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Sophomore Charlie Forster looking out on the green next to fellow player and Head Coach Lawrence Allan at the Gulf Coast Collegiate Tournament in Diamondhead, Miss. (Feb. 28, 2023)

SLU places fourth on the green in spring season’s opening tournament

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Southeastern golf concluded its first tournament of the spring season in Diamondhead, Mississippi this past Tuesday, finishing fourth out of thirteen schools at the Gulf Coast Collegiate Tournament. The...

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...

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 Head Golf Coach, Lawrence Allan (right), posing for a picture with his player, Charlie Forster (left), who won the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational; this was the first piece of hardware for the Lions under Allan in just his second career tournament at the helm. (Sept. 27)

Getting to know Southeastern’s new golf coach, Lawrence Allan

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

A former Southeastern Lion himself, Lawrence Allan was hired as the new head coach for the SLU Golf program on August 18. Allan replaces former head coach Jake Narro who led Southeastern to a Southland...

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...

Junior outside hitter Kailin Newsome bumps ball during game action vs. McNeese at the University Center last Tuesday. (Sept. 27)

Last Week in Sports: 9/27-10/3

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor in Chief October 4, 2022

Southeastern produced a successful week in athletics as the fall sports season is turning into gear. SLU football moved to 3-2 on the year Saturday at Strawberry Stadium after trouncing visitors Murray...

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

The SLU golf team came into the Southland Conference tournament (April 25-27)  with relatively high expectations after winning two of its last three tournaments. Fresh off a victory in the Ellendale Intercollegiate,...

Southeastern golfer Zack Barrios carries his bag of clubs up to the eighteenth hole during Southland Conference tourney this past Spring.

An inside look on Lions’ golfer Zack Barrios

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter January 19, 2022

Growing up in Slidell, Zack Barrios first took an interest in golf at 12 years old after watching his dad play regularly on the weekends. Young Barrios asked his father if he could participate in the...

When the NCAA cancelled the 2020 Spring golf season, head coach Jake Narro made sure the team focused more in the classroom. Narro would often times make the team scrimmage one another to stay in shape over the offseason.

Narro finds a silver lining during COVID shutdown

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 14, 2020

In the middle of March, the National Collegiate Athletic Association suspended all spring sports for two and a half weeks, leaving many teams with the thought that after the suspension, teams will be back...

Participants in the Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble pose at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield, La. The event raised over $11,000 for the university golf team.

Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble raises proceeds for men’s golf team

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter October 28, 2020

The 29th annual Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble was held at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield, raising over $11,000 for the university golf team. Alongside the Lion Athletics Association,...

In his fifth year at the university, Meyers is preparing for a life in professional gold after he leaves the university, whether it be before or after he finishes his graduate degree.

William Meyers hopes final season is his best

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter March 5, 2020

After coming into his freshman year with a new coach and spending his senior season injured, graduate student and golf player William Meyers is ready to finish out his time with the university in a strong...

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