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...

HOMECOMING, SPORTS / November 3, 2018 Bison Fall Short to South Carolina State University in Homecoming Game

By: Taylor Adigun, Sports Editor The Bison fell short to South Carolina State University at 2018 Homecoming Football Game on Saturday, Oct. 27. Coming into the game on Saturday the Bison were ranked No.1 in total offense and junior wideout Jequez Ezzard missed most of Saturday’s game due to an injury. Despite having a key...

SPORTS / October 29, 2018 Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season

The Bison dominated Delaware State University in their first home game of the season at Green Stadium. The Howard University Football team obliterated Delaware State University, 55-13 on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Bison got straight to the point during their first drive with a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Caylin Newton to running back Jordan Aley....

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...

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Howard University Swimmer Set To Compete In The 2020 Olympics.
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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….

Can the Wizards Clutch their Season?
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Can the Wizards Clutch their Season?

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   After a tumultuous season full of ups and downs, the Washington Wizards are back at full strength for the first time in months as the NBA regular season comes to a close. Wizard’s superstar John Wall came back a little over a week ago after missing two months…

Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid
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Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   Eric Reid was one of the first players to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick while they were both teammates for the San Francisco 49ers during the 20162017 season. Reid continued his protest this season, repeatedly kneeling during the season. As a free agent this year, Reid has yet to…

HU Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short in First Round of MEAC
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HU Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short in First Round of MEAC

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Men’s Basketball team erased an 18-point deficit, but were unable to complete the comeback as they fell to Florida A&M (FAMU), 88-78, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round in Norfolk, Va. HU shot a respectable 44-percent (28-of-63) from the floor while outscoring the Rattlers inside, 32-20….

Florida A&M Shatters Howard’s Women’s Title Hopes
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Florida A&M Shatters Howard’s Women’s Title Hopes

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Women’s Basketball team saw its title hopes shattered when the No. 12 Florida A&M Rattlers downed HU, 69-64, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round inside the Norfolk Scope Arena. “I pretty disappointed how the game ended,” said Howard Women’s Basketball head coach Ty Grace. “We had…

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