Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 134

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The Yellow Springs High School softball team lost the opening game against Cedarville 17–3 on Monday, March 30. Katie Triplett drove two hits early on in the game, both of which were scored by Rachel Trumbull.

  • Barbara Wilson

    Barbara Wilson

    Barbara Ruth Wilson of Yellow Springs, died Wednesday, March 25, in her residence, with her family by her side. She was 73.

  • First fling of spring

    Michael Kalter, left, and Doug Hamilton performed a lively acoustic set of rock and roll, bluegrass and Eastern European music to the delight of dancing patrons at the Emporium’s Underdog Café on Friday, March 20. The musicians performed with their Miami Valley-based band, Wildwater Band, as part of the Spring into the Arts weekend, which was organized by members of the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

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  • Women voice triumphs, traumas, common struggles — out loud

    Liz Hale, left, will read an excerpt of a piece written by Gladys Wessels, longtime women’s rights activist, former professor at Wright State University and early member of Women, Inc., at the Women’s Voices Out Loud event on Saturday, March 28. Wessels cannot attend the event in person due to her health.

    One woman speaks of her individual experience of growing up in the late 1920s. And as she voices her testimonial, other women recognize in her story, a shared struggle to be heard and to be empowered.

  • Youth recreational spring soccer leagues to begin

    The spring season of Yellow Springs Youth Recreational Soccer will resume the week ending Saturday, April 11. Leagues will be organized as follows: Copper Cup (ages preschool–kindergarten), Bronze Cup (first–third grades) and Silver Cup (fourth and fifth grades), which will all play Saturday mornings at Gaunt Park.

  • Joan Yalman

    Joan Osterman Yalman died at home on March 18. She was 83. Although raised in New York City, Joan learned to love small town life when she and Richard moved to Yellow Springs, where Richard taught chemistry at Antioch College.

  • Entirely ‘Too Much Fun’

    Dancers recently rehearsed “Too Much Fun,” a piece that was choreographed by Yellow Springs residents Ali Thomas and Lara Bauer, for the Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert. According to Thomas, the piece is about, “a bench, teens, townies and peace officers.” The dance concert, which will showcase eleven original works, will be held on Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21, at 8 p.m. at the Mills Lawn Elementary School auditorium. Clockwise from bottom left are Crystal Reedy, Amelia Tarpey, Dylan Sage, Rick Walkey, Charlotte Walkey, Lara Bauer, Jade Turner, Jason Sine, Andrea Hutson, Keri Speck, Valerie Blackwell-Truitt, Jennifer Johnson and Ali Thomas.

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  • Seadogs set meeting to elect ’09 board members

    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club, the Seadogs, will meet on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., at the Yellow Springs Community Library meeting room to discuss the upcoming season. On the agenda will be nominating and voting for board members, and filling subcommittees to run the various functions of the season.

  • Sports photo: Walk on!

    Senior Bulldog Jacob GunderKline race walked to third and fourth place in the nation at the Nike Indoor Nationals and the National Scholastic Indoor Track and Field championships in Boston and New York last weekend. He is pictured with Tipp City Tippecanoe junior Allison Chin, who finished fifth in the Boston girls racewalk, and 11th in New York. GunderKline and Chin traveled with three other Dayton area high school athletes to race at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. GunderKline walked in a very competitive men’s field and recorded a personal record time for the one-mile race of 7:11.46. That time allowed him to capture fourth place overall and his first All American ranking of the weekend. Sunday, at the famous 169th Street Armory, site of the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame, GunderKline would improve both his place and time. Dropping his one mile personal record nearly another two seconds, he grabbed third place overall in 7:09.47. Over the course of his race walking career, GunderKline has finished sixth, seventh, fourth and third at the Indoor National Championships, improving his time with each outing.

    Senior Bulldog Jacob GunderKline race walked to third and fourth place in the nation at the Nike Indoor Nationals and the National Scholastic Indoor Track and Field championships in Boston and New York last weekend.

  • Wilma Willis

    Wilma Willis

    Wilma Lea (Boyd) Willis, of Yellow Springs, died Tuesday, March 17. She was 75. She was born Aug. 1, 1933, a daughter of Elza and Hazel (Euton) Boyd in Rarden, Ohio. Wilma was a member of the Pleasant Grove Missionary Church in Yellow Springs.

  • Third time’s no charm

    In a near upset on Friday, March 6, the Bulldog boys basketball team lost 61–58 to number-two seed Southeastern in the third round of the Division IV sectional tournament, held at Vandalia Butler High School. Above, Ryan Phillips attempts to score. More details about the game are here.

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