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  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

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    Boys soccer starts 1–1–1 In its first three games the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team won, tied and lost. After winning the first annual Bulldog soccer tournament this summer, expectations were high for the YSHS team coming into the season. While a 3–2 opening loss on the road at Cincinnati Hills Christian […]

  • Amazing moms and dads of T-ball

    Erasmus “Raz” Thornton, Lidija Lackovich-Van Gorp, Maddy McGuire and Darija Lackovich-Van Gorp took part in some T-ball shenanigans on a recent Friday evening. Perry League T-ball ended last Friday night with an annual potluck, during which trophies were given to all participants. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    It says in our “Guide to Yellow Springs” entry that the Perry League is a self-supporting, all-volunteer beginners’ baseball program for all our community’s children regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ability or disability, sexual, spiritual or religious orientation. Self-supporting? We spent $1,800 this summer on T-shirts, baseball caps, a dozen new soft dot […]

  • Minor League Pirates win in the end

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    All I can say is, “Wow!” What an incredible finish it was to the 2014 Minor League season.

  • T-ball’s sweet, goofy monster

    Mateen Sajabi led an enthusiastic group of T-ball players out on the field at a recent game. The season winds up this Friday, 6:30 p.m., with a potluck and trophy give-away. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Sophia Purdin, 3, has a flower tattoo painted on her face. She walks right up to me, her eyes shining, lifting her hands so they are as high as her ears.

  • Indians win Minor League regular season

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    The Indians take this year’s Minor League with two wins to close out regular season play.

  • Indians are Minor League champs

    Pirates batter Justin Nash swatted one for the team in the post-season semifinals win against the Indians Monday night. On Tuesday, the Pirates beat the Reds 14–6 for the championship title. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    They did it again: the Minor League Winds Cafe Indians repeated as regular season champions, finishing the 2014 season with a 7–1 record after taking a pair of games last week to seal the top spot for the second straight year.

  • Learning to fly with T-ball

    Lidija Lackovich-Van Gorp shared a moment with Coach Jimmy Chesire at last Friday night’s T-ball game, while Erasmus Thornton patiently waited his turn at bat. Perry League t-ball takes place this Friday at Gaunt Park at 6:30 and winds up the summer next Friday, Aug. 8, with the annual potluck and trophy give-away. (Photo by suzanne Szmepruch)

    Darija Lackovich-Van Gorp, 4, is delighted with her brand new Perry League T–shirt. She tells me how wonderful it is as she stands at the tee not swinging her bat.

  • T-ball anyone?

    Sophia Purdin, age 3, proudly showed off one of the many baseballs she chased at last week's T-ball. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Only two more weeks of Perry League T-ball. Check out the photos from last week’s game!

  • Soccer mania comes to village

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    The World Cup may have ended on Sunday, but a massive local soccer championship is just kicking off.

  • Rain doesn’t dampen players’ spirit

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    Last Friday’s soaking rain played havoc with last week’s Minor League schedule, wiping out both Saturday games, leaving only a single completed game for the week as the only other scheduled contest was a forfeit.

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