The Lion's Roar

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

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

Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

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

Volleyball loses tiebreaker 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

Southeastern blanks the Privateers 3-0

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

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

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

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

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

Volleyball team victorious 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

Lady Lions look to bounce back this 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

Changing coaches: volleyball’s new strategy

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 ...

Lady Lions fall at home

Lady Lions fall at home

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

The Lady Lions volleyball team lost its home match 3-0 against the University of Central Arkansas. The final set scores for the Lady Lions were 18-25, 9-25 and 18-25. The Lady Lions stand at a 1-17 overall record. "The biggest takeaway I would say is consistency," said Caroline Golden, a sophom...

Technical terms in volleyball explained

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2018

With the 2018 volleyball season getting  started, here is a list defining some of the key terminologies in volleyball. Bump - An underhand swing with joined forearms that is used to either pass the ball, set it up for a spike, or to volley the ball over the net. Set - Hitting the ball to dire...