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September 9, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals took game one of a four game series in Cincinnati, beating the Reds, 5-0
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to Toronto, 8-0  :  the Brewers lost to Miami, 6-4
    *  the White Sox beat the Athletics in 12 innings, 5-4  :  the Royals lost to Detroit, 9-5 
    *  the Indians lost to the Angels, 12-3  :  the Twins were idle
*  the Cardinals are back in Cincinnati for game two of four against the Reds tonight
    *  elsewhere  :  all the Midwestern teams are in action tonight under the lights

 

(NEWTON)  Week One of the National Football League ended last night
*  one of the two games involved a Midwestern team
    *  in Detroit, the Lions beat the Giants, 35-14
*  Week Two of the National Football League gets started with one game this Thursday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney was on the road in LIC play
*  the Tigers lost to Lawrenceville / Red Hill, 155 to 178
*  the Match Medalist was Austin Deloreia of Lawrenceville / Red Hill with a one under par 35
*  Olney’s top golfers were Blake Berry and Jake Kowa, each with a seven over par 43
    *  Luke Shan and Randy Goodman were the other top scorers for Olney
*  the Tigers are now 4&10 on the year, now 2&3 in the LIC – they’re on the road to Salem today

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two matches at home at ERHS
*  the Lady Tigers beat Clay City in the varsity match in two games, 25-12, 25-18
    *  Olney’s top players were Blake Nohren, Courtney Kman, Tanner Piercefield, & Haley Simpson
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Tigers are back in action this evening traveling to Baker Gym at Charleston
*  Clay City is back in action Thursday at South Central in Farina

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball from Saturday – the Casey-Westfield Invitational was held
*  Newton finished the day with two wins and two losses
    *  the Lady Eagles beat Cisne in two games, 25-13, 25-20
    *  the Lady Eagles lost to Hartsburg Emden in two close games, 18-25, 23-25
    *  the Lady Eagles beat Mt. Zion in three games, 25-20, 21-25, 15-9
    *  the Lady Eagles then lost to Edwards County in two close games, 23-25, 21-25
*  the top Newton players were Brooke Koebele, Alli Kline, Taylor Johnson, and Kaitlyn Cohorst
*  the 2&3 Lady Eagles are back in action tonight in LIC play at Oblong

 

(NEWTON)  in Freshman / Sophomore Football last night in the Little Illini Conference
*  Newton beat Casey-Westfield, 28-15               
*  Red Hill beat Olney, 32-0

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball from Saturday – Jasper County won the Oblong Tournament
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat host Oblong in game one, 9-1
    *  Kenzie Smith was the winning pitcher with 8 strikeouts in 6 innings
    *  top Newton hitters were Alison Russell with a single and two triples and Abby Stone with two singles
*  the Jasper County girls won the second game by beating Red Hill, 12-0
    *  Maddie Hemrich was the winning pitcher with 6 strikeouts in three innings
    *  top Newton hitters were Katie Hartke with three singles and Haley Ochs with a triple

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – the Jasper County girls had a come back win
*  the Junior Lady Eagles came from behind in the 6th and 7th innings to beat Paris, 5-4
*  Kenzie Smith was the winning pitcher, striking out 6 in 7 innings of work
*  Newton’s top hitter was Alison Russell going 3 for 3 with 2 singles and a double
*  the Jasper County girls are next on the road at Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in a High School Baseball score from yesterday  :  Teutopolis beat Odin, 11-0 in five innings

 

(OLNEY)  in League of Our Own Women’s Fast Pitch Softball action from Sunday evening
*  in a rescheduled game from a recent rainout – Monical’s Pizza beat Personal Finance, 7-4
*  in the regular scheduled game Sunday night – Monical’s Pizza shutout Personal Finance, 3-0
*  in the other regular scheduled game Sunday night – Hope Unlimited beat Pita’s-N-More, 12-0
*  it will be back to two games this Sunday evening in Musgrove Park at 6:00 and 8:00

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in boys soccer – Olney at Newton  :  in boys & girls cross country – Teutopolis and Oblong at Newton and Robinson and Paris at Olney  :  in volleyball – Newton at Oblong and Olney at Charleston  :  in boys golf – Olney at Salem

