The Lion's Roar

COVID-19 cuts Lady Lions’ basketball championship run short

Senior guard Charliee Dugas saw her final season get cut short due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak. Dugas finished her career averaging 10 points, one assist, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the Lady Lions.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

As the women’s basketball team warmed up for the Southland Conference Tournament, word had been confirmed that the game would be postponed. Later on, the Lady Lions faced the hardship of having the tournament itself cancelled. With the tournament cancelled, five of the Lady Lion’s careers were cut sho...

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Celica Sterling, a senior guard for the women’s basketball team, dribbles the ball down the court against Nicholls State University. Last season the Lady Lions finished the regular season with a 9-20 record overall. This season the team has four returning seniors and three returning juniors.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team is set to begin the new season. The Lady Lions will face Southern University at New Orleans Lady Knights for an exhibition game Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach for the basketball team, explained how the lessons from last...

Morrison reflects on growth in basketball career

Tyler Morrison, a senior guard, started 21 games for the Lady Lions during the 2018-2019 regular season. Last season, Morrison averaged 4.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.2 points per game. The Lady Lions open up the 2019-2020 regular season at home against Southern University of New Orleans on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m.in the University Center.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter 

October 17, 2019

At the start of her senior season, Tyler Morrison, a senior guard, looked back on her years as a basketball player and noticed how much she has improved. Morrison started playing basketball since she was three years old. “Everybody in my family played, so when I was able to pick up a ball, I...

Lady Lions fall to Demons

The Lady Lions lost the last home game of the season 56-60 against the Northwestern State University Demons. Despite the loss, the team looked to end the season on a high note.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

The women's basketball team ended its last home game of the season with a 56-60 loss to Northwestern State University. The Senior Day game was held on March 2 at 1 p.m. in the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach of women's basketball, discussed the team's preparation for the home contest. "We...