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November 25, 2015

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Volleyball: Schmutz has 14 kills in BHS victory

Bluffton High School's volleyball team moved to 2-0 in the NWC and 4-6 overall as the Pirates defeated Lincolnview on the road 3-0.

Results follow:

Bluffton  won 3-0
Game 1    25-18
Game 2    25-17
Game 3    25-17


6th annual Northwest PokerRun 5K for Putnam County CAP Oct. 24

Northwest Physical Therapy's 6th Annual Northwest PokerRun Charity 5K is scheduled for Saturday, October 24. The event will take place at 1880 North Perry Street, Ottawa. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and race begins at 10 a.m.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program.  Registration is $15 prior to October 1, $20 after October 1 and day of event. 


Drew Rayle memorial football game/5K Saturday evening

The second annual Drew Rayle Memorial Football Game and 5/K Night Glow Run is Saturday, Sept. 26, according to sponsors of the event.

This is an epilepsy awareness event that is held at Harmon Field with a 6 p.m. starting time.

The evening begins with a 5th-6th grade Bluffton Buccaneers vs. North Baltimore Tigers midget football game at 6 p.m.

During the game there will be a 50/50 raffle, halftime balloon release and bake sale.


Football: Pirates defense, rushing attack net win over Paulding

By Sam Brauen

Bluffton dismantled Paulding 34-10 Friday evening to move to 4-0 for the first time since 2005.  The Pirates followed a game plan that has worked this season; stick to the run game in the second half and pull away. 


BHS 9th in its region in first football computer ranking

Bluffton High School's football team is ranked 9th of the top 12 teams in Division VI Region 22 weekly football computer rankings.

This is the first week of the rankings. All Division VI teams follow:


Pirates win third in a row, this time on the road

By Sam Brauen

If you wanted to draw up a great start to a football game, Bluffton met all expectations Friday night.  Just five minutes into the game, BHS led 14-0 in their first trip to the beautiful Redskin Stadium in Shelby County.  The great start didn’t last however and by halftime, Fort Loramie had clawed back to tie the game at 14-14.  The Pirates showed some grit in the second half and won the game 23-14 to advance to 3-0 for the first time since 2011.


Boys' soccer: Bluffton 6th in northwestern Ohio poll

Bluffton High School boys' soccer team is ranked 6th in the Northwest Ohio Soccer Coaches Association weekly poll for week 3 of the season. 

The attachment shows the standings for all divisions this week.


Ada's Zac Dysert now a Houston Texan

Ada sports fans are dumping Bronco jerseys. They briefly traded those for Bears' jerseys. Now they are wearing Houston Texan jerseys.

As of Sept. 6, former Ada High School football standout Zac Dysert is now a Houston Texan.

The Texans signed Dysert to their practice squad one day after placing quarterback Tom Savage on injured reserve with a severely sprained shoulder.

Dysert was cut by the Broncos during the preseason when he was beaten out by rookie Trevor Siemian and was briefly with the Chicago Bears.


Pirates on the road Friday