The Lion's Roar

Surrounded by the love of dance

At “Band Day” last semester, the Lionettes and Spirit of the Southland Marching Band and Colorguard taught a halftime routine to high school students for the first football game of the season. The Lionettes performed “House of the Rising Sun”  as part of the pregame for every home football game.

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

The university’s official dance team, the Lionettes, spent last semester dancing three hours a day for three days a week in order to gain and maintain their skills, and over the winter break, they moved to practicing most days from three to 12 hours. Despite the schedule, Lionette Kamryn Chambers feels proud to...

Behind the scenes of Lion spirit

Lionette Olivia Joanos performs a routine for the crowd at Strawberry Stadium. Lionettes and cheerleaders raise Lion spirit for athletic events both on- and off-campus.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

As the official spirit squads of the university, the Lionettes and cheerleaders support the athletic teams at on-campus and off-campus events. The university’s cheerleaders and Lionettes work together to show Lion pride for the athletic programs and fan base. Each year, tryouts are held for both...

Rallying lion spirit

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

The bonfire and "Roar Rally Spirit Competition" continued the Homecoming Week festivities the night before game day. The activities were organized on Cook Field at 7:30 p.m. and started with performances from the band, cheerleaders and Lionettes. A total of seven organizations participated in the...

Joining the lion pride

The university invited high school students to experience the college spirit by practicing with the “Spirit of the Southland” Marching Band, Colorguard and the Lionettes for “Band Day” leading up to the Lions’ Southland Conference opener and first home game of the season.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 17, 2018

High schools joined the “Spirit of the Southland” to ramp up the lion spirit at the halftime performance of the Lions’ first home game of the season for “Band Day.” The annual event offers high school students a taste of participating in the halftime performance of college football. The...