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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

Softball huddling up with outreached hands as they celebrate their victory against HCU on Friday. (March 23, 2024- Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field – Hammond)

Lady Lions muzzle Huskies for third-straight SLC series win

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor March 26, 2024

Southeastern softball (24-7, 7-2 SLC) defeated Houston Christian University (14-13, 1-5 SLC) on Saturday afternoon at North Oak Park 4-0 behind senior pitcher Ellie Dubois’ superb outing.  The Lady...

Freshman sprinter Onyah Favour makes her way around the curve as the second leg of the womens 4x400 meter relay.

Gold rush in Birmingham: SLU Track and Field claims five titles at Samford Open

Chase Gispert and Haley Dupre January 29, 2024

SLU’s track and field team took home five golds among the 10 podium spots they secured at the Samford Open on Saturday, Jan. 20, in Birmingham, Alabama. Graduate student Indya Jackson clocked in at...

A teary-eyed Dr. Willis looks at the room filled with coworkers, friends and family that came in attendance of his farewell party.

Departure of SLU’s Dean Willis

Samantha Sims, Campus Editor October 25, 2023

On Oct. 13, Dr. Gabriel Willis officially resigned from his position as Dean of Students at Southeastern.  After nine years at SLU, Willis accepted a new position as the associate vice president and...

Southeastern finished the 2023 season with a program-best 47 wins led by Head Coach Rick Fremin.

Lady Lions’ historic season comes to a bitter end in Lake Charles

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 27, 2023

Southeastern softball fell to host McNeese in the Southland Conference Championship game two weeks ago today (May 13), 1-0 in extra innings.  Senior pitcher KK Ladner’s superb outing ended in a loss...

Lions players watch on during Southeasterns 10-0 loss to No. 1 LSU at Alumni Field. (May 2, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions edge Jags for final midweek game of the season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Southeastern defeated South Alabama 5-4 on Tuesday night at “The Pat,” climbing to 22-25 on the year.  SLU outhit USA eight to five and committed zero errors while their counterparts had two. The...

Junior golfer Michael Landry and Southeastern will look to capture the teams first trophy of the Spring season in its last opportunity this week in Tunica, Miss. before the upcoming Southland Conference Championships in San Antonio, Texas on April  25-27.

This Week in Sports: April 17-23

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 17, 2023

Southeastern sports has a lot on the line this week, with Southland Conference Championship Tournaments for both tennis and beach volleyball on the horizon.  The Green and Gold will look to possibly...

Lions talk things over on the mound during a 5-2 defeat to UIW at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (April 1, 2023)

Lions fail to defend Pontchartrain Bowl title in series sweep

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter April 12, 2023

This weekend, Southeastern Baseball traveled to the University of New Orleans (UNO) and failed to defend its 2022 Pontchartrain Bowl title against the Privateers. The disheartening series sweep extended...

Sophomore Esther Nwanze competed in the 400m hurdles at the 95th Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Nwanze went on to win her heat. (March 30, 2023 - Austin, Texas)

Lions compete with best of the best at Texas Relays

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor April 5, 2023

Track had an exciting weekend down in Texas as the squad competed in the infamous 95th Annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Traveling with only 11 athletes, the Green and Gold kicked off the competition...

Iowa closes the books on Southeastern’s Cinderella Story

Iowa closes the books on Southeastern’s Cinderella Story

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

After winning the Southland Conference Championship, the Lady Lions met their match against No. 2-seeded Iowa. They lost 95-43 in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.  All-American...

Junior second baseman Rhett Rosevear turns a double play during Southeasterns 8-1 defeat to Southern Miss on Tuesday night at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. (March 14, 2023)

Lions baseball looking ahead to Memphis after a tumultuous week of action

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor March 17, 2023

Southeastern pulled off yet another signature win over a ranked SEC foe last weekend, beating #12 Auburn two out of three on the road at Plainsman Park.  After dropping game one on Friday 7-1, the...

Senior Southeastern forward Natalie Kelly duels with McNeese big Alicja Falkowska for opening tip in Senior night bout at the University Center. (Feb. 25, 2023)

Lady Lions make history, look to put on their dancing shoes

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor March 8, 2023

Southeastern women’s basketball accomplished something it had never done before since joining the Southland in 1997: win the regular season conference title.  In her sixth season at the helm, St....

Senior guard Boogie Anderson drives to the rim for lay-up attempt against McNeese during the Lions dramatic overtime victory on Senior Night at the University Center last Saturday. (Feb. 25, 2023)

Lions finish regular season strong heading into SLC Tournament

Troy Allen and Chase Gispert March 6, 2023

Following a midseason slump, the Green and Gold won their third straight game against the McNeese State Cowboys in an overtime thriller. After they fell behind by 12 points, the Lions stormed back to defeat...

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