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Ada summer swim team sign-ups April 11 and April 18

Sign-ups for the Ada summer swim team will be held Thursday, April 11, and Thursday, April 18, from 6:30 to 8 pm. at the Ada Visiting Nurses, 4392 State Route 235 in Ada.

Swimmers from ages 5 to 18 are invited. The cost is $50/child, with a $5 credit for each additional family member. This cost includes one ad per family in the championship heat
sheet. A $10 late fee will be assessed for anyone registering after May 27.

Morning practices are held Monday through Friday at the Ada pool beginning as soon as school is out, hopefully May 28. 

The first meet will be June 10 and Swim Championships this year are July 12 and 13 at

Hardin County Insight program March 28 in Kenton

The first Hardin County Insight of the year is Thursday, March 28, at the Kenton Elks at 7:30 a.m. with opportunities to network and enjoy a continental breakfast.  The program begins at 8 a.m. and features different speakers at each meeting. “County Insight” also includes brief presentations from the Alliance staff.

Guest speakers for county Insight will be Lisa Frantz, Center Director, Kenton Community Health Center, and Jacqualine Fitzgerald, leading the way with a grass roots project for Murray Park splash pad.

4.2 inches of snow fell on March 25

The area experienced 4.2 inches of snow on the spring day of March 25, according to Guy Verhoff, Icon weather observer. Here's the weather report for the past seven days.
Date           Max temp.  Min temp         Rain          Snow
March 19           35         24                  trace
March 20           33         19                  trace
March 21           32         16  
March 22           42         17
March 23           45          21
March 24           35          26                  trace       0.2
March 25           34          29                  0.38        4.2

ONU "snow" ball game postponed

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern baseball team's game on Wednesday at Wander Field against Albion (Mich.) has been postponed due to heavy snow. No make up date has been announced.

The Polar Bears are next scheduled to play on Friday, when they open open up OAC play at home with a double header against No. 4 Marietta at 1 p.m., weather permitting.

Ohio Northern is currently 6-6 on the season. Stay tuned to ONUsports.com for the latest updates.

Drew Keriazes shatters school record in 200 breast on final day of NCAA III Championships

By Tim Glon

Senior Drew Keriazes shattered his own school record in the 200 breast on the fourth and final day of the 2013 NCAA Division III Men's Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday afternoon at the Conroe Natatorium in Shenandoah, Tex.

He also combined with senior Marc Anderson, junior Jordan Breitigam and junior Christian Garlock to finish 24th in the 400 Free Relay in 3:11.71.

Keriazes finished 19th in 2:04.47, beating his school record by nearly two seconds.

On Friday, Breitigam earned Honorable Mention All-America honors by finishing ninth in 1:47.46, which broke his school record set in the prelims Friday afternoon.

Richland Manor's pie baking contest takes the cake

Richland Manor, 7400 Swaney Road, invites all pie bakers to enter its April pie baking contest. Three cash prizes will be awards.  Contest pie divisions follow:
• Berry pie
• Cream pie
• Miscellaneous pie

Winners in each division receive a $40 Visa gift card. The contest will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday,  April18, and is open to the public. Persons wanting to submit pies to be judged must complete and submit an entry form by Saturday, April 12.

Entry forms may be faxed or e-mailed to:
Or, faxed to: 419-643-4702