Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 29

  • Bulldog Sports

    Yellow Springs High School cross-country team runner Christina Brewer charged down a hill during the Fairborn Invitational last week. Brewer finished in 54th place in 26:56, securing a third-place finish for her team. Teammate Lois Miller won the race with a meet record time of 20:56. (Submitted Photo)

    Miller sets record at Fairborn In taking on the Dayton-Springfield area “behemoths,” the Yellow Springs High School girls cross-country team did something that the other sports teams at YSHS rarely attempt, according to Coach Vince Peters. And the Bulldogs came out in third place out of 16 schools to improve their record to 20–13 on […]

  • Attorney Ellis Jacobs wins victory for early voting rights

    Ellis Jacobs wants to make sure every Ohioan’s vote counts. The villager, as founder and coordinator for the Miami Valley Voter Protection Coalition, has fought the legislative attempts to restrict voting that have escalated in Ohio in recent years. Last week, his cause scored a major victory when a federal court struck down an Ohio law restricting early voting on the weekend and Monday before the election.

  • At Mills Lawn, inquiry is king

    The new buzzword in the Yellow Springs School District this school year is “inquiry-based learning,” and at Mills Lawn Elementary School the effort to guide learning around student interest and problem-solving is already under way.

  • Handmade festival ‘Cyclops’ returns

    Kids showcase their handmade puppets at last year's Cyclops Fest, a festival celebrating hand-crafted wares. (Submitted photo)

    Cyclops Fest, a celebration of handmade goods, returns to Yellow Springs this Saturday, Sept. 15, with over 80 vendors, live music and craft demos.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — McKinney volleyball looks to stay perfect

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    The McKinney eighth-grade volleyball team looked to extend an undefeated 9–0 record that began last year when its players were in seventh grade.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    Golf team tees off In its second round of golf this season, the Yellow Springs High School co-ed golf team took on three visiting conference teams at its home course last week. Junior Rachele Orme once again showed her combination of accuracy, consistency and power in leading the Bulldogs with a score of 42 over […]

  • Lawson gardens are still at risk

    Marilyn Van Eaton weeds a large area of perennial plants that she tends in front of her Lawson Place residence. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Marilyn Van Eaton began seeding a garden at her Lawson Place public housing unit 17 years ago. When she learned in June that the local housing authority would tear out most of her garden, she was stunned and saddened.

  • Golf team tees off for the season

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    In its second round of golf this season, the YSHS co-ed golf team took on visiting Dayton Christian, Emmanuel Christian and Xenia Christian at its home course.

  • Coming soon to the movie theater nearest you, hopefully

    The Little Art Theatre is close to getting a complete renovation — the first in its 83-year history. Above, Little Art Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite and longtime 35-mm projectionist Andy Holyoke sit in the 37-year-old theater seats that will soon be replaced. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Small movie theaters around the country will soon be shuttered if they can’t find the money to upgrade to digital projection equipment. But in Yellow Springs the show will go on.

  • Bulldog Sport Roundup

    Senior Emma Peifer slammed an ace at the Greenon side during the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity volleyball team’s 25–18, 25–18 stomping of the visitors. The Lady Bulldogs started their season 3–0. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Boys soccer starts 3–0 The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer kicked off their season with three straight victories — over Greenon, Springfield-Shawnee and Cincinnati Hills Christian. The 3–0 season start is the first in while, according to Coach Ben Van Ausdal, who has high hopes for his team. “I think we’re going to […]

  • West Nile issue: to spray or not?

    Last Thursday about 6:30 a.m, as many villagers still slept, a Greene County Combined Health District truck rolled slowly through a neighborhood in southern Yellow Springs spraying a fine mist of insecticides.

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