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October 9, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball, the playoff schedule resumes tomorrow night
the American League Championship Series will begin Friday night in Baltimore
  *  the Orioles will host the Kansas City Royals in game one of the best-of-seven series at 7:07
the National League Championship Series will get started Saturday night in St. Louis
  *  the Cardinals will host the San Francisco Giants in game one of that series with game time at 7:07
the two series winners will meet in the 2014 World Series with game one to be Tuesday, October 21st

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis from yesterday – Olney beat Mt. Carmel, 8-1
the Lady Tigers won five of the six singles matches with all wins in two sets each
  *  Nicole Shan won the #2 singles match
  *  Audrey Jensen won the #3 singles match
  *  Rachel Snyder won the #4 singles match
  *  Rachel Woods won the #5 singles match
  *  and Kalyn Bailey won the #6 singles match
Olney swept all three of the doubles matches, two of which were taken to three sets
  *  Rachel Woods and Kalyn Bailey won the #1 doubles match
  *  Jaclyn Shan and Nicole Shan won the #2 doubles match
  *  Rachel Snyder and Payton Murphy won the #3 doubles match
Mt. Carmel won four of the five junior varsity matches
now at 13&2, the Lady Tigers are back on the court next Monday morning at 10:00 in Charleston

 

(FLORA)  here’s the results from last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway
Sprints  :  Donnie Brackett finished in first place  :  Robert Ballou was 2nd  :  Shane Cockrum was 3rd
Hornets  :  Lynn Lash crossed the finish line first  :  Josh Callahan was 2nd  :  Blaze Burwell was 3rd
B-Mods  :  Curt Loddoke took the checkered flag  :  John Shick was 2nd  :  Kyle Monroe was 3rd
Modifieds  :  Everett Bradham took the checkered flag  :  Tyler Weiss was 2nd  :  Rusty Griffaw was 3rd
Pure Stocks  :  David Sims finished in first place  :  J Forston was 2nd  :  Josh Lemke was 3rd
*  there’s no racing at the Clay County Speedway for the next two Saturdays – next race is October 25th
*  Illinois racers are welcome in Indiana this Friday night – logon at www.chandlermotorspeedway.com

 

(NEWTON)  in Marching Band Competition from last Saturday
the 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival was held in EIU’s O’Brien Stadium in Charleston
  *  a total of 36 bands took part in the competition in five different school classes
there were seven bands that competed in Class 3A
  *  the Newton Marching Eagles finished in 2nd place and, in fact, was 2nd overall among the 36 teams
  *  Newton was first in four of the six categories  :  Visual  :  Percussion  :  Auxiliary  :  Drum Major
  *  the Marching Eagles were second in the other categories  :  Music  :  General Effect
  *  Newton’s final score, 72.55 points, was only ten hundredths of a point behind overall winner Monticello
  *  Paxton-Buckley-Loda was 3rd, followed by Robinson, University High, Tolono Unity, and Freeburg
there were eight bands that competed in Class 4A
  *  the Olney Marching Tigers finished in 4th place and overall, finished 10th among the total 36 teams
  *  Olney highest categorical finish was 2nd place in Visual  :  4th for both Music and Drum Major
  *  Olney tied for 5th in General Effect  :  with two 6th place finishes in both Percussion and Auxiliary
  *  Troy Triad won Class 4A, followed by Mt. Zion, Danville, and then the Marching Tigers
  *  rounding out the four bands in order were Mattoon, Centralia, Charleston, and Rantoul
there were six bands that competed in Class 1A
  *  Arcola won the class, followed by Carterville, Johnston City, Oblong, Arthur-Lovington, & Blue Ridge
there were eight bands that competed in Class 2A
  *  Breese Mater Dei finished first, followed by Mt. Carmel, Paris, Watseka, and Casey-Westfield
  *  rounding out the remaining teams in order were Leroy, Ridgeview, and Pleasant Plains
and there were seven bands that competed in Class 5A
  *  Mahomet-Seymour was 1st, followed by Granity City, Limestone Bartonsville, and Marion
  *  rounding out the remaining teams in order were Champaign Centennial, Highland, and Belleville West
the Olney Marching Tigers are back in competition this Saturday, taking part in two different events
  *  at the Newton Marching Eagle Classic and at the Effingham Marching Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from the Benton Invitational – Olney ran well
the Cubs finished 6th in the boys varsity race – the top three teams were Marion, Triad, & O’Fallon Carriel
  *  Olney’s top varsity boys runner was Chase Williams in 13th place
the Lady Cubs finished in 14th place in the girls varsity race – top teams were Highland, Waterloo, & Triad
  *  Olney’s top varsity girls runner was Cameron Hough in 4th place
the Cubs finished 5th in the boys junior varsity race
the top teams were Olney St. Joe, O’Fallon Carriel, and Marion
  *  Olney’s top boys junior varsity boys runner was Garrett Wright in 24th place
the Lady Cubs finished 5th in the girls junior varsity race
the top teams were Olney St. Joe, O’Fallon Carriel, and Pinckneyville
  *  Olney’s top girls junior varsity runner was Hope Laughlin in 2nd place
Olney’s top runners in the Open Races were Jack Bettis in 6th place and Jaelyn Barrett in 55th place

