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October 28, 2020

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ONU sophomore named to D3football.com Team of the Week

By Tim Glon

Ohio Northern sophomore Devon Price  was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week for his efforts in ONU's 38-24 victory at Capital on Saturday.

Price blocked a punt for a touchdown, caught an 80-yard TD pass and had 107 all-purpose yards for the Polar Bears (2-1 overall, 1-1 Ohio Athletic Conference).

This season, Price has caught 13 passes for 127 yards and a score, has rushed once for nine yards, has returned seven kickoffs for 194 yards and leads the team with 330 all-purpose yards in three games.

Ada is alive and well in Dayton: Beaschler starts; but Flyers lose

By Donald Traxler

Christopher Beaschler (2012 Ada High School graduate) suffered a deep bruise on his right calf muscle during practice on Thursday, was walking on crutches on Friday and started his first game at linebacker on Saturday for the University of Dayton Flyers. 


The Flyers were in control and had a 13-0 lead in the first quarter. However, the Marist University Red Foxes scored the next 31 points and won the Pioneer Football League contest 31-20.

Sophomore Ellie Gillespie named OAC Volleyball Player of the Week

By Zaji Lieberman

Ohio Northern sophomore Ellie Gillespie was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Sept 23-29.

Gillespie tied a season-high with 15 kills to lead the Ohio Northern volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-11, 25-17 victory over area-rival Bluffton Wednesday night in the ONU Sports Center.

On Saturday, Gillespie recorded 12 digs and 11 kills to help Ohio Northern to a 25-15, 25-21, 25-21 win over Capital.

Against Bluffton and Capital, Gillespie had a total of 26 kills, 19 digs and 3 aces.

This year, Gillespie also was named Most Valuable Player at the ONU Invitational.

Ada tops Pirates, despite furious fourth quarter Bluffton rally

By Dusty Donley

The Ada Bulldogs got back to their winning ways last Friday night as they welcomed the Pirates of Bluffton to the friendly confines of War Memorial Stadium. Despite a furious fourth quarter Bluffton rally, the Bulldogs were able to pull out a 36-24 Northwest Conference victory. The win raises Ada's record to 3-1 overall and 2-0 in the conference.

Relay for Life 5K Glow Run rescheduled for Oct. 4

The Ohio Northern University’s Colleges Against Cancer 5K Glow Run originally planned for Sept. 20 has been rescheduled. The new event date is Friday, Oct. 4. The event was postponed due to the weather on Sept. 20.

The run will start at 8 p.m. at the Green Monster, which is the track surrounding the perimeter of the campus. The race will begin by the mud volleyball courts, east of the football field.

Registration is $15 and includes a T-shirt and glow sticks. The first 15 participants to register will receive extra glow gear. 

How did ONU teams do last week? Here's the results

All the individual and team stats and more - how did Ohio Northern University athletic teams fare last week. 

The attachment at the bottom of this story provides all the answers.