2017-18 AREA BOYS BASKETBALL PREVIEW CAPSULES

New Ada boys head coach Garland Parks said the Cougars will lean on junior standout Kobe Burgess this year after the Cougars lost three starters from a year ago — including Ada News All-Area Boys Player of the Year Ben Pruitt.

Chief Photographer

Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University.