CHICKASHA – After a strong performance at the plate in the three game series against Friends University, Jared Coon was named Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Coon — the Drovers’ starting left fielder — batted .538 this weekend, hitting seven of his 13 at bats. Of his seven hits, three were doubles, one was a triple and one was...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers had little trouble with a home sweep over Friends University. In a series spanning Saturday and Sunday, USAO scored 35 runs in just three games. The Drovers (12-2) scored more runs in each passing game, topping out at 19 in the final game of the series. In the middle of a home stretch, the Drovers return to action next...

CHICKASHA – With already three series under their belts, the 2013 Drover baseball players are off to a strong 9-2 start. “We’ve played pretty well so far. I’m happy with what we’ve done,” Head Coach Mike Ross said. “We finished the season really strong last year, and I think coming into this year they needed to get off to a good start, and I...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers split with the Saint Mary Spires in the doubleheader to finish the four-games series, which the Drovers took 3-1. The Drovers (9-2) started off the first game of the day with senior left fielder Jared Coon’s solo homer in the second at bat of the game. Up 1-0 early, the Drovers struggled to get on base in the next...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers scored 11 runs to take both games in a Friday afternoon doubleheader against the University of Saint Mary. The Drovers (8-1) got off to a strong start with Blake McMullen on the mound in game one. McMullen, who earned his third win of the season, threw 10 strikeouts and allowed just three hits. USM’s only run was not...

USAO Baseball Coach Mike Ross and the Drovers are off to a strong 6-1 start going into the team's home opening series against the University of Saint Mary. First pitch of the doubleheader is scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 8. The Drovers will take on Saint Mary the following afternoon as well.

Here's what Coach Ross had to say about the home...

CHICKASHA – The 2013 Drover baseball season presents new challenges, but a lot of the same great ball with a group of players already familiar with the program and the conference. Head Coach Mike Ross said that while he expects a pretty good season out of the Drovers, he doesn't like to put lofty expectations on the team’s performance so early...

CHICKASHA – Having the tennis program cut at East Central may have been the best thing that ever happened to Phil Barnes. As a junior in 1978 all of a sudden seeking a new place to play tennis, Barnes found USAO. And from there, his life just fell into place. “I wouldn’t be where I’m at if I hadn’t gone to USAO. There’s no question about it...

CHICKASHA – It’s been 40 years of blood, sweat and tears. Forty years of struggles and forty years of success. Forty years of Shining Moments. USAO will celebrate its 40th Anniversary of Drover Athletics in first weekend of November. Registration, which is just $65 for a weekend full of events, is open currently, but prices will increase in...

The In the Saddle crew bring on a very special guest in a short In the Saddle promo to show you what to expect out of Drover athletics this season! Meet Dusty the Drover and hear inside his head on this special show!

In the Saddle will begin its fall shows on Aug. 23 with Coach Jimmy Hampton with USAO Soccer.

 

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