MASON – The Greenville softball team kept the drumbeat going as the Lady Wave defeated Hamilton Ross 7-2 Thursday in tournament play – qualifying for the regional finals that will be held on Saturday in Mason.
GREENVILLE – Greenville senior outfielder Quinton Wood was named first team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division by the league for the 2015 baseball season.
VERSAILLES — Registration is open for the June 13 Versailles Poultry Days 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run at www.versaillespoultrydays.com or www.YOLOorg.com.
DARKE COUNTY – Six Darke County softball players earned first team all-Cross County Conference honors from the league for the 2015 softball season.
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship wants permission to see his son compete in an Ohio dirt track race.
COLUMBUS – In the final Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll of the 2015 season, the Greenville softball team is ranked No. 1 in Division II.
GREENVILLE – After a humbling end to the 2014 season, the Greenville softball team has made it back to the regional tournament for the eighth time in the past 10 seasons.
DAYTON – Athletes from Arcanum, Franklin Monroe and Tri-Village qualified for regionals with their performances at the Division III district meet at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.
WEST MILTON – Athletes from Ansonia, Bradford and Versailles quailed for regionals with their performances at the Division III district track and field meet at Milton-Union.
ST. PARIS – The Versailles girls track and field team won the team championship at the Division II district meet at Graham High School.
HUBER HEIGHTS – Eight Greenville track and field athletes qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association regional meet with their performances at the districts at Wayne High School.
ROSSBURG – Matt Miller raced both high and low to fight through traffic to best Matt Westfall and win the Sunoco American Late Model Series (ALMS) race Sunday at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg.
BROOKVILLE – The Franklin Monroe softball team ended its season as the district runner up as the Lady Jets lost 4-0 to Triad in the district finals.
MASON – The Greenville softball team won its eighth district championship in the past 10 seasons on Saturday, throttling Goshen 13-1 to secure a spot in the regional tournament.
DARKE COUNTY – Track and field athletes who continued their tremendous seasons with great performances at their conference meets are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week.
SPRINGFIELD – Versailles had excellent pitching and defense on Friday but couldn't get enough hits as the Tigers lost 1-0 to Waynesville in a district championship baseball game at Kenton Ridge High School.
CENTERVILLE – A scoreless pitcher's duel through five innings between Arcanum and Cincinnati Country Day was decided by one run Friday in the Division IV district final.
BaseballBatting averageTanner Maples, Tri-Village: .415Max Muir, Ansonia: .400Nick Peters, Ansonia: .397Tyler Jenkinson, MV: .393
ARCANUM – The Arcanum-Butler Local School Board appointed Matt Grote as the new head girls basketball coach at the regular board meeting held on May 14.
ARCANUM — The Arcanum High School track will be closed beginning June 1 due to the construction on the new stadium lights. The track will reopen in mid-July.
PLEASANT HILL – Arcanum won its fifth consecutive sectional championship on Wednesday, defeating Cedarville 5-4 in a nine-inning battle at Newton High School.
ANSONIA — On Monday the Ansonia Board of Education approved the hiring of Chad Cramer as the new varsity boys basketball coach at Ansonia High School, replacing Darrick Barga .
COVINGTON – The Tri-Village baseball team ended its season on Wednesday with a 4-0 loss to Newton in a sectional championship game.
ROSSBURG – The largest fireworks show in Eldora Speedway history, kids 12 and younger get in free, the beer is $2 and cold while the legendary pizza burgers are ready to be eaten.
CASSTOWN — Versailles used a big defensive effort to edge out Tri-County North 3-0, winning the sectional final matchup held on Wednesday at Miami East High School.
DARKE COUNTY – Arcanum's Conner Pohl and Randy Baker earned top honors from the Cross County Conference for the 2015 baseball season as they helped lead the Trojans to the conference championship.
PLEASANT HILL—The Franklin Monroe softball team won a district championship on Tuesday, defeating Southeastern 6-2.
ARCANUM – The Arcanum baseball team won with a walk-off in the bottom of the seventh inning in a regular season baseball game against Chaminade Julienne on Monday.
TIPP CITY – The Mississinawa Valley softball team suffered a 4-1 loss to Covington on Tuesday in a sectional championship softball game.
CLAYTON – The Versailles softball team lost 6-2 to Milton-Union in a sectional championship softball game on Tuesday at Northmont.
RUSSIA – The Bradford softball team lost 12-11 in eight innings to Fort Loramie on Tuesday in a sectional championship game.
SIDNEY – Triad nipped Ansonia, 3-2, in a Division IV sectional softball final on Tuesday.
NEW CARLISLE – Last year's sectional final loss fueled the Greenville softball team Tuesday as the Lady Wave run ruled Indian Lake 10-0 in six innings to advance to Saturday's district championship game.
ARCANUM – Arcanum's Chase Gostomsky will continue his football career in college as the Trojan senior committed to play for Wilmington College.
GREENVILLE – Greenville seniors Evan Kiser and Adam Null earned first team all-Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division honors for the 2015 season from the conference.
VERSAILLES – A trio of Versailles baseball players were named first team all-Midwest Athletic Conference by the league for the 2015 season.
VERSAILLES – Versailles softball coach Mechelle Heitkamp was named the Midwest Athletic Conference softball coach of the year as she led the Tigers to the 2015 MAC championship.
VERSAILLES — Versailles' tournament softball game against Milton-Union has been postponed until 5 p.m. Tuesday at Northmont because of field conditions.
COLUMBUS – For the first time this season the Arcanum baseball team is ranked among the state's best in the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association state rankings.
COLUMBUS – The Greenville softball team maintained its No. 1 ranking in the fifth Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state poll of the 2015 season.
ROSSBURG – The entry form for the 21st annual $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers on June 4, 5 and 6 has been posted at...
LYNN, Ind. – The Tri-Village baseball team beat Randolph Southern 15-4 in a regular season game on Saturday.
GREENVILLE — Entries are now being accepted for the 19th annual OSU Scholarship Golf Outing that benefits graduating Darke County high school seniors who will be attending the Ohio State University this fall.
WEST ALEXANDRIA – The Franklin Monroe girls and Ansonia boys led the Darke County teams at the Cross County Conference track and field meet.
VERSAILLES – The Versailles softball team lost a regular season game 4-3 to Triad on Saturday.
RUSSIA – The Arcanum baseball team beat Russia 7-4 in a regular season contest on Saturday.
TROY – The Greenville boys tennis team concluded its season on Wednesday at the Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional meet at Troy.
MINSTER – The Versailles boys and girls track and field teams both finished second at the Midwest Athletic Conference championships.
TROY – Greenville's Aaron Balsbaugh and AJ Frens won Greater Western Ohio Conference championships at the league's track and field meet.
ROSSBURG – Heavy rains have canceled tonight's Family Fireworks Night at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg.