College football: WR Blunk comes into his own for Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Dylan Blunk hardly seemed poised to become a wide receiver who would rise to the occasion for the University of Findlay football team this year. Blunk didn’t play as a freshman in 2012 and caught only three passes for 52 yards as a sophomore....

Division IV volleyball: Panthers roll on to regional

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Every time McComb’s volleyball team needed to make a run, it did in Thursday’s Division IV district championship match. The Panthers would flip a switch when Leipsic was ready to steal momentum to remain a few steps ahead of...

Bluffton seeks to remove storage tanks

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Solicitor Steve Chamberlain asked council on Monday night for the authorization to look into funding methods for removing underground storage tanks at a property on Ohio 103. The property, which used to be...

College football: Turnovers doom UF to defeat

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER MIDLAND, Mich. — Cheers echoed from inside Hantz Stadium late Saturday afternoon as Northwood University enjoyed the thrill of victory. Meanwhile, the University of Findlay football team walked away stung by defeat, the sound of cleats scraping...

College Football: Disappointing loss for Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER MIDLAND, Mich. — Cheers echoed from inside Hantz Stadium late Saturday afternoon as Northwood University enjoyed the thrill of victory. Meanwhile, the University of Findlay football team walked away stung by defeat, the sound of cleats scraping...

College Football: Defense key for UF vs. Northwood

By BRAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Eric Palmore-Lett has come a long way in the last three years. Part of the reason behind his rise is connected to the mentality he brings to the field. “I try to be a tenacious, tough football player,” Palmore-Lett said. “Being at...

UF football: Henry has record-setting day

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Lloyd Henry did his best to get free from a defender draped all over him. Henry finally shook him off just enough in the end zone to haul in a 13-yard scoring strike from Verlon Reed, extending the University of Findlay’s lead over Walsh...

College Football: Reed, Henry set records in UF victory

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Lloyd Henry did his best to get free from a defender draped all over him. Henry finally shook him off just enough in the end zone to haul in a 13-yard scoring strike from Verlon Reed, extending the University of Findlay’s lead over Walsh...

College Football: UF’s Ford looking for breakout game

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Daiquone Ford still works hard, as hard as anyone on the University of Findlay football team. In practice, he still runs hard on every play. And in games, Ford has shown glimpses of the potential he put on display a year ago en route to becoming one...

New floor installed in town hall room

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer BLUFFTON — The third-floor meeting room in the town hall had a new look on Monday night as the new floor was in place for the Bluffton Village Council meeting. Diller Flooring completed the work on the wooden floor over the weekend. The floor...