Posted by Fred Steiner on November 1, 2016 - 6:28am
The Bluffton Lady Pirates girls' soccer team played their last game of 2016 last Wednesday night against the Riverdale Falcons at Findlay High School in the District III semifinal match.
Riverdale took the lead in the first half with two goals, making it 2-0 at the start.
Bluffton kept them from scoring again and at 14 minutes to go, a foul in the box gave Bluffton a penalty kick. Senior Sarah Theisen landed it beautifully making the score 2-1. But Riverdale came back strong scoring two more for a final score of 4-1.
Third time for BHS boys to advance to regional play
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 30, 2016 - 10:01pm
How about those Pirates!
After defeating Temple Christian 3-1 on Thursday, the Bluffton High School boys' soccer team advanced to the Division III regionals. This marks only the third time that a Pirate boys' team has advance this far.
Bluffton did it in 2009 and in 1999. Both teams were coached by Dave Fett.
Bluffton's Sweet Sixteen play starts at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, versus Mansfield Christian High School. The game will be played at Tiffin Columbian High School.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 25, 2016 - 10:31pm
Bluffton Pirates boys' soccer team took on the Ft Jennings Muskateers Tuesday evening the in the early game at Kalida District semi-final. Bluffton won 3-2.
Bluffton advances to the Kalida district final against the Temple Christian – Continental winner (Temple Christian) on Saturday.
Scoring for Bluffton started with a shot by Tristan Smucker at the 3rd minute, assist by Luke Young; next Isaiah Schwaab scored at the 27th minute; and finally Antony Kingsley put in a bouncing ball at 34 minutes.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 23, 2016 - 7:37pm
By Sam Brauen
Crestview showed up in a big way in the second quarter ripping off 28 unanswered points on their way to a 41-21 Northwest Conference victory over Bluffton.
Dakota Bricker scored two first quarter touchdowns to stake Bluffton to a surprising 14-6 lead. From there the Knights took to the ground and pounded the Pirates into submission. Crestview clinched a playoff spot with the win and improved to 6-3. Bluffton dropped their fifth consecutive contest and fell to 3-6. The Pirates will close their season against Columbus Grove Friday evening.
The Bluffton University football team welcomed Manchester University on a windy but comfortable Saturday, Oct. 22. The Beavers improved to 6-1 (4-1 HCAC) on the season after a convincing 34-6 victory. The Spartans remain winless, dropping to 0-7 (0-5 HCAC).