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Bethany Franks, shown in a file photo, led the Lady Bulldogs with 20 points against Ouachita Jan. 6.

Lady Bulldogs surge past Ouachita for 12th straight

January 7, 2022

The No. 17/22-ranked SWOSU women's basketball team put on a show in the second half of Thursday's contest, as they defeated Ouachita Baptist 89-72 for their 12th consecutive victory. After shooting...

Damion Thornton, shown here in an previous encounter, scored  29 points against Oauchita Baptist.

Bulldogs fall to Ouachita in closing seconds of OT

SWOSU Athletics January 7, 2022

SWOSU men’s basketball lost a heartbreaker in overtime to Ouachita Baptist 82-81 Thursday night inside the Pioneer Cellular Event Center. Ouachita Baptist made the game winning basket with three seconds...

Lady Bulldogs ring in new year with victory

Lady Bulldogs ring in new year with victory

SWOSU Athletics January 3, 2022

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – SWOSU Women’s Basketball led by only four points with 7:49 left to play against Southern Arkansas on Saturday afternoon but scored the next 12 points to give them the breathing room...

GAC road opener postponed for men’s hoops; women to play

GAC road opener postponed for men’s hoops; women to play

SWOSU Athletics December 30, 2021

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Due to COVID-19 management protocols within the Arkansas Monticello men's basketball team, SWOSU's matchup with UAM on Thursday, December 30 has been postponed. A rescheduled date...

Makyra Tramble Earns GAC Weekly Recognition

Makyra Tramble Earns GAC Weekly Recognition

SWOSU Athletics November 30, 2021

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – SWOSU Women’s Basketball sophomore guard Makyra Tramble has been named the Great American Conference Player of the Week, announced Monday from the conference office. Tramble...

SWOSU Sweeps Pak-A-Sak Classic to Close Out Non-Conference Play

SWOSU Sweeps Pak-A-Sak Classic to Close Out Non-Conference Play

SWOSU Athletics November 27, 2021

CANYON, Texas – The Lady Bulldog Basketball Team made it two wins in two days against Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) opponents after an 87-71 victory over Fort Lewis College on Saturday. Double-digit...

Karly Gore Earns Player of the Week Honor

Karly Gore Earns Player of the Week Honor

SWOSU Athletics November 18, 2021

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – SWOSU Women’s Basketball sophomore guard Karly Gore was named the Great American Conference’s Player of the Week on Tuesday after a stellar weekend playing in the GAC/MIAA Crossover. Gore...

“We want to change this program around”: Men’s Basketball Team Preview

“We want to change this program around”: Men’s Basketball Team Preview

Rachel Masson, Sports Editor October 15, 2021

Last season, the Bulldogs were able to have a season in the spring semester that consisted of 20 games with two games being postponed and one game being cancelled. Now, the Bulldogs are back to having...

“We have extremely high expectations”: Women’s Basketball Team Preview

“We have extremely high expectations”: Women’s Basketball Team Preview

Kade Kimble, Sports Reporter October 15, 2021

The SWOSU women’s basketball team plans to build off of their previous success to put together another winning season. Their previous season, played without fans because of COVID, was an 18-4 season...

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