Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 1 Oct 2014 04:16:19 EST 1800 Twin Valley South sweeps Ansonia http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150010211/Twin-Valley-South-sweeps-Ansonia ANSONIA — Twin Valley South swept the Ansonia volleyball team in a Cross County Conference match on Tuesday 25-19, 25-13, 25-19. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:40:11 EST Edison baseball makes tournament’s semifinal http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150007323/Edison-baseball-makes-tournaments-semifinal BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Edison Chargers, led by head coach Thomas Martinez, went into the Battle Creek Blast, Battle Creek, Michigan, as heavy underdogs and were ousted in the semifinal round by 2013 NCBA Division 1 College World Series... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:43:10 EST Stammen set for 2nd playoff trip http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150006945/Stammen-set-for-2nd-playoff-trip WASHINGTON — Craig Stammen and his Washington National teammates will begin the 2014 postseason on Friday against either the Pittsburgh Pirates or San Francisco Giants. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:23:14 EST High-speed offense just what OSU wants http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150004135/High-speed-offense-just-what-OSU-wants COLUMBUS — Coaches. They're never satisfied.After Ohio State rolled up 710 yards against Cincinnati last week, Urban Meyer had a question for Ohio State's offense. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:24:13 EST Versailles remains in playoff position http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150004823/Versailles-remains-in-playoff-position COLUMBUS — Despite suffering a 34-19 loss to Minster last week, the Versailles football team maintained its spot in the Ohio High School Athletic Association computer ratings. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:19:11 EST Edison holds 5K for athletics http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50632355/Edison-holds-5K-for-athletics PIQUA - Edison Community College's 5K for Athletics race will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Piqua Campus. All of the money raised from the event will directly benefit Edison Community College athletic programs. The funds will be used to... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:16:09 EST Scoreboards are overheating in Ohio prep football http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150005056/Scoreboards-are-overheating-in-Ohio-prep-football Pity the poor maintenance people at Creston Norwayne, Lucas and Athens.They've got to replace all those burned out lights on the scoreboard. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:04:05 EST 2 MAC teams remain atop state football poll http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150003794/2-MAC-teams-remain-atop-state-football-poll COLUMBUS — For a third week in a row two Midwest Athletic Conference teams are on top of The Associated Press' state football rankings, but no Darke County teams were ranked. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:52:15 EST FM athletic boosters schedule meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150004574/FM-athletic-boosters-schedule-meeting PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe will host an athletic boosters meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the school cafetorium.Anyone who is interested in being a part of the boosters and wants to learn more about the organization may attend. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:50:07 EST Benefit scheduled for Bradford coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150003668/Benefit-scheduled-for-Bradford-coach BRADFORD — Recently, coach Greg Hale had surgery to remove cancerous spots. This is the second cancer surgery in a little of a year. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:18:08 EST Greenville reschedules winter sports meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150003544/Greenville-reschedules-winter-sports-meeting GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School/Junior High winter sport preseason parent-athlete meeting has been rescheduled for 7:15 p.m. Oct. 23 at the GHS gym.Athletes and parents who plan to participate in a winter sport must attend. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:13:15 EST Jets give up late goal for tie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150002661/Jets-give-up-late-goal-for-tie PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe Jets boys soccer team saw a win slip away as the Dayton Christian Warriors found the back of the net with 20 seconds left on the game clock Monday to knot the score at 2-2, resulting in the final outcome of the... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:44:12 EST County golfers earn all-CCC recognition http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50806099/County-golfers-earn-all-CCC-recognition DARKE COUNTY — Six Darke County golfers earned league medalist honors from the Cross County Conference for the 2014 season. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:20:06 EST No wholesale changes for OSU defense http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50805269/No-wholesale-changes-for-OSU-defense COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer can make a team meeting uncomfortable if he chooses to. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:01:14 EST Versailles receives more 1st place votes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803972/Versailles-receives-more-1st-place-votes COLUMBUS — Versailles gained four more first-place votes as the Lady Tigers remained atop the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings this week. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:35:06 EST Stewart never considered retiring after Ward death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50802655/Stewart-never-considered-retiring-after-Ward-death KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:05 EST FM remains No. 1 in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803496/FM-remains-No.-1-in-Miami-Valley PITSBURG — The competition for second place is heating up, but Franklin Monroe's boys continued their reign atop the Miami Valley rankings in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:58:11 EST Versailles girls remain No. 14 in state rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50802286/Versailles-girls-remain-No.-14-in-state-rankings COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team remained at No. 14 in the latest Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches statewide rankings. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:21:08 EST FM beats Greenville 5-0 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799911/FM-beats-Greenville-5-0 PITSBURG – The Greenville boys soccer team lost 5-0 to the area's top ranked boys soccer team on the Franklin Monroe Jets' home field in a 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon match up. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:55:07 EST Lady Jets shut out the Lady Wave http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799249/Lady-Jets-shut-out-the-Lady-Wave PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Lady Jets played host to the Greenville Lady Wave in a Saturday afternoon match up with the home team scoring a 5-0 win. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:23:10 EST