The Lion's Roar

Men’s basketball anticipates to have 2021 season

Junior forward Ty Brewer bings the ball down the court against Grambling state University. Last season, brewer played in all 31 games wile starting in 28 of them. In 2019-2020, Brewer lead the team in points per game with 14.9, 7.7 rebounds per game, steals with 46 and blocks with 18.

Gerard Borne, Staff Raporter

September 17, 2020

2020 has left nothing but questions for sports fans all across the world. Some are wondering if there will still be a season. Others are wondering if they will have to wait until COVID-19 has died down to see their favorite sporting events. The university women’s and men’s basketball teams plan to...

Senior athletes miss their final seasons due to COVID-19

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.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2020

Universities across the nation have had to put a halt to their athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the sudden cancellation of games, tournaments and seasons, many senior student-athletes did not get the chance to finish out their collegiate athletic careers. Tanner Wright, a f...

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...

Former university soccer player awarded 2020 Steve McCarty Award

Caroline Lee

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

July 24, 2020

A student-athlete alum was awarded the 2020 Steve McCarty Award by the Southland Conference for her outstanding performance. Caroline Lee, a former soccer player for the university, is the recipient of this award due to her dedication to serving others and other notable qualities. The award is given t...

Staying in shape at home during the COVID-19 lockdown

Since the governor announced stay-at-home order, people have been following different methods to exercise and stay fit. A family goes on a walk to stay active together.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2020

Following the closure of all gyms, many people were quick to jump onto at-home exercise trends to stay fit. Challenges are spreading throughout social media. People have started walking and jogging, creating their own workouts or participating in routines from a trainer or from the Pennington Student...

Adeyemi-Berglund selected third to Stampeders

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund celebrates a sack in the 2018 matchup against Louisiana State University. The Lions lost to the Tigers 31-0 to fall to 0-2.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2020

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, Canadian native from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, did something a university football player has never done before. Adeyemi-Berglund was the first-ever Lion selected in the Canadian Football League, drafted to the Calgary Stampeders in the first round with the third overall pick...

REC Sports and Wellness turns to esports

The most popular game for the 2020 esports season was Call of Duty, a cross platform war-like video game. Of the 308 participants in the state of Louisiana 70 are students at Southeastern. The second most popular game this season was RocketLeague.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2020

With the intramural spring sports seasons being cancelled, Recreational Sports and Wellness turned to a new type of competition for university students. The REC launched its first-ever esports season in the spring semester of 2019. The idea came about due to students having no way to compete against eac...

Lady Lions host conference tournament for next two years

The Lady Lions softball team plans to host the next two Southland Conference Tournaments despite the recent cancellation of all Southland sporting events due to COVID-19.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2020

With previous cancellations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the university softball team’s season was cut short. With only a few games under their belt, they planned to host the Southland Conference Tournament this year at North Oak Park. Even though the team will be able to host the next two years, th...

Lions promote Lachney to interim defensive coordinator for 2020 season

Chris Lachney.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2020

After the sudden departure of defensive coordinator Lance Guidry to Florida Atlantic University, the Lions were left with a hole in the defensive coordinator position on its coaching staff. Head football coach Frank Scelfo decided to stay in-house and promote linebackers coach Chris Lachney to interim ...

How student-athletes maintain momentum during pandemic

Although the university softball team is finished for the season, maintaining their skill level during off-season is still important for the Lady Lions. The closure of gyms and cancellation of practices has pushed student-athletes to find alternative ways to stay fit for when they are able to play again.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The enforcement of social distancing has put a halt to all university athletics, leaving student-athletes with no choice but to adjust their lifestyles. With the progression of the coronavirus outbreak, workout facilities on and off campus are closed until further notice. These limited res...

Track and Field team wins championship

The indoor track and field team made it to the Southland Conference Tournament for the First time since 2014. However, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, Southland sporting events have been cancelled through March 30.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

Led by head coach Corey Mistretta, the university men’s indoor track team clinched a spot at the top of the Southland Conference. The team had not accomplished this goal since 2014. With the team placing second in the conference last year, Mistretta explained how incoming recruits and redshirt runner...

Fremin and Hayes disappointed, seasons ends early

Since the NCAA authorized a dead period for all sports, there will not be a champion in any spring sports.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2020

After the National Collegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the NCAA, suspended all spring sports effective immediately through April 15, the university’s athletic programs had to make drastic changes.  The NCAA authorized a dead period for all sports, spanning across all three divi...