SAU announces Blue and Gold Day on the Magnolia Square

August 17, 2015


Southern Arkansas University, in partnership with the city of Magnolia and Columbia County, has announced that it will hold an inaugural Blue and Gold Day on Tuesday, August 25 from 4-8 p.m. on the Magnolia Square. On this day, the Magnolia community is encouraged to wear blue and gold in support of SAU and also… Read More

Higginbotham nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

June 30, 2015


Southern Arkansas softball senior standout Sarah Higginbotham is among a record-setting 480 nominees from across all divisions of the NCAA for the prestigious 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award as it was announced by the NCAA late last week. Each year, the NCAA encourages schools to honor its top graduating female student-athletes by submitting… Read More

Pearce national champ on fifth trip to rodeo finals

June 25, 2015

Loni Pearce SAU National Rodeo Champion 2015

As if earning a spot in the College National Finals Rodeo five years in a row for Southern Arkansas University’s Loni Pearce was not enough, she became the goat tying national champion in her final trip to Casper, Wyoming, on June 20, 2015. Pearce entered the short round in first place. Her final run of… Read More

Beavers named to Capital One Academic All-America® First-Team

Academic All-America (2015)

Southern Arkansas senior cross-country runner Michelle Beavers has been named to the 2014-15 Capital One Academic All-America® First-Team for Cross-Country/Track and Field as it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Wednesday. Beavers, a native of Metairie, La., earned Capital One Academic All-America® Second-Team honors last year as a junior,… Read More

SAU Story Arena to host Bull Jam on May 30

May 18, 2015

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Southern Arkansas University’s Story Arena is hosting an inaugural SAU Bull Jam at 8 p.m. on May 30, 2015. “This will be bull riding action at its best,” said Rusty Hayes, SAU rodeo coach and director of farm operations. “There is going to be ‘danger zone’ seating, a shark cage for the bull fighters and… Read More

Muleriders capture fourth-consecutive GAC Tournament Championship

May 7, 2015


For the fifth-consecutive year and fourth-straight time as members of the Great American Conference, the Southern Arkansas Mulerider baseball team captured a tournament championship after defeating Henderson State 6-3 on Wednesday afternoon at David Allen Memorial Ballpark in Enid, Oklahoma. The Muleriders received a strong outing by junior right-hander Landon Simpson, who just days earlier… Read More

Groundbreaking planned for softball field house

April 23, 2015


Southern Arkansas University hopes to knock one out of the park as it breaks ground on a $1 million expansion to the Mulerider Softball Complex at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28. University officials have planned the construction of a new field house to meet several needs for the Mulerider softball program. The facility will… Read More

Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament postponed


Southern Arkansas University’s 5th Annual Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament has been postponed until Friday, May 1, due to the threat of inclement weather. The National Weather Service has forecasted a strong chance of severe thunderstorms for April 24, the tournament’s original date. Organizers say the tournament will follow its original schedule with one flight… Read More

Groundbreaking planned for track and field upgrades

April 22, 2015

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Southern Arkansas University’s track and field program is getting ready to clear a big hurdle as a ground breaking is set for major upgrades to the Mulerider Track and Field facility. The ceremony is slated for 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, at the track. Designed by WER architects, this project will result in a… Read More