Coastlines calendar Aug. 29-Sep. 4

Aug. 29

Western Basin of Lake Erie

Tall Ships Parade of Sail, 2-5 p.m.

Port Clinton

Red Tail Squadron’s “Rise Above”, Erie Ottawa Regional Airport, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Outdoor Barbershop Quartet Concert, Ida Rupp Library, 7 p.m.


How to Net a Fish

Jordan, Rick and Chase

Until yesterday, I had never given it a second thought that someone might not know how to net a fish. I sometimes forget that what comes as second nature to me is a very new experience to someone else and can be quite challenging. I thought I would share this experience with all of you in the hope it is helpful.


Port Clinton boys defeat Toledo Bowsher and Sylvia Southview

Port Clinton boys’ soccer team traveled to Toledo Bowsher Thursday evening. The final game score was 7-0 in favor of Port Clinton.  The Redskins scored five goals in the first half and two in the second. The goals were scored by Josh Brown (3), Carter Rumball (1), Logan Hepp (1) and Simon Shulz (2). Assists were provided by Nathan Stubblefield, Ben Heminger, Marcus Hogan, Alex St. Leger and Chris Winke.


Instrumental ensembles begin new semester at Terra State

Instrumental Ensembles at Terra State Community College in Fremont are forming for the fall semester.

Terra Brass Choir is an ensemble open to all brass instrumentalists (trumpet, trombone, horn, euphonium and tuba). The Brass Choir is known for its popular "Organ and Brass" concerts and their collaborative performances with Terra’s choral and chamber music programs. Performing both classical and contemporary works, the Terra Brass Choir meets Mondays from 6:30 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 9.


Daddy’s Gonna Kill Ralphie calls Port Clinton home

Port Clinton natives Rob Zajac and Kyle Kilmer released their fourth studio album, To Ohio, At Last, with their band Daddy’s Gonna Kill Ralphie (DGKR)at a CD release show Saturday, Aug. 17. Other members of the band, Corey Salts of Vickery and Toby Fallsgraff of Chicago, although not natives of Port Clinton, feel that Port Clinton is the home of DGKR.


3 on 3 basketball tournament and picnic benefits Conestoga West End


The Conestoga West End held their annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament and neighborhood picnic on Saturday, Aug. 24. The event,  in conjunction with United Way in Ottawa County, raised money for the Conestoga West End neighborhood. The year before last the event raised enough money to purchase new backboards and basketball poles for the backboards. This year organizers hoped to raise money towards a new basketball court, playground equipment, a shelter house and maybe even a splash pad for the park.


Oak Harbor defeats Genoa in volleyball

Rebekah Rayburn goes up for a kill in Oak Harbor’s defeat of Genoa Saturday.

On Saturday Oak Harbor defeated Genoa in volleyball in a non-conference match. After a decisive win in the first set, 25-17, the Lady Rockets came back from a 7-0 deficit to take the second set, also 25-17. Genoa took the hard-fought third set 32-30, before Oak Harbor came back to take the fourth set 25-21.

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