Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:12:33 EST 1800 Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/331619/Local-Sports-Briefs Marauders receive donation from Alabama church Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sprint wins encourage Stewart http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/326505/Sprint-wins-encourage-Stewart CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Former Olympian helps inspire local gymnasts http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-sports/328525/Former-Olympian-helps-inspire-local-gymnasts BEAVERCREEK — Courtney Kupets is an Olympic medalist. But she isn't perfect. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bengals expect CB Hall, DT Atkins back during camp http://xeniagazette.com/news/nfl-sports/335463/Bengals-expect-CB-Hall-DT-Atkins-back-during-camp CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals expect cornerback Leon Hall to be ready for the start of training camp and defensive tackle Geno Atkins to join them for full workouts sometime later, bringing one of the NFL's top defenses closer to full... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract http://xeniagazette.com/news/nba-sports/335360/Cavs-to-sign-Andrew-Wiggins-to-contract CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tour leader Nibali: A ‘flag-bearer’ against doping http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/319744/Tour-leader-Nibali:-A-flag-bearer-against-doping By Jamey KeatenAssociated Press Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIlroy earns Nicklaus’s praise http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/316176/McIlroy-earns-Nicklauss-praise HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf's oldest major championship.Now he's got his eyes on a new jacket. Something in green, preferably. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pacers face uphill battle after signing Stuckey http://xeniagazette.com/news/nba-sports/319465/Pacers-face-uphill-battle-after-signing-Stuckey INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Last week, the Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson.On Monday, they replaced one of the NBA's best young players with shooting guard Rodney Stuckey. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Alliance may smooth NASCAR bumps http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/317406/Alliance-may-smooth-NASCAR-bumps CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There is no clearer example of the disconnect between NASCAR and its teams then the fight earlier this year over the procedures to cool cars down during qualifying. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/316508/Local-Sports-Briefs Norman wins Canadian ParaTriathlon Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5310465/Rory-McIlroy-builds-a-4-shot-lead-at-British-Open HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST In Alps, Nibali again dominates Tour de France http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5320211/In-Alps-Nibali-again-dominates-Tour-de-France CHAMROUSSE, France (AP) — If Vincenzo Nibali was looking happier Friday after the Tour de France rode into the Alps, here's why: His top rival fell out of contention, he gained nearly a minute on his next-biggest challenger and oh, he won... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wiggins, Cavs hounded by Love trade rumors http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5319731/Wiggins-Cavs-hounded-by-Love-trade-rumors LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5310666/Local-Sports-Briefs Augustine accepts AD job at Bethel Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5277343/British-Open:-a-new-golf-course-a-new-Tiger-Woods HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.In golf vernacular, it's called a driver. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Defending LPGA champ hopes to keep street sign http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5310497/Defending-LPGA-champ-hopes-to-keep-street-sign SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) — Some like to see their name in lights. Beatriz Recari was thrilled to see hers bolted to a light pole. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5300642/Local-Sports-Briefs Dragons hosting movie night at Fifth Third Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Good turnout for fishing derby http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5300612/Good-turnout-for-fishing-derby The Greene County Fish and Game Association held its annual fishing derby and casting contest, Saturday July 12. The derby had 39 kids compete for trophies, ribbons and other prizes. The casting contest had nearly 30 participants, a number that... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST MLB scouts assess Great Lakes League’s best http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/5299734/MLB-scouts-assess-Great-Lakes-Leagues-best XENIA — As Clayton Brandt ranged to his left and fired a routine bullet throw to first base, a couple dozen Major League Baseball scouts began scribbling onto their notepads and pecking information into their laptops. Such was life at... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scouts win, lose at GLSCL All-Star Game http://xeniagazette.com/news/home_top-sports/5302263/Scouts-win-lose-at-GLSCL-All-Star-Game XENIA — Three Xenia Scouts came away with a win during Wednesday night's Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League All-Star Game at Grady's Field, and two others lost. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST