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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Bryan Byars has been named the NAIA Men's Soccer National Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.

Byars recorded two Sooner Athletic Conference shutouts for the week of Oct. 7-13. He was selected out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated grouping award winners.

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CHICKASHA – Grabbing two Sooner Athletic Conference shutouts this week, Bryan Byars was named the SAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 14.

Byars (6-4) record five saves total in the week against John Brown and Saint Gregory’s without allowing a single goal.

He earned his third and fourth shutouts of the season for the week. He has 25 shutouts to his career as a junior this year.

In total, Byars has 35...

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CHICKASHA– After 90 minutes of play in regulation, the Drovers and Cavaliers headed into overtime to decide the match. The game was even until late in the second overtime when the Drovers scored the 1-0 victory.

The Drovers (6-4, 3-1) only goal came from Nicolas Alberto who created space in left side of the box and turned to take the shot into right side of the goal.

This game was the third overtime game for the Drovers on the...

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CHICKASHA – Coach Jimmy Hampton earned his 200th career win on the men’s side on Tuesday afternoon in a 3-0 clean sheet over John Brown.

“The 200th is nice, and a representation of all the talented young players and of the staff,” Head Coach Jimmy Hampton said. “Coach Vizarelis has been part of every win as a player or coach, and I am grateful for him as an assistant, along with coaches Orsi and Hubbard and the others before them...

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CHICKASHA – Drovers Against Cancer and the USAO soccer teams will host their third annual Pink Out Cancer soccer games, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon against John Brown.

For the game, both men’s and women’s soccer teams will don pink uniforms in an effort to raise awareness. Kick off for the women is at 1 p.m. with the men following at 3 p.m.

Fans from both teams are encouraged to wear pink as a united front against...

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CHICKASHA – The Drover men have started off the season trading wins with their opponents, but the one consistent thing about the Drovers is their ability to progress as the season proceeds, which is exactly what junior Nat Scott says will happen.

“Unfortunately, some of the results haven’t gone our way,” Scott said. “We are looking to improve on that as the season continues.”

Originally a defender, Scott has been playing...

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CHICKASHA – An overtime battle on Tuesday afternoon left (14) Wayland Baptist going home with the victory despite shot domination by the Drovers.

The Pioneers (7-1-1, 2-0) were ranked No. 14 in the most recent NAIA Coaches’ Poll, which was released in the middle of the game. The Drovers (4-4, 1-1) are receiving votes.

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SHAWNEE – The Drovers were looking for way to come out and show their might after an almost two week hiatus, and the Drovers got a much needed win on the road Friday night in Shawnee.

The Drovers (4-3, 1-0) controlled the game from the beginning whistle and never looked back, taking the conference opener on the road with a 3-0 win against Oklahoma Baptist.

The win gives Coach Jimmy Hampton career win number 199. He will look for...

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By Special Contributor Jon Singer

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CHICKASHA – Despite a last-second attempt, the No. 18 Drovers fell to (RV) Bethel (Tenn.) in the Tourbeau Sports Group National Game of the Week on Sunday afternoon at Drover Pitch.

A last-second equalizer by the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma was called after the time had run out, and the Drovers (3-3) fell 2-1.

USAO outshot the Wildcats 11-3 in the first half, but the battle remained scoreless until the...