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September 23, 2019
 

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ONU All-American named OAC volleyball player of the week

Ohio Northern senior All-American Chelsea Huppert (Bremen, Ind.) was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week form her efforts in the 41st AnnuL ONU Invitational Friday at Saturday at the ONU Sports Center.

Huppert led the No. 23-ranked Polar Bears to victories over No. 13 Illinois Wesleyan and Transylvania (Ky.).

Northern also dropped a 4-set decision to No. 2 Calvin (Mich.) and a 5-set thriller to No. 6 Wittenberg.

Ada golfers 3rd in tough NWC quad

Alex Morgan paced the Bulldogs by shooting a 47

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The Ada golf team finished a solid third in a four-team Northwest Conference battle Wednesday at the Bluffton Golf Course.

Co-host Bluffton won with just 171 strokes, followed by Lincolnview (183), Ada (207) and Delphos Jefferson (210).

Senior Alex Morgan paced the Bulldogs by shooting a 47. Other than one bad stretch on the second hole, Morgan shot 36 over the other eight holes.

Junior Brevin Sizemore was second for Ada with a total of 52.

Senior Ethan Hull, sophomore Dexter Woods and junior Jacob Morgan each tied for third on the Bulldog squad with identical rounds of 54.

Lydia Cranmer OAC women’s golfer of the week

Ohio Northern junior Lydia Cranmer (Farmington Hills, Mich./Ladywood) was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 2.

Cranmer won Medalist honors for the seventh time in her career to lead the ONU women's golf team to the team title at the ONU Fall Invitational on Saturday at Colonial Golfers Club.

The 36-hole tournament was shortened to 18 holes after play was suspended midway through Sunday's second round due to heavy rains.

Ada gridders look to bounce back at Arlington

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada football team looks to rebound from a season-opening loss when they visit rugged non-league foe Arlington in week two Friday night.

"Arlington runs the ball well, they are a very physical team," said Ada second-year head coach Shawn Christopher. "Noah Thibaut (a junior running back who transferred from Kenton) is their go-to guy. Their fullback (junior Bryce Gast) runs extremely hard, and is a load at 203 pounds.

"Their quarterback, senior Jaret Vermillion, looks to run a lot even when he drops back to pass. He is a good, dangerous runner."

ONU football preview: Season opens with night game at Denison

Dean Paul: "We anticipate (last year's) experience will provide for intense competition for playing time, which will benefit us in 2019"

The Ohio Northern football team is optimistic entering the 2019 season under 16th-year head coach Dean Paul.

The Polar Bears are coming off an injury-plagued 2018 campaign, going 5-5 overall.

Despite having 39 different players start games, including 24 different players on defense, ONU posted an upper division finish in the Ohio Athletic Conference for an impressive 22nd time in the past 24 seasons, tying for fifth in the 10-team OAC with a 4-5 league record.

Bulldog golfers in NWC quad meet

Ethan Hull and Brevin Sizemore tie foR team honors with good 9-hole scores of 46

By Cort Reynolds
VAN WERT - The Ada golf team registered a good score and finished third in a well-played league quadrangular makeup match at Hickory Sticks Golf Club Tuesday evening.

Lincolnview won the tight match with 190 strokes. Grove was a close (192) second, with Ada (196) a strong third and Crestview fourth (226).

Senior Ethan Hull and Brevin Sizemore tied for Bulldog team honors with good nine-hole scores of 46. Senior Alex Morgan shot 50 and sophomore Dexter Woods was the fourth Ada scorer with a 54.

Soph Kamron Wilkerson carded a 56 and junior Jacob Morgan added  score of 56.

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