VERSAILLES — Marion Local knocked the Versailles girls basketball team out of first place in the Midwest Athletic Conference on Thursday as the state-ranked Tigers lost 41-25 to the state-ranked Flyers.
EATON — The Greenville wrestling team was eliminated in the first round of the regional quarterfinal dual team tournament, bowing out to No. 2-seeded Eaton by a team score of 68-9 on Wednesday at Eaton High School.
VERSAILLES — The Versailles football team was one of 83 teams from across the state to earn Academic All-Ohio honors for the 2014 season from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association.
BRADFORD — Bradford High school is seeking a head coach for its varsity volleyball team.Previous coaching experience at the varsity level is preferred but not required. Three coaching-related references are required.
COLDWATER — Versailles won the regional quarterfinal dual team wrestling tournament at Coldwater Wednesday, defeating Lehman Catholic and Coldwater to advance to the regional semifinals.
VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens was not one of the 24 high school boys basketball players selected to play in the McDonald's All-American Game.
GREENVILLE — It won't show in the win-loss column, but the Lady Wave varsity basketball team continues to display improvement on the court.
COLUMBUS — Both the Tri-Village and Versailles girls basketball teams moved up in the latest Associated Press state rankings.
FAIRBORN – It took a poor Green Wave first quarter and a 28-foot Skyhawks desperation shot with 0:00 on the board to defeat the visiting Wave 59-58 on Tuesday.
PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has announced a schedule change for Saturday's junior high boys basketball games against National Trail.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won't be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.”
ARCANUM — In a rematch Tuesday night, Franklin Monroe avenged a loss to Arcanum in the consolation game of the Jet Holiday Tournament with a 58-44 Cross County Conference win.
COLUMBUS — The Versailles boys moved up one spot while the Tri-Village boys stayed at No. 1 in the latest Associated Press boys basketball poll.
MIAMISBURG — The Greenville bowling teams traveled to Poelking South Lanes in Miamisburg Saturday for the Pirate Challenge hosted by West Carrolton High School.
MIAMISBURG — The Greenville Junior High wrestling team competed in the Miamisburg Invitational Saturday. The team went 1-4 in duals, finishing eighth.
SPRINGFIELD — The Bradford boys placed third while the Bradford girls placed fourth in a powerlifting meet at Kenton Ridge on Saturday.
GREENVILLE — Greenville High School and Junior High will host its spring sports preseason parent athlete meeting at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Greenville High School gym.
DARKE COUNTY — The ridiculous controversy surrounding the New England Patriots leading up to Super Bowl XLIX would make a victory even sweeter, former Patriot left tackle Matt Light said.
ARCANUM — Arcanum High School swimmers set personal best in recent meets including the Southwest Ohio High School Swimming & Diving Classic and a meet at Bellbrook.
DARKE COUNTY — The Light Foundation is sending two fans to Super Bowl XLIX through a raffle that Matt Light hopes will raise more than $130,000 for his foundation.
PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has rescheduled basketball games that were canceled Monday because of winter weather.
SPRINGFIELD — The Tri-Village boys placed fifth and the Tri-Village girls placed sixth at a powerlifting meet at Kenton Ridge on Saturday that included approximately 240 lifters.
BRADFORD — The Bradford eighth grade girls basketball team lost a pair of games.Bradford lost 47-5 to Miami East. Bianca Keener and Mercedes Smith led Bradford with two points each while Karmen Knepp scored one.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville varsity boys moved to 11-2 on the season, using a 23-of-28 shooting night at the charity stripe including 20-of-23 in the fourth quarter to win a hard fought 74-64 battle Saturday over the Coldwater Cavaliers out of...
DARKE COUNTY — The Ansonia boys, Mississinawa Valley girls, Versailles girls and Versailles boys all won West Ohio High School Bowling Conferences this past week.
VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls basketball team beat Mechanicsburg 66-51 on Saturday afternoon in Versailles.
