CAMPUS, SPORTS / April 25, 2019 Howard University Women’s Track & Field Places Fourth Overall at Morgan Legacy

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Senior Lauryn Galloway and junior Uchechi Onuoha led the way, winning their respective events. Galloway scored first in women’s javelin, throwing over 119 feet. Onuoha won the 100-meter hurdles with a 14.10 mark. The 4×400 relay squad consisting of juniors Sydney Benson and Oluchi Ike and sophomores Jessika Gbai and...

CAMPUS, NEWS, SPORTS / April 11, 2019 Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close...

CAMPUS, SPORTS / March 14, 2019 Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the...

SPORTS / November 9, 2018 The Howard University Football Team Hands Florida A&M Conference Loss

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor The Howard University Bison dominated the (MEAC) conference leaders, Florida A&M University. The Bison racked up 420 yards offensively and managed to keep the Florida Gators to just six points after intermission. Dedrick Parson led the Bison offensively with a game-high 149 yards and a touchdown. FAMU started off with...

SPORTS / November 9, 2018 Women’s Soccer Set To Take On UNC at NCAA College Cup

By: Kendall Hamilton, Staff Reporter Howard University defeated Grambling State University 1-0 for the 2018 SWAC Women’s Soccer Conference Tournament championship title on Sunday, Nov. 4. The matchup between the Bison, who finished the regular season in second place, and the first place GSU Tigers was highly anticipated. “Once we found out we were playing...

NEWS, SPORTS / November 3, 2018 Howard University Football Celebrates 125th Anniversary

By: Daja Henry, News Editor As the Homecoming football game approached, alumni of the football team, former cheerleaders, coaches and friends of the Howard University Athletic department gathered on Thursday to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the football program with the opening of the “Legends and Legacies” exhibit in Founders Library. The university established the...

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Who is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?
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Who is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer Posted 12:45 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most accomplished players to ever touch a basketball. He was a star from his days as a high school phenom at Power Memorial Academy in New York, to his days playing at UCLA for legendary coach John…

Who is Charles Haley?
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Who is Charles Haley?

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 12:35 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017 What do Tom Brady and Charles Haley have in common? Five Super Bowl Championship rings. Charles Haley was the first African-American NFL player to win five Super Bowl rings in the Super Bowl era. Haley was born on Jan. 6, 1964 in Gladys,…

Alice Coachman: The First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist
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Alice Coachman: The First Black Female Olympic Gold Medalist

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 12:30 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 16, 2017 Track star Alice Coachman made history as the first Black woman to win an Olympic Gold medalist at the 1948 London Games. Setting the high jump record at roughly 5-foot-6 and 1/8 inches, Coachman claimed the victory. Though she broke many records in…

All-Star Weekend 2017: What You Need to Know
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All-Star Weekend 2017: What You Need to Know

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 4:00 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 During the weekend of Feb. 17-19, the New Orleans Smoothie King Center will host All-Star Weekend and the All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 19. The three-day event will start with the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday, Feb. 17. This event will feature some…

President Trump’s Immigration Ban and its Impact on the Sports Realm
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President Trump’s Immigration Ban and its Impact on the Sports Realm

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 3:55 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 President Donald Trump attempted to fulfill his vetting promise on Jan. 27. This left some wondering not only what would happen to immigrants and refugees alike but, also, those with green cards and visas — namely athletes that represent this country who were born…

The Entertainment: Super Bowl Commercials and Halftime Show
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The Entertainment: Super Bowl Commercials and Halftime Show

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor and Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer Posted 3:45 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 While actual football fans tune in to the Super Bowl to watch the game and cheer on their favorite team or cheer against their team’s rival, some people tune in for the entertainment ranging from the anticipated and…

This Week in Bison Sports
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This Week in Bison Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 3:30 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 Track and Field: Last week, the Howard Bison track and field team traveled to New York for the Villanova Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Complex. The team finished with 10 top eight finishes. The women’s long jump contributed to two…

Super Bowl LI: What Happened?
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Super Bowl LI: What Happened?

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 3:25 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 10, 2017 On Sunday, Feb. 5, football fans commenced around the world to watch Super Bowl LI. Competing were the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. The game was far from your traditional Super Bowl game. Both teams failed to put points on the…

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