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September 23, 2019

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Ross records hat trick as No. 7 Men's Soccer wins second consecutive OAC Regular Season Championship

By Jake Schwerer

Freshman Keegan Ross notched his first career hat trick to lift the No. 7 Ohio Northern men's soccer team to its second straight OAC Regular Season Championship as they defeated Wilmington by a 3-1 score.

With the win the Polar Bears improve to 17-2 overall and remain perfect with an 8-0 mark in the OAC.

The Quakers fall to 10-6-1 overall and 5-2-1 in the OAC.

A couple records were broken by Ohio Northern in game.

Senior goalkeeper Mac Church became the all-time leader in minutes played in the OAC, and Ohio Northern now holds the record for most consecutive OAC wins with 19.

Taylor Willeke plays in District 8 all-star match

Ada High School volleyball player Taylor Willeke was picked to play in the District 8 Senior All-Star volleyball match.

The match is at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Wapakoneta High School. Willeke is on the Division IV East squad.

Volleyball clinches No. 3 seed in upcoming OAC Tournament with victory over Wilmington

By Tim Glon

Ohio Northern clinched the No. 3 seed in next week's Ohio Athletic Conference Volleyball Tournament with a 25-8, 25-12, 23-25, 25-5 victory over Wilmington Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 22-5 overall and are 5-2 in OAC action, while the Quakers fall to 7-18, 0-8.

Fourteen different ONU players registered at least one kill, led by freshman Ellie Gillespie with eight.

Northern dominated Sets 1, 2 and 4, hitting an amazing .458 collectively in those sets.

ONU hit .529 in Set 1 on nine kills in 17 attempts. Northern rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to go on an 10-1 run to take a 10-4 lead.

Bulldogs earn number 1 spot in Region 24 football ranking

The Ada High School football team moved into the number 1 spot in Division VI Region 24 in the Ohio High School Athletic Association's weekly football computer rankings. This is the first week of the season that the Bulldogs are ranked first. The top eight teams in each region will qualify for the regional quarterfinals. The OHSAA will release final computer ratings and regional quarterfinal pairings Sunday afternoon, Oct. 28.

Here are the top 12 teams in Region 24 with their computer points listed:

How did the Polar Bears' teams do last week? Who do they play this week?

Last Week at Ohio Northern:

   Football - Lost 23-28 at John Carroll
   Volleyball - Won 3-2 H v Heidelberg; Won 3-1 at John Carroll
   #8/#14 Men's Soccer - Won 5-0 at Heidelberg; Won 2-0 H v John Carroll
   Women's Soccer - Won 2-0 at Heidelberg; Tied 1-1 H v John Carroll
   #34 Women's XC - Idle
   Men's XC - Idle
This Week's Schedule:

Tate Humphrey named OAC Offensive Player of the Week


By Andrew Korba

Senior quarterback Tate Humphrey has been named OAC Offensive Player of the Week for the week of October 22.

On Saturday, Humphrey completed 21-of-43 passes for a career-high 306 yards and a touchdown, as the Polar Bears fell to John Carroll by a score of 28-23. In addition, he also ran for 30 yards on 21 carries and also scored a touchdown.

This season, Humphrey has thrown for 988 yards and nine touchdowns. He has also rushed for 224 yards and a team leading four touchdowns. Northern stands at 2-5 on the season, with a 2-4 mark in OAC play.