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Couganns Kick Their Way To Another State Title

Couganns Kick Their Way To Another State Title

Tiyanna Melendez and Jacob Faulkenberry

January 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Ada High School Couganns recently won their 10th consecutive state championship. After putting in over 200 hours of practice during and after school, as well as on weekends, they reached their goal. The Couganns' coach, Cara Waters, was pleased with the results. "It was a moment that all of...

A Close Shave With the Savages

A Close Shave With the Savages

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the lights dimmed and the howl of the crowd decreased, the jump of the game happened.  The Cougars had been practicing to face the Savages all break and all the hard work was paying off in the first quarter.  The game was going to be a close and competitive  but the Cougars were in it to win it. The...

Hackey Sack at Ada High School

Hackey Sack at Ada High School

Aaron Compton

January 14, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

At Ada High School hackey sack is a popular past time. Hackey sack is a game that allows players to build better sportsmanship and coordination. Hackey sack is a game where you try to keep the sack off the ground using only your head, feet, knees, and chest. Hackey sack can be played solo or in...

Ada’s in for New Coaching

Ada’s in for New Coaching

Ashley Worth and Darren Hawkins

January 9, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The latest football season was a great disappointment as the Ada Cougars lost in the first round of playoffs to Weatherford.  The community was devastated with the loss as the Cougars loaded back on the bus. The coaches and the players alike were heartbroken. Later after the game, the head coach, Matt...

Colliding With the Comets

Colliding With the Comets

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under Sports

The crowds' roars were dulled to an anticipating silence as the game started.  The Ada Cougars first basketball game of the regular season was up against the Dickson Comets. As the score continued to rise, so did the the fire inside the student section.  As soon as the eighth point was scored for the...

Dunking Over the Competition

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the music softened to a quite hum, the tournament in OBU started to begin.  Ada was faced up against Chandler in the first round.  The Cougars came out with such fire, that they took an early lead.  As the game went on, Chandler tried to make a comeback.  The Cougars wouldn't give in to the Lions...

Let the Duels Begin: Tennis

Let the Duels Begin: Tennis

Jacob Faulkenberry, Writer

December 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Tennis season is right around the corner.  As the 2014-2015 season begins, people begin to wonder, what is going to happen this year in tennis? Ada's tennis coach, Skip Griese, was named 2013 Boys Tennis Coach of The Year by the National Federation of High School Coaches. Griese has coached the...

Sparring with the Finest: Wrestling

Sparring with the Finest: Wrestling

Becky Robnett, Reporter, Columnist

December 10, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

The wrestling team of Ada High is strong this year.  With seventeen members, there is high hope for a chance at state again this year. Coach Fagan said, "The Cougars could be dominant if they continue to work hard." Despite not winning state last year, there is a great hope for this year with...

There Can Be Only One

There Can Be Only One

Jenna Rose Demastus, Senior Editor

December 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, Sports

Dagorhir is a foam weapon sport based on the book The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien Dagorhir started in Maryland in 1977 by Bryan Weise. Now it can be found  all over the world. The biggest event is a weeklong and is generally held in Pennsylvania it is called Ragnarok. General attendan...

Eagles Swoop in for the Kill

Eagles Swoop in for the Kill

Darren Hawkins, Sports Editor

November 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

As the cold winter wind came drifting in, the Cougars prepared for the game against the Weatherford Eagles.  As soon as the opening kickoff started, the Cougars attacked. The Cougars' offense showed the Eagles the fierceness that all Cougars have.  The Cougars did all they could as they continued...

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