Sports Opinion

Kobe Bryant: The Black Mamba

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor

February 1, 2020

Four of the greatest letters in basketball history. We all have memories that connect us to him. Even those who have never watched a game know who he is. Whether you hate him or love him, you can't deny the talent, the athlete that was and is, Kobe Bryant. A five-time NBA champion, Kobe has once been...

Shut up and dribble

May 1, 2018

“Shut up and dribble.” Those were the words fox news journalist Laura Ingraham had in response to LeBron James’s and Kevin Durant’s commentary on President Donald Trump’s presidency so far. She also went on to say that their comments were both “barely intelligible” and “ungrammatical” going o...

New blood, old order

New blood, old order

Story by Jordan Williams, Sports Editor

April 24, 2018

As the basketball season has come to a close and plans for next season have started being made, several old faces are taking on new roles. Old roles will be filled by new faces next season as the men’s basketball team has three new players that signed on to be Reddies next season. All three of these s...

Double header madness

Story by Jordan Williams, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018

After losing the series to Southern Arkansas State earlier this week on the road the Reddies softball team returned home to Dee White field for a double header two day series against Southwestern Oklahoma State. They played against a team who has struggled so far to find its footing in the GAC the R...

The beauty of basketball

The beauty of basketball

Story by Jordan Williams, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018

Anyone who has played any sport for a long period of time knows there are certain nuances in the game that begin to come naturally. It’s what makes sports amazing to watch, because at a certain point the mind quits thinking and starts reacting. Hours upon hours of practice and training have allowed ...

Little green balls

Little green balls

Story by Alisha Davis, Student Reporter

April 3, 2018

The women’s tennis team is currently sitting at a 1-0 conference record for the season. They are off to a fantastic start. Amanda Korinihona, graduate assistant tennis coach, shared that the teams word for the season is, “Believe.” She also stated, “The teams chemistry is great, the tennis skil...

The history of the three-pointer

Story by Jordan Williams, Sports Reporter

April 3, 2018

Innovation is bound to happen. Whether it comes to business or art, wherever human ingenuity is allowed to thrive innovation is not far behind. To most it’s a simple concept: as things grow they change, and basketball is no immune to this very rule. Though it may be strange to even consider the ga...

Spirits vs. Weevils The basketball teams took on UAM last week

Story by Jordan Williams Sports Reporter

February 21, 2018

  With just three games left in the regular season for the Reddies, each dribble seems to garner more and more importance. Every game gives each team a glimpse and what could more than likely be their post season form with the GACC tournament just around the corner. But before they hit the road fo...

Ain’t No Rest For The Ballers

Story by Jordan WIlliams, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2018

  As classes came to a close in early December the campus grew empty as students left campus to return home for a much needed and well deserved break. The same cannot be said for the Reddies basketball teams who stayed hard at work over the break to stay in post season contention. Over the break bo...

Great American golf

Story by Tyler Freeman, Student Reporter

May 1, 2017

Henderson men’s golf team claimed its fourth straight Great American Conference championship on Tuesday in Hot Springs and the women’s golf team finished second. The tournament was held at Hot Springs Country Club, Sunday April 23 – Tuesday April 25. The men played the Arlington course and the w...

Red Wave Lose to Delta State

By Kaitlyn Kitchens

November 18, 2014

Henderson State hosted a swim meet against Delta State on Nov. 14 in Arkadelphia, Ark at the Duke Wells Center. The Reddies fell to Delta State in the meet with the men losing 191 to 109 and the women lost 189 to 102. Lauren Sutton won the first competition in the 200m freestyle with a mark of 1:57.0...

Arkansas Lacks Pro Sports Teams

Arkansas Lacks Pro Sports Teams

By Jacob Lankford

October 7, 2014

Arkansas has never been the home of a professional sports team.Although the state has been home to several minor league sports teams, it has never had a team that played in the NFL, NBA or the MLB.“I think that the people of Arkansas could come together to form a fan base strong enough to support a pro...