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  • Southeastern baseball books 1st ticket to NCAA regional since 1994

    May 24, 2014 10:44 PM

    CONWAY, AR - The Southeastern baseball team beat Central Arkansas 9-4 Saturday in the Southland conference tournament championship game, earning the Lions their first NCAA tournament birth in 20 years. The Lions built an early lead, scoring two runs in the first and four in the second, and the... more »
  • LSU baseball ends losing streak with win over McNeese State Play Video

    April 2, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU bats came alive and Alex Bregman broke out of a personal hitting slump as the Tigers ended a four game losing streak with a 10-3 win against McNeese State Wednesday night. Bregman smashed a 3-run home run in the 6th inning, giving the Tigers... more »
  • Southeastern aims for upset Wednesday vs LSU Play Video

    February 18, 2014 8:30 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern Lions like their chances Wednesday with LSU coming to town for the first time since 2009. In fact, they went on the road last week to take two of three games from Louisiana Tech last weekend. They say their experience with left-handed pitchers in... more »
  • McNeese St beats SE Louisiana 69-60

    January 2, 2014 10:49 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - Kevin Hardy scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out seven assists as McNeese State beat Southeastern Louisiana 69-60 on Thursday. Hardy's back-to-back second half dunks awakened the crowd and put McNeese State up 54-46 with 7:20 remaining. McNeese State (3-10, 1-0 Southland) got 15 points... more »
  • 1-on-1 with Southeastern coach Ron Roberts Play Video

    December 6, 2013 3:52 PM

    HAMMOND - The Southeastern Lions will make history with their first playoff game in school history Saturday night vs Sam Houston St. Strawberry Stadium will host the second meeting between the Lions and Bearkats this season, but this time there is more on the line for both squads. ... more »
  • Oral Roberts to withdraw from Southland Conference

    December 5, 2013 7:14 PM

    Statement from Southland Conference Commissioner Tom Burnett: "The Southland Conference has been informed by officials from Oral Roberts University that the institution will withdraw its membership from the conference at the conclusion of the 2013-14 academic year. We appreciate the past and ongoing contributions of ORU athletics to the... more »
  • Lions playing with a target on their back Play Video

    November 20, 2013 2:12 PM

    HAMMOND - What happens when you can no longer sneak up on teams? The Southeastern Lions know all about their opponents changing their approach in games against the formerly bottom-dwellers of the FCS division. No longer can SLU surprise their opponents like they did in 2012, almost finishing... more »
  • Southeastern football making history Play Video

    November 19, 2013 6:47 PM

    HAMMOND - Head coach Ron Roberts has brought Lions football to the 'promised land' of FCS football by clinching an automatic FCS Playoffs bid with a 13-point win Saturday over Sam Houston State. In only two years at Southeastern, Roberts has turned a 3-8 team into conference champions. ... more »
  • Southeastern overwhelms Lamar, 56-34

    October 26, 2013 11:20 PM

    HAMMOND - Bryan Bennett threw for 237 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 95 yards to lead Southeastern Louisiana to a 56-34 victory over Lamar Saturday. Southeastern Louisiana (6-2. 3-0 Southland Conference) shares the conference lead with McNeese State. Lamar (3-5, 0-3) jumped out to a 14-0 lead... more »
  • Southeastern kicks off 2013 with 45-7 win

    August 30, 2013 1:22 PM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana junior quarterback Bryan Bennett rushed for 106 yards and three touchdowns to pace the Lions to a 45-7 victory over Southeast Missouri State in the season opener for both teams Thursday night in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions (1-0) posted an impressive 309 yards rushing on... more »
  • SLU falls in Southland Championship

    May 25, 2013 8:35 PM

    SUGAR LAND, Texas - Central Arkansas freshman pitcher Connor Gilmore spun a 2-hit gem Saturday in the Southland Conference Tournament championship game as Southeastern Louisiana fell to the Bears, 4-0, at Constellation Field. Southeastern (36-24) split a pair of games on the tournament's final day, advancing to meet Central... more »
  • SFA tops Southeastern by 11 in Southland semis

    March 15, 2013 8:48 PM

    KATY, Tx - Antonio Bostic and Desmond Haymon scored 16 points each and Stephen F. Austin defeated Southeastern Louisiana 68-57 on Friday in the Southland Conference tournament semifinals. The Lumberjacks (27-3), who with the victory passed their previous high for wins in a season set in 2007-08, will play the... more »
  • Southeastern baseball downs Tulane, 7-4 Play Video

    March 12, 2013 11:09 PM

    HAMMOND, La - The Southeastern Louisiana baseball team took advantage of a five-run sixth inning to down the Tulane Green Wave, 7-4. Tulane took the first game of their series with a 5-3 win February 19th. The two schools will play the rubber match 6:30pm Wednesday night at Tulane. more »
  • McNeese pulls out win at Sam Houston

    February 7, 2013 10:40 PM

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas - Dontae Cannon tied the game with 3 seconds to play in regulation, then scored again with a second to play in overtime to lift McNeese State to a 59-58 win over Sam Houston State Thursday night. Cannon finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists for... more »
  • UNO to announce acceptance to Southland Conference

    August 21, 2012 2:42 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The University of New Orleans is being granted membership to the Southland Conference, marking another major step for an athletics program that has struggled to stay afloat since Hurricane Katrina. League and school officials have scheduled an official announcement Thursday. Former UNO basketball standout Gabe Corchiani, now... more »
  • 2 Texas schools invited to join Southland

    August 21, 2012 10:25 AM

    FRISCO, Texas - Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word have been invited to join the Southland Conference, home to four Louisiana based schools already. Abilene Christian announced on Monday it had received an invitation. The West Texas university says that if it accepts the invitation as expected, all sports... more »
  • Lucas: SE La. has questions to answer in fall camp

    August 12, 2011 1:13 PM

    HAMMOND, La. - Southeastern Louisiana slipped to 2-9 last year after improving its record in each of coach Mike Lucas' first three seasons. With 12 starters gone, a quick recovery is no given. Southland Conference coaches picked the Lions seventh out of eight teams in their preseason poll.... more »
  • Marlin completes staff at Louisiana-Lafayette

    April 21, 2010 8:43 AM

    Neil Hardin has been named assistant men's basketball coach at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, completing the staff for new head coach Bob Marlin. Hardin has been by Marlin's side throughout his coaching career including the past 12 seasons at Sam Houston State in Texas. Hardin helped direct Sam... more »
  • Nicholls State gets first-place nod in SLC

    November 5, 2009 10:29 AM

    Nicholls State, Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State were favorites in the Southland Conference men's preseason basketball poll. Nicholls State was the sports information directors choice while Stephen F. Austin was the coaches' favorite in the East Division race. Sam Houston swept the West's top spots in... more »

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