Port Clinton News

Bataan Intermediate students earn Reading Olympic medals

Bataan Memorial Intermediate students in Mrs. Karen Roberts classroom completed in the Reading Olympics. Medalists included, left to right: Anthony Aukerman, Ethan Luma, Kennedy Adkins, Zach Adkins, Ashton Fisher, Sydney Moore and Tegan Allison. Not pictured is Camden Riggs.

In keeping with the theme of the Winter Olympics, students in Mrs. Karen Roberts’ Grade four classroom at Bataam Memorial Intermediate School in Port Clinton just completed the Reading Olympics. Students followed the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and took part in a reading challenge. Choosing from a list of books or selecting their own book in their reading level, students earned medals based on the number of pages they read. Gold medalists read over 1,000 pages in 17 days; Silver Medalists, 750 pages; and Bronze medalists, 500 pages in 17 days.  

Mrs. Roberts presented students completing the reading challenge with medals. Gold Medalists were Sydney Moore and Tegan Allison. Silver Medalists were Ashton Fisher and Camden Riggs. Bronze Medalists were Anthony Aukerman, Zach Adkins, Ethan Luma and Kennedy Adkins.


Kentucky Wounded Heroes coming to shores of Lake Erie

Kentucky Wounded Heroes is holding a three-day walleye fishing experience June 26-28 on the shores of Lake Erie. The event offers Kentucky's uniformed members of the United States Armed Forces, law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical responders who have been injured in the line of duty the opportunity to fish, relax, and enjoy the natural healing resources that the lake has to offer. About 65 heroes are expected to participate this year, along with a number of volunteers. In addition to fishing the Great Lake, the group will tour Put-in-Bay and hold a wrap-up party at Tall Timbers Campground.

Sponsors and volunteers are needed to help with the event.  Anyone interested in making a donation, volunteering, or wanting additional information about the event or the Kentucky Wounded Heroes can contact Joe Hein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Joe Stelzer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit


Spring Training Day for PC youth baseball & softball

  • Published in Sports

The Spring Training Camps are scheduled for all registrants in the Port Clinton Youth Baseball and Softball Association Program. Girls Softball Spring Training Day Camp is Sunday, March 9, in the Port Clinton High School Main Gym. North Coast Travel League is noon–1:30pm; 11 and Under House League is 1:30–3 p.m.

Boys Baseball Spring Training Day Camp is on Sunday, March 16, at the PCHS Main Gym. Separate sessions by age groups are as follows: ages 7-8, noon–1 p.m.; ages 9-10, 12:30–1:30 p.m.; ages 11–12, 1:30–2:30 p.m.; ages 13–14, 2:30–3:30 p.m.  

Volunteers are still needed to help with registration, organize equipment, coordinate umpires, help with concessions, coach and sponsor. For further information contact Carolynn Snyder at 419.357.2678.

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