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September 23, 2019

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Dayton Red Scare - with Ryan Bruns - out of The Basketball Tournament

Carmen's Crew wins Columbus regional on Sunday

 Ohio Northern All-American Ryan Bruns and the third-seeded Red Scare were eliminated from The Basketball Tournament (TBT) in the finals of the Columbus Regional  with an 85-71 loss to top-seeded Carmen's Crew in the regional finals on Sunday afternoon at the Capital Center.

In 15 minutes of action, Bruns went 0-for-3 from the floor with an offensive rebound.

In three games of TBT, the Ohio Northern civil engineering graduate averaged 6.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in more than 18 minutes of playing time per game.

Emily Richards competes on national stage - again

USATF Outdoor Championships in Iowa on Thursday

Nine-time NCAA national champion Emily Richards is set to compete on the national stage, once again. The former Ohio Northern star will race in the 800-meter run at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday at 7:22 p.m. EST. 

ONU grad Josh Colbert named an assistant football coach here

In his playing days, Colbert enjoyed a high level of success in Ada as both a football player and a track athlete

By Bud Denega
A familiar face is returning to the Ohio Northern football family. Former player Josh Colbert has been named an assistant and will coach wide receivers and special teams this fall.

"Obviously I wanted to get back to Ada since I left," Colbert said. "This is the perfect opportunity. This was an opportunity to focus in on one sport. The stars kind of aligned." 

Colbert spent the last three seasons at Mount Union. He was an assistant coach with the track and field team for three seasons and was an assistant football coach for two seasons.

Ada's Ethan Daniels takes his victory lap

Gator's lone senior recognized at WOAL meet

Photos by Ken Collins
Ethan Daniels, Ada swim team member, was recognized during this past weekend’s Western Ohio Aquatics League champions in Bluffton.

He was among 24 high school grads who competed for the final time in the WOAL meet. Daniels was the lone Ada swim team member who graduated this year, as the team is loaded with young talent.

Here are several photos of Ethan at the league meet. He earned a medal in the 15 and over boys’ breast stroke.

The Ada Gators finished fourth in the eight-team meet.

Other seniors recognized for their final swim.

Ada's Ethan Daniels recognized at swim championships

Senior swim team members were recognized during this past weekend's Western Ohio Aquatic League championships, including Ethan Daniels, from Ada Alligators. The entire list of league seniors follows:
Ada Alligators: ​
Ethan Daniels

Bluffton Sardines
Tanner Pinks, Andrew Bertka, Amanda Speicher, Jordan Siefer

Kenton Marlins
Haley Hunt, Mason Manns

Shawnee Tide
Madi Gendreau, Lauren Mayers

Sherwood Sharks
Khloe Kaskocsak, Cayla Butler, Jacob Michael

Van Wert Marlins: ​
Noah Arend

Wapak Waves: ​
Tristan Gesler, Danica Zink

Ada junior high football practice starts Monday

Ada Junior high football will start  Monday, July 22,  at 6:30  p.m. at the football practice field at the high school.