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

Last Week in Sports: April 5-12

Last Week in Sports: April 5-12

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2021

After losing two straight River Bell Rivalry games to the Colonels, the Lions football team hit the road to try and change their luck in the adjusted 2021 spring season. Last season’s matchup against...

Linebackers Alexis Ramos and Joshua Carr sack Nicholls State quarterback Chase Fourcade. Ramos was ejected in the third quarter due to a targeting penalty in the 2019 loss against the Colonels.

River Bell Classic: A south Louisiana football rivalry

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

Southeastern Louisiana University and Nicholls State University is one of south Louisiana’s most colorful rivalries. The two schools, situated between Baton Rouge and New Orleans compete for students,...

Linebackers Alexis Ramos and Joshua Carr sack Nicholls State quarterback Chase Fourcade. Ramos was ejected in the third quarter due to a targeting penalty in the 2019 loss against the Colonels.

Lions fall to Nicholls from a last-minute fumble

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 22, 2019

Southeastern fell 28-27 to River Bell Classic rival Nicholls State University on Thursday night to finish the regular season 7-4.  With the loss the Lions did not win the Southland Conference Championship...

Southeastern football players raise the River Bell Trophy after defeating Nicholls State University 21-17 in 2017. This will be the first time both schools are ranked in the River Bell Classic game. Nicholls and Southeastern will be playing for the Southland Conference title.

River Bell rivalry returns to Strawberry Stadium

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 19, 2019

The university prepares to face off in the River Bell Classic game against in-state rival, Nicholls State University, on Thursday, Nov. 21 in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions will put their four-game winning...

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...

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