Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 57

  • Show goes on for One-Acts

    The Yellow Springs High School One-Acts, featuring student-written and student-directed plays, will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at the Mills Lawn auditorium. This year’s playwrights of original one-acts are, from left, Lois Miller, Colton Pitstick and Rory Papania. This year, the plays will be supplemented with a variety show. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It’s a Friday night in Yellow Springs and a group of high school kids are looking for things to do. The typical, albeit caricatured, teenage banter is captured in a one-act play written by YSHS students Rory Papania and Lois Miller and will be performed at this year’s annual staging of student-written, student-directed pieces.

  • Feb. 23, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Erika Chick, second from right, took off from the starting block in the 200-yard freestyle race at last Saturday’s district finals in Oxford. Chick finished in second place with a season-best time of 1:52.17 in the event, which earned her an automatic state berth. Elizabeth Malone placed first and fourth in her races and will also swim at the state finals this week. (Photo by megan Bachman)

    Feb. 23, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

  • BLOG — Grover’s got the funk

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    On the fringes of the jam band scene, local rock quartet Grover, blends funk, soul, and jazz. Watch a video and see a photo gallery after the jump.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Chick and Malone headed to states

    Elizabeth Malone's butterfly was unmatched at the district finals on Saturday. She won the title in the 200-yard fly and advances to next weekend's state finals. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Elizabeth Malone and Erika Chick didn’t leave their final district appearance disappointed. The duo qualified for the state finals in individual events for the fourth year in a row.

  • Feb. 16, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up

    Feb. 16, 2012 Bulldog sports round-up.

  • Trumbull nets college scholarship

    Senior Jacob Trumbull will play soccer next year at Centre College, a Division III school in Danville, Ky. In his final season as a Bulldog, Trumbull scored 35 goals, the ninth highest in Ohio. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs High School senior Jacob Trumbull committed last week to play soccer next year at Centre College in Danville, Ky., the culmination of more than a decade playing for local recreational, club and school teams.

  • Blind pigs, turkeys, goats find home

    Nick Ormes cares for abandoned and neglected animals at the Ranch Menagerie Animal Sactuary on Village-owned property on US 68. He’s hoping to raise more money to feed his 73 animals through the winter and to raise awarness about the epidemic of stray, abandoned, neglected and abused animals. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Nick Ormes can rattle off from memory the animals he looks after on his 12-acre animal sanctuary on US 68. Abandoned or neglected by their owners, these animals faced a life of suffering or the slaughterhouse until Ormes, 58, stepped in to save them.

  • 90 years child-centered learning

    Comedian Julia Sweeney, center, will perform at the Antioch School’s 90th anniversary auction gala next month. Sweeney, a cast member on Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, was persuaded to come by Kipra Heerman, left, and Liz Griffin, right, of the Antioch School development committee, who drove to Chicago to tell her about one of the nation’s older alternative schools last fall. (Submitted photo)

    To keep the Antioch School, one of America’s oldest independent schools alive, its board and development committee will put on an anniversary auction gala next month commemorating the Antioch School’s 90th school year to raise $25,000 for tuition scholarships and operating expenses.

  • Ranch Menagerie home to animals big and small

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    Many animals come to live on Nick Ormes’ animal sanctuary on U.S. 68 because they are abandoned, neglected or surrendered by their owners. Others arrive the natural way — by being born there.

  • College in national spotlight

    Antioch College’s decision to continue the Horace Mann Scholarships had some unintended consequences. After an online article on the move was posted on Yahoo! News, the College was flooded with thousands of applications and deluged with inquiries.