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Early Spring cleaning

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter February 22, 2021

As the regular season nears its end, Henderson State moved ahead with the destination in mind. In order to get a leg up in the GAC tournament, closing out the season strong was vital to secure that opportunity...

Stampede in Searcy

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

Volleyball returned to the court on Feb. 2 to face off against the Lady Bisons of Harding. This was the Reddies’ second match of the year, and they looked to improve on their 1-0 record. Henderson...

Third time’s a charm

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

Less than a week after facing one of their divisional foes, Henderson State received a circumstantial opportunity to right their wrongs against the team they played not even an entire week earlier. On...

Struggles continue at SAU

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

On Feb. 27, the program announced that they have added a new game to the schedule. The game will be a matchup between the Reddies and Southern Arkansas. The competition would take place in Magnolia on...

Back in action

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

Following their road matchup versus Harding on Jan. 14, HSU women’s hoops took a step back for five games after contact tracing within the program. The Reddies’ hiatus was scheduled to end before their...

The Suns outshine the Reddies

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

For match number two of the Reddies’ (1-1) season, they had their work cut out for them against an Arkansas Tech (2-0) team riding a two-game winning streak. Not to mention, the match was held in Russellville,...

Reddies hand No. 14 Arkansas Tech their first loss of the season.

Rockin’ and rollin’

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 20, 2021

After a week off due to the snow storm across the state, Reddies basketball finally returned to competition Saturday against 14th-ranked Arkansas Tech (10-0, 9-0 GAC) at the Duke-Wells Center. Henderson...

Reddies softball began their 2021 season on Jan. 29 against Delta State in a double-header.

Softball splits season-opening series

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor February 1, 2021

Many things were left to wonder about in 2020. When the pandemic began, it ended a plethora of activities. Reddies softball happened to be a part of the lengthy list of programs to be halted for safety...

(Picture from 2019 season) Reddies' Middle Blocker Bree Sanders in action.

Volleyball Does Some “Networking”

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

ARKADELPHIA, AR- While most sports have only been on hiatus for ten months or less, Reddies Volleyball has been out of play for over a year. Since the sport is usually played in the Fall semester, the...

Women's Hoops Takes Five

Women’s Hoops Takes Five

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter January 23, 2021

The update on the COVID protocols that the Great American Conference follows didn’t bring great news to the fans, as they are still prohibited from attending basketball games for the remainder of the...

Harding Handles Henderson

Harding Handles Henderson

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter January 22, 2021

Senior forward Karrington Whaley had an outstanding performance Thursday night, as she became the Reddies' all-time leader in blocks as she finished the game with 6 rebounds. Whaley was not the only Henderson...

Incoming athlete: Bethany Richardson

Reddie Basketball Signee: Bethany Richardson

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

The Reddies women’s basketball team announced via Instagram the signing of Bethany Richardson to the team this past week on November 12, 2020. Richardson verbally committed to Henderson on July 22.  “I’m...

History had been mande in the MLB with Kim Ng as the new Marlins General Manager

One women making history in the MLB

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

In the sports world, women have come a long way in earning the respect of the sports world and not just in journalism, but in being able to coach. The latest woman to make headlines is Kim Ng who will...

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Incoming athlete Eryka Patton

Reddie Basketball Signee: Eryka Patton

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

Eryka is only one of two new signees that the Women’s basketball team added. She lettered in two sports: Track and Basketball at Guyer High School under head coaches, Sally Allsbrook and Amy Kilgore....

Incoming athlete Jaynie Ferguson

Reddie Swimming Signee: Jaynie Ferguson

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 18, 2020

It is finally November and as the last week of on-campus classes is coming to a close, however, what is beginning for the Reddies is searching for recruits for the upcoming season. This past week on November...

The impact of Jill Thomas

The impact of Jill Thomas

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

Henderson State University women’s basketball head coach Jill Thomas recently celebrated her birthday this past Saturday on November 7, 2020. Her impact day in and day out has been proven nothing short...

Henderson swim team makes waves

Henderson swim team makes waves

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

Henderson State's swim team has been one of the few sports that have been able to actively compete and continue practicing during COVID-9 this semester. The Redwave Swim team accepted the invitation to...

The Reddies Women Basketball Instagram throwback challenge

The Reddies Women Basketball Instagram throwback challenge

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter October 20, 2020

The Reddies Women’s Basketball team has started doing something new on their Instagram page as of October 1, 2020. Since Thursdays are considered throwback Thursday they started their own series where...

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Sleepless in Seattle

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 13, 2020

In a season unlike any other, the Seattle Storm made their journey into yet another WNBA Finals. In-game 3 it started looking to reach the pinnacle of success that they’ve sought after since their last...

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WNBA finals

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter October 7, 2020

The WNBA finals have been a spectacle to watch between the Las Vegas Aces who have the current MVP player A’ja Wilson and the Seattle Storm who have their dynamic duo Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart leading...

Academic awards for the Reddies

Academic awards for the Reddies

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter September 22, 2020

Student-athletes at Henderson State are a huge deal. The ability of student-athletes to make good grades and maintain them while balancing playing a sport deserves recognition. The Reddies sports’ teams...

