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Junior outside hitter Kailin Newsome gets ready to serve during a set of SLUs 3-0 win over UNO on Thursday night at the University Center. (Oct. 27, 2022)

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 26-Nov. 1 – Southeastern escapes McNeese with narrow victory on the road

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 2, 2022

SLU football topped McNeese on the gridiron Saturday 28-27 in Lake Charles.  Since 2019, the Lions are 4-1 vs. the Cowboys, with all five contests being decided by one possession. In fact, neither...

SLU sophomore tight end Ivan Drobocky posing for a picture on the sidelines during an Aug. 27 scrimmage before the season started.

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 19-25 – Lions roar back with 4th quarter surge to upend Gamecocks

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 26, 2022

Southeastern football enjoyed its much-needed bye after a disappointing Homecoming loss vs. Texas A&M-Commerce two weeks prior.  The Lions came into Burgess-Snow Field at 3-3, needing a win to...

Southeastern senior running back Jessie Britt hurdles Texas A&M-Commerce defenders on a carry during Saturdays football game at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 8)

Last Week in Sports: Oct. 4-11

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 12, 2022

SLU football saw its three-game winning streak snapped as Texas A&M-Commerce came into Hammond, pulling off the upset 31-28 on Homecoming weekend (Oct. 8).  In their first season in the FCS and...

Junior outside hitter Kailin Newsome bumps ball during game action vs. McNeese at the University Center last Tuesday. (Sept. 27)

Last Week in Sports: 9/27-10/3

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor in Chief October 4, 2022

Southeastern produced a successful week in athletics as the fall sports season is turning into gear. SLU football moved to 3-2 on the year Saturday at Strawberry Stadium after trouncing visitors Murray...

With years of experience as a player and a coach, Nathan Gillespie plans on taking the womens soccer team to new heights.

Meet soccer’s new head coach Nathan Gillespie

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 29, 2022

The soccer team has a new head coach after hiring Nathan Gillespie on March 18. Gillespie has a long history of soccer that traces back to his early years in England. He said, “Soccer was always a...

This week in sports: V-ball and soccer represent SLU sports in late August

This week in sports: V-ball and soccer represent SLU sports in late August

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor August 23, 2022

Southeastern’s fall sports have yet to entirely get underway, with indoor volleyball and soccer the only two up and running thus far.  The volleyball team won its exhibition match at the University...

In Strawberry Stadium, senior quarterback Cole Kelley high-fives a young fan as he and junior quarterback Cephus Johnson III walk onto the field for the Oct. 30 football game against McNeese.

Last week in sports: Oct. 25-Nov. 1

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

The Lion’s football team escaped week eight with a nail-biting 23-20 victory over Southland foe McNeese State University.  In a 2021 rarity for the Lions, the offense was held to under 30 points...

The Lady Lions huddle up during the Oct. 21 match against Nicholls State University.

Last week in sports: Oct. 18-25

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2021

Win, win, win and win is all the Lions football team has done this season after winning their fifth straight game, 51-14, this weekend over Southland foe Northwestern State University.  After entering...

Junior wide receiver Nick Kovacs embraces senior tight end Nolan Given after Kovacs scored a touchdown during the Homecoming game against Houston Baptist on Oct. 16.

Last week in sports: Oct. 11-18

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

Southeastern sports continued on a hot roll last week with a 61-24 drumming of Houston Baptist University during the Homecoming game on Saturday.  Lions senior gunslinger Cole Kelley continued his...

Maycie Massingill celebrates with Shamoy Campbell after scoring the first goal of her collegiate career.

SLU vs McNeese soccer: Freshman makes first goal

Austin O’Brien, Staff Reporter October 11, 2021

On Oct. 8, Southeastern’s Lady Lions hosted the McNeese Cowboys for their first home game against a Southland conference member this semester.  The match went into double overtime, ending with a...

Midfielder Mya Guillory goes to kick the ball to another teammate in the April 3 game against Texas A&M Corpus Christi last season. The Lady Lions defeated the Islanders 3-1.

Lady Lions start off 2021 soccer season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

The outlook for Southeastern women’s soccer is a promising one for the 2021-22 season.  The Lady Lions are coming off a solid 8-3-4 campaign in which they won the Southland Conference Tournament...

Freshman pitcher Brennan Stuprich threw a complete-game shutout for the Lions as Stuprich improved to 5-1 on the season with a 2.50 earned run average.

Last week in sports: April 20-26

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

After sweeping Stephen F. Austin last weekend, the Southeastern baseball team lost three of four games to the University of New Orleans during the 2021 Pontchartrain Bowl. However, the Lions stole the...

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