Articles by YS News Staff :: Page 151

  • Mighty crowds of joy

    MLK march

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  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    YSHS boys basketball senior Raphael Allen put up 10 points and five steals against Cedarville on Saturday, Jan. 17, to help the Bulldogs toward a 54–43 victory, the team’s third straight win.

    With just seven swimmers, the YSHS girls swim team placed fourth out of 10 teams at the County Invitational on Friday and Sunday, Jan. 16 and 18. The Lady Bulldogs won the 200-medley relay with Erika Chick, Maiya Hodge, Elizabeth Malone and Barbara Jewell in 2.06 minutes by five seconds.

  • Leroy Sanford

    Leroy Sanford of Clifton died Monday, Jan. 19. He was 87. He was born Aug. 2, 1921, to Henrietta Sanford. He was the oldest of four children. He went to Mitchell School in Wilberforce, Ohio.

  • Chuck Smart

    Chuck Smart

    Former Yellow Springs resident Chuck Smart died Dec. 29, 2008, in Bremerton, Washington with his wife, Dawn, and his brother, Sydney, at his side. He was born Feb. 10, 1941.

  • Recreational youth basketball to start

    Recreational youth basketball for girls and boys will begin Saturday, Jan. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Bryan Community Center gym. Parents and guardians must complete a registration form at their child’s first attendance.

  • 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.

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