Madison Press- RSS sports Feed http://madison-press.com/section/sports http://madison-press.com/section/sports Sat, 2 Aug 2014 00:18:50 EST 1800 Madison County teams return to the gridiron http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50149925/Madison-County-teams-return-to-the-gridiron There may be no better sign that summer is on the way out and fall is just around the corner than seeing high school football players returning to the practice field. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Indy cars return to Mid-Ohio http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50151519/Indy-cars-return-to-Mid-Ohio LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — If the IndyCar Series is going to make it 3 for 3 when it comes to caution-free races at Mid-Ohio, the drivers will need to clean it up before Sunday's Honda Indy 200. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:01:00 EST Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer in first NFL camp http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50139248/Manziel-battling-playbook-Hoyer-in-first-NFL-camp BEREA, Ohio — Johnny Manziel has quickly learned his college days — on the field anyway — are over. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Big Ten sets sights on powerful Ohio State http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50126527/Big-Ten-sets-sights-on-powerful-Ohio-State CHICAGO — For just a moment it was a different Urban Meyer. He was agitated and a little uncertain. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIlroy refocuses as PGA Tour returns to Ohio http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50112536/McIlroy-refocuses-as-PGA-Tour-returns-to-Ohio AKRON — The claret jug is not out of sight. Rory McIlroy is just trying to get it out of his mind. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50110141/Playoffs-could-create-chances-for-Big-Ten-teams CHICAGO — As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:What if a playoff system were in place? Would the Spartans be playing for the biggest prize? Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST U.S. Marines push Golden Eagles to new heights http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50097415/U.S.-Marines-push-Golden-Eagles-to-new-heights It doesn't matter whether or not it says it on the calendar but last week was the last week of summer vacation for high school sports athletes. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Johnny Be Good: Browns expect Manziel to behave http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50059286/Johnny-Be-Good:-Browns-expect-Manziel-to-behave BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny will be good.That's what the Browns expect from Johnny Manziel now that training camp is about to start. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cincinnati bear moves eastward http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news-outdoors/50055059/Cincinnati-bear-moves-eastward The 2-year-old male black bear that toured suburban Cincinnati in recent weeks to the delight of local residents and reporters continues to move east along the Ohio River, according to state wildlife officials. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ShockBox helmet sensors in at Madison-Plains http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news-sports/50044383/ShockBox-helmet-sensors-in-at-Madison-Plains The quarterback shouts signals to his teammates so they know the play called. There's another signal which will come from the heads of the Madison-Plains football players this season, and it will be sent to the sidelines. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Counting down to football http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-sports/50035713/Counting-down-to-football Front from left, senior Seth Jones and junior Hayden Thompson; at back, junior Zane Foucht and senior Ben Martin take time out from the London Football Summer Camp to point out the countdown time until the London vs. Urbana home opener for the Red... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Old-fashioned baseball http://madison-press.com/news/localsports/329741/Old-fashioned-baseball The first baseman of the Plain City Dutchmans awaits the ball at first base during an old-fashioned game of baseball against the Ohio Village Muffins, held Friday in Plain City in conjunction with the Miami Valley Steam Threshers... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5321799/Bon-Jovi-part-of-group-eyeing-Bills BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of a Toronto group that has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork expressing interest in buying the Buffalo Bills, three people who have reviewed documents regarding the sale process told The... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Pinson could bolster Tar Heels’ perimeter defense http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5321687/Pinson-could-bolster-Tar-Heels-perimeter-defense CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— Theo Pinson knows how to guarantee himself a significant role as a freshman at North Carolina — play defense. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST NFL preseason watch: New coaches, star rookies http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5318302/NFL-preseason-watch:-New-coaches-star-rookies NEW YORK — It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.The NFL is back. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McIlroy fires another 6-under round at British Open http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5318389/McIlroy-fires-another-6-under-round-at-British-Open HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST PC Pioneers 12U squad wins http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5313260/PC-Pioneers-12U-squad-wins The 12u Plain City Pioneers baseball team won the 12U COYBL Ohio Division championship with a 13-0 win against the Hilliard Panthers. This year's team finished with an 28-9 record. The members of the team are front row from left: Luke Malone,... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Golden Eagles looking for support in Mount Sterling http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5310994/Golden-Eagles-looking-for-support-in-Mount-Sterling When Madison-Plains football coach Jason Hunt took the Golden Eagles' coaching job over a year ago he talked about the importance of changing the attitude around the football program. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woods fires 69 at British Open, trails leader McIlroy by 3 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5311261/Woods-fires-69-at-British-Open-trails-leader-McIlroy-by-3 HOYLAKE, England — Tiger Woods is back at the majors.Seems like he was never away. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LABFL football registration winding down http://madison-press.com/news/sports/5311084/LABFL-football-registration-winding-down The final registrations are coming up for London Area Boys Football League (LABFL).Final registrations and player evaluations will be held Saturday, July 19, starting at 12 p.m. at Von Kanel Field. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST