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November 21, 2017
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Muleriders' Pletcher on academic team

GREENWOOD, Ind. – Southern Arkansas football's Kile Pletcher has been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® First-Team as a Special Teams player for Super Region 3 as it was announced by CoSIDA on Thursday afternoon.

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Razorbacks fire athletic director Long after 10 years

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas fired athletic director Jeff Long on Wednesday, ending a nearly decade-long tenure that included the scandalous ouster of football coach Bobby Petrino and the continued mediocrity of the program under Bret Bielema.

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O'Banion earns All-GAC honor in volleyball

Following a senior season in which she eclipsed both the 1,000 career kills and 300 career blocks milestones, SAU Volleyball's Alli O'Banion was named to the Great American Conference's Honorable Mention team as announced by the league on Wednesday evening at the annual awards banquet in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

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SEC teams should get easy wins

Maybe college football could use a break after two straight weeks of ranked matchups and playoff-race altering results, and with two weeks coming up that will be loaded with rivalry games and championship implications.

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Superior ready to collect toys

Magnolia Junior Charity League (MJCL) has partnered with Superior Tumble & Cheer this Christmas season to collect toys for the foster children of Columbia County.

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Bielema's future is in question

Former QB calls Hogs' last two games ‘critical’

FAYETTEVILLE. (AP) — Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema had a direct answer this week when he was asked if either he or his representation had taken part in any conversations recently with athletic director Jeff Long about his future.

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C.J. Johnson of McNeil killed this 13-point buck last weekend while deer hunting.

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Muleriders earn postseason honors

The Great American Conference announced its annual all-conference teams for football on Tuesday and for the second-straight year, the Southern Arkansas football team was well-represented with a total of 13 selections.

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Durant leads Warriors past Magic

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One night last week, Kevin Durant sat out. On Monday, it was Stephen Curry with the same bruised thigh muscle that sidelined the NBA Finals MVP.

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UAPB falls to North Dakota

HONOLULU (AP) — Cortez Seales had 22 points, six rebounds and four assists to help North Dakota beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 80-71 in the final night of Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic on Monday.

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Arkansas State loses 83-69

JONESBORO (AP) — Deven Simms scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Arkansas State beat Abilene Christian 83-69 in its home opener on Monday night.

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