The Sports Pulse Week in Review

Every week The Sports Pulse highlights all of the best performances and news the week had to offer in an easy-to-follow and engaging experience. WFT Adds more Depth Former Tennessee … Read More

Howard Tennis Suffers Loss in Season Opener

LANDOVER, Pa. – Howard University men’s tennis team opened its 2021 campaign with a 1-6 loss against Mount St. Mary’s (MSM) at the York Adams Tennis Community Association Complex in Landover, … Read More

Howard Football match against Delaware State University Postponed

WASHINGTON (March 22, 2021) – Saturday’s (March 27) televised nonconference contest between the Howard University football team and the Delaware State University Hornets has been postponed due to concerns relating to … Read More

Howard Women Track & Field Program Off to Strong Start

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Howard University women’s track & field team shined in their season opening meets in North Carolina. Friday (March 12), HU took part in the Wendy’s Navy Seahawk Invitational … Read More

Howard Women Advance to MEAC Basketball Final

NORFOLK, Va. – Howard University women’s basketball team advanced to the 2021 Air Force Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament Finals for the first time since 2013, defeating the Norfolk State (NSU) … Read More

Howell Honored as MEAC Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) uncovered its women’s basketball weekly honors where Howard University freshman Destiny Howell (Queens, N.Y.) won the league’s rookie of the week award. In both contests … Read More

Howard men’s basketball shuts down season due to COVID-19 concerns

WASHINGTON – The Howard University men’s basketball program will suspend the remainder of its 2020-21 season “out of an abundance of caution” due to concerns brought on by the coronavirus … Read More

Former Bison Face Off in AFC Championship

WASHINGTON – Former Howard University Bison Terry Bradden and Rodney Hill will serve as coaches for their respective teams when the defending Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs (15-2) hosts the explosive Buffalo Bills (15-3) … Read More

Howard Men’s Basketball Season Screeches to a Halt

WASHINGTON – The Howard Men’s Basketball team has paused all activities due to positive COVID-19 test results among the program’s “Tier 1” personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, medical staff, … Read More

Howard Erases 23-Point Deficit to Defeat La Salle in Comeback Fashion

PHILADELPHIA – Howard University women’s basketball team erased a 23-point deficit to defeat Atlantic 10 foe La Salle, 75-72, inside Tom Gola Arena. With the victory, HU remains undefeated (2-0) while … Read More

Bison student-athletes represent NFL in Experienceship Program

NORFOLK, Va. – The National Football League (NFL) recently revealed its Events and Club Business Development Experienceship Program selections.  Howard University was represented well with the selections of student-athletes Zuri Godfrey (Hampton, Va.) … Read More

What a career it was for former Bison track star Zachery Jones

Looking back at the former student-athlete’s career and what he’s up to now WASHINGTON – After graduating high school, Howard University alum Zachery Jones pursued a successful collegiate athletic career in track … Read More

Bison hope to capture inaugural swimming crown in NEC

By The Sports Pulse Staff Courtesy photo SOMERSET, N.J. – The Northeast Conference (NEC) recently announced the addition of men’s swimming & diving as the league’s 24th championship sport, beginning during … Read More

Lindo to lead Pistons as Director of Player and Family Engagement

By The Sports Pulse Staff Courtesy photo WASHINGTON – Howard University alum Michael Lindo has been hired as the Director of Player and Family Engagement by the NBA’s Detroit Pistons. Lindo will be … Read More

MEAC lays out new plan for 2021 athletic scheduling

By The Sports Pulse Staff Courtesy photo NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has unveiled a scheduling model on Aug. 19 for how fall sports could be played in … Read More

Howard Basketball adds Purdue transfer Nojel Eastern

By Arthur Cribbs/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo/Howard University WASHINGTON – Continuing to show promise for their up-and-coming men’s basketball team, Howard University added another notable name, Nojel Eastern, to … Read More

Six Howard Athletics Programs join NEC

By The Sports Pulse Staff Courtesy photo WASHINGTON – Howard University has accepted an invitation from the Northeast Conference’s (NEC) Council of Presidents and will join the NCAA Division I league … Read More

Five-Star basketball prospect Makur Maker commits to Howard

By Arthur Cribbs/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – A five-star basketball player had never committed to a historically black college or university (HBCU). With one tweet, that all changed. On … Read More

American’s Elijah Murphy wins ESPY Award but relishes on continuing his mentorship work

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor Photo by Jay Mutchnik WASHINGTON – American University student-athlete Elijah Murphy recently saw his face on television being honored during the ESPY Awards and … Read More

Howard’s Woods wins 2020 Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – During the 2020 ESPY Awards (June 21), former tennis champion and social activist Billie Jean King announced this year’s Youth Leadership Award winners where Howard University’s … Read More

Former Bison soccer player gives back through social media challenge

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – Hailing from Miami, Donny-Joshua Felix was a four-year starter on the Howard University men’s soccer team where he played more than 70 contests for the Bison. … Read More

Congratulations to HU athletes, staff represented during the Bison Awards 2020

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – The Howard University Department of Athletics announced its annual Bison Awards through the department’s social media platforms. The two-week celebration gave student-athletes, coaches, parents, … Read More

A one-on-one with the MEAC All-time Leading Scorer

Former Howard playmaker Charles Williams stands out above the rest By Howard Legal Communications Major Lydia Jules WASHINGTON – Howard University rising junior legal communications major Lydia Jules chatted with Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference … Read More

Howard revamps volleyball roster with new talent

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – Howard University women’s volleyball program revealed its 2020 signing class, featuring two outside hitters, two liberos and a setter. Last season, HU defeated No. … Read More

Bison men’s basketball team reloads with local and international talent

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – The Howard University men’s basketball team welcomed nine additions to the Bison Family, featuring five from the DMV. “These nine student-athletes bring tons … Read More

Bison among first to stampede in the historic Penn Relays

Howard Track & Field among the first HBCUs to compete at the historic Penn Relays By Ashleigh Fields/Howard University Freshman Journalism Major WASHINGTON – Every student-athlete who has entered the Howard … Read More

Howard brings in new Director of Golf

With the help of Samuel Puryear, Jr. and Stephen Curry, the future of Howard Golf looks bright. WASHINGTON – Howard University Director of Athletics Kery Davis recently announced the hiring of Samuel G. Puryear, … Read More

Bristol Jr. poised to become future of Bison Men’s Basketball Program

By Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON — Of the last four basketball rookie of the year selections by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), three of them have come from … Read More

Holmes Selected to the 2020 WBCA Thirty Under 30 Honorees

By The Sports Pulse Staff ATLANTA – The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) recently unveiled its Thirty Under 30 class presented by Marriott Bonvoy and Morgan Stanley Global Sports &Entertainment, … Read More

Howard University teammates hold their own Q+A

By The Sports Pulse WASHINGTON – Howard University junior broadcast journalism major Tiffany Hunt caught up with her women’s lacrosse teammate Alayah Hightower (Mitchellville, Md.), who is also was a … Read More

Howard all-time leading scorer named as BOXTOROW All-American

Upper Marlboro native named MEAC Rookie of the Year By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – BOXTOROW revealed its 12th annual Division I men’s college basketball All-America Teams, where Howard University … Read More

Howard University bowlers earn MEAC All-Academic Honors

Howard Bowlers earn MEAC All-Academic Honors By The Sports Pulse Staff NORFOLK, Va. – Four Howard University student-athletes are named to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) 2020 Women’s Bowling All-Academic … Read More

Howard WLAX on path of rebuild with impassioned freshman class

Demetrius Dillard/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON — The Howard University women’s lacrosse team let perseverance and optimism define its program, even amid early-season struggles. The Bison were off to … Read More

Williams scores 24, Howard Men’s Basketball squad advances in MEAC Tournament

By The Sports Pulse Staff NORFOLK, Va. — Charles “C.J.” Williams led No. 10 Howard in scoring with 24 points to a first-round upset over South Carolina State, 70-63, in … Read More

Williams, Thorton earn MEAC postseason honors

By The Sports Pulse Staff GREENBELT – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) revealed its 2019-20 Women’s Basketball postseason honors, where Howard University senior Ayonna Williams (Washington) and junior Jayla Thornton (Newark, N.J.) were recognized for … Read More

VIDEO: Howard takes down Maryland Eastern Shore (Men’s Basketball)

As you are getting ready to see the Bison take on Delaware State University tonight, here are some highlights shot by Nina Ignacio at Burr Gymnasium on March 2, 2020. … Read More

Twenty four Howard Indoor Track & Field members earn MEAC honors

By The Sports Pulse Staff NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has recently announced its 2020 indoor track & field all-academic team. That list mentioned 24 Bison who exemplified … Read More

Howard University unveils the 2020 Football Schedule

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON (February 25, 2020) – Head Coach Larry Scott and the Howard University football team unveiled its 11-game schedule, featuring four home contests and a trip to Canton, Ohio … Read More

Howard women take league’s top scoring attack on the road against North Carolina A&T

By The Sports Pulse Staff WASHINGTON – Howard University women’s basketball move on as road warriors once again against North Carolina A&T State (NCAT) and North Carolina Central (NCCU) await. Tipoff … Read More

Howard Swimming & Diving breaks four records at the CCSA Championships Opening Day

By Howard University Athletics KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (February 19, 2020) – Howard University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams opened the 2020 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) Championships breaking four school … Read More

Howard Swimming & Diving Ready for the CCSA Championships

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON – Howard University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams look to make a splash in Knoxville, Tenn., for the 2020 Coastal Collegiate Sports Association (CCSA) … Read More

Howard’s Aguilasocho Selected MEAC Rookie of the Week

Freshman catcher acknowledged for outstanding weekend By Howard University Athletics NORFOLK, Va. (February 17, 2020) – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) uncovered its softball weekly honors where Howard University freshman Luz Aguilasocho (Grand … Read More

Howard Bowling Set to Compete locally at the James Brown Invitational

By Howard University Athletics WASHINGTON (February 13, 2020) – Howard University women’s bowling team is set to compete in the James Brown Invitational, hosted by conference rival Morgan State University (MSU). … Read More

Howard Women’s Basketball Suffers Road Loss at Bethune-Cookman

By Howard University Athletics DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 10, 2020) – Howard University women’s basketball team suffered a 59-88 road loss at Bethune-Cookman (B-CU) inside historic Moore Gymnasium. With the setback, … Read More

Howard Bowling Displays Strong Showing at Baker Classic

By Howard University Athletics SINKING SPRINGS, Pa. (February 9, 2020) – Howard University women’s bowling team competed in the Griffin Baker Classic, hosted by Chestnut Hill College, where HU finished eighth … Read More

Howard Softball Defeated Twice at the Red & Black Showcase Finale

By Howard University Athletics ATHENS, Ga. (February 9, 2020) – After yesterday’s long delay due to inclement weather, the Howard University softball team wrapped up the weekend with a pair … Read More

Gbai, Wilson Reset Howard Women’s Track & Field Record Book at the South Carolina Invitational

By Howard University Athletics COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 8, 2020) – Philadelphia natives Jessika Gbai and Dasia Wilson led the way for Howard University Women’s Track & Field at the South … Read More

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