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Butterscotch’s brood is looking for homes

Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary was transporting Butterscotch, a German Short haired pointer. She made a four hour trip while in labor and was supposed to be boarded at Oak Harbor Pet Haven. Instead Butterscotch’s first puppy was born two hours after arriving at ISHAS.

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Response to 'Bigotry should not be welcomed in Port Clinton restaurants'

A response to this Sound Off.

Although it's against my better judgement to respond to this in a public forum I would like to take this opportunity to present my point of view.

Most certainly my intentions are never, ever to hurt anyone's feelings. My intentions are to expose the hypocrisy of homophobia, racism, misogyny and other human ailments through humor and song. To point out, make fun of, and celebrate our differences. To laugh at each other and ourselves and to show that we can all have fun together. Most people get it...sadly, there are some who don't.

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PC girls defeat St. Mary CC, improve to 6-0

By Yaneek Smith

Hope Thorbahn and Tiffany Colston helped the Port Clinton girls teams continue its winning ways by defeating St. Mary CC, 71-26, to improve to 6-0 on the season.

Thorbahn and Colston scored 14 points apiece as four Redskin players finished in double figures. Emily Ashley and Hannah Weaver also scored 10 points apiece to help pace Port Clinton (6-0, 3-0 SBC).

Hannah Snow led the Panthers with nine points.

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Port Clinton boys lose to Woodmore

Woodmore 68, Port Clinton 59

Behind 23 points from senior Donny Bowen, the Woodmore Wildcats defeated Port Clinton, 68-59, in non-conference action.

After the Redskins outscored Woodmore, 17-12, in the first period, the Wildcats bounced back, outscoring the ‘Skins, 24-6, in the second quarter to take the lead for good. With a 36-23 lead at halftime, pushed the outscored the ‘Skins, 13-11, in the third quarter before holding off a Port Clinton rally in the fourth quarter.

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Oak Harbor girls improve to 2-1 on the season

After opening the season with a loss to Port Clinton last weekend, the Oak Harbor Rockets wanted to respond with a vengeance and they did just that in their 63-30 victory.

In a game that saw Oak Harbor take the lead for good at 2-0 on Makayla Carpenter's steal and layup, the Rockets dominated throughout, controlling the tempo of the game as they slowly built the lead before taking a 34-14 lead into the half.

Andrea Cecil and Maria Boers scored 30 of the Rockets' 34 first-half points with Cecil scoring 18 and Boers finishing with 12 points, nine of which came on three-pointers. In the first half, Cecil was able to break down the Charger defense with her athleticism, scoring on a number of high-percentage shots and feeding her teammates when the defense collapsed on her. Boers, meanwhile, connected on 4-of-9 field goals and was a consistent threat from the perimeter, scoring off a number of nice passes from point guard Makayla Carpenter.

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Oak Harbor boys defeat Port Clinton, first time in nine years

By Yaneek Smith

Behind 20 points from senior forward Austin Wiegand, Oak Harbor defeated Port Clinton, 52-46, to win their first game over the Redskins since 2003.

After Port Clinton took a 20-19 lead into the half, the Rockets outscored the ‘Skins, 33-26, in the second half to take control of the game.

Greg Haar and A.J. Cecil scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, to help pace Oak Harbor (1-1, 1-0 SBC).

Nathan Stubblefied led Port Clinton with 17 points and Brock Moore finished with eight.

 

Lake 51, Oak Harbor 32

Despite being tied early in the third quarter, the Rockets were outscored by 19 points during the latter stages of the second half in their 51-32 non-conference loss to Lake.

Jared Rettig led the Flyers (3-0) with 13 points and power forward Jayce Vancena chipped in with 12 points.

Haar led the Rockets with 14 points and Wiegand finished with six.

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Danbury Lakers to play at the Q

The Danbury Varsity Boys Basketball team will be playing a game this year at Quicken Loans Arena against Lakota High School. The game is Saturday, Feb.9, In order for the Lakers team to play at the Q, tickets are being sold for the CAVS game that night against the Denver Nuggets at $25 for upper seating and $45 for lower seating. In order to attend the high school game you must have a CAVS ticket. 

The boys teams will play at 2:15 p.m. and then the CAVS-Nuggets game is at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now in the Danbury Schools Athletic Office. 

The form can also be found on the school website at www.ihigh.com/school23664/index.html. Deadline for payment is Friday, Jan.11, 2013. 

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