Posted by Fred Steiner on October 12, 2016 - 1:26pm
Bluffton hosted Crestview Monday for the Lady Pirates' Senior Night. The home team came away with the win 12-0, with goals by Senior Captain Abbie Parkins (3), Senior Katie Burkholder, Senior Sarah Theisen, Freshman Kayla White (2), Junior Kelli Leugers, Freshman Brinkley Garmatter (2), Senior Captain Sydney Staton, and Senior Jayme Siefer (on a penalty kick).
The Lady Pirates improve their record to 10-4-1 overall, and 5-0 in the Northwest Conference.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 9, 2016 - 5:48pm
By Sam Brauen
It was easy to note Friday evening that Spencerville had the size advantage over Bluffton, especially along the lines. But what became quickly apparent in the game’s first few plays is the Bearcats have an abundance of quickness as well. Spencerville raced up and down the field through three quarters blowing out Bluffton 42-14. SHS improved to 6-1 with the win, Bluffton fell to 3-4 with their third straight loss.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
The Bluffton Lady Pirates girls' soccer team tallied another victory against local rival Cory-Rawson at Steinmetz Field on Thursday evening wiith Senior Sarah Theisen racking up another 3 goals to win 3-0.
The first goal came 7:30 into the first half when freshman Kayla White passed to Theisen who landed goal 1.
Then, 10 minutes later, the same duo scored goal 2 making it 2-0 at the half. With 17:45 left in the game Senior Captain Abbie Parkins passed to Theisen who pulled way out in front, pulling the goalie out of the box, and Theisen sent the ball right past her.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 6, 2016 - 5:06pm
The Arizona Cardinals will sign quarterback Zac Dysert off their practice squad in anticipation that starter Carson Palmer might not be ready to return from concussion protocol for a Thursday game against the San Francisco 49ers, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Dysert beat out Aaron Murray for the third quarterback gig after the Cardinals parted ways with former No. 3 signal-caller Matt Barkley following the preseason. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 6, 2016 - 6:19am
The Lady Pirate soccer team hosted rival Liberty Benton in a non-conference game at Steinmetz Field Tuesday evening.
The Eagles landed the first goal 22 minutes into the first half, and the Pirates responded 5 minutes later when Senior Sarah Theisen hit the back of the net with her first of 3 goals for the night. Half time score was 1-1.
Six minutes into the second half, Theisen had a breakaway pulling the LB goalie way out of the net, and Theisen shot it right past her for her second goal.
LB responded 10 minutes later, tying the score at 2-2.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 4, 2016 - 3:10pm
By Sam Brauen
After days of rain and a sloppy field, it was easy to predict that Delphos Jefferson would run the ball extensively Friday against Bluffton. But the dominance of their offensive attack was a surprise as the Wildcats soundly defeated the Pirates 33-3, holding BHS to just 43 yards of total offense. Delphos improved to 5-1 (3-0 NWC) on the season, Bluffton fell to 3-3 (1-2).