CHICKASHA – Bright-eyed and fresh out of high school, David Jennings found a home — and a place to play his beloved sport of golf — at USAO.
Entering college in 1979, Jennings played golf for the Drovers until the program was cut due to budget constraints. He was able to stay at the school continuing on his golf scholarship until he graduated.
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 – Former NCAA Division I athlete Jadyn Smith will head the Drover softball team at the University of Science and Arts, university officials announced Wednesday.
After playing four years for Patty Gasso at the University of Oklahoma, Smith went back to her high school alma mater, Newcastle, where she served as an assistant for two years. She joins USAO directly from Sooner Athletic Conference rival Oklahoma Baptist,...
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 – With the 2012 season wrapped up, assistant softball coach Ken Richardson said he looks back on a job well done, despite some moments of turmoil.
“I was pleased with this season,” he said. “We had our ups and downs as normally we do during softball. But overall, he had a good season. We made it to where we wanted to go — to the conference playoffs.”