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  • 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.

  • 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.

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