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Nancy Elwood's 257 high women's game at Southgate Lanes

Nancy Elwood bowled a 257 for women's high game and Onalee Shepler reported a 626 high series at Southgate Lanes for the week ending Dec. 12, according to Derek Dukes.

All the high scores of the week are in the attachment at the bottom of this page.


Boys' ball: Pirates romp over Waynesfield 70-41

Eleven players scored for Bluffton in a 70-41 romp over Waynesfield-Goshen on Dec. 9. The Pirates move to 3-0 on the season. Bluffton JV defeated Waynesfield 61-24.

Varsity game stats are in the attachment below.


It's BHS girls all over Ft. Jennings 59-40

Three Pirates were in double-figures as Bluffton's girls defeated Ft. Jennings in a non-conference game on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6, in Bluffton.

Game stats are in the attachment below.


Pirates beat Perry 57-55 in season opener

Bluffton High School boys' varsity basketball team launched the 2014-15 season beating Perry 57-55 tonight.

The JV beat Perry by nearly an identical score of 59-55. Game stats are at the bottom of this story.


It's Upper Scioto Valley over BHS girls

Bluffton HS girls basketball team lost a non-conference contest on Tuesday at home.

Upper Scioto Valley was the winner 60-24. Game stats are in the attachment below.


Parkins hits 19 points as BHS wins opener

First round of Bluffton McDonald's girls' holiday basketball tournament:


* Arlington defeated Allen East 60-21
* Bluffton defeated Cory Rawson 45-28

Abbie Parkins scored 19 points to lead Bluffton's scoring.

At 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, Allen East (home jerseys) will face Cory-Rawson (visitor jerseys) in the Consolation Game.


Girls' holiday basketball tourney Friday and Saturday

Here's the schedule for this weekend's McDonald's Holiday Tournament to be held this Friday and Saturday evening at Bluffton High School. The doors will open at 5:15 p.m., all tickets will be $5 at the door, there will be no presale.

Friday November 28:
5:15 p.m.: Doors open
6:00 p.m.: Arlington vs. Allen East
Approximately 15 minutes after 6 o'clock game: Bluffton vs. Cory-Rawson


BHS fall athletes excel on and off the field - here's the scholar athletes

Bluffton High School athletes excelled on the playing field and in the classrooom this fall. Here is the list of Bluffton athletes who were named scholar athletes by the Northwest Conference.

The criteria for gaining scholar athlete recognition by the conference is as follows:

Gold Level: Varsity letter earned in the sport and a grading period GPA of 3.5 or above
Silver Level: Varsity letter earned in the sport and a grading period GPA of 3.00 to 3.49  


Here's where the Pirates play this winter - all schedules attached

Alex Hanna, Bluffton High School athletic director, released the 2014-15 Bluffton winter sports schedules.

All teams from middle school to high school are on the list, which is provided in an attachment at the bottom of this story.


Chris Sommers voted NWC football coach of the year

First-year Delphos Jefferson head coach Chris Sommers was selected as the Coach of the Year  in all-conference selection voting by coaches at a meeting in Delphos on Tuesday.  Delphos won the conference title by defeating Spencerville in the final game of the year to finish the year with a 6-1 league win/loss record.

Jefferson senior, Jordan McCann, and Ada senior, Noah Beach,  were voted Co-Linemen Of The Year in the NWC.