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Bulldog girls soccer rolls to victory vs. Crestview

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Ada High School girls soccer team used a balanced offense to dominate Crestview 6-1 in a Northwest Conference match Monday evening, September 11.

The Bulldogs raced to a 5-0 halftime lead and rolled to the league victory.

With the road win, Ada improved its overall record to 4-1-2, and evened its NWC mark at 1-1.

Crestview dropped to 1-5 overall and 0-2 in the NWC after the defeat.

“It was a good night for us,” said Ada second-year head coach Doug Dewese. “We got everyone on the field and involved in the offense. It was also our first league win since the 2020 season.

“While we could have put up a bigger scoreline, we were more concerned with getting everyone on the field and involved in the offense,” he continued. “That led to some breakdowns and missed opportunities. 

Bulldog football lanced by Knights

By Cort Reynolds

Host Crestview used a powerfully balanced offense and stingy defense to defeat the Ada High School football team 47-9 in the Northwest Conference opener Friday night, September 8,  in Convoy.

The Knights raced to a 35-3 lead at halftime behind a 21-0 second period, and rolled to victory.

Ada fell to 2-2 overall and 0-1 in the NWC after dropping the league lidlifter.

The Knights improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the NWC with the convincing win.

Intense Crestview rode a potent ground game to roll up just over 500 yards in total offense. The balanced Knights rushed for 323 yards and passed for 180 yards.

The tough Crestview defense limited the Bulldogs to 35 passing yards and 158 in total offense. Ada came into the game averaging 30.7 points per game but was held 15 points below their previous lowest output of 24 points in a win over USV.

Bulldog boys soccer ties Riverdale

Update: The attempted bicycle kick was done Andrew Allen, who was not originally identified on the play.

By Cort Reynolds

The Ada boys soccer team played to a 1-1 tie with visiting Riverdale in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association opener Thursday night under the lights at War Memorial Stadium.

Ada ran its record to 2-2-2 overall and 0-0-1 in NCOSA action with the draw.

Bulldog girls soccer ties Riverdale

By Cort Reynolds

In a matchup of teams with identical records in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association opener Thursday evening, September 7, the host Ada girls soccer team played well and tied traditional power Riverdale 1-1 at War Memorial Stadium. 

Ada ran its record to 3-1-2 overall and 0-0-1 in NCOSA play with the draw. Defending district champion Riverdale also boasts the identical record of 3-1-2 overall and 0-0-1 in NCOSA action after the tie.

ONU sports recap, September 6

MEN’S GOLF: DeSimone, Walsh lead Men's Golf to 4th place finish at Trine (Ind.)

ANGOLA, Ind.—Junior David Walsh (Cincinnati/Moeller) and sophomore Joey DeSimone (Munroe Falls/Stow-Munroe Falls) each fired even par 71s to lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a fourth place finish at the Trine (Ind.) Ken Venturi Invitational on Wednesday, September 6, at the Zollner Golf Course. FULL STORY at

Bulldog volleyball sweeps T-Birds

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Ada High School varsity volleyball team defeated non-league foe Lima Central Catholic in straight sets Thursday evening, September 7.

The Bulldog record improved to 6-3 after the lopsided 25-12, 25-20, 25-17 victory.