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  • 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.

  • T-ball is full of kindness, surprises

    Coach Jimmy Chesire led his enthusiastic young t-ball squad in warm-ups at the opening game of the Perry League season. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    We’re rolling our arms, warming up, but two of our animated, creative and delightful players, Rowan Brown, 5, and Kian Rainey, 5, are doing their own variation of this exercise.

  • Minor League’s Reds trump Pirates

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    The 2014 Minor League season kicked off Saturday, June 14, with a decisive 14–5 win by the Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Reds over the Tom’s Market Pirates. The Reds jumped out to an early 2–1 first inning lead and never looked back.

  • T-ball, a place for healing

    At last Friday’s opening t-ball game, a knot of kids scrambled for the ball in the infield of the younger kids’ diamond. (photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    A mob of us are doing our warm-up exercises in right field -— 65 to 70 children, 40 to 45 adults.

  • Building for the boys soccer season

    Yellow Springs High School keeper Eric Lawhorn protected the goal in a dense fog as the Bulldogs fought for the Metro Buckeye Conference title at home on Oct. 3. YSHS defeated Dayton Christian 3–1 to win the league outright for the first time since 2008. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    Coach Ben Van Ausdal announced the start of community practices to help the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team get back into shape as well as several exciting game opportunities for his Bulldogs.

  • June 5, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    YSHS track and field star Oluka Okia leaped over the pole vault bar during the Metro Buckeye Conference championships at Yellow Springs High School on May 17. Okia went on to win the conference title in the high jump (5’8’’) to help propel the YSHS boys team to a second-place finish. The girls team also came in second. The track season ended this week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    June 5, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Jimmy’s back, so is t-ball

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    Spring is here, summer is right around the corner, and that means it’s time once again for the Perry League, Yellow Springs’ all volunteer, 10-week t-ball program for girls and boys, 2–9 years of age.

  • Track teams MBC runner ups

    YSHS track and field star Oluka Okia leaped over the pole vault bar during the Metro Buckeye Conference championships at Yellow Springs High School on May 17. Okia went on to win the conference title in the high jump (5’8’’) to help propel the YSHS boys team to a second-place finish. The girls team also came in second. The track season ended this week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The YSHS track and field season ended on a high note, with both teams placing second at the MBC tournament and sending athletes to regionals this weekend.

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