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Beaver football: The Hammer returns to Bluffton after win against Defiance

Rose-Hulman visits Bluffton on Saturday

The Bluffton University football team faced off against rival Defiance on a rainy Saturday, April 10.

Bluffton held off the rival Jackets thanks to a fourth quarter fumble and then a 4th down stop at the Bluffton 42 with just 1:25 to play as the Beavers improved to 4-3 overall and 3-3 in the Heartland Conference. Defiance fell to 2-4 on both accounts.

Bluffton hosts Heartland golf championships this weekend

Here's an update on Beaver spring sports

Here's an update on Bluffton University spring sports.

The Bluffton University men's golf team hit the road early Tuesday morning for midweek match at the Legacy Golf Club in Ottawa Lake, Mich., hosted by Lourdes University from Toledo. The Beavers finished their Tuesday, April 13, with a team score of 342.

Local students named to Bluffton’s undergraduate dean’s list

Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for undergraduate students for the fall 2020 term. Students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher are eligible for the dean’s list. Area students on the list follow:

Devon Bilimek, Bluffton
Jami Crawfis, Bluffton
Gabe Denecker, Bluffton
Jesse Owsley, Bluffton
Therisanyo Phetlhu, Bluffton
Sydney Staton, Bluffton
Leah Tabler, Bluffton
Bray Boehm, Rawson
Riley Garmatter, Rawson
Carson Houck, Rawson

Here's a university concert you may watch from home

Gospel choir and jazz concert streamed live Saturday

Bluffton University’s spring gospel choir and jazz concert will be streamed for viewing at www.bluffton.edu/mus starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 10.

At 5:30 p.m., the conductors will provide a pre-concert talk with audience members via Zoom. Visitwww.bluffton.edu/mus for more information and to access the Zoom meeting.

University partners with Hospital for on-campus clinics

Available to current Bluffton students on Friday and Monday

Bluffton University will partner with Bluffton Hospital to host on-campus vaccination clinics for current Bluffton students on Friday, April 9, and Monday, April 12.

Bluffton University has been allocated 300 doses of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine to administer during the clinics.

“These clinics demonstrate our commitment to the health and safety of not only our students but to the larger village community and the communities our students call home,” said Dr. Sherri Winegardner, director of nursing and chair of Bluffton’s COVID-19 steering committee.

Beaver baseball player hit .522 on 12 hits, 8 RBIs and 5 runs

Graduate student Parker Reynolds (Avon) has been named the HCAC Hitter of the Week after a monster effort at the plate last week.

Reynolds led the Beavers to a 3-2 mark that included a sweep of rival Defiance College on Saturday.

He hit .522 with eight RBI, five runs scored and 12 hits. The fifth-year senior slugged .739 with two doubles and a homer. His OBP was .560 for the week. Reynolds had a great Good Friday, going 7-of-10 at Manchester.