 

(OLNEY)  the SIJHSAA continues with the downstate Baseball and Softball State Tournaments
the Middle Size School Class M Tournaments are both being played in Pinckneyville
  *  the Class M Baseball semi-finals and finals are today
  *  the Class M Softball finals are today after the semi-finals yesterday
the Large Size School Class L Tournaments are both being played in Centralia
  *  both the Class M Baseball and Softball finals are scheduled for today – the semi-finals were yesterday
the Small Size School Class S Tournaments are both being played in Coulterville
  *  with the Class S Baseball and Softball semi-finals played yesterday, both finals are set for tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  Week Six in the National Football League begins with a single game later tonight
the Indianapolis Colts are in Texas tonight to play the Texans - both teams enter with 3&2 records
there will be thirteen games on Sunday with the Week Six finale next Monday night in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football League scheduled ended last weekend
*  while Olney’s three teams finished the season last Saturday, each team is having year-end banquets
*  we’ll have a complete look at the year-end awards presented to each team coming up next week
*  and we’ll be featuring the coaches of each team on our Coach’s Corner Show this Saturday morning
   *  that’s at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

(OLNEY)  today’s high school sports calendar : volleyball – Olney at Robinson and Marshall at Newton  : boys soccer – Olney at Salem : girls tennis – Newton at Teutopolis : freshmen football – Robinson at Olney

 

                                   
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(OLNEY)  also 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 – plus online, around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 8, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action on Tuesday
in the National League Division Series played last night
  *  the Cardinals came back to beat the Dodgers, 3-2 winning the NLDS 3 games to 1
  *  the Giants also won its NLDS 3 games to 1 with a victory over Washington last night, 3-2
now with two days off, the American League Championship best-of-seven series begins Friday night
  *  the Orioles will host the Royals in Baltimore in game one at 7:07
the National League Championship Series will begin Saturday night with the Cardinals hosting the Giants

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals were yesterday
the Class 2A Regional at Centralia involved ten teams from our downstate region
  *  the top three teams advancing to Sectional were Centralia (320), Mt. Vernon (326), and Salem (328)
  *  Lawrenceville / Red Hill finished 6th, Mt. Carmel was 7th, and the Olney Tigers were 10th
  *  advancing individuals included Lawrenceville’s Zach Breault (3rd/78) and Tanner Gray (8th/81)
  *  also advancing to Section was Mt. Carmel’s Blake Golden (4th/79)
  *  none of the Olney Tigers advanced on to Sectional, but they played fairly well yesterday
     Olney golfers were Tanner Hout, Blake Berry, Jake Kowa, Luke Shan, Randy Goodman, & Jordan Seib
     The Tigers finished the year with an overall record of  12&42
the Class 2A Regional at Effingham involved nine teams from the downstate region
  *  the top three teams advancing to Section were Effingham (312), Mattoon (326), and Mt. Zion (330)
  *  Taylorville finished 5th, Charleston tied for 6th, and Paris was 9th
  *  advancing individuals included Charleston’s Kendall Elliott (9th/86)
  *  Effingham’s Jackson Wendling was the Match Medalist with a round of 75
the Class 1A Regional hosted by Cumberland, played at Mattoon, involved eleven area teams
  *  top three teams advancing to Sectional were Decatur Lutheran (319), Arcola (353), and Sullivan (361)
  *  Casey-Westfield finished in 6th place, Marshall was 8th, Cumberland was 10th, and Windsor was 11th
  *  advancing players were Casey’s Zach Pendelton (8th/88) and Marshall’s Peyton Allen (11th/92)
the Class 1A Regional hosted by St. Anthony, played in Effingham, involved twelve area teams
  *  top three teams advancing were St. Anthony (322), Robinson (350), and Christ Our Rock (374)
  *  Teutopolis finished 8th, Altamont was 9th, Flora was 10th, Sandoval was 11th, and Oblong was 12th
  *  Robinson’s advancing team includes Tom Goodman, Tristen Murphy, and James Gibson
     *  Robinson’s other team members include Hunter Givens, Jordan Rector, and Takoda Wheeler
  *  advancing individuals include Altamont’s Adam Mayhaus (2nd/83) and Cisne’s Logan Hosick (3rd/86)
  *  others advancing are Teutopolis’ Christian Deters (4th/87) and Flora’s Nick Trotter (5th/88)
  *  St. Anthony’s Connor Greene was the Match Medalist with a round of 73
the Class 1A Regional hosted by Hamilton County, played in Mt. Vernon, involved eleven downstate teams
  *  the top three teams advancing to Sectional were Hamilton County (328), Carmi (336), and Vienna (358)
  *  Woodlawn finished in 4th place, Waltonville was 5th, Norris City-Omaha-Enfield was 7th
  *  advancing individuals include Wayne City’s Nate Caudle (2nd/78)
most all the Sectionals will be held at their respective sites next Monday, October 13th

