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October 25, 2020

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Jacob Poling sets single-game record with 8 goals

Ian Dellifield ties Bulldog 1-game record with 5 assists • Ada boys' soccer team thumps Tiffin Calvert 9-2

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada boys soccer team whipped visiting Tiffin Calvert 9-2 in the regular season finale Thursday night at the park. 

The Bulldogs improved to 8-8 with the lopsided victory.

Senior Jacob Poling set a school single-game record with a whopping eight goals to give him 32 on the season.

Senior Ian Dellifield also tied the Bulldog one-game program record with five assists in the blowout win.

Fourth seed Ada hosts Otsego Wednesday, October 21 at 5 p.m. in sectional first round play. The winner then takes on ninth seed Mansfield Christian Saturday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m.

Volleyball: Ada crushes Rams

Megan Light 11 kills, 6 digs, 6 aces • Miranda Wills 11 kills, 7 digs, 3 blocks, 3 aces • Kirsten Poling 22 assists, 10 digs, 3 kills, 3 blocks

By Cort Reynolds
McGUFFEY - The visiting Ada volleyball team swept local arch-rival Upper Scioto Valley in a non-conference volleyball match to end the regular season Thursday night on an up note.

Ada won 25-13, 25-16, 25-16 to end the regular season 9-11.  

USV fell to 1-14 with the defeat.
Senior middle Megan Light led Ada with 11 kills, six digs and  six aces. Versatile senior Miranda Wills compiled 11 kills, seven digs, three blocks and served three aces. 

Junior setter Kirsten Poling doled out 22 assists and also came up with 10 digs, three kills and three blocks.

Monty Ewing was retired from General Dynamics

Monty Eugene Ewing, 76, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at 7:22 p.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

​He was born on March 6, 1944, in Kenton, Ohio, to the late Dwight E. and Hattie M. (Dotson) Ewing. He graduated from Alger High School in 1962. On June 15, 1968, Monty married Joyce K. Rolston and she survives in Alger.

​Monty retired as a Maintenance Carpenter. He worked for over 30 years at General Dynamics and previously worked for Orders Construction. He was a US Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Monty was a member of the Ada VFW Post #9381.

Ada leaf pick up begins week of Oct. 26

Village of Ada fall leaf pick up will begin Monday, Oct. 26, according to Angela Pokachek of the village office. Watch the Icon for a map and list of pick up dates.

Bob Simmons: "Don Fleming saw it as his responsibility to personally mentor me as a council member"

Oct. 23 deadline to indicate an interest in serving in vacant council seat

Bob Simmons, Ada council president, offered comments during the Oct. 6 council meeting about Don Fleming, council member who died eariler this month.

His statement follows:
Tonight we mourn the passing of Don Fleming, our fellow counselor and esteemed colleague. He served the Ada village as counselor for over 39 years.

When I was elected to council seven years ago he saw it as his responsibility to personally mentor me. I always valued his judgement, insight, wisdom and dedication to our village.

OAC announces spring tennis league schedules

The Ohio Athletic Conference has announced its league schedules for men's and women's tennis for the 2021 seasons.

League play will begin against Marietta on March 27, with the regular season ending on May 1.

The OAC Tournament semifinals and finals are slated for May 7-8 at the Lindner Tennis Center in Mason.

As of now, all teams are expected to add non-conference games to their schedules. Those will be posted as they become available.

Times and dates for all competitions are subject to further change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Check back to ONUSports.com for more details as they become available.