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The Lions celebrate after scoring a touchdown in the April 3 football game versus Lamar University at Strawberry Stadium. Student-athletes around the country can now earn money for their name, image and likeness according to the recent NIL ruling from the NCAA.

Hard work may now pay off much quicker for student-athletes

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief July 13, 2021

On July 1, the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a rule allowing student-athletes to earn money for their name, image and likeness, otherwise known as the NIL rules and regulations.  Over...

Although the university softball team is finished for the season, maintaining their skill level during off-season is still important for the Lady Lions. The closure of gyms and cancellation of practices has pushed student-athletes to find alternative ways to stay fit for when they are able to play again.

How student-athletes maintain momentum during pandemic

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter April 1, 2020

The enforcement of social distancing has put a halt to all university athletics, leaving student-athletes with no choice but to adjust their lifestyles. With the progression of the coronavirus...

Walk-on athletes: how they make it and breaking stereotypes

Walk-on athletes: how they make it and breaking stereotypes

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter December 6, 2019

With the men’s basketball team having a total of 15 student-athletes and only 13 full-paid scholarships to hand out, it leaves the team with two walk-ons. These walk-ons are not guaranteed playing...

Tilly Hallas-Potts, a junior soccer player from the United Kingdom and Putri Insani, a sophomore tennis player from Indonesia. 
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International student-athletes try to make mark in the US

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter November 15, 2019

The university is home to over 250 international students. These students represent over 70 countries around the world. Some international students are a part of the university’s athletic programs. Putri...

Why athletes leave the game

Why athletes leave the game

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter April 9, 2019

Being a student-athletes requires commitment and dedication to a sport, but some athletes may decide to pursue different paths for multiple reasons. Adam Sevario, a senior business management major and...

Nadine Maher, a junior kinesiology major, left, and Sofia Olsson, a senior business administration major, right, earned the President’s List distinction despite their busy schedules as student-athletes on the Lady Lions soccer team.

Competing on and off the field

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter April 9, 2019

Breaking the “dumb jock” stereotype requires motivation and commitment for three student-athletes who prove that maintaining a high GPA can be a reality. Noah Vance, a sophomore defensive lineman...

Maintaining a healthy diet and workout regime is important for athletes to play their best. The ways that athletes accomplish this may vary.

Healthy living in sports

Madeline Cancienne , Staff Reporter February 12, 2019

Athletes spend countless hours training and practicing, but when it comes to eating, each individual has a course of action best fit for themselves. For senior baseball players Payton Robinson and Peyton...

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