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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 have finally made it to a state championship, and it only took 17 years. The Cougars pulled out a suspenseful win against Bethany last Saturday. It finally ended with a 26-22 cougar win. Both teams had previously met up in week 4 with an Ada Cougar upset at the time. I...

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 ...

Cougar football team plans for improvement

Cougar football team plans for improvement

Garrett Rhynes, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

This will be the Ada Cougars' first year with new head coach Chris Berus. He is widely known for his past run in the semifinals with the Plainview Indians. Despite having an almost entirely new coaching staff, Berus makes a positive prediction for the team this season. "Well it's going to tur...

New squad, new coach, new year

New squad, new coach, new year

Kaelie Miller, Staff Writer/Social Media Manager

September 13, 2017


Filed under Cheer, Sports

Ada High cheer is starting the season under new head coach T.K. Walbrick-Fuller. After a continuous two years of switching coaches and, at some points, being left with no coach at, Fuller assumed the role. An Ada High cheer alumnus, Fuller plans to keep traditions strong while also improving...

Ada High cheer wins 2018 bid to nationals

Ada High cheer wins 2018 bid to nationals

Kaelie Miller, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under Cheer, Showcase, Sports

The Ada High cheer squad attended cheer camp this summer, where they secured a bid to the 2018 National Cheer Association's All-Star National Championship in Dallas, Texas. The team's coach, T.K. Fuller, plans to take the squad to the national competition in hopes of coming home with an award, but m...

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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