SPORTS / October 14, 2018 Playing Lacrosse, A ‘White’ Sport at A Black School

By: Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Seeing athletes walk through the yard going or returning from their sports team’s practice is very common on the campus of Howard University and many other HBCU’s .Something, not as common, is the groups of, majority, African Americans walking through the campus with their lacrosse sticks in hand. According to...

SPORTS / October 14, 2018 Bison Fall Short to North Carolina Central Eagles

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor  The Howard University football team fell short to North Carolina Central (40-35) in a toe-to- toe match-up Saturday, Oct. 6.The Bison met the Eagles on their turf in a match up that saw over 1,100 yards of combined offense. The Howard Bison obtained 598 yards of total offense and got...

SPORTS / October 5, 2018 Howard Women’s Soccer Sweeps Grambling State University

By: Tia Humphries, Staff Writer The Howard University women’s soccer team defeated the Grambling State University Tigers on Friday, 1-0 victory match at Greene Stadium. This was The Howard Bison’s alumni night conference game which made the victory even more special. Both teams fell short of a goal In the first half. Senior, forward, Makela...

SPORTS / September 14, 2018 Perspective: Mainstream Media’s Depiction of Serena Williams’ Career

By: Sidney Johnson, Staff Reporter On Sunday Sept. 8, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka competed in the finals for the U.S Open in New York City. Many tennis fans were excited to view the match between the two powerhouse players, but the match took an unexpected turn after the umpire delivered a series of code...

SPORTS / September 2, 2018 Howard University Swimmer Set To Compete In The 2020 Olympics.

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor (@TaylerAdigun) Howard University senior, Latroya Pina will compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Pina will compete alongside her siblings, Troy and Jayla, representing Cape Verde. The only pool in Cape Verde is currently under re-construction which limits how many people are able to get into swimming competitively....

SPORTS / May 10, 2018 Spring Sports Roundup: Howard Sports Shine as Season Comes to an End

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeezy) The Howard’s athletic teams are celebrating the end of the regular season from spring athletic as some teams get ready for postseason play.  As the year comes to an end it seems an apt time to reflect on the success of Howard Athletics this season. Howard had some historic...

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The Quest to Making It In: A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler
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The Quest to Making It In: A Sit Down with Under Armour’s Kerry Chandler

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 8:53 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 College students, recent college graduates, sports professionals and executives gathered at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. for the Nation’s Classic “Diversity in Sports Forum: Pathways Into the Industry,” hosted by Events DC, Friday, Sept. 16.  In a featured interview, which kicked off the…

Column: Historically, Who’s the Real HU?
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Column: Historically, Who’s the Real HU?

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:50 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 Over the years, many have heard of the HU vs. HU battle, but there is no battle to be won as it should have never began. It is rooted in the bitterness of, the now, Hampton University wanting to be “the Real HU” when…

Nation’s Classic to Highlight Diversity In Sports Forum
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Nation’s Classic to Highlight Diversity In Sports Forum

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 6:45 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 Before the highly, anticipated 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic “Battle for the Real HU” football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, at RFK Stadium, there will be an opportunity for both Howard and Hampton students who are interested in a career in broadcasting and sports. Are you…

Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics
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Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics

By Nichole Hutchinson, Sports Staff Writer Posted 8:30 PM EST, Sat, Sept. 3, 2016 From Simone Manuel’s graceful and confident swimming to the triple-medal U.S. women victory in the 100 meter hurdles, African-American women took the spotlight in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. With the Olympics beginning on Saturday, Aug. 6, African-American Olympians, specifically the women, began…

Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success
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Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:05 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 As the 2016-2017 football season approaches students and fans, get ready to cheer on their Bison football team at the Nation’s Classics on Sept. 17. The Hilltop would like to introduce three senior players who deserve your support. Nathan Lewis Jr. is a senior…

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