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October 18, 2018

Reyes named NWC soccer player of the year

Ada HS soccer standout, Christopher Reyes, was voted Northwest Conference player of the year and a member of the NWC first team. Noah Garmon was also named to the NWC first team. Click here for details. (Vickie Garmon photo)

Who will win the McTeacher Night contest?

USV's turn was last week; Ada's was last night

Story and photos by Monty Siekerman
Who will win the McTeachers Night contest? Ada or Upper Scioto Valley?

USV teachers and staff served many customers during a two-hour period last week. Ada’s turn was Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Ada McDonald’s.

From casual observance, USV had more customers lined up at 5 p.m. But, Ada customers began flowing in the door shortly after 5 o’clock. The winner is determined by which school had the most sales during a two-hour slot.

Music Boosters crafty idea on Saturday

26 booths will offer fall and Christmas gifts - 9 to 2 in the '86 gym

The Ada Music Boosters will have a craft show from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday in what is known as the ‘86 Gym.

The gym will be filled with 26 booths offering items for fall and Christmas such as homemade decor, knitting and crochet, kitchen items, health and wellness, jewelry, hardwood furnishings, clothing, sweet treats, and more.

There will be concessions, as well. Admission is $3 with children 5 and under free. The organizers say, “Come get a jump on your Christmas shopping and support our amazing music programs.”
Here is an example of a few items from one booth.

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With the Major League Baseball playoffs underway, let's check out the Ads Bulldogs baseball team of 50 seaason ago. It's...

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The Ohio Northern men's soccer team stormed back from an early 1-0 second half deficit and defeated the Heidelberg Student Princes 4-1 at Kerscher Stadium Wednesday evening in Ohio Athletic Conference action as sophomore defender Beelal Hasan netted his first career hat trick in the victory.


With the come-from-behind triumph, the Polar Bears improve to 11-4-1 overall and to 4-2-0 in league play this season. Meanwhile, the Student Princes drop to 5-7-1 on the year with a 2-3-1 mark against the conference loop.

TIFFIN - Sophomore forward Jenna Fuller registered her conference-best 14th goal Wednesday evening, guiding the Ohio Northern women's soccer team to a 1-0 league victory over the Heidelberg Student Princes at Hoernemann Stadium in Tiffin.

With their 12th straight victory, the Polar Bears climb to 12-2-0 overall and to 6-0-0 in the Ohio Athletic Conference this season. Meanwhile, the Student Princes drop to 6-9-1 and 1-5-0 against the conference loop.

Story by Cort Reynolds - Photos at bottom by Vickie Garmon
WILLARD - The visiting Ada boys soccer team shut out host Willard 2-0 Wednesday evening in second round Div. III sectional tournament play.

The seventh-seeded Bulldog boys improved to 10-6-1 and advance to the district semifinals with the victory. The Crimson Flashes end their season 9-6-2 after the loss.

Ada seniors Chris Reyes and Brendan Sheridan netted the Bulldog goals. Jon Allen assisted on the goal by Sheridan.

By Cort Reynolds

HARROD - This past Saturday, backyard rivals Ada and Allen East battled to a 1-1 tie in the girls soccer regular season finale at Ada.

On Tuesday evening at Harrod in Div. III sectional first round action, the 10th-seeded Lady Bulldogs lost 6-1 to the Mustang girls in the rematch.

Ada finishes up 4-12-1, while AE improves to 9-6-4 with the win and advances to the second round.

The No. 23-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team outlasted Heidelberg 15-25, 25-17, 25-23, 21-25, 15-12 on Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.


The Polar Bears (16-7 overall, 5-1 Ohio Athletic Conference) got 15 kills and five blocks from freshman Madi Ellis (Delphos/Saint John's), 11 kills each from junior All-American Chelsea Huppert and junior McKenna Jordan and 10 kills from junior Sydney Bapst.

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Richard C. Dyer, age 90, died on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 3:04 p.m. at his residence in Ada.

          He was born on November 22, 1927 in Kenton, Ohio to the late Joseph A. and Lavina (Cole) Dyer.  In 1961 Richard married Linda K. Parr and she survives in Ada.

Hilty Home will hold its annual Fall Bazaar on Friday, November 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10.  The bazaar will take place inside the home, 314 Hilty Drive, Pandora.  Friday’s hours are 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and the bazaar will run Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

For her, for him... gifts galore at Mercantile on Main for Sweetest Day on Saturday. Co-owner Mindy Altstaetter suggests Body Budder lotions for her in many fragrances and sizes. For him, give the Man Bar, either moisturizing or defoliating. The new store is located at 117 S.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Safe Haven butterfly bush joins blooms in railroad park

By Monty Siekerman
Members of the board of Safe Haven of Hardin County Domestic Violence Center and Ada village officials planted a butterfly bush at the Ada Depot gardens on Tuesday evening.

The bush is in memory of those who lost their lives to domestic violence and in honor of those who survived.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

From left are: Bev Bahr, Gloria Grappy, Mayor Dave Retterer, Linda Wilkison, Lisa Clark, Stephanie Applefeller, Mary Curtis, Kaity Thomson, and Police Chief Michael Harnishfeger.

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