The Lion's Roar

Lady Lions fall to Demons

Lady Lions fall to Demons

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...

Teaching passion

Teaching passion

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Talent, enthusiasm and dedication carried Ayla Guzzardo from the middle school courts of her childhood to become the head coach of women’s basketball. Guzzardo was enrolled in several sports as a child, but she found her niche in basketball after she developed skill in the sport. “It just took...

Colonels prevail on Lion territory

Colonels prevail on Lion territory

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2019

After ending regulation time in a 60-60 tie, the Lady Lions fell to Nicholls State University in overtime with a final score of 73-66. The Lady Lions finished ahead of Nicholls after the first three quarters. Between the fourth quarter and overtime however, Nicholls put up 29 points, which outweighed...

Women’s basketball starts the semester with chicken and tailgating

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019

Moved into the University Center due to weather, the "Back to School Bash" raised spirits leading to the women's basketball team's game against Houston Baptist University. Hosted by the Student Government Association on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 5–7 p.m., the women's basketball tailgate welcomed students...

Transitioning to college sports

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018

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...