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  • 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.

  • Thunder, lightning stymies t-ball

    There were sprinkles of rain dotting my windshield as I drove up to Gaunt Park last Friday night, June 10, for our second evening of t-ball. Parents and kids gathered ‘round as we unloaded our trunks and we wondered together, “Should we play?”

  • Cosey takes sixth at state

    Cosey sprinted to sixth place in the state tournament held last Saturday.

    Senior Cosey raced to sixth place in 100-meter dash at the Ohio Division III State Track and Field Championships. See a video of his run.

  • Back home at Perry League

    “So it’s true what I heard, you’re back?” Mike said as I greeted his boys. “Yeah,” I said. “I’m back.” To t-ball. To the Perry League.

  • Mario Cosey to run at state meet

    Senior Mario Cosey sprinted to second place in the 100-meter dash at regionals last weekend, propelling him to his second state appearance. Here Cosey wins last month’s Bulldog Invitational. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Yellow Springs High School senior sprinter Mario Cosey was the runner-up in the 100-meter dash in a tight race at regionals on Friday, solidifying his place at this week’s state tournament in Columbus.

  • VIDEO: Cosey sprints to second at regionals, eyes state

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at the regional tournament in Troy on Wednesday. He'll run at states next weekend. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Mario Cosey took second in the 100-meter dash at regionals on Friday to solidify his place at next week’s state tournament. See a video of his run.

  • May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

    Proud McKinney track team: The McKinney track team proudly displayed its trophies after the boys team finished second and the girls took fifth at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships two weeks ago. From left, in front, are Coach Isabelle Dierauer, Gabe Trillian, Oluka Okia with the team trophy and Kaner Butler; middle row, Matthew Conner, Charlotte Walkey, Rodman Allen, Taran Pergram with the pole vault trophy, Ethan DeWine, Aysha Allison and Madison Robertson; back row, Jacob Whetsel, Bryce White, Nathan Miller, Edward Johnson, Fielding Lewis and Alexas Nugster. (Submitted photo)

    May 26, 2011 Bulldog sports round up

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