UF’s Matracia takes on the captain’s role

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Senior linebacker Zach Matracia takes a lot of pride in hard work and it’s evident each day, whether it’s in practice or in a game for the University of Findlay football team. “Playing college football is like a job to me, and I love...

UF football: Ashland spoils UF homecoming

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Losing always hurts, but it hurts a little more when that loss comes against a bitter rival. Senior defensive back Feraris Golden talked about the pain of it late Saturday afternoon after the University of Findlay football team suffered a 45-23 Great...

College Football: Ashland spoils UF homecoming

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Losing always hurts, but it hurts a little more when that loss comes against a bitter rival. Senior defensive back Feraris Golden talked about the pain of it late Saturday afternoon after the University of Findlay football team suffered a 45-23 Great...

College football: UF to honor 1964 team on Saturday

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Bob Abbey remembers the excitement of the Findlay College football team earning an NAIA postseason berth for the first time in program history. That was in November of 1964, and the Oilers, after a 9-1 regular season, had landed a spot in the...

College football: UF’s Bridges is all about team success

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Individual success sometimes matters more to an athlete than team success. University of Findlay running back Chauncey Bridges doesn’t see it that way. “To be honest, I don’t just want myself to succeed. I want to do everything I can...

UF football: Federico makes catches count

  By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Anthony Federico probably wasn’t on the Tiffin University scouting report this week. It’s a safe bet he will be now after the University of Findlay tight end scored a pair of touchdowns, both at crucial junctures, to...

College Football: Oilers slay Dragons, 59-22

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Anthony Federico probably wasn’t on the Tiffin University scouting report this week. It’s a safe bet he will be going forward after the University of Findlay tight end scored a pair of touchdowns, both at crucial junctures,...

College Football: Role reversal for UF’s Morris

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Nathan Morris doesn’t mind playing defense. A former wide receiver for the University of Findlay football team, the fifth-year senior has embraced the opportunity to do it. “It hasn’t been too big of a deal,” Morris said....

Bluffton council OKs fire truck, gear

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn on Monday asked Village Council for new equipment and a new fire truck. Kinn asked council to approve funds for new hose, turnout gear, and a fire truck. Council authorized all three. The fire truck will...

UF football: Oilers find way to win against McKendree

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Evan Rinke made the switch from receiver to defensive back this season, and the transition hasn’t been easy. Rinke didn’t make a tackle in the University of Findlay’s season opener last week. But on Saturday afternoon against...