Sports Section :: Page 4

  • 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.

  • New YSHS softball team tastes success

    While the YSHS girls softball season ended on May 13 after a tournament loss to Southeastern, the season was a success, with a 16-strong roster of girls who won four games and averaged an impressive 13 runs per game. The team was all smiles on the bench on May 3, when they won back-to-back games during a double-header at Belmont. From right are Evelyn Greene, Danny Horton, Jesi Worsham, Ashley Longshaw, Sierra Lawrence, Nekyla Hawkins, Chelsea Horton, Shanice Wright, Maddie Gueth, Victoria Willis and Amelia Gray. (Submitted photo by Coach Jimmy DeLong)

    This year’s YSHS softball team has more than just a great attitude — they also got a taste of success, finishing with four wins and averaging 13 runs per game.

  • May 29, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

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    May 29, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Tennis standout goes to district

    Freshman tennis star Augie Knemeyer at a first singles match he won against a Beavercreek opponent earlier this month. Knemeyer won three straight matches at last week’s sectionals to qualify for districts. (Submitted photo by Michael Knemeyer)

    It was during his second of three victorious matches at sectionals last week that Yellow Springs High School freshman Augie Knemeyer was truly tested.

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