Madison Press- RSS SPORTS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:04:58 EST 1800 Plains’ girls remain undefeated, improve to 13-0 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50352366/Plains-girls-remain-undefeated-improve-to-13-0 The Madison-Plains girls golf team is off to a flying start and there was little visiting Bishop Ready could do about it in a non-league dual played Wednesday, July 20, at Locust Hills Golf Course. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:31:12 EST Miller’s injury might throw Ohio State’s dreams for a loss http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50352167/Millers-injury-might-throw-Ohio-States-dreams-for-a-loss COLUMBUS — All those big plays. All those times he eluded violent hits. And it was a little pass — maybe not even 10 yards — in a no-contact practice situation that brought Braxton Miller down. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:55:11 EST Red Raiders eyeing MSL volleyballl title http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50350028/Red-Raiders-eyeing-MSL-volleyballl-title A couple of heartbreaking five-game losses is all that separated the London High School volleyball team from earning a share of the Mid-State League Ohio Division title and finishing second where it the Red Raiders did a year ago. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:17:23 EST Buckeyes rebuilding faulty pass defense http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50343930/Buckeyes-rebuilding-faulty-pass-defense COLUMBUS — A year ago, Ohio State's pass defense was a disaster scene. The only thing missing was a declaration from the governor.The reaction from Urban Meyer as he sorted through the rubble was drastic. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:10:07 EST Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50343349/Ohio-State:-Injured-QB-Miller-done-for-the-season COLUMBUS — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:27:12 EST Kickin’ it in Florida http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50344035/Kickin-it-in-Florida Thunderfoot Karate of London sent Master Thad Hughes and three of his students Natalie Hicks, Kristopher Rodgers, Austin Stubler to Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida to compete in a national tournament. Thunderfoot along with four... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:30:04 EST Alder cross country teams are top heavy http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50329195/Alder-cross-country-teams-are-top-heavy Jonathan Alder cross country coach Chad Palenshus starts the 2014 season with four strong runners. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:22:08 EST LMS squads scrimmage Court House http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50328878/LMS-squads-scrimmage-Court-House Just like how the football teams at higher levels go through a series of preseason scrimmages to get themselves ready for the regular season, teams at London Middle School are prepping for their openers. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:01:20 EST County soccer teams open season http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50315866/County-soccer-teams-open-season High school soccer teams have been practicing for weeks, conditioning, team-building, playing scrimmages and such along the way. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:23:04 EST Cutler looking to build a winner at London http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50302519/Cutler-looking-to-build-a-winner-at-London The building process on the gridiron at London High School is underway, unfortunately for Red Raiders fans the process may be a little lengthy. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:16:06 EST OSU’s Samuel could make immediate impact http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50301156/OSUs-Samuel-could-make-immediate-impact COLUMBUS — Ohio State freshman running back Curtis Samuel would, if asked, run through a wall, offensive coordinator Tom Herman says. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:10:08 EST Lady Pioneers All-Stars finish 25-3 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50301073/Lady-Pioneers-All-Stars-finish-25-3 The 8U Lady Pioneer All-Star team finished their season with a 25-3 record. The girls took first place in the Heminger Crabtree Memorial Tournament. The members of the team are front row from left: Sierra Walker, Anna Engle, Lillian Walker, Alyssa... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:35:04 EST Owners fail to elect new commissioner on first vote http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50290907/Owners-fail-to-elect-new-commissioner-on-first-vote BALTIMORE — Rob Manfred fell one vote short of the required three-quarters majority on the first ballot Thursday to become the new baseball commissioner, a person familiar with the balloting told The Associated Press. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:20:10 EST Cleveland welcomes Gay Games participants http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50293306/Cleveland-welcomes-Gay-Games-participants CLEVELAND — Nick Gill says he was warned by a teammate on his indoor volleyball team about what Cleveland might be like before they left Portland, Maine, for the Gay Games this week. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:12:05 EST College football’s best Saturday’s to set aside http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50291304/College-footballs-best-Saturdays-to-set-aside Everybody's talking about them. Yet no coach dares mention them for fear of “looking ahead.”They're the biggest games of the fast-approaching season. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:45:10 EST Buckeyes have holes to fill on O-line http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50289254/Buckeyes-have-holes-to-fill-on-O-line COLUMBUS — Ohio State's offensive line blocked its way into Urban Meyer's heart last season. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:43:04 EST London native named MVNU hoops coach http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50291479/London-native-named-MVNU-hoops-coach MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Jared Ronai will take the reins as the new head coach of the men's basketball program. Ronai comes to MVNU from NCAA Division I... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:42:04 EST Golden Eagles girls cruise to MSL preseason title http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50269209/Golden-Eagles-girls-cruise-to-MSL-preseason-title The trophy case at Madison-Plains High School could get some brand new hardware this season, that is if the Madison-Plains girls golf team continues to play the way its capable of. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:15:04 EST Selig ready to call it quits http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50275172/Selig-ready-to-call-it-quits BALTIMORE — Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and taking it easy when he retires this winter. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:53:07 EST Steelers’ Porter learning under LeBeau http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50273615/Steelers-Porter-learning-under-LeBeau LATROBE, Pa. — Joey Porter hasn't had much trouble adjusting to coaching.Porter, in his first year as a defensive assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers, is three years removed from his playing career. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:41:10 EST