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December 6, 2019
 

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ONU sweeps John Carroll in OAC tourney opener

 The No. 12-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball team swept John Carroll 25-12, 25-23, 25-13 in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

The top-seeded Polar Bears (24-5 overall) advance to the semifinals on Thursday where they will host fifth-seeded Baldwin Wallace at 7 pm at the ONU Sports Center.

The eighth-seeded Blue Streaks end their season at 19-11.

Senior Sydney Bapst (Grove City) had 14 kills and hit .452 and senior McKenna Jordan (Toldeo/St. Ursula) had 11 kills and hit .417 to lead the ONU offense.

JCU was led by Cassie Calamunci with 12 kills.

Bulldog gridders Swaney, Hull get top Ada NWC honors

13 Mustangs earn all-league notice

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Seven Ada football players earned All-Northwest Conference notice in voting recently conducted by the league coaches.

Junior receiver Zac Swaney was voted to the first team all-league offense after leading the NWC in receptions with 62 catches for just under 800 yards and nine touchdowns.

Junior quarterback Brandon Hull was named to the second team all-conference offense. He threw for over 2,100 yards with 20 TDs, and rushed for just over 1,000 yards with 12 TDs to lead the league in total offense.

Hull finished second in the NWC with 104 points. He was also voted honorable mention All-NWC as a defensive back. 

19th OAC regular season title for Kate Witte

29-year head coach will retire at the end of the season

The No. 10-ranked Ohio Northern volleyball earned at least a share of its 26th total and fourth consecutive OAC regular-season championship after defeating Mount Union 25-20, 25-15, 25-15 on Friday night at the ONU Sports Center.

29th-year head coach Kate Witte tallied her 19th OAC regular-season title in her final regular-season match. Ohio Northern honored Witte after the match as she has announced her retirement following the 2019 season.

ONU women’s soccer team win OAC regular season

ONU women vs. Mt. Union on Nov. 2.

The Ohio Northern women's soccer team won the Ohio Athletic Conference Regular Season title outright with a 6-0 victory at Mount Union on a chilly Saturday night at Mount Union Stadium.

The Polar Bears extend their winning streak to 11 matches, end their regular season at 15-2-2 overall and are a perfect 9-0-0 in the OAC. ONU won its seventh OAC Regular Season title in program history and its third in the past four seasons.

The Purple Raiders end their season at 5-10-2 Overall and 1-7-1 OAC.

Mustangs clinch NWC title, playoff bid with win over rival Bulldogs

AE is the only NWC team to male the post-season

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Allen East reeled off 30 first period points and defeated injury-riddled Ada 50-8 in their annual backyard rivalry game to close the Northwest Conference and regular season on a cold Friday night at War Memorial Stadium.

The Mustangs clinched a three-way share of the NWC title with the victory, as well as their first playoff berth since 2006.

With the defeat, the purple and gold finished 2-8 overall and 1-6 in NWC play for the second straight year. The Mustangs improved to 9-1 overall and 6-1 in the NWC with the lopsided win to capture their first league crown since 1995.

ONU wraps up road slate with 63-24 loss

Hosts Baldwin Wallace on Saturday

Ohio Northern wrapped up the road portion of its 2019 football schedule with a 63-24 loss at No. 2-ranked Mount Union on a sunny and chilly Saturday afternoon at Mount Union Stadium.

The Polar Bears (4-4 overall, 4-3 OAC) were led by junior All-American Christiaan Williams (Sidney/Anna), who carried the ball 28 times for 125 yards and two scores.

The Purple Raiders (8-0, 7-0) scored on their first seven possessions to lead 49-3 with 5:48 left in the third quarter.

Williams capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard run to get ONU within 49-10 with 38 seconds left in the third quarter.

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