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March 27, 2015

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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.

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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.

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Parkins hits 19 points as BHS wins opener

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

BOTH GAME STATS ARE IN THE ATTACHMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS STORY.

* 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.

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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

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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  

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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.

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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. 

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Aaron Hart has high men’s game and high men’s series at Southgate

Aaron Hart bowled a 289 for the high game of the week at Southgate Lanes last week. His 767 series was the best for the week among all bowers.

Wendy Erford’s 235 was the high woman’s game and Amber Biltoft’s 633 was the high woman’s series.

The top scores of the week are in the attachment at the bottom of this story.

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Jim Dillman wins week 10 football contest; Duane Bollenbacher wins season contest

The winner of week 10 of The Icon Football Contest was Jim Dillman. Four contestants correctly picked 8 games this week.  None of the four correctly picked either tie-breaker so Jim was declared the winner by submitting his entry first.

SPECIAL THANKS TO COREY GREER - OUR 2014 ICON FOOTBALL CONTEST WEEKLY JUDGE.

Other contestants:

8 correct - Mark Delisle, John Clevidence and Deezy McDaniel.

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Aaron Hart bowls 727 series

Aaron Hart bowled a 727 series last week at Southgate Lanes to achieve the men’s high series score for the week.
Rob Fletcher and Jim Thorbin both had 275 scores for high men’s game.

Gina Bloomfield’s 253 was the woman’s high game and her 633 was the woman’s high series. For the top bowlers of the week open the attachment at the bottom of this story.

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