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October 27, 2021

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Another Mother's Day problem solved

Bluffton Bread Co., at Roots by Strattons on Saturday

Bluffton Bread Company cash and carry sales return for Mother’s Day. A limited amount of two flavors will be available from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, outside of Roots by Strattons, 111 S. Main St. 

Specialty flavor, $12

Senior soccer standouts receive university athletic awards

A.C. Burcky and Kathryn Little awards

Bluffton University is recognizing standout senior athletes in men's and women's soccer as the 2021 athletes of the year.

Patrick Spillman of Anderson, Ind., received the 2021 A.C. Burcky Award as outstanding senior male athlete of the year.

University hosting Heartland men's golf championship

The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) 2021 Men’s Golf Championship is set to be held at the Hidden Creek Golf Club in Lima, over the course of three days, April 29-May 2..
The event is being hosted by Bluffton University and will be contested over three days and will feature 54-holes of competition.

Leslie Diaz, Riley Garmatter in university ambassador program

Leslie Diaz and Riley Garmatter, Bluffton, were named to the Bluffton University’s President’s Ambassador Program.

Starting in the 2021-22 academic year, Bluffton will launch the President’s Ambassador Program, a group of high-achieving students who will assist in recruiting prospective students, welcome and greet guests to campus, and engage with alumni and donors.

Women's golf, softball and baseball updates

The Bluffton University women's golf team showed tremendous growth during the 2020-21 season, capping it off with a 6th place finish at the Heartland Conference Championships on Sunday, April 25.

.Junior Brylee Oberdorf (Clyde/Green Springs) finished eight strokes back of Obringer with a 293, while Marissa Hall (Avon Lake) and Grace Branson (Carlisle) rounded out the weekend with scores of 300 and 326, respectively.

Here's a football Beaver to watch

Freshman Montez Archer earns three all-conference player of the year awards

• Defensive Player of the Year 
• Special Teams Player of the Year 
• Newcomer of the Year 
• First team all-Heartland
• Three-time player of the week recipient

Bluffton University football player, Montez Archer Jr., a freshman from Detroit, is an impressive three-trophy winner as awards were recently announced in this season’s Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC).