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November 12, 2019
 

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ONU scores on first three possessions, defeats B-W

Anthony McFadden completed 12-of-17 passes for 155 yards and 3 TDs and ran 16 times for 52 yards and a touchdown to lead the ONU offense

Ohio Northern scored on its first three possessions, then got a key fourth quarter stop to hang on for a 35-28 Ohio Athletic Conference football victory over Baldwin Wallace on a chilly and breezy Saturday afternoon at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

The Polar Bears improve to 5-4 overall and are 5-3 in the league, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 7-2, 6-2.

With the victory, ONU also clinched its 23rd upper division OAC finish in the past 25 seasons.

Senior Anthony McFadden (Chillicothe/Paint Valley) completed 12-of-17 passes for 155 yards and three touchdowns and ran 16 times for 52 yards and a touchdown to lead the ONU offense.

Once upon a time in Ada

1,000 yard football players

By Leland Crouse
lcrouse@centurylink.net
Newspaper clipping from fall 1992:
Craig Roberson joins the list of Ada HS athletes who gained at least 1,000 yards during their varsity football career. Roberson rushed for 1,139 yards and scored 12 TCs in 10 games in 1977. Roberson caught two Stan Parshall passes for 25 more yards. The Bulldogs finished 7-2-1 under Coach Jeff Wise during the 1992 football season.

Weekend doctor: Burning, tingling or numbness in your feet?

It could signal a serious diabetes complication

By Thomas F. Vail, DPM
Podiatrist at the Step Alive Foot and Ankle Center
November is Diabetes Awareness Month and the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) slogan this year is, “Don’t Lose Your Nerve to Diabetes.”

More than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes, and peripheral neuropathy, or nerve damage in the feet, is one of the most common—and most serious—complications of the disease. Nerve damage causes burning, tingling, heaviness or numbness in the feet and affects up to 70 percent of all diabetic patients.

25 "Spectacular" years

ONU's popular musical extravaganza hits quarter century mark

A regional holiday entertainment tradition will mark a landmark anniversary this season when the curtain rises on “The ONU Holiday Spectacular” for the 25th edition of this popular musical extravaganza.

The show will be presented in Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21, Nov. 22 and Nov. 23, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Nov. 23.

It also will be presented at the Lima Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7, with matinee performances at 2 p.m. on Dec. 7 and Dec. 8. 

Ada grad has role in Otterbein governance

Meredith Marshall studies, works part-time, participates in student activities andmakes critical decisions for Otterbein University

By Barbara Lockard
A junior chemistry major, Meredith Marshall studies, works part-time, participates in student activities andmakes critical decisions for Otterbein University. 

Marshall, a 2017 Ada High School graduate, is one of two student representatives on Otterbein’s Board of Trustees.  After a rigorous interview process, she was selected and began her term on January 1, 2019.

“It’s wonderful.  It’s nice to have a voice,” said Marshall when asked about her board position.  “My vote carries the same weight as the other board members.”

Blood drive on Nov. 25

Ada Visiting Nurses and Community Health Professionals (CHP) are hosting a community blood drive on Monday, Nov. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at CHP's conference room, 1200 S. Main St. 

To schedule an appointment, call 419-634-1333, or go online to RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass to pre-register.

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