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton hosted two meets
the Lady Eagles won the girls meet, beating Lawrenceville, 18 to 40
  *  Newton’s Lexie Davidson won the race, finishing 1st, followed by teammate Emma Weber in 2nd
  *  Newton’s Hallie Powers was 3rd, Veronica Ochs was 5th, Natalie Woods 7th, and Maddie Geier 10th
on the boys side, the Eagles were 2nd to Lawrenceville, 31 to 23 – Hutsonville finished 3rd at 71
  *  Newton’s top runners were Collin Harris in 3rd place and Trenton Gonzalez in 4th place
  *  Newton’s Crayton Chesnut was 6th, Tucker Rieman 9th, Victor Sandschafer 10th, and Mike Carr 11th
the Newton runners will next compete in the LIC Conference Meet next Tuesday, hosted by Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Girls Tennis yesterday – Olney wins a non-conference match on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Centralia, 6-3 as Olney won five of the six singles matches, all in two sets each
  *  Jaclyn Shan won the #1 singles match
  *  Nicole Shan won the #2 singles match
  *  Audrey Jensen won the #3 singles match
  *  Rachel Woods won the #5 singles match
  *  Taloni Ginder won the #6 singles match
the Lady Tigers took one of the three doubles matches
  *  Katie Hostetter and Maddie Moyes won the #3 doubles match
Centralia won four of the five junior varsity matches
now at 12&2 overall, still 4&1 in the LIC, the Tennis Lady Tigers are in action today down at Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept three LIC matches on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Paris in the varsity match in two games, 25-19 and 25-15
  *  top Olney players were Haley Simpson, Blake Nohren, Taylor Hughes, and Tanner Piercefield
Olney also won the junior varsity match in three games and the fresh/soph match in two
at 9&8 on the year, the Lady Tigers are on the road up to Robinson tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept three LIC matches on the road
the Lady Eagles beat Flora in the varsity match in two games, 25-18 and 26-24
  *  Newton was led by Brooke Koebele, Taylor Johnson, and Kristen Hardiek
Newton also won the junior varsity match in three games and won the freshmen match in two games
at 14&6 on the year, the Lady Eagles are back home on the NCHS court tomorrow night against Marshall

 

(CLAY CITY)  also in High School Volleyball last night – Clay City swept two MTC matches at home
the Lady Wolves beat Odin in the varsity match in three games, 22-25, 25-10, 25-15
  *  Clay City was led by Tori Matanich, Sarah Weiler, and Megan Hance
the Lady Wolves also won the junior varsity match in two games
Clay City is back in Midland Trail Conference action tomorrow night traveling to Sandoval

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball Monday night – Newton / Jasper County splits two at home
the Junior Lady Eagles lost the tough 8th grade (1&1) game by two points, falling to Cumberland, 33-31
  *  Newton’s Alison Russell had 12 points, while Mallory Bergbower had 10 points
the Junior Lady Eagles won the 7th grade (2&0) game, 51-7
the Newton / Jasper County girls are back on the court tomorrow night at Red Hill

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in girls tennis – Olney at Mt. Carmel


