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King Horn weight room receives substantial upgrade

Jul 16, 2017 - Comments: 0

For the first time since 2003, the King Horn Sports Center weight room has new equipment.

The ONU athletic department gave the old equipment to Diamond Sports in exchange for a credit, which they used to buy a completely new set from Legend Fitness. ONU athletic director Tom Simmons said that the university helped with the capital request for the equipment.

Delegates vote against controversial Division III graduate transfer proposal

Jan 31, 2017 - Comments: 0

A proposal that would allow student-athletes with remaining eligibility to transfer from Division I or II schools to finish their collegiate careers at the Division III level, while also attending graduate school, was defeated on the final day of the NCAA’s annual convention, Jan. 21.

The controversial proposal failed 291-175, with delegates from all D-III schools voting at the convention.

Lacrosse kicks off at ONU

Feb 21, 2016 - Comments: 0

Per student request, men’s and women’s lacrosse will begin on the campus of Ohio Northern University this February. Lacrosse, a popular sport that is growing in the United States, now evolves to Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. A double header game will be held at Dial-Roberson Stadium on February 27 at 1 pm for the men and 4 pm for the women.   

Simmons and ONU athletic program on the rise

Dec 14, 2014 - Comments: 0
The Ohio Northern athletic program has made large leaps to get where it is today. (Northern Review Photo/ Casey Mulcahy)

14th-year athletic director Tom Simmons and his staff have revolutionized Ohio Northern's athletic program to make it the best it can be. Now it is up to the student-athletes to work in the classroom and on the field to rise to the occasion. 


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