Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:33:42 EST 1800 Fairborn honors senior athletes http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152076957/Fairborn-honors-senior-athletes FAIRBORN — Fairborn honored six of its senior student athletes who were signing to play college athletics, Thursday afternoon at Fairborn High School. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:11:28 EST Rainbow threes fight off feisty Fairborn http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152084238/Rainbow-threes-fight-off-feisty-Fairborn HUBER HEIGHTS — Springboro needed a barrage of rainbow threes to finally get some distance between itself and upstart, upset minded Fairborn during Thursday's Division I girls high school basketball sectional semifinal game at Wayne High... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:06:24 EST Greeneview Rams advance http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152085309/Greeneview-Rams-advance Greeneview defeats Fenwick Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:51:23 EST Bad second half ends Carroll’s season http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152059742/Bad-second-half-ends-Carrolls-season NEW CARLISLE — Carroll looked to have things locked up at halftime, but an experienced Kenton Ridge squad wasn't deterred. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:25 EST Rose injury crushes Bulls fans http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152058983/Rose-injury-crushes-Bulls-fans CHICAGO — The news that Derrick Rose will have knee surgery again hit the Chicago Bulls and their fans hard and left them in a familiar spot — trying to get by without their star point guard. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:26:23 EST Buckeyes Mitchell, Russell are top women, men frosh scorers http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151975023/Buckeyes-Mitchell-Russell-are-top-women-men-frosh-scorers COLUMBUS (AP) — The top freshmen basketball scorers in the nation both play for Ohio State — just on different teams. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:21:24 EST Bailey may not be ready for Reds opener http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152058733/Bailey-may-not-be-ready-for-Reds-opener GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey doesn't expect to be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery in September to repair a tear in the flexor tendon by his right elbow. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:21:22 EST Area swimmers headed to state meet today http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152033258/Area-swimmers-headed-to-state-meet-today Staff Report Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:56:22 EST Local sports briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152053970/Local-sports-briefs HIGH SCHOOLSumner, Zink earn Ohio Coach of the Year honors Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:01:23 EST Cedarville buzzsaw defeats Xenia Christian http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152059799/Cedarville-buzzsaw-defeats-Xenia-Christian MONROE — The fifth-seeded Xenia Christian's girls basketball team and its fans drove over 20 miles away to run into a Greene County buzz saw. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:56:24 EST Garnett makes Minnesota return http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152040253/Garnett-makes-Minnesota-return MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Garnett never wanted to leave Minnesota when the Timberwolves traded him to Boston nearly eight years ago, never wanted to jump from a sinking Celtics ship before Paul Pierce convinced him to follow him to Brooklyn two years... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:46:23 EST Pitchers battling for spot in Reds’ rotation http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152039873/Pitchers-battling-for-spot-in-Reds-rotation GOODYEAR, Ariz. — With everyone in camp, the Reds can finally start to sort out two openings in their rotation. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:46:22 EST MLB makes small pace of game changes, passes on bigger steps http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151974979/MLB-makes-small-pace-of-game-changes-passes-on-bigger-steps NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is slowly addressing the lagging pace of games. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:41:26 EST Out-manned Bucs bow out of tourney http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152038578/Out-manned-Bucs-bow-out-of-tourney HUBER HEIGHTS — Just a day after losing its coach, the Xenia High School girls basketball team faced the unenviable task of facing top-seeded Springboro in the opening round of the Division I sectional tournament. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:41:28 EST Twins’ effort has Wayne seeing double http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152039211/Twins-effort-has-Wayne-seeing-double TROY — Identical twins + Nearly identical halves = easy win. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:31:36 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152040319/Local-Sports-Briefs DARF Race Car Show, March 7BEAVERCREEK — The annual Dayton Auto Racing Fans club charity race car show will take place March 7 at Lang's Chevrolet, 635 S Orchard Lane, in Beavercreek. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:06:23 EST Greenon falls, Carroll moves on http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152015547/Greenon-falls-Carroll-moves-on NEW CARLISLE — Of the two Greene County area teams who spent a frigid Monday night at Tecumseh High School, one bowed out despite a determined effort; the other is moving on. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:26:26 EST Saturday’s updated tournament schedule http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151953040/Saturdays-updated-tournament-schedule Staff Report Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:11:22 EST Fourth-quarter run earns Xenia outright GWOC South title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151979779/Fourth-quarter-run-earns-Xenia-outright-GWOC-South-title XENIA — One fourth-quarter scoring run was all Xenia needed in order to finally pull away from Greater Western Ohio Conference, South Division foe Fairborn, claim a 61-45 win, and earn the Buccaneers their first outright division title in eight... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:56:24 EST Bucks turn 3-way NBA trade http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151958137/Bucks-turn-3-way-NBA-trade MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are not standing pat on their surprising season. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 07:16:23 EST