March 2013

USAO falls to No. 2 Oklahoma City

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers struggled against the No. 2 Oklahoma City Stars in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader.

Despite a 4-0 start in the first two innings of the first game, the Drovers (27-10, 5-6) ended up falling to the Stars 10-7. It was the Drovers’ first home loss since Feb. 8.

The second game saw a stalemate between the two teams, neither team able to cross the plate until the eighth inning. OCU won 2-1 in the extra inning.

Drovers outshined by the No. 11 Stars

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers dropped in both games against the No. 11 Oklahoma City Stars in the Thursday afternoon doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark.

The Drovers just couldn’t connect at the plate in the first game, which the Stars won 7-0, despite Morgan Bratcher throwing five strikeouts.

Game two seemed to be heading in the same direction, as the Drovers gave up six runs in the first two innings. But the Drovers began their comeback in the bottom of the third.

In the Saddle — Coach Vinson Metcalf

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Coach Vinson Metcalf

CHICKASHA – The Drover men’s basketball team had a great season with an NAIA National Tournament trip to top it off, something assistant coach Vinson Metcalf said the team sets out to do each season.

“It’s the same as it’s always been. USAO, since I’ve been here, we have been to the national tournament six of the last 12 years,” he said. “Just making it to the national tournament is a great feat in itself.”

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Quirky exhibit showcases graduating artists

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The Quirks exhibit features artwork from graduating seniors Sarah Job (left), Megan Check (center), Kari Kuzinar (right), Jordan Kistler and Taylor Preston as well as recent graduates, Wendy Chambers and Lucia Martinez. An artists’ reception for the show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on April 6 in the Nesbitt Gallery at USAO.

Every artist has experiences and ways of looking at the world that makes his or her contribution a little bit different. These differences are celebrated in a show titled Quirks that highlights the work of five graduating artists and two recent graduates at the University of Science and Arts.

An artists’ reception for the show is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on April 6 in the Nesbitt Gallery. The show will be available for public viewing from April 1 through the 19th.