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Siblings in sports: How competition helps their growth

The university women’s cross country team now has two sets of twins. Berni Tournoux, Belle Vignes, Blair Vignes and Brigid Tournoux are all freshman distance runners. The team finished their 2019 season with the Southland Conference Championships on Nov. 1 in Conway, Ark.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter 

November 17, 2019

Siblings become more susceptible to rivalry when they play on the same sports team, but many of them also claim that university athletics have brought them closer together. The university has multiple siblings that compete on the same team in sports such as softball and cross-country. Madisen Blackford,...

Softball finishes fall season riding six-game win streak

The Lady Lions softball team finished the fall season by outscoring their opponents 106-32. With the only loss of the fall season coming to the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, the Lady Lions finished with a 7-1 record. The next match up will be against the University at Buffalo.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

The Lady Lions softball team finished their Fall 2019 season of exhibition games with a 7-1 record. On Friday, Oct. 18, the university defeated Louisiana State University of Alexandria 8-0 and followed by a 9-4 victory over Jones County Junior College. Rick Fremin, head coach of softball, was proud...