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  • 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.

  • Mister Omar’s Chess Academy— Yellow Springs chess team seeks new players

    Right now in this peace-loving village, battles are waging in the form of a 1,000-year-old military game. No, not the animated, simulated gory gun battles of modern video games, but a noisy game of classical chess.

  • Artists’ lasting legacy — Miller brothers at Herndon

    Local artists Jennifer Haack, left, and Faith Morgan, curated an exhibit highlighting the work and honoring the legacy of Dick and Nolan Miller, brothers who lived and taught in the village for more than 50 years and whose bequest started the Miller Fellows program. Some of Dick Miller’s charcoal drawings of rural scenes hang behind them. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Now hanging at the Herndon Gallery are sketches of nudes done with the sure hand of a master draftsman, dozens of ink sketches in small notebooks documenting the travels of the artist Dick Miller and charcoal sketches of farm scenes in rural Ohio.

    Meanwhile, in a small reading area, sits a desk and reading lamp along with a bookcase of the published works and favorite books of local author and longtime Antioch writing professor Nolan Miller.

  • Live from Mills Lawn, it’s Tuesday morning!

    Mills Lawn student Aiden Gustafson works the camera as, from left, Stella Platt, Gabriella Kibblewhite and Tiger Collins get ready to broadcast the news on WMLS. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    “Good morning, amazing MLS students!” announced Mills Lawn sixth-grader Tiger Collins on a Tuesday last month. Flanked by fellow students Gabriella Kibblewhite and Stella Platt, she began broadcasting the daily news at Mills Lawn.