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

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Junior Damon Herod competes in the long jump event at Fridays Southeastern Triangular against Southern and Alcorn State.

Lions track and field looks to dominate in outdoor season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

In preparation for a competitive outdoor season, Lions track and field hosted its annual Southeastern Triangular.   The Lions competed against Southern University and Alcorn State University on March...

Eli Johnson, senior third baseman, leads off second base in the Lions victory over Tulane University on March 3. The Lions will face LSU with a 11-4 record, the best start the Lions have had in over seven seasons. Southeastern will take on LSU on March 16 at Alex Box Stadium at Skip Bertman Field.

Lions vs. Tigers: The long history of rivalry

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 16, 2021

Lions baseball has faced plenty of opponents throughout their career, but one team stands out as one of their toughest. Ever since their first match-up in 1937, Lions baseball has gone head-to-head with...

Junior wide receiver CJ Turner lines up against a McNeese State University defensive back. The Lions will play their next home game on March 13 against Northwestern State University.

Last week in sports: March 3-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2021

Southeastern started the month of March on the right foot after the football, women’s basketball and baseball teams all collected victories. The Lions football team shifted back into the win column...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot pushes through the Cowboys defense and goes for a shot during the last home game of the 2021 season against McNeese State University on Feb. 24.

Lions fall to Cowboys in final home game

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

The McNeese State University Cowboys defeated the Lions men’s basketball team 95-91 in their second matchup of the season. Last night’s game in the University Center was the final home game of the...

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.

Senior athletes miss their final seasons due to COVID-19

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter August 24, 2020

Universities across the nation have had to put a halt to their athletic programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the sudden cancellation of games, tournaments and seasons, many senior student-athletes...

Freshman guard Byron Smith brings the ball down court during their game against Grambling State University. Smith finished the game with four points, one steal and two rebounds. With Friday’s 79-74 win, the Lions sit at a 3-6 record.

Lions prepare for late December road trip after beating Jackson State

Gerard Borne , Staff Reporter December 14, 2019

The Lions are currently sitting at a 3-6 record after defeating Southern University at New Orleans on Dec. 6. Lions prepare for a three-game road trip that will span across three states. The team will...

Senior quarterback Chason Virgil drops back to throw a pass against Jacksonville State University. The Lions defeated Jacksonville State 35-14 on Aug. 29, 2019.

Scelfo talks preparation for FCS Playoffs

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 27, 2019

After suffering a 28-27 loss against Nicholls State University on Nov. 21 the Lions saw there playoff chances go slim. Since Southeastern did not win a share of the Southland Conference title the team...

Lions football players signed posters and interacted with the community at “Hot August Night“ this past semester. In 1985, the football program at the university was cut due to a lack of funding. When the program was first cut, athletes and supporters abandoned the university with nothing here for them anymore. Since the 18-year hiatus ended in 2003, support for the football program has started to return. This is visible in funding and alumni involvement.

A relationship rebuilt

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor May 7, 2019

In over a decade, the relationship between Lions football and the community began to grow again. In 1985, the football program was discontinued and entered an 18-year hiatus. Ken Kenelly, a 1975 alumnus,...

The Lions baseball team finished a series against Nicholls State University with a 2-1 victory. The first win had Corey Gaconi, a senior pitcher, playing for the whole game while the last game ended in a mercy ruling.

Lions take series win

Gerard Borne , Staff Reporter April 29, 2019

The Lions baseball team improved its record with a 2-1 series victory over Nicholls State University. The first two matches of the series were played at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field,...

The athletic department typically schedules games for the team years in advance. After playing against other universities in the state like University of Louisiana at Monroe, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Louisiana State University, the Lions are scheduled to play against Louisiana Tech University in the 2021 season.

Lions to face the Bulldogs in 2021

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter April 16, 2019

The Lions football team is scheduled to travel to Ruston to play Louisiana Tech University in the 2021 season to benefit the athletic programs of both universities. The athletic department handles various...

The Lions baseball team took a 2-1 series victory against the Northwestern State University Demons, putting the Lions record at 18-18.

Lions take the series against Demons

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter April 14, 2019

The Lions baseball team won the series against the Northwestern State University Demons but dropped the final match. The first two matches ended with 5-3 and 8-1 victories while the third one resulted...

The Lions baseball game lost to Tulane University to drop its overall record to 16-17. Though the Lions tried to climb back from deficits throughout the game, the match ended as a 15-14 loss.

Lions drop match to Green Wave

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter April 10, 2019

The Lions baseball team fought but lost to the Tulane University Green Wave 15-14. The teams competed on April 9 at 6 p.m. at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. The loss dropped the Lions' overall...

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