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BVH Laboratory Receives CAP 15189 SM Accreditation

The Blanchard Valley Hospital Laboratory, Findlay, has received College of American Pathologists (CAP) 15189 SM accreditation to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). This is the second accreditation the lab has received. Accreditation is valid for three years.

In 2009, the Blanchard Valley Hospital Laboratory was named the third laboratory in the United States to receive the CAP 15189 SM Accreditation. The lab is the second lab in the nation to earn re-accreditation.

Volleyball tops Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) to go 2-0 at ONU Invitational

By Andrew Korba

The Ohio Northern volleyball team topped Carnegie Mellon by a 25-17, 25-27, 25-15, 25-18 score to move to 2-0 on the first day of the ONU Invitational.

Northern is now 2-0 on the season while the Tartans fall to 0-2.

ONU is also tied for first place after day one of the event with Trine (Ind.).

Junior Kristen Davidson led the way for ONU with 19 kills.

Senior Kelsie Zumberger had 48 assists to lead Northern.

Ali Celentano paced Carnegie Mellon with 15 kills on the evening.

The Polar Bears used a 6-0 run midway through Set 1 to take a commanding 14-6 lead.

No. 12 women's soccer opens season with 1-1 draw


By Andrew Korba
The No. 12 Ohio Northern women's soccer team opened their 2012 campaign with a 1-1 tie against Grove CIty (Pa.) Friday afternoon at the ONU Soccer Field.

Both teams stand at 0-0-1 on the young season.

The Polar Bears struck first when sophomore Kristina Klusek took a pass from junior Lauryn Zielinski and rocketed a shot from the top right of the goalie box into the net.

The goal was her first of the season.

Klusek almost gave added another goal in the 51st minute by making a nice move in the right of the goalie box around a defender.

Volleyball sweeps Wooster 3-0 in 2012 season opener

By Tim Glon

Senior Ellen Grenert had a match-high 10 kills to lead the Ohio Northern volleyball team to a 25-22, 25-12, 25-16 season-opening victory over Wooster Friday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

Senior Kelsie Zumberger dished out 34 assists in her first action in more than two seasons and junior Kristen Davidson and freshman Ellie Gillespie each had nine klills for ONU.

Melissa Morgan and Erica Skillman each had six kills for the Scots (0-1).

Trailing 22-21 in Set 1, junior Julia Fuerst had a kill to tie the match at 22, then Zumberger followed with a kill to put ONU up 23-22.

Bulldog Nation Superfan 5K and Fun Run set for Sept. 16

The Bulldog Nation Superfan 5K and Fun Run is set for Sunday, Sept. 16, in the Ada War Memorial Park.

The run begins at 6:15 p.m. and the fun run at 7:30 p.m. Registration is in the band shell from 5 to 6 p.m. A 50/50 raffle and a coach purse raffle takes place at 8 p.m. The 5K is open to ages 7 and older. The fun run is open to runners ages 4 to 12.

The course goes through the Ada Park and will end with a lap around the track in War Memorial Stadium. Runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in the 5K. Water stations are at miles 1, 2 and at the finish. 

Also planned is a kids’ fun run, which is one lap around the track at 8 p.m.

Dog days of summer

Nice day for a run - with not just one dog, but two. The Icon captured this runner on Main Street Ada on Thursday afternoon. After all, it is the dog days of summer.