Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:43:19 EST 1800 Lady Patriots have a lot to prove http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150614703/Lady-Patriots-have-a-lot-to-prove NEW MADISON — Other than injury concerns that have kept some players out of preseason activities, Tri-Village girls basketball coach Brad Gray is happy with the team he has for the 2014-15 season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:18:08 EST Ansonia expects strong season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150615981/Ansonia-expects-strong-season ANSONIA — Even though the Ansonia girls basketball team enters the 2014-15 season with a young squad, experience will be one of the Lady Tigers' strengths. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:17:05 EST Lady Hawks have a lot to learn http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150615743/Lady-Hawks-have-a-lot-to-learn UNION CITY — Entering the season with its fourth head coach in four years, the Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team has a lot to learn as it tries to pick up another new system for the 2014-15 season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:16:07 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters bowling, silent auction night a success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613885/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-bowling-silent-auction-night-a-success GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters held their annual Bowling and Silent Auction Fundraiser Night on Nov. 8 at Treaty Lanes. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:06:09 EST Greenville announces change to girls basketball schedule http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613794/Greenville-announces-change-to-girls-basketball-schedule GREENVILLE — Greenville High School has announced a time change for its girls basketball games at Troy on Dec. 20. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:06:07 EST Live United Softball Classic raises funds for education initiative http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613610/Live-United-Softball-Classic-raises-funds-for-education-initiative DARKE COUNTY — Darke County United Way hosted the annual Live United Softball Classic in October at Stebbins Field. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:57:06 EST OSU’s Boren measures up to expectations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613254/OSUs-Boren-measures-up-to-expectations COLUMBUS — Ohio State's coaches should have known. Being undersized – or at least being called undersized – was only going to make Jacoby Boren fight harder. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:34:08 EST All-Darke County football team selected http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150556090/All-Darke-County-football-team-selected DARKE COUNTY — The Daily Advocate is honoring individuals who excelled on the football field this year with an all-Darke County football team. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:01:15 EST Greenville dominates Anna http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150598837/Greenville-dominates-Anna GREENVILLE – The Greenville varsity boys basketball team had another impressive outing with the team put 116 points on the board in six quarters of play while holding the Anna Rockets to 65 points. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:23:05 EST Meyer calls OSU his most improved team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150598668/Meyer-calls-OSU-his-most-improved-team COLUMBUS — When Ohio State won back-to-back games over ranked teams on the road the last two weeks at Michigan State and at Minnesota, it was only the second time in school history that had been done. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:09:05 EST Athletes earn all-district honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150582656/Athletes-earn-all-district-honors DARKE COUNTY — Seventeen Darke County football players earned all-district recognition from the Associated Press including seven who were named first team all-district. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:52:09 EST Elks to host youth free throw competition http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150583039/Elks-to-host-youth-free-throw-competition GREENVILLE — The Greenville Elks Lodge No. 1139 will host a free throw contest for boys and girls ages 8 to 13.The contest will be on Dec. 6 at the Greenville High School gym. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:02:10 EST 56 teams remain in state football playoffs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150584254/56-teams-remain-in-state-football-playoffs COLUMBUS — There are 56 teams remaining entering the third week of the Ohio High School Athletic Association playoffs including three from the Midwest Athletic Conference and two from the Greater Western Ohio Conference. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:56:05 EST GWOC honors Greenville players http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150583517/GWOC-honors-Greenville-players GREENVILLE — A pair of Greenville football players earned first team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference honors from the conference for the 2014 season. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:30:04 EST Mississinawa to induct hall of fame member http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150582359/Mississinawa-to-induct-hall-of-fame-member UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley will host its annual athletic hall of fame induction on Dec. 6 against Union City, Indiana. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:44:09 EST Eldora Speedway champions to be honored Jan. 24 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150582259/Eldora-Speedway-champions-to-be-honored-Jan.-24 ROSSBURG — An intense points chase at Eldora Speedway that culminated with first-time champions Matt Westfall (DIRTcar Modified) and Frank Paladino (Eldora Stock Car), along with Matt Miller's defense of his DIRTcar Late Model title, will... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:40:11 EST Meyer pumps up Barrett, says focus is Indiana http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150581947/Meyer-pumps-up-Barrett-says-focus-is-Indiana COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer has coached enough Heisman Trophy winning quarterbacks and QBs who have been in contention for that award that his endorsement of J.T. Barrett as a Heisman candidate on Monday probably carries some... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:35:13 EST Wave play well in scrimmage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150555586/Wave-play-well-in-scrimmage MIAMISBURG — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team made an impressive first showing in its 2014-15 debut scrimmage. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 11:52:04 EST Jets earn all-Ohio honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150554176/Jets-earn-all-Ohio-honors COLUMBUS — Franklin Monroe's Brian Robison, Marcus Horner and Danny Diceanu earned all-state recognition for the 2014 season from the Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:00:13 EST Livingston named KIAC player of the year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150555051/Livingston-named-KIAC-player-of-the-year PITTSBURGH — Indiana University East junior Mallory Livingston (Union City, Ohio/Mississinawa Valley High School) was named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Year on Friday during the conference tournament... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 01:00:06 EST