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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Strawberry Stadium has been the proud home of Southeastern football since 1937.

OPINION | Why SLU football needs greater fan support for next season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor December 15, 2023

Southeastern football did not enjoy a very successful season on the gridiron this fall. Following a Southland Conference championship in 2022, the Lions faltered in 2023 to a final record of 3-8. However,...

SLU players pose with River Bell Trophy after last years 40-17 triumph in Thibodaux at John L. Guidry Stadium. (Nov. 17, 2022)

Lions look ahead to River Bell Classic following trouncing of TAMUC

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Don’t look now, but Southeastern football is on a three-game winning streak.  After a disastrous 0-7 start to the season, Coach Scelfo’s men have righted the ship and find themselves at 3-7 going...

SLU sophomore running back Rodeo Graham Jr. (No. 8) celebrates with redshirt sophomore wide receiver Dashun Hugley (No. 80) following one of his three touchdowns against McNeese at Strawberry Stadium. (Nov. 4, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions roar to double-digit victory over McNeese to nab first win at the ‘Berry

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

The Southeastern Lions (2-7, 2-3 SLC) beat the McNeese Cowboys (0-8, 1-4 SLC) 38-24 on Saturday evening at Strawberry Stadium.  Junior quarterback Zachary Clement went for a career-high 114 rushing...

Former Lions Anthony Spurlock and Carlos Washington Jr. celebrate a touchdown in the end zone at Strawberry Stadium during SLUs 23-7 victory over NSU last season. (Nov. 12, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern rides third-quarter surge against Northwestern State to nab elusive first win

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

Southeastern football (1-7, 1-3 SLC) at last earned its first victory of a disappointing 2023 season over Northwestern State (0-6, 0-2 SLC) in Natchitoches last night, 37-20.  The Green and Gold finally...

Redshirt sophomore tight end Bauer Sharp attempts to make touchdown catch over defensive back Joshua Ofili. (Oct. 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Lamar spoils Homecoming, Southeastern falls to 0-7

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 16, 2023

Lamar University hung on to spoil Southeastern’s Homecoming 30-24 despite a strong second-half performance from the Lions.  SLU drops to 0-7 (0-3 SLC) on the season and remains at the bottom of the...

Redshirt sophomore Bauer Sharp stiff arms Tarleton State defender to run in a 19-yard touchdown. (Sept. 30, 2023 - Hammond)

Close, but not close enough: Struggling season continues as Lions fall to TSU

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 2, 2023

On Saturday evening, Southeastern suffered a 14-13 loss against the Tarleton State Texans, starting the first month of the season 0-5.  Three turnovers and six penalties for 47 yards were critical...

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...

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