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December 19, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Sixteen of the National Football League began last night down in Florida
the host Jaguars came from behind to beat the visiting Tennessee Titans, 21-13
Week Sixteen will continue with fourteen more games this weekend on Sunday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Olney dropped two non-LIC games on the road
the Lady Tigers lost the varsity game at Fairfield, 51-43
*  Olney’s Bayli Spillman had a double/double with 12 points and 10 rebounds – Jaycie Luna had 9 points
Fairfield also won the junior varsity game, 38-25
now at 4&6 on the year, the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow afternoon at Teutopolis

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Newton split two games on the road
the Lady Eagles lost at Effingham St. Anthony, 41-39
*  Newton’s Ariel Richards led all scorers with 22 points
Newton won the junior varsity game, 49-40
at 8&5 on the year, the Lady Eagles are in action a week from today at the Dieterich Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  also in Girls High School Hoops – here’s some other area and downstate scores
*  Flora beat North Clay / Louisville, 65-11
*  Robinson beat Oblong in overtime, 51-45
*  Casey-Westfield beat Martinsville, 57-18
*  Okaw Valley beat Cumberland, 49-12
*  Salem beat Mt. Zion, 53-51
*  Taylorville beat Effingham, 49-24
*  Altamont beat Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City, 57-28
*  South Central beat Webber, 38-31
*  Woodlawn beat Okawville in double overtime, 42-40
*  Centralia beat Belleville Althoff in overtime, 50-47
*  Pana beat Vandalia in overtime, 49-46
*  Evansville North beat Mt. Carmel, 63-47

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament at Wayne City
*  Grayville beat Clay City, 69-65
*  Patoka beat Zeigler-Royalton, 84-44
*  Crab Orchard beat Webber, 63-52
the final three games in pool play are tonight
*  Thompsonville plays Cisne at 5:30
*  Edwards County plays Grayville at 7:00
*  Crab Orchard plays Wayne City at 8:30
the final three championship round games will be tomorrow night at 5:00, 6:30, and 8:00

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Girls 8th Grade State Basketball Tournaments ended last night
here’s the results involving some area and downstate teams
Class 4A  :  Effingham won the State Championship with a 25-13 win over Minooka
Class 3A  :  Hillsboro won the State Championship with a victory over Eureka, 46-40
Class 1A  :  Danville Schlarmann won the State Title with a 48-38 win over Mt. Pulaski

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Hoops last night – Olney St. Joe won a pair of games at home
the Wildcats beat Clay City in the 8th grade action, 40-36 as both teams finish at 7&1 in the JMTC
*  Olney St. Joe and Clay City end up sharing the 2014 JMTC Championship as Co-Champs
*  Brent Hatten led St. Joe with 19 points while Bryce Hance led Clay City with 28 points
St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 33-13
the Wildcats are now off until January 5th when they are in JMTC Tournament action down at Cisne

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball – it’s back to a full schedule of games coming up tonight
the Olney Tigers are in Little Illini Conference play as they travel to Paris
the Newton Eagles are also on the road in LIC Conference action at Robinson
elsewhere tonight in the LIC  :  it’s Marshall at Flora and Casey-Westfield at Red Hill
the Lawrenceville Indians are off tonight as they begin tournament action Monday at Princeton, Indiana
the Edwards County Lions continue their action at the tournament in Wayne City tonight

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus 24/7 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

December 18, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball last night – Illinois picked up a win at home
the Fighting Illini beat Hampton University, 73-55 as Illinois improves to 8&3 on the year
Illinois is back in action Saturday at 1:00 in St. Louis in the “Braggin’ Rights” game against Missouri

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling last night – Olney won another dual match on the road
the Tiger Wrestlers beat Lawrenceville, 60-21 as Olney won 10 of the 14 individual matches
*  Ryan Smith improved to 6&1 on the year by winning the 106 pound class with a pin
*  Jordan Miller is undefeated at 4&0 as he won the 113 pound class with a pin
*  Lance Bailey is now 5&1 on the year after winning the 120 pound class
*  Preston Thompson improved to 6&2 with a win in the 126 pound class
*  Nathan DeMeyer won the 132 pound class with a 65 second pin – he’s now 6&1 on the year
*  Dalyn Brach is now 5&2 on the year after his win in the 152 pound class by a pin
*  Tim Sturm remains undefeated at 7&0 with a pin to win the 160 pound class match
*  freshman Kyle Beasley is now 5&2 after winning the 195 pound class by a pin
*  senior Zach Shoulders won the 220 pound class with a 42 second pin – he improves to 5&2 on the year
*  and Naaman Umfleet picked up a win in the 285 pound class with a pin
Olney is now 3&1 on the year – the Tigers are back in action Saturday at the Cumberland Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City
*  Cisne beat Webber, 46-38
*  Edwards County beat Clay City, 64-30
*  and Wayne City beat Thompsonville, 56-28
there are three more games on tap tonight
*  Clay City plays Grayville at 5:30
*  Patoka plays Zeigler-Royalton at 7:00
*  Webber plays Crab Orchard at 8:30
with the final three pool play games ending tomorrow night, the final three games are Saturday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball Tuesday night – Olney dropped two games on the road
the Cubs lost the 8th grade game at Centralia, 41-29 as the varsity team is now 5&6 on the year
*  Olney’s Sutton Dunn had 8 points and 7 rebounds
Centralia also won the 7th grade game, 36-16 as the junior varsity squad is now 1&5 on the year
the Cubs were scheduled to play tonight against Effingham, however the games have been postponed
the Cubs are back in action January 5th at home in the ERMS Gym against Vincennes Rivet

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Hoops – the IESA 8th Grade State Tournaments end tonight
here’s the matchups tonight involving some area and/or regional downstate teams
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Effingham (22&1) plays Minooka (24&0) in the championship game
Class 3A @ Germantown  :  Hillsboro (23&0) plays Eureka (22&2) in the championship game
Class 2A @ Riverton  : Assumption Central A & M (23&4) plays Bloomington Holy Trinity (23&4) for 3rd
Class 1A @ Clinton  :  Danville Schlarman (22&0) plays Mt. Pulaski (25&1) in the championship game

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball – it’s a full schedule tonight, mostly in non-conference action
the Olney Lady Tigers are on the road to Fairfield to renew a rivalry with the Lady Mules
the Newton Lady Eagles are on the road to Effingham to take on the Lady Bulldogs at St. Anthony High

 

(NEWTON)  Week Sixteen of the National Football League starts tonight in Jacksonville, Florida
the Jaguars will host the Tennessee Titans as both teams come in with records of only 2 wins and 12 losses
Week Sixteen continues with 14 games on Sunday and the final game next Monday night in Cincinnati

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus 24/7 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

December 17, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball last night – Newton dropped two games at home
the Eagles lost the varsity game to Effingham St. Anthony, 44-26
*  Newton’s Brock Mammoser had 9 points, while Kyle Vahling added 5 points
St. Anthony also won the junior varsity game, 44-31
the Eagles are back in conference action this Friday night as they travel to Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tigers were off last night – back in LIC play Friday night up at Paris

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City
*  Grayville beat Zeigler-Royalton, 67-44
*  Crab Orchard beat Cisne, 56-43
*  Patoka beat Edwards County, 60-42
the tournament continues with three more games tonight
*  Cisne plays Webber at 5:30
*  Clay City plays Edwards County at 7:00
*  Thompsonville plays Wayne City at 8:30
the tournament continues will three games each night the rest of the week with the finals Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in other downstate Boys High School Basketball games from last night
Flora beat Carlyle, 60-54
Casey-Westfield beat Neoga, 52-43
Terre Haute South beat Robinson, 80-50
Caitlin / Salt Fork beat Oblong, 56-49
Effingham beat Teutopolis, 57-50
Mt. Carmel beat Princeton, Indiana, 53-35
Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 68-60
Benton beat Carmi, 55-52
Woodlawn beat Odin, 67-50
Pana beat Nokomis, 45-44
Hillsboro beat Vandalia in overtime, 67-62

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops last night – there were a couple of games involving area teams
Lawrenceville beat Oblong, 46-29
Brownstown / St. Elmo beat Casey-Westfield, 50-48

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball last night – Olney swept two games from Fairfield
the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 45-42 as the varsity improves to 15&4 on the year
*  Olney was led by Taylor LeCrone with 18 points and Cameron Hough with 13 points
Olney also won the 7th grade game, 28-17 as the junior varsity improves to 12&5 on the year
the Lady Cubs are back in action January 5th at home in the ERMS Gym against North Knox, Indiana

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two on the road at Cisne
the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 39-23 as the varsity improves to 10&2 on the year, 6&1 in the JMTC
Cisne won the close 7th grade game, 30-29
the Wildcats won both varsity & junior varsity games this past Monday night at home against South Central
Olney St. Joe will host a big Junior Midland Trail Conference matchup against Clay City tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Hoops Monday night – Newton Jasper County won two on the road
the Junior Eagles beat Martinsville in the 8th grade game, 45-33
*  Newton was led by Connor Bierman with 14 points
the Junior Eagles also won the 7th grade game, 42-18
the Newton Jasper County boys are off until January 5th, after the Christmas Break

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball – Illinois is back on the court tonight
the Fighting Illini are at home in the State Farm Center to host Hampton University at 6:00
at 7&3 on the year, Illinois is looking to rebound from losing three of their last four games

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling – the Olney Tigers are back on the mats this evening
the Wrestling Tigers are on the road to Lawrenceville for a dual match against the Indians
match time there in Lawrence County tonight is at 6:30

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the pregame at 5:00 and tipoff at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus 24/7 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

December 16, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fifteen of the National Football League ended last night in Chicago
the host Bears lost to the New Orleans Saints, 31-15
Week Sixteen of the NFL will begin this Thursday night with Tennessee in Jacksonville

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – OCC lost a non-GRAC game on the road
the Lady Knights lost at Mineral Area Community College in Missouri, 68-45 dropping to 3&9 on the year

the Lady Knights are back in action January 5th when they host the Millikin University JV

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball from last Saturday
here's the results from Region and Great Rivers Athletic Conference matchups
*  Wabash Valley beat John A. Logan, 75-60
*  Lincoln Trail beat Southwestern Illinois, 65-57
*  Southeastern Illinois beat Lake Land, 65-59
*  Parkland College beat Kaskaskia, 74-61
most all Region and GRAC teams are on Christmas break until after the first of the new year

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Newton won two games at home
the Lady Eagles beat Red Hill in the varsity game, 46-24
*  Newton was led by Ariel Richards with 12 points and Grace Hartrich with 10 points
Newton also won the shortened junior varsity game, 20-10
the varsity improves to 8&4 on the year, now 3&1 in the Little Illini Conference
the Lady Eagles are back in action this coming Thursday night at Effingham St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Olney dropped two games at home
the Lady Tigers lost the varsity game to Marshall, 57-34
*  Olney was led by Blake Nohren with 10 points, while Jaycie and Julie Luna each had 7 points
Marshall also won the junior varsity game, 40-23
the Lady Tigers drop to 4&5 on the year, now at 3&1 in the Little Illini Conference
the Olney ladies are back in action this Thursday night down at Fairfield

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball – here’s the other LIC games from last night
*  Lawrenceville beat Edwards County, 62-38
*  Paris beat Casey-Westfield, 62-44
*  Flora beat Robinson, 63-18

 

(OLNEY)  also in Girls High School Basketball last night – here’s some other area scores
*  Mattoon beat Salem, 58-46
*  Charleston beat Taylorville, 75-63
*  Mt. Zion beat Effingham, 59-48
*  Highland beat Centralia, 61-39
*  Woodlawn beat South Central, 48-24
*  Eldorado beat Fairfield, 61-57
*  Mt. Vernon, Indiana beat Carmi, 65-51
*  Vincennes Rivet beat Mt. Carmel, 64-38
*  Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 49-36

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City
*  Clay City beat Zeigler-Royalton, 56-30
*  Webber beat Thompsonville, 70-44
*  Wayne City beat Cisne, 55-46
the tournament continues with three more games tonight
*  Grayville plays Zeigler-Royalton at 5:30
*  Crab Orchard plays Cisne at 7:00
*  Edwards County plays Patoka at 8:30
the tournament continues with three games each night the rest of the week with the finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Clay City split two games at home
the Cubs beat Cisne in 8th grade action, 42-16 as the varsity improves to 11&2, now 7&0 in the JMTC
Clay City lost the 7th grade game to Cisne, 49-19
the Cubs are back in JMTC action this Thursday night at Olney St. Joe

 

(OLNEY)  congratulations to the top shooters during Sunday’s Olney Elks Lodge “Hoop Shoot”
the competition was held in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School
there were 39 contestants representing 7 different schools
here’s the list of those who finished first and second in each division of the competition
12&13 Year Old Girls
*  winner was Madison Hout
*  runner-up was Raegan Hires
12&13 Year Old Boys
*  winner was Braden Flanagan
*  runner-up was Brent Hatten
10&11 Year Old Girls
*  winner was Reese Smith
*  runner-up was Mikaela Inskeep
10&11 Year Old Boys
*  winner was Evan Uhl
*  runner-up was Krizten Tingley
8&9 Year Old Girls
*  winner was Rylee Bloomer
*  runner-up was Aliyah Tracy
8&9 Year Old Boys
*  winner was Ayden Cothern
*  runner-up was Isaac Klingler
all the winners advance to the Elks District competition to be held January 10th down in Mt. Vernon
the Ed Treece Memorial Awards were presented to the most free throws made for girls and boys
*  to Madison Hout who made 20 out of  25 for girls
*  to Braden Flanagan who made 23 out of  25 for boys

