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  Matt Daniel updates state of Arkansas State women’s basketball

He reflected on the new signing class & new assistant coaches. We also asked Daniel about his conversations with his players during the Black Lives Matter movement, scheduling, and much more.

Razorback head coach Sam Pittman provides football summer update

David Patrick named Arkansas basketball associate head coach

NC State OL/DT Kennan Solomon will transfer to Arkansas State

  JHS baseball standout Josh Hyneman commits to Arkansas

Arkansas State alum Dwayne Frampton giving back in Los Angeles

Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad signs deal with Orioles

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  Arkansas State alum Tyler Zuber makes Royals 60-man roster

Six Red Wolves are 2019-20 WGCA All-American Scholars

  Former A-State basketball player Rakeem Dickerson passes away

Austin Cook finishes T54 at the Travelers Championship

Terry Mohajir #5 in Stadium ranking of top Non-Power 5 ADs

Arkansas SS Casey Martin signs with Phillies

Arkansas State women’s basketball adds 3 new assistant coaches for 2020-21

Weston Jameson, Lizzie Nessling, & McGhee Mann will join Matt Daniel’s staff.

  Palm Beach State College forward Tim Holland signs with A-State basketball

He averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds per game in the 2019-20 season.

  Arkansas State football picks up more out-of-state 2021 commits

Gardendale (AL) defensive back Justin Parks & Clemens (TX) offensive limeman Jax Andrews verballed on Monday.

West Memphis & Razorback alum Sonny Weems named CBA Player of the Week

He dropped 24 points, 10 rebounds, & 7 assists on Saturday for the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

  Arkansas State football adds more commits from Mississippi

  Jonesboro native Austin Cook getting ready to return to PGA Tour

  Cabot WR Marlon Crockett commits to Arkansas State football

NCAA approves 2020 summer activities for D1 men’s & women’s basketball

NCAA D1 Council approves 2020 football preseason schedule

Arkansas State, Arkansas, & Missouri on radar for 2021 class of College Football Hall of Fame

  Arkansas State senior John Scotti selected in Major League Rugby Collegiate Draft

He suited up for the Red Wolves for the past 4 seasons.

Arkansas State developing Centennial Bank Stadium seating plan to follow COVID-19 guidelines

The Red Wolves initial plan says they'll be allowed to seat all season ticket holders in accordance of ADH directives.

Report: Former head coach Bret Bielema sues Razorback Foundation

According to Sportico, the former head coach filed a $7 million dollar lawsuit.

College football tickets may be hard to come by this fall

Come this fall, college football games may not look like they always have. The University of Memphis announced Wednesday that because of social distancing, it’s likely only season ticket holders will get tickets.

Arkansas State women’s basketball to face Arkansas in 2021-2022 season

Arkansas head coach Mike Neighbors tweeted Wednesday that he touched base with the head coaches at Arkansas State, UCA, Little Rock, & UAPB.

SEC going virtual for 2020 football Media Days

The virtual event will feature Sankey’s annual “State of the SEC” address, as well as media sessions with the conference's 14 head coaches and select student-athletes from each school. The SEC is in planning with the SEC Network to provide wall-to-wall coverage of the virtual event.

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

The NCAA's football oversight committee expects to finalize a plan on Thursday to allow teams to conduct up to 12 unpadded, slow-speed practices, also know as walk-throughs, during the 14 days before the typical preseason begins in August.

  Arkansas sophomore Thea Rice transfers to Arkansas State tennis

Rice joins the Red Wolves with three years of eligibility remaining due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a sophomore, Rice racked up five wins in doubles play while appearing in singles action against Virginia Tech in the shortened season.

Arkansas State baseball announces 2020 summer camp dates

There will be four Youth Day Camp sessions for ages 7-11 held July 6-9. There will be a second set of Youth Day Camp sessions July 13-16, while the third Youth Day Camp sessions are scheduled for July 20-23. The final Youth Day Camp sessions will be conducted July 27-30.

  Arkansas State goalie Megan McClure named to STLToday All-Decade 1st Team

She was the All-Metro Player of the Year in 2017 for Webster Groves. McClure recorded 16 shutouts and led the Statesmen to the MSHSAA Class 3 State Championship.

Report: Arkansas State baseball to play Arkansas in 2021

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the midweek matchup would take place at Baum Stadium.

Report: Arkansas allowing coaches to schedule Arkansas State & UCA in multiple sports

The Razorbacks played Little Rock & UAPB in several sports in 2019.

Texas State investigates racial abuse claims against Danny Kaspar

Former Bobcats point guard Jaylen Shead posted the allegations on Twitter late Thursday, accusing Kaspar of singling out black players with racist taunts and threatening to have a foreign player deported.

12 Red Wolves selected to 2020 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Sun Belt Team

Wide receiver Jonathan Adams & kicker Blake Grupe earned First Team honors.

  7 Arkansas State athletes test positive for COVID-19

Seven Arkansas State University student-athletes have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to Chancellor Kelly Damphousse.

Arkansas announces student-athlete tests positive for COVID-19

Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek says that the positive result was confirmed based on the results of a test conducted last week.

  Razorback superfan Canaan Sandy celebrates birthday in style Thursday

The Cave City native visited Little Rock & Fayetteville.

College of the Canyons DT Aurion Peoples commits to Arkansas State

Peoples had offers from North Texas, Eastern Michigan, Liberty, Troy, New Mexico State, Missouri State, & Northern Arizona.

Little Rock Christian junior LB/WR Corey Platt commits to Arkansas State

Platt earned All-State honors in 2019 as the 13-1 Warriors reached the 5A State Championship Game. He helped LRCA win it all in 2018.

DeSoto (TX) junior WR Jaedon Wilson commits to Arkansas

The 3-star prospect had 12 Power 5 offers including Missouri and Kansas.

Arkansas associate head coach Chris Crutchfield named East Central head basketball coach

He helped the Razorbacks to a 20-12 record in the 2019-20 season.

Arkansas State alum Demario Davis: We have to change the way policing is done

The Saints linebacker is active on social media on various causes beyond the gridiron. Davis appeared on the NFL Network Monday to talk about the nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd.

  Arkansas State alum Cody Brown hoping for NFL opportunity

Former A-State DB has spent the last two seasons in the AAF & XFL

  Zan Luka Stirn & Julien Sale will return to Arkansas State golf in 2020-21

Both are taking advantage of an NCAA COVID-19 ruling that allows seniors in spring sports an extra year of eligibility.

Sun Belt finalizes bowl lineup through 2025

The conference will have five tie-ins in the 2020 season.

Arkansas women’s basketball will host Baylor in 2020 SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Mike Neighbors' Razorbacks get to face the reigning national champions.

Yurachek announces plan for Razorback student-athletes to return to campus

Veterans in football along with men’s and women’s basketball are allowed to come back to campus on June 8th.

  Red Wolves Review football series premieres Tuesday on ESPN+

Appearing in the order they were played, the initial five shows will review the Red Wolves' 2019 regular-season games against SMU, UNLV, Coastal Carolina and Georgia Southern and their Camellia Bowl victory over Florida International. The series finale will recap A-State's 2020 spring camp.

Nettleton alum Nick Hilson named to SEC Community Service Team

He volunteered with a number of community service projects which included the One Arkansas Road Show in Fort Smith, & the RazorCall at Fox Meadow Elementary.

Arkansas State sophomore Camryn Newton-Smith named a Indoor All-American

Camryn Newton-Smith, the 2020 Sun Belt pentathlon and 60m hurdles champion, will represents not only the Red Wolves, but the entire Sun Belt Conference on the list. She was the lone athlete, male or female, from the league to make the elite field.

Arkansas OF Heston Kjerstad named a Collegiate Baseball All-American

The Amarillo, Texas, native put up video-game numbers in 2020, finishing the year with a .448/.791/.513 clip at the plate over 67 at-bats. He recorded 30 hits, five doubles and six homers, with 20 RBIs and 19 runs scored.

  Cave City standout Fischer Miller reflects on signing with Arkansas State track & field

He won 2019 state titles in the Indoor & Outdoor mile.

Arkansas catcher Casey Opitz named to SEC Community Service Team

A junior from Colorado, Opitz has been a positive influence for both the Arkansas baseball program and in the Fayetteville community during his time as a Razorback. He is a consistent leader in giving back, volunteering to go Christmas shopping and delivering toys for kids at Greenland Elementary.

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Basketball coach Eddie Sutton led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament.

