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The new coronavirus kept the Ada High School boys tennis team from attempting to win the program’s fifth consecutive state championship, but it opened up the opportunity for the team to get 15 seconds of national fame.

Ada senior tennis players Christian and Reese Siegle and Landon Swopes were about to boldly go where no other Ada High tennis player had gone before this season, before spring sports were shut down in the state of Oklahoma.

Wimbledon was canceled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played.

Mike Boynton and the Oklahoma State men’s basketball team added another player to next year’s team, Cal Baptist grad transfer Ferron Flavors.

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The Oklahoma State baseball team will continue its quest for a College World Series berth at 2 p.m. Friday in Lubbock, Texas, it was announced Tuesday morning.

Michaela Richbourg connected on the biggest hit of her career, with the smack of the bat echoing from the Florida Panhandle all the way back to Choctaw Country.

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Obituaries

ADA [ndash] Steven Albert Warkaske Jr., 49, of Ada passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Ada. A come-and-go viewing will be held from 2-5 p.m. today at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada. Due to current world events, a private interment will happen at a later date.

ADA [ndash] Former East Central University golf coach Danny Key passed away Monday, March 30, at the age of 67. Key was a 1974 graduate of ECU who had a career in the energy industry in Houston before coming home to Ada to work with the Chickasaw Nation. He served the Nation for 11 years as …

MIDWEST CITY [ndash] Amanda Gayle Estes McPhetridge, 42, of Midwest City passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020. Due to current world events, a come-and-go viewing will be held from noon until 5 p.m. today at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada. A private interment will be held at a later date.

ADA [ndash] Graveside services for Emily Ann Bess-Dixon, 37, of Ada are at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Lightning Ridge Cemetery. Chad Large will officiate. Mrs. Bess-Dixon died Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at a local hospital. She was born Oct. 24, 1982, to Larry Bess and Karen Hallmark. She graduated …