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Going for the gold The university’s competitive cheer squad shows off their championship banner after winning the first National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics Cheer Championship on March 11. The championship was hosted in Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness Activity Center. The Stars defeated runner-up Saint Francis by 4.15 points, finishing with a final score of 87.08. Cou�tesy o� OCUspo�

Swing batter, batter Senior Infielder Jerame Littell rears back to swing at the Feb. 26 game against Texas A&M-Texarkana at Jim Wade Stadium. The Stars won the game 3-1, their second victory against Texas A&M, finishing off a 5-0 week. The team has a 41-8 win-loss record at presstime. The next home game will be against Southwestern Assemblies of God University at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. April 29. The Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament will be from May 5-8 in Jim Wade Stadium. Elina Moon Student Publications

April 26, 2017

Hard work pays off

Donovan Lawson Student Publications

The women’s basketball team shows off their bracket and trophy after winning the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics Division I Tournament against Lewis-Clark State, 73-66. Coach Bo Overton was named the NAIA’s Coach of the Year, and Senior Forward Daniela Wallen was named the NAIA’s Most Outstanding Player.


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