Press boxes at Ada won't be quite the same without Mick

Veteran radio announcer Mick “Voice of the Cougars” Cowan stands beside longtime radio partner Russ Allen during Mick Cowan Appreciation Night at Norris Field earlier this fall. Cowan, who passed away Sunday, was the play-by-play broadcaster for Ada Cougar athletics from 1985 until he retired due to illness just before this football season.

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.