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  • Former basketball coach Charlie Coles­— A coach like no other

    Charlie Coles will be remembered as the longtime Miami University men’s basketball coach who earned more wins than any other coach in school history. But before he became a college coaching legend, Coles was a basketball hero in Yellow Springs.

  • Pride weekend for all, take two

    The second annual Yellow Springs Pride Weekend, June 14–16, will feature a sidewalk parade, educational talks and booths, late night parties with live music, DJs and drag troupes and a family-friendly potluck picnic. Here, Liam Hackett marched in last year’s Sidewalk Pride Walk, which drew 200 participants. (File photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The largest gay pride event in the world takes place in São Paulo, Brazil, where annually more than 3 million people attend, while the smallest is in an Irish coastal village of 250 people. Yellow Springs Pride Weekend, in its second year, will likely fall somewhere in between.

  • Explore downtown history

    Historian Robin Heise is shown at right talking about the historic Octagon House at a recent walking tour. Heise hopes that villagers will contribute stories about local history to her Web site at ysheritage.org.

    Local historian Robin Heise will lead a historical walking tour of downtown Yellow Springs on Sunday.

  • Come out to Pride weekend

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    The second annual Yellow Springs Pride Weekend, June 14–16, features a sidewalk parade downtown, educational talks and booths at the Bryan Center, late night parties with live music, DJs and drag troupes and a family-friendly potluck picnic at a park.

  • Local basketball legend dies

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    Before Charlie Coles coached at Miami University, he set records in Yellow Springs. Coles died Friday.

  • YSHS softball maturing as a team

    YSHS girls softball team had a stellar season in 2013. The team won its first game in five years and three Lady Bulldogs led the league in batting. Team members were, from left, front row, Evelyn Greene, Cali Dillon, Modjeska Chavez, Sarah Jako, Hannah Brown; back row, Sierra Lawrence, Maddie Gueth, Chelsea Horton, Brianna Ayers, Mar’ria Miley and Jesi Worsham. (Submitted photo)

    The turnaround for Yellow Springs High School softball could be likened to a late-inning rally in the bottom of the ninth.

  • A native son, talented, caring, addicted

    While Oliver Simons, the local man who police say is behind a string of nine burglaries in the village this year, is now locked up at the Greene County Jail, back in town friends, family, victims and community members are left dealing with the aftershock of his alleged crimes.

  • Girls compete at regionals

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    Six athletes on the YSHS girls track and field team competed at the regional tournament this week. The top Lady Bulldog finisher was senior Alex Brown, who came in sixth place out of 14 runners in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:31.12. Brown, who holds the school record in the 1600-meter and one-mile […]

  • YS-Opoly to host pre-launch party

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    A YS-Opoly pre-launch party for the new customized game about the village will take place on Sunday, June 2, at AUM.

  • Basketball coach Brad Newsome retires— Winning games, molding men

    Some basketball coaches are just coaches, their influence confined to the court. Brad Newsome was the other kind. In his 16 years coaching Yellow Springs High School boys basketball, Newsome not only crafted athletes, he molded men.

  • May 30, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

    May 30, 2013 Bulldog sports round-up

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