October 2012

Ed'Lexus Collier

Players Number: 
24
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Physical Education
Hometown: 
Texarkana, Texas
Previous School: 
University of Montevallo
Height: 
6'4
Position: 
G

Interesting Fact: Is obsessed with ice cream

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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Published: 
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.

Ndeye Ngom

Players Number: 
10
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Business Administration
Hometown: 
Dakar, Senegal
Previous School: 
Redlands Junior College
Height: 
5'10
Position: 
G

2012-13: In her first season at USAO, Ngom started in all but three games. She led the team in assists with 85 and steals with 43 for the season. Additionally, she came in second on the team in rebounds, collecting 163 in all. She scored 146 points total, including 12 each against Southwestern Christian and highly-ranked Oklahoma City. She had a season-high seven assists in a November contest at Arlington Baptist.

2011-12: Ngom played guard two seasons at Redlands Community College in El Reno.

All Drover men improve 8K times

Date Published: 
10/07/2012
sports image: Chisum Lane

CHICKASHA – All five of the USAO men’s cross country runners who competed in Saturday’s Oklahoma Baptist Invitational improved their eight-kilometer times, one by as much as five minutes.

While all the runners had personal-best 8K times, senior Chisum Lane knocked more than five minutes — or a minute per mile — off his time from last week. He finished the race in 33:37.00.

Aaron Manuel, a junior from Sapulpa, also saw a major improvement, cutting nearly three and a half minutes off his finish time, setting a personal record of 33:55.00.

Drover women continue to improve time, set records

Date Published: 
10/07/2012
sports image: Katie Jones

CHICKASHA – Four of the five USAO women’s cross country runners posted their best five-kilometer time in a meet at Oklahoma Baptist on Saturday.

Junior Brittni Kent beat her own school record, finishing the race with a sub 20 minute time. Cutting more than 30 seconds off her record, which she set just last week, Kent posted a time of 19:35.00. She finished the race 21st of 101 competitors.