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Softball finishes fall season riding six-game win streak

Softball finishes fall season riding six-game win streak

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team finished their Fall 2019 season of exhibition games with a 7-1 record. On Friday, Oct. 18, the university defeated Louisiana State University of Alexandria 8-0 and followed by a 9-4 victory over Jones County Junior College. Rick Fremin, head coach of softball, was proud...

Revitalized rugby team remains undefeated in second season

Revitalized rugby team remains undefeated in second season

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Within a year of being reintroduced on campus and two games into their Fall 2019 season, the rugby team is now 2-0 into the Deep South Rugby Conference. With over a decade of absence from the university, the Southeastern Rugby Club was brought back in the spring of 2019. Donald Hart, head coach...

University’s rugby team beats Tulane 29-10

University’s rugby team beats Tulane 29-10

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2019

The university’s rugby team won against Tulane University this weekend. The game took place on Oct. 19 in the North Oak Soccer Field, where Southeastern overcame Tulane 29-10. Will Munn, an assistant coach, explained the strengths and weaknesses of what happened during this game. “I thought...

The Jump: differences between college and high school athletics

The Jump: differences between college and high school athletics

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

While some senior high school athletes may come to the realization that it may be their last time playing the sport they love, for others it is just the start of their career. Those who make it to the next level and play as a walk-on or are fortunate enough to earn a scholarship to play collegiate...

Morrison reflects on growth in basketball career

Morrison reflects on growth in basketball career

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter 

October 17, 2019

At the start of her senior season, Tyler Morrison, a senior guard, looked back on her years as a basketball player and noticed how much she has improved. Morrison started playing basketball since she was three years old. “Everybody in my family played, so when I was able to pick up a ball, I...

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Lady Lions surge past Southern University 3-0

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team cruised past the Lady Jaguars in the 3-0 victory Tuesday night.  “The goal on defense was to watch for undisciplined balls, and especially dumps from the setter because she does that often,'' stated Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter. “Really it was just abo...

New season, new assistant coach

New season, new assistant coach

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The university men’s basketball team has welcomed a new assistant coach. Jordan Brooks has been recruited to the team to guide players and coach from the upcoming season onwards. Before being hired at the university, Brooks had experience coaching for high school teams and the Howard Bisons of...

Lions fall to Cardinals 27-21 in Homecoming Game

Lions fall to Cardinals 27-21 in Homecoming Game

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

The Green and Gold lost the Homecoming Game game this past Saturday 27-21, with a weak offense being the lead cause. The match was against the University of the Incarnate Word and took place on Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. After losing the lead to the Cardinals in the second quarter, the...

The game through the eyes of a cheerleader

The game through the eyes of a cheerleader

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

As football games in Strawberry Stadium are filled with crowds of lions fans, the university cheerleading team helps sets the tone and atmosphere for the game. The cheerleaders can be seen doing stunts, tumbling and cheering on the crowd and rooting for the football team throughout the game. However,...

Pennington looks to hire fitness instructors

Pennington looks to hire fitness instructors

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Recreational Sports and Wellness will offer more group fitness courses throughout this semester. With the addition of new courses, there is a also need for more instructors to teach these classes. Seth Thomas, director of Recreational Sports and Wellness, hopes to hire dedicated and passionate...

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Volleyball loses 0-3 from troubles on offense

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

The Lady Lions team lost the Homecoming Match against Northwestern State University 0-3, bringing the team’s record to 8-11. The Green and Gold put up 22 points in the first set, falling the second set 25-15, and finishing the third set 28-26. Jodi Edo, a senior middle blocker, shared that the...

McDonald enters senior season as pitcher

McDonald enters senior season as pitcher

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

The university softball team started their 2019 fall season on Sept. 13 with an 18-3 victory over Baton Rouge Community College. A familiar Lady Lion, who played in the exhibition game, was senior pitcher Alley McDonald. McDonald, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, was recruited by Rick Fremin, head...