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Basketball: Oilers happy to finally be home

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Home sweet home.
The University of Findlay men’s basketball team is back to a familiar setting after spending most of November on the road.
The Oilers are 7-2 overall through their first nine games.
Only once have they enjoyed the confines of Croy Gymnasium.
That game, an 84-82 win over Fairmont State, was over three weeks ago.
“A lot of different hotels,

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Basketball: Oilers set for GMAC opener vs KWC

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Martyce Kimbrough’s goal is to be a 90 percent free throw shooter every year.
That plateau is often considered to be elite for the category.
But the University of Findlay senior guard has already missed more free throws (eight) this season than all of last (five) and nearly his entire career (12).
“I try not to get too worried about

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Football: 2017 In Review

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
The University of Findlay’s football team didn’t just get its feet wet in the postseason.
The Oilers made a splash.
Findlay convincingly picked up its first Division II playoff victory before bowing out in the next round.
The team’s 10-3 finish marks the highest win total in seven seasons under head coach Rob Keys and the most in 20 years.
Findlay

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Football: Quick strikes doom Oilers

By ANDY WOLF
Staff Writer
WORCESTER, Mass. — Fifty-three seconds.
That’s all it took for Assumption College to answer three second-half scores by a University of Findlay football team playing catch up.
All three touchdowns came from the big-play capability of speedster Deonte Harris, two via kickoff returns, to seal a 45-26 victory in the Division II Super Region One semifinal at the Multi-Sport

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Football: UF to face high-scoring Assumption

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Sixteen football teams remain.
The winner of University of Findlay and Assumption College’s Saturday-afternoon gridiron battle will go where neither team has gone before — the regional final.
Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. at the Multi-Sport Stadium in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Both are relatively new to the Division II playoff scene
Assumption (10-1), the No. 3 seed, is making its third

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Football: Oilers embracing underdog role

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
If the Division II football playoff field was a totem pole, the University of Findlay might have started on the very bottom.
That was the feeling sophomore center Neal Davis had as the Oilers entered the Super Region One bracket as the seventh and final seed.
After one round and the first D-II playoff victory in school history, they’re

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Football: Preparation is key to success

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Groundhog Day goes on one week longer for the University of Findlay football coaching staff.
Another playoff game means another cycle through the process of breaking down an opponent.
“A lot of the preparation does get very redundant,” UF head coach Rob Keys said.
Each Sunday and Monday is pretty typical and similar.
The only difference is the opponent.
Assumption College (10-1),

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Football: Oilers happy to be sticking around for Thanksgiving

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Rob Keys has relatives in different parts of the country.
Unfortunately for him, he’s had to spend the last many Thanksgivings with them.
“They asked last year and the year before ‘Hey, where are we having Thanksgiving? And I say ‘I hope I’m not with you guys,’” the University of Findlay football coach said, jokingly.
This year his wish came

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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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