CHICKASHA – The Drover baseball team set the school’s wins record as well as an individual hitting and appearances records in Sunday’s final regular season doubleheader against Mid-America Christian.Collecting two more wins, the Drovers (38-16) set the school record for most wins in a season. In 2009, the Drovers had a record of 37-14.Left...

CHICKASHA – A rigorous class schedule. Daily demands at practices. Regular out-of-town away game trips. Participation in campus activities and student life.Sounds like a lot for one student, but two USAO athletes have figured it out.Tashina Ototivo and Seth Sturgeon earned the Bill and Pat Smith Scholar-Athlete Award because of strong...

CHICKASHA – After a three-hitter against the No. 19 team in the country, USAO’s Chris Fischer was named Sooner Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.Against Oklahoma Baptist on Sunday, Fischer (4-3) threw a complete game, allowing just three hits and walking just two batters. In the win, Fischer didn’t permit any earned runs.In the game, he...

CHICKASHA – USAO split in another conference series over the weekend, taking two from (19) Oklahoma Baptist.In the Sunday afternoon doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark, the Drovers (34-16) won the first game before falling in the second.The Drovers came out strong in the first inning of the day. After three quick outs in the top of the inning,...

CHICKASHA – From solid hitting to great catches at first base, Zach Gonzalez has been a crucial part to the Drover baseball program for the last two seasons. In fact, he may be best known for his sliding splits first.“In junior high, I just went out to try to get somebody out, and I just happened to be in the splits. Every since then, I just go...

CHICKASHA – In their second ever Pink Out Cancer game, the Drovers (30-14) split against the Saint Gregory’s Cavaliers on Friday afternoon at Bill Smith Ballpark. The first game was a pitching battle that went into the eighth inning. USAO pitcher Blake McMullen (8-2) threw nine strikeouts total in his eight innings on the mound. The Drovers...

CHICKASHA – Both Drover baseball and softball programs have teamed up with USAO’s Drovers Against Cancer to host the annual Pink Out Cancer games this weekend at Bill Smith Ballpark. This is the third year the Drover softball team has had such a game and the second year for USAO’s baseball team. Drovers Against Cancer has organized a pink game...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers couldn’t top Southwestern Oklahoma State, who compete in the NCAA Division II, in a home game on Tuesday afternoon.

After a rough fifth inning, the Drovers (29-12) couldn’t overcome the Bulldogs and fell 6-3.

All three of the Drovers’ runs came off of hits outside the park. First, in the fourth inning,...

CHICKASHA – After splitting on Friday against No. 13 Rogers State, the Drovers turned around to take another win from the high-powered Hillcats. On Saturday at home, the Drovers (29-10, 7-7) went on to defeat RSU (25-10, 10-5) with a score of 6-3. First baseman Zach Gonzalez got the Drovers on the board first when he doubled up to left center...

CHICKASHA – With 27 wins and three Top 25 opponents already out of the way, the Drovers are off to the best start in school history and are already knocking at the door of the school’s most wins, 37. “Our goal right now is really just to make it to then national tournament,” senior pitcher Seth Sturgeon said. “If we can make it to that, we...

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