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Best Rivalries in College Football

Best Rivalries in College Football

David Lewis, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Red River Showdown is this weekend and the fans are pumped up. Over eighty thousand people will fill the seats of Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas to support the red or the orange. But this isn't the only rivalry in college football. Here are four of the best rivalries in college football:   THE...

Cougar golf hits the season off right

Cougar golf hits the season off right

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

Ada golf looks to set off another successful golf season in 2018. The team came off their first tournament at Wewoka before spring break. As a team the Cougars placed first scoring 327, and junior Max Roberts placed first individually with a score of 71. Roberts said, "I just did exactly what I was su...

Ada Signing Day

Ada Signing Day

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

On National Signing Day four Ada Cougar athletes signed to go to play football at the collegiate level Jackson Mcfarlane signed with Oklahoma Babtist University in Shawnee as a quarterback. As a Cougar, McFarlance played both the quarterback and kicker positions as he set his sights on playing co...

Shaun White brings home the gold

Shaun White brings home the gold

Cheyene Howell and David Lewis

February 28, 2018


Filed under Multimedia Packages, Sports

The Winter Olympics are finished and Team USA exceeded expectations. They dominated the competition and had the most gold medals in the snowboarding category. The American Team surpassed expectations, demonstrating the strength of American athletics. One of the United State's best athletes is ve...

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 ...

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