The Lion's Roar

Golf team finishes eighth in championships

Brianna Hawkins

April 30, 2018


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The Lions golf team competed in their last tournament of the season at the Southland Conference Men’s Golf Championships finishing in eighth place. The three-day championship was played at the Stonebridge Ranch Country Club in McKinney, Texas from April 23-25. In the last day of the tourname...

Preparation for Southland Conference Championships

Preparation for Southland Conference Championships

Prakriti Adhikari

April 30, 2018


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Junior sprinter Jebarri Cumberbatch finished second in the 4x100 meters relays at the Southern Miss Open. He also came in fourth in 100 meters race. File Photo/The Lion's Roar  The track and field team participated in the Southern Miss Open, the last competition pri...

Lions sweep Lumberjacks

Lions sweep Lumberjacks

Jonathan Rhodes

April 30, 2018


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Senior infielder Taylor Schwaner, redshirt senior Trenon Trosclair, senior catcher Daniel Wasinger were honored on Senior Day. Seniors outfielder Drew Avans, pitcher Josh Green, pitcher Evan Hileman, pitcher Gage Pickett and Director of Baseball Operations Taylor Marceuax were also rec...

Track and field building confidence

Nikisun Shrestha

April 25, 2018


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The track and field team competed in LSU Alumni Gold meet last week. This was the final meet before the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships where the team took their full squad. Head Coach Corey Mistretta described how he felt about the results at the meet and what the results meant going in...

Tennis trio awarded for academic excellence

Tennis trio awarded for academic excellence

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 23, 2018


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Being a student-athlete can present obstacles in balancing between sports and academics throughout semesters. However, for the three senior tennis players, the balance was there and was rewarded at the 12th Annual SLU Athletics Academic Banquet.  The banquet was held on Monday, April 16 in the...

Baseball clinches series over Nicholls on Alumni Day

Baseball clinches series over Nicholls on Alumni Day

Nikisun Shrestha

April 23, 2018


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The university's baseball alumni came in to support the program in the series against Nicholls State University. They were recognized on Alumni Day on Saturday, April 21. Nikisun Shrestha/The Lion's Roar  The Lions baseball team returned to winning ways with victories over Nicholls ...

New era begins for Lions football

New era begins for Lions football

Jonathan Rhodes

April 23, 2018


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Head Coach Frank Scelfo just completed his first Spring Game with the Lions football team. The Lions will continue to practice into the fall as they figure out the identity and the starters of the team. Jonathan Rhodes/The Lion's Roar The Lions football team played their annual Sprin...

Lady Lions reach 30-game win mark

Lady Lions reach 30-game win mark

Nikisun Shrestha

April 23, 2018


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Senior infielder Mahalia Gibson takes a swing at bat. She had two RBIs in the series against University of Central Arkansas. Nikisun Shrestha/The Lion's Roar Softball Head Coach Rick Fremin recorded his 400th career win against Jackson State University to go along with the series win ag...

Lacrosse’s season reflection

Sarah Hess

April 20, 2018


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In the second year of its installation, the men’s lacrosse team has reaped rewards from gathering members and teaching the basics of the game in their first year. With the progress, the team now expects to advance further in play.  The team is midway through its season with four games left. C...

Women’s lacrosse aims for student engagement

Women’s lacrosse aims for student engagement

Don Lawrence

April 20, 2018


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The Men's lacrosse team is helping to build interest or a women's lacrosse team on campus. File photo/The Lion's Roar Recently, there has been a push to start a women’s lacrosse club at the university. As of now, men’s lacrosse is the only sports club students can join at th...

Top finish highlights home meet

Top finish highlights home meet

Nikisun Shrestha

April 16, 2018


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Senior pole vaulter Devin King attempts to regain the facility record at Southeastern Track Complex. He held the previous record which was broken by Lafayette High School’s Armand Duplantis with a height of 19-01 feet. Nikisun Shrestha/The Lion's Roar The track and field team rou...

Tennis season comes to a close

Tennis season comes to a close

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 16, 2018


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Senior Dalina Dahlmans won the final three out of her four matches as a Lady Lion. File Photo/The Lion's Roar  Members of the tennis team looked back at their final games of the 2017-18 season this weekend against Lamar University and Sam Houston State University and how the season has...