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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Southeastern seniors soak in the atmosphere after series sweep over Northwestern State at North Oak Park. (April 13, 2024 - Hammond)

Red-hot Lady Lions sweep Demons, capped off by Senior Day victory

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 19, 2024

SLU softball defeated Northwestern State 8-4 on Saturday (April 13) afternoon at North Oak Park to complete its series sweep over the Demons, claiming the coveted Cypress Series trophy.  Previously,...

SLU senior point guard Roscoe Eastmond fires a cross-court pass against UIW at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Feb. 5, 2024 - Hammond)

Lions dismantle NSU, defeat TAMC on game-winner during road trip

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 17, 2024

Southeastern’s men’s basketball team conquered the road in bouts against the Northwestern State Demons (7-18, 5-7 SLC) 69-59 on Saturday, Feb. 10, and against the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions (9-16,...

Senior guard Roscoe Eastmond looks for a lane to drive into versus Northwestern State Demons. (Jan. 22 - Hammond)

Lions dominate UIW to win third straight game

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 8, 2024

After beating the hottest team in the country, the Southeastern Lions (10-13, 5-5 SLC) overpowered the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals (7-15, 2-7 SLC) 76-64 to win their third straight game on Monday...

Senior guard/forward Nick Caldwell (right) battles Northwestern States Justin Wilson during the opening tip-off on Jan. 22 at the Pride Roofing University Center.

Southeastern snaps four-game losing streak with win over NSU

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 27, 2024

Southeastern senior guard/forward Nick Caldwell dropped 21 points to lead the Lions past the Northwestern State Demons 71-62 on Monday night at the Pride Roofing University Center.  The Green and Gold...

Senior SLU guard Hailey Giaratano rises for a jumper vs. Northwestern State at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Jan. 18, 2024 - Hammond)

Giaratano’s big second half leads Lady Lions to fifth straight win

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 20, 2024

Southeastern senior guard Hailey Giaratano scored 18 out of her 23 points in the second half to aid the Lady Lions in a 55-48 victory over the Northwestern State Lady Demons on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the...

Former Lions Anthony Spurlock and Carlos Washington Jr. celebrate a touchdown in the end zone at Strawberry Stadium during SLUs 23-7 victory over NSU last season. (Nov. 12, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern rides third-quarter surge against Northwestern State to nab elusive first win

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

Southeastern football (1-7, 1-3 SLC) at last earned its first victory of a disappointing 2023 season over Northwestern State (0-6, 0-2 SLC) in Natchitoches last night, 37-20.  The Green and Gold finally...

Senior outside hitter Kailin Newsome serves the ball to begin the point against Northwestern State. (Oct. 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions break out the brooms, sweep SLC rivals for twelfth straight win

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 17, 2023

The SLU Lady Lions continued their reign of terror over the Southland Conference (SLC) with dominant sweeps over Lamar (25-21, 25-10, 25-12) and Northwestern State (25-23, 25-21, 25-16).  The pair...

Powerade bottles fly as Southeastern walks off Northwestern State 7-6 on Senior Day at Alumni Field to end the 2023 regular season at 25-25. (May 20, 2023 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

SLU concludes regular season on six-game winning streak with sweep of NSU; Head Coach Matt Riser let go after 10 years of service

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Southeastern baseball defeated Northwestern State in walk-off fashion Saturday on Senior Day 7-6 at Alumni Field to conclude the regular season with a six-game winning streak and a sweep of its conference...

Senior Southeastern guard Boogie Anderson takes on a Northwestern State defender during the Lions 91-81 overtime loss on Thursday at the University Center. (Jan. 19, 2023)

Northwestern snaps Southeastern’s four-game winning streak in overtime battle

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 21, 2023

Northwestern defeated Southeastern 91-81 in overtime. The Demons buried 11 out of 22 triples in the win, and they were able to get to the free throw line twenty-five times.  With the loss, Southeastern...

Tight ends Bauer Sharp (left) and Tanner Olsen (right) celebrate in the end zone following Sharps one yard scoring grab just before halftime in SLUs 23-7 win over NW State on Senior Night at Strawberry Stadium. (Nov. 12, 2022)

Lions in driver’s seat for Southland Conference crown after NSU victory

Chase Gispert and Troy Allen November 14, 2022

Southeastern took care of business on Saturday, defeating the visiting unbeaten Demons 23-7 at Strawberry Stadium on Senior Night. The defense dominated from the get-go, shutting out Northwestern State...

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Lions cruise past Demons 56-28

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 14, 2021

Heading into battle with Northwestern State on Saturday night, Southeastern ranked No. 14 in the Stats Perform FCS Top 25 and carried a 7-2 record.  The game went about as the records suggested, with...

Taron Jones, a freshman running back, runs the ball down the field in the game against the Northwestern State University demons.

Lions hold off demons

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 1, 2018

The lions football team faced the Northwestern State University demons and emerged victorious with a 2-3 record. The lions were first on the board with a touchdown in the second play of the game. Northwestern...

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