FINDLAY, Ohio - The Bluffton University men’s and women’s track and field team had an outstanding two days of competition, January 23-24, at the Indoor Track & Field Classic hosted by Findlay University.
ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University men suffered another tough road loss as they fell to the Anderson University Ravens, 84-61, on Saturday, Jan. 24. The Ravens improved to 8-9 and 7-3 in the HCAC while Bluffton fell below the .500 mark to 8-9 overall and 4-6 in Heartland Conference play.
ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University women’s basketball team rode a 17-0 first half run to a convincing 68-43 conference win over the Anderson University Ravens on Saturday, Jan. 24. The win pushed the Beavers to 7-3 in HCAC play (12-5 overall) and helps them keep pace in the hotly contested battle for second place in the conference. The loss puts Anderson at 1-16 overall and 0-10 in conference play.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on January 24, 2015 - 3:03pm
Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has appointed State Representative Bob Cupp (R-Lima) to serve on several standing House committees for the 131stGeneral Assembly, including the House Finance Committee, and the chair of its Primary & Secondary Education Subcommittee.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 23, 2015 - 2:45pm
By Evan Skilliter
The Bluffton High School boys' basketball team has posted one of the best starts in team history, boasting a 10-2 record through their first 12 games. The last Bluffton boys' team to enjoy a similar start was the 2006-2007 team that started 9-3 and went on to finish the season with a 15-7 record.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 22, 2015 - 6:57pm
Next school year Bluffton Exempted Village Schools will implement all-day kindergarten in tandem with the existing two-year, half-day program.
During the Jan. 15 Bluffton school board meeting all-day kindergarten proposal passed by a 3-2 vote. Voting in favor of the plan were Ken Lugibihl, Rene Smith and Jeremy Scoles. Voting against the plan were Wes Klinger and Brad Fruchey.
Greg Denecker, Bluffton superintendent explained to the Icon, the reasoning for the change, saying that there are many reasons for moving to an all-day format for our students.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 22, 2015 - 6:22pm
BFR Sports and Fitness invites Icon viewers to this winter’s Keeping Active Kick-off from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, according to Carole Enneking.
OPEN THE KEEPING ACTIVE CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN THE ATTACHMENT BELOW.
Keeping Active includes six weeks of free use of the BFR indoor track, free attendance to group fitness classes, free access to recreational activities and free participation in learning session on exercise and nutrition as scheduled.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 21, 2015 - 11:01pm
Anita L. (Augsburger) Topp, 66, of Delphos, died on Sunday Jan. 4, 2015, at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.
She was born July 3, 1948, in Bluffton, to Denver and Pauline (Showalter) Augsburger. Both preceded her in death. She married John Vogt on Jan. 17, 1970, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1988. She then married Larry Topp on Nov. 26, 1994, he survives in Delphos.