Headed to the District Finals Betty D Cox Michael L Evans Thelma R Stamper Therese A Boerger Lady Indians go down in straight sets to Valley in sectional play Manchester hosts the inaugural Southern Ohio Cheer Challenge NAHS girls claim soccer sectional title Seas siblings are SHAC Cross-Country champions Lady Devils will collect fourth consecutive SHAC gold ball trophy Lady Hounds ousted in sectional tourney opener Peebles Lions Club holding Thanksgiving fund raiser FFA Fruit sales have begun, run until Nov. 18 Historical marker is repaired PES will present ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Eagle Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center Open House showcases new unit PES teacher honored by ACOVSD Board Friends of North Adams Library dedicate new brick Veterans Memorial Senior Profile: Landon Wright Geneva E Vogler Susan L Kremin Local golf teams complete play at state tournament Lady Dragons make school history with tournament win Browning gets hands-on look at NASA’s latest robotics Local beautician celebrates 80th birthday Health Department appeals to November voters Betty R Toller Senior Profile: Craig Horton Helen F Hoffer Super Saturday at Freedom Field Lady Dragons hang on for five-set victory over Manchester Seventh Grade Lady Hounds are SHAC Tournament champions Peebles Elementary announces September Students of the Month Rideout’s Muffler celebrating 40th anniversary this month Senior Citizens levy will appear on November ballot Bonnie J Orr Dorothy M Edenfield Senior Profile: Grace Barge Jerry Paquette Dragons get big 38-20 win at Green Manchester takes varsity team titles at West Union Invitational Lady Devils knock off Peebles on Volley For the Cure Night Manhunt ends with arrest of alleged bank robber Senior Profile: Kelsey Friend Lady Dragons finish as District Runners-Up Sectional pairings announced for volleyball and soccer 2 and 3 and worried is me Patricia Clift Adams County Humane Agent saves abandoned dogs and puppies Tourism had major economic impact on Adams County in 2015 Senator Portman brings his campaign to Adams County Betty E Lawson Sanborn NAHS holds National Honor Society induction ceremonies Harlan W Benjamin Joyce A Lafferty Senior Profile: Lee Hesler Dragons get SHAC win, 2-1 over Fairfield North Adams tops Peebles in ‘Kickin Cancer’ battles Double duty coming at Boys’ State Golf Tournament as West Union and North Adams both qualify Humane Society providing ‘Straws For Paws’ North Adams Elementary honors students and staff Russell Rockwell Julie L Wagner Hobert C Robinson Samuel D McClellan Brenda S Bare Clarencce Walker Jr Dolly M Hilterbrandt Jack Roush Day returns to Manchester West Union FFA has busy opening to school year ODOT opens new full-service Maintenance Facility Peebles Elementary introduces Peer Mentoring program Frost is recipient of Morgan Memorial Scholarship Peebles Fire Department has a new addition Heritage Days return to Tranquility Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Fair and Harvest Festival begins Friday Caraway Farm hosts annual Pumpkin Festival ‘Run Gio’ makes a visit to Adams County Senior Profile: Mackenzie Smith West Union, North Adams grab top two spots in Division III golf sectional tournament This memory will live with me forever Will M Stern West Union and North Adams-State Bound! Lillian N Smith Betty R Shelton Barbara ER Bohl Brenda Farley Senior Profile: Caitlyn Bradford Dragons roar to 40-0 Homecoming victory Greyhounds take three of four races at annual Adams County Meet Monarch Meadows holds grand opening Discovering a touch of glass on Erie’s Shores Junior L Conaway William B Brumley Sr Fred G Davis Ohio Valley FFA Officers for 2016-17 named ACRMC Emergency Care Center renamed after Dr. Bruce Ashley West Union holds football Homecoming festivities First graders pick the Sheriff Cross honored by ODNR with the prestigious Cardinal Award

Locals earn All-District soccer honors

The names of numerous local athletes fill the rosters of the 2015 Southeast District Coaches Association All-District soccer teams, with those honors being announced in early November.

In Boys Division III, four local players earned All District First Team honors- North Adams’ Aaron Pertuset and Drew Coppock, Brennan Sims from Peebles, and West Union’s Andre Wolke. Adams County athletes named to the Division III All District Second Team were Ben Figgins and Patrick England from North Adams, Tanner Schmitz from Peebles, and Mac Wilson from West Union.

Earning Honorable Mention in Division III boys were North Adams’ Cole Roades and Lee Hesler, Peebles’ Connor Browning and Kalub Smith, and West Union’s Tyler Swearingen and Jacob Miley.

In Girls Division III, four local athletes were named to the All Southeast District First Team: Cati Butler and Lakyn Hupp from North Adams, Shanien Swango from Peebles, and Heidi Hunter from West Union.

Second Team All District recognition went to Madee Shipley and Allison Harper from North Adams, Caitlyn Bradford from Peebles, and Donna Brodt from West Union. Receiving Honorable Mention in Division III girls were Taylor Wylie and Kitasha Mesmer from North Adams, Amber Renchen and Matti Nichols from Peebles, and West Union’s Madison Welch and Katie Brannock.

The Coaches Association also honored a local assistant coach as North Adams’ Russell Todd was named the Girls Division III “Assistant Coach of the Year.”

The Coaches Association also handed out academic awards with the North Adams girls team receiving a “Team Academic Award” for being a team with at least a 3.0 average on a 4.0 scale. The Lady Devil’s Taylor Wylie also earned an All-Academic Award for the Southeast District, given to seniors who have at least a 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

West Union senior defender Mac Wilson, left, was named Second Team All District in Division III soccer.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Wilson1.jpgWest Union senior defender Mac Wilson, left, was named Second Team All District in Division III soccer. Photo by Ruth Boll

North Adams senior Cati Butler was named First Team All District in Division III soccer.
http://www.peoplesdefender.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Butler1.jpgNorth Adams senior Cati Butler was named First Team All District in Division III soccer. Photo by Ruth Boll

By Mark Carpenter


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