CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed two late victories in a Monday afternoon doubleheader against conference foe Rogers State.
In the first game, the Drovers quickly got on the board when Ashley Mitchell scored off a single by Taylor Smith.
Rogers State was able to tie the game in the third inning. The Drovers took the lead again with two runs in the fifth inning. First Kayla Adams singled to center field to score Katie Jirak, and then Adams scored later in the inning, again off an RBI by Smith.
This year, tryouts for the Drover Dancers and the USAO mascot, Dusty the Drover, will be combined. Tryouts will be Sept. 7-8, and interested students must be able to attend both days. The informational meeting before tryouts is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in Station 82
Unable to attend? For more details on Dancer tryouts, email Emily Hector at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details on mascot tryouts, email Jessica Jackson at email@example.com.
Graduating from college on the same day she earned her U.S. citizenship is Bled N’Guessan, right, who came to America from The Ivory Coast. Presenting her the Alumni Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award is Patsy Jo Heidlage of Claremore during Friday night’s commencement at USAO.
CHICKASHA – More than 1,500 people attended Friday night’s commencement in two ceremonies at the college – the fourth time a two-ceremony schedule has been used to alleviate overcrowding in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium.