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Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team cruised past the Lady Jaguars in the 3-0 victory Tuesday night.  “The goal on defense was to watch for undisciplined balls, and especially dumps from the setter because she does that often,'' stated Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter. “Really it was just abo...

New season, new assistant coach

New season, new assistant coach

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The university men’s basketball team has welcomed a new assistant coach. Jordan Brooks has been recruited to the team to guide players and coach from the upcoming season onwards. Before being hired at the university, Brooks had experience coaching for high school teams and the Howard Bisons of...

Lions fall to Cardinals 27-21 in Homecoming Game

Lions fall to Cardinals 27-21 in Homecoming Game

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

The Green and Gold lost the Homecoming Game game this past Saturday 27-21, with a weak offense being the lead cause. The match was against the University of the Incarnate Word and took place on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. After losing the lead to the Cardinals in the second quarter, the...

The game through the eyes of a cheerleader

The game through the eyes of a cheerleader

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

As football games in Strawberry Stadium are filled with crowds of lions fans, the university cheerleading team helps sets the tone and atmosphere for the game. The cheerleaders can be seen doing stunts, tumbling and cheering on the crowd and rooting for the football team throughout the game. However,...

Pennington looks to hire fitness instructors

Pennington looks to hire fitness instructors

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Recreational Sports and Wellness will offer more group fitness courses throughout this semester. With the addition of new courses, there is a also need for more instructors to teach these classes. Seth Thomas, director of Recreational Sports and Wellness, hopes to hire dedicated and passionate...

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

The Lady Lions team lost the Homecoming Match against Northwestern State University 0-3, bringing the team’s record to 8-11. The Green and Gold put up 22 points in the first set, falling the second set 25-15, and finishing the third set 28-26. Jodi Edo, a senior middle blocker, shared that the...

McDonald enters senior season as pitcher

McDonald enters senior season as pitcher

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

The university softball team started their 2019 fall season on Sept. 13 with an 18-3 victory over Baton Rouge Community College. A familiar Lady Lion, who played in the exhibition game, was senior pitcher Alley McDonald. McDonald, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, was recruited by Rick Fremin, head...

Lady Lions Soccer shutout 1-0 against Abilene Christian

Lady Lions Soccer shutout 1-0 against Abilene Christian

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the university soccer team took on Abilene Christian University at Strawberry Stadium. The Lady Lions went a full 89 minutes in the match up without giving up a single goal, Caylen Wright scored a goal with 12 seconds remaining to defeat Southeastern. Christopher McBride, head...

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

October 1, 2019

The Lady Lions won their match against Lamar University on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team also won against McNeese State two days prior. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, commented on how their victory over McNeese affected their attitude for the match against Lamar University. “We felt p...

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Drew Avans, a university alumnus, graduated in 2018 and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 33rd round of the 2018 Major League First-Year player draft. During his time at the university, Avans played multiple positions and earned multiple accolades such as a three-time Louisiana Sports...

New coach brings culture changes

New coach brings culture changes

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

Nearly a quarter way into their 2019 season, the Lady Lions volleyball team have already surpassed last year’s overall record. After ending last year’s season with a record of 2-27, the team is now 3-7 overall in the season after its victory against Jackson State University on Sept. 14. Jeremy...

What are your thoughts on Andrew Luck retiring due to the mental toll from having physical injuries?

What are your thoughts on Andrew Luck retiring due to the mental toll from having physical injuries?

September 27, 2019

  “Andrew Luck has millions of dollars. He’s taken care of his family fine, but his health was at question. So, I completely understand what he’s doing. I’d probably do the same thing if I was him.” “Football is definitely a physical sport. He was doing what was best for his bod...