Articles From March 2011

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Racing against 230 runners on Tuesday, Oct. 14, Jacob GunderKline grabbed a 25-second personal record along with the win at the 23rd annual John Bryan Invitational cross country meet, the largest to date. He led the Bulldogs to their third straight JBI title. (More on this race will appear in next week’s News.)

    It’s been more than 10 years since a YSHS football team has scored 47 points in a football game, let alone in the same game that their opponents scored just 40. But that was the story of the come-from-behind, late-season victory that the Bulldogs tasted on Friday, Oct. 10, against Perry.

  • Cinda L. Mize

    Cinda L. Mize died at Friends Care Center on Tuesday, Oct. 7. She was 70. Cinda was born in Bogulusa, La., on Nov. 18, 1938, to Genevieve King Mize and Louis Aaron Mize. Growing up as a Navy brat, her childhood was spent on naval bases on the U.S. coasts.

  • Manager candidate meets YS

    Mark Cundiff (Photo courtesy of Troy Daily News)

    In a region in which many industries are closing and people are losing jobs, Yellow Springs can prosper by, rather than trying to be like other communities, focusing on the qualities that make it unique, according to a finalist for the position of Yellow Springs Village manager.

  • Old seedhouse, new vision for artists, gallery space

    According to sculptor, performer, and video artist Michael Casselli, his New York apartment would fit several times over in the new space he has leased in the Millworks Business Center on North Walnut Street.

  • Village police now using Tasers

    The Yellow Springs Police Department began arming its officers with the stun guns better known as Tasers in August, and so far they have performed as they were designed, to reduce violent confrontations between officers and the public, according to Yellow Springs Police Chief John Grote.

  • YSHS teacher Lutz-Hackett named national Star

    YSHS English teacher Elizabeth Lutz-Hackett was awarded the U.S. Dept. of Education “Star of Teaching” award in a surprise presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

    The cheer that went up in the gym at Yellow Springs High School last Wednesday afternoon was so palpable it was like a punch in the chest. Was it a state championship basketball game? No. The students that filled the bleachers seemed to realize it was even more important than that.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    During last Friday night’s home football game between Yellow Springs High School and Fairbanks, Ryan Newsome, left, handed the ball off to Joey Bailey for the Bulldogs. Fairbanks won the game 40–8.

    The YSHS boys soccer team clinched its third straight Metro Buckeye Conference championship last Saturday, Oct. 4, with a 4–0 win over league rival Xenia Christian. With only one MBC contest remaining for Yellow Springs, there are just two possible outcomes for the 2008 league crown.

  • Patricia Waggoner

    Patricia Waggoner

    Patricia Waggoner, most recently of Brimfield, Mass., died on Sept. 12 in an auto accident. She was 63. Patty hailed from Dayton, graduating from Oakwood High School and attending Antioch University from 1971-1976. That’s when many of us in Yellow Springs became her friend.

  • Mary Doyle

    Mary Doyle

    Mary Louise Doyle passed away at her home in Xenia on August 26. She was 54. She had been preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Virginia Doyle.

  • L. Shelbert Smith

    L. Shelbert Smith

    L. Shelbert Smith, Ph.D., of Yellow Springs died on Monday, Sept. 29, in Springfield Regional Hospital. Shelbert was the second of two children born to the union of L. Shelbert and Hazel Tucker Smith, in Springfield, Ill.

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