Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:39:41 EST 1800 Green Wave defeat visiting Aviators http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150963788/Green-Wave-defeat-visiting-Aviators GREENVILLE – The Greenville varsity boys basketball team used a 10-0 game-opening run to handily defeat the visiting Vandalia-Butler Aviators 64-41 in a GWOC (Greater Western Ohio Conference) matchup. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:28:06 EST Versailles finishes 2nd in home invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150966321/Versailles-finishes-2nd-in-home-invitational VERSAILLES — The Versailles wrestling team finished as the runner up in its own invitational on Saturday, finishing in second place behind Covington. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:43:02 EST Versailles boys swim team competes at Vandalia Butler Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150966256/Versailles-boys-swim-team-competes-at-Vandalia-Butler-Invitational DAYTON — The Versailles High School boys swim team placed 10th at the Vandalia Butler Invitational on Saturday at Wright State University. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:27:04 EST Versailles girls win Vandalia Butler Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150966222/Versailles-girls-win-Vandalia-Butler-Invitational DAYTON — The Versailles High School girls swim team won the Vandalia Butler Invitational on Saturday at Wright State University. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 22:24:06 EST Arcanum boys defeat Milton-Union in overtime http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150961519/Arcanum-boys-defeat-Milton-Union-in-overtime WEST MILTON — The Arcanum boys basketball team beat Milton-Union 64-57 in overtime on Saturday. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:39:08 EST Ansonia beats Houston for 1st win of season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150961490/Ansonia-beats-Houston-for-1st-win-of-season ANSONIA — The Ansonia boys basketball team got its first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Houston 50-42 in a non-conference game. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:02:04 EST Bradford’s struggles continue in 31-28 loss to National Trail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150961351/Bradfords-struggles-continue-in-31-28-loss-to-National-Trail BRADFORD — Having lost four starters from last year's squad to graduation, the Bradford girls basketball team knew this season would include some growing pains. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:40:07 EST Arcanum starts to gel in win against North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150960276/Arcanum-starts-to-gel-in-win-against-North ARCANUM — Arcanum moved past some of its early-season struggles on Saturday as the Lady Trojans beat Tri-County North 62-29 to snap a three-game losing streak. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:55:05 EST Tri-Village beats MV 88-31 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150958871/Tri-Village-beats-MV-88-31 NEW MADISON — The Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks started the season with three straight wins and averaged more than 70 points a game on offense until they ran into St. Henry last week when they were held to just 35 points in their first loss of... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:27:04 EST Ahrens, Warren named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150937874/Ahrens-Warren-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — Both of this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week are seniors who are excelling this season just as they have in the past. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:01:08 EST Arcanum boys win home opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150957831/Arcanum-boys-win-home-opener ARCANUM — Marcus Bixler was thrilled to see his players step up in crucial times Friday as the Arcanum boys basketball team won its home opener, defeating Covington 52-44 in a Cross County Conference game. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:32:05 EST Mississinawa Valley girls overcome slow start http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150953464/Mississinawa-Valley-girls-overcome-slow-start UNION CITY — The Mississinawa Valley Lady Hawks got off to a slow start Thursday, taking the court without starting guard Kylie Willis, before scoring 25 second quarter points on the way to defeating the Bethel Lady Bees 57-33. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:54:07 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150937325/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 29.0Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 18.5Cayden Cox, MV: 15.2Jace Barga, Versailles: 14.7 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:01:04 EST Bradford loses CCC game at Miami East http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150943644/Bradford-loses-CCC-game-at-Miami-East CASSTOWN — The Bradford girls basketball team suffered a 51-39 Cross County Conference loss to Miami East on Thursday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:21:04 EST Versailles girls suffer 1st conference loss http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150943508/Versailles-girls-suffer-1st-conference-loss VERSAILLES — The Versailles girls basketball team suffered its first Midwest Athletic Conference loss since the 2012-13 season on Thursday, falling 42-29 to New Knoxville. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:14:07 EST Playing the underdog card nothing new for OSU’s Meyer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150943331/Playing-the-underdog-card-nothing-new-for-OSUs-Meyer COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer's smile said, “You don't know the half of it.” Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:01:08 EST Arcanum goes 1-1 at Lehman http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150942696/Arcanum-goes-1-1-at-Lehman SIDNEY — The Arcanum wrestling team went 1-1 at the Lehman Catholic Super Dual on Thursday night in Sidney, defeating Riverside and losing to Lehman Catholic. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:20:06 EST Flyin’ to the Hoop tickets available at Tri-Village http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150936450/Flyin-to-the-Hoop-tickets-available-at-Tri-Village NEW MADISON — Tickets for the Tri-Village boys basketball Flyin' to the Hoop game are on sale at the school.The game is at 10 a.m. on Jan. 17 at Trent Arena against Russia. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:58:07 EST Tri-Village readies for inaugural Patriot Holiday Classic http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150936522/Tri-Village-readies-for-inaugural-Patriot-Holiday-Classic NEW MADISON — The inaugural Patriot Holiday Classic will be on Dec. 29 and 30.The junior varsity games will begin at noon and 1:30 p.m. both days, and the varsity games will begin at 6 and 7:30 p.m. both days. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:32:06 EST Bradford basketball game changed to varsity only http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150936391/Bradford-basketball-game-changed-to-varsity-only BRADFORD — Bradford's high school girls basketball game at Southeastern on Dec. 29 now will be a varsity only contest starting at 7 p.m. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:25:10 EST