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Baldwin Wallace stops Men's Soccer 6-2

September 16, 2017


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University men's soccer team dropped a 6-2 decision to Baldwin Wallace on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Bluffton fell to 0-6 on the season, while the Yellow Jackets improved to 2-4 overall.

Baldwin Wallace netted three goals in each half before Dimitri Giakoumis (Mount Vernon) and Zach Ellison (Millbury/Lake) hit paydirt late in the match as the Beavers fell by a 6-2 margin.

30 seconds and its over in Cincinnati

Beavers come from behind to beat Mt. St. Joseph

The Bluffton University football team hit the road to face Mount St. Joseph in their first conference game of the 2017 season on Saturday, Sept. 16.

The Beavers would come out victorious in the end after a field goal by JORDAN WATKINS (Reynoldsburg) put Bluffton up 32-31 in the final 30 seconds. Bluffton moves to 1-2 (1-0 HCAC) after picking up its first win of the year while the Lions dropped to 1-2 (0-1 HCAC). 

Bluffton library invites you to tour the Hayes Presidential Library

Registration required. Transportation not provided. Meet Public Services Coordinator, Lauren, at the Hayes library, which is inside the Hayes museum's building.

Join Bluffton Public Library for a tour of the Rutherford B. Hayes library on Saturday, Oct. 7. Participants should meet BPL's Public Services Coordinator, Lauren, at the Hayes library, which is inside the Hayes museum's building; transportation is not provided. The library tour and presentation will begin promptly at 2:30 p.m., but anyone wanting to tour the museum or Hayes residence may do so on their own before or after the library tour.

Volleyball downs Trine in straight sets

September 15, 2017
By: Lynsey Trusty, sports information assistant


BLUFFTON, Ohio - The Bluffton University volleyball team took down a talented Trine University squad in three sets on day one of the Bluffton Fall Classic. The home team evened its record at 5-5, snapping a four-match skid in the process. Trine slipped to 4-4 after falling in straight sets (25-19, 25-22, 25-20).

Janette says: "Fear no art!"

"You find a side of yourself that you didn't know existed"

Registration underway for Sept. 28 art class at Bluffton Public Library

Are you afraid of creating art?

If so, Janette Reineke offers assistance with her “Fear No Art” lesson. It’s at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, at the Bluffton Public Library.

The retired Bluffton art teacher will lead a lesson from her book “Fear No Art! The Sept. 28 class features a Georgia O’Keefe flower-painting project for participants.

Bluffton rises in the ranking

Of top regional colleges by “U.S. News & World Report”

Bluffton University gains two spots in the top tier of Midwest “regional colleges” in the “U.S. News & World Report” rankings released today.
The 2018 edition of the magazine’s “Best Colleges” guidebook ranks Bluffton 27 among 80 comparable institutions in 12 Midwest states. Last year, Bluffton was ranked 29 of 79 comparable institutions. Now listed in the U.S. News rankings for 20 consecutive years, Bluffton has consistently been ranked in the top tier of Midwest colleges.

Bluffton Presbyterian Church collecting items for disaster relief

Bluffton Presbyterian Church is collecting items for disaster relief through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. The collect continues until Sunday, Oct. 8.

Donations may be dropped off at the church or Village Cut ‘n’ Curl, 212 Cherry St, or call Lynda Best at 419-296-2790.

The attachment to this story lists items being collected.




Post-prom committee designer purse raffle Nov. 4

Tickets now on sale

Bluffton High School’s post-prom committee will hold a designer purse raffle on Saturday, Nov. 4, in the middle school cafetorium.

Registration with sandwiches, dips and desserts starts at 5:30 p.m. The reverse raffle is at 7 p.m.

The evening will have games, gift baskets, a 50/50 drawing and other prizes.

Tickets are $35, which includes food. Tickets are available at Bluffton High School and middle school offices. Tickets are also available from Erinn Prater, Teri Steinmetz and at Greg’s Pharmacy.

Table for six or 12 persons are available for $10.


BHS financial aid meeting Oct. 2

The Guidance Office at Bluffton High School will sponsor a financial aid meeting for parents and students of juniors and seniors who plan to continue their education beyond high school.

The meeting is the high school library,  at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 2. Chris Fowler, Financial Aid Director at Bluffton University, will be the presenter for the evening. He will discuss financial aid and filing the FAFSA form.