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July 22, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Monday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals and Cubs were both idle yesterday and last night
    *  elsewhere  :  the Brewers beat the Reds, 5-2  :  the White Sox beat the Royals, 3-1
    *  the Twins beat the Indians, 4-3
*  the Cardinals will start a two game series at home tonight against Tampa Bay in St. Louis
    *  all the other games are under the lights tonight with all Midwestern teams in action

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition from the weekend – the Olney swimmers lost a close meet
*  the Tigersharks finished second to the host team at Mt. Vernon, Indiana this past Saturday, 494 to 475
*  Fairfield finished third, followed in order by Herrin Carmi, Mt. Carmel, and McLeansboro
*  the Olney Tigersharks had nine swimmers that finished in the top three for individual points
    *  Kylynn Albright won the 18 & Under Girls Division
    *  Owen Powell won the 14 & Under Boys Division
    *  Lauren Eagleson tied for first in the 14 & Under Girls Division
    *  Emma Gulovsen and Maria Mayorga tied for second place in the 12 & Under Girls Division
    *  Danielle Brown was second in the 8 & Under Girls Division
    *  Tori Sturm was third in the 14 & Under Girls Division
    *  Kyan Nosek was third in the 10 & Under Girls Division
    *  Avery Gardner was third in the 6 & Under Boys Division
*  the Tigersharks had six event winners down at the Brittlebank Invitational
    *  Kylynn Albright was a four event winner
    *  Lauren Eagleson and Owen Powell won three events each
    *  winning a single event each were Danielle Brown, Emma Gulovsen, and Kyan Nosek
*  the Tigersharks will host the 2014 Illiana Conference Meet this Saturday at Musgrove Aquatic Center

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Chamber Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 8th, at the Richland Country Club – the annual 3-person-per-team event will this year welcome members of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce for fun and the chance to network between business owners & operators with lunch provided – all local Chamber members are encouraged to attend – call the Olney Chamber Office for details or info

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus are sponsoring a charter bus to the Sunday, August 3rd, Cardinal’s game when they host Milwaukee at Busch Stadium – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the game’s ticket and round-trip transportation – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau offices to sign up today

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is coming up on Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – last year’s reserved seat ticket holders at Chivesky Field are encouraged to call the NCHS Office now thru August 1st to retain their same seats from last year – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS, priced at $150 including football, $125 without football – the reserved seat pass and family pass are good only for regular season games – call the NCHS Office at 618-783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events are coming up this Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges, all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk – registration available one hour before each event – printable registration forms, plus more details are available online at www.olneyms.org – proceeds will benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from St. Louis at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports all day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 21, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two with the Dodgers, winning Saturday, 4-2 but losing last night, 4-3
    *  elsewhere  :  the Indians won a doubleheader Saturday, but lost a single game yesterday
    *  the White Sox split two  :  the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Brewers, and Twins all lost two each
*  the Cardinals have this Monday off before they start a two game series at home against Tampa Bay
    *  the Cubs are idle  :  all the other teams are under the lights tonight  :  the Brewers host the Reds 
    *  the White Sox host the Royals  :  the Twins host the Indians

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Tournament action from over the weekend
*  at the 12U Section One Tournament at Tuscola on Saturday afternoon
    *  Olney defeated Champaign West, 15-5 in six innings, improving to 6&0 in playoff action
    *  the Richland County boys outhit the Champaign County team, 12 to 6
    *  Olney now advances to the 12U State Tournament to be hosted up at Manteno
    *  Olney plays the opening game Wednesday night at 6:00 in the double elimination five-team tourney
*  at the 11U District One Tournament at Bridgeport on Saturday night
    *  Olney came from behind to defeat Mt. Carmel, 7-6 to win the tournament
    *  Olney now advances to the 11U Section One Tournament to be hosted at Beardstown
    *  Olney plays the opening game Thursday night at 7:00 in the double elimination three-team tournament
*  at the 10U District One Tournament at Olney on Friday night
    *  Olney won the tournament with an 11-1 victory over Lawrenceville
    *  Olney now advances to the Section One Tournament to be hosted at Lawrenceville
    *  Olney plays the opening game this Thursday night at 6:00 in the round robin three-team tournament
*  stay tuned to Freedom 92.9 for the broadcast schedule as we cover all three teams in tournament action

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition from the weekend – the Olney swimmers host a close meet
*  the Tigersharks finished second to the host team at Mt. Vernon, Indiana this past Saturday
*  the remaining five teams finished third thru seventh – we’ll look at the Olney results tomorrow

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus are sponsoring a charter bus to the Sunday, August 3rd, Cardinal’s game when they host Milwaukee at Busch Stadium – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the game’s ticket and round-trip transportation – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau offices to sign up today

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is coming up on Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events are coming up this Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges, all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk – registration available one hour before each event – printable registration forms, plus more details are available online at www.olneyms.org – proceeds will benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in worldwide sports all day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 19, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals held on to claim a 3-2 win over the visiting Dodgers of Los Angeles
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to Arizona, 5-4  :  the White Sox beat Houston, 3-2
    *  the Reds lost to the Yankees, 4-3  :  the Brewers beat Washington, 4-2 
    *  Royals lost to Boston, 5-4  :  Indians beat Detroit, 9-3  :  Twins lost to Tampa Bay, 6-2
*  the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon hosting the Dodgers in Busch Stadium
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are also in action today and/or tonight

 

(OLNEY)   in Little League All-Star Tournament action throughout the downstate area
*  the 12U Section One Tournament at Ervin Park in Tuscola continued with a single game last night
    *  an elimination game as Champaign West beat Taylorville, 6-4
    *  that sets up this afternoon’s championship game between Olney and Champaign West at 1:00
    *  an Olney win would send the Richland County players to next week’s State Tournament up in Manteno
    *  an Olney loss today would force a second and final championship game tomorrow afternoon
*  the 11U District One Tournament continued last night over in Bridgeport
    *  Mt. Carmel came from behind to beat Olney, 6-4
    *  that sets up a final championship game tonight at 7:00 between Olney and Mt. Carmel
    *  tonight’s winner will advance to the Section One Tournament next week up in Beardstown
*  the 10U District One Tournament ended last night at Musgrove Park here in Olney
    *  Olney won the championship game over Lawrence County, 11-1
    *  Olney now advances to the Section One Tournament next week in Lawrenceville
best of luck to all the Olney All-Stars at their respective sites

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition – the Olney Tigersharks look to continue their winning streak
*  the Tigersharks travel to Mt. Vernon, Indiana for today’s Brittlebank Invitational
*  a week from today, Olney will host the 2014 Illiana Conference Meet at the Musgrove Aquatic Center

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges, all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk – registration available one hour before each event – printable registration forms, plus more details are available online at www.olneyms.org – proceeds will benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track, racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway with the Winged Mini Sprint Shootout featuring the Illinois favorites against drivers from Indiana – the rest of the racing lineup includes the UMP Modifieds, the Pure Stocks, the UMP B-Mods, and the Hornets – the gates open at 4:30 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions and seating – all this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just off of U.S. Route 45, a mile north of Flora – all ages are invited out to the track tonight

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for Olney Junior Pro Football is tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 behind the East Richland Elementary School, at the football shed – the registration fee is at $40 per player and the fee will increase to $50 per player after tonight’s signup – that’s for Olney Junior Pro Football

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratwurst, and baked goods sale coming up today at the Olney IGA with serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited to stop by

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Little League baseball on Freedom 92.9 today at 1:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 2:55 or after Little League baseball  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 18, 2014

 

(OLNEY)   in Little League All-Star Tournament action throughout the downstate area
*  the 12U Section One Tournament at Ervin Park in Tuscola continued with two games last night
    *  the Olney All-Stars won their second game with a 16-0 four inning victory over Taylorville
    *  in the first game last night – Champaign West eliminated Rushville, 12-0 in six innings
    *  that sets up another elimination round game tonight, back at Tuscola
        *  at 7:00, Champaign West will play Taylorville
        *  tonight’s winner will then play undefeated Olney in a championship game tomorrow at 1:00
        *  an Olney win would send the Richland County players to next week’s State up in Manteno
        *  an Olney loss tomorrow would force a second championship game on Sunday afternoon
*  the 11U District One Tournament continued last night over in Bridgeport
    *  Mt. Carmel eliminated Lawrence County, 19-0 in four innings
    *  tonight’s championship round game has Olney against Mt. Carmel at 7:00
    *  with a win tonight, Olney would advance to the Section Tournament next week in Beardstown
    *  with a Mt. Carmel win tonight, a second championship game would be played tomorrow night
*  the 10U District One Tournament continued last night in Musgrove Park here in Olney
    *  Lawrence County eliminated Mt. Carmel in a single game, 9-6
    *  tonight’s championship round game has Olney against Lawrence County at 7:00
    *  with a win tonight, Olney would advance to the Section Tournament next week in Lawrenceville
    *  with a Lawrence County win tonight, a second championship game would be played tomorrow night
best of luck to all the Olney All-Stars at their respective sites

