October 2012

Shavon Scott

Players Number: 
23
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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Milwaukee, Wis.
Previous School: 
St. Mary's Univ.
Height: 
6'3
Position: 
G

2012-13: In his first season at USAO, Scott saw time in every game, starting in all but one. Scott was a danger in all aspects of the game so it’s no surprise he led the team in minutes, playing 785 minutes during the season. He came in second on the team in total points with 213 and in total rebounds with 156 on the season. Furthermore, he led the team in steals with 34 and was second in assists at 56. Scott also got things done in the classroom and was named Academic All-Conference for the Sooner Athletic Conference.

Byars takes SAC Defensive Player of the Week honor

Date Published: 
10/08/2012
sports image: Bryan Byars

CHICKASHA – Leading the country in goals against average and securing nine shutouts in a row, sophomore Bryan Byars was named this week’s Sooner Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

This week, Byars posted his eighth and ninth shutouts in a row while collecting three saves a piece against conference opponents Rogers State and John Brown. He has 25 saves on the season.

Byars currently leads the country in goals against average (0.18), giving up just two goals in the 11 games of the season.

McDANIEL, Ronnie K.

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September-25-2012

Funeral services for Ronnie McDaniel, 58, of Chickasha, will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the First Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Wallace Boyd and Rev. Roscoe Strunk officiating. Ronnie Keith McDaniel was born Oct. 29, 1953 in Clinton, the son of Cleo and Louise McDaniel. While surrounded by his loved ones he went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012, in Oklahoma City. Ronnie graduated from Chickasha High School in 1971 and attended Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts and graduated with an Associates Degree in Business in 1973.

WALLACE, Peggy L.(Ramsey)

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September-26-2012

Peggy L. Wallace was born on March 30, 1926, in Beggs, Oklahoma, to C. W. (Ceaf) and Walsie Bea Ramsey. She died in Tulsa on September 26, 2012. Peggy moved around a lot in her younger years, attending school in Beggs and Okmulgee before graduating from Seminole High School. She studied briefly at the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, before going to work at the DX Sunray oil refinery in Tulsa, where she was named Miss DX Sunray. While there, Peggy raised an eyebrow or two when her then-beau, Robert N.

GUFFY, Marie (Claiborne)

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September-23-2012

Marie C. Guffy, age 95, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012. She was born September 17, 1917 in Humphrey, Oklahoma to James F. Claiborne and Esther A. Pottorff Claiborne. Marie graduated from Humphrey High School in 1936. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oklahoma College for Women, Chickasha, Oklahoma in 1940. She continued her education at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, where she received a Master's Degree in Education in 1953. Marie married Luther Kenneth Guffy on December 22, 1941 in Humphrey, Oklahoma.

Kaylea Johnson

Players Number: 
34
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Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Gunter, Texas
Previous School: 
Gunter HS
Height: 
6'0
Position: 
P

2012-13: Redshirt

High School: While at Gunter High School in Texas, Johnson was named All-District First Team three years and helped her team become District Champions. She averaged 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists per game.

Major: Elementary Education

Advice to Freshmen: Work hard for one another.

Rashelle Carr

Players Number: 
22
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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Duncan, Okla.
Previous School: 
Western Oklahoma State
Height: 
5'7
Position: 
G

2012-13: In her first season at USAO, Carr saw significant playing time, appearing in every game of the season. She came in third on the team in three-points made with 23. In all, she scored 118 points, grabbed 36 rebounds and had 18 assists. She had a season-high 13 points in a road win over Texas Wesleyan in late December. She was named Academic All-Conference for her efforts both on and off the court.

2010-12: Carr played guard for two seasons at Western Oklahoma State College in Altus before transferring to USAO.

Jaclyn Downs

Players Number: 
35
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Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
Oklahoma City
Previous School: 
Westmoore HS
Height: 
5'5
Position: 
G

High School: Downs helped her team, Westmoore High School, to become city champs while she was in school. She was named Defensive Player of the Year and averaged six points per game.

Major: Physical Education

Interesting Fact: Finished 3rd in the state in disc for track senior year

Brittany Elkins

Players Number: 
11
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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Waurika, Okla.
Previous School: 
Cameron University
Height: 
5'6
Position: 
G

2010-12: Before playing for USAO, Elkins was a point guard for Cameron University.

High School: Elkins averaged 18 points per game at Waurika High School and was named All-State.

Major: Physical Education

Interesting Fact: Imitates animals and has short and long thumbs

Amber Chaney

Players Number: 
31
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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Ninnekah, Okla.
Previous School: 
Western Oklahoma State
Height: 
5'8
Position: 
F/G

2012-13: In her first season at USAO, Chaney saw appearances in 15 games. One of her best games was in a January battle against Lubbock Christian. She made two three-pointers and scored a season-high seven points. She was named Academic All-Conference for her efforts off the court as well as on.

2010-12: Before joining the Drovers, Chaney played forward for two seasons at Western Oklahoma State College in Altus.