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July 22, 2019

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Mandatory fall sports meeting July 29

A mandatory fall sports player/parent meeting for 7th to 12th grade students and a parent takes place in Bluffton High School at 7 p.m, Monday, July 29. Athletes must have up-to-date physicals before they may start practice on Aug. 1.


Four Bluffton Sardines seniors recognized

Tanner Pinks, Andrew Bertka, Amanda Speicher, Jordan Siefer

Four Bluffton swim team seniors were recognized during this past weekend's Western Ohio Aquatic League championships. The entire list of league seniors follows:
Ada Alligators:
Ethan Daniels

Bluffton Sardines
Tanner Pinks, Andrew Bertka, Amanda Speicher, Jordan Siefer

Kenton Marlins
Haley Hunt, Mason Manns

Shawnee Tide
Madi Gendreau, Lauren Mayers

Sherwood Sharks
Khloe Kaskocsak, Cayla Butler, Jacob Michael


Bluffton finishes a strong second in eight-team WOAL championships

Sportsmanship award goes to Bluffton - voted by all coaches

By Cort Reynolds
BLUFFTON - The Bluffton swim team finished a strong second out of eight teams at the 39th annual Elks West Ohio Aquatic League championship meet held Friday and Saturday at the Bluffton pool.

Perennial power Westside won the combined team meet with 2,964 points to nose out the hosts, who scored 2,779.5 points.

Westside out-pointed Bluffton 1,421.5 points to 1,357 to win the girls team crown, and also won the boys team standings 1,542.5 points to 1,422.5 over the Sardines.


Bluffton 53 points off first place in WOAL championships

Finals on Saturday at Bluffton pool

After the first day of competition Bluffton Sardines swim team is vying for the lead in the Western Ohio Aquatics League championships

Westwood Swim and Racket Club is the overall leader with 1,445 points. Bluffton follows within striking distance at 1,391.5 points – 53.5 points behind the leader.

Team scores after day 1:
Westside 1,445
BLUFFTON 1,391.5
Wapakoneta 1,144.5
Ada 835
Shawnee 559
Kenton 455.5
Sherwood 295
Van Wert 190.5


Pirates host Rockets in football (for real) on Sept. 6

Pandora-Gilboa vs. Bluffton HS football rivalry returns after 54 season absence

It’s July, but let’s talk fall Bluffton High School sports.

Alex Hanna, BHS athletic director, released the fall sports schedules, attached at the bottom of this story.

One rivalry of the past is back on the BHS football schedule as the Pirates host Pandora-Gilboa on Friday, Sept. 6, in a non-conference game.



Bluffton Soccer Club sign-up deadline June 30

There's still time to register

There's still time to sign up for Bluffton Soccer Club for the fall, which includes the 2019-20 season.

Open online registration is available now and ends on Sunday, June 30. To register, go to www.blufftonsoccer.com, or click here.

The cost per family is $50 for one child, $45 for the second child and $40 for the third. A $25 late fee is charged after June 30 if spots are still available.