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Tulane baseball climbing the rankings early in 2020 campaign

2020 baseball

Owen Scher, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

The Green Wave baseball team has had a fantastic start to its 2020 campaign. While the team posted a positive record last year, the improvement seen already this season is remarkable. In head coach Travis Jewett’s fourth year in charge of Tulane baseball, the team has returned to the national sp...

Tulane Athletics to limit home game attendance in response to coronavirus

The Tulane men's basketball team huddles before its exhibition game against Loyola New Orleans in Nov. 2014.

Bella Baff, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

With classes being moved online until the end of the semester and students being asked to evacuate on-campus housing, the entire Tulane community is feeling the effects of the coronavirus. Tulane Athletics announced that university sports will be conducted according to the teams’ listed schedules, though...

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

A Quick Huddle: women’s basketball edition

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

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...

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

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...

OTP: Sports Edition

Daisy Rymer | Sports Layout Editor

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

September 27, 2018

Many students remember the flutter in their middle school hearts as they watched Troy and Gabriella kiss for the first time in High School Musical 2. From that moment on, avid fans saw them as a “One True Pairing.” Colloquially known as an OTP, these are couples that go above and beyond the sta...

From the Basement: Catfishing in the world of sports

From the Basement: Catfishing in the world of sports

Cullen Fagan, Social Media Editor

September 26, 2018

As the football season began in New Orleans, a lot of buzz surrounded linebacker Manti Te’o. He signed with the Saints last year as a backup for AJ Klein and has seemingly surpassed Klein as a prospect. The Saints’ linebackers are considered the team’s weakest group, but Te’o seems to be a st...

Launching the ships: Tulane sets sail

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018

While Tulane students and faculty were busy preparing for another academic year, the Green Wave Athletics department has been hard at work setting up the launch of the new varsity sailing program. Tulane Athletics announced the program would be elevated to varsity status this past June and officially designated...

The life of a student-athlete on an international scale

Junior Paris Zhang, originally from Australia, is a member of the Green Wave swimming and diving team.

Carrigan English, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

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

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

January 31, 2018

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...

From the Basement: a downfall of olympic proportions

From the Basement: a downfall of olympic proportions

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

January 24, 2018

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 ...

Raising the bar: Tulane men’s basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Raising the bar: Tulane men's basketball changes course, heads toward more successful season

Grant Barnes, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017

After starting a dreary 1-3 last season, Tulane men's basketball has changed course for the better and, with a revamped roster, is rolling along at 2-0 to start the season. The team is currently preparing to take this momentum and confidence to the Caribbean as it takes part in the Jamaica Classic at Montego Bay, Jamaica. After th...

Green Wave football clinches win over ECU

Green Wave football clinches win over ECU

Susan Fanelli, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2017

Tulane football had not played an overtime game since the Green Wave's 2016 four-overtime win against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last season. On Saturday, Tulane (4-6, 2-4 American Athletic Conference) emerged victorious in a 31-24 overtime win against East Carolina (2-8, 1-5 AAC) at Dowdy-Ficklen...