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June 10, 2017

LOCAL / AREA SPORTS   --   SATURDAY --   6/10/17

 

(OLNEY) in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals won last night to Philadelphia

* The Redbirds defeated the Phillies 3-2

The Cardinals return for game two of the three game series at Busch Stadium against the Phillies.

 

(OLNEY) In High School Baseball coming up today and tomorrow

Class 3A and 4A State Baseball series championship day today:

* CLASS 3A @ 3RD PLACE GAME : Chicago Heights (Marian) vs. Champaign Central at 10:00

* CLASS 3A @ CHAMPIONSIP : Aurora (Marmion Academy) vs. Arlington Heights (St. Viator) at 12 noon

* CLASS 4A @ 3RD PLACE GAME : Winnetka (New Trier) vs. Crystal Lake (South) at 3:00

* CLASS 4A @ CHAMPIONSHIP : Edwardsville vs. Burbank (St. Laurence) at 5:00

The state baseball tournament in Joliet takes place today at the Silver Cross Stadium

 

(OLNEY) In High School Softball coming up today and tomorrow

Class 3A and 4A State Softball series championship day today:

* CLASS 3A @ 3RD PLACE GAME : Rochester vs. East Peoria at 10:00

* CLASS 3A @ CHAMPIONSHIP : LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) vs. Marengo at 12:30

* CLASS 4A @ 3RD PLACE GAME : Barrington vs. Oak Park River Forest at 3:00

* CLASS 4A @ CHAMPIONSHIP : Chicago Marist vs. Frankfort Lincoln-Way East at 5:30

The state softball tournament in East Peoria takes place today at the East Side Centre

 

(OLNEY) The IHSA announced another change of date for the 2017 Bass Fishing State Finals. The date initially scheduled for May 19th and 20th was initially rescheduled for June 23rd and 24th, and now is rescheduled to Wednesday and Thursday of next week, June 14th and 15th. The rescheduled date is due to concerns of safely and efficiently facilitate the event both on and off the water. If this new rescheduled date was not decided upon, cancelling the state finals was the next and only option. Boat safety checks will be conducted on June 14th, altering the fishing competition scheduled from 9 am to 4pm. Fishing on June 15th will occur from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm as scheduled.

 

                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON) The 12th Annual Newton Eagle Football Fish Fry is coming up next week on Friday June 16th from 4:30 until 7:30 at the KC Hall. Come out and meet the 2017 Eagles and the staff. Music by NCHS Students and a raffle featuring an autographed helmet and football, tickets and cash prizes. $8 for adults and $4 for children with carry outs available by calling 783-2165.

 

(OLNEY) The Olney Tiger 5K Run and Walk will be held on June 17th at 8:00 at the Veteran’s Hall at Richland County High School. Cost for the 5K is $25 and the price for the one mile fun run is $10. All proceeds will benefit the Richland County High School cross country program. For more information call Denyse at 618-838-6353 or Louie at 618-320-9286

 

(OLNEY) Olney Tiger Basketball Summer Rec Program for boys entering grades fourth, fifth and sixth will begin this coming Thursday, June 15th, at RCHS. Cost at just $15, and participants may sign up on June 15th beginning at 9:30 in Ron Herrin Gym. The program will be held on the following Tuesday and Thursdays from 10:00 to noon through July 13th. All those interested are encouraged to attend. Contact coach Rob Flanagan at 393-7072 for more information.

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a dugout show at 12:20 and first pitch at 1:05 : it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

June 9, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals lost on the road
* The Redbirds were downed by the Reds 5-2
The Cardinals now try to get back on the winning track with a three game home series with Philadelphia

 

(OLNEY) In High School Baseball coming up today and tomorrow
Class 3A and 4A State Baseball series begins today in Joliet.
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Chicago Heights (Marian) vs. Champaign Central at 10:00
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Aurora (Marmion Academy) vs. Arlington Heights (St. Viator) at 12 noon
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Winnetka (New Trier) vs. Crystal Lake (South) at 3:00
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Edwardsville vs. Burbank (St. Laurence) at 5:00
The state baseball tournament in Joliet takes place today and tomorrow at the Silver Cross Stadium

 

