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Football: Oilers win on last-second heroics

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

TIFFIN — Randy Anderson wanted to make it up to his University of Findlay teammates after getting beaten for a fourth-quarter, go-ahead touchdown pass.

He picked the perfect moment.

The senior defensive back intercepted Tiffin quarterback Antonio Pipkin’s last-second heave in the end zone to preserve a 27-23 Oilers win Saturday at Frost Kalnow-Stadium.

“I knew when the time came,

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Football: The UF-Tiffin rivalry at a closer look

The past is in the past.
Nothing that has happened in previous meetings can directly dictate what will happen the next time around.
The same holds especially true for rivalry contests, even if they’ve been a little lopsided.
The University of Findlay and Tiffin University are only 25 miles apart as the crow flies practically parallel to U.S. 224 from camps to campus.
A

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Football: Oilers look to extend mastery of Dragons

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

Team chemistry isn’t built overnight.

A lot of players on the University of Findlay’s defense were not only new to college football, but new to each other a season ago.

The Oilers have since adopted a “hound” mentality

“We’re pretty close as a defense, as a whole unit,” sophomore safety Francis Cutchember said. “We’ve got that swag and everything. We

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Football: UF jumps on Hillsdale

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Sometimes it really isn’t about how a team finishes.
The University of Findlay football team dominated on both sides of the ball early, opening up a 40-0 lead on Hillsdale early in the third quarter.
While the Oilers did let up on the gas a little bit, they still came away with a 46-28 victory at Donnell Stadium on

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Football: Gervais focused on winning, not records

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

Rhys Gervais has his name all over the University of Findlay record books.

He rewrote it again in a loss last Saturday, becoming UF’s all-time career passing leader.

Yet the junior quarterback is still mostly nonchalant about such marks.

His focus remains on winning.

Right now the Oilers are a 2-4 football team.

“You’ve always got to evaluate where you’re at,” Gervais

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Vastly-improved UF defense faces downhill Wayne State team

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER
Before the season began, University of Findlay head coach Rob Keys cited stopping the run as the No. 1 key to having a successful defense.
A weakness area on an inconsistent defense last season, the University of Findlay’s front seven vastly improved this season.
The Oilers (2-3) have shaved off nearly 100 yards off their average, now allowing a

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Football: Federico finding end zone for Oilers

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

If there’s an end zone, Anthony Federico will find it.

The University of Findlay junior tight end has had a knack for making things happen in the red zone his entire career.

Of his 16 career touchdown catches, 15 have been of 20 yards or less with his longest score being from 22 yards out.

“It’s just being a part

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Football: Oilers trounce Lake Erie, 58-13

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

PAINESVILLE — A complete team win.

The University of Findlay football team needed it badly.

It’s what the Oilers produced, too, jumping out to a 34-0 halftime edge and rocking Lake Erie College 58-13 Saturday at Jack Britt Memorial Stadium.

“Our kids responded really well after losing two (straight) games,” UF coach Rob Keys said. “When you lose football games,

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Football: Houston lands on defense

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

Rhonald Houston was one of six freshmen starting on defense for the University of Findlay by the end of the 2015 season.

Unlike the other five, he began the season on offense.

A converted and recruited wide receiver, Houston made the midseason switch and started the final six games at cornerback.

Houston redshirted in 2014 and began 2015 far down

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Football: Oilers brace for rivalry showdown in Ashland

By ANDY WOLF
STAFF WRITER

Andrew Dickinson is an Ashland man, born and raised.

The Ashland High graduate still kept his recruiting options open and eventually landed at the University of Findlay.

After a redshirt year, he’s started the first two games at left tackle.

He’s one of three freshmen offensive linemen that will be starting for UF again come 7 p.m. Saturday against their

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