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Klondike, Ohio Northern's mascot, brings to you stories of greatness in the Polar Bears' 137-year history of intercollegiate athletics from 1893-2020.

| 12/18/20 - Ohio Normal U. defeats Findlay College 21-6 in our first-ever intercollegiate contest in 1891 |
| 12/7/20 - Basketball begins on campus in 1904, ONU Women post undefeated 7-0 record |
| 11/17/20 - World Champion pocket billiards star Willie Masconi gave an exhibition at McIntosh Center (1966) |
| 11/17/20 - Men's Basketball wins 1992-93 NCAA Division III National Championship |
| 11/2/20 - Ohio Northern's Men’s Fencing team wins 1931 league title in second year of existence |
| 10/28/20 - Swimming and Diving teams enjoyed a decade of dominance of the OAC from 2005-16 |
| 10/7/20 - Men's Soccer program nationally ranked in 14 of previous 20 seasons |
| 9/25/20 - Men’s Track & Field team goes undefeated, posts record-breaking 5-0 mark in 1926 |
| 9/23/20 - Amy Cormier set the scoring standard for Women's Soccer in the program's formative years (1989-92) |
| 9/18/20 - Ohio Northern plays Wilberforce in historic Men’s Golf matches in 1937 |
| 9/16/20 - ONU wins 127 women's titles since the OAC began sponsoring women's sports in fall of 1984 |
| 9/11/20 - ONU athletics teams kept playing in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on America, defeated Adrian 9-0 in Men's Soccer the next day (2001) |
| 9/9/20 - Joe Maiani becomes Wrestling program’s first 3-time All-American (1996-98) |
| 9/7/20 - Women's Basketball goes 30-1, reaches NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in 2016-17 |
| 9/2/20 - Sara (Stewart) Rhymer sets the tone for ONU Volleyball program, becoming a 3-time All-American (1988-90) |
| 8/31/20 - Football goes undefeated, unscored upon in 1934 after winless 1933 campaign |
| 8/26/20 - All-American Mike Becraft finishes as national runner-up at 1978 NCAA III Men's Cross Country Championships |
| 8/24/20 - Joey Frank was named the OAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 |
| 8/21/20 - Men's Golf competes at 1971 NAIA National Championships |
| 8/19/20 - Women's Soccer in midst of impressive OAC run (2017-19) |
| 8/17/20 - Three-time All-American Liz Schnelle leads Volleyball team in kills for four consecutive seasons (2006-09) |
| 8/12/20 - Women's Tennis tops Capital 9-0 to set school record with 13-0 start in 1998 |
| 8/10/20 - Polar Bears knock off the Stormy Petrels for first win in Women's Lacrosse history (2016) |
| 8/7/20 - Marv English inducted into NACDA Hall of Fame in 1981 |
| 8/6/20 - Nat St. Laurent leads Redwoods into PLL semifinals Thursday night on NBCSN (2020) |
| 8/5/20 - Led by All-American Stan Mories, Men's Basketball stuns Oklahoma 72-69 (1980) |
| 8/3/20 - Softball All-American Jackie (Mangola) Price sets NCAA record, reaching base 27 consecutive times (2011) |
| 7/31/20 - Scott Bush becomes Baseball's all-time career hits leader (2001) |
| 7/27/20 - Notre Dame legend Knute Rockne kicked off playing career against Ohio Northern in 1910 |
| 7/23/20 - Maddy Reed, Maggie Krause earn All-America honors in Pole Vault on same day (2018) |
| 7/22/20 - Matt Kinkopf becomes top scorer in Men's Soccer (2013-16) |
| 7/13/20 - Alison Steinbrunner wins 4 straight OAC Women’s Cross Country titles (2009-12) |
| 7/9/20 - Goalkeeper Heather Davidson records a Hat Trick in Women's Soccer victory (1997) |
| 7/6/20 - Dan Foster scores 30+ points in 4 consecutive Men's Basketball games in 1968-69 |
| 6/22/20 - Power of 4 earn 23 All-America honors in Women’s Swimming from 1985-88 |
| 6/18/20 - Volleyball wins OAC Championships titles in 23 of league's first 26 years (1984-2009) |
| 6/17/20 - Darren Scott wins ONU's first Wrestling national title in 1987 |
| 6/15/20 - Michael Schultz earns three All-America honors, sets five school records in Men's Swimming (2009-12) |
| 6/12/20 - All-American Amy Bullimore holds Women's Basketball career records for scoring and rebounding (2015-18) |
| 6/11/20 - Thomas J. Smull transfers to Michigan, helps Wolverines win 1904 national title |
| 6/8/20 - Rick Deichert is Ohio Northern's only 3-time All-Conference honoree in Men's Golf (2013-16) |
| 6/1/20 - Macdonald, Larson lead Women's Tennis to OAC titles, NCAA Tournament bid in 2009 |
| 5/22/20 - Peter Hardt scores the first 2 goals in Men's Lacrosse program history (2016) |
| 5/18/20 - The first four All-Americans set the tone for Track & Field success (1981-92) |
| 5/13/20 - Brett Roehm becomes NCAA Division III Baseball Strikeout King (1995) |
| 5/11/20 - Ryan Bruns leads Carbajosa to perfect 20-0 season in Spain's EBA basketball league (2020) |
| 5/8/20 - Freshman Maddie Storr explodes onto the scene in inaugural Women’s Lacrosse season (2016) |
| 5/7/20 - Meagan Brennan makes back-to-back outstanding efforts at NCAA Women's Golf Championships (2007-08) |
| 5/5/20 - Sean Forde becomes ONU's first Track All-American in 1992 |
| 5/4/20 - Maurice Pfeifer wins 33 consecutive Men's Tennis matches from 1956-69 |
| 4/21/20 - Polar Bears dominate OAC All-Sports Trophy standings in record-setting fashion from 2007-10 |
4/17/20 - Football Playoffs started with a bomb (1999) |
4/16/20 - Ohio Northern won 22 Mid-Ohio League titles (1950-62) |
4/14/20 - Ann Ringler hits for the cycle in (1995) |