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September 25, 2021
 

ONU young alumni awards 2021

Kevin J. Saghy, BA ’07, a social media specialist, and NASA engineer Courtney M. (Hetrick) Schkurko, BSEE ’13 will receive the 2021 William L. Robinson Young Alumni awards during ceremonies prior to ONU’s Oct. 2 Homecoming football game.

Community choir and music instruction opportunities

Noteworthy Community Choirs (NCC) and Vicki's Music Studio, 2613 SR 81, are accepting registrations through October 1, 2021. Opportunities include Early Childhood music classes and NCC choirs.

  • Family Music for Mixed Ages: Babies - 4/5 year old
  • Music Makers ages 5 1/2 - 7
  • group keyboard ages 7 - 9
  • Treble Makers- grades 1 -4 (non-auditioned)
  • Sounds - grades 3 - 7 (auditioned)
  • Expressions - intergenerational choir (auditioned) 
  • Private voice & piano

Vicki Mills notes “There is something for every age, babies through adults. Make music, build relationships, make memories!”

Ada golfers 7th at NWC tourney  

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada golf team finished seventh at the nine-team Northwest Conference championship tournament Friday, September 25, at Moose Landing Country Club in Ottawa.

The NWC meet was postponed by rain and cold Thursday.

Lincolnview beat NWC regular season champ Allen East by 10 strokes, 338-348, to win the league tournament crown.

Bluffton was a close third (349), followed by Columbus Grove (367), Leipsic (368), Delphos Jefferson (385), Ada (411) and Crestview (417). Spencerville did not post a team score.

Junior Geddes Klingler led the Bulldogs with an 18-hole score of 50-52=102.

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Here's the Ada High School drama club during the 19780-71 school year. Names of members are under the photo.

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The Ada golf team finished seventh at the nine-team Northwest Conference championship tournament Friday, September 25, at Moose Landing Country Club in Ottawa.

The NWC meet was postponed by rain and cold Thursday.

Lincolnview beat NWC regular season champ Allen East by 10 strokes, 338-348, to win the league tournament crown.

Bluffton was a close third (349), followed by Columbus Grove (367), Leipsic (368), Delphos Jefferson (385), Ada (411) and Crestview (417). Spencerville did not post a team score.

Visiting Ada battled hard but was swept by backyard rival Allen East in a Northwest Conference volleyball clash Thursday evening, September 23.

The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 1-11 overall and 0-3 in the NWC with the 25-17, 25-9, 25-23 defeat.

The Lady Mustangs improved to 10-3 and 2-1 in league play with the win. 

Ada junior Courtney Sumner hustled up 14 digs, served three aces and came up with two blocks.

Bulldog sophomore Daicy Robinson knocked down three kills and added three blocks. Sophomore Josie Phillips hustled up 10 digs. 

Two Ada girls competed in the Hardin County Invitational cross country meet Tuesday evening, September 21, at Riverdale.

Ada sophomore Elsie Allen finished 13th in a time of 27:23. Bulldog sophomore Jillian Hazelton came in right behind her in 14th place with a time of 27:30.

"Both girls did well," said Ada head coach Josh Klein. 

Allison Woodruff of Riverdale crossed the finish line first in the 22-runner field with a time of 20:42.

The Ada girls soccer match scheduled at home vs. Cory-Rawson for September 22 was postponed due to rain.

No makeup date has been set yet for the match.

The Bulldog girls (2-5-1, 0-1-1 NWC) visit defending NWC champion and league-leader Bluffton (6-2-1, 4-0 NWC) Monday, Sept. 27.

Playing at home, the Ada boys soccer team defeated local rival Cory-Rawson 4-1 in North Central Ohio Soccer Association action on a cool, rainy Wednesday, September 22, at War Memorial Stadium.

The Bulldogs improved to 3-4-3 overall and 1-2 in NCOSA action with the decisive win. The Hornets fell to 6-3-1 and 0-3 in NCOSA play after the defeat.

Junior Carter Conley and freshman Logan Jolliff each netted two goals to pace Ada. 

Abdellah Al-Olimat passed out a pair of assists.

Sophomore keeper Colton Long was credited with two saves in goal.

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From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on September 25, the Ada Public Library will host Board Game Day. The featured game will be Wings of Glory WW I.

Check the library's CALENDAR events for more activities.

St Mark's Lutheran Church, 125 S. Johnson St. Ada, will serve a free community dinner from 5:00-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 29.

The menu includes meatloaf, cheesy potatoes, green beans, applesauce, and cookie. The meal is dine-in or carry out.

Visiting Ada battled hard but was swept by backyard rival Allen East in a Northwest Conference volleyball clash Thursday evening, September 23.

The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 1-11 overall and 0-3 in the NWC with the 25-17, 25-9, 25-23 defeat.

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General Election voting begins October 5

Early voting for the November 2, 2021 General Election in Hardin County, Ohio, begins October 5, 2021 in the Board of Elections office. Sample ballots for the Village of Ada can be viewed here:

Ada North

Ada South 

Absentee ballot requests may be mailed to Hardin County Board of Elections, One Courthouse Square, Suite 40, Kenton, OH  43326.

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