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July 18, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving our Midwestern teams
the Cardinals held on to beat the Mets, 3-2
elsewhere  :  Braves beat Cubs, 4-2  :  Reds beat Indians, 6-1  :  Brewers beat Pirates, 4-1
White Sox & Royals split a day/night doubleheader – Royals won, 4-2 – White Sox won, 2-0
Tigers beat Orioles, 7-3  :  Astros beat Rangers, 3-2  :  Twins beat Oakland, 5-0
* it’s back to another 16 game schedule on this Saturday, same matchups in the same cities as last night
the Cardinals host the Mets again tonight in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament continued last night
the top-seeded Newton Post 20 team won a quarter-final game, beating Vandalia, 7-3
* Tim Weber was the winning pitcher
* top Newton hitter was Brock Mammoser with 2 doubles and a RBI
now at 20&4 on the season, Newton Post 20 plays Effingham in semi-final action today at 2:00 in Dieterich

 

(NEWTON)  also in Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament action last night
the Olney Junior Legion beat Altamont in consolation round play, 7-1
* the Olney squad scored their seven runs in the top of the 7th inning to claim the victory
* winning pitcher was Jonah Buscher while Dylan Hires picked up a save
Olney now plays in a consolation round game tonight at 7:00 in Dieterich
after the four games today thru tonight, the finals are tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old Section Tournament started last night
there were two game in Olney’s Musgrove Park after a 90 minute delay due to lightning and rain
* Beardstown beat Taylorville, 12-0
* Olney beat Paris, 12-2
that sets up two more game tonight
* the first elimination game at 6:00 as Paris plays Taylorville
* the winner’s bracket game at 8:00 will have Olney against Beardstown
then a single elimination round game tomorrow at 4:00
the championship game is Monday night at 7:00 – maybe another title game Tuesday night, if needed
the tournament champs will advance to the 12 Year Old State Tournament next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition this weekend
best of luck to the Olney Tigersharks as they’re in action today down in the Carmi Invitational Swim Meet
the Tigersharks are winding down their summer season with only two meets remaining after today

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Junior Pro Football will be distributing equipment the first two nights of next week at the Richland County Elementary School practice field – that’s from 6:00 to 7:30 each night, next Monday and Tuesday, July 20th and 21st – registration for playing Junior Pro Football in Olney will also be available for all Richland County children entering 3rd thru 8th grades – the signup fee is $40 per player to help defray playing costs – that’s next Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 on the practice field at RCES in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and broadcast time at 6:15  :  it’s Little League baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with the first game at 6:00 and game two involving Olney at 8:00 – both games also live online at www.wvlnam.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio

 

 

 

July 17, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume on this Friday with 16 games
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the Mets starting tonight

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament started last night
the Olney Junior Legion lost a tough game to Breese, 7-4
* top Olney hitters were Dylan Hires with 3 hits and 2 RBI – Trey Puckett & Luke Lambird had 2 hits each
now at 7&6 on the season, Olney will play tonight at 8:00 in Dieterich in consolation round action
no other scores are available from other first round action last night
Newton Post 20 will be action tonight at home as the top-seeded team in the District Tournament
there are four games on this Friday, with four more tomorrow, and the finals on Sunday

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old Section Tournament starts tonight
there are two game on this Friday night in Olney’s Musgrove Park
* Beardstown will play Taylorville at 6:00
* Olney plays Paris at 8:00 – all Olney fans are encouraged to wear plenty of “Orange” tonight
tonight’s losers play tomorrow night at 6:00 with the winners hooking up at 8:00
then single games on Sunday, Monday night, and then Tuesday night, if needed
the tournament champs will advance to the 12 Year Old State Tournament next weekend

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Junior Pro Football will be distributing equipment the first two nights of next week at the Richland County Elementary School practice field – that’s from 6:00 to 7:30 each night, next Monday and Tuesday, July 20th and 21st – registration for playing Junior Pro Football in Olney will also be available for all Richland County children entering 3rd thru 8th grades – the signup fee is $40 per player to help defray playing costs – that’s next Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 on the practice field at RCES in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is today at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser today from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and broadcast time at 7:15  :  it’s Olney All Star Little League baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with air time at around 8:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & overnight, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 16, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume tomorrow with 16 games
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the Mets starting tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 11 Year Old Tournament ended last night down in Mt. Carmel
in the first championship game
* Salem beat Olney, 9-4 finishing up the tournament
despite the loss, a tip of the hat to the Olney 11 year olds for playing well in the District One Tournament
the Salem All Stars now advance to the Section Tournament starting at week from tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament ended last night in Olney
in the first championship game at Musgrove Park
* Olney defeated Lawrence County, 15-3 to claim the tournament title
the Olney All Stars now advance to the 10 Year Old Section / State Tournament
that event will begin a week from tomorrow night up in the Beardstown and Brown County area

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old Section Tournament starts tomorrow night
the double elimination tournament will run Friday thru next Tuesday in Olney’s Musgrove Park
the four teams taking part are Olney, Paris, Taylorville, and Beardstown
the tournament champs will advance to the 12 Year Old State Tournament next weekend

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament gets started tonight
the double elimination tournament hosted by Dieterich includes nine regional teams
there are four games scheduled for this Thursday, including one play-in game
* 8th-seeded South Central plays 9th-seeded Vandalia
the other three games are in quarter-final bracket action
* 2nd-seeded Teutopolis plays 7th-seeded Altamont
* 3rd-seeded Olney plays 6th-seeded Breese
* and it’s 4th-seeded Dieterich against 5th-seeded Effingham
Newton Post 20, the tournament’s top seed, will play the South Central / Vandalia winner tomorrow night
there will be four games tomorrow, four more games Saturday, and the final games Sunday

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Junior Pro Football will be distributing equipment the first two nights of next week at the Richland County Elementary School practice field – that’s from 6:00 to 7:30 each night, next Monday and Tuesday, July 20th and 21st – registration for playing Junior Pro Football in Olney will also be available for all Richland County children entering 3rd thru 8th grades – the signup fee is $40 per player to help defray playing costs – that’s next Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 on the practice field at RCES in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser tomorrow from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Football Instructional Camp is being held today and tomorrow, each morning, at the Richland County High School Football Complex, all led by high school coaches & players – from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning for incoming 3rd thru 5th graders and from 10:00 to 11:30 each morning for incoming 6th thru 8th graders – the camp will introduce players to the skills & fundamentals of being a Tiger football player – while offensive skills will be emphasized today, defensive skills will be the focus tomorrow – the two day camp is free of charge – show up early before each session to signup – all area youngsters invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 15, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
it was the American League All Stars beating the National League All Stars, 6-3
therefore giving the home field advantage in this fall’s World Series to the American League team
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume this coming Friday
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the New York Mets starting Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 11 Year Old Tournament continued down in Mt. Carmel
in a single elimination round game last night
* Olney beat Clay County, 7-6
that sets up a championship game tonight
* Olney will play Salem at 7:00 tonight
an Olney All Star win this evening would force a second and final championship game tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament continued in Olney
there was one elimination round game played last night at Musgrove Park
* Lawrence County beat Salem
that sets up a championship game tonight
* Olney plays Lawrence County this evening at 6:30
an Olney win tonight will send the local All Stars to the Section / State Tournament next weekend
should the Olney All Stars lose tonight, a second and final championship game would be tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament gets started tomorrow
the double elimination tournament hosted by Dieterich include the following nine regional teams
* Newton, Olney, Dieterich, Altamont, Effingham, Vandalia, South Central, Teutopolis, and Breese
the games will run tomorrow thru Friday and Saturday, ending on Sunday, all weather permitting

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser this Friday from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 14, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball
there were no games last night during the current All Star Break
speaking of that, the 2015 All Star Baseball Game is tonight, starting at 6:00 in Cincinnati
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume this coming Friday
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the New York Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old District Tourney continued in Lawrenceville
congratulations to the Olney All Stars as they won the championship game last night
* Olney beat Salem in the title game, 12-2
the Olney boys advance to the Section Tournament which starts this Friday night at Musgrove Park in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 11 Year Old Tournament continued in Mt. Carmel
no results available

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament continued in Olney
there were two games played last night at Musgrove Park
* Olney beat Lawrence County, 5-4
* Salem eliminated Clay County
that sets up the next elimination round game tonight
* Salem plays Lawrence County
tonight’s winner will play Olney tomorrow night at 6:30 in the first championship game
the winner advances to the 10 Year Old Section / State Tournament starting this weekend

 

(NEWTON)  last night’s reschedule Junior Legion game between Newton & Olney was cancelled

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is this Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser this Friday from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com