Sports Section :: Page 10

  • To honor Coach Jimmy, play ball!

    As they were having their picture taken on the bleachers “for Coach Jimmy”, the closing crowd of about 30 children spontaneously cheered, over and over, “PER-RY LEAGUE, PER-RY LEAGUE, PER-RY LEAGUE!”

  • Guest Blog: Win One for Coach Jimmy!

    Last Friday night's t-ballers lined up on the bleachers for a special "get well" portrait for Coach Jimmy (Photo by Matt Minde)

    As soon as the news was out on what had happened a number of us had two immediate responses: “Please let this terrific human being be okay,” and “T-ball must go on. Coach Jimmy will only worry about his kids if we don’t.”

  • Worsham to race walk at Rio Grande

    Pictured in front row with Niki are her parents Karen & Bubba Worsham.  In the back row are coaches Vince Peters (Yellow Springs) and Steve Greunberg (Rio Grande University).

    Recent YSHS graduate and race walker Niki Worsham signed with Rio Grande University last Wednesday.

  • Local track stars advance in junior olympics tourney

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    Several Yellow Springs track stars qualified for regionals last week in the Junior Olympics.

  • Another Perry League lovefest

    We got access to the Village’s riding law mower. And, now get this — this is the kind of phenomenal and fantastic thing that happens at t-ball all the time — after spending several hours getting that old relic of a mower to work, Matt spent a couple more hours grating that cement-like ball diamond.

  • Minor league Indians march on

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    The Indians looked to stay unbeaten in the Yellow Springs youth recreational baseball league on Saturday, when they took on the Dragons.

  • Kindness and capers at t-ball

    “Okay, everyone on your hands and knees!” I say. “I know what we’re going to do!” Caroline Tucker sings out enthusiastically. “What?” I ask. “Everyone crawl around two other human beings!” Caroline says.

  • New coaches for basketball

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    Both the boys and girls varsity basketball teams at YSHS will have new coaches next season.

  • Former basketball coach Charlie Coles­— A coach like no other

    Charlie Coles will be remembered as the longtime Miami University men’s basketball coach who earned more wins than any other coach in school history. But before he became a college coaching legend, Coles was a basketball hero in Yellow Springs.

  • What an opening night at t-ball!

    Oh, what a night! Lily Rainey, 9, Kian Rainey, 4, and Veda Rainey, 2, Amy Boblitt and Brian Rainey’s kids, are there when I show up, ready and raring to go.

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