Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 138

  • Bulldogs Sports Round-up

    The Yellow Springs Bulldogs toppled Carlisle 86–61 to a home crowd on Saturday, Jan. 10. Asa Casenhiser capped the evening off with a layup in the last seconds of the game.

    The YSHS boys basketball team lost to Middletown Christian 62–51 on Friday, Jan. 9, and then crushed Carlisle 86–61 the following night at home. Against Middletown, the Bulldogs were jilted by an early run from the Eagles and a tough post by Kevin Gaynor, who scored 30 points in the game.

  • Ronald Castle

    Ronald (Ronnie) G. Castle of Springfield died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 13. He was 45. He was born Aug. 19, 1964, in Springfield, Ohio, son of Darrell and Judith Castle.

  • Robert Womacks

    Robert B. “Bob” Womacks of Yellow Springs died Saturday morning Jan. 10, in his home. He was 85. He was born Jan. 31, 1923, in Jefferson Township, Ohio, a son of Amzie Byron and Mary Jane (Rowell) Womacks.

  • Strangers — and friends — in the night

    Frigid weather didn’t keep several hundred people from showing up downtown at just before midnight last Wednesday night for the beloved New Year’s Eve Yellow Springs Ball Drop. Shown above are, clockwise from top left, President-elect Obama made a surprise but somewhat flat appearance; Amy Magnus offered hors d’oeuvres to strangers; Olivia Byrnes, Maddi McGraw, Nick Erber, Jason Ellis, Vanessa Query, Emily Guhde and Mada; and Leslie and Bob Welsh waited for the coming new year.

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  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Yellow Springs High School senior Ashanta Robinson shot the 1,000th point of her basketball career during the home game against Belmont on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Robinson, flanked by her father Ron Robinson, left, and her coach Duncan Thomas, will be honored in a ceremony before the girls home game against Middletown Christian tonight, Thursday, Jan. 8.

    The Yellow Springs High School girls basketball team had just one game at home on Tuesday, Dec. 30, over the holiday break, which went to Belmont 54–50.

  • Yellow Springs, 2008: The year in review

    At Antioch College’s 156th commencement, graduate Vanessa Little is shown with her dad, Robert. 121 students graduated from the college in April, which closed June 30. Task force conversations continue toward the goal of reopening the college.

    The fate of Antioch College, unknown at the beginning of 2008, remained unknown at year’s end. However, in the intervening 12 months a heart-wrenching story unfolded as a second alumni effort to save the college failed and the college closed its doors.

  • Roger L. Pitstick

    Roger Pitstick

    Roger L. Pitstick died Monday, Dec. 29, at Friends Care Center in Yellow Springs. He was two days shy of 79. He was born on Dec. 31, 1929, outside of Fairborn on the family farm. He was a lifelong farmer of Yellow Springs and an active community member.

  • Original music, home grown musicians in FMC benefit

    The Friends Music Camp chorus is shown here performing at a concert during the summer of 2007, led by choral director Brendan Cooney. Friends Music Camp staff will perform in concert Tuesday, Dec. 30, 7 p.m. at the Friends Care Extended Living Facility dining room in an event to raise funds for the camp’s scholarship fund.

    A benefit concert to raise money for Friends Music Camp scholarships will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Friends Care Extended Living Center dining room, 150 East Herman Street in Yellow Springs.

  • Alumni basketball info

    The Yellow Springs High School, McKinney School and Mills Lawn basketball programs are posting information regarding each team, game schedules, directions and scores on their Web site www.bulldogbasketball.net.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Rapheal Allen revved the Bulldogs up with layups early in the first quarter to pull the team out of an initial slump towards an eventual 57–37 stampede over the Troy Christian Eagles on Friday, Dec. 19.

    The YSHS Lady Bulldogs lost to Troy Christian 52–38 on Thursday, Dec. 18, before serving up a whopping victory of 74–15 against Emmanuel Christian on Saturday, Dec. 20. Yellow Springs then lost to Fairborn, 78–46, on Monday, Dec. 22.

  • Alumni basketball info

    The Yellow Springs High School, McKinney School and Mills Lawn basketball programs are posting information regarding each team, game schedules, directions and scores on their Web site www.bulldogbasketball.net.

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