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April 14, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost to Milwaukee, 5-4  :  the Cubs beat the Reds, 7-6 in 10 innings
the Royals beat the Twins, 12-3  :  the Pirates beat the Tigers, 5-4  :  the Braves beat Miami, 3-2
* there are thirteen games on this Tuesday, four of which involved Midwestern teams
Cleveland will host the White Sox  :  Pittsburgh will host Detroit  :  the Braves host Miami
the Reds play the Cubs in Chicago  :  the Cardinals, Brewers, Royals, and Twins are idle

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball over the weekend – OCC dropped three out of four games
the Lady Knights lost a GRAC doubleheader at home to Kaskaskia College, 9-7 and 4-2
OCC then split a GRAC twin bill at home with John A. Logan, losing 4-1 and winning 2-0
now at 23&13 on the year, the Lady Knights are 8&12 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the OCC women are back in GRAC action with two at home with Southeastern Illinois this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won an LIC Conference game at home
the Tigers beat Casey-Westfield, 11-1 in 7 innings as Olney outhit the Warriors, 11 to 4
* Tyler Zuber was the winning pitcher, allowing only two hits and striking out nine in six innings
* seniors Reid Kocher and Troy Houchin each had a two-run home run – Derek Diemel had 2 hits
Olney improves to 4&4 overall, now 2&0 in the Little Illini Conference
the Tigers will host Flora today in Olney in a rescheduled non-conference game

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won an LIC Conference game on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Casey-Westfield, 5-3 as Olney outhit the Lady Warriors, 8 to 4
* Sophia Colclasure was the winning pitcher in 7 innings allowing only one earned run and striking out two
* Dani Hawkins had 2 hits and 1 RBI and K.J. Royse had 1 hit and 2 RBI
the Lady Tigers improve to 7&5 on the year, now 2&0 in the Little Illini Conference
Olney returns to non-conference action today by hosting Mt. Carmel this afternoon at ERHS

 

(NEWTON)  here’s how other downstate teams did yesterday in High School Baseball and Softball
BASEBALL
* Marshall beat Lawrenceville, 5-4
* Edwards County beat Paris, 4-2
* Carmi beat Cisne, 13-2
SOFTBALL
* Marshall beat Lawrenceville, 8-7
* Paris beat Edwards County, 7-6
* South Central beat Cisne, 11-4

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track from last Friday’s Olney Invitational
Salem won the ten team event by beating 2nd place Newton, 123.5 to 104
Olney was 3rd at 99, Robinson 4th at 95, Mattoon (92) was 5th, followed by Charleston (81)
Casey-Westfield (76.5) was 7th, then Teutopolis (71), Mt. Carmel (45), and Fairfield (24)
2nd place Newton did not win a single event, but had eighteen top ten finishes within the 19 events
* Cody Riddle was 2nd in the discus and 3rd in the shot put
* Joe Stone was 2nd in the 800 meter run
* Matthew Tolliver-Goode was 2nd in the pole vault
* Keith King was 2nd in the high jump and 8th in the 800 meter run
* Jake Volk was 5th in the 110 meter hurdles
* Mitch Bierman was 6th in the 100 meter dash and 6th in the 200 meter dash
* Nicholas Cartright was 6th in the discus
* Kiel Apple was 7th in the 300 meter intermediate hurdles and 9th in the 110 meter hurdles
* Collin Harris was 9th in the 3200 meter run
* Zack Lewis was 10th in the long jump
the Newton relay teams did well but no names of the relay team members were provided to us
* Newton won the 1600 meter relay, was 2nd in the 4x1 relay, and 5th in both the 4x2 and 4x8 relays
the Track Eagles are back in action this coming Thursday at the Flora Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track from last Friday’s Olney Invitational
Salem won the ten team event by beating 2nd place Newton, 123.5 to 104
Olney was 3rd at 99, Robinson 4th at 95, Mattoon (92) was 5th, followed by Charleston (81)
Casey-Westfield (76.5) was 7th, then Teutopolis (71), Mt. Carmel (45), and Fairfield (24)
the 3rd place Olney Tigers won three of the 19 events, plus had nineteen top ten finishes
* Gus Lathrop won the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the 400 meter dash
* Gus Lathrop also finished 4th in the long jump
* Tate Nohren was 3rd in the 110 meter hurdles, 3rd in the triple jump, and 6th in the 300 meter hurdles
* Matthew DeVenecia was 4th in the 800 meter run
* Michael DeMeyer was 5th in the 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch was 5th in the pole vault
* Gavin Lathrop was 5th in the 100 meter dash and 5th in the 200 meter dash
* Trevor Jones was 5th in the discus
* Cameron Howard, Klayton