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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Finley collects his pose as he gets ready for the next play of the drive.

Kody Finley signs with SLU football

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 3, 2022

The SLU Lions football team signed Ponchatoula High School wide receiver Kody Finley on Feb. 2.  Judging from last year’s star-studded passing game, head coach Frank Scelfo and the Lions look forward...

Gage Larvadain locking in on the sidelines before playoff game vs Florida A&M. Larvadain played both basketball and football from a young age.

Gage Larvadain: A two-sport rising star

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter January 25, 2022

Growing up in Donaldsonville, La., Gage Larvadain always seemed to have a basketball or football in his hand. Larvadain recalled playing both sports at a very young age, not really having a favorite.  “I...

Wide receiver Justin Wendt heads to the buses during the Football Sendoff Friday morning, Dec. 4.

Game Preview: Lions to battle Dukes in Second Round playoff action

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 3, 2021

Following a 38-14 drumming of Florida A&M last week in Strawberry Stadium, the Lions are hitting the road to take on third-seeded James Madison in a second-round playoff showdown.  The Dukes are...

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Southeastern (8-3) made it look easy in their 38-14 defeat of Florida A&M (9-2) on Saturday night in the team’s return to the postseason. The special teams unit, coached by Ross Jenkins, made...

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 14, 2021

Heading into battle with Northwestern State on Saturday night, Southeastern ranked No. 14 in the Stats Perform FCS Top 25 and carried a 7-2 record.  The game went about as the records suggested, with...

In Strawberry Stadium, senior quarterback Cole Kelley high-fives a young fan as he and junior quarterback Cephus Johnson III walk onto the field for the Oct. 30 football game against McNeese.

Last week in sports: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

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

The Lion’s football team escaped week eight with a nail-biting 23-20 victory over Southland foe McNeese State University.  In a 2021 rarity for the Lions, the offense was held to under 30 points...

The Lady Lions huddle up during the Oct. 21 match against Nicholls State University.

Last week in sports: Oct. 18-25

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2021

Win, win, win and win is all the Lions football team has done this season after winning their fifth straight game, 51-14, this weekend over Southland foe Northwestern State University.  After entering...

Junior wide receiver Nick Kovacs embraces senior tight end Nolan Given after Kovacs scored a touchdown during the Homecoming game against Houston Baptist on Oct. 16.

Last week in sports: Oct. 11-18

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

Southeastern sports continued on a hot roll last week with a 61-24 drumming of Houston Baptist University during the Homecoming game on Saturday.  Lions senior gunslinger Cole Kelley continued his...

Southeastern football rolls on Homecoming

Southeastern football rolls on Homecoming

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter October 18, 2021

Star quarterback Cole Kelley continued his season for the Lions throwing for 396 yards and five scores on the day as Southeastern roared to a 61-24 victory over Houston Baptist on Homecoming. The sold-out...

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...

Sophomore defensive back Justin Douglas catches a pass during the Oct. 2 game against the McNeese State University Cowboys in Lake Charles. The Lions finished the game with 38-35 victory.

Last week in sports: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2021

Southeastern sports swung into the month of October with a weekend full of wins. The women’s indoor volleyball, soccer, football and softball teams all earned wins over the past week.  Lions football...

Sophomore defensive specialist Calli Collins (left) and junior outside hitter Jolie Hidalgo celebrate during the Sept. 21 match against Southern Miss. The Lady Lions defeated the Lady Eagles 3-2 in their first victory of the season.

Last week in Sports: Sept. 20-27

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2021

The Lions’ football team had their bye week last week after knocking off Central Connecticut State on Sept. 18.  The Lions are currently sitting at second place in the Southland Conference with a...

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