 


                                                  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)  teams are needed for the 10th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament, coming up on 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

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is this 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 Richland County Farm Bureau is hosting its 2nd Annual Harvest Hustle Half Marathon and 5K this Saturday morning, starting at 8:00 at Musgrove Park in Olney, with signup and check in at 7:30 – the registration fees are $45 for the Half Marathon and $20 for the 5K with all proceeds to support Richland County high school scholarships for those pursuing a career in the agricultural industry – check the Farm Bureau website online to register, to pay, and to get further information – or call the office at 618-393-4116

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is this coming Saturday in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook, at the Chamber Office, or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration with a $25 fee is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

(OLNEY)  an informational meeting for the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is this Thursday night at Brown’s Furniture Store, starting at 6:00 – all coaches, players, and newcomers are invited to attend – the League’s 5th season is scheduled to begin November 3rd at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – for more information or details, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with  air time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN

 

 

 

September 8, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from the weekend involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals took three out of four in the weekend series up in Milwaukee
*  the Redbirds beat the Brewers Saturday, 5-3 and yesterday, 9-1
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs lost three to the Pirates  :  White Sox dropped two to the Indians
    *  Reds split with the Mets  :  Royals split with the Yankees  :  Twins lost two to the Angels
*  the Cardinals are in Cincinnati tonight for the first of four there against the Reds
    *  elsewhere  :  the Twins are idle  :  the Cubs are in Toronto  :  the Brewers host Miami
    *  the White Sox host Oakland  :  the Royals are in Detroit  :  the Indians host the Angels

 

(NEWTON)  in yesterday’s National Football League Week One action involving Midwestern teams
*  the Broncos beat the Colts, 31-24                     
*  the Bills beat the Bears in overtime, 23-20
*  the Bengals beat the Ravens, 23-16                   
*  the Vikings beat the Rams, 34-6
*  the Steelers beat the Browns, 30-27                   
*  the Titans beat the Chiefs, 26-10
*  the final two Week One games are tonight, one of which involves a Midwestern team
    *  the Lions will host the Giants in Detroit

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football from Saturday involving downstate teams
*  Illinois came back to beat Western Kentucky, 42-34 up in Memorial Stadium in Champaign
    *  the Fighting Illini hit the road for a 3:00 this Saturday against Washington up in Seattle
*  Southern Illinois beat Eastern Illinois, 38-21 up in O'Brien Stadium in Charleston
    *  the 2&0 Salukis return home to Carbondale this Saturday to host Southeast Missouri
    *  the 0&2 Panthers are on the road to Normal this Saturday to play Illinois State

