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052887 - The Icon first thought this was a a zip code, but upon further study, we believe the owner of this plate was born on May  28, 2987. We welcome clarification from any Icon view with more information. We spotted this plate on a blue Honda CR-V in Ada. (The monthly renewal sticker confirmed our birthday theory.)

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Eric Garmatter era starts with a BHS win


The Eric Garmatter coach era started with a "W" as Bluffton High School girls launched the 2011-12 basketball season with 50-41 win over Cory-Rawson in the first round of the McDonalds' holiday tournament at BHS on Nov. 25.

Bluffton faces Arlington on Nov. 26 in the title game at 8 a.m. Arlington was a 59-31 winner over Allen East.

Cory-Rawson took a 14-8 first period lead and led 24-23 at halftime. A third quarter scoring spree by the Lady Pirates made the difference in the contest as BHS outscored C-R 14-4.

Both teams scored 14 points in the final period. Bailey Prichard led Bluffton with 19, Olivia Hunt scored 8 including one 3-pointer, Lydia Guagenti 7, Paige Buroker 9 including one 3-pointer, Alexis Lugibihl 5 and Sierra Amstutz 2.

Guagenti had 15 rebounds and Prichard 8.