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March 17, 2018

Dressed for the occasion

Mark Stock, dietary manager at Vancrest, is dressed for the occasion. In the background, members of the ONU chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists dance to entertain Vancrest residents at a St. Patrick’s Day party. (Monty Siekerman photo)


The Library throws a St. Patrick's Day party

Story and photos by Monty Siekerman
Natalie Walton, youth services director at the Ada Public Library, leads a St. Pat party called “Shenanigans” on Friday afternoon.

Kids from kindergarten through 5th grade enjoyed many activities and refreshments; and there was a lot of green involved.

In the photos below:
• Kenslee, 3, and Karen Tressel
• Grady Hamilton, 6, and Sarah Anderson

How many boxes did you buy?

2,008 and counting sold in Ada

By Monty Siekerman
More than 2,000 boxes of cookies sold.

It’s Girl Scout cookie time, and if you haven’t ordered any, you are out of luck this year. Sometimes the youngsters have extra cookies to sell in front of Four Seasons or at McIntosh Center, but this year the girls have sold them all: an incredible 2,008 boxes.

So, if you see some Adaites gaining a few pounds in the next couple of weeks, blame it on the successful cookie sale.

History lesson

Here's the Ada High School tennis team from the 1985-86 school year. Player names are under the photo.

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Ohio Northern senior Amy Bullimore (Morrow/Little Miami) has been named Honorable Mention All-America by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association for her efforts during the 2017-18 campaign.

The senior is now a 2-time All-American, after being named Honorable Mention All-America by the WBCA for the second consecutive season.

Bullimore capped off her career in historic fashion this season, rewriting the record books at Ohio Northern.

The Ohio Northern men's outdoor track and field team has been selected to finish third in the team standings in the annual Ohio Athletic Conference coaches poll voted on by the leagues 10 head coaches. Mount Union and John Carroll were picked first and second.

Northern finished second in the outdoor standings a season ago and posted its fourth consecutive top-3 finish.

ONU opens its 2018 campaign on Saturday, Mar. 24 as it competes in the Indiana Wesleyan Invitational.

The Ohio Northern women's track and field team was picked to win the Ohio Athletic Conference outdoor title in the preseason coaches poll voted on by the leagues 10 head coaches.

The Polar Bears received 81 points and five first place votes in the poll.

Mount Union was picked to finish second with 69 points and three first place votes, while Otterbein rounded out the top-3 with 65 points and the final two first place votes.

Northern won the team title last season for the first time in eight years.

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Richard the Rooster lives!

He has survived the many cars traveling South Johnson Street, neighborhood dogs and cats, and all manner of critters that roam, maybe even a sly fox or two

By Monty Siekerman
Don’t read this story to a hungry fox.

Richard the Rooster lives. He has survived the many cars traveling South Johnson Street, neighborhood dogs and cats, and all manner of critters that roam, maybe even a sly fox or two.


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ONU will sponsor a free football youth clinic on Sunday, April 29 at Dial-Roberson Stadium. The clinic is open to youth ages 6-13.


The engineering college recently honored Chris Claypool and Lee Stockton with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Claypool, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1972, is past president and current CEO of Claypool Electric Inc.

The Ohio Northern University Music department will present a faculty voice recital at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 in the Presser Hall. The event is free and open to the public.


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Poetic License

License plate owner must be an Ada Bulldog fan even though it has a Hancock County sticker. The Icon spotted this plate parked at ONU during a high school basketball tourney at King Horn.

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