Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 3 Mar 2015 21:50:53 EST 1800 Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152135638/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLSwimmingCANTON — Results from the OHSAA state swimming championships, held Friday and Saturday at the C.T. Branin Natatorium. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:36:23 EST Rams earn sectional title win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152140428/Rams-earn-sectional-title-win WILMINGTON — Greeneview's girls basketball team led from start to finish for a seven-point 52-45 win over a solid Cincinnati North College Hill team to win a Division III sectional tournament title on Saturday afternoon. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:51:31 EST Fairborn, Beavercreek fall in tourney debuts http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152112880/Fairborn-Beavercreek-fall-in-tourney-debuts VANDALIA — After some strong first-half efforts, a pair of Greene County area boys basketball programs saw their seasons come to an end Saturday at Vandalia Butler High School's Student Activities Center. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:51:28 EST Indians come back to upset Bulldogs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152140735/Indians-come-back-to-upset-Bulldogs TROY — After a turnaround year, the Bulldogs didn't end the season the way they wanted to. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 10:51:23 EST Earl Lloyd, 1st black player in NBA, dies at 86 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152103324/Earl-Lloyd-1st-black-player-in-NBA-dies-at-86 Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer. Within the basketball world, he's something much bigger.He was a pioneer. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:46:23 EST A-Rod works out at first base http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152103170/A-Rod-works-out-at-first-base TAMPA, Fla. — Stripped of his job at third base, Alex Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the New York Yankees. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:36:22 EST McIlroy misses cut at Honda Classic http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152103086/McIlroy-misses-cut-at-Honda-Classic PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Rory McIlroy's first PGA Tour event in five months lasted only two days. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:31:23 EST Transactions heat up as NHL trade deadline nears http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152102999/Transactions-heat-up-as-NHL-trade-deadline-nears David Poile made an impressive splash on the NHL trade market earlier this month.The Nashville Predators general manager knows better than to make any assurances he's done altering his NHL-leading lineup. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:26:22 EST Dude, where’s Kvapil’s car? http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152102922/Dude-wheres-Kvapils-car HAMPTON, Ga. — When Travis Kvapil got the call Friday, he figured someone on his race team was playing a joke. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:16:25 EST Reds need more than Byrd’s offense http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152102843/Reds-need-more-than-Byrds-offense GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Marlon Byrd knows the Reds traded for him because they think he'll bring them more than just another run producer in left field. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 20:11:22 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152101484/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLGIRLS BASKETBALLGreeneview 35, Middletown Fenwick 32 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:41:24 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152078129/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLXenia Athletic Hall nominations being acceptedXENIA — Nominations for the 2015 induction class into the Xenia Athletic Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:36:24 EST Bench helps Patriots beat Raiders http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152099973/Bench-helps-Patriots-beat-Raiders SPRINGFIELD — Even though Carroll entered the postseason on a hot streak, they were slow to start off their first postseason game, Friday night at Springfield High School. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 01:11:23 EST Heat wait for word on Bosh, as concern grows for his health http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151975060/Heat-wait-for-word-on-Bosh-as-concern-grows-for-his-health NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital on Friday, amid concerns that blood clots have worked their way from his legs to his lungs to create a condition that could be... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:26:24 EST Melee after KSU’s upset puts spotlight on safety http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152039929/Melee-after-KSUs-upset-puts-spotlight-on-safety MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the final seconds ticked away on Kansas State's stunning upset of rival Kansas, they... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:31:22 EST Tribe anxious to improve this season http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152039826/Tribe-anxious-to-improve-this-season GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Even though he's led big-league clubs through 14 seasons, Indians manager Terry Francona says he still gets jitters when talking to the team before it starts spring training. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 21:26:23 EST Rams win sectional title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152111763/Rams-win-sectional-title By John Bombatchjbombatch@civitasmedia.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:51:22 EST Cavs’ Marion undergoing tests for hip injury http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152010311/Cavs-Marion-undergoing-tests-for-hip-injury CLEVELAND — Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion did not travel with the team to Detroit so he can undergo an MRI on an injured left hip. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:16:24 EST Redskins claim their rights have been violated http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/152040177/Redskins-claim-their-rights-have-been-violated Matthew MarakatAssociated Press Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:41:23 EST 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