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January 15, 2019

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Men move to 7-2 after beating Franklin

The Bluffton University men's basketball team ran the Franklin College Grizzlies out of the gym on Saturday, Dec. 15, as they stomped them 74-52 in an HCAC tilt. The only time the Beavers trailed during the game was at 2-0 and it lasted for a sum total of 14 seconds. It was all Beavers the rest of the way. The team as a whole played superbly as the Beavers improved to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in the HCAC, while Franklin fell to 3-6 and 2-2 in the conference.

Andrew Renner HCAC men’s basketball player of the week

Junior guard Andrew Renner (Cairo/Bath) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for his work on the hardwood in wins over Earlham and Hanover.

Isaac Zickafoose named 2nd team All-American

By American Football Coaches Association

Senior Isaac Zickafoose (Middlebury, Ind./Northridge) has been named Second Team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association following a 2018 campaign when he earned his second HCAC Defensive Player of the Year award. It marked the fourth time in five years that a Beaver defensive end has secured the top honor in the HCAC. He is the first Bluffton football player since Ryan Aelker in 2015 to earn All-America honors.

Purple and white Christmas?

Why not! Watch the video for a chuckle

J. Denny and Jenny Beaver wish all their friends merry Christmas.

In fact, they created a short video you won't want to miss. They appear to have made Christmas videos an annual event. This year's video carries an ugly Christmas sweater theme. It's titled "A Very Beaver Christmas."

And, we know, that it's all about the thought that counts.

Click here for brief video.



Women's bball: Next game Saturday, double-header against Franklin

The Bluffton University women's basketball team lost to a tough Hanover Panther squad by the score of 73-50 on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. The setback dropped the Beavers to 2-6 on the year (1-2 HCAC), while Hanover improved to 5-3 (2-1 HCAC).

Men's bball: Hanover falls to Beavers by 3 on Saturday

The Bluffton University men's basketball team won a nail-biter, 63-60, after trailing by as many as 16 points in the first half against the Hanover College Panthers on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Freshman Jameel Cosby (Springfield/Kenton Ridge) hit a clutch free throw with six tenths of a second left in regulation that sealed the victory when Hanover's 80-footer at the buzzer drew iron. Bluffton improved to 6-2 overall and 2-1 in the Heartland Conference, while Hanover fell to 5-3 overall and 2-1 in the HCAC.