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Interclass competition...and the winners are

The Ada High School Junior Class won the 111th annual Ada High School Interclass Competition. Individual winners were (from left) Mara Guyton, senior, essay; Acel Gamble, junior, dramatic reading; Noah Pinckney, junior, poetry; Allison Dotson, sophomore, short story. The competition was this past weekend.

Ada runner Donald Robey in charity race

50-miler May 13 in Indiana

By Cort Reynolds

Despite injury, Ada distance runner Donald Robey will be participating in a challenging race to benefit local Marine parents and families.

The event is called the Gnaw Bone Dances with Dirt 50-miler, to be held Saturday, May 13 in Nashville, Indiana.

"My son Andrew is entering the Marines in July," said Donald Robey. "I have always been a big supporter of my children and this event just seems to be a perfect fit with my love of running.

"The money raised will go to charities helping Marines and their families," he continued.

Final national poll lists ONU women at 5th

First time ONU reached top 5 since 2012-13

The Ohio Northern women's basketball team was ranked No. 5 in the final Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll, released March 20.

ONU reached the top five in the rankings for the first time since the 2012-13 season.

The Polar Bears posted a perfect 25-0 record in the regular season in 2016-17 to complete the first undefeated regular season in school history.

Northern reached the Elite 8 of the the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament for the first time in school history.

ONU recorded a school-record 30 victories this season under the guidance of Ohio Athletic Conference Coach of the Year and 16th-season head coach Michele Durand.

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Members of the Ada High School pep band during the 1988-89 school year. Names of members are under the photo.

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Northern offers many sports camps and clinics throughout the year. A men's soccer coaches clinic and two swimming clinics are set for April. See others below:

The Ohio Northern women's basketball team was ranked No. 5 in the final Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll, released March 20.

ONU reached the top five in the rankings for the first time since the 2012-13 season.

Among OAC schools, ONU's athletic teams have had good success so far in 2016-2017 with many first and second place place finishes.

pollo Career Center, 3325 Shawnee Road, Lima, will host ApolloPalooza, Thursday, April 6, from 5:30-7 p.m.

By Cort Reynolds

Despite injury, Ada distance runner Donald Robey will be participating in a challenging race to benefit local Marine parents and families.

The Blanchard Pleasant Buckeye 4-H Club will meet Monday, March 27 at the Hardin Northern School at 7:30pm.

Enrollment forms are due. Election of officers will take place and the program will be a parliamentary procedure demonstration.

The registration deadline for the Hardin County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy is Monday March 27th. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of Hardin County. Applications may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office, 1025 S.

The Ohio Northern outdoor men's track and field team is ranked No. 29 in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association preseason power rankings.

Northern is coming off of a succesful indoor season where it posted a 47-16 record.

The Ohio Northern women's outdoor track and field team is ranked No. 13 in the nation, according to a coaches' poll.

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