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges, all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk – registration available one hour before each event – printable registration forms, plus more details are available online at www.olneyms.org – proceeds will benefit the Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic on Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a huge “thank you” goes out to all who’ve signed up as we are full with all golfing slots completely full – thanks for the fantastic support

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track, racing tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway with the Winged Mini Sprint Shootout featuring the Illinois favorites against drivers from Indiana – the rest of the racing lineup includes the UMP Modifieds, the Pure Stocks, the UMP B-Mods, and the Hornets – the gates open at 4:30 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions and seating – all this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just off of U.S. Route 45, a mile north of Flora – all ages are invited out to the track

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for Olney Junior Pro Football is tomorrow night from 6:00 to 8:00 behind the East Richland Elementary School, at the football shed – the registration fee is at $40 per player and the fee will increase to $50 per player after the signup on Saturday night – that’s Olney Jr Pro Football

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up tomorrow at the Olney IGA with serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time from St. Louis at 7:05 – first pitch at around 7:15  :  and the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 17, 2014

 

(OLNEY)   in Little League All-Star Tournament action throughout the downstate area
*  the 12U Section One Tournament at Ervin Park in Tuscola started with two games last night
    *  the Olney All-Stars won their first game with a 12-1 four inning victory over Champaign West
    *  Olney outhit the Champaign County team, 12 to 1 as three Olney pitchers combined for the one hitter
    *  in the second game last night - Taylorville came from behind to beat Rushville, 5-4
    *  that sets up two more games tonight, back at Tuscola
        *  in the elimination game at 6:00, Champaign West will play Rushville
        *  in the winner’s bracket game at 8:00, the Olney All-Stars will play Taylorville
    *  the tournament continues with single games tomorrow night & Saturday afternoon, maybe Sunday
*  the 11U District One Tournament continued last night over in Bridgeport
    *  our Olney All-Stars had no problem with Lawrenceville, 29-1 in four innings
    *  the single game tonight at 7:00 has Lawrenceville against Mt. Carmel in an elimination round game
    *  Olney plays in a championship round game against tonight's winner on tomorrow night
*  the 10U District One Tournament continued last night in Musgrove Park here in Olney
    *  our Olney All-Stars had no problem with Lawrenceville, 18-1 in four innings
    *  the single game tonight at 7:00 has Lawrenceville against Mt. Carmel in an elimination round game
    *  Olney plays in a championship round game against tonight's winner tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition over the past week – Olney continues to win
*  the Tigersharks won last Saturday’s Fairfield Invitational
    *  host Fairfield finished 2nd and Mt. Vernon, Indiana was 3rd with four other teams taking part
    *  the Olney Tigersharks were led by several swimmers in the competition
        *  for the boys – Tim Sturm, Owen Powell, Blake Mitchell, Alex Nealis, and Asher Lambird
        *  for the girls – Payton Blakney, Lauren Eagleson, Kyan Nosek, Ari Leslie, and Kylyn Albright
*  the Tigersharks also won a dual meet last night at McLeansboro, 787 to 492
*  the Olney swimmers are back in action this Saturday at the Brittlebank Invitation in Mt. Vernon, Indiana
*  the Tigersharks will host the 2014 Illiana Conference Meet a week from Saturday on July 26th

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 - a huge "thank you" to all who have signed up to take part as all the team spots have been filled - thanks for your support

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track, racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway with the Winged Mini Sprint Shootout featuring the Illinois favorites against drivers from Indiana – the rest of the racing lineup includes the UMP Modifieds, the Pure Stocks, the UMP B-Mods, and the Hornets – the gates open at 4:30 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions and seating – all this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just off of U.S. Route 45, a mile north of Flora – all ages are invited out to the track

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for Olney Junior Pro Football is this coming Saturday night from 6:00 to 8:00 behind the East Richland Elementary School, at the football shed – the registration fee is at $40 per player and the fee will increase to $50 per player after the signup on Saturday night – that’s Olney Jr Pro Football

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up this Saturday at the Olney IGA with serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Little League All-Star baseball action tonight from Tuscola on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at 8:00  :  and the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN