Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:52:36 EST 1800 Golden Eagles top Monroe, win SWBL title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150295016/Golden-Eagles-top-Monroe-win-SWBL-title MONROE — After holding up the bottom two spots of the Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern division last season, the Bellbrook Golden Eagles and Monroe Hornets were batting for Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division supremacy... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:32:07 EST Ravens can take control of AFC North in Cincinnati http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150294813/Ravens-can-take-control-of-AFC-North-in-Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ravens opened the season at home with their worst game.They were still digging out of the Ray Rice mess when they hosted the Bengals that first week. What happened next was ugly all around. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:25:09 EST (No heading) http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150294949/ HIGH SCHOOLFairborn announces Winter parent's meeting, Fall banquet Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:32:08 EST Golden Eagles defeat Monroe to win league title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150300214/Golden-Eagles-defeat-Monroe-to-win-league-title MONROE — After holding up the bottom two spots of the Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern division last season, the Bellbrook Golden Eagles and Monroe Hornets were battling for Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division supremacy... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:06:10 EST Late Lebanon score sinks Xenia http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150299888/Late-Lebanon-score-sinks-Xenia XENIA — In about the same time that it takes you to read this story, that's how close the Xenia Buccaneers were to possibly making school history.Five minutes and 35 seconds. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:24:06 EST Kiffin facing rocky reception in return to Neyland http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150284082/Kiffin-facing-rocky-reception-in-return-to-Neyland KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin isn't talking as the former Tennessee coach prepares to make his much-anticipated return to Knoxville.He has no choice. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:01:11 EST Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150283774/Massive-cheating-scandal-at-UNC-involved-athletes CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:52:07 EST Judge questions $75M NCAA concussion settlement http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150283710/Judge-questions-$75M-NCAA-concussion-settlement CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a first-of-its-kind head injury settlement with the NCAA expressed concerns Thursday about some terms and the scope of the $75 million deal that encompasses all athletes going back... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:49:06 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150273355/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLFOOTBALL Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:01:12 EST Cavaliers, LeBron eye NBA title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150255365/Cavaliers-LeBron-eye-NBA-title CLEVELAND — Four years away from home changed LeBron James. He came back more mature, more focused, more complete — in a class by himself as a player. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:17:08 EST At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150284558/At-1-all-World-Series-moves-to-quirky-Giants-park SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:23:15 EST Hackenberg, captains regroup Penn St. amid losses http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150283990/Hackenberg-captains-regroup-Penn-St.-amid-losses STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's captains called the team together during an off week to address its two consecutive losses. Quarterback Christian Hackenberg says it helped steer the Nittany Lions in the right direction as it... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:58:16 EST Area teams in playoff mode this week http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150268663/Area-teams-in-playoff-mode-this-week By John Bombatchjbombatch@civitasmedia.com Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:38:09 EST ‘85 Royals see similarities in present team http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150270591/85-Royals-see-similarities-in-present-team Dave SkrettaAP Sports WriterKANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:36:13 EST Bengals fighting Bungles past http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150270464/Bengals-fighting-Bungles-past Joe KayAP Sports WriterCINCINNATI — The Bengals won their first three games and, for a few hours, were the only unbeaten team left in the NFL. That's when the free fall started. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:36:09 EST Beavercreek bounces Fairborn http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150255683/Beavercreek-bounces-Fairborn CLAYTON — Favored Beavercreek appeared surprised by the early Fairborn goal, during Tuesday night's Division I sectional final at Good Samaritan Stadium. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:38:09 EST Schul’s gold medal remembered 50 years later http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150251354/Schuls-gold-medal-remembered-50-years-later WEST MILTON — The metal signs that once marked a great time in Bob Schul's life – and proclaimed the small rural town of West Milton as home of the Gold Medal winner in the 5,000-meter run in the 1964 Olympics – now are gone... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:17:17 EST Cutler still a slouch in City of Big Shoulders http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150255431/Cutler-still-a-slouch-in-City-of-Big-Shoulders CHICAGO (AP) — There's no truth to the rumor Jay Cutler is about to be charged with starting the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.But everything else that's gone wrong here the last five years? Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:23:06 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150211860/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOL SOCCERFinal Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association state high school soccer poll for 2014:BOYS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:17:10 EST Playoff hopes on the line in week nine http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150252409/Playoff-hopes-on-the-line-in-week-nine As the season winds down, a few area high school football teams still have hope for making the postseason. Winning out will be key in reaching the playoffs. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:51:11 EST