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Bison take down the Wildcats in a Nail Biter
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Bison take down the Wildcats in a Nail Biter

Howard starts off conference play with a win By: Nicole Hutchinson Twitter: @nikkih0227 Washington, DC— On Saturday September 23, the Howard University Bison secured their first Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference win of the 2017 season over the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 26-24 in one of the most exciting in-conference Howard football games in recent memory. With the clock…

Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman
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Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman

Bison Win the First In-Conference Game of the Season By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) In another first for Howard football, it was the first time that Howard Bison defeated the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at home since 1996. The Bison started off in conference play with a win for the first time since the 2012-2013 season….

Caylin Newton leads Howard in Upset at UNLV
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Caylin Newton leads Howard in Upset at UNLV

Getting to know the True Freshman QB By: Nicole Hutchinson, Sports Reporter (@nikkih0227) Washington, DC— After Howard University’s history making upset Saturday, Sept.2, against UNLV, Caylin Newton, the Bison’s true freshman quarterback has proved that he will be the one to lead the Mecca’s way back on the map. Q: Howard University’s football team has…

Mission Possible: Howard Defeats UNLV in Historic Victory
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Mission Possible: Howard Defeats UNLV in Historic Victory

Caylin Newton Shines in Freshman Debut By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy At the end of every practice The Howard University Bison breakdown practice and declare one statement: mission possible. This is the motto brought to the team by new head coach Mike London. “All things are possible,” London said when speaking on how the team’s…

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 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…

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