2012 Southern Arkansas Mulerider Football Review

photo from the Boomtown Classic football game

Three years of rebuilding the Southern Arkansas football program finally paid off in the fourth season for Head Coach Bill Keopple and his coaching staff as the Muleriders erased a six-year drought in finishing a stellar 2012 campaign with an 8-2 regular season record and at third in the Great American Conference at 6-2. SAU earned its first winning season since 2005, with the eight wins the most since the 2003 team went 9-3, and its .800 winning percentage was Read More

Andy Sharpe named new men’s basketball coach

Andy Sharpe

Andy Sharpe was introduced as the new men’s basketball coach at Southern Arkansas in April. He has served the past five years as head coach at NAIA-affiliated Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn. Sharpe brings eight years of coaching experience to the Muleriders, seven as a head coach in which he has compiled a career mark of 168-70 for a .706 win percentage. During his tenure at Martin Methodist, Sharpe led the RedHawks to prominence on the national stage, with Read More

Glover captures Gulf South Conference’s Top Honor

Maggie Glover - GSC Commissioner's Trophy

Southern Arkansas volleyball standout Maggie Glover reached the pinnacle of the Gulf South Conference when she received the league’s top award in being named the winner of the 2010-11 Commissioner’s Trophy on Monday, June 20. The Commissioner’s Trophy is the highest honor bestowed by the conference and one of the most prestigious individual honors in NCAA Division II. The conference recognizes one male and one female student-athlete with the award each year. There were 23 student-athletes from across the conference Read More

Southern Arkansas golfers make history

Southern Arkansas Mulerider golf team member Travis Chrietzberg and Lady Mulerider Whitley Patterson made school history when they were announced as first team All-Gulf South Conference selections by the league office, the first-ever first team picks from SAU since joining the conference in 1995-96. Chrietzberg, a junior transfer from Texarkana College, was recently named to the GSC All-Tournament team when he had the highest finish ever for a Southern Arkansas golfer in placing third at the conference championship in Hot Read More

Ken Cole appointed by Governor Beebe

Ken Cole

Southern Arkansas Head Athletic Trainer Ken Cole has been appointed by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to the state Board of Athletic Training for a three-year term expiring January 14, 2014. The Arkansas State Board of Athletic Training is a licensing and regulatory organization created to issue license for athletic training and to uphold the standards prescribed by statute to protect the health of the public. Appointed by the Governor, the Board is composed of five members for terms of three Read More