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Main Street Port Clinton names award rec…

27-02-2015 Hits:97 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Main Street Port Clinton names award recipients

Main Street Port Clinton is proud to announce the 2014 Volunteer of the Year is Dana Bacak-Lynd and the 2014 Business of the Year is the Clinton House.   Each year...

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Lake Erie, even when frozen, calls to fi…

26-02-2015 Hits:693 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Lake Erie, even when frozen, calls to fishermen

  Photo submitted by Brian Thomas. Looking out onto the lake on a clear day, little dots are spread across the horizon line. Ice fisherman have made their shanty villages. This is...

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Burning Snowman makes Port Clinton a hot…

26-02-2015 Hits:352 Entertainment  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burning Snowman makes Port Clinton a hot destination this weekend

They wanna build a snowman. Matt Ritter and Lenny Kromer build the frame for the 20’ tall snowman that will go up in flame this Saturday at Lagoon Saloon. Burning Snowman...

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Rockets stop the bleeding with key win

After losing in the first game, Oak Harbor rebounded to defeat Lima Central Catholic, 65-53, and finished third at the Lima McDonald's Holiday Classic.

The Rockets, who lost to the host, Lima Bath, in the first game, jumped out to a 14-11 lead and held a 25-21 advantage at halftime before slowly pulling away. Holding a 39-34 lead midway thru the third quarter, Oak Harbor finished the game on a 26-19 run to put the Thunderbirds away.

Andrea Cecil, who battled a knee injury, led the way with 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Maddy Rathbun contributed with 15 points and eight boards.

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Sunday fun open swim at Oak Harbor High School

B-C-S Schools is pleased to announce new times for Sunday Fun Open Swim at the Oak Harbor High School Pool for all B-C-S students, families, and community members starting on January 11.  Racquet ball courts will also be open to adults during these times.   The pool and racquet ball courts will be open on the following Sundays from 2 until 4 p.m. January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; and March 1.  Additional dates may be added on the district website (bcssd.com) if the district gets a good response.  

Pool admission cost to be paid at the door for B-C-S students is only $1, and B-C-S adults will be $2.  Racquet ball courts will be open to B-C-S adults only for an additional charge of $2 (limit 4 per court).   A lifeguard and site director will be on site to ensure safety.   Please note that these Sunday Fun times will be cancelled if Ottawa County is on a Level One or Level Two Emergency as announced by the Ottawa County Sherriff.  

Please call the B-C-S Board of Education office at 419-898-6210 with any questions.

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Rockets put up a fight in loss to St. Mary CC

After rallying from a 15-point deficit to tie the score late in the fourth quarter, the Oak Harbor Rockets watched as St. Mary Central Catholic finished the game with a flurry as the Panthers won, 70-62, in non-conference action.

With the score tied at 60, SMCC’s Trent Zimmerson, who led all scorers with 27 points, hit Trevor Fitzthum on a long outlet pass that Fitzthum converted into a layup, accounting for the winning basket with1:36 to play. From there, the Panthers (7-1) would score eight more points from the free-throw line to close out the game.

Zimmerman scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, and teammate Melvin Jackson finished with 19. 

Playing without leading scorer DeShawn Johnson hurt the Rockets (1-5), who were outscored, 20-8, in the first quarter. Oak Harbor then slowly chipped away, cutting the deficit to 32-25 at halftime. 

The third quarter saw the Rockets battle back from a double-digit deficit twice before finishing the quarter on a 7-4 run to cut the deficit to 50-43. They did it again in the fourth quarter when, down 60-52, Oak Harbor went on an 8-0 run and tied it on a steal and a layup by Isiah Jefferson.

Tyler Sievert led Oak Harbor with 19 points, Paul Shay scored 16, including four 3-pointers, and Jefferson chipped in with 14.

Oak Harbor Girls Basketball
Perkins 41, Oak Harbor 39

Despite trailing for most of the second half, Perkins played well when it counted most, rallying to defeat Oak Harbor, 41-39, in Sandusky Bay Conference action.

After falling behind 27-18 with 2:11 remaining in the third quarter, the Pirates went on a 16-5 lead to take the lead for good at 34-32 on two free throws by Haylee Darr.

Perkins pushed the lead to 38-32 before the Rockets rallied, cutting the deficit to 41-39 before Emma Barney misfired on a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Darr led the Pirates with 13 points, Emily Wagner chipped in with 12 and Hailee Smith finished with 11.

Oak Harbor’s Andrea Cecil led all scorers with 15 points and Emma Bergman chipped in with 12.

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