November 2013

Writing II Essay 4

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Drovers give valiant effort in exhibition match

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CHICKASHA– The Drovers went into the exhibition match looking for a win against the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos on Monday evening. Even with the valiant effort given during the whole game, USAO drops the match 75-76.

With it being a regular season game for UCO, the Drovers (1-4) held the lead for the majority of the game before the Bronchos grabbed the lead for good at the 6:21 mark in second half.

Drovers have five players in double figures

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CHICKASHA– The Drovers despite having five players scoring in double digits ended with an 80-62 loss at the hands of Langston University on Saturday evening.

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (1-2 was led by true freshman Kylie Parker, who had 15 points and on the strength of 4-for-14 shooting. Three of those shots came from behind the three-point line.

SB-USAO/MACU Tournament 2/21-22

Sat, 2014-02-22
SB v. (24) Friends Univ. (USAO/MACU Tournament)
10 a.m.
L, 3-1

Parkinson named NAIA Champion of Character

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MARSHALL, Mo. – Scott Parkinson joins an exclusive list of USAO players named to be NAIA Champions of Character.

Parkinson, a senior defender on the men’s soccer team, was presented with his award at the Champions of Character banquet on Friday night at Missouri Valley College.

“He’s a leader in the locker room, on the field, in the classroom and in the community,” USAO head coach Jimmy Hampton said. “Sometimes you have to rein him in, but that’s a good quality in a guy.”

Drovers’ season ends in double overtime

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MARSHALL, Mo. – The Vikings snapped an 11-game winning streak for the Drovers in a double overtime battle that literally went down to the final seconds in the 2013 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round on Saturday night.

The No. 11 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (15-5) fell to No. 20 Missouri Valley College (13-4-4) 2-1 in the second overtime with 13.2 seconds remaining on the clock. It was USAO’s fifth straight trip to the Opening Round.

USAO men prepare for the Vikings

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MARSHALL, Mo. – The Drovers have been here before -- they know what to expect and they know what is expected. Most importantly, they know the stakes are high.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma men’s soccer team prepares for the fifth straight NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round in a location now familiar to the team – Marshall, Mo.

The No. 11 Drovers (15-4) made the 500-mile trip to (20) Missouri Valley College (12-4-4) the Opening Round. Game time is set for 4 p.m. Saturday.

In The Saddle- Shavon Scott

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CHICKASHA – Facing tough Division II and top NAIA teams in pre-conference play has tested the Drover men’s basketball team early in the season, but senior Shavon Scott said it has been an opportunity to build and strengthen the team’s chemistry.

“The season is pretty rough right now, but we are only five, six games in, and it’s a long season,” he said. “I’m really looking forward to the conference because I’m pretty sure that we’ll have our chemistry down and everyone will be committed to the defensive end, and we will be able to make things happen.”

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