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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts played a strong second half to cut a halftime deficit, but were unable to finish the comeback on the road against Southwestern Assemblies of God, falling 78-54 in the end.

In the second half, USAO (3-5, 2-3) shot 33 percent from the field, while SAGU (8-7, 2-3) shot 39 percent in the second half to capture the win.

The Drovers had two players in double figures with sophomore Sami...

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women took their second in back-to-back home conference wins in a Thursday night victory over Northwood University (Texas).
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (3-4, 2-2) continued to battle the entire 40 minutes in order to remain on top, securing the 59-53 victory. The Knights (7-7, 0-4) joined the Sooner Athletic Conference this season.

Northwood led nearly the entire first...

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women came out on fire on Saturday afternoon determined to grab an important Sooner Athletic Conference win against Saint Gregory’s.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (2-4, 1-2) earned its first conference victory, dominating the Cavaliers (1-8, 0-3) with a final score of 81-55.

The game appeared to be the Drovers’ from tip off. Shooting 50 percent in the first half, the Drovers...

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CHICKASHA – Going into 2014, the Drover women were trying to look for a Sooner Athletic Conference win, but fell at No. 17 John Brown on Thursday evening.

USAO (1-4, 0-2) dropped a 63-48 decision despite having two Drovers in double figures and after shooting 44 percent in the second half.

Senior Rashelle Carr led the team with 20 points and in assists with two in the game. She grabbed five rebounds to round out the night for...

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CHICKASHA – One of the big milestones of a college athlete’s career is to win a championship in their sports, but the more important milestone is graduating with a degree.

All-in-all the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has 22 athletes who will be finishing up their collegiate career with a degree in their respective fields.

USAO conferred 72 degrees in Friday evening’s fall 2013 ceremony, one-third of which were...

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women’s basketball players are heading into the New Year and conference play with only a handful of games under their belts with a short non-conference schedule, but senior Paige Pulliam said the team’s chemistry will make up for a lack of playing time.

“I think we actually have a really good shot. We have a lot of chemistry off the floor and on the floor,” she said. “I really think with our chemistry and how...

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OKLAHOMA CITY– After a two-week hiatus for the USAO women’s basketball team, the Drovers fell to a high-powered offense of Mid-America Christian on the road Saturday afternoon.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-3, 0-1) had its conference opener Thursday postponed and instead opened conference action up the road in Oklahoma City.

The Drovers hoped to come in and make a statement in the Sooner Athletic Conference...

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CHICKASHA– The Drovers despite having five players scoring in double digits ended with an 80-62 loss at the hands of Langston University on Saturday evening.

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (1-2 was led by true freshman Kylie Parker, who had 15 points and on the strength of 4-for-14 shooting. Three of those shots came from behind the three-point line.

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CHICKASHA– A offensive second half performance earned the Drover women’s basketball team their first win of the 2013-14 season in a 67-65 decision on Tuesday evening at Bacone College.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-1) went into the second half down by five points, but after the break, USAO came out on a shooting tear to put the Drovers in the driver’s seat the entire half. Even with the scoring output, the Drovers...

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CHICKASHA – Looking ahead into her second season with the Drovers, head coach Jennifer Hayden said the women’s basketball team’s goal each game is simple: put themselves in a position to win.

The Drovers have two contests under their belts, and Hayden saw great improvement from the beginning of the first to the end of the second.