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December 13, 2018

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Nat St. Laurent named one of six head coaches in new Premier Lacrosse League

He will remain ONU's lacrosse coach

By Tim Glon
Ohio Northern men's lacrosse head coach Nat St. Laurent has been named one of six head coaches for the new professional lacrosse league, the Premier Lacrosse League.

St. Laurent will remain as head coach of the Ohio Northern men's team, a role he has held since founding the program in 2016.

The PLL unveiled the six head coaches who will lead its teams, beginning in June 2019. It is a group of some of the best leaders, strategists, and innovators that the game has known – headlined by National Lacrosse Hall of Fame member and four-time NCAA national champion, Dom Starsia.

Dinner for the soul

Fried chicken, collard greens, and macaroni and cheese—that’s soul food, bro and that’s exactly what the ONU Black Student Union had on the menu for a soul food dinner on Friday evening at English Chapel.

Serving at the social gathering were (from left) Jewel Veal, social chair; Mark Niles, president; and Dominique Redman, vice president. (Monty Siekerman photo)

Countless ways to do something creative with a door

Just leave it to elementary teachers

Merriam-Webster describes it this way: 
• a movable piece of wood, glass, or metal that swings or slides open and shut so that people can enter or leave a room, building, vehicle, etc.
• a part of an object (such as piece of furniture or an appliance) that swings or slides open and shut
• the opening for a door : the entrance to a room or building

The Ada Icon describes it this way:
• Ada elementary students decorated school doors for the holidays. Here's a sampling of what Monty Siekerman photographed this week during a walk through the school.

Men's soccer season recap

The Ohio Northern men's soccer program registered its 13th successive winning season, 13th straight OAC upper-division finish, and made a spectacular late-season run at the 2018 OAC Tournament title during a competitive 2018 campaign under 21st-year head coach Brent Ridenour.

Ada girls lose at Riverdale

By Cort Reynolds

MT. BLANCHARD - Visiting Ada lost to local rival Riverdale 51-22 in non-league girls basketball play Tuesday night.

The purple and gold dropped to 1-4 with the defeat, while the Lady Falcons improved to 4-4 with the win.

Riverdale led 15-7 after one period and extended the margin to 33-11 at halftime. The Falcons won half two, 18-11.

Bulldog sophomore Alexis Waugh led Ada with seven points. Freshman guard Kirsten Poling added six markers.

Bry Vanden Bosch of Riverdale led all scorers with 16 points.

Family Carnival on Sunday, Dec. 16 at County Line Church

Check out the dessert buffet

County Line Church of the Brethren are hosting a family-friendly Christmas Carnival on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event boasts lots of carnival games and prizes, including reindeer ring toss, fishing with candy canes, and build-a-snowman relay, plus a 9-hole mini golf course. There will also be a dessert buffet provided, and a chance to sing your favorite carols.