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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...

HSU will no longer offer French or German courses due to a reduction in the foreign language department.

Say What? HSU No Longer Offers French or German

Lance Brownfield, Editor-in-Chief, The Oracle CE May 30, 2021

Henderson’s budget may be on the way to recovery, but the effects of the crisis are still being felt in many departments. The department of English, Philosophy and Foreign Language has lost several key...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Student Athlete - Stephen Jones

On the Road to Success

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter November 10, 2020

“If you want to be as good as you can be, you definitely have to pay attention to detail,” said Coach Matthews, Head Coach of Swimming and Diving at Henderson State University.    When...

The importance of a vote

The importance of a vote

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter 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,...

Fofana scores a Signing

Fofana scores a Signing

Teuana Smith, Sports Reporter October 27, 2020

On Friday, upon clearance, Mike Fofana will be stepping on to the court for his first professional game with Esguerra in Aveiro, Portugal. Fofana is a Henderson graduate student who played for the basketball...

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...

Henderson State Men’s Basketball championship rings

Henderson State Men’s Basketball championship rings

Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter 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...

Ford trudges on to victory in Hot Springs

Ford trudges on to victory in Hot Springs

Donovan Lee, Sports Editor October 7, 2020

Last weekend, the Hot Springs Country Club hosted an Amateur Invitational tournament. Several Reddies golfers participated in a chance to take home that trophy.   The 36-hole tournament kicked...

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