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Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The team's 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...

The Lady Lions volleyball team kicked off their 2021 season with splitting a weekend series with the University of Southern Miss. Head coach Jeremy White looks to improve on his 2019 campaign.

Last Week in Southeastern Sports

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

The men’s basketball team continued their hot streak with two home victories over Southland foes University of Central Arkansas and the University of New Orleans. The Lions went into last week at 2-4...

The 2019 alumnus Chason Virgil passed for a total of 3,791 yards and 25 touchdowns for the Lions in his senior season.  Virgil, a native of Mesquite, Texas returned to his home state to coach and teach at North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, Texas.  Virgil one day hopes to become a head coach at the high school level.

Former Lion tries hand at coaching Texas high school football

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 20, 2020

After finishing his collegiate career in the Lions’ record books, 2019 alumnus Chason Virgil decided to try his hand at coaching football in the state of Texas. Virgil, a native of Mesquite, Texas,...

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Historic Lion football games to re-air during Homecoming Week

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter October 20, 2020

With the Lions football season rescheduled until the Spring semester due to COVID-19, this weekend’s Homecoming football game is being replaced with two historic, televised replays. As a part of the...

Junior offensive back Ferlando Jordan was named to the STATS FCS All-American third team after achieving various highlights throughout his athletic career. In the future, Jordan plans to become a better version of himself on and off the field.

Jordan named to STATS FCS All-American Team

Daniel McClain , Staff Reporter September 25, 2020

Over this past football season, the team made it to the second round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs. Although they fell short of a championship, many players on this team had outstanding seasons, and the conference...

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,...

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund celebrates a sack in the 2018 matchup against Louisiana State University. The Lions lost to the Tigers 31-0 to fall to 0-2.

Adeyemi-Berglund selected third to Stampeders

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter May 15, 2020

Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, Canadian native from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, did something a university football player has never done before. Adeyemi-Berglund was the first-ever Lion selected in the Canadian...

Chris Lachney.

Lions promote Lachney to interim defensive coordinator for 2020 season

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter April 4, 2020

After the sudden departure of defensive coordinator Lance Guidry to Florida Atlantic University, the Lions were left with a hole in the defensive coordinator position on its coaching staff. Head football...

Football commit fatally shot just weeks after signing on with the university

Football commit fatally shot just weeks after signing on with the university

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter March 10, 2020

On Sunday Feb. 23, it was announced that university football commit Terry Delaney was murdered on the 3340 block of O’Neal Ln. in Baton Rouge. Delaney was 17 years old and chose to sign with the university...

Hammond High Magnet School will play against Ponchatoula High School on Friday, Nov. 8 at Strawberry Stadium.

Hammond vs. Ponchatoula in Strawberry Stadium this Friday

Symiah Dorsey , Staff Reporter November 6, 2019

Hammond High Magnet School’s football team is set to play against Ponchatoula High School at Strawberry Stadium on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. The Hammond Tornadoes and the Ponchatoula Green Wave are...

Glader Huszar, a freshman linebacker, brings down a Stephen F. Austin receiver. Huszar finished the game half a sack and half a tackle for loss. The Lions totaled 421 yards of total offense against the Lumberjacks. Southeastern is currently in sixth place in total offense in the FCS.

Lions move into second place with win over Stephen F. Austin

Maggie Tregre , Staff Reporter November 6, 2019

The Lions football team emerged victorious over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks with a 47-30 Southland win on Nov. 2 in Strawberry Stadium. Frank Scelfo, head coach, commented on both teams’ good...

 Marcus Cooper, a sophomore running back, returns a kick in the Lions’ opening game against Jacksonville State University.

Football ranked in top 25 after win

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter September 10, 2019

For the first time since 2015, the university football team is ranked in the STATS FCS top 25 rankings. The Lions are sitting at No. 23 after knocking off then No. 6 Jacksonville State University 35-14...

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