Summer conditioning programs and 10 days of coaching come to an end this weekend as the first official day of practice for all OHSAA fall sports arrives Monday, Aug. 1, according to the Ohio High School Athletic Association.
OHSAA fall sports – Practices begins Monday, Aug. 1
Here's the answer to the question: Where to the Pirates play this fall?"
Alex Hanna, Bluffton High School athletic director, provided the Icon with the complete schedule for high school, junior varsity and junior high sport teams.
These are in an attachment at the bottom of this story.
In addition, viewers can access sports contests by checking the Icon's Sports Calendar. You can access it by hovering your cursor over "Calendar" in the black scoll bar at the top of the Icon. A "Sports Calendar" will open.
Bluffton Sardine swim team finished fourth of eight teams in this past weekend’s Western Ohio Aquatic League meet held at Bluffton. In the girls’ standings, Bluffton finished sixth overall. In the boys’ standings Bluffton finished fourth overall.
It was Bluffton’s best-ever finish in a WOAL meet, which is dominated by teams from communities larger than Bluffton.
Three Bluffton seniors swam in their final meet. They are Cobie Mikesell, Misha Groman and Sierra Osborne.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on July 5, 2016 - 1:28pm
The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm, 14321 Road 7L, Pandora, will host the first run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Quarry Farm 5K inaugural race will consist of two events: The Virtual 5K and an Onsite 5K. The Virtual 5k is to be done at your own location and pace.
The Onsite Quarry Farm 5K is considered an easy (just two sloping hills) out-and-back rural course that takes participants past a historic bridge, two scenic creeks to a rest halfway and back to the finish line at Red Fox Cabin.
Four members of the Bluffton High School softball team received all-NWC honors this spring.
They include Sami Fruchey, senior, first team; Taylor Monday, senior; second team; Averey Rumer, freshman, honorable mention; and Katie Prater, freshman, honorable mention.
In voting by Northwest Conference softball coaches for the 2016 softball season senior Jada Preston, a pitcher from Crestview was named Player of the Year. Columbus Grove senior Brooke Hoffman finished second in the balloting with Spencerville sophomore Kara May finishing third.