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  • Play ball, already!— 150-year-old game finally fielded

    The Antioch Nine were pitched against the Cincinnati Red Stockings in a makeup for a rain game that was called over 150 years ago. A perfect evening accommodated the May 31, 2019, period re-enactment, which drew nearly 100 fans and saw the Red Stockings beat the Antioch Nine by seven runs. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    It took 150 years to make up the game after it was rained out, but on Friday, May 31, the Cincinnati Red Stockings finally prevailed 14–7 over the local Antioch Nine on the Antioch College campus. 

  • Wheels of fortune

    On Sunday, May 5, at the edge of Antioch College, the Yellow Springs First Annual Pagan Blessing Of The Bikes took place. Above, Jeff "Pan" Reich (at left in the photo) fulfilled his “high priest” role very convincingly. (Photo by Carlos Landaburu)

    On Sunday, May 5, at the edge of Antioch College, the Yellow Springs First Annual Pagan Blessing Of The Bikes took place.

  • The social utopia of the ‘Mystic Knights’

    Former members of the Mystic Knights of Nowhere and H.U.M.A.N met earlier this year at the Yellow Springs Library to reminisce. From left: Neal Crandall, Pam Davis, Joan Chappelle, Aminullah Ahmad, Donna Silvert, Priscilla Moore, Victor Garcia, Tanya Fetcho and Mike Miller. (Submitted photo )

    It was during the late 1970s at an idyllic riverfront property in Clifton that a group of Yellow Springers came to form a legendary, diverse social club.

  • Bulldog track boasts larger squads

    Annlynn Foster, above, and teammate Sophia Lawson were standouts Wednesday, March 27, when the Bulldogs opened their track season in a five-team meet at Springfield Shawnee. Both Foster and Lawson earned first-place finishes, with Foster in the 100 hurdles and Lawson in the pole vault. Both girls also were part of the first-place 400-meter relay team that included Malaya Booth and Haneefah Jones. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    Both the boys and girls track squads this spring boast the largest number of participants in several years — the boys squad has 21 athletes while the girls boast a robust squad of 17 participants.

  • MLS students win at speech, debate

    From left, Maggie Wright, Payton Horton and Gini Meekin at the Ohio State Championship for Middle School Speech and Debate, where the trio made strong showings in their categories. (Submitted photo)

    On Friday, March 8, three Mills Lawn sixth-grade students departed for their trip to the State Championship for Middle School Speech and Debate in Poland, Ohio.

  • McKinney at Power of Pen regionals

    The eighth-grade McKinney Middle School Power of the Pen team competed in the Western Regional Tournament held at Wittenberg University on Saturday, March 9. Pictured, from left to right: Olive Cooper, Sylvia Korson, Aurelia Blake, Daniela Bieri and Jaime Adoff. (Submitted photo)

    Three eighth-grade McKinney Middle School Power of the Pen writers competed in the Western Regional Tournament held at Wittenberg University on Saturday, March 9.

  • March 28, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up: Fresh start for Bulldog softball

    The Bulldog softball team gears up for a new season. Shown, front row from left, are Sara Zendlovitz, Lily Rainey, Zoe Lafferty, Lily Bryan, Bre Wallace, Rosemary Bermester and Rebecca Spencer; and back row from left, Ava Schell, Carina Basora, Stella Lieff, Hailey Burk and Leanna Taylor. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    March 28, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up: Fresh start for Bulldog softball

  • Wind fall

    The Village of Yellow Springs street crew worked late into the night on Sunday, Feb. 24, to clear Dawson Street after a 50-foot-tall evergreen uprooted and fell over in high winds earlier in the day. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    The Village of Yellow Springs street crew worked late into the night on Sunday, Feb. 24, to clear a 50-foot-tall evergreen uprooted in high winds earlier in the day.

  • A place of peace

    Longtime villager Peg Champney stands at the corner of Livermore Street and Xenia Avenue, part of an ongoing peace protest that has been raising awareness to passersby for more than 15 years. (Submitted photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Longtime villager, Quaker and former Yellow Springs News co-owner Peg Champney stands at the corner of Livermore Street and Xenia Avenue, part of an ongoing peace protest.

  • Sneakers with a message at YSHS

    Photo by Carla Steiger

    During last year’s NFL season, players wore shoes decorated to promote each player’s favorite charity, bringing attention to the causes of cancer prevention, mental health awareness, clean water initiatives in Africa, and the education of low income children, among others. Hundreds of players participated, from teams that included the Cleveland Browns, the New England Patriots and the New York Jets.