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Castro slams Earlham as Beavers take over first place in HCAC

April 21, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


University class focus on "looking at history through food"

A new course at Bluffton University this semester has had students spending part of their time learning about various cultures, and the other part cooking their cuisines.

The World History of Food and Culture course has explored both ancient and modern civilizations to learn why humans eat what they do, concluding that what’s on our plates really tells us who we are.

Everett earns third straight HCAC POTW award

April 20, 2015

BLUFFTON, Ohio - For the third straight week and fourth time in the last five weeks, sophomore standout Trey Everett (Sidney/Fairlawn) was named the Heartland Conference Men's Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week. It marks the sixth time that Everett has taken home this honor in 2015, including four outdoor field athlete of the week awards in the last five weeks and two during the indoor season! 

Baseball falls 19-6 at #23 Ohio Northern

April 19, 2015
By: Ryan Schadewald, sports information assistant


ADA, Ohio - The 23rd-ranked Ohio Northern Polar Bears defeated the Bluffton University baseball team on Sunday, April 19, by a score of 19-6. The game was pushed up by over an hour and a half and only went six innings before Mother Nature halted the action for good. The Beavers dropped to 19-13 on the year, while ONU improved to 24-7.

Everett sets school records in high jump and triple jump

April 18, 2015


ADA, Ohio - The Bluffton University men's and women's track and field team enjoyed summer-like conditions at the Ohio Northern University Polar Bear Invitational on Saturday as they competed in their last regular season meet before the HCAC Conference Championship. 


Beavers sweep Anderson on Saturday

April 18, 2015

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Anderson takes down Bluffton 11-8 in series opener

April 17, 2015
By: Ryan Ebbeskotte, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University baseball team hosted Anderson University on Friday, April 17, to start a three-game series at Memorial Field. The Ravens pulled away with a three-run ninth inning to prevail over the Beavers. Bluffton fell to 17-12 on the season and 10-7 in the HCAC, while Anderson stands atop the HCAC at 20-8 and 12-5 in league play.

Alumni Field turf, track upgrades to be ready for fall 2015 at Salzman Stadium

Bluffton University’s Alumni Field project, to install artificial turf and resurface and upgrade the running track and field event areas at Salzman Stadium, is now scheduled for completion in time for the fall 2015 sports seasons.
Bluffton alumni and friends have contributed more than $750,000 for the improvements, whose expected completion date is Aug. 1, also in time for fall preseason practice. A leadership team of 13 alumni athletes, friends and university trustees contributed gifts of $10,000 or greater, totaling $410,000.

Ashley Musgrave senior recital April 26 in Yoder Recital Hall

Vocalist Ashley Musgrave will present her Bluffton University senior recital at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in Yoder Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public; a reception will follow in the lobby.

Musgrave is a mezzo-soprano from Ada, Ohio. Her program includes her own composition, “A Journey to the Unknown,” accompanied by a brass quartet of Bluffton students. Pianist Ana Yoder Coulter will also provide accompaniment during the recital.