CHICKASHA – Epitomizing student-athlete, three USAO Drover soccer players were named Capitol One Academic All-District on Friday.

To earn the honor, athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher, be at least of sophomore status and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s games. One Drover man, Niall Crick, and two Drover women, Leslie Bross and Gabby Barros, earned the honor.


CHICKASHA – Facing Wayland Baptist for a second time this season, the Drovers seemed to have no trouble against the eighth-seeded Pioneers in the Sooner Athletic Conference Quarterfinals.

A 3-1 win sends the Drovers to the semifinals, where they will host Oklahoma Baptist at 2 p.m. Monday at Drover Pitch.

CHICKASHA – After clinching the regular season SAC title more than a week early, the top-seeded Drover men (13-4, 9-1) have the opportunity to host the entire SAC tournament if they continue to win.

The men will play their first game against Wayland Baptist at 2 p.m. Friday. The Drovers topped the Pioneers 2-1 in second overtime earlier this season.

If USAO comes out on top again, the team will take on the winner of the Oklahoma...


CHICKASHA – With two games left in the regular season, the Drover men earned their seventh regular season conference title.

It is the Drovers seventh conference title and their fifth Sooner Athletic Conference championship.

“It is a tough conference with quality programs everywhere,” head coach Jimmy Hampton said. “To be SAC champions is a tremendous honor and is a reflection of the hard work put in by our USAO...

CHICKASHA – The Drover men now 9-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference are feeling pretty good as the regular season winds down with just one conference game to go, starting keeper Bryan Byars said.

“The season’s going really good,” he said. “Everyone had high expectations for the season, and we wanted to go undefeated and we’ve done it.”

On the road in Arkansas, the team clinched their regular season SAC title, which was...

CHICKASHA – Anchoring a back line that had two shutouts and serving as one of USAO’s leading scorers in two conference games earned Scott Parkinson the Sooner Athletic Conference Defensive Player the Week award.

In a 5-0 home win over Rogers State, Parkinson and the back line limited the Hillcats to just two shots on goal in the entire game. Additionally, Parkinson knocked two goals in himself and had an assist in the shutout....

CHICKASHA – In their last regular season home game, the Drover men came in with a ninth conference win to continue undefeated in the Sooner Athletic Conference with the shutout of Southern Nazarene on Tuesday afternoon.

The Drovers fought a tough battle but spent most of the game on the attack, outshooting their opponents 30-7. USAO, however, had a hard time finding the net until Perry Sansford scored in the 70th minute of the game...

CHICKASHA – The Drover men continue to prove they are a force to be reckoned with this season with another big conference win on Tuesday afternoon.

The Drover men played a solid 90 minutes of ball and earned a victory that propels the team to a still undefeated conference record.

Just four minutes into the game Kris Andrews scored USAO’s first goal off a double assist by Scott Parkinson and Niall Crick. Parkinson then...

CHICKASHA – After a combined 6-0 record last week from the Drover men’s and women’s teams, two Drovers were named Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 17.

Calli Cooper
Midfielder Calli Cooper had two game-winning goals and scored three-quarters of USAO’s goal last week. She was named SAC Offensive Player of the Week for the women.

CHICKASHA – Continuing their conference success, the Drovers grabbed another win Saturday afternoon against Lubbock Christian to remain undefeated in the Sooner Athletic Conference.