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Category: Athletics

Craig Maddox & Joel Hartman – Prospect Dugout

Youth sports is a multibillion-dollar industry—one that many parents simply cannot afford. Between equipment, team membership fees, showcases, private training lessons and tournaments, thousands of dollars are being spent on young athletes. Families skip out on vacations to travel for weekend tournaments. Kids miss out on birthday parties and outings with friends to attend sports practices and games. With over 60 million participants, youth sports has become ... More


October 15, 2021

Fire FanFest – Sat. August 28

The Fire football game scheduled for this Saturday, August 28, has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances with the opposing team. In its place, SEU will be throwing a FREE Fire FanFest on Saturday from 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. on Victory Field! The event will feature food trucks, games, challenges, prizes, and giveaways. Interactive games will be run by members of the Fire Football team, and there will be ... More


August 27, 2021

Victoria Garcia — Life in the Fast Lane

What began as an internship with NASCAR shortly after graduation put Victoria Garcia,’13, on the track to a full-time job with the organization years later. As a production assistant for the International Broadcasting Department of NASCAR Media Group, Victoria spends her days doing a wide range of ... More


November 30, 2020

eSports: A New Way to Compete

Southeastern has a new team on campus. Instead of a field to practice on, the athletes use an indoor suite of computers equipped with the latest technology to compete in the world of eSports, multiplayer video games competitively played in front of spectators. One of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, eSports generated more than $1 billion in 2019, with over 165 million fans. In the ... More


October 7, 2020

The Brookes — Taking Aim Together

When Elton “Pepper,” ’91, and Donna (Douglass) Brooke, ’93, held a bow for the first time, they knew they were hooked. “I’ll be honest, the moment we both picked up a bow we fell in love with the sport of archery. It was an instant thing,” said Donna.  It all started with wanting to do a sport together when they retired. The first sport ... More


April 17, 2020

Uchenna Kanu — Competing on the World Stage

Some moments come once in a lifetime. Uchenna “Uche” Kanu’s, ’19, moment was in front of thousands of fans as she debuted for Nigeria in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup — the most prestigious stage for any soccer player. As she stepped up to the sideline to be subbed onto the ... More


March 19, 2020

SEU Hosts Basketball Sun Conference Tournaments

For the first time in program history, the SEU Fire men’s basketball team won The Sun Conference (TSC) Regular Season Championship. At 18-0 in TSC play this season, the Fire women’s basketball team, who remains atop the national rankings, earned their unprecedented fifth-consecutive Sun Conference Regular Season Championship. Both teams are set to host The Sun Conference Tournament this weekend at the Furnace on SEU’s campus, and ... More


February 27, 2020

MS in Kinesiology – More Than a Degree

Dedication. Strength. Perseverance. You have all this and more, but now it’s time to take it to the next level. Southeastern University’s Master of Science in Kinesiology degree offers an innovative and personal approach to master’s level studies, equipping you to earn a degree and fulfill the calling on ... More


February 21, 2020

SEU Fire to Play Detroit Tigers in 2020 Spring Training Opener

Last February, the SEU Fire Baseball team made program history by playing a Major League Baseball team for the first time. Now, as part of the three-year partnership between ... More


February 11, 2020

Cesar Rivas-Sandoval Named Fire Football Coach

Southeastern University is excited to announce that we have hired Cesar Rivas-Sandoval as our new head football coach. He becomes just the second head coach in the history of the program. Rivas-Sandoval, 42, comes to Southeastern with 20 years of coaching experience on both sides of the ball — as well as on special teams — and includes time at NCAA Divisions I, II, and III institutions, ... More