                                      
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(OLNEY)  also 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 – plus online, around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 7, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action on Monday
the National League Division Series were played in San Francisco and St. Louis
  *  the Nationals beat the Giants, 4-1 – the Giants lead the series 2 games to 1
  *  the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 3-1 – the Redbirds lead the series 2 games to 1
the National League Division Series will continue on this Tuesday
  *  the Cardinals play the Dodgers in game four this afternoon with game time at 4:07
  *  the Giants play the Nationals in game four this evening with game time at 8:07

 

(NEWTON)  Week Five of the National Football League ended last night
it was Seattle over Washington, 27-17
Week Six in the NFL will get underway this coming Thursday night with the Colts in Texas

 

(OLNEY)  the Little Illini Conference Girls Tennis Tournament was this past Saturday
the event was hosted by Flora in Frog Island with six teams taking part
  *  the host Flora Wolfgals won, beating 2nd place Olney by 8.5 points, 29 to 20.5
  *  Casey-Westfield finished 3rd at 13.5, followed by 4th place Robinson at 9.5
  *  finishing in 5th place was Paris at 2.5, while Newton ended up in 6th place
the Olney Lady Tigers won the doubles competition, a half point better than Flora
  *  the Olney duo of Nicole Shan & Audrey Jensen won the doubles championship
      *  the top-seeded pair from Olney won matches against Paris, Flora, and Flora to claim the title
  *  the other Olney pair of Kalyn Bailey and Rachel Woods finished in 6th place
      *  the 6th-seeded pair from Olney beat pairs from Newton & Robinson, but lost to Casey-Westfield
  *  the Flora pairs finished 2nd and 3rd  :  Casey-Westfield pairs finished 4th and 5th
the Olney Lady Tigers was 3rd in the singles competition, behind Flora and Robinson
  *  Olney’s Jaclyn Shan won against Newton, but lost to Flora
      *  the 2nd-seeded single from Olney then won the 3rd place match over Robinson
  *  Olney’s Rachel Snyder lost two matches to Robinson, surrounded by a win over Newton
  *  Flora had a 1st and 2nd place finish  :  Robinson was 4th and 5th  :  Paris had a 6th place finish
three Olney girls were named to the Little Illini Conference All-Conference teams
  *  Nicole Shan and Audrey Jensen were named to the 1st Team All-Conference
  *  Jaclyn Shan was named to the 2nd Team All-Conference

 

(NEWTON)  in Freshman/Sophomore Football from last night involving LIC teams
*  Newton beat Flora, 30-22 as the Fresh/Soph Eagles improve to 5&1 on the year
*  Paris beat Olney, 26-14

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from last Saturday
the Olney St. Joe runners took part at the Benton Invitational
the varsity Lady Wildcats finished 20th out of 36 girls teams with 179 runners
  *  St. Joe’s top runner was Maci Burgener (113th)
the varsity Wildcats finished 22nd out of 37 boys teams with 172 total runners
  *  St. Joe’s top runner was Brent Hatten (94th)
the junior varsity Lady Wildcats finished 1st out of 35 girls jv teams with 159 runners
  *  St. Joe’s top runner was Haven Doll who won the girls junior varsity 1.2 mile run
the junior varsity Wildcats finished 1st out of the 33 boys jv teams with 172 runners
  *  St. Joe’s top runner was Cadin Ackman who finished in 10th place

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from last Thursday
the Olney Middle School runners took part at the Robinson Invitational
the varsity Cubs finished 2nd to the winners from Teutopolis, 68 to 84 - Mattoon was 3rd with 88 points
  *  Olney’s top runner was Chase Williams, finishing in 5th place
the varsity Lady Cubs finished in 6th place overall
  *  Olney’s top runner was Cameron Hough, finishing in 3rd place

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals are today with 16 in each of the three classes
there are ten teams taking part at the Class 2A Regional at Centralia
  *  the Olney Tigers are among several other area teams, including those from Lawrenceville & Mt. Carmel
  *  others from Harrisburg, Salem, Mt. Vernon, Centralia, Herrin, Benton, and West Frankfort
there are nine teams at the Class 2A Regional up at Mattoon
  *  some of the teams are Paris, Effingham, Charleston, Mt. Zion, Mattoon, Taylorville, and three others
there are thirteen teams at the Class 1A Regional hosted by Effingham St. Anthony
  *  teams include Robinson, Flora, Oblong, Teutopolis, Altamont, St. Anthony, Sandoval, and six others
there are thirteen teams taking part at the Class 1A Regional hosted by Cumberland
  *  teams include Marshall, Casey-Westfield, Cumberland, Windsor, Neoga, Sullivan, and seven others
there are thirteen teams at the Class 1A Regional hosted by Hamilton County in Mt. Vernon
  *  teams include Carmi, Norris City, Wayne City, Woodlawn, Waltonville, Eldorado, and seven others
the top three teams & other top ten individuals advance to the Sectionals within the next week

