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SLU players give the Lion Up sign in their team huddle during a game against Washington at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Aug. 25, 2023 - Hammond)

SLU volleyball asserts itself on the national stage following historic week of play

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 15, 2023

Southeastern (6-3) picked up two of its best-ever program wins during non-conference play last week over Texas State and LSU.  The reigning Southland Conference Champions went 2-1 in the Texas State...

Junior forward Maycie Massingill shields ball from a JSU defender during SLUs 1-0 victory at Strawberry Stadium. (Sept. 10th, 2023 - Hammond)

Southeastern out-muscles Jackson State at Strawberry Stadium

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 11, 2023

In yesterday’s soccer match, the Southeastern Lady Lions triumphed 1-0 over the Jackson State Tigers, marking their return to Strawberry Stadium. Junior goalie Olivia Griffin had five saves on the...

SLU senior center John Allen in action vs. Murray State during the Lions 48-14 victory at Strawberry Stadium a year ago. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern overwhelmed by Bulldogs, hope Jags yield different result

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 9, 2023

SLU football opened its season in Starkville, Mississippi last Saturday (Sept. 2) against SEC opponent Mississippi State. Despite a competitive first half, the Bulldogs pulled away in the second en route...

John Allen (No. 55) sets of for the play during SLUs dominant 48-14 victory over Murray State last season at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

John Allen: The man in the trenches

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 5, 2023

John Allen is Southeastern’s star offensive lineman from Jackson, Mississippi. After playing guard for his entire career at SLU, Allen will return to play center for the 2023 season.  According...

Head Volleyball Coach Jeremy White coaches up his players during SLUs match against Washington at the Pride Roofing University Center last Friday evening. (Aug. 25, 2023 - Hammond)

SLU volleyball early season update

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 1, 2023

The Lady Lions opened their 2023 campaign a week ago today at the Pride Roofing University Center in the Southeastern Showdown against the likes of Grambling, Washington and UTEP, taking one of three matches.  SLU...

Junior middle hitter Kibi Huggins attempts spike over fellow junior middle hitter Hannah Brewer and sophomore outside hitter Ryley Boyne.

Lady Lions spike expectations during annual scrimmage

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter August 23, 2023

Lady Lions volleyball hosted their annual Green vs. Gold scrimmage on Friday Aug. 18, in the University Center.  Team Gold won 3-2, with junior outside hitter Cicily Hidalgo leading the way with 20...

Arlan Williams (No. 34), Donte Daniels (No. 27) and Anthony Britton Jr. (30) celebrate a big defensive play against Texas A&M-Commerce during last years Homecoming game at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 8, 2022 - Hammond)

New-look Lions ready to roar into 2023

Troy Allen and Chase Gispert August 10, 2023

In 2022, the Southeastern Lions football team had a banner year, finishing 9-4 and claiming the Southland Conference title with a victory over the Nicholls Colonels down the bayou. During the title...

Southeastern finished the 2023 season with a program-best 47 wins led by Head Coach Rick Fremin.

Lady Lions’ historic season comes to a bitter end in Lake Charles

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 27, 2023

Southeastern softball fell to host McNeese in the Southland Conference Championship game two weeks ago today (May 13), 1-0 in extra innings.  Senior pitcher KK Ladner’s superb outing ended in a loss...

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...

Lions players watch on during Southeasterns 10-0 loss to No. 1 LSU at Alumni Field. (May 2, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions edge Jags for final midweek game of the season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Southeastern defeated South Alabama 5-4 on Tuesday night at “The Pat,” climbing to 22-25 on the year.  SLU outhit USA eight to five and committed zero errors while their counterparts had two. The...

Junior hurdler Olu Ogunyemi celebrates after achieving a personal best in the 110m hurdlers at the Southland Outdoor Conference Championships in Commerce, Texas. (May 6, 2023)

Lions Track triumphs at Southland Championship with impressive performances

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor May 11, 2023

Lions outdoor track wrapped up the conference season as they batted through the Southland Championship at Texas A&M-Commerce. Heading for battle, the team arrived on Tuesday, May 2, to prepare and...

Southeastern baseball is 19-21 (4-11 SLC) on the season and will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak against the No. 1 ranked LSU Tigers today at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field in Hammond, America.

This Week in Sports: May 1-7

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 2, 2023

Three SLU sports remain in season as we enter the month of May: baseball, softball and outdoor track and field.  The baseball team will look to make it back-to-back years beating the No. 1 team in...

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