December 2012

Hayden George

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Hinton, Okla.
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Hinton HS

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.

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Hampton named All-Region Coach of the Year

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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)


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

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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

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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

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.

Drovers jump to No. 14 on latest NAIA poll

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CHICKASHA – With a stunning 7-1 run to open the season, the Drover men’s basketball team finds itself nationally ranked for the first time in years.

The Drovers jumped from unranked in the preseason to their current spot at 14 in the latest NAIA poll, which was released Tuesday evening.

It is the first time the program has appeared on the rankings since finishing the 2002-03 season at No. 16.

USAO, which faced tough NCAA Division II competition so far this season, have only lost one game — an overtime loss to now-No. 11 Texas Wesleyan.

Three Drovers named All-American

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CHICKASHA – After a fourth NAIA Men’s Soccer National Tournament run, three Drovers were named to the elite NAIA All-America list — including a first ever First Team recipient for Drover soccer.

Scott Parkinson, a junior defender, was named USAO’s first men’s soccer All-America First Team, which goes to just 11 players in the country.

Norman Regional Hospital Award Recognition Luncheon

Regents Room, Student Center

12/07/2012 - 12:00pm

Innovations 2013