LOCAL SPORTS

January 13, 2018

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  the recent winter weather caused havoc with Boys High School Hoops last night
pretty much all the games scheduled for last night were cancelled
* most of those games were conference games and will likely be rescheduled in the future

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Hoops – the Little Illini Conference Tournament will continue today
the Tournament’s four quarter-final games are scheduled for today at Casey-Westfield High School
* Olney plays Robinson at 3:00
* Casey-Westfield plays Flora at 4:30
* Paris plays Lawrenceville at 6:00
* Marshall plays Newton at 7:30
the semi-finals are slated for next week – winner’s bracket Tuesday night, loser’s bracket Wednesday night
the tournament’s final three games will be played next Thursday night in Casey
fans are reminded that admission is $4.00 per person, for both adults and students alike
the gates will open 30 minutes prior to the first game of the day or night
concessions will be sold in the school cafeteria near the northeast gym entrance

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball – the Region 8 Class L Regional begins in Olney
the two semi-final games are later today at the Richland County Middle School Gym
* the host Lady Cubs are scheduled to play Flora at 1:00 this afternoon
* then Mt. Carmel would play Carmi at around 2:30
the two winning teams will meet next Monday night for the championship game at 7:00 at RCMS
the winner advances to the SIJHSAA Class L State Tournament starting at week from today

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling – Olney is scheduled to return to the mats today
the Wrestling Tigers are among several teams today up at the Mahomet-Seymour Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Women’s and Men’s Junior College Basketball today
only one of the Olney Central College teams is back in action on this Saturday
* the Blue Knights have a District matchup at 3:00 today at Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey
* the OCC Lady Knights are idle today returning to action next Monday evening at home
there is one other District team in action this afternoon
* Rend Lake is at home to host Lincoln College
the other matchups today involve Women & Men doubleheaders in GRAC and District play
* John A. Logan at Lake Land
* Shawnee at Kaskaskia
* Southeastern Illinois at Southwestern Illinois
* and Lincoln Trail at Wabash Valley

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  for any and all sports cancellations that we’re made aware of, they are on our websites online, updated as often as possible – simply click on the “weather” tab and scroll down to the list of closings and/or cancellations – that’s at  www.freedom929.com  or  www.1035theeagle.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI, plus online at  www.freedom929.com   :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle hoops tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 7:30, plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the weekend on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN