Oracle Online


The Reddies are prepared to bring back the conference championship title.

Stay Reddie so we never have to get ready

Kolby Reck, Contributing reporterNovember 22, 2021

After having a spectacular season, the Reddies baseball team has been putting in serious work this offseason. Being the conference champions last season has left the team hungry for more. They have been...

Senior linebacker Landon Kuhn celebrates on the sideline after a big play.

Badgers take care of Clinton in round one

Aaron WeatherfordNovember 16, 2021

Arkadelphia finished the regular season with only one loss in conference play, giving them the second seed in the Class 4A state playoffs. The Badgers have become very used to playing in playoff games,...

Player number 48 David Heaton kicking the ball for the winning point.

The Kick Heard ‘Round Clark County

Kolby Reck, Contributing reporterNovember 13, 2021

Henderson State University's Football team was on the road facing conference opponent Oklahoma Baptist University on Saturday, November 6th. Going into the game, Henderson had eight wins and only one loss....

Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist to face off in yet another Battle of the Ravine.

Battle of the ravine: A brief history on the clash between Henderson and Ouachita

William Matthews , Contributing reporterNovember 8, 2021

The annual Arkadelphia showdown approaches once again. This Saturday marks another Battle of the Ravine game for the Henderson and Ouachita football teams. It’s an event that puts a special spotlight...

Donovan Whitten and Jaishon Davis have put the Arkadelphia Badgers in good position ahead of the 4A playoffs.

Miners suffer pitfall versus Badgers

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerNovember 2, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- Head coach Trey Schucker and the Arkadelphia Badgers (6-3) played host to the Bauxite Miners last Friday, with the Badgers riding a three-game winning streak. Sophomore quarterback Donovan...

Christiane Uzoh rises for the attack. Harding was able to go 2-0 over the Reddies on the regular season.

Hard(ing) to beat

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorNovember 1, 2021

SEARCY AR-- The Reddies went head-to-head Harding University for the second time this season, this time hosted by the Lady Bisons. The Reddies and the Lady Bisons have been matched up annually since 1983....

Left Wonder-ing

Left ‘Wonder-ing’

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerOctober 25, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- After an underwhelming homecoming performance against Harding a week prior, Henderson State (7-1 GAC) hit the road to visit Arkansas Tech for the Wonder Boys’ homecoming game. Although...

Madison Hatt sets up the attack for the Reddies in their match versus Southern Nazarene.

Reddies annihilate Crimson Storm

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorOctober 25, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- Henderson State (17-7, 6-5 GAC) has competed against Southern Nazarene in volleyball since 2012, and so far, the record has remained close at 6-4 with SNU ahead in the series. The Reddies...

Reddies junior outside hitter Tyasia McGruder (left) and freshman middle blocker Brae Denton meet their opponents at the net for the block.

Reddies turn it around

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorOctober 25, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- The Reddies fought hard in the game against the Bulldogs on October 7th. Henderson’s series record against Southwestern Oklahoma State was 4-11 entering the match. Henderson and SWOSU...

Reddies outside hitter Christiane Uzoh rises for the kill in their match against No. 23 Oklahoma Baptist.

Lady Bisons trample the Reddies

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorOctober 22, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- The Reddies looked to regroup from their recent shortcomings in a match against the Bisons of Oklahoma Baptist, whom they had not lost to since 2017, a three-game winning streak. They...

Red Wave swimmer in a warm up against Incarnate Word.

Cardinals fly over the Wave

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorOctober 20, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- After an unexpected transportation issue, the Henderson State Red Wave (1-1) hosted the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in a homecoming week matchup. The Friday night meet was...

Duke Wells natatorium.

Henderson pool temporarily closed

Phoebe DarleyOctober 11, 2021

Recently the Duke Wells Natatorium experienced an expected temporary closure for two days due to mechanical issues with the boiler. A few days before the two-day closure some users informed Head Swimming...

Team pictures of Henderson volleyball lined up on wall in Duke Wells center.

Henderson volleyball having best start in years

Blanton Matthews, Comic ReporterOctober 11, 2021

Along the halls of the Duke Wells HPER center are trophies and pictures of sports glory past. Perhaps someday in the not-too-distant future these storied walls will have a record of the exploits of the...

Junior setter Taylor Scalzi serving during the Reddies match against SAU.

