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Cougars reach for the stars

Cougars reach for the stars

Darren Hawkins, Sports Writer
March 10, 2016 • 666 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The night was electric as the Ada Cougars were back to face the Star Spencer Bobcats for a second time.  The last time these two competitors battled it out, the Cougs brought home the 67-60.  The stakes were high as the loser would be sent home, and the winner on their way to state.  The two big cat...

Ada High pins competition

Ada High pins competition

Heather Manuel, Writer/Photographer
February 22, 2016 • 489 views
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The New Year started off well for the Ada High wrestling team. On Jan. 9, Ada High traveled to McAlester for a tournament with positive results. Overall, Coach Kyle Bohannon was pleased with his team's performance. "Everyone got a lot of mat time which is important coming off Christmas break. We ha...

Freeman competes in national softball tournament

Freeman competes in national softball tournament

Becky Robnett, Senior Editor, Reporter, Columnist
January 20, 2016 • 488 views
Filed under Sports, Student Life

Ada High Junior, Morganne Freeman's, winter break was a little different than most.  She spent her break in sunny Florida competing in a national softball tournament. Freeman, who, attended a tryout in the month of October at Oklahoma City University, competed against thirty other girls for a sl...

Footballs and Flashbulbs

Footballs and Flashbulbs

Wil Rowe, Photographer
October 30, 2015 • 800 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 23, the Ada High Cougar football team battled against the Bristow Pirates.  Bristow fell to the Cougars leaving Ada with a season record of 4-3 overall and 3-1 in district play.   ...

Ada High Cross Country

Ada High Cross Country

Chris Henry, Reporter and article writer
September 11, 2015 • 469 views
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The Ada High Cross Country teams had their first scheduled meet of the year on Sept. 8, at Putnam City, or at least they both tried. During the meet, the girls' team was able to compete and receive medals. However, the boys' cross country meet was canceled that day due to lightning. Girls Placement: Savannah Cloar: 13...

Battle with it!

Battle with it!

Bai Paige Henderson, Writer & Photographer
August 31, 2015 • 479 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In Tuesday's game Ada High School's Lady Cougars Battled the Pauls Valley High School Lady Panthers where the Lady Cougars won 3-2! According to coach Erin Mitchell "it was a game of mental toughness". Until the 5th inning the Lady Cougars softball team was down by two, struggling to keep up with...

Running Against the Pride

Running Against the Pride

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor
May 7, 2015 • 836 views
Filed under Sports

As the sun's beating rays came down in sizzling waves, Ada was out making the best of the weather.  The Ada Cougars traveled all the way to Durant to compete against in the track meet.  To say the least, many of the Ada Cougars placed in multiple events.  With both the girls and the boys placing,...

2015-2016 Cheer tryouts

2015-2016 Cheer tryouts

Brenden Compton
April 22, 2015 • 841 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Who is it that gets the crowd excited at the football and the basketball games? The cheerleaders do, but how does one become a cheerleader?  On April 8th, SHS held cheerleading tryouts for the 2015-2016 squad. Those auditioning were graded on their ability to perform certain stunts, gymnastics, and...

Swinging Into Action

Swinging Into Action

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor
April 2, 2015 • 654 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Ada's Golf team has had a great start to the season as the boys came in 2nd place and the girls came in 3rd place at Jimmie Austin in Seminole.  Ada has had a good history in Golf, and the team has shown that they intend to continue this tradition.  The boys also placed individually with Tim Simpson...

Pirates Plunder the Cougars’ Goods

Pirates Plunder the Cougars’ Goods

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor
March 12, 2015 • 1,036 views
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The night was cold and dark in Henryetta as the Ada Cougars suffered a devastating defeat to the Byng Pirates.  With a final score of Ada 36 and Byng 42, the Cougars were bumped out of the playoffs. The Cougars arrived in Henryetta with high spirits and vigor in their voices.  The Cougars thought...

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