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April 22, 2018

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Bulldog track boys 4th at HN Invite; Dellifield wins PV

By Cort Reynolds


DOLA - The Ada boys and girls track teams competed in the annual, 11-team Hardin Northern Invitational Saturday in Dola.


The Ada boys finished in a fourth-place tie while the Lady Bulldogs came in seventh. Tiffin Calvert took the boys team crown and Leipsic captured the girls title.


Ada sophomore Nora Dellifield won the girls pole vault to lead the Lady Bulldogs, clearing 9-6.


Junior Miguel Jordan took second in the 800 meter run to post the top Bulldog boys finish. The boys 3200 relay quartet also finished second.


Boys team standings

1 Tiffin Calvert 82 points     

Devils sweep Bulldog boys

By Cort Reynolds

ARLINGTON - The visiting Ada baseball team lost 6-0 and 10-4 at Arlington in a non-conference twinbill Saturday.


The Bulldogs fell to 3-8 overall with the defeats.


In the opener, Arlington broke up a scoreless game with two runs in the fourth. The Red Devils then put the game away with four more in the fifth.


The Devils out-hit Ada in the lidlifter, 10-5. Colten Shaffer, Aaron Everhart and Phillip Coulson each singled at the top of the Ada lineup.


Jaylin Burkhart and Bryce Paul added the other Bulldog singles. Everhart and Coulson each stole a base as well.


Gator swim season almost upon us

Team signups planned in May

Sign-ups for the Ada Summer Swim Team will be held Wednesday, May 9, and Monday, May 14, from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 301 N. Main St.

Swimmers from ages 5 to 18 are invited to join the Ada Gators. The cost is $55/child, with a $5 credit for each additional family member. The fee gives one a pass to swim at the pool only during team practices. This cost includes one ad per family in the championship heat sheet. A $10 late fee will be assessed for those who register after May 28.

A representative from Poco Loco Swim Shop will be available at the first sign-up on May 9 for swim suit orders, caps and/or goggles. This is a new swim suit year.  

Women’s lacrosse loses 26-2

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS — The Ohio Northern women's lacrosse team dropped a 26-2 decision at John Carroll on Saturdayafternoon at Don Shula Stadium.

The Polar Bears fall to 6-8 overall and are 3-3 in Ohio Athletic Conference play, while the Blue Streaks improve to 12-2, 5-1.

JCU controlled play from the onset, scoring the game's first nine goals in the first ten minutes.

Senior Chelsea Cousins (Lewis Center/Olentangy) and sophomore Maggie Fuller (Naples, Fla.) scored goals for ONU.

Men’s tennis wins 9-0 and 9-0

MASON — The Ohio Northern men's tennis team clinched a spot in the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament with a pair of 9-0 victories over Muskingum and Marietta on Saturday at the OAC Tennis Fest at the Lindner Family Tennis Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 11-7 overall and are 5-2 in OAC action.

Muskingum falls to 1-8, 0-6 and Marietta drops to 6-9, 2-4.

Sophomore Connor Christian (Gallipolis/Gallia Academy) posted a 4-0 record on the day to lead ONU.

ONU beats perennial power Marietta...twice

ADA — The Ohio Northern pitching staff dominated both games as the Ohio Northern baseball team swept No. 15-ranked Marietta 5-2, 1-0 on Saturday afternoon at Wander Field.

The Polar Bears improve to 21-10 overall and 9-5 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Pioneers fall to 20-9, 8-4.

Northern moved into a tie for third place in the OAC standings with a double header at Muskingum and a twinbill at home with Wilmington remaining in the conference schedule. 


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