Four SAU volleyball players earned All-GAC honors this year. Serena LeDuff was named to the first team and Newcomer of the Year. Taylor Reaume and Hannah Rice received second-team honors, and Alli O’Banion received honorable mention. Emilie Aase was named the Crafton Tull Elite Scholar, and Rice was among the Distinguished Scholars. SAU is
The Magnolia High School basketball teams begin their season tonight. They play at home against Fordyce. The varsity girls tip off at 5:00, followed by the varsity boys.
The SAU basketball teams begin conference play tonight at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. The ladies tip off at 5:30, followed by the men at about 7:30. You can hear both games live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1 and online at MagnoliaRadio.com. The broadcast begins at 5:20.
Eleven SAU football players earned All-Great American Conference honors. Quarterback Barrett Renner and Cornerback Quan Warren were named to the first team. Renner was also named the Freshman of the Year. SAU also placed seven players on the All-GAC second team, and two received honorable mention.
The SAU women’s basketball team was down by 13 with five and a half minutes remaining in their game Tuesday at Texas A&M- Commerce. But the Lady Muleriders scored the last 15 points of the game and they beat the Lions 76 to 74. Shana Holmes led SAU with 25 points. Rosa Bryant added 23 points and 18 rebounds. The Lady Muleriders are now 2
The Columbia County Quorum Court Finance Committee met Monday; they voted to recommend to the full Quorum Court a 10 percent increase in slot adjustment salaries for Columbia County deputies and the jail administrator. This will involve 17 employees. The Finance Committee will also recommend moving the assessor’s office to a county-owned
As the Columbia County Quorum Court’s finance committee works on the 2016 budget, there are several major funding issues to consider. At the two previous meetings, Sheriff Mike Loe has made impassioned pleas for raises for Columbia County’s deputies. He said his office has been short three positions this year. Loe cited recent attacks on law
The SAU football team wraps up the season at home Saturday against the University of Arkansas-Monticello. It will be the fourth annual Battle of the Timberlands. The winner of the game gets to keep the trophy for the next year. So far, the Muleriders have claimed the trophy each year. Game time is 2:00 Saturday at Wilkins Stadium at SAU. The
The SAU basketball teams are ready to get their seasons started. The Muleriders open at a Classic in Lancaster, Texas; they have games there at 5 p.m. today and Saturday. The Lady Muleriders open their basketball season at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Philander Smith College in Little Rock. Our first basketball broadcasts on Magnolia’s Country 99.1