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Wilson is the ‘Ace in the Hole’

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor September 22, 2020

A’ja Wilson was named the WNBA MVP, and deservingly so. She and LV Aces have been on a hot streak through the bubble this season. Since being drafted first overall by the Aces in 2018, Wilson has built...

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What about the WNBA?

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter September 17, 2020

The WNBA has been a very quiet league that has been on the back burner behind the NBA and the other professional leagues. One reason for that is because it is a predominantly women league. Fans around...

Where's the Reddie Spirit?

Where’s the Reddie Spirit?

Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter September 17, 2020

The Reddie Football team is facing probably its biggest opponent of all time this season in the emergence of COVID-19. The coronavirus has successfully shut down not only Henderson but many other collegiate...

Leaving It All On The Court In Henderson’s Last Game

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter March 7, 2020

 The Reddies put up a fight against top-ranked Southeastern Oklahoma State University in the semi-finals. Henderson kept within a possession of the savage storm with significant scoring at the beginning...

Onwards To The Semi-Finals

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter March 6, 2020

Henderson battled continuously throughout the game without one of their key bench players Sophomore Guard Maci Mains as they beat Southern Nazarene. The Reddies started the game locked in on defense...

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The Come Back

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter March 4, 2020

After missing the mark by eight points previously against East Central, Henderson determined to finish the season strong swept East Central in a 73-58 win. We have now secured 5th place in the GAC tournament...

Outshining The Rangers On Senior Night

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 23, 2020

The Reddies dramatically outshined the Rangers on senior day.   The defensive effort for Henderson was present throughout the entire game but was slowed down due to fouls as both teams found...

Better Late Than Ever

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor February 23, 2020

The Reddies (17-7, 12-6 GAC) walked across the road into the eye of the Ouachita Tigers for a hardwood face off in the Ravine. The first time around, Henderson defended the Duke Wells Gym as they handed...

The Reddies Fall Short Against The Bulldogs

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 20, 2020

Henderson fought to the end with Southwestern Oklahoma State University, as the game ended in a tough loss. Both teams started the game struggling offensively going 0-14 from the three-point line. The...

When Free Throws Count The Most

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter February 16, 2020

Henderson State was one shot away from winning the game against the University of Arkansas in Monticello but ended with HSU’s first home loss with a final score of 62-64. Henderson started an intense...

“HSU Falls Short To SNU In Overtime”

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter February 10, 2020

     The Henderson State Reddies traveled to Bethany, Oklahoma this past weekend to play against Southern Nazarene University.        HSU fell in a nail-biter ending that finished in overtime....

5 on 5 Intramural Basketball

Tori McKinnon, Contributing Reporter February 8, 2020

This past week the Henderson Campus Recreation Department began their 5 on 5 Basketball League. The League consists of 5 Co-Ed teams, 6 Men’s Competitive teams, and 8 Men’s Recreational teams.The main...

The Great Reddie Battle

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter February 1, 2020

On a chilly Saturday afternoon, the Reddie Spirit swept into the Duke Wells Center as the Reddies trampled Southeastern Oklahoma State for the fifth time since 2018 with a score of 77- 72. Henderson won...

Reddies’ Weekend More Than OK

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 14, 2019

As Henderson went into Fall Break, the athletics teams geared up for trips across the state lines into Oklahoma. The football team would go to battle against Southwestern Oklahoma State, as the volleyball...

Reddies Start The Season With A Win

Cortez Akins, Oracle Sports Editor September 6, 2019

After coming off of one of the most memorable volleyball seasons in school history, the Henderson State volleyball team were back in action at Duke-Wells Gym. The 2018 season saw Henderson with 28 wins...

Basketball officially begins its season Men’s and Women’s Team Start Season 2-0

By Cortez Akins , Sports Editor November 26, 2018

The men’s team played against division one University of Louisiana at Monroe in an exhibition matchup and hung with them well in the first half, before ULM separated themselves for the win....

All Good Things Must Come To An End Reddies Fall to Harding in The GAC Volleyball Championship

All Good Things Must Come To An End Reddies Fall to Harding in The GAC Volleyball Championship

By Cortez Akins , Sports Editor November 26, 2018

The Henderson State Reddies went to Hot Springs as the 3-seed and with the second-best record of any Henderson State Volleyball team in the last 17 seasons. The team, led by Senior, Zuzana Ondruska and...

Tyasia McGruder goes up for the attack against Ouachita

Reddies sweep OBU for the first time since 2010

Cortez Akins, Oracle Sports Editor November 12, 2018

The two teams came into this match having already clinched their playoff berth and trying to improve their seeding. The last time Henderson State Reddies and Ouachita Baptist Tigers faced off, the match...

Winning Women: Courtney Bolf

Winning Women: Courtney Bolf

Cortez Akins, Oracle Sports Editor September 24, 2018

The Henderson State Reddie volleyball team has won 12 games in a row including their first game in the conference, Outside Hitter Courtney Bolf is a big part of that. After having an incredible weekend...

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