From The Print Section :: Page 168

  • Senior cycling champ retires at 77

    Richard Simons, shown above, recently retired at age 77 from competitive bicycle racing, in which he won many titles.

    “Whether you think you can do something or not, you’re probably right.” With this paraphrase of a quote from Henry Ford, 77-year-old champion cyclist Richard Simons sums up the attitude he credits with earning him scores of race victories and multiple world records.

  • Living green at Purple Moon Farm

    Sophie Entler and some of her hoofed friends at the Purple Moon Farm, which her parents, James Entler and Jessica Wyant, run on Meredith Road.

    On a recent afternoon, the sheep and goats at Purple Moon Farm are dozing in their pens. A hen wanders by, two middle-sized chicks close behind her; other chickens rest in the shade of the raspberry bushes planted in parallel rows.

  • Brady rejoins girls b-ball

    photo by Kelsey Cundiff

    The Yellow Springs High School girls basketball team has a new coach this year, but he is no stranger to coaching. This season will be Xenia native Clayton Brady’s 35th year coaching basketball. For the past two years Brady has coached the seventh-grade McKinney boys basketball team that the championship last year.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The Lady Bulldogs lost their season opener at Mechanicsburg by a score of 89–28 on Monday, Nov. 29. Alex Beer led Yellow Springs (0–1) with 12 points, four rebounds and two assists.

  • Frank Betcher

    A memorial service for Frank Betcher will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at 2 p.m. in Rockford Chapel.

  • Crickets rescheduled

    A Crickets basketball makeup session, replacing the canceled third session, will be held Tuesday, Dec. 14, 4–5 p.m. at the Bryan Center. The remaining originally scheduled sessions will be held on Fridays, Dec. 3, 10 and 17, 6–7 p.m.

  • Esther Haynes

    Esther Elizabeth (Hursh) Haynes of Yellow Springs died Sunday, Nov. 28 at Friends Care Center. She was 98. Esther was born Oct. 27, 1912, in Clark County, the daughter of the late Harrison and Effie Hursh.

  • National Merit Scholars, 2010

    Three Yellow Springs High School seniors were recognized as National Merit Commended Students this fall. Megan Hammond, Philip Kellogg and Lauren Westendorf were selected largely based on their performance on the preliminary SAT test they took last year. The three honor roll and National Honor Society members are in the top 2 percent of the approximately 1.5 million students who took the test. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

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  • Antioch College begins search process—Faculty issue is complex

    Taking significant steps toward welcoming its first class of new students next fall, the revived Antioch College finds itself facing perhaps its most uncomfortable challenge since gaining independence from Antioch University: deciding who should teach those new students.

  • Zoning, density linked to affordability

    When the Board of Zoning Appeals denied a homeowner’s application last week for a density variance to construct three more homes around his existing home on Marshall Street, the board was adhering to the strict criteria of a Village zoning code intended to discourage density, according to Village planner Ed Amrhein.

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