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COVID-19 cuts Lady Lions’ basketball championship run short

COVID-19 cuts Lady Lions’ basketball championship run short

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

As the women’s basketball team warmed up for the Southland Conference Tournament, word had been confirmed that the game would be postponed. Later on, the Lady Lions faced the hardship of having the tournament itself cancelled. With the tournament cancelled, five of the Lady Lion’s careers were cut sho...

Southeastern basketball splits weekend series with UNO

Southeastern basketball splits weekend series with UNO

Gerard Borne and Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporters

February 4, 2020

The university men’s and women’s basketball teams competed against the University of New Orleans on Feb. 1 at the University Center. Competing first at 1 p.m. were the Lady Lions, who extended their streak to four wins after defeating the Privateers 73-54, the longest Lady Lions win streak since ...

Lady Lions open Southland Conference play with a loss

Lady Lions open Southland Conference play with a loss

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

The Lady Lions losing ways continued on Wednesday night against Lamar University with a final score of 65-57. With the loss, Southeastern fell to 3-6 and opened up Southland Conference play in the loss column.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained how the Lady Lions messed up on some of the easy...

Lady Lions extend win streak to 3 with victory over Jackson State

Lady Lions extend win streak to 3 with victory over Jackson State

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The university women’s basketball team defeated Jackson State University 63-59 on Dec. 7, continuing their streak with three consecutive wins. With 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Lady Lions took the lead 61-59. Two free throws placed the team four points ahead of the Tigers. Head...

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2019

Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter for the Lady Lions Volleyball team, completed her third season with the university this year. Golden explained what drew her to volleyball. “I think my interest started from watching my sister play,” explained Golden. “Just kinda watching from the sides...

Lady Lions defeat Generals 89-67 to continue win streak

Lady Lions defeat Generals 89-67 to continue win streak

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2019

The Lady Lions hosted their first home game of the 2019-2020 regular season with a win over Louisiana State University of Alexandria on Wednesday, Nov. 27. With the second win of the season, Southeastern improved their regular-season record to 2-4.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained what are the th...

Charliee Dugas prepares for her final season as a Lady Lion

Charliee Dugas prepares for her final season as a Lady Lion

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Charliee Dugas, a guard for the university’s women’s basketball team, is now entering her fourth season with the team. After playing multiple sports growing up, Dugas reflected on how her family helped her gravitate toward playing basketball. “I was young, and my mama just kinda put me in al...

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team is set to begin the new season. The Lady Lions will face Southern University at New Orleans Lady Knights for an exhibition game Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach for the basketball team, explained how the lessons from last...

Lady Lions look to bounce back this season

Lady Lions look to bounce back this season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Finishing last season with two wins and 27 losses and with the departure of former Head Coach Jim Smoot, the Lady Lions Volleyball team looks to bounce back during the 2019 regular season. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, will be starting his first season with the Lady Lions and described what...

Soccer looks to improve on 2018 season

Soccer looks to improve on 2018 season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Head Coach Christopher McBride looks to lead the Lady Lions soccer team to their first conference title since 2015. The Lady Lions soccer team finished sixth in the Southland Conference after the 2018 season with a 7-7-4 record overall. McBride, who is in his fourth year of coaching at the university,...

From Scotland to the States: a coach’s journey

From Scotland to the States: a coach’s journey

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer, has traveled the world through his love for soccer. McBride entered his third year as the fourth head coach of the Lady Lions soccer team. McBride previously coached at the University of North Alabama and the University of South Alabama. When McBride developed...

Lady Lions triumph

Lady Lions triumph

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team returned from a loss to take a 2-1 series win against Lamar University. The teams competed in North Oak Park on April 12-13. The wins improved the Lady Lions' overall record to 24-17. In the first game, Briahna Bennett, a freshman pitcher, hit a grand slam, and in the...