The Lion's Roar

Student-athletes reflect on their time as Lions

Kyle Schimpf, a senior infielder, works with one of the assistant coaches during practice. Schimpf, like many other graduating seniors, has made memories at the university during his time as a student athlete.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

Graduating student-athletes will not only take a diploma after graduation but also memories from past years. Kyle Schimpf, a senior infielder, has enjoyed his time being a part of the baseball team over the years. “I think my favorite memory as being a part of Lion’s baseball was when Cody Gross...

The methods to manage time as a student-athlete

While student-athletes perform on the field, their time off the field involves managing their academics and athletic responsibilities such as away games and practices.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

The requirements that come from being a full-time student-athlete, such as traveling for away games and daily practices, call for practical ways to maximize time. Whether by filling a planner to the brim with notes and reminders, taking advantage of multiple online classes, or employing other methods,...

Soccer season ends in Beaumont

The Lady Lions soccer team lost 3-2 against Lamar University in the Southland Conference Tournament.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018

The Lady Lions soccer team finished its season with a loss at the Southland Conference Tournament. The Lady Lions fell to Lamar University 3-2 on Oct. 31 in Beaumont, Texas. The match started out with two goals in the first half by Lamar. In the second half, the Lady Lions scored two goals, but another...

Senior Night victory

Payton Colson, a senior forward, competes in her last home game of her collegiate soccer career.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018

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

Jamie Raines, a freshman midfielder, takes the ball down the field.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

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...