Tag: Howard’s 150th

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…