Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:38:24 EST 1800 Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152206315/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 30.0Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 22.4Damion Cook, TV: 20.9Colton Linkous, TV: 20.8 Fri, 6 Mar 2015 08:01:22 EST Versailles senior views trip to state as a bonus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152201366/Versailles-senior-views-trip-to-state-as-a-bonus VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Megan Ward already has exceeded her expectations and enters the state bowling tournament with an attitude that everything in front of her is a bonus. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:51:25 EST Versailles expects to contend for state title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152201631/Versailles-expects-to-contend-for-state-title VERSAILLES — Even though they've flown under the radar most of the season, the Versailles boys bowlers want others to know they're contenders for the state championship. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:51:23 EST Hundreds compete at Bradford powerlifting meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152200248/Hundreds-compete-at-Bradford-powerlifting-meet BRADFORD — A total of 230 high school athletes competed at the 16th annual Bradford powerlifting meet on Saturday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:16:22 EST Greenville’s historic season ends http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152199937/Greenvilles-historic-season-ends CENTERVILLE — The Greenville boys basketball team bowed out of Division I tournament play on Wednesday, losing 54-52 to the Xenia Buccaneers. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 14:06:23 EST FM exterminates Bethel http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152190989/FM-exterminates-Bethel TROY — Franklin Monroe built a 21-point lead in the first half against Bethel on Wednesday, which the Jets rode to a 62-43 win in the second round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:21:22 EST Greenville graduate guides record-setting performance http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184740/Greenville-graduate-guides-record-setting-performance LEBANON — Jeff Nisonger, a 200 graduate of Greenville High School, guided his horse to a record on Saturday at Miami Valley Raceway. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:16:24 EST Murphy named conference’s top track athlete http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184479/Murphy-named-conferences-top-track-athlete AKRON — Clayton Murphy, a 2013 graduate of Tri-Village High School, continues to make headlines on the track as a sophomore at the University of Akron. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:11:24 EST Versailles’ Ahrens advances to semifinals of dunk contest http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184193/Versailles-Ahrens-advances-to-semifinals-of-dunk-contest VERSAILLES — Versailles senior basketball player Kyle Ahrens has advanced to the semifinals of the www.HighSchoolSlam.com vote for fans' favorite high school dunker. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:06:22 EST Bradford loses to top-seeded Russia in sectional tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152183430/Bradford-loses-to-top-seeded-Russia-in-sectional-tournament PIQUA — The bottom-seeded Bradford Railroaders boys basketball team showed improvement throughout the 2014-15 season but still was no match for the taller Division IV Piqua sectional first-seeded Russia Raiders, falling 89-26 in a Tuesday... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:46:23 EST Tri-Village defeats Jefferson http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152182863/Tri-Village-defeats-Jefferson TROY — In order to play better competition in the postseason, Tri-Village has to get through the higher seed teams in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV Troy sectional tournament. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:26:26 EST Versailles dominates Trail but sees room for improvement http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152168153/Versailles-dominates-Trail-but-sees-room-for-improvement NEW CARLISLE — Versailles led throughout Tuesday night's sectional tournament opener against National Trail en route to an 82-46 win, but coach Scott McEldowney still saw room for improvement. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:56:21 EST Trojans take down the Rockets http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152167686/Trojans-take-down-the-Rockets NEW CARLISLE — In a bizarre ending, Arcanum's Colton Troutwine sank a game-winning free throw with 0:00 on the clock to defeat Anna 46-45 in a sectional tournament game on Tuesday at Tecumseh High School. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:21:21 EST Greenville to host volleyball clinics http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155783/Greenville-to-host-volleyball-clinics GREENVILLE — Greenville volleyball is going to host a special clinic for younger players, not limited to Greenville Schools. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:23 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters hosting $10,000 reverse raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155872/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-hosting-$10000-reverse-raffle GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters will host the inaugural March Madness Raffle from 5 to 10 p.m. March 28 at Paws Bingo Hall, 848 Martin Street in Greenville. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:22 EST Ansonia boosters to host Spring Bazaar on March 14 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155852/Ansonia-boosters-to-host-Spring-Bazaar-on-March-14 ANSONIA — The Ansonia Athletic Boosters will sponsor a Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 14 at the Ansonia Local Schools cafetorium. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:21 EST Players sought for girls basketball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155825/Players-sought-for-girls-basketball-team DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Shooters are looking for girls presently in eighth or ninth grade that would like to participate on a girls travel basketball team. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:16:24 EST Jenkinson adjusts to college http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152155386/Jenkinson-adjusts-to-college GREENVILLE — Bryce Jenkinson made a surprise visit to watch many of his Greenville High School football teammates play Versailles on senior night on the Green Wave's home basketball court on Feb. 21. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:11:21 EST Greenville’s Gettinger, Nibert advance to district tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152127962/Greenvilles-Gettinger-Nibert-advance-to-district-tournament TIPP CITY — Greenville wrestlers William Nibert and Brennan Gettinger qualified for the district tournament as both placed fourth this past weekend at the sectional tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:41:21 EST Arcanum, Versailles wrestlers advance to district tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152125327/Arcanum-Versailles-wrestlers-advance-to-district-tournament SIDNEY — Eight Versailles wrestlers and one Arcanum wrestler qualified for the district competition by finishing in the top four at this past weekend's sectional tournament. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:01:21 EST