Oak Harbor's run ends in the state semifinal

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and sadly Oak Harbor found that out Tuesday night as Gates Mills Hawken defeated the Rockets, 4-1, in a Division III State Semifinal at Cedar Point Stadium in Sandusky.

Throughout much of the match, the Hawks (16-1-5) utilized their speed and were able to consistently push the ball into the Oak Harbor zone, scoring two goals in each half to take a 2-0 before the Rockets rallied to cut the deficit in half on a goal by Alexa Weis with 12:10 remaining in the first half.


Democrats sweep PC Council races

Democrat: (L to R) Gabe Below (running in Ward 4), Margaret Phillips (running in Ward 3), Cole Hatfield (running for auditor), Mayor Vince Leone, Ron Aukerman (running in Ward 1) and Linda Hartlaub, president of council.


Enderle family gathering to honor their departed veterans

Lt. Robert Enderle

After 10:30 a.m. Mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Sunday, Nov. 10, members of the Enderle family from as far away as Columbus, Michigan and Alabama will gather at Veteran’s Park in Port Clinton for a special ceremony. They will be placing memorial bricks in the park for not one, but two of their family who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the U.S. military.


Lakers finish season with win over Hilltop

Danbury's Cooper Eller blocks as James Dorko kicks this extra point after a touchdown against Hilltop
Photos from John Kozak

The Danbury Lakers completed their season with a much-needed victory over West Unity Hilltop on Friday, defeating the Cadets, 38-35 to finish the season with a 3-7 record.

After playing well for much of the season’s first four games and earning a 2-2 record, Danbury fell on hard times, losing five consecutive games before finishing off the year with a victory.


Oak Harbor defeats Margaretta to finish at 5-5

Margaretta fought ‘til the finish, but in the end Oak Harbor's size and physicality were too much as the Rockets defeated the Polar Bears, 35-14, on Friday night in Sandusky Bay Conference action at Rocket Stadium in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor established control from the beginning, scoring on the game's second play from scrimmage when running back Andrew Heberling scored from 71 yards out to make it 6-0 before Jourdan Maguire, who converted on all five of his PATs, kicked the extra point to give the Rockets a 7-0 advantage. On the touchdown, Heberling ran through a big hole on the right side before dashing to the right sideline and outrunning the Margaretta defenders for the score.


Redskins honor Kohlman in final game

Team Devin
Photos by Bill Migala

During times like these, we truly realize what’s important in life.

As most of you probably know by now, 13-year-old Devin Kohlman is battling cancer. The good folks of Ottawa County, specifically Port Clinton, have shown their support for the young man. In fact, according to The News Herald, $2,234.97 was raised at the game by people sitting in the stands. Eryn Nason, a senior cheerleader for the ‘Skins, organized the event, known as the “Dash for Cash.”


Salvation Army events

Coats for Families

The Salvation Army "Coats for Families" Program has started. Coats for people of all sizes and ages are at the Sutton Center office at 1854 E. Perry Street, Suite 800, Port Clinton. Currently, there is a need of kids coats for all ages and sizes.


Pumpkin Math at Bataan Memorial Primary Elementary

Second grade students Carson Miller, Tabitha Duncan, and Alexa Taylor anxiously wait to see the inside of their pumpkin during Bataan Memorial Primary’s Pumpkin Math event on Oct. 31.

Grade 2 at Bataan Memorial Primary Elementary held their Annual Pumpkin Math event on Thursday, Oct. 31.  Every second grade classroom gathered in the Bataan cafeteria and, with the help of numerous volunteers, worked in small groups to complete the fun lesson. Together they measured and weighed their pumpkins, estimated then counted the number of seeds, and finally carved their group's pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern. This fun, holiday math activity reinforced skills of estimation, place value, weight and measurement.


Port Clinton Boys U10 Soccer team headed to state tournament

Port Clinton Boys U10 Soccer team. Left to right, top row: Andrew Hanson, TJ Patterson, Tyler Webb, Christian Meyer, CJ Chasteen, Emmett Gillman, Patrick Huskey. Bottom row: Brandon Brough, Christian Kolodziejczyk, Logan Dale, Nathen Lukac. Coaches, not pictured: Abby and Steve Lukac. 

The Port Clinton Boys U10 (under 10 years old) soccer team is heading to the Ohio area state tournament in Cincinnati. They will play on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. The team was runner-up in the ESSL Tournament in Elmore. They are sponsored by Dana Stahl CPA Inc.

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