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October 15, 2019

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Lady Bulldogs fall to powerhouse Eagles

By Cort Reynolds
FINDLAY - The Ada girls soccer team ended its regular season with a 9-1 loss at fifth-ranked North Central Ohio Soccer Association foe Liberty-Benton Wednesday evening.

The defeat dropped the Bulldog girls record to 3-12-1. L-B improved to 14-1-1 and 8-0 at home with the victory.

The Lady Eagles raced to a 7-0 lead at halftime, then added two scores after intermission.

Sophomore Timber Blankenship scored the lone Bulldog goal on a blooper over the Eagle goalkeeper's head.

L-B out-shot Ada, 34-13. Bulldog senior keeper Sidney Gossard made 25 saves in goal.

Megan Light hit for a team-high 14 kills and made five blocks

Ada spikers sweep Commodores

By Cort Reynolds
CRIDERSVILLE - Visiting Ada swept former league foe Perry in a non-conference match Wednesday night to finish the regular season on an up note.

The Lady Bulldogs improved their record to 10-12 overall with the 25-13, 25-19, 25-12 win. Perry dropped to 1-12 with the defeat.

Junior Megan Light hit for a team-high 14 kills and made five blocks to lead Ada. Junior Miranda Wills compiled eight kills,  nine digs and two aces.

Senior libero Kendal Guagenti mustered     up 10 digs and served a pair of aces. Versatile sophomore setter Kirsten Poling passed out 22 assists, hit five kills and served up four aces.

Veterans’ Day breakfast at the school

The Ada School District is sponsoring a Veterans’ Day breakfast on Monday, Nov. 11, at 8 a.m. in the school cafeteria.

"The school invites all veterans and their families as well as active duty service personnel who live, work or
worship within the boundaries of the Ada Exempted Village Schools to honor us with their presence on this day,” said David Lusk, Ada teacher.

If you would like to attend the breakfast, call the Ada High School Office at 419-634-2746 to make your reservation. The speaker for the morning is Wynn Hauenstein.

Inaugural Goldman Lecture at Northern

Miami School of Law faculty member Sergio Campos is the speaker

Sergio Campos will discuss “The Commonality of Causation” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Ohio Northern University College of Law’s large moot court room (room 129). The talk, which is the inaugural Goldman Lecture, is free and open to the public.

Campos is a professor of law at the University of Miami School of Law. Previously, he was the Charles Hamilton Houston Fellow at Harvard Law School and worked in private practice. His research interests include civil procedure, federal courts and remedies. Campos has published articles in several publications and has given numerous presentations.

Matt Brown, Megan Keller receive Young Alumni Awards

During ONU homecoming weekend

Ohio Northern University alumni Matt Brown and Megan Keller are the latest recipients to have received the William L. Robinson Young Alumni Award from their alma mater.

The award was established by the ONU Alumni Association to honor individuals who have graduated from the University within the last 15 years and who demonstrate passion and loyalty toward their profession, community and alma mater.

Brown and Keller were recognized during ceremonies prior to ONU’s Homecoming football game on Oct. 5. Bill Robinson and ONU President Daniel DiBiasio presented the awards.

Bulldog battle at Ada Friday on Homecoming

By Cort Reynolds
The high-powered Ada football team hosts fellow Bulldogs Columbus Grove Friday in a week seven Homecoming battle.

Grove capitalized on Crestview errors to beat the Knights 24-20 last Friday, knocking them out of a first-place tie in the Northwest Conference.

Two-time defending champion Spencerville sits alone atop the NWC standings at 3-0 after defeating Ada (2-4, 1-2 NWC) soundly 58-14 in week six.

CG stands 3-3 overall and is tied for second place in the NWC race with Allen East and Crestview at 2-1. Grove rates 11th in the Div. VI, Region 23 computer rankings while Ada is 21st.