December 2012

Hayden George

Players Number: 
02
Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Hinton, Okla.
Previous School: 
Hinton HS
Height: 
5'8
Position: 
OF

2013: George saw time in 29 of the Drovers’ games in the 2013 campaign mostlyas a courtesy runner. He scored 17 runs, including two a piece against Hillsdale Free Will Baptist, Arlington Baptist and Friends University.

High School: George played outfield for Hinton High School before attending USAO. He was named to the All-Tournament team at Christian Heritage. Additionally, he helped his team to become district champions.

Major: Business

Advice to Freshmen: Go to class

Samuel Camacho

Players Number: 
RS
Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
San Antonio, Texas
Previous School: 
Robert E. Lee HS
Height: 
5'10
Position: 
INF/OF

2013: Redshirt

High School: Playing for Robert E. Lee High School in San Antonio, Camacho was named All-District First Team and Academic All-State. He had a batting average of .377 in high school.

Major: Business

Interesting Fact: Can play guitar

Colton Baker

Players Number: 
05
Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Canyon, Texas
Previous School: 
Canyon HS
Height: 
5'7
Position: 
INF

2013: Redshirt

High School: Baker played second base for Canyon High School in Texas. He was named All-District First Team. He helped his team to the regional semi-finals in 2010 and to become district champions three years in a row.

Major: Business

Advice to Freshmen: Be coachable

J.D. Weiss

Players Number: 
RS
Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Los Alamos, N.M.
Previous School: 
Los Alamos HS
Height: 
5'9
Position: 
RHP

2013: Redshirt

High School: Weiss played for Los Alamos High School in New Mexico and helped his team become four-time district champions. He was named All-District First Team for his efforts.

Major: History

Advice to Freshmen: Take care of academics

Kyle Lewis

Players Number: 
25
Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Mesa, Ariz.
Previous School: 
Gateway CC
Height: 
6'
Position: 
C

2013: At catcher, Lewis saw five starts and eight appearances in his first season with the Drovers. He had four hits for the year, two of which were RBI doubles. For the season, he scored two runs — one against Saint Gregory’s late in the season and one in the season opener against Texas College.

2011-12: Lewis caught for two seasons at Gateway Community College in Phoenix, Ariz. He was named Defensive Player of the Year.

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Hampton named All-Region Coach of the Year

Date Published: 
12/06/2012
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CHICKASHA – For the third time in four years, USAO Head Soccer Coach Jimmy Hampton was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s All-Region Coach of the Year for men’s soccer.

Hampton, who also earned the honor in 2009 and 2010, said the honor reflects his coaching staff — Alexis Vizarelis, Tony Orsi and Tommy Hubbard — and the quality of players on the team.

MITCHELL, Geraldine A. (Brown)

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Published: 
November-20-2012

Funeral service for Geraldine Ann Mitchell, age 91, of Chickasha will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Rev. Don Horton will officiate. Geraldine Ann Mitchell was born the daughter of Walter Preston Brown and Golda Laura Miles Brown on Oct. 14, 1921, in Hominy. She died on Nov. 20, 2012, in Chickasha. Geraldine came to Chickasha at the age of 6 months with her parents who opened Brown Funeral Home.

High school art contest registrations due Feb. 20

Published: 
December-05-2012
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“Persais” won Best of Show during 2012’s Innovations art competition. The charcoal drawing was the work of Michali Thompson of Bethel High School. Registration for this year's competition is open to all Oklahoma high school junior and senior artists.

Cash prizes, public exhibition and multiple awards are up for grabs to the winners of this year’s Innovations art competition at the University of Science and Arts. Registration for high school artists is Feb. 20.

NYC tour announced for May 2013

Published: 
December-05-2012
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Students, faculty and friends plan to spend six days and five nights taking in the sights of New York City. For more details, contact Jacquelyn Knapp at (405) 574-1303 or visit the tour’s information page online at usao.edu/news/new-york-2013

The University of Science and Arts is sponsoring a six day, five night art and theatre tour to New York City that is planned for May 14 through May 19, 2013.