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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

Caldwell hits 40-footer as the Lions cruise past UNO, punch ticket to SLC tourney

Caldwell hits 40-footer as the Lions cruise past UNO, punch ticket to SLC tourney

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 27, 2024

From 40-foot threes to transition dunks, the Lions did it all in their 77-67 win over the University of New Orleans on Feb. 24 at the Pride Roofing University Center.  Southeastern’s domination of...

Junior guard Arianna Patton maneuvers through the Huskies in pursuit of the basket. (Feb. 17, 2024 - Pride Roofing University Center - Hammond)

Roaring triumph: Lady Lions dominate the Huskies with a 20-point victory

Hydee Holsapple, Copy Editor February 20, 2024

The Lady Lions were ready for a feast as they bounced back from their loss against Lamar on Feb. 17 with an impressive 60-40 win over Houston Christian University at the Pride Roofing University Center.  Graduate...

Sophomore SLU forward Dylan Canoville rises for monster fastbreak slam dunk following a steal in the Lions dramatic victory over McNeese at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Feb. 3, 2024 - Hammond)

Lions corral Cowboys, put an end to nation’s longest winning streak

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

Southeastern men’s basketball (10-13, 5-5 SLC) stunned Southland leaders McNeese 77-74 on Saturday evening (Feb. 3) at the Pride Roofing University Center. The Cowboys entered Hammond, America with...

Senior SLU guard/forward Nick Caldwell puts his head down and drives to the goal on Northwestern State defender at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Jan. 22, 2024 - Hammond)

Lions fall short to Cardinals, rebound against HCU in dominant fashion

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 2, 2024

Southeastern’s men’s basketball started its Texas road trip with a 74-64 loss to the Lamar Cardinals on Saturday, Jan. 27, then rebounded with an 80-58 win against Houston Christian University on Monday,...

Junior SLU guard Taylor Bell goes up for contested layup vs. Texas A&M-Commerce at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Jan. 20, 2024 - Hammond)

Lady Lions lose first conference game at Lamar after 7-0 start

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor February 1, 2024

Southeastern women’s basketball (11-8, 7-1 SLC) fell at Lamar (13-5, 7-1 SLC) on Saturday (Jan. 27) afternoon 59-45 in Beaumont, Texas.  The loss is SLU’s first of 2024 and marks its first defeat...

Graduate guard Avery Wilson dishes pass to teammate in SLUs opening game of the season vs. Delta State at the PRUC. (Nov. 6, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions split opening games to start Southland Conference play

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter January 12, 2024

Southeastern’s men’s basketball team defeated the University of New Orleans 73-68 away from home on Saturday, Jan. 6, then fell short to Nicholls 66-61 in Thibodaux on Tuesday, Jan. 9.  The Lions...

Freshman SLU guard Avari Berry races up the court on a fast-break following a steal vs. South Alabama at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Dec. 15, 2023 - Hammond)

Dominant fourth quarter gives Lady Lions second straight SLC victory

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor January 10, 2024

Southeastern women’s basketball (6-7, 2-0 SLC) defeated UNO (4-9, 1-1 SLC) on the road 57-44 Saturday afternoon (Jan. 6) in the Big Easy.  The reigning Southland Conference champions flexed their...

Senior SLU guard Hailey Giaratano posts up South Alabama defender at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Dec. 15, 2023 - Hammond)

Daniels’ perfect night propels Southeastern past Nicholls in SLC opener

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor January 6, 2024

Southeastern women’s basketball defeated Nicholls 66-56 Thursday night (Jan. 4) at the David R. Stopher Gymnasium behind junior forward Cheyanne Daniels’ 20-point performance.  The Shawnee Community...

Junior Lions running back Harlan Dixon attempts to get by Colonels defender Brandon Lairy at Strawberry Stadium during the River Bell Classic. (Nov. 16, 2023 - Hammond)

A look back at the 34th edition of the River Bell Classic

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor December 14, 2023

Southeastern (3-8, 3-4 SLC) was unable to get a fourth straight victory a month ago to the day in Strawberry Stadium against Nicholls (6-5, 7-0 SLC) during the 34th edition of the River Bell Classic, ultimately...

SLU players give a Lion Up in the postgame huddle following their 3-0 sweeping of UIW on Senior Night at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Nov. 4, 2023 - Hammond)

Oregon puts an end to Lady Lions’ dominance

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter December 5, 2023

The Oregon Ducks (27-5, 16-4 PAC-12) bested Lady Lion volleyball (28-5, 17-1) in a 3-0 sweep (25-16, 25-13, 25-13) at Matthew Knight Arena on Nov. 30 in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball National...

Lady Lions celebrate their first Southland Conference regular season title in school history at the Pride Roofing University Center following their  3-0 sweep of Lamar. (Nov. 9, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions prepare for Ducks in northwest NCAA tourney showdown

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 30, 2023

SLU volleyball will hope to continue its winning ways against No. 2 seed Oregon later tonight at 9 p.m. central time in Eugene, Oregon. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN+.  Southeastern (28-4,...

Lady Lions celebrate a point during sweep of Nicholls earlier in season at the PRUC. (Oct. 26, 2023 - Hammond)

SLU sweeps TAMUCC for back-to-back SLC tournament titles

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 24, 2023

No. 1 seed Southeastern volleyball took down No. 2 seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-18) on Sunday (Nov. 19) afternoon in Corpus Christi, Texas.  SLU defeated No. 4 Houston Christian...

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