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Newton at Flora & Olney at Paris  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Flora & Olney at Centralia  :  in boys & girls cross country – Lawrenceville at Newton  :  in boys soccer – Olney at Teutopolis  :  in boys golf – Olney at Centralia Regional

   
                                      
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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with air time from Busch Stadium in St. Louis at 4:07  :  and for the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 6, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action from the weekend
in Saturday’s National League Division Series
  *  the Cardinals lost to the Dodgers, 3-2 – the series is tied a one game apiece
  *  the Giants beat the Nationals in 18 innings, 2-1 – the Giants lead the series, 2 games to none
in Sunday’s American League Division Series
  *  the Orioles beat the Tigers, 2-1 – Baltimore won the series, 3 games to none
  *  the Royals beat the Angels, 8-3 – Kansas City won the series, 3 games to none
on today’s National League Division Series schedule
  *  the Giants host the Nationals at 4:07 this afternoon – the Giants lead the series, 2 games to none
  *  the Cardinals host the Dodgers at 8:07 tonight – the series is tied a one game apiece

 

(NEWTON)  in Week Five of National Football League action yesterday
here’s how the Midwestern teams did
  *  the Colts beat the Ravens, 20-13
  *  the Browns beat the Titans, 29-28
  *  the Bears lost to the Panthers, 31-24
  *  the Rams lost to the Eagles, 34-28
  *  the Lions lost to the Bills, 17-14
  *  the Chiefs lost to the 49er's, 22-17
  *  the Bengals lost to the Patriots, 43-17
Week Five of the NFL ends tonight as the Redskins host the Seahawks in Washington, D.C.

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate results from Saturday’s Division One College Football
Illinois lost to Purdue, 38-27 – the 3&3 Fighting Illini are at Wisconsin this Saturday
Southern Illinois beat South Dakota, 41-10 – the 5&1 Salukis are at North Dakota State Saturday
Eastern Illinois had a bye week – the 1&4 Panthers play at Eastern Kentucky this Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Junior High Baseball Tournaments have ended
the three State Tournaments were played up in East Peoria
  *  Class 2A  :  Teutopolis beat Morris Saratoga, 5-2 to win the state championship
      *  the Junior Wooden Shoes are the 2A state champions, ending with a 19&5 record
  *  Class 1A  :  Effingham St. Anthony lost to Joliet St. Paul in the championship game, 5-3
      *  St. Anthony finished 2nd in the state and ended the year with a 16&5 record
  *  Class 3A  :  Frankfort Summit Hill beat Normal Parkside in the championship game, 5-4

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA State Baseball and Softball Tournaments started Saturday
the small school Class S State Softball Tournament began in Coulterville with the quarter-finals
  *  St. John Chester beat New Hope (Fairfield), 8-2
  *  Central City beat Woodlawn, 9-4
  *  the other two winners were New Athens and OLMC-Herrin
the small school Class S State Baseball Tournament began in Coulterville with the quarter-finals
  *  Steeleville beat West Salem, 11-6
  *  Aviston beat Woodlawn, 9-2
  *  the other winners were OLMC-Herrin and Valmeyer
the Class S Softball and Baseball semi-finals will be Wednesday

 

(OLNEY)  the other downstate SIJHSAA Softball & Baseball Tournaments were rained out Saturday
here’s how some area downstate teams are involved
the medium school Class M State Softball Tournament starts today in Pinckneyville
  *  Fairfield plays Goreville in the 1:30 game
the medium school Class M State Baseball Tournament starts today in Pinckneyville
  *  Fairfield plays Goreville in this evening’s 5:30 game
the large school Class L State Softball Tournament begins today in Centralia
  *  Carmi plays Marion in the 1:00 game
the large school Class L State Baseball Tournament begins today in Centralia
  *  Mt. Vernon plays Marion in today’s 3:00 game
the Class M and Class L Baseball and Softball semi-finals will be tomorrow at their respective sites

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball last week – Newton / Jasper County opened its season
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game over Robinson, 26-25
    *  Newton’s Mallory Bergbower led all scorers with 17 points
*  Newton / Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 39-2
*  the Junior Lady Eagles will be at home this evening against Cumberland

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior Pro Football action from this past Saturday
all three teams ended their seasons on the road
*  the 3rd/4th team fought back to beat Lawrenceville, 22-12 going undefeated on the year
*  the 5th/6th team lost its playoff game to Mt. Carmel, 20-6
*  the 7th/8th team lost its tough playoff game to Robinson, 8-6
a tip of the hat to all the players, coaches, and volunteers for this year’s Junior Pro Football in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a recap of Friday night’s Week Six in IHSA Football involving our area teams
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  Newton beat Flora, 44-0
  *  Olney beat Paris, 41-14
  *  Robinson slipped by Lawrenceville, 7-6
  *  Casey-Westfield beat Edwards County, 40-14
  *  Marshall beat Red Hill, 49-8
in the Black Diamond Conference
  *  Eldorado beat Fairfield in double overtime, 60-58
  *  Carmi beat Hamilton County, 42-8
  *  Chester beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 47-21
in the Apollo Conference
  *  Effingham beat Taylorville, 28-7 
  *  Mattoon beat Salem, 45-19 
  *  Mt. Zion beat Charleston, 52-26
in the Little Okaw Conference, Southeast Division
  *  Cumberland beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 36-8
  *  Oakland Tri-County beat Oblong, 48-6 
  *  Villa Grove beat Martinsville, 51-0
in non-conference action
  *  Jasper, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 47-0

 

(OLNEY)  also we’ll have more weekend results coming up on our sports report tomorrow
*  a couple of junior high cross country meets from Saturday and earlier last week
*  and from Saturday’s Little Illini Conference Girls Tennis match at Flora’s Frog Island


                                             

                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  here’s today’s limited high school sports schedule  :  in boys soccer – Mt. Carmel at Newton and Effingham at Olney  :  and in freshman/sophomore football – Newton at Flora and Olney at Paris

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time from Busch Stadium in St. Louis at 8:07  :  and for the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 4, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball playoff action from Friday
*  the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 10-9 leading the best-of-five series 1 game to none
*  in the other NLDS game earlier yesterday, the Giants beat the Nationals, 3-2
*  in the ALDS Friday  :  Baltimore beat Detroit, 7-6 as the Orioles lead the series, 2 games to none
*  in the ALDS last night  :  Kansas City won another extra inning affair, beating the Angels in 11, 4-1
*  both of the National League Division Series have games two on this Saturday
    *  Washington will host San Francisco will host at 4:30 this afternoon
    *  the Dodgers will again host the Cardinals tonight at 8:30 in Los Angeles

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some downstate results from Week Six in IHSA Football
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  the Newton Eagles won at Flora, beating the Wolves, 44-0
  *  Olney won the battle of Tigers in Paris, 41-14
  *  Robinson slipped by Lawrenceville, 7-6
  *  Casey-Westfield beat Edwards County, 40-14
  *  Marshall beat Red Hill, 49-8
in the Black Diamond Conference
  *  Eldorado beat Fairfield in double overtime, 60-58
  *  Carmi beat Hamilton County, 42-8
  *  Chester beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 47-21
in the Apollo Conference
  *  Effingham beat Taylorville, 28-7 
  *  Mattoon beat Salem, 45-19 
  *  Mt. Zion beat Charleston, 52-26
in the Little Okaw Conference, Southeast Division
  *  Cumberland beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 36-8
  *  Oakland Tri-County beat Oblong, 48-6 
  *  Villa Grove beat Martinsville, 51-0
in the Little Okaw Conference, Northwest Division
  *  Niantic beat Argenta-Oreana, 34-13
  *  Arcola beat Decatur Lutheran, 41-7
  *  Arthur-Lovington slipped by Cerro Gordo-Bement, 27-26
in the South Central Conference
  *  Vandalia beat Hillsboro, 38-35 
  *  Greenville beat Pana, 55-21 
  *  Carlinville beat Gillespie, 57-0
  *  Roxana beat Litchfield, 36-16 
  *  Staunton beat Piasa Southwestern, 12-6
in the Central Illinois Conference
  *  Shelbyville beat Macon Meridian, 56-21  
  *  Tuscola beat Clinton, 49-21
  *  Decatur St. Teresa beat Sullivan Okaw Valley, 20-17
in the Mississippi Valley Conference
  *  Highland beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 49-28
  *  Jerseyville beat Waterloo, 23-21 
  *  Mascoutah beat Troy Triad, 39-27
in the South Seven Conference
  *  Mt. Vernon beat Carbondale, 55-14 
  *  Cahokia beat Centralia, 50-20
  *  Marion beat Belleville Althoff, 49-7
in the Southern Illinois River-To-River Conference, Mississippi Division
  *  Anna-Jonesboro beat Pinckneyville, 20-14
  *  Du Quoin beat Sparta, 42-18 
  *  Carterville beat Nashville, 49-46
in the Southern Illinois River-To-River Conference, Ohio Division
  *  Benton beat Harrisburg, 13-9 
  *  Murphysboro beat West Frankfort, 63-6
  *  Herrin beat Massac County, 69-28
in the Cahokia Conference
  *  Breese Central beat Red Bud, 36-22 
  *  Columbia beat Freeburg, 31-21
  *  Carlyle beat Trenton-Wesclin, 15-9
in two non-conference games
  *  Jasper, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 47-0 
  *  Quincy Notre Dame beat Breese Mater Dei, 29-26

