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Amy Montgomery

January 19, 2018

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Volleyball camp Monday and Tuesday

Bluffton volleyball camp, open to girls entering 4th to 8th grade takes place Monday and Tuesday, June 19-20, in the Bluffton High School gym, accoridng to Calista Altenburger, varsity coach.

Players are grouped based on gae and skill level. Seventh and eighth grader camp is from 9 a.m. to noon. Fourth to sixth grader camp is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Teams forming for 5th annual golf outing

William T. Ellerbrock SIDS Foundation event on Aug. 11

The 5th annual William T. Ellerbrock SIDS Foundation golf outing takes place Friday, Aug. 11, at Sycamore Springs Golf Course, 11492 Township Road, Arlington, according to Matt and Crystal Ellerbrock.


Early bird registration before July 14 is $240 per team of four.  Participants will receive a complimentary Bun in the Oven Package. The package includes four mulligans, four drink tickets and 20 door prize tickets, a $40 value.


Bracy shines in NWC/WBL all-star game

Bluffton was well represented at the NWC/WBL all-star football game this past Friday night by Jason Bracy (2) starting corner back and Colin Phillips (58) starting center.


Phillips did a good job at pass blocking and run blocking. 

Bracy contributed several tackles and was able to intercept the ball at the 2-yard -line stopping a scoring drive in the first half and also blocked the game winning pass for the other team with 45 seconds left on the clock ensuring the NWC team would win 24 to 21.


Here's who the Pirates play this fall - all sports listed

Ayersville replaces Ft. Loramie on football schedule

Ayersville joins the 2017 Bluffton High School varsity football schedule, according to Alex Hanna, BHS athletic director.

Bluffton will travel to the Pilots stadium for a non-conference game on Friday, Sept. 8, which is the third game of the season.

Ayersville replaces Ft. Loramie on the schedule.

For the first time in decades Bluffton’s first three football opponents are non-league teams. BHS opens with Cory-Rawson, then Van Buren (both at home), and the Ayersville on the road.

Following that the Pirates play a seven-game Northwest Conference schedule.


Sardines start 2017 with big win and an even bigger team

Last three to four years interest in swimming as a sports has exploded

The 2017 Bluffton Sardines are swimming off to a great start. And there are a lot of them, 150 to be exact. This is an increase from last year’s team of 138.

 “In the last three to four years the interest in swimming as a sport in Bluffton has just exploded,” said Jennie Wilson, president of the Bluffton Sardines swim club. “The Western Ohio Aquatics League (WOAL) is fun and competitive and allows for swimmers of all skill levels to participate.”


Here are the spring BHS scholar-athletes

The Northwest Conference Scholar Athletes for the spring sport season is now listed determined as follows:

1.  Must be a letter winner in the sport.
2.  Gold Level -- GPA of 3.5 to 4.0 during the season
3.  Silver Level -- GPA of 3.00 to 3.49 during the season

Bluffton scholar athletes follow: