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4th quarter bomb lifts Pirates over Knights

By Cort Reynolds

CONVOY–The Bluffton High School football team scored on a long fourth-period pass to rally past Crestview 17-14 in a seesaw Northwest Conference bout on a cool Friday night, September, 23.

The Pirates stayed in a first-place tie with Allen East atop the NWC with their third straight win as they improved to 3-0 in the league. 

Bluffton is now 4-2 overall.

Slumping Crestview fell to 3-3 and 0-3 in the NWC with their third consecutive defeat after a 3-0 start. 


Check it out: cake pans and other unexpected library loans

By Jessica Hermiller
Director of the Bluffton Public Library

September marks a special month in libraries--it’s National Library Card Sign-up Month. 

Everyone can benefit from having a library card and signing up is simple. Adults, stop by the library and bring a photo ID and proof of address. Anyone under 18, bring a parent/guardian and make sure they have their photo ID and proof of address.

When you have a library card, you can check out our wide collection of materials! We offer books (of course) but many other things, such as:

BHS Homecoming Parade invitation

The Bluffton High School Student Senate will sponsor the 2022 Homecoming Parade, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, October 7, 2022, weather permitting.

Anyone interested in being in the parade needs to contact Julie Oberly at the Bluffton High School Office by Monday October 3. Call 419-358-7941 (HS Office) or 419-236-3030


BHS girls soccer win 7-0 vs Delphos Jefferson; Scoles scores 3

By Cort Reynolds

The Bluffton High School girls soccer team whipped visiting league rival Delphos Jefferson 7-0 in a Northwest Conference mismatch Thursday evening.

The lopsided win upped the Pirate record to 9-2 overall and 4-0 in NWC play, good for first place. Meanwhile, the Wildcat girls fell to 3-5-1 and 1-2 in NWC action with the defeat.

Sami Scoles netted a hat trick to pace the victors, who led 4-0 at halftime. Scoles scored in the sixth, 34th and 50th minutes. Her last goal was assisted by Jordan Schweingruber.


BHS volleyball loses to Crestview in 3 sets

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Bluffton varsity volleyball team lost in straight sets to Crestview Thursday night in a Northwest Conference battle between two of the league leaders.

The 25-10, 25-15, 25-13 loss dropped the Bluffton record to 9-3 and 2-1 in the NWC. Crestview improved to 7-5 and 4-0 in NWC play with the victory.


BHS tennis 4-1 loss to Upper Sandusky

By Cort Reynolds

The visiting Bluffton High School girls tennis team lost 4-1 to Upper Sandusky 
Thursday evening, September 22.

The Pirate record dropped to 3-11 with the defeat.

Junior Brooke Camper posted the lone Pirate win at first singles by rallying to win a three-set battle. Camper beat senior Lauren Schoenberger 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.

The sophomore duo of Brooklyn Moser and Kaleigh Coffman lost a tough match at second doubles 6-4, 7-6 (9-7 tiebreaker).