October 24, 2014



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"The Skin of our Teeth" on Ramseyer stage Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Tickets are available for Bluffton University’s fall production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Skin of Our Teeth,” by Thornton Wilder.

Football upset: Beavers take down Engineers 31-17 at Rose-Hulman

By Ryan Schadewald,
sports information assistant
The Bluffton University football team made the long trip to Terre Haute, Ind. worth it as they pulled off the upset over the previously-unbeaten Rose-Hulman Engineers, 31-17.


Quakers notch first win of season over Bluffton men

By: Whitney Warnecke, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men’s soccer team battled to the end, but came up just short with a 1-0 loss to Earlham College on Saturday, Oct. 11 . The 18 shots, including seven on frame were not enough. Bluffton fell to at 4-9 overall with a 1-2 mark in the HCAC. Earlham improved to 1-9-1 on the season with a 1-2 record in the HCAC as well.

Earlham women down Beavers 1-0 at Bluffton

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton women’s soccer team suffered a tough loss to the Earlham College Quakers on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Sears Complex. The Quakers converted a free kick midway through the first half and made it stand up as they went home with a 1-0 victory over the Beavers. It marked the first Heartland Conference win for the visitors, making them 1-2 while the Beavers are now 0-2-1 in the conference and 3-8-1 overall.

Area professors' works in exhibit at ArtSpace/Lima

Professoriate: The University Does Art, a group exhibit featuring recent work by university faculty in Northwest Ohio, will open at ArtSpace/Lima with a reception for the artists from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, November 7.

The exhibit will bring together works by 17 university faculty members in the departments of art at Bluffton University, University of Findlay, Ohio Northern University, The Ohio State University at Lima, and Bowling Green State University.

Volleyball downs HCAC foe MSJ in five sets

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton’s third Heartland Conference match of the year brought Mount St. Joseph to the Sommer Center for a mid-week showdown between the Lions and the Beavers. Bluffton improved to 16-6 overall and 3-0 in the HCAC by downing the always-tough Lions in five sets.

Terrill Webb nets fourth goal of season in 1-1 tie at AU

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University women’s soccer team used a late first half goal to lead them to a 1-1 tie against the Anderson University Ravens on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The Beavers moved to 3-7-1 overall and 0-1-1 in HCAC play, while the home team stands 6-4-1 and 1-0-1 in the conference.

Bluffton men drop 1-0 decision at Anderson

By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


ANDERSON, Ind. - The Bluffton University men’s soccer team battled until the end with one of the best teams in the Heartland Conference before a late goal propelled the Anderson University Ravens to a 1-0 victory. The loss is the first HCAC loss for the Beavers, putting them at 1-1 in the conference and 4-8 overall. The Ravens jumped to 2-0 in the HCAC and 8-4 overall.

Lion and Lamb releases "Swords to Plowshares" during book launch

Ruth Early of Bluffton (left in photo) spoke with Lisa Weaver (right) and Amanda Huston, the author and illustrator, respectively, of “Swords to Plowshares,” a children’s book newly published by The Lion and Lamb Peace Arts Center of Bluffton University.

University homecoming king from Archbold, queen from Wauseon; Bluffton's Jeremy Basinger junior attendant

Seniors Matthew McCoy of Archbold, and Gabrielle De La Cruz of Wauseon, were crowned Bluffton University’s Homecoming king and queen at halftime of the annual Homecoming football game on Oct. 4.

Other seniors in the Homecoming court were David Henderson of Lima; Trustworthy Ndlovu of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Jeremy Amstutz of White Pigeon, Mich.; and Megan Bontrager of Goshen, Ind.