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf Friday – the Olney Invitational was at the Richland Country Club
*  Effingham St. Anthony won the seven team event in stroke play as Mt. Carmel was 2nd, 19 strokes back
*  a Lawrenceville/Red Hill team was third, followed by Teutopolis, Olney, Lawrenceville/Red Hill, Flora
*  the Invitational’s top golfer was Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Zach Breault with a two round 74
    *  second and third best were St. Anthony’s Jared Hutchison at 77 and Garrett Hixenbaugh at 78
    *  also at 78 were fourth place golfer Bridger Kolb of Mt. Carmel and Nate Caudle of Wayne City
*  Olney’s top golfers were Blake Berry, Luke Shan, Jake Kowa, and Randy Goodman
*  a Lawrenceville / Red Hill team and Effingham St. Anthony tied in the team results for “best ball”
    *  there were followed by Mt. Carmel, Teutopolis, Olney, Lawrenceville / Red Hill, and Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer Saturday – Olney wins again on the road
*  the Tigers beat Altamont, 3-1 improving on the year, now with 2 wins, 1 loss, and 3 ties
    *  Olney’s Andrew Steber had 2 goals, while Derek Walker scored the other – Luke Hahn had 2 assists
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match, 2-1 with goals from Connor Zuber and Kye Stallard
*  the Soccer Tigers are back in action tomorrow at Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball Saturday – Newton played at the Casey-Westfield Invitational
*  the Lady Eagles ended up winning two of their five matches
*  we’ll look at the scores and top individual players for Newton in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Little Illini Conference Football – the Olney Tigers won their home opener
*  suspended from Friday night leading 28-19, the Tigers went on to beat Red Hill, 34-27
*  the Tigers had 214 total yards, 139 by air and 75 rushing
    *  Red Hill had 195 total yards, 142 by air and 53 rushing
*  Olney’s leading rusher was Quarterback Clayton Craig with 45 yards on 13 carries
    *  Craig completed 13 passes for the 139 yards
    *  Gage Miller was Olney’s leading receiver with 4 catches for 91 yards
*  Olney's five touchdowns were followed by four out of five PAT's
    *  Gage Miller had a 45 yard TD pass in the 1st quarter
    *  Gus Lathrop had a 77 yard kickoff return in the 2nd quarter
    *  Clayton Craig had both a 4 yard TD run and a 13 yard TD run in the 2nd quarter
    *  Luke Lambird had a 25 yard TD pass in the 3rd quarter
*  the Tigers evened up their record at 1&1 and will travel to Albion Friday night to play Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  in Little Illini Conference Football – the Newton Eagles lost a tough home opener
*  suspended from Friday night leading 7-0, the Eagles went on to lose to Casey-Westfield, 28-13
*  the Eagles had 233 total yards, 182 yards by air and 51 yards rushing
    *  Casey-Westfield had 301 total yards, 98 yards by air and 203 by rushing
*  Newto’s leading rusher was Mitch Bierman with 39 yards on 13 carries
    *  Eagles’ Quarterback Brock Mammoser completed 19 passes for 182 yards
    *  Joe Stone was Newton's leading receiver with 8 catches for 94 yards
*  Newton’s two touchdowns came thru the air
    *  both passes were from Mammoser to Stone TD passes
*  the Eagles fall to 1&1 on the year and they’ll play at Lawrenceville this Saturday afternoon at 2:00

 

(OLNEY)  here’s look at the other downstate scores from this past weekend
*  elsewhere in the Little Illini Conference
    *  Robinson beat Flora, 48-0  :  Lawrenceville beat Paris, 46-0  :  Marshall beat Edwards County, 43-0
*  in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  Fairfield beat Hamilton County,  50-0  :  Carmi beat Eldorado, 28-6 
    *  Chester beat Vienna-Goreville, 61-19  :  Johnston City beat Sesser-Valier, 21-14
*  the Apollo Conference teams in non-conference action
    *  Mattoon beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 48-16  :  Mt. Zion beat Jerseyville, 44-26
    *  Effingham beat Mascoutah, 35-13  :  Taylorville beat Bartonville Limestone, 31-7
    *  Highland beat Salem, 55-7  :  Mt. Vernon beat Charleston, 28-0
*  the Little Okaw Valley teams in cross conference play
    *  Palestine-Hutsonville beat Westville in double overtime, 16-13 
    *  Niantic Sangamon Valley beat Oblong, 40-8  :  Arcola beat Cumberland, 52-0
*  in the South Central Conference
    *  Carlinville beat Vandalia, 57-22  :  Roxanna beat Pana, 37-35  :  Hillsboro beat Staunton, 21-18
    *  Greenville beat Piasa Southwestern, 77-36  :  Litchfield beat Gillespie, 44-30
*  other regional downstate IHSA football scores
    *  Mt. Carmel beat Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 41-21  :  Carterville beat Massac County, 50-0
    *  Benton beat Sparta, 40-12  :  Breese Mater Dei beat Elmhurst IC Catholic, 22-14
    *  Breese Central beat Dupo, 40-7  :  Du Quoin beat Harrisburg, 6-0  :  Freeburg beat Carlyle, 13-7

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Fall Baseball action from Saturday
*  Teutopolis took a doubleheader from Granville / Putnam County, winning 8-7 and 7-2

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Pro Football League action Saturday – Olney took two of three from visiting Flora
*  Olney won the 3rd and 4th Grade game, 12-6
*  Flora won the 5th and 6th Grade game, 18-12
*  Olney won the 7th and 8th Grade game, 20-8

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in girls tennis – Fairfield at Newton  :  in volleyball – Clay City at Olney  :  in boys golf – Olney at Lawrenceville / Red Hill  :  in fresh/soph football – Casey-Westfield at Newton and Red Hill at Olney

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is this 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

