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Ada Cougar basketball: Boys, girls ranked #3

Ada Cougar basketball: Boys, girls ranked #3

Jackson Southard, Nik Newby, and Jacob Nowlin

January 20, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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


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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...

Cougars reach for the stars

Cougars reach for the stars

Darren Hawkins, Sports Writer

March 10, 2016


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


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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


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...

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