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December 11, 2017

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It's on Christopher Circle

The Blair and Cindy Rorabaugh home on Christopher Circle includes many new cutouts decorating their yard for Christmas this year. Cindy did the sawing using patterns from Jane Helser. Blair installed the creation. Grandsons Aaron, 8, and Andrew, 12, did the painting. The Rorabaughs are familiar with snow, having served a Nazarene church in Alaska before retiring to Ada.

Ada Kiwanis Key Club members in action - wrapping gifts at ReStore

Leadership and service - club has members from Ada, Kenton, USV, Hardin Northern

By Monty Siekerman
The Ada Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a new organization for any high school student in the county. The Key Club focuses on leadership and service.

The teen club has helped at Crock Pot Tuesday at Ada ReStore, and last weekend members helped wrap presents during the ReStore shopping spree. Previously, Key Club members made blankets for the OSU Extension Office blanket project.

Officers are Elizabeth Heintz, president; Brittani Combs, vice president; Haley Hunt, secretary; Olivia Brown, club editor; and Maria Espinoza, webmaster. Jennifer Rogers is advisor.

Football player tops in academics and athletics

Senior Cyler Caldwell (Wadsworth) has been named a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America First Team Academic All-American football team for the 2017 season.

After being named First Team Academic All-District 7 by CoSIDA, Caldwell earned a spot on the ballot for Academic All-America honors, where he became the first Polar Bear since Andy Roecker in 1997 to be named a First Team Academic All-American.

ONU gains basketball Player of the Week

Junior Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw/Marion Local) has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 4-10.

Bruns led the Polar Bears (5-2 overall, 3-0 OAC) to a perfect 2-0 week in the conference, including a win over Mount Union that moved ONU into first place in the conference standings.

The junior earned the honor for the first time in his career after averaging a double-double during the week with 27.0 points per contest and 10.0 rebounds per game.

Barcaskey Player of Week

For the second consecutive week, sophomore Nate Barcaskey (Moon Township, Pa./Moon Area) has been named the Ohio Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week.

Barcaskey quickly picked up his third career OAC Wrestler of the Week honor after going 2-0 over the course of the week to lead the Polar Bears (1-2 overall, 0-1 OAC).

Northern opened the week at No. 22 Mount Union where Barcaskey closed the match with a victory at Heavyweight with a 5-2 decision.

In its contest at Manchester (Ind.), ONU saw Barcaskey pick up a pin in 3:41 to improve to 14-2 on the year.

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