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January 25, 2015


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Pirate 2014-15 sports passes on sale at BHS

Bluffton school sports passes for 2014-15 are available at Bluffton High School. Prices follow:

All Sports Pass $100: Gets you into all home sporting events throughout the current school year including reserved Varsity Football and Boys' basketball games.

Fall Sports Pass $30: Gets you into all home volleyball and boys' and girls' soccer games.

Student Pass $25: Punch card that is good for 10 home sporting events throughout the school year.


P-G stops BHS in VB season opener

Pandora-Gilboa stopped the Bluffton HS volleyball team on Aug. 21. Here are the game stats:

Single game stats

Pandora won 3-1
Game 1    25-23
Game 2    12-25
Game 3    25-23
Game 4    25-19


Here's the fall 2014 Pirate sport schedules

When, where and who do the Bluffton High School fall sports teams play? Attached is the fall 2014 athletic schedule for:
• Varsity football
• JV football
• Junior High football
• Girls’ tennis
• Varsity volleyball
• JV volleyball
• Junior High volleyball
• Golf
• Boys’ soccer
• Girls’ soccer
• Cross country


Icon's weekly high school football contest returns - enter now!

The 2014 Icon weekly high school football contest is back! The first week has 10 games plus two tie-breakers. The first week's contest is a practice round for contestants.


Here's how the contest is played:


1 - Contestant's may enter as often as they wish, but may only enter their own name one time per week.


BHS girls soccer: This win looks like a football score

What a way to start the season.

Bluffton High School girls' soccer team flattened Marion Hardin 12-0 on Aug 16 in Marion.

Here are the game stats:

Halftime: B, 8-0 
Shots on Goal: B, 19-2. Corner Kicks: B, 6-0,Saves: B,None; H,NA




Ada exits Bluffton's Region in football playoffs

Ada High School, as a Division VI football team, has moved from Region 20 to Region 22 in this year’s Ohio High School Athletic football playoff makeup. Bluffton will remain in Region 22.

The Bulldogs are one of 15 Ohio schools who have changed regions. The only other school close to Ada making a Division VI change is Riverdale, who also moved from Region 20 to 22.



Northwest Ohio Lunachix fastpitch tryouts Aug. 15

The Northwest Ohio Lunachix fastpitch travel softball team is holding tryouts for the 2015 season on Saturday, Aug. 16 (rain date Aug. 24, 1 and 3 p.m.) at the village park in Bluffton.
11 a.m. tryouts for 14U
1 p.m. tryouts for 16U

If you would like to receive more information, please call Brad Prater at 419-234-1206 or Email bprater1971@gmail.com.


Chappell-Dick and EMU women earn All-Academic Awards

The Eastern Mennonite University women's track & field team and sophomore Hannah Chappell-Dick picked up one final honor from the 2013-14 athletic year, as each was awarded for academic work by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The Royals were one of 158 institutions to earn an All-Academic Team recognition.  Eastern Mennonite had a team GPA of 3.40, easily qualifying for the award for the second straight year.  To earn the award, a team must have a cumulative GPA of 3.10 or higher.


Northwest Ohio Bullfrogs tryouts Aug. 16 and 23 in Bluffton

The Northwest Ohio Bullfrogs will host tryouts for the 2015 baseball season.

Tryouts will be for the 11U and 12U teams, they will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, and Saturday, Aug. 23, at 3 p.m.

Tryouts will be held at the village park in Bluffton. Persons with questions  contact Ryan Koenig at 419-420-5450 or e-mail cartskoenig@gmail.com.


5th-6th grade two-day volleyball camp at BFR

BFR Sports and Fitness will hold a two-day girls' volleyball camp for girls entering grades 5 and 6.

Campers will meet on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 4-5 from 1-4 p.m. for a variety of skills, drills and modified match play.