ARCANUM – The Arcanum-Butler Local School Board appointed Matt Grote as the new head girls basketball coach at the regular board meeting held on May 14.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum High School track will be closed beginning June 1 due to the construction on the new stadium lights. The track will reopen in mid-July.
PLEASANT HILL – Arcanum won its fifth consecutive sectional championship on Wednesday, defeating Cedarville 5-4 in a nine-inning battle at Newton High School.
ANSONIA — On Monday the Ansonia Board of Education approved the hiring of Chad Cramer as the new varsity boys basketball coach at Ansonia High School, replacing Darrick Barga .
COVINGTON – The Tri-Village baseball team ended its season on Wednesday with a 4-0 loss to Newton in a sectional championship game.
ROSSBURG – The largest fireworks show in Eldora Speedway history, kids 12 and younger get in free, the beer is $2 and cold while the legendary pizza burgers are ready to be eaten.
CASSTOWN — Versailles used a big defensive effort to edge out Tri-County North 3-0, winning the sectional final matchup held on Wednesday at Miami East High School.
DARKE COUNTY – Arcanum's Conner Pohl and Randy Baker earned top honors from the Cross County Conference for the 2015 baseball season as they helped lead the Trojans to the conference championship.
PLEASANT HILL—The Franklin Monroe softball team won a district championship on Tuesday, defeating Southeastern 6-2.
ARCANUM – The Arcanum baseball team won with a walk-off in the bottom of the seventh inning in a regular season baseball game against Chaminade Julienne on Monday.
TIPP CITY – The Mississinawa Valley softball team suffered a 4-1 loss to Covington on Tuesday in a sectional championship softball game.
CLAYTON – The Versailles softball team lost 6-2 to Milton-Union in a sectional championship softball game on Tuesday at Northmont.
RUSSIA – The Bradford softball team lost 12-11 in eight innings to Fort Loramie on Tuesday in a sectional championship game.
SIDNEY – Triad nipped Ansonia, 3-2, in a Division IV sectional softball final on Tuesday.
NEW CARLISLE – Last year's sectional final loss fueled the Greenville softball team Tuesday as the Lady Wave run ruled Indian Lake 10-0 in six innings to advance to Saturday's district championship game.
ARCANUM – Arcanum's Chase Gostomsky will continue his football career in college as the Trojan senior committed to play for Wilmington College.
GREENVILLE – Greenville seniors Evan Kiser and Adam Null earned first team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division honors for the 2015 season from the conference.
VERSAILLES – A trio of Versailles baseball players were named first team all-Midwest Athletic Conference by the league for the 2015 season.
VERSAILLES – Versailles softball coach Mechelle Heitkamp was named the Midwest Athletic Conference softball coach of the year as she led the Tigers to the 2015 MAC championship.
VERSAILLES — Versailles' tournament softball game against Milton-Union has been postponed until 5 p.m. Tuesday at Northmont because of field conditions.
COLUMBUS – For the first time this season the Arcanum baseball team is ranked among the state's best in the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association state rankings.
COLUMBUS – The Greenville softball team maintained its No. 1 ranking in the fifth Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll of the 2015 season.
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LYNN, Ind. – The Tri-Village baseball team beat Randolph Southern 15-4 in a regular season game on Saturday.
GREENVILLE — Entries are now being accepted for the 19th annual OSU Scholarship Golf Outing that benefits graduating Darke County high school seniors who will be attending the Ohio State University this fall.
WEST ALEXANDRIA – The Franklin Monroe girls and Ansonia boys led the Darke County teams at the Cross County Conference track and field meet.
VERSAILLES – The Versailles softball team lost a regular season game 4-3 to Triad on Saturday.
RUSSIA – The Arcanum baseball team beat Russia 7-4 in a regular season contest on Saturday.
TROY – The Greenville boys tennis team concluded its season on Wednesday at the Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional meet at Troy.
MINSTER – The Versailles boys and girls track and field teams both finished second at the Midwest Athletic Conference championships.
TROY – Greenville's Aaron Balsbaugh and AJ Frens won Greater Western Ohio Conference championships at the league's track and field meet.
ROSSBURG – Heavy rains have canceled tonight's Family Fireworks Night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg.
DARKE COUNTY – A pair of athletes who have been dominating in baseball and softball recently are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week.
GREENVILLE – Summit Soccer Academy will hold tryouts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on May 26 and 27 at the Darke County Fairgrounds off Edison Road.
TROY – The Mississinawa Valley softball team beat Troy Christian 8-2 in Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament action on Thursday.
BaseballBatting averageMax Muir, Ansonia: .400Nick Peters, Ansonia: .397Tyler Jenkinson, MV: .393Tanner Maples, Tri-Village: .378
BRADFORD – The Bradford softball team won its sectional tournament opener on Thursday, defeating Houston 6-3.
ANSONIA – The Ansonia softball team won its sectional tournament opener on Thursday, shutting out Lehman Catholic 8-0.
PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe softball team began sectional tournament play with a 16-2 run rule victory against Cedarville on Thursday.
GREENVILLE – In her final game at Lady Wave Stadium, Greenville senior Ally Russell threw a no-hitter to lead the Lady Wave to a 10-0 victory against Trotwood-Madison in the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament.
ROSSBURG – The largest fireworks show in Eldora Speedway history will be just one part of Saturday night's Family Fireworks Night at historic Eldora Speedway.
GREENVILLE – Greenville High School and Greenville Junior High will host their fall sports preseason parent athlete meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 1 at the GHS gym.
COLUMBUS – For the second consecutive week, no Darke County teams are ranked in this week's Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association state rankings.
VERSAILLES – The Versailles baseball team began postseason play on Wednesday by run ruling Miami East 10-0 in five innings.
TIPP CITY – The Tri-Village baseball team won its second sectional tournament game in as many days on Wednesday, defeating Bethel 12-11.
NEW MADISON – The Arcanum boys and girls finished as the runners up at Tri-Village's Patriot Invitational track and field meet on Tuesday.
ARCANUM – A five-run burst in the first inning sparked host Arcanum to a 9-0 victory over Franklin Monroe in a Division IV sectional tournament baseball game played Wednesday on a picture-perfect day.
DARKE COUNTY – Darke County baseball and softball teams lost in the opening round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournaments on Tuesday.
NEW BREMEN – The Versailles baseball team beat New Bremen 5-0 in a Midwest Athletic Conference game on Tuesday.
VERSAILLES – After a rough start on Wednesday, the Versailles softball team settled down and beat Anna 9-2 in the second round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament.