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Sheridan's 2-run home run helps softball split OAC double header at Baldwin Wallace

By Tim Glon

Sophomore Kelly Sheridan drilled a 2-run home run to lead Ohio Northern to an Ohio Athletic Conference softball double header split at Baldwin Wallace Sunday afternoon at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds Field.

The Polar Bears (9-11 overall, 8-6 OAC) won the opener 11-6 and the Yellow Jackets (19-15, 4-8) won the nightcap 9-0.

Sheridan's 2-run home run in the top of the first staked ONU to a quick 2-0 lead in Game 1.

BW grabbed a 3-2 lead with single runs in the second, third and fourth innings, but Northern answered with a 4-run fifth frame.

Icon seeking May-June events for Community Highlights

The Ada Icon is accepting information about events taking place in the Ada community from May 1 to June 30.

The information will be used in the May-June Ada Community Highlights calendar. The calendar is distributed free via e-mail to any interested person, organization or business and is available as a pdf to be printed and distributed free in area businesses. The calendar will be available in early May.

The deadline to submit information is 5 p.m., Friday, April 26.

To submit information about an event please provide:

• Name of event
• Event dates and times
• Event location

Hardin County 4-H Dairy Club meets

Submitted by George Bauer

On April 21 The Hardin County Dairy Club, held its third 4-H meeting, where we had our officer election.

For president, Jacob Parker was elected. Joy Boone as Vice President.Treasurer is Jessica Boone. Health and safety and Recreation officers were distributed among many members Croft Bauer, Clint Kitchen and many other clover buds and early 4-H members. Finally, yours truly George Bauer as your secretary and news reporter. 

One of our members, Clint Kitchen, demonstrated how to prepare and show a dairy cow, with our eldest member Joey Bauer as the cow! Giving key pointers on how to do well in Dairy Showmanship.

Petanque is coming to Ada at Saturday's spring event

Petetanque is coming to Ada on Saturday. (Watch the video at the bottom of this story.)

Pronounced petɑ̃k, the game is a form of boules where the goal is, while standing inside a starting circle with both feet on the ground, to throw hollow metal balls as close as possible to a small wooden ball called a cochonnet (literally "piglet") or jack.

Confused? Don't be.

The Zanesfield Petanque Club is coming to Ada's War Memorial Park from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday during the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce's first-ever spring event. 

Ada Lions mulch sale underway: It's all about scholarships

One of Ada's biggest fundraisers of the year is underway and it's for a good cause. The Ada Lions Club mulch sale started on April 20.

The club is taking orders now and urges Icon viewers to place their owners soon. Proceeds from the sale support the Lions scholarship fund.

Much is available in the following quantities:
• Brown mulch, $25 per Bobcat scoop
• Black mulch, $25 per Bobcat scoop

Deliver costs to Ada and the surrounding areas is $10 per load. Delivery to the Kenton and Lima areas is $20 per load. Deliveries are available on Saturdays.

ONU students to receive ASCP honor awards

Two Ohio Northern University students in the West Central Ohio Medical Laboratory Science program have received the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Student Honor Award. Jen Tabar, a senior biology major from Hinkley, Ohio, and Stephen Pavlock, a post-baccalaureate certificate candidate who received his Bachelor of Science from West Virginia University, will be presented with a certificate from the ASCP at ONU’s graduation celebration on May 10.