OH boys fall to Edison, 44-39

The Rockets lost a nail-biter, falling, 44-39, to Edison.

The Chargers took a 16-14 lead after the first quarter, held a 28-26 advantage at halftime and 31-28 after three quarters. 

Andy Rathbun led all scorers with 16 points and Tate Haar chipped in with six. Luke Frankboner and Chris Laughlin led the Chargers with 14 pints apiece and Clay Goodwin chipped in with eight. 

Oak Harbor, which is now 4-11 overall and 0-9 in the SBC, hosts Tiffin Columbian and Huron this week.


Rocket girls win eighth straight game

The Rockets jumped out to a 12-point lead after the first quarter and slowly built a lead in their defeat of Huron, 53-24.

Oak Harbor, which is now 12-2 overall and 8-1 in the Sandusky Bay Conference, took a 20-8 lead after the first quarter and pushed the advantage to 31-10 at halftime.

Andrea Cecil had 24 points and Maddy Rathbun, Athena Eli and Allie Kuhn finished with six points apiece.

Jessica Carroll had eight points to lead the Tigers.


Ottawa County Health Department holds Saturday Flu Clinic

The Ottawa County Health Department is holding a special Saturday Flu Clinic on Jan. 25 from 8a.m.–12 p.m. Appointments are preferred, however, walk-ins are welcome. Flu season is now upon us so it is important to take the proactive approach of getting vaccinated and it’s not too late. Everyone from the age of six months and older needs a flu shot. Call 419-734-6800 today to get yours. The cost is $22 each and the health department will bill Medicaid and Medicare for individuals who bring their current card to their appointment.


An A Cappella Showcase at PCHS Performing Arts Center Sunday

Port Clinton High School’s A Cappella group, Touch of Class, is hosting a concert this Sunday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center.  The concert An A Cappella Showcase will feature Touch of Class and Jacket Company from New Riegel High School. Tickets are $5 with all proceeds to benefit both high school a cappella groups. Tickets may be purchased at the Performing Arts Center prior to the performance.


Oak Harbor K of C to sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2014 K of C Youth Basketball Free Throw Championship. The Oak Harbor Knights of Columbus Council No. 1944 are sponsoring the competition, to be held Monday, Jan. 27, at St. Boniface Catholic School Gym. Doors open at 6 p.m. for registration/shoot-around with competition beginning at 7 p.m

All contestants are recognized for their participation and there is no entry fee. Boys and girls 9 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will compete in their respective age divisions (age eligibility is determined on Jan. 1), with winners progressing through local, district, regional, and state competitions.


Magruder Hospital Charity Ball

Front Seated: Chairs of the event, Richard & Kathy Durflinger. Standing L-R: Linda Slauterbeck, Kelly Biggert, Greg & Sue Deerhake, Co-Chairs Sandy & Ron Weiner. Not pictured: Jen & Nick Marsico, Keith Slauterbeck and John Biggert.

The Magruder Hospital Foundation's 60th Annual Charity Ball will take patrons back to their high school prom. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the charity ball committee will transform the Catawba Island Club into "Prom Nite, A Night to Remember."  

"People who come to the charity ball this year should expect an evening that will take them back to their high school prom. From the decorations and entertainment to the little surprises, like electing a prom king and queen, it promises to be a fun event," says Kathy Durflinger, Magruder's Vice President of Nursing, who is chairing the event along with her husband, Richard. 


Laker girls stand at 7-6 entering stretch run

Despite taking an early lead, Danbury ultimately sputtered and lost, 46-26, in Toledo Area Athletic Conference action to Ottawa Hills last week.

The Lakers led 11-9 after one quarter and trailed 22-17 at halftime but fell apart in the second half as they were outscored 24-9.

Erin Lavelle led Danbury (7-6, 4-3 TAAC) with eight points and Megan Stephens, Katie Almendinger and Stephanie Kukay finished with four points apiece.

The Green Bears got 14 points from Allie Dewire and 13 from Olivia VanSlooten.

Danbury travels to Old Fort and Maumee Valley CD this week.


Danbury boys fall to Lakota, Gibsonburg

Ultimately, a poor performance in the first quarter did Danbury in as they fell, 57-45, to Lakota in non-conference action last weekend.The Raiders took an 11-0 lead after the first quarter and used that to their advantage to defeat the Lakers. 

James Dorko and Hunter Stinchcomb led Danbury (2-11) with 10 points apiece and Dominic Manuella had nine points while Caleb Gerber chipped in with seven.

Lakota (5-9) got 17 points apiece from Colin Timmons and Josh Kirkpatrick.

Gibsonburg 78, Danbury 34

The Lakers got behind early and fell to Gibsonburg, 78-34, in Toledo Area Athletic Conference action on Friday.The Golden Bears jumped out to a 24-4 lead after one quarter and grabbed a stranglehold in their TAAC contest with the Lakers. 

Dominic Manuella led Danbury with nine points and Caleb Gerber finished with four points and nine rebounds.The Lakers are currently 1-5 in the league.

Gibsonburg, which improved to 9-2 overall and 4-2 in the league with the win, got 12 points from Jordan Kreglow and Andy Burmeister and Adam Copley finished with 10 points apiece.

This Friday, Danbury travels to Toledo to face Emmanuel Christian (3-7, 1-5 TAAC) and on Tuesday hosts Ottawa Hills (9-1, 6-0 TAAC), one of the top teams in the area.


Port Clinton boys edge Oak Harbor, 51-46

PC's Nathan Stubblefield drives the lane against Oak Harbor last Friday

The Redskins jumped out to a 21-10 lead after the first quarter before an injury to Nathan Stubblefield allowed the Rockets to get back into the game. 

Oak Harbor outscored Port Clinton, 12-4, in the second quarter to cut the deficit to 25-22 and kept it close before the ‘Skins (5-8, 2-7 SBC) pulled away.

Stubblefield later returned and played sparingly, but did finish with 21 points to lead all scorers. Drew Fodor helped to pace Port Clinton with 10 points. Deshawn Johnson led the Rockets with 15 points and Andy Rathbun chipped in with nine.


PC girls beat St. Mary CC, 56-31

Emily Ashley leads the pack to score

The ‘Skins controlled this one throughout in their defeat of the winless Panthers. Port Clinton, which is now 11-3 overall and 7-2 in the SBC, got 12 points apiece from Tiffany Colston and Emily Ashley, nine points from Hannah Weaver and seven from Hope Thorbahn.

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