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Sports Section :: Page 96
The fitness and weightlifting room at Yellow Springs High School will be open regularly for public use this fall, beginning this weekend. The hours this week are Saturday, Aug. 30, from 10 a.m. to noon, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 2, 3, and 4, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The YSHS girls soccer team came out of the gates blazing this year to beat Urbana 3–1 in the first game on Thursday, Aug. 21, and take down Middletown Christian 5–3 on Saturday, Aug. 23.
Jacob Gunderkline, a senior on the Yellow Springs High School cross country team, picked up the win Sunday evening in the 23rd annual Village Fun Run. The USATF National Junior Olympic champion in the 3,000m race walk, Gunderkline ran this two-mile test of fitness in 10 minutes and 47 seconds.
Long time cross country head coach and assistant track coach Vince Peters was approved by the school board at its Aug. 14 meeting as the new Yellow Springs High School/McKinney School athletic director. Peters has coached running at the high school for 25 years.
Registration for the Yellow Springs youth recreational soccer program will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m., at Gaunt Park. A skills clinic will follow at 9:45, featuring instruction from the Yellow Springs High School girls and boys varsity soccer teams. All youth players first grade and older should plan on attending the clinic.
The results of the first golf match of the season, played Monday, Aug. 11, are Yellow Springs High School (178), Troy Christian (181), Xenia Christian (198). The Bulldogs scores were Max Fleishman (senior), 43; Carl Wiener (sophomore), 44; Joe Fugate (senior), 45; and Lucas Donnell (junior), 46.
The Yellow Springs High School cross country team will sponsor the annual Village Fun Run on Sunday, Aug. 16, at 6:30 p.m., as an opener to the cross country team’s parent-coaches meeting at 5:45 that evening at the high school.
Games and practices for the fall season of the Youth Recreational Soccer program is scheduled to begin soon at Gaunt Park. The Morgan Building soccer fields are undergoing a major improvement project and will not be ready for play until 2009.
The annual Yellow Springs High School Soccer Alumni Games will be played on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the YSHS stadium. The girls’ game will kick off at 5:30 p.m., with the boys game beginning at 7:30 p.m.
How do you say goodbye? Parting is such sweet sorrow. (Remember the 1970s best seller, Love Story by Erich Segal, and its promotional line, “Being in love means never having to say you’re sorry.”