College basketball: Quick start, poor finish for UF women

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Early on Thursday night, it looked like the University of Findlay women’s basketball team was going to dominate its exhibition game against Indiana Wesleyan. The Oilers scored the first six points, running the floor for easy baskets. It...

College Basketball: Oilers cruise in season opener

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Countless hours in the gym and weight room in the offseason added up to a performance Tyler Stern-Tucker probably won’t ever forget. Stern-Tucker, who saw limited playing time as a freshman, made his first collegiate start for the University of...

Council reviews next year’s budget

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council discussed the 2015 budget on Monday night and the first reading was given to an ordinance approving funds for the upcoming fiscal year. The projected balance at the beginning of the year is expected to be a...

College basketball: Oilers ready to tip off season

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Luke Kohls hasn’t seen a lot of playing time in the first three years of his University of Findlay basketball career. He has played in just 34 games, getting limited minutes in each one, but through it all, the former Columbus Grove star has...

College football: Northern Michigan routs Oilers in season finale

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Expectations were high for the University of Findlay football team at the start of the season. The Oilers were coming off an 8-3 season that ended with four consecutive wins. With 18 seniors on the roster, their hope was to contend for a Great Lakes...

College Football: Oilers routed in season finale

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Expectations were high for the University of Findlay football team at the start of the season. The Oilers were coming off an 8-3 season that ended with four consecutive wins. With 18 seniors on the roster, their hope was to contend for a Great Lakes...

College Football: Oilers look to finish season on a high note

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER As snow fell and daylight faded on a cold November afternoon, the University of Findlay football team ran through its final practice of the 2014 season. Expectations were high when the year began, but all the Oilers can play for now is a chance to...

College Basketball: UF inks pair of recruits

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Aaron Overhiser and Katwan Singleton were both recruited heavily by the University of Findlay men’s basketball team. The recruiting effort paid off for the Oilers as the two signed letters of intent Thursday. Overhiser is a 6-foot-7, 215-pound...

College Volleyball: Poised UF tops Malone

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Julie Lyons reacted quickly in a big moment for the University of Findlay volleyball team on Wednesday night at Croy Gymnasium. After blocking the ball at the net, Malone University sent it back over, but Lyons, poised under pressure, was there to...

College Volleyball: UF Oilers still have more to do

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER The journey hasn’t always been easy, and the University of Findlay volleyball team isn’t exactly where it wants to be just yet. But the Oilers took a huge step forward this year, winning a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...