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February 19, 2019

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Delphos downs Ada girls

By Cort Reynolds

DELPHOS- Visiting Ada fell behind early and lost 62-25 at Northwest Conference foe Delphos Jefferson in girls basketball action Thursday evening.

The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 1-7 overall and 0-3 in league play with their fourth consecutive loss. Meanwhile, the Lady Wildcats improved to 4-6 and 1-1 in the league following the win.

DJ ran out to a 23-6 first quarter lead and stretched it to 37-8 by halftime. The Wildcats won a much closer second half, 25-17.

Ada freshman guard Kirsten Poling led the Bulldogs with 13 points. Sophomore post Megan Light added six.

Women’s basketball now 1-4 in OAC

TIFFIN — The Ohio Northern women's basketball program lost 82-77 in overtime to Ohio Athletic Conference rival Heidelberg Wednesday in Tiffin.


With the loss, the Polar Bears move to 6-4 overall and to 1-4 in OAC action. The Student Princes are now 5-5 overall and 2-3 in the OAC.


Northern received 20 points from senior guard Jenna Dirksen and 18 points from junior center Emily Meschler.

ONU men 66- Heidelberg 73

Ohio Northern men’s basketball lost to Heidelberg 73-66 to Heidelberg Wednesday at the ONU Sports Center. Junior Austin Allemeier and Ryan Bruns each scored 20 points for ONU. The Polar Bears are now 3-7 overall and 0-5 in the OAC, while the Student Princes improve to 2-5 and 2-2 in the conference.

Late Cory run stings Ada boys

By Cort Reynolds

ADA - Visiting Cory-Rawson outscored Ada 22-10 down the stretch to defeat the non-league local rival Bulldogs 51-44 in a hard-fought boys basketball battle Wednesday night.

The tough-luck Bulldogs drop to 0-7 with the defeat, while the Hornets improve to 2-3 with the victory.  

The purple and gold led 34-29 after a reverse layup by Phillip Coulson off a nice baseline back cut and Brandon Hull feed. But then Cory, which had led most of the first 20 minutes, began to rally.

Women’s indoor track picked to finish 4th in OAC

The Ohio Northern women's indoor track and field program has been projected to finish fourth in the Ohio Athletic Conference during the 2019 campaign under 10th-year head coach Jason Maus, the league office announced Wednesday morning with the release of the annual OAC Coaches Preseason Poll.


The Polar Bears received 57 points from the conference's ten head coaches in the poll, just 10 points removed from a top-three selection.

Wrestling wins 3 duals

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Ohio Northern wrestling program wrapped up their 2018 slate with three dual victories Monday, December 17, rolling past McDaniel (Md.), Averett (Va.), and Southern Virginia at the annual Washington & Lee (Va.) Duals in Lexington, Va.


The Polar Bears claimed the final five bouts in their opening match to capture a 33-12 victory over McDaniel. Northern then captured a 32-16 come-from-behind victory over Averett due to four successive wins in the upper-weight classes after trailing 16-10 through six weights. ONU capped their stay at the dual invitational with a rousing 34-9 win over Southern Virginia.