The Tulane Hullabaloo

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

With both Tulane’s men’s and women’s basketball teams hosting the first games of their respective seasons last week, it is only appropriate that this week’s “A Quick Huddle” hones in on hoops. Last Thursday, the Green Wave women narrowly defeated Texas Southern University by a score of...

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Green Wave tennis wraps up fall competition season in swinging fashion

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Facebook Caption: Following their short periods of fall competition, Tulane men’s and women’s tennis teams have seen quite a bit of recent success. Hear more about their successes and struggles here!With the end of the semester just around the corner, fall athletic seasons are coming to a close...

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Whirls of Color: Tulane University’s color guard

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Color guard is not for the uncoordinated. Guard members perform with an almost inherent sense of rhythm, all the while deftly manipulating rifles and flags. The dexterity and dynamism of the guard allows it to function as one of Tulane’s premier spirit organizations.To see this athleticism i...

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Tulane rock climbing club redefines “cliffhanger”

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Twice a week, the Tulane University rock climbing club travels to the New Orleans Boulder Lounge, a state-of-the-art indoor climbing facility. Here, Tulane climbers scale walls up to 15 feet high, with no ropes to aid in their ascent and only a soft foam pad to catch them if they should happen to fall.Under thes...

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

TULAG intrigues, engages Tulane community in live action gaming

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Even if you have not heard of Tulane University Live Action Gaming, or TULAG, you have definitely seen it. Walking past the sophomore dorms or to Le Gourmet on a given sunny day, one is more likely than not to see a few students fighting with what appear to be foam swords and shields on the quad. The ques...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

One would think that tailgating of all things would be pretty difficult to screw up. If the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defined tailgating, it would likely be something along the lines of: “groups of enthusiastic and dedicated football fans gathering together to root on their team before heading to the...

NFL Picks: Week 10

NFL Picks: Week 10

Julian Bombard, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Playoff picture begins to take shape-      Heading into week 10, there are already seven different teams* with just two or fewer losses, almost all virtual locks to make the playoffs. After adding the division winners from the NFC North, East and AFC South (the three divisions lacking a standout t...

No days off: Volleyball enters hectic weekend with matches against Temple, UConn

No days off: Volleyball enters hectic weekend with matches against Temple, UConn

Colleen Drangines, Associate Sports Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The women of Tulane volleyball have a busy weekend ahead of them as they host Temple University on Friday, Nov. 9  for the Mental Health Awareness “Green Out” game, then the University of Connecticut two days later on Sunday, Nov. 11.The Green Wave is currently in a great position after its rec...

Shape Up or Sail Out: Tulane Sailing seeks to improve after lackluster season start

Shape Up or Sail Out: Tulane Sailing seeks to improve after lackluster season start

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Courtesy of Dave Browning With Lake Pontratrain less than 30 minutes away from campus, it was only a matter of time before Tulane added a sailing team to its athletics program. In its debut season, there is no doubt that this team has experienced choppy waters, but it aims to gain its sea legs in its...

Crescent City Pelicans revamp, reboot for another successful season

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Following yet another drama-filled summer, the NBA season is revving up once again, with the New Orleans Pelicans making their debut last Wednesday in a 131-112 blowout win over the Houston Rockets. The Pels are currently undefeated after battering the Sacramento Kings 149-129 on Friday, a victory which broke the t...

Swim team looking to make waves over Loyola, LSU

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving, Uncategorized

Thus far, the 2018-19 season has not been kind to Tulane swimming. The Green Wave fell to the University of Houston and three of its opponents in the University of Denver’s Dual-A-Pool-Ooz. This opportunity looks to be just around the corner for the team as it gears up for matches against Louisiana State University and Loyola University-New Orleans this Friday, Oct....

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

A beautiful game for all: addressing homophobia in sports

Hannah May, Contributing Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LGBT history month occurs annually during the month of October. The world of sports is still a largely conservative body in terms of sexuality and gender expression, which makes celebrating the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ athletes difficult during this month. Homophobia within men's sports in partic...