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Local Sports

August 17, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  as the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio the U.S. medal count continues to grow
American athletes added nine more medals on Tuesday, including 2 gold, 5 silver and 2 bronze
the United States leads the other 204 countries with 84 total medals to date
* America has captured 28 gold medals, 28 silver medals, and 28 bronze medals, the most in all categories
* China has the Olympics’ second most medals at 51, followed by Great Britain with 50 and Russia with 38
* then it’s Japan and France each with 29, Germany with 26, Australia with 24, and Italy with 23
* then Canada, Korea, and the Netherlands each with 14, Hungary has 13, and Brazil with 11
the events continue for five more days and nights with the Olympics ending this coming Sunday in Rio

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night with a full schedule
the Cardinals won the first of a quick two game series in Houston last night, beating the Astros, 8-5
* other Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, Royals, Reds, Pirates, Indians, Twins, and Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost two were the White Sox, Brewers, Tigers, and Braves
the Cardinals will finish up their short series in Houston with a day game this afternoon

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing on Friday, August 26th, at the Quail Creek Country Club, in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks & water available on the course, along with hamburgers & hot dogs – not to mention a meal following the round of golf featuring barbecue chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson – for more, logon at  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(OLNEY/SALEM)  the U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition has its Annual Golf Scramble next Monday, August 22nd, at the Salem Country Club, over in Marion County – it’s registration and social time at 11:00 that morning, then lunch at 12:00 noon, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – plenty of prizes and fun – it’s all to raise awareness & funds to support the four-lane expansion efforts of  Route 50 from Lawrenceville and Olney to the Metro East area – for details or to sign up, call the Salem City Hall at  618-548-2222, ext. 10

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for this coming Saturday morning, August 20th – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call or stop by the school for more details or information

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  be listening for our Coach’s Corner Show coming up this Saturday morning, August 20th, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include RCHS Athletic Director Curt Nealis, Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, and Newton Eagle Football Coach Jason Fulton – running from 9:03 to 10:00 on most every Saturday morning, now thru late next winter in 2017, join us as we visit with the various coaches and extra-curricular activity sponsors from Olney Central College, Richland County High School, & the Richland County Middle School in Olney – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show, Saturday mornings at 9:03, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN in Olney – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and the Athletic Club invites everyone to the annual Media Day at NCHS this coming Friday evening – it all begins with football pictures taken at 5:00 – then the NCHS Marching Eagles will perform a pre-game show on Chizevsky Field from 6:00 to 6:15 – then the Athletic Boosters will address the crowd from 6:15 to 6:20 – and then the coaches and sponsors will introduce their athletes for the coming fall sports – the NCHS Cheerleaders at 6:20, Eagles Soccer at 6:30, Lady Eagles Volleyball at 6:35, Lady Eagles Tennis at 6:40, NCHS Cross Country at 6:45, NCHS Freshmen NCHS Football at 6:50, and Varsity NCHS Eagles Football at 6:55 – all fans are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will host “Meet the Tigers” Night at the RCHS Football Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in an upcoming fall sport – then the Olney Tiger Football team will conduct a short scrimmage – in addition, the RCHS Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out this Friday to Richland County High School

 

(OLNEY)  also this Friday evening, folks are encouraged to line the streets to recognize the Olney Junior League Baseball team that recently represented Illinois at the Little League 13-14 Year Old Central Region Tournament up in Fort Wayne, Indiana – the special honor parade will leave the Musgrove Park at 6:00, go south on Silver Street, then east on North Avenue, and back north on Locust Street to the Richland County High School Football Field, where the State Champs will be recognized during the “Meet the Tigers” event

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center  : on Saturday, August 20th, Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 each day  :  and the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our dugout show at 12:15 and game time at around 1:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

