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Reminder: Youth Soccer late fees after June 30

The Ada Soccer Association has issued a reminder that regular registration for the fall season will end on June 30.

Registration from July 1-9 will incur an automatic late fee.

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Information about summer practices, other updates, and opportunities to ask questions are on the associaion Facebook page.


Ada boys win at Findlay WOAL meet

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Ada boys summer swim team defeated Findlay in a West Ohio Aquatic League dual meet Monday night, June 20. 

The Gator boys upended the Frogs, 173-155. The Ada boys improved their dual meet record to 2-1 with the victory.

The hosts won the girls meet, 182-98 and Findlay took the overall combined boys/girls competition by a score of 337-271. 

Gavin Oldfield (13-14 age bracket) won three races to pace the Alligator boys. Lily Baumgartner (15-18) and Carly Hull (6 and under) each touched first in two races. Lincoln Harriger (11-12) and Luke Harriger (6 and under) each captured first in a pair of races.

ONU's Pitcovich named 2nd Team Academic All-America

Ohio Northern senior Tessa Pitcovich (Stow/Stow-Munroe Falls) was named to the NCAA Division III Academic All-America Second Team in women's track and field and cross country by the College Sports Information Directors of America for the 2021-22 season.

The Academic All-America Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

Pitcovich, an accounting major who competes on the track and field and cross country teams at ONU, boasts a perfect 4.0 GPA and was selected by CoSIDA to the Academic All-District 7 First Team in May.

Gator boys best Wapak at home meet

Story and photos by Cort Reynolds

The Ada boys summer swim team defeated visiting Wapakoneta on a hot and hazy Thursday night, June 16, in West Ohio Aquatic League action at the municipal pool.

The Alligator boys dunked Wapak, 209-134.

But the Waves won the girls meet 216-103, and the visitors captured the overall combined boys-girls competition by a 350-312 score. 

Olivia Aggozino (9-10 age bracket) paced the Ada girls with four individual race wins. Lily Baumgartner (15-18) won two races, as did Carly Hull (6 and under).

Snapshot of summer softball

Story and photo by Cort Reynolds

Incoming Ada freshman catching prospect Marley Bulerin slugs a double off the base of the center field fence Thursday evening, June 9, at War Memorial Park.

A team comprised of roughly half Ada players split a pair of  five-inning contests vs. Shawnee in the June summer league twinbill.

Photo-story: Ada Gators dive into outdoor swim season vs. Bluffton

Photos and story by Cort Reynolds

The Ada-Lost Creek Gator swim team opened the 2022 summer season at home against Bluffton’s Sardines in a West Ohio Aquatic League dual meet on Thursday night, June 9 at the Ada Municipal Pool.

Bluffton won the meet 465-274, the combined boys-girls team scores. The boys balance was 235-153, while the girls scores were 230-121.

Ada's Lily Baumgartner (15-18 age bracket) and Olivia Aggozino (9-10) paced the Ada girls with three individual race wins apiece.

Ada's Landon Stahler (15-18 boys) also touched first in three races for the Gator boys.