Hardrock Tennis Tournament kicks off today at 1 p.m.

ADA — The Ada Tennis Club will host the annual Hardrock Tennis Tournament today, at the Ada Tennis Center on South Cradduck Road.

Registration will begin at 1 p.m. The draw will be made immediately after registration.

Men’s and Women’s brackets will be offered. The tournament features blind draw doubles matching less experienced with more experienced players and welcomes players of all abilities. Men’s and women’s brackets will feature both main draws and consolations.

Membership in the Ada Tennis Club is the only entry fee and cost $5 per family. 

Participants should bring one can of new tennis balls and their rackets and report to the Ada Tennis Center at 1 p.m.

ECU football to host ‘Football 101 for Women’ clinic April 23

ADA — Women interested in learning about the sport of football have an opportunity to attend ‘Football 101 for Women’ on Saturday, April 23rd, from 10 a.m. to noon, prior to the start of the East Central University Spring Football Game which begins at 2 p.m.

‘Football 101’ is being hosted by Jillian McCarty, wife of ECU head football coach Tim McCarty, as Tim and members of his coaching staff will be on hand to lead sessions on offense, defense and special teams.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to increase their football knowledge as well as mingle with the Tigers coaching staff and their wives.

“This is a great opportunity for the women of our community and female students to learn some important and interesting things about the game of football,” said Tim McCarty. “Not only will they learn the basics of offense and defense, but they’ll learn why the field is designed the way it is, officiating and equipment with its care and usage.”

Registration is $35 per person by April 16th, which includes a complimentary gift, lunch and door prizes. The cost of those registering on the day of the clinic is $40.

For more information on the event call (580) 559-5364.

Post 72 Braves to host

2 p.m. tryout today at ECU

ADA — The Ada Post 72 Braves will host tryouts for the summer American Legion baseball season today at 2 p.m. at East Central University.

All area high school and first-year college players are invited to attend the tryouts.  Post 72 coach Travis Graham took his first three Braves squads to the the Legion state tournament, and he said he is looking for players at every position.

Ada Boys and Girls Club now

taking T-ball teams

ADA — Registration is under way for the Ada Boys and Girls Club T-ball league.

The league, which is open to children ages 3-6. Cost is $40 per player and each team is guaranteed six games.

Sign up will continue through April 29.

League play will begin May 31.

For more information, phone (580) 332-3717.


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