August 16, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  as the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio the U.S. medal count continues to grow
American athletes added six more medals on Monday, including 2 silver and 4 bronze, but no gold
the United States leads the other 204 countries with 75 total medals to date
* America has captured 26 gold medals, 23 silver medals, and 26 bronze medals, the most in all categories
* China has the Olympics’ second most medals at 46, followed by Great Britain with 41 and Russia with 35
* then it’s Japan with 27, France with 24 each, Italy with 23, Australia with 22, and Germany with 17
* then Korea with 14, the small country of  Kazakhstan has 10, and the host country, Brazil now with 9
the events continue for six more days and nights with the Olympics ending this coming Sunday in Rio

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night with a limited schedule
* the Midwestern teams that won Monday were the Royals, Pirates, and Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost two were the Reds, Indians, and Tigers
the Cardinals were idle on Monday  – they’ll start a quick two game series in Houston tonight
* also idle yesterday and last night were the Cubs and White Sox

 

(OLNEY)  in sports news from the University of Illinois campus up in Champaign-Urbana
the Illinois football team hosted it’s Training Camp Media Day this past Sunday at Memorial Stadium
the Fighting Illini are back in the grass practice fields next to Memorial Stadium for training camp practices
the practices are free and open to the public for the rest of this week
* today (Tuesday) from 11:00 to 1:00 (weather permitting)
* tomorrow (Wednesday) from 2:30 to 4:30
* Thursday and Friday, each day from 11:00 to 1:00
* and Saturday afternoon, the final day, from 2:30 to 4:30
the Illini kick off their 2016 season at home Saturday afternoon, September 3rd, against Murray State
check the Illini website for ticket information, at  www.fightingillini.com 
you’ll be able to hear Fighting Illini Football on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, Olney

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing on Friday, August 26th, at the Quail Creek Country Club, in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks & water available on the course, along with hamburgers & hot dogs – not to mention a meal following the round of golf featuring barbecue chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson – for more, logon at  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(OLNEY/SALEM)  the U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition has its Annual Golf Scramble next Monday, August 22nd, at the Salem Country Club, over in Marion County – it’s registration and social time at 11:00 that morning, then lunch at 12:00 noon, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – plenty of prizes and fun – it’s all to raise awareness & funds to support the four-lane expansion efforts of  Route 50 thru the counties of  Clay, Richland, Lawrence, Marion, Clinton, & St. Clair – for details or to sign up, call  618-548-2222, ext. 10

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for this coming Saturday morning, August 20th – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call or stop by the school for more details or information

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  be listening for our Coach’s Corner Show coming up this Saturday morning, August 20th, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include RCHS Athletic Director Curt Nealis, Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, and Newton Eagle Football Coach Jason Fulton – running from 9:03 to 10:00 on most every Saturday morning, now thru late next winter in 2017, join us as we visit with the various coaches and extra-curricular activity sponsors from Olney Central College, Richland County High School, & the Richland County Middle School in Olney – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show, Saturday mornings at 9:03, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN in Olney – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and the Athletic Club invites everyone to the annual Media Day at NCHS this coming Friday evening – it all begins with football pictures taken at 5:00 – then the NCHS Marching Eagles will perform a pre-game show on Chizevsky Field from 6:00 to 6:15 – then the Athletic Boosters will address the crowd from 6:15 to 6:20 – and then the coaches and sponsors will introduce their athletes for the coming fall sports – the NCHS Cheerleaders at 6:20, Eagles Soccer at 6:30, Lady Eagles Volleyball at 6:35, Lady Eagles Tennis at 6:40, NCHS Cross Country at 6:45, NCHS Freshmen NCHS Football at 6:50, and Varsity NCHS Eagles Football at 6:55 – all fans are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will host “Meet the Tigers” Night at the RCHS Football Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in an upcoming fall sport – then the Olney Tiger Football team will conduct a short scrimmage – in addition, the RCHS Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out this Friday to Richland County High School

 

(OLNEY)  also this Friday evening, folks are encouraged to line the streets to recognize the Olney Junior League Baseball team that recently represented Illinois at the Little League 13-14 Year Old Central Region Tournament up in Fort Wayne, Indiana – the special honor parade will leave the Musgrove Park at 6:00, go south on Silver Street, then east on North Avenue, and back north on Locust Street to the Richland County High School Football Field, where the State Champs will be recognized during the “Meet the Tigers” event

