Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 32

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Tourney time

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    The Bulldogs begin postseason play this week and several YSHS athletes and teams look to contend for a spot at the state tournament.

  • Local man seeks change in Ohio

    Yellow Springs resident and Democrat Jeff Robertson challenges incumbent Republican Chris Widener in the District 10 Ohio Senate race. Robertson is throwing a “pre-victory” party at the Glen Building on Oct. 19. Pictured is Robertson talking with villagers at The Winds after his book signing. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Being a Yellow Springer, and a long shot, Democratic candidate Jeff Robertson’s run for the Ohio Senate — an ambitious undertaking in a Republican-leaning district — is anything but conventional. At a campaign fundraiser at The Winds Cafe this week, Robertson eschewed a tie, served an all-vegetarian meal, spent more time reading from his recently published political thriller than stumping, and seemed more interested in raising awareness than raising money.

  • Education film to honor Wallis

    Don Wallis, center,was a lifelong education advocate and died before a film on alternative education he purchased, August to June: Bringing Life Back to School!, could be publicly screened. It will be shown at the Little Art Theatre at 4 p.m. on Oct. 14. From left to right clockwise around Wallis are Mary Triplett, Jade Turner, Tasha Fox, Liana Rothman, Hana Katz-Stein and Emily Corwin Renner, circa 2002. (Submitted photo courtesy of the Antioch School)

    For 90 years the Antioch School has been an alternative educational option for local children. But what if the Yellow Springs public schools could become more like the Antioch School?

  • Oct. 11, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

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    Oct. 11, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Education film to honor Wallis

    Don Wallis, center,was a lifelong education advocate and died before a film on alternative education he purchased, August to June: Bringing Life Back to School!, could be publicly screened. It will be shown at the Little Art Theatre at 4 p.m. on Oct. 14. From left to right clockwise around Wallis are Mary Triplett, Jade Turner, Tasha Fox, Liana Rothman, Hana Katz-Stein and Emily Corwin Renner, circa 2002. (Submitted photo courtesy of the Antioch School)

    The Antioch School will screen “August to June: Bringing Life to School!” a film that follows a teacher for a year using the open classroom model, in memory of Don Wallis.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — A good week for the Bulldogs

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    In a busy week for Bulldog sports, golfer Rachele Orme competed at districts, the girls soccer team hosted conference leader Troy Christian and the girls volleyball squad looked to get their 14th win.

  • Oct. 4, 2012 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Orme first girl to golf districts Junior Rachele Orme accomplished something this week that no other Yellow Springs High School female golfer has done — qualify for districts. Now she’s one stellar round away from participating in the state tournament. But Orme would not have made it to districts without a clutch performance on the […]

  • Volleyballers athletes in body, heart

    The McKinney School eighth grade girls volleyball squad isn’t used to losing. So when the players faced their first competitive loss to Troy Christian last week, after going undefeated as seventh graders and starting out the year 3–0, Coach Chris Linkhart didn’t know how they’d react. But not one player cried, and at practice the following Monday the team came up with ways to improve.

  • Solar panels generate discussion— Net metering rates debated

    On bright, sunny days, the electric meter at Harvey and Ruth Paige’s Meadow Lane residence spins backwards, thanks to solar photovoltaic array mounted in their backyard.

  • When teaching is as fun as jamming

    Oliver Simons and Zac Fenton started Lord of the Strings musical instruction in a studio space at MillWorks to teach children and adults how to play instruments alone and with others. Here at a recent music lesson, are, clockwise from front right, Eli Eyrich, Dorian Campbell, Simons, Fenton and Drevin Roberts. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Oliver Simons and Zac Fenton were 11 years old when they started their first rock band. The experience was seminal, and since then music has been their life. Now they are passing on their skills, and their passion,

  • Local distillery releases first spirit

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    S and G Artisan Distillery opens for business at its MillWorks production and retail space on Thursday.

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