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Ada cheer comes home with NCA Nationals awards

Kaelie Miller, Social Media Manager, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Cheer, Sports

In the end of January, the Ada High cheerleaders headed to Dallas to perform and compete at the NCA Nationals competition. The squad had been working tirelessly since they won their bid in August at cheer summer camp to raise money and prepare performances for three different categories. Led by new coach...

Despite team loss, Emarthle has career first

Despite team loss, Emarthle has career first

Cheyene Howell, Staff writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Ada Lady Cougars went head-to-head with the Shawnee Wolves' Tuesday night. Despite a disappointing loss (47-25), senior Mikalya Emarthle celebrated a career first by making her first three point shot. Emarthle counts this shot as one of the things she did well during the game. Emarthle said, "what...

Super Bowl LII

Super Bowl LII

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Both the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will go head-to-head in a heated fight for the next Lombardi trophy. This will be the 6th championship for the Patriots, who are also looking for a back to back. The Eagles, however, haven't won a single one yet. They have appeared in the Super Bowl...

Ada wrestling takes fifth in Florida

Ada wrestling takes fifth in Florida

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Ada Cougar wrestling team traveled to Fort Walton, Fla. to compete in the The Beast of the Beach tournament. The team itself won six duels placing fifth overall. Ada's furthest venue for a tournament was previously Coppell, Texas. The tournament was a dual tournament. Cougars first day at the se...

National Championship Analysis

National Championship Analysis

David Lewis, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

2017 has just ended, and the new year has begun. The stadium seats in Atlanta, Georgia are empty, waiting to be filled however the seats will not be lonely much longer. The National Championship will be played and the city (and stadium) is ready for it. It will be the first National Championship with all...

Lady Cougar basketball back in action

Lady Cougar basketball back in action

Cheyene Howell, Staff writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lady Cougar basketball is underway. The Lady Cougars began scrimmaging area teams at the beginning of November and have high hopes for the upcoming season. Junior point guard Dixie Redman is optimistic that the team will be able to better last year's season record of 22-5. "I'm confident we'll ...

Ada Finally Finds a Way to State

Ada Finally Finds a Way to State

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Ada High football team has finally made it to a state championship, and it only took 17 years. The Cougars pulled out a suspenseful win against Bethany last Saturday. The final score of 26-22 indicated a Cougar win. Both teams had previously met up in week four which led to an Ada Cougar upset. ...

A glimpse into the life of an Ada High Cheerleader

A glimpse into the life of an Ada High Cheerleader

Kaelie Miller, Staff Writer, Social Media Manager

November 9, 2017


Filed under Cheer, Multimedia Packages, Sports

Being an Ada High cheerleader is not as easy as the girls on the squad make it look. Cheering takes hours upon hours of work in the gym, after school, at home and on the sidelines. When it comes to the sport of cheer, the girls on the Ada squad take it all very seriously. The squad spends their pr...

Undefeated Blanchard falls to Ada

Undefeated Blanchard falls to Ada

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Friday the Ada Cougars faced the number one team in their district, the Blanchard Lions, whose undefeated varsity team was predicted to beat the 6-2 Cougars. However, a game filled with shocking plays and shocking calls could only end with shocking results, as Ada brought down the undefeated Lions with a score of 10-3 and claimed the title of...

Cougars roll Durant

Cougars roll Durant

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Ada Cougars rolled past the Durant Lions Friday night with a 56-21 victory. The Cougars and Lions were both 0-2 going in to the heated game. For years the Ada/Durant rivalry has run deep, tracing all the way back to when Durant started and ended Ada's 42-game winning streak in the 90s. This ...

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