Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:51:57 EST 1800 1st half of fair’s harness racing program complete http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50338124/1st-half-of-fairs-harness-racing-program-complete GREENVILLE — Three sessions of harness racing are complete at the 2014 Great Darke County Fair, but four more sessions remain with some big purses to be claimed. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:36:09 EST Versailles boys win Skyhawk Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339896/Versailles-boys-win-Skyhawk-Invitational FAIRBORN — Griffen Riegle guided the Versailles boys golf team to the team championship at Fairborn's Skyhawk Invitational at Twin Base Golf Course. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:54:06 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339718/ ARCANUM — The Arcanum boys golf team lost a Cross County Conference match 176-180 to Covington on Monday at Beechwood Golf Course. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:49:06 EST Greenville girls golf beats West Carrollton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339530/Greenville-girls-golf-beats-West-Carrollton WEST CARROLLTON — The Greenville girls golf team beat West Carrollton 245-268 on Monday to improve to 2-1 on the season. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:42:15 EST Lady Wave tennis beats Milton-Union http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50337681/Lady-Wave-tennis-beats-Milton-Union WEST MILTON — The Greenville girls tennis team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 3-2 win against Milton-Union on Monday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:36:13 EST LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50329093/LaRoche-homer-lifts-Nats-over-DBacks-5-4-in-11 WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:23:05 EST Versailles girls shoot season-best round http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50326617/Versailles-girls-shoot-season-best-round FAIRBORN — The Versailles girls golf team shot its best round of the season on Monday at Fairborn's Skyhawk Invitational at Twin Base Golf Course. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:24:06 EST Cheerleaders compete at fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50326269/Cheerleaders-compete-at-fair GREENVILLE – The 24th annual Great Darke County Fair cheerleading competition brought some of the area's finest cheerleading individuals and teams together to the delight of a large crowd in front of the grandstand on the opening day of... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:05:09 EST Nationals come back in 8th, 9th to top Pirates 4-3 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50311402/Nationals-come-back-in-8th-9th-to-top-Pirates-4-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos' ground-rule double drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, after Adam LaRoche's two-run homer tied it in the eighth, and the Washington Nationals came back to beat the Pittsburgh... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:33:04 EST Versailles boys win MAC opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50311231/Versailles-boys-win-MAC-opener VERSAILLES — The Versailles boys golf team won its Midwest Athletic Conference opener on Friday, defeating New Knoxville 159-230. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:38:09 EST Lack of physicality hampers Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50311069/Lack-of-physicality-hampers-Arcanum ARCANUM — TJ Powers continually stressed the need for his team to play with more physicality after Brookville imposed its will on both offense and defense in a scrimmage Saturday in Arcanum. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 21:07:05 EST Ward receives American Legion Baseball Scholarship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50291093/Ward-receives-American-Legion-Baseball-Scholarship GREENVILLE — Greenville's Cole Ward was selected this month from a statewide pool of applicants to receive Ohio's $500 American Legion Baseball Scholarship. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:01:13 EST Greenville girls tennis wins 2 matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50303438/Greenville-girls-tennis-wins-2-matches GREENVILLE — The Greenville girls tennis team won a pair of matches to extend its winning streak to three matches.First Greenville swept Wayne 5-0 on Thursday. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:09:06 EST Greenville scrimmages defending state champ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50302029/Greenville-scrimmages-defending-state-champ GREENVILLE — While Friday's scrimmage against Coldwater left the Greenville football team with some areas that need improvement, coach Aaron Shaffer was pleased with the Green Wave's performance. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:49:07 EST Greenville girls golf loses to Northmont http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50301329/Greenville-girls-golf-loses-to-Northmont GREENVILLE — The Greenville girls golf team lost 205-249 to Northmont on Thursday at Turtle Creek Golf Course. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:20:07 EST Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50293548/-Stewart-sitting-out-Michigan-after-dirt-car-death CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:37:05 EST Run game, defense guide Versailles in scrimmage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50293227/Run-game-defense-guide-Versailles-in-scrimmage VERSAILLES — The Versailles defense played stout and only gave up one touchdown in the Tigers' first scrimmage of the season on Tuesday against Brookville. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:26:07 EST Wave host 14 teams in Greenville Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50293061/Wave-host-14-teams-in-Greenville-Invitational GREENVILLE — The Greenville boys golf team hosted 13 teams in the Greenville Invitational on Thursday at Turtle Creek Golf Course with Greenville finishing ninth and Versailles finishing seventh. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:05:07 EST Versailles finishes 3rd in own invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50292380/Versailles-finishes-3rd-in-own-invitational VERSAILLES — Madison Covault helped guide the Versailles girls golf team to a third place finish in its Lady Tiger Tee Invitational on Thursday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:36:08 EST Greenville girls golf gets 1st win of year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50288794/Greenville-girls-golf-gets-1st-win-of-year GREENVILLE — The Greenville girls golf team earned its first victory of the season on Wednesday as the Lady Wave shot a 258 against Springfield. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:34:03 EST