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Compassionate Friends hold candle light …

19-12-2014 Hits:51 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Compassionate Friends hold candle light vigil

On Sunday, December 14, at 7 p.m., people around the world lit candles to remember children who were taken too soon. The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle lighting is in its...

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Red Horse donates toys to Salvation Army

18-12-2014 Hits:107 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Red Horse donates toys to Salvation Army

Joseph Hall, Adam Whitaker, Molly Irwin, toy coordinator Heather Stouffer, Casey Vaughn and Salvation Army director Maureen Saponari. Members of the Red Horse Squadron donated toys to the Salvation Army on...

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Wreaths Across Ottawa County

18-12-2014 Hits:134 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Wreaths Across Ottawa County

Catawba Island Cemetery Wreaths Across America CeremonyPhoto by John Schaffner On Saturday, December 13, at 11 a.m., six cemeteries spanning across the county held ceremonies honoring fallen veterans. The ceremonies were...

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Lakers finish season with win over Hilltop

Danbury's Cooper Eller blocks as James Dorko kicks this extra point after a touchdown against Hilltop
Photos from John Kozak

The Danbury Lakers completed their season with a much-needed victory over West Unity Hilltop on Friday, defeating the Cadets, 38-35 to finish the season with a 3-7 record.

After playing well for much of the season’s first four games and earning a 2-2 record, Danbury fell on hard times, losing five consecutive games before finishing off the year with a victory.

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Oak Harbor defeats Margaretta to finish at 5-5

Margaretta fought ‘til the finish, but in the end Oak Harbor's size and physicality were too much as the Rockets defeated the Polar Bears, 35-14, on Friday night in Sandusky Bay Conference action at Rocket Stadium in Oak Harbor.

Oak Harbor established control from the beginning, scoring on the game's second play from scrimmage when running back Andrew Heberling scored from 71 yards out to make it 6-0 before Jourdan Maguire, who converted on all five of his PATs, kicked the extra point to give the Rockets a 7-0 advantage. On the touchdown, Heberling ran through a big hole on the right side before dashing to the right sideline and outrunning the Margaretta defenders for the score.

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Redskins honor Kohlman in final game

Team Devin
Photos by Bill Migala

During times like these, we truly realize what’s important in life.

As most of you probably know by now, 13-year-old Devin Kohlman is battling cancer. The good folks of Ottawa County, specifically Port Clinton, have shown their support for the young man. In fact, according to The News Herald, $2,234.97 was raised at the game by people sitting in the stands. Eryn Nason, a senior cheerleader for the ‘Skins, organized the event, known as the “Dash for Cash.”

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