The Lion's Roar

Setting his sights on further improvement

Setting his sights on  further improvement

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

Entering his fourth year as the softball head coach, Rick Fremin aims to continue the Lady Lions’ upward trajectory after setting school records for wins. Though Fremin initially aspired to be a college football coach, he started his softball coaching career at his former high school, Belle Chasse Hig...

Lions prepare for the 2019 spring season

Lions prepare for the 2019 spring season

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports

As fall season sports end, some teams look towards spring competition and a shot at championships. Baseball will begin its season against Louisiana Tech University on Feb. 15-17. The team follows a 37-22 record last season. Men’s and women’s basketball both began competing in November and will...

Transitioning to college sports

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Almost six percent of high school athletes compete at a National Collegiate Athletic Association school, according to the NCAA and face the next level in their athletic career. “So far, my transition into college has been a really good one,” said Sydney Rivers, a freshman forward on the women’s...

Athletes going from the bench to the action

Athletes going from the bench to the action

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

While a few players from different sports teams come into the light, there are a lot of players who put in an equal amount of hard work and practice on the field. Every sports team has a number of non-starting players who train with the team to prepare for opportunities to play. According to Rick...

Coaching opposite genders

Coaching opposite genders

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Coaches work to connect with their athletes to optimize their training, and gender differences can be one of multiple factors that stand in their way. Although minimal women coach male sporting teams, 58.8 percent of head coaches for women’s teams are men according to the University of Minnesota’s...