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).
Both teams win conference crowns; Antony Kingsley boys' player of the year; Steve Smucker, boys' coach of the year
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 19, 2016 - 4:17pm
2016 is Bluffton High School’ year for soccer in the Northwest Conference. Both boys’ and girls’ team won NWC titles and finished unbeaten in conference play. And, the all-Northwest Conference teams are loaded with Pirates.
Senior Antony Kingsley, was named the 2016 boys’ soccer Northwest Conference Player of The Year and boys’ coach Steve Smucker was named Coach of the Year.
Kingsley was a unanimous selection as player of the year in a vote where coaches could not vote for their own players.