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October 15, 2019

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ONU Esports team now 4-0

The Ohio Northern Esports League of Legends team moved to 4-0 in its inaugural season with a decisive 2-0 victory over Mount Union on Tuesday afternoon.

The Polar Bears are also 4-0 in the Great Lakes Esports Conference.

ONU took control from the onset to win both games in the match.

Ohio Northern and Mount Union will square off in an Overwatch match on Wednesday at 6 pm.

Lady Bulldogs fall to powerhouse Eagles

By Cort Reynolds
FINDLAY - The Ada girls soccer team ended its regular season with a 9-1 loss at fifth-ranked North Central Ohio Soccer Association foe Liberty-Benton Wednesday evening.

The defeat dropped the Bulldog girls record to 3-12-1. L-B improved to 14-1-1 and 8-0 at home with the victory.

The Lady Eagles raced to a 7-0 lead at halftime, then added two scores after intermission.

Sophomore Timber Blankenship scored the lone Bulldog goal on a blooper over the Eagle goalkeeper's head.

L-B out-shot Ada, 34-13. Bulldog senior keeper Sidney Gossard made 25 saves in goal.

Megan Light hit for a team-high 14 kills and made five blocks

Ada spikers sweep Commodores

By Cort Reynolds
CRIDERSVILLE - Visiting Ada swept former league foe Perry in a non-conference match Wednesday night to finish the regular season on an up note.

The Lady Bulldogs improved their record to 10-12 overall with the 25-13, 25-19, 25-12 win. Perry dropped to 1-12 with the defeat.

Junior Megan Light hit for a team-high 14 kills and made five blocks to lead Ada. Junior Miranda Wills compiled eight kills,  nine digs and two aces.

Senior libero Kendal Guagenti mustered     up 10 digs and served a pair of aces. Versatile sophomore setter Kirsten Poling passed out 22 assists, hit five kills and served up four aces.

Bulldog battle at Ada Friday on Homecoming

By Cort Reynolds
The high-powered Ada football team hosts fellow Bulldogs Columbus Grove Friday in a week seven Homecoming battle.

Grove capitalized on Crestview errors to beat the Knights 24-20 last Friday, knocking them out of a first-place tie in the Northwest Conference.

Two-time defending champion Spencerville sits alone atop the NWC standings at 3-0 after defeating Ada (2-4, 1-2 NWC) soundly 58-14 in week six.

CG stands 3-3 overall and is tied for second place in the NWC race with Allen East and Crestview at 2-1. Grove rates 11th in the Div. VI, Region 23 computer rankings while Ada is 21st.

Ada spikers fall to NWC champ Lancers

By Cort Reynolds
Host Lincolnview clinched an outright Northwest Conference championship by sweeping the Ada volleyball team in the league season finale Tuesday night.

Lincolnview captured its fourth NWC title with the 25-20, 25-16, 25-12 win as they finished 8-0 in league play.

The Lady Lancers defeated arch-rival Crestview 3-0 last Thursday to win a showdown between the league co-leaders and finish just ahead of the second-place Knights (7-1).

The Lady Bulldogs fell to 9-12 overall and finished 2-6 (seventh place) in the nine-team NWC with the loss. The Lancers improved to 20-2 overall with the victory.

Hunter Wells 14th in the 30-runner field

Hardin County cross country meet

By Cort Reynolds
KENTON - The Ada boys cross country team finished fifth at the five-team Hardin County Invitational meet hosted by Kenton Monday evening.

Hardin Northern won the team title with 45 points, barely edging Upper Scioto Valley (46) by a point. Kenton was third (53), Riverdale fourth (84) and Ada fifth (113).

Bulldog senior Hunter Wells ended up 14th in the 30-runner field to register the top Ada showing. He covered the 3.1-mile course in 20:50.5.

Ada's Seth Swaney finished 22nd and sophhomore teammate Riley Ferguson was 24th, followed closely by Connor Daugherty in 25th. Keegan Giddens was the fifth Bulldog runner in 29th