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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

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...

Junior sprinter Indya Jackson touches the finish line in Fridays dual meet at the Southeastern track complex.

Track and field sets three facility records in home opener

Symiah Dorsey, Co-Editor March 20, 2022

The Lions track and field team broke three facility records in the Southeastern Dual Meet on Friday, March 18. Senior Kristian Jackson broke the facility and school mark in the discus, throwing 170-9...

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...

Junior guard Joe Kasperzyk makes a dunk during the Feb. 3 basketball game against McNeese in Lake Charles.

Last week in sports: Feb. 1-7

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

SLU enjoyed an eventful week in sports on Feb. 1-7.  Southeastern men’s basketball split their two games last week on their road trip out west.  The first game was a Feb. 3 contest against McNeese...

Senior center Morgan Davis attempts to score in the paint during the Jan. 29 womens basketball game against University of Incarnate Word in the University Center. The Lady Lions finished with a 76-49 victory against the Lady Cardinals.

Last week in sports: Jan. 24-31

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 3, 2022

Men and women’s hoops had a very successful week on the hardware going 3-1 overall in their games against Texas A&M Corpus Christi and Incarnate Word.  Women’s basketball had a huge win over...

Zimbabwe native Bradley Makuvire sets his focus on the Cross Country Championship at Southeastern Louisiana University in February of 2021.

Bradley Makuvire continues to dazzle for cross country

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

Southeastern cross country has had a successful year so far and much of that success has been on the legs of junior Bradley Makuvire. The Zimbabwe native has been on fire, securing wins in all four races...

Sophomore Damon Herod leaps off the board at the long jump event during May 1s pre-conference track and field meet.

Southeastern sets records in conference tuneup

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 5, 2021

Track and field set several individual and stadium records in a pre-conference tournament meet.  The Lions hosted the event on campus at the Southeastern Track Complex April 30 and May 1. Teams from...

Over the weekend James Benson II and Jonathon Sawyer both broke university records in the 400 meter race. The Lions’ track and field sqaud will be back in action on April 1 in Gainesville, Fla.

Last week in Sports: March 23-30

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2021

During the week of March 22-29, the track and field squad continued to break records, with Jonathon Sawyer breaking the university record for the 400-meter race. The senior broke James Benson’s record,...

Junior Damon Herod competes in the long jump event at Fridays Southeastern Triangular against Southern and Alcorn State.

Lions track and field looks to dominate in outdoor season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

In preparation for a competitive outdoor season, Lions track and field hosted its annual Southeastern Triangular.   The Lions competed against Southern University and Alcorn State University on March...

The Lions defeated Northwestern State University 27-24 on Saturday March 13. On March 20, the Lions will hit the road to take on the University of Incarnate Word.

Last week In Sports: March 10-16

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2021

The sports-packed spring semester continued last week with the Lions baseball team extending its win streak to eight games.  Currently sitting at 11-4, Lions baseball swept Southland Conference rival...

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...

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