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The Lion's Roar

SLU sophomore midfielder Maggie Denison takes on defender during Pink Out victory over HCU, 2-1 at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 13, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions lassoed by Cowgirls, fall in SLC tourney

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 3, 2023

SLU soccer fell to McNeese on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1-1 (4-3 on penalties) in Corpus Christi, Texas, during the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament.  Southeastern (6-10-2, 4-5-1 SLC) entered...

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...

A pair of Lamar players swarm senior midfielder Nicole ONeill who maintains possession of the ball. (Oct. 1, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions look ahead after 1-0 loss to Lamar

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 2, 2023

The Lady Lions failed to score for a second straight match in an agonizing 1-0 home loss against Southland Conference rival Lamar on Sunday night. The loss dropped their season record to 3-8 (1-3 SLC).  Heading...

The Lady Lions huddle together before the game begins against Texas A&M-Commerce at Strawberry Stadium. (Sept. 29, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions’ struggles continue in 2-0 loss to TAMUC

Kennith Woods, News Editor September 30, 2023

On Friday night, Lady Lions soccer suffered a shutout loss to Southland Conference (SLC) rival Texas A&M-Commerce (TAMUC). The 2-0 loss dropped their record to 3-7 overall and 1-2 in conference play.  SLU...

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...

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