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Silent auction nets Ada Public Library over $1,100

The Ada Public Library's first-ever holiday silent auction raised over $1,100 for the library, according to Amanda Bennett, library director.

She said: "We would like to thank everyone for their bids, and especially want to thank these businesses and individuals for their contributions of items for the auction."

No. 17 women's basketball picks up eighth straight win with 66-62 victory at Denison

The No.17 Ohio Northern women's basketball team won their eighth game in a row with a 66-62 road victory at Denison on Saturday afternoon at Livingston Gymnasium.

With the win, the Polar Bears are now 9-1 on the season, while the Big Red fall to 5-4.

Junior Cenzie Yoder led the Polar Bears with 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting.

Senior Joanna Snyder also scored in double figures with 13 points.

ONU found themselves ahead 60-49 with 7:29 remaining.

But the Big Red responded with a 7-0 run to make it 60-56 with 4:15 left.

ONU would put an end to the run on a layup by freshman Brooke Espenschied, expanding their lead to 62-56.

No. 17 men's wrestling finishes seventh at Midwest Classic

The No. 17 Ohio Northern men's wrestling team had five wrestlers place in the top eight, as the Polar Bears finished seventh of 26 teams at the Midwest Classic hosted by the University of Indianapolis.

ONU finished with 72.5 points.

Newberry (S.C.) won the tournament with 159.5 points, Upper Iowa finished second with 118 points and Findlay was third with 110.

The Polar Bears were the finish was the best out of any Division III school in the tournament.

Senior Kyle Kwiat led ONU, notching a second place finish at 174 pounds.

Kwiat suffered his first defeat of the season in the finals, by a 3-2 decision to Mike Williams of UNC-Pembroke.

Morgan Dumbaugh becomes 10th member of 1,000 point club as no. 17 women's basketball tops Muskingum

Senior Morgan Dumbaugh notched her 1,000th career point as the No. 17 Ohio Northern women's basketball team defeated Muskingum Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears, who have seven games in a row all by at least 15 points, are now 8-1 on the season and 4-0 in the OAC, while the Muskies  fall to 3-6, 0-4.

Dumbaugh notched point number 1,000 with 5:47 to go on a free throw.

"This is a great accomplishment," Daumbaugh said. "I have worked hard for this. But this is a team honor, as my teammates have done so much for me to get here."

Team Stars & Stripes to battle Mexican All-Stars Saturday at 1 pm; live stats and video available online

Live stats and video will be available for fans Saturday afternoon, Dec. 15, as Team Stars & Stripes will battle a team of Mexican collegiate all-stars in the fourth annual Tazon de Estrellas fgootball game at 1 pm (EST) at Tec de Monterrey-Guadalajara's Fortazleza Azul (Blue Fortress).

Live stats and a webcast in Spanish are available by clicking here.

The game will be shown live on ESPN2 Deportes throughout Latin America.

A total of 49 seniors representing 26 NCAA Division III schools arrived in Guadalajara on Sunday and will play the Mexican CONADEIP all-stars.

Ada holiday spirit

The residents of 613 S. Gilbert St., Ada, have the holiday spirit. Here's their outdoor light display.