The SAU baseball team came away with a 5-3 win Monday afternoon at Harding University in Searcy. With Monday’s win, the Muleriders won the series, 2 games to 1. SAU jumped out to the early lead Monday with 3 runs in the second inning. Billy Germaine made it 4-0 with a solo home run in the third. Harding chipped away at the lead with single
SAU softball pitcher Kimmy Beasley is the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week. Beasley had 2 complete-game shut-out wins in the Harding series; also a save. It’s the 3rd Pitcher of the Week for Beasley this season. The second-place Lady Muleriders travel to first-place Arkansas Tech Friday and Saturday.
The SAU softball team swept their 4-game series with Harding in Magnolia. The Lady Muleriders won 4-0 and 7-5 Friday, and 6-0 and 12-4 Saturday. The Lady Muleriders are in second place in the Great American Conference. They travel to first-place Arkansas Tech Friday and Saturday.
The SAU baseball team pounded out 15 hits in the first game of a doubleaheader Sunday at Harding, but they could manage only 6 hits in the second game. As a result, the Muleriders won the first game 8-2, but they lost the nightcap 5-3. The third game of the series begins at 1 o’clock today. You can hear the game live on KVMA 630 AM and 107.1
A change has been made to the schedule of SAU’s conference baseball series this week at Harding. Searcy has received a large amount of rain and they are going to give the field an extra day to dry. The series will now start with a doubleheader at noon Saturday, and they will play a single game at 1:00 Sunday. You can hear all three games live
Magnolia Police advise that they have arrested a local woman for passing counterfeit $100 bills to people she dealt with on the Facebook Online Garage Sale. She is accused of buying items from three different sellers, paying with the counterfeit bills, then receiving the items and change. The transactions reportedly took place on March 1st and
The SAU softball team split a conference doubleheader Tuesday at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The won the first game 4-1, but lost the second game 3-1. Darian Harris and Ashton Atwell each had 3 hits on the day for SAU. Kaylee Garner was the winning pitcher. The Lady Muleriders are now 19 and 4 in the Great American Conference, 27
Matt Goodheart pitched his second no hitter of the season Tuesday in Magnolia as the Panthers run-ruled the Hope Bobcats 10 to 0. Goodheart improved his record to 5 and 0 on the season. Jay French, Brooks Lynch and Alex Fogo each had two hits for the Panthers. Magnolia improves their record to 10 and 2 on the season, 2 and 1 in the 5A South.
The SAU baseball team edged LSU-Shreveport 10-9 Tuesday in Magnolia. Justin Buchanan had 4 hits and 4 RBIs. Trevor Rucker and Jake Tisevich had 3 hits apiece. The Muleriders are now 20 and 11 for the season. They have a conference series Friday and Saturday at Harding University.
The Columbia County Quorum Court will hold its regular meeting on April 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. on the 2nd floor courtroom at the Columbia County Courthouse. They will consider appropriation ordinance amending and supplementing various budgets, consider ordinance for codification of ordinances, consider ordinance designating responsibility for fine