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Despite loss, Oilers can still finish year strong

By BRIAN LESTER

As the rain fell early Saturday evening, it was one more reminder that the spirit and excitement of homecoming 2012 had been dampened by the University of Findlay football team’s 63-31 loss to Ohio Dominican.

It was supposed to end differently for the Oilers in their pivotal Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown against the Panthers.

UF was supposed to

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Oilers crushed by Panthers in key GLIAC showdown

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

Jaryd Brown sat alone on the bench late in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon as rain poured from the sky.

The look of disbelief the tight end wore on his face said it all as the final plays of an embarrassing 63-31 loss to Ohio Dominican University unfolded on homecoming at Donnell Stadium.

The Oilers were beaten up most

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UF Game Blog: Oilers vs. Panthers

By BRIAN LESTER

The Matchup: University of Findlay vs. Ohio Dominican at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Ohio. Game time set for 3 p.m.

Records: The Oilers are 4-1 overall and 4-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Panthers are 3-3 pverall and 2-3 in the conference.

Series: Each team has won one game in a series that began in 2010. UF

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Oilers head into new season with high expectations

By BRIAN LESTER

When we last saw the University of Findlay men’s basketball team, it was walking off the floor of Knights Hall stinging in Louisville from an 86-63 NCAA Division II Midwest Regional semifinal loss to Bellarmine.

The Oilers did not play their best game on that Sunday night in March and their season ended with a 24-7 overall record.

Despite the

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Trapps has become key player for UF football team

By BRIAN LESTER

STAFF WRITER

Demetrius Trapps has done almost everything but work the concession stand during his University of Findlay football career.

And for the record, he actually has worked the concession stand during UF basketball games.

All kidding aside, Trapps has become a valuable Oilers player on both sides of the ball.

The 5-foot-7, 170-pound redshirt senior out of Ayersville High School started

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Scouting the Opponent: Ohio Dominican

By BRIAN LESTER

The second half of the 2012 season begins this week for the University of Findlay football team and up next on the schedule is Ohio Dominican.

So in my scouting the opponent blog this week, I’ll be taking a closer look at the Panthers, who will will play the Oilers at 3 p.m. Saturday at Donnell Stadium.

Inside the Panthers

Team:

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Oilers roll to win over Dragons

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER

Lloyd Henry had an opportunity to make a play early in the first quarter of the University of Findlay’s game against Tiffin University on a chilly, sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at Donnell Stadium.

Quarterback Clay Belton unleashed a deep throw to a streaking Henry. The ball barely missed his hands as he reached out to make the catch. It

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UF Game Blog: Oilers vs. Dragons

By BRIAN LESTER

The Matchup: University of Findlay vs. Tiffin University at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Ohio. Game time set for noon.

Records: Oilers are 3-1 overall and 3-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Dragons are 1-4 overall and 0-4 in the conference.

Series: UF leads 19-1. Oilers have won the last 12 meetings, including a 50-27 victory last year at

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Jones-Quartey demonstrates his versatility

By BRIAN LESTER
STAFF WRITER

During one segment of football practice Wednesday, Harold Jones-Quartey demonstrated his versatility.

The sophomore wide receiver cut past a defender several times and made catches in the end zone.

Moments later, he switched gears to defense and denied a receiver a touchdown by batting the ball away.

Jones-Quartey came to the University of Findlay as a receiver and has made

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