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Adam Cortez, left, and Shea Foster, right, go live with

It’s CrunchTime with Adam and Shea: How a love for sports led to lifelong friendship

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

Through a shared love for sports and a weekly radio show, two athletes have formed a bond that will live long after their time as teammates. Track and cross country runners Adam Cortez and Shea Foster...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot pushes through the Cowboys' defense and goes for a shot during the last home game of the 2021 season against McNeese State University on Feb. 24.

Lions fall to Cowboys in final home game

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

The McNeese State University Cowboys defeated the Lions men’s basketball team 95-91 in their second matchup of the season. Last night’s game in the University Center was the final home game of the...

Junior utility player Evan Keller runs the bases during the Lions baseball team's doubleheader season opener on Feb. 20 against Mississippi Valley State.

Baseball blows out Mississippi Valley State in opener

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

In the season opener, the Lions baseball team completed a sweep across three home games against Mississippi Valley State Feb. 20-21 at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The doubleheader Saturday...

In the home opener on Feb. 21, sophomore tennis player Putri Insani, above, earned a 6-0 win in the doubles round with junior Ximena Yanez and a 6-3, 6-0 win in the singles round.

Lady Lions tennis squad defeats LSU Alexandria 6-1 in home opener

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The university women’s tennis team claimed its first home victory this season with a 6-1 non-conference win against LSU Alexandria on Feb. 21. Shattering a three-match losing streak, the Lady Lions...

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo winds up for a pitch during the Lion Classic opening series. She pitched the seventh no-hitter in Southeastern history against South Dakota in the first game of the season.

Heather Zumo opens senior season with a no-hitter

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo began her final season with the Lady Lions by throwing a no-hitter against South Dakota in the Lion Classic tournament, allowing the team to secure their first win of the 2021...

Over the weekend, Southeastern’s Men’s Cross Country team finished first place in the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time in program history. Shea Foster, senior distance runner, broke another school record in back-to-back meets.

Lions Cross Country has historic weekend

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Southeastern men’s cross country team made history this weekend as they claimed their first-ever conference championship on university record. Senior Shea Foster set an all-time Southland Conference...

Junior infielder/pitcher Briahna Bennett prepares to swing in Thursday night's game against South Dakota. The Lady Lions' season opener concluded with a 11-0 victory against the Coyotes.

Lady Lions softball reemerges 3-2 after halted season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 14, 2021

Skills were put to the test this week as the Lady Lions softball team reemerged for its 2021 season under less than ideal weather conditions. The team battled through cold climates and heavy rains in...

Lady Lions knock off Sam Houston with buzzer beater

Lady Lions knock off Sam Houston with buzzer beater

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

The Lady Lions women’s basketball squad won by one point with two seconds to spare Wednesday Feb. 10 with the winning shot by senior forward, Caitlyn Williams.  Williams shared her thoughts on what...

The Lady Lion women’s soccer team will play a conference-only schedule in 2021.

Lady Lions gear up for 2021 soccer season

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

It has been nearly two years since the university women’s soccer team has had a competitive conference game, and the team is ready to play, according to senior midfielder and Captain Megan Gordon. With...

Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The team's conference championship is currently scheduled for Feb. 15.

Last week in sports: Feb. 2-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

The week of Feb. 2-9 was a relatively quiet week of athletics for Southeastern as only two of the 12 university sports teams had games/matches. The university’s cross country squad had a record-breaking...

Freshman guard, Jamon Kemp is the son of former NBA All-Star Shawn Kemp. Jamon is a native of Seattle where his father played for the Seattle SuperSonics.

Lions guard tries to follow in father’s Hall of Fame footsteps

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2021

A six-time NBA All-Star, a three time All-NBA second team and a McDonald’s All-American—these are just some of the accolades achieved by Shawn Kemp, the father of university men’s basketball freshman...

The Lady Lions volleyball team kicked off their 2021 season with splitting a weekend series with the University of Southern Miss. Head coach Jeremy White looks to improve on his 2019 campaign.

Last Week in Southeastern Sports

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2021

The men’s basketball team continued their hot streak with two home victories over Southland foes University of Central Arkansas and the University of New Orleans. The Lions went into last week at 2-4...

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