Two steps back, one step forward

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerOctober 9, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- Just days prior, Henderson State (12-4, 2-2 GAC) suffered two consecutives losses to begin their conference season. With a chance to regroup, the Reddies hosted Southern Arkansas on Tuesday...

Reddies take down SWOSU in a tough 3-1 victory.

Reddies keep the ‘Dogs on a leash

Macayla Newsom, Assitant Sports EditorOctober 9, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- The Reddies fought hard in the game against the Bulldogs on October 7th. Henderson’s series record against Southwestern Oklahoma State was 4-11 entering the match. Henderson and SWOSU...

Reddies Kick Off 2021 Season

Their Long Awaited Return

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerSeptember 2, 2021

WEATHERFORD, OK-- It has not been the same for Reddies football since the fall of 2019. The sounds of referee whistles and pads smashing against each other have been missing, as players and coaches...

The Go-Devils looks to keep up the momentum coming off a conference win last season.

Go-Devils go hard into 2021 season

Aaron WeatherfordAugust 16, 2021

Since Kyle Jackson took the reins at Gurdon, his expectations have always been high for his Go-Devil program. Those expectations include: winning a conference title and winning a state championship. Last...

The Hot Spring County Highlighters after winning the Arkansas 17U Dixie League title.

Movie night for World Series opportunity

Aaron WeatherfordAugust 2, 2021

After winning the Dixie League state title three weekends ago, The Hot Spring County Highlighters, as they call themselves, qualified for the Dixie League World Series that is currently going on as we...

The Arkadelphia High School gym has been upgraded with new flooring, scoring table and painted bleachers.

AHS gym gets facelift

Blanton Matthews, Comic ReporterAugust 2, 2021

The Arkadelphia High School gym has been undergoing renovations this month. The work began the week of July 14 with the floor being replaced, resurfaced and repainted. Rails along the bleachers have been...

Senior receiver Alex Loy highpoints and hauls in a great catch for a touchdown.

Arkadelphia football begins second half of summer athletics

Aaron WeatherfordJuly 26, 2021

The Badgers were back on the gridiron last Tuesday after a two week dead period that is designated by the Arkansas Activities Association. Arkadelphia three weeks prior had traveled up to Pulaski Academy...

Bismarck Lions 2021 Football Schedule

Bismarck football looking to turn heads in 2021

Aaron WeatherfordJuly 14, 2021

For the past two decades, the Bismarck Lion football program has had some trouble getting traction. A five win season hasn’t been recorded since the late 90’s and Bismarck’s last outright conference...

Badger running back Jaishon Davis runs past El Dorado defenders.

Badger football competes against top teams in the state

Aaron WeatherfordJuly 5, 2021

Last Thursday, the Arkadelphia Badgers took a trip to west Little Rock for their second team camp of the summer. Longtime Class 5A power Pulaski Academy was the host of Thursday's camp, which also hosted...

Badger offensive lineman works on his foot and hand work.

Badgers out on the gridiron preparing for 2021 season

Aaron WeatherfordJune 28, 2021

The morning of Thursday, June 17, the Arkadelphia Badger football team hit AllCare Field in Badger Stadium at eight o’clock sharp for their fourth summer practice this month. Despite the early practice,...

Reddies Baseball Youth Summer Skills Camp

Reddies Baseball Youth Summer Skills Camp

Tierra McCraneyJune 19, 2021

Reddies Baseball is hosting a Youth Summer Skills Camp for children ages 5-12. This event will take place June 21 to June 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Clyde Berry Field on the campus of Henderson...

Gurdon corner eyeing a Ozark recevier.

Gurdon competes in OBU Team Camp

Aaron WeatherfordJune 19, 2021

After losing 18 seniors to graduation this spring, Gurdon has a lot of work to do before the 2021 season begins. Last Tuesday, Coach Kyle Jackson brought his players to one of the more prestigious team...

Gurdon receiver makes an effort to pick up as many yards as possible before being taken down by a defender at the 7 on 7 camp at Poyen.

Local Teams Compete in 7 on 7 Smalltown Shootout at Poyen

Aaron WeatherfordJune 10, 2021

As the 2021 season creeps closer and closer, football programs have begun summer competitions. For instance, the Badgers traveled to Benton Tuesday to compete in a 7 on 7 tournament. Then on Wednesday,...

