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Fun run winners

Zach McHugh and Lois Miller won this year’s 26th Annual Village Fun Run. McHugh, a Yellow Springs High School junior, beat a hasty path around the Yellow Springs course to improve from a third-place finish in 2009 to win the event in 11:21. Team Captains Mitchell Brickson and Gabe Amrhein placed second and third overall.

Lois Miller, last year’s winner, aimed to break the 13-minute barrier this year, and she accomplished that by one tick-tock of the clock, to place first in the women’s category, seventh overall in 12:59. Second in the women’s race went to assistant cross country coach Jessica Zagory. The fourth-year med student placed 14th overall out of the 51 finishers in 14:43. Talia Boutis kicked off her first-ever high school cross-country season with a third-place finish among the women in 15:44. Boutis, a freshman, was one of the top middle school girls in the Dayton-Springfield area last season.

Eighth grader Edward Johnson won the McKinney School division, placing 11th overall in 14:12. Sage Hale-Wolfe, another eighth grader, won the ladies’ side of the middle school division with her 36th-place finish overall in 21:21.

Mills Lawn winners were Hayden Orme and Bella Edwards. Master men and women category winners were Coach Vince Peters, eighth overall in 13:24; and Kim Miller, 19th overall in 15:44.

Golf begins

The Yellow Springs High School golf team kicked off the school’s fall sports season with four matches last week, which the Bulldogs fought hard and lost.

The team began with a home match at Locust Hills Golf Course on Wednesday, Aug. 18, against Greeneview, who won with a combined score of 184, versus YSHS’s 214. Carl Wiener played first position for the Bulldogs with a score of 43, followed by Zeb Reichert with 48, Rachele Orme with 53, Camara Cross with 70, Zoey McKinley with 76, and Taylor Beck with 73.

On Thursday, Aug. 19, the Bulldogs played at Cliffside Golf Course against Bethel, who won with 164 to YSHS’s 187. For Yellow Springs, Wiener scored a low of 40, while Reichert had 53, Orme 40, Cross 54, McKinley 62 and Beck 70.

On Monday, Aug. 23, the team played a tri-match at Sebastian Hills against Xenia Christian, who won with 195, and Troy Christian who slid in just under the Bulldogs with a score of 203, versus YSHS’s 204. For Yellow Springs, Wiener again scored a low of 40, followed by Reichert with 44, Orme 47, Cross 73 and McKinley 97.

Rec soccer begins

Registration for the Yellow Springs youth recreational soccer leagues will be held at the Morgan Building fields on Saturday, Aug. 28, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A skills clinic and evaluation will follow at 11 a.m. All first- through eighth-grade boys and girls interested in playing should attend. Children in kindergarten and younger do not need to register. The YSHS varsity soccer teams will conduct the skills clinic.

Registration forms may be picked up at the library and the Chamber of Commerce office. Forms will also be distributed during the first week of school. For more information, contact Jim Hardman at 767-2200, Bill or Lynn Hardman at 767-8433 or Bob Curley at 767-7070.

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