CHICKASHA – Three Drovers stood out with double digit points in Monday night’s USAO women’s basketball home opener against Texas Wesleyan.
Liberty Payne, a newcomer who has been practicing with the team since winter break, came out as the team’s leading scorer with 14 points. Following close behind were juniors Tashina Ototivo and Sharnice Reed with 11 points each.
Ototivo also came in as USAO’s leading rebounder, grabbing nine in the game. Junior Alaria Waddle had another eight rebounds for the Drovers.
Maestro and master violinist Yuval Waldman returns to Oklahoma for a holiday concert at 3 p.m. on Dec. 4 in a novel venue – the historic Gold Dome in midtown Oklahoma City. Waldman will be joined by the Harding Fine Arts Academy Choir as well as a hand-chosen string ensemble. Based in New York City, Waldman travels and performs around the world and is known for imaginative approaches to music presentation.
Maestro Yuval Waldman of New York City returns to Oklahoma on Dec. 4 for a Holiday Concert Under the Dome – showcasing the choir from the Harding Fine Arts Academy and a world-class strings group led by Waldman.
CHICKASHA – Epitomizing student-athlete, three USAO Drover soccer players were named Capitol One Academic All-District on Friday.
To earn the honor, athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher, be at least of sophomore status and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s games. One Drover man, Niall Crick, and two Drover women, Leslie Bross and Gabby Barros, earned the honor.
“The Rant,” a mixed media piece featuring ceramics, gold leaf and paint by artist Jan Tindale demonstrates the Ardmore artist’s unique style and imagery. This piece and others will be on display in a double opening of Tindale’s art show, Angels and Altars alongside the USAO Drama Department’s fall production of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches on Nov. 12.
The art and drama departments at the University of Science and Arts are collaborating this fall on a unique event that brings an art show and Pulitzer-prize winning play together into one thought-provoking evening.
The USAO Concert Choir performs in the Alumni Chapel under the direction of Dr. Jan Hanson. The choir will join forces with the Guthrie High School Concert choir, under the direction of Bill Perring, for two concerts on Nov. 14 at the Te Ata Memorial Auditorium in Chickasha and Nov. 17 at the Guthrie Scottish Rite Masonic Temple.
More than 100 voices will fill two historical venues as the choirs of the University of Science and Arts and Guthrie High School combine to present two concerts on Nov. 14 and Nov. 17.
CHICKASHA – Continuing their strong season, the Drover women move on to the SAC Semifinals for the first time in school history after a hard-earned win 1-0 over Mid-America Christian on Saturday afternoon.
The Drovers will move on to play at 7 p.m. at Southern Nazarene on Tuesday. SNU advanced over John Brown in penalty kicks.
The winner of Monday’s match will go on to play the winner of a game between Rogers State and Oklahoma City for the SAC Tournament Title and a bid to the National Tournament.