The Lion's Roar

Southland Conference postpones fall sports

All fall sports have been postponed for the fall semester, the Southland Conference announced on Thursday.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

August 13, 2020

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, the Southland Conference announced that all fall sports will be postponed.  The Southland Conference Board of Directors decided that football, volleyball, women’s soccer and cross country will not participate in any league competitions in the fall of 2020.  Inst...

Hall of Fame nominations due

Hall of Fame nominations due

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

The Athletics Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of former student-athletes. With the addition of the 2019 Hall of Fame class, there are now a total of 147 members who have been acknowledged by the university. A few former nominees include Bobby Hill, Robert “Doc” Goodwin, Kari...

Lions to face the Bulldogs in 2021

The athletic department typically schedules games for the team years in advance. After playing against other universities in the state like University of Louisiana at Monroe, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Louisiana State University, the Lions are scheduled to play against Louisiana Tech University in the 2021 season.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

The Lions football team is scheduled to travel to Ruston to play Louisiana Tech University in the 2021 season to benefit the athletic programs of both universities. The athletic department handles various responsibilities of all the university’s sports, such as creating the teams’ season schedule...

Suiting up for game day

The Lions football team poses after beating McNeese State University on “Senior Day” 23-6. The players wear uniforms sponsored by athletics’ partnership with Adidas.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

At the university, Athletics partners with Adidas to provide the sports apparel for the official university teams. In 2008, Athletics inked a contract naming Adidas the Official Athletic Apparel Provider for the university through 2021. “We have been in a partnership with team Adidas for a while...

Getting involved

Students have multiple options for getting more involved on campus.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018

Students looking to become involved on campus can find several available outlets. The Student Government Association works to implement policies to benefit the student body. The Next Up initiative trains students to become SGA members. Students who want to learn more about SGA and possibly become...

Athletics thanks sponsors

Football Head Coach Frank Scelfo speaks with sponsors at the inaugural

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

July 30, 2018

Athletics showed its appreciation to sponsors at its inaugural "Partner Kickoff Luncheon." Sponsors included the official health care of university athletics North Oaks Health System, the official chicken finger of university athletics Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the official wealth advisors...

‘What inspires you?’ A word from the coaches

‘What inspires you?’  A word from the coaches

Jonathan Rhodes, Senior Staff Reporter

July 24, 2018