The Lion's Roar

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...

Intramural football takes the field

Intramural football takes the field

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Intramural flag football was in full swing Monday afternoon as the Boo-Bees and Doo-Bees faced off against the Saints and Sinners Beta. On Monday, Sept. 17, the Saints and Sinners Beta were first to light up the scoreboard by scoring a touchdown in the first half. The second half was all Boo-Bees...

Solidarity in sport with special athletes

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Recreational Sports and Wellness has joined teams with Special Olympics Louisiana to create a unified flag football league. Starting on Sept. 19, students from the university and Special Olympic athletes from the area will participate in their first flag football game of this season. Although this...