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CHICKASHA – Scoring five runs and batting seven runners in during a three-game series this week earned Jared Coon his second Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week honor.



Against Oklahoma Christian last week, Coon batted 0.667. He had eight hits, including a home run and two doubles.



CHICKASHA – Now already halfway through the baseball season, the Drovers have faced some tough Sooner Athletic Conference opponents, but catcher Blake Taylor isn’t worried about the next four weeks.

“It’s just time to start playing ball and winning games like we know how we can do,” Taylor said. “The tougher of our schedule is behind us so we’re looking forward to the rest of the season and winning some games.”

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CHICKASHA – Despite scoring three runs, the Drovers couldn't overtake the No. 18 Hillcats on Saturday afternoon.

The Hillcats quickly took the lead, and the Drovers were not able to recover. USAO scored its first run in the bottom of the fifth when Brandon Jewett batted in Nolan Crowdus, who was pinch running for catcher Owen Adams.

In the next inning, the Drovers got two more. First, Adams singled to right field to...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers scored 11 more runs over Wayland Baptist to grab their first conference sweep of the season.

After taking two from the Pioneers on Friday afternoon, the Drovers won the third game of the series 11-7 on Saturday.

In the first inning, third baseman Heath Wilda batted in lead off hitter Romus Cezar and then came in himself later in the inning off an RBI by Newt Compton.

The Drovers gave up...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed back-to-back wins on Friday afternoon over the Wayland Baptist Pioneers and are on their way to a sweep of the conference series.

The teams will finish the series on Saturday afternoon with a single nine-inning game beginning at 1 p.m. at Bill Smith Ballpark.

USAO dominated the first game, winning it 13-5. Jared Coon, who has been playing second base since Robert Summers was injured a few...

CHICKASHA – Chickasha’s championship baseball legacy extends to the diamonds of the University of Science and Arts a group of Chickasha's best continue the tradition in the next level of competition.

“Chickasha baseball has a classy program, and great coaches, and the USAO staff has the same class, the same determination, and the same great coaching,” said Devan Shepard, a freshman who is redshirting for the Drovers this season. “...

CHICKASHA – Back-to-back homers in the bottom of the ninth earned the Drovers their 11th win of the season on Tuesday afternoon in a conference game against Northwestern Oklahoma State.

The Drovers were down 9-8 entering the bottom of the ninth and final inning of the ball game. Heath Wilda was first at bat for the Drovers and hit a solo homer to left field to tie the game. Immediately following, Brandon Jewett went up the plate...

CHICKASHA – Batting .500 on the week with seven runs and 12 RBIs propelled junior Jared Coon to be named the Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week.

The Drovers played Friends University on Tuesday before taking on the three-game series against conference foe Southern Nazarene.

Coon’s two home runs in a home game against SNU batted all five runs of the game in to give the Drovers the 5-2 victory. He had a home run...

CHICKASHA – In Saturday’s doubleheader, the Drovers split against conference rival Southern Nazarene, giving the Crimson Storm the 2-1 edge on the series.

It was Jared Coon and his two home runs that gave the Drovers the win in game one. Coon homered to right field in the first inning, scoring himself and teammate Newt Compton.

The Drovers held on to their lead until SNU tied the game in the top of the seventh inning....

CHICKASHA – The Drovers split on Saturday afternoon against No. 1 Oklahoma City and gave USAO Coach Mike Ross his 100th career win in the home doubleheader.

After giving up a few early runs, the Drovers scored their first run of the game in the third inning. Second baseman Robert Summers hit a triple deep into center field, and Romus Cezar brought him home in at the next at bat for USAO’s first run of the game.

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