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  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    The YSHS girls basketball team showed up Xenia Christian 81–34 in a home game Monday, Dec. 8. Alex Beer, left, and Roniqua Cobb shot well from the outside to help their team to victory.

    It was an understated first week of basketball for Yellow Springs High School, evidenced by the Bulldogs 60–53 loss to Emmanuel Christian in their first game of the regular season.

  • Having a ball

    Hard at work preparing for their new season to start, members of the Yellow Springs High School basketball teams are benefitting from two new pieces of practice equipment that may help produce some winners. The “gun”, left, is a ball hopper and server that helps players with shooting fundamentals, and the “dominator” sharpens boxing and rebounding skills, shown here with Raphael Allen. The equipment was purchased with donations from the Yellow Springs Community Foundation, the Miami Valley Warriors (a semi-professional football team that uses the YSHS field) and local resident Naomi Orme.

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  • Football to continue in ‘09

    Yellow Springs High School will field a football team next fall, YSHS Principal John Gudgel announced at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Yellow Springs board of education. “We feel confident that we will have enough players,” Gudgel said.

  • Zagory gets a kick out of football

    YSHS Class of 2004 valedictorian Aaron Zagory is the place kicker for the Stanford University football team. He is pictured here with his sister, Jessica Zagory, during a visit in Palo Alto, Calif.

    As the argument about the value of retaining a football program at Yellow Springs High School raged on in the community forum pages of the News in recent weeks, one of the school’s graduates was steady as a rock, kicking field goals and extra points for the Stanford University football team.

  • Boys basketball to meet parents

    The Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School basketball program will hold a parent meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 5:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. The meeting is for parents and athletes participating in seventh grade through high school basketball.

  • YSHS Fall Sports Awards

    The fall Bulldog sports season’s most valuable players, among many other athletes, were honored at the Yellow Springs High School fall sports award ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 5. First row (left to right): Briana Ayers (seventh grade volleyball); Maryah Martin (eighth grade volleyball); Paloma Wiggins (McKinney cross country); Maiya Hodge (cheerleading); Hanna Kumbusky (cross country); second row: Crystal Reedy (volleyball); Asa Casenhiser (soccer); Raphael Allen (football); Jacob GunderKline (cross country); Ryder Comstock (soccer).

    Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School athletes were recognized by the school on Wednesday, Nov. 5, for their participation and performance in the fall sports program.

  • Sign up now for football in 2009

    The Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School football program is preparing early for the 2009 season. YSHS and McKinney students interested in playing football are asked to sign up now on the bulletin board across from the high school office.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up

    Jake GunderKline, right, was in the thick of the chase at Scioto Downs race track in Columbus during Saturday’s cross country state championship meet. Gundi placed 30th overall in a personal record of 16:30.

    The GunderKline twins had a morning to remember at the Div. III state cross country championships in Columbus on Saturday, Nov. 1. Held at Scioto Downs race tack, the climatic meet of the harrier season attracted a huge crowd of 10,000 spectators to cheer on 151 runners…

  • Crickets basketball to begin Friday

    The Crickets basketball program for girls and boys in first through third grade will begin Friday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m. The program is aimed at providing instruction on basketball fundamentals to prepare kids for recreational or traveling team programs.

  • Fitness Center is open

    The Yellow Springs High School Fitness Center is open for community use Mondays, 7–9 p.m.; Wednesdays, 7–9 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m.–noon.

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