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Reddies Kick Off 2021 Season

Their Long Awaited Return

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor September 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...

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...

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...

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 April 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 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...

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

Agonizing defeat ends chance to repeat

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor March 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 March 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 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,...

Four days later, same result

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter March 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...

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...

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...

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...

Reddies fall to Arkansas-Monticello, 73-57.

Boll Weevils plow over Reddies in Monticello

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter 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...

(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...

Time Was Not on Tech's Side

Time Was Not on Tech’s Side

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter January 25, 2021

The Reddies (2-3 GAC)  finessed another win against Arkansas Tech (3-3, 1-3 GAC). This was the second meeting of the season between the conference foes. Senior forward Raekwon Rodgers won the opening...

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...

First Pitch Approaching Fast for Reddies Baseball and Softball

First Pitch Approaching Fast for Reddies Baseball and Softball

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter 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

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter 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...

Reddies Thrown off Course by UAM

Reddies Thrown off Course by UAM

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter January 22, 2021

For this season's first game against Arkansas-Monticello (3-1, 2-1 GAC), Henderson State (1-2 GAC) took an unexpected hit. Within three minutes of the first half, The Reddies ignited the game with a 7-2...

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