The Lion's Roar

The River Bell rivalry

A player poses with the River Bell Classic trophy. The competition showcases the rivalry between the Lions and Colonels.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 15, 2018

The Lions and Nicholls State University Colonels fostered a rivalry over 27 games since the inception of the River Bell Classic in 1972.  “It has been a great healthy rivalry between Nicholls and ourselves,” said Director of Athletics Jay Artigues. “Both teams know each other well, and it’s alw...