News - Athletics

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 […]

Alumni Awards
October 4, 2017 • Posted in ,

Alumni Honored

The Alumni Association will honor eight of the university’s distinguished graduates during the 2017 Alumni Awards Banquet on Friday, Oct. 13. The awards banquet, which is part of this year’s Homecoming ceremonies, begins at 6 p.m. in the Rogers Conference Center. The banquet will also include the Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Tickets are […]

Ozarks Athletics
March 8, 2017 • Posted in

U of O town hall to discuss future athletics affiliation

University of the Ozarks will hold a town hall meeting about the future affiliation of its athletics program at 7 p.m., Monday, March 27, in the Rogers Conference Center. The meeting, which will be led by athletic and university administrators and coaches, is to provide information and solicit feedback and opinions from students, faculty, staff […]

Mark Scully
January 27, 2017 • Posted in

Dr. Scully named new faculty athletics representative

Dr. Mark Scully, assistant professor of political science at University of the Ozarks, has been appointed the university’s new faculty athletics representative (FAR). Scully, who has taught at Ozarks since 2014, was appointed to the three-year term by U of O President Richard Dunsworth, effective immediately. “Dr. Scully is superbly qualified to serve as the […]

October 7, 2016 • Posted in

University of the Ozarks Breaks Ground on New Tennis Facility

University of the Ozarks held a ground-breaking ceremony on Friday for a new on-campus tennis facility. A large group of U of O students, faculty, staff, alumni and board members attended the ceremony on the north end of campus that marked the start of construction on the outdoor facility. The center will feature eight state-of-the-art […]