Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 131

  • Commencement conviviality

    Seventy-two members of the Yellow Springs High School class of 2009 commenced on Thursday, June 4, carrying with them high spirits and attitude as they exited the stage. Amber Singleton, bottom left, flashed her diploma and a smile; Principal John Gudgel, center, was bejeweled by graduates as a ceremonial gesture of their affection for him; and at bottom right, Steven Scott, left, and Kevin Sikes-Gilbert turned their tassels at the end of the commencement ceremony.

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  • Yellow Springs Youth Baseball

    More than 60 area youth kicked off the 2009 Yellow Springs Youth Baseball Minor League season this past weekend. In the season opener Friday, June 5, the Pirates outlasted the Dragons 16–11 in a game that saw both teams pound out 25 hits.

  • Summer open gym for girls basketball players

    The McKinney School and Yellow Springs High School girls basketball program is offering open gym sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 4 to 6 p.m. The sessions began Tuesday, June 23, and are open to any middle and high school girls interested in playing basketball.

  • T-ball begins

    Perry League, Yellow Springs’ T-ball program, opens its 2009 season Friday night, June 5, 6:30 p.m. at Gaunt Park. The village’s non-competitive beginners baseball program is open to girls and boys ages 2–9. Two- and three-year-olds are welcome if accompanied on the diamond by an adult.

  • 3on3 basketball registration

    Registration is still open for the Street Fair Shootout 3on3 basketball tournament during the Yellow Springs Street Fair on Saturday, June 13, at the Bryan Community Center outdoor courts. There are girls and boys divisions for grade school (up to 6th grade), middle school (7-8th) and high school (9-12th) players.

  • Girls medal but don’t advance

    For the YSHS girls team at the Division III regional track meet on Friday, the 4×200 relay finished seventh in 1:48.66, with Ryder Comstock, Elizabeth Gonder, Brenda Jones and Melodie Wright. The same girls came in eighth in the 4×400 in 4:23.03.

  • Ray Schiff memorial set

    A memorial service will be held for Ray Schiff on Sunday, June 7, beginning 1 p.m., at the Glen Helen Building. Schiff died on Feb. 10. He was a long time Yellow Springs resident, having come here in 1957 to work at YSI.

  • Bulldog Sports Roundup

    “That’s the fastest I’ve ever run that one,” Brock GunderKline said, still out of breath from hitting third place and a personal record in the 800-meter run at the Div. III regional track meet on Friday, May 29. “Vince just told me to stay steady with the pack and use my kick at the end. It worked!”

  • Carol Mulford

    Carol Louise Mulford, mother of Ann Kent and grandmother of Thomas and Caroline Kent of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully in the presence of family in Rochester, N. Y., on May 24. She was 91.

  • They went that-a-way!

    The Yellow Springs Grand Prix bike race was a blur of colors and speed last Friday, May 15, as professional bikers sped around the streets surrounding Mills Lawn School. The 5 p.m. race kicked off two days of Fling in the Springs events, which included Saturday’s Yellow Springs Road Race and a Community Yard Sale. Other events included the Sundog Film and Music Festival, with a lineup of young local musicians. Fling in the Springs is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Edwina Malesko

    Edwina M. Bittner Malesko died after a lengthy illness at her residence. She was 74. Edwina was born Dec. 31, 1934, in Clifton, Ohio to the late James and Dorothy Suiters. She retired from Cedar Cliff Elementary with over 10 years of service.

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