Sports Section :: Page 29

  • Play for the Bulldogs

    Rachele Orme chips onto the green at Locust Hills during matchplay last year (photo by Megan Bachman)

    The fall sports season in Yellow Springs starts soon. Click here for more recreational and high school sports sign-up information.

  • T-ball love, Yellow Springs style

    Eve Diamond handed off a ball to Mia Campbell to toss back during the Perry League t-ball’s final game of the season last Friday, Aug. 5, at Gaunt Park. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Someone put a hundred dollar bill in our donation jar Friday night. A hundred dollars! It stuns and gratifies us.

  • Rebuilding YSHS football

    Football may return to Yellow Springs High School this year if efforts to organize a team by new Head Coach Clayton Wolfe and new Athletic Director Steve Rossi are successful.

  • VIDEO: The talented tots of Perry League t-ball

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    The Perry League t-ball season closer on Friday showcased the local tot talent. See a video of the action and a gallery of photos.

  • The tiny warriors of t-ball

    It was another scorcher. Ninty-three degrees at 6:30 p.m. (though the humidity was only 49 percent, which helped some). Five kids got us started — we had 25 on the diamond before the rains sent us home early, and for the third time this season. Dane Beal, 5, is for me one of the keenest […]

  • Trying to blow softer at t-ball

    Mia Campbell was back. And this time with the whole Campbell entourage. Tristan, who will be 13 in August, a big brother so handsome that if I were a 13-year-old girl I’d ask him to marry me. Raven, he’ll be 11 on July 29, who is impressed with the size of his clan: “Five people […]

  • The poetry of Perry League

    It was steaming, the temperature in the mid-nineties, the humidity near 100 percent last Friday night, July 22. Six brave children showed up: Tommy Moore, 3, a stalwart, not missing a night this whole season. Tiger Van Ausdal, four-and-a-half, a good, strong, engaged, aware-and-sensitive-to-others kid who calls out every time before she throws the ball […]

  • YSHS alumni return for tournament

    Brad Benning-Clark, YSHS class of 2006, charged to the hoop at last weekend's alumni basketball game, while Ryan Phillips guarded. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At the Yellow Springs High alumni basketball tournament held last weekend, former Bulldog stars went head-to-head.

  • At t-ball, as tender as we can be

    I had a first last Friday night. When I pulled into Gaunt Park around 6:25 p.m. for our 6:30–8 p.m. evening of Perry League t-ball, there was not a soul in sight. Not a child on the diamond. Not a parent in the bleachers. Not a car in the parking lot.

  • Another face of our t-ball kids

    Jimmy Chesire got down in the dirt with t-ball player Mia Campbell at Gaunt Park on Friday, June 17. (Submitted photo)

    Evan Galarza, age 4, shines his love beacon up at me and says, “I want to be on the field with you.” I am thrilled to be chosen by such a dream child.

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