The Lion's Roar

Former Lion tries hand at coaching Texas high school football

The 2019 alumnus Chason Virgil passed for a total of 3,791 yards and 25 touchdowns for the Lions in his senior season.  Virgil, a native of Mesquite, Texas returned to his home state to coach and teach at North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, Texas.  Virgil one day hopes to become a head coach at the high school level.
November 20, 2020

After finishing his collegiate career in the Lions’ record books, 2019 alumnus Chason Virgil decided to try his hand at coaching football in the state of Texas. Virgil, a native of Mesquite, Texas,...

Historic Lion football games to re-air during Homecoming Week

Homecoming Football-Hal Mumme
October 20, 2020

With the Lions football season rescheduled until the Spring semester due to COVID-19, this weekend’s Homecoming football game is being replaced with two historic, televised replays. As a part of the...

Jordan named to STATS FCS All-American Team

Junior offensive back Ferlando Jordan was named to the STATS FCS All-American third team after achieving various highlights throughout his athletic career. In the future, Jordan plans to become a better version of himself on and off the field.
September 25, 2020

Over this past football season, the team made it to the second round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs. Although they fell short of a championship, many players on this team had outstanding seasons, and the conference...

Southland Conference postpones fall sports

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

Adeyemi-Berglund selected third to Stampeders

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund celebrates a sack in the 2018 matchup against Louisiana State University. The Lions lost to the Tigers 31-0 to fall to 0-2.
May 15, 2020

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, Canadian native from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, did something a university football player has never done before. Adeyemi-Berglund was the first-ever Lion selected in the Canadian...

Lions promote Lachney to interim defensive coordinator for 2020 season

Chris Lachney.
April 4, 2020

After the sudden departure of defensive coordinator Lance Guidry to Florida Atlantic University, the Lions were left with a hole in the defensive coordinator position on its coaching staff. Head football...

Football commit fatally shot just weeks after signing on with the university

Football commit fatally shot just weeks after signing on with the university
March 10, 2020

On Sunday Feb. 23, it was announced that university football commit Terry Delaney was murdered on the 3340 block of O’Neal Ln. in Baton Rouge. Delaney was 17 years old and chose to sign with the university...

Hammond vs. Ponchatoula in Strawberry Stadium this Friday

Hammond High Magnet School will play against Ponchatoula High School on Friday, Nov. 8 at Strawberry Stadium.
November 6, 2019

Hammond High Magnet School’s football team is set to play against Ponchatoula High School at Strawberry Stadium on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The Hammond Tornadoes and the Ponchatoula Green Wave are...

Lions move into second place with win over Stephen F. Austin

Glader Huszar, a freshman linebacker, brings down a Stephen F. Austin receiver. Huszar finished the game half a sack and half a tackle for loss. The Lions totaled 421 yards of total offense against the Lumberjacks. Southeastern is currently in sixth place in total offense in the FCS.
November 6, 2019

The Lions football team emerged victorious over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks with a 47-30 Southland win on Nov. 2 in Strawberry Stadium. Frank Scelfo, head coach, commented on both teams’ good...

Football ranked in top 25 after win

 Marcus Cooper, a sophomore running back, returns a kick in the Lions’ opening game against Jacksonville State University.
September 10, 2019

For the first time since 2015, the university football team is ranked in the STATS FCS top 25 rankings. The Lions are sitting at No. 23 after knocking off then No. 6 Jacksonville State University 35-14...

Lions prepared to take on Gamecocks

Thursday night’ matchup against the Gamecocks can be seen on ESPN or listened to on KSLU 90.9 FM. This will be the Lions’ first non-conferencematchup of the year and only non-conference game at Strawberry Stadium.
August 27, 2019

This weekend, the Lions football team will open the season against last season’s number one team in the Ohio Valley Conference. The game is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. in Strawberry...

Lions prepare for 2019 season

The Lions football players storm the field before a game. The football team is hard at work with summer practices right now as they prepare for the opening game against Jacksonville State University on Aug. 29 in Strawberry Stadium.
June 13, 2019

This year, the Lions will open up their season at home against Jacksonville State University on Aug. 29. With Jacksonville State’s impressive history - being ranked first in the Ohio Valley Conference...

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