SPORTS / March 12, 2020 Lady Bison Basketball Team Roll Over South Carolina In MEAC Tournament, But Fall Short in the Quarterfinals

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter Following a 15-14 regular season basketball campaign, the No. 7 ranked Howard University Lady Bison advanced to the Quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament March 10, after defeating the No. 10 ranked South Carolina State Bulldogs 79-72. In the women’s first matchup of MEAC Tournament play,...

SPORTS / March 12, 2020 Howard Volleyball Striving for MEAC Top 25

By Caleb Brown, Staff Reporter Howard University’s 5-time defending MEAC champion volleyball program has put themselves in prime position to crack the NCAA’s coveted top 25 rankings. In order to achieve this goal, the Lady Bison must be able to not only compete with, but beat nationally ranked teams like Baylor and Stanford, as well...

SPORTS / March 12, 2020 Rising Star: Wayne Bristol, Jr. Earns MEAC Rookie Of The Year

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference named freshman guard Wayne Bristol, Jr. as the 2019-2020 MEAC Rookie of the Year on March 6 following the ending of the regular season.   All the MEAC Men’s Basketball Head Coaches and sports information directors voted for this honor among other honorary awards. Other winners...

SPORTS / March 12, 2020 Men’s Basketball Win Shocks Crowd During Org Night

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Earning just their third victory of the season, the Howard Men’s Basketball team defeated the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-60, on Monday, March 2. Senior Guard, Charles Williams excited the HU crowd early by knocking down a three at the beginning of the matchup. His fast-paced drive and pivotal...

SPORTS / February 27, 2020 Fury Obliterates Wilder for a 7th Round TKO

By Caleb Brown, Staff Reporter On Feb. 22, Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder when his corner threw in the towel with 1:39 left in the 7th round. In what was supposed to be a fight for the ages, Tyson Fury made easy work of Deontay Wilder to win the WBC heavyweight title.  Both fighters went...

SPORTS / February 27, 2020 History In The Making: Charles “CJ” Williams breaks the MEAC’s All-Time Scoring Record

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter During an eventful weekend for Howard University Bison Athletics and a two-game North Carolina road trip for the men’s basketball team, senior guard Charles “CJ” Williams, a premiere shooting talent brought excitement atop the hill by breaking a 29-year Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record—becoming the all-time leading scorer in the...

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Rising Star: Wayne Bristol, Jr. Earns MEAC Rookie Of The Year
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Rising Star: Wayne Bristol, Jr. Earns MEAC Rookie Of The Year

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference named freshman guard Wayne Bristol, Jr. as the 2019-2020 MEAC Rookie of the Year on March 6 following the ending of the regular season.   All the MEAC Men’s Basketball Head Coaches and sports information directors voted for this honor among other honorary awards. Other winners…

History In The Making: Charles “CJ” Williams breaks the MEAC’s All-Time Scoring Record
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History In The Making: Charles “CJ” Williams breaks the MEAC’s All-Time Scoring Record

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter During an eventful weekend for Howard University Bison Athletics and a two-game North Carolina road trip for the men’s basketball team, senior guard Charles “CJ” Williams, a premiere shooting talent brought excitement atop the hill by breaking a 29-year Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record—becoming the all-time leading scorer in the…

Remembering Mamba: Bison, World React to Loss of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant
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Remembering Mamba: Bison, World React to Loss of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant

By Sarah Jones-Smith, Staff Reporter “It’s really just unbelievable, feels like a bad dream. Words can’t describe how legendary this man was,” said Howard University Basketball player, Nathaniel Garvey. The death of basketball icon Kobe Bryant has left a tremendous impact on families across the globe. Bryant, his daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant, along with seven…

Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?
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Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter After pulling off a stunning 3-2 win against Norfolk State on Nov. 12, 2019, the Howard Women’s Volleyball team has now won 4 matches in a row. The team’s victory improves their record to 16-12, 13-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Despite having an outstanding record, the volleyball team…

Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship
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Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Howard University women’s soccer team headed to Houston to compete in the four-day Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament (SWAC) in hopes of winning their fourth SWAC title. Despite taking down #8 seed Southern, and edging Grambling State in double overtime, the Women’s Soccer team lost to the #2 seed in…

Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title
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Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title

By Alex D. Williams For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Nationals are World Series Champions. The Washington Nationals (Nats) defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2,  in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 30.  The Nationals became the first major league team in Washington, D.C….

