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Spikers get back in win column

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com
After winning their opening match of the season, the Lady Pirate volleyball squad proceeded to drop their next eight matches.


Laykin Garmatter hat trick in win

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com
After three tied matches in five days, the Bluffton girls soccer team exploded for a much needed 5-0 victory at Tiffin Columbian Saturday.  Sophomore Laykin Garmatter nabbed a hat trick in the win and Blufffon got additional goals from Kayla White and Rebekah Hoff.  

Assisting on goals were Reagan Mittendorf, Clara Matthews and White.  

The Pirates are now 2-1-4 on the season.  


Boys' Soccer ties Celina 3-3

By Sam Brauen www.blufftonpirates.com
Last season, Bluffton traveled to Celina and built a 4-0 lead only to see it evaporate and leave town with a 5-5 tie in their match with Celina.  A similar outcome happened Saturday afternoon as the Pirates built a 3-1 lead with 15 minutes remaining but back to back goals by Bulldog Jim Aquino leveled the score at 3-3 which is how the game ended. 


Quarry Farm reschedules annual Jam for Sept. 22

The 5th Annual Quarry Farm Jam has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m., due to inclement weather on the originally-scheduled date. The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm, Pandora, hosts the organization's annual Jam for musicians and music enthusiasts.


Craft show to support Operation Christmas Child

on Oct. 20 at Pandora Missionary Church

Pandora Missionary Church will hold its second annual craft and vendor show on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, 300 Rocket Ridge, Pandora.

The event includes over 50 craft-vendors, Bubba C's BBQ, Shepherd's Kettle Corn, homemade ice cream, and face painting. 

All proceeds from the sale go towards Shoebox with a Purpose, a program supporting Operation Christmas Child. For more information, contact Carrie Reichenbach at 567-208-8976.


Women’s golfers shoot a 448 at Heidelberg

The Bluffton University women's golf team shot a 448 for the second consecutive day at the Heidelberg Fall Invite on Sunday, Sept. 16.