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Volleyball comes up just short at Hanover

By: Samantha Granger, sports information assistant

Hanover stats  I  Thomas More stats

BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton volleyball team traveled to Hanover for a tri-match with Hanover College and Thomas More College. The first match of the day for the Beavers was against the host Panthers. With both teams undefeated in the Heartland Conference, it was a battle for the top spot in the HCAC.

Women's Soccer falls 3-0 to Transylvania

By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University women’s soccer team hit the road for a matchup with the Transylvania Pioneers on Saturday, Oct. 24. It was a rough day for the visitors as they headed north with a 3-0 setback. The loss puts Bluffton at 7-9 overall and 3-4 in the Heartland Conference. Transylvania upped its season mark to  6-7-2 with a 4-2-1 record in the HCAC.

Men's Soccer drops 5-0 decision at Transylvania

By: Colton Steiner, sports information assistant


LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Bluffton University men’s soccer squad faced Transylvania University in their next to last regular season road game this year. Despite a solid first half start that saw a scoreless tie through 45 minutes, the Beavers allowed five second half goals on the way to their 13th loss of the season. Bluffton stands at  0-13-2 overall and 0-5-2 in the Heartland Conference, while the Pioneers improved to 7-3-6 and 4-1-2 in the HCAC.

Volleyball throttles Manchester for 6-0 HCAC mark

October 21, 2015


NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. - The Bluffton University volleyball team bounced back following losses to four ranked opponents last weekend, taking down Manchester University in impressive fashion with a dominating three-set sweep of the Spartans on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. The Beavers improved to 15-10 overall and a perfect 6-0 in the Heartland Conference, while Manchester dipped to 8-15 and 3-5 in the HCAC.

Jonathan Larson speaker at Bluffton's Spiritual Life Week forum Oct. 27

Jonathan Larson, who collaborated on an ABC documentary about his friend, Dan Terry, an aid worker killed in Afghanistan in 2010, will be the speaker for Bluffton University’s Spiritual Life Week forum on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Larson, who has also written an account of his childhood friend’s peacemaking work and death, is taking the place of Cyneatha Millsaps, who was scheduled to speak but is unable to come. Beginning at 11 a.m. in Founders Hall, Larson’s presentation is free and open to the public.

Jackets sting Bluffton 2-1 in double overtime

October 21, 2015


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men's soccer team took advantage of a red card on Defiance's keeper midway through period one, but the Yellow Jackets continued to grind and it paid off as rival Defiance headed back north with its first Heartland Conference victory of the season, 2-1 in double overtime. The Beavers slipped to 0-12-2 overall and 0-4-2 in the HCAC following a third straight double overtime contest. Defiance moved to 5-9-1 and 1-4-1 in the conference.

‘Messing with the classics’ not a bad thing: author tells university audience

“When are you going to write something original?”

It’s a question that Dr. April Lindner says she is asked “every now and then by well-intentioned people—mainly family members who wish me only the best.”

Women's Soccer pitches 3-0 shutout of rival Jackets

By: Whitney Warnecke, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University women's soccer team bounced back from a heartbreaking 3-2 loss at HCAC-leading Franklin last Saturday with a convincing 3-0 shutout of Defiance College on a beautiful Tuesday, Oct. 20 at the Sears Complex. The Beavers improved to 7-8 on the season while evening their mark in the Heartland Conference at 3-3. Defiance dropped to 2-13 overall and 1-5 in the HCAC.

Mennonite education conference draws 120 to Bluffton University

Representatives from across the spectrum of Mennonite education gathered at Bluffton University Oct. 16-18 for a conference on the network’s past, present and future.

The weekend event attracted 120 attendees, from elementary schools to colleges and including presidents, scholars, teachers and graduates.

Alex Parker practicing his dialect for university's fall drama

Alex Parker came to Bluffton University in 2012 with a deep voice and a dream.

OK, maybe not a dream, at least when it came to his voice. “I didn’t think it would do anything for me,” says the senior from Alger, Ohio.

But his time at Bluffton has changed his opinion, as he approaches graduation with experience acquired both on stage and in radio, where his career thoughts are leaning.