(OLNEY) In High School Softball coming up today and tomorrow
Class 3A and 4A State Softball series begins today in East Peoria
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Rochester vs. East Peoria at 10:00
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) vs. Marengo at 12:30
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Barrington vs. Oak Park River Forest at 3:00
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Chicago Marist vs. Frankfort Lincoln-Way East at 5:30
The state softball tournament in East Peoria takes place today and tomorrow at the East Side Centre

 

(OLNEY) The IHSA announced another change of date for the 2017 Bass Fishing State Finals.  The date initially scheduled for May 19th and 20th was initially rescheduled for June 23rd and 24th, and now is rescheduled to Wednesday and Thursday of next week, June 14th and 15th.  The rescheduled date is due to concerns of safely and efficiently facilitate the event both on and off the water.  If this new rescheduled date was not decided upon, cancelling the state finals was the next and only option.  Boat safety checks will be conducted on June 14th, altering the fishing competition scheduled from 9 am to 4pm.  Fishing on June 15th will occur from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm as scheduled.

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  The 12th Annual Newton Eagle Football Fish Fry is coming up next week on Friday June 16th from 4:30 until 7:30 at the KC Hall.  Come out and meet the 2017 Eagles and the staff. Music by NCHS Students and a raffle featuring an autographed helmet and football, tickets and cash prizes.  $8 for adults and $4 for children with carry outs available by calling 783-2165. 

 

(OLNEY)  The Olney Tiger 5K Run and Walk will be held on June 17th at 8:00 at the Veteran’s Hall at Richland County High School.  Cost for the 5K is $25 and the price for the one mile fun run is $10.  All proceeds will benefit the Richland County High School cross country program.  For more information call Denyse at 618-838-6353 or Louie at 618-320-9286

 

(OLNEY)  Sign ups for the 2017 City of Olney summer recreation program are now being accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 until 4:00 at Olney City Hall.  Registrations are being accepted for both sessions.  The program offers several different levels of swimming classes and parent/tot swimming.  The cost per session is $30 for City of Olney youth and $55 for non resident youth.  Classes held for less than 3 days are $15 and $27.50 for City of Olney youth and nonresident youth respectively.  *Also can find registration forms on the city website at http://www.ci.olney.il.us/new_visitors/parks/musgrove_aquatic_center.php

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:05  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

June 8, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals let one slip away to the Reds
* The Redbirds were downed by the Reds 6-4
The Cardinals continue a four game series on the road against the Reds in Cincinnati.

 

(OLNEY) In High School Baseball coming up tomorrow and into the weekend
Class 3A and 4A State Baseball series begins tomorrow in Joliet.
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Chicago Heights (Marian) vs. Champaign Central at 10:00
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Aurora (Marmion Academy) vs. Arlington Heights (St. Viator) at 12 noon
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Winnetka (New Trier) vs. Crystal Lake (South) at 3:00
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Edwardsville vs. Burbank (St. Laurence) at 5:00
The state baseball tournament in Joliet takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Silver Cross Stadium

 

(OLNEY) In High School Softball coming up tomorrow and into the weekend
Class 3A and 4A State Softball series begins tomorrow in East Peoria
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : Rochester vs. East Peoria at 10:00
* CLASS 3A @ SEMI-FINAL : LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) vs. Marengo at 12:30
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Barrington vs. Oak Park River Forest at 3:00
* CLASS 4A @ SEMI-FINAL : Chicago Marist vs. Frankfort Lincoln-Way East at 5:30
The state softball tournament in East Peoria takes place this Friday and Saturday at the East Side Centre

 

(OLNEY) The IHSA announced another change of date for the 2017 Bass Fishing State Finals.  The date initially scheduled for May 19th and 20th was initially rescheduled for June 23rd and 24th, and now is rescheduled to Wednesday and Thursday of next week, June 14th and 15th.  The rescheduled date is due to concerns of safely and efficiently facilitate the event both on and off the water.  If this new rescheduled date was not decided upon, cancelling the state finals was the next and only option.  Boat safety checks will be conducted on June 14th, altering the fishing competition scheduled from 9 am to 4pm.  Fishing on June 15th will occur from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm as scheduled.

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Olney Tiger 5K Run and Walk will be held on June 17th at 8:00 at the Veteran’s Hall at Richland County High School.  Cost for the 5K is $20 if you pre-register or $25 if after June 5th.  Price for the one mile fun run is $7 for early registration and $10 after June 5th.  All proceeds will benefit the Richland County High School cross country program.  For more information call Denyse at 618-838-6353 or Louie at 618-320-9286

 

(OLNEY)  Sign ups for the 2017 City of Olney summer recreation program are now being accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 until 4:00 at Olney City Hall.  Registrations are being accepted for both sessions.  The program offers severl different leves of swimming classes and parent/tot swimming.  The cost per session is $30 for City of Olney youth and $55 for non resident youth.  Classes held for less than 3 days are $15 and $27.50 for City of Olney youth and nonresident youth respectively.  *Also can find registration forms on the city website at http://www.ci.olney.il.us/new_visitors/parks/musgrove_aquatic_center.php

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a dugout show at 10:40 and first pitch at 11:25  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

June 7, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals were outslugged by the Reds
* The Redbirds were downed by the Reds 13-1
The Cardinals continue a four game series on the road against the Reds in Cincinnati.

 

(OLNEY) The IHSA announced another change of date for the 2017 Bass Fishing State Finals.  The date initially scheduled for May 19th and 20th was initially rescheduled for June 23rd and 24th, and now is rescheduled to Wednesday and Thursday of next week, June 14th and 15th.  The rescheduled date is due to concerns of safely and efficiently facilitate the event both on and off the water.  If this new rescheduled date was not decided upon, cancelling the state finals was the next and only option.  Boat safety checks will be conducted on June 14th, altering the fishing competition scheduled from 9 am to 4pm.  Fishing on June 15th will occur from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm as scheduled.

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Olney Tiger 5K Run and Walk will be held on June 17th at 8:00 at the Veteran’s Hall at Richland County High School.  Cost for the 5K is $20 if you pre-register or $25 if after June 5th.  Price for the one mile fun run is $7 for early registration and $10 after June 5th.  All proceeds will benefit the Richland County High School cross country program.  For more information call Denyse at 618-838-6353 or Louie at 618-320-9286

 

(OLNEY)  Sign ups for the 2017 City of Olney summer recreation program are now being accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 until 4:00 at Olney City Hall.  Registrations are being accepted for both sessions.  The program offers severl different leves of swimming classes and parent/tot swimming.  The cost per session is $30 for City of Olney youth and $55 for non resident youth.  Classes held for less than 3 days are $15 and $27.50 for City of Olney youth and nonresident youth respectively.  *Also can find registration forms on the city website at http://www.ci.olney.il.us/new_visitors/parks/musgrove_aquatic_center.php

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program for the Summer of 2017 will be starting today and take place over the next 5 Wednesdays after today.  The Junior Golf Program is for grades 3 through 9 entering the 2017-2018 school year. Players will receive instruction from RCHS Golf Coach Curt Nealis and member of the RCHS Golf team in basic swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, rules and etiquette. Cost at $50 per player and registration will begin at 7:30 today, registration is due on the today.  Players should supply their own clubs and balls, proper attire is required, no gym shorts or tank tops. That is from 8:00 until 10:00 on six consecutive Wednesdays starting today.  Contact Curt Nealis at 839-5726 or 392-2191 extension 223 or the Richland County Club at 395-1661 for more information

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:00  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

June 6, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals dropped a game on the road
* The Redbirds early lead slipped away and fell to the Reds, 4-2
The Cardinals continue a four game series on the road against the Reds in Cincinnati.

 

(OLNEY) in High School Baseball post season play resumes today
Class 3A and Class 4A Super Sectionals were played yesterday:
* Class 3A @ Crestwood : Chicago Heights (Marian) over Chicago (Solorio Academy), 10-0
* Class 3A @ Sauget : Champaign Central over Mascoutah, 13-6
* Class 3A @ Rock Island : Aurora (Marmion Academy) over Morton, 6-3
* Class 3A @ Naperville : Arlington Heights (St. Viator) over Lisle (Benet Academy), 13-4
* Class 4A @ Schaumburg : Winnetka (New Trier) over South Elgin, 4-3
* Class 4A @ Schaumbrug : Crystal Lake (South) over Mundelein, 6-2
* Class 4A @ Champaign : Edwardsville over Orland Park (Sandburg), 11-3
* Class 4A @ Crestwood : Burbank (St. Laurence) over Naperville (Neuqua Valley), 5-1
Class 3A and Class 4A Super-Sectional winners will advance to the State Tournament this weekend

 

(OLNEY) in High School Softball, post season play resumes today
Class 3A and Class 4A Super Sectionals were played yesterday:
* Class 3A @ Mattoon : Rochester over Herrin, 10-4 in 8 innings
* Class 3A @ Bloomington : East Peoria over Kankakee (McNamara), 3-0 over 8 innings
* Class 3A @ Rosemont : LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) over Lombard Montini, 3-0
* Class 3A @ Maple Park : Marengo over Arlington Heights (St. Viator), 9-5
* Class 4A @ Barrington : Barrington over Gurnee (Warren), 5-2
* Class 4A @ Rosemont : Oak Park-River Forest over St. Charles North, 5-3
* Class 4A @ Orland Park : Chicago Marist over West Aurora, 4-1
* Class 4A @ Normal : Lincoln-Way East over Belleville East, 6-2
Class 3A and Class 4A Super-Sectional winners will advance to the State Tournament this weekend

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) In High School Softball from the Little Illini Conference
The All Conference Teams were announced featuring twenty seven players selected to the first and second teams while nine were selected to the honorable mention list.
18 players made the list for the 1st Team All-Conference:
* Sydney Cammon, Skylar Freeman, Kasey Jennings and Kelsey Krutsinger from Flora
* Lindsey Beasley, Baylee Scott, Claire Maulding and Mackenzie Morgan from Casey-Westfield
* Paige Ginder and Sophia Colclasure from Olney
* Abby Frohning and Kristin Hardiek from Newton
* Malia Gunn and Kirbie Mendenhall from Robinson
* Kaitlyn Mathews and Katrina Strow from Paris
* Jayley Akers from Lawrenceville
9 players on the 2nd Team All-Conference:
* Ariel Richards and Maddie Stanley from Newton
* Macy Clark from Marshall
* Morgan Parish from Lawrenceville
* Jaedyn Johnson from Robinson
* Taylor Williams from Casey-Westfield
* Sydney Fox from Paris
* Bailey Pearce from Flora
* Allie Johnson from Red Hill
9 players were listed on the Honorable Mention:
* Aaliyah Wease from Olney
* Olivia Shipman from Newton
* Rachel Weger from Casey-Westfield
* Krysten Darrough from Flora
* Macey Waggoner from Lawrenceville
* Chloe Pancake Marshall
* Brooklyn Westerfield from Paris
* Grace Hahn from Red Hill
* Alexis Sullivan from Robinson

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Olney Tiger 5K Run and Walk will be held on June 17th at 8:00 at the Veteran’s Hall at Richland County High School.  Cost for the 5K is $20 if you pre-register or $25 if after June 5th.  Price for the one mile fun run is $7 for early registration and $10 after June 5th.  All proceeds will benefit the Richland County High School cross country program.  For more information call Denyse at 618-838-6353 or Louie at 618-320-9286

 

(OLNEY)  Sign ups for the 2017 City of Olney summer recreation program are now being accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:00 until 4:00 at Olney City Hall.  Registrations are being accepted for both sessions.  The program offers severl different leves of swimming classes and parent/tot swimming.  The cost per session is $30 for City of Olney youth and $55 for non resident youth.  Classes held for less than 3 days are $15 and $27.50 for City of Olney youth and nonresident youth respectively.  *Also can find registration forms on the city website at http://www.ci.olney.il.us/new_visitors/parks/musgrove_aquatic_center.php

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program for the Summer of 2017 will be starting Wednesday, June 7th and take place over the next 5 Wednesdays after that.  The Junior Golf Program is for grades 3 through 9 entering the 2017-2018 school year. Players will receive instruction from RCHS Golf Coach Curt Nealis and member of the RCHS Golf team in basic swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, rules and etiquette. Cost at $50 per player and registration will begin at 7:30 on June 7th, registration is due on the first day.  Players should supply their own clubs and balls, proper attire is required, no gym shorts or tank tops. That is from 8:00 until 10:00 on six consecutive Wednesdays starting June 7th.  Contact Curt Nealis at 839-5726 or 392-2191 extension 223 or the Richland County Club at 395-1661 for more information

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:00  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com