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Port Clinton boys tennis team falls to Wauseon and Ross

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Port Clinton boys tennis team played Wauseon in a non-conference match at home on Thursday.  The Redskins fell 3-2.  This moved Wauseon to 2-1  on the season and Port Clinton to 0-3.

Noah Cross played an excellent opponent and struggled to get things going. Jeff Griffin rallied from an early deficit and used his big forehand to rip off 10 straight games in his win.  Tristan Auxter made his 3rd singles debut and played very well while defeating Levi Rees.  Steven Kast and Joe Miller had to step up to 1st doubles due to some absences and did a commendable job at 1st doubles.  Dean Colston made his varsity debut and Cameron King joined him at 2nd doubles;, they put up a hard fought match, especially considering their lack of playing time together.

The scores were as follows:

1st Singles:  Tyler Shipley (W) def. Noah Cross (PC) 6-1, 6-1
2nd Singles:   Jeff Griffin (PC) def. Alex Wegner (W) 6-3, 6-0
3rd Singles:  Tristan Auxter (PC) def. Levi Rees (W) 6-3, 6-3
1st Doubles:  Zach Spadafore/Fernando Canales (W) def. Steven Kast/Joe Miller (PC) 6-1, 6-1
2nd Doubles:  Coling Tedrow/Derek Zimmerman (W) def. Cameron King/Dean Colston (PC) 6-4, 6-4

PC JV Winners:

Will Mercurio/Simon Shultz

The Port Clinton boys tennis team played Fremont Ross on April 9 in a non-conference match at home.  The Redskins fell 5-0.  This moved Fremont to 4-2  on the season and Port Clinton to 0-2. 

Noah Cross played an exciting match before falling in a third set tiebreaker.  Jeff Griffin battled long and hard but was outlasted in the end by Nate Rellinger.  Cameron King continued improving at 3rd singles.  The 1st doubles team played an excellent match after being down big to start.  The 2nd doubles team is still trying to navigate their way during a varsity match.

The scores were as follows:

1st Singles:  Robert Joerg (F) def. Noah Cross (PC) 6-1, 6-7, 7-6
2nd Singles:  Nate Rellinger (F) def. Jeff Griffin (PC) 6-4, 2-6, 6-3
3rd Singles:  Jonathon Alexander (F) def. Cameron King (PC) 6-4, 6-0
1st Doubles:  Conner Martin/Dylan WIlley def. Tristan Auxter/Ellis Adolph (PC)  7-5, 6-4
2nd Doubles:  Marshall Kuieck/Dylan Henry def. Steven Kast/Joe Miller 6-2, 6-0

PC JV Winners:

Dean Colston
Jacob Koch/Thomas Keville
Alex St. Leger/Corban Trick


Magruder Hospital VIP Club 2014 Trips

Magruder Hospital’s VIP Club recently announced their single-day and multi-day trips for 2014.  Flyers for all the trips can be found at the Main Lobby and Outpatient desks at the hospital.  These trips are open to the public and being a VIP Club member is not required.

On Tuesday, July 29, and Wednesday, July 30, there will be an Amish Overnight trip to Sugarcreek, OH.  Cost per person will be $294 for double occupancy.  Price includes transportation, a night’s stay in the Carlisle Inn, breakfast, lunch and dinner, tours, shopping and wine tasting.  It also includes “The Confession” musical by Beverly Lewis, live theater in the round at the Carlisle Inn. This musical is based on the Amish novels by the award-winning author. Deadline to sign up is Monday, June 9. 

On Monday, Aug.18, there will be a trip to Pittsburg, PA.  The cost is $127 per person and includes a day of cruising three rivers on the Gateway Clipper, live entertainment and lunch on-board.  Afterward there will be a guided tour of Pittsburgh and shopping at Station Square.  Deadline to sign up is Monday, July 14.

The second multi-day trip will be to Nashville, TN, Monday, Sept. 8 through Friday, Sept. 12.  Cost is $490 per person for double occupancy.  The price includes motor coach transportation, four nights lodging, four breakfasts, four dinners, two shows (Grand Ole Opry and Nashville Nightlife Theater), guided tours of Nashville and Belle Meade Plantation, admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame, admission to the Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour and a ride on the Delta Flatboats inside the Opryland Hotel.  Deadline to sign up is Tuesday, July 1.

On Friday, Oct. 24, there will be the International Tour of Cleveland part II trip.  Cost is $82 per person and includes League Park, Coventry-on-the-Heights, Kosher Grocery & Bakery, Tremont, inland lake, lunch and dessert and more.  Deadline to sign up is Friday, Sept. 19. 

On Wednesday, Nov. 19,  there will be an Oglebay Festival of Lights trip to Wheeling, WV.  Cost is $116 per person and includes the light displays, lunch, miniature train, laser light show and shopping. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Oct. 15.

For more information or to sign up for any of these trips, call Marty Willis at 419-265-2479 or Rachel Fall at 419-732-4061.


Port Clinton Easter Egg Hunt April 13

The Port Clinton Recreation Department and Champions for Children are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 13, at 1 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Children ages 12 months to 10 years old are welcome to participate. There will be candy and prizes. No registration is necessary. 

For further information, contact Jenn Porter at 419.734.5522, ext. 8.

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