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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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Sophomore Omario Johnson proudly waved his countrys flag during the teams media day.

Mbii Broke Freshman School Record; Johnson Tied Record

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor January 21, 2024

USAO track and field teams kicked off their indoor season at the NAIA/JUCO Challenge, which was held at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kan. The Drovers traveled with a team of 15, with 11 men...

Trinity Albao-Cozad nears the finish line during a cross-country meet in her first fall season.

Albao-Cozad Makes Walking a Lifestyle

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor November 21, 2023

Walking on the grass towards the spray-painted white line, time begins to slow down. Each step towards the line begins to feel like an eternity. The air feels still, yet the cheers from the crowd are erupting...

Coach Worthington chats with the womens cross country team, including Trinity Albao-Cozad, Chelsea Fuston, and Savannah Creech, before their meet.

XC Ends Season at SAC Championship

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor November 4, 2023

USAO’s cross country teams took the road for the final time this season as they competed at the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Championship Saturday, Nov. 4. The Drovers competed in Bethany, Okla....

Tyrike Cunningham runs through a patch of trees during a meet earlier in the season.

Cunningham and Albao-Cozad Cross First for Drovers

Gary Jackson, Senior Writer October 22, 2023

The USAO Drovers had six members from the men’s and women’s cross-country teams take the course for the NAIA Middle States Classic. Both teams traveled to Winfield, Kan. for the meet, and did not have...

USAOs mens XC team huddle together before their race in Arkansas.

Ozarks Invitational Sets Pace for Final Meet of the Season

Gary Jackson, Senior Writer October 8, 2023

USAO’s cross country men’s and women’s teams battled in Clarksville, Ark. at the University of the Ozarks Invitational, where the men competed in an 8K run and the women competed in a 5k run. This...

USAOs womens team is all smiles after their 5K event in Kansas, including (from left) Chelsea Fuston, Laura Barrios Bardi, Trinity Albao-Cozad, and Savannah Creech.

USAO’s XC Team Posts Improved Times in Kansas

Gary Jackson, Senior Writer September 24, 2023

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams for USAO competed at the Muthama-Rogers Invitational, which was hosted by Bethel College. The Drovers had 11 combined runners for the meet, which consisted...

USAOs ten-person crew groups together after the Aggie Duels wrapped up in Lawton.

Ten Drovers Compete in Aggie Duels

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer September 8, 2023

USAO’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams made the journey to Lawton Friday, Sept. 8, to compete in the Aggie Duels, which is hosted by Cameron University. The meet invites runners from NAIA and...

USAOs 4 by 400 team, including Quintin Pennells, Kalique St. Jean, Kemoy Willis, and Aarin Simon, prepare for their event.

Shocker Open Showcases USAO’s Speed

Hunter Dewall, Contributing Writer May 12, 2023

USAO’s track and field team traveled to Kansas to compete in the Wichita State Shocker Open at Wichita State University Friday, May 5. There were teams attending the event ranging from both DI and JUCO;...

Kemoy Willis clutches the baton in his right hand during the mens 4 by 400 relay over the weekend at OU.

Willis Breaks School Record at OU

Hunter Dewall, Contributing Writer April 26, 2023

USAO’s track and field team traveled to Norman, Okla. to compete in the John Jacobs Invitational at the University of Oklahoma (OU), in which one of USAO’s athletes set a new school record. The two-day...

Quintin Pennells and Kemoy Willis discuss their event at an outdoor track and field meet.

Wind Adds Extra Obstacle at Sooner Invite

Hunter Dewall, Contributing Writer April 21, 2023

Over the weekend of April 14th and 15th, USAO traveled to Norman to compete in the Sooner Invite at the University of Oklahoma (OU). There were 25 universities attending the event ranging from DI, DII,...

Kalique St. Jean gets a jump off the start line in an attempt to get ahead of his competition.

St. Jean Speeds Past Steeple Chase Competitors

Hunter Dewall, Contributing Writer April 5, 2023

USAO’s track and field team traveled to Wichita, Kanas over the weekend for the Friends University Invite. USAO was one of 36 teams at the meet, and seven student-athletes traveled to compete in five...

Second baseman and lead off hitter, Gage Gaunt finds his rhythm in the box in a game at the Bill Smith. Picture taken by Emily Loughridge.

On The Road Again With Drover Athletics!

Emily Loughridge, Contributing Writer March 3, 2022

Three of USAO’s athletic teams are on the schedule for March 3-9. The men’s track and field team will travel to South Dakota for the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championship. This three-day event...

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