Madison Press- RSS sports Feed http://madison-press.com/section/sports http://madison-press.com/section/sports Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:37:59 EST 1800 OSU focusing on pass defense during bye week http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50688969/OSU-focusing-on-pass-defense-during-bye-week COLUMBUS – Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was asked Wednesday afternoon if he was concerned Cincinnati might throw the ball 75 times against the Buckeyes when they take on the Bearcats on Sept. 27 after a bye week this... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:33:12 EST Eagles soar to championship http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50689707/Eagles-soar-to-championship One match at a time.That's exactly how Madison-Plains girls golf coach Jim Miller wants his talented bunch thinking at this point in the season. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:20:03 EST League play arrives for area teams http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50687047/League-play-arrives-for-area-teams The league portion of the high school football season arrives this week and the four Madison County teams are looking to get off on the right foot. The weather conditions are expected to be ideal so chances are there will be nice sized crowds watching... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:17:12 EST Woods says is strength back, not swing http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50674368/Woods-says-is-strength-back-not-swing WINDEMERE, Fla. — Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:28:27 EST County girls soccer teams improving http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50668731/County-girls-soccer-teams-improving As the 2014 soccer season nears the midway point the girls teams in Madison County are coming along nicely. The majority of the squads are young and gaining confidence with each passing day.London 10, Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:39:21 EST London gets offensive, pounds Northeastern http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50668823/London-gets-offensive-pounds-Northeastern That's a little more like it.Those were thoughts of those close to the London High School boys soccer team, following a 9-0 shutout of host Northeastern Tuesday, Sept. 16. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:34:15 EST Columbus Academy wins MSL boys golf http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50673156/Columbus-Academy-wins-MSL-boys-golf The Columbus Academy boys golf team won the Mid-State League Ohio Division Post-season Tournament Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Darby Creek Golf Course and also walked away with the overall league crown. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:25:13 EST LMS football splits a pair http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50673706/LMS-football-splits-a-pair Seventh GradeWest Jefferson 12,London 6 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:48:16 EST London cruises past Academy http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50664871/London-cruises-past-Academy Volleyball can be like a car race.At times it may take a while to get warmed up, but eventually the better tuned up ones will find their way to the checkered flag first. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:56:09 EST MSU won’t run up score for style points http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50664046/MSU-wont-run-up-score-for-style-points EAST LANSING, Mich. — It was a winning weekend for Michigan State, even though the Spartans didn't play. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:53:03 EST Alder edges London for county crown http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50658074/Alder-edges-London-for-county-crown One sure sign that the summer is coming to an end is the fact that the weather is starting to get cooler, that and the fact that the high school golf tournaments become a lot more important. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:58:09 EST Golden Eagles snag top seed in D-II http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50655132/Golden-Eagles-snag-top-seed-in-D-II There's a huge bulls-eye squarely planted on the backs of the Madison-Plains girls golf team. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:31:18 EST Time for a change at London High School? http://madison-press.com/news/opinion_columns-sports/50640533/Time-for-a-change-at-London-High-School As a diehard Cleveland Indians fan, and a London Red Raiders booster, I hate writing this. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:37:14 EST Buckeyes get passing grade http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50644440/Buckeyes-get-passing-grade A grade card on Ohio State in its game against Kent State on Saturday. The Buckeyes didn't get a perfect score but they got a lot closer than some other Big Ten teams did.Offense Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:11:13 EST Local soccer teams steadily improve http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50637875/Local-soccer-teams-steadily-improve The team's record isn't stellar or indicative of the progress that's been made, but the London High School girls soccer team is moving in the right direction. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:27:08 EST (No heading) http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50631581/ Tuesday, Sept. 16Boys GolfLondon, Madison-Plains, West Jefferson at MSL Post-Season Tournament at Darby Creek Golf Course, 9 a.m. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:53:10 EST Ironmen thwart visiting ‘Riders http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50631452/Ironmen-thwart-visiting-Riders JACKSON — Matriculating malfunctions.Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Hank Stram is famous for quipping, 'Just keep matriculating the ball down the field.' Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:15:09 EST Caution: Opponents may be less than coaches say http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621839/Caution:-Opponents-may-be-less-than-coaches-say Lou Holtz was a Hall of Fame football coach. He has converted that success into a long career as a college football analyst on television, even though he does not have the appearance, voice or diction that medium usually looks for. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:51:10 EST Ready runs to victory over London http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621476/Ready-runs-to-victory-over-London Taking stock in tradition.In September 1814, poet Francis Scott Key penned the lyrics to 'Defence of Fort M'Henry,' a poem which would later be known as the 'Star Spangled Banner.' Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:46:08 EST Clinton-Massie pounds Alder again, 49-0 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50621585/Clinton-Massie-pounds-Alder-again-49-0 Fresh off last week's first win of the season, the Jonathan Alder High School football team played host to Clarksville Clinton-Massie Friday, Sept. 12. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:44:06 EST