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November 11, 2019

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Blood drive on Nov. 25

Ada Visiting Nurses and Community Health Professionals (CHP) are hosting a community blood drive on Monday, Nov. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at CHP's conference room, 1200 S. Main St. 

To schedule an appointment, call 419-634-1333, or go online to RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to pre-register.

Here's the schedule for parent-teacher conference week

The Ada Exempted Village School District Parent-Teacher Conferences for students in grades K-12 is Monday, Nov. 25 from 4 to 8:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., according to Tracy Breidenbach, K-8 guidance counselor.

Students will only attend school on Monday, Nov. 25 that week. There will not be school on Tuesday, Nov. 26, or Wednesday, Nov. 27 for conferences or Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, for Thanksgivingbreak.

All conferences will be scheduled using SignUp.Com this year.  Information has been shared with parents, but can also be found on the school's website.  All parents are encouraged to attend and discuss their child’s progress.

Batter up!

Ada’s winning-est “sports” team

The 35-member Ada High School Marching Band and Color Guard earned an Excellent overall rating at the OMEA Sstate finals on Nov. 3 at Welcome Stadium, Dayton.  

This included Superior ratings in the areas of music and Color Guard performance.  

This year’s baseball-themed competition show titled “Bases Loaded,” is reminiscent of a fun afternoon at the ballpark. Featured soloists are:
• Nathan Hurtig, saxophone,
• Victoria Ross, Trumpet and
• Isaac Spar, Melophone

ONU sweeps John Carroll in OAC tourney opener

 The No. 12-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team swept John Carroll 25-12, 25-23, 25-13 in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The top-seeded Polar Bears (24-5 overall) advance to the semifinals on Thursday where they will host fifth-seeded Baldwin Wallace at 7 pm at the ONU Sports Center.

The eighth-seeded Blue Streaks end their season at 19-11.

Senior Sydney Bapst (Grove City) had 14 kills and hit .452 and senior McKenna Jordan (Toldeo/St. Ursula) had 11 kills and hit .417 to lead the ONU offense.

JCU was led by Cassie Calamunci with 12 kills.

VFW Auxiliary Veterans Day luncheon Nov. 11

All vets eat free!

The Ada VFW Post 9381 Auxiliary will hold a Veterans Day lunch at the VFW Hall on  2147 State Route 235 at 1 p.m.,  Monday, Nov. 11.

Veterans eat free and non-veterans can eat for $9. The meal includes either a half chicken or pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, and a dessert. 

Bulldog gridders Swaney, Hull get top Ada NWC honors

13 Mustangs earn all-league notice

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Seven Ada football players earned All-Northwest Conference notice in voting recently conducted by the league coaches.

Junior receiver Zac Swaney was voted to the first team all-league offense after leading the NWC in receptions with 62 catches for just under 800 yards and nine touchdowns.

Junior quarterback Brandon Hull was named to the second team all-conference offense. He threw for over 2,100 yards with 20 TDs, and rushed for just over 1,000 yards with 12 TDs to lead the league in total offense.

Hull finished second in the NWC with 104 points. He was also voted honorable mention All-NWC as a defensive back.