UNION CITY — The Mississinawa Valley Lady Blackhawks took advantage of a strong second quarter to out-score the visiting Bradford Lady Railroaders 17-6 and secure a 46-40 Cross County Conference win.
SIDNEY — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team wasted little time distinguishing the Green Wave as one of the premier Division I teams in the Miami Valley by defeating the Sidney Yellow Jackets 64-39 to sit alone atop the Greater Western...
CELINA — The Versailles High School girls swim team defeated Celina High School with a score of 88-82 on Saturday at the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA-Celina Branch.The results for Versailles High School were as follows:
CELINA — The Versailles High School boys swim team lost to Celina High School with a score of 96-69 on Saturday at the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA-Celina Branch.The results for Versailles High School were as follows:
COLUMBUS — While Ohio State's football team was celebrating its national championship with an estimated 46,000 of its fans on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, next season wasn't far from the minds of many people.
ROSSBURG — More than 400 drivers, crew members and fans gathered inside the Eldora Ballroom Saturday evening to bring an official close to the 2014 season with the annual Eldora Speedway Awards Ceremony.
VERSAILLES — Washington Nationals pitcher Craig Stammen helped the Versailles Diamond Club raise about $30,000 Saturday night in their sixth annual Diamond Club dinner and auction.
ANSONIA — Ansonia got solid contributions from all its players on both offense and defense Saturday afternoon to dominate Tri-County North 49-36 in a Cross County Conference girls basketball game.
DARKE COUNTY — A pair of versatile basketball players have been named this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week.
BRADFORD — Bradford's football team will return to playing a varsity schedule in 2015, but when the Railroaders return to playing a Cross County Conference schedule is more uncertain.
PITSBURG — At the end of the third quarter, Franklin Monroe junior Zach Hyre came off the floor for the final time of the night with a large grin on his face as teammates gave him chest bumps and high fives down the line.
UNION CITY — A slow start gave way to a fast-paced finish as Mississinawa Valley beat Arcanum 65-60 in a Cross County Conference boys basketball game on Friday night.
NEW PARIS — The Ansonia girls basketball team traveled to National Trail Thursday night for a Cross County County Conference game and came up short, falling to the Blazers 54-37.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville Lady Wave used periods one and three to display their improved rebuilding program with the Sidney Lady Yellow Jackets taking the two periods 18-12 and 15-10.
Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.1Damion Cook, TV: 20.4Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 19.1Colton Linkous, TV: 18.0
DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Umpires Association is sponsoring umpire classes.The eight-week course will allow individuals to be licensed by the state to work baseball or softball games. Classes begin at 6 p.m. Monday.
BRADFORD — It wasn't always pretty, but the Bradford girls got a win on Thursday, defeating the Franklin Monroe girls basketball team 49-26.
LIMA — The Mississinawa Valley girls bowling team finished as the runner up at the Pioneer Classic, which Temple Christian hosted on Monday.
ARCANUM — Arcanum inducted three members into its Hall of Fame — Ralph Harshbarger, class of 1949; Jim Fourman, class of 1963; and Steve Carroll, class of 1981 — before its varsity boys basketball game against Greenville on Saturday...
GREENVILLE — The YMCA of Darke County gymnastic season has been a very successful season so far.Darke County has had three meets to date, and all the girls are improving with each meet.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Former New England Patriot Matt Light has announced another fundraiser to benefit his nonprofit, The Light Foundation, is giving one lucky winner and a guest the chance to be in Arizona to attend Super Bowl XLIX.
COLUMBUS — The Tri-Village girls moved up another spot in the latest Associated Press state basketball rankings while the Versailles girls remained in the top 10.
COLUMBUS — Tri-Village moved up to No. 1 in the latest Associated Press boys basketball state rankings.
LEWISBURG — The Bradford eighth grade girls basketball team lost a close game to Tri-County North on Tuesday, falling 29-21.