Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:49:08 EST 1800 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 4 generations love riding cycles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4542696/4-generations-love-riding-cycles GREENVILLE - Denver Harter, 82, of Greenville and four other male members of his family took part in the same event, a cross-country motorcycle race in Roselawn, Ind., several weekends ago. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville athletes compete at Vandalia Butler Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4547843/Greenville-athletes-compete-at-Vandalia-Butler-Invitational VANDALIA — A number of Greenville athletes placed in the Vandalia Butler Invitational track and field meet on Saturday in Vandalia.Paige Keller finished fourth in the girls 100-meter dash with a time of 13.12. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mississinawa baseball beats Twin Valley South http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4547277/Mississinawa-baseball-beats-Twin-Valley-South WEST ALEXANDRIA — The Mississinawa Valley baseball team scored a late run to defeat Twin Valley South 8-7 on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles baseball loses to Lehman http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4547132/Versailles-baseball-loses-to-Lehman SIDNEY — The Versailles baseball team lost 5-2 to Lehman Catholic on Monday in Sidney. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville loses pitchers’ duel to Troy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4546659/Greenville-loses-pitchers-duel-to-Troy TROY – The Greenville varsity baseball team lost a 2-1 pitchers' duel on the road against the Troy Trojans on Monday. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Arcanum beats FM at Fifth Third Field http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4546934/Arcanum-beats-FM-at-Fifth-Third-Field DAYTON — Arcanum beat Franklin Monroe 9-1 Monday in a baseball game at Fifth Third Field in Dayton. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Recycle right this Earth Day http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506669/Recycle-right-this-Earth-Day DARKE COUNTY - Today is Earth Day, marking the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles hits 5 homers, including walk-off grand slam http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4540698/Versailles-hits-5-homers-including-walk-off-grand-slam VERSAILLES — Rachel Kremer hit a walk-off grand slam as the Versailles softball team beat New Bremen 14-12 in a Midwest Athletic Conference softball game on Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tri-Village rallies to defeat Union City http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4540630/Tri-Village-rallies-to-defeat-Union-City NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village baseball team beat Union City (Ind.) 8-6 on Monday, scoring six runs in the bottom half of the fifth inning to erase a 6-2 deficit and seal the win. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville boys tennis loses OTCA tournament match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4540574/Greenville-boys-tennis-loses-OTCA-tournament-match CINCINNATI — The Greenville boys tennis team lost 4-1 to Moeller in an Ohio Tennis Coaches' Association tournament match on Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ansonia softball edges Bradford in 8-inning game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/4540302/Ansonia-softball-edges-Bradford-in-8-inning-game BRADFORD — With a pair of evenly matched teams, Ansonia needed extra innings to defeat Bradford on Monday in a Cross County Conference softball game. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Top performers headlined fairs past http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4537665/Top-performers-headlined-fairs-past DARKE COUNTY – This year's Darke County Fair concert announcement marks one more act in a long series of high caliber performers. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Country music hit-makers to headline fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4535748/Country-music-hit-makers-to-headline-fair DARKE COUNTY - The Directors for The Great Darke County Fair are pleased to announce that Josh Turner will headline the Sun., Aug. 17 concert during the 158th Great Darke Fair. Scotty McCreery will be the opening act beginning at 7:30 p.m. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Versailles splits doubleheader with Fort Loramie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4536135/Versailles-splits-doubleheader-with-Fort-Loramie FORT LORAMIE — The Versailles baseball team split a doubleheader against Fort Loramie on Saturday, bouncing back from a 3-2 loss in game one to win game two 12-5. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 late runs lead to Versailles loss http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/4535750/2-late-runs-lead-to-Versailles-loss VERSAILLES — The Versailles softball team gave up two seventh-inning runs to Fort Loramie on Friday to lose 2-1. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST