VERSAILLES — What a difference 24 hours can make in high school basketball.
FORT RECOVERY — The Franklin Monroe Jets proved their resiliency to their coach on Saturday night, overcoming a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime and eventually beat Fort Recovery 52-49.
LEWISBURG — Although Tri-County North was winless coming into Friday night's game, the Panthers gave the Ansonia Tigers all that they could handle for four quarters in a heated battle at the Tri-County North gym.
DARKE COUNTY — This week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week are a pair of swimmers who have excelled in multiple events this season.
WEST ALEXANDRIA — Whenever Tri-Village and Twin Valley South lock horns on the hardwood, you know it's going to be a battle no matter the records.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum boys basketball team held off Newton for a 71-67 Cross County Conference victory on Friday.
BRADFORD — Mississinawa Valley didn't play its best on Friday as the Blackhawks got off to a slow start, but they still left Bradford with a 53-35 Cross County Conference victory.
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BRADFORD — Bradford will hold its 21st Athletic Hall of Fame night on Jan. 31. The induction ceremony will take place between the junior varsity and varsity boys basketball games vs. Lima Temple Christian.
DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Soccer Association's DC Crew U10 and U11 teams are looking for a few players to fill out rosters for this upcoming season.
DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Soccer Association is looking for a spring soccer coordinator for youth soccer at North Park in Greenville.
UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley coach Roger Collins didn't allow a slow start to derail the Lady Blackhawks in a 56-29 home win over the Twin Valley South Lady Panthers on Thursday night.
NEW MADISON — It was a matchup of the only two unbeaten teams left in the Cross County Conference when the Lady Trail Blazers came to town on Thursday.
BRADFORD — The Bradford eighth grade girls basketball team lost 55-13 to Covington on Thursday.Bianca Keener led Bradford with six points while Tristin Booker scored three, 3 Erica Gaynor scored two, and Jericka Thacker scored two.
Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.5Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 20.6Damion Cook, TV: 20.2Colton Linkous, TV: 18.6
VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls basketball team won another Midwest Athletic Conference game on Thursday, defeating St. Henry 49-25.
PITSBURG — Arcanum led throughout Thursday night's girls basketball game against Franklin Monroe, winning the 70th meeting between the two rivals 66-27.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the moment, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo plans to head into next season with newly acquired Yunel Escobar at second base and possible free-agent-to-be Ian Desmond at shortstop.
Everything Cardale Jones has done for the last six weeks has been a surprise, so why should his decision about the NFL be any different?
COLUMBUS (AP) — Quarterback Cardale Jones shocked the college football world in three late-season starts leading Ohio State to the national championship.
ARCANUM — Arcanum Youth Basketball will host a fifth and sixth grade boys basketball tournament on March 20 and 21.
COLUMBUS — The Tri-Village girls moved up one spot while the Versailles girls fell three spots in the latest Associated Press state basketball poll.
COLUMBUS — Tri-Village moved up one spot while Versailles maintained its ranking in the latest Associated Press boys basketball state rankings.
VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens is a nominee for the McDonald's All-American basketball game.
BRADFORD — Bradford made three free throws late in the game to defeat Parkway 45-42 in a non-conference girls basketball game on Tuesday.