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Local Sports

September 22, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two with the Reds, winning Saturday, 8-4 but losing last night, 7-2
*  the Redbirds took two out of three from Cincinnati during the weekend series in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs split two with the Dodgers  :  White Sox split two with Tampa Bay
    *  Royals split two with Detroit  :  Brewers split two with Pittsburgh  :  Indians took two from the Twins
*  the Cardinals are in Chicago for the first of three against the Cubs
    *  elsewhere  :  the White Sox are in Detroit  :  the Twins host Arizona  :  Brewers and Reds are idle
    *  Royals & Indians will finish a suspended game from August 31st, then the regularly scheduled game

 

(NEWTON)  the National Football League Week Three was this weekend – here’s the Midwestern results
*  the Colts beat the Jaguars, 44-17
*  the Bengals beat the Titans, 33-7
*  the Chiefs beat the Dolphins, 34-15
*  the Lions beat the Packers, 19-7
*  the Rams lost to the Cowboys, 34-31
*  the Browns lost to the Ravens, 23-21
*  the Vikings lost to the Saints, 20-9
*  Week Three ends tonight as the Jets host the Bears in New York

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football this past Saturday involving downstate teams
*  Illinois beat Texas State, 42-35 – the 3&1 Fighting Illini begin Big Ten play Saturday night at Nebraska
*  Southern Illinois lost to Purdue, 35-13 – the 3&1 Salukis will host Western Illinois Saturday night
*  Eastern Illinois beat Austin Peay, 63-7 – the 1&3 Panthers are on the road to Ohio Saturday afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  it was Week Four in IHSA Football this past weekend
*  here’s the recap of the scores in the Little Illini Conference
    *  Newton beat Red Hill, 32-6
    *  Marshall defeated Olney, 47-16
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 35-14
    *  Lawrenceville beat Flora, 52-0
    *  Paris beat Edwards County, 42-32
*  among a few games that were played on Saturday
    *  Fairfield beat Vienna-Goreville, 53-10
*  it’s back to Week Five IHSA Football coming up this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country at Saturday’s Olney Invitational
*  Salem won the boys varsity race among 22 teams, beating Charleston by eleven points, 64 to 75
*  the Olney Tigers finished 3rd, followed by Mattoon, Robinson, Princeton, Mt. Vernon, and Teutopolis
*  Centralia was 9th, followed by Effingham, Lawrenceville, Breese Mater Dei, Benton, Herrin, & Newton
    *  Olney’s top runners were Matthew DeVenecia (13th), Nathan DeMeyer (21st), and Dalyn Brach (26th)
    *  the top Newton runners were Collin Harris (46th) and Trenton Gonzalez (52nd)
    *  Fairfield’s Corbin Kakac won the boys 3.1 mile race – Charleston’s Kendal Oliver was 2nd
*  Breese Mater Dei won the girls varsity race among 19 teams, beating Charleston by 40 points, 85 to 125
*  Mattoon was 3rd, followed by Herrin, Effingham, the Olney Lady Tigers (6th), Mt. Vernon, and Salem
*  Newton finished 9th, followed by Teutopolis, Hamilton County, Lawrenceville, and Mt. Carmel
    *  Olney’s top runners were Holly Stallard (17th), Aaron Bromm (27th), and Abby Rauch (33rd)
    *  Newton’s top runners were Lexi Davidson (6th) and Emma Weber (14th)
    *  Mattoon’s Megan Shaffer won the girls 3.1 mile race – Charleston’s Grace Oetting was 2nd
*  in the Open Race for both boys and girls, also on the 3.1 mile course at Olney Central College
    *  Robinson’s Henry Treadway won the race, followed by 2nd place Ryan Chambers of Charleston
    *  Olney’s top runners were Nathaniel Troester (16th) and Jonah Wendling (22nd)

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball from Saturday – Newton won the St. Anthony Invitational
*  the Lady Eagles lost their first match, but turned it around to win four straight matches and the tourney
    *  Newton lost to Teutopolis in two close games, 19-25, 23-25
    *  Newton then beat Oakland Tri-County in three games, 25-20, 20-25, 15-13
    *  Newton beat Pana in two games, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Newton beat Shelbyville in two games, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Newton won the title match over St. Anthony in two games, 25-18, 25-19
*  Newton’s top players included Hannah Litzelman, Kristen Hardiek, Kaitlyn Cohorst, & Brooke Koebele
*  chosen to the All Tournament Team from Newton were Kristen Hardiek and Hannah Litzelman
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the NCHS court tomorrow night against Cumberland

 

(OLNEY)  in a High School Baseball Saturday at the North Clay Showcase in Louisville
*  Teutopolis beat Altamont, 10-0 and it was the host North Clay Cardinals over Dieterich, 6-0

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Softball Sectionals were played Saturday – here’s some area results
*  Class AA @ Teutopolis  :  Charleston beat Mt. Zion, 1-0 - Charleston improves to 15&1
*  Class A @ Toledo  :  Windsor beat Cumberland, 5-2 - Windsor improves to 19&5
*  the Class A and AA State Tournaments are this Friday and Saturday at Champions Field in Normal

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Baseball Regional Semi-Finals were Saturday – here’s area results
*  Class 3A @ Effingham  :  5th-seeded Newton /Jasper County upset top-seeded Mattoon, 1-0
*  Class 3A @ Effingham  :  3rd-seeded Mt. Zion upset 2nd-seeded Effingham, 2-0
    *  the Junior Eagles play Mt. Zion in the regional championship game today in Effingham at 4:00
*  Class 2A @ Casey  :  top-seeded Paris Crestwood beat 4th-seeded Bridgeport Red Hill, 5-3
*  Class 2A @ Casey  :  3rd-seeded Lawrenceville Parkview beat 6th-seeded Kansas, 16-4
*  Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  top-seeded Teutopolis beat 4th-seeded Brownstown, 11-0
*  Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  3rd-seede Cumberland beat 2nd-seeded Altamont, 6-1
*  Class 1A @ Sigel  :  top-seeded Effingham St. Anthony beat 4th-seeded Sigel St. Michael's, 13-3
*  Class 1A @ Sigel  :  2nd-seeded Dieterich beat 3rd-seeded Newton St. Thomas, 7-6
all the Saturday winners will play this afternoon for their respective Regional Championships

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior Pro Football results from Saturday
*  the 3rd & 4th Graders won two games, beating Flora, 20-0 and then beating Edwards County, 32-6
*  the 5th & 6th Graders defeated Mt. Carmel, 26-22
*  the 7th & 8th Graders lost a tough one to Mt. Carmel, 28-6
all three teams will be back in action this Saturday against Red Hill, Robinson, and Robinson respectively

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for this Friday, the 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – call 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(OLNEY)  it’s Homecoming Week at East Richland High School with plenty of activities all week long at ERHS – this evening is Soccer Stampede Night out at Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College as the Soccer Tigers host Harrisburg starting at 4:30 – Tiger Nation is urged to turn out and support the Tigers

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  boys golf – Olney at Mt. Carmel  :  boys soccer – Harrisburg at Olney  :  volleyball – Olney at Martinsville  :  girls tennis – Newton at Olney  :  freshmen / sophomore football – Marshall at Olney and Red Hill at Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Wrigley Field in Chicago at 6:55 – first pitch at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 20, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Friday night, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals held on to beat the visiting Reds, 2-1 to take the first of three this weekend in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to the Dodgers, 14-5  :  the White Sox beat the Rays, 4-3
    *  the Brewers lost to Pittsburgh, 4-2  :  the Royals lost to Detroit, 10-1  :  the Twins beat the Indians, 5-4
*  all the Midwestern teams are back in action on this Saturday
*  the Cardinals host the Reds later this evening in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host the Dodgers and the Royals host the Tigers, both this afternoon
    *  later tonight  :  White Sox are in Tampa Bay  :  Twins host the Indians  :  Brewers are in Pittsburgh

 

(NEWTON)  it was Week Four of IHSA Football last night – here’s some of the downstate results
*  in the Little Illini Conference
    *  Newton beat Red Hill, 32-6
    *  Marshall over Olney, 47-16
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 35-14
    *  Paris beat Edwards County, 42-32
    *  Lawrenceville beat Flora, 52-0
*  in the Apollo Conference
    *  Effingham beat Charleston, 41-7
    *  Taylorville beat Salem, 48-0
    *  Mt. Zion beat Mattoon, 62-41
*  in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division
    *  Villa Grove beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 35-0
    *  Cumberland beat Oblong, 28-14
*  in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  Chester beat Carmi, 41-18
    *  Sesser-Valier beat Hamilton County, 40-15
    *  Johnston City beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 38-0
*  in the South Central Conference
    *  Carlinville beat Pana, 43-15
    *  Greenville beat Hillsboro, 49-26
    *  Staunton beat Litchfield, 35-0
    *  Roxanna beat Vandalia, 39-26
*  in the Central Illinois Conference
    *  Tuscola beat Shelbyville, 52-26
    *  Sullivan beat Warrensburg-Latham, 42-0
*  in the South Seven Conference
    *  Centralia beat Carbondale, 39-22
    *  Marion slipped by Cahokia, 41-40
    *  Belleville Althoff beat Mt. Vernon, 28-26
*  in the Cahokia Conference
    *  Breese Central beat Carlyle, 39-0
    *  Red Bud beat Dupo, 7-0
    *  Columbia beat Trenton Wesclin, 37-14
*  some other downstate scores
    *  Breese Mater Dei beat Mt. Carmel, 40-33
    *  Highland beat Jerseyville, 42-19
    *  Harrisburg beat West Frankfort, 21-12
    *  Carterville slipped by Du Quoin, 9-8
*  there are a couple of downstate games scheduled for this Saturday
    *  in the Black Diamond Conference – Vienna-Goreville will host Fairfield today at 1:00
    *  in a non-conference game – Oakland Tri-County plays at Clifton Central tonight at 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football later today
*  Illinois’ back at home to host Texas State with a 3:00 kickoff this afternoon at Memorial Stadium
*  EIU’s at home today to host Austin Peay – a 1:30 kickoff during Family Weekend in Charleston
*  the Salukis are on the road at Purdue today for a kickoff at 11:00 this morning in West Lafayette

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country – the Olney Invitational is today
*  over 20 teams and hundreds of runners in Olney for the annual event at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball – there are two area tournaments going on today
*  Newton and Olney are taking part in the St. Anthony Invitational in Effingham
*  Clay City and others are taking part in the Flora Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – a big matchup scheduled for today in Olney
*  the Lady Tigers will host Effingham St. Anthony at ERHS and in the Olney City Park

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Marching Band Competition – local squads are in action today
*  both Olney and Newton taking part in the Sage City Marching Contest today up in Monticello

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior League Football coming up today – all age groups are in action
*  the Olney 3rd & 4th Graders will host Flora this morning at 10:00, then host Edwards County at 12:30
*  both the Olney 5th & 6th and 7th & 8th Grade teams will play Mt. Carmel with games at 5:00 and 7:00

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway north of Flora – it’s Double Point Night this evening with the normal card of categories, including B-Mods, Pure Stocks, the Hornets, Non-Wing Sprints, and UMP Modifieds – the gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions, seating, and parking – all at the Clay County Speedway along Route 45 north of Flora

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests include Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tigersharks Swim Team Coach Matt Powell, and local Shriners Joe Hunt and Bill Jennings talking about next week’s Shriner’s Game and more – that’s at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with the pregame at 2:00 and kickoff at 3:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, & all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 19, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday night, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Brewers in 13 innnings, 3-2 taking two of three from Milwaukee
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to the Dodgers, 8-4  :  the Indians beat Houston in 13 innings, 2-1
    *  the White Sox, Royals, Reds, and Twins were all idle on Thursday
*  all the Midwestern teams are in action on this Friday
*  the Cardinals are still at home tonight with the first of three against the Reds
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host the Dodgers  :  the White Sox are in Tampa Bay
    *  Royals host the Tigers  :  Twins host the Indians  :  Brewers are in Pittsburgh

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney wins a match at home
*  the Lady Tigers beat visiting Fairfield, 7 to 2
*  Olney won five of the six singles matches, four of the five in two sets, the other in three
    *  Jaclyn Shan won the #1 match
    *  Nicole Shan won the #2 match
    *  Rachel Snyder won the #3 match
    *  Payton Murphy won the #5 match
    *  Taloni Ginder won the #6 match
*  Olney won two of the three doubles matches, both in two sets each
    *  Nicole Shan and Audrey Jensen teamed up to win the #1 match
    *  Kayln Bailey and Rachel Woods won the #2 match
*  Fairfield won the only two junior varsity matches that were played
*  now at 4&1 overall, the Lady Tigers are at home against Effingham St. Anthony tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney split two matches on the road
*  the Tigers lost the varsity match to Effingham St. Anthony, 1-0
    *  despite the tough 1 goal loss, Olney’s top players were  Connor Walker and Westin Deshon
*  Olney won the junior varsity match, 3-2 with goals from Jacob McVicker, Connor Zuber, & Jacob Henry
*  the Tiger varsity is now 3-2&3 and return to Ed Webber Field at OCC Monday to host Harrisburg

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two LIC matches at home
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Red Hill, 25-20, 25-23
    *  Olney’s top players were Blake Nohren, Tanner Piercefield, Haley Simpson, and Taylor Hughes
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the varsity Lady Tigers play tomorrow at the St. Anthony Tournament up in Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept two matches at home
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Casey-Westfield in two games, 25-17, 25-22
    *  Newton’s top players were Taylor Johnson, Alli Kline, Kristen Hardiek, and Brooke Koebele
*  Newton also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow at the St. Anthony Tournament in Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Golf from this past Wednesday – it was a three team match in Marshall
*  Robinson beat 2nd place Charleston, 163 to 177 – the host Lions were 3rd at 204

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday – Olney St. Joe did well down south
*  the St. Joe girls won the varsity race at the Norris City Invitational, finishing 1st among the many teams
    *  the top ten Lady Wildcat runners were Haven Doll in 3rd place and Tristen Payne in 7th place
*  the St. Joe boys finished 2nd in the varsity 2.1 mile run at Norris City
    *  the Wildcats’ top runners were Cadin Ackman in 11th, Brent Hatten in 14th, and Carter Jensen in 15th
*  St. Joe finished 1st in both of the junior varsity 1.2 mile races at Norris City
    *  Evelyn Atkins won the girls race while Gavin Dorn was 4th in the boy’s race

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from Wednesday – Olney was on the road
*  the Cubs and Lady Cubs took part in the Bobcat Invitational over in Salem
    *  Olney finished 2nd in the boys varsity race, led by Trey Nosek in 10th place
    *  in the girls varsity race, Olney top runner was Hallie Troester
    *  the Olney boys were 3rd in the junior varsity race, led by Garrett Wright
    *  the junior varsity Lady Cubs were led by Hope Laughlin who finished in 3rd place
*  in the open races, Olney was led by Chase Williams for the boys and Cameron Hough for the girls

 

(OLNEY)  it’s Week Four in IHSA Football this weekend with most all conference games on tap tonight
*  in the Little Illini Conference
    *  it’s a battle of undefeated teams in Robinson as the Maroons will host Casey-Westfield
    *  it’s a pair of 2&1 teams hooking up in Olney tonight at the Tigers will host Marshall
    *  it’s a pair of 1&2 teams meeting at Chivesky Field as Newton will host Red Hill
    *  the winless Flora Wolves will host undefeated Lawrenceville over on Dancey Field
    *  and a pair of winless teams meet up in Paris as Edwards County makes the trip to Edgar County
*  in the Apollo Conference
    *  it’s Charleston at Effingham  :  Mattoon at Mt. Zion  :  and Salem at Taylorville
*  in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division
    *  Palestine-Hutsonville at Villa Grove  :  Cumberland at Oblong  :  Oakland beat Martinsville earlier
*  in a single independent game
    *  Mt. Carmel at Breese Mater Dei

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country – the Olney Invitational is coming up tomorrow
*  over 20 teams and hundreds of runners will be in Olney for the annual event tomorrow
*  all will be held at Olney Central College, starting tomorrow morning

