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Cole Kelley is the first player in Southeastern’s program to win the Walter Payton Award. Last season’s recipient of the award was North Dakota State’s Trey Lance, who was previously selected third overall in the 2021 NFL Draft to the San Francisco 49ers.

Kelley takes home Walter Payton Award

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief June 14, 2021

In a season filled with ups, downs and doubt, one thing was a constant throughout the Lions 2021 season - senior quarterback Cole Kelley’s consistency throughout every game. It was this consistency that...

As a Kansas State Wildcat, center Antonio Gordon goes for a shot against the Iowa State Cyclones. A native of Lawton, Okla., Gordon signed on for Southeastern's men's basketball team for next season.

Men’s hoops signs Kansas State transfer

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

Antonio Gordon’s basketball journey has landed him at the Lion’s Den.  A native of Lawton, Okla., Gordon initially committed to Tulsa University but wound up playing for the Wildcats of Kansas...

Cole Kelley is the first player in Southeastern’s program to win the Walter Payton Award. Last season’s recipient of the award was North Dakota State’s Trey Lance, who was previously selected third overall in the 2021 NFL Draft to the San Francisco 49ers.

Kelley named Walter Payton Award finalist

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2021

After capping off a seven-game 2021 spring season, Lions’ starting quarterback Cole Kelley was named a finalist for the Walter Payton Award. The award is given annually to the best overall player...

Sophomore Damon Herod leaps off the board at the long jump event during May 1's pre-conference track and field meet.

Southeastern sets records in conference tuneup

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 5, 2021

Track and field set several individual and stadium records in a pre-conference tournament meet.  The Lions hosted the event on campus at the Southeastern Track Complex April 30 and May 1. Teams from...

At track practice, Sophie Daigle tries to improve her times and form. She currently has the most records out of any single female track runner in university history.

Senior track runner sets new school record

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter May 4, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester winds down, many athletes are trying to push themselves to new heights. For one member of the track team, her goal to finish strong has become a reality. Sophie Daigle, a...

Freshman pitcher Brennan Stuprich threw a complete-game shutout for the Lions as Stuprich improved to 5-1 on the season with a 2.50 earned run average.

Last week In sports: April 20-26

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

After sweeping Stephen F. Austin last weekend, the Southeastern baseball team lost three of four games to the University of New Orleans during the 2021 Pontchartrain Bowl. However, the Lions stole the...

Christopher McBride, pictured on the right, interacting with his players during practice, in his first season at Southeastern. The Lady Lions won the Southland Conference Tournament this year prompting McBride receiving the Coach of the Year award. Southeastern will take on Rutgers on April 27.

McBride lands Southland Coach of the Year

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

As a young boy, Christopher McBride grew up playing soccer in the neighborhoods and fields of his native country, Scotland. His father was a youth coach that taught him the game. He had signed with a...

Shortstop Lindsey Rizzo steps up to the plate in the season-opening Lion Classic in February. Rizzo has since decorated her ongoing season with a .402 batting average. The Lady Lions currently sit 24-16 on the season and will face off against ULM on April 21 at 6 p.m.

Rizzo steps up to the plate, takes on new position

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

In a season impacted by many changes, one softball player found herself breaking out of her comfort zone as she took on an entirely new position. Junior infielder Lindsey Rizzo built her collegiate...

The seniors will be honored for their contributions to the program this weekend as the Lady Lions take on Texas A&M-Corpus Christi University in a three game home series.

Southeastern softball tops Louisiana-Monroe

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 22, 2021

On a cool and crisp April evening, Southeastern softball returned to action against the Warhawks of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.    North Oaks Park in Hammond was the site for the midweek...

The Lions baseball team is standing in the dugout as they take on Southland Conference opponent Abilene Christian University.

Baseball stays hot during regular season

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

After a shortened 2020 regular season, the Lions baseball team is sitting at the top of the Southland Conference with a 24-12 record 36 games into the regular season.  One bright spot for the Lions...

Forward Ellie Williams runs the ball during Southeastern's match against Houston Baptist on April 1.

Last Week in Sports: April 12-19

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

After heading into the Southland Conference Tournament with a 6-2-3 conference record, the Lady Lions Soccer squad ran the table and earned the program’s fourth Southland Tournament Title by knocking...

Goal Keeper Nadine Maher passes the ball back in play in the Lady Lions 2-1 March 7 victory over Stephen F. Austin University. The Lady Lions will take on Rutgers University in the first round of the NCAA DI Women’s Soccer Tournament on Tuesday April 27.

Lady Lions make history over the weekend

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, the Lady Lions soccer team made history as they earned the program’s fourth Southland Conference Title, its first since 2015.  The Lady Lions drew the fifth seed in the tournament...

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