ARCANUM — With a deep roster that includes most of last season's key players returning for another year, the Arcanum girls basketball team has high expectations for the 2014-15 season.
ANSONIA – The Ansonia Lady Tigers varsity basketball team made a good Saturday morning showing while hosting the Troy Christian Eagles in a scrimmage.
ANSONIA – The Ansonia Tigers boys varsity basketball team had Emmanuel Christian Academy's number dialed in but could not connect with Parkway in a Friday scrimmage.
COLUMBUS — The teams left in the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs are all just one win away from a trip to the state finals at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.
MINSTER —The Mississinawa Valley and Versailles girls bowling teams won their season openers in West Ohio High School Bowling Conference action on Saturday at Community Lanes in Minster.
COLUMBUS — Three Midwest Athletic Conference teams and two Greater Western Ohio Conference teams reached the state semifinals of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs with wins on Friday and Saturday.
COLUMBUS — Ohio State distanced itself from the rest of the Big Ten's East Division with a 42-27 win over Indiana on Saturday that clinched the division title and a second straight trip to the Big Ten championship game.
BRADFORD — Coming off the most successful Lady Railroader varsity basketball season in school history, sporting a 20-win season and a sectional championship, coach Patrick McKee does not look at the new season as a rebuilding year even though...
VERSAILLES — Versailles has a lot of spots to fill for the 2014-15 girls basketball season as the Lady Tigers lost nine players to graduation from last season's Division III state runner up squad.
DARKE COUNTY — Both of The Daily Advocate's 2014 soccer MVPs had great senior seasons even though they both played through injuries.
PITSBURG — With nine freshmen on its varsity roster, the Franklin Monroe girls basketball team enters the 2014-15 season with an extremely young roster.
BRADFORD — The Bradford Lady Railroaders and the visiting Troy Christian Eagles each won two of the four quarters played, but it was the Railroaders winning the combined four quarters 38-27 Thursday night.
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.
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.
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.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters held their annual Bowling and Silent Auction Fundraiser Night on Nov. 8 at Treaty Lanes.
GREENVILLE — Greenville High School has announced a time change for its girls basketball games at Troy on Dec. 20.
DARKE COUNTY — Darke County United Way hosted the annual Live United Softball Classic in October at Stebbins Field.
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.
DARKE COUNTY — The Daily Advocate is honoring individuals who excelled on the football field this year with an all-Darke County football team.
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.
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.
DARKE COUNTY — Seventeen Darke County football players earned all-district recognition from the Associated Press including seven who were named first team all-district.
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.
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.
GREENVILLE — A pair of Greenville football players earned first team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference honors from the conference for the 2014 season.
UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley will host its annual athletic hall of fame induction on Dec. 6 against Union City, Indiana.
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...
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...
MIAMISBURG — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team made an impressive first showing in its 2014-15 debut scrimmage.
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.
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...
COLUMBUS — Three Midwest Athletic Conference teams and two Greater Western Ohio Conference teams advanced to the third week of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs with wins on Friday and Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Somewhere there is an unused clipboard that J.T. Barrett was supposed to hold this season.
DARKE COUNTY – A trio of Versailles athletes who advanced all the way to state have been named the athletes of the year for their individual sports.
PIQUA — Entering Friday night's regional semifinal playoff game against Minster, the Versailles Tigers said they couldn't allow the Wildcats to jump out to an early lead like they did in the regular season.
VERSAILLES – Versailles senior Christa Puthoff found a greater love for basketball over the course of the past year, which caused her to forgo a chance to play college volleyball and pursue basketball instead.
VERSAILLES – The family atmosphere at Michigan State drew Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens to choose to continue his basketball career with the Spartans.
ROSSBURG — Eldora Speedway's offseason is anything but that once again as the track surface is undergoing an ambitious makeover under the direction of Chad Schmitmeyer, facilities manager of the legendary half-mile clay...
ARCANUM - The Arcanum High School Department of Athletics has announced the athletic pass prices for the 2014-15 winter season.
VERSAILLES — Playing against a conference rival in the postseason, both Versailles and Minster will enter Friday night's regional semifinal playoff game knowing their opponent very well.
TROY — Bradford's Mindy Brewer, Versailles' Lauren Bruns, Versailles' Christa Puthoff and Versailles' Taylor Winner played a final high school volleyball match on Wednesday at Troy High School.
GREENVILLE — Greenville senior football player Bryce Jenkinson and football coach Aaron Shaffer earned the Greater Western Ohio Conference's top North Division honors for the 2014 season.
VERSAILLES — Nine Versailles football players earned all-Midwest Athletic Conference football honors from the league for the 2014 season.
GREENVILLE — Greenville senior Ally Russell signed her letter of intent Wednesday afternoon to play college softball for Wright State University.
COLUMBUS — After a double overtime win over Penn State and a 35-21 loss to Virginia Tech, Ohio State's coaches heard some criticism for being too conservative in their play calling.
COLUMBUS — The seven sacks and other humiliations inflicted on Ohio State's offensive line in its only loss of the season, 35-21 to Virginia Tech on Sept. 6, were a distant memory after the Buckeyes' line stood up to a stout Michigan...
DARKE COUNTY — Five Darke County football players earned first team all-league honors from the Cross County Conference for the 2014 season.
DARKE COUNTY — Versailles volleyball player Lauren Bruns and coach Karla Frilling earned top honors from Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association District 9.
COLUMBUS — It's always the question after a big win. Can a football team put that behind them and move on to the next game?