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  • Bulldog Sport Roundup

    Senior Emma Peifer slammed an ace at the Greenon side during the Yellow Springs High School girls varsity volleyball team’s 25–18, 25–18 stomping of the visitors. The Lady Bulldogs started their season 3–0. (photo by Megan Bachman)

    Boys soccer starts 3–0 The Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer kicked off their season with three straight victories — over Greenon, Springfield-Shawnee and Cincinnati Hills Christian. The 3–0 season start is the first in while, according to Coach Ben Van Ausdal, who has high hopes for his team. “I think we’re going to […]

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Volleyball team starts strong

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    Expectations are high this year for the YSHS girls varsity volleyball team, and in its first match of the year the team didn’t disappoint.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Boys soccer shines in scrimmage

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    The next generation of Bulldog soccer players stepped up at a recent scrimmage.

  • SPORTS SUNDAY — Girls soccer kicks off

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    On a day when the U.S. women’s national soccer team won Olympic gold, the Lady Bulldogs of Yellow Springs took to the field for the first time this year.

  • T-ball finale­— Opening our hearts to children

    Kian Rainey, age 3, had a great time at Gaunt Park Friday night. Most of the time he ran around with several baseballs in his hands. Above, Rainey’s successful turn at bat led to a mad scramble towards home plate by at least three decidedly shortstops. (photo by Suzanne Ehalt)

    It was a splendid night. I was in an end-of-season, love-fest state of euphoria.

  • T-ball winds down this Friday

    At the beginning of the evening, Edwin Harrah, 2, is running with us from right field, where we do our warm-up exercises, back onto the diamond. Well, not running exactly. Edwin’s 2. He’s a toddler. And toddlers toddle.

  • Seadogs win two to finish season

    Gini Meekin, 5, swam freestyle at the Seadogs’ home meet against Waynesville on July 19. (Submitted Photo by Nan Meekin)

    The Yellow Spring Seadogs Swim Team finished their season with a win against Clinton County swim team, 334 to 315, on July 19.

  • T-ball’s festival of love and play

    “I enjoyed your article,” Elijah Yelton, one of the most fantastic four year olds in the whole world, says. “You what?” I ask, stunned, not believing my ears. The boy is only four. “I enjoyed your article,” he repeats, telling me his grandfather, Charlie Bunton, read it to him. “I am sorry we were late,” […]

  • Talk trumps t-ball in the heat

    It’s hot, hot, hot, 100 degrees at t-ball time. And still a couple dozen children and their remarkable parents and grandparents and families show up to play!

  • No tomatoes in baseball

    At 4 p.m. it’s sunny, hot and humid. 98 degrees. Then the skies darken.

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