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J. Denny and Jenny will be revealed January 28

On January 28, between the men’s and women’s basketball games against Transylvania University, Bluffton University will reveal which students are in the J. Denny and Jenny Beaver suits. The men’s game starts at 2:00 p.m. in the Sommer Center, and the reveal is expected to take place at approximately 3:15 p.m.

Snow day portrait

Ava Gleason, age 5, took advantage of her snow day on January 25 to create a snow portrait of her mom, Ashley. While forecasts were ominous, the day's weather resulted in more slush than snow. Today's temperatures--with a high only slightly above freezing--should keep Snow Mom hanging around for a little while. PHOTO by Ashley Gleason.

Beavers basketball recap, January 26

By Ethan Stearns, sports information assistant

Men's Basketball

The Bluffton University men's basketball team slipped to 4-14 overall and 2-9 in the Heartland Conference after falling 85-78 following an exciting double-overtime matchup in Sommer Center against Anderson University on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. HCAC-heavyweight Anderson University improved to 12-6 on the season and 10-1 to remain at the top of the conference.


Lima mayor shares lessons of leadership during Bluffton forum

During Bluffton University’s Jan. 24 Presidential Leadership Forum, “Journey to Leadership,” Sharetta Smith spoke about the challenges as well as the successes on her path to becoming Lima’s first African American mayor and first female mayor in its nearly 200-year history.

Her journey included hardships such as being raised by essentially a single mother while her father was incarcerated, raising three children as a young, single parent, and surviving cancer in her late 20s.

BHS girls basketball 53-47 loss to Bearcats

By Cort Reynolds

The Bluffton High School girls basketball team lost to visiting Spencerville 53-47 in a Northwest Conference matchup Thursday evening, January 26.

Bluffton fell to 12-7 overall and 2-5 in the NWC with the defeat. The Bearcat girls improved to 9-10 overall and 2-4 in the NWC following the upset win.

Spencerville moved into seventh place in the league with the road win, while Bluffton fell to eighth.


2023 Bluffton Diamond Sports baseball and softball registration

Bluffton Diamond Sports baseball and softball registration for 2023 is now available. Registration must be completed online HERE.

The registration fee is $60, with discounts for families registering multiple players.

The registration deadline is February 12. Additional questions can be emailed to [email protected].