Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:50:05 EST 1800 5 GWOC, MAC teams advance to state semifinals http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150639296/5-GWOC-MAC-teams-advance-to-state-semifinals COLUMBUS — Three Midwest Athletic Conference teams and two Greater Western Ohio Conference teams reached the state semifinals of the Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoffs with wins on Friday and Saturday. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:58:05 EST Ohio State clinches Big Ten East championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150639266/Ohio-State-clinches-Big-Ten-East-championship COLUMBUS — Ohio State distanced itself from the rest of the Big Ten's East Division with a 42-27 win over Indiana on Saturday that clinched the division title and a second straight trip to the Big Ten championship game. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:43:04 EST Bradford expects strong season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150628891/Bradford-expects-strong-season BRADFORD — Coming off the most successful Lady Railroader varsity basketball season in school history, sporting a 20-win season and a sectional championship, coach Patrick McKee does not look at the new season as a rebuilding year even though... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:47:07 EST Versailles looks to fill voids http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150629874/Versailles-looks-to-fill-voids VERSAILLES — Versailles has a lot of spots to fill for the 2014-15 girls basketball season as the Lady Tigers lost nine players to graduation from last season's Division III state runner up squad. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:46:06 EST King, Robison named MVPs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150604557/King-Robison-named-MVPs DARKE COUNTY — Both of The Daily Advocate's 2014 soccer MVPs had great senior seasons even though they both played through injuries. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 08:01:04 EST FM builds with young roster http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150629857/FM-builds-with-young-roster PITSBURG — With nine freshmen on its varsity roster, the Franklin Monroe girls basketball team enters the 2014-15 season with an extremely young roster. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:47:10 EST Bradford gets glimpse of its potential http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150628597/Bradford-gets-glimpse-of-its-potential BRADFORD — The Bradford Lady Railroaders and the visiting Troy Christian Eagles each won two of the four quarters played, but it was the Railroaders winning the combined four quarters 38-27 Thursday night. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:28:13 EST Lady Patriots have a lot to prove http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150614703/Lady-Patriots-have-a-lot-to-prove NEW MADISON — Other than injury concerns that have kept some players out of preseason activities, Tri-Village girls basketball coach Brad Gray is happy with the team he has for the 2014-15 season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:18:08 EST Ansonia expects strong season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150615981/Ansonia-expects-strong-season ANSONIA — Even though the Ansonia girls basketball team enters the 2014-15 season with a young squad, experience will be one of the Lady Tigers' strengths. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:17:05 EST Lady Hawks have a lot to learn http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150615743/Lady-Hawks-have-a-lot-to-learn UNION CITY — Entering the season with its fourth head coach in four years, the Mississinawa Valley girls basketball team has a lot to learn as it tries to pick up another new system for the 2014-15 season. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:16:07 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters bowling, silent auction night a success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613885/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-bowling-silent-auction-night-a-success GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters held their annual Bowling and Silent Auction Fundraiser Night on Nov. 8 at Treaty Lanes. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:06:09 EST Greenville announces change to girls basketball schedule http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613794/Greenville-announces-change-to-girls-basketball-schedule GREENVILLE — Greenville High School has announced a time change for its girls basketball games at Troy on Dec. 20. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:06:07 EST Live United Softball Classic raises funds for education initiative http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613610/Live-United-Softball-Classic-raises-funds-for-education-initiative DARKE COUNTY — Darke County United Way hosted the annual Live United Softball Classic in October at Stebbins Field. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:57:06 EST OSU’s Boren measures up to expectations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150613254/OSUs-Boren-measures-up-to-expectations COLUMBUS — Ohio State's coaches should have known. Being undersized – or at least being called undersized – was only going to make Jacoby Boren fight harder. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:34:08 EST All-Darke County football team selected http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150556090/All-Darke-County-football-team-selected DARKE COUNTY — The Daily Advocate is honoring individuals who excelled on the football field this year with an all-Darke County football team. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:01:15 EST Greenville dominates Anna http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150598837/Greenville-dominates-Anna GREENVILLE – The Greenville varsity boys basketball team had another impressive outing with the team put 116 points on the board in six quarters of play while holding the Anna Rockets to 65 points. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:23:05 EST Meyer calls OSU his most improved team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150598668/Meyer-calls-OSU-his-most-improved-team COLUMBUS — When Ohio State won back-to-back games over ranked teams on the road the last two weeks at Michigan State and at Minnesota, it was only the second time in school history that had been done. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:09:05 EST Athletes earn all-district honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150582656/Athletes-earn-all-district-honors DARKE COUNTY — Seventeen Darke County football players earned all-district recognition from the Associated Press including seven who were named first team all-district. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:52:09 EST Elks to host youth free throw competition http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150583039/Elks-to-host-youth-free-throw-competition GREENVILLE — The Greenville Elks Lodge No. 1139 will host a free throw contest for boys and girls ages 8 to 13.The contest will be on Dec. 6 at the Greenville High School gym. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:02:10 EST 56 teams remain in state football playoffs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150584254/56-teams-remain-in-state-football-playoffs COLUMBUS — There are 56 teams remaining entering the third week of the Ohio High School Athletic Association playoffs including three from the Midwest Athletic Conference and two from the Greater Western Ohio Conference. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:56:05 EST