Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:15:20 EST 1800 Pass defense not only OSU question against UC http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50723404/Pass-defense-not-only-OSU-question-against-UC COLUMBUS — When the first question about how Ohio State's often-maligned pass defense will hold up against Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel and his receivers on Saturday was asked a few minutes into Urban Meyer's press conference... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:55:14 EST Versailles drops to 14th in state rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50724226/Versailles-drops-to-14th-in-state-rankings COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team slipped one spot in the state rankings, falling to No. 14 in the latest Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches poll. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:53:07 EST Jets continue reign atop rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50723284/Jets-continue-reign-atop-rankings PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team is ranked No. 1 in the Miami Valley for the third week in a row by the Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:17:04 EST Eldora completes extended Four Crown Nationals http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50720866/Eldora-completes-extended-Four-Crown-Nationals ROSSBURG — The two-day Four Crown Nationals turned into a three-day event as the rains moved through the area Saturday night, setting up a Sunday afternoon daytime racing card. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:27:11 EST Lady Jet volleyball team suffers 3 losses at invite http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50720385/Lady-Jet-volleyball-team-suffers-3-losses-at-invite MINSTER — The Franklin Monroe volleyball team lost three matches in the Minster Invitational on Saturday. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:57:09 EST Strasburg leads Nats to 4-game sweep of Marlins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50712712/Strasburg-leads-Nats-to-4-game-sweep-of-Marlins MIAMI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals are playing well at the right time. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:38:09 EST Versailles finishes as MAC runner up http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50711961/Versailles-finishes-as-MAC-runner-up CELINA — The Versailles boys golf team finished as the Midwest Athletic Conference runner up, finishing 13 strokes behind Minster in the conference tournament. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:06:18 EST Versailles girls win MAC championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50711642/Versailles-girls-win-MAC-championship VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls golf team won the Midwest Athletic Conference championship as three Lady Tigers finished in the top four at the conference meet on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:52:08 EST Booher, Tabler named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50693657/Booher-Tabler-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — Some athletes consistently come through for their teams, which is the case with both of this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:01:04 EST Versailles girls win Tour de Sewer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50710308/Versailles-girls-win-Tour-de-Sewer VERSAILLES — Madison Grilliot and Murphy Grow finished first and second Saturday, helping lead the Versailles girls cross country team to the team championship in Versailles' Tour de Sewer. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:46:08 EST Lebanon takes down Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50710077/Lebanon-takes-down-Greenville GREENVILLE – Greenville gave the visiting Lebanon Warriors more of a game than the final 31-0 score suggests. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:40:04 EST Arcanum falls to another top CCC team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50709935/Arcanum-falls-to-another-top-CCC-team CASSTOWN – Arcanum traveled to Miami East for the third game of the gauntlet, the previous two being Covington and Tri-County North, and make no mistake facing those three teams is no small task. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:11:05 EST Versailles wins 41-14, stays perfect in MAC http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50707987/Versailles-wins-41-14-stays-perfect-in-MAC VERSAILLES — The state can mandate a mercy rule in high school football, but it cannot make a team be merciful. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:58:03 EST Ansonia loses 35-15 at Twin Valley South http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50707914/Ansonia-loses-35-15-at-Twin-Valley-South WEST ALEXANDRIA – Ansonia lost to host Twin Valley South 35-15 on Friday night in a Cross County Conference matchup. The loss dropped the Tigers to 0-4 (0-3 CCC) on the season. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:50:05 EST Bradford runs over National Trail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50707486/Bradford-runs-over-National-Trail NEW PARIS — A solid running game and a stout defense helped lead Bradford to a 29-6 win against National Trail in junior varsity football Friday night in New Paris. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:08 EST Greenville girls tennis wins 7th match in a row http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50704685/Greenville-girls-tennis-wins-7th-match-in-a-row KETTERING — The Greenville girls tennis team won its seventh match in a row on Thursday, beating Greater Western Ohio Conference foe Fairmont 3-2. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:55:09 EST Bradford volleyball team sweeps conference match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698364/Bradford-volleyball-team-sweeps-conference-match BRADFORD — The Bradford volleyball team swept Bethel in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:07:06 EST Greenville to play in Flyin’ to the Hoop http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50699244/Greenville-to-play-in-Flyin-to-the-Hoop GREENVILLE — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team will play in the Flyin' to the Hoop tournament against Fairmont on Jan. 16 at Trent Arena in Kettering. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:32:08 EST FM boys soccer beats Bethel, remains undefeated http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50698664/FM-boys-soccer-beats-Bethel-remains-undefeated PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team moved its record to 4-0 in the Cross County Conference and 5-0-2 on the season by defeating the visiting Bethel Bees 5-1 on Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:17:07 EST Arcanum volleyball beats Covington in CCC match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698267/Arcanum-volleyball-beats-Covington-in-CCC-match ARCANUM — The Arcanum volleyball team beat Cross County Conference foe Covington in four sets Thursday night, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 25-14. 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