jacksonnewspapers.com http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20121210/SPORTS/121219982/0/sports jacksonnewspapers.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:49:16 +0000 Keeping Fit: Improve your golf game with this exercise regimen http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419862/0/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:34:21 +0000 By Wayne L. Westcott More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419862/0/sports A well-designed strength training program could increase golfers' muscle strength and decrease their risk of [...]]]> A League of Her Own: Cinderella stories http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409796/0/sports?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:10:31 +0000 By Heather Harris More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409796/0/sports Because, let's be honest, Cinderella did little to help her cause. She was already a beauty, dressed in rags. All it took was a fairy godmother to doll her up. It was only in her beautiful gown that she was able to turn the prince's head.
I have my doubts that he was that great of a catch. With Cinderella back in rags, and out of her [...]]]>
Hit Maker: Jordan spins more than singles for Vikes http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409898/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:18:21 +0000 PHIL PERRY http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409898/0/sports Point Rises Late, Defeats Vikings, 10-9 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409900/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:07:49 +0000 BRIAN HARPER http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409900/0/sports
It was definitely not the way head coach Shane Casto’s squad wanted to end their first home game of the season, which has been delayed by inclement weather in the past few weeks."They put the ball in [...]]]>
Point Pleasant rallies past Red Devils, 6-4 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409902/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 08:56:42 +0000 GREG MATICS http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140403/SPORTS/140409902/0/sports

The game started with offensive fireworks as the Big Blacks scored three runs in the top of the first on a three-run blast over the right center field fence.

But the Red Devils answered with three runs of their won in the bottom [...]]]>
Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329812/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:04:22 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329812/0/sports I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
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Stadium project seeks to transform Flinn Field http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229767/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:32:40 +0000 GREG MATICS http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229767/0/sports
A new football stadium project is in the works that will transform Ravenswood High School’s historic Flinn Field.
In July, 2013, the concrete visitors’ bleachers at Flinn Field were condemned and demolished. A small set of temporary bleachers were brought in to serve during the 2013 season until plans and funds could be [...]]]>
Olympics update: Canada wins hockey gold http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140223/NEWS/140229898/0/sports?rssfeed=true Sun, 23 Feb 2014 09:33:48 +0000 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140223/NEWS/140229898/0/sports Top news

Canada shut out Sweden 3-0 to capture the gold medal in the men's hockey tournament. Canada got goals from three different players, including Jonathan Toews.

Evgeni Plushenko to have back surgery

He is forced to withdraw from the men's short program.

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The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today that hockey player Olympics update: US hockey team to face Canada in semis http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140220/NEWS/140229953/0/sports?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:21:42 +0000 http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20140220/NEWS/140229953/0/sports Sochi update: USA men's hockey team defeats Czech Republic

Will now face Canada in the semifinals.

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The Russian hockey team is leaving the Olympics empty-handed after falling 3-1 to Finland today. Russia was considered one of the favorites in the tournament, but the team couldn't pull out a home win.

Sochi update: U.S maintains medal streak