The Lion's Roar

Southland Conference postpones fall sports

All fall sports have been postponed for the fall semester, the Southland Conference announced on Thursday.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

August 13, 2020

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, the Southland Conference announced that all fall sports will be postponed.  The Southland Conference Board of Directors decided that football, volleyball, women’s soccer and cross country will not participate in any league competitions in the fall of 2020.  Inst...

Jeremy White adds 14 wins in first season at the helm

Freshman defensive specialist Lizzy Low defends against Nicholls State University. The Lady Lions won 14 games in the 2019 season improving their win total by 12 since hiring head coach Jeremy White.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team wrapped up their most successful season since 2004. Head Coach Jeremy White was hired to oversee the volleyball program in Dec. 2018. The team finished their 2019 fall season with a 14-17 record and a spot in the Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament. White commented...

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

Junior outside hitter Caroline Golden goes for a dig. The Lady Lions improved with 12 more wins in the 2019 season than the 2018 season. The Lady Lions will start their inaugural beach volleyball season in the 2020 spring semester.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2019

Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter for the Lady Lions Volleyball team, completed her third season with the university this year. Golden explained what drew her to volleyball. “I think my interest started from watching my sister play,” explained Golden. “Just kinda watching from the sides...

Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

The volleyball team takes a picture with seniors Jo Simovic and Jodi Edo. The Lady Lions next matchup will be against Sam Houston State on Nov. 22 in Conway, Ark.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

The university women’s volleyball team ended their 2019 season 14-16 after a 3-2 loss against Sam Houston State University. After falling short in the first two sets, the Lady Lions fought to tie the match. In the final set, the Bearkats stopped the Lady Lions with a 15-12 win.  Jo Simovic,...

Volleyball loses tiebreaker 2-3

Sam Gomez, junior middle blocker, jumps to spike incoming ball during set against Central Arkansas. The Lady Lions lost the final set, causing them to lose the match 2-3.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team lost their match against University of Central Arkansas 2-3, bringing their record to 12-14 for the season. After four sets, the teams were tied. The Lady Lions lost the fifth and final set 7-15. Jeremy White, head coach, explained that a lack of communication hindered...

Southeastern blanks the Privateers 3-0

The university's women's volleyball team breaks the huddle in the second set against the University of New Orleans on Oct 29. The Lady Lions shut out UNO 3-0 to earn their 12th victory of the season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29 the Lady Lions volleyball team hosted the University of New Orleans Privateers in their 25th game of the regular season. Southeastern shut out the Southland Conference rivals 3-0, to win their 12th game of the season.  Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, explained how it felt to win against the Un...

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Baylee Laskoskie, a freshman setter, and Sam Gomez, a junior middle blocker, defend a hit over the net in Tuesday night's 3-0 victory over Southern University of New Orleans.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team cruised past the Lady Jaguars in the 3-0 victory Tuesday night.  “The goal on defense was to watch for undisciplined balls, and especially dumps from the setter because she does that often,'' stated Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter. “Really it was just abo...

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Sam Gomez, a junior middle blocker, and Karlee Wilkerson, a sophomore opposite, jump to block a hit during the first set. The Lady Lions lost the match 25-22, 25-15 and 28-26.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

The Lady Lions team lost the Homecoming Match against Northwestern State University 0-3, bringing the team’s record to 8-11. The Green and Gold put up 22 points in the first set, falling the second set 25-15, and finishing the third set 28-26. Jodi Edo, a senior middle blocker, shared that the...

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

Alexis Pratt, defensive specialist, serves the ball at the University Center in the game against Lamar University.

October 1, 2019

The Lady Lions won their match against Lamar University on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team also won against McNeese State two days prior. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, commented on how their victory over McNeese affected their attitude for the match against Lamar University. “We felt p...

Lady Lions look to bounce back this season

After a 2-27 record for the volleyball team in 2018, the Lady Lions look to change the volleyball culture at the university. Head Coach Jermey White hopes to see improvements in the 2019 season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Finishing last season with two wins and 27 losses and with the departure of former Head Coach Jim Smoot, the Lady Lions Volleyball team looks to bounce back during the 2019 regular season. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, will be starting his first season with the Lady Lions and described what...

Changing coaches: volleyball’s new strategy

Jeremy White has been selected to be the new head volleyball coach after Jim Smoot retired. Athletic Director Jay Artigues described White as “having a great deal of success and experience.”

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

After Jim Smoot retired from his position as head coach, the volleyball program began a new chapter with Jeremy White stepping up to the head coach position. “Coach White checked all the boxes we were looking for,” explained Jay Artigues, director of athletics. “He’s had a great deal of success...

Wrapping up the fall sports for 2018

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

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 ...