2013: As a junior, Smith started in every game of the season and was one of two Drovers to do so. She came in second on the team in hits with 54, doubles with 11 and RBIs with 28. She was named All-Conference Second Team Infield for the second year in a row.
2013: Nichols started in 10 of the first 11 games of the year before sustaining a season-ending injury. She scored a total of three runs for the season and had one RBI.
2012: In her sophomore season, Nichols continued her history of starting in every game of the season. She led the team in total runs with 28 on the season. She had a career-high three runs in a March contest against Culver-Stockton. For the season, she drove in 11 runs.
CHICKASHA – Now halfway through the season, the Drover men are on track to attend the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament for the first time in a few years.
“I feel like the season is going great so far. We are off to a great run,” said Kyle Hunt, a 6-foot-10 senior. “We really put ourselves in a good predicament right now. I feel like the sky’s the limit for us.”
Leading the team in scoring and rebounding, Hunt made an impression on the 2011-12 team immediately.
Donna Jean Carpenter Pyle, 80, of Duncan, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, in Duncan. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens under direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donna Jean was born Sept. 23, 1931, at Carnegie, to Frederick David & Bertha (Hewes) Carpenter. She married Burt Webb on Aug. 7, 1955, and later married Edwin Pyle on Jan. 21, 1993.
CHICKASHA – Dr. Jeannette Loutsch and USAO’s Colleges Against Cancer decided to raise awareness of cancer and its devastating effects.
In 2011, she took it a step farther and decided to raise enough money to purchase pink uniforms for the Drover basketball women to don each year at the Pink Game. In February of 2011, she achieved that goal.