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

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Aarin Simon set his sights on the finish line at the Harding Last Chance Invitational, where he took home a bronze medal in his event.

Drovers Bring Four Medals Home After Last Meet

Gary Jackson, Managing Editor May 12, 2024

USAO’s track and field teams took on the Harding Last Chance Invitational in Searcy, Ark. Thursday, May 9. This was the team’s second trip to Harding University this season, and they saw success all...

Sophomore Daylen Huff crosses the finish line at the University of Oklahoma early this season.

USAO Strived for Success at Ford Mastin Twilight

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor April 19, 2024

USAO’s track and field team competed at the Ford Mastin Twilight Thursday, Apr. 18. This was their second meet of the season at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) and showcased some phenomenal performances...

Junior Aarin Simon sprints to the finish line in an earlier meet this spring.

Simon Claims Gold at OBU

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor March 31, 2024

USAO’s track and field team took a short trip to Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) in Shawnee, Okla. where they competed in the OBU Invitational. Their third outdoor meet of the season concluded with...

Freshman Alayna Nichols prepares to make her mark in her first outdoor match of the season in Arkansas.

Masked Rider Open Proves Successful for Drovers

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor March 24, 2024

The Drover men’s and women’s track teams dashed into their second outdoor meet of the 2024 season. The Masked Rider Open was held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas Friday, Mar. 22 through...

Aarin Simon (left) and Tyrike Cunningham compete in the relay portion of the meet in Arkansas.

Four Broken Records and One National Qualifier

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor March 18, 2024

USAO men’s and women’s track and field teams sprinted into their opening outdoor season track meet Saturday, Mar. 16 at the Harding University Multi Invitational in Searcy, Arkansas. Their performances...

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...

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