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January 23, 2019

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Late Cory run stings Ada boys

By Cort Reynolds

ADA - Visiting Cory-Rawson outscored Ada 22-10 down the stretch to defeat the non-league local rival Bulldogs 51-44 in a hard-fought boys basketball battle Wednesday night.

The tough-luck Bulldogs drop to 0-7 with the defeat, while the Hornets improve to 2-3 with the victory.  

The purple and gold led 34-29 after a reverse layup by Phillip Coulson off a nice baseline back cut and Brandon Hull feed. But then Cory, which had led most of the first 20 minutes, began to rally.

Women’s indoor track picked to finish 4th in OAC

The Ohio Northern women's indoor track and field program has been projected to finish fourth in the Ohio Athletic Conference during the 2019 campaign under 10th-year head coach Jason Maus, the league office announced Wednesday morning with the release of the annual OAC Coaches Preseason Poll.


The Polar Bears received 57 points from the conference's ten head coaches in the poll, just 10 points removed from a top-three selection.

Wrestling wins 3 duals

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Ohio Northern wrestling program wrapped up their 2018 slate with three dual victories Monday, December 17, rolling past McDaniel (Md.), Averett (Va.), and Southern Virginia at the annual Washington & Lee (Va.) Duals in Lexington, Va.


The Polar Bears claimed the final five bouts in their opening match to capture a 33-12 victory over McDaniel. Northern then captured a 32-16 come-from-behind victory over Averett due to four successive wins in the upper-weight classes after trailing 16-10 through six weights. ONU capped their stay at the dual invitational with a rousing 34-9 win over Southern Virginia.

ONU men's basketball preview

Black Knights out-shoot Lady Bulldogs

By Cort Reynolds

ADA - Visiting Van Buren used three big runs to defeat Ada 65-26 in a non-conference girls basketball game Monday evening.

The Bulldogs fell to 1-6 overall with the loss, while the Lady Black Knights improved to 5-4 following the win.

VB raced to a 10-0 lead and later authored runs of 18-2 and 16-0 en route to posting the victory.

"They killed us on the boards," said first-year Ada head coach Morgan Bass. "We struggled to get shot opportunities. But I was proud of our effort."  

Ada girls splash Elida

By Cort Reynolds

VAN WERT - The Ada swim team competed in a double dual meet at Van Wert this past Thursday.

The purple and gold females defeated Elida 49-41 to post the Ada win on the evening.

The Ada boys lost to Elida, 64-28.

The VW girls beat the Lady Bulldogs 58-36, and the Ada boys fell to the Cougars by a 52-37 count.

Ada junior Klava Katayama won the 400 freestyle race, and also took first in the 100 butterfly. Junior Sidney Gossard and sophomore Paige Cole also posted first-place individual wins.