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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

Kailin Newsome, senior general studies major, dominates the volleyball court in the 2023 season at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Rising above the net: Kailin Newsome, the outside hitter

Bogi Csordas, Staff Reporter November 1, 2023

The Pride Roofing University Center goes silent as the server tosses the ball up in the air. The heads in the audience move rapidly from left to right as the six players move in perfect harmony on the...

Beach Volleyballs look into the spring

Beach Volleyball’s look into the spring

Dasyonne Brashear, Yearbook-Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2023

On Feb.15, the Beach Volleyball team held its Green and Gold scrimmage match in preparation for the upcoming spring season. The scrimmage gave the team the opportunity to put their skills to the test...

Head Volleyball Coach Jeremy White (pictured on the far right) with his team at the University Center moments after capturing the first Southland Conference title in school history. (Nov. 20, 2022)

Future of SLU Volleyball in good hands under Jeremy White

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor January 17, 2023

Southeastern volleyball is fresh off winning its first-ever Southland Conference title back in late November at the University Center, but as we all know, Rome wasn’t built in a day.  When Jeremy...

Junior Kailin Newsome makes a jump for the ball during the scrimmage on Aug. 18. The volleyball season will begin with the Katrinka Crawford Invitational.

Green tops Gold 3-0 in volleyball scrimmage

Yumi Domangue, Staff Reporter August 22, 2022

The Lady Lions volleyball team prepared for their upcoming season in their Green v. Gold scrimmage at the University Center Thursday, Aug. 18. The match kicked off at 6:30 p.m. to the sound of cheering...

The Lady Lions volleyball team huddles up before their game against Sam Houston State University. On April 1 Southeastern will be back in action in the Southland Conference Tournament.

Lady Lions look to earn first ever Southland Tourney victory

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief March 30, 2021

The Lady Lions Indoor Volleyball team wrapped up their historic 2021 season on Saturday finishing with an 11-4 overall record. Second-year head coach Jeremy White led Southeastern to its winningest record...

Sam Gomez.

Sam Gomez looks to lead Lady Lions to Southland Conference title in 2021

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter November 13, 2020

Senior middle backer Sam Gomez is preparing to play her final season with the women’s volleyball team in spring of 2021. Gomez began playing for the university during her freshman year in 2017. Over...

Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Beach volleyball drops first three matches in program history at New Orleans Invitational

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter March 10, 2020

The university’s first beach volleyball team fell to three opponents during their season opener at the Digs Volleyball Complex in Covington last weekend. The Lions went 0-3 at the New Orleans Invitational...

The new beach volleyball complex features three courts, along with a berm for spectators to watch from. The complex will also host the Lion Up Beach Bash on March 20.

New complex built for beach volleyball inaugural season

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter February 8, 2020

Over the past five years, beach volleyball has been the fastest growing sport in NCAA history. Now the university has a beach volleyball team of its own. The first home game at the recently constructed...

Freshman defensive specialist Lizzy Low defends against Nicholls State University. The Lady Lions won 14 games in the 2019 season improving their win total by 12 since hiring head coach Jeremy White.

Jeremy White adds 14 wins in first season at the helm

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter December 17, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team wrapped up their most successful season since 2004. Head Coach Jeremy White was hired to oversee the volleyball program in Dec. 2018. The team finished their 2019 fall...

The volleyball team takes a picture with seniors Jo Simovic and Jodi Edo. The Lady Lions next matchup will be against Sam Houston State on Nov. 22 in Conway, Ark.

Volleyball drops final game of 2019 regular season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter November 20, 2019

The university women’s volleyball team ended their 2019 season 14-16 after a 3-2 loss against Sam Houston State University. After falling short in the first two sets, the Lady Lions fought to tie...

The Lady Lions volleyball secured a position in the Southland Tournament after winning 3-1 against Nicholls State University Colonels on Nov. 12.

Lady Lions volleyball advances to Southland Tournament

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter November 13, 2019

The Lady Lions volleyball team won 3-1 against the Nicholls State University Colonels on Tuesday Nov. 12.  Prior to the match, the Lady Lions were in seventh place within the Southland Conference....

The universitys womens volleyball team breaks the huddle in the second set against the University of New Orleans on Oct 29. The Lady Lions shut out UNO 3-0 to earn their 12th victory of the season.

Southeastern blanks the Privateers 3-0

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 31, 2019

On Oct. 29 the Lady Lions volleyball team hosted the University of New Orleans Privateers in their 25th game of the regular season. Southeastern shut out the Southland Conference rivals 3-0, to win...

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