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Haley Spicer

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter

My name is Haley Spicer. I am a senior majoring in Aviation Management. I am a sports reporter and a member of Alpha Eta Rho. In my freetime I enjoy watching sports.

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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

Softball claims first series sweep in three years, taking out NWOSU
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...

Malice in Magnolia

Malice in Magnolia

Ranked Muleriders own Reddies in 3-0 sweep
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

Blossoms win series 2-1, Reddies get first conference win of season
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...

Stampede in Searcy

Henderson suffers shut out loss on road trip to Harding
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...

Muleriders avoid defeat in Arkadelphia

Reddies come out firing in the first half and go cold in the second half
February 20, 2021

With HSU men’s hoops hosting Southern Arkansas, this game was necessary to build intensity moving forward in the season. Down 2-0 in the season series versus the Muleriders, it was understood that a...

Third time’s a charm

Maci Mains's elite scoring helps get the job done in win over SAU
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...

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

Rockin’ and rollin’

Reddies upset No. 14 ATU at home, first loss of season for Golden Suns
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...

Patrick Mahomes (left) and Tom Brady (right) set to face off in Super Bowl LV.

Super Bowl preview: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Mahomes and Brady face off on the biggest stage in the NFL
January 30, 2021

The Super Bowl LIV champions Kansas City Chiefs look to repeat when they battle the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2021 Lombardi Trophy. With the Chiefs’ team being familiar to the big stage, the Tampa...

Reddies fall to Arkansas-Monticello, 73-57.

Boll Weevils plow over Reddies in Monticello

UAM’s Efficient Second Half Shooting, Fouls Hands Henderson Another Loss
January 29, 2021

After the first points of the game were scored by senior forward Raekwon Rogers, the game experienced a delay due to the shot clock malfunctioning. The duration of the game was played with one shot clock. The...

Womens Hoops Takes Five

Women’s Hoops Takes Five

The GAC COVID Policy Sends the Reddies on a Five-Game Hiatus
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...

First Pitch Approaching Fast for Reddies Baseball and Softball

First Pitch Approaching Fast for Reddies Baseball and Softball

After a Halted 2020 Season, HSU Sports Return to the Diamond
January 23, 2021

After a hectic year in 2020, student athletes want nothing more than to play sports again. COVID has challenged their love for playing a sport they enjoy. However, much relief has come in January 2021...

Short-Handed Bisons Survive in Searcy

Short-Handed Bisons Survive in Searcy

Harding Barely Qualifies to Compete and Shows Up Against Henderson
January 22, 2021

The Harding Bisons only had 8 players dressed and active to play against the Reddies (1-2 GAC). The disadvantage seemed to be no issue as Harding (2-0 GAC) was hot from three-point range, knocking down...

Harding Handles Henderson

Harding Handles Henderson

Reddies' Whaley Rewrites Record Books, But Efforts Not Enough In Road Loss
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...

New signee, Simon McBride

A New Reddie for the Golf Team

November 25, 2020

Henderson State golf signed another future Reddie student-athlete into the program. Simon McBride committed to HSU in continuing his athletic success at Henderson State University. Simon’s makeup structure...

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

One women making history in the MLB

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

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

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

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...

The First Pitch

The First Pitch

November 10, 2020

After a long-standing 5 days of election results being counted, Joseph Biden Jr. was projected to win the key state of Pennsylvania which allowed him to be elected as the President of the United States....

The importance of a vote

The importance of a vote

November 3, 2020

Voting has never been more imperative to society than it has been this year. A lot of unexpected and unprecedented circumstances have occurred throughout the year and Nov. is a huge month. HSU athletes,...

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New Orleans outlast Chicago’s bearable fourth quarter run

November 3, 2020

The Saints escaped Soldier Field with a 3-point victory this past Sunday afternoon. Both teams had a similar record entering the game with the Saints coming in at 4-2 and the Bears at 5-3. Both teams are...

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Seattle falls short to the Cardinals in epic showdown

October 27, 2020

The Arizona Cardinals handed the Seattle Seahawks their first loss of the season on their home turf. A game of ups and downs shifted the momentum as the game had to play an extra 10 minutes in overtime...

Henderson swim team makes waves

Henderson swim team makes waves

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

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...

LSU vs Florida COVID-19 case surge

LSU vs Florida COVID-19 case surge

October 20, 2020

The postponement of the LSU game that was supposed to be played this past Saturday on October 10, 2020, got rescheduled to December 12, 2020. This is not the first game that has had to be suspended as...

Henderson State Men’s Basketball championship rings

Henderson State Men’s Basketball championship rings

October 13, 2020

The Reddies men’s basketball team received their Great American Conference Championship Rings on October 9, 2020. Although their season was cut short back in March by the pandemic, they missed out continuing...

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NFL vs COVID-19

October 13, 2020

The National Football League has been one of the top professional sports leagues that have battled COVID-19 cases. There have been numerous teams that have had to cancel games or reschedule games due to...

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WNBA finals

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

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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What about the WNBA?

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...

Athletic fee refund petition

Athletic fee refund petition

September 17, 2020

Many fans as well as athletes hoped to have a promising semester of football, basketball, cross-country, and volleyball. However, after an abrupt end in the spring semester due to COVID-19 with the cancellation...

NCAA DII Extended Recruiting Period And Insight On Senior Football Player Zac Newbell

April 13, 2020

Henderson was making history after the men's basketball team won the GAC tournament to get an automatic bid in the NCAA Division II playoffs. They didn’t get a chance to play in the NCAA Division II...

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

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

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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Some Games Aren’t In Our Favor

March 4, 2020

The Reddies traveled away to Durant, Oklahoma to take on Southeastern Oklahoma this past Thursday. The game started with a slow offense, although until Senior Guard Pink Jones picked up the pace with four...

Outshining The Rangers On Senior Night

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...

The Reddies Fall Short Against The Bulldogs

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...

Fighting Until The Last Second

February 16, 2020

Henderson battled to the last second against the University of Arkansas at Monticello as they endured their first home loss of the season.   An overall defensive effort kept the game relatively...

“HSU Falls Short To SNU In Overtime”

Women's basketball loses in overtime
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....

HSU Balls Against SEOSU

The men's basketball team beats Southeastern Oklahoma State University
February 1, 2020

The Reddies faced off against the GAC conference leaders, Southeastern Oklahoma State University at home. Henderson State found itself in a brutal disadvantage when two starters got caught in foul trouble...