Cincinnati WR Javan Hawes transfers to Arkansas State

Hawes didn’t appear in any games for the Bearcats in the 2019 season. He appeared in 8 games in 2017 & 12 games in 2018

  Paragould native Braxton Burnside reflects on 2020 with Razorback softball

She hit .394 with 5 HR and 20 RBI for #20 Arkansas.

A-State student-athletes post school record spring semester

A department-wide 3.282 GPA is a school record for any single semester, while 67 Red Wolves posted 4.0 marks in the term (46 women, 21 men). Twelve teams earned a GPA of 3.0 or greater, including all women’s teams.

SEC approves on-campus voluntary athletic activities starting June 8th

June 8 will begin a transition period that will allow student-athletes to gradually adapt to full training and sports activity after this recent period of inactivity. Under plans developed by each university and consistent with state and local health directives, certain activities will be permitted

Arkansas State football coach Blake Anderson receives restructured contract extension

The deal runs through the 2023 season.

  Valley View alum Hunter Roper joins Arkansas State women’s tennis

Roper comes to A-State with three years of eligibility remaining. As a freshman with Xavier in the 2018-19 season, Roper won 22 single matches, including 15 in dual play.

Arkansas State football to continue regional rivalry with Memphis

The Red Wolves and Tigers will face off 8 times over the next 10 seasons.

NCAA approves voluntary workouts for football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball

Yahoo! Sports was first to report the news. Workouts would start on June 1st.

Natural State teams make the grade in updated NCAA APR figures

All Arkansas State, Arkansas, UCA, Little Rock, & UAPB athletic programs scored above the 930 threshold needed for postseason play.

  Harrisburg alum Keely Huffine reflects after breakout 2020 with Razorbacks

She hit 3 home runs in 21 games with Arkansas softball.

  Kavion Alston makes transition from Wynne football to Arkansas State cheer

The Wynne standout signed with the Red Wolves on May 8th.

Kentucky HS LB Michael Lunz II commits to Arkansas State

He chose the Red Wolves over offers from a pair of P5 schools.

GoFundMe funds growing to help former Razorback

Over $20,000 has been raised to help De'Anthony Curtis.

  Balado breaks down 2020-21 Arkansas State basketball recruiting class

The Red Wolves signed 6 players total, 4 of them in less than a month.

  Arkansas State head coaches will take voluntary pay cuts to help athletic budget

Vice Chancellor of Intercollegiate Athletics Terry Mohajir will also take a pay cut along with some assistant coaches.

Arkansas State men’s basketball signs Croatia native Mario Fantina

Fantina, a 6-4 guard from Croatia, led KK Zadar to the Croatian Junior League Finals while averaging 12.8 points, 3.9 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game.

Paragould alum Braxton Burnside named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

The Arkansas junior infielder automatically qualifies to appear on the ballot for Academic All-America honors by virtue of their All-District First Team recognition.

Sun Belt Conference reveals new logos

Developed by the Brian Gundell Graphic Design Co., the new branding identity comes after a seven-month process to create a strong, cohesive set of marks to modernize the look while staying true to the conference’s mission.

Jonesboro alum Wil Gibson named to SEC Community Service Team

Gibson was recognized for his work as a member of the Razorback Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He additionally participated in the Fearless Food Fight, a collaboration with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield to fight hunger in Arkansas, and City Youth Ministries.

Phenix City NFL star McKissic ready for new challenge with Redskins

Saying J.D. McKissic made a big splash on his first professional play is to understate things. The former Central Red Devil signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2016, and his first touch in the Birds' preseason opener was a beauty, taking the second half opening kickoff 101

Four Arkansas State programs earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards

Women’s cross country, men’s golf, women’s golf and women’s tennis were honored for earning multi-year Academic Progress Rates in the top 10 percent of all teams in their respective sports.

West Memphis & Arkansas alum Sonny Weems gives back

He donated nearly 7,000 masks to his hometown of West Memphis. They’ll help protect people from the spread of the coronavirus.

Arkansas State women’s basketball adds Poland native Karolina Szydlowska

Szydlowska, a 6-0 forward from Wroclaw, Poland, spent the last two seasons at Seward County Community College in Kansas. This past season, she helped the Saints to a 25-7 record and a semifinal finish in the NJCAA Region VI Tournament.

Arkansas State reveals winners on ESPN+ State Awards Show

The program was highlighted by the announcement of some of the most prestigious A-State Athletics awards and a strong student-athlete presence with multiple highlight video and recorded speaking appearances included.