Put-in-Bay Sports

Information on sporting events taking place on the island for residents as well as tourists wishing to Visit Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Put-in-Bay Sports include frequent 5K runs, soccer, volleyball and softball tournaments held annually on the island. For additional information on these tournaments please visit the Put-in-Bay Events page for dates and entry information.

2017 Put-in-Bay Road Races

By | 2018-07-27T11:52:22+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay Events, Put-in-Bay Island News, Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , , , |

The 9th Annual Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion held the last week of August can be summed up best by this comment. “It appears the word has gotten out about how cool this event is,“ said a frequent Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion participant as he drove off the incoming Put-in-Bay Ferry boat onto Ohio’s South Bass Island. [...]

Put-in-Bay Mossbacks

By | 2018-07-27T17:13:35+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Put-in-Bay School News, Put-in-Bay Sports|

A busload of Put-in-Bay School Panther basketball players and carloads of  Put-in-Bay Mossbacks invaded Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan the first weekend of December. The Put-in-Bay Ohio boys and girls teams played the Mackinac Island School Lakers in four exciting games in a tradition going back to 1995 when the two teams first played against each [...]

Ice Fishing Best In Years

By | 2018-07-27T12:51:27+00:00 February 4th, 2014|Categories: Put-in-Bay Life, Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , |

In spite of the frigid temperatures, ice fishermen here at Put-in-Bay were having the most extraordinary Put-in-Bay fishing in years. The ice has remained solid; no freeze and thaw or ice in and out like in recent years. Once it came in, it stayed, and the fish were definitely hungry. Not only was walleye fishing great, [...]

Put-in-Bay Basketball Wins

By | 2018-07-27T13:34:08+00:00 January 9th, 2014|Categories: Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , |

When it comes to the rivalry between Ohio and Michigan sports teams, Put-in-Bay is not to be left out. In early December, Put-in-Bay’s co-ed Panther Basketball team headed to an island in northern Lake Michigan to play the Beaver Island Community School’s Islanders basketball team. Beaver Island has an enrollment of 69 students, a few less [...]

Put-in-Bay Softball

By | 2018-07-27T14:52:05+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Categories: Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , |

It was a beautiful, bright and sunshiny June 11th day perfect for a Put-in-Bay Softball game at Kelly's Island.. Be it by happenstance, dumb luck, or just good old good timing, the 20-something “Mostly Annual Put-in-Bay Softball Trip to Kelleys Island” landed on the 46th anniversary of Scotty Jackson being born. One hundred and eighty-two people [...]

Put-in-Bay Archery

By | 2018-07-27T13:33:39+00:00 April 8th, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay School News, Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: |

The Put-in-Bay School Archery Team has qualified for the National Archery in the Schools National Championship in 2011. Qualifying for the National Championship at the high school level is a huge accomplishment for Put-in-Bay School. The Put-in-Bay ‘High School’ team is composed of thirteen elementary students, three middle school students, and only three high school students. [...]

Put-in-Bay Ice Fishing Safety

By | 2018-07-27T14:20:16+00:00 February 21st, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , |

As Put-in-Bay Ice Fishing Season is just around the corner, let's review some safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe while enjoying this fun-filled sport. Always be sure to alert friends where and when you are going to be ice fishing. Neck hung ice picks should be worn at all times. Screwdrivers packed [...]

Put-in-Bay Fishing

By | 2018-07-27T16:29:19+00:00 February 11th, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay Life, Put-in-Bay Sports|Tags: , |

In late December, as the early formed ice began to allow Put-in-Bay fishing, it was quite apparent something was different in the water. There were noticeable numbers of dying fish floundering near the ice’s surface and in many cases, coming up through the ice fishermen’s holes. They are so lethargic they can be easily caught with [...]

Put-in-Bay Basketball

By | 2018-07-27T14:58:21+00:00 January 19th, 2011|Categories: Put-in-Bay School News, Put-in-Bay Sports, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The first weekend of December more than 100 people from Put-in-Bay arrived on Mackinac Island in Northern Michigan for a couple of days of high school basketball, archery competition, and wonderful fun. The visit was a return match with the Mackinac Island Laker basketball team that came to Put-in-Bay in December 2009. The Lakers were victorious [...]

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