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Tee up in Baton Rouge

Tee up in Baton Rouge

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

The university golf team faced 14 teams from 13 universities at the David Toms Intercollegiate. Louisiana State University hosted the tournament in Baton Rouge from Oct. 6-7. Kristofer Kerr, a sophomore, finished round one at the top for the university and tied for 24th overall in the tournament....

Tailgating and the dirty side of Pottle

Tailgating and the dirty side of Pottle

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Among the tailgating activities, another thing likely to be witnessed is university fans urinating by the side of the Pottle Music Building. Before any home football game at Strawberry Stadium, university sports fans fill Friendship Circle wearing their green and gold. The smell of charcoal grills...

Football offers organizational opportunity

Football offers organizational opportunity

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

It is a tied game in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions are tied against Houston Baptist University in the fourth quarter. With the desire to win, the Lions go for it on fourth down, and then it happens. A completed pass, a gap in the backfield and a green and gold receiver rushes the football into the end...

A name can mean so much more

A name can mean so much more

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018

Whether it is a court or a field, support from teammates encourages players to perform to the best of their ability even if it means calling each other by different names. For the soccer and softball teams on campus, it seems like most players are referred to as something other than their first name. Sometimes...

Lions hold off demons

Lions hold off demons

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2018

The lions football team faced the Northwestern State University demons and emerged victorious with a 2-3 record. The lions were first on the board with a touchdown in the second play of the game. Northwestern State answered with a field goal. The second quarter started with a connection from Chason...

Lady lions and huskies take the field

Noah Smith, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2018

The lady lions soccer team fought and lost 1-2 against the Houston Baptist University huskies. The teams faced off on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. Near the end of the second half, Chloe Gallo, a freshman forward, scored her first goal of the season. The point could not stop the defeat...

Lions outscore Islanders

Lions outscore Islanders

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 29, 2018

The Lady Lions soccer team left the field with a 5-3-2 record and a 1-0 victory over Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. After a half hour delay, the teams faced off in Strawberry Stadium. Christopher McBride, head coach, was satisfied with the team's performance. "They did a really good...

Physical inactivity: A decline in athletics

Physical inactivity: A decline in athletics

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

Physical activity is a vital component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Involvement in activities help body organs function well and help reduce health problems. Playing sports for a team or just for fun not only benefits personal health but also impacts the nation’s development in the long run. The...

Athletes going from the bench to the action

Athletes going from the bench to the action

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

While a few players from different sports teams come into the light, there are a lot of players who put in an equal amount of hard work and practice on the field. Every sports team has a number of non-starting players who train with the team to prepare for opportunities to play. According to Rick...

Training when running for a marathon

Training when running for a marathon

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018

As people get more health conscious, they become involved in activities that help them stay active and vibrant. One such activity is a marathon, which is a 26.2 mile-long distance race completed either by walking or running. Running helps maintain the proper balance of mental stimulation and physical...

Lady Lions suffer a tough loss

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2018

The Lady Lions' first home conference game ended in a 3-1 loss to the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals. On Saturday, Sept. 22, the Lady Lions started the match with a win in the first set. However, the Cardinals gained momentum and outscored the Lady Lions the rest of the way. The final set scores f...

Returning to rugby

Returning to rugby

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 22, 2018

The Lions rugby team entered its first scrimmage in an alumni game and beat the alumni Red Lions 40-5. Instead of the usual 40 minute halves, the alumni game was sectioned into 15-minute quarters. Dr. Donald Hart, head coach, felt pleasantly surprised by the game's outcome. "It went much better...