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Clay Target team wins National Championship
1 week ago • October 11, 2021 • Posted in ,

Clay Target Program Captures Two National Championships

The University of the Ozarks’ clay target shooting team continued its championship tradition by winning two Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championships over the weekend in Marengo, Ohio. The Eagles brought home collegiate national championships in International Skeet and International Trap/Bunker. It is the first team national championships for Ozarks. The group of Keaton […]

Men's Soccer team receives rings
September 3, 2021 • Posted in ,

Men’s Soccer Team Receives ASC Championship Rings

The University of the Ozarks men’s soccer team received their 2020-21 American Southwest Conference Championship rings in a special ceremony on Aug. 28 prior to the alumni match. Designed by Baron, the ring features the University logo in the center with the words ASC Champions surrounding the logo. The players’ names are on the side. […]

Wrestling facility
February 11, 2020 • Posted in ,

University Adds Women’s Wrestling

University of the Ozarks will launch a women’s wrestling program beginning the 2020-21 academic year, Eagles Athletic Director Jimmy Clark announced this week. The program will be a club sport for the 2020-21 year and will move to an NCAA Division III varsity intercollegiate program starting in the fall of 2021, according to Clark. The […]

Hall of Fame
May 22, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Six To Be Inducted Into Sports Hall of Fame

Six alumni have been selected to be inducted into the University of the Ozarks Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The University’s Sports Hall of Fame committee selected Bill Ballard ’56, Ronnie Cookson ’66, the late Charles Daniel ’71, Mandi (Carter) Koch ’07, Robby Finnell ’08 and Olivia (Fisher) […]

President Dunsworth
November 29, 2018 • Posted in ,

Dunsworth Named To NCAA Division III Presidents Council

University of the Ozarks President Richard L. Dunsworth. J.D., has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Presidents Council, the highest governing body in the division. Dunsworth will begin his four-year term in January, at the close of the 2019 NCAA Convention in Orlando, Fla. The Presidents Council sets NCAA Division […]

Paint the town purple
September 12, 2018 • Posted in , , , , ,

Homecoming 2018

Pre-registration is currently underway for a wide variety of events and gatherings that will make up the University of the Ozarks’ Homecoming 2018, scheduled for Oct. 25-28. Formerly known as Alumni Weekend, Homecoming 2018 is a weekend for alumni and current students, as well as their families, to share and celebrate the special bond that […]

Sydney Key
December 8, 2017 • Posted in , ,

A Heart For Service

Despite the rigors of juggling academics and athletics, University of the Ozarks sophomore Sydney Key is always going to find time to lend a helping hand. The health science major and softball player from Lamar, Ark., recently returned from her third mission trip to Guatemala with the Journey Church in Clarksville. It has become an […]