The Lion's Roar

COVID-19 cuts Lady Lions’ basketball championship run short

Senior guard Charliee Dugas saw her final season get cut short due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak. Dugas finished her career averaging 10 points, one assist, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the Lady Lions.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2020

As the women’s basketball team warmed up for the Southland Conference Tournament, word had been confirmed that the game would be postponed. Later on, the Lady Lions faced the hardship of having the tournament itself cancelled. With the tournament cancelled, five of the Lady Lion’s careers were cut sho...

Southeastern basketball splits weekend series with UNO

Senior guard Charilee Dugas defends in the Lady Lions Feb. 1 73-57 victory over the University of New Orleans. The Lady Lions next game will be on Feb. 8 against the University of Incarnate Word.

Gerard Borne and Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporters

February 4, 2020

The university men’s and women’s basketball teams competed against the University of New Orleans on Feb. 1 at the University Center. Competing first at 1 p.m. were the Lady Lions, who extended their streak to four wins after defeating the Privateers 73-54, the longest Lady Lions win streak since ...

Lady Lions open Southland Conference play with a loss

Freshman guard Alexius Horne brings the ball down court against Lamar University. Horne finished with 13 points, one rebound and one assist.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

The Lady Lions losing ways continued on Wednesday night against Lamar University with a final score of 65-57. With the loss, Southeastern fell to 3-6 and opened up Southland Conference play in the loss column.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained how the Lady Lions messed up on some of the easy...

Lady Lions extend win streak to 3 with victory over Jackson State

Senior forward Jyar Francis passes the ball between two Jackson State University defenders. The Lady Lions extended their win streak to three games with the win over Jackson State. The Lady Lions next game will be on Friday Dec. 13 in Ruston against Louisiana Tech University. The Lady Lions will look to make their record 4-4.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The university women’s basketball team defeated Jackson State University 63-59 on Dec. 7, continuing their streak with three consecutive wins. With 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Lady Lions took the lead 61-59. Two free throws placed the team four points ahead of the Tigers. Head...

Student-Athlete spotlight: Caroline Golden

Junior outside hitter Caroline Golden goes for a dig. The Lady Lions improved with 12 more wins in the 2019 season than the 2018 season. The Lady Lions will start their inaugural beach volleyball season in the 2020 spring semester.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2019

Caroline Golden, a junior outside hitter for the Lady Lions Volleyball team, completed her third season with the university this year. Golden explained what drew her to volleyball. “I think my interest started from watching my sister play,” explained Golden. “Just kinda watching from the sides...

Lady Lions defeat Generals 89-67 to continue win streak

Freshman guard Alexius Horne brings the ball down the court in Southeastern's 89-67 victory over LSUA.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2019

The Lady Lions hosted their first home game of the 2019-2020 regular season with a win over Louisiana State University of Alexandria on Wednesday, Nov. 27. With the second win of the season, Southeastern improved their regular-season record to 2-4.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained what are the th...

Charliee Dugas prepares for her final season as a Lady Lion

Charliee Dugas, a guard for the university basketball team, enters her fourth season with the team. Dugas anticipates playing professionally after she graduates. Elana Guillory/The Lion’s Roar

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Charliee Dugas, a guard for the university’s women’s basketball team, is now entering her fourth season with the team. After playing multiple sports growing up, Dugas reflected on how her family helped her gravitate toward playing basketball. “I was young, and my mama just kinda put me in al...

Lady Lions look to start regular season in right direction

Celica Sterling, a senior guard for the women’s basketball team, dribbles the ball down the court against Nicholls State University. Last season the Lady Lions finished the regular season with a 9-20 record overall. This season the team has four returning seniors and three returning juniors.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The women’s basketball team is set to begin the new season. The Lady Lions will face Southern University at New Orleans Lady Knights for an exhibition game Monday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the University Center. Ayla Guzzardo, head coach for the basketball team, explained how the lessons from last...

Lady Lions look to bounce back this season

After a 2-27 record for the volleyball team in 2018, the Lady Lions look to change the volleyball culture at the university. Head Coach Jermey White hopes to see improvements in the 2019 season.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Finishing last season with two wins and 27 losses and with the departure of former Head Coach Jim Smoot, the Lady Lions Volleyball team looks to bounce back during the 2019 regular season. Jeremy White, head coach of volleyball, will be starting his first season with the Lady Lions and described what...

Soccer looks to improve on 2018 season

The Lady Lions look to improve from their 7-7-4 2018 record. With 15 returning players Christopher McBride, head coach, hopes that the 12 new players have  a mentor to follow and look up to. This will be McBride’s fourth year as the Lady Lions head coach and hopes to seure a Southland Confernece title.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2019

Head Coach Christopher McBride looks to lead the Lady Lions soccer team to their first conference title since 2015. The Lady Lions soccer team finished sixth in the Southland Conference after the 2018 season with a 7-7-4 record overall. McBride, who is in his fourth year of coaching at the university,...

From Scotland to the States: a coach’s journey

Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer, talks to his players before a game. McBride coached the Lady Lions to a 7-7-4 record in the 2018 season.  McBride is a native of Scotland, and he learned the fundamentals of soccer from his father.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

Christopher McBride, head coach of soccer, has traveled the world through his love for soccer. McBride entered his third year as the fourth head coach of the Lady Lions soccer team. McBride previously coached at the University of North Alabama and the University of South Alabama. When McBride developed...

Lady Lions triumph

The Lady Lions softball team beat Lamar University 10-2 and 1-0 with a 5-6 loss in between. The series win brought the Lady Lions' overall record to 24-17.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team returned from a loss to take a 2-1 series win against Lamar University. The teams competed in North Oak Park on April 12-13. The wins improved the Lady Lions' overall record to 24-17. In the first game, Briahna Bennett, a freshman pitcher, hit a grand slam, and in the...