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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

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

From the Basement – the tailgating takedown

From the Basement - the tailgating takedown

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

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

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...

Football prepares, changes lineup for upcoming Tulsa tussle

Football prepares, changes lineup for upcoming Tulsa tussle

Olivia Henderson, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Courtesy of Parker Waters/Tulane Athletics With last week’s devastating loss to Southern Methodist University, the reigning controversy in Tulane football, #BanksWasIn, evaded resolution once again. Regardless, the Green Wave is preparing to regroup and make a comeback next Saturday, when...

To win or not to win: football hits mid-season crossroads

Courtesy of Parker Waters and Tulane Athletics

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

Five weeks. One would think that through five weeks of a football season, observers and fans would have a decent idea of where a certain team stands, where it is headed and what it can expect. The team you have pictured, whatever it may be, is most definitely not the Tulane Green Wave. Courtesy of ...

Football pushes forward to combat Memphis

Football pushes forward to combat Memphis

Olivia Henderson, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018

After facing one of its toughest opponents all season, Tulane football is back on its home turf and ready for a much-needed win against the University of Memphis Tigers. While the first half of last week’s game was admittedly difficult, Tulane’s defense shined through in the second half of the...

A Quick Huddle: AAC Football Edition

A Quick Huddle: AAC Football Edition

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018

Daisy Rymer | Sports Layout Editor Students are now a month into school, and as we get busier, it becomes more difficult to keep up with Tulane sports. The Hullabaloo completely understands this struggle, and, with the introduction of this online column, hopes to keep students informed with a click of a button on how the might...

Football and Feminism: A look on the 2018 reading project

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018

This year’s keynote lecture for the Kylene and Bradley Beers Reading Project will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 25. It had previously been scheduled for Sept. 4, but was cancelled due to expected inclement weather. Don McPherson, former NFL quarterback and current activist, will give the lecture, ti...