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The Lion's Roar

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The Lion's Roar

Freshman Ava Pitarro surges through the final straightaway of the womens 5k. Pitarro finished second on her team and top ten overall in the SLU Lion Up Invitational.

Lions roar at inaugural SLU Lion Up Invitational

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor October 9, 2023

Southeastern cross country hosted and competed in the first-ever SLU Lion Up Invitational on Oct. 7. With a light showing, the men finished second as a team, with the Lady Lions coming out on top.  The...

Newcomer Nikola Vimmerová makes her way down the 4k course. The Lions competed in the annual LSU Invitational on Friday, Sept. 15.

Roaring start for Lions Cross Country season

Haley Dupre, Photography Editor September 19, 2023

The Lions cross country team kicked off the season with their first meet at the annual University of New Orleans Cross Country Opener on Friday, Sept. 1, hosted at New Orleans Lake Oaks Park. The Lady...

SLUs Chris Norman crosses the finish line with a sigh of relief and accomplishment. The sophomore competed in the Southlands 60th anniversary of Cross Country Championships. (Oct. 28, 2022)

Sun sets on Lions Cross Country season

Haley Dupre', Staff Reporter October 29, 2022

Lions Cross Country wrapped up their season Friday, Oct. 28, down the bayou in Thibodaux with a ninth-place finish on the women’s side and the men claiming tenth during the Conference Championship.  The...

Sophomore Ines Legendre places eighth in the annual Nicholls Invitational Saturday, Sept. 17. (Left is Ines Legendre and right is Distance coach Clayton O’Callaghan).

SLU XC shows improvement in Thibodaux

Haley Dupre', Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

Saturday, Sept. 17, Lion’s Cross Country competed in its second race of the season placing fifth among the women and sixth among the men.  Down on the bayou, the Lions produced a top 10 finish in...

Zimbabwe native Bradley Makuvire sets his focus on the Cross Country Championship at Southeastern Louisiana University in February of 2021.

Bradley Makuvire continues to dazzle for cross country

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

Southeastern cross country has had a successful year so far and much of that success has been on the legs of junior Bradley Makuvire. The Zimbabwe native has been on fire, securing wins in all four races...

Freshman forward Maycie Massingill scored the Lady Lions lone goal for the Oct. matchup against McNeese. The goal was Massingills first of her collegiate career. The match ended in a 1-1 tie after going into double overtime.

Last week in sports: Oct. 4-11

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

The Lions’ football team extended their win streak to three games Saturday with a 58-48 offensive shootout against Nicholls State University. Southeastern now stands at 4-1 on the season and holds a...

Lions cross country places second and third at Nicholls Invitational

Lions cross country places second and third at Nicholls Invitational

Nicholas Herring, Editor-in-Chief of Le Souvenir Yearbook October 2, 2021

Southeastern men's and women's cross country teams placed second and third in the team standings at the Nicholls Invitation on Saturday morning, Oct. 2. The Lions came in second in the four-mile...

Over the weekend, Southeastern’s Men’s Cross Country team finished first place in the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time in program history. Shea Foster, senior distance runner, broke another school record in back-to-back meets.

Lions Cross Country celebrates historic weekend

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Southeastern men’s cross country team made history this weekend as they claimed their first-ever conference championship on university record. Senior Shea Foster set an all-time Southland Conference...

Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The teams conference championship is currently scheduled for Feb. 15.

Last week in sports: Feb. 2-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

The week of Feb. 2-9 was a relatively quiet week of athletics for Southeastern as only two of the 12 university sports teams had games/matches. The university’s cross country squad had a record-breaking...

All fall sports have been postponed for the fall semester, the Southland Conference announced on Thursday.

Southland Conference postpones fall sports

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter August 13, 2020

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty, the Southland Conference announced that all fall sports will be postponed.  The Southland Conference Board of Directors decided that football, volleyball,...

Although the university softball team is finished for the season, maintaining their skill level during off-season is still important for the Lady Lions. The closure of gyms and cancellation of practices has pushed student-athletes to find alternative ways to stay fit for when they are able to play again.

How student-athletes maintain momentum during pandemic

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 1, 2020

The enforcement of social distancing has put a halt to all university athletics, leaving student-athletes with no choice but to adjust their lifestyles. With the progression of the coronavirus...

Wrapping up the fall sports for 2018

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter December 4, 2018

Football, cross country, soccer and volleyball concluded their seasons this semester.  The football team wrapped up its season, finishing ninth in the Southland Conference with a 4-7 record. Football...

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