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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away
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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Basketball: After falling to Norfolk State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship game, Howard Bison men’s basketball player Charles “CJ” Williams was named to the 2017 All-Tournament team by the MEAC. Williams finished the season having averaged approximately 16 points…

Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports
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Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:25 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 On Tuesday, March 22, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball team received news that junior forward Brianna Turner will not be able to play for the remainder of the seasons after tearing her ACL in a Sunday night game against No.9 seed…

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…

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…

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…

NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap
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NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 The NBA’s Saturday All-Star night was filled with some of the most promising stars in the NBA, Feb. 18. To start things off in the skills competition, after knocking off DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings (now New Orleans Pelicans center) in the first round,…

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