Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 49

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — McKinney 7th graders lose after two big wins

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    Coming off of a comeback win and impressive team effort, the McKinney seventh-grade boys basketball team fell to Xenia Christian this week.

  • AUDIO: A Groundhog Day song

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    On Feb. 1 a group of community singers gathered to learn Beverly Logan’s original 1978 work, “O Great Groundhog Day.”

  • Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Junior Robbie Jones played his best game of the year during the Bulldogs’ rematch against Middletown Christian on Friday. Jones, here dishing out the ball after driving into the paint, was dominant on both sides of the court and led scoring for the team, with 17 points. YSHS won the game, 64–59, after losing to Middletown Christian in double overtime on Jan. 13. Visit www.ysnews.com for more game photos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Feb. 2, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Village shows its love, proudly

    Megan Miller showed off some of the chocolately possibilities of the upcoming “Tour de Chocolat,” on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 1 to 5 p.m. Twenty-three downtown businesses are offering chocolate items on their menu. The chocolate crawl is part of the first Yellow Springs Love-In, Feb. 10–12, featuring music, peace and activism. Miller, who is helping to organize the event as an Antioch College Miller Fellow with the Yellow Springs Arts Council, here holds some handmade chocolates from Town Drug and a bianca white chocolate latte from Dino’s Cappucinos. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Rather than fight it, the Yellow Springs Experience is embracing the village’s hippie image with a weekend “Love-In” modeled after happenings in the late 1960s centered on music, peace and activism.

  • Drilling effects on groundwater questioned

    Despite a yearlong campaign by Yellow Springs and Miami Township residents and environmental activists urging that area landowners not lease their land for oil and gas drilling, three residents northwest of the village in Miami Township have signed lease agreements.

  • Glen trails get makeover

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    When spring comes and Glen Helen fills up with hikers, they may notice that the nature preserve is easier to traverse, with new stairs, boardwalks and rails along its most-traveled trail.

  • Antioch flooded with applications

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    Since news of Antioch College’s decision to extend its full tuition scholarships to the next three incoming classes went viral on Friday, Antioch has been deluged with inquires and applications.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — For boys basketball, revenge is sweet

    Roland Newsome and Jared Scarfpin congratulated teammate Jacob Roe after Roe put in a final basket to put the Bulldogs up by 13 going into halftime. YSHS won the contest 64–59. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The YSHS boys basketball team regained some pride last night as they cruised to a 64–59 victory over visiting Middletown Christian just two weeks after falling to them in a devastating overtime loss.

  • Jan. 26, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Maryah Martin drove around a Greenon defender for an easy layup in the team’s 47–22 loss to the Division II team. Earlier in the week Martin, the Bulldogs’ leading scorer, shot for 24 points against Middletown High School. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Jan. 26, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up.

  • Cultivating global green thumbs

    Local garden designer Nadia Malarkey and arborist Bob Moore have teamed up with two organic farmers to put on a free educational series on environmentally friendly landscaping. At sessions on Jan. 30, Feb. 13 and Feb. 27, villagers can learn how to create biodiverse, carbon-neutral and chemical-free landscapes in their yards. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For many, yard work can be a chore. For Nadia Malarkey, the care and cultivation of her backyard labyrinth of trees, vines and plants is perennially a joy. At their best, gardens can be places of respite, connection and, above all, environmental stewardship.

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

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