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center  : on Saturday, August 20th, Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 each day  :  and the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:15 and game time at around 7:10  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus around the clock at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 15, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  as the 2016 Summer Olympics continue in Rio the U.S. medal count continues to grow
American athletes added three more medals on Sunday, one each for gold, silver, and bronze
the United States leads the other 204 countries with 69 total medals to date
* America has captured 26 gold medals, 21 silver medals, and 22 bronze medals, the most in all categories
* China has the Olympics’ second most medals at 45, followed by Great Britain with 38 and Russia with 30
* then it’s Japan with 26, Australia and France with 22 each, Italy with 21, and Germany with 17
* rounding out the top 13 are Korea with 14, Canada with 13, Hungary with 12, and the Netherlands with 9
the events continue for seven more days and nights with the Olympics ending this coming Sunday in Rio

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball over this past weekend, on Saturday and Sunday
St. Louis took two from Chicago, 8-4 Saturday and 6-4 last night – the Cubs won last Thursday & Friday
* the Midwestern teams that won two were the Indians and Tigers
* the teams that split two were the White Sox, Royals, Pirates, Reds, Brewers, Twins, and Marlins
* the Midwestern teams that lost two were the Braves, Astros, and Rangers
the Cardinals are idle on this Monday – they’ll start a quick two game series in Houston tomorrow night
the Cubs and White Sox are also off on this Monday

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing on Friday, August 26th, at the Quail Creek Country Club, in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks & water available on the course, along with hamburgers & hot dogs – not to mention a meal following the round of golf featuring barbecue chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson – for more, logon at  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(OLNEY/SALEM)  the U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition has its Annual Golf Scramble next Monday, August 22nd, at the Salem Country Club, over in Marion County – it’s registration and social time at 11:00 that morning, then lunch at 12:00 noon, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – plenty of prizes and fun – it’s all to raise awareness & funds to support the four-lane expansion efforts of  Route 50 thru the counties of  Clay, Richland, Lawrence, Marion, Clinton, & St. Clair – for details or to sign up, call the City of Salem at  618-548-2222, ext. 10

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for this coming Saturday morning, August 20th – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call or stop by the school for more details or information

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  be listening for our first Coach’s Corner Show for the fall of 2016 coming up this Saturday morning, August 20th, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include RCHS Athletic Director Curt Nealis and Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music – running from 9:03 to 10:00 on most every Saturday morning, now thru late next winter in 2017, join us as we visit with the various coaches and extra-curricular activity sponsors from Olney Central College, Richland County High School, and the Richland County Middle School in Olney – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show, Saturday mornings at 9:03, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN in Olney – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and the Athletic Club invites everyone to the annual Media Day at NCHS this coming Friday evening – it all begins with football pictures taken at 5:00 – then the NCHS Marching Eagles will perform a pre-game show on Chizevsky Field from 6:00 to 6:15 – then the Athletic Boosters will address the crowd from 6:15 to 6:20 – and then the coaches and sponsors will introduce their athletes for the coming fall sports – the NCHS Cheerleaders at 6:20, Eagles Soccer at 6:30, Lady Eagles Volleyball at 6:35, Lady Eagles Tennis at 6:40, NCHS Cross Country at 6:45, NCHS Freshmen NCHS Football at 6:50, and Varsity NCHS Eagles Football at 6:55 – all fans are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will host “Meet the Tigers” Night at the RCHS Football Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in an upcoming fall sport – then the Olney Tiger Football team will conduct a short scrimmage – in addition, the RCHS Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out this Friday to Richland County High School

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center  :  starting today, this August 15th, it’s adult lap swim from 6:30 to 8:00 this morning & from 12:00 to 1:00 this afternoon – then open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 this afternoon  : on Saturday, August 20th, Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 each day  :  and the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th – call the Aquatic Center if any questions

 

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

 

 

 

