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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

SLUs seventh-year Head Softball Coach Rick Fremin

Rick Fremin: Non-stop competitiveness in the Southland

David Zieske, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

On July 22, 2015, SLU's athletic directors came together knowing they needed to hire a new coach with experience, someone who would bring success and a change of culture for Southeastern softball. Out...

Last week in sports: April 4-10

Last week in sports: April 4-10

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 11, 2022

Southeastern baseball continued its resurgence this past week starting on Wednesday with a dramatic win over Troy at Alumni Field.  Trailing 4-1 going into the bottom of the ninth, SLU pushed four...

Cam Goodman prepares to slam the ball for the Lady Lions explosive offense.

SLU softball ties UT Chattanooga in tournament

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 21, 2022

The Lady Lions traveled to Frost Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn. for a four-game tournament March 18-20. SLU and  UT Chattanooga had the best records for the series, with both teams finishing 3-1.  SLU...

SLU softball falls to LSU in Louisiana matchup

SLU softball falls to LSU in Louisiana matchup

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter March 16, 2022

On March 15, the Lady Lions softball team lost 2-11 to No. 21-ranked LSU. First baseman Madisen Blackford, center fielder Cam Goodman, left fielder Aeriyl Mass and right fielder/designated player Madison...

Sophomore infielder Lexi Johnson gives a Lion Up during the exhibition softball game against Northwest Florida State Sept. 24, 2021.

Lion’s softball shows signs of improvement in shortened Memphis tournament

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 14, 2022

Southeastern softball traveled to Memphis March 10-12 for a five-game tournament shortened to two games, with the last three games canceled due to disrupting weather in the Memphis region. The Lions...

Lady Lions softball outscore opponents 26-12 in five-game Lion Classic II

Lady Lions softball outscore opponents 26-12 in five-game Lion Classic II

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 9, 2022

Southeastern hosted the 2022 Lion Classic II softball tournament at North Oak Park March 4-6. SLU won three of the five games against two teams hailing from New York – the Buffalo Bulls and Marist Red...

The SLU Lions celebrate the game winning shot with senior Ryan Burkhardt.

Last Week In Sports Feb. 22 – March 1

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter March 3, 2022

Lions’ baseball had a rough go of it this past week, going 1-4 overall in their five games. First, was a heartbreaking loss at the hands of ULL in Lafayette 6-5 on Tuesday night.  After trailing...

Senior guard/forward Morgan Carrier dribbles the ball down the court to move past the Lady Huskies defense. The Lady Lions fell 51-40 to Houston Baptist on Feb.  12.

Last week in sports: Feb. 8-15

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 16, 2022

Women’s Basketball Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted McNeese on Thursday and Houston Baptist on Saturday for two Southland Conference clashes.  Women’s hoops defeated McNeese...

Lady Lions softball round up in a circle. Their first game for the Spring will be in North Oak Park, Feb. 11 against Southeast Missouri.

Southeastern Softball eyes steadily approaching season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 2, 2022

After finishing fifth in the Southland last year, the Lady Lions will look to improve upon their win total in 2022. There will be five fewer teams in the conference with the departures of Central Arkansas,...

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...

Senior outfielder Aeriyl Mass runs to first base as the LSU Eunice Bengals attempt to get an out. The Lady Lions finished the Sept. 29 exhibition game with a 18-7 victory.

Lady Lions put in solid performance in exhibition game

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter September 30, 2021

Last night, the Lady Lions softball team squared off with LSU Eunice in a 10-inning game, defeating the Bengals 18-7. The Hammond America Sportsplex will continue to serve as the venue for these fall...

Shortstop Lindsey Rizzo steps up to the plate in the season-opening Lion Classic in February. Rizzo has since decorated her ongoing season with a .402 batting average. The Lady Lions currently sit 24-16 on the season and will face off against ULM on April 21 at 6 p.m.

Rizzo steps up to the plate, takes on new position

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

In a season impacted by many changes, one softball player found herself breaking out of her comfort zone as she took on an entirely new position. Junior infielder Lindsey Rizzo built her collegiate...

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