The Lion's Roar

Rugby sets eyes on championship on Nov. 16

Jock Tucker, scrum half, runs the ball down the field against Tulane University. The university defeated Tulane University 29-10 to earn their fourth victory of the season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

After being chartered in 2018, the university rugby team will look to secure their first-ever championship. Currently, the university sits at an undefeated record of 5-0 and is ranked 40th in the Division II Goff Rugby Report Rankings. Donald Hart, head coach of rugby, is happy to have hard working...

Dating takes a page from the playbook

Carlisle Koestler, a senior pitcher, and Jenna Bordelon, a junior nursing major, pose for a picture in Friendship Circle. They   began dating about two years ago and have managed the time commitments of athletics.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 2, 2019

Beyond balancing academics and sports, athletes’ schedules can find room for managing a social life, including dating. Anna Watkins, a senior psychology major, met Cole Stevens, a senior chemistry major on the rugby club, at Loranger High School, and they began dating in April of 2014. Watkins di...

Southeastern Rugby Club makes a comeback

Since the Southeastern Rugby Club’s reestablishment last year, the club has been recruiting players of all backgrounds.  Many of the athletes, however, join with no prior experience.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

The oldest rugby program in the state of Louisiana made a comeback last semester, successfully reforming after a 13-year break. The rugby club finished its season this spring. Even with their season over, however, the rugby players are scheduled to attend tournaments including one in New Orleans on Marc...