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August 20, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals had their second walk-off win in a row, beating the Reds, 5-4
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat Giants, 2-0 in a rain-shorted 5 inning game
    *  the White Sox lost to Orioles, 5-1  :  the Royals beat the Rockies, 7-4
    *  the Brewers beat the Blue Jays, 6-1  :  the Indians beat the Twins, 7-5
*  the Cardinals are back at home as they try to sweep the Reds out of St. Louis tonight
    *  one of four afternoon games will feature the Brewers hosting the Blue Jays
    *  all other Midwestern teams are in action tonight under the lights

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series continued last night in Pennsylvania
*  Tennessee won the consolation game by beating Canada (British Columbia), 12-9
*  Mexico won the International loser's bracket game over Venezuela, 11-1
*  Illinois won the United States loser's bracket game by beating Texas, 6-1
    *  the Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago has won two games in a row
    *  the Illinois team is now 3&1 in the tournament and plays again tomorrow night at 6:30
*  there are two games on this Wednesday, both of which are championship bracket games
    *  the 2:00 International bracket game has South Korea against Japan
    *  the 6:30 United States bracket game has Nevada against Pennsylvania
*  all games are televised on ESPN or ESPN2

 

(OLNEY)  the Women of Our Own Fastpitch Softball League in Olney were rained out this past Sunday
*  there were no games due to the wet field conditions
*  the four teams are scheduled to return to action this Sunday evening in Musgrove Park

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – the Jasper County boys won again
*  the Junior Eagles beat Dieterich, 22-2
*  Ryan Hagen was the winning pitcher
*  the Jasper County boys are now 4&0 on the year – their next game is Friday against Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – the Jasper County girls won again
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Red Hill, 11-1 in five innings
*  Maddie Hemrich was the winning pitcher, allowing only one hit and striking out five
*  Newton’s top hitter was Josie Grunloh with two singles
*  now at 5&2 on the year, the Jasper County girls play Windsor/Stew-Stras on Saturday 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

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, September 13th, in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook or at the Chamber Office or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – preregister by August 30th with a $20 fee and get a free t-shirt – the Race Day fee is $25 - all proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is set for Saturday night, September 13th, starting at 8:00, at the Oblong First Christian Church, on North Range Street – a free musical concert will follow with refreshments – contact the church for registration information – call 618-843-4594

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is coming up Saturday, September 6th, in the Olney City Park - it all starts with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration required by 7:45 that morning – the entry fee is $15 if signed up by August 29th – the fee increases to $20 thereafter – then the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00 open to all ages with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children, youth, and juniors – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tigers will have a “Meet the Lady Tigers” night next Tuesday evening in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School – starting at 6:15, all are invited out to meet this year’s members of the Lady Tiger Volleyball teams – the night includes an introduction of all players & coaches, plus some volleyball scrimmage action – all parents, guardians, grandparents, & fans are invited to the special event next Tuesday night – the Lady Tigers open their 2014 season the following Thursday, August 28th

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will host its annual “Meet the Tigers” this Friday night at the ERHS Football Field, starting at 6:30 – the Marching Tigers will start things off with a short performance, followed by the recognition of all athletes and coaches involved in a fall sport – then the Olney Tigers will conduct a short scrimmage – also, the East Richland Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – everyone is welcome out this Friday night to “Meet the Tigers” at the ERHS Football Field

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School and the Athletic Club invites everyone to “Media Night” this coming Friday night, August 22nd, on Chivesky Field at NCHS – the Marching Eagles will start things off with a Pre-Game Show at 6:00, followed by a note from the NCHS Athletic Boosters at around 6:15 – then the individual sponsors and coaches will introduce their athletes in five minute intervals, starting with the cheerleaders at 6:20, followed by soccer, volleyball, girls tennis, boys & girls cross country, freshmen football, and finishing up with varsity football at around 6:55 – everyone’s invited out this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  it’s a fundraising this Wednesday at Monical’s Pizza in Olney to benefit the Olney Junior Pro Football League – folks are asked to fill out a fundraising form before ordering throughout the day or night, and then 20% of the receipt will be donated to Olney Junior Pro Football – proceeds will go for a storage building for equipment – so stop by Monical’s in Olney today thru tonight to help out Junior Pro Football

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:05  :  and the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

August 19, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Monday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals outlasted the Reds, 6-5 in twelve innings
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Mets, 4-1  :  the White Sox lost to Baltimore, 8-2
    *  the Royals beat the Twins, 6-2  :  the Indians and Brewers were both idle
*  the Cardinals are back at home in St. Louis tonight for game two of three against the Reds
    *  all the other games are under the lights tonight  :  Cubs host Giants  :  Twins host Indians
    *  White Sox host Baltimore  :  Brewers host Toronto  :  Royals are at Colorado

 

(NEWTON)  the 2nd Week of National Football League preseason action ended last night
*  the Redskins beat the Browns out in Washington, D. C., 24-23
*  Week 3 will begin this coming Thursday night with a single game

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series continued with five games on Monday
*  in yesterday’s consolation game – South Dakota eliminated the Czech Republic, 5-3
*  in the International loser’s bracket
    *  Mexico beat Australia, 6-2
    *  Venezuela beat Puerto Rico, 2-1
*  in the United States loser’s bracket
    *  Texas beat Washington, 11-4
    *  Illinois’ Jackie Robinson West held on to beat Rhode Island, 8-7
*  the double elimination tournament continues with three games on this Tuesday
    *  a consolation bracket game at 11:00 this morning between Tennessee and British Columbia
    *  a 2:00 International loser’s bracket game between Mexico and Venezuela
    *  a 6:30 United States loser’s bracket game between Illinois and Texas
*  the tournament continues with two games each tomorrow, Thursday, Saturday, and the finals on Sunday
*  all games are televised on either ESPN or ESPN2

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – the Jasper County boys won again
*  the Junior Eagles beat Cumberland, 13-6
*  Connor Bierman was the winning pitcher and the top hitters were Blake Johnson and Jarrett Tharp
*  the Jasper County boys are now 3&0 on the year – their next game is against Dieterich
*  also in Junior High Baseball yesterday – North Clay beat Dieterich in 8 innings, 14-11

 


                                                  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)  it’s a fundraising this Wednesday at Monical’s Pizza in Olney to benefit the Olney Junior Pro Football League – folks are asked to fill out a fundraising form before ordering throughout the day or night tomorrow, and then 20% of the receipt will be donated to Olney Junior Pro Football – proceeds will go for a storage building for equipment – so stop by Monical’s in Olney tomorrow thru tomorrow night to help out

 

(OLNEY)  the organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League at the Olney Bowling Center is tonight starting at 7:00, at the Olney Bowling Center – anyone interested in bowling this fall and thru the upcoming winter should attend – all new bowlers are welcome and encouraged to attend

 

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

 

 

 

August 18, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two with San Diego, losing Saturday 9-5, but winning yesterday 7-6
    *  the Cubs split two with the Mets  :  the White Sox split two with Toronto
    *  the Royals split two with the Twins  :  the Brewers won two from the Dodgers
    *  the Indians split two with the Orioles  :  the Reds lost one with the other one rained out
*  the Cardinals tonight play the first of three against the Reds in St. Louis
    *  the Cubs play the Mets this afternoon in New York  :  White Sox host the Orioles
    *  the Twins host the Royals  :  the Brewers and Indians are both idle on this Monday

 

(NEWTON)  Week Two of the National Football League preseason continued this weekend
*  eight games were played Saturday, four of which involved Midwestern teams
    *  the Packers beat the Rams, 21-7
    *  the Colts lost to the Giants, 27-26
    *  the Bengals lost to the Jets, 25-17
    *  the Vikings beat the Cardinals, 30-28
*  there were two games played yesterday, one involving Midwestern teams
    *  the Chiefs lost to the Panthers, 28-16
*  the Week Two finale in tonight with Browns playing the Redskins in Washington, D.C.

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series continued over the weekend
*  among the four games played in the United States bracket
    *  in the winner's bracket – Pennsylvania beat Texas and Nevada beat Illinois
    *  in the loser's bracket – Washington beat South Dakota and Rhode Island beat Tennessee
*  among the four games played in the International bracket
    *  in the winner's bracket – South Korea beat Puerto Rico and Japan beat Mexico
    *  in the loser's bracket – Australia beat the Czech Republic and Venezuala beat British Columbia
*  five more games are on the schedule for this Monday from 10:00 this morning thru later tonight
    *  the Great Lakes team from Illinois, Jackie Robinson West, faces elimination tonight at 7:00

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball from the weekend – the Jasper County girls played well
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won game one at the Altamont Tournament by beating Sullivan, 1-0
*  the Jasper County girls then defeated Effingham St. Anthony in the second game, 10-0 in four innings
*  game three against Altamont was rained out so the Junior Lady Eagles finished the day at 2&0
    *  Altamont’s record was 1&1, both Sullivan and St. Anthony were 1&2
*  the top players for Newton/Jasper County were Maddie Hemrich, Kenzi Smith, and Alison Russell
*  the Junior Lady Eagles are scheduled to play Cumberland today up at Toledo, weather permitting

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball from the weekend – the Jasper County boys also played well
*  the Junior Eagles won their first game at Altamont, beating Brownstown/St. Elmo, 4-2
*  the Jasper County boys won their second game by beating Altamont, 5-0
*  the third game to be against Dieterich was rained out
*  top players for Newton/Jasper County were Chase Galloway, Connor Bierman, and Jarret Tharp
*  the Junior Eagles are scheduled to play Cumberland today up in Greenup, weather permitting

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League at the Olney Bowling Center is tomorrow night, August 19th, starting at 7:00, at the OBC – anyone interested in bowling this fall and thru the upcoming winter should attend – all new bowlers are welcome and encouraged to attend

 

(OLNEY)  athletic physicals will be available at the East Richland Middle School tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 – the fee is $30 per athlete with checks made out to Richland Memorial Hospital – for more details, call Athletic Director Rick Franklin at 618-395-4372 on Monday

 

(OLNEY)  on the high school sports calendar today  :  in boys golf – the Olney Tigers have their season opener at the Richland Country Club, hosting Robinson and Casey-Westfield at 4:30, weather permitting

 

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

 

 

 

August 16, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving the Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals for the second night in a row beat San Diego, 4-2
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to the Mets, 3-2  :  White Sox beat Toronto, 11-5
    *  the Reds lost to Colorado, 3-2  :  the Brewers beat the Dodgers, 6-3
    *  the Royals beat the Twins, 6-5  :  the Indians beat the Orioles, 2-1
*  the Cardinals are back at home tonight with game three of four against the Padres
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are back in action tonight, under the lights

 

(NEWTON)  it’s Week Two of the National Football League preseason schedule
*  there were two games last night - one involving a Midwestern team
    *  the Lions lost to the Raiders, 27-26
*  there are eight more preseason games on this Saturday, four involving Midwestern teams
    *  Green Bay at St. Louis : Giants at Indianapolis : Jets at Cincinnati : Cardinals at Minnesota
*  there are two more games tomorrow night with the Week Two finale next Monday night

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series continued yesterday with four games
*  in the United States Bracket  :  Pennsylvania beat Tennessee, 4-0
    *  and it was Texas over New England, 6-4
*  in the International Bracket  :  Nuevo Leon beat British Columbia, 4-3
    *  and it was Japan over Venezuela, 1-0
*  the double elimination tournament continues with four more games today on ESPN or ESPN2
*  the Jackie Robinson West team, representing Illinois, is in championship round action tomorrow at 1:00

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball from this past Thursday – Newton/Jasper County was in action
*  the Junior Lady Eagles lost their first game of the year, falling to Casey, 4-3
*  now at 2&1 overall and  in the Junior Little Illini Conference, the Jasper County girls play today
*  the Altamont Tournament features three round robin games
    *  the NJC girls play Sullivan at 10:30 this morning, then St. Anthony at 12 noon, and Altamont at 4:30

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League at the Olney Bowling Center is next Tuesday night, August 19th, starting at 7:00, at the OBC – anyone interested in bowling this fall and thru the upcoming winter should attend – all new bowlers are welcome and encouraged to attend

 

