Two Bluffton High School baseball players were named to the all-Northwest Conference second team this spring.
Players were Matt Bowden, junior, and Dakota Bricker, sophomore.
In voting by Northwest Conference baseball coaches for the 2016 baseball season. senior Damon Egnor, a pitcher from Paulding was named Player of the Year after being runner-up for that honor last season.
Crestview senior Colby Clifton finished second in the balloting with Delphos Jefferson junior Jace Stockwell finishing third.
Several changes to the high school cross country postseason will take effect this fall after the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors approved a list of proposals from the OHSAA Cross Country Subcommittee earlier this week. The changes alter how schools are placed into divisions and how qualifying teams and individuals advance to the regional and state tournaments.
Bluffton High School is this year's Northwest Conference 2015-16 “Don Bachman Award of Excellence” winner for the second time with a number of high finishes in conference standings throughout the year.
This award recognizes the school in the conference that exhibits the highest level of consistent excellence in conference-sponsored sports and scholastic bowl competition.
Hannah Chappell-Dick earned a return trip Saturday's finals of the 1500m at the NCAA Division III National Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
The Eastern Mennonite All-American finished second in her heat of the 1500m to punch an automatic qualifier ticket to the finals.
She ran in the front half of the 11-woman pack before pulling away with leader Emily Gapinski of St. Thomas (Minnesota) to clock a time of 4:34.03. Her best time this season is 4:28.62. Gapinski crossed in 4:33.75.