April 2014

Drovers make it a season-high eight straight wins

Date Published: 
04/18/2014
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CHICKASHA– A big weekend for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma softball team (31-19, 13-11) started off with two big wins against Texas Wesleyan (21-18, 14-12) to move up two spots in the Sooner Athletic Conference standings.

In game one of the doubleheader, the Drovers used a three-run second inning to grab the 3-1 victory, and the second game was a 4-2 win to move to No. 4 in the standings.

The Lady Rams had the 9-7 advantage in the hit category in game one, but the Drovers used timely hitting to get ahead 3-0 in the top of the second.

In the Saddle — Owen Adams

Date Published: 
04/17/2014
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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma baseball team has just two more conference series left before entering post-season action, and the Drovers are looking to finish the season strong, said Drover catcher Owen Adams.

“It’s been a little shaky at times but we still have a chance to go on and win the conference tournament, which would get us into the national tournament,” he said. “That’s been our goal since the very beginning.”

Drovers best MACU in nine innings

Date Published: 
04/17/2014
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CHICKASHA – The Drovers start their second-to-last conference series with a win after a quick home game against Mid-America Christian on Thursday afternoon.

The nine-inning game, which only took two hours and 10 minutes, saw just one pitcher from each team on the mound. In the end, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (20-20, 10-12) bested the Evangels (12-26, 7-15) with a 2-1 final.

Drovers dominate the Evangels

Date Published: 
04/16/2014
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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (29-19, 11-11) had no trouble on Wednesday afternoon in a conference doubleheader against Mid-America Christian (29-17, 11-11).

The Drovers took the first game 10-2 in five innings before turning around to shutout the Evangels 5-0 in the second half of the doubleheader.

In game one, MACU got on the board first with two runs in the opening inning. It was the last time the Evangels scored on Wednesday.

Drovers' offense march to victory

Date Published: 
04/16/2014
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CHICKASHA – In an earlier game against Hillsdale College in the season, it took nine innings for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (19-20) to get the win.

In today’s matchup against the Saints, the Drovers march to victory in a 13-5 win, where only one inning was needed to win the game.

Both teams had a quick first inning, but the Drovers went on to score three runs in the bottom of the second inning, including a Jaime Gurrola RBI double to grab the 3-0 lead in bottom of the second.

Review for Final Rhetoric Exam

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Review for Rhetoric Final Exam, Spring 2014
Friday, April 25th 8:00-9:30

Ideas

1.      Aristotle’s Methods of Persuasion (Ethos, Pathos, Logos)

2.      Why political rhetoric can be difficult to analyze

3.      Science and Pseudoscience

a.      General steps in the process of scientific reasoning

Drovers drop at Bacone

Date Published: 
04/15/2014
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CHICKASHA – The Drovers fell in the first of three nine-inning games in a row in a Tuesday afternoon road game at Bacone College.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (18-20) attempted to come back from a 5-0 deficit produced by Bacone (28-15) in the first inning. The Drovers scored twice in the top of the second and once each in the sixth and eighth innings, but their efforts fell short to drop 5-4.

Designated hitter Cody Rieger went 2-for-3 from the plate, scoring twice. Catcher Owen Adams also recorded two hits and crossed home twice in the game.

Walk-off grand slam leads to Drover sweep

Date Published: 
04/12/2014
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CHICKASHA – A walk-off grand slam by Drover catcher Owen Adams led to a series sweep of Saint Gregory’s in a Saturday afternoon Sooner Athletic Conference doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (18-19, 9-12) won the first game 10-9 in the bottom of the seventh from Adams’ homer and then came from behind to win the second game 12-6 over the Cavaliers (11-28, 4-17).

McLeod throws no-hitter for sweep of Lions

Date Published: 
04/12/2014
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WAXAHACHIE, Texas – History was made in game one of the doubleheader against Southwestern Assemblies of God (6-38, 1-29) when University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (27-19, 9-11) pitcher Brooke McLeod threw her first career no hitter.

McLeod’s no hitter was the reason for a 6-0 victory, while the second game went in favor of the Drovers with a final score of 8-0 in five innings.

It was the fifth recorded no hitter in USAO history, and McLeod (6-5) was just one batter away from a perfect game. She pitched two strikeouts and only allowed one base runner.