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Morgan fires a 53; Woods, Rush 55s; Wilkerson 56

Ada competes in NWC quad meet

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The Ada and Bluffton golf squads played a makeup four-team Northwest Conference match Tuesday at the Bluffton Golf Course to finish the regular season.

Bluffton won with 166 strokes, followed by Lincolnview (178), Delphos Jefferson (185) and Ada (219).

Senior Jacob Morgan led Ada with a nine-hole tally of 53. Juniors Dexter Woods and Andrew Rush each posted rounds of 55. Junior Kamron Wilkerson was the fourth Bulldog scorer with a 56.

Sophomore Geddes Klingler registered a 64 and freshman Jack Baumgartner added a 66 to round out the Ada efforts.

Loss drops Ada to 6-6 overall

"We had our good spots, but we were not very consistent," said Ada coach Kyleigh Tabor

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The host Ada volleyball team was swept by hard-hitting local rival Allen East in a league match Tuesday evening on Senior Night.

The 25-20, 25-22, 25-15 defeat dropped the Lady Bulldog overall record to 6-6 and 0-3 in the NWC. AE improved to 7-3 and 2-0 in NWC play with the convincing victory.

"We had our good spots, but we were not very consistent," said Ada third-year head coach Kyleigh Tabor. "We dug big holes in the first and third sets."

ONU'S Thompson Bradshaw's anthem wows national TV audience

Dean of students sings prior to Sept. 17 Browns-Bengals game

Before the National Football League’s Thursday Night Football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns even kicked off, it was clear to all that the “Battle of Ohio” went to Northern.

Dr. Adriane Thompson Bradshaw, ONU’s vice president for student affairs and dean of students, sang the Star Spangled Banner before the nationally broadcast game and delivered a magnificent rendition. For ONU Bengals fans it was undoubtedly the high point of the evening, as their team fell to their in-state rival 35-30, but for that moment, even the most die-hard fans were united.

ONU political science prof's opinion piece on CNN

Commenting on the move by Republicans to fill the Supreme Court vacancy

Robert Alexander, ONU professor of political science and founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy, was featured by CNN on Sept. 21 in the cable network’s coverage of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.

Alexander along with David B. Cohen, professor of political science at the University of Akron, co-authored an opinion piece titled “GOP push to fill RBG’s seat could backfire spectacularly."

Around the world Halloween wine sampling at The Inn Oct. 31

Reservations are being accepted now

The Inn at ONU is taking reservations for its “Around the world Halloween wine sampling” event planned in October.

The sampling is from 7:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, at The Inn, 401 W. College Ave., Ada.

The evening includes five wine samples from a selection of eight wines unique to The Inn, plus a variety of appetizers and desserts.

Wine commentary will be provided during the evening by Diana Kerr Brown, an industry wine expert. Live music is also part of the event.

Wine will be available for purchase during the evening.

Cort Reynolds article published on Celtics blog

Cort Reynolds, Icon sports writer, has a new article posted on the Boston Celtics blog. The story compares  striking similarities between Luka Doncic and Larry Bird.

Click here to read it.