Times Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://timesgazette.com/section/SPORTS http://timesgazette.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:46:55 EST 1800 Blake Kibler takes over reigns at Southern State http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50109920/Blake-Kibler-takes-over-reigns-at-Southern-State Southern State Community College has announced that Whiteoak High School graduate Blake Kibler has been named the men's head basketball coach. Kibler will take over the reigns of a team that didn't have a team last year because of academic... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tournament of Champions wraps up http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50096226/Tournament-of-Champions-wraps-up The 40th Annual Tournament of Champions dodged the weather and was able to play to completion this past weekend. The following is a list of the winners and the runners up for each age group. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 40th Annual Tournament of Champions kicks off http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50077186/40th-Annual-Tournament-of-Champions-kicks-off The 40th annual Tournament of Champions kicked off Friday night at 6:30 after the first weekend was cancelled due to rainy weather. The tournament is asking for a $3 donation at the gate and it runs Saturday and Sunday. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST This day in sports history http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50065406/This-day-in-sports-history National:1977 - Pete Rose gets his 2,881st hit, a record for a switch hitter. One year later, on the same date, Rose set a National League record by hitting in his 38th consecutive game. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports Briefs http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50020365/Sports-Briefs HHS Basketball Golf ScrambleThe Hillsboro Basketball team will hold its 5th annual Alumni Golf Scramble on Saturday, August 2 at the Hillsboro Elks Golf Course. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McClain Football report and camp information http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50051660/McClain-Football-report-and-camp-information McClain head football Coach Randy Closson and his staff are in the second week of camp for all high school players. Coach Closson and his staff will also be conducting a flag football and junior high camp starting Monday, July 28th thru Thursday, July... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Action gears up for golf http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/50051414/Community-Action-gears-up-for-golf The 8th annual Highland County Community Action Organization Inc. golf outing is fast approaching and still has plenty of spots to fill for both sponsors and teams. The outing takes place Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the Buckeye Hills Country Club near... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST This day in History http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/337575/This-day-in-History National:1866 - The Cincinnati Baseball Club, aka the Red Stockings, forms1925 - Lou Gehrig hits the first of his 23 career grand slams Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reluctantly, I join the M.J., King James debate http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/336307/Reluctantly-I-join-the-M.J.-King-James-debate This past weekend, in Los Angeles, Clippers guard Jamal Crawford introduced Kobe Bryant as “this generation's Michael Jordan.” While I've never really felt the need to put myself in the debate of who's the best basketball... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary goes 16-0 during summer season http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/321489/Rotary-goes-16-0-during-summer-season The Rotary Club's 10U baseball team is fresh off their undefeated season out at Shaffer park, going 16-0 overall this summer. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST All-Stars go undefeated in recent tournament http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports/320690/All-Stars-go-undefeated-in-recent-tournament The Hillsboro All - Stars 10U team, comprised of youngsters from teams that have played all summer at Richard Shaffer Park this season, played in their first tournament as a team this weekend. They played four games all together and ended the weekend... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sports Briefs http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/320365/Sports-Briefs HHS Basketball Golf ScrambleThe Hillsboro Basketball team will hold its 5th annual Alumni Golf Scramble on Saturday, August 2 at the Hillsboro Elks Golf Course. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tournament of Champions hoping to dodge weather http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5322098/Tournament-of-Champions-hoping-to-dodge-weather Bruce Davis, in charge of the Tournament of Champions this weekend and next, is hoping that the weather will be cooperative. The first day of the tournament (Friday) has already been rained out and the forecast looks bleak for the rest of the... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leesburg Babe Ruth close out season http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5301078/Leesburg-Babe-Ruth-close-out-season The Leesburg Babe Ruth team closed out their season with a 3-1 loss on Tuesday. They finished with an overall record of 7-6.Jacob Bowman led the team at the plate going 2-for-3 with an RBI and Ethan Cornwell was 1-for-3. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST To specialize or not to specialize? http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5289893/To-specialize-or-not-to-specialize “You can be average at several things or great at one.” Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lynchburg Fireballs go undefeated http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5278986/Lynchburg-Fireballs-go-undefeated The Lynchburg Fireballs went undefeated this season with a current record of 20-0. They finished the regular season 16-0, winning the North Division in District 26 Knothole. They then moved on to their District Tournament with a record of 4-0 and... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LeBron is back…. Let’s go Reds! http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5277502/LeBron-is-back.-Lets-go-Reds When LeBron James made his announcement that he was returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday morning, I immediately started thinking of a column idea. When I came into work on Friday afternoon, I started writing one. A couple hours... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hillsboro’s Sear signs with SSCC http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5252764/Hillsboros-Sear-signs-with-SSCC  Hillsboro High School standout Wesley Sears has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Southern... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST American Legion defeats Cincy Fury 7-6 http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5231689/American-Legion-defeats-Cincy-Fury-7-6 The Hillsboro American legion team beat the Cincinnati Fury on Tuesday evening with a score of 7-6 and the game ended on a walk-off of sorts for the Hillsboro team. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leesburg outhits Wendy’s but lose 9-4 http://timesgazette.com/news/localsports1/5218028/Leesburg-outhits-Wendys-but-lose-9-4 The Leesburg Babe Ruth team was able to double their opponent's hits but were still outscored on Thursday evening, losing to Wendy's 9-4 in five innings. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST