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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The Legacy of Mr. Edward Hill Jr.
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The Legacy of Mr. Edward Hill Jr.

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 10:50 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 Burr Gymnasium was filled with students, faculty, staff and basketball players of the D.C. Warriors for the Men’s Basketball team’s “Senior Night” and final home game of the season, Monday, Feb. 27. Although halftime is typically graced by the Bisonettes, the band and the…

History of Howard University Athletics
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History of Howard University Athletics

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer Posted 10:45 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 It’s been a long time coming for Howard University sports. As Howard University celebrates 150 years of being chartered, the athletics department cannot say they have been around for that long. Before becoming apart of The Mecca’s legacy, the beginners of the athletics department…

What Does it Mean to be a Bison?
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What Does it Mean to be a Bison?

By Nicole Hutchison, Staff Writer Posted 10:35 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 In honor of Howard celebrating its 150th anniversary, The Hilltop met with several student athletes to get an insight on what it means, to them, to be able to compete with Howard on their chests and represent the university: What does it mean to…

Bison Athletes Beyond College: Where are They Now?
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Bison Athletes Beyond College: Where are They Now?

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer Posted 10:20 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 In recent years, Howard’s athletics program has not been deemed to be the best of the best. However, in it’s 150 years of producing scholars, athletes and building a legacy, Howard has sent into the professional sports realm pure gems from the Mecca. Antoine…

Howard 150: Barrier Breakers
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Howard 150: Barrier Breakers

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 10:10 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 Howard University is one of the most prestigious Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Often celebrated for producing mass amount of doctors, lawyers and journalists, Howard has many accolades to celebrate. In addition to those occupations, Howard was once home to athletes and coaches who have…

Howard Football: New Faces for a New Direction
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Howard Football: New Faces for a New Direction

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:05 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 With 150 years of excellence comes the need for new beginnings and new faces. And that is what the Howard University Department of Athletics is preparing for, as it pertains to the football team. After the announcement that former Howard Bison Football Head Coach…

Supporting the Cause: Special Olympics DC
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Supporting the Cause: Special Olympics DC

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 06:10 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 Annually, the Special Olympics host their annual fundraiser event, known as the Polar Plunge, at Nationals Park. This year was no different, as participants had the opportunity to jump into three above ground swimming pools. “The Special Olympics started in 1971, so the organization…

The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof
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The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer and Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 This past Sunday, Feb. 19, the NBA hosted the 2017 All-Star game in the city of New Orleans. Some of the best players in the game came together for a game filled with many highlights and jaw-dropping moments. The arena…

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