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 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 / 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 / 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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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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