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Sports Section :: Page 2

  • Volleyball team bests league rivals

    Olivia Snoddy, Annlyn Foster and Aaliyah Longshaw concentrate as they wait for a serve during the YSHS varsity volleyball team’s home game Thursday, Aug. 30, against Middletown Christian. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Although school was closed last Monday for the Labor Day holiday, the high school gymnasium was bouncing as the varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams showed up for a morning practice.

  • August 30, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up

    August 30, 2018 Bulldog Sports Round-up

  • Rec soccer kicks off

    Youth recreational soccer for the summer season will kick off this weekend.

    YSSI Recreational Youth Soccer kicks off Saturday, Aug. 25, at Morgan Fields, with registration at 10 a.m. and an assessment clinic for all players at 10:30 a.m

  • The tiny heroes of T-ball

    At the end of the evening we are running out to the light pole overlooking right field.

  • Braves win Minor League

    The Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Braves beat the Peach’s Dodgers 17-11 in the Minor League post season tournament Saturday, July 28. At left, Henry Babb encouraged his teammates, “One more out!” Malini MIller batted for the Dodgers while Naima “D.J.” Jones was ready on the pitcher’s mound for the Braves. (photos by Robert Hasek)

    The Sam and Eddie’s Open Books Braves sailed through the 2018 Minor League post season tournament and took the championship in a 17–11 decision over the Peach’s Dodgers in the season finale on Saturday, July 28.

  • Sea Dogs third at championships

    The 2018 Yellow Springs Sea Dogs finished in third place at the league championships. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Sea Dogs just completed its 2018 season.

  • Braves, Indians split final games

    The final two YS Youth Baseball Minor League games were held Thursday evening, July 12 and Saturday morning, July 14. The Adoption Link Braves and the Sunrise Café Indians split the season’s final two games. The regular season ends this weekend, followed by playoffs. (Photo by Robert Hasek)

    The Adoption Link Braves wrapped up the 2018 Major League Championship by splitting the season’s final two games last week with the Sunrise Café Indians.

  • Sky-high enthusiasm of T-ballers

    Good people come back all the time. Like Janine and Pat Partee, who are back to watch one of their five grandkids, Derrick Partee Fleming, 2.

  • A thrill to see T-ballers fly

    The evening began with a gift. Russell Besson, 13, a T-ball graduate, came up to me with a large, blue-cloth-covered-something-or-other. He told me they’d heard that our current bat-and-ball and hand-sweeper bag was old, falling apart.

  • Tom’s Market Pirates stay on top

    Another week of improvement in every Minor League team’s performance ended with the Tom’s Market Pirates maintaining their position atop the standings a little more than half-way through the season.