September 1, 2014


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Cleary rallies for 2-1 victory over Bluffton women


BRIGHTON, Mich. - The Bluffton University women's soccer team held a 1-0 lead with less than 10 minutes to play before two late Cleary scores propelled the home Cougars to a stunning 2-1 victory on Sunday, August 31, at the Brighton Legacy Center.

Men's soccer drops 4-3 decision at Cleary


BRIGHTON, Mich. - The Bluffton University men's soccer team (0-2) fought back from a 4-1 deficit midway through the second half, but time ran out as Cleary held on for the 4-3 victory on Sunday, August 31, at the Brighton Legacy Center.

Bluffton caps Spiketacular with 4-0 mark

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant

Denison stats  I  Geneva stats

Bluffton men drop 3-0 decision to Little Giants


CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. - The Bluffton University men's soccer team (0-1) fell to Wabash (1-0) by a 3-0 final in the 2014 season opener after lightning ended the contest with just over five minutes to play.

Senior Peter Carlson (Toledo/Springfield) and junior Adrian Ramirez (Archbold) both put shots on frame, but Wabash finished with a marked 17-9 edge in attempts, including 9-2 on target.

Bluffton volleyball takes down Heidelberg and Albion

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant

Heidelberg stats  I  Albion stats

Here are the BHS-CR football game stats as Pirate win big

The Kyle Cutnaw football coaching era launched with a huge win for Bluffton High School, as the Pirated defeated Cory-Rawson 49-0 on the Hornet's home field.

Attached are the game stats from Alex Hanna, BHS athletic director.


Everett Collier talks about his cross-country bike trip at Sept. 12 chamber breakfast

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce members will hear about Everett Collier’s cross-country bike trip this summer. The 3,600-mile trip was part of the 7th annual Fuller Center Bike Adventure. The trip from Atlantic City, N.J. to Astoria, Ore., lasted from June 5 to Aug. 10.

Collier is the guest speaker of the Friday, Sept. 12, chamber breakfast, which launches the 2014-15 breakfast series.

Oberly story from 1945


Here's another story from the March 1945 Triplett company newsletter. It involves Millard Oberly and his three sons, Richard, Kenneth and Robert. The three sons were Triplett employees prior to entering the service.

For an extended version of the story open the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Stop in at The Icon Grill

Icon reader Todd Gratz spotted the Icon Grill (GR LL sic) while in Seattle, Wash., recently. Always seeking new income streams, The Icon has considered opening Icon Grills nationwide. The Seattle site is an test kitchen. We will continue to keep viewers updated on our extensive ventures.


Bluffton Hospital’s Garau Street entrance now closing at 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, the Garau Street entrance at Bluffton Hospital will be closing at 5:30 p.m. The entrance was previously open until 8 p.m.

Patients, family and visitors are encouraged to use the emergency room entrance when entering the building after 5:30 p.m.