The Lion's Roar

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...

Lady Lions Soccer shutout 1-0 against Abilene Christian

Lady Lions Soccer shutout 1-0 against Abilene Christian

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the university soccer team took on Abilene Christian University at Strawberry Stadium. The Lady Lions went a full 89 minutes in the match up without giving up a single goal, Caylen Wright scored a goal with 12 seconds remaining to defeat Southeastern. Christopher McBride, head...

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

Volleyball team victorious against Lamar University

October 1, 2019

The Lady Lions won their match against Lamar University on Saturday, Sept. 28. The team also won against McNeese State two days prior. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, commented on how their victory over McNeese affected their attitude for the match against Lamar University. “We felt p...

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Drew Avans, a university alumnus, graduated in 2018 and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 33rd round of the 2018 Major League First-Year player draft. During his time at the university, Avans played multiple positions and earned multiple accolades such as a three-time Louisiana Sports...

New coach brings culture changes

New coach brings culture changes

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

Nearly a quarter way into their 2019 season, the Lady Lions volleyball team have already surpassed last year’s overall record. After ending last year’s season with a record of 2-27, the team is now 3-7 overall in the season after its victory against Jackson State University on Sept. 14. Jeremy...

What are your thoughts on Andrew Luck retiring due to the mental toll from having physical injuries?

What are your thoughts on Andrew Luck retiring due to the mental toll from having physical injuries?

September 27, 2019

  “Andrew Luck has millions of dollars. He’s taken care of his family fine, but his health was at question. So, I completely understand what he’s doing. I’d probably do the same thing if I was him.” “Football is definitely a physical sport. He was doing what was best for his bod...

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2019

A football pregame tradition has continued to evolve with the start of the new season. Thirty minutes before kickoff, “Storm 30” is a pep rally that starts in Friendship Circle and migrates into Strawberry Stadium. The Lionettes and the Spirit of the Southland Marching Band and Colorguard perform...

Highlights of Bennett’s career

Highlights of Bennett’s career

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 21 the university inducted Bryan Bennett into the Southeastern Athletics Hall of Fame. A native of Los Angeles, California, Bennett finished his university football career in the top five of all-time career passing yards. Bennett talked about how much he enjoyed his career at...

Yoga offered for faculty and students by REC

Yoga offered for faculty and students by REC

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

Along with “Silver Sneakers,” “Barre” and “Zumba,” the Pennington Student Activity Center is also hosting a group fitness course called “Yoga Flow.” “Yoga Flow” is one of the 11 group fitness courses offered this semester. Julia Wallace, instructor of “Yoga Flow,” explained...

Alumnus baseball player earns two pitching awards

Alumnus baseball player earns two pitching awards

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

Corey Gaconi, an alumnus pitcher, earned two accolades for his performance in the 2019 regular season. Gaconi brought home the 2019 Louisiana Sports Writer Pitcher of the Year and the 2018-2019 SLU Male Student-Athlete of the Year award. The university baseball team finished with a 33-27 record in...

Manuel returns as an assistant pitching coach

Manuel returns as an assistant pitching coach

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 24, 2019

An alumni pitcher’s lifelong passion for baseball lead him back to coach at the university starting this upcoming season. Whether it was through video games or watching television, for Kaleb Manuel, interim assistant baseball coach and pitching coach, the sport has always been prominent to him....