Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 1 Sep 2014 21:09:47 EST 1800 Sara Errani outlasts Venus Williams at US Open http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466903/Sara-Errani-outlasts-Venus-Williams-at-US-Open NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:20:06 EST Fairborn loses lightning-delayed opener http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50465714/Fairborn-loses-lightning-delayed-opener By Scott Halaszshalasz@civitasmedia.comNEW CARLISLE — Turnovers proved to be the Fairborn Skyhawks' demise in a 6-0 season-opening loss to Tecumseh on Friday. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:01:19 EST ‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50467087/Bama-opens-vs-West-Virginia-with-QB-questions ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama's quarterback competition. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:31:10 EST No. 16 Clemson, QB seek to keep offense humming http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50467017/No.-16-Clemson-QB-seek-to-keep-offense-humming CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney and offensive coordinator Chad Morris have repeatedly said that the 16th-ranked Tigers' attack would not slow down even with new faces in control. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:27:07 EST Stewart says Ward’s death will affect him forever http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466842/Stewart-says-Wards-death-will-affect-him-forever HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:16:12 EST No. 5 Ohio State launches season against Navy http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466773/No.-5-Ohio-State-launches-season-against-Navy BALTIMORE (AP) — Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo found the routine of watching film of fifth-ranked Ohio State to be cause for consternation as Saturday's season opener drew closer. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:11:12 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50466348/Local-Sports-Briefs Norman set for World Championships Sat, 30 Aug 2014 04:49:15 EST (No heading) http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50470560/ Turnovers hurt Golden Eagles in season openerBy Zach Gregoryzgregory@civitasmedia.comBELLBROOK — That wasn't the way Bellbrook wanted to start things off. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 01:35:18 EST (No heading) http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50470464/ Xenia quick as … um…lightningXENIA 50, BEAVERCREEK 7 Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:25:11 EST (No heading) http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50470081/ Patriots win for new coach Ben RulliCARROLL 35, MEADOWDALE 0 Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:54:09 EST Madison Plains rallies past Cedarville http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50469941/Madison-Plains-rallies-past-Cedarville By Chris MilesCivitas MediaLONDON — Sporting brand new uniforms, the Madison-Plains football team looked the part of winners in its season-opening tilt with visiting Cedarville. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:14:09 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50438423/Local-Sports-Briefs TRACK & FIELDEwerts earn national titles Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:55:09 EST Skyhawks explode for first win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50457040/Skyhawks-explode-for-first-win FAIRBORN — Assistant coach Scott Kurtz can say he has more coaching victories this season than Fairborn boys soccer head coach Greg Dierker. For now. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:23:13 EST Gordon gone for the season http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50442005/Gordon-gone-for-the-season CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:47:11 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50455715/Local-Sports-Briefs BOYS H.S. GOLF Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:08:08 EST College Football Playoff era begins http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50455562/College-Football-Playoff-era-begins A new era in college football is here.After years of deriding the BCS, fans will finally get what they — well, most of them — wanted with the new College Football Playoff. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:58:13 EST Hamilton, Reds swipe 6 bases, steal win from Cubs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50455323/Hamilton-Reds-swipe-6-bases-steal-win-from-Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds came up with a game plan to steal a game from Jake Arrieta, and they ran with it. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:43:10 EST Learning to throw the online pass http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50454046/Learning-to-throw-the-online-pass As another exciting season of high school football begins tonight for the Greene County area, new challenges loom ahead not only for the student-athletes underneath the helmets and shoulder pads. They loom for us, too. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:17:09 EST USC suspends Shaw, fabricates heroic story http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50443095/USC-suspends-Shaw-fabricates-heroic-story LOS ANGELES — USC cornerback Josh Shaw admitted to school officials that he had fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew from drowning and lied about how he suffered ankle injuries, the school announced Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:14:06 EST Plenty of new ACC quarterbacks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50443287/Plenty-of-new-ACC-quarterbacks There's plenty of buzz around the Atlantic Coast Conference with the addition of a new team, the latest Heisman Trophy winner and the reigning national champion. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:32:13 EST