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is this coming Saturday in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook, at the Chamber Office, or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration with a $25 fee is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with  air time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN

 

 

 

September 6, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Friday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost to the Brewers, 6-2 as the series evens up at a game apiece
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs & Pirates were suspended at a 3-3 tie – will finish the game today
    *  the White Sox lost to the Indians in 10 innings, 2-1  :  the Reds lost to the Mets, 14-5
    *  the Royals beat the Yankees, 1-0  :  the Twins lost to the Angels in 10 innings, 7-6
*  the Cardinals are back in Milwaukee tonight for game three of four against the Brewers
    *  the Cubs & Pirates will finish last night's suspended game starting at 2:00 today in Chicago
    *  the Cubs & Pirates’ originally scheduled game will then follow at around 3:05 this afternoon
    *  elsewhere  :  the White Sox are back in Cleveland  :  the Royals are back in New York
    *  the Reds again host the Mets  :  and the Twins again will host the Angels of Los Angeles

 

(OLNEY)  Week Two of IHSA Football was affected by last night’s downstate thunderstorm activity
*  in the Little Illini Conference, three games were suspended until today while two were called finals
*  Olney’s home opener was suspended in the 3rd quarter with the Tigers leading Red Hill, 28-19
    *  the Tigers’ game at East Richland High School will resume at 2:00 this afternoon
*  Newton’s home opener was suspended at the end of the 1st quarter with the Eagles on top, 7-0
    *  that’s Newton and Casey-Westfield resuming their game tonight at 7:00 in Newton
*  at Robinson, the Maroons lead Flora, 25-0 – the game will resume at 1:30 this afternoon
*  the other LIC games were finals  :  in a shortened game at Paris, Lawrenceville beat the Tigers, 46-0
*  Marshall beat Edwards County, 43-0 – the game was called at halftime after multiple lightning delays

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a look at some of the other downstate IHSA Football games
*  involving teams from the Apollo Conference
    *  resuming today at 4:30 – Mascoutah leads Effingham, 7-0
    *  resuming today at 3:30 – Mt. Vernon leads Charleston, 6-0
    *  resuming today at 2:00 – Bethalto Civic Memorial leads Mattoon, 7-2
    *  Salem at Highland starts at 11:00  :   Mt. Zion at Jerseyville begins at 6:00 tonight
*  other area games resuming action today or tonight
    *  there’s no score as Oblong will host Sangamon Valley at 6:00
    *  there’s no score as Palestine-Hutsonville is at Westville at 3:00
    *  Arcola leads Cumberland, 6-0 and will resume this morning at 10:00
    *  there’s no score as Pana will host Roxanna at 1:00
    *  Du Quoin leads Harrisburg, 6-0 and will resume at 1:00
*  there were some downstate games that were completed and/or called early
    *  Mt. Carmel beat Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 41-21
    *  Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 50-0
    *  Oakland Tri-County beat Decatur Lutheran, 33-3
    *  Carmi beat Eldorado, 28-6 – the game was called a final in the 4th quarter
    *  Centralia beat East Alton Wood River, 28-0 – game was called in the 1st quarter

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf – the Olney Invitational was held at the Richland Country Club
*  Effingham St. Anthony won the stroke play competition over 2nd place Mt. Carmel, 317 to 336
*  a Lawrenceville / Red Hill split squad was 3rd with 341 points – then Teutopolis with 361
*  Olney was 5th with 396 points – Lawrenceville / Red Hill was 6th at 419 – Flora was 7th at 426
*  we’ll take a look at the individual results on our Monday morning sports report

 

(NEWTON)  in Division One College Football – all three of our downstate teams are in action today
*  Illinois looks for win #2 at home today in Champaign against Western Kentucky with an 11:00 kickoff
*  and EIU will battle SIU at O’Brien Field in Charleston tonight at 6:00 – Panthers are 0&1, Salukis 1&0

 

(OLNEY)  it’s Saturday and we’re back to Olney Junior Pro Football action
*  the Olney teams will be hosting Flora at East Richland High School later this evening

 

(NEWTON)  involving the Junior Pro Football League and the Newton teams
*  due to the Eagles’ game resuming tonight, the JFL games in Newton will be moved to Sunday
*  when and if we received word as to when the games will be played we’ll post it on our website

