January 2013

Weight-loss, scholarship initiative adds new challenges, incentives

Published: 
January-18-2013
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The newly-opened Nobbs Wellness Center serves the headquarters for Make Marble Pay, a wellness initiative designed to raise money for the general scholarship fund at USAO. The program, now entering its third year, has raised nearly $7000 and has set a goal of another $5000 for 2013.

A scholarship drive designed to promote healthy eating and wellness begins its third year with more tools for participants to meet their goals. Three iPad minis are to be given away as grand prizes.

The program, called Make Marble Pay, kicks off Monday, Jan. 21 in the Nobbs Wellness Center, located in the USAO Student Center. Those interested in participating are invited to weigh-in between 9 a.m. and noon at any time during the spring term.

Five Drovers score double digits in conference win

Date Published: 
01/17/2013
Darrius Bryson

CHICKASHA – The No. 23 Drovers snapped their streak in a 78-72 conference victory over Wayland Baptist at home on Thursday night.

Dominating much of the first half, the Drovers (9-4, 2-3) worked their way up to a 19-point lead in the first 15 minutes of play. They went into halftime leading 37-26.

Not content to give up, the Pioneers came out fighting in the second half, tying the score seven minutes later. The Drovers responded with an adjustment and rally to grab the lead back and hold onto it until the clock hit 00:00.

Flying Queens top the Drovers

Date Published: 
01/17/2013
Ndeye Ngom

CHICKASHA – The Drovers played a hard first half but couldn’t overcome the powerful second half by Wayland Baptist and fell 74-59 on Thursday night.

USAO (9-5, 0-5) led 33-28 at halftime, but the Flying Queens shot nearly 50 percent from the field in the second half and took the lead in the final 10 minutes of the game.

Four Drovers delivered points in the double digits in Thursday’s battle. Senior Rocio Medrano led the team with 13 points and seven rebounds.

CAAC Meeting

Location: Alumni House

Date: 
12/17/2013 - 7:00pm

CAAC Meeting

Location: Alumni House

Date: 
11/19/2013 - 7:00pm

CAAC Meeting

Location: Alumni House

Date: 
10/15/2013 - 7:00pm

CAAC Meeting

Location: Alumni House

Date: 
09/17/2013 - 7:00pm

CAAC Meeting

Location: Alumni House

Date: 
08/20/2013 - 7:00pm