CHICKASHA – With a new coach and a small team, the Drovers were bound to deal with a few hiccups through the season, but it’s nothing they aren’t eagerly fighting through, said Brooke McLeod, a junior hitting pitcher.

“We have a small team. It’s basically about just coming together,” she said. “But we’re going to get there. We are a...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers won both games of a Wednesday afternoon doubleheader against Morningside College to advance to 10-6 on the season.



After traveling all the way from Iowa, it was the Morningside Mustangs who struck first, scoring in the third inning of the first game. The Drovers retaliated in the bottom of that...

CHICKASHA – Rogers State was able to take both games against the Drovers in a Tuesday afternoon conference doubleheader at Bill Smith Ballpark.



After giving up some early runs, the Drovers grabbed two of their own in the bottom of first after pitcher Brooke McLeod doubled to center field score lead off hitter Katie...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers came from behind to win the second game and split on Saturday afternoon in their home opener against NCAA Division II Cameron University.



After falling game one 12-0, the Drovers (8-4) were eager to grab a win.



With Brooke McLeod (6-1) in the circle, the Drovers gave up...

CHICKASHA – USAO swept the Sooner Athletic Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week honors after a strong doubleheader against Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College last week.



Morgan Bratcher, who threw a no-hitter, was named SAC Pitcher of the Week while teammate Taylor Smith was named SAC Player of the Week....

CHICKASHA – Starting the season 6-2, the Drover softball team — composed exclusively of returning players — is off to a strong start, said first year head coach Jadyn Smith-Wallis.

“They know exactly what each other is going to do. There are no surprises. I think that is going to be a huge factor for us this year,” she said. “I...

CHICKASHA – Senior pitcher Morgan Bratcher came out with the best game of her career on Tuesday afternoon, throwing a no-hitter on the road against Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College.



Bratcher, a Chickasha native, was just one walk away from a perfect game. In her five innings in the circle, she threw 11 strikeouts on...

CHICKASHA – With nearly all returners and a fresh coach bringing new enthusiasm, the Drover softball team has a chance to make a strong impression in 2013.



In her first season at the helm of a program, Head Coach Jadyn Smith is confident the 2013 Drovers will be a force to be reckoned with this season.

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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...

CHICKASHA – Softball always has been a major part of Kindra Gregory Palacol’s life. It took her throughout high school, to college, and now well into her successful career in coaching and teaching.



Palacol now finds herself getting to use two of her passions at Norman North High School, in roles as the assistant fast...

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