UF women’s basketball finishes strong

By Sarah Baer Twitter: Email: baers@findlay.edu Success seemed to be the trend of both the University of Findlay men’s and women’s basketball teams this season. During their 2017-2018 season, the women’s team made it to the NCAA Division II Tournament for the first time since the 2013 Season. Despite falling to the University of Drury, a top ranked team, in the first round of the...

Croy Gymnasium Is Truly a Magical Place

Oilers Basketball Continues Its Success By Dylan DeWitt dewittd@findlay.edu @dd_witt   Senior Day is a day filled with emotions. A magical feeling in a way for not only the players, but the coaching staff who are able to honor the players for their efforts in the program, the parents and family get the opportunity to watch their son`s final game at home, and the institution is able to give...

Hearts and hoops

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt At the University of Findlay men’s basketball games this year, fans might have noticed the players adjusting something under their jerseys. These players seem to be readjusting their shirt as if they were riding up on them. However, fixing their jerseys is the least of their worries, fixing their heart monitors, is. Last spring the...

From Kholer to Croy: UF teams ranked nationally

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Without a surprise, two athletic teams continue to show their dominance, and make their mark on the nation’s best competition. These two teams are the University of Findlay men’s track and field team along with the men’s basketball team. Both teams are inside the top 11 teams in the entire nation. Men’s basketball is ranked...

Where is the next UF men’s basketball game?

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Despite the success of the University of Findlay’s men’s basketball team this year, fans may be upset about one thing - their lack of home games. Out of 28 regular season games, less than half will be held in Croy Gymnasium. Although a challenge, Head Coach of the UF men’s basketball team Charlie Ernst says that his team is rising to...

Highlights during UF women’s basketball win streak

By: Dylan DeWitt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt The season began for the University of Findlay’s women’s basketball team on Nov. 11 in Painesville, Oh. against the Wayne State Warriors; a game that would have to go into extra minutes and be decided in overtime. The Oilers were defeated in the contest, 92-88, to begin the season. However, what came next is something worth...

Coach Ernst traditions

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu There are more than enough traditions in college athletics. Whether it be a tradition done prior to the contest, during, or perhaps afterwards, college sports continue to showcase traditions from all different directions. In Croy Gimnasium, a tradition after all home men’s basketball games was started in 2011 at the University of...

Oiler Basketball victorious over Fairmont St.

By Dylan DeWitt Email:dewittd@findlay.edu Twitter: @dd_witt The stands were once again packed for another Croy classic. The Findlay Oilers Basketball Team faced the Fairmont St. Falcons, and it was a battle to the finish. The team played back-and-forth basketball against a Fairmont St. team who made it to the 2017 National Championship Game last year. The game went to the final buzzer with a...

Oiler basketball is back

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu It is officially basketball season at the University of Findlay. After a successful season last year, there has been a lot of anticipation for the Men’s Basketball Team to take the court again. After winning an exciting scrimmage against the Toledo Rockets, the Oilers kick off their regular schedule a week earlier this year with both...

Findlay Basketball Beats Toledo

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu It is officially basketball season at the University of Findlay. After a successful season last year, there has been a lot of anticipation for the Men’s Basketball Team to take the court again. The Oilers kick off their schedule a week earlier this year with both depth and strong leadership. “The biggest difference is that we open our...