The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


November 12, 2012

Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Lampson Lake a new outdoor sports haven


Oh, deer!

As of Nov. 6, the deer harvest stats for Ashtabula County and some surrounding counties are as follows:

Ashtabula — Bucks taken 353, Doe’s taken 615, Button Bucks 140, 2012, Total 1108

Geauga — Bucks taken 151, Doe’s taken 380, Button Bucks taken 78, Total, 609

Lale — Bucks taken 103, Doe’s taken 197, Button Bucks taken 35, Total 335

Trumbull — Bucks taken 346, Doe’s taken 475, Button Bucks taken 157, Total 978



The Lyme Disease Support Group, LYME BITES is hosting a lecture on Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. by Dr. J. Joseph, a Lyme disease specialty physician who will be speaking on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease followed by a question and answer session. Medical personnel and support givers are encouraged to attend.

The lecture will be held at the Jefferson Health Care’s (Jefferson Geriatric) conference room located at 222 East Beech St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047. Please park in the back and enter through the Dialysis doors.

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Reservations are not required but appreciated. For more information, contact Janine Kirby at 858-2614.

Buck Fever Night

The Ashtabula County Wildlife Conservation League (ACWCL) in conjunction with Whitetails Unlimited is having their annual Buck Fever Night Banquet on Nov. 23, 2012 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo building located in Jefferson. The doors will open and social hour will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner at approximately 6:30p.m.

Single non-member tickets cost $25.

Table Captain Package, $250 includes10 Buck Fever Tickets, Entry in Table Captain-Only Gun Drawing, Free WTU Cap, Seats reserved in your name, Recognition as a special WTU guest.

Become a Sponsor. Sponsor Package; Donate $150 in cash or merchandise, and receive our WTU sponsor knife set and decal, two Buck Fever tickets, and entry into a Sponsor-Only Gun Drawing! Please call for merchandise sponsorship opportunity.

Early Bird Drawing: Purchase your Buck Fever tickets by Thursday and be automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $100 in Hunter Raffle Tickets!

Raffles; $100 Hunters Raffle Package, 9 Gun Board Raffle tickets, 30 Bucket Raffle tickets, WTU Gift, WTU 1-Year Membership.

Purchase before Nov. 21 and also receive a Bonus Gun Ticket and a free $50 Hunters Raffle Book (3 gun board raffle tickets 10 bucket raffle tickets). This item must be picked up at event. Buck Fever ticket NOT included!

Life Members, you will enter your life member number upon checkout to apply your discount if applicable. Discount only applies to membership events. Deadline date for ticket purchases is Nov. 21, 2012.

For more information and tickets call, Ron Tusai 563-3384, Dennis Malloy (330) 507-9489 or WTU Headquarters @ 800-274-5471 or go online at

Support Local Conservation: 50 percent of all net proceeds will go directly back to your local area for conservation-related activities. Proceeds from this event will benefit youth programs in cooperation with Ashtabula County Conservation League.

Sunderlin is a freelance writer from Geneva. Reach him at

Click here to subscribe to The Star Beacon print edition.

Click here to subscribe to The Star Beacon replica edition.

Text Only
  • Maruna headed for Mount

    LeeAnn Maruna never really expected to play collegiate golf. She was so taken aback when the opportunity presented itself, she didn’t know how to respond. After all, the Grand Valley graduate had only been playing the game for a few years.

    July 23, 2014

  • Crate Late Models featured

    The Evergreen Lake Park Campground Crate Late Models, the premier class at Raceway 7, will be featured Friday night as they race for $1,000 to win.

    July 23, 2014

  • Norm He’s the Norm

    In the early part of the 20th century, as golf was taking off in popularity, it was not uncommon for boys to take up the game after becoming caddies.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Don A Don McCormack column: The journey is what’s most important

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past couple of weeks, you’ve heard over and over and over how it’s been a half-century since one of Cleveland’s big three professional sports teams have won a championship.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Murdick wins as Big Block Modifieds return

    The BRP Big Block Modifed Tour returned to Raceway 7 with 21 of the region’s fastest Modifieds turning out for the scheduled 35-lap event, the first for the Modifieds at the northeast Ohio speedplant since 2005, an event won by Todd Burley.

    July 21, 2014

  • Dale Outdoors Insider, with Dale Sunderlin: Chances for controlled waterfowl hunting

    Waterfowl hunters are invited to participate in special drawings for controlled hunting opportunities, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. The drawing dates and times are as follows:

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kingsville gets it done

    In a rematch of a previous softball clash between the Kingsville 9-10-year-olds and those from Conneaut, Kingsville had settled thing quickly and decisively in a mercy-rule triumph.

    July 20, 2014

  • TD Club golf A Chris Larick column: TD Club hopes to score

    Though its life was never seriously threatened, the Ashtabula County Touchdown Club has suffered in recent years.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Don A Don McCormack column: A heartfelt plea to curb violence

    Like everyone who loves soccer — and the rest of us whose interest level rises dramatically every four years when the World Cup comes around — Kevin Meier was appalled at the recent attack of soccer referee John Bieniewicz in Michigan by a player that resulted in Bieniewicz tragically dying.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • valor A valiant effort

    Paralympians from all over the United States experienced three days of competition, education and fun during the Valor Games Gold Medal Camp at Spire this weekend.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

Little League All-Stars July 1 to 12
AP NASCAR Lastest News
AP NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule
AP NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings
AP Auto Racing Photos
West Side Shootout 2014
Ashtabula County at State Track Meet
Jefferson vs Akron St. Vincent St. Mary Regional Softball
District Track 2014
Jefferson District Softball Tournament
Bob Walters 50 Years
Geneva vs Perry Division II District Semifinal
Sports Week in Review May 12 to May 17
Sports Week in Review May 5 to May 10 2014
Sports Week in Review April 28 to May 3
Sports Video Archive
House Ads
AP Video