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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

SLU freshman pinch-hitter Peyton Woods watches onward in the on-deck circle before his awaiting at-bat against Tarleton State on Saturday afternoon. (Feb. 17, 2024 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

Barbier delivers first series win over Tarleton State as head coach

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 21, 2024

Southeastern’s newly acquired baseball head coach, Bobby Barbier, won his first series in the Green and Gold 2-1 (4-9, 2-0, 5-2) over the Tarleton State Texans at the Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field...

Powerade bottles fly as Southeastern walks off Northwestern State 7-6 on Senior Day at Alumni Field to end the 2023 regular season at 25-25. (May 20, 2023 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

SLU concludes regular season on six-game winning streak with sweep of NSU; Head Coach Matt Riser let go after 10 years of service

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Southeastern baseball defeated Northwestern State in walk-off fashion Saturday on Senior Day 7-6 at Alumni Field to conclude the regular season with a six-game winning streak and a sweep of its conference...

Lions players watch on during Southeasterns 10-0 loss to No. 1 LSU at Alumni Field. (May 2, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions edge Jags for final midweek game of the season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Southeastern defeated South Alabama 5-4 on Tuesday night at “The Pat,” climbing to 22-25 on the year.  SLU outhit USA eight to five and committed zero errors while their counterparts had two. The...

Southeastern baseball is 19-21 (4-11 SLC) on the season and will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak against the No. 1 ranked LSU Tigers today at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field in Hammond, America.

This Week in Sports: May 1-7

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

Three SLU sports remain in season as we enter the month of May: baseball, softball and outdoor track and field.  The baseball team will look to make it back-to-back years beating the No. 1 team in...

Redshirt freshman Logan Shurden up to bat vs. Jackson State in the Lions 14-4 win over the Tigers at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field on Tuesday night. (April 18, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions trample Jackson State in dominant win

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter April 21, 2023

The Lions cruised past the Jackson State Tigers in a 14-4 win at the Pat Kenelly Diamond. The Green and Gold exploded for seven runs in the eighth inning to bury the Tigers; SLU recorded its fourth-highest...

Senior catcher Bryce Grizzaffi in the batters box during Fridays game one contest vs. McNeese at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (April 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Cowboys edge Lions in extra innings for series triumph

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 18, 2023

Southeastern baseball dropped to 18-18 (4-8 SLC) this weekend after losing its home series against McNeese.  The Cowboys got their revenge on the Lions following last year’s Green and Gold triumph...

Lions talk things over on the mound during a 5-2 defeat to UIW at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (April 1, 2023)

Lions fail to defend Pontchartrain Bowl title in series sweep

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter April 12, 2023

This weekend, Southeastern Baseball traveled to the University of New Orleans (UNO) and failed to defend its 2022 Pontchartrain Bowl title against the Privateers. The disheartening series sweep extended...

Junior starting pitcher Will Kinzeler threw 5 innings in game twos loss to UIW, giving up three runs on eight hits at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (April 1, 2023 - Hammond, La.)

UIW takes series against Southeastern in Southland showdown

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter April 6, 2023

Southeastern baseball lost its season series against the UIW Cardinals two out of three at home from March 31 to April 2. The Green and Gold took the first game 10-2, lost game two 5-2 and lost game three...

Batter up! Local resident shares her treats with the city

Batter up! Local resident shares her treats with the city

Haley Dupre, Photography Editor March 28, 2023

Resident Abigail Caswell decided to share her sweet treats with the city and opened Batter Bakery in downtown Hammond in November last year.  “We love downtown Hammond and the small businesses here...

Fifth-year senior center fielder Tyler Finke slides in safely at third base during Southeasterns 6-1 victory over Memphis on Saturday in game two of the series at Alumni Field. (March 18, 2023)

Series recap: Lions ultimately come up short in catfight against Memphis Tigers

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

Southeastern Baseball matched up against the Memphis Tigers in a three-game homestand that stretched through the weekend. The Lions captured a win but ultimately lost the series, 2-1.   Heading into...

Graduate catcher Connor Manola Lions Up on second base after securing a double during Southeasterns 12-7 defeat to St. Johns on Monday night at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (Feb. 27, 2023)

Lions unable to weather the storm in loss to St. John’s

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter March 2, 2023

Southeastern baseball suffered a 12-7 home defeat at the hands of the St. John’s University Red Storm in the teams’ lone matchup of the season Monday night at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The...

Third baseman Shea Thomas trotted home after hitting his first home run of the 2023 season, a solo shot to left center.

Lions muzzle Samford Bulldogs to improve to 6-0

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter February 25, 2023

On Friday evening, the Southeastern Lions pulled out a narrow 6-5 victory against the visiting Samford Bulldogs. The matchup was the first of a three-game home stand against Samford.  The Lions came...

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