Posted by Fred Steiner on November 17, 2013 - 12:27pm
Bluffton High School graduate and Eastern Mennonite University sophomore Hannah Chappell-Dick finished 12th at Saturday's South/Southeast cross country regional in Newport News, qualifying for the NCAA Division III national meet while spurring the team on to a seventh-place finish.
Chappell-Dick, running in just her third race of the year, stumbled twice as she neared the 6k finish line, but still crossed in 22:59.02 to claim the final individual qualifying spot. She also earned All-Region honors with the finish.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 24, 2013 - 8:24pm
You’d have thought it was 1991. But the players in the bus weren’t even born then.
Thursday evening the Bluffton Junior High football team rode into town like the champions that they are – escorted by fire and police vehicles and followed by lots and lots of cars honking, probably all the way from Columbus Grove.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 21, 2013 - 10:14am
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The U-10 Bluffton Galaxy girls soccer team took first place at the Van Buren Fall Classic held on Oct. 12-13. They went 4-0 in their pool with a combined score of 38-4 over the 4 games. They ended the season with a 12-0 record.
The team consists of (left to right)…
• BACK ROW: Lauren Gray, Nicole Boyle, Sophie Bricker, Kylie Stackhouse, Skyler Scoles,
• FRONT ROW: Dyllan Worcester, Reagan Mittendorf, Maeve Donaldson, Haelyn Bischoff, Samantha Scoles. The team is coached by Jeremy Scoles and Steve Mittendorf.
Sarah Theisen scored early in the first half to put the pirates on the board. The Allen East Mustangs fired back with a goal by #9. The game continued as a back and forth battle throughout the remaining of the half.