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

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Pitcher, Boone Lasater attempts to pick-off the Bulldog on first base with a throw to Peyton McDowall.

Drovers Send Bulldogs to the Doghouse (Photo Essay)

Preston Palm, Contributing Writer February 27, 2023

This past weekend the #19 ranked USAO (10-6, 0-0 SAC) faced off in a three-game series against McPherson College (6-6, 0-0 KCAC). The Drovers came into this weekend with an 8-6 record going into their...

Reed Butz completes a pitch Sunday afternoon against #5 Bellvue University.

Baseball Bounces Back at Home Opener (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2023

USAO’s baseball program (8-5) hosted Friends University (4-6) and #5 Bellvue University (4-2) for a three-day series. After the Cajun Collision, #19 USAO were looking to get back on top. After three...

Jadyn Goucher shows her excitement after shooting a ball into the outfield for a double.

Softball Swipes Three Victories in Home Opener (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2023

USAO’s softball program (5-3) hosted their first home games of the season this weekend. Cottey College (5-3) and Missouri Baptist University (MBU) (7-3) both travelled from Missouri to take on the Drovers. The...

Tahlia Sloan-Casey, one of three seniors honored, shoots over her CCC defender on Senior Day.

Drovers Sweep Senior Day (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2023

USAO hosted their final home game of the season Saturday afternoon against Central Christian College (CCC). Saturday was also Senior Day to honor six seniors within the basketball program including, Zaria...

Coach Darrick Matthews brings his team together during a timeout to spark a comeback rally.

Lions Roar; Drovers Remain Silent (Photo Essay)

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

Thursday night, USAO hosted Langston University, as the campus honored President John Feaver and the rest of the USAO staff and faculty. USAO's women, ranked #18 in the National Association of Intercollegiate...

Samkelo Cele jumps to shoot over the arm of his MACU defender late in the game.

USAO Men Snap Six-Game Losing Streak (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Photographer February 3, 2023

USAO's basketball teams hosted an eventful night against Mid-American Christian University (MACU). The women fell to MACU 77-56 to etch their third loss of the season into their record. On the other hand,...

USAOs bench leaps out of their seats to cheer on their teammates.

Palmer’s Three-Pointers Propel Drovers (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2023

Saturday night presented two tense matchups as USAO hosted Wayland Baptist University (WBU) for another round of conference play. USAO’s women hoped to maintain their near perfect record (16-1, 10-1...

Senior Samkelo Cele sprints down the court attempting to get past OPSU defenders on Thursday night.

Drovers Sent the Aggies Packing (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Photographer January 14, 2023

Thursday night as USAO resumed school for the spring trimester, the Drovers rallied together against Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU). The women's basketball team looked to keep their near perfect...

A far away shot showcases the beauty of Chickashas Festival of Light. A few main attractions include the Ferris Wheel and large Christmas tree made of lights.

Festival of Light Celebrates 30 Years (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Chickasha has made a name for itself for its annual Festival of Light. This festival celebrates its 30th year, and to celebrate a new section of lights were added to form the “Frozen Forest,” which...

Senior Gerard Makuntae blocked the ball from an attempted layup by UNT-Dallas, he finished the game with four total blocks.

Drovers Go Down to the Wire (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Photographer December 5, 2022

The Drover's fieldhouse had an electrifying energy in the conference match-ups against UNT-Dallas Saturday, December 3rd. The women's basketball team kept their win streak alive and extended it to nine...

Coach Matthews shares his excitement with Diaka Berete, the highest scoring player  in the womens game.

Drovers are Undefeated in Conference Play (Photo Essay)

Emily Loughridge, Managing Editor November 21, 2022

USAO’s men’s and women's basketball teams hosted the Oklahoma City University (OCU) Stars at the Drover Fieldhouse Saturday evening. The women came into the game boasting the best start in program...

USAO sophomore forward #16 Darko Borinsavljevic competes with a  MACU defender in order to control the ball.

Soccer Skirmish in the Snow at SAC Showdown (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Writer November 14, 2022

USAO's men's soccer had a night to remember Friday as they played the #1 seeded MACU in the snow. The Drovers came in as the #3 seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Tournament Championship. The...

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