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Berus hired as new head football coach, will continue to ‘build on Ada Cougar tradition’

Berus hired as new head football coach, will continue to ‘build on Ada Cougar tradition’

Jackson Southard, Sports Editorial Writer
April 4, 2017 • 409 views
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The Ada High School football team will look to former Cougar Chris Berus to take the helm after the departure of head coach Wade Standley, who will make the move to Deer Creek High School in Edmond. Standley, whose time as Ada's head coach produced a 11-10 overall record (9-4 district play), will as...

Thunder vs Durant

Thunder vs Durant

Nik Newby, Sports Writer
March 24, 2017 • 252 views
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Most Oklahoma City Thunder fans completely despise Kevin Durant after he left.  Each time he returns to Chesapeake Arena, he is an opponent, instead of a teammate, and the still-recent wounds are re-opened. When he was here in Oklahoma City, everyone praised him and loved him. He led the Thunder to...

Ada athletes sign to play college sports

Ada athletes sign to play college sports

Jackson Southard and Nik Newby
February 22, 2017 • 423 views
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Six Ada High seniors signed college letters of intent for an opportunity to play at the next level: Micah Hutchins, Jacob Granger, Karson Rogers, Vaughn Appleman, Colby Eaker, and Rumor LeJeune. _______________________________________________________________________ Micah Hutchins Hutchins signed with the Univ...

Ada Cougar basketball: Boys, girls ranked #3

Ada Cougar basketball: Boys, girls ranked #3

Jackson Southard, Nik Newby, and Jacob Nowlin
January 20, 2017 • 476 views
Filed under Multimedia Packages, Sports

The Cougar basketball teams continued their winning seasons with Tuesday's match-up against Durant. The number three ranked Cougar men triumphed with a 54-38 victory over the Durant Lions, bringing them to a 10-1 season.  The Lady Cougars, also ranked number three, improved their season record to 12-2 with their 41...

Ada fights for playoff spot

Ada fights for playoff spot

Jackson Southard, Sports Writer
October 28, 2016 • 457 views
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On Thursday, Oct. 20 the Ada Cougars traveled up to Tulsa Central to fight to keep a spot in the playoffs and came out with a much needed win. The win over Tulsa Central, 30-6, keeps the Cougars' hopes alive preventing them from being eliminated from playoff contention. The team poured their heart on...

Ada V. Durant

Ada V. Durant

Jackson Southard, Nik Newby, and Jacob Nowlin
September 20, 2016 • 361 views
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Friday night on Sept. 16 at 7:30, Ada faces off with Durant in a heated rivalry. The Cougars are off to a rough start at 0-2, but plan on making a change to their record with a win this Friday.The Cougars are prepared and ready for this weeks game and are looking forward to putting the Lions in the turf. They...

Injuries contribute to Cougar defeat

Injuries contribute to Cougar defeat

Jackson Southard, Sports Editor
September 13, 2016 • 526 views
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Friday, Sept. 2, was not the season start the Cougars hoped for, as the opener ended in injury and defeat. The Ada Cougars battled the Ardmore Tigers in the Ada v. Ardmore Kickoff Classic, with a devastating loss 40-7, but the scoreboard was not the only sign of Cougar devastation. Ada Cougar run...

Pigskin preview

Pigskin preview

Jackson Southard, Sports Editor
September 2, 2016 • 437 views
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The Ada Cougar Football Team will start the season off playing at Ardmore on Sept. 2, at 7:30 p.m. They're hoping to have a better record than last year's seven wins and four losses.We interviewed a few of the players and coaches to see how the team is going to do this year. Quarterback Colby Eak...

New coaches take on Ada High cheer squad

New coaches take on Ada High cheer squad

Kaelie Miller, Journalist
August 30, 2016 • 2,280 views
Filed under Cheer, Showcase, Sports

Ada High Cheer Squad has officially hired new coaches to take the lead this year. The squad was previously led by Alyssa Rhodes. This summer Donnieta Ray and Ali Lawson took the reins until the school hired an official coach. Christy Brown recently joined the AHS staff as the new cheer coach, a...

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Aaron Compton
May 2, 2016 • 521 views
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Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in my attempt, is the Special Olympics Oath. On April 6, 2016 Ada High went to Pauls Valley and competed in the Special Olympics. Four Ada High students participated and placed in numerous activities. Austin Gibson placed second in the softball throw...

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