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(OLNEY)  teams are needed for the 10th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament, coming up tomorrow at Musgrove Park in Olney – the entry fee is $150 per team – all proceeds will be donated to the Olney FFA Chapter and to the local football program – for details, call Brian Jenner at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  don’t forget to make plans to tailgate with Olney Tiger Football fans before tonight’s home game against Marshall – it’s a huge game in Little Illini Conference and everyone’s encouraged to turn out and support the Tigers – the tailgating is again just north of the ERHS Football Field, all starting at around 5:30, with the hamburgers and hot dogs provided by TrustBank – then it’s Tiger football at 7:00

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference football tonight with our pregame shows at around 6:30 and kickoffs at 7:00 – Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 and Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with our air time at 7:05, then on Freedom 92.9 after Olney Tiger football  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 18, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 2-0 to even up the series at one game apiece
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Reds, 3-1  :  the Royals beat the White Sox, 6-2
    *  the Indians beat the Astros, 2-0  :  the Twins beat the Tigers, 7-4
*  the Cardinals again the host Milwaukee for the last of three against the Brewers in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host the Dodgers  :  the Indians are back in Houston
    *  the White Sox, Royals, Reds, and Twins are all idle

 

(NEWTON)  in a rare Tuesday night High School Football game from earlier this week
*  in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division – Oakland Tri-County beat Martinsville, 42-12

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney split two matches at the Richland Country Club
*  the Tigers lost to Lawrenceville / Red Hill, 204 to 167, but defeated Oblong 204 to 220
*  the Match Co-Medalists were Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Tanner Gray and Jeff Baxter with rounds of 42
*  Olney’s top golfers were Blake Berry (44), Jake Kowa (52), Jordan Seib (54), and Randy Goodman (54)
*  at 7&13 overall, the Tigers are 4&5 in the LIC – they’re back on the links Monday at Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Pro Football League action from last night – Olney lost a tough one on the road
*  in a make-up, rescheduled game, the Olney 7th & 8th Graders lost at Salem, 26-12
*  the Olney Junior Pro teams are back in action this coming Saturday
    *  the 3rd & 4th Graders play two this Saturday at home – Flora at 10:00 and Edwards County at 12:30
    *  the 5th & 6th and 7th & 8th Graders will host Mt. Carmel with games at 5:00 and 7:00 respectively

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior High Cross Country yesterday – the St. Joe teams were at the Salem Invitational
*  the St. Joe varsity teams, both girls and boys, each finished 10th among the 22 teams that took part
    *  St. Joe’s top varsity runners were Haven Doll finishing 24th and Cadin Ackman finishing 36th
*  in the junior varsity competition among 22 teams : the St. Joe girls were 2nd : the St. Joe boys were 4th
    *  St. Joe’s top jv runners were Evelyn Atkins finishing 7th and Jarrett Doll finishing 8th
*  among the fifteen St. Joe runners in the boys & girls Open Race – Jerrison Hough was top runner

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Marching Band competition from this past Saturday
*  the ERHS Marching Tigers were the Grand Champion of the Newton Fall Festival Parade event
*  the Marching Tigers swept all categories  :  Best Drum Majors, Best Percussion, and Best Colorguard
*  the other marching bands were from Robinson, Casey-Westfield, Altamont, and Oblong
*  the Marching Tigers take part in the Sage City Marching Competition this Saturday up in Monticello
*  the Marching Tigers will perform at halftime and thru the night at tomorrow night’s Tiger football game

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Baseball Regionals are underway – here’s some area results
*  Class 3A First Round  :  5th-seeded Newton / Jasper County beat 4th-seeded Charleston, 8-2
    *  the 12&5 Junior Eagles advance to semi-final action Saturday against top-seeded Mattoon
    *  also, congrats to the Junior Eagles who were undefeated in the LEIC Conference this year at 5&0
*  Class 2A First Round  :  Bridgeport Red Hill beat Paris Mayo, 5-3
*  Class 2A First Round  :  Lawrenceville Parkview beat Kansas, 11-2
*  Class 2A First Round  :  Toledo Cumberland defeated Beecher City, 15-0
*  Class 2A First Round  :  Brownstown beat Neoga, 13-3
*  Class 1A First Round  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Oblong, 7-0
all Regional Semi-Finals will be played this Saturday with the Regional Championships next Monday

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior Midland Trail Conference Baseball Tournament was last Saturday in Louisville
*  North Clay won the championship game by beating South Central, 4-3
*  South Central won its first game by beating Clay City, 13-3
*  North Clay won its first game by defeating Cisne, 16-7
*  the Indians also were the JMTC Baseball regular season champions as well

 

(FLORA)  here’s the Saturday night results from the Clay County Speedway this past weekend
*  Hornets  :  Vincent Shehorn took the checkered flag  :  Blaze Burwell was 2nd  :  Lynn Lash was 3rd
*  B-Mods  :  Kyle Monroe won the featured race  :  Scott Fetherling was 2nd  :  Jimmy Cummins was 3rd
*  Modifieds  :  Rob Timmons finished first  :  Everett Bradham was 2nd  :  Billey Lewis was 3rd
*  Pure Stocks  :  J Forston won the feature race  :  Josh Lemke was 2nd  :  Dave Kerr was 3rd
*  Crate Lates #1  :  Tait Davenport finished first  :  Aaron Heck was 2nd  :  Brent Lewis was 3rd
*  Crate Lates #2  :  Tait Davenport was first again  :  Brent Lewis was 2nd  :  Scott Plew was 3rd
it will be back to dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora

 

(NEWTON)  Week Three of the National Football League begins tonight
*  the Falcons will host the Buccaneers down in Atlanta
*  after 14 games on Sunday, Week Three of the NFL will end Monday night

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(OLNEY)  teams are needed for the 10th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament, coming up this Saturday at Musgrove Park in Olney – the entry fee is $150 per team – all proceeds will be donated to the Olney FFA Chapter and to the local football program – for details, call Brian Jenner at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  don’t forget to make plans to tailgate with Olney Tiger Football fans before tomorrow night’s home game against Marshall – it’s a huge game in Little Illini Conference and everyone’s encouraged to turn out and support the Tigers – the tailgating is again just north of the ERHS Football Field, all starting at around 5:30, with the hamburgers and hot dogs provided by TrustBank – then it’s Tiger football at 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  girls tennis – Fairfield at Olney  :  volleyball – Red Hill at Olney and Casey-Westfield at Newton  :  boys soccer – Newton at Teutopolis (junior varsity only)

 

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(OLNEY)  also 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 first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online around the clock at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 17, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals let one slip away, falling to Milwaukee in 12 innings, 3-2
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Reds, 7-0  :  the White Sox beat the Royals, 7-5
    *  the Twins beat the Tigers, 4-3  :  the Indians beat the Astros, 4-2
*  the Cardinals will try to even the series tonight against the Brewers in St. Louis
    *  all the other Midwestern teams play under the lights tonight with the same matchups

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney hosted two teams
*  the Lady Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 21 to 38 with Mt. Carmel finishing 3rd with no team score
    *  Olney’s Holly Stallard won the race, finishing in 1st place
    *  Olney’s Abby Rauch was 3rd, Kylar Craig was 5th, and Aaron Bromm was 7th
    *  Olney’s Jordan Laughlin, Lauren Eagleson, and Alicia Guzman were 9th, 10th, and 11th
    *  Mt. Carmel’s Madeline Jones was 2nd and Lawrenceville’s Healther Holmes was 4th
*  the Tigers beat Lawrenceville in the boys race, 26 to 44 – Mt. Carmel was 3rd with 63 points
    *  Olney’s Matthew DeVenecia won the race, finishing in 1st place – Nathan DeMeyer was 4th
    *  Olney’s Michael DeMeyer, Dalyn Brach, and Silven Stallard were 6th, 7th, and 8th
    *  Olney’s Addison Craig, Jonah Wendling, Tyler Hughes, and Nathaniel Troester were 10th thru 13th
    *  Mt. Carmel’s Grady Wilkinson was 2nd and Lawrenceville’s Connor Holmes was 3rd
*  the Tiger and Lady Tiger runners will host 21 other teams at the Olney Invitational this Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country – Newton hosted three teams yesterday
*  Charleston won the girls varsity race with 24 points on the Sam Parr State Park course
*  Teutopolis edged out Newton for 2nd by one point, 58 to 59 while Paris finished up in 4th place
    *  Newton’s top runner was Lexie Davidson, finishing in 2nd place overall among the 36 runners
    *  Newton’s Emma Weber was 7th – Hallie Powers and Veronica Ochs finished 13th and 14th
*  Charleston also won the boys varsity race with only 20 points, also at Sam Parr State Park
*  Teutopolis was again 2nd, slipping by the Eagles, 44 to 78 – Paris finished in 4th place at 97
    *  Newton’s top runner was Collin Harris, finishing in 10th place among the 58 total runners
    *  Newton’s Trenton Gonzales was 12th and Crayton Chesnut finished 15th
*  the Eagle runners are back in action Saturday at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney dropped two of three at home in Ron Herrin Gym
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Salem in two games, 25-19, 25-17
    *  Olney’s top scorer was Haley Simpson, plus help from KJ Royse, Taylor Hughes, and Blake Nohren
*  Olney lost the junior varsity match in two games and lost the fresh/soph match in three games
*  the Lady Tigers are back on the ERHS court tomorrow night to host Red Hill in LIC action

