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...

Women’s Basketball: UF closes with win

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER HILLSDALE, Mich. — Senior Karli Beasley and her University of Findlay teammates had high expectations for this season. Coming off a runner-up finish in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament and an NCAA Division II...

College Basketball: Chargers bolt past Findlay

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER HILLSDALE, Mich. — As the University of Findlay men’s basketball team walked dejectedly back to its locker room Thursday night, a little more pain was added to an already difficult night. It was tough enough falling 86-67 to rival...

College Softball: Reynolds could play key role for Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer Emily Reynolds said it seems like just yesterday she was a freshman on the University of Findlay softball team. Now, the former Elmwood High School star is a senior, and the starting shortstop for the Oilers is aware of the responsibility that comes...

College Basketball: UF is confident road team

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Life on the road can be a grind. But the University of Findlay men’s basketball team has embraced the challenge of playing away from the friendly confines of Croy Gymnasium, and the numbers prove as much. The No. 23 Oilers are 9-3 on the road...

College Baseball: Rothenbuhler, UF have high hopes

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Reid Rothenbuhler loves baseball and has put a lot of time and effort into the game. But during the summer, the senior shortstop for the University of Findlay baseball team stepped away from the game for a bit. “I worked most of the summer and...