Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:32:26 EST 1800 Djokovic advances to Aussie Open final http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151597127/Djokovic-advances-to-Aussie-Open-final MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:21:22 EST Coach: Playing in Sherman’s call http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151596787/Coach:-Playing-in-Shermans-call PHOENIX — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:06:29 EST Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151555157/Facebook-launching-Trending-Super-Bowl-for-the-big-game PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday's game between the Patriots and Seahawks. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:56:22 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151595453/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLCollege signingXenia student to sign Letters of Intent Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:31:23 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151574858/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLCollege SigningNine Beavercreek athletes to sign Letters of Intent Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:21:23 EST Love expects to hear boos in 1st game in Minnesota http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151598492/Love-expects-to-hear-boos-in-1st-game-in-Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In six seasons in Minnesota, Kevin Love witnessed how warmly the fans greeted former Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett each time he came back to town. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 06:16:22 EST Tiger Woods misses Phoenix Open cut http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151597258/Tiger-Woods-misses-Phoenix-Open-cut SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods never shot a score this high in his 1,267 official rounds as a pro.He never looked more lost on a golf course. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:31:23 EST Big men battle in Fairborn win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151602401/Big-men-battle-in-Fairborn-win FAIRBORN — It was a battle for the paint in a game between Fairborn and Miamisburg, Friday night at the always rowdy Baker Middle School. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:06:25 EST Bucs romp past Lebanon http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151602113/Bucs-romp-past-Lebanon XENIA — Friday night's boy varsity basketball game between the host Xenia Buccaneers and the Lebanon Warriors was a game between two of the top teams in the Greater Western Ohio Conference's South Division. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:21:25 EST Rams handle Cedarville’s pressure for OHC win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151581650/Rams-handle-Cedarvilles-pressure-for-OHC-win CEDARVILLE — Even though Cedarville turned up the defensive pressure, the Greeneview Rams responded well in Thursday's 59-36 girls high school basketball win at Cedarville High School. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:46:23 EST Under the spotlight, Columbus shines http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151528951/Under-the-spotlight-Columbus-shines COLUMBUS — Each NHL season, the grind of the 82-game campaign comes to a halt for a few days for the All-Star break. It's a brief chance for teams and players to rest, reassess and reload for the upcoming march to the playoffs. It's... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:11:28 EST Buckeyes’ Matta switches to man, then goes to smaller lineup http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151555928/Buckeyes-Matta-switches-to-man-then-goes-to-smaller-lineup COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta doesn't change his mind frequently.Yet in the past few weeks he's made two significant switches. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:26:25 EST Local teams bow out of quarterfinal http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151559728/Local-teams-bow-out-of-quarterfinal XENIA — The Fairborn and Xenia varsity wrestling teams both bowed out of the regional quarterfinal round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Division I Regional Dual Team Tournament, Wednesday, at Xenia High School. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:33 EST Skyhawks roll over Miamisburg http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151556446/Skyhawks-roll-over-Miamisburg MIAMISBURG — The Fairborn girls basketball team went inside out to beat the Vikings, 56-43, Wednesday night at Miamisburg High School. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:27 EST Alter too much for Carroll http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151560706/Alter-too-much-for-Carroll RIVERSIDE — There's a reason Alter is the top-ranked Division II girls basketball team in Ohio.The Knights are good.Really good.Really, really good. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:16:23 EST Vickers ready for NASCAR return after heart surgery http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151530251/Vickers-ready-for-NASCAR-return-after-heart-surgery CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Brian Vickers is eager to get back on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery last month. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:36:22 EST Tiger flashes toothy grin in Arizona http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151530106/Tiger-flashes-toothy-grin-in-Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tiger Woods was all smiles Tuesday — and with a full set of teeth. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:31:24 EST Bucs’ win streak climbs to 10 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151538256/Bucs-win-streak-climbs-to-10 XENIA — They are currently enjoying a 10-game winning streak and undefeated in their division. Just imagine how good the Xenia High School boys varsity basketball team could be when they get to full strength. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:25 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151532414/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLNorman's world record is official Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:26:23 EST Kraft angry; Lynch just here http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151531538/Kraft-angry;-Lynch-just-here CHANDLER, Ariz. — The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.Not star quarterback Tom Brady or All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis. Not coach Bill Belichick, either.Robert Kraft. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:01:23 EST