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With strong defense, North Union beats Kenton Ridge, scheduled to play Jon Alder on Friday
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
North Union head football coach Nick Hajjar had a pretty clear message to his team following its 35-0 win at home over Kenton Ridge.
In fact, he said it twice on Friday.
“The bigger the challenge, the stronger the brotherhood,” he said and then repeated to the Wildcats in their post-game huddle.

Spikers fall to BV in four sets
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
The fight and spirit is all there, but having that turn into victories has so far eluded the North Union volleyball team.
After a little bit of a slow start on Monday at home against Buckeye Valley, the Lady Cats (0-5) battled through four sets but came up short 16-25, 27-29, 25-17, 25-20.

North Union competes in invitational
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
North Union competed Saturday in the McGowan Invitational cross country meet at Watkins Memorial.
The Lady Cats finished 14th overall, led by Ashley Hayward, who finished 46th in the time of 23:41.4.

North Union boys golf places third in CBC match last Thursday
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
North Union’s boys placed third during a Central Buckeye Conference triangular match at Reid Park in Springfield.
Graham captured top honors with a 169, followed by Northwestern-188 and NU-205.
Tayden Peck posted the Wildcats’ low score with a 49.

Lady Cats lose to Raiders in fifth match of fall 2021 season last Thursday
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
North Union trailed 7-3 early in the second set, but battled back to take an 8-7 lead following kills by Riley Heminger and Hall.
 A block by Ellie Keever helped the Lady Cats to an 11-9 cushion.

NU loses to Shawnee in volleyball
By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette
North Union got off to a good start on Saturday in a Central Buckeye Conference volleyball match at Springfield Shawnee, winning the first two sets.
Shawnee (2-5), however, rallied with three straight victories to earn a 18-25, 19-25, 25-21, 26-24, 15-2 triumph.

Linksmen fall to Urbana
North Union’s boys golf team dropped a 166-189 verdict to Urbana on Monday.
Zach Vernon led the Wildcats with a 42, followed by Nathan Matlack-48, Wyatt Davis-49 and Taden Peck-50.




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