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  • Sea Dog team triumphs in spirit

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    After a slow start plagued by a closed pool and bad weather, the Yellow Springs Sea Dogs swimming team won its last two games of the season.

  • Yellow Springs Perry League t-ball — We can all do it, if we try

    “Look what I can do!” says Dorothy Paddison, 7. This creative, fun-loving girl is reversing the instructions, lifting her toes up in the air, all the way to her nose, ‘til she is wobbling around. The inevitable happens; she falls backwards.

  • Locals contend at racewalk nationals

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    Yellow Springs High School sophomore Charlotte Walkey placed 11th at last week’s USA Junior Olympic Track & Field Nationals at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C. Walkey competed in the 3,000-meter race walk, placing 11th out of the 28 walkers in her division with a time of 17:36. Also competing in the same race […]

  • Minor League Indians’ major win

    The Minor League Indians finished out the season last week as league champions with a 12–0 undefeated record, and then just held off a surging Pirates team to also take the post-season tournament championship on Sunday evening.

  • T-ball: all business, all fun

    After the rains this summer, the Gaunt Park diamond where we play every Friday night became kind of hard. In fact, it was a little bit like concrete. But this last Friday night we played in glorious, beautiful, perfect dusty-dirt.

  • Each week, a little t-ball miracle

    While I am a newcomer to reporting on t-ball, I’m pretty sure that a t-ball miracle happens every time we play.

  • Local runners to compete at junior olympics

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    Youth runners with the Miami Valley Track Club qualified for next week’s junior olympic nationals.

  • 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.

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