BLUFFTON — When Carlin Carpenter retired as Bluffton University’s football coach 10 years ago, he described himself this way: “I take my job very seriously, but not myself.”
Did you know that Mike Elston won not one, but two state high school football championships as a player at St. Marys Memorial back in the early 1990s? Not many high school players can claim that fact.
NEW YORK - He's Johnny Best in Football now - and a freshman, at that.
RICHMOND, Ind. — Bluffton won a thrilling Heartland Conference opener at Earlham on Saturday after Bluffton linebacker Ben Kaufman (Ottawa-Glandorf) intercepted a pass in the end zone during the last minute of play to seal the 28-20 comeback victory. The win moved Bluffton’s record to 2-1 (1-0 HCAC) and gave the Beavers their first conference-opening win since 2005. The seven interceptions shattered the school-record of four pickoffs while the nine turnovers created is also a school mark.
ADA — When one team piles up twice as many offensive yards as the other, they are usually going to be in real good shape to win the game.
COLUMBUS — When he was younger, Urban Meyer played baseball, a sport where going 3 for 10 is regarded as being successful.
OXFORD — The coach is a vegan. How often are you going to hear that?
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin running back Montee Ball doesn’t have a recognition problem. And neither does his team.