Madison Press- RSS Feed http://madison-press.com/ http://madison-press.com/ Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:23:56 EST 1800 Today in History http://madison-press.com/news/opinion/50242127/Today-in-History Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 00:01:32 EST Tennis teams return to the court http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50238263/Tennis-teams-return-to-the-court The girls high school tennis season gets started well before a lot of the athletes actually get into the classrooms for the year. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:09:09 EST ‘Keep the traffic lights’ http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50385832/Keep-the-traffic-lights The message was clear from most residents and council members in attendance during Thursday's London City Council meeting: “We want the traffic lights to stay.” Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:48:11 EST Golden Eagles look to limit turnovers, continue climb http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50299435/Golden-Eagles-look-to-limit-turnovers-continue-climb All it takes is someone with a vision.Madison-Plains football coach Jason Hunt was convinced he could change the culture surrounding the Golden Eagles long-suffering football program. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:32:15 EST Alder girls trying to clear semifinal hurdle http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50296116/Alder-girls-trying-to-clear-semifinal-hurdle Jonathan Alder girls soccer coach Barb Skidmore isn't holding back when it comes to telling people how good she thinks her Lady Pioneers could be this season. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:32:13 EST London ready to compete with big boys http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50288129/London-ready-to-compete-with-big-boys There is genuine excitement surrounding the London High School boys soccer team this season. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:32:12 EST Rough road ahead for young ‘Riders http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50253551/Rough-road-ahead-for-young-Riders The West Jefferson boys soccer team played well in stretches last year in battling to a record right around the .500 mark. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:22 EST Lady Roughriders are experienced, talented http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50283157/Lady-Roughriders-are-experienced-talented There's a new coach leading the West Jefferson girls soccer team this fall, but he's not an unfamiliar face. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:21 EST Ready FM airing 10 weeks of county football http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50311186/Ready-FM-airing-10-weeks-of-county-football If you can't get out of the house or away from your job on a Friday night this fall, don't fret, you can still catch some high school football. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:20 EST Lady Raiders face an uphill battle http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50285699/Lady-Raiders-face-an-uphill-battle If you're going to climb a mountain, you're likely going to have to start somewhere near the bottom. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:19 EST Alder boys looking to take next step http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50295359/Alder-boys-looking-to-take-next-step Coach David Lanka says the Jonathan Alder High School boys soccer team has all the pieces in place to build on last year's 13-3-1 season. All he needs now is for the Pioneers to take that final step. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:18 EST Golfers getting into swing of things http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50242770/Golfers-getting-into-swing-of-things There is some good golf being played in Madison County and the teams are proving to be quite competitive, especially when you consider who they're doing it against. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:16 EST Alder volleyball has tunnel vision http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50298448/Alder-volleyball-has-tunnel-vision New Jonathan Alder volleyball coach Taryn Fuller walked into a pretty good situation.Similar to moving into a new home and having the refrigerator filled with all of your favorite items. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:14 EST State tourney hopes high with girls teams http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50287145/State-tourney-hopes-high-with-girls-teams The girls golf teams in Madison County are getting better and better, so much so that a pair of squads are entertaining thoughts of making it all the way to the Division II state championship... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:13 EST Youthful Roughriders are experienced http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50295610/Youthful-Roughriders-are-experienced One of the best things about last season for the West Jefferson High School girls volleyball team is the potential the Roughriders have for this year and coming seasons. West Jefferson lost only one player, right side hitter Valerie Hall, to... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:31:11 EST New coaches quickly find there’s more than just Xs and Os http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50306487/New-coaches-quickly-find-theres-more-than-just-Xs-and-Os They've both had successful stints as defensive coordinators on state playoff qualifying teams. They're both Jonathan Alder High School graduates who are young enough to relate to the kids they're coaching. And now they're both... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:16 EST Expectations remain high at West Jefferson http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50306128/Expectations-remain-high-at-West-Jefferson The other three Madison County football programs are trying to build exactly what Shawn Buescher has at West Jefferson High School. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:14 EST Pioneers will be tough in the trenches http://madison-press.com/news/sports/50304877/Pioneers-will-be-tough-in-the-trenches An unwritten book of coach speak would surely include a variation of the phrase,” Games are won and lost in the trenches.”The phrase is universally used to talk about the importance of line play in the game of football. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:30:10 EST Veteran sentenced to community control http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50379427/Veteran-sentenced-to-community-control A disabled military veteran who led authorities on a high-speed chase along westbound U.S. Route 40 last year was sentenced to five years of community control Friday. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:11:10 EST City to contract with Cleveland for tax collection http://madison-press.com/news/home_top-news/50381298/City-to-contract-with-Cleveland-for-tax-collection The City of London will enter into a contract with the City of Cleveland to collect income taxes following an agreement proposed by Mayor Dave Eades last month. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:09:18 EST