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AMA - Ask me anything (about Covid-19)

How do we help kids cope with all of the questions surrounding COVID-19?

This Covid-19 question video series is in cooperation with Ada SAFE 2020. The series is the collective work of experts, community leaders, organizers, parents, and members of the community.

The question is: "How do we help kids cope with all of the questions surrounding COVID-19?"

In the accompanying video. Dr. Ann Johnson, Associate Professor of Psychology at Ohio Northern University, responds.

She received her training in clinical psychology. Prior to joining the faculty at ONU, she completed a clinical internship providing treatment to youth at Boys Town in Omaha, and graduate training at the University of Notre Dame.

Ada runs at Waynesfield tri-meet

Riley Ferguson paced boys with a 23:15 time; Jillian Hazelton led the girls with a time of 33:59

By Cort Reynolds
WAYNESFIELD - The Ada cross country team competed at the Waynesfield-Goshen triangular meet on a humid Tuesday evening.

"The kids ran really well and everyone took time off from last meet," said coach Josh Klein. "All of the girls took 2:40 to five minutes off of last week's meet.

"We also added Cole Anspach to the boys team, who ran a 26:12 in his first meet," he added. Anspach finished third out of the four Bulldog boys.

Junior Riley Ferguson paced the Ada boys with a 23:15 time, an improvement of 26 seconds from the first meet a week ago at Ben Logan. 

Bulldog golfers play NWC tri  

Dexter Woods carded a 52, Kamron Wilkerson right behind with a 53, Jacob Morgan shot a round of 54.

By Cort Reynolds
KALIDA - The Ada golf team competed in a three-team Northwest Conference match at Moose Landing Golf Course near Kalida Tuesday evening.

Paulding finished first in the event with 179 strokes, followed by Columbus Grove (186) and Ada (224).

The Bulldogs dropped to 1-20 overall and 0-9 in the NWC with the losses. Paulding improved to 12-6 (8-4 NWC) with the wins, while Grove ran its record to 10-9 (4-5 NWC).

Junior Dexter Woods carded a 52 to lead Ada, while classmate Kamron Wilkerson was right behind him with a 53. Senior Jacob Morgan shot a round of 54. 

Volleyball: Bulldogs spike Perry

Light led Ada with 7 kills, 8 digs and 2 blocks; Wills contributed 6 kills, 3 digs and 1 block 

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada volleyball team got back on the winning track with a convincing three-set sweep of visiting Perry Tuesday evening.

The 25-13, 25-13, 25-15 win sank the Commodores and upped the Lady Bulldog record to 3-2 this season. Perry dropped to 0-4 with the defeat.

"I think we played well and focused on our side of the net," said Ada head coach Kyleigh Tabor. "We eliminated the errors and kept our intensity up."

Ada jumped out an 8-3 lead in set one. Some Perry errors and a Courtney Sumner kill helped the Bulldogs build a lead of 14-8. Senior Megan Light then smacked a clean kill to extend the margin to 16-8. 

So, you think you know Ada? - the answer

So, you think you know Ada? Where is number 5? You will find it in the Ada park. See the photo below.

Music Boosters have a barbecue dinner for you

Tickets now on sale for Sept. 18 pick up at the park

It's Ada Music Booster's barbecue dinner time.

This year's barbecue is from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Friday, Sept.18. Dinners are available for pick up in the back of Ada War Memorial Park.

Charlie K’s will prepare the meals, which includes one-fourth chicken and pulled pork with two side dishes of mac n' cheese, green beans and a dinner roll.

Tickets are $10. Pie, at $2 per slice, will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the pick up. 

Tickets are available from members of the Ada High School marching band and Varsity Singers.