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September 23, 2019

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No. 25 Women’s Cross Country finishes 4th at All-Ohio Collegiate Championships

By Jared Brown

The No. 25 Ohio Northern women's cross country team finished 4thout of 21 teams at the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships on Saturday.

N0. 18 Oberlin finished first with 57 points while N0. 14 Case Western was second with 89 points. Kenyon, ONU and Denison rounded out the top five.

The Polar Bears finished 4th in the event with a total of 141 points.

Northern had the two of the top five finishers on the day.

Senior Alison Steinbrunner finished in first place with a time of 17:53.47 seconds while Senior Lydia Weaver collected a third place finish with a time of 18:27.74.

Ada girl's golfers finish fourth at sectional

The Ada High School girl’s golf team finished itsseason by finishing 4th at the sectional tournament on Sept. 25.

Zoe Laird led the team with a 103. Kenzie added a 108, Quinn shot a 111 while Suzy and Paige had 130. The team score of 45 to beat the old record by 41 shots. 

Kellen Decker nominated for Ohio JJ Huddle player of the week

Kellen Decker has been nominated for the Ohio National Guard JJ Huddle Ohio Football Player of the Week. This award is decided by an online vote. Ada Icon viewers may support Kellen and vote. Go to JJHuddle.com Homepage and click on the Player of the Week and Team of the Week graphics. 

Kellen Decker and Co. beat Bluffton 53-29 in record-breaking game

By Levi Klingler

Breaking three records in a single game, Ada running back Kellen Decker was the man of the hour following the Bulldogs' latest outing against conference rival Bluffton - an outing that, for the second time in three weeks, was postponed to Saturday by officials on Friday night after lightning was sighted.


ONU women's soccer stays in national ranking

By Zaji Lieberman

The Ohio Northern women's soccer team is ranked No. 19 in the fourth weekly 2012 Continental Tire/NSCAA Men's Division III poll and is No. 21 in the fourth weekly D3soccer.com poll, which were released on Tuesday.

In the NSCAA poll, the Polar Bears (5-0-3) were ranked No. 20 in the third and second polls, were ranked No. 18 in the first weekly poll, were ranked No. 12 in the 2012 preseason poll and were No. 13 in the final 2011 NSCAA poll.

Emory (Ga.) is ranked No. 1, Trinity (Tex.) is second and Messiah (Pa.) is third.

In the D3soccer.com poll, Ohio Northern received 113 points and were ranked No. 22 in last week's poll.

Ada moves to second in Region 24 football ranking

OHSAA Releases Weekly Football Computer Ratings

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday, Sept. 25. 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.

Ratings are listed by division and region with record and average points. Log on to the football page at OHSAA.org for an explanation of how the ratings are calculated.