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Lions Athletics Association Taking Reservations for Possible Semifinal Flight
HAMMOND – The Lions Athletics Association (LAA) has been working on a travel package for Lion fans, should the team travel to North Dakota State for a possible semifinal game in the NCAA Division I Championship. The price for the package will be finalized by Sunday, Dec.
Lions fall in closely matched game
The Lions basketball team maintained an intense back-and-forth game versus Southeast Missouri State, yet ultimately saw defeat by a single point. The game versus Southeast Missouri took place Saturday, Dec. 7, ending with a score of 74-73. The first half of the game ended with the Lions in the lead, 39-32.
Debate on paying college athletes touches Lion Athletics
Trying to argue that college athletes should be paid for their athletic abilities, on top of already having a free academic ride, would be futile according to the Big Ten Conference Commissioner Jim Delany. Delany suggests the athlete looks for play elsewhere, hires an agent and moves to the professional league if they want to receive extra compensation for their athletic ability and performance.
Lady Lions emerge as Conference Champions
The Lady Lions soccer team emerged as champions of their tournament this season despite having a team predominantly made up of sophomore and freshmen players. The Lady Lions lost only four out of the 23 matches played throughout the season. The team advanced to the NCAA game in Nebraska, but unfortunately came out with a loss.
Lion success: ‘It’s About Time!’
After 10 years since the re-launch of the football program, this season has been one to remember. Breaking many records, earning a third conference championship and making history with their first appearance and win in the FCS Playoffs, the Lions have ignited excitement and pride among the campus and community.
Kings of Southland move to NCAA quarterfinals
Football in December at Southeastern has not happened for quite some time, but the 39 degree, cold and rainy weather did not stop fans from cheering on their No. 4 seeded Lions football team playing the Sam Houston State Bearkats a second time in three weeks.
Harder hustle shown by Lions on home court
Lions defeat Western Illinois University Leathernecks 62-52
The Lion basketball team, led by Head Coach Jim Yarbrough, defeated Western Illinois University in an intense back and forth match ultimately ending in a 62-52 win in the Lion’s favor. The Lions (3-2) put numbers on the board in the first minute of the game with junior forward/center Devonte Upson’s slam dunk, assisted by junior guard JaMichael Hawkins.
Basketball turnaround for Lady Lions
The Lady Lions (2-4) took to their home court last night to play William Carey University (2-5). After a hard fought match, Head Coach Lori Davis Jones and her team deposited a second victory into their win column for the 2013-14 season. A final score of 81-59 is the booster the team needed to go on a nine-straight-game road trip, first making a stop in Estero, Fla.
Lion basketball fall to LSU
The Lions basketball team put up a good fight but fell short against Louisiana State University Tigers on Friday, Nov. 22, with a final score of 66-89. LSU has won games against two Southland Conference teams this season, including their win over Southeastern.
Lady Lions face back-to-back non-conference losses
The Lady Lions basketball team suffered back-to-back losses against Tulane and at the University of Mississippi in non-conference play last week. At home on Nov. 19, the Lady Lions lost to the Tulane Green Waves, 80-52,largely because of the rebounding advantage.
Lions go undefeated in SLC play
Roberts and his team head to FCS Playoffs
The Southeastern Lion football team went into their final game of the season as a “single heart, single mind,” said senior defensive lineman Greg Triay. The Lions came out on top of their rivalry and are officially undefeated in Southland Conference play.
Lions clinch berth in FCS playoffs
Something loyal Lion football fans have not seen in 52 years is their team winning a Southland Conference Championship, and now their eyes have seen the glory. After a 34-21 victory over the No. 4 ranked Sam Houston State Bearkats (8-3, 4-2 SLC), the No.
Lady Lions soccer historic season comes to an end
Southeastern athletics are back with a bang this season as two of its programs this semester nab a Southland Conference championship. The SLC Champion Lady Lions soccer team traveled to the University of Nebraska on Friday, Nov. 15 for the first round of the NCAA Championship Soccer Tournament.
Lady Lions prepare for Tulane contest with 1-2 record
With an overall season record of 1-2 so far, the Lady Lions basketball team continues to strategize for the coming games and is working hard to learn from their mistakes in order to step up their game. Although the last two games against Southern (56-63) and University of Louisiana at Monroe (77-87) were losses, the Lady Lions did not go down without a fight.
Lions crush Champion Baptist in home opener
The Lion basketball team (2-1) came out strong for the start of the season and surpassed the century mark in the home opener against the Champion Baptist Tigers (0-5) by a score of 108-54. From the start, the Lions took the lead on the scoreboard and never looked back.
Southland Conference champs play University of Nebraska in NCAA Soccer Tournament
With an overall record of 14-3-5, the Lady Lions soccer team has kicked their way into the 2013 NCAA Tournament. The Southland Conference champions will be flying on a plane to Lincoln, Neb. to face-off against University of Nebraska this Friday at 2 p.
No. 14 Lions to host No. 4 Bearkats, look to make history
HAMMOND –The No. 14 Southeastern Louisiana football team will look to make history when it hosts No. 4 Sam Houston State in Southland Conference action Saturday at 3 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. With a victory, the Lions (8-2, 5-0 Southland) can clinch a share of the Southland Conference title – the program’s first since winning the Gulf States Conference in 1961 – and a berth in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs with a win over the Bearkats (8-2, 4-1 Southland).
Lady Lions defeats SFA on penalty kicks, advance to NCAA tournament
LAKE CHARLES – Southeastern Louisiana outscored top seed Stephen F. Austin, 3-1, on penalty kicks in the Southland Conference Tournament championship match Sunday afternoon at Cowgirl Field on the McNeese State campus. Southeastern (14-3-5) will be making its second NCAA Tournament appearance after eliminating Stephen F.
Seniors Krohn, McMillan complete last regular season
The Lady Lions’ volleyball team winning streak came to an end after losses to both Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State University, bringing an emotional end to the Senior Day celebration. On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Lady Lions gave all three sets to SFA, 25-20, 25-20, 25-15.
Fortenberry drafted into Development League
HAMMOND, La. – Former Southeastern Louisiana men’s basketball player Brandon Fortenberry was picked by the Bakersfield Jam in Friday’s National Basketball Development League Draft. Fortenberry, a native of Picayune, Miss., was taken with Bakersfield’s final pick of the sixth round, 102nd overall.