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SAU Baseball and Softball Schedules

SAU coach Steve Browning has decided to make a change in this week’s conference baseball schedule. They will now play a doubleheader today, starting at 3 o’clock, and a single game Saturday at 1:00. Their opponent is Southeastern Oklahoma State. You can hear all three games live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1, and online at

The Magnolia Panthers Games Scheduled

The Magnolia Panthers won their baseball game 7-3 Thursday at Taylor. The Panthers improved to 14 and 3 for the season. They return to conference action at 4:30 today, at home against De Queen. The Panther game will be broadcast live on Classic Hits KVMA at 630 AM and 107.1 FM. The broadcast begins at 4:10. The Lady Panther softball team also

SAU Baseball & Softball

SAU has made a change in this week’s conference baseball schedule. They will now play a doubleheader Friday, starting at 3 o’clock, and a single game Saturday at 1:00. Their opponent is Southeastern Oklahoma State. You can hear all three games live on Magnolia’s Country 99.1, and online at MagnoliaRadio.com.   The SAU softball team is

MHS Baseball & Softball

The Magnolia Panthers won their baseball game 7-3 Thursday at Taylor. The Panthers improved to 14 and 3 for the season. They return to conference action at 4:30 Friday, at home against De Queen. The Panther game will be broadcast live on Classic Hits KVMA at 630 AM and 107.1 FM. The broadcast begins at 4:10.   The Lady Panther softball team

Brief Tornado Touchdown Monday in Columbia County

The National Weather Service confirms that there was a brief tornado Monday afternoon in Columbia County. The Weather Service issued a preliminary report, and they say the EF-0 tornado had estimated peak wind of 74 miles per hour. Its path was 1.2 miles long and 25 yards wide. The tornado touched down at 1:26 p.m. near the intersection of US

SAU Baseball Wins & Softball Splits

The SAU baseball team edged Harding 5-4 in a non-conference game Tuesday in Magnolia. Timothy Buchanan was the first of five SAU pitchers; he got the win and Jared Fielden picked up his seventh save. Trevor Rucker had three hits. Justin Buchanan and Michael Page had two RBIs apiece. The Muleriders are now 25 and 13 for the season. The SAU

Panthers Knock Off Watson Chapel

The Magnolia Baseball Panthers defeated Watson Chapel 1-0 Tuesday in Magnolia. Parker Ribble doubled in the fourth inning and came around to score on a Thomas Prince single. That’s all the scoring Magnolia needed as Jay French pitched a 3-hit shutout. The Panthers are now one game behind Watson Chapel, White Hall and Lakeside for the 5A South

Dunn Pleads Guilty; Gets 30 Years

There was a surprise ending to Thursday’s Circuit Court proceedings. 22 year old Byron Lavell Dunn entered into a plea agreement with the state. Dunn’s charges stemmed from a shooting in August 2014 in the VFW building. Two men were killed in that shooting; Dunn was charged in the death of SAU football player Brandon Hobdy. Dunn was