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CHICKASHA – After 40 years dedicated to the university’s athletic programs and more than a decade as an athletic director, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Brisco McPherson became the NAIA’s fourth member of the John McLendon Minority Athletics Administrators Hall of Fame.

The John McLendon Minority Scholarship Steering Committee unanimously selected McPherson as this year’s inductee, who was a long-time men’s...

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CHICKASHA – Area softball players will have the opportunity to receive professional instruction from Drover softball coaches and players in a two-day long camp at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

During the camp, athletes will focus on fundamentals and mechanics of all aspects of the game. This includes hitting, fielding, pitching, catching, base running as well as the mental part of softball.

The camp...

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CHICKASHA – With both Drover baseball and softball seasons ending the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament, our final In the Saddle of the season is a special two-part show, featuring Assistant Softball Coach Ken Richardson and Assistant Baseball Coach Sam Hayden.

 

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The Drover softball team (37-24) is ending a strong season that led to the most wins for the program since 2006.

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CHICKASHA – After one of the best seasons in school history, the Drover softball team saw nine players earn postseason conference honors, including a Newcomer of the Year.

Kaylin Taylor, a freshman from Purcell, was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year and All-SAC First Team.

Joining Taylor on first team was shortstop Taylor Smith. Five other Drovers — Courtney Capps, Kayla Adams, McKenna Eubank...

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SHAWNEE – The Drovers end one of the best seasons in school history with an extra-innings loss at the hands of host No. 13 Oklahoma Baptist in their final game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament.

It was the second game in a row that was forced into extra innings for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (37-24). The Lady Bison (43-15) came from behind to take the 4-1 win in eight innings.

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SHAWNEE – The Drovers, now 1-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament, dropped in extra innings in Thursday’s second game to Mid-America Christian, a team that is making a much-needed run in the tournament.

In the previous game, seventh-seeded MACU (32-26) upset No.15 Oklahoma Baptist, the tournament’s second-seed.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (37-23) fell to the Evangels 8-5 in the ninth inning.

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SHAWNEE – The Drovers began their postseason on a high note, defeating Northwood University 7-1 in the first game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament thanks to a six-run final inning.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (37-22) allowed NU’s Alexia Taylor to score in the bottom of the second inning. The Knights (16-40) maintained their lead until the top of the fifth inning when Dani Warren bunted in first baseman...

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CHICKASHA – Entering post-season with one of the best records in school history, the Drover softball team is hopeful a powerful run in the tournament could keep their post-season dreams alive.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (36-22) enters the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament as fourth seed, which is where SAC coaches picked USAO to finish in their annual pre-season polls.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers struggled on Tuesday night in the team’s regular-season closer, dropping twice on the road at Oklahoma City, a team that is tied for 17th in the NAIA’s most recent poll.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (36-22, 18-14) will look to bounce back in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament, which is scheduled to begin on Thursday.

In the first game, OCU (45-11, 25-7) scored two runs in the...

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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (36-20, 18-12) had no trouble taking on the Southwestern Christian Eagles (16-33, 6-26) in the Drovers’ annual Senior Day on Saturday at Bill Smith Ballpark.

Both games ended after five innings thanks to softball’s mercy rule. The Drovers shut out in the Eagles 8-0 in the first game before taking game two 9-1. The Drovers have now won 13 of their last 14 games.