CHICKASHA– A 2014 Drover became the third in baseball history to score an NAIA All-American selection after a season that saw the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma make a trip to the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament.

Jaime Gurrola was named NAIA Honorable Mention, following two NAIA selections in 2013 and becoming the third...

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.

 

Softball

The Drover softball team (37-24) is ending a strong...

CHICKASHA – Five Drover baseball players earned All-Sooner Athletic Conference honors for their performances on the field this season.



Two players — Chris Musick and Jaime Gurrola — earned First Team honors for their performances during the regular season.



Eddie Malone and Warren Stehn came in...

SHAWNEE – Late home runs were the decisive factor in the Drovers’ 13-5 win in Sunday’s Sooner Athletic Conference tournament game against Mid-America Christian.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (27-22) overtook the Evangels (14-34) in the final game of the season for both teams.

“It’s nice to end the tournament with...

SHAWNEE – An early lead wasn’t enough to overcome the No. 1 Oklahoma Baptist Bison on Saturday evening in the Drovers’ second game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (26-22) took a 3-0 lead, but the strong Bison offense began firing to secure the 10-4 win.

It didn’t take...

SHAWNEE – Knowing they needed three wins to make a return trip to the NAIA Baseball National Championship tournament, the Drover baseball team started off its postseason play with a 5-0 shutout against fourth-seeded Wayland Baptist.

In the regular season, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma(26-21) and the Pioneers (32-21)...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers head into postseason knowing they need three wins to make it into the NAIA Baseball National Championship tournament, but it’s something pitcher Josh Terrell said is more than possible.

“That’s been the goal since day one is to make it back,” he said. “We’re on a hot streak, and I really like our chances to make...

CHICKASHA – The fifth-seeded Drovers are now looking to continue some strong performances in post-season as they enter the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament this weekend.



The round-robin style tournament spans four days, with each team competing in a game Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The team with the highest...

CHICKASHA– An impressive offensive showing from senior Ryan Wescott is what led to him being chosen as the Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 21-27.

In the week’s three games, which the Drovers went a perfect 3-0 against Southwestern Christian, Wescott had a batting average of .643 (9-for-14) with two...

CHICKASHA – A combined 37 runs came for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (25-20, 15-12) in its Senior Day to get the season sweep of Southwestern Christian (8-46, 3-24).

In game one, USAO grabbed a 22-1 win, while in the second game the Drovers notched the 16-2 victory to claim win No. 25 on the season.

In the first...

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