The Lion's Roar

High schools find temporary home at Strawberry Stadium

High schools throughout southeast Louisiana have been using Strawberry Stadium to play football games. More than 15 games have taken place so far. Andrew
Bechac, deputy director of athletics, believes sharing Strawberry Stadium goes hand in hand with developing the university’s relationship with the community.
November 10, 2020

High schools throughout southeast Louisiana have used the university’s facilities to host football games during the fall semester. Due to capacity restrictions, a number of high schools have sought...

Athletics hosts watch party at home to support away game

Students, faculty and community members gathered in Strawberry Stadium on Dec. 7 to watch the FCS Playoff game against the University of Montana. Fans were encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and food while cheering for the Lions.
December 11, 2019

While the university football team was on the road playing the University of Montana, a group of students and community members had the opportunity to cheer on the Lions at home. Athletic Marketing...

Girard is the voice of the stadium

The university hosts home games in the Strawberry Stadium. The Lions’ overall record for the season stands at 3-6. Paul Girard is the PA announcer for the football home games, and he informs audiences about latest updates.
November 1, 2018

With student-athletes implementing their strategies for the games and cheerleaders entertaining the crowd, announcements updating the crowd about the latest development contribute to the spirit on the...

Strawberry Marching Classic returns

October 23, 2018

The Strawberry Marching Classic returns after a two-year hiatus, providing an opportunity for high school students to show off their musical talents. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 at...

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