Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:03:59 EST 1800 County track athletes compete at Fred Durkle Invitational at TVS http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4522557/County-track-athletes-compete-at-Fred-Durkle-Invitational-at-TVS WEST ALEXANDRIA ― Four Darke County track and field teams competed at Twin Valley South's Fred Durkle Invitational Thursday with the Ansonia and Arcanum girls leading the way among county schools. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville churches unite for The Way of the Cross http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4519910/Greenville-churches-unite-for-The-Way-of-the-Cross GREENVILLE – This Good Friday, five Greenville churches united once again for the annual devotion known as “The Way of the Cross.” Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ansonia baseball run ruled by North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4521153/Ansonia-baseball-run-ruled-by-North LEWISBURG — The Ansonia baseball team lost a Cross County Conference game 23-0 to Tri-County North Thursday in a five-inning run rule. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mississinawa baseball beats Bradford 8-6 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4516026/Mississinawa-baseball-beats-Bradford-8-6 BRADFORD — The Mississinawa Valley baseball team beat Bradford 8-6 on Thursday in a Cross County Conference game. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bradford softball run rules Mississinawa http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4515933/Bradford-softball-run-rules-Mississinawa BRADFORD — The Bradford Lady Railroaders started as about as slow as you can before connecting late and putting away the Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks in five innings Thursday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Arcanum loses CCC game vs. Newton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4515901/Arcanum-loses-CCC-game-vs.-Newton ARCANUM — The Arcanum baseball team lost 4-0 to Newton Thursday in a Cross County Conference game.Newton scored one run in the second inning and added three more in the sixth. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Railroaders shut out St. Henry http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4515837/Lady-Railroaders-shut-out-St.-Henry ST. HENRY — The Bradford Lady Railroaders travelled to St Henry to take on the Redskins from the Midwest Athletic Conference Wednesday in what turned into be a good defensive match up. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles softball beats Coldwater in MAC opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4514672/Versailles-softball-beats-Coldwater-in-MAC-opener COLDWATER — The Versailles softball team won its Midwest Athletic Conference opener on Thursday, defeating Coldwater 8-5. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville tennis wins GWOC North opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4515077/Greenville-tennis-wins-GWOC-North-opener TROTWOOD — The Greenville boys tennis team beat Trotwood-Madison 4-1 on Thursday in the Green Wave's Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division opener. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring planting delayed by chilly, wet weather http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4506941/Spring-planting-delayed-by-chilly-wet-weather DARKE COUNTY - The dates for spring planting vary from crop to crop, but the “ideal planting” window for one of Darke County's most plentiful crops, corn, is April 10 to May 10, said Sam Custer, Ohio State University Extension -... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 7 tons of trash cleaned from roadways http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506095/7-tons-of-trash-cleaned-from-roadways DARKE COUNTY - Darke County roadways are cleaner once again, thanks to the Trash Bash held this past weekend in the Darke County Solid Waste Management event. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio bans 2 chemicals used to make synthetic drugs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4511750/Ohio-bans-2-chemicals-used-to-make-synthetic-drugs COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new rule took effect Thursday in Ohio that bans the sale and use of two chemicals drug dealers have used to pass off harmful synthetic drugs as legal substances. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former lifeguard becomes pool manager http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506124/Former-lifeguard-becomes-pool-manager GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Swimming Pool will be opening up on Memorial Day and will remain open until the first day of the Darke County Fair. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Trail shuts down Ansonia http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4510520/National-Trail-shuts-down-Ansonia ANSONIA — The Ansonia baseball team lost 16-0 to National Trail in a five-inning run rule on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST FM’s lead slips away vs. Covington http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4510410/FMs-lead-slips-away-vs.-Covington PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe had an early lead but couldn't maintain it as the Jet baseball team lost 5-4 to Covington on Wednesday. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Butler beats Greenville 11-4 in 2nd game of series http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4509993/Butler-beats-Greenville-11-4-in-2nd-game-of-series VANDALIA – The Greenville varsity baseball team lost a disappointing Greater Western Ohio Conference game to the Vandalia Butler Aviators 11-4 Wednesday to split the season series. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST College major brings Versailles’ Harman to Wilmington basketball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4509798/College-major-brings-Versailles-Harman-to-Wilmington-basketball-team VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Emily Harman signed her letter of intent Wednesday to play for the Wilmington College women's basketball team, something she didn't anticipate when she chose to attend the college. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Speakers blast fracking practices http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4500529/Speakers-blast-fracking-practices DARKE COUNTY -The Western Ohio Fracking Awareness Coalition (WOFAC) held a public forum on Tuesday entitled, “Toxic Truth,” which aimed to inform and dissuade the public of contemporary hydraulic fracturing. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville tennis loses to Milton-Union http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4503100/Greenville-tennis-loses-to-Milton-Union GREENVILLE — The Greenville boys tennis team lost 4-1 to undefeated Milton-Union on Wednesday.Javi Bixler was the lone winner for Greenville, beating Gooslin 6-3, 6-2 in third singles. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles’ Mangen signs with Ohio Northern wrestling team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4502986/Versailles-Mangen-signs-with-Ohio-Northern-wrestling-team VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Matt Mangen signed his letter of intent on Wednesday to wrestle for Ohio Northern University. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST