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UF to leave GLIAC for G-MAC in 2017

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

The University of Findlay announced Monday it will be one of five new schools joining the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) effective July 1, 2017.

Findlay has been a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference since 1997 when it was still a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In 2000, the Oilers completed

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UF picks Laurita as new AD

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
On June 30, Steven Rackley will serve the last day of his 16-year run as director of athletics for the University of Findlay.
Already waiting in the wings is his replacement, Brandi Laurita, announced by the university on Friday.
Laurita, 32, has been with Findlay since 2008, serving as assistant athletic director and senior woman administrator.
“I am very grateful

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Rackley wraps up term as UF’s AD

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

In more ways than one, Steven Rackley is a firm believer in the healthiness of change.

Not just a believer, he’s also been a huge facilitator in change.

The University of Findlay athletic director has been consistently improving and bettering the Oilers for the past 16 years.

On March 10, he announced he will resign from his position effective June

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Reed, Jones-Quartey earn NFL tryouts

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

In his five years as the head football coach at the University of Findlay, Rob Keys has seen NFL scouts from all 32 teams stop by and take a look at potential prospects.

It only takes interest from one of those teams for a dream to come true.

This year, two Findlay players will have the opportunity to latch

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Women’s basketball: New recruiting class brings athleticism, length and versatility

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
University of Findlay women’s basketball coach Jim Wiedie set to the recruiting trail seeking to improve his team’s athleticism, length and versatility.
To that end, he found six players who fit several, if not all three, of those traits.
That 2015 recruiting class includes South Central’s Anna Hintz, Versailles’ Christa Puthoff, Pettisville’s Dana Fricke, Marion Local’s Allie Thobe, Cuyahoga

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Black outlasts Orange in down-to-the-wire spring game

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Twice the Orange squad marched down to the Black squad’s 20-yard line in need of a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Both times, though, the Black squad came up with big plays to snuff out the Orange and come away victorious 17-10 in the University of Findlay spring football game Saturday at Donnell Stadium.
The Black will be able

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Steaks on the line at UF spring game

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
The stakes of a spring game aren’t usually very high.
For the University of Findlay football team, the stakes are exactly steaks.
The winning team will be on the receiving end of those, while the losing team has to settle for hot dogs.
“At this point in the spring we’ve seen all we’ve needed to see,” Keys said. “It’s really

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UF football hitting field for spring practices

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

University of Findlay football coach Rob Keys is spicing his spring practices up a bit this year.

When the offensive and defensive units go at it, the right to wear black jerseys at the next practice is at stake.

It’s all for that little bit of extra motivation to push Oilers through their 29-day period of spring practices allowed

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UF commit Puthoff helps Versailles capture state title

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

COLUMBUS — Christa Puthoff may have played her last basketball game at Versailles High School, but it won’t be her last in orange and black.

Next year, the 6-foot-2 standout forward will don the same color scheme as she continues her career for the University of Findlay women’s basketball team.

On Saturday, Puthoff capped off her high school career

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