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Redskins hope last year’s experience pays off

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Photos by John Schaffner

If experience is as important of a teacher as some people suggest it is, the Port Clinton Redskins should get benefit from the growing pains they endured in 2013.

Last season, Port Clinton played a plethora of underclassmen and struggled to an 0-10 season, but they did accomplish some things along the way. They were able to get a lot of their younger players experience while seeing the potential in some star players like Nathan Stubblefield, Brandon Moore and Emerson Lowe.

With 20 returning starters, 11 on offense and nine on defense, the ‘Skins are primed for a turnaround. 

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Port Clinton Lighthouse

Citizens of Port Clinton,

Last fall, after a resisting for more than a year, the mayor agreed to allow the Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy, which had been working diligently to restore the city’s 118-year-old lighthouse, to place the historic lighthouse in Water Works Park north of the Derby Pond.

Almost a year later, we are still waiting to place the lighthouse in the park.

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RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton

Over the weekend, August 23-24, RC Warbirds Over Port Clinton dazzled the spectators at Carl R. Keller Field at the Erie-Ottawa International Airport. Pilots and supporters from around Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Canada took to the field for awesome displays of aeronautics.

“It’s a great educational event for the spectators,” said Event Director Brian Dee. “We learn the rich history of World War I and World War II; we have B-17 and Avenger history. It’s a great event for everyone.”

Around 50 pilots each day took their planes to the field and put on a show for spectators. Dee said that Saturday 2500 people came to the airfield and museum and on Sunday it was a little over that.

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