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November 14, 2018
 

Ada bell rings wanted

The Salvation Army invites Ada individuals, groups, families and organizations to help ring the bell this holiday season. Here is Priscilla West from last year. Click here on how to volunteer.

Back-to-back NWC champs

Ada quiz bowl team wins NWC title - again!

The Ada Quiz Bowl team won the Northwest Conference championship on Saturday at Lincolnview.

The Bulldogs easily defeated their competition claiming a repeat of their conference win a year ago.

This is the first time in school history that the Ada Quiz Bowl team won back-to-back NWC victories.

Team scores:14-2, Crestview, 15-5, Spencerville, 17-6; Paulding, 15-5; Allen East, 13-6; Delphos Jefferson, 12-6; Bluffton, 10-7 and Columbus Grove, 7-6.  Dave Lusk is advisor.

Photo (from left) Ian Dellifield, Isaac Spar, Jacob Colwell, Austin Amburgey, Nathan Hurtig, Hunter Wells and Theo Hardesty.  

Teresa Rush, CNP, accepting new patients at Ada Family Medicine

The Certified Nurse Practitioner partners with Jenelle Niese

Teresa Rush, CNP, recently joined Mercy Health-Ada Family Medicine, and is accepting new patients.

Jennifer Fisher, senior practice manager, said that Ada Family Medicine is happy to have Teresa on staff. “She is an asset to our practice and is available to see walk-in patients and patients by appointment.”

The certified nurse practitioner partners with Jenelle Niese, CNP, at Ada Family Medicine, 604 W. North Ave., Ada.

Rush is board certified as an Advanced Practitioner of Nursing. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), and is certified in basic and advanced cardiac life support.

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Ohio Northern junior Chelsea Huppert was named Honorable Mention All-America in volleyball for the 2018 season by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Huppert is is now a two-time All-American, as she also earned the honor as a sophomore in 2017.

She is also a three-time All-OAC honoree as a middle hitter and is made her second consecutive appearance as a First Team All-Region honoree.

Huppert led the team and was third in the OAC with 368 kills and a .340 hitting percentage this season.

Senior All-American Ian McVey was named the Great Lakes Region Runner of the Year by the United Stated Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the second consecutive season.

 

McVey won the individual title at the Great Lakes Region Championships in 24:52.5. This was McVey's second regional title in a row. McVey also won his second consecutive individual title at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships and finished fourth at the All-Ohio Championships.

McVey was also named National Athlete of the Week during the regular season.

The Ohio Northern men's basketball team opened its 108th season of varsity basketball on Monday with a 99-61 victory over against area-rival Defiance at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears (1-0 overall) got 20 points and nine rebounds from senior Ryan Bruns to lead five players in double figures in scoring. Freshman Daniel Unruh (Elida) scored 14 points, senior Daniel Donner and junior Austin Allemeier (Elida) added 11 points each.

The Yellow Jackets fall to 0-2 and were led by Malachi McClain with 16 points off the bench.

BEREA — Heidelberg scored 22 third quarter points to break open a tight game and posted a 49-17 victory over Ohio Northern in the eighth annual Bendekovic Bowl on a cold and blustery Saturday afternoon at Hoernemann Stadium.

The Polar Bears end their season 5-5 overall and are 4-5 in the Ohio Athletic conference. Despite the loss, ONU clinched an upper division finish in the OAC for the 22nd time in the past 23 seasons.

The Student Princes end their season with an identical 5-5 overall mark and 4-5 OAC record.

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — Senior All-American Ian McVey (Stow/Munroe Falls) and classmate Spencer Schulze (St. Henry) earned All-Great Lakes Region honors Saturday afternoon, guiding the Ohio Northern men's cross country team to a 10th-place effort in a highly-competitive, 38-team field at the 2018 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional held at Blue River Memorial Park.

"The Polar Bears are 97-29 overall this season.

ONU has now finished among the top-10 teams in the region for 15 consecutive seasons.

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Ohio Northern junior Chelsea Huppert was named Honorable Mention All-America in volleyball for the 2018 season by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.

Huppert is is now a two-time All-American, as she also earned the honor as a sophomore in 2017.

Senior All-American Ian McVey was named the Great Lakes Region Runner of the Year by the United Stated Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the second consecutive season.

 

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23 area children in Holiday Spectacular

Opening night is Thursday at The Freed Center

Twenty-three children from kindergarten to eighth grade from Ada and four nearby towns will perform in the annual Holiday Spectacular, which opens Thursday.

Children who were selected, following an audition, include:

Isaac Agozzino • Second Grade • Lima

Olivia Agozzino • First Grade • Lima

Allison Ambroza • Kindergarten •Lima

Addilyn Baldauf • Second Grade • Lima

Kendalynn Bourk • Fourth Grade • Wapakoneta

Clara Chongson • Kindergarten • Lima

Genevieve Chongson • Third Grade • Lima

Leo Chongson • Fourth Grade • Lima

Maycie Dewese • Second Grade • Ada

Arianna Dorsey • Second Grade • Lima

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