Madison Press- RSS SPORTS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:40:11 EST 1800 West Jeff topples London ace Carey in 9-4 win http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4543898/West-Jeff-topples-London-ace-Carey-in-9-4-win Just how well is the West Jefferson baseball team swinging the bats these days? They just pounded the ball to the tune of 17 hits against one of the best pitchers not only in Central Ohio but the entire state. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wasserman steps down as London football coach http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-sports/4546279/Wasserman-steps-down-as-London-football-coach Jerry Wasserman has logged a whole lot of miles pacing up and down the sidelines of high school football games over the last 50 or so years, the last eight at London High School. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Roughriders handle pressure in big win over London http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4540364/Roughriders-handle-pressure-in-big-win-over-London How an athlete handles pressure situations can usually dictate the outcome of a game. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pinehurst No. 2 ready for double dip od U.S. opens http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4540610/Pinehurst-No.-2-ready-for-double-dip-od-U.S.-opens PINEHURST, N.C. — Pinehurst No. 2 is ready for its double dip of U.S. opens.In less than two months, it will host the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open in consecutive weeks. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Alder softball stretches win streak to 12 games http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4533250/Alder-softball-stretches-win-streak-to-12-games There weren't a whole lot of high school sports teams competing over the weekend thanks to the Easter holiday, but some of the hottest county teams continued that way with easy... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST In show of defiance, thousands run Boston Marathon http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4536848/In-show-of-defiance-thousands-run-Boston-Marathon BOSTON — Under heavy security that included a battery of surveillance cameras and police officers on rooftops, nearly 36,000 runners hit the streets Monday in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombing, sending a powerful... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Jeff, London win; eye upcoming showdown http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4517082/West-Jeff-London-win;-eye-upcoming-showdown There was no letting up for the West Jefferson softball team as it stepped outside of the Mid-State League Ohio Division to play a good Division I softball squad in Whetstone Thursday, April 18. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Roughriders top Academy, move into tie for league lead http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4517531/Roughriders-top-Academy-move-into-tie-for-league-lead The West Jefferson baseball team finds itself tied atop the Mid-State League Ohio Division standings after an impressive victory over Columbus Academy Thursday, April 17. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Otterbein Equine Dressage Team named Reserve Champion at National Championship http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4518532/Otterbein-Equine-Dressage-Team-named-Reserve-Champion-at-National-Championship WESTERVILLE — Otterbein University's equestrian team finished as the Reserve Champion team at the Intercollegiate Dressage Association National Championship horse show held on April 12-13 at Averett University in Danville, Va. Coach Kari... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Now with Pens’ attention, Jackets prep for Game 2 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4519373/Now-with-Pens-attention-Jackets-prep-for-Game-2 COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets don't feel they're doomed after blowing a two-goal lead in a Game 1 loss of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Red Raiders miscues prove costly against Columbus Academy http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4507346/Red-Raiders-miscues-prove-costly-against-Columbus-Academy The beauty about playing high school baseball or softball in the spring in Central Ohio is the fact that so many games are squeezed into such a small time period that teams don't have enough time to dwell on difficult outings. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Alder graduate named MVC Player of the Week http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4501248/Alder-graduate-named-MVC-Player-of-the-Week ST. LOUIS — University of Evansville senior Jake Mahon was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for his performances against Oakland City and Wichita State this week, as announced by the league office Monday... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST West Jeff breaks out big bats in 10-0 win over Madison-Plains http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-sports/4498364/West-Jeff-breaks-out-big-bats-in-10-0-win-over-Madison-Plains Ping. Ping. Ping. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4498318/Hoisting-the-Cup-without-a-hot-goalie-hard-to-do The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it's time for the goalies to get going. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jeffers powers Golden Eagles to first baseball victory http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4484053/Jeffers-powers-Golden-Eagles-to-first-baseball-victory There's nothing like playing a heated rival to bring out your very best. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST NCAA urges schools to discuss pitfalls of unions http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4487883/NCAA-urges-schools-to-discuss-pitfalls-of-unions INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA contends that unionization by college athletes could lead to fewer scholarships and championships as well as a drop in academic support and career counseling. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Jonathan Alder rolls past Heath, stays undefeated http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4473377/Jonathan-Alder-rolls-past-Heath-stays-undefeated With nearly every key member of the team back from a team that advanced all the way to the Division II state championship game last spring, expectations surrounding the Jonathan Alder baseball team were extremely high this spring. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Madison-Plains tops defending state champion http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4471540/Madison-Plains-tops-defending-state-champion The Madison-Plains softball team was winless as of Wednesday, April 9, that's no longer the case after a strong weekend showing by the Golden Eagles. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Green jacket and golden moment for Bubba Watson http://madison-press.com/news/sports/4476915/Green-jacket-and-golden-moment-for-Bubba-Watson AUGUSTA, Ga. — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Singing the prasises of State Champions http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-sports/4155311/Singing-the-prasises-of-State-Champions A real reason to celebrate. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST