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ONU's Smith, Bailey to compete in NCAA III T & F Championships

By Tim Glon
ONU senior All-American Dan Smith (Avon) and senior Cory Bailey (Loveland) qualified for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships in Claremont, Cal., Thursday-Saturday.

Smith is seeded seventh in the 1,500-meter run with a qualifying time of 3:50.00 and will compete Thursday at 4:45 pm (7:45 EST).  In March, Smith finished fifth in the mile run with a mark of 4.11.56 at the 2012 NCAA III Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Bailey is seeded 20th in the 800 and will run in the prelims Friday at 7:25 pm (10:25 EST).  The 800 finals are slated for Saturday at 4:30 pm (7:30 EST).

ONU runner competes in 10,000-meter NCAA III T&F championships

By Tim Glon
ONU junior All-American Alison Steinbrunner (New Carlisle/Tecumseh) qualified for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships in Claremont, Cal., Thursday-Saturday.

Steinbrunner is ranked No. 5 in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 35:44.61.  She will run the 10k Thursday evening at 6:25 pm (9:25 EST).

Steinbrunner also qualified for the Championships meet in the 5,000-meter run but will not compete in the event. She would have been seeded 16th in 17:04.47.

Summer reading program registration now underway

By Jake Dowling
Early registration for the Ada Public Library’s Summer Reading Club begins Wednesday, May 23, with the program starting on Thursday, June 7, at the Community Health Professional building located at 1200 S. Main St. in Ada.

Readers can log in the books they read starting Monday, June 4.

There will be special guests, activities, prizes and books to keep readers entertained throughout June and July. The program is open to ages 3 through 14.

For more information, call the library at (419)-634-7323

Ada boys advance in three events to track regionals

The Ada boys' track team advance in three events to regional competition this week. At Liberty Benton's district, the follow boys qualified for regionals:

400 dash - Matthew Wilcox, third, 52.89

1,600 relay - Mitchell Wilcox, Christopher Beaschler, Jonathon Roby, Matthew Wilcox, third, 3:34.35.

Shot put - Ryan Allen, second, 48-09.5.

Ada's team finished fifth with 49 points behind Columbus Grove, first, 130.5; Lima Central Catholic, second, 105; Patrick Henry, third, 103.5; Carey, fourth, 55.

Service for Louesa Marilyn Gullett Tuesday


Louesa Marilyn Gullett

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
11:00 AM until 1:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
1:00 PM
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home

ONU softball team bows out of NCAA III World Series

Salem, Va. -- A solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inn ing broke a 1-1 tie and lifted No. 6 Luther (Iowa) past No. 25 Ohio Northern 2-1 in Game 5 of the NCAA III Softball World Series Saturday morning at Moyer Park.

The Norse improve to 41-8 and advance in the loser's bracket. They will face the loser of Saturday's night's game between No. 15 Plattsburgh State (N.Y.) and Roanoke (Va.) on Sunday at 2:30 pm.

The Polar Bears end their season at 31-14.