Sports Section :: Page 2

  • Major soccer tournament kicks off here

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

  • T-ball’s healing powers

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    My day up until 6:30 p.m. Friday evening had not been treating me well. My body had renewed its occasional auto-immune-y ache, which it is keen to do when it is least desired. The buzzing of a solitary mosquito inside my head that began around noon had grown to a symphony of construction equipment banging […]

  • Reds B lead the Major League

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    Despite suffering their first loss of the season, The Winds Cafe Indians’ 4–1 record was good enough to hold on to a slim half-game lead over the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds record of 4–2.

  • Dragons, Pirates tie in nail-biter

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    The shortened holiday week and another late afternoon thunderstorm resulted in only a single minor league game completed last week, but it was probably the most exciting one of the season yet.

  • Sea Dogs are off and swimming

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    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club Sea Dogs summer swim team are off and swimming. They won one meet against Forest Ridge, after competing in three swim meets so far this summer. Results are as follows, 6 and under 25 free: first place, Zan Holtgrave; second place, Javin Obringer; third place, Brady Clark; 6 and under […]

  • Major League Reds A and B tie

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    The Winds Cafe Indians extended their undefeated record to 4–0 and remain atop the Minor League rec baseball standings after the second full week of play. The Indians’ contest against the Vintage Truck Dragons on June 23 was called after only two-and-a-half innings due to a thunderstorm. Then the first game on June 28 saw […]

  • Me the Bridge and the T-ball gang

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    One of the exercises we do as part of our warm-up is to get on our hands and knees in the thick, three-inch long, green, green grass of the right field — “I know,” Tommy Moore, 6, says when we finish touching our noses to our toes, anticipating what comes next. Even before I say […]

  • T-ball is up and running for summer

    Kids scrambled after a ball at a recent Perry League t-ball Friday evening event.

    Perry League t-ball is taking place every Friday evening beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Gaunt Park.

  • Minor League bats on fire

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    The Minor League Winds Cafe Indians finished the first full week of play at the top of the standings with a win and a pair of forfeits. They now stand at 3–0 after forfeits by the Tom’s Market Pirates on Wednesday, June 18, and the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds on Sunday, June 22. […]

  • Eye-popping joy at T-ball

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    The children’s capacity for joy is remarkable. Mind-boggling. Like Sophia Purdin, 4, cousin of one of my all-time favorite T-ball alums, Scotty Purdin.

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