Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 4

  • Tennis standout goes to district

    Freshman tennis star Augie Knemeyer at a first singles match he won against a Beavercreek opponent earlier this month. Knemeyer won three straight matches at last week’s sectionals to qualify for districts. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    It was during his second of three victorious matches at sectionals last week that Yellow Springs High School freshman Augie Knemeyer was truly tested.

  • “Passive House Revolution” film premieres here

    A Passive House in Butler, Ohio. (Photo by Faith Morgan)

    Local non-profit Community Solutions premieres its latest film, “Passive House Revolution,” on Thursday, May 22. The film showcases the Passive House, the world’s most aggressive building energy use standard, which can cut heating and cooling energy by 80 percent.

  • Freshman tennis star advances to districts

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    YSHS freshman Augie Knemeyer won three straight singles matches at last week’s sectionals to move on to districts next week.

  • Blue Moon Soup at Clifton— A musical melange of bluegrass, Celtic and ’60s rock riffs

    Local four-piece string band Blue Moon Soup is making a name for itself in the region with a sound that blends bluegrass, Celtic traditional, folk and pop. From left is Jon Bauman, Robbie Marion, Brendan Moore, Justin Moon and pitbull “Moon.” Blue Moon Soup plays a benefit concert for WYSO at the Clifton Opera House at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, with Irish duo Changeling. (Submitted photo by Suzy Perler)

    If the wizard Gandalf was a fan of the Grateful Dead, he would probably also listen to the Blue Moon Soup string band.

  • May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

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    May 15, 2014 Bulldog Sport Round Up

  • Adult entertainment

    Around 180 villagers, including Minerva and Alex Bieri, at right, donned their most glamorous attire for the Hollywood-themed Yellow Springs Adult Prom on Saturday night and danced the night away. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    This year’s prom queen was Gayle Sampson and the prom king went only by “Risky Business” for the outfit she based upon Tom Cruise’s character in that film. Other creative outfits were the Dude from “The Big Lebowski” and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Yellow Springs Browns Backers, which organized the prom, raised around $2,700 for Yellow […]

  • VIDEO: Local string band Blue Moon Soup

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    Blue Moon Soup headlines a benefit for WYSO at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, at the Clifton Opera House. See a video medley of three original songs after the jump.

  • Antioch College to present farm vision

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    Antioch College will lay out its long-term vision for a 36-acre property on the south end of campus known as the “golf course” at a public meeting next week.

  • May 8, 2014 Bulldog sports round up

    Senior Sierra Lawrence slides back to third base at a doubleheader at Belmont on Saturday. Lawrence had three grand slam home runs and 21 RBI’s for the day, during which the Bulldogs won 17–13 and 30–19. (Submitted photo by Jimmy DeLong)

    May 8, 2014 Bulldog sports round up

  • Adult prom is back, even better

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    Adult prom is back, and just like the high school version, there will be a cheesy photo backdrop for official portraits and a vote for Prom King and Queen, while organizers promise none of the wedgies, kick-me signs or high school drama.

  • Adult prom returns, Hollywood-style

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    Adult prom is back, and this year’s theme — “Hollywood Edition” — means more glitz and glamor and an opportunity to dress like a star.

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