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September 22, 2019
 

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OHSAA winter tournament regulations okayed

The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors met Thursday at the OHSAA office in Columbus for its regularly scheduled October meeting. The following are highlights from the meeting. The complete set of meeting minutes will be posted at OHSAA.org.

Record-breaking night for ONU's Bascom

By:Andrew Korba

ADA--Senior Nate Bascom became Ohio Northern's all-time points and assists leader, as the No. 8 Ohio Northern men's soccer team defeated Heidelberg by a 5-0 score Tuesday night at Mayer Field.

The Polar Bears are now 15-2 on the season and 6-0 in the OAC while Heidelberg falls to 8-6-1, 3-2-1.

The win also clinched the seveth consecutive OAC Tournament apperance for the Polar Bears.

Bascom became ONU all-time points leader early in the game when he took a pass from senior Cameron Johnson and beat the goalie to give Northern a 1-0 lead.

ONU wins five-set thriller

By Tim Glon

ADA -- Senior Ellen Grenert had 17 kills and freshman Ellie Gillespie had 14 kills and 18 digs to lead the Ohio Northern volleyball team to a thrilling 25-14, 28-26, 21-25, 20-25, 15-11 victory over Heidelberg Tuesday night at the ONU Sports Center.

With the win, the Polar Bears improve to 20-5 overall and move into third place in the Ohio Athletic Conference with a 4-2 record.

The Student Princes fall to 16-8, 4-3 with the loss.

Marian Bevington led four HU players in double figures in kills with a match-high 18.

Senior Kelsie Zumberger dished out 45 assists and junior Jeni Kmic had 25 digs for the Polar Bears.

Ada HS returns to number 2 spot in Region 24 - state football rankings

The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday, Oct. 16. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report released on Sunday, Oct. 28. The top eight teams in each region will qualify for the regional quarterfinals.

Devon Price named OAC Special Teams Player of the Week

 

By Andrew Korba

Freshman Devon Price has been named OAC Football Special Team Player of the Week for the week of October 15.

This past Saturday against Marietta, Price took the opening kickoff 70 yards to set up the Polar Bears first score of the afternoon.

In addition to his big return, Price had two receptions for 94 yards, including a 75 yard touchdown reception in Northern's 56-14 win over the Marietta.

This season, Price has a 25.1 yard average on nine kickoff returns.

In addition, he is second on the team in receptions and receiving yards with 15 and 235 respectively.

Last week's ONU scores; this week's schedule

Here's how the Ohio Northern University athletic teams fared last week.

 

    Football - Won 56-14 at Marietta
   Volleyball - Lost 0-3 at #10 Otterbein, Won 3-2 at Marietta
   #9/#21 Men's Soccer - Won 2-0 H v Otterbein, Won 3-0 H v Marietta
   Women's Soccer - Lost 1-2 H v Otterbein, Lost 0-1 H v Wittenberg, 

    Won 5-0 H v Marietta

   #29 Women's XC - 9th of 37 at Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invitational
   Men's XC - 12th of 38 at Wisconsin-Oshkosh Invitational
   Women's Golf - 3rd of 3 H w/ONU Tri-Match, 4th of 6 at Indiana U.-East Invitational
  
This Week's Schedule:

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