WESTERVILLE, Ohio - Ohio Northern and Otterbein postponed a football game scheduled for today in Ada after a member of the Otterbein team was diagnosed with meningitis, the schools said yesterday.
The player was hospitalized and is expected to recover. Meningitis, an infection of the fluid that surrounds the brain, is usually caused by a virus or bacterium.
No makeup date has been scheduled.
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