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Bisons ruin Reddies’ title hopes

Bisons ruin Reddies’ title hopes

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor May 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 May 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 Toney May 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 April 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...

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 Reporter April 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...

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

Henderson hat trick

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor April 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 Reporter April 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 get first conference win of the season against UAM.

In full bloom

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter March 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 Reporter March 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,...

Hit or miss for the Reddies

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter March 5, 2021

After coming off of one of their biggest wins of the season, Henderson State returned to Arkadelphia for a confrontation with neighborhood rival Ouachita Baptist. The first meeting between the Tigers and...

Reddies complete season sweep of Arkansas Tech.

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 21, 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...

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