The Lion's Roar

Greek intramurals provide opportunities for bonding and socialization

Greek intramurals provide opportunities for bonding and socialization

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Greek Cup, which is awarded to the Greek intramural team with the most points in sportsmanship and participation, sets apart Greek and non-Greek intramurals. Jason Templet, coordinator of competitive sports, shared what makes Greek intramurals different from non-Greek intramurals. “The Greeks h...

A racket, a serve and over a century of history

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

Intramural sports may promote physical activity and student engagement on college campuses, but their introduction also carries on the history of sports like badminton. The sport originates from battledore and shuttlecock, a game that resembles one in ancient Greek drawings. A more modern version of t...

Spring sports filling the rec

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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Recreational Sports and Wellness is offering 11 intramural sports leagues for students to participate in, including a tournament at Louisiana Tech University in April. The spring schedule starts with doubles racquetball on Feb. 6 and ends with “Swamp Bowl” on May 2. Jason Templet, coordinator of competitive sp...

Training to be an officiate

Training to be an officiate

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Archive, Sports

Recreational Sports and Wellness put together a training session for students to teach the skills of being an official in charge of a basketball event. "Intramural Basketball Referee Training" took place on Jan. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center, Room 108. Jason...

Fraternity competition hits the court

Fraternity competition hits the court

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


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Kappa Sigma Fraternity took home the win against Kappa Alpha Order in the three versus three intramural basketball tournament. The two fraternities competed in the Pennington Student Activity Center on Nov. 13. Tyron McLemore, a senior business administration major, played for Kappa Sigma. He shared...

Tailgating’s leisure sport takes a competitive turn

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


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The Neighbors won against the Corn Puffs 11-5 at the Intramural Cornhole Tournament. Three teams competed in a round-robin tournament to determine which two-person team would become victorious at the Pennington Student Activity Center on Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. Coordinator of Competitive Sports Jason...