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January 19, 2018
 

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King panelists

Panelists are (from left) Monty Siekerman, Joel Weaver, Floyd Keith, Terry Keiser, Bob Roberts, Al Cohoe, and Chaplain David MacDonald. Sadicka White joined the conversation from her home in Columbus via Skype. (Trevor Jones/ONU photo)

Remembering ML King's visit to ONU

Chapel service commemorates visit that took place 50 years ago

Monty Siekerman recalls Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech at Ohio Northern University. A chapel service Thursday morning commemorated the civil rights Icon’s visit to campus 50 years ago. He was assassinated in Memphis three months later. Siekerman headed publicity for the University at the time.

Joel Weaver, a pharmacy graduate who retired as an anesthesiologist, is at right in the picture. He was a student at ONU at the time. Thursday’s service, organized by Chaplain MacDonald, included comments from two other professors who taught at Northern at the time and two other students.

She did it!

Amy Bullimore now ONU women's bball leading scorer

Note: Morgan (Dumbaugh) Bass was the Ada High School and Ohio Northern University leading basketball scorer...until Wednesday night. Ohio Northern senior Amy Bullimore, of Morrow, surpassed Morgan’s 1,242 points when the Polar Bears beat Heidelberg in Tiffin 67-44. Amy now has scored 1,255 points. Morgan graduated from Ada High School in 2009 and remains the highest scorer in school history.

Ohio Northern senior Amy Bullimore (Little Miami) became Ohio Northern's all-time leading scorer on Wednesday evening with a game-high 16 points as the No. 10-ranked Ohio Northern women's basketball team downed Heidelberg 67-44 at Seiberling Gymnasium.

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

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By Cort Reynolds

CONVOY - Host Crestview rode a big third quarter to down the Ada girls basketball team 77-32 in a Northwest Conference girls basketball contest Thursday night.

 

The Lady Bulldogs fell to 4-10 and 0-4 in the NWC with the loss that snapped a two-game win streak. Meanwhile, the Lady Knights improved to 7-6 and 3-2 in league play following the win.

 

Ada led 14-12 after the first period of play. But Crestview rallied to a 30-18 advantage by intermission, then put the game out of reach with a 28-4 third quarter.

 

The Ohio Northern women's indoor track and field team will look to pick up where it left off in 2017 and compete for an Ohio Athletic Conference championship and compete as a national force in 2018 under the guidance of ninth-year head coach Jason Maus.

The Polar Bears enter the season ranked fifth nationally in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Div. III Power Rankings, after finishing fifth as a team at the 2017 Indoor National Championships, posting the best team finish in school history.

Note: Morgan (Dumbaugh) Bass was the Ada High School and Ohio Northern University leading basketball scorer...until Wednesday night. Ohio Northern senior Amy Bullimore, of Morrow, surpassed Morgan’s 1,242 points when the Polar Bears beat Heidelberg in Tiffin 67-44. Amy now has scored 1,255 points. Morgan graduated from Ada High School in 2009 and remains the highest scorer in school history.

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Are you a Harry Potter fan?

Then, you'll love this season's winter guard, flag line and dance line program

FROM ADA MUSIC BOOSTERS FACEBOOK - Ada High School Winter Guard members have prepared for the 2018 competition season.

This year all three group’s, Winter Guard, Flag Line and Dance Line performances feature Harry Potter themes. The groups will compete in both the OIPA (Ohio Indoor Performance Association) and WGI (Winter Guard International) circuits.

The Ada High School Winter Guard’s show is titled “Conjuring a Patronus.” It takes the audience through the process of learning this “advanced magic,” and ultimately dispersing a gym full of dementors with Harry Potter’s iconic spell.

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By Cort Reynolds

CONVOY - Host Crestview rode a big third quarter to down the Ada girls basketball team 77-32 in a Northwest Conference girls basketball contest Thursday night.

 

The Ohio Northern women's indoor track and field team will look to pick up where it left off in 2017 and compete for an Ohio Athletic Conference championship and compete as a national force in 2018 under the guidance of ninth-year head coach Jason Maus.

Ohio Northern junior Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw/Marion Local) had his eighth double-double of the season with game-highs of 29 points and 11 rebounds, but the Ohio Northern men's basketball team fell 84-80 to Heidelberg on Wednesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

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