competes in recent invitationals with striking performances

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

No. 9 Tulane women's bowling has rolled into 2018 with positive momentum. After placing well in its last two tournaments, the team is optimistic for the rest of its season.The team first participated in the Mid-Winter Invitational from Jan. 12-14. Finishing fifth out of a total of 20 teams, the Green Wave upset teams that stood above it in rankings, including No. 4 Stephen F. Austin. The team completed the tournament with a 193.6 pi...

A stronger wave: Tulane football makes key additions in recruiting

A stronger wave: Tulane football makes key additions in recruiting

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Each year brings new talent for Tulane football. As the winter holidays came and passed, head coach Willie Fritz and the football staff celebrated the commitment of their 2018 recruiting class.Along with two early commitments, this recent haul brought Tulane's entire 2018 recruiting class to a size of 24. Though this class did not include an...

Track and Field sets personal bests in Vanderbilt Invitational

Track and Field sets personal bests in Vanderbilt Invitational

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Coming home from a very rewarding meet in Nashville, Tennessee, hopes are high for the Tulane Track and Field Team.A bit of freezing rain was not enough to stop the momentum of this team. This past weekend, the team traveled to the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility for the Vanderbilt Invitationa...

From the Basement: a downfall of olympic proportions

From the Basement: a downfall of olympic proportions

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

From the Basement is a weekly column in which The Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues.Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was renowned and beloved by many for his work for decades. For more than 20 years, Nassar stood at the side of athletes for three Olympic showings. In a matter of days, this seemingly stable reputation ...

From the Basement: “Indisputable video evidence” no longer a viable excuse for blown calls

From the Basement: “Indisputable video evidence” no longer a viable excuse for blown calls

Susan Fanelli, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tulane fans saw their dreams of going to a bowl game for the first time since the 2013 New Orleans Bowl dashed when junior quarterback Jonathan Banks was seemingly brought down on the 1-yard line by a Southern Methodist University defender, stopping the Wave comeback — literally — inches short on...

Tulane Track and Field team starts strong with successful season opener

Tulane Track and Field team starts strong with successful season opener

Carrigan English, Associate Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Track and Field

The Tulane track and field team made a strong statement in the meet commencing its indoor season last weekend, setting the tone for the season to come.  Members of the women's team set personal records at the Birmingham-Southern College Panther Icebreaker, with junior Rebekah Markel placing first i...

Tulane volleyball finishes up-and-down season

Tulane volleyball finishes up-and-down season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Over already? Tulane's 2017 volleyball season flew by. Through exhilarating and disappointing moments, the Green Wave team banded together to finish its roller coaster of a season.The season started with a bang. Though Tulane's season-opener against the University of Louisiana-Lafayette was a 1-3...

Tulane at UNC: The good, the bad and the ugly

Tulane at UNC: The good, the bad and the ugly

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Tulane men's basketball Team travelled to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on Sunday to play the No. 13 University of North Carolina Tar Heels. The game went exactly as most fans would expect, with UNC drubbing Tulane 97-73.Tulane rolled into the game with a 6-1 record but came out with all of its we...

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