The Lion's Roar

The game through the eyes of a cheerleader

The university cheerleaders enagage crowd during a home game. The cheerleaders practice three times a week and started practicing in June for the fall semester.

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,...

Behind the scenes of Lion spirit

Lionette Olivia Joanos performs a routine for the crowd at Strawberry Stadium. Lionettes and cheerleaders raise Lion spirit for athletic events both on- and off-campus.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

As the official spirit squads of the university, the Lionettes and cheerleaders support the athletic teams at on-campus and off-campus events. The university’s cheerleaders and Lionettes work together to show Lion pride for the athletic programs and fan base. Each year, tryouts are held for both...

Rallying lion spirit

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

The bonfire and "Roar Rally Spirit Competition" continued the Homecoming Week festivities the night before game day. The activities were organized on Cook Field at 7:30 p.m. and started with performances from the band, cheerleaders and Lionettes. A total of seven organizations participated in the...