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April 28, 2017

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BACH 3 - does this mean that somewhere in Ohio is Bach 1 and Bach 2? The Icon spotted this plate on a slate-colored Chevy Cruze in Ada. And, it's on a Bald Eagle special plate. Anyone who can tell us about the plate's meaning, please let us know at: info@adaicon.com

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ONU women's bball team: Etched into the record books

The 2016-17 Ohio Northern women's basketball team etched its name into the record books. After a remarkable 30-1 season, it will be remembered as the greatest team in Ohio Northern women's basketball history.

Under 16-year head coach Michele Durand, the Polar Bears completed a perfect 25-0 regular season for the first time in school history.

They won the Ohio Athletic Conference Regular Season Title for the third consecutive year, finishing with a record of 18-0.

ONU men's and women's lacrosse

Otterbein beats ONU in men's lacrosse

WESTERVILLE -- Sophomore Anthony Pavone picked up his sixth career hat trick to lead the Ohio Northern men's lacrosse team in a 13-7 loss at Otterbein on Wednesday.

The Polar Bears (9-6 overall, 4-3 Ohio Athletic Conference) also got goals from sophomores Peter Hardt (Bethpage, N.Y./Plainedge), Connor Preston (Carmel, Ind.) and Max Weese (Columbus/Hilliard Darby) and freshman Cameron Marous(Brecksville).

The Cardinals (8-8, 5-2) got four goals from Connor Dziewit.

Otterbein wins women's lacrosse 13-3

ONU track and field teams highly ranked

Men track and field move up in ranking

The Ohio Northern men's outdoor track and field team climbed five spots to No. 29 in the fourth weekly United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association power rankings.

The Polar Bears (57-15 overall) are coming off of a second place finish at the Polar Bear Invitational.

Rowan (N.J.) took the top spot, while Wis-LaCrosse came in second with 139.33 points and Wis.-Whitewater rounded out the top-3.

Women track and field now 14th

ONU men's tennis loses

The Ohio Northern men's tennis team battled back from an early deficit on Tuesday afternoon, but was unable to clinch the victory and fell 5-4 to Concordia (Mich.).

The Polar Bears are now 11-9 overall.

ONU baseball wins 2

The Ohio Northern baseball team swept Kalamazoo (Mich.) 3-1, 4-3 at home on Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference twinbill.

The Polar Bears improve to 18-17 overall, while the Hornets fall to 22-10.

ONU baseball splits

Freshman Jack Schaller's (Bowling Green) second game pitching led the Ohio Northern baseball team in a double header split at Heidelberg on Saturday afternoon in Tiffin.

The Polar Bears (16-17 overall, 5-9 in the Ohio Athletic Conference) won the nightcap 1-0 after the Student Princes (16-15, 6-8) won the opener 6-0.

Men's tennis wins 7-2

TIFFFIN — Sophomores David Hayman(Westerville/South) and Jake Abbott(Kenton) led the Ohio Northern men's tennis team to a 7-2 Ohio Athletic Conference victory at Heidelberg on Saturday afternoon at the Heidelberg Tennis Courts.

The Polar Bears improve to 11-8 overall and are 3-4 in OAC play, while the Student Princes fall to 3-12, 2-5.

Hayman won his seventh consecutive singles match by posting a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 3 singles.

Abbott won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles and the duo combined to win 9-8(4) at No. 2 doubles.

ONU men's and women's lacrosse

Men's lacrosse loses to league leader

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — The Ohio Northern men's lacrosse team battled league-leading John Carroll tough for the full 60 minutes before falling in a tight 11-8 decision on Saturday afternoon at Don Shula Stadium.

The Polar Bears fall to 9-5 overall and are 4-2 in Ohio Athletic Conference play, while the Blue Streaks improve to 8-4, 6-0.

Women's lacrosse falls

The Ohio Northern women's lacrosse team dropped a 27-5 decision to John Carroll on Saturday afternoon at Dial-Roberson Stadium.

ONU softball loses to Heidelberg

The Ohio Northern softball team fell 4-3, 4-1 on Senior Day in a twinbill against Heidelberg at the ONU Softball Field on Saturday afternoon.

The Polar Bears fall to 23-11 overall and 9-7 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Student Princes improve to 24-9-1, 13-2-1.

ONU honored seniors Megan Hupp (Delaware/Olentangy) and Paige Ordean (Fort Loramie) prior to the contests.

Ada girl's soccer

Members of the Ada girls soccer team for 12 and under warmup for a match on Saturday morning at Ada War Memorial Park. Ada beat Bluffton 8-2.
(Monty Siekerman photo)