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept three matches on the road
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match at Charleston in three games, 25-17, 18-25, 25-22
    *  Newton was led by Brooke Koebele, Hannah Litzelman, and Kaitlyn Cohorst
*  Newton won the junior varsity match in three games and the freshman match in two games
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the NCHS court tomorrow night to host Casey-Westfield

 

(OLNEY)  in a couple of area High School Baseball games from yesterday
*  Teutopolis is still undefeated this fall at 12&0 after beating South Central, 6-5
*  also it was Dieterich shutting out Beecher City, 10-0

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Softball Regionals ended yesterday – here’s downstate results
*  Class AA @ Charleston  :  top-seeded Charleston beat 3rd-seeded Teutopolis, 11-1
*  Class AA @ Sullivan  :  top-seeded Mt. Zion beat 3rd-seeded Mattoon, 5-4
*  Class A @ Casey  :  top-seeded Cumberland beat 2nd-seeded Casey-Westfield, 4-2
*  Class A @ St. Elmo  :  top-seeded Windsor beat 3rd-seeded Mulberry Grove, 5-0
all these winners advance to their respective Sectional coming up this Saturday morning

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country on Monday
*  the Olney squads competed at the St. Mary’s Invitational down in Centralia
*  the Cubs finished 2nd in the varsity boys race, running 1.8 miles
    *  Olney’s top runner was Chase Williams who finished in 2nd place overall
*  the Lady Cubs did not place as a team in the girls varsity 1.8 mile race
    *  Olney’s top runner was Cameron Hough who finished in 3rd place overall
*  the Cubs won the junior varsity boys race, running 1.25 miles
    *  Olney’s top runner was Garrett Wright finishing in 11th place
*  the Lady Cubs finished 3rd in the girls junior varsity race
    *  Olney’s top runner was Hope Laughlin who won the 1.25 mile race in 1st place
*  in the boys open race, consisting on 1.25 miles
    *  Olney’s Trey Nosek won the race by finishing in 1st place

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior Pro Football last night in a rescheduled make-up game
*  the Olney 5th & 6th Graders were on the road and defeated Salem, 28-0
    *  the 5th & 6th Graders return to action this Saturday at Mt. Carmel
*  the Olney 7th & 8th Graders are in action tonight with a rescheduled game at Salem

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Baseball Regionals are underway
*  best of luck to the Newton / Jasper County boys who’s game yesterday was moved to today
*  the Junior Eagles will travel to Charleston today for quarter-final action at 4:00

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(OLNEY)  teams are needed for the 10th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament, coming up this Saturday, September 20th, at Musgrove Park in Olney – the entry fee is $150 per team – shirts will be awarded to the winning team – all proceeds will be donated to the Olney FFA Chapter and to the local football program – for more information or details, call Brian Jenner at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  don’t forget to make plans to tailgate with Olney Tiger Football fans before this coming Friday night game against Marshall – it’s a huge game in Little Illini Conference and everyone’s encouraged to turn out and support the Tigers – the tailgating is again just north of the ERHS Football Field, all starting at around 5:30, with the hamburgers and hot dogs provided by TrustBank – then its Tiger football at 7:00

 

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(OLNEY)  also 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 first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online around the clock at www.wvlnam.com