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Jennings has set the bar high for young Lady Cougars  Theadanews

It probably can't be 100 percent verified, but I'm going to go out on a limb and say the 2018-19 Ada High School girls basketball team is the youngest in.

Ada High School placed on 'administrative lockout' after 'threatening message' discovered  Theadanews

Ada High School was placed on administrative lockout Thursday after a threatening message was discovered on the walls of a maintenance building, school ...

Ugly letters force Ada coach to leave | Local Sports  Theadanews

After leading the Ada High baseball team to one of its most successful seasons in recent history, head coach Austin Jarvis announced his resignation Friday ...

ECU's Rosato named new Ada baseball coach | Local Sports  Theadanews

After years of coaching baseball in the college ranks, Dino Rosato is ready to try his hand at the high school level.

Ada school district receives American Airlines grant | Local News  Theadanews

The $24500 American Airlines grant will allow the Ada City school district to equip our secondary aviation laboratories..."

Fall camp kicks off for Cougars | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada Cougars held their first practice of the fall Monday night at Norris Field, signifying the official beginning of their 2018 football season.

West Ada School District wants this site for a high school. Meridian is resisting.  Idaho Statesman

Meridian has pushed back a vote on whether it should annex a parcel to build a high school for the West Ada School District. The city staff says the site the ...

Ada high tennis teams host tournaments today, Saturday  Theadanews

ADA – The Ada Tennis Center and East Central University's Mayhue and Oscar Parker Courts will serve as hosts to the Ada High Tennis Tournament on Friday ...

Music to his ears: Former Ada High band director to be inducted into Hall of Fame  Theadanews

When Bronson Warren was in high school, he would have laughed in disbelief if someone had told him he would be a band director some day.

ELEVATE: Gaining Altitude | Local News  Theadanews

ADA – Until two years ago, all Tanner Gilliam thought about was football. That was before Ada High School introduced students to planes and the forces of flight.

Ada Cougars prepare for Glenpool rushing attack | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Glenpool Warriors will bring their dangerous rushing attack to Norris Field Friday night to battle the Ada Cougars in a District 5A-3 matchup.

Cougars preparing for battle with No. 7 Bears | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada Cougars travel to Noble Friday night to battle a seventh-ranked Bears team that's clearly on the rise.

Ada boys win third straight 4A state title  Theadanews

OKLAHOMA CITY — Three titles and one runner-up finish propelled the Ada Cougars to yet another Class 4A state tennis championship Saturday at the ...

Cougars sweep past Bethel | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Ada High School baseball team punched its ticket to a Class 4A Regional Tournament with a pair of bi-district wins over Bethel Thursday night at Cougar ...

2018 REIRDON RELAYS TRACK MEET RESULTS | Local Sports  Theadanews

Following are the team standings and the top three finishers in each event and all of Ada's results from the 2018 Reirdon Relays held Saturday at Ada High ...

Coaching carousel spins fast at Latta | Local Sports  Theadanews

Latta boys basketball coach resigned, then replaced: Kilby to take post.

Jarvis optimistic about Ada Cougar baseball | Local Sports  Theadanews

Members of the 2018 Ada High School baseball team include, from left to right: (front row) trainer Avery Brown, Zach Carroll, Bo Charboneau, Chris Skadal, ...

Morning Bell: Teachers grab national headlines

Good Friday morning! Tuesday's runoff elections in Oklahoma have drawn national attention, especially because of the teacher candidate/activist story line.

Chickasaw Nation Princess Pageant set for Oct. 1 | Local News  Theadanews

Three talented young ladies are set to be crowned Chickasaw royalty during the Chickasaw Princess Pageant at 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Ada High School Cougar ...

McCortney's Family Pharmacy under new ownership | Local News  Theadanews

Zack and Megan Broderick assumed operational control of McCortney's Family Pharmacy Monday in Ada, taking the first of several steps that will ultimately ...

Jarvis accepts job as new coach at Bartlesville  Theadanews

BARTLESVILLE — Former Ada High head baseball coach Austin Jarvis has been named to the same position at Bartlesville High School.

New East Central coach announces 2018 signees | Local Sports  Theadanews

Ada High defensive lineman Jakob Smalley and Sulphur wide receiver Houston Haines were among 22 football signees whom new East Central University ...

Ada Cougars stage pep rally downtown | Local News  Theadanews

Ada High School football players, cheerleaders, Couganns, band members and fans gathered at Main and Broadway Thursday night, Nov. 9 for a pep rally in ...

Ronny Johns announces candidacy for Oklahoma House District 25  Theadanews

Ronny Johns, principal of Ada Junior High School, is running for House District 25.

Ada High School king and queen crowned | Local News  Theadanews

For RUSH week at Ada High School, the student council challenged school organizations to nominate a king and queen from their ranks and then asked the ...

Police called to Ada High School again | News  Theadanews

Threatening graffiti spray-painted on the exterior of Ada High School sometime Wednesday night or early Thursday morning prompted increased patrols by law ...

Ada junior shined when lights were brightest | Local Sports  Theadanews

Kobe Burgess getting better as the season progressed was a scary thing for the opposition.

High school basketball: Longtime McAlester mentor Bob "Bones" Brumley dies at 94  Tulsa World

Bob “Bones” Brumley graduated from Ada High School, but he went on to coach archrival McAlester in boys basketball for 26 seasons (1951-77).

Ada Schools launches new aviation program  KXII-TV

ADA, OK "This is not just about flying planes," superintendent Mike Anderson said. They'll be taught by professionals at the Ada Regional Airport, like the ...

Chickasaw princesses crowned at annual pageant | Local News  Theadanews

ADA — Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby crowned three young ladies Chickasaw Royalty during the 2018-2019 Chickasaw Nation Princess Pageant in ...

Blake Shelton gives shout-out to Ada Cougars before championship game  KOCO Oklahoma City

Award-winning country music singer Blake Shelton is wishing good luck to the Ada High School Cougars as they head to the state championships. “I hear that ...

Parks joins Ada from Northeast Academy | Local Sports  Theadanews

The hunt for a new Ada High School boys basketball coach is over.

Cougars have pieces to make playoff run | Local Sports  Theadanews

Coach Cole Jones believes his Ada boys soccer squad has the ingredients to make another run to the playoffs.

Ada City Schools Enrollment Information | News  Theadanews

Ada City Schools. 2014-2015. Enrollment Information. GRADE CENTER ENROLLMENTS: Enrollment dates for elementary students will be Tuesday, August 5, ...

Vision Bank announces promotions | Local News  Theadanews

Steve Bagwell, president of Vision Bank Ada, recently announced the following promotions: Vicki Patton to senior vice president; Amber Jones to vice president ...

Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival kicks off Sept. 28  Theadanews

The 2018 Chickasaw Nation Annual Meeting and Festival marks the 58th annual meeting of the Chickasaw Nation and the 30th Chickasaw Festival, an event ...

Feed The Children Helping Oklahoma Teachers With School Costs KWTV

It's time for back-to-school and students aren't the only ones rushing to get items on their supply list.

Ada golfers win Wewoka Tourney | Local Sports  Theadanews

WEWOKA — The Ada High School boys golf team kicked off its 2018 season by winning the Wewoka Invitational Tuesday at the Gil Morgan Golf Course.

Four Ada girls make college choices | Local Sports  Theadanews

Four Ada seniors will continue their basketball careers at the college level after signing letters of intent earlier this week.

Bohannon expects good things from Ada wrestlers | Local Sports  Theadanews

With a mixture of experienced seniors and some rising and promising underclassmen, Ada High School head wrestling coach Kyle Bohannon is excited about ...

Washington educator named school district's teacher of the year  Theadanews

Ria Huckeby inherited her passion for teaching from her parents, who were both educators.

Bethany fans show outpouring of purple support

Bethany Bronchos fans might have had high hopes when their football team went up against Ada High School.

Ada High School Student Council claims honors | Local News  Theadanews

This year's Oklahoma Association of Student Councils state convention was especially rewarding for the Ada High School Student Council.

Ada boys win 12th state title | Local Sports  Theadanews

OKLAHOMA CITY – Runner-up finishes at No. 2 Singles, No. 1 Doubles and No. 2 Doubles and a consolation title (fifth place) at No. 1 Singles fueled the Ada ...

Evans & Davis welcomes three legal interns | Business  Edmond Sun

Riley W. Lissuzzo, Miranda L. Harris, and Foster A. Ford have joined the law firm of Evans & Davis as a Legal Interns for the 2018 Summer.

Fundraiser offers show of support for Avery Anderson  Theadanews

The friends of Avery Anderson are raising funds to help the Ada High School senior, who was seriously hurt in a wreck in July.

12 bands to compete in ECU Tigerpalooza Saturday | Local News  Theadanews

The eighth annual Bron Warren Tournament of Marching Bands will host 12 bands Saturday at Norris Field on the campus of East Central University.

Bill Peterson proud of his world champion | Local Sports  Theadanews

Former Pontotoc County District Attorney Bill Peterson is one proud grandfather.

Pontotoc County BPA chapters attend state conference | News  Theadanews

Several Business Professionals of America chapters from Pontotoc County schools recently attended the Oklahoma BPA State Leadership Conference at the ...

No. 8 Smithville steals win from Stonewall | Local Sports  Theadanews

The Stonewall Lady Longhorns nearly survived a 29-turnover outing against No. 8 Smithville Friday afternoon during the Class A Area Tournament at Ada's ...

Troop 4 Scouts receive Eagle Award | Local News  Theadanews

Eleven members of Boy Scout Troop 4 were awarded the Eagle Scout rank Oct. 29 at the First Christian Church.

Ada soccer teams ready to spring into action  Theadanews

Hit hard with key losses to graduation, the Ada High School girls soccer team will need youth to step up in 2017.

Lady Cougars will rely on young guns in 2017  Theadanews

It was a year ago when Pete Benes made the last-minute jump as Ada High School's new head softball coach.

Standing Firm for Avery  KXII-TV

ADA,Okla The entire city is coming together as they rally around one of their very own, Avery Anderson. "She's one of the most special young ladies that I've ever ...

Ada Couganns are Sugar Bowl bound | Local News  Theadanews

ADA — The Ada High School Couganns will perform in this year's Sugar Bowl pre-game and halftime show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Ada High fans crowd inside to watch Cougar Preview  Theadanews

The Ada High football team gave fans a glimpse of things to come during Cougar Preview night Saturday inside the Dunham Indoor Facility.

Miss Oklahoma 2009 to speak at Ada High graduation  Theadanews

Ada High School graduate Taylor Treat Burget, who held the title Miss Oklahoma 2009, will be the commencement speaker at the Ada High School graduation.

Vision Bank Ada announces promotions | Local News  Theadanews

Steve Bagwell, president of Vision Bank Ada, recently announced the following promotions: Chad Lancaster to senior credit officer; Tommy Vass to senior vice ...

Dodgeball tournament to benefit Avery Anderson | Local News  Theadanews

There will be a fundraising dodgeball tournament at 2 p.m. Jan. 14 at Ada High School to benefit Avery Anderson.

Bob Brumley was a McAlester basketball legend

Farewell to people with Oklahoma ties who enjoyed the game day experience: •Bob Brumley, 94, of McAlester. A legendary basketball coach who guided ...

Ada Chamber's leadership graduates announced | Local News  Theadanews

The graduating class of the 2016 Ada Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership YOUniversity program will be honored during a luncheon ceremony at Oak Hills ...

The Collected Wisdom of Bob Warmack

Bob Warmack was three-year starter at quarterback for Oklahoma in the '60s and an Orange Bowl MVP.

Leach to deliver lecture at ECU Nov. 16 Deadline for Tiger Tank competition is Oct. 24  Theadanews

The innovativeness of Jamie Leach and the leadership of her husband, Clyde, led to the formation of Leachco, an Ada-based company that focuses on the ...

Some say Bo Overton was the best ever  Theadanews

Editor's Note: Following is Part 3 of a three-part series on former Ada High standout Bo Overton, who is the school's all-time leading scorer in boys basketball.

Kilby takes job as Sasakwa boys coach | Local Sports  Theadanews

SASAKWA — Former Ada High player Paxton Kilby is the boys basketball coach at Sasakwa High School.

West Ada trustees OK school boundary changes  Idaho Statesman

West Ada School Board trustees on Tuesday night agreed to change attendance zones to relieve overcrowding several schools.

Around Town | Local News  Theadanews

In the always captivating, compelling, forever informative and never, ever dull (this is what I tell myself) edition of Around Town, we have some well-deserved ...

Ada wrestling qualifies four for state; Sulphur High School crowned one regional champion  Theadanews

By BRIAN JOHNSON. For The Ada News. CATOOSA — The Ada High School wrestling crowned two champions – Marwin Dickerson at heavyweight and Levi ...

Ada girl lends a hand to Mama T's shelter  Theadanews

Eight-year-old Anneliese Weir decided she wanted to lend a helping hand to a group of volunteers working to get a homeless shelter up and running in Ada, ...

Coach Weber returns to Marlow sidelines as new football coach  Duncan Banner

A familiar face is returning to the sidelines at Marlow High School.

Stonewall girls stymie Earlsboro | Local Sports  Theadanews

STONEWALL — The new-look Stonewall girls basketball team had a familiar outcome in its season opener against Earlsboro Tuesday night inside the ...

Benefit to aid man's fight with cancer | News |  Theadanews

An Aug. 13 benefit will help raise money for an Ada High School graduate fighting a rare cancer.

Ada Cougars hope for another strong 4A run  Theadanews

ADA — Ada High School's run to a Class 4A state semifinal berth in boys' basketball in 2015-16, has certainly shot the Cougars up the respectability scale for ...

Former OU, Southeastern player Brian Odom got his start in Ada

100 YEARS OF OKLAHOMAN ALL-STATE FOOTBALL — After playing at OU and Southeastern, Brian Odom heads the strength and conditioning program for ...

Ada tennis teams primed for another title run  Theadanews

When talking about high school tennis in Oklahoma, the Ada High School Lady Cougars and Cougars are perennially in the discussion for a state ...

Kilby preparing for first playoff game at Sasakwa  Theadanews

SASAKWA — Ada High graduate Paxton Kilby is about to coach his first-ever playoff game, and he couldn't be more excited.

This Week's Area Basketball Playoff Schedule [NEWLY UPDATED]  Poteau Daily News

Editor's Note: The Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association has postponed all of today's playoff games. The new schedule will have games played ...

Brown, Eaton headline Roff Hall of Fame 2015 inductees  Theadanews

ROFF — Liz Brown Glover and Tommy Eaton are widely considered to be two of the best players to suit up for Roff High School. That pair will return to the school ...

Chickasaw Nation Princess Pageant set for Monday in Ada  Theadanews

Three talented young ladies are set to be crowned Chickasaw Royalty during the Chickasaw Princess Pageant 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the Ada High School ...

Cindy Lange-Kubick: Christmas at Madonna, praying for a miracle for Ave the Brave  Lincoln Journal Star

It's Christmas, and Ave the Brave is lying in a hospital bed.

Citizens Bank announces promotions | News  Theadanews

ADA — Jimmy Eppler, president and CEO of Citizens Bank, recently announced the promotions of Jerel McCullar to Vice President; Zac Walters to Vice ...

