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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

SLUs senior defensive back Victor Tademy tackles Huskies wide receiver Karl Reynolds behind the line of scrimmage for a loss. (Sept. 23, 2023 - Hammond)

Southeastern drops home opener to HCU

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 25, 2023

Unfortunately, this wouldn't be the last time the Southeastern's early season woes continued as they fell to Houston Christian University 34-19 on Saturday night. The Lions drop to 0-4 on the season and...

SLU players celebrate their 48-14 win over Murray State last season at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Lions set to host Huskies in anticipated SLC home opener

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 23, 2023

After three straight weeks on the road to start the season and over 2,000 miles of travel, Southeastern returns home to face Houston Christian today in its first game at Strawberry Stadium this season.  SLU...

SLU senior center John Allen in action vs. Murray State during the Lions 48-14 victory at Strawberry Stadium a year ago. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern overwhelmed by Bulldogs, hope Jags yield different result

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 9, 2023

SLU football opened its season in Starkville, Mississippi last Saturday (Sept. 2) against SEC opponent Mississippi State. Despite a competitive first half, the Bulldogs pulled away in the second en route...

Arlan Williams (No. 34), Donte Daniels (No. 27) and Anthony Britton Jr. (30) celebrate a big defensive play against Texas A&M-Commerce during last years Homecoming game at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 8, 2022 - Hammond)

New-look Lions ready to roar into 2023

Troy Allen and Chase Gispert August 10, 2023

In 2022, the Southeastern Lions football team had a banner year, finishing 9-4 and claiming the Southland Conference title with a victory over the Nicholls Colonels down the bayou. During the title...

Lions sports achievements in 2022

Lions’ sports achievements in 2022

Kate Oborina , Staff Reporter January 15, 2023

2022 was a productive year for Southeastern athletes.  Golf, baseball, volleyball and football were the most successful teams this season at SLU. These sports brought the Southland trophy to Southeastern...

Bill Mafia shows their support for Damar Hamlin in the teams most recent game vs. the New England Patriots in which they won 35-23 at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY. (Jan. 8, 2023)

OPINION | Fans prove football is family in support of Damar Hamlin

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 11, 2023

On Jan. 2, the Buffalo Bills were set to play the Cincinnati Bengals for a primetime game. The Bills were competing to lock up the #1 seed in the AFC, while the Bengals were looking to win the AFC North...

Southeastern running back Jessie Britt runs upfield against Samford in the second half of the second round NCAA FCS playoff game Saturday at F. Page Seibert Stadium in Birmingham, Ala. (Photo by Randy Bergeron/SLU Sports Info)

SLU’s magical season comes to an end at the hands of Samford

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor December 7, 2022

Southeastern football’s 2022 campaign has come to a close in the second round of the FCS playoffs.  In another thrilling postseason matchup, the Lions came out on the losing side this time 48-42...

Southeastern players celebrate on the sideline following #14 Zy Alexanders fourth quarter pick six. (Nov. 26, 2022)

Play-by-play: Lions outlast Vandals in an instant classic at the ‘Berry

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

Southeastern came away with a 45-42 win over Idaho on Saturday night in Strawberry Stadium after the visitors’ last-play field goal attempt sailed wide left.  Cephus Johnson III guided the Green...

Ivan Drobocky (left) and Tanner Olsen (right) hoist River Bell Classic Trophy after SLU defeated Nicholls 40-17 on Thursday night in Thibodaux to clinch the Southland Conference Title. (Nov 17, 2022)

Lions down Colonels to capture third Southland Conference Title in school history

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 19, 2022

Southeastern defeated Nicholls Thursday night in Thibodaux 40-17 at John L. Guidry Stadium to take back the River Bell Classic Trophy. Despite entering the contest at 3-7, the Colonels put up a fight...

Tight ends Bauer Sharp (left) and Tanner Olsen (right) celebrate in the end zone following Sharps one yard scoring grab just before halftime in SLUs 23-7 win over NW State on Senior Night at Strawberry Stadium. (Nov. 12, 2022)

Lions in driver’s seat for Southland Conference crown after NSU victory

Chase Gispert and Troy Allen November 14, 2022

Southeastern took care of business on Saturday, defeating the visiting unbeaten Demons 23-7 at Strawberry Stadium on Senior Night. The defense dominated from the get-go, shutting out Northwestern State...

Hailey Giaratano and Taylor Bell on the court just before tip-off vs. LSUA in SLUs 2022-23 season opener at the University Center. (Nov. 7, 2022)

Last Week in Sports: Nov. 2 – Nov. 10, SLU athletics in full tilt with silverware on the line

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 10, 2022

Southeastern football continued its winning ways in the state of Texas this past Saturday (Nov. 5) by beating the Lamar Cardinals 47-31 behind 527 yards of total offense.  The Lions never trailed during...

Junior outside hitter Kailin Newsome gets ready to serve during a set of SLUs 3-0 win over UNO on Thursday night at the University Center. (Oct. 27, 2022)

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 26-Nov. 1 – Southeastern escapes McNeese with narrow victory on the road

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 2, 2022

SLU football topped McNeese on the gridiron Saturday 28-27 in Lake Charles.  Since 2019, the Lions are 4-1 vs. the Cowboys, with all five contests being decided by one possession. In fact, neither...

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