Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 52

  • YSHS star runner aims still higher

    Junior harrier Lois Miller raced in the Ohio High School Southwest Regional Championships last weekend. She finished in 20:47, about 30 seconds shy of qualifying for the state finals for the second consecutive year. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When state-qualifying runner Lois Miller toed the starting line at the beginning of the 2011 cross-country season, expectations were high.

  • Soccer team fueled by skill & heart

    As the second half of the district semi-finals came to a close, it seemed as if the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team might not pull off a victory.

  • Aurora Borealis over Yellow Springs

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    Thanks to an especially strong solar wind hitting the earth’s magnetosphere, last week the Northern lights were visible in Yellow Springs.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Bulldogs fall in tournaments

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    For Yellow Springs High School athletes, deep runs into post-season tournaments ended on Saturday.

  • What, are you yellow? Village celebrates the good scare

    As if black birds were pecking at our downtown garden, scarecrows — 35 at last count — have been popping up over the last two weeks, looming over visitors and villagers coming to town to see the latest creations. Ye Olde Trail Tavern owner Cathy Christian came up with the idea last year, and this year she teamed up with downtown business supporters Bob Swaney and Mindy Harney to make it happen. Ohio Silver owner Marcia Wallgren was caught gluing gems on her Silver Queen’s shoes Tuesday. See page 8, and visit ysnews.com to see more of the creative creatures. (Photo by Suzanne Ehalt)

    The scarecrows lining village streets portend a dark time ahead; Yelloween is coming, and the town is set to both attract tourists and to repulse them.

  • Boys soccer heads to district final

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    With Tuesday’s 2–1 victory over Greeneview, the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team heads to the district final for the fifth year in a row.

  • YSHS fall and winter sports announcements

    The Yellow Springs High School Fall Sports Awards night is Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. at Yellow Springs High School. Junior high and high school girls basketball begins Friday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m. at the YSHS gym. Boys basketball and swimming begin the following Friday, Nov. 4. All athletes need a physical and […]

  • Goat mowing at Antioch

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    To clear weeds at the Antioch College farm, the college has turned to four-legged help.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Boys soccer wins 10-0, Miller advances to regionals

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    In post season action, the YSHS boys soccer team advanced to the second round of sectionals while the girls ended their season and harrier Lois Miller advanced to regionals.

  • Voters to decide on healthcare

    Health insurance reform in Ohio and the quality of local healthcare services will be affected by the outcome of two election issues on the Nov. 8 ballot.

  • In coffee, it’s goats, not bears

    Brother Bear’s Coffeehouse regular Michael Herington, left, purchased the coffee shop from Patrick and Mindy Harney last month. The new Dancing Goats Cafe will still serve Brother Bear’s coffee in a more comfortable, classy space. Herington is shown here with barista Shawn Butts. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to the legend, coffee was discovered when an Ethiopian goat herder noticed his goats jumped and danced around when they ate the ripe red berries of a certain bush.

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