Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Sat, 23 May 2015 23:01:56 EST 1800 FM softball loses in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153686836/FM-softball-loses-in-district-final BROOKVILLE – The Franklin Monroe softball team ended its season as the district runner up as the Lady Jets lost 4-0 to Triad in the district finals. Sat, 23 May 2015 20:06:25 EST Wave earn a spot in the sweet 16 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153686439/Wave-earn-a-spot-in-the-sweet-16 MASON – The Greenville softball team won its eighth district championship in the past 10 seasons on Saturday, throttling Goshen 13-1 to secure a spot in the regional tournament. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:56:22 EST Frens, Hollinger named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650647/Frens-Hollinger-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY – Track and field athletes who continued their tremendous seasons with great performances at their conference meets are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Tigers lose 1-0 in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153675361/Tigers-lose-1-0-in-district-final SPRINGFIELD – Versailles had excellent pitching and defense on Friday but couldn't get enough hits as the Tigers lost 1-0 to Waynesville in a district championship baseball game at Kenton Ridge High School. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:06:22 EST Arcanum edged in district championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153674421/Arcanum-edged-in-district-championship-game CENTERVILLE – A scoreless pitcher's duel through five innings between Arcanum and Cincinnati Country Day was decided by one run Friday in the Division IV district final. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:51:21 EST Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650134/Darke-Countys-spring-sports-statistical-leaders BaseballBatting averageTanner Maples, Tri-Village: .415Max Muir, Ansonia: .400Nick Peters, Ansonia: .397Tyler Jenkinson, MV: .393 Fri, 22 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Arcanum hires Grote as girls basketball coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153648199/Arcanum-hires-Grote-as-girls-basketball-coach ARCANUM – The Arcanum-Butler Local School Board appointed Matt Grote as the new head girls basketball coach at the regular board meeting held on May 14. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:51:21 EST Arcanum track to be closed on June 1 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153648058/Arcanum-track-to-be-closed-on-June-1 ARCANUM — The Arcanum High School track will be closed beginning June 1 due to the construction on the new stadium lights. The track will reopen in mid-July. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:46:22 EST Trojans win title in 9 innings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153640546/Trojans-win-title-in-9-innings PLEASANT HILL – Arcanum won its fifth consecutive sectional championship on Wednesday, defeating Cedarville 5-4 in a nine-inning battle at Newton High School. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:41:22 EST Ansonia hires Cramer as varsity boys basketball coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153639259/Ansonia-hires-Cramer-as-varsity-boys-basketball-coach ANSONIA — On Monday the Ansonia Board of Education approved the hiring of Chad Cramer as the new varsity boys basketball coach at Ansonia High School, replacing Darrick Barga . Thu, 21 May 2015 14:26:22 EST Tri-Village baseball loses in sectional championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153639001/Tri-Village-baseball-loses-in-sectional-championship COVINGTON – The Tri-Village baseball team ended its season on Wednesday with a 4-0 loss to Newton in a sectional championship game. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:16:22 EST 4 divisions ready for Sunday’s Johnny Appleseed Classic http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153638749/4-divisions-ready-for-Sundays-Johnny-Appleseed-Classic ROSSBURG – The largest fireworks show in Eldora Speedway history, kids 12 and younger get in free, the beer is $2 and cold while the legendary pizza burgers are ready to be eaten. Thu, 21 May 2015 14:06:22 EST Versailles wins sectional title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153635219/Versailles-wins-sectional-title CASSTOWN — Versailles used a big defensive effort to edge out Tri-County North 3-0, winning the sectional final matchup held on Wednesday at Miami East High School. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:11:21 EST Baker, Pohl top CCC honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153618842/Baker-Pohl-top-CCC-honors DARKE COUNTY – Arcanum's Conner Pohl and Randy Baker earned top honors from the Cross County Conference for the 2015 baseball season as they helped lead the Trojans to the conference championship. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:01:21 EST FM softball team wins sectional championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153601713/FM-softball-team-wins-sectional-championship PLEASANT HILL—The Franklin Monroe softball team won a district championship on Tuesday, defeating Southeastern 6-2. Wed, 20 May 2015 14:31:25 EST Arcanum wins with walk-off double http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153601886/Arcanum-wins-with-walk-off-double ARCANUM – The Arcanum baseball team won with a walk-off in the bottom of the seventh inning in a regular season baseball game against Chaminade Julienne on Monday. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:41:21 EST Covington defeats Mississinawa in sectional championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153601605/Covington-defeats-Mississinawa-in-sectional-championship-game TIPP CITY – The Mississinawa Valley softball team suffered a 4-1 loss to Covington on Tuesday in a sectional championship softball game. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:26:21 EST Milton-Union defeats Versailles in sectional championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153601374/Milton-Union-defeats-Versailles-in-sectional-championship-game CLAYTON – The Versailles softball team lost 6-2 to Milton-Union in a sectional championship softball game on Tuesday at Northmont. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:16:23 EST Bradford loses in extra innings in championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153601258/Bradford-loses-in-extra-innings-in-championship-game RUSSIA – The Bradford softball team lost 12-11 in eight innings to Fort Loramie on Tuesday in a sectional championship game. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:11:21 EST Ansonia softball loses 3-2 in sectional championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153600976/Ansonia-softball-loses-3-2-in-sectional-championship SIDNEY – Triad nipped Ansonia, 3-2, in a Division IV sectional softball final on Tuesday. Tue, 19 May 2015 20:56:21 EST