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 less than two weeks. The deadline for early bird registration is Sept. 30.
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.
CHICKASHA – Richard Nixon was President of the United States. The Vietnam War was winding to a close. The Price is Right began challenging viewers name the price of regular household items. And Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” topped the charts.
It was 1972, and the Oklahoma College of Liberal Arts began entertaining Chickasha as college athletics found its way to the community.
CHICKASHA – Coach Brisco McPherson has announced the dates for his 26th annual summer basketball camp.
Campers have two options – a day camp for students ages 12-16 and a mini camp for students ages 6-11. The day camp will be June 4-8. There are two dates for the mini camp, and campers can attend June 4-8 or June 25-29.
The day camp, which includes lunch, is $110. The mini camp is $60.
CHICKASHA – While the season may not have gone exactly as the coaches had predicted, the men’s basketball team at USAO played hard and athletically and made the coaches proud.
“From an overall coaches perspective, I think we were quite pleased with our guys’ effort,” assistant coach Vinson Metcalf said. “I think we put together some games where our athleticism came out and the guys really played hard.”
CHICKASHA – Two Drover men were given special All-Conference honors while two other Drovers were named All-SAC Honorable Mention.
Kyle Hunt was voted as being one of the best players in Sooner Athletic Conference basketball. He was named Co-Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, while Ben Berry was named Freshman of the Year.