Bisons ruin Reddies’ title hopes

Bisons ruin Reddies’ title hopes

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerMay 4, 2021

BENTONVILLE, AR— The ladies of Reddies Tennis packed their gear and headed to northwest Arkansas to compete in the 2021 edition of the GAC tournament. Coming off a sweep of Oklahoma Baptist, the five-seed...

Queens of the green

Queens of the green

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerMay 4, 2021

HOT SPRINGS, AR— With the conference title on the line and an automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals, Henderson State women’s golf took part in the GAC tournament, hosted by the Hot Springs Country Club. Day...

The Pros and Cons To Graduating During the Pandemic

Jeremiah ToneyMay 3, 2021

As the first week of May rolls in Cinco De Mayo maybe on your mind, but for college students in general it is the most frustrating week of the school year...finals week. This year however, has been...

HSU is out of title contention after a 3-0 match defeat to Arkansas Tech.

Stopped in their tracks

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerApril 12, 2021

RUSSELLVILLE, AR- After cruising their way to a first round victory over Southern Arkansas, Henderson State volleyball was adamant to advance past the quarterfinal round of the GAC tournament. Standing...

The Sporty Bowl wraps up the Reddies 2021 Spring practice schedule. The White Team prevailed over the Red Team, 17-13.

Sporty Bowl 2021

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerApril 12, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- After not competing since 2019, the action on the gridiron was back at Henderson State for Spring football. The Reddies played their annual Red vs. White game, better known as the Sporty...

Mallory Brewer threw nine strikeouts in a game against SWOSU, leading HSU to their first series sweep in three years.

Sweep around their own front door

Haley Spicer, Sports ReporterApril 12, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR- On a six-game losing streak, Henderson State (5-16) sought out a collection of wins to give them a boost in their rigid 2021 season. Northwestern scored first to take a 2-0 lead off...

Spencer Taack tied his career-high of nine strikeouts in game two of the series with SAU.

Stuck in the middle

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerApril 9, 2021

In the second series of the season, the Henderson State Reddies (14-10, 10-8 GAC) and the Southern Arkansas Muleriders (17-6) met with both teams in the midst of winning streaks. With Henderson State...

Reddies down the Muleriders in the first round of the GAC tournament, 3-1.

Henderson hat trick

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerApril 8, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR- With all of the challenges that the 2021 season presented to Reddies volleyball (6-5, 5-5 GAC), the postseason has arrived and the quest for a long-awaited conference title is here. Third...

Malice in Magnolia

Malice in Magnolia

Haley Spicer, Sports ReporterApril 8, 2021

MAGNOLIA, AR- The Reddies (10-20, 7-13 GAC), who have won seven of their last eight games, faced the 25th-ranked Muleriders of Southern Arkansas (13-6, 10-4 GAC)  for the first time this season. With...

Reddies fall at UAM, ending their hopes of becoming repeat conference champs.

Agonizing defeat ends chance to repeat

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerMarch 8, 2021

BETHANY, OK-- The defending GAC champs had a different start to their tournament run this season. After getting back on track to finish the regular season, Henderson State (11-8, 9-8 GAC) tied up the third-seed...

Mitchell Ford took home an individual win at the Rattler Invitational.

Glory on the greens

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor / HTV Station ManagerMarch 8, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR-- As the season on the greens got into full swing, HSU Golf took part in the action. Their first stop of 2021: the Rattler Invitational in San Antonio, TX. Hardware returned to Henderson...

Reddies get first conference win of the season against UAM.

In full bloom

Haley Spicer, Sports ReporterMarch 8, 2021

Coming off of a series versus 19th-ranked Angelo State, Reddies softball (1-8, 0-3 GAC) needed to get that first win against a conference opponent. Their next targets were the Blossoms of Arkansas-Monticello...

In the eye of the ‘Storm’

Teuana Smith, Sports ReporterMarch 6, 2021

In a quest to extend their reign as GAC Champions, Henderson State (11-8, 9-8 GAC) entered the quarterfinal round of the 2021 conference tournament to face the Crimson Storm of Southern Nazarene (11-8,...

Four days later, same result

Teuana Smith, Sports ReporterMarch 6, 2021

In a battle of the fittest, the Reddies began the game with no mercy. Henderson reciprocated the energy from the Bisons’ start in their previous meeting, running off on a familiar 17-5 run to begin the...

Load More Stories