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Bulldogs well represented with all-NWC boys' soccer honors

Jacob Poling, Tyler Jameson 1st team • Isaac Williams, Ian Dellifield 2nd team • Brendan Jameson HM

By Cort Rynolds
DELPHOS - Ada senior scoring ace Jacob Poling was voted first team All-Northwest Conference in boys soccer this week by the league coaches.

Ada junior defensive ace Tyler Jameson also was named first team All-NWC. 

Poling scored 32 goals overall this season to help the Bulldogs finish a strong second in the NWC at 4-1.

Junior midfielder Isaac Williams and senior Ian Dellifield both earned second team All-NWC honors. Sophomore defender Brendan Jameson also earned honorable menton all-league honors.

Senior Jonathan Schriner of league champion Bluffton (5-0) was voted NWC boys Player of the Year. 

Four Ada girl kickers earn All-NWC 

Brenna Hissong, Ella Marshall on 1st team • Lauren Mullins on 2nd team • Hailey Robirds HM

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Ada senior Brenna Hissong repeated as a first team All-Northwest Conference soccer player in voting conducted by the league coaches.

The consistent and powerful Hissong was a four-time all-league honoree as a defender and midfielder.

Freshman center-midfielder Ella Marshall also was named first team All-NWC in her first season.

Junior wide midfielder Lauren Mullins earned second team all-conference honors.

Junior defender Hailey Robirds was named honorable mention all-league.

The Lady Bulldogs finished 2-4 in NWC play, good for fifth place in the league.

Two Ada spikers earn all-league notice

Megan Light on 2nd team • Kirsten Poling honorable mention

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Two Ada spikers were named to the All-Northwest Conference volleyball team in voting conducted by the league coaches recently.

Senior middle Megan Light was named second team All-NWC. The 5-11 Light led the Lady Bulldogs in kills and blocks. She was a first team all-league pick the last two seasons.

Junior setter Kirsten Poling earned honorable mention all-league. She topped Ada in assists and was among the team leaders in blocks and digs. 

Ada finished 2-6 in the NWC, good for seventh place in the tough nine-team league. 

Next week is Red Ribbon Week in Ada schools

Each day has a different dress up theme

Ada schools observe Red Ribbon Week Oct 26-30. Red Ribbon Week's focus is drug prevention awareness. Each day of the week has a special theme and dress-up opportunity.

Monday -
Better Things to do than Drugs or Bullying:
Wear your favorite sport/hobby shirt

My Dreams, My Choice-Drug Free:
Wear a college shirt or career clothing

Wednesday  -
Put Drugs and Alcohol to Sleep: 
Wear your favorite pajamas

Thursday -
Stay Drug Free and Proud: 
Wear Red, White, and Blue

Ada school cancelled today - Oct. 22

A heavy fog has caused Ada schools to cancel classes today, Thursday, Oct. 22. The school first called a 2-hour delay at 6:18 a.m. Then, at 8:09 a.m. classes were cancelled, according to message on Ohio Alerts.

Ada council sets 2 interview sessions with council applicants

Next Monday and Wednesday in executive session

Ada council will hold two meetings in executive session next week to interview potential council candidates. These sessions were set during the Oct. 20 council meeting.

Those interview meetings are set for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, and noon, Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Letters of interest for the council mid-term vacancy are due by 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23.  Letters may be hand delivered or mailed to the village office, attention Council President, or by email to apolachek@adaoh.org.