Madison Press- RSS SPORTS Feed http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS http://madison-press.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:20:57 EST 1800 WJ, Plains have seasons end http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152146440/WJ-Plains-have-seasons-end The high school basketball season came to an end of a pair of Madison County boys teams Monday evening, March 2 as both West Jefferson and Madison-Plains were pounded during the Division III Central District tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:31:32 EST London Park and Rec volleyball sign-ups http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152150463/London-Park-and-Rec-volleyball-sign-ups London Parks and Recreation youth volleyball is accepting registration through the end of the business day Friday, March 6. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:26:32 EST Baseball readies for new pace of play rules http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152150813/Baseball-readies-for-new-pace-of-play-rules GOODYEAR, Ariz — During his playing career, Mike Hargrove's unique routine at the plate went something like this: step into the batter's box, adjust gloves, brush lip, tap cleats with bat to remove dirt, check helmet, tug at jersey... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:40 EST New Browns QB barely knows Manziel http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152150987/New-Browns-QB-barely-knows-Manziel CLEVELAND — Josh McCown barely knows Johnny Manziel. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:37 EST State Champions!!! http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152151806/State-Champions The Jonathan Alder Sixth grade boys basketball team won the D-II state championship Feb. 22, beating the Maysville Panthers in the finals 31-15. This is the second year in a row Alder's Sixth grade team has won the state championship. From left... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:35 EST Commission hears talks on meds for race horses http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152143510/Commission-hears-talks-on-meds-for-race-horses COLUMBUS — At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 25, the Ohio State Racing Commission heard presentations by Edward J. Martin, president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International (RCI), and Dr. Dionne Benson, executive... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:36 EST Local shooting team receives grant http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152143187/Local-shooting-team-receives-grant The Madison County Bead Demons has received grant funds from the MidwayUSA Foundation, a public charity working to provide financial support to youth shooting teams through its team endowment account program. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:01:34 EST High School Schedule http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152148686/High-School-Schedule Thursday, March 5Boys basketballNo. 19 Jonathan Alder at No. 2 Whitehall in D-II Central District Tournament, 7 p.m. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:01:37 EST London earns respect in loss http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152119450/London-earns-respect-in-loss Sometimes victories can occur even when the numbers on the scoreboard tell otherwise. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:41:31 EST County wrestlers shine at sectionals http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152125852/County-wrestlers-shine-at-sectionals The high school wrestling season has come to an end for all but a handful of Madison County high school athletes. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:36:35 EST Swick delivers last-second victory http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152123800/Swick-delivers-last-second-victory District tournament wins are hard to come by, especially when you're a lower seeded team. But the 19th-seeded Jonathan Alder boys basketball team found a way to get one as it knocked off No. 15 Heath Saturday, Feb. 28 by the score of 42-40 in... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:31:34 EST Indians’ Kluber rises quickly to become star AL pitcher http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152130062/Indians-Kluber-rises-quickly-to-become-star-AL-pitcher GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Corey Kluber was suddenly on a roster of baseball immortality. It was all so surreal, almost overwhelming. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:01:31 EST High School Schedule http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152087791/High-School-Schedule Tuesday, March 3Girls basketballNo. 10 Madison-Plains vs. No. 3 Liberty Union in D-III Central District Tournament at TBA, 7 p.m.Thursday, March 5 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:01:33 EST No word on MLB discipline for Angels’ star http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152092066/No-word-on-MLB-discipline-for-Angels-star TEMPE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates Thursday, a day after he was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball officials about an unspecified disciplinary issue. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:41 EST WJYAA spring soccer sign-ups http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152091953/WJYAA-spring-soccer-sign-ups Any boy or girl pre-kindergarten through eighth grades are eligible to register for West Jeff Youth Athletic Association spring soccer. Being residents of West Jefferson is not required but students should live in the surrounding area. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:38 EST NASCAR back on track in Atlanta http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152090518/NASCAR-back-on-track-in-Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. — After the glitz of Daytona, it's time for the NASCAR grind. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:37 EST Plains upsets Cardington-Lincoln, 36-30 http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152085695/Plains-upsets-Cardington-Lincoln-36-30 In order to get a victory on the road in a district tournament game you better get off to a good start. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:36 EST Sampson competes at state http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152089389/Sampson-competes-at-state CANTON — Emma Sampson's goal of making it onto the award's podium at the OHSAA Division II state swimming championships will have to wait at least another year. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:31:45 EST Is the mid-range jumper vanishing in college hoops? http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152066473/Is-the-mid-range-jumper-vanishing-in-college-hoops AMES, Iowa (AP) — The mid-range jumper used to be a staple of college basketball playbooks. Now, the shot isn't as essential as it used to be — it seems to be fading away. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:56:35 EST Bailey won’t to be ready for start of season http://madison-press.com/news/sports/152074481/Bailey-wont-to-be-ready-for-start-of-season GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey doesn't expect to be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery in September to repair a tear in the flexor tendon by his right elbow. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:51:33 EST