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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

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...

SLU sophomore tight end Ivan Drobocky posing for a picture on the sidelines during an Aug. 27 scrimmage before the season started.

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 19-25 – Lions roar back with 4th quarter surge to upend Gamecocks

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 26, 2022

Southeastern football enjoyed its much-needed bye after a disappointing Homecoming loss vs. Texas A&M-Commerce two weeks prior.  The Lions came into Burgess-Snow Field at 3-3, needing a win to...

Senior midfielder, Mya Guillory, attempts to cross the ball to a teammate in the box during Southeasterns 2-0 loss to Houston Christian on Sunday. (Oct. 16)

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 12-18

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor in Chief October 19, 2022

Southeastern’s golf team took part in its fourth and final tournament of the fall season in just a month’s time on Monday and Tuesday in Killen, Ala. The Green and Gold placed sixth out of 10 schools...

Southeastern senior running back Jessie Britt hurdles Texas A&M-Commerce defenders on a carry during Saturdays football game at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 8)

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 4-11

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 12, 2022

SLU football saw its three-game winning streak snapped as Texas A&M-Commerce came into Hammond, pulling off the upset 31-28 on Homecoming weekend (Oct. 8).  In their first season in the FCS and...

SLU tight end Ivan Drobocky catches touchdown in the back of the end zone that would later be ruled as an incompletion after video review vs. TAMUC on Saturday at Strawberry Stadium.

Southeastern Homecoming spoiled at the hands of Texas A&M Commerce

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 9, 2022

Texas A&M-Commerce snapped Southeastern’s three-game winning streak with a 31-28 victory during Homecoming weekend.  Playing in their first-ever Southland Conference game in school history, the...

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