Tashina Ototivo

CHICKASHA – In a game that went into overtime for the first time this season for USAO, the Drovers fell just short despite strong shooting and rebounding Saturday afternoon.

Mid-America Christian was able to best the Drovers in an overtime battle that ended 63-62.

The game had only been tied twice by halftime with MACU in control most of the half and leading by two after 20 minutes.

Rocio Medrano

CHICKASHA – Three Drovers scored in the double figures on Thursday night against the No. 1 Oklahoma City Stars but ultimately couldn’t overcome the powerful offense.

The Drovers (10-13, 1-3) jumped off to a 3-2 lead early on but once the Stars got back in control, they led the remainder of the game and won 104-58. OCU (20-2, 12-0) hasn’t lost a game since November.

Rocio Medrano led the Drovers in scoring with 12...

Tashina Ototivo

CHICKASHA – Senior Rocio Medrano had a double double on Saturday afternoon, leading the Drovers to an important conference win over the Saint Gregory’s, topping the Cavaliers 63-56.

Medrano sunk seven buckets and went 9-for-10 from the charity stripe in the game on her way to 23 points. She also had 12 rebounds and four assists.

Paige Pulliam and Celeste Smith each had nine points and three assists in the game....

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CHICKASHA – As the team’s only four-year starter, Tashina Ototivo has been through it all with the Drovers — and this season has held no exception to the gamut of highs and lows.
The season started off strong for the Drovers, who were 9-3 going into conference play. But the tough Sooner Athletic Conference slowed the season down — something Ototivo said they are working to overcome.

Brittany Scott

CHICKASHA – The OBU Bison came out on top of the Drovers in a Tuesday night battle at the USAO Fieldhouse.

USAO found itself struggling to keep up with the Bison, who made 54.4 percent of their shots on Tuesday night. The Drovers fell 79-46.

USAO senior Rocio Medrano, shot 66 percent from the field, had 16 points and five rebounds. Guard Brittany Scott had a season-high 12 points, after shooting a perfect 5-for-5...

Paige Pulliam

CHICKASHA – The Drover women battled hard and never gave up, but just couldn’t overcome the powerful No. 2 Lubbock Christian team.

Tough to defend, the Lady Chaps held up to their hype and shot 52 percent from the field in the game.

The Drovers, who scored 54 on the No. 2 team in the country, had 27 bench points as compared to the Chaps’ 23.

Krista Ford led the Drovers with nine points. Tashina Ototivo,...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers played a hard first half but couldn’t overcome the powerful second half by Wayland Baptist and fell 74-59 on Thursday night.

USAO (9-5, 0-5) led 33-28 at halftime, but the Flying Queens shot nearly 50 percent from the field in the second half and took the lead in the final 10 minutes of the game.

Four Drovers delivered points in the double digits in Thursday’s battle. Senior Rocio Medrano led...

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CHICKASHA – In her first season at the helm of the Drover women’s basketball team, Coach Jennifer Hayden and her team are off to a solid season going into a tough conference.

“We’re off to a pretty good start. Overall, we’ve been happy,” she said. “We have quite a few new faces, and that’s where the non-conference has been very beneficial for us.”

Krista Ford

CHICKASHA – Four Drovers scored in the double digits against John Brown on Tuesday night at the USAO Fieldhouse.

Leading the pack were seniors Krista Ford and Rocio Medrano, who each had 17 points. Tashina Ototivo had 10 points and led the team in rebounds with eight. Junior Rashelle Carr had 10 points.

In the game, the Drovers put pressure on the Golden Eagles, forcing them to take last second shots, but it seemed...

Tashina Ototivo

CHICKASHA – Up by four points in the final 38 seconds of the game, the Drover women were hoping to start the New Year with an upset over the No. 14 Rogers State Hillcats on Thursday night at the USAO Fieldhouse.

But three made free throws later, the Hillcats cut the lead to just one, and, with just one second remaining on the clock, RSU senior Ariani Silva sailed in a spot-on three pointer to deliver a heartbreaking loss to the...