April 17, 2014

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Seniors have high expectations for 2011 Bluffton University football team

Coming off its best season since 2004, the Bluffton University football team has a vast array of experience and depth as Coach Tyson Veidt embarks on his fourth season leading the Beavers. 24 seniors who took a chance on Bluffton three years ago have put in the work that has the 2011 squad poised to compete with the top teams in the Heartland Conference. With a squad size that has doubled since Coach Veidt took over, Bluffton has the depth needed to take the next step.

Miller City stops Bluffton girls 5-1

Miller City 5
Bluffton 1
Aug. 22 at Bluffton

Halftime: MC, 2-1 Goals: (MC) Gerschutz, (B) Hughes, (MC) Nienberg, (MC) Schmenk, (MC) Schroeder, (MC) Schroeder. Assists: (MC) Giblin.
Shots on Goal: MC, 20-15. Corner Kicks: MC, 4-2,Saves: MC Michel (13); B Heslep (24)

JV Score: Miller City 5, Bluffton 0

Team Rosters:

Heslep, Abbey, Sophomore
Hughes, Danyelle, #17, Sophomore
Schwager, Emily, #19, Sophomore


BHS girls' soccer team returns 11 letter winners this season

Pre-Season Information about Bluffton High School Girls' Soccer.

Head Coach: Joel Steinmetz
Years coached at school: 1 year as head girls' soccer coach (3-13-2).
10 years as JV boys' soccer coach (85-45-21).
Last year's record: 3-12-2


Winnie the Pooh; Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, at Shannon Aug. 26-Sept.1

Two movies will be shown at the Shannon Theatre Aug. 26 to Sept. 1, according to Pete Suter.

Winnie the Pooh (G), nightly 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1:30 p.m.

Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (PG 13), nightly 9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 4 p.m. This movie is 3D only. All seats are $6.

For movie trailers:

Winnie the Pooh

Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon


Ohio Northern University presents 'Doktor Kaboom!' Sept. 3

The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents "Doktor Kaboom!" on Sept. 3 at 9 a.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.


"Doktor Kaboom!" is a one-hour interactive one-man show that combines the theatre arts with science. The show takes the audience through a comedic journey exploring the modern scientific method and its application to physical science.


Complete details available on Sept. 3 BFR 5KRun/Walk

Bluffton residents are reminded about the upcoming 5K Run/Walk that will take place Labor Day Weekend. On Saturday, Sept. 3, between 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., runners and walkers will hit the streets to compete as well as raise funds for BFR Sports & Fitness.

Village residents are encouraged to support the racers by watching from the sidewalks. Bluffton Police will lead the racers and mark intersections where runners will cross traffic.

Please watch out for the volunteers who will direct participants and for
the racers and walkers at the end of the pack.


Iowa couple's artwork on display at Bluffton University

An exhibition by husband and wife artists Darvin and Martha Yoder of Parnell, Iowa, opens Aug. 26 in the Grace Albrecht Gallery of Bluffton University's Sauder Visual Arts Center.

Darvin Yoder, an art teacher at Iowa Mennonite School in Kalona for 32 years, is presenting "Art You Can Touch," an interactive collection of pedestal- and wall-mounted sculpture.

Survivor, healer to help welcome Bluffton class of 2015

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Deogratias "Deo" Niyizonkiza, who escaped genocide in Burundi and later returned to found a health care organization there, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, Aug. 30, as Bluffton University welcomes the class of 2015 to campus at its annual opening convocation.

With faculty in regalia looking on, about 280 new first-year and transfer students will be introduced during the ceremony, which begins at 10:45 a.m. in Founders Hall.

BHS girls tennis whitewashes Kenton 5-0

By Ron Geiser

The Bluffton High School girls tennis team scored a 5-0 whitewash of Kenton Thursday afternoon as all victories were in straight sets.

Ashlin Gable, Emily Sprague and Kristi Geiser were singles winners, while Shaye Liddick and Rachel Sehlhorst and Bronwyn Greer and Dynasty Martin swept the doubles matches.


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The Icon spotted this plate...oooops. We can't remember where. Look's like someone's initials. Any ideas?