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SLU players pose with River Bell Trophy after last years 40-17 triumph in Thibodaux at John L. Guidry Stadium. (Nov. 17, 2022)

Lions look ahead to River Bell Classic following trouncing of TAMUC

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Don’t look now, but Southeastern football is on a three-game winning streak.  After a disastrous 0-7 start to the season, Coach Scelfo’s men have righted the ship and find themselves at 3-7 going...

The Lady Lions huddle together, ready to begin their match against Nicholls. (Oct. 26, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions blow out UNO, Nicholls for a sweet 16th consecutive victory

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 31, 2023

The SLU Lady Lions continue tearing the Southland Conference (SLC) to shreds, sweeping a pair of Louisiana nemeses in New Orleans (25-15, 25-13, 25-12) and Nicholls (25-12, 25-10, 25-11). The victories...

SLUs No. 6 Maya Guillory leaps for a potential header during the Lady Lions 2-0 victory over Nicholls on Senior Night at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 22, 2023 - Hammond)

Southeastern handles Nicholls to claim the Crystal Cup on Senior Night

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 24, 2023

Sunday night, Lady Lions soccer (6-9-1, 4-4-1 SLC) defeated the Nicholls Colonels (1-17, 0-9 SLC) 2-0 on Senior Night to claim the Crystal Cup.  With the win, the Green and Gold clinched their spot...

Freshman SLU point guard Jen Pierre dazzled during Southeasterns lopsided victory over Nicholls at the University Center on Saturday. (Feb. 11, 2023)

Lady Lions put the Lady Colonels to rest

Dathan Sanders, Staff Reporter February 14, 2023

Coming in on a three-game win streak, the Lady Lions basketball team added another win in their column, defeating the Nicholls State Lady Colonels at home this past Saturday. This puts the Lady Lions...

Junior Lions point guard Roscoe Eastmonds 12 point performance came in a losing effort to the streaking Colonels at the University Center on Saturday afternoon. (Feb. 11, 2023)

Nicholls out-muscles Southeastern in a double-digit win, Lions’ losing skid continues

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 13, 2023

Southeastern dropped to 14-12 (8-5 SLC) on the season after their 88-77 loss to Nicholls Saturday afternoon. The Lions have lost three straight games late in the season after enjoying a four-game winning...

Ivan Drobocky (left) and Tanner Olsen (right) hoist River Bell Classic Trophy after SLU defeated Nicholls 40-17 on Thursday night in Thibodaux to clinch the Southland Conference Title. (Nov 17, 2022)

Lions down Colonels to capture third Southland Conference Title in school history

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 19, 2022

Southeastern defeated Nicholls Thursday night in Thibodaux 40-17 at John L. Guidry Stadium to take back the River Bell Classic Trophy. Despite entering the contest at 3-7, the Colonels put up a fight...

Ford Pemberton works with the baseball team during practice. Previously on the Nicholls State University baseball coaching staff, Pemberton joined the Lions in September as hitting coach and camp coordinator.

From Colonels to Lions: Ford Pemberton hired to baseball staff

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

Southeastern recently hired Ford Pemberton in September from rival Nicholls State University.  Pemberton will serve as Southeastern’s hitting coach and camp coordinator. The new man on staff is already...

Head Coach Jeremy White speaks with players between sets during Thursdays game against Nicholls State University.

Lady Lions set to bounce back following Nicholls defeat

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

The Lady Lions volleyball team played the Nicholls State University Colonels last night and lost the match 0-3. The game, held in the University Center, was close in all three sets of the match, but...

A player poses with the River Bell Classic trophy. The competition showcases the rivalry between the Lions and Colonels.

The River Bell rivalry

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor November 15, 2018

The Lions and Nicholls State University Colonels fostered a rivalry over 27 games since the inception of the River Bell Classic in 1972.  “It has been a great healthy rivalry between Nicholls and...

The Lions football team finished its last home game of the season with a 23-6 win against McNeese State University.

Victory on ‘Senior Night’

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 4, 2018

The Lions football team wrapped up its last home game of the season with a 23-6 win against McNeese State University. The two teams competed on Nov. 3 in Strawberry Stadium. The match was also "Senior...

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