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Defiance downs Men's Soccer 3-1

October 5, 2016


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men's soccer team welcomed Defiance College to the Sears Complex for a 3:30 matchup on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The two rivals combined for four tallies in the first 35 minutes and the Yellow Jackets made their 3-1 halftime edge stand up as Defiance improved to 4-5-2 overall and 1-0-1 in the Heartland Conference. Bluffton dipped to 3-8 and 0-2 in the HCAC.

Women's Soccer falls to rival Yellow Jackets

October 5, 2016


DEFIANCE, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team made the short trip to rival Defiance College and came up on the short end of an 8-1 victory by the Yellow Jackets. Defiance improved to 1-7 overall and 1-1 in the Heartland Conference, while Bluffton slipped to 0-7 and 0-2 in the HCAC.

Still time to register teams for fall BFR soccer leagues

New this year: December soccer holiday tournament

Team registrations are still being accepted for fall indoor BFR soccer competition. Session I is from Nov. 6 to Dec. 17. The deadline to register is Oct. 28. The team fee is $460.

New this fall is a holiday soccer tournament set for mid-December for all high school leagues. Watch for more details on the tourney.

Divisions and schedules
Division  - Match day and times

Time to start thinking about your Blaze of Lights parade entry

This year's Blaze is Nov. 26 - theme is "Christmas around the world"

This year’s Blaze of Lights is fast approaching.

But, there’s still time to enter a float or parade unit in the parade that is one of the highlights of the event. This year’s Blaze, sponsored by the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce takes place on Saturday, Nov. 26, in downtown Bluffton.


26-year-old Pandora woman charged in Lima bank robbery

May be the same woman who robbed the same bank last week

A Pandora woman, Nicole Shoopman, 26, was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery following a bank robbery in Lima on Monday.

According to Allen County sheriff deputies, Shoopman is believed to be the same woman who robbed the same bank last week.

Shoopman was expected to appear at a bond hearing Wednesday at Lima Municipal Court.

The robbery occurred at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at Fifth Third Bank on Hardin Highway, Lima.

A witness provided a possible vehicle description and license plate number, Allen County Sheriff Chief Deputy Jimmy Everett said.


Here's October's library calendar

There's lots going on at the Bluffton Public Library in October. Here's a printer-friendly copy of the October events calendar.