New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory
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New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Men’s Basketball Team kicked off their 2019-2020 season winning an exhibition matchup against the Firebirds of the University of the District of Columbia, 64-54, on Friday, November 1, 2019— with the addition of the new Head Coach, Kenneth Blakeney. The contest titled ‘Own The Night’ hosted by the…

Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers
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Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Howard University Women’s Basketball Team earned their first win of the season after defeating the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Retrievers 72-61 in a matchup at the UMBC Event Center Saturday, Nov. 9.  After falling short in their season opener to La Salle University, the Lady Bison opened…

Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave
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Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave

By Jaylin Paschal Bison Football Head Coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave. The decision comes after a season of complaints regarding Prince’s leadership style, including accusations of verbal abuse directed towards players. Several Bison chose to leave the program and enter the transfer portal. Athletics Director Kery Davis has issued the following…

Lady Bison Basketball Team Roll Over South Carolina In MEAC Tournament, But Fall Short in the Quarterfinals
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Lady Bison Basketball Team Roll Over South Carolina In MEAC Tournament, But Fall Short in the Quarterfinals

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter Following a 15-14 regular season basketball campaign, the No. 7 ranked Howard University Lady Bison advanced to the Quarterfinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament March 10, after defeating the No. 10 ranked South Carolina State Bulldogs 79-72. In the women’s first matchup of MEAC Tournament play,…

Howard Volleyball Striving for MEAC Top 25
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Howard Volleyball Striving for MEAC Top 25

By Caleb Brown, Staff Reporter Howard University’s 5-time defending MEAC champion volleyball program has put themselves in prime position to crack the NCAA’s coveted top 25 rankings. In order to achieve this goal, the Lady Bison must be able to not only compete with, but beat nationally ranked teams like Baylor and Stanford, as well…

Rising Star: Wayne Bristol, Jr. Earns MEAC Rookie Of The Year
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Rising Star: Wayne Bristol, Jr. Earns MEAC Rookie Of The Year

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference named freshman guard Wayne Bristol, Jr. as the 2019-2020 MEAC Rookie of the Year on March 6 following the ending of the regular season.   All the MEAC Men’s Basketball Head Coaches and sports information directors voted for this honor among other honorary awards. Other winners…

Men’s Basketball Win Shocks Crowd During Org Night
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Men’s Basketball Win Shocks Crowd During Org Night

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Earning just their third victory of the season, the Howard Men’s Basketball team defeated the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-60, on Monday, March 2. Senior Guard, Charles Williams excited the HU crowd early by knocking down a three at the beginning of the matchup. His fast-paced drive and pivotal…

Fury Obliterates Wilder for a 7th Round TKO
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Fury Obliterates Wilder for a 7th Round TKO

By Caleb Brown, Staff Reporter On Feb. 22, Tyson Fury defeated Deontay Wilder when his corner threw in the towel with 1:39 left in the 7th round. In what was supposed to be a fight for the ages, Tyson Fury made easy work of Deontay Wilder to win the WBC heavyweight title.  Both fighters went…

History In The Making: Charles “CJ” Williams breaks the MEAC’s All-Time Scoring Record
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History In The Making: Charles “CJ” Williams breaks the MEAC’s All-Time Scoring Record

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter During an eventful weekend for Howard University Bison Athletics and a two-game North Carolina road trip for the men’s basketball team, senior guard Charles “CJ” Williams, a premiere shooting talent brought excitement atop the hill by breaking a 29-year Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record—becoming the all-time leading scorer in the…

Rachel Elder Triple Jumps Into Howard History
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Rachel Elder Triple Jumps Into Howard History

By Monét Bowen, Staff Reporter Rachel Elder was scared to triple jump during her junior year in high school. Because of her height, the 5-foot-11 athlete had severe growing pains, and the event is strenuous on the knees.  Over time, Elder overcame those concerns and the triple jump not only became her forte, but she…

Hips at Halftime Kickoff Super Bowl Debate
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Hips at Halftime Kickoff Super Bowl Debate

By Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter The Super Bowl has become a yearly pop cultural moment where an artist can take advantage of the millions of viewers in order to make a statement. As the most watched television event of the year, the Super Bowl allows for all who take part, from advertisers to musical acts,…

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