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CHICKASHA– The spring brings a ton of action for Drover sports as fans get an opportunity to see the Sooner Athletic Conference postseason race heat up in basketball while watching the beginning of baseball and softball season, bringing new opponents and familiar non-conference foes.

Since August, fans who couldn’t make it out to USAO could enjoy the game via live broadcasts online, but with three spots in session and the capability to...

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CHICKASHA– Opening weekend was a smashing success for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma baseball team on the road at Texas College, with a 2-1 series win against the Steers. The Drovers scored 26 runs in the three games to open up the 2014 season.

In game one of the series, USAO grabbed a 7-3 win with returning pitcher Chris Fischer grabbing win No. 1 of the campaign. Fischer pitched five innings while giving up three runs...

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CHICKASHA – Chickasha may have received snow this week, but the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is gearing up for another season of Drover baseball.

“(The season) looks pretty good if the sun will come out and melt all the snow. We got a couple warm days last weekend, and we were able to get outside and practice a little bit,” Head Coach Mike Ross said. “You’ve just got to pick you days and take advantage of the warm...

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CHICKASHA – As Head Coach Mike Ross enters his sixth year at the helm of the baseball program at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, he says the main thing he looks for in his team is the same every year.

“I’m expecting them to go out and play hard and compete every day, and we will see where we end up,” he said. “My goal is at the end of the year is to have a chance to play for a championship, and you’ve just got to...

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CHICKASHA – One of the big milestones of a college athlete’s career is to win a championship in their sports, but the more important milestone is graduating with a degree.

All-in-all the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has 22 athletes who will be finishing up their collegiate career with a degree in their respective fields.

USAO conferred 72 degrees in Friday evening’s fall 2013 ceremony, two-thirds of which were...

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CHICKASHA – Home athletic events at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will become more accessible to parents and out-of-town fans this year as the Drovers will host live stream video of home games, USAO sports information office and the athletic department announced Wednesday.

Games will have live video streaming in real time along with live stats, a convenience USAO added in 2010. To see both, click on the “Live Stats...

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By Special Contributor Jeremiah Lane

Special Contributor Jon Singer
CHICKASHA – It’s commonly heard that many great athletes play for the love of the game. However, it’s not common to hear about the mentors of these athletes who coach and teach for the love of the game.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers now have two players from the 2013 baseball squad who will be playing professional ball this year after Brian Vigo, USAO’s starting center fielder, signed as a free agent with the Saint Louis Cardinals franchise this week.

Vigo told USAO head coach Mike Ross that the franchise officials called him and asked him to sign as a free agent. He signed on the dotted line on Wednesday and already arrived in...

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CHICKASHA – It’s every little boy’s dream to be play professional sports, and on Saturday, that dream came true for USAO’s Blake McMullen.

McMullen, a senior pitcher for the Drovers’ baseball team, was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 29th round of the MLB draft.

“Words can’t explain it. It’s just a dream come true to me,” McMullen said. “It’s awesome. I’m so excited.”

McMullen was one of 37 NAIA...

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CHICKASHA — The USAO baseball program continues to make history as two players join an elite list of NAIA All-Americans — a first for Drover baseball.

Brian Vigo, a senior outfielder, was named All-America Second Team while third baseman Heath Wilda was named All-America Honorable Mention.

“We are extremely happy for them as a program,” Head Baseball Coach Mike Ross said. “Both of them are well deserving of this honor....