Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:20:49 EST 1800 Darke County teams win WOHSBC matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487540/Darke-County-teams-win-WOHSBC-matches DARKE COUNTY — The Ansonia boys, Mississinawa Valley girls, Versailles girls and Versailles boys all won West Ohio High School Bowling Conferences this past week. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:31:22 EST Versailles girls beat Mechanicsburg http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151488442/Versailles-girls-beat-Mechanicsburg VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls basketball team beat Mechanicsburg 66-51 on Saturday afternoon in Versailles. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:11:21 EST Mississinawa Valley girls defeat Bradford http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151488271/Mississinawa-Valley-girls-defeat-Bradford UNION CITY — The Mississinawa Valley Lady Blackhawks took advantage of a strong second quarter to out-score the visiting Bradford Lady Railroaders 17-6 and secure a 46-40 Cross County Conference win. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:41:21 EST Greenville stays atop GWOC North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151488133/Greenville-stays-atop-GWOC-North SIDNEY — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team wasted little time distinguishing the Green Wave as one of the premier Division I teams in the Miami Valley by defeating the Sidney Yellow Jackets 64-39 to sit alone atop the Greater Western... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:01:21 EST Versailles girls swim team defeats Celina http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487512/Versailles-girls-swim-team-defeats-Celina CELINA — The Versailles High School girls swim team defeated Celina High School with a score of 88-82 on Saturday at the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA-Celina Branch.The results for Versailles High School were as follows: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:56:21 EST Versailles boys swim team swims against Celina http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487500/Versailles-boys-swim-team-swims-against-Celina CELINA — The Versailles High School boys swim team lost to Celina High School with a score of 96-69 on Saturday at the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA-Celina Branch.The results for Versailles High School were as follows: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:51:21 EST Ohio State celebrates and looks ahead http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487481/Ohio-State-celebrates-and-looks-ahead COLUMBUS — While Ohio State's football team was celebrating its national championship with an estimated 46,000 of its fans on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, next season wasn't far from the minds of many people. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:41:21 EST Eldora hands out 2014 championship awards, looks toward 2015 season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487466/Eldora-hands-out-2014-championship-awards-looks-toward-2015-season ROSSBURG — More than 400 drivers, crew members and fans gathered inside the Eldora Ballroom Saturday evening to bring an official close to the 2014 season with the annual Eldora Speedway Awards Ceremony. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:31:21 EST Diamond Club raises $30,000 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151487420/Diamond-Club-raises-$30000 VERSAILLES — Washington Nationals pitcher Craig Stammen helped the Versailles Diamond Club raise about $30,000 Saturday night in their sixth annual Diamond Club dinner and auction. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 00:16:21 EST Ansonia girls dominate Tri-County North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151484311/Ansonia-girls-dominate-Tri-County-North ANSONIA — Ansonia got solid contributions from all its players on both offense and defense Saturday afternoon to dominate Tri-County North 49-36 in a Cross County Conference girls basketball game. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:46:21 EST Downing, Rinderle named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151453445/Downing-Rinderle-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — A pair of versatile basketball players have been named this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:01:21 EST Bradford varsity football to return this fall http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151479725/Bradford-varsity-football-to-return-this-fall BRADFORD — Bradford's football team will return to playing a varsity schedule in 2015, but when the Railroaders return to playing a Cross County Conference schedule is more uncertain. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 01:36:21 EST Jets cruise to Homecoming win http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151479508/Jets-cruise-to-Homecoming-win PITSBURG — At the end of the third quarter, Franklin Monroe junior Zach Hyre came off the floor for the final time of the night with a large grin on his face as teammates gave him chest bumps and high fives down the line. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:46:22 EST Mississinawa Valley wins rematch against Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151478860/Mississinawa-Valley-wins-rematch-against-Arcanum UNION CITY — A slow start gave way to a fast-paced finish as Mississinawa Valley beat Arcanum 65-60 in a Cross County Conference boys basketball game on Friday night. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:11:22 EST Ansonia girls lose to National Trail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151474390/Ansonia-girls-lose-to-National-Trail NEW PARIS — The Ansonia girls basketball team traveled to National Trail Thursday night for a Cross County County Conference game and came up short, falling to the Blazers 54-37. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:51:22 EST Greenville girls lose to state’s 5th ranked team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151474215/Greenville-girls-lose-to-states-5th-ranked-team GREENVILLE — The Greenville Lady Wave used periods one and three to display their improved rebuilding program with the Sidney Lady Yellow Jackets taking the two periods 18-12 and 15-10. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:46:21 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151448576/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.1Damion Cook, TV: 20.4Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 19.1Colton Linkous, TV: 18.0 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:01:21 EST Association offers umpire classes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151457509/Association-offers-umpire-classes DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Umpires Association is sponsoring umpire classes.The eight-week course will allow individuals to be licensed by the state to work baseball or softball games. Classes begin at 6 p.m. Monday. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:16:21 EST Bradford girls defeat Franklin Monroe http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151457099/Bradford-girls-defeat-Franklin-Monroe BRADFORD — It wasn't always pretty, but the Bradford girls got a win on Thursday, defeating the Franklin Monroe girls basketball team 49-26. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:56:24 EST Mississinawa girls bowling finishes 2nd in tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151451471/Mississinawa-girls-bowling-finishes-2nd-in-tournament LIMA — The Mississinawa Valley girls bowling team finished as the runner up at the Pioneer Classic, which Temple Christian hosted on Monday. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:11:21 EST