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CHICKASHA – USAO’s Jose Flores was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week for Feb. 11-16.

Flores, a junior from Oakland, Calif., struck out 11 batters and allowed just one hit in six innings against Benedictine College on Sunday.

In those six innings, he faced just 19 batters. He didn't have a single hit by pitch, wild pitch or walk in the game.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers scored 18 runs to take two games from Benedictine College in a Sunday afternoon doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark.

It was third and fourth game of the weekend for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-2), having taken on the Friends University Falcons in single games on Friday and Saturday, splitting with them.

Benedictine College (0-3) played Friends in a single game on Saturday...

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CHICKASHA – Game two against Friends University was all about the Drovers as they scored five runs on Saturday afternoon for the 5-1 victory.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (3-2) faced the Falcons (4-1) in a nine-inning game on Friday afternoon and split 1-1 on the series.

The game started off on a positive note for the Drovers. In the second inning, Spenser Mailman scored off a single by Ryan Wescott.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers started their home opener with a three-run lead before ultimately falling on Friday afternoon to Friends University.

Mid-game success for the Falcons (4-0) led to their 7-4 victory over the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (2-2) on Friday at Bill Smith Ballpark.

With junior Jason England on the mound for the Drovers, the game started off going USAO’s way. The Drovers’ clean up hitter...

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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, one-third 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...