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CHICKASHA – Student-athletes at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma understand that the student-first aspect of their role as a student-athlete, which is why each commencement ceremony sees Drover athletes graduate on to bigger and better things.

In all, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma conferred 116 degrees in Friday’s two graduation ceremonies. Seventeen of those graduates have ties with Drover...

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CHICKASHA – As the regular season winds down with just a few more games left, the Drover softball team (34-20) is looking to continue a winning streak and finish the season on a high note — a goal especially important to the seniors.

USAO’s annual Senior Day will be Saturday against Southwestern Christian. Senior Day festivities to honor the Drovers’ four seniors, will take place at 11:45 a.m. before the start of the home...

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CHICKASHA– The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (34-20, 16-12) offense showed up against Southwestern Christian (14-31, 4-24) to get doubleheader sweep.

The Drovers scored 26 runs on 28 hits in a 10-5 win in game one and a 16-6 five inning run rule game two against the Lady Eagles.

Courteny Capps was the big bat in both games hitting a .500 batting average and drove in seven of the 26 runs for the Drovers. Capps wasn’t...

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CHICKASHA– A big weekend for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma softball team (31-19, 13-11) started off with two big wins against Texas Wesleyan (21-18, 14-12) to move up two spots in the Sooner Athletic Conference standings.

In game one of the doubleheader, the Drovers used a three-run second inning to grab the 3-1 victory, and the second game was a 4-2 win to move to No. 4 in the standings.

The Lady Rams had the 9...

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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (29-19, 11-11) had no trouble on Wednesday afternoon in a conference doubleheader against Mid-America Christian (29-17, 11-11).

The Drovers took the first game 10-2 in five innings before turning around to shutout the Evangels 5-0 in the second half of the doubleheader.

In game one, MACU got on the board first with two runs in the opening inning. It was the...

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WAXAHACHIE, Texas – History was made in game one of the doubleheader against Southwestern Assemblies of God (6-38, 1-29) when University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (27-19, 9-11) pitcher Brooke McLeod threw her first career no hitter.

McLeod’s no hitter was the reason for a 6-0 victory, while the second game went in favor of the Drovers with a final score of 8-0 in five innings.

It was the fifth recorded no hitter in USAO...

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CHICKASHA — On the road for the four-game series, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (25-19, 7-11) had no trouble taming the Lady Lions of Southwestern Assemblies of God (6-35, 1-26) in Friday afternoon’s doubleheader.

The teams finish the four-game series on Saturday for a doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m.

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CHICKASHA – The Drover softball team (23-19, 5-11) already has battled its tough, nationally-ranked conference foes and now looks to finish the season with some significant wins, first baseman Sara Reeves said.

“We definitely put our better teams at the beginning of the season,” she said. “With these games coming in, we can pull through a lot of wins. I think we’ll finish strong in the season; hopefully get a good seed in the...

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CHICKASHA– Heading into Tuesday’s road doubleheader against Saint Gregory’s University, the Drovers (23-19, 5-11) knew it would be a tough matchup.

Both teams entered the day on winning streaks, but it was the Cavaliers (35-5, 16-2) who would grab both games over the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and move their winning streak to seven.

The Drovers made it interesting in both games holding, slim advantages in the...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers finished the weekend with two more wins after a Saturday doubleheader against Northwood University at Bill Smith Ballpark.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (23-17, 5-9) kept the Lady Knights (12-26, 9-9) at bay with two narrow wins, taking both games by a one-run margin.

While the hit total in game one was 6-5 in Northwood’s favor, the Knights left nine runners on base and were...