Daily Advocate- RSS SPORTS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:51:59 EST 1800 Coppess pursues pro soccer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152562448/Coppess-pursues-pro-soccer COLUMBUS — Cody Coppess' goal of becoming a professional soccer player took him to Italy for three months and now has him training in the United States' top developmental ranks. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:01:22 EST Patriots advance to state final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152592210/Patriots-advance-to-state-final COLUMBUS – Sitting in the postgame press conference Thursday afternoon, Tri-Village seniors Damion Cook, Colton Linkous and Mason McCabe didn't show a lot of emotion. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:26:21 EST Kennard repeats as Mr. Basketball http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152568816/Kennard-repeats-as-Mr.-Basketball COLUMBUS (AP) — Opponents tried everything to stop Luke Kennard as his team played before packed houses everywhere it went. Fans taunted him. There were long lines of autograph-seekers. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:41:21 EST Linkous earns state’s top honor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152544931/Linkous-earns-states-top-honor COLUMBUS — A trio of Darke County boys earned all-Ohio honors for the 2014-15 basketball season from the Associated Press. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:26:23 EST Field set for dunk contest http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152542113/Field-set-for-dunk-contest VERSAILLES — The field has been set for the 2015 American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships, which will include Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:16:21 EST Wave’s Garland to bowl for Urbana http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152539074/Waves-Garland-to-bowl-for-Urbana GREENVILLE — Greenville senior Korey Garland signed his letter of intent Tuesday afternoon to bowl collegiately for Urbana University, which is one of the nation's most successful teams. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:11:24 EST Greenville graduate earns player of the week honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152537249/Greenville-graduate-earns-player-of-the-week-honors NEW CONCORD — Greenville graduate Kelly Martin was named the Ohio Athletic Conference softball hitter of the week. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:36:23 EST Tri-Village graduate sets IU East record http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152537113/Tri-Village-graduate-sets-IU-East-record RICHMOND, Ind. — Tri-Village graduate Andrew Willcox has been named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:31:22 EST TV returns to state more focused http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152513136/TV-returns-to-state-more-focused NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village Patriots will return to the state final four on Thursday a more focused team than the one that advanced to state a year ago. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:36:21 EST Eldora founder dies at age 93 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152506266/Eldora-founder-dies-at-age-93 ROSSBURG – Earl Baltes, the founder and longtime promoter of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, passed away Monday morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. He was 93. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:56:21 EST Tickets available for Tri-Village’s state game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152500250/Tickets-available-for-Tri-Villages-state-game NEW MADISON — Tickets for Tri-Village's state semifinal boys basketball game will be on sale at the school this week. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:21:21 EST Bruns leads Division III all-tournament team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152497305/Bruns-leads-Division-III-all-tournament-team COLUMBUS (AP) — An all-round performance led Lauren Bruns of Versailles to be named the outstanding player on the Associated Press Division III all-tournament team. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:31:21 EST Versailles wins state championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152495374/Versailles-wins-state-championship COLUMBUS – Since the day Versailles lost in the 2014 state championship game, the Lady Tigers thought about getting back to the final four in Columbus. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:31:21 EST Ahrens, Puthoff named MVPs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152468774/Ahrens-Puthoff-named-MVPs DARKE COUNTY – A pair of Versailles seniors who had a lot of success this season and throughout their high school basketball careers are The Daily Advocate's 2014-15 basketball players of the year. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 08:01:22 EST Tri-Village wins regional again http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152489100/Tri-Village-wins-regional-again KETTERING – Tri-Village secured a spot in the state final four for the second year in a row Friday night as the Patriots beat Marion Local 47-39 to claim a regional championship and a berth in the state tournament. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:36:22 EST Versailles’ season ends in regional tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152469212/Versailles-season-ends-in-regional-tournament VERSAILLES – For a second time this year, the Versailles boys basketball team on Thursday saw its season come to an end. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 03:56:21 EST Versailles beats Chippewa to return to championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152469109/Versailles-beats-Chippewa-to-return-to-championship-game COLUMBUS – On the strength of nine seniors, the Versailles girls basketball team made the state championship game last season. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 02:41:21 EST Tigers advance to state final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152462353/Tigers-advance-to-state-final COLUMBUS – The Versailles girls basketball team beat Doylestown Chippewa in the state semifinals on Thursday evening to advance to the Division III state championship game. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:46:25 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters hosting $10,000 reverse raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152462205/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-hosting-$10000-reverse-raffle GREENVILLE – The Greenville Athletic Boosters' inaugural March Madness Raffle will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. March 28 at Paws Bingo Hall, 848 Martin Street in Greenville. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:41:21 EST Ahrens to awe fans with dunks http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152440478/Ahrens-to-awe-fans-with-dunks VERSAILLES — Kyle Ahrens stepped into the national spotlight two years ago when he made SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays for a dunk at the state basketball tournament in Columbus. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:16:21 EST