The Lion's Roar

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


Filed under Sports

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 close spring season with a win

Lady Lions close spring season with a win

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Lady Lions soccer team beat the William Carey University Lady Crusaders 2-1. Aubree Dillon, a freshmen midfielder, scored the first goal of the match in the first period. In the third period, the Lady Lions secured the 2-1 lead and carried it to the end. Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer,...

Kicks led three teams to victory

Kicks led three teams to victory

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

Intramural soccer, sponsored by Recreational Sports and Wellness, had three back-to-back games. The matches started on Mar. 4 at 6 p.m. in North Oak Park. The first game was a matchup between "Multiple Scorgasams" and "Arsenal." The second game was "Delta Tau Delta" against Sig Tau Gamma Fraternity's...

The value of sportsmanship in the nation

The value of sportsmanship in the nation

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The university women’s soccer team has made itself known for its gracious treatment towards others by receiving the United Soccer Coaches Team Ethics and Sportsmanship Award. This award is given to schools who show exemplary sportsmanship as well as receive few yellow cards. Christopher McBride,...

Wrapping up the fall sports for 2018

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Football, cross country, soccer and volleyball concluded their seasons this semester.  The football team wrapped up its season, finishing ninth in the Southland Conference with a 4-7 record. Football Head Coach Frank Scelfo discussed his team’s performance this season. “We did a lot of things ...

Soccer high scorer: Christina Cutura

Soccer high scorer: Christina Cutura

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports

With seven goals scored this season, Christina Cutura is the highest scoring player on the Lady Lions soccer team. “Christina has been a true team player this year by taking on a new position in her senior year,” said soccer Head Coach Christopher McBride. “She is constantly working hard. It...

Senior Night victory

Senior Night victory

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

The Lady Lions soccer team finished "Senior Night" with a 4-0 win over Nicholls State University. Head Coach Christopher McBride commented on the first half where neither team scored any points. "The first half was two teams battling it out for the last game of the regular season," said McBride....

Lady Lions and Ladyjacks tie game

Lady Lions and Ladyjacks tie game

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

The Lady Lions competed against the Stephen F. Austin State University Ladyjacks and closed the game with a 1-1 tie. On Friday, Oct. 12, the Lady Lions trailed the Ladyjacks 0-1 going into the second half, but Sofia Olsson, senior defender, tied the game with a goal in the second half. The goal was...

Lions outscore Islanders

Lions outscore Islanders

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

The Lady Lions soccer team left the field with a 5-3-2 record and a 1-0 victory over Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. After a half hour delay, the teams faced off in Strawberry Stadium. Christopher McBride, head coach, was satisfied with the team's performance. "They did a really good...

Know your soccer terms

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

While sports can include numerous technical terms, any spectator can keep up with the game by knowing the terms.   Forwards - Players in the attacking third of the field. A forward is primarily responsible for scoring. Defenders - Players in the defensive third of the field. Their most...

Player 7, 17minutes, 17th ever

Player 7, 17minutes, 17th ever

Nikisun Shrestha, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports

With three goals in 17 minutes against Alcorn State University, Christina Cutura, senior forward, secured a first half hat trick and etched her name in the program’s history as the 17th player to achieve the feat. Cutura shared her reaction to being the first Lady Lion since the 2015 season to score...

Eyes on the nation’s most popular sports

Eyes on the nation’s most popular sports

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Across the nation, people tune in to watch teams compete in their favorite sports.  According to a Gallup poll, 37 percent of Americans voted football as their favorite sport to watch followed by basketball at 11 percent, baseball at nine percent and soccer at seven percent in 2017. The same poll sh...