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Pirates take it down to the wire, but come up short 9-7

By Delano Whidbee, Icon sports writer
Traveling on the road again, the Bluffton Pirates football team faced another Blanchard Valley Conference opponent the (1-0) Van Buren Knights. The game started Friday night but was called in the third quarter due to lightning. The game concluded on Saturday afternoon.

After a score-less first quarter; the Van Buren Knights 22-yard field goal attempt was good putting them in the lead 3-0.

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Volleyball: Fruchey has 5 kills against LCC

Samantha Fruchey had 5 kills in the Sept. 9, volleyball matches against Lima Central Catholic. LCC won the contest in 3 sets. Stats follow:

LCC won 3-0
Game 1    25- 11
Game 2    25-16
Game 3    25-11

Bluffton stat leaders:
Kills - Samantha Fruchey - 5
Assists -  Sidney Joseph - 11
Digs - Lauren Parkins - 14
Aces - Andie Schmutz - 1
           Sidney Joseph - 1
Blocks - Sidney Joseph - 3

LCC JV won 2-0

Bluffton overall record: 1-5

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Girls' soccer: Allen East wins this one

Allen East defeated Bluffton High School 5-0 in girls' soccer in a game played at Bluffton on Sept. 8.

Stats follow:

Halftime: AE, 2-0 Goals: None. 
Shots on Goal: AE, 9-7. Corner Kicks: AE, 4-0,Saves: AE,None; B,NA

 

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Travis Swank wins Icon football contest Week 2

CLICK HERE TO ENTER WEEK 3 CONTEST.

Five Icon football contest contestants correctly picked 8 games this week and Travis Swank was declared the winner based on being closest in the 2nd tie-breaker, according to Corey Greer, contest judge.

All 5 contestants picked Bluffton to win and all 5 contestants picked Ada to lose. Travis picked Ada to lose by 17-24 points.  All others picked the score to be closer.

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Football: Van Buren 9 - Bluffton 7 - game stats attached

Bluffton High School football team lost to Van Buren 9-7 on Saturday afternoon. Attached  at the bottom of this story are games stats.

A play-by-play report of the game will follow.

 

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Volleyball: Ayersville on top of Bluffton

The Ayersvile Pilots defeated Bluffton HS's volleyball team 3-0 in recent action. Here's the  game stats:

Ayersville won 3-0

Game 1    25- 9
Game 2    25-13
Game 3    25-13

Bluffton stat leaders:
Kills - Samantha Fruchey - 4
          Grace Nickels - 4
Assists -  Sidney Joseph - 6
Digs - Lauren Parkins - 11
Aces - Haley Baker - 1
           Kearstin Barry - 1

Bluffton JV won 2-0

Bluffton overall record: 1-4

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Unbeaten Van Buren stops BHS girls' soccer squad

Van Buren stopped Bluffton HS in girls' soccer 7-1 on Sept. 4 at Bluffton.

Game stats follow:

Halftime: VB, 3-1 Goals: (B) Burkholder, (VB) Simmons, (VB) Simmons, (VB) McCracken, (VB) Miller, (VB) Simmons, (VB) Masters, (VB) Masters. Assists: (VB) McCracken (3), (VB) Swope (2), (VB) Conner, (VB) Durliat, (VB) Keck, (VB) Miller, (VB) Mowrey, (VB) Siferd.
Shots on Goal: VB, 18-2. Corner Kicks: VB, 2-1,Saves: VB,McCartney (1); B,Bahrhorst (10)

Home:  Bluffton 2-4-0, 2-2-0
Away:  VB 5-0-1, 1-0-1

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Sidney Joseph has 6 kills, 18 assists, 6 aces in BHS win

Bluffton High School's volleyball team won their first game of the season, stopping Vanlue in three games on the road.

Game stats follow:

Bluffton won 3-0
Game 1    25-19
Game 2    25-14
Game 3    25-12

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Volleyball: Arlington too much for Pirates

The Bluffton High School volleyball team is still looking for its first win of the season. Bluffton lost to Arlington 3-0 on Sept. 2. Game stats follow:

Arlington won 3-0
Game 1    25-16
Game 2    25-12
Game 3    25-11

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Girls' soccer: Lancers stop Bluffton HS

The Bluffton High School girls' soccer team was shut out by Lincolnview 2-0 in an NWC contest on Sept. 2 on the road.

Game stats follow:

Halftime: LJ, 2-0 Goals: None. Assists: NA.
Shots on Goal: B, 25-6. Corner Kicks: B, 7-NA,Saves: B,Bahrhorst (6); LJ,NA

 Bluffton 2-3-0, NA

Bluffton
Bahrhorst, Jadyn, Sophomore
Theisen, Sarah, #11, Sophomore, Fwrd

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