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April 26, 2017


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BACH 3 - Does this mean that somewhere in Ohio is a BACH 1 and a BACH 2? The Icon spotted this plate in Ada.

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Zane Myers leads Pirates over Riverdale

Bluffton High School boys' basketball team spotted Riverdale 45-32 Saturday night in a non-conference game.

Zane Myers led the Pirates with 10 points.

The box score is attached.


Boys' bball: Pirates stop Ada in NWC action

BHS now 4-2 in the NWC and 9-9 overall

Bluffton High School boys' defeated Ada 57-45, tonight.

Bluffton's Luke Denecker led all scorers with 17 points. Ada moves to 4-14 (0-6) Bluffton moves to 9-9 (4-2).

The box score is attached.


Girls' bball: Koenig shoots Bluffton past Lady Bulldogs

By Cort Reynolds - Ada Icon sports writer

Visiting league co-leader Bluffton outscored Ada by 22 points over the middle quarters to post a convincing 69-41 girls basketball win over the Lady Bulldogs in Northwest Conference play Thursday evening.

The purple and gold fell to 7-13 and 1-6 in the NWC after their fourth straight defeat, while the visitors improved to 15-4 and 7-0 in the league with the victory.

Bluffton will face co-league unbeaten Columbus Grove (6-0 NWC) in the conference finale to decide the championship.


2007 baseball team will join the university athletics hall of fame

The team experieinced an accident that resulted in 7 deaths and 28 injuries

The 2007 Bluffton University baseball team has been selected for induction into Bluffton’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
On March 2, 2007, the Bluffton baseball team experienced an accident that forever changed the lives of the players, coaches, their family and friends and the Bluffton campus community.


Four Pirates win weight class at NWC meet

Cole Wilson, Deandre Nasser, Ryder Romick, Austin Mault

Four Bluffton HS wrestlers won their weight class and two were repeat winners from last year at Saturday's NWC meet.

Ada junior Chase Sumner (138) was named Wrestler of The Year by a vote by the coaches. Mike Abbey of Allen East was voted by his peers as NWC Coach of The Year.

Repeat winners from last year included Chase Sumner (Ada-138), Andrew Foust (DJ-120), Luke Brown (AE-145), Cole Wilson (BL-152) and Deandre Nasser (BL-195). 


Girls' bball: It's Liberty Benton over BHS

Liberty Benton girls' basketball team defeated Bluffton 67-23 on Feb. 7. The box score is attached.


Girls' basketball: Pirates remain unbeaten in NWC

14-4 overall BHS defeated Allen East 58-40

Bluffton High School girls deafeated Allen East 58-40 in a Northwest Conference basketball game tonight. The Pirates move to 14-4, 6-0 in NWC. The Pirates were led by Alivia Koenig with 13 points.

Attached are the box scores


Boys' bball: Pirates overwhelm Waynesfield

Bluffton High School boys' basketball team more than doubled the score on Waynesfield-Goshen on Monday, winning 78 to 37.

Luke Denecker, Bluffton, led all scorers with 25 points.

The box score is attached.


Cleveland Indian fans can get in on a Q&A

Feb. 7 at Ohio Northern

Robert “Bob” DiBiasio, the Cleveland Indians senior vice president of public affairs, and Jim Rosenhaus, the Indians radio announcer, will conduct a question-and-answer session from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in James F. Dicke Hall on the campus of Ohio Northern University. The event is free and open to the public.


Koenig hits 25 as BHS stops Pandora-Gilboa

Bluffton defeated Pandora-Gilboa in girls' basketball, 57-34. The Pirates were led by Alivia Koenig's 25 points, and today scored her 100th career 3 pointer. The Rockets were led by Brittney Hovest, with 10 points.

Attached you will find the box score