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Junior High State Baseball Tournaments began yesterday in East Peoria
here’s a look at the area downstate teams involved in Friday’s quarter-final action
  *  Class1A  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Springfield Christian, 5-4
  *  Class 2A  :  Teutopolis beat Glasford Illini Bluffs, 2-0
the semi-finals and championship finals are today
  *  Class 1A  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Gifford at 9:30 this morning
  *  Class 2A  :  Teutopolis plays Bismarck-Henning at 12:00 noon
  *  the championship finals are later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA Tournaments are scheduled to start this weekend, however
the Class L State Softball & Baseball Tournaments in Centralia are both cancelled for today
  *  the Class L quarter-finals are rescheduled for next Monday afternoon starting at 1:00
the Class M State Softball & Baseball Tournaments in Pinckneyville are both cancelled for today
  *  the Class M quarter-finals are rescheduled for next Monday starting at 11:30 in the late morning
meanwhile, the Class S State Softball and Baseball Tournaments in Coulterville are still on for today
  *  Class S Baseball  :  West Salem is set to play Steeleville this afternoon at 3:30
      *  the other baseball quarter-finals are at 9:30, 11:30, 1:30
  *  Class S Softball  :  New Hope / Fairfield plays St. John’s Chester at 11:30 this morning
      *  Woodlawn plays Central City at 3:30 this afternoon
      *  the other softball quarter-finals are at 9:30 and 1:3
today’s baseball & softball winners advance on to semi-final action next Wednesday in Coulterville

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to Division One College Football today involving our downstate teams
*  the 3&2 Illini are at home to host Purdue today in Big Ten action with kickoff at 11:00 this morning
*  the 4&1 SIU Salukis are at home to host South Dakota in MVC action this evening with kickoff at 6:00
*  the 1&4 EIU Panthers are off this weekend before they are at Eastern Kentucky a week from today

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior Pro Football action coming up today
*  the undefeated 3rd/4th team ends its regular season on the road at Lawrenceville this morning at 10:00
*  the two older teams are in playoff action later this Saturday evening
    *  the 5th/6th team plays Mt. Carmel at Mt. Carmel at 6:00
    *  the 7th/8th team plays Robinson at Robinson at 8:00


                                             

                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  it’s 25 laps of the Non-Winged Sprint Car bad boys tonight at the Clay County Speedway,  as they compete for the final checkered flag of the season, all to win $1,500 – plus, the other class championships will be determined in the UMP Modifieds, the Pure Stocks, the Hornets, and the UMP B-Mods – check it out – gates open early at 3:30 with racing at 6:30, plus plenty of concessions and plenty of parking – that’s tonight at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora, along U.S. Route 45

 

(OLNEY)  the Wal-Mart DC 6059 will host the 1st Annual Corn Hole Tournament in the Olney City Park today – it’s sign up at 9:00 this morning, with tournament action from 10:00 to 5:00 – the entry fee is $20 per team and all are invited to take part – spectators welcomed – proceeds to Children’s Miracle Network

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – our only guest this morning with be Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music – we’ll also be live online at www.wvlnam.com – that’s Coach’s Corner at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with pregame at 10:00 this morning, kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 8:27  :  and the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN