Bluffton Pirates

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Official Athletic Website | BlufftonPirates.com

Address: 106 W. College Avenue, Bluffton, OH 45817
Principal: Mike Minnig
Athletic Director: Alex Hanna | Office Phone: 419-358-7941 x3005Email

Map to Bluffton Schools

Team Schedules

Bluffton NWC Championships

Academic Team (12): 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00, 99, 97, 95, 92, 89
Baseball (2): 14, 10
Boys Basketball (4): 22, 00, 99, 58
Girls Basketball (7): 19, 05, 00, 99, 97, 96, 95
Boys Cross Country (4): 91, 84, 82, 72
Football (14): 05, 04, 00, 99, 98, 96, 91, 76, 75, 74, 69, 66, 58, 56
Golf (16): 19, 14, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 99, 85, 84, 83, 82, 77, 76, 73, 72
Boys Soccer (9): 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15
Girls Soccer (6): 23, 22, 20, 17, 16, 13
Softball (1): 19
Boys Track (19): 17, 11, 06, 97, 96, 94, 92, 90, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 79, 77, 70, 68, 67
Girls Track (6): 09, 97, 94, 87, 86, 80
Volleyball (2): 06, 81
Wrestling (3): 07, 05, 04

Bluffton State Appearances

State Championships
2008 Boys Track & Field Division III State Team Championship
1981 Wrestling Class A State Team Championship

State Runner-Up
2000 Girls Basketball Division III State Runner-Up
1997 Girls Track & Field Division III State Team Runner-Up
1994 Boys Track & Field Division III State Team Runner-Up
1991 Football Division V State Runner-Up
1985 Boys Track & Field Class A State Team Runner-Up
1978 Boys Track & Field Class A State Team Runner-Up
1929 Boys Basketball Class B State Runner-Up

State Semifinalists
2006 Boys Track & Field Division III 3rd Place
2005 Boys Track & Field Division III 4th Place
2005 Wrestling Division III 3rd Place
2003 Girls Track & Field Division III 4th Place
1999 Girls Basketball Division III State Semifinalist
1942 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1940 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1937 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist
1931 Boys Basketball State Semifinalist

Individual State Championships/Qualifiers

Girls State Track Individual Champions

NameEventTime/Throw/JumpYear
Bonnie Stratton2002008
Bonnie Stratton1002008
Bonnie Stratton2002007
Caity MatterDiscus149-62000
Caity MatterShot Put43-112000
Caity MatterDiscus142-111999
Caity MatterShot Put42 2-1/21999
Ann Stechschulte160005:08.71997
Ann StechschulteHigh Jump5"6'1997
Ann Stechschulte80002:16.61996
Julie Friesen80002:19.11988
Juleen MatterDiscus134-71980
Juleen MatterDiscus128-41979

Wrestling State Champions

NameYear(s)
Josh Faulk2005
Justin Shannon2005
Brian Edwards1989
Mark Falk1982
Steve Smith1982
Mark Falk1981
Mark Falk1980
Tom Falk1977

Wrestling State Qualifiers

NamesYear(s)
Lucas Freeman2009
Tyler Rayl2008, 2009
Jesse Herr2008
Kyle Begg2007, 2008, 2009
Zach Dower2006, 2007
Ben Doty2005
Shane Shockey2005, 2006
Nick Nowlan2004, 2005
Josh Shannon2004, 2005
Josh Faulk2004, 2005
Clint Strickland2004, 2005
Matt Nuzum2003
Mitchell Kleman2003, 2004
Jeff Queen2002
Jason Harmon2002
Dan Gratz2002, 2003
Garret Weyer2001, 2003
Brandon Martin2001, 2002
Jeremiah Weyer2000
Travis Kelman1999, 2000
Rick Orr1997
Darin Moser1990
Brian Edwards1988, 1989
Randy Napier1986
Greg Staley1986, 1987
Travis Douce1986, 1988
Ben Edwards1984
Ray Ruggley1983
John Cramer1982
Matt Dawson1982
Steve Smith1981, 1982
Don Mathewson1981
Bill Edwards1981
John Shannon1980, 1981
Mark Falk1980, 1981, 1982
Jerry Alt1979, 1980
Ken Aller1979, 1980
Mike Nuzum1978, 1979
Randy Strahm1977
Tom Falk1976, 1977, 1978
Mark Albright1976
Delmer Nuzum1975

Girls Gymnastics State Champions

NameEventYear
Kelly StoverUneven Bars1983
Brandie HarveyFloor Exercise1992

News & Scores

2023-24 NWC Girls Basketball All-Conference Teams

NWC Player of the Year: Lyv Lindeman – Delphos Jefferson
NWC Coach of the Year: Denise Lindeman – Delphos Jefferson

1st Team
Lyv Lindeman – 12 – Guard – Delphos Jefferson
Cali Gregory – 12 – Guard – Crestview
Lauryn Auchmuty – 11 – Guard – Columbus Grove
Rilynn Jones – 11 – Guard – Allen East
Savana Brooks – 10 – Forward – Allen East
Ava Henry – 12 – Guard – Leipsic

2nd Team
Ayla Grandey – 11 – Center – Bluffton
Keira Breese – 10 – Guard – Lincolnview
Heidi Keller – 12 – Guard – Spencerville
Ellie Kline – 11 – Guard – Crestview
Nicole Nesby – 10 – Forward – Columbus Grove

Honorable Mention
Lauren French – 12 – Post – Delphos Jefferson
Myia Etzler – 12 – Forward – Crestview
Clara Goecke – 10 – Guard – Spencerville
Kaci Gregory – 9 – Guard – Crestview
Olivia Burkhart – 12 – Guard – Ada
Emerson Walker – 11 – Guard – Lincolnview
Kyrstin Moore – 12 – Forward – Delphos Jefferson
Briley Cook – 9 – Post – Spencerville
Maddey Burris – 12 – Guard – Delphos Jefferson
Soraya Jackson – 12 – Post – Allen East
Leah Kirkendall – 12 – Guard – Leipsic
Aubrey Young – 12 – Guard – Allen East
Kendal Palte – 10 – Forward – Columbus Grove
Josie Kulwicki – 11 – Guard – Crestview
Addysen Stevens – 12 – Guard – Lincolnview
Blair Utendorf – 10 – Forward – Bluffton

2024 NWC Wrestling Tournament

2024 NWC Wrestling Tournament at Ada
1. Columbus Grove 286.5, 2. Allen East 263, 3. Bluffton 212.5, 4. Crestview 142, 5. Spencerville 138, 6. Ada 93, 7. Lincolnview 83, 8. Delphos Jefferson 34

Complete Results | Placers | Brackets

Individual NWC Tournament Champions
113: Aizik Myers 12, Allen East
120: Branden Cross 9, Bluffton
126: Gavin Grubb 12, Crestview
132: Boat Thompson 11, Columbus Grove
138: Joey Sawyer 12, Lincolnview
144: Jordan Neal 9, Allen East
150: Clayton McClain 12, Ada
157: Trenton Gatchell 12, Allen East
165: Kyle Lathrop 12, Columbus Grove
175: Braylen Paxson 9, Allen East
190: Kyle Basil 12, Bluffton
215: Brogan Paxson 12, Allen East
285: Kyden Culbertson 11, Allen East

February 17th, 2024|Categories: Ada, Allen East, Bluffton, Columbus Grove, Crestview, Delphos Jefferson, Lincolnview, NWC, Scores, Spencerville, Wrestling|Tags: |

2024 OHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament Brackets

Division III
Northwest 3 – Sectional/District
2. Spencerville, 5. Bluffton, 8. Columbus Grove, 9. Allen East

Division IV
Northwest 2 – Sectional/District
5. Crestview, 7. Leipsic, 9. Delphos Jefferson, 12. Lincolnview

Northwest 4 – Sectional/District
13. Ada

2024 OHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Brackets

Division III
Northwest 3 – Sectional/District
2. Allen East, 3. Delphos Jefferson, 10. Bluffton

Division IV
Northwest 4 – Sectional/District
1. Crestview

Northwest 5 – Sectional/District
2. Columbus Grove, 5. Lincolnview, 6. Leipsic

Northwest 6 – Sectional/District
5. Spencerville, 7. Ada

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