Posts Tagged ‘ Houston ’

Swimming places fifth in Houston

By John Murphy | Dec 4th, 2009 | Category: December 4th Print Edition, Issues, Sports

Tulane’s women’s swim team competed in the Cougar Classic Invitational this past weekend at the University of Housto, where the Green Wave finished fifth out of nine teams. Freshmen Allie Evans and Lauren Pfohl posted lifetime bests in the 1650 freestyle and 200 backstroke respectively, while junior Kylie Kastes posted a lifetime record in the […]

Tulane struggles against Houston

By Zach Zamechansky | Oct 23rd, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 23rd Print Edition, Sports

At halftime last Saturday against 23-ranked Houston, Bob Toledo’s squad looked like they had a chance to pull off the upset, down only 9-6. By the end of the game, however, Tulane had lost 44-16, Houston quarterback Case Keenum had thrown for 334 yards, Tulane had lost its ninth straight Conference USA game, Tulane’s […]

An unpredictable two weeks leaves the top of C-USA in question

Houston, Southern Miss suffer untimely week-five losses
By Hieu | Oct 9th, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 9th Print Edition, Sports

With upsets galore across the college football landscape, week four was business as usual for Conference USA. Houston once again garnered national attention with another impressive victory against a Big 12 opponent.

Facing a formidable Texas Tech team, junior quarterback Case Keenum orchestrated a game-winning 95-yard scoring drive in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter. Keenum […]

Wave readies for Herd

By Nick Peruffo | Oct 9th, 2009 | Category: Issues, October 9th Print Edition, Sports

After what appeared to be a disastrous start to the 2009 campaign — Tulane suffered huge blowout losses on national television to Tulsa and Brigham Young University on successive weeks — the Wave has finally begun to show some of the promise that had many fans dreaming of a bowl game before the season began.
By taking […]

What a hoot! Men’s basketball downs Rice in Houston

By Gillian Rich | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: Featured Articles, January 29th Print Edition, Sports

The Tulane men’s basketball team narrowly escaped the tight clasp of Rice’s talons on Wednesday, defeating the Owls 61-59 in the game’s final seconds.
The tension between the teams became palpable during the high-intensity match.  Even Rice’s mascot, “Sammy the Owl” was ejected in the second half.   Nevertheless, the Green Wave was able to rise above […]

International Vintage Guitar of New Orleans

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Features

The smell of incense hits me when I push the door open. As my eyes adjust to the transition from bright street to darkened store, I take in the surroundings. The walls and windows are lined with more guitars than I have ever seen: acoustic, electric, wooden, colorful, autographed, plated. Owners Steve Staples and David […]

Women’s swimming and diving captures C-USA championship

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

A model of excellence, the Green Wave women�s swimming and diving team captured the 2005 Conference USA title in only its second year of existence.
�The team is still extremely excited and they feel validated,� Head Coach Daniella Irle said. �At first there was excitement, and then satisfaction in knowing that they were rewarded for all of […]

Asumnu paces women’s track

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Sophomore Gloria Asumnu piloted the Green Wave track team this weekend to a seventh-place finish at the Conference USA Women�s Indoor Track and Field Championship in Houston.
Asumnu, a Texas native, accumulated 18.25 points with her first place finish in the 60 meter dash and her second place finish in the 200-meter dash.
This was the second year in […]

Commander’s Palace gets cooking on campus

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: News

Food enthusiasts flocked to Freeman Auditorium Monday night to hear the first in a series of talks on good eating in New Orleans. Ti Adelaide Martin, co-owner of Commander’s Palace, and the restaurant’s executive chef, Tory McPhail, engaged in a conversation with New Orleans food critic Gene Bourg and talked about the mechanics of operating […]

Top-ranked Green Wave dominates in sweep of No. 11 Arizona State

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Maintaining the No. 1 ranking in the nation is a heavy burden, but through its first seven games, the Green Wave appears up to the task. The team is off to a 7-0 start including a three-game sweep of No. 11 Arizona State last weekend.
Not only has the team won all seven of its games, it […]

Davis dealt to Warriors; Mashburn, Rogers traded to Sixers

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Just one day after Baron Davis told ESPN that he felt unwanted in New Orleans, the Hornets confirmed his feelings by trading him to Golden State in exchange for Speedy Claxton and Dale Davis yesterday.
The deal also includes cash to be sent from the Warriors to New Orleans, reportedly near $350,000.
“It was just time for us to […]

NBA trade deadline brings flurry of activity

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

Yesterday’s 2 p.m. NBA trade deadline saw a total of 11 deals involving 35 players and numerous draft picks were agreed upon within 24 hours of the deadline.
In addition to the Hornets dealing Baron Davis and Jamal Mashburn, marquee players Chris Webber, Keith Van Horn and Antoine Walker all found themselves on new teams after […]

Distance Runners Pace track team at Twilight Invitational

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The Green Wave track team showed off its prowess in the distance events at the LSU Twilight Invitational last weekend in Baton Rouge. Against competition from both Louisiana schools and Southeastern Conference powerhouses LSU and Alabama, Tulane had a respectable showing.
The Green Wave was led by junior Lisa Green, who won the one-mile race, and freshman […]

Rock Bottom: How the Hornets fell apart

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 18th, 2005 | Category: Sports

While it does not mark the true halfway point of the NBA season (the Hornets have already played 54 of their 82 games), the All-Star Break is generally considered the regular season intermission.
Just one year ago, New Orleans was preparing to send Jamaal Magloire and Baron Davis to Los Angeles as reserves for the Eastern Conference […]

Spotlight: Rochestie

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 4th, 2005 | Category: Sports

The inbounds pass went to freshman guard Taylor Rochestie. Rochestie dribbled to the right side of the three-point line, double-pumped, shot, and at the sound of the horn the Green Wave had its first C-USA victory.
Game-winning shots bring players fame, but Rochestie, a six-foot point guard from Santa Barbara, Calif., has been making a name for […]