Perkins defeats Oak Harbor, 35-16

Despite holding a nine-point lead at two different points in the game, Oak Harbor was unable to hold on, allowing Perkins to score 28 unanswered points in the Pirates' 35-16 victory over the Rockets at Firelands Regional Medical Center Stadium on Friday night.

Down 16-7, Perkins, which improved to 6-3 overall and 4-2 in the Sandusky Bay Conference, responded and scored midway thru the second quarter to cut the deficit to two points on an 81-yard run by Tyrique Sharpe with 5:51 remaining. The Pirates took the lead for good at 21-16 on their next possession, which was set up by a Matt Schweinfurth interception, scoring on a nine-yard run by Sharpe less than two minutes before the half.


Latta presents commendations to R.C. Waters Elementary

U.S. Congressman Robert Latta visited R.C. Waters Elementary School in Oak Harbor last week during a school celebration honoring the prestigious 2014 National Blue Ribbon Award.  The school earned the award for its high test scores and best practices that are in place to ensure that all children succeed.   The school is only one of 15 schools in the state of Ohio to earn this award.


Oak Harbor seeks funding for parks system  

The Village of Oak Harbor will approach voters this November to ask the citizens for monies to fund the operations, maintenance and capital improvements to their parks system. Issue 7 will be seeking a 3-mill levy for five years. The parks of the village currently include Veterans Memorial Park, Flat Iron Park and Kraemer Park. Combined they cover over 25 acres and include activities for little league baseball, football, tennis, basketball, sand volleyball, skateboarding, sledding and batting cages. They also provide amenities for family gatherings, BBQ grills and handicapped accessible restrooms. Veterans Memorial and Flat Iron Park offer tributes to the men and women who fought for our country and Kraemer Park offers educational opportunities for local school children on the history of our area via the Log Cabin Committee and its programs. 

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