The Lion's Roar

The progression and recovery of a student athlete on the track

The progression and recovery of a student athlete on the track

Zachary Araki

June 12, 2018


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Senior jumper and criminal justice major Rodney “DJ” Ruffin performs in the long jump at the Strawberry Relays. Ruffin returned to competition after a knee injury took him out of play during his sophomore year. File Photo/The Lion’s Roar   Senior jumper and criminal justice ...

Lady Lions host bunko for community

Lady Lions host bunko for community

Jennifer Dettwiller

May 8, 2018


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Senior basketball players Bre’Zall Warren and Taylin Underwood pose for a photo using the Cinco de Mayo themed props in the photo booth. Jennifer Dettwiller/The Lion’s Roar The Lady Lions basketball program hosted “Bunko for Basketball” to help raise money for a foreign tour...

Lions support blood drive

Lions support blood drive

Jonathan Rhodes

May 8, 2018


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Lions football senior wide receiver Nih-Jer Jackson gave blood to the United Blood Services during a blood drive that the Lions sponsored. Jonathan Rhodes/The Lion’s Roar The Lions football team sponsored a blood drive by the United Blood Services in front of the Dugas Center. Lions playe...

On to the tourney

On to the tourney

Jacob Summerville

May 8, 2018


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Senior outfielder Kinsey Nichols scored a run for the Lady Lions during the third game of the series against McNeese State University this past weekend. File Photo/The Lion’s Roar Closing their regular season schedule this past week, the Lady Lions finished the season with an overall record...

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...