Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:59:48 EST 1800 Reds break from slump, start getting players back http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4511314/Reds-break-from-slump-start-getting-players-back CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have emerged from their worst start in two decades. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West? http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4513318/Can-Spurs-get-back-at-Heat-Can-they-survive-West To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4513359/Local-Sports-Briefs Lewis prepares for the G-MAC Championships this weekend Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Golden Eagle Invite a good gauge of competition http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4514793/Golden-Eagle-Invite-a-good-gauge-of-competition BELLBROOK —Thursday's Golden Eagle Invitational track and field meet left Bellbrook coach Charlie O'Dell feeling encouraged about the rest of the season. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cedarville Impson Invitational http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4490711/Cedarville-Impson-Invitational GIRLS Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cleveland clash: Irving, Gordon in media spat http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4414138/Cleveland-clash:-Irving-Gordon-in-media-spat CLEVELAND (AP) — As if the Cavaliers and Browns don't have enough trouble winning games. Now their most prominent stars are going at it. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cavs Deng wins NBA citizenship award http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4490248/Cavs-Deng-wins-NBA-citizenship-award INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Luol Deng has never once forgotten home. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cueto throws 3rd shutout as Reds beat Pirates 4-0 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4501757/Cueto-throws-3rd-shutout-as-Reds-beat-Pirates-4-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the playoffs, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4502147/Local-Sports-Briefs PROFESSIONALDayton Dragons to appear on TV Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Randall racewalking to World Cup http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4503064/Randall-racewalking-to-World-Cup BEAVERCREEK — She looks as if the slightest gust of wind could blow her over. But tucked away inside that diminutive frame lies a world-class athlete vying for a shot at the Olympics. Susan Randall, 39, of Beavercreek is considered one of the... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Book relives Tribe’s 1954 championship http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4489207/Book-relives-Tribes-1954-championship One of my first memories of Cleveland Indians baseball came in the early-1980s. It had hardly anything to do with baseball, and it was completely by accident. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Columbus ‘kids’ open NHL playoffs against Penguins http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4488518/Columbus-kids-open-NHL-playoffs-against-Penguins PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are the closest NHL team to the Pittsburgh Penguins, at least geographically. The two franchises are separated by 185 miles of highway. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Skyhawks’ hot bats too much for Lehman Catholic http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4477873/Skyhawks-hot-bats-too-much-for-Lehman-Catholic DAYTON — It took a while for them to warm up, but when the Skyhawks bats caught fire there was seemingly nothing they couldn't hit. Fairborn's bat propelled them to a convincing win over a talented Sidney Lehman Catholic team 14-3,... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Knights knock around Northeastern http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4478621/Knights-knock-around-Northeastern DAYTON — Greenon has had solid pitching all season, but it was their bats that solidified their win over the weekend. They were able to get the most hits they've had all season in a 6-2 win over the Springfield Northeastern Jets, Saturday... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Big fifth inning lifts Beavercreek to win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4477276/Big-fifth-inning-lifts-Beavercreek-to-win BEAVERCREEK — Three Beavercreek runs in the fifth inning gave the Beavers all the runs they needed in an eventual 3-1 home win, Friday, over Springfield Shawnee. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs April 14 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4477956/Local-Sports-Briefs-April-14 COLLEGEChanges made to WSU Tuesday contests Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4161365/Bubba-Watson-goes-on-birdie-spree-at-the-Masters AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson likes the way he looks in green. He wants to get that color back in his wardrobe. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Prep Roundup http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4161768/Prep-Roundup TENNIS Skyhawks battle Stivers Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Browns quickly match offer for center Alex Mack http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4161461/Browns-quickly-match-offer-for-center-Alex-Mack CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Mack was as good as gone. The Browns pulled back their Pro Bowl center in a snap. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Haas grabs Masters lead with 68 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/4152129/Haas-grabs-Masters-lead-with-68 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — With dad in his ear, Bill Haas turned in the best round of his Masters career Thursday.Now he wants to do what his father never could — finish the job. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST