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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Junior wide receiver CJ Turner runs the ball down the field past an opponent during the football game against Central Connecticut State University on Sept. 18. The Lions defeated the Blue Devils in a 56-10 victory. Turner finished the game with five catches, 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Last week in sports: Sept. 13-20

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

The last month has been unique to say the least for Southeastern sports as Hurricane Ida disrupted any attempt to start fall sports off on the right foot. With the hurricane making landfall on Aug. 29,...

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...

Over the weekend James Benson II and Jonathon Sawyer both broke university records in the 400 meter race. The Lions’ track and field sqaud will be back in action on April 1 in Gainesville, Fla.

Last week in Sports: March 23-30

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2021

During the week of March 22-29, the track and field squad continued to break records, with Jonathon Sawyer breaking the university record for the 400-meter race. The senior broke James Benson’s record,...

The Lions defeated Northwestern State University 27-24 on Saturday March 13. On March 20, the Lions will hit the road to take on the University of Incarnate Word.

Last week In Sports: March 10-16

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021

The sports-packed spring semester continued last week with the Lions baseball team extending its win streak to eight games.  Currently sitting at 11-4, Lions baseball swept Southland Conference rival...

The Lions will opened their 2021 season at home against Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 19.

Baseball to host Southland Tourney

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

The 2021 Southland Conference Tournament will be held at Southeastern’s Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field from May 26-29.  This will be the second time that the university will host the end of...

Junior wide receiver CJ Turner lines up against a McNeese State University defensive back. The Lions will play their next home game on March 13 against Northwestern State University.

Last week in sports: March 3-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

Southeastern started the month of March on the right foot after the football, women’s basketball and baseball teams all collected victories. The Lions football team shifted back into the win column...

Junior utility player Evan Keller runs the bases during the Lions baseball teams doubleheader season opener on Feb. 20 against Mississippi Valley State.

Baseball blows out Mississippi Valley State in opener

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

In the season opener, the Lions baseball team completed a sweep across three home games against Mississippi Valley State Feb. 20-21 at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The doubleheader Saturday...

The Lady Lions volleyball team kicked off their 2021 season with splitting a weekend series with the University of Southern Miss. Head coach Jeremy White looks to improve on his 2019 campaign.

Last Week in Southeastern Sports

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2021

The men’s basketball team continued their hot streak with two home victories over Southland foes University of Central Arkansas and the University of New Orleans. The Lions went into last week at 2-4...

Long live the hard hitting legend Henry “Hank” Aaron

Long live the hard hitting legend Henry “Hank” Aaron

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2021

Unfortunately last week the game of baseball lost one of its greatest players and role models in Henry Louis Aaron at the age of 86, otherwise known as Hank Aaron. Aaron was born on Feb. 5, 1934, in...

The Lions will opened their 2021 season at home against Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 19.

Baseball gears up for 2021 Season

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter January 22, 2021

After an abrupt end to their 2020 season, Southeastern Baseball is gearing up for a return to the diamond. The team has not faced any outside competition since their game against Louisiana Tech on March...

Senior infielder Preston Faulkner started 15 games for the Lions in the shortened 2020 season and had a batting average of .157. In Faulkner’s sophomore season, the Denham Springs native started all 60 games for the Lions batting .273 with 11 home runs.

Former baseball coaches and lettermen to name All-Decade teams

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

The university baseball program has been working on a project to name All-Decade Baseball teams from a seven-decade span, starting from the 1950s to the 2010s. The voting and team announcements will take...

Washington native and senior infielder Eli Johnson decided to stay on with the Lions after the National Collegiate Athletics Association decided to extend eligibility to spring student-athletes for another year. Following this decision, Johnson shared what he hopes to accomplish in his upcoming season.

Infielder takes advantage of extra year of eligibility by NCAA

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter September 24, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced that the 2020 baseball season would be canceled due to COVID-19. This led to several senior-athletes saying goodbye earlier than anticipated....

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