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

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Wide receiver Justin Wendt heads to the buses during the Football Sendoff Friday morning, Dec. 4.

Game Preview: Lions to battle Dukes in Second Round playoff action

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 3, 2021

Following a 38-14 drumming of Florida A&M last week in Strawberry Stadium, the Lions are hitting the road to take on third-seeded James Madison in a second-round playoff showdown.  The Dukes are...

#22 Preston Faulkner gives Head Baseball Coach Matt Riser a Lion Up while rounding third base after smashing a home run in Game three of the Heart of a Lion series.

Mamou Mambas take down Yellow Hammers in Heart of a Lion World Series

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 1, 2021

Southeastern baseball completed the third game of their annual intrasquad series on Nov. 9 at Alumni Field. This year’s edition featured the Mamou Mambas versus the Yellow Hammers.  Mamou, La. is...

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Southeastern (8-3) made it look easy in their 38-14 defeat of Florida A&M (9-2) on Saturday night in the team’s return to the postseason. The special teams unit, coached by Ross Jenkins, made...

Senior guard/forward Morgan Carrier dribbles the ball up court on a fast break at practice.

Women’s basketball begins the 2021-22 season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 19, 2021

Southeastern’s women’s basketball team is off to a start that many may have predicted through three games this season. They lost to FBS opponents Tulane and Texas Tech while hammering LSU-Shreveport. Nine...

The Lady Lions volleyball team

Lady Lions Volleyball goes roaring into the Southland Conference

Philip le Reiche, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

On Nov. 11, the Lady Lions volleyball team made a strong showing in what was their final game of the regular season, against the Lady Demons of Northwestern. The Lions won all three of the initial sets...

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 14, 2021

Heading into battle with Northwestern State on Saturday night, Southeastern ranked No. 14 in the Stats Perform FCS Top 25 and carried a 7-2 record.  The game went about as the records suggested, with...

Beach Volleyball players pose for photo at practice. The ladies are ready to take UNO in the season opener on Nov. 11.

Beach volleyball set to take the sand

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 8, 2021

The Lady Lions will take the sand in their second full season of beach volleyball on Thursday, Nov. 11. The spring of 2020 was supposed to be the inaugural season, but it came to a halt due to the pandemic. Last...

Juniors Jolie Hidalgo (left) and Crispin Adams reach to block a hit from the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals at the Nov. 6 
home game.

Lady Lions lose against Incarnate Word Cardinals

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter November 8, 2021

On Nov. 6, the Lady Lions volleyball team played the University of Incarnate Word in the University Center. The ladies lost with a close score of 2-3. Throughout all five sets, the teams went head to...

Zimbabwe native Bradley Makuvire sets his focus on the Cross Country Championship at Southeastern Louisiana University in February of 2021.

Bradley Makuvire continues to dazzle for cross country

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

Southeastern cross country has had a successful year so far and much of that success has been on the legs of junior Bradley Makuvire. The Zimbabwe native has been on fire, securing wins in all four races...

In Strawberry Stadium, senior quarterback Cole Kelley high-fives a young fan as he and junior quarterback Cephus Johnson III walk onto the field for the Oct. 30 football game against McNeese.

Last week in sports: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

The Lion’s football team escaped week eight with a nail-biting 23-20 victory over Southland foe McNeese State University.  In a 2021 rarity for the Lions, the offense was held to under 30 points...

Manestream podcast: The Lion’s Den Sports Talk Show S1:E3

Gerard Borne and Chase Gispert, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Reporter November 1, 2021

The Lion's Den Sports Talk Show S1E3. In this week's episode of The Lion's Den Sports Talk Show, Gerard and Chase cast NFL Week 8 predictions. Along with week 8 predictions, Gerard and Chase also discuss...

SLU quarterback Cole Kelley and his teammates celebrate after scoring a touchdown against the Cowboys on Saturday night.

Lions football pushes past Cowboys, extends win streak to 6

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter October 31, 2021

Lions football now has six wins under its belt after defeating the McNeese Cowboys 23-20 last night in Strawberry Stadium. The 38th edition of this in-state rivalry game did not disappoint. Southeastern...

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