Madison Press- RSS SPORTS Feed Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:09:12 EST 1800 Buckeyes’ Lee finds home at linebacker COLUMBUS — Darron Lee accomplished the goal of getting to his dream school. What position he would play could be sorted out later. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:33:06 EST Hoyer has earned Steelers respect PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin believes Johnny Manziel will make a living in the NFL. Eventually. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, however, isn't buying the notion that the man who quelled the mania surrounding Johnny Football is merely a... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:11:10 EST Presale tickets available at Alder Jonathan Alder High School will have presale tickets available for this Friday's game at West Jefferson on sale in the high school office from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 4. Adult tickets are $5 and students... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:34:14 EST Pionners run hard at Westerville Classic The arrival of the Labor Day weekend allowed a number of Madison County sports teams to take a break, but there were a handful that found themselves in the heat of competition over the weekend.Cross country Mon, 1 Sep 2014 18:33:09 EST Urbana upends London JV 33-0 The London Red Raider Junior Varsity (JV) football team traveled to Urbana Saturday, Aug. 30, to face the Hillclimbers. Urbana defeated the young Red by the score of 33-0. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:59:06 EST Bob Powers Golf Classic celebrates 25 years The Madison County Hospital Foundation's Bob Powers Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 13 and Thursday, Aug. 14 at the London Country Club. Each year this event raises thousands of dollars to improve health care services... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:33:08 EST WJ starts season with last-second win The rich get richer.Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, journalist to the stars Robin Leach took the country on an inside view of the world of glitz and glamour on “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:18:09 EST Marysville holds off Alder for opening victory Area rivals opened the season against each other as the Marysville High School football team played host to Jonathan Alder High School Friday, Aug. 29. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:15:08 EST Eagles rally for season-opening victory Sporting brand new uniforms, the Madison-Plains football team looked the part of winners in its season-opening tilt with visiting Cedarville. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:35:05 EST Urbana’s big second-half downs London Never let an underdog think they can beat you, because they will. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:33:10 EST Football returns Jonathan Alder High School quarterback Luke Nees looks for an open receiver during the first half of the Pioneers season opener at Marsyville. For complete coverage log on to Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:35:09 EST Area teams continue to play well The Jonathan Alder boys golf team split its home tri-match Thursday, Aug. 28, at Buck Ridge Golf Course. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:19:11 EST London boys roll over MPHS This one was over not long after it started.The London boys soccer team had little trouble with rival Madison-Plains in a Mid-State League Ohio Division tilt played Thursday, Aug. 28, at Plains. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:41:07 EST Madison County teams will be tested in Week 1 The more things change, the more they stay the same. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:39:12 EST In the swing of things Cade Smith of London Middle School tees off during a match with Madison-Plains Monday, Aug. 25 Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:58:08 EST OSU’s Wilson ready for bigger role COLUMBUS — A year ago, Braxton Miller called then-freshman wide receiver Dontre Wilson “that lightning bolt.”“He's something special, man,” Miller said. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:52:07 EST London golfers outlast Bishop Ready The London boys golf team didn't necessarily play its best round of the season Tuesday, Aug. 26, but it was good enough to get a win. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:11:08 EST Motivated seniors carry London past Shekinah The London volleyball team is out to enact some revenge this season. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:46:10 EST LMS football teams pick up victories Football season returned in glorious fashion for the London Middle School football squads. Both teams opened the 2014 campaign with rewarding victories.Seventh Grade Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:51:18 EST Volleyball teams takes the challenge The Madison-Plains seventh and eighth grade volleyball team participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Front row from left are: Katelynn Fisher, Connor Hunter, Whitney Stires, Sara Stonerock, Cori Charles and Savannah Carner;... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:47:07 EST