Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:28:59 EST 1800 Ohio State spends day with President Obama http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153036872/Ohio-State-spends-day-with-President-Obama WASHINGTON, D.C. – There was a moment of discovery for Ohio State's football team when it went to the White House on Monday to be honored by President Barack Obama. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:46:22 EST Franklin Monroe beats Milton-Union http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153029263/Franklin-Monroe-beats-Milton-Union WEST MILTON – The Franklin Monroe softball team beat Milton-Union 5-3 on Thursday. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:36:21 EST Bradford softball beats Mississinawa http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153030375/Bradford-softball-beats-Mississinawa UNION CITY – The Bradford softball team beat Mississinawa Valley 13-8 on Thursday in a Cross County Conference game. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:32:26 EST Greenville excels at invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153025171/Greenville-excels-at-invitational VANDALIA – The Greenville boys and girls track and field teams both finished in the top five at the Vandalia-Butler Invitational on Saturday. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:51 EST Bradford, Versailles compete http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153027160/Bradford-Versailles-compete MINSTER – The Bradford and Versailles track and field teams competed at the Minster Memorial Invitational on Saturday with both Versailles squads finishing in the top five of the team standings. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:23 EST Versailles softball defeats Coldwater http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153029394/Versailles-softball-defeats-Coldwater VERSAILLES – The Versailles softball team beat Coldwater 11-2 on Thursday in a Midwest Athletic Conference game. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:21:25 EST Linkous signs with Cedarville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153021954/Linkous-signs-with-Cedarville NEW MADISON – Tri-Village senior Colton Linkous signed his letter of intent Monday morning to play basketball for Cedarville University, joining his sister as a basketball player at the university. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:16:22 EST Arcanum baseball beats Newton 6-1 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153009058/Arcanum-baseball-beats-Newton-6-1 PLEASANT HILL – The Arcanum baseball team beat Newton 6-1 in a Cross County Conference game on Thursday. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:06:21 EST Arcanum softball defeats Newton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153009020/Arcanum-softball-defeats-Newton PLEASANT HILL – The Arcanum softball team beat Newton 4-3 on Thursday.MaKenzie Sharritts lead the way for Arcanum, going 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Abby Ross was 2-for-3 with a RBI. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:01:22 EST Ansonia softball team routs Tri-County North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153008892/Ansonia-softball-team-routs-Tri-County-North ANSONIA – The Ansonia softball team beat Tri-County North 12-2 on Thursday in a six-inning run rule.Shelby Hartzell earned the victory for the Tigers. The Ansonia offense had 11 hits. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:51:21 EST Versailles baseball run rules New Knoxville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153008831/Versailles-baseball-run-rules-New-Knoxville VERSAILLES – The Versailles baseball team run ruled New Knoxville 11-1 in six innings on Tuesday. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:41:21 EST Ansonia baseball loses to Covington http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153008766/Ansonia-baseball-loses-to-Covington COVINGTON – The Ansonia baseball team lost 11-1 in a six-inning run rule on Tuesday against Covington. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:31:21 EST Lady Jets softball team splits with Lady Greyhounds http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153008585/Lady-Jets-softball-team-splits-with-Lady-Greyhounds PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe earned a softball split Saturday against visiting non-conference foe Dixie. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:16:21 EST County athletes compete at TVS http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153008267/County-athletes-compete-at-TVS WEST ALEXANDRIA – Spring weather can be a roll of the dice, but this weekend's TVS Invitational had wonderful weather. The fans responded by packing the stands, and the athletes performed well - making for a successful meet. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:06:23 EST OSU spring game shows only part of the picture http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153008021/OSU-spring-game-shows-only-part-of-the-picture COLUMBUS — Ohio State is coming off an exciting run to the national championship and the upcoming season promises to be exciting, too.But Saturday's spring football game? Not so much. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:21:21 EST Maples, Wampler named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152978989/Maples-Wampler-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY – A pair of three-year starters who have started the season extremely hot at the plate are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:01:22 EST Graher resigns as MV football coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152999175/Graher-resigns-as-MV-football-coach UNION CITY – Johnny Graher has resigned as Mississinawa Valley's varsity football coach, ending a career that saw both struggles and historic milestones as the Blackhawks' coach. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:11:21 EST Light kicks off turkey hunt http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152998235/Light-kicks-off-turkey-hunt DARKE COUNTY – The Light Foundation kicked off its seventh annual youth wild turkey hunt on Friday night with Matt Light preparing to lead the expedition with 16 boys and girls from Darke County. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:46:21 EST Nats reliever Stammen set for surgery, could miss season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152997728/Nats-reliever-Stammen-set-for-surgery-could-miss-season WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen will have surgery Sunday for a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm and could miss the rest of the season. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:21 EST Greenville baseball loses 1-0 to Troy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152992620/Greenville-baseball-loses-1-0-to-Troy GREENVILLE – The Greenville baseball team lost 1-0 Wednesday in a Greater Western Ohio Conference game against Troy.Troy scored the game's only run in the sixth inning. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:11:22 EST