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Sugar Bowl Sweep: UNO vs. Butler

Privateer baseball team steals a win from Butler.

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 11, 2019

After dominating Chicago State with 16 runs and Rutgers with seven, the Privateer baseball team went into Sunday’s game at Maestri Field hoping not only to win their fifth game in a row, but also to also sweep the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic. The (2-2) Butler Bulldogs were the final opponents of the...

Privateers desert Islanders

Men’s basketball team bounces back from homecoming heartbreak.

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 10, 2019

After a week’s worth of rest, the Privateers resumed conference play at the Lakefront Arena hoping to get back to winning ways. Their opponent was the (10-14) Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders, who defeated the Privateers with a 76-61 score earlier this season. Despite of that, UNO leads the ...

Homecoming Heartbreak

UNO Men’s Team falls to Nicholls State in final seconds of the game.

Stefan Muro, Reporter

February 20, 2019

The Lakefront Arena was loud and the crowd was electric going into Saturday’s Homecoming matchup against the Nicholls State Colonels. The Privateers entered the game on a four-game winning streak while seniors Ezekiel Charles, Scott Plaisance Jr., Tyren Harrison and Jorge Rosa were honored for the...

Best of the best: Pro Bowl

The 2019 Pro Bowl was on Jan. 27 at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL.  Photo via Camping World Stadium Website

Nicole Guillen, Managing Editor

February 16, 2019

If rain doesn’t stop first-year starter Patrick Mahomes, then only the Patriots can. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback lead the AFC team to its third consecutive win of 26 - 7 with the help of a fan favorite defensive line that managed to catch an impressive three interceptions and seven sacks. Mo...

SEC Gymnastics Championship coming to New Orleans

The SEC Gymnastics Championship is coming to NOLA for the first time in the meet’s history, where LSU hopes to defend its title. Photo from LSU Athletics via SECSports.com.

Demi Guillory, Reporter

February 16, 2019

If you are unaware that gymnastics exists outside of an Olympic year—let alone as an actual collegiate sport—consider yourself part of the majority. Despite its popularity being steadily on the rise over the last few years — no doubt due in large part to pop-culture inspired floor routines going v...

Blow Whistles Not Games

ESPN posted this photo on their Twitter account 90 minutes before kickoff of the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Jordan’s shirt was arguably the biggest
headline of the Pro Bowl.

Stefan Muro, Reporter

February 16, 2019

Prior to kickoff of the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl, Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan was already making headlines on social media. The five-time Pro-Bowler arrived to Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida in a black T-shirt that spoke substantially louder than any fashion statement. His shirt read “blow...

Saints’ March to the Super Bowl Stopped By Refs

Caption: Sunday night’s game ended the Saint’s winning streak to the top. Even some Rams fans have agreed that the circumstances were completely unfair. Photos courtesy of Getty Images / Chris Graythen and Streeter Lecka.

Joe Bellott, Contributer

January 23, 2019

One play can’t make the difference between winning or losing — says anyone who didn’t make the effort to investigate the situation. John Breech of CBS Sports shared the same frustration all of New Orleans felt. “The Saints got hosed by one of the worst no-calls in NFL history,” he stated. Rams...

The Privateers Succeed in Keeping the #ShipProtected

The Privateers Succeed in Keeping the #ShipProtected

Stefan Muro, Reporter

January 23, 2019

#ProtectTheShip night at the Lakefront Arena wound up being the perfect theme for the important conference game. Fans were not only rewarded with hashtagged T-shirts, but also a big Privateer victory against defending Southland Conference champions Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA)....

New Orleans golf team competes in David Toms intercollegiate in Baton Rouge

UNO's golf team participates in the David Tom Intercollegiate. Photo provided by UNO Privateers.

UNO Athletics

October 10, 2018

Baton Rouge-The University of New Orleans golf team completed competition in the David Toms Intercollegiate, Sunday at The University Club in Baton Rouge.Round two of the three-round tournament, which was halted by darkness Saturday, was completed Sunday morning followed by the third and final round ...

5A Grice Collects 10 Blocks in Opening Weekend Finale, Named All-Tournament

Kaitlyn Grice and Kyra Hunter reach for a block against Murray State’s Rachel Giustino during the University of New Orleans Invitational.

UNO Athletics

August 30, 2018

NEW ORLEANS – Kaitlyn Grice finished with a career-high 10 blocks and hit .438 (eight kills) in the season-opening University of New Orleans (1-2) Invitational Saturday afternoon in the Human Performance Center, but the Privateers fell to Murray State University (2-1) 25-22, 25-22, 25-18. Grice's...

Privateers Erase Double Digit Deficit, Halfcourt Heave Just Short as Time Expired in 55-52 Setback

Privateers Erase Double Digit Deficit, Halfcourt Heave Just Short as Time Expired in 55-52 Setback

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

December 3, 2017

MOBILE, Ala. – The Privateer basketball team came out of the half connecting on all facets, jumping out to an 18-3 run en route to erasing a 13-point deficit to take an eight-point lead with 10:16 remaining. A Jaguars three-pointer with 20 ticks to go allowed the University of South Alabama (4-3) to regai...

Travin Thibodeaux sets career-high at #RV Oakland

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

November 20, 2017

ROCHESTER, Mich. – In the season opener at St. John's, Travin Thibodeaux matched his career-high. It only took two games into his senior campaign to set a new mark, as the forward scored a career-best 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting, but the three-point barrage from #RV/RV Oakland University (2-0) was ...

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