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Newton at the Casey-Westfield Invitational  :  in girls tennis – Newton at the Salem Tournament  :  in boys soccer – Newton at Charleston and Olney at Altamont  :  in football – Casey-Westfield at Newton and Red Hill at Olney

 


                                                  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

 

(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

 

(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
(OLNEY)  the Olney Bicycle Classic is today in the Olney City Park, starting this morning with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00, with registration required by 7:45 – the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00, open to all ages, with registration required by 9:45 – then the Kids Races for all age groups starting at 11:30 – all are invited out to the Olney City Park to take part or to watch the action

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN – our guests will include East Richland High School JROTC / Army Instructor Michael Cavalier & Olney Central College Blue Knights Basketball Coach Mike Burris – plus online at www.wvlnam.com – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio 1071. FM WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN with our pregame at 10:00 this morning and kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s Olney Tiger football resuming at 2:00 this afternoon on Freedom 92.9  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 6:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle football resuming tonight at 7:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN in Olney, plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 5, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals held on to edge out the Brewers in Milwaukee, 3-2
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs, White Sox, and Royals were all idle
    *  Reds lost to Baltimore, 9-7  :  Indians lost to Detroit, 11-4  :  Twins lost to the Angels, 5-4
*  the Cardinals are back in Milwaukee tonight for game two of four against the Brewers
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs will host Pittsburgh in MLB’s only afternoon game
    *  all other Midwestern teams are under the lights tonight  :  White Sox are in Cleveland
    *  Reds host the Mets  :  Twins host the Angels  :  the Royals play the Yankees in New York

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Football League season opener last night in Seattle
*  the Seahawks beat Green Bay, 36-16
*  there will be thirteen games on Sunday with the two final Week One games Monday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney hosted Newton in Little Illini Conference action
*  the Lady Tigers beat the visiting Lady Eagles, 6-3
*  Olney won all six of the singles matches, each in two sets – the Olney winners respectively 1 thru 6 were
    *  Jaclyn Shan, Nicole Shan, Audrey Jensen Rachel Snyder, Kayln Bailey, and Rachel Woods
*  Newton won all three of the doubles matches, each in two sets – the Newton winners were
    *  #1 Katelyn Michl and Delaney Heal
    *  #2 Cynthia Griffith and Bridget Kaufmann
    *  #3 Chelsea Black and Sydney Zumbahlen
*  Olney and Newton split the junior varsity matches, each winning four
*  the 3&0 Lady Tigers, now 2&0 in the LIC, will be at Flora next Thursday
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow over at the Salem Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton opened its season at home
*  the Lady Eagles took two of three matches from visiting Effingham at NCHS
*  Newton lost a tough three game varsity match to Effingham, 26-24, 17-25, 22-25
    *  Newton’s top players were Brooke Koebele, Alli Kline, Hannah Litzelman, & Kaitlyn Cohorst
*  Newton won the junior varsity match in three games and the freshmen match in two games
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the court tomorrow at the Casey Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney had its home opener at ERHS Ron Herrin Gym
*  the Lady Tigers swept two matches from visiting Mt. Carmel
*  Olney won the varsity competition in three games, 27-29, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Lady Tigers were led by Tanner Piercefield, Blake Nohren, Courtney Kman, and Haley Simpson
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match over Mt. Carmel in two games
*  the Lady Tigers are back in Ron Herrin Gym next Monday to host Clay City

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney won its first match of the year
*  the Tigers beat Effingham St. Anthony in the varsity match on Ed Webber Field at OCC, 2-1
    *  the Olney goals were scored by Ben Lynch and Connor Walker
    *  also some excellent play yesterday from Austin Urfer and Westing Deshon
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match over St. Anthony, 2-1
    *  the jv goals were scored by Eddie Mayorga and Kye Stallard
*  now at 1-1-3, the Soccer Tigers are on the road to Altamont tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton a tough road match
*  the Eagles fell to Altamont, 5-2 as the Jasper County boys had 17 shots on goal
    *  the Newton goals were scored by Felix Scharnbacher and Ben Britton
*  the Eagles are back in action tomorrow morning at 11:00 up at Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
*  in volleyball  :  Oblong took two matches from Hutsonville-Palestine winning both in two games each
*  in boys golf  :  Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Marshall, 178 to 182
*  in fall baseball  :  Teutopolis beat Mulberry Grove, 11-0  :  North Clay / Louisville beat Dieterich, 5-3

