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Where in the world is The Beacon?

29-11-2015 Hits:249

Here Chris Bodnar brought his Beacon to Bend, Oregon. In the background is Pilot Butte. Has your Beacon traveled somewhere with you? Send your photo to Jasmine at editor@thebeacon.net.

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Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery

28-11-2015 Hits:494

Chris Redfern at Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery. “Three years ago Kim and I walked through buildings in downtown Port Clinton, Catawba Island Township and Marblehead. People thought my...

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Snoochy Poochy

27-11-2015 Hits:242

Amanda Linton, left, and her daughter, Joey, out in front of the Snoochy Poochy. Amanda Linton, owner of Snoochy Poochy, has always worked with animals. Her mother owned a boarding kennel...

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Oak Harbor boys defeat Port Clinton, first time in nine years

By Yaneek Smith

Behind 20 points from senior forward Austin Wiegand, Oak Harbor defeated Port Clinton, 52-46, to win their first game over the Redskins since 2003.

After Port Clinton took a 20-19 lead into the half, the Rockets outscored the ‘Skins, 33-26, in the second half to take control of the game.

Greg Haar and A.J. Cecil scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, to help pace Oak Harbor (1-1, 1-0 SBC).

Nathan Stubblefied led Port Clinton with 17 points and Brock Moore finished with eight.


Lake 51, Oak Harbor 32

Despite being tied early in the third quarter, the Rockets were outscored by 19 points during the latter stages of the second half in their 51-32 non-conference loss to Lake.

Jared Rettig led the Flyers (3-0) with 13 points and power forward Jayce Vancena chipped in with 12 points.

Haar led the Rockets with 14 points and Wiegand finished with six.


Danbury Lakers to play at the Q

The Danbury Varsity Boys Basketball team will be playing a game this year at Quicken Loans Arena against Lakota High School. The game is Saturday, Feb.9, In order for the Lakers team to play at the Q, tickets are being sold for the CAVS game that night against the Denver Nuggets at $25 for upper seating and $45 for lower seating. In order to attend the high school game you must have a CAVS ticket. 

The boys teams will play at 2:15 p.m. and then the CAVS-Nuggets game is at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now in the Danbury Schools Athletic Office. 

The form can also be found on the school website at www.ihigh.com/school23664/index.html. Deadline for payment is Friday, Jan.11, 2013. 


Coach Hammond Retiring From Redskin Football

Toby Hammond announced last week he will retire from coaching football, something he has done for the last twenty-five years. The last nine years were as the Head Football Coach of the Port Clinton Redskins. 

While most coaches are judged by wins and losses, there is one thing for certain, the Redskins are better than they were nine years ago. Coach Hammond led the team to become more competitive and some games were just a play or two away from victory.

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