Sports Section :: Page 58

  • Pirates hold a wide lead

    The Pirates maintained their lead in Minor League play last week with an 8–1 season record, three games ahead of the Yankees. The Cubs opened the week defeating the Dragons 11–2 on Monday, June 30.

  • Local track star shines in college

    Sam Borchers has returned home for the summer to train in Yellow Springs after a record breaking freshman year at Penn State.

    After setting two school records at Penn State during the indoor track season, winning a big 800-meter race on the famed Hayward Field track at the University of Oregon, and becoming the Big Ten 1500 meter champion, Sam Borchers…

  • YSHS soccer sign up

    Any student who is interested in playing soccer this fall for the Yellow Springs High School boys soccer team should send an e-mail with their name, address, phone number, age and year in school for the coming school year to Jim Hardman…

  • Cubs trail Pirates by three

    The area’s continued wet weather again played havoc with the Minor League’s third full week of play, where the Cubs’ 3–4 record is slowly gaining on the Pirates, still undefeated for six games.

  • Youth pick-up baseball league

    An informal youth pick-up baseball league has been organized for the summer. The target for the league is boys and girls 11–14 years.

  • Pirates still top the Minors

    The Pirates remain at the top of the Minor league standings after three weeks of play through Saturday, June 21, with a record of 5 – 1, despite taking their first loss last week at the hands of a talented Indians team, who is one game back at 3-1. The two teams met for the […]

  • Challenger soccer camp success, fun

    The Yellow Springs Soccer Inc. hosted third annual British Soccer Challenger Sports Soccer camp was a terrific success, according to organizer Lauren Miller. Sixty-one kids, mostly from the Yellow Springs area, improved their soccer skills by learning a variety of new techniques, enhancing those already known and having plenty of fun while doing it.  Five coaches from Great Britain led the week-long camp held at Yellow Springs High School. Mild summer temperatures without rain cooperated to set the stage for perfect conditions. The kids, ages 6 to 17, maintained their enthusiasm, energy and good sportsmanship throughout the entire week. The weather and the kids couldn’t have been better, Miller said. Pictured above are, from left, William Gregor, Rhona Marion, Jack Runyon, Eric Romohr and Calloway Skwerski.

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  • Pirates lead Minor League

    The Pirates brought their lead to 3–0 in the Minor Leagues last week, as the Dragons defeated the Cubs 11–2 on Monday, June 9, while the Reds notched their first win of the season by overcoming the Dragons 8–7 on Wednesday, June 11.

  • Sea Dog practice begins

    The summer swim team program has started at Gaunt Park pool. Practices are at 9 a.m. for ages 11 and up; and 10 a.m. for ages 10 and under. Fees are $75 for individuals and $100 for families. Registration materials and meet schedules are available at practice.

  • Gym open for girls

    The Yellow Springs High School girls basketball program will offer open gym for girls every Tuesday and Thursday, 4:30–6:30 p.m., at the high school gym.

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