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys & Girls High School Cross Country – Newton won a pair of meets
*  the Lady Eagles beat Cumberland – the Lady Pirates had only four runners
    *  Newton’s Lexie Davidson won the race, while Emma Weber finished 2nd
    *  also for Newton, Hallie Powers was 4th and Veronica Ochs was 6th
    *  Cumberland’s top runner was Leah Hutchison, finishing 3rd
*  on the boys side, the Eagles beat Cumberland, 16 to 45
    *  Newton’s Collin Harris won the race, followed by Crayton Chesnut in 2nd place
    *  teammates Zach Huschle was 3rd and Tucker Rieman was 4th
    *  Cumberland’s top runner was Dillion Howard, finishing 5th
    *  also in the top ten for Newton – Victor Sandschafer, Mike Carr, Grant Stark, and Donovan Cantrell
*  the Newton runners are back in action next Tuesday at home with Oblong and Teutopolis

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to IHSA Football with week two action coming up tonight
*  here’s the Little Illini Conference schedule
    *  the Olney Tigers have their home opener against Red Hill during Military Appreciation Night
        *  both teams are looking for the first win of the year after losses last Friday night
    *  the Newton Eagles have their home opener against Casey-Westfield at Chivesky Field
        *  both teams look to remain undefeated after first week wins last Friday night
    *  elsewhere  :  Lawrenceville at Paris  :  Flora at Robinson  :  Edwards County at Marshall

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a look at some other area IHSA Football matchups tonight as well
*  it’s all non-conference games tonight for the Apollo Conference teams
    *  Effingham at Mascoutah  :  Salem at Highland  :  Mattoon at Bethalto Civic Memorial
    *  Charleston at Mt. Vernon  :  Mt. Zion at Jerseyville  :  Taylorville will host Bartonville Limestone
*  it’s still non-conference action for teams in the two Little Okaw Valley divisions
    *  Oblong at Niantic  :  Cumberland at Arcola  :  Palestine-Hutsonville at Westville
*  it’s conference play tonight in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  Hamilton County at Fairfield  :  Eldorado at Carmi  :  Johnston City at Sesser-Valier
*  it’s also all conference games in the South Central Conference
    *  Carlinville at Vandalia  :  Roxanna at Pana
*  here’s a few other area games
    *  Shelbyville at Rantoul  :  East Alton Wood River at Centralia  :  Mt. Carmel at Mt. Vernon, Indiana

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf – the Olney Invitational will be hosted by the Richland Country Club
*  the Olney Tigers will host several area teams and players this afternoon, starting at 1:00

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Bicycle Classic is tomorrow in the Olney City Park, starting with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00, with registration required by 7:45 – 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 – all are invited to take part or observe – check the Olney Chamber website for more

 

(OLNEY)  everyone’s invited out this evening to East Richland High School for the Olney Tiger home opener football game – it will be recognized as Military Appreciation Night as everyone at ERHS will show their appreciation to all past, present, and future Veterans with various activities – the First National Bank in Olney is sponsoring the food available before the game during the tailgating activities to be located just north of the football field, including hamburgers, chips, and drinks with the grills lit up at around 5:00 – a special invitation to all area Veterans to tailgate and attend Tiger football tonight at ERHS in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference football tonight with our pregame shows at around 6:20 or 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 WVLN with our air time at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN

 

 

 

September 4, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Wednesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals had a walk-off win over Pittsburgh, 1-0 sweeping the Pirates out of town
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Brewers, 6-2  :  the Twins beat the White Sox, 11-4
    *  the Royals beat Texas, 4-1  :  the Indians beat Detroit, 7-0  :  Baltimore beat the Reds, 6-0
*  the Cardinals travel north for the first of four games against the Brewers in Milwaukee tonight
    *  elsewhere  :  the Reds play again tonight in Baltimore  :  the Indians host the Tigers
    *  the Twins host the L.A. Angels  :  the Cubs, White Sox, and Royals are all idle on this Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney won a conference match at home
*  the Tigers defeated Marshall at the Richland Country Club, 178 to 209
*  Olney’s Blake Berry was the Match Medalist with a four over par 39
*  the other top Olney golfers were Jake Kowa with a 42, plus Luke Shan and Randy Goodman
*  now at 2&5 on the year, 2&2 in the LIC, the Tigers will host the Olney Invitational tomorrow afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  Olney won a five team meet, beating Teutopolis and St. Anthony, 29-54
    *  Lawrenceville and Robinson finished with no scores
*  the top Olney runners were Kylar Craig in 4th place and Holly Stallard in 6th place
*  Olney’s Jordan Laughlin, Lauren Eagleson, Alicia Guzman, & Aaron Bromm were 8th thru11th
*  St. Anthony’s Carson Fonner and Elizabeth Falconburg finished 1st and 2nd
*  Robinson’s Stephanie Hawkins was 3rd
* the Lady Tigers are back in action next Tuesday at home with Paris and Robinson

   * today’s scheduled meet at Lawrenceville has been cancelled due to the expected excessive heat

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  Olney finished 2nd, only three points behind the first place Robinson Maroons, 40 to 43
   *  Teutopolis was third with 51 points, followed by Lawrenceville at 94 and St. Anthony at 137
*  Olney’s top runner was Matthew DeVenecia in 3rd place
*  Olney’s Dayln Brach and Nathan DeMeyer were 5th and 6th
*  Olney’s Silven Stallard, Michael DeMeyer, and Addison Craig were 14th, 15th, and 16th
*  Robinson’s Noah Tennison won the race – Teutopolis’ Lucas Probst finished 2nd
*  the Tigers are back in action next Tuesday at home with Paris and Robinson

 

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  the Lady Eagles tied for 2nd place with Marshall, only two points behind first place Effingham, 40 to 42
*  Newton’s top runners were Lexi Davidson and Emma Weber finishing 2nd and 3rd
*  Newton’s Hallie Powers was 7th and Veronica Ochs was 12th
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action today hosting Oblong, Cumberland, & Palestine-Hutsonville

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  the Eagles finished 3rd with 52 points, just 7 points behind 2nd place Marshall – Effingham won at 26
*  Newton’s top runners were Collin Harris in 4th place, Crayton Chesnut in 8th, & Victor Sandshafter 9th
*  the Eagles are back on the course today hosting Oblong, Cumberland, & Palestine-Hutsonville

 

(CLAY CITY)  in High School Volleyball from this past Tuesday – in Midland Trail Conference action
*  Clay City swept two matches on the road down at Grayville
*  the Lady Wolves won the varsity match in three games, 21-25, 25-21, 29-27
    *  top players were Macy Hance, Peyton Spitzner, Hannah Dulaney, and Sarah Weiler
*  Clay City won the junior varsity match, also in three games
*  the Lady Wolves are back in action next Monday night at Olney

 

(NEWTON)  the 2014 National Football League season gets started tonight
*  the World Champion Seahawks will host the Green Bay Packers tonight in Seattle
*  thirteen NFL games are on the schedule for Sunday with the final Week 1 games 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

 

(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

 

(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

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming 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 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 and youth – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

(OLNEY)  everyone’s invited out tomorrow evening to East Richland High School for the Olney Tiger home opener football game – it will be recognized as Military Appreciation Night as everyone at ERHS will demonstrate their appreciation to all past, present, and future Veterans with various activities – the First National Bank in Olney is sponsoring the food available before the game during the tailgating activities to be located just north of the football field, including hamburgers, chips, and drinks with the grills lit up at around 5:30 – a special invitation to all area Veterans – that’s this Friday night at ERHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Olney will host Mt. Carmel and Newton will host Effingham  :  in boys soccer – Olney will host Effingham St. Anthony and Newton plays at Altamont  :  in girls tennis – Olney will host Newton  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton will host Cumberland, Oblong, and Palestine-Hutsonville  :  the Olney at Lawrenceville cross country meets are cancelled

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Milwaukee at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, & overnight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN in Olney (740 AM WVLN is currently off the air til further notice)