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Oilers went to SVSU expecting to win

By BRIAN LESTER

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. —- Admit it Saginaw Valley. I want to hear you say it. You probably laughed big time when you heard the talk coming out of Findlay this week that the University of Findlay football team not only believed it could beat you but that it expected to beat you.

You probably thought that there was no

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Oilers stun No. 10 Cardinals

Here is a brief game story. I’ll have more on this thrilling win for the blog and for the paper on Monday morning. Enjoy the night Oiler Nation.

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. — Eleven seconds were on the clock in a pressure-packed fourth quarter and the University of Findlay football team was on the brink of an upset win

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UF Game Blog: Oilers at Cardinals

By BRIAN LESTER

The Matchup: University of Findlay vs. Saginaw Valley State University at Wickes Memorial Stadium in University Center, Mich.

Records: Oilers are 1-o overall and 1-0 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Cardinals are 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the GLIAC. They are ranked No. 10 in the nation in the AFCA Top 25 poll.

Series: SVSU leads 8-2. Cardinals

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Men’s Soccer: Oilers lose first game

By BRIAN LESTER

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. — The University of Findlay men’s soccer team lost its first game of the season on Friday, falling 3-0 to No. 20 Saginaw Valley State.

Lachlan Savage scored two goals for the Cardinals in this Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference encounter. Conor Reaume scored the other goal for SVSU.

UF (3-1, 1-1 GLIAC) was shutout for the

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Oilers set to square off with No. 10 Cardinals

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER

Tyler Ward thought about not playing football for the University of Findlay this season.

After a redshirt year in 2010, Ward was eager to get on the field in 2011. His hopes were dashed in the preseason when he tore his left Achilles tendon.

“Honestly, for a second, I didn’t want to play anymore,” Ward said. “I thought about

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UF Football Audio: Wednesday Practice

By BRIAN LESTER

I was out at the University of Findlay football team’s practice on Wednesday night and had a chance to talk with head coach Rob Keys and redshirt junior defensive back Tyler Ward about the upcoming showdown against Saginaw Valley State.

The Oilers and Cardinals will battle on Saturday at 7 p.m. in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tilt

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Oilers ready to take best shot at Cardinals

By BRIAN LESTER

My first year of covering University of Findlay football was 2002.

It was a good season. The Oilers went 9-2, marking the first time in the NCAA Division II era of the program that they finished a season with a winning record.

But one of those two losses was to Saginaw Valley State.

The Oilers were lit up like the Las

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Scouting The Opponent: Saginaw Valley State

By BRIAN LESTER

It’s time for another edition of scouting the opponent.

This week, I’ll be giving you a closer look at Saginaw Valley State, the 10th-ranked team in the nation in NCAA Division II. A year ago, the Cardinals advanced to the playoffs and lost 30-27 in overtime to 2010 national champion Minnesota-Duluth.

The University of Findlay football team will battle SVSU

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Oilers have a chance to make a statment

By BRIAN LESTER

We all knew before the season began that the University of Findlay football team’s game against Saginaw Valley State was going to be a money game on the schedule.

I call it a money game because if the Oilers win it, it’s worth a ton down the road when it comes to NCAA Division II playoff consideration.

Don’t get me

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