Former McAlester coach Bob Brumley dies at 94 | Local News  Mcalester News Capital

Longtime McAlester basketball coach Bob Brumley died Wednesday at the age of 94.

Dicus benefit golf tournament to be held Monday  Theadanews

The 24th annual Mike and Leslie Dicus Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Monday at the Oak Hills Golf and Country Club, 519 N. Country Club Roa, Ada.

Ada for Avery | Local News  Theadanews

Richard R. Barron/The Ada NewsThe Ada High School marching band were among those who wore “#AllInForAve” t-shirts Friday night in support of Ada student ...

Dangerfield leads Duncan offense for second victory  Duncan Banner

After having a big offensive week in the first game, Duncan used the speed of Javion Dangerfield who got three touchdowns on the way to the Demons 42-0 ...

Pageant winners | News  Theadanews

From left, newly crowned Miss Ada 2016 Mckinzie Deaton; Georgia Frazier, Miss Ada 2015/Miss Oklahoma 2015; and Natalie Jack, Miss Ada's Outstanding ...

High school football season draws near  Theadanews

Sulphur High School cheerleader Lindsey Lance tries on a helmet Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Bulldogs' football photo day. Purchase this image at ...

Miss Ada Pageant to be held Sunday at McSwain Theatre  Theadanews

The Miss Ada Scholarship Pageant and Miss Ada's Outstanding Teen competition are set for 4 p.m. Sunday at the McSwain Theatre, 130 W. Main St. in Ada.

Marvin Barnes Dies  American Quarter Horse Journal

Hall of Fame owner, breeder Marvin Barnes died November 30.

Bracket released for American Legion State Tournament | Local Sports  Theadanews

BYNG — The Ada Braves drew the No. 2 seed for the 2016 Oklahoma American Legion State Tournament that kicks off Friday morning at Byng High School's ...

Latta eliminates Stratford in 2A Regional | Local Sports  Theadanews

LATTA – The sixth-ranked Latta Panthers shot just 37.3 percent from the floor overall, but did manage to connect for eight 3-pointers and control the boards by a ...

Judge Landrith to retire | News  Theadanews

By Randy Mitchell. The Ada News. ADA — The longest running tenured district judge in the history of Pontotoc County is retiring. After nearly 20 years, Judge ...

New faculty, staff named at ECU | Local News  Theadanews

ADA, Okla. – When fall classes began at East Central University for the 2014-15 academic year on Monday, Aug. 18, there were 27 new fulltime faculty members ...

Mitchell leaves Ada for Konawa job | Local Sports  Theadanews

KONAWA — There aren't many jobs that could have piqued the interest of Erin (Fixico) Mitchell enough to lure her away from her job as the head softball coach ...

Ace Harper to wed Matt Sorum | News  Theadanews

Adriane 'Ace' Harper and Matt Sorum, both of Los Angeles, Calif., are exchanging wedding vows at 5 p.m. Oct. 12, 2013, at Palm Springs.

Ada lands new football head coach Wade Standley  KXII-TV

ADA, OK - Former Norman North Head Coach Wade Standley is now the new head football coach at Ada High School.

Drug Court: Fighting meth since 1997 | News  Theadanews

Between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, some 155 people climbed the stairs at the Pontotoc County Courthouse and entered the third-floor courtroom.

Ada netters place second in Shawnee | Local Sports  Theadanews

SHAWNEE – The Ada High School boys tennis squad, behind a No. 2 Singles championship from Harrison Boggs, captured second place out of 15 teams ...

Wagoner High School makes state football history  KTUL

It was a record four seasons in the making. The Wagoner High School football team won a state record 43rd consecutive game Friday evening with a 62-22 ...

Benefit concert for Avery Anderson set for Saturday | News  Theadanews

A local band is putting on a show to help Ada High School student Avery Anderson this weekend.

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