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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Southeastern finished the 2023 season with a program-best 47 wins led by Head Coach Rick Fremin.

Lady Lions’ historic season comes to a bitter end in Lake Charles

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 27, 2023

Southeastern softball fell to host McNeese in the Southland Conference Championship game two weeks ago today (May 13), 1-0 in extra innings.  Senior pitcher KK Ladner’s superb outing ended in a loss...

Powerade bottles fly as Southeastern walks off Northwestern State 7-6 on Senior Day at Alumni Field to end the 2023 regular season at 25-25. (May 20, 2023 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

SLU concludes regular season on six-game winning streak with sweep of NSU; Head Coach Matt Riser let go after 10 years of service

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Southeastern baseball defeated Northwestern State in walk-off fashion Saturday on Senior Day 7-6 at Alumni Field to conclude the regular season with a six-game winning streak and a sweep of its conference...

Lions players watch on during Southeasterns 10-0 loss to No. 1 LSU at Alumni Field. (May 2, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions edge Jags for final midweek game of the season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Southeastern defeated South Alabama 5-4 on Tuesday night at “The Pat,” climbing to 22-25 on the year.  SLU outhit USA eight to five and committed zero errors while their counterparts had two. The...

Junior hurdler Olu Ogunyemi celebrates after achieving a personal best in the 110m hurdlers at the Southland Outdoor Conference Championships in Commerce, Texas. (May 6, 2023)

Lions Track triumphs at Southland Championship with impressive performances

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor May 11, 2023

Lions outdoor track wrapped up the conference season as they batted through the Southland Championship at Texas A&M-Commerce. Heading for battle, the team arrived on Tuesday, May 2, to prepare and...

Southeastern baseball is 19-21 (4-11 SLC) on the season and will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak against the No. 1 ranked LSU Tigers today at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field in Hammond, America.

This Week in Sports: May 1-7

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

Three SLU sports remain in season as we enter the month of May: baseball, softball and outdoor track and field.  The baseball team will look to make it back-to-back years beating the No. 1 team in...

Junior left fielder KaLyn Watsons two run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning propelled SLU to a 4-3 victory in Game Two of Tuesdays doubleheader against McNeese at North Oak Park. (April 26, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions make history in series win over McNeese

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter April 28, 2023

In the Southland season series, the Lady Lions defeated the No. 1 SLC-ranked McNeese Cowgirls 2-1. The Green and Gold made Southeastern history by winning a school record 41 wins, breaking last year’s...

Senior second baseman Madison Rayner shares a laugh with first base coach Alana Fremin during the Lady Lions 8-4 victory over Nicholls during senior day, Saturday at North Oak Park. (April 22, 2023 - Hammond)

This Week in Sports: April 24-30

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 25, 2023

As the spring sports seasons come to a close, softball, baseball, outdoor track and field and golf are still chugging, and the stakes are still high for all four. Beach volleyball and tennis saw their...

Redshirt freshman Logan Shurden up to bat vs. Jackson State in the Lions 14-4 win over the Tigers at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field on Tuesday night. (April 18, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions trample Jackson State in dominant win

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter April 21, 2023

The Lions cruised past the Jackson State Tigers in a 14-4 win at the Pat Kenelly Diamond. The Green and Gold exploded for seven runs in the eighth inning to bury the Tigers; SLU recorded its fourth-highest...

Senior catcher Bryce Grizzaffi in the batters box during Fridays game one contest vs. McNeese at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (April 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Cowboys edge Lions in extra innings for series triumph

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 18, 2023

Southeastern baseball dropped to 18-18 (4-8 SLC) this weekend after losing its home series against McNeese.  The Cowboys got their revenge on the Lions following last year’s Green and Gold triumph...

Junior golfer Michael Landry and Southeastern will look to capture the teams first trophy of the Spring season in its last opportunity this week in Tunica, Miss. before the upcoming Southland Conference Championships in San Antonio, Texas on April  25-27.

This Week in Sports: April 17-23

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 17, 2023

Southeastern sports has a lot on the line this week, with Southland Conference Championship Tournaments for both tennis and beach volleyball on the horizon.  The Green and Gold will look to possibly...

Slavko Stevic shows his lion pride with a Lion Up as he sits on top of a high jump pit after ranking 11th in the nation.

Slavko Stevic, jumping high and exceeding expectations

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter April 14, 2023

Slavko Stevic is a junior and commendable member of Southeastern’s Track and Field team. He is a multi-award high jumper who is currently ranked 11th in the nation and earned a Second Team All-American...

Teammates mob junior Nevada transfer, Carla Del Barrio after the Vigo, Spain native clinched a dramatic 4-3 Lady Lions victory over UNO on Saturday at the Southeastern Tennis Complex. (April 8, 2023 - Hammond, La.)

Del Barrio the difference-maker in 4-3 victory over UNO

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter April 12, 2023

On Saturday afternoon, Southeastern junior tennis player Carla Del Barrio endured an exhausting three-set win to give the Lions a 4-3 victory over the University of New Orleans (UNO) Privateers. The win...

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