September 16, 2014


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Eric Fox leads NCAA D3 in rushing

NCAA D3 rushing ranking

BLUFFTON, Ohio - A career day for Bluffton senior running back Eric Fox (Brunswick) has the standout Beaver at the top of the nation in rushing yards for NCAA Division 3 after a masterful performance in Salzman Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6. Fox wowed the opening-day crowd with 221 yards on just 26 carries (8.5 yards per carry), two of which went for touchdowns.

Girls' soccer: Allen East wins this one

Allen East defeated Bluffton High School 5-0 in girls' soccer in a game played at Bluffton on Sept. 8.

Stats follow:

Halftime: AE, 2-0 Goals: None. 
Shots on Goal: AE, 9-7. Corner Kicks: AE, 4-0,Saves: AE,None; B,NA



University president offers perspectives on the start of Bluffton's 115th year

Dr. James M. Harder, president of Bluffton University, will present the annual President’s Forum at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Founders Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Harder will offer perspectives on the start of a new academic year—Bluffton’s 115th—and describe several institutional initiatives for the year.

Hancock County Junior Fair loaded with Cory-Rawson royalty

This year's Hancock County Junior Fair had a large contingency of Cory-Rawson students in royalty roles as many CRHS  students had the honor of being selected to represent the Junior Fair and various departments.  

Two Cory-Rawson 2014 graduates Aubry von Stein and Brent Warren were named Junior Fair Princess and King.


Bluffton Bucs bake sale and raffle Sept. 13

Bluffton Bucs midget football team will hold a bake sale on Saturday. The event is from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 13, in front of Chase bank on Main Street. The bake sale will also include several raffle items from local businesses.




Drumming back to 1969


Bluffton High School's marching band has a tradition of having some great bass drummers. Here's one from the 1969 football marching season. Could that be Randy Richards keeping the crowd on its feet?

Jeanne's Kitchen, what's cooking Sept. 9-13

Here's what's cooking at Jeanne's Kitchen this week, including breakfast, lunch, Friday dinner, and an Italian street festival on Saturday!


Open at 8:00 a.m. - Serving breakfast all day.


Tomato bisque
Ham, egg and cheese burrito
Mediterranean turkey burger

Broccoli cheddar soup
Perch platter
California BLT with avocado

Bluffton moves to 8-0 with sweeps at La Roche

By: Brittany Roth, sports information assistant

Waynesburg stats  I  La Roche stats

PITTSBURGH, Penn. - The Beavers returned to La Roche College to face the final team in their pool, Waynesburg, on Saturday, Sept. 6. Bluffton was able to get everyone in for all three games in their defeat of the Yellow Jackets, 25-14, 25-14 and 25-23.

This year's Bluffton vs. Pandora rivalry ends in a tie

The 16th annual Riley Creek Rivalry between the Pandora and Bluffton Shuffleboard players was held on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Bluffton courts.  

For the first time in the history of the friendly competition, the score ended in a tie. In the first round of matches Bluffton opened with an eight to four lead, but Pandora quickly caught up and after four rounds the final score was tied 24 to 24. 

A total of 24 shufflers competed.  Since its beginning in 1999, Bluffton holds an eight to seven lead in the rivalry.