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AHS volleyball swept by Allen East

By Cort Reynolds

Playing at home, the Ada High School volleyball team had a good first set but eventually got swept by backyard rival juggernaut Allen East in Northwest  Conference action Thursday night.

The 25-23, 25-12, 25-6 defeat dropped the Lady Bulldog season record to 9-7 overall and 1-4 in NWC play. AE improved to 10-1 and 3-0 in the NWC with the impressive win.

"Allen East is definitely a good team," said Ada head coach Kyleigh Woodruff. "They run a very fast offense and have a lot of hitting options.

"We just couldn't side out," she continued. "They didn't make hitting errors and kept the ball in play."

AHS boys soccer lose 4-3 to Upper Sanduksy

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School boys soccer team lost a 4-3 battle to visiting Upper Sandusky in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association match under the lights on a cool Thursday, September 22, at War Memorial Park Stadium.

The Bulldog record fell to 4-3-3 overall and 0-3 in NCOSA play with the tough loss. Upper Sandusky improved to 2-6 and 1-2 in NCOSA with the upset win.

Ada (1-0-1 NWC) plays a showdown at league-leading rival Bluffton (6-4-1, 2-0 NWC) Monday, September 26 at 6:55 p.m. After a slow start, the Pirates have won four in a row and are riding a 36-match NWC win streak.

AHS girls soccer lose to Upper Sandusky

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School girls soccer team played well but lost 4-2 to visiting Upper Sandusky in a tough North Central Ohio Soccer Association match Thursday evening, September 22.

The Lady Bulldog record fell to 4-5 overall and 0-3 in NCOSA play with the defeat. Upper improved to 4-2-1 overall and 2-1 in NCOSA action with the win.

Ada trailed 1-0 when Olivia Burkhart tied the match on a through ball from Ella Marshall at the 22-minute mark.

Upper Sandusky regained the lead 2-1 at the halftime break.

AHS Homecoming brings Delphos Jeff to town

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School football team returns home after two straight road games to entertain Delphos Jefferson on Homecoming Friday, September 23.

Delphos Jeff enters the contest 2-3 overall and 1-1 in Northwest Conference play. The Wildcats beat a previously 3-1 Crestview squad 21-7 last Friday in Delphos.

DJ lost its NWC opener at Columbus Grove, 38-6.

"They have a high-powered offense," said Ada head coach Toby Smith about the Wildcats. "They do a lot of RPO (run pass option) stuff, and if we are not where we are supposed to be, they will make you look foolish.

AHS volleyball swept by Bluffton; Sumner sets career digs mark

By Cort Reynolds

BLUFFTON--The visiting Ada High School varsity volleyball team lost in straight sets to local rival Bluffton Tuesday night, September 20, in Northwest Conference action.

The 25-16, 25-10, 25-16 loss dropped the Bulldog season record to 9-6 overall and 1-3 in NWC play. Bluffton improved to 9-2 and 2-0 in the NWC with the win.

Senior libero Courtney Sumner broke the Ada career record with 23 digs to reach 807. The previous record of 799 was held by Miranda Wills.

AHS boys soccer knots Lincolnview

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School boys soccer team led most of the game but ended up in a 1-1 tie against visiting Lincolnview Monday evening, September 19, in Northwest Conference action under the lights at War Memorial Park Stadium.

The Bulldog record moves to 4-2-3 overall and 1-0-1 in NWC play with the tie. Lincolnview ran its mark to 3-4-1 and 1-1-1 in the NWC with the result.

Bulldog Carson Gossard scored with 31:25 left in the first half on a Logan Jolliff assist to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.

Lincolnview had several good scoring chances in the opening half, but the Ada defense kept them off the scoreboard.