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January 23, 2018

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Boys' drop non-conference game Saturday

Bluffton dropped a non-league Saturday evening game by a 30-27 count.  The Pirates were outscored 8-2 in the third quarter allowing Patrick Henry to build a lead they wouldn’t give up.  Bluffton fell to 5-7 with the loss, Patrick Henry improved to 5-8 with the win. (go to www.blufftonpirates.com for rest of story)


Four Pirate wrestlers place at Van Buren

Deandre Nassar finished second, Tayton Kleman and James Badial-Luna fifth and Jeremy Sturgeon sixth to lead Bluffton to a 13th place team finish at the Van Buren Invitational.  The premier area event featured 29 schools.  Nassar was seeded second at 195 and won his first two matches by pin downing (go to www.blufftonpirates.com for rest of story)


BHS girls' bounce back from first league loss

The BHS girls' basketball team bounced back from their first league loss in a big way with a 58-26 shellacking of Pandora-Gilboa on the Rockets’ home floor. Junior Alivia Koenig poured in a game high 26 points including eight 3’s to lead the offensive charge.  Bluffton improved to 11-4 with the win, PG fell to 3-11.  

Bluffton stretched a 16-9 first quarter (go to www.blufftonpirates.com for reset of story)


Bluffton University to offer pre-physical therapy major

To prepare students for careers in the growing health care industry

To prepare students for careers in the growing health care industry, Bluffton University is now offering a pre-physical therapy major.

BHS musicians at solo and ensemble contest

Here are the results

Bluffton High School musicans were well represented in the weekend solor and ensemble contests. Results follow:


Class A
• Sarah Gillen, solo - excellent
• Senior girls quartet, Sarah Gillen, Karis Wilson, Aimee Ritter, Sydney Hoff - superior 


Funeral arrangements incomplete for Delores Moyer

 Delores Moyer, 78, died on Jan. 22, 2018, at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Arrangements are pending with Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Service, Bluffton