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September 1, 2015


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Cory-Rawson Soccer Club hosts end-of-season tourney

Cory-Rawson Soccer Club hosts an  3v3 end-of-season (EOS) recreational soccer tournament Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6.

Registration and payment is due to Bethany Dean, 4071 W. U.S. 224, Findlay, OH 45840.



Bluffton Icon wants all summer sports schedules

Attention all Bluffton summer sports teams: swim team, baseball, softball, soccer...who did we miss?

Sports camps? We'll list them.

Send the Icon your schedules. All schedules will be posted on the Bluffton Icon's sports calendar.

Send schedules to: info@blufftonicon.com.


Meeting for parents of new swim team members May 18

A new swimmer parent meeting for new swimmers on this season's Bluffton swim team is set for the end of the month.

The meeting is from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, May 18, in Room 115 of the Bluffton Middle School, according to Delaney Reineke. Enter through the Franklin Street doors.

She said that the swim team is open to youth ages 4 to 20. For more information contact Reineke at delaneyreineke@gmail.com





Chappell-Dick looking to qualify for national meet

Bluffton High School grad Hannah Chappell-Dick ran in the 400m, trying to hone her sprinting as she looks to qualify for the national meet in a middle distance event.  She is a junior at Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. 

She ended up breaking the school record in the 400m, racing to a finish of 57.94.  It was her best time by more than second and knocked off Lorenda Abbott's record of 58.08 from 1999.


Wilson will sign to play softball at UNO

Mackayla Wilson, Bluffton High School senior, will sign a letter of intent to play softball at the University of Northwestern Ohio on May 14, according to Alex Hanna, BHS athletic director.

Wilson has been a letter winner the past four seasons as Bluffton’s catcher. She is Bluffton’s single season home run record holder. She was also second team All Northwest Conference and the team’s most valuable player in 2014.



Bluffton University hosts all-girls bball skills camp in June

Bluffton University is hosting an all girls' basketball skills camp June 29 - July 2. Girls entering grades 2, 3 and 4 from 9 a.m.- noon, $50.

Girls entering grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 - 1 p.m.-5 p.m. $65.

For more information please contact Bri Calver at 419-358-3451 or via email at calverb@bluffton.edu.


BHS students named NWC scholar-athletes

These Bluffton High School students have been named Northwest Conference scholar-athletes for the winter sports season. Scholar athletes are letter winners in a sport who have earned the following GPA during the season of their sport:

Gold level -- GPA of 3.50 to 4.00
Silver level -- GPA of 3.00 to 3/49


Bluffton second in P-G and McComb track tri-meet

Bluffton High School track teams finished second behind Pandora-Gilboa in a tri-meet on Monday. P-G won both the girls' and boys' meets. Bluffton was second in both. McComb was third.


                     Bluffton Tri 4/14 P, M, B - 4/14/2015                    
                  Bluffton University, Dwight Salzman Stadium                 


Bluffton Icon introduces Beaver-Pirate and more monthly sports calendar

Bluffton Icon's newest feature is a sports calendar. The monthly calendar includes all Bluffton University and Bluffton High School and Junior High athletic contests.

The Icon welcomes soccer groups, swim team and all other sport teams to submit your season calendars to be added to the Icon calendar.
Send schedules to: info@blufftonicon.com.


Bob Inniger inducted into Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame April 11

Bob Inniger is one of seven persons and two national championship teams to join the Hancock County Sports Hall of Fame during the organization’s 31st annual banquet and induction. 

Inniger is vice president, business banking officer for Citizens National Bank. He is also treasurer of the Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce. He is an Arlington High School and University of Findlay two-sport athlete.