(OLNEY)  athletic physicals will be available at the East Richland Middle School next Monday night, August 18th, from 6:00 to 8:00 – the fee is $30 per athlete with checks made out to Richland Memorial Hospital – for more details, call Athletic Director Rick Franklin at 618-395-4372 on Monday

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway with the regular lineup of UMP Modifieds, Non Wing Sprints, Pure Stocks, and UMP B-Mods – the Hornet 20 will feature a dual state challenge with the top five Indiana racers from last night’s Chandler Speedway racing – plus a Pure Stock Mechanics Race and Hornet Mechanics Race as well – gates open at 5:00, with racing at 7:30, and always plenty of concessions – all at the Clay County Speedway tonight, just north of Flora

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our first Coach’s Corner Show of the 2014-2015 school year – it’s coming up this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be visiting with new ERHS Athletic Director Curt Nealis, then we’ll preview ERHS Golf with Coach Curt Nealis, Lady Tiger Tennis with Coach Drew Muston, and Lady Tiger Volleyball with Coach Megan Anselment – that’s all this morning at 9:00, our Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN beginning at 9:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:05  :  and the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

August 15, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Thursday, involving our Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals won the first of four games against San Diego in St. Louis, 4-3
    *  elsewhere  :  the Brewers beat the Cubs, 6-2  :  the Reds lost to Colorado, 7-3
    *  the Royals beat the Athletics, 7-3  :  the White Sox, Indians, and Twins were idle
*  the Cardinals are back in St. Louis to host the Padres tonight
    *  all games are under the lights tonight  :  the Cubs play the Mets in New York
    *  the White Sox host Toronto  :  the Reds are in Colorado  :  the Twins host the Royals
    *  the Brewers play the Dodgers in L.A.  :  the Indians host the Orioles in Cleveland

 

(NEWTON)  the 2nd week of preseason football in the National Football League started last night
*  in Chicago, the Bears held on at Soldier's Field to beat the visiting Jaguars, 20-19
*  there are four more games on tap tonight, two of which involve Midwestern teams
    *  the Detroit Lions play the Raiders on the west coast
    *  the Tennessee Titans play the Saints down in New Orleans
*  then eight games Saturday involving the Colts, Packers, Rams, Bengals, and Vikings
*  there are two games Sunday, including the Chiefs
*  the Browns are on the road in the final week 2 game next Monday night

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Little League Baseball World Series started with four games yesterday
*  the Illinois team, Jackie Robinson West, won their first game of the double elimination tournament
    *  the Chicago youngsters beat Washington State, 12-2
    *  the other United States Bracket game had Nevada over South Dakota, 12-2
    *  in the first International Bracket game - South Korea beat the Czech Republic, 10-3
    *  then Puerto Rico beat Australia, 16-3
*  the tournament's final four first round games are today in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League at the Olney Bowling Center is next Tuesday night, August 19th, starting at 7:00, at the OBC – anyone interested in bowling this fall and thru the upcoming winter should attend – all new bowlers are welcome and encouraged to attend

 

(OLNEY)  athletic physicals will be available at the East Richland Middle School next Monday night, August 18th, from 6:00 to 8:00 – the fee is $30 per athlete with checks made out to Richland Memorial Hospital – Dr. Bushra Shaukat and nurse practioner Melissa Kuenstler will give the physicals which are good for one at least one year and required before tryouts are allowed – for more, call 618-395-4372

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway with the regular lineup of UMP Modifieds, Non Wing Sprints, Pure Stocks, and UMP B-Mods – the Hornet 20 will feature a dual state challenge with the top five racers from Friday night’s racing at the Chandler Speedway in Indiana – plus a Pure Stock Mechanics Race and Hornet Mechanics Race as well – gates open at 5:00, with racing at 7:30, and always plenty of concessions – the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation’s fundraising Golf Scramble is this afternoon at the Oak Glen Golf Course, starting at 12:30 – it’s a four person scramble with 18 holes of golf, a cart if needed, and lunch, priced at $55 per person or $220 per team – proceeds to support the Oblong School System and the Academic Foundation’s activities – for details, call Rod at 618-592-4733 or the Oak Glen Golf Course

 

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