Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:54:13 EST 1800 Nady’s single in 12th lifts Padres over Nats 4-3 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4578311/Nadys-single-in-12th-lifts-Padres-over-Nats-4-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Nationals outfielder Xavier Nady's tiebreaking RBI single off Craig Stammen in the top of the 12th inning, right after an error let the runner get to third base, gave the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory over... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Wave shatter Elks’ undefeated record http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4576068/Lady-Wave-shatter-Elks-undefeated-record GREENVILLE — This Thursday signified one of the Lady Wave's most significant wins of the season by taking down the undefeated Centerville Elks 2-1. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lady Jets get back on track by beating Newton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4576144/Lady-Jets-get-back-on-track-by-beating-Newton PITSBURG — After losing three of its past five games, the Franklin Monroe softball team practiced in the gym Wednesday, the first time the Lady Jets practiced inside since the season began. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bradford baseball beats Ansonia in slugfest http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4575803/Bradford-baseball-beats-Ansonia-in-slugfest BRADFORD — The Bradford baseball team beat Ansonia in a high-scoring game on Monday, winning the Cross County Conference matchup 15-8. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Light speaks at student leadership conference http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4571143/Light-speaks-at-student-leadership-conference DARKE COUNTY - Thursday marked the 2014 Darke County Student Leadership Conference, where former New England Patriot and Founder of the Light Foundation Matt Light was featured as the conference's keynote speaker. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4571568/Measles-off-to-a-fast-start-as-cases-trend-up NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bradford’s Barga joins Cincinnati State basketball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4570041/Bradfords-Barga-joins-Cincinnati-State-basketball-team BRADFORD — An already great year of basketball for Michayla Barga got even better on Thursday as the Bradford senior signed her letter of intent to play college basketball for Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 students found unconscious in school parking lot http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4568923/2-students-found-unconscious-in-school-parking-lot PITSBURG -Two students were found unconscious and unresponsive in a car at the Franklin Monroe School parking lot Thursday morning. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville Boys and Girls Club gets new look http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4562649/Greenville-Boys-and-Girls-Club-gets-new-look GREENVILLE - The Greenville Boys and Girls Club is getting a new look, as their indoor faculties now feature bright colors thanks to the painting donations of the Greenville Sherwin-Williams Branch. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4562741/Fracking-foes-challenge-Ohio-earthquake-assurances COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A citizens' group isn't taking the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines will protect public health after earthquakes in northeast Ohio were linked to the gas drilling method of hydraulic... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio state park facilities to be modernized http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4562980/Ohio-state-park-facilities-to-be-modernized COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Speaker Boehner talks economy, healthcare to business leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4562374/Speaker-Boehner-talks-economy-healthcare-to-business-leaders GREENVILLE – The Darke County Chamber of Commerce held their annual State of the Nation event on Wednesday, where guests were treated to a rousing address from U.S. House Speaker and Congressman John Boehner. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tri-Village softball downs Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4561305/Tri-Village-softball-downs-Arcanum NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village softball team beat Arcanum 3-1 on Tuesday in a Cross County Conference game. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles’ Bey joins Columbus State volleyball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4549332/Versailles-Bey-joins-Columbus-State-volleyball-team VERSAILLES — Brett Bey played against some of the state's top competition as she helped lead the Versailles volleyball team to the 2013 Division III state championship, and now she will face even tougher competition as she continues her... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville loses 2nd straight game to Troy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4560118/Greenville-loses-2nd-straight-game-to-Troy GREENVILLE – The Greenville baseball team fell to the visiting Troy Trojans 8-2 on Tuesday at Sater Park. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4554545/Pujols-500th-HR-helps-Angels-beat-Nationals-7-2 WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville tennis sweeps Piqua http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4552570/Greenville-tennis-sweeps-Piqua GREENVILLE — The Greenville boys tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Greater Western Ohio Conference with a 5-0 win against Piqua on Tuesday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Arcanum dismantles Tri-Village, 17-1 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4552303/Arcanum-dismantles-Tri-Village-17-1 NEW MADISON — From the beginning of the game on Tuesday the Arcanum baseball team dominated Tri-Village, winning the Cross County Conference game 17-1 in a five-inning run rule. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles’ Davidson named district bowler of the year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4548489/Versailles-Davidson-named-district-bowler-of-the-year VERSAILLES — Versailles senior bowler Michael Davidson was named the Southwest District Boys Bowler of the year by the Ohio High School Bowling Coaches Association. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ansonia boys, FM girls win track meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4548349/Ansonia-boys-FM-girls-win-track-meet ANSONIA — The Ansonia boys and Franklin Monroe girls won a three-team track and field meet on Monday at Ansonia. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST