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A Cappella Showcase with Touch of Class rescheduled

The “A Cappella Showcase” with Port Clinton High School’s A Cappella group, Touch of Class, that was cancelled on Sunday, Jan. 26, has been rescheduled. The Showcase will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center. The Showcase will feature Touch of Class and Jacket Company from New Riegel High School. Tickets are $5 with proceeds benefitting both schools’ a cappella groups. Tickets may be purchased at the Performing Arts Center the night of the show.

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PC boys defeat Mohawk, 73-33

Port Clinton sophomore Tytan Rumball is ahead of the back and scores a pair of fast break points against Huron. Photos by Bill Migala

Port Clinton controlled this one throughout as they led by 18 points on their way to a 73-33 victory over Mohawk in non-conference action.

The Redskins led 17-4 after one quarter and 30-12 at halftime before outscoring the Warriors, 43-21, in the second half. 

Carter Rumball led all scorers with 19 points, Nathan Stubblefield scored 12 and Tytan Rumball chipped in with 10. 

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Colston reaches 1,000 career points

Photos by Bill Migala

On a night when senior Tiffany Colston reached the 1,000-point milestone, it was defense that propelled Port Clinton to a 41-21 victory over rival Oak Harbor last week.

The Redskins, who held the Rockets to single digits in each quarter, pushed their lead from 9-8 after one quarter to 19-10 at halftime. From there, Port Clinton, which is now 16-4 overall and 10-3 in the Sandusky Bay Conference, outscored Oak Harbor, 22-11, in the second half.

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Community calendar Feb. 13-19

Thursday Feb. 13

Casmir “Ki” Jadwisiak: An Immigrant Family History
What: Recounting the Great Depression, Marines and life in Poland
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Ida Rupp Library, Port Clinton
Info: 419-732-3212 or idarupp.org

Ottawa County Board of Elections meeting
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Board of Elections office, 8444 W SR 163, Oak Harbor
Info: 419-898-3092

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Gone (ice) fishing!

Rick Ward making his way in from the lake at Catawaba Island State Park Saturday, Feb. 8

Not only has our area been busier this winter with outage workers from Davis-Besse, but the harsh winter has drawn ice fisherman to our area for the first time in years. Looking out onto the horizon of the lake amidst a sea of white, a speckling of ice shanties can be seen. According to NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, as of Feb. 10 Lake Erie had 93% ice cover. The NOAA Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System reports that the Great Lakes as a whole are 78% covered.

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Tiffany Colston’s 1000th point

Photo by Bill Migala

Tiffany Colston reached a monumental goal in her high school athletics career last Tuesday night when she scored her 1000th point. On the same night, Redskin and Rocket girls came together to help fight cancer. Selling t-shirts, 50/50 raffle tickets and having a bake sale, they together raised $616.

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Redskin bowlers second at Tiffin tournament

Both the Redskin boys and girls varsity bowling teams finished second at the Tiffin Tournament at heritage Recreation Center in Tiffin Saturday, Feb. 8.

The boys were the leading qualifier with a 3676 total for three team games and five baker games. They defeated Tiffin Columbian in the semi final Baker match then lost to tournament champion Woodmore in the Finals 2-0, losing 190-188 and 177-176. 

Darryl Trent and Caleb Conrad made the All Tournament Team with their series of 601 and 584 respectively. Trent rolled games of 225-179- 197 and Conrad 207-175-202. Kordell Blankenship rolled games of 230-195.

The Lady Redskins qualified third with a total of 3118 behind Rossford and Eastwood. They defeated Eastwood two baker games to one in the semi finals, but lost to Willard 2-1 in the championship match.

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Ki Jadwisiak: An Immigrant Family History

On Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. at Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison Street, Port Clinton, Casimir “Ki” Jadwisiak will share his family’s story and hold a book signing of his newly published book, “An Immigrant Family History”.

Casimir ''Ki'' Jadwisiak, lifetime area resident, recounts in over 50 emails to his relatives and friends, experiences and adventures of his 87 years in his newly published book, 'An Immigrant Family History’.

It all began with storytelling to his children usually at the dinner table where he told and retold stories of his youth. Following these stories, his children would often say, ''Gee Dad, I wish you would write that down.''

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