The Lion's Roar

When the NCAA cancelled the 2020 Spring golf season, head coach Jake Narro made sure the team focused more in the classroom. Narro would often times make the team scrimmage one another to stay in shape over the offseason.

Narro finds a silver lining during COVID shutdown

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 14, 2020

In the middle of March, the National Collegiate Athletic Association suspended all spring sports for two and a half weeks, leaving many teams with the thought that after the suspension, teams will be back...

Washington native and senior infielder Eli Johnson decided to stay on with the Lions after the National Collegiate Athletics Association decided to extend eligibility to spring student-athletes for another year. Following this decision, Johnson shared what he hopes to accomplish in his upcoming season.

Infielder takes advantage of extra year of eligibility by NCAA

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter September 24, 2020

On March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association announced that the 2020 baseball season would be canceled due to COVID-19. This led to several senior-athletes saying goodbye earlier than anticipated....

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.

COVID-19 cuts Lady Lions’ basketball championship run short

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...

Von Julien

Julien looking forward to his final season

Jacob Lofton , Staff Reporter October 25, 2019

Von Julien, a senior guard on the university men’s basketball team, has been on the university roster for the past three seasons and started in all 33 games last season. Julien started to play basketball...

Students play volleyball at the sand court in Greek Village. Beach Volleyball has been added as an NCAA sport, and the university plans to begin competing in 2020 with Jeremy White as the head coach of beach volleyball.

University grows to include new sport

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter May 14, 2019

The university’s athletics program added beach volleyball to its roster and will begin competition in the sport in 2020. Jeremy White, a native of Vidor, Texas, has been appointed the head coach of...

While performance-enhancing drugs allow student-athletes short-term advantages, using the drugs are against NCAA rules and may result in long-term damage.

Temptations of athletes using drugs

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter March 26, 2019

The urge to get ahead of the competition can drive athletes to unintentionally put their health at risk. The National Collegiate Athletic Association created a list of banned drugs for the 2018-2019...

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