New council members take office

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Two new council members were sworn in during Wednesday night’s Bluffton Village Council meeting. Judy Augsburger and Roger Warren were both sworn in prior to the meeting. They fill the voids left by Richard McGarrity and David...

Oilers drop second straight

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER ALLENDALE, Mich. — Greg Kahlig had the ball in his hands at the top of the 3-point line as the precious final seconds continued to tick away in a tight game between the University of Findlay and Grand Valley State. Kahlig has never been afraid...

Poor shooting dooms UF women

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER ALLENDALE, Mich. — It wasn’t the final score University of Findlay women’s basketball coach Jim Wiedie was looking for on Saturday afternoon. A 77-68 loss on the road isn’t exactly a reason to smile, but Wiedie was pleased with...

Women’s Basketball: UF coach likes effort in loss to Grand Valley St.

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER ALLENDALE, Mich. — It wasn’t the final score University of Findlay women’s basketball coach Jim Wiedie was looking for on Saturday afternoon. A 77-68 loss on the road isn’t exactly a reason to smile, but Wiedie was pleased with...

College Basketball: UF sustains painful loss at Ferris St.

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — University of Findlay head men’s basketball coach Charlie Ernst wasn’t going to deny the pain that came with an 85-81 loss to Ferris State Thursday night at Jim Wink Arena. It hurt, both the coaches and the...

Women’s Basketball: Ferris State rallies to beat Oilers, 74-62

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — Despite leading at halftime, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team struggled in the second half and came up short against Ferris State Thursday night in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

College Basketball: Jones playing key role for UF Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Quaran Jones separated himself from the scene of a championship celebration last March. As his University of Findlay teammates took turns cutting down pieces of the net after the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament...

College Basketball: Jones playing key role for UF

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Quaran Jones separated himself from the scene of a championship celebration last March. As his University of Findlay teammates took turns cutting down pieces of the net after the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament...

Bluffton experiences few flooding issues

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Weather was a hot topic during the final Bluffton Village Council meeting of the year Monday night. Total rainfall in Bluffton last weekend measured three inches, and while that did not lead to major flooding issues, village...

Women’s Basketball: Defensive woes stymie Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER In a tight game, defense can make the difference in deciding the outcome of a game. When it mattered most Saturday afternoon, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team was unable to make the key defensive plays, which led to a 71-66 loss...