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball – some area teams are in non-conference action tonight
such is the case for the Newton Eagles as they will host Effingham St. Anthony tonight in the NCHS Gym
the Olney Tigers have the night off, not returning to the court until Friday night in LIC action at Paris

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus 24/7 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

December 15, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Week Fifteen of the National Football League yesterday
here’s how the Midwestern teams did
*  the Bengals beat the Browns, 30-0
*  the Colts beat the Texans, 17-10
*  the Chiefs beat the Raiders, 31-13
*  the Lions beat the Vikings, 16-14
*  the Packers lost to the Bills, 21-13
*  the Titans lost to the Jets, 16-11
Week Fifteen of the NFL ends tonight at the Bears host the Saints in Chicago’s Soldier Field

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball Saturday night – Illinois lost its second game in a row
the Fighting Illini fell to Oregon in Chicago, 77-70
Illinois falls to 7&3 as they’ll return to action Wednesday night at home against Hampton University

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball Saturday – almost a full schedule in Region and GRAC play
here’s the results from our downstate area
*  Vincennes University beat Shawnee, 85-76
*  Southwestern Illinois beat Lincoln Trail, 108-83
*  John A. Logan beat Wabash Valley, 76-51
*  Lake Land beat Southeastern Illinois, 78-67
*  Kaskaskia beat Lewis & Clark, 84-78
the next round of Region and GRAC basketball will be after the first of the new year in January

 

(OLNEY)  the 61st annual Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament started Saturday at Wayne City High
*  Patoka beat Clay City, 83-69
*  Crab Orchard beat Thompsonville, 90-42
*  Grayville beat Patoka, 53-52
*  Edwards County beat Zeigler-Royalton, 52-19
*  and Webber beat the host Indians of Wayne City, 53-52
there will be three games each night next week, today thru Friday, with the finals Saturday night
tonight’s matchups
*  Clay City plays Zeigler-Royalton at 5:30
*  Webber plays Thompsonville at 6:30
*  Cisne plays Wayne City at 8:00

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball from Saturday – Newton split two on the road
the Lady Eagles lost the varsity game at Neoga, 53-46
*  Newton’s Ariel Richards had 12 points – Emily Kerner and Grace Hartrich each had 11 points
Newton won the junior varsity game, 35-26
the Lady Eagles are back in LIC conference action tonight when they’ll host Red Hill at NCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in one other area girls game Saturday – Marshall beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 58-51

 

(NEWTON)  the four upstate IESA Girls 8th Grade State Basketball Tournaments started Saturday
while the quarter-final and semi-final games were Saturday, the championship finals are Thursday night
here’s a look at the area and downstate teams involved in the state tournaments
Class 4A Quarter-Final @ Rochester  :  Effingham beat Bloomington Evans, 39-29
Class 4A Semi-Final @ Rochester  :  Effingham beat Edwardsville Liberty, 39-22
*  Effingham plays Thursday night for the Class 4A Championship
Class 3A Quarter-Final @ Germantown  :  Teutopolis was eliminated by Eureka, 29-26
*  the Junior Lady Wooden Shoes end the season with a record of 18&8

 

(OLNEY)  in regular season Girls Junior High Hoops last Friday night – Olney won two on the road
the Lady Cubs beat Flora in the 8th grade game, 51-12 as the varsity improves to 14&4 on the year
*  Taylor LeCrone led Olney with 18 points – Colleen Inyart had 15 and Cameron Hough had 10
Olney also won the 7th grade game, 44-7 as the junior varsity improves to 12&5 on the year
the Lady Cubs are back in action at home against Fairfield tomorrow night at ERMS

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball Saturday – Olney split two at the Harrisburg Shootout
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Massac County, 35-23 as the varsity improves to 5&5 on the year
*  Sutton Dunn and Chase Williams led Olney, each with 10 points
Olney lost the 7th grade game to Massac County, 40-24
the Cubs are back in action tonight as they travel to Centralia

 

(NEWTON)  it’s a full schedule in Girls Little Illini Conference Basketball tonight
as before-mentioned, the Newton Lady Eagles are at home against Red Hill
elsewhere – it’s Marshall at Olney
Edwards County at Lawrenceville
Robinson at Flora
Paris at Casey-Westfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus 24/7 online at www.wvlnam.com