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Tom Kier

May 27, 2018
 

No more school

“No more school” was the chant at Ada Schools on Friday afternoon, the last day of the 2917-18 academic year. By fall, most students will be glad to see the school doors open once again. Greeted by a sunny and warm day on Friday, some students raised their arms as though it was a victory, some unwrapped ice cream bars, but all seemed to be happy that school was out for the summer. (Monty Siekerman photos)

Ada netter Beaschler 4th at state

He authored the best finish ever by an Ada player at the state event

By Cort Reynolds
MASON - Ada senior Zach Beaschler's chance for a state title came up just short as he lost in the semifinals of the Div. II Ohio state tournament Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.

By coming in fourth in the singles tournament, Beaschler authored the best finish ever by an Ada player at the state event.

He suffered his first loss of the spring 6-1, 6-0 to eventual state champion Andrew Pregel of Cincinnati Indian Hill in the semifinals Saturday.

Then later on Saturday Beaschler met Dayton Miami Valley senior Colton Morehart in the third-place match, and lost 6-2, 6-2 to finish fourth.

Dear Darling Boutique ribbon cut

Business located in former Charter Realty building

By Monty Siekerman
Dear Darling Boutique opened in Ada on Friday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended not by one but by two Chambers of Commerce. The Grand Opening continues Friday and Saturday.

On a beautiful Friday morning, co-owners Rayel Rose and Rachel Daley welcomed a large crowd at the ribbon cutting ceremony held by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce and the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance. Lu Cooke read a Governor’s Proclamation welcoming the new  business.

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It’s 1908 in Ada. This isn’t just any parade. It’s a women’s suffrage parade on Ada’s Main Street. It was 12 year later...

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By Cort Reynolds
MASON - Ada senior Zach Beaschler's chance for a state title came up just short as he lost in the semifinals of the Div. II Ohio state tournament Saturday at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.

By coming in fourth in the singles tournament, Beaschler authored the best finish ever by an Ada player at the state event.

He suffered his first loss of the spring 6-1, 6-0 to eventual state champion Andrew Pregel of Cincinnati Indian Hill in the semifinals Saturday.

LACROSSE, Wis. — Senior national champion and 4-time All-American Matt Molinaro(Sterling Heights, Mich./DeLaSalle) suffered an injury and finished 12th in the 1,500-meter run on the final day of the NCAA III Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships on a hot Saturday afternoon at Roger Harring Stadium.

By Cort Reynolds

TIFFIN - Ada junior Noah Mattson qualified for the state meet by finishing third in the shot put at the Div. III track and field regional event at Tiffin Friday evening.

 

Mattson recorded a toss of 50-5 on his third attempt to finish third among the 16-man regional field in the shot put finals. That throw bested his top district toss by four inches.

 

Mattson's other three regional final throws covered 46-10.25, 48-8.75 and 48-9.5 in distance.

 

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Bulldog Beaschler advances to state semis

Defeats two tennis opponents, next match is Saturday AM

By Cort Reynolds
MASON - Ada senior Zach Beaschler won both of his matches Friday at the Div. II state tennis tournament to advance to the semifinals on a warm day at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.

Beaschler (26-0) makes it to the state semifinals for the first time in his third appearance at the 16-player event.

The undefeated Bulldog will play fellow top seed Andrew Pregel of Cincinnati Indian Hill in one of two semis Saturday morning at 9 a.m.

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A fundraising effort to enhance safety in Ada Schools. From Ada Bulldogs Facebook.

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By Cort Reynolds

TIFFIN - Ada junior Noah Mattson qualified for the state meet by finishing third in the shot put at the Div. III track and field regional event at Tiffin Friday evening.

 

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The Icon spotted this Hancock County plate on a blue mini-Cooper earlier this spring in Bluffton.

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