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Caitlin Silva

January 17, 2018
 

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Artist in flight

Flight of Obscurity XV, a sculpture installation by Nathaniel Foley, is now on view in the ONU Elzay Gallery of Art from Jan. 16 until Feb. 23. Gallery hours are 1–4:30 p.m. daily while classes are in session. A story on the artist and exhibit is below.

Awe-inspiring mysteries of flight and art combined

Now on exhibit at Elzay Gallery

Flight of Obscurity XV, a sculpture installation by Nathaniel Foley, is now on view in the Elzay Gallery of Art from Jan. 16 until Feb. 23. Gallery hours are 1–4:30 p.m. daily while classes are in session.

An artist talk is schedule for Thursday., Jan. 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the Elzay Gallery.

Nathaniel Foley received his MFA in sculpture from Miami University, and is currently teaching at Tiffin University and Owens Community College. Having grown up in a family of pilots, he was inspired by the imagery of flight and airplane model-building from an early age, and often utilizes the techniques of aviation construction in his sculpture.

Let's dance

ONU students dancers perform Feb. 3 nd 4 at Freed Center

A choreographers showcase dance performance will be held at the Freed Center on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 3 and 4. The showcase will feature ONU students dancing to a variety of music from ballet to hip hop. Choreographers are from off campus as well as ONU faculty and students.

The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students and children.

Choreographers Nathan Andary, DeMarcus Akeem Suggs, Matthew Roberts and Alexandra Stillianos will be joined by ONU faculty choreographer Elizabeth Cozad.

History lesson

If you need insurance, when the operator asks, "Number, please," Say, "214." It's  the Earl Dome Insurance Agency, Ada....

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Most recent AHS and ONU sports stories

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — The Ohio Northern wrestling team posted a solid 26-15 victory at John Carroll on Tuesday evening at the DeCarlo Center.

The Polar Bears (7-9 overall, 1-2 Ohio Athletic Conference) won seven of the 10 weight classes to notch their first OAC victory of the season.

The Blue Streaks fall to 5-5, 0-3.

Freshman Avory Winans (Wooster) got the match started on a good note for Ohio Northern with an 8-4 decision at 125 pounds.

Senior Brad Taton (Mentor/Lake Catholic) made it 6-0 Polar Bears with a 9-3 decision at 133.

Ohio Northern junior center Ryan Bruns (Marion Local) was named the Division III National Player of the Week by the United States Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday.

He was also named to the D3hoops.com Team of the Week on Tuesday.

Bruns had career-highs of 41 points and 17 rebounds in the Polar Bears' 108-87 victory over Muskingum and scored 23 points and grabbed six rebounds in a victory at then-No. 25 ranked Baldwin Wallace.

For the week, Bruns averaged 32 points and 11.5 rebounds and added five blocked shots.

The Ohio Northern women's basketball team held steady at No. 10 among 435 schools in Division 3.

After falling in their season-opener, the Polar Bears (14-1 overall, 8-0 OAC) have won 14 straight games.

Amherst (Mass.) held the top spot, Wartbug (Iowa), second, and Hope (Mich.) is third.

The Polar Bears return to action Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm as they travel to Tiffin to take on Heidelberg.

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Second-ever Made In Ada Wilson Football Festival growing

Stage set for this year's Super Bowl Eve event

As the NFL playoffs continue, Ada will again have its own Super Bowl extravaganza.
 
The second annual “Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival” on Saturday, Feb. 3, will celebrate the village of Ada’s connection to the biggest football game of the year. Ada’s Wilson Sporting Goods factory makes the footballs used in the Super Bowl, and the day’s events will again capture that theme, leading up to a “football drop” at midnight on the cusp of Super Bowl Sunday.
 

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Karen Lynn Taylor, age 69, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Kindred Hospital, Lima.

Joseph Wayne Hovey, 45, of Kenton died in a car-semi crash on SR 68 north of Kenton at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

 

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — The Ohio Northern wrestling team posted a solid 26-15 victory at John Carroll on Tuesday evening at the DeCarlo Center.

The Polar Bears (7-9 overall, 1-2 Ohio Athletic Conference) won seven of the 10 weight classes to notch their first OAC victory of the season.

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2018 Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival poster
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Poetic License

We don't know the meaning of SSWDNP, but it certainly means something and we welcome viewers' thoughts. The Icon found this plate on a red Lexus RX 350 in Bluffton,

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