Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:18:19 EST 1800 No wholesale changes for OSU defense http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50805269/No-wholesale-changes-for-OSU-defense COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer can make a team meeting uncomfortable if he chooses to. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:01:14 EST Versailles receives more 1st place votes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803972/Versailles-receives-more-1st-place-votes COLUMBUS — Versailles gained four more first-place votes as the Lady Tigers remained atop the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings this week. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:35:06 EST Stewart never considered retiring after Ward death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50802655/Stewart-never-considered-retiring-after-Ward-death KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:05 EST FM remains No. 1 in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803496/FM-remains-No.-1-in-Miami-Valley PITSBURG — The competition for second place is heating up, but Franklin Monroe's boys continued their reign atop the Miami Valley rankings in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:58:11 EST Versailles girls remain No. 14 in state rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50802286/Versailles-girls-remain-No.-14-in-state-rankings COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team remained at No. 14 in the latest Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches statewide rankings. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:21:08 EST FM beats Greenville 5-0 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799911/FM-beats-Greenville-5-0 PITSBURG – The Greenville boys soccer team lost 5-0 to the area's top ranked boys soccer team on the Franklin Monroe Jets' home field in a 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon match up. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:55:07 EST Lady Jets shut out the Lady Wave http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799249/Lady-Jets-shut-out-the-Lady-Wave PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Lady Jets played host to the Greenville Lady Wave in a Saturday afternoon match up with the home team scoring a 5-0 win. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:23:10 EST Railroaders can’t overcome early deficit vs. Covington http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50793427/Railroaders-cant-overcome-early-deficit-vs.-Covington BRADFORD – The Bradford junior varsity Railroaders' comeback bid fell just short, losing to 20-16 to the neighboring Covington Buccs in a Saturday morning hookup. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:12:07 EST 2 late scores doom Wave http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50793188/2-late-scores-doom-Wave KETTERING – The Greenville varsity football team played even through three periods of play with the Division I Fairmont Firebirds before giving up two fourth quarter touchdowns for a final 21-7 score. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:39:06 EST TVS spoils Arcanum’s Night of Champions http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50793144/TVS-spoils-Arcanums-Night-of-Champions ARCANUM – It was Night of Champions at Arcanum as the school honored fall sports teams from the past who have either won a Cross County Conference, district, regional or state title. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:14:10 EST Ohio State goes on the offensive http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50792639/Ohio-State-goes-on-the-offensive COLUMBUS — The best tackle of the night when Ohio State beat Cincinnati 50-28 on Saturday night belonged to OSU assistant coach Anthony Schlegel, who body slammed a fan who ran onto the field late in the first half and undoubtedly soon regretted... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:22:10 EST Trojans take down the Jets in Volley for the Cure match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50792568/Trojans-take-down-the-Jets-in-Volley-for-the-Cure-match PITSBURG — Arcanum coach Terri Day and Franklin Monroe coach Amy Booher both said they expect a close match whenever their volleyball teams play each other. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:37:05 EST Lady Wave tennis finishes 8th in GWOC http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50790097/Lady-Wave-tennis-finishes-8th-in-GWOC CENTERVILLE — The Greenville girls tennis team made the gold flight of the Greater Western Ohio Conference tournament where the Lady Wave finished eighth on Thursday. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:57:06 EST Mississinawa football falls to undefeated East http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50790030/Mississinawa-football-falls-to-undefeated-East UNION CITY — The Mississinawa Valley football team lost 42-14 to undefeated Miami East in a Cross County Conference game on Friday. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:41:08 EST Versailles’ slow start leads to loss at Minster http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50789898/Versailles-slow-start-leads-to-loss-at-Minster MINSTER — Big plays and missed opportunities cost the Versailles Tigers in a 34-19 loss Friday night at Minster. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:25:11 EST Boyter, Niekamp named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50776275/Boyter-Niekamp-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — The high school golf season already has turned to the postseason portion of its schedule, and some Darke County golfers are playing very well when it really matters. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:01:11 EST Ansonia falls to Trail in high-scoring affair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50789175/Ansonia-falls-to-Trail-in-high-scoring-affair ANSONIA — Jordan Newman's big game wasn't enough for Ansonia as Garrett Griffin and the rest of National Trail's high-powered offense led the Blazers to a 60-36 win on Friday night in Ansonia. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 02:16:08 EST Nats clinch NL home-field edge, split with Marlins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50789184/Nats-clinch-NL-home-field-edge-split-with-Marlins WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Nationals will head to the postseason with the top seeding in the National League.They hope they can take advantage of that status this year. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 01:54:15 EST Lady Wave’s win streak reaches 10 matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50786151/Lady-Waves-win-streak-reaches-10-matches LEBANON — The Greenville girls tennis team swept Lebanon on Wednesday for its 10th win in a row. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:46:04 EST Greenville girls golf places 3rd in match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50786065/Greenville-girls-golf-places-3rd-in-match BEAVERCREEK — The Greenville girls golf team finished third in a three-meet meet against Beavercreek and Lebanon on Tuesday. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:36:05 EST