CHICKASHA – The USAO men’s basketball team will be returning to Kansas City for the first time since 2009 after qualifying for the 2013 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball National Championship tournament on Wednesday.
The Drovers (17-9) will actually kick off the tournament, playing in the first game at 9 a.m. Wednesday against Southwestern Assemblies of God (29-4). SAGU will become a regular opponent as they join the SAC beginning next season.
CHICKASHA – The Drovers won both games of a Wednesday afternoon doubleheader against Morningside College to advance to 10-6 on the season.
After traveling all the way from Iowa, it was the Morningside Mustangs who struck first, scoring in the third inning of the first game. The Drovers retaliated in the bottom of that inning with a run by Markie LaFerney off a single by shortstop Taylor Smith.
The Drovers took the lead in the following inning when Kayla Adams dove over the catcher to land on home plate off a single by Mindi Locke.
CHICKASHA – Rogers State was able to take both games against the Drovers in a Tuesday afternoon conference doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark.
After giving up some early runs, the Drovers grabbed two of their own in the bottom of first after pitcher Brooke McLeod doubled to center field score lead off hitter Katie Jirak and third baseman Ashley Rasovic.
Sigma Psi Omega, a service sorority at USAO, is hosting the “Wish Upon a Star” pageant for the Make-a-Wish Foundation beginning at 3 p.m. on March 10 in Te Ata Memorial Auditorium. The registration fee is $25 and tickets to the pageant are $3 for adults and free to children.
A campus sorority is hosting a “Wish Upon a Star Pageant” in conjunction with the Make-A-Wish Foundation beginning at 3 p.m. on March 10 in Te Ata Auditorium.
The Festival of Arts and Ideas: Storytelling event originally scheduled for Feb. 25 and 26 will be held March 11 and 12, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the USAO Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
After being postponed by the blizzard that wasn’t, the spring Festival of Arts and Ideas focused on storytelling has been rescheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. on March 11 and 12 in the USAO Ballroom.