May 7, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Saturday  :  Cardinals lost to Houston, 8-2  :  Cubs & Reds both lost  :  White Sox won
* Sunday  :  Cardinals beat Houston, 8-1  :  the Cubs & Reds both won  :  the White Sox lost
* Monday  :  Cardinals at Arizona  :  Cubs host Atlanta  :  White Sox at Cleveland  :  Reds at Milwaukee

(NEWTON)  in high school baseball Saturday – Newton split a pair of conference games with Paris  :
* the Eagles lost the first game, 4-2 although Newton out-hit the visiting Tigers, 9 to 7 – the top Eagle hitters were A.J. Hyatt and Mark Mammoser with two hits each
* the Eagles won game two, 10-3 as Newton out-hit Paris, 11 to 3 – the top Eagle hitters were Mitch Mammoser with three hits & three RBI, plus A.J. Hyatt & Caleb Chesnut with two hits apiece – Elijah Knepper was Newton’s winning pitcher with the complete seven inning game, allowing only one earned run on three hits & striking out eleven
* now at 11&17 overall, finishing 3&11 in the Apollo, the Eagles will host Dieterich today


(OLNEY)  in the other Apollo Conference baseball doubleheaders from Saturday  :
* Effingham & Charleston split two – the Hearts won the opener, 10-0 – the Trojans won game two, 7-6
* Robinson & Mt Zion split two – the Maroons won the opener, 7-5 – the Braves won game two, 4-3


(NOBLE)  in girls high school softball – the Midland Trail Conference Tournament starts tomorrow  :
* top-seeded Wayne City will host #8 Sandoval
* 2nd seeded Odin will host #7 Cisne
* 3rd seeded Woodlawn will host $6 Grayville
* 4th seeded Noble / Clay City will host #5 South Central
the Tournament finals will be held Thursday and Friday at Woodlawn

(OLNEY)  in junior varsity baseball from last week – Olney took three out of four to end the year  :
* the JV Tigers swept two games from Mt Carmel, winning game one, 7-1, and winning game two, 9-6
* the JV Tigers split two games with Salem, losing game one, 1-0, but winning game two, 9-2
* the JV Tigers finish the season with a yearly record of 19 wins and 7 losses
* among the JV Tigers’ top hitters  :  Nolan Shan hit .397 for the year with 29 hits & 33 runs scored  :  Evan Eagleson hit .392 with 20 hits  :  Payton Billington had a team high 23 RBI
* among the JV Tigers’ top pitchers  :  Noah Buscher was 3&2 with 40 stikeouts in 28 innings of work  :  Dylan Tayler finished at 4&4 on the year  :  Ryan Eagleson ended up at 4&3

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high track from last week – Olney was second in the Jr NEC Meet  :
* Salem won the six team event with 140 points – Olney finished second with 95 points, followed by Fairfield with 87, Mt Carmel with 86, Flora with 68, and Carmi with 46
* Olney won three of the sixteen events – also had four 2nd’s, two 3rd’s, and two 4th’s
* Treston Stanley won the 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch won the pole vault
* Josh Domingue, Devon Morgenstern, Ben Lynch, & Hunter Wyatt won the 800 meter relay
* Tanner Hout was second in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Trevor Dobbs was second in the pole vault
* Josh Domingue was second in the 200 meter dash
we look at the Boys Class L Regional results from Saturday in our sports report tomorrow


(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in softball – Olney at Mattoon & Noble / Clay City at Dieterich  :  in baseball – Olney at Edwards County & Dieterich at Newton


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051


(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual ARC fundraising Golf Tournament is this coming Friday, May 11th, at the Richland Country Club – reserve your team’s spot for $375, which includes green fees for a 5-person team, carts, & a steak dinner with prizes to follow – proceeds to benefit persons with developmental disabilities served by ARC Community Support Systems – call Lauren today to signup at 618-395-2419, ext 231


(NEWTON)  the Newton Junior Football League has a parent’s meeting coming up tonight, from 6:00 to 8:00, at the Peterson Park East Pavilion – all parents of JFL players are encouraged to attend, all to discuss the upcoming JFL season in Newton – also check Facebook for details as well




(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today at around 4:30 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 8:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN