College football: Oilers have to turn it around

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER It has been a tough six weeks for the University of Findlay football team. The Oilers have won just once in that time and are currently in the grip of a three-game losing streak. Just as a win streak can provide momentum, a streak in the opposite...

College basketball: UF women look to flip the script this season

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER So often last season, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team lost a game that could have easily gone the other way. The Oilers lost 11 games by nine points or less, and instead of a return to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic...

College Basketball: UF men’s team ready to start the new season

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Jake Heagen knows it’s been a tough offseason for the University of Findlay men’s basketball team. Starting point guard Alphonso Baity was dismissed from UF for violating school policy, leaving the Oilers with one less experienced player...

College football: UF seniors have helped turn program around

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER This University of Findlay football season hasn’t gone according to plan. The Oilers, who entered the year with lofty expectations, have won just once in the last five weeks and are 4-4 overall. Yet, despite the way this year has played out, the...

UF football: Oilers’ rally falls short against GVSU

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Nathan Morris helped give the University of Findlay football team new life in Saturday’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown against Grand Valley State. Morris forced Chris Robinson to fumble the ball late in the fourth...

College Football: UF can’t catch Grand Valley State

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer Nathan Morris helped give the University of Findlay football team new life in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown against Grand Valley State. Morris forced Chris Robinson to fumble the ball late in the fourth quarter and Harold...

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...