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North Union wraps up wrestling season at CBC tourney
The North Union Wildcat matmen where able to take second place in the Mad River Division of the Central Buckeye Conference with a fourth place finish at the CBC Wrestling tournament Saturday with a team score of 129.5. St. Paris Graham took top honors in the Mad River Division and the CBC tournament with a team score of 327.5. London placed second at the tourney with a 180 and host school Bellefontaine took third with a 131. The Jonathan Alder Pioneers struggled at the meet finishing 12th place with 20 team points.


Lady Cats regular season comes to a close with loss to Cardington
The Lady Cats of North Union are a team that has made some serious strides over the course of the season.
With a new coach at the helm and lack of senior leadership, the young Cats have had to learn a new way to play the game.
Those growing pains were evident thoughout the season.
 Despite the early setbacks, though, NU was able to turn its season around by winning five in a row.
 That winning streak came to a close recently as the Lady Cats fell, 73-57, to Cardington.


Fairbanks defense too much for Wildcats cagers to handle
Both the Fairbanks Panthers and the Wildcats of North Union have  lately found themselves on the winning side of the scoreboard.
The Wildcats had a four-game winning streak as they hosted Fairbanks, which was riding an eight-game burst headed into Tuesday night’s game.
With the streak on the line, the Panthers upped their winning ways to nine in a row as they beat the Wildcats, 59-41.


North Union bowlers moving on to districts
The post-bowling season is upon us and several local teams will be moving on to the next level.
The Jonathan Alder Pioneers and North Union Wildcats have advanced both the boy and girl’s teams to the Division II Central District meet and will be joined by the Fairbanks Panthers boy’s team. The Lady Panthers season came to a close at a sectional meet.


Summer season ball registration begins
The North Union Softball for Girls organization is registering girls for the summer league season.
Registration is Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Northern Union County Fire Station, 603 N. Franklin Street in Richwood from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents can register online at the organization’s website at northunionsoftballforgirls.com
Parents who need assistance with their fees must attend in person at the Feb. 23 registration to apply for a grant.
Registration after March 10 requires a late fee. The draft will be held March 18, online registration deadline is March 24 and practices begin April 1.
For more information, call John Queen at 614-330-9032.

 











 

 

 


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