Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:37:51 EST 1800 Patriots, Tigers move up in polls http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151551615/Patriots-Tigers-move-up-in-polls COLUMBUS — Both the Tri-Village and Versailles girls basketball teams moved up in the latest Associated Press state rankings. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:21:22 EST Fairborn hits buzzer-beater to defeat Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151550761/Fairborn-hits-buzzer-beater-to-defeat-Greenville 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. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:51:22 EST Franklin Monroe alters junior high schedule http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151550506/Franklin-Monroe-alters-junior-high-schedule PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has announced a schedule change for Saturday's junior high boys basketball games against National Trail. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:36:28 EST Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151550356/Tony-Stewart-acquires-national-sprint-car-series-tour CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won't be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.” Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:31:25 EST FM boys defeat rival Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151540079/FM-boys-defeat-rival-Arcanum 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. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:21:21 EST Versailles moves up in rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151529105/Versailles-moves-up-in-rankings 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. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:36:25 EST Greenville boys take 2nd at Pirate Challenge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151529485/Greenville-boys-take-2nd-at-Pirate-Challenge MIAMISBURG — The Greenville bowling teams traveled to Poelking South Lanes in Miamisburg Saturday for the Pirate Challenge hosted by West Carrolton High School. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:16:21 EST Greenville Junior High finishes 8th in invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151529290/Greenville-Junior-High-finishes-8th-in-invitational MIAMISBURG — The Greenville Junior High wrestling team competed in the Miamisburg Invitational Saturday. The team went 1-4 in duals, finishing eighth. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:11:22 EST Bradford boys place 3rd, girls 4th in powerlifting meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151528856/Bradford-boys-place-3rd-girls-4th-in-powerlifting-meet SPRINGFIELD — The Bradford boys placed third while the Bradford girls placed fourth in a powerlifting meet at Kenton Ridge on Saturday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Greenville schedules spring sports meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151528284/Greenville-schedules-spring-sports-meeting 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. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:41:21 EST Light calls controversy ridiculous http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151503515/Light-calls-controversy-ridiculous 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. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:36:22 EST Arcanum swimmers set personal bests http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151504838/Arcanum-swimmers-set-personal-bests 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. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Foundation raises funds with Super Bowl raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151503261/Foundation-raises-funds-with-Super-Bowl-raffle 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. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:31:22 EST FM reschedules basketball games http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151503747/FM-reschedules-basketball-games PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has rescheduled basketball games that were canceled Monday because of winter weather. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:26:24 EST Tri-Village powerlifters compete at Kenton Ridge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151497733/Tri-Village-powerlifters-compete-at-Kenton-Ridge 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. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:51:23 EST Bradford 8th graders lose to Miami East, St. Henry http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151496033/Bradford-8th-graders-lose-to-Miami-East-St.-Henry 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. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:41:21 EST Free throws help Wave beat Cavs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151494831/Free-throws-help-Wave-beat-Cavs 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... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:21 EST Darke County teams win WOHSBC matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151487540/Darke-County-teams-win-WOHSBC-matches DARKE COUNTY — The Ansonia boys, Mississinawa Valley girls, Versailles girls and Versailles boys all won West Ohio High School Bowling Conferences this past week. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:31:22 EST Versailles girls beat Mechanicsburg http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151488442/Versailles-girls-beat-Mechanicsburg VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls basketball team beat Mechanicsburg 66-51 on Saturday afternoon in Versailles. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:11:21 EST Mississinawa Valley girls defeat Bradford http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151488271/Mississinawa-Valley-girls-defeat-Bradford 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. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:41:21 EST