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AHS baseball knocked out of tourney by Spencerville 

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School baseball team stayed close to visiting league rival Spencerville for six innings of a pitcher's duel before falling 6-1 in Div. IV sectional first round action on Tuesday evening, May 17, at Ada War Memorial Park.

Spencerville led 3-1 after the first inning, but then both pitchers bore down and pitched shutout ball over the next five frames. 

The Bearcats broke through to tack on three more insurance runs in the top of the seventh.

Ada softball loses pitching duel at Allen East

By Cort Reynolds

The young Ada High School varsity softball team scrapped hard but lost a tight 3-1 pitcher's duel at local rival Allen East in the Northwest Conference season finale on a warm Monday evening, May 16, at Harrod.

The Lady Bulldogs fell to 5-14 overall and finished 2-6 in the NWC with the closedefeat. 

The Mustang girls improved to 10-11 overall and 3-5 in the NWC with the win to finish a game ahead of Ada in the league standings.

"Errors hurt us again, but we were in the ball game at the end," said Bulldog first-year head coach Jeff Bassitt.   

Neither team reached base in the first inning. 

Link for May 16 AHS sectional baseball tickets

Ada Exempted Village Schools issued this reminder: Tickets are required for the sectional baseball game to be played at Ada on Tuesday May 17 and must be purchased online.

Cost is $8 until the day of the game, then the cost increases to $10.

Purchase tickets at

> Go to baseball
> Scroll down to division 4 region 14
> Click on Coldwater
> Find Ada vs Spencerville

Girls grades 3-8 basketball camp deadline extended

The 2022 Ada girls basketball camp deadline has been extended to May 18. See

Dates: May 31st, June 1st, & June 2nd
Who: Girls entering grades 3-8 (2022-2023 School Year)
Where: Ada High School Gymnasium
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Cost: $30


Lady Bulldogs 6th at NWC title meet 


By Cort Reynolds

The Ada track and field teams competed in the concluding second day of the annual nine-team Northwest Conference championship meet at Crestview Saturday.

The Ada girls finished sixth, with the Bulldog boys coming in ninth. Columbus Grove again won the boys title, but Spencerville overtook Grove to capture the girls team crown.

Junior Courtney Sumner took second in the 400 meters, while sophomore Josie Phillips was second in the 3200-meter run to post the top Ada showings.

Sophomore Julian Grose came in third in the 300 hurdles and fourth in the 110 high hurdles to post the best Bulldog boys finishes.


Bulldog baseball loss to Polar Bears

Ada hosts Spencerville in sectional semifinal May 17 at 5 p.m. 

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada High School baseball team lost to county rival Hardin Northern 13-3 in a non-conference makeup contest under the park lights Friday evening.

Ada dropped to 6-13 with the defeat. HN improved to 12-9 with the run-rule shortened, six-inning win.

The Polar Bears jumped on top early as they scored four runs in the first frame with the aid of three errors, a single and a walk.

Ada got an infield hit in the home first from junior Jacob Sutherly, but were unable to score.