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The Lion's Roar

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...

Senior SLU defender Nicole ONeill running to gain possession of the ball while shielding an opposing UIW player. (Sept. 24, 2023 - Hammond)

Forecasting the Lady Lions’ “reign” of victory

Samantha Sims, Campus Life Editor September 27, 2023

The Lady Lions soccer team fought against UIW and rainy weather to secure a 1-0 victory Monday morning. This was the Lady Lions’ first conference win of the season.  After beginning the game Sunday...

SLU players celebrate their 48-14 win over Murray State last season at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Lions set to host Huskies in anticipated SLC home opener

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 23, 2023

After three straight weeks on the road to start the season and over 2,000 miles of travel, Southeastern returns home to face Houston Christian today in its first game at Strawberry Stadium this season.  SLU...

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...

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...

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...

Rodeo Graham (who currently wears No. 8) runs in for a touchdown score against Central Connecticut State Blue Devils in a 70-6 blowout win.

Let’s ride: RB Rodeo Graham looking forward to fall football

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter August 7, 2023

Derrick “Rodeo” Graham Jr. is a Baton Rouge native who grew up with a deep passion for football. As a running back, he committed to Southeastern on Feb. 2, 2022. He spent his first year playing behind...

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 left fielder KaLyn Watsons two run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning propelled SLU to a 4-3 victory in Game Two of Tuesdays doubleheader against McNeese at North Oak Park. (April 26, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions make history in series win over McNeese

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter April 28, 2023

In the Southland season series, the Lady Lions defeated the No. 1 SLC-ranked McNeese Cowgirls 2-1. The Green and Gold made Southeastern history by winning a school record 41 wins, breaking last year’s...

Senior second baseman Madison Rayner shares a laugh with first base coach Alana Fremin during the Lady Lions 8-4 victory over Nicholls during senior day, Saturday at North Oak Park. (April 22, 2023 - Hammond)

This Week in Sports: April 24-30

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor April 25, 2023

As the spring sports seasons come to a close, softball, baseball, outdoor track and field and golf are still chugging, and the stakes are still high for all four. Beach volleyball and tennis saw their...

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