The Lion's Roar

Midfielder Mya Guillory goes to kick the ball to another teammate in the April 3 game against Texas A&M Corpus Christi last season. The Lady Lions defeated the Islanders 3-1.

Lady Lions start off 2021 soccer season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

The outlook for Southeastern women’s soccer is a promising one for the 2021-22 season.  The Lady Lions are coming off a solid 8-3-4 campaign in which they won the Southland Conference Tournament...

The Lions open the season at Strawberry Stadium on Sept. 4 against the University of North Alalbama.

Lions look forward to upcoming football season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter August 17, 2021

It will be a season of change for the Lions football team. Raymond Monica, who spent the last two seasons as the assistant head coach and defensive line coach, will be changing to defensive coordinator...

The Lions celebrate after scoring a touchdown in the April 3 football game versus Lamar University at Strawberry Stadium. Student-athletes around the country can now earn money for their name, image and likeness according to the recent NIL ruling from the NCAA.

Hard work may now pay off much quicker for student-athletes

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021

On July 1, the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a rule allowing student-athletes to earn money for their name, image and likeness, otherwise known as the NIL rules and regulations.  Over...

Alex Young winds-up to throw in 2016 Track and Field meet during his time at Southeastern. In August, Young will set his sights on the gold medal after just missing the games in 2016. 

University alumnus to compete in Tokyo Olympics

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief July 12, 2021

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will see a brand new face competing this year as university alumnus Alex Young has qualified for the hammer throw.  In August, Young will set his sights on the gold medal...

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...

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