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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

 

 

 

July 16, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
*  it was the American League winning the All-Star Game, beating the National League, 5-3
*  the 2014 MLB season will resume with second half action starting this Friday
*  the Cardinals start off at home with the first of three against the Dodgers Friday night in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League All-Star Tournament action last night
*  the 10U District One Tournament started in Musgrove Park here in Olney
    *  Lawrenceville beat Mt. Carmel, 11-9
    *  in the only game tonight at 7:00, the Olney All-Stars will play Lawrenceville
    *  tonight’s losing team will play Mt. Carmel in the first elimination game tomorrow night
*  the 11U District One Tournament began in Bridgeport last night
    *  the Olney All-Stars came from behind to beat Mt. Carmel, 7-5
    *  Olney now advances to play Lawrenceville tonight at 6:00
    *  tonight’s losing team will play Mt. Carmel in a single game at 7:00 tomorrow night
*  the 12U Section One Tournament will start tonight up in Tuscola
    *  this evening’s first game at 6:00 has Olney against Champaign
    *  the second game at 8:00 has Rushville up against Taylorville
    *  all four teams will be back in action tomorrow night with games also at 6:00 and 8:00
    *  then single games will be played Friday and Saturday, plus Sunday, if needed

 


                                                  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 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(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

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Junior Pro Football Camp will be held tomorrow and Friday at the ERHS Football Complex – it’s for incoming 3rd thru 5th graders from 9:00 to 10:00 each morning and for incoming 6th thru 8th graders from 10:15 to 11:15 each morning – all led by ERHS coaches and players, the free camp will introduce the young players to the fundamentals & skills needed to become a Tiger Football player – also, an optional Down & Dirty Offensive Lineman Camp will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 on Friday morning – for more information or for a signup form, contact Coach Matt Music in Olney

 

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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 6:00  :  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

 

 

 

July 15, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  Major League Baseball is shut down most of this week for the All-Star Break
*  the Home Run Derby was last night
*  the annual All-Star Game will be played tonight up at Target Field in Minnesota
*  the second half of the 2014 baseball season gets started on Friday

 

(OLNEY)  it’s more All-Star Little League Tournament action this week
*  the 11U District One Tournament starts tonight in Bridgeport with a single game
    *  the Olney All-Stars will play Mt. Carmel at 6:00 this evening
    *  tonight’s winner will play Lawrenceville tomorrow night
    *  the tournament continues Thursday and Friday, plus Saturday, if needed
*  the 10U District One Tournament begins tonight in Musgrove Park in Olney with one game
    *  Mt. Carmel plays Lawrenceville at 6:00 this evening
    *  tonight’s winner will play the Olney All-Stars tomorrow night at 7:00
    *  the tournament continues Thursday and Friday, plus Saturday, if needed
*  the 12U Sectional Tournament at Tuscola starts tomorrow night and runs thru possibly Sunday
    *  the three teams involved are those from Olney, Champaign, and Rushville

 


                                                  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 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(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

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Junior Pro Football Camp will be held this coming Thursday and Friday at the East Richland High School Football Complex – it’s for incoming 3rd thru 5th graders from 9:00 to 10:00 each morning and for incoming 6th thru 8th graders from 10:15 to 11:15 each morning – the instructional camp will be led by ERHS coaches and players and will introduce the young players to the fundamentals & skills needed to become a Tiger Football player with an offensive focus on Thursday and a defensive focus on Friday – the two-day camp is totally free – also, an optional Down & Dirty Offensive Lineman Camp will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 on Friday morning – players there will learn extra skills and drills to become a better offensive lineman – for more information or for a signup form, contact Coach Matt Music in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser was rescheduled from last Saturday to tonight, still to be held at the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – from 4:00 to 8:00, they’ll be serving up pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – so come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers tonight from 4:00 to 8:00 in the Olney Centre, east of Wal-Mart

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s All-Star Break in Major League Baseball, so no Cardinals baseball until Friday night, otherwise tune in for the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN