|Cougars Prepare For District Opener|
Jeff Cali: I’m certainly no coach, but I felt the need to offer Ada head guy Wade Standley some friendly pointers in advance of his team’s trip to Southern Nazarene University to take on the Bethany Bronchos.|
It wasn’t exactly X’s and O’s strategy or starting lineup help. It was quite simple: Stay out of the path of black cats, steer clear of ladders and leave mirrors alone for the remainder of the season.
“You certainly look for guys to step up and to distribute the ball evenly and take what the defense gives us,” Standley said. “From a team perspective, we have to continue to move forward, continue to get better and continue to stay focused on the task at hand.”
|Cougs Defeat Durant|
Jeff Cali: The Ada High football team rolled to a 28-0 halftime lead and dumped Durant 35-6 in a Week 3 matchup of old rivals Friday night at Norris Field.
“I was really proud of our guys. I thought we played more of a complete game and got a lot better this week. I think that showed tonight,” said Ada head coach Wade Standley.
“Durant is a good 5A team,” he continued. “We talked to our guys about getting off to a fast start and I felt like they did that. They were ready to play, and I’m real proud of their effort.”
|Ada Cruises Past Durant|
Jeff Cali: The Ada High football team raced to a 28-0 halftime lead and cruised past Durant 35-6 Friday night at Norris Field.
Ada junior Kylen Cooper had a monster night, finishing with 10 catches for 135 yards and four touchdowns.
Ada had outgained the Lions 267-94 by halftime.
The Cougars recovered two deep onside kicks that turned into first-half touchdowns and forced Durant into seven total turnovers.
Ada, now 1-2, travels to Bethany for a Week 4 matchup with the host Bronchos to begin District 4A-2 play. Bethany is 2-1 after a 9-3 loss to Kingfisher Friday night.
|Cougs Can't Quite Climb Titan Hill|
|09/13/16 - |
Jeff Cali The Ada Cougars didn’t quite get
to the top of the second Class 5A mountain they attempted to climb Friday night
when Carl Albert visited Norris Field. But they sure got closer to the top.
Carl Albert used a number of
clutch plays during a four-touchdown second quarter and turned back Ada 28-7.
The Titans, No. 2 in Class 5A,
left town with a 2-0 mark, while Ada lost to its second ranked 5A club and
starts off the 2016 campaign at 0-2.
“We did get better this week. Our
young men gave a special effort tonight, “ said Ada head coach Wade Standley.
“That’s the No. 1 team in 5A, I’m just telling you.”
|Cougars vs. Carl Albert|
ADA — The
Ada High football team will try to climb another Class 5A mountain when No. 2
Carl Albert visits Norris Field for a Week 2 matchup.
set for 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Albert’s a great team. After this week, I think we’ll be as qualified as
anybody to say who the No. 1 team in 5A is. Is it Carl Albert or is it
Ardmore?,” he said.
good news — the Cougars will make their home debut at the recently renovated
Norris Field. New bathrooms and a new concession stand were added during the
|Ada Cougar Football|