College basketball: Oilers win GLIAC tournament

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Sometimes the little things can add up to something special. Little things such as Mark Frilling grabbing a huge defensive rebound, Jake Heagen crashing to the floor to pounce on a loose ball and get a timeout in crunch time and Sean Samsel coming up...

College basketball: Kahlig named GLIAC tourney MVP

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Just when you think Greg Kahlig is all out of dazzling performances, when you think the senior University of Findlay forward can’t do anything more to turn heads, he finds a way to do it again. Kahlig was in a zone Saturday afternoon in a...

College Basketball: Kahlig drops 55 on Walsh in 104-74 GLIAC semifinal rout

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer Just when you think Greg Kahlig is all out of dazzling performances, when you think the senior University of Findlay forward can’t do anything more to turn heads, drop jaws and simply amaze, he finds a way to do it again. Kahlig was in a zone...

College Basketball: GLIAC tourney team capsules

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER The 2014 final four of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament features two seasoned postseason teams in the University of Findlay and Michigan Tech, who have combined for 12 tournament championships, and two first-year...

College Basketball: UF seeking another GLIAC championship

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER John Staley held out his hand and looked at it as he talked about the University of Findlay men’s basketball team’s quest for a third consecutive Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament championship. Staley is in his...

College Basketball: Oilers race past Hillsdale

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Over and over again this week, the University of Findlay men’s basketball team watched the video of the beatdown it suffered at the hands of rival Hillsdale College last Thursday night in Michigan. Senior forward Mark Frilling was getting tired...

College Basketball: Kahlig, UF get another crack at Hillsdale

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Greg Kahlig has had a weight on his shoulders from the beginning of the season. It’s the kind of weight that comes with being the conference preseason player of the year. He is the player other teams put extra emphasis on while piecing together...

Village pays cleanup for sportsmen club

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council approved a motion on Monday night to pay the Bluffton Sportsman’s Club for damages to their building caused by sewer damages in December. The council voted to give the club $13,174, which will cover the...

Progress: Bluffton Chamber of Commerce wants village to ‘be a destination’

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Bluffton Chamber of Commerce CEO Fred Steiner is intent on making improvements to the village in 2014 and has a plan in place to make it happen. In recent roundtable discussions with chamber members, Steiner said four questions were presented. The...

Boys Basketball: Big first-quarter run keys Grove

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Everything went the way of Columbus Grove right out of the gate. The Bulldogs scored at will, played aggressive defense and stole every ounce of momentum possible in their Division IV sectional final against Leipsic Friday night at...