Going beast mode
The Washington slow-pitch softball team was a perfect 5-0 and claimed the Beast of the East softball tournament in Stonewall over the weekend. They defeated Ada (13-0), Tupelo (15-5), Caddo (14-5), Buffalo Valley (11-4) and Caddo (14-13). It was a talented field of highly ranked teams from their respective classes.
An Alligator was Spotted Near Tishomingo, Oklahoma
If you didn't know, Oklahoma has a decent population of alligators. Our Southern border Red River is what feeds the Atchafalaya Swamp in Louisiana, it's only natural some make the trip up our way... but to spot one as far upstream as Tishomingo has to be a rarity. Normally, the...
The biggest snowfall ever recorded in Pontotoc County, OK history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Stabbing suspect arrested after standoff
Mar. 29—A 22-year-old Ada man reportedly slashed his father's face with a knife Monday evening and then forced a standoff between himself and police. The incident occurred at about 6 p.m. inside a residence in the 400 block of W. Fifth St. Arrested in the case was Octavio Lopez Jr.
The City of Ada wraps up main street renovation project
ADA, Okla., (KTEN)--In April 2021, construction crews started on a substantial renovation project to Main street in Ada. The renovations are complete, and crews are working on the final touches downtown. “This is another quality of life opportunity for everybody,” said public information officer for the City of Ada, Lisa...
Ada Library Using New Libby App
The Ada Public Library’s Overdrive App is being discontinued as of May 1. Library officials are encouraging patrons to switch to the Libby App. They say all you need to do is download the new Libby app, find your library and sign in. Your loans, holds and wish list...
Ada baseball team dumps Douglass
Mar. 30—The Ada High baseball team trailed Douglass 2-0 after the top of the first inning of a District 4A-2 doubleheader against Douglass Tuesday night at Cougar Field. But after Ada scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning, the Cougars would never trail again. Ada won the opener 13-3 in five innings before blanking the Trojans 10-0 in Game 2.
Former Buck raking at Henderson
Little Rock native and former Rich Mountain first baseman Luke Rice put up a career day last week as the Henderson State Reddies defeated East Central University 19-0. Rice went 3-5 at the plate, including a double, triple, and home run, and totaled 6 RBI. Rice is currently batting .430 with 8 home runs and 37 RBI through 26 games as a Reddie.
OHP: 33-year-old man killed in Murray County crash
Troopers are investigating a crash that killed a 33-year-old Oklahoma man.
1 Dead In Sulphur Crash
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that one person has died following a Murray County crash. Joshua Richardson was transported to Arbuckle Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead around 1:30 p.m. The other driver, Marion Hopkins, was transported to a local hospital with injuries. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Richardson...
ECU Percussion Ensemble performs at OkMEA, to perform concert April 4
The East Central University Percussion Ensemble was selected as one of the Honor groups to perform at the 2023 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Conference in January. The group is set to perform at ECU’s Ataloa Theatre Tuesday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. At OKMEA, the ensemble performed “The Feeling...
Atoka shuts out Coalgate 2-0
ATOKA, Oklahoma (KTEN) - Kollin Ritchie was phenomenal on the bump for Atoka. The Wampus Cats beat Coalgate 2-0 at home thanks to a defensive masterclass from Ritchie and company.
Chickasaw Nation bison moving to greener pastures
SULPHUR, Okla. (KSWO) - Bison at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are moving to greener pastures within the park. Officials say the move for the 10 animals is currently planned for next Thursday. Three bison came there from Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge back in the 1920s to start their...
Kingston's Quapaw signs with MSC basketball
KINGSTON, Okla. (KTEN) - Kingston star basketball player Olivia Quapaw will not have to travel far to play her college basketball. She signed with Murray State College in Tishomingo on Tuesday. Quapaw helped the Lady Redskins make the 3A state tournament this year and was names to the OGBCA all-state...
Softball Splits Doubleheader with Game Two Win
ADA, Okla. – The East Central University softball team hosted Henderson State University for a three-game Great American Conference series, slitting the doubleheader after falling in the opener 3-1 in extra innings before defeating the Reddies 7-1 in game two. After two scoreless innings, ECU would be the first to get on the board after Megan Lesko hit a sac…
Ada cracks down on neglected properties
ADA, Okla. (KTEN) — The City of Ada is enforcing a new policy for dilapidated houses. "We really want to see these neighborhoods be liveable for everyone, and it is our job as public servants to help with that," said Staci Bungard the City of Ada's community development director. "It is not about taking property from anyone. It's about trying to build better neighborhoods."
Late Run Downs Henderson Against East Central
ADA, Okla. – A walk-off run in the bottom of the seventh by East Central clinched the series for the Tigers as Henderson State fell 1-0 in the rubber match. The Reddies (15-18, 7-10) will resume GAC action at home when Harding visits Dee White Field for a weekend series on Friday, Mar. 31 at 5 p.m.
Hoof Grand Slam Difference in 8-4 Victory Over ECU
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. - With Henderson holding a slim 4-2 lead after six and a half innings, Charles Hoof came through with his second grand slam of the season as the four-run homer stood to be the difference in the rubber match against East Central, 8-4. Kaden Argenbright began the scoring for the Reddies with his own over-the-wall blast to score three runs, finishing his day going 1-for-2 at the plate while also working a pair of walks. Luke Rice was the other HSU batter to log an RBI after getting on base by virtue of a walk with the bases loaded.
Wapanucka, March 27 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
The Milburn High School softball team will have a game with Wapanucka High School on March 27, 2023, 16:30:00 CST.
Ada man arrested for hitting woman’s car with his car
SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - An Ada man has been arrested after police say he swerved his car into a woman’s car. According to court documents, Owen Mitchell and a woman were each driving their cars. Documents state Mitchell was chasing the woman, and turned in front of her, causing...
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