Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:26:45 EST 1800 Big men battle in Fairborn win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151602401/Big-men-battle-in-Fairborn-win FAIRBORN — It was a battle for the paint in a game between Fairborn and Miamisburg, Friday night at the always rowdy Baker Middle School. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:06:25 EST Bucs romp past Lebanon http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151602113/Bucs-romp-past-Lebanon XENIA — Friday night's boy varsity basketball game between the host Xenia Buccaneers and the Lebanon Warriors was a game between two of the top teams in the Greater Western Ohio Conference's South Division. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:21:25 EST Rams handle Cedarville’s pressure for OHC win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151581650/Rams-handle-Cedarvilles-pressure-for-OHC-win CEDARVILLE — Even though Cedarville turned up the defensive pressure, the Greeneview Rams responded well in Thursday's 59-36 girls high school basketball win at Cedarville High School. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:46:23 EST Under the spotlight, Columbus shines http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151528951/Under-the-spotlight-Columbus-shines COLUMBUS — Each NHL season, the grind of the 82-game campaign comes to a halt for a few days for the All-Star break. It's a brief chance for teams and players to rest, reassess and reload for the upcoming march to the playoffs. It's... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:11:28 EST Buckeyes’ Matta switches to man, then goes to smaller lineup http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151555928/Buckeyes-Matta-switches-to-man-then-goes-to-smaller-lineup COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta doesn't change his mind frequently.Yet in the past few weeks he's made two significant switches. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:26:25 EST Local teams bow out of quarterfinal http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151559728/Local-teams-bow-out-of-quarterfinal XENIA — The Fairborn and Xenia varsity wrestling teams both bowed out of the regional quarterfinal round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Division I Regional Dual Team Tournament, Wednesday, at Xenia High School. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:33 EST Skyhawks roll over Miamisburg http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151556446/Skyhawks-roll-over-Miamisburg MIAMISBURG — The Fairborn girls basketball team went inside out to beat the Vikings, 56-43, Wednesday night at Miamisburg High School. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:27 EST Alter too much for Carroll http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151560706/Alter-too-much-for-Carroll RIVERSIDE — There's a reason Alter is the top-ranked Division II girls basketball team in Ohio.The Knights are good.Really good.Really, really good. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:23 EST Vickers ready for NASCAR return after heart surgery http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151530251/Vickers-ready-for-NASCAR-return-after-heart-surgery CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery last month. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:36:22 EST Tiger flashes toothy grin in Arizona http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151530106/Tiger-flashes-toothy-grin-in-Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:31:24 EST Bucs’ win streak climbs to 10 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151538256/Bucs-win-streak-climbs-to-10 XENIA — They are currently enjoying a 10-game winning streak and undefeated in their division. Just imagine how good the Xenia High School boys varsity basketball team could be when they get to full strength. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:25 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151532414/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLNorman's world record is official Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:26:23 EST Kraft angry; Lynch just here http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151531538/Kraft-angry;-Lynch-just-here CHANDLER, Ariz. — The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.Not star quarterback Tom Brady or All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Not coach Bill Belichick, either.Robert Kraft. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:23 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151507094/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLWrestlingCenterville 38, Beavercreek 34CENTERVILLE — Results from Saturday's Dual Meet at Centerville High School: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:01:22 EST Golden Eagles win fourth straight http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151484199/Golden-Eagles-win-fourth-straight BELLBROOK — The Bellbrook Golden Eagles continued to play stifling defense on the way to their fourth victory in a row. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:06:25 EST Venus Williams on an upswing at 34-years-old http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151451745/Venus-Williams-on-an-upswing-at-34-years-old MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There is a big difference between the Venus Williams of, say, the year 2000 and the Venus of 2015. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:16:23 EST New Browns coordinator unfazed by QB uncertainty http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151450151/New-Browns-coordinator-unfazed-by-QB-uncertainty BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The perception of dysfunction didn't frighten John DeFilippo away from the Browns. He wasn't intimidated by their muddled mess at quarterback or a parade of offensive coordinators hired and fired before... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:31:24 EST NFL says no conclusion yet on Pats’ deflated footballs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151471385/NFL-says-no-conclusion-yet-on-Pats-deflated-footballs FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL says it is still investigating how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in their last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:56:24 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151469970/Local-Sports-Briefs GIRLS BASKETBALLMiami Valley 51, Yellow Springs 32 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:06:25 EST Bauers drains shots to top Hawks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151471598/Bauers-drains-shots-to-top-Hawks FAIRBORN — It was loud Friday night at Baker Middle School. Really loud. The visiting Xenia Buccaneers came into the rivalry match against Fairborn having won... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:41:26 EST