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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

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...

Senior Tyler Finke takes a swing during the Lions weekend sweep of the Houston Baptist Huskies.

Lion’s Baseball sweeps the Huskies in the final home series of the regular season

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

SLU baseball won their series against Houston Baptist, winning 6-5, 18-15 and 12-0, which completed the conference matchup sweep at Alumni Field. The Lions’ offense showed out the May 6-8 matchup,...

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

The SLU golf team came into the Southland Conference tournament (April 25-27)  with relatively high expectations after winning two of its last three tournaments. Fresh off a victory in the Ellendale Intercollegiate,...

Last SLU regular-season game versus Northwestern finalizes Southland basketball seedings

Last SLU regular-season game versus Northwestern finalizes Southland basketball seedings

David Zieske, Staff Reporter March 9, 2022

The Southeastern men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Northwestern State to take on the Demons in the final game of the regular season on March 5.  The men won their matchup 85-80; however,...

Sophomore defensive back Justin Douglas catches a pass during the Oct. 2 game against the McNeese State University Cowboys in Lake Charles. The Lions finished the game with 38-35 victory.

Last week in sports: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2021

Southeastern sports swung into the month of October with a weekend full of wins. The women’s indoor volleyball, soccer, football and softball teams all earned wins over the past week.  Lions football...

Sophomore defensive specialist Calli Collins (left) and junior outside hitter Jolie Hidalgo celebrate during the Sept. 21 match against Southern Miss. The Lady Lions defeated the Lady Eagles 3-2 in their first victory of the season.

Last week in Sports: Sept. 20-27

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2021

The Lions’ football team had their bye week last week after knocking off Central Connecticut State on Sept. 18.  The Lions are currently sitting at second place in the Southland Conference 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...

The Lions open the season at Strawberry Stadium on Sept. 4 against the University of North Alalbama.

Lions look forward to upcoming football season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter August 17, 2021

It will be a season of change for the Lions football team. Raymond Monica, who spent the last two seasons as the assistant head coach and defensive line coach, will be changing to defensive coordinator...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot pushes through the Cowboys defense and goes for a shot during the last home game of the 2021 season against McNeese State University on Feb. 24.

Lions fall in second round of Southland Tournament

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief March 10, 2021

The Lions fell to the University of New Orleans 80-63 in the second round of the Southland Conference Tournament to end their COVID riddled 2021 season with a final record of 8-18.  At the start of...

Over the weekend, Southeastern’s Men’s Cross Country team finished first place in the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time in program history. Shea Foster, senior distance runner, broke another school record in back-to-back meets.

Lions Cross Country celebrates historic weekend

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Southeastern men’s cross country team made history this weekend as they claimed their first-ever conference championship on university record. Senior Shea Foster set an all-time Southland Conference...

Freshman guard, Jamon Kemp is the son of former NBA All-Star Shawn Kemp. Jamon is a native of Seattle where his father played for the Seattle SuperSonics.

Lions guard tries to follow in father’s Hall of Fame footsteps

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2021

A six-time NBA All-Star, a three time All-NBA second team and a McDonald’s All-American—these are just some of the accolades achieved by Shawn Kemp, the father of university men’s basketball freshman...

Ellie Williams, sophomore forward, started 14 of the 17 games she played in for the 2019 season. Williams led the Lady Lions in the 2019 season with four goals, 27 shots and 10 points. Williams is a native of Frisco, Texas.

Lady Lions to start 2021 season in mid February

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 7, 2020

The Southland Conference announced that the women’s soccer season will resume playing in the spring due to the COVID-19 fall sports shutdown. In mid-August, the conference commissioner announced that...

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