(11-11-22) It had been 34 years since Bluffton won a football sectional title, that streak ended when the Tigers knocked off Eastbrook last Friday 42-35. Tonight they will take on Ft. Wayne Bishop Luers in Ft. Wayne for the Regional Championship…the Knights beat Eastside 35-21 to advance to play Bluffton.

While Bluffton will be playing in just its 2nd Regional Championship, Bishop Luers will be playing in its 21st

21Fort Wayne Bishop Luers1983 (2A), 1985 (2A), 1986 (2A), 1989 (2A), 1991 (2A), 1992 (2A), 1993 (2A), 1996 (2A), 1999 (2A), 2000 (2A), 2001 (2A), 2002 (2A), 2007 (2A), 2009 (2A), 2010 (2A), 2011 (2A), 2012 (2A), 2014 (3A), 2018 (3A), 2020 (2A), 2022 (2A)

The winner advances to the Semi-State game, one game before the title game next week.

COMPLETE Class 2A Bracket

Add to all of this is a feel-good story about a young man from the Ukraine who has turned out to be a big part of the Tigers success.

1988 Season was very special, that was the last Bluffton team to win a sectional…including a State Semi–State game.