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  • Seadogs set meeting to elect ’09 board members

    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club, the Seadogs, will meet on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., at the Yellow Springs Community Library meeting room to discuss the upcoming season. On the agenda will be nominating and voting for board members, and filling subcommittees to run the various functions of the season.

  • Sports photo: Walk on!

    Senior Bulldog Jacob GunderKline race walked to third and fourth place in the nation at the Nike Indoor Nationals and the National Scholastic Indoor Track and Field championships in Boston and New York last weekend. He is pictured with Tipp City Tippecanoe junior Allison Chin, who finished fifth in the Boston girls racewalk, and 11th in New York. GunderKline and Chin traveled with three other Dayton area high school athletes to race at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. GunderKline walked in a very competitive men’s field and recorded a personal record time for the one-mile race of 7:11.46. That time allowed him to capture fourth place overall and his first All American ranking of the weekend. Sunday, at the famous 169th Street Armory, site of the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame, GunderKline would improve both his place and time. Dropping his one mile personal record nearly another two seconds, he grabbed third place overall in 7:09.47. Over the course of his race walking career, GunderKline has finished sixth, seventh, fourth and third at the Indoor National Championships, improving his time with each outing.

    Senior Bulldog Jacob GunderKline race walked to third and fourth place in the nation at the Nike Indoor Nationals and the National Scholastic Indoor Track and Field championships in Boston and New York last weekend.

  • Third time’s no charm

    In a near upset on Friday, March 6, the Bulldog boys basketball team lost 61–58 to number-two seed Southeastern in the third round of the Division IV sectional tournament, held at Vandalia Butler High School. Above, Ryan Phillips attempts to score. More details about the game are here.

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  • Seadogs set meeting to elect ’09 board members

    The Yellow Springs Aquatic Club, the Seadogs, will meet on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m., at the Yellow Springs Community Library meeting room to discuss the upcoming season. On the agenda will be nominating and voting for board members, and filling subcommittees to run the various functions of the season.

  • YS Bulldogs derailed by Trojans

    The Bulldogs went into the second round of Division IV sectional tournament play as the underdog against the Southeastern Trojans on Friday, March 6, and put up a fight worthy of their toothy mascot. But the Trojans’ insurmountable height won them a 61–58 victory ticket to the sectional championship game against Fort Loramie this week at the University of Dayton.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    On Tuesday, March 3, the YSHS boys basketball team upset Bethel, the number-three seed in the Division IV sectional tournament, in a 55–50 victory. The Bulldogs play next on Friday, March 6, against Southeastern, the number-two seed, at Vandalia Butler High School, 8 p.m.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    True to their status as favorites in their respective district Division II races on Saturday, Feb. 21, freshmen Elizabeth Malone and Erika Chick did not let down their fans. The two lone swimmers for Yellow Springs High School managed three first-place finishes and one third-place finish to come in 11th out of 38 schools in the southwest district.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    A Valentine’s Day Senior night produced the most exciting game of the season against Ansonia on Saturday. The girls came through under pressure in the final seconds to score the 65–63 win. Post-game emotions ran high for, left to right, Kristen Foster, Jessica Kellar and Natasha Perry.

    When Erika Chick and Elizabeth Malone swim, they swim to win, and win big. The pair of YSHS freshmen set meet records in the 200 and 500 freestyle and 100 butterfly events at the sectional swim meet held at Trotwood Madison High School on Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Ashanta Robinson (facing), Yellow Springs High School girls basketball captain, led her team of Lady Bulldogs to a 73–24 win over the Jefferson High School Lady Broncos at home on Monday, Jan 26. Sophomore Stephanie Scott (foreground) grabs a rebound ball in the first quarter.

    The YSHS girls basketball team won one and lost one Metro Buckeye Conference game last week as they rounded the bend toward the end of season tournament. The team will honor its seniors Ashanta Robinson, Jessica Keller, Kristen Foster and Melodie Wright with a pep band at their last season game at home at 3 p.m. on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The Yellow Springs girls swim team pulled out another strong meet at the Shawnee Invitational on Friday, Jan. 24. With just five swimmers, the Lady Bulldogs placed fourth overall with 58 points out of 17 teams.

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