+++ Good luck, Klava, at the Division II state swim meet!

        

+++ Good luck, Klava, at the Division II state swim meet!

        
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February 20, 2018
 

AMHA encourages students & staff to wear maroon and/or silver on
Tuesday in honor of those impacted by the Florida school shooting
 

They sing, they dance

Here's the latest photo of the Ada High School Varsity Singers during a recent weekend competition. The photo is from the Ada Music Booster Facebook.

Kindergarten registration March 12-16

Screening takes place May 7-8

Ada Schools kindergarten registration will be held from 8:45 until 3 p.m.during the week of March 12-16. Also, registration will be offered on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. 

Here are the details:

Your child does not have to attend registration.  During registration you will be able to set up a time for your child’s kindergarten screening to be held May 7 or May 8.  Your child will need to come with you for screening in May.
 

At the time of registration you must bring the following:

Child’s birth certificate

Child’s social security card

Child’s immunization record

Custody papers, if applicable

Hugh H. Ries memorial service will be held at a later date

Died in house fire on Feb. 11

Hugh H. Ries, 65, of Alger died in a fire at his home on Sunday, Feb. 11. His body was discovered the next afternoon in a crawl space beneath rubble of the collapsed kitchen.

A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held by the family at a later date. The date of the service had not been decided as of today. Schindewolf Stout Crates Funeral Home in Kenton is assisting the family with arrangements.

He once owned two businesses in Alger and worked for Durez Corp. for 25 years.

He was born on July 24, 1952, in Kenton.  On Aug. 8, 1976, he married Hilma Robinson and she survives.

History lesson

It's 1903 and here's Ada's Pennsylvania Railroad passenger depot, on the double-track Chicago to New York line. What's...

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Most recent AHS and ONU sports stories

By Cort Reynolds
BOWLING GREEN - Three Ada girls and boys swimmers competed in the Division II swim districts at Bowling Green State University Friday evening, with one earning a return visit to the state meet at Canton.

Ada sophomore Klava Katayama took fifth in the 50-yard freestyle and finished sixth in the 100 butterfly race to qualify for the state meet at Canton in both events.

Katayama will compete Feb. 22-23 at the 42nd annual girls' Ohio state meet. The boys' state meet is being held for the 91st time.

The Ohio Northern men's tennis team dropped a hard-fought 5-4 decision to Franciscan on Saturday afternoon before defeating Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) 6-3 on Saturday afternoon at Peters Township Tennis Center.

The Polar Bears move to 3-2 on the season.

In the contest against Franciscan, sophomore Connor Christian (Gallipolis/Gallia Academy) teamed up with junior Jake Abbott (Kenton) to claim a 9-8 victory at No. 2 doubles.

By Cort Reynolds

LIMA - Host Lima Temple Christian pulled away from a tight halftime battle with a big second half to defeat Ada 56-46 in non-conference boys basketball action Saturday night.  

 

The Bulldogs drop to 4-17 with the defeat. Meanwhile, the Pioneers improve to 11-10 after the victory.  

 

Ada trailed 14-11 after one quarter and inched within two points by halftime at 24-22. The Bulldogs had four possessions late in the first half with a chance to tie or take the lead, yet were unable to capitalize.

 

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Katayama swims way back to state meet

Zach Beaschler and Isaac Spar also competed at district

By Cort Reynolds
BOWLING GREEN - Three Ada girls and boys swimmers competed in the Division II swim districts at Bowling Green State University Friday evening, with one earning a return visit to the state meet at Canton.

Ada sophomore Klava Katayama took fifth in the 50-yard freestyle and finished sixth in the 100 butterfly race to qualify for the state meet at Canton in both events.

Katayama will compete Feb. 22-23 at the 42nd annual girls' Ohio state meet. The boys' state meet is being held for the 91st time.

Newest Stories

Kyle Zimmerly heads into Ada High School wearing shorts on Tuesday...and why not with the temperature above 60 degrees and headed to a record high on Feb. 20. The thermometer was expected to hit 69. The record high in Ada on that date was 65, according to Intellicast.

Meet Jose. Jose is a 2 year old terrier mix. He weighs 23 pounds, Can you give Jose his forever home?

To give a dog a forever home, contact the Hardin County dog shelter. It is located at 49 Jones Road on the west side of Kenton.

Once upon a time in Ada

Things you didn’t know about your own hometown

By Lee Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net

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2018 Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival poster
Christmas at New Leaf, 11-22-17
A fast freight through Ada on Oct. 18, 2017
The Steelions, 9-16-17

Poetic License

The Icon spotted this Allen County plate in Bluffton recently. It's apparently for the boys.

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