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Football: Oilers roll past Shepherd in playoffs

By ANDY WOLF
Staff Writer
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Rob Keys was brought up on ball control.
“Ball control is the name of the game,” the University of Findlay football coach said.
The Oilers rode 41 minutes of possession and forced two second-half turnovers to stun No. 2-ranked Shepherd 29-17 on Saturday in the NCAA Division II Super Region I first-round playoff matchup at Shepherd

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Football: Allton’s clutch kicks help UF early

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. — You’ve just got to know Jake Allton.
So says University of Findlay football coach Rob Keys.
“He has ice water in his veins,” he said.
Allton, a junior wide receiver turned kicker only a few weeks ago, drilled all three of his field goal attempts Saturday to help the Oilers upset No. 2 Shepherd 29-17 in

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UF Football: Ogletree’s catches fuel UF’s comeback

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va. — Drew Ogletree put the “tree” in Ogletree on Saturday afternoon.
“He ain’t making watches, I’ll tell you that,” University of Findlay football coach Rob Keys said of the 6-foot-5, Ogletree.
The sophomore wide receiver towered over Shepherd’s defensive backs and turned in a career day to help the Oilers stun the No. 2-ranked Rams 29-17

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Football: Injuries force offense to step up

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
It only takes one faulty part to halt the production of a machine.
In a football sense, replacing an injured player with a healthy one doesn’t guarantee continued success.
All season long, the University of Findlay football team has overcome numerous absences to still posses the most productive offensive unit in the Rob Keys era.
The 47.5 points and 510.3

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Football: Defense seeks redemption against Shepherd

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
The regular season didn’t end anywhere near the way the University of Findlay football team wanted it to.
Especially from a defensive perspective.
The Oilers allowed their highest point total of the season in a 49-24 loss to Ohio Dominican in the virtual Great Midwest Athletic Conference championship game.
“Our good wasn’t good enough Saturday,” junior defensive back Chewy

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Men’s Basketball: Oilers knock off another quality program

By ANDY WOLF
Staff Writer
Down goes another one.
Fairmont State became the latest top-notch basketball program to fall at the hands of the University of Findlay on Wednesday night.
Last year’s NCAA Division II runner-up battled through a game that featured nine ties and nine lead changes with the Oilers, who couldn’t breathe easy until the final seconds ran out on an 84-82

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Men’s Basketball: National runner-up Fairmont State comes to Croy

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
The University of Findlay men’s basketball team has already played giant-killer twice this season.
It’s likely been to the surprise of no one.
The No. 20-ranked Oilers can do it again Wednesday.
Fairmont State doesn’t have a national ranking attached to its name. But the Fighting Falcons did reach the national title game a year ago.
Tipoff is set for 7

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Football: Cash embraces adversity

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Matt Cash’s senior season of football hasn’t been anything like he imagined.
The University of Findlay offensive lineman hasn’t gotten to play at all because of the discovery of blood clots in his right calf and both lungs over the past year.
Cash was one of 10 seniors honored before Saturday’s 70-28 victory over Alderson Broaddus.
He’s embraced the adversity

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Football: Oilers have plenty to play for

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
In the past three season finales, the only thing the University of Findlay football team had to play for was a winning record.
Entering 5-5 each time, the Oilers dropped the first and won the last two.
Saturday’s regular-season finale has a lot more weighing on it.
Findlay, No. 21 in the latest Division II coaches poll, meets Ohio Dominican

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Women’s basketball: Oilers pull away from Alma in exhibition

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Exhibitions can serve many purposes.
The University of Findlay women’s basketball team played their third one in six days Tuesday and got stronger over the course of the game in topping Alma College 91-43 at Croy Gymnasium.
The Oilers fell to two Division I teams in Cincinnati (77-35) and Dayton (91-65) prior to facing Division III Alma.
UF coach Jim

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