The Lion's Roar

Schwebel gives praise to teammates for his success

Bransen Schwebel

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

Bransen Schwebel, a senior tight end for the university football team, has been playing as a Lion for four years. A native of Amite, Louisiana, Schwebel plays on the offensive side. He shared what inspires him to perform better. “I think it’s just honestly the people around me,” said Schwebel. ...

Summer preparations

Football players sharpen their skills during a pregame warm up. Over the summer, athletes continue their practice regimen to prepare for the next season.

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

When the school year ends, many student athletes prepare for summer practice routines. Football players are among the student-athletes who practice during the summer months. Their workouts may vary in frequency and duration from regular season and from each other, but each athlete has goals and exerc...

Scelfo’s journey of coaching football

Frank Scelfo, head coach of football, teaches his players various plays at practice. The football team looks to build off of its 4-7 overall record from last season. Scelfo joined the Lions in 2018 following over 30 years of experience coaching the sport.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

With over 30 years of coaching experience, Frank Scelfo was hired in January of 2018 to become the university’s 16th head coach of football. Beginning his second year at the helm of Lions football, Scelfo’s coaching career extends beyond his time with the university. “This will be my 37th ye...