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Bassitt qualifies for 400m hurdles at World Championships

Bluffton High School grad Trevor Bassitt has qualified for the 2022 World Championships in the 400 meter hurdles. He placed second at the USATF Outdoor Championships on June 26, running a personal best of 47.47 seconds. Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Rai Benjamin came in first with a blazing 47.04.

Coverage of the USATF Outdoor Championships was broadcast on NBC, which tweeted the race HERE.

Bassitt was interviewed by CITIUS MAG, where he talks about the race and still being unsponsored. Watch the interview at


Bassitt advances to finals at Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships

Bluffton High School grad Trevor Bassitt advances to the June 26 finals in the 400m hurdles at the Toyota USATF Outdoor Championships, running a time of 48.38 seconds.

Bassitt will run at 4:14 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 on NBC. The top three finishers at this event will run at the World Outdoor Championships in July in Eugene, Oregon.



In-person Bluffton High School sports meeting July 25

Bluffton Schools students in grades 7-12 who want to play a fall sport should attend the 7:00 p.m. meeting on Monday, July 25 at Bluffton High School. This is the required OHSAA Fall Sport Player/Parent Meeting.

This meeting for all fall sport athletes in grades 7-12 who want to participate in a fall sport and a parent. In addition, the physical exam form and medical eligibility form must be completed by a physician and uploaded to Final Forms at

You may print the forms by going to: 


Sardines win home swim meet vs. Van Wert

With power restored following severe storms that occurred after Monday night's meet, the Bluffton Sardines hosted the Van Wert YMCA Marlins in Western Ohio Aquatics League (WOAL) competition on Thursday, June 16.

The Sardines won the combined event with a score of 929-199 and won the boys and girls meets.

Top Bluffton swimmers with four first place finishes in individual competition were Roman Shank, Camden Verb and Riley Verb. Swimmers with three first place finishes were Madelyn Agner, Ethan Roby and Madelyn Sterret.


Youth soccer registration for fall 2022 is open

The Bluffton Soccer Club registration is now open for the Fall 2022 season. Players with birth years 2008-2016 may register for participation with the youth soccer club.

Register at

The deadline to register players is July 14, 2022.


Sardines strong in first 2022 home WOAL meet

With thunderstorms expected and the air thick with humidity, the Bluffton Sardines hosted the Kenton Stingrays in Western Ohio Aquatics League (WOAL) competition on Monday, June 13 at the Bluffton Community Pool, 205 Snider Rd.

Bluffton won the home meet 896-293 and is scheduled to host Van Wert at home on Thursday, June 16.

A full listing of event results are attached below.


  • Bluffton Swim Team - 896
  • Kenton Area Swim Team - 293