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June 20, 2021
 

The 'Dogs are back!

Ada High School's football team has a great summer start after battle Kenton last week in a 7 on 7 matchup. (Photo from Ada Bulldogs Faceboo)

 

A night outdoor music returns to Ada

Lima Symphony performs on the ONU lawn July 2

Pack a picnic basket, pull up a comfortable lawn chair and experience the extraordinary: Ohio Northern University’s sixth annual “Patriotic Pops” concert will be held Friday, July 2 at 7 p.m.

The concert will represent the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s return to in-person performances after a pandemic-related pause that has lasted more than a year.

With all of the energy and synergy that occurs during a live concert, this free, outdoor Independence Day celebration in front of McIntosh Center promises to be meaningful and memorable for musicians and audience members alike.

ODOT projects may affect traffic patterns this week

Work scheduled in Kenton, Alger, McGuffey, Roundhead and Forest

Ohio Department of Transportation announced the following construction projects that areanticipated to affect highways in Hardin County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

State Route 37 between the village of Forest and the Hancock County line may have temporary traffic impacts for finish work following a resurfacing project.
 

State Route 53 between the village of Forest and the city of Kenton may have temporary traffic impacts for finish work following a resurfacing project.
 

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This photo concludes our cycle of spring 1981 Ada High School sports team photos.

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By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada summer swim team soundly defeated the visiting Findlay YMCA Frogs in West Ohio Aquatic League competition Thursday night.

Ada beat the visitors 622-302 in the combined boys/girls team standings to even their season record at 2-2.

The Alligator girls won over Findlay 302-159, while the Gator boys beat the Frogs by a 320-143 count. Both the Ada boys and girls teams are 2-2 in their respective dual meets this summer.

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The Ohio Northern men's soccer team will open its 2021 season on Sept. 1 with a home match against Trine (Ind.) under third-year head coach Chris Matejka.

The Polar Bears will then travel north to play at Calvin (Mich.) and Hope (Mich.) Sept. 3-4.

Northern will then return home to host Concordia (Mich.) and Huntington (Ind.) Sept. 10-11 at Kerscher Stadium as part of the annual ONU Invitational.

The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement for the Hall to host the state football championships in Canton. The games, across Ohio’s seven divisions, will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium beginning in 2021.

Pro Football Hall of Fame Chief Administrative Officer Steve Strawbridge and OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute outlined the partnership at a news conference in the Hall of Fame’s James Allen Family Gold Jacket Lounge.

The Ohio Northern volleyball team will open its 2021 season with a non-conference road match at Earlham (Ind.) on Sept. 1 under second-year head coach Katie Kuhn.

The Polar Bears will return home to host the 42nd Annual ONU Invitational on Sept. 3-4 at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears will also play in-season tournaments at Illinois Wesleyan and Calvin (Mich.) to go with non-conference matches with Ohio Wesleyan, Defiance, Denison, Wooster, Kenyon and Bluffton.

By Cort Reynolds
WAPAKONETA - The visiting Ada summer swim team lost to Wapakoneta in West Ohio Aquatic League action Monday night.

Ada was defeated 808-251 in the combined boys/girls team score to drop to 1-2 this summer.

The Alligator boys fell 360-149, while the Gator girls lost 448-102 in the meet held at the Wapak YMCA.

Lily Baumgartner led Ada with three individual race wins in the girls 13-14 age bracket.

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People with medication allergies or a history of allergic reactions are often wary of trying new medications or vaccines.

Report submitted by club Reporter Lindsey Winings
The Jumbo Jr. Farmers 4-H Club met at McDonald Township Hall on June 7th at 7:00pm. The meeting was called to order by member Brenna Dyer.

The West Ohio Food Bank food distribution scheduled this morning (Friday, June 18) in Ada is cancelled. Watch for a rescheduled date.

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By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada summer swim team soundly defeated the visiting Findlay YMCA Frogs in West Ohio Aquatic League competition Thursday night.

Ada beat the visitors 622-302 in the combined boys/girls team standings to even their season record at 2-2.

The Alligator girls won over Findlay 302-159, while the Gator boys beat the Frogs by a 320-143 count. Both the Ada boys and girls teams are 2-2 in their respective dual meets this summer.

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