The Hometown Hero

COVID-19 blindsided all fourteen thousand plus students at Southeastern Louisiana University, and the Southeastern Football Team’s roster received another blow whenever Tom Burnett, the Southland Conference Commissioner, said that the fall sports season was postponed. Southeastern’s Athletic Director Artigues said,” You know, when it first initially hit, it was a challenge, it was a punch
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The Economic Impact of Southeastern’s Fall Athletics

(Hammond, LA) — Southeastern Louisiana University fall athletics is facing something that has never taken place before. With the Southland conference postponing all fall athletics, it leaves some uncertainty with how businesses around Southeastern’s campus will be impacted financially. “The university to us is the main engine that runs this community,” Crescent Bar owner Rickie
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Firsts and First Downs from the John A. Chauvin Press Box

One of the most heartwarming parts of watching a Southeastern football game in Strawberry Stadium is hearing, “that’s another lion.. FIRST DOWN.” Our current announcer, Mr. Paul Girard, comes to the fans live from the John A. Chauvin Press Box. The renovated press box was officially dedicated to the late John A. Chauvin on May
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Waddell humbled and honored to be affiliated with the Lions

Former Southeastern Louisiana University communications major and former organizational communication graduate student Allen Waddell gets to live his dream almost each and every day. Waddell has been part of Southeastern athletics media since he was 20 years old. Whether he’s calling Lions football games on the radio, doing play-by-play for Lions basketball games on the
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Southeastern honors hall of fame coach

On Nov. 19, Southeastern’s Alumni Association honored former coach Author Leonard “Red” Swanson for being inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame at the annual River Bell Classic football game on at Strawberry Stadium. Swanson was the Lion’s second football coach and lead the team to a 41-17-4 record between 1931 and 1937, including two
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Southeastern’s Defense vs Incarnate Word

The Lions defense was the only stable part of the team in their 16-2 loss to Incarnate Word in Hammond, Louisiana, on Nov. 7. The loss to the Cardinals sent the Lions to a 3-4 conference record (4-5 overall) and ended their hopes for winning the Southland Conference for a third consecutive season. The defense
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