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Local Manufacturers Talk Shop with Oak Harbor High School Students

BCS skilled trades day

On November 22, representatives from ARES, Inc. of Port Clinton, Century Tool & Die of Fremont, C Nelson Manufacturing of Oak Harbor, Materion-Brush, Inc. of Elmore, Whirlpool of Clyde and Terra State Community College Skilled Trades Dept. met with more than 100 students at Oak Harbor High School to talk about skilled trades careers in local manufacturing operations, and the ability for high school students to explore and take advantage of apprenticeship programs, co-ops and certificate programs at local technical schools.

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Santa scheduled to arrive at Erie-Ottawa International Airport Dec. 21

The Erie-Ottawa International Airport in Port Clinton has announced that Santa will arrive for a visit on Dec. 21. Santa will be bringing special sweets and treats for all the children that come to welcome him as he arrives at the airport. 

Santa’s flight plan allows him to stay at the airport from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For any more information call 419-734-6276.

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Cheyenne Meek sets new pool record in girls 100 free in meet against Perrysburg

PCHS vs Perrysburg - Dec. 3

Women 200 Yard Medley Relay

 1, Port Clinton High School 'A' (Cheyenne Meek SR, Alysia Zoeller JR, Allie Schroeder JR, Taylor Steyer SO), 1:59.44. 

2, Perrysburg High School-OH 'A' (Sabrina Smith FR, Cigdem Kahyaoglu JR, Christina Schorsch SO, Elizabeth Palmer JR), 2:00.25. 

3, Perrysburg High School-OH 'B' (Meghan Burnard SO, Jordan Knappins JR, Morgan Beier SO, Alyssa Knappins FR), 2:08.47. 

4, Port Clinton High School 'C' (Brittany Diaz FR, Abbey Weldon FR, Hannah Roberts FR, Natalie Gottron FR), 2:21.35. 

5, Perrysburg High School-OH 'C' (Tatum McManus JR, Gabby Zysik SO, Cassie Schorsch JR, Winie Barchick-Sutter FR), 2:24.33. 

--, Port Clinton High School 'B' (Emily Shaw SO, Alayne Herevia SR, Sammy Schroeder SR, Abby Sharkey FR), DQ. 

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Port Clinton Bowlers start out their season

The Port Clinton Redskin Bowlers opened their season at Tri County Bowl in Woodville Monday and split matches with Woodmore. The Lady Redskins rolled team games of 769 and 818 and added 770 in Baker for a 2357 total to the Woodmore girls’ 2003.

Alysia Zoeller rolled 201-170 for a 371 series, Samantha Stroupe 171-184 for 355 and Reilly Wittman 168-173 for 341. Kassidy Mahler added a 165 game. Emily Paul led Woodmore with 212-150 for a 362 series. Courtney Burner added 148 for 280 and Elissa Knipp 139 for 273.

Coach Bob Black said, “For our first match our girls did very well. We need to improve our spare shooting, but we were able to get all 8 girls playing time. If we can continue to improve from this match, we should be a very competitive team this season.”

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Persian Gulf Era Veterans Approaching Deadline for Ohio Veterans Bonus Application

Persian Gulf War veterans are reminded that an important deadline is falling just after the holiday. Applications for the Ohio Veterans Bonus for Persian Gulf era veterans must be submitted no later than Dec. 31.

Veterans eligible to receive the Persian Gulf War portion of the Ohio Veterans Bonus could have served anywhere in the world for at least 90 days active duty, not for training, between Aug. 2, 1990 and March 3, 1991. The amount of the bonus is higher for service in the Persian Gulf theatre. Eligible veterans must have been a resident of Ohio when they entered the military and must be a resident at the time they apply.

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NARFE Installs New Officers

Left to right: Joe Cinadr, Regional Rep; Jill Groves, President; Dave Baldwin, Vice President; Phyllis Garn, Treasurer; Nancy Rudes, Secretary.

Ottawa County/Fremont Chapter of National Active & Retired Federal Employees installed their 2014 officers at their Christmas party on Monday, Dec. 2 at the American Legion in Elmore. The chapter meets on the third Monday of every month (excluding July & Dec.) at noon at the Peace Lutheran Church in Port Clinton.

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Rockets girls open the season with two wins

Andrea Cecil and Emma Barney combined for 44 points in Oak Harbor’s 61-45 win over Genoa last week. The victory helped move the Rockets to 2-0 on the season. Barney scored 23 points, including three 3-pointers, and Cecil finished with 21 as she flew up and down the floor to get high-percentage shots.

Oak Harbor controlled his one throughout, grabbing a 19-13 lead after one quarter before pushing the advantage to 33-22 at halftime. Ciara Albright led the Comets (1-2) with 18 points and Haley Pickard finished with 15.

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Rocket boys edge Genoa in Ottawa County rivalry

Behind 19 points from Andy Rathbun, Oak Harbor held off a late Genoa rally to defeat the Comets, 72-66, in non-conference action last weekend. The Rockets, who improved to 1-0 with the win, held off a furious Genoa rally in the fourth quarter before prevailing. Oak Harbor put the game away when it pushed the lead to four at 70-66 when Tyler Sievert connected on a free throw with 16.6 seconds to play. Another key play came at the 2:01 mark when Rathbun connected a three-pointer to give the Rockets a six-point lead shortly after the Comets had cut the deficit to one at 60-59.

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