August 13, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball both yesterday and last night
the Cardinals lost to the Cubs 13-2
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Braves – Astros – White Sox – Indians – Rangers – Reds – Royals - Pirates
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Tigers – Brewers – Twins
the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon with game three of the four game weekend series in Chicago

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday morning, August 20th, a week from this morning – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call the school for more details

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  be listening for our first Coach’s Corner Show for the Fall of 2016 coming up a week from this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN as our guest will be Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music – running from 9:03 to 10:00 on most every Saturday morning  to follow, join us as we visit with the various coaches and extra-curricular activity sponsors from Olney Central College, Richland County High School, and Richland County Middle School in Olney – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show Saturday mornings at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN in Olney – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center, beginning next week  :  starting Monday, August 15th, it’s adult lap swim from 6:30 to 8:00 in the morning and from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon – open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 in the afternoon  : on Saturday, August 20th, Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 each day  :  and the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:25 and our pregame show at around 1:20  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

August 12, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night in limited action
the Cardinals lost to the Cubs on a close called ball four in the 11th inning, 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Royals, Brewers, Pirates, Indians, and Astros
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the White Sox, Twins, and Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that were idle on Thursday were the Reds and Tigers
the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon with game two of four in Chicago against the Cubs

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament ended last night in Fort Wayne, Indiana
it was the Midland, Michigan team coming away with the championship, slipping by North Dakota, 6-5
Michigan advanced to the title game by beating the Bedford, Indiana All Stars earlier yesterday, 15-5
North Dakota advanced by defeating Iowa, 7-1
it’s the third trip in a row for the Michigan team to the Central Region Tournament
they’ll now advance to the Junior League World Series to be held in Taylor, Michigan

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from last weekend
the Southern Illinois All Star Swim Meet was held in Millstadt
the competition involved the top swimmers from six different Swim Conferences
this included conferences from Southern and Central Illinois and Southwestern Indiana
* the Central Illinois Swim Conference won the event with 307 points
* the Illiana Swim Conference, including the Olney Tigersharks, were 2nd with 250 points
* the Shawnee Swim Conference was 3rd with 200.5 points
* the Midwest Swim Conference was 4th with 145.5 points
* the Southern Illinois Swim League was 5th with 139 points
* and the Sugar Creek Valley Swim Conference was 6th
among the six High Point Winners for the Illiana Conference were two from Olney
* Owen Powell – first in the boys 15-18 year old category
* Noah Church – 2nd in the boys 13-14 year old category
the other top swimmers for the Olney Tigersharks are as follows
* Kayla Page in girls 15-18
* Carolyn Powell, Kaylei Eubank, and Emma Gulovsen in girls 13-14
* Isaac Page and Kyan Nosek in boys 11-12
* Jadyn Holubek and Bree Holdren in girls 11-12
* Danielle Brown and Aubrey Lambird in girls 9-10
* Reid Brown, Asher Lambird, Hadley Denton in boys 8 & under
* Ari Leslie, Carly Houchin, Blair Grove, and Brooklynn Beard in girls 8 & under
congratulations to all the Tigersharks, their coaches and family, on a great summer season

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball action yesterday – Newton Jasper County lost for the first time this fall
Jasper County fell to Casey, 7-4
* Whitney Zumbahlen took the loss giving up 8 hits and striking out 1 in five innings of work
* Zumbahlen led Jasper County at the plate with a triple and one run scored
* Jacey Parr was two for three with 2 RBI and a run scored – Olivia Flowers had two singles
now at 2-1 on the year and in conference action, Jasper County plays in the Altamont Tournament tomorrow

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday morning, August 20th, a week from tomorrow morning – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call the school for more details

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center, beginning next week  :  starting Monday, August 15th, it’s adult lap swim from 6:30 to 8:00 in the morning and from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon – open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 in the afternoon  : on Saturday, August 20th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00  :  also, the same on Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th  :  the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce has its 20th Annual Golf Outing today at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 – lunch ticket only is $10

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:25 and our pregame show at around 1:20  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com