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Ohio Stadium: And now presenting the Ada High School marching band!

Story and photos by Stacy Geedey

The Ada High School Marching Band performed their competition show titled “Invasion: The Mystery of Stonehenge” Saturday at The Ohio State University Stadium as part of the 2013 Buckeye Invitational.

Thirty-two other schools competed in this invitation-only competition. Each school competed to receive a rating through a system established by The Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA).

Boots for a dark and stormy night

Friday was a night to get out the boots. Here are four boots belonging to Ada school students. Want to place a guess on the boot owners? These boots were photographed in the front row, 50 yard line during Friday's game against Paulding.

The answer's is a photo below. In case you don't recognize the boot owners, here they are from left, Nicki Lehsten, Maddie Gossard, Alexis Swaney and Teara Coulson.

Who am I? Answer at the bottom of the story

By Alisa Armbrecht

Here's your final chance to guess the identity of our mystery resident. The answer's at the bottom of the story.

First, here are some hints?

The power of social media and its use by Ada Icon - interesting statistics

Icon viewers interested in knowing the power of social media will appreciate following statistics.

The Icon's Facebook page has 276 followers and this list continues to grow weekly.
During the week of Sept. 24-30 the Icon Facebook page:
• Reached 1,605 persons
• Had 50 persons talking about it
• Added 9 new likes

Each evening The Icon posts one item on its Facebook page to draw viewers to the website. Here is a sample of recent posts listed with the number of Facebook fans each story reached:

Video of the day: You never saw me do it

You never saw me.

Check out this raccon-eating-cat-food video.

But, you never saw me do it.

Click for video.

Ada eighth grader Zach Beaschler offers this NFL season overview

By Zach Beaschler
Ada eighth grader

The favorite sport in America is football (no doubt), but the NFL has changed so much since last season.

I don't mean NFL rules or the NFL cities. I mean NFL teams and coaches.

First, are the Eagles. They fired their head coach Andy Reid and now they have old head coach of Oregon Chip Kelly. During the preseason the Eagles picked Micheal Vick over Nick Foles for starting quarterback. Their first round pick was Line Johnson offensive tackle with the 4th pick overall.