CHICKASHA – For the third time in four years, USAO Head Soccer Coach Jimmy Hampton was named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s All-Region Coach of the Year for men’s soccer. Hampton, who also earned the honor in 2009 and 2010, said the honor reflects his coaching staff — Alexis Vizarelis, Tony Orsi and Tommy Hubbard — and...

CHICKASHA – After a fourth NAIA Men’s Soccer National Tournament run, three Drovers were named to the elite NAIA All-America list — including a first ever First Team recipient for Drover soccer. Scott Parkinson, a junior defender, was named USAO’s first men’s soccer All-America First Team, which goes to just 11 players in the country.

CHICKASHA – In his first year of eligibility for the award, USAO junior Scott Parkinson was named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete. He is one of 15 players in the state to be named to the list, which is complete with 315 players nationwide. Players must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and be at least a junior to qualify....

MONTGOMERY, ALA. – On a rainy morning in Montgomery, Ala., the USAO Drovers suffered their first loss of the season and ended their tournament hopes as they fell to Belhaven University 2-1.

“We wanted to go all the way, of course we did. But value the journey … we value the opportunity to play on the stage,” Coach Jimmy Hampton said to...

MONTGOMERY, ALA. – Leaving Thanksgiving morning to make the long trip to Montgomery, Ala., the Drovers are eager to get on the field to play in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship second round game.

“Attitude of boys is very good,” USAO head coach Jimmy Hampton said. “They are prepped and ready to play. We’ve been training very...

CHICKASHA – Home field advantage, a lot of heart and a pair of goals is all it took to send the Drovers on to the next round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship as they shut out Grand View 2-0 in the Opening Round. “The team competed hard and played hard for each other,” USAO head coach Jimmy Hampton said after the game. “I’m real...

CHICKASHA – Respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership and sportsmanship. These are the qualities of a true Champion of Character, and they are the qualities of USAO’s lone senior, Kris Andrews. Andrews was named one of the 32 NAIA Champions of Character on Friday night at a banquet honoring the USAO Drovers and the Grand View...

CHICKASHA – The fact that the Drovers enter the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round undefeated for the first time in school history doesn’t have an effect on Coach Jimmy Hampton or his coaching staff. “The way we view it is it’s a new season and both teams are 0-0,” he explained. “You have to win to get here, but at this...

CHICKASHA – Going undefeated with 10 shutouts, the Drover men practically swept the 2012 All-Sooner Athletic Conference selections. Perry Sansford was named the SAC’s Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year, while teammate Scott Parkinson earned Defensive Player of the Year and Bryan Byars was named Goalkeeper of the Year. Coach...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers have the opportunity to host the Opening Round of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Tournament, taking on Grand View Vikings at 7 p.m. Saturday on Hampton Field at Chickasha High School. “I am excited for USAO to get to host. We are hoping to see 1,500 Drover fans out at the game,” said USAO Coach Jimmy Hampton, who is...

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