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

Nineteen SAU student-athletes named to GAC Fall All-Academic Team

February 12, 2015


A total of 19 student-athletes competing in fall sports at Southern Arkansas University were named to the 2014-15 Great American Conference Fall All-Academic Team as it was announced by the league office on Wednesday afternoon. “Division II places the balance of academic and athletic pursuits in its highest regards,” GAC Commissioner Will Prewitt said. “I… Read More

Big boots to fill for Mulerider Baird as Maye graduates from SAU

May 14, 2014

Muleriders Megan Maye (Left) and Payton Baird

Megan Maye took the Mulerider mascot to new heights and helped Southern Arkansas University reach record enrollment numbers before she graduated on May 9, 2014, leaving some big boots to fill for the new Mulerider Payton Baird. Baird, a freshman pre-nursing major from Fouke, will have the reins officially passed to her from Maye during… Read More

SAU Baseball and Softball both GAC Champions

May 7, 2014

SAU Baseball Champions

Southern Arkansas University’s baseball and softball teams both have brought home 2014 Great American Conference Championship trophies and are gearing up for regional play. After losing their first game of the 2014 Great American Conference Baseball Tournament, the Southern Arkansas baseball team fought their way through the loser’s bracket winning four-straight elimination games as they… Read More

Mulerider cheerleaders presenting mini cheer camp

March 2, 2012

The Southern Arkansas University Mulerider cheerleaders are sponsoring a mini cheer camp to take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on March 12-13. The camp is open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade, and registration cost is $35. Included in the registration fee is a cheer camp t-shirt, a group photo with the Mulerider cheerleaders, the… Read More

Strength Training Center to be dedicated

February 23, 2012

Strength Training Center

Southern Arkansas University will host a dedication ceremony for the Strength Training Center at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 29. The facility is located behind Goodheart Field on the SAU campus, and the public is invited to attend. The Strength Training Center provides a place for the University’s athletic teams to conduct strength training and conditioning…. Read More

SAU baseball to receive championship rings, dedicate Goodheart Field

October 4, 2011

The Southern Arkansas University baseball team will celebrate two milestones on Saturday, Oct. 15, as the team receives its 2011 Gulf South Conference championship rings and Mulerider Field officially becomes Goodheart Field. Both ceremonies will take place at Walker Stadium at approximately 6 p.m. (immediately following the homecoming football game).

We’re searching for a new Mulerider

January 21, 2011

Do you have what it takes to be the SAU Mulerider? Try-outs are being planned to find the next Mulerider. The Mulerider is more than just the mascot, he or she is an official ambassador of Southern Arkansas University. The Mulerider receives a $3,000 per year scholarship. Qualifications include: 2.7 cumulative GPA Experience riding and… Read More

Golf tournament will honor former Mulerider football coach

MAGNOLIA – The Southern Arkansas University Foundation will host the inaugural Rip Powell Invitational Golf Tournament beginning at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 17, at the Magnolia Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Mulerider football program and will be part of a campaign to name the field at Wilkins Stadium in Powell’s… Read More

Muleriders promoting movement in Magnolia elementary schools

September 28, 2010

Mulerider football players Caleb Patterson, from left, Darren “Skinny” Lewis, and Greg Nelson play freeze tag with a group of students at Westside Kindergarten.

MAGNOLIA— Members of the Southern Arkansas University Muleriders football team have partnered with staff from Talbot residence hall to promote physical education in Magnolia’s elementary schools. The group has been dubbed “Muleriders for Movement.” The student-athletes are planning weekly trips to the schools and hope to visit each campus three to four times during the… Read More