Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 24 May 2015 12:58:27 EST 1800 Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153671134/Local-Sports-Briefs PROFESSIONALDAYTON — The Great Lakes Loons built a 4-0 lead and held off the Dayton Dragons 4-3 on Thursday night. The two clubs split the four-game series. Sat, 23 May 2015 18:01:24 EST Penske, Ganassi and Chevy dominate final Indy 500 practice http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153670098/Penske-Ganassi-and-Chevy-dominate-final-Indy-500-practice INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Will Power ended the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 up front — exactly where he doesn't want to be for most of Sunday's race. Sat, 23 May 2015 17:31:23 EST Single duty: Kurt Busch brings double lessons to Charlotte http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153669614/Single-duty:-Kurt-Busch-brings-double-lessons-to-Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This... Sat, 23 May 2015 17:16:23 EST Rahal finally getting results, carrying standard for Honda http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153669477/Rahal-finally-getting-results-carrying-standard-for-Honda INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Graham Rahal hears what people are saying about him. Sat, 23 May 2015 17:11:22 EST Na leads wet Colonial tourney http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153676676/Na-leads-wet-Colonial-tourney FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert. Sat, 23 May 2015 10:41:21 EST ‘Creek advances several to regional track championships http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153675699/Creek-advances-several-to-regional-track-championships DAYTON — Beavercreek track and field athletes reserved nine spots in next week's Division I regional championships, thanks to solid performances turned in Friday in district competition at Perc Welcome Stadium. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:46:27 EST Raiders advance to Horizon League title game http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153676978/Raiders-advance-to-Horizon-League-title-game WHITING, Ind. — Down 5-2 after six, the Wright State baseball team rallied for six runs in the final three innings, capped off by a three-run Ryan Fucci home run in the ninth, to defeat Illinois-Chicago, 8-5, in Friday's Horizon League... Fri, 22 May 2015 23:06:27 EST Banged-up Cavs, Hawks adjust for Game 2 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153650333/Banged-up-Cavs-Hawks-adjust-for-Game-2 ATLANTA — While the Atlanta Hawks try to figure out who will guard LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers are just grateful the four-time MVP is still standing. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:41:23 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153649618/Local-Sports-Briefs PROFESSIONALAll-Star Game celebrities announced Fri, 22 May 2015 09:11:22 EST Bellbrook rallies for sectional championship http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153649001/Bellbrook-rallies-for-sectional-championship CLAYTON — One comeback is impressive. Bellbrook did it twice. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:36:27 EST Beavers claim sectional crown http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153648462/Beavers-claim-sectional-crown XENIA — With a determined effort on the mound, the Beavercreek Battlin' Beavers fended off a late Springfield comeback to claim Thursday's Division I sectional title, 8-5, at Xenia High School. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:06:25 EST Masters champ Jordan Spieth ready for majors-like homecoming http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153627735/Masters-champ-Jordan-Spieth-ready-for-majors-like-homecoming FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth occasionally pulls that green jacket out of his closet and holds it like the great trophy that it is. Thu, 21 May 2015 21:06:29 EST Smith, Labonte head up NASCAR Hall of Fame class http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153627699/Smith-Labonte-head-up-NASCAR-Hall-of-Fame-class CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Speedway Motorsports Executive Chairman Bruton Smith and two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte topped the newest group of five headed to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Thu, 21 May 2015 21:06:26 EST Rugged month has Castroneves eager to chase 4th Indy win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153627610/Rugged-month-has-Castroneves-eager-to-chase-4th-Indy-win INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The specks of gray in Helio Castroneves' jet black hair tell one part of his legacy. Thu, 21 May 2015 21:01:21 EST Clauson, Davison part of Indy 500’s ‘melting pot’ of racing talent http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153602785/Clauson-Davison-part-of-Indy-500s-melting-pot-of-racing-talent DAYTON —Drivers Bryan Clauson and James Davison are respected competitors in their own forms of auto racing, and they come from two different worlds of motorsport. But both have a mutual respect for what it means to be a driver in the... Thu, 21 May 2015 10:16:24 EST Timetable for decision on teams in LA could be moved up http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153627655/Timetable-for-decision-on-teams-in-LA-could-be-moved-up SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles might be in the NFL's future sooner than anyone thought.The NFL could approve a team move to Los Angeles by the end of the year, with a club playing in the area by the 2016 season. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:06:22 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153626822/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLCedarville loses in extra innings Thu, 21 May 2015 08:21:23 EST Senior seasons come to an end at districts http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153622937/Senior-seasons-come-to-an-end-at-districts CENTERVILLE — Jesse Holloway knew districts would be tough. Thu, 21 May 2015 05:06:24 EST Dutch Lions to open season May 21 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153621149/Dutch-Lions-to-open-season-May-21 WEST CARROLLTON – The Dayton Dutch Lions Futbol Club will begin its 2015 campaign in the Premier Development League, Thursday night May 21 at Dayton Outpatient Center Stadium in West Carrollton. The Lions will be looking to make their mark again... Wed, 20 May 2015 20:26:22 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/153595399/Local-Sports-Briefs Raiders receive Horizon League baseball honorsFAIRBORN — Eleven members of the Wright State baseball team were recognized as the Horizon League announced its postseason honors on Tuesday. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:11:23 EST