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Tripped in Pittsburg Tupelo's Chat Henry tries to hold off Coty Embry of Vanoss in a matchup earlier this season. Henry and his Tiger teammates dropped a 63-48 decision to Pittsburg on the road Thursday night. The Tigers are now off for Christmas break, returning to action Jan. 4 at Stuart.

Photo by Richard R. Barron
Ada Evening News

City to offer adult basketball league

ADA — The City of Ada Recreation Department is forming a 3-on-3 basketball league for adults this winter.

Registration deadline is Wednesday, December 29. League games will be played on Mondays, and the season begins Jan. 10. Each team’s roster must be limited to five players. Entry fee is $50 per team.

For more information, or to enter a team, please contact the Recreation Department at (580) 436-8102.

For more information on the City of Ada, visit our Web site at www.adaok.com.

Jingle Bell Jam scheduled for Dec. 20

ADA — The Ada Lady Cougars are hosting a “Jingle Ball Jam”, winter basketball clinic for girls in grades kindergarten through fourth grade Monday, Dec. 20 inside the Cougar Activity Center.

The clinic runs from 8 a.m. to noon and will feature special guest speaker La'Neishea Caufield-Daniels, an All-American member of the 2002 National runner-up Oklahoma Sooners basketball team and former Lady Cougar. 

Cost is $25 per student which includes T-shirt and snacks. Campers will gain free admission to Ada High’s basketball doubleheader against Ardmore on Jan. 11 by wearing their camp T-shirt.

For more information, contact Cindy Byrd at (580) 421-7934, or Pam Butler at (580) 421-5745. Girls may register the day of the clinic.

Enroll now for 3-on-3 basketball league

ADA —The Boys and Girls Club of Ada is offering a new 3-on-3 basketball league for players in grades 9-12.

This league is only open to boys and girls who are not playing on a ninth grade, junior varsity or varsity school team.

Registration begins now and ends Friday, Jan. 7. Teens are encouraged to form their own teams.

Rosters are limited to five team members and teams do not need a coach.

 The cost for the league is $20 per player, which will cover the cost of membership and insurance.

League play will begin Monday, Jan. 10 at the Chickasaw 4 way stop gymnasium at 6 p.m. and end on Feb. 28.

Teams may sign-up at the Boys and Girls Club of Ada, 915 So. Hickory from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Monday through Friday or call (580)332-3717.

Go to the BGCA Web site at www.bgcada.com for an enrollment form and more information.

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