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Where in the world is The Beacon?

29-11-2015 Hits:250

Here Chris Bodnar brought his Beacon to Bend, Oregon. In the background is Pilot Butte. Has your Beacon traveled somewhere with you? Send your photo to Jasmine at editor@thebeacon.net.

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Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery

28-11-2015 Hits:500

Chris Redfern at Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery. “Three years ago Kim and I walked through buildings in downtown Port Clinton, Catawba Island Township and Marblehead. People thought my...

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Snoochy Poochy

27-11-2015 Hits:247

Amanda Linton, left, and her daughter, Joey, out in front of the Snoochy Poochy. Amanda Linton, owner of Snoochy Poochy, has always worked with animals. Her mother owned a boarding kennel...

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Redskin girls’ basketball winter camp for grades K-4

The Port Clinton Lady Redskins Basketball Program will be hosting a winter camp for girls in grades K-4 on Saturdays during the months of December and January.  The sessions will take place from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bataan Memorial Elementary School.  Camp sessions will be held on the following dates:  December 6, 13, 20, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

The cost for the winter camp is $10 and each participant will receive a t-shirt.  Learning about the game of basketball and practicing basic skills (as well as having fun!) will be the focus of the camps. 

Registration forms can be found online at pccsd.net under the News section.  Please return the form to the school office by November 30.  Questions may be directed to Kurt Heilmann at 419-734-4448 (ext. 3115) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Please make checks payable to “Port Clinton City Schools.”


Redskin hoopsters lead area AAU team to victory

Ohio Ballistics, left to right: Assistant Coach Tom Michael, Carter Rumball, Grant McConnell, Bryce Ernsthausen, Lucas Michael, Tytan Rumball, Shane Miller, Derek Dryfuse, Jordan Kreglow, Clay Dryfuse, Coach Eric Rumball, and, in front, ball boy Blake Michael.

Brothers Carter and Tytan Rumball helped the Ohio Ballistics AAU basketball team to a 5-0 record and tournament victory at the 21st Annual Cougar Classic in Columbus on March 23. The Ohio Ballistics is composed of players from area high schools including Fremont Ross, Fremont St. Joe, Gibsonburg, Bellevue, Port Clinton, and Tiffin Columbian.


Boys basketball head coach needed at PCHS

The Port Clinton City School District is in need of a Head Boys Basketball Coach to replace Coach Troy Diels. Coach Diels is resigning from his coaching position after nine years at the helm but will remain with the district as PCMS Assistant Principal.

Limited teaching positions may also be available.

The Port Clinton City School District is a district of approximately 1800 students located on the shores of Lake Erie.  In 2013, the District completed a construction project to build state-of-the-art schools, funded by the generosity of the community. The new school includes Bataan Memorial Elementary Campus (Primary PK-2 and Intermediate Grades 3-5), a New Middle School (grades 6-8) on the high school campus and one high school (9-12).  More information is available online at www.pccsd.net.

Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and references no later than April 21, 2014, to Port Clinton High School, Attn: Mr. Rick Dominick, Athletic Director, 821 S. Jefferson Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452.

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