ATLANTA (AP) — The Washington Nationals bounced up and down in unison near second base, not bothered at all by a smattering of boos from the crowd at Turner Field.They were saving the real celebration for the clubhouse.
Pleasant Hill — The Tri-Village varsity volleyball team lost a Cross County Conference match 25-15, 25-20, 25-21 to Newton on Tuesday.The Tri-Village junior varsity volleyball team lost 25-12, 25-20 to Newton.
ARCANUM — The Tri-Village boys golf team beat Fort Recovery via a tiebreaker on Tuesday.
COLDWATER — The Versailles volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday, losing a Midwest Athletic Conference match 25-21, 25-17, 25-15 to Coldwater.
VANDALIA — The Greenville boys golf team lost a non-league match to Vandalia-Butler 152-177 on Tuesday at Cassel Hills Golf Course.
COVINGTON — The issues that have haunted the Bradford volleyball team all season continued on Tuesday as Covington swept the Lady Railroaders 25-19, 25-16, 25-18.
COLUMBUS — The Versailles volleyball team maintained its No. 1 ranking in the third Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings of the 2014 season.
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
COLUMBUS — Two Midwest Athletic Conference teams and one Greater Western Ohio Conference team are ranked No. 1 in the first Associated Press state football rankings of the 2014 season.
GREENVILLE – The Eaton Eagles swept the Greenville Green Wave volleyball team 25-19, 25-9 and 25-14 on the Wave's home court Monday.
ROSSBURG— “Smorgasbord of Racing” may well be the best description for this weekend's 33rd annual Four Crown Nationals (Friday and Saturday) at Eldora Speedway.
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong and healthy Stephen Strasburg has the Washington Nationals feeling optimistic about their postseason chances.
ARCANUM — Monday's match left Arcanum volleyball coach Terri Day extremely frustrated as Dixie swept the Lady Trojans 25-7, 25-15, 25-23.
PITSBURG — For the second week in a row the Franklin Monroe boys soccer team is the No. 1 ranked team in the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association rankings.
CELINA — The Versailles boys golf team finished as the runner up while the Greenville boys finished 15th in Marion Local's Jordan Moeller Memorial Invitational on Saturday at the Mercer County Elks Golf Club.
CLAYTON — Greenville's Jacob Butsch paced local runners as five Darke County cross country teams competed at the Alliance Running Invitational on Saturday at Miami Valley Career Technology Center.
PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe girls soccer game on Oct. 4 at Botkins has been moved to 5 p.m. Oct. 7 due to a conflict at Botkins.
ARCANUM — The Tri-Village boys golf team beat Piqua by four strokes, 190-194, on Saturday at Beechwood Golf Course.
WEST MILTON — The Franklin Monroe volleyball team beat Milton-Union in five sets on Saturday, 15-25, 25-13, 25-12, 17-25, 15-8.
GREENVILLE – The Greenville eight grade football team lost 35-8 to the Miamisburg Vikings in an early Saturday afternoon matchup on the Wave's home field.
GREENVILLE – The Greenville boys soccer team defeated National Trail 12-0 Saturday while putting up some impressive numbers.
BRADFORD – The Bradford Railroaders junior varsity football team fell to the visiting Miami East Vikings 33-0 in a Saturday morning matchup.
COLUMBUS – It was exactly what Ohio State was looking for. But it also was a little like a slam dunk contest on 8-foot baskets.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville Green Wave celebrated their first win of the season on Friday by ringing Harmon Field's historic victory bell.
UNION CITY – The Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks lost to the Covington Buccs 35-0 in a Cross County Conference matchup on Friday night.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum Trojans getting off to a good start to the season with a big win over Northridge Johnstown and then playing perennial Cross County Conference power Covington down to the wire in a 14-7 loss gave reason for optimism when the...
GREENVILLE – The Greenville girls tennis team upped its season record to 9-4 by defeating Springfield 4-1 Thursday on the Wave's home courts.
DELPHOS — Versailles coach Adam Miller had hope that the Versailles football team had turned the corner on fourth quarter losses after last week's come-from-behind victory against Valley View in the closing minutes.
By Kyle Shanerkshaner@civitasmedia.comDARKE COUNTY — Both of this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week played very well in the past week to help lead their teams to victories.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum Trojans junior high volleyball teams started their season at home against Mississinawa Valley on Aug. 25.
PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe volleyball team lost in five sets to Covington on Thursday, falling 23-25, 25-17, 19-25, 26-24, 15-12 in the Cross County Conference match.
GREENVILLE – A young Lady Wave soccer team played well at home against an older Troy team on Thursday, losing 7-0.
ANSONIA — Ansonia and Miami East both moved the ball well on Friday night, but the Vikings finished drives while the Tigers struggled to score points, giving Miami East a 41-14 Cross County Conference victory.
CELINA — The Versailles boys golf team beat Coldwater 168-188 in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Thursday at Mercer County Elks Golf Club.
ST. PARIS — The Arcanum boys golf team defeated Miami East 173-185 in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday at Lakeland Golf Club.
ARCANUM — The Tri-Village girls shot their lowest round of the year with a 237 against Valley View on Thursday.Valley View also had 237, and the Spartans won with a tiebreaker rule.
FootballPassing yardsKyle Phillips, Greenville: 157Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 139Dan O'Donnell, Arcanum: 137Jared Niekamp, Versailles: 129
PIQUA — The Ansonia boys golf team lost a Cross County Conference match 168-230 to Covington on Thursday at Echo Hill Golf Course.
VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls golf team remained unbeaten as the Lady Tigers beat Coldwater 181-246 in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Thursday.
ARCANUM — The Tri-Village boys golf team beat National Trail 190-199 in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — If only the Washington Nationals could play all their road games at Citi Field.
ST. PARIS — The Arcanum girls golf team tied Miami East, the third consecutive tie the teams have had, but the Trojans lost via the fifth-golfer tiebreaker.
BRADFORD — Miami East swept the Bradford volleyball team 25-7, 25-14, 25-3 in a Cross County Conference volleyball match on Thursday.
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ARCANUM — Fewer unforced errors helped the Arcanum volleyball team sweep National Trail 25-14, 25-18, 25-16 on Thursday in a Cross County Conference volleyball match.
COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team moved up to 13th in the Division III rankings in the third week of the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches' cross country state rankings.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum Youth Basketball Association will hold sign ups for the 2014-15 basketball season on Sept. 20 and 22.
WEST ALEXANDRIA — Tri-Village and Twin Valley South are teaming up for a Volley for the Cure match on Oct. 2 at Twin Valley South.
COLUMBUS – Third and forever they call it sometimes when a football team's offense has to pick up big yardage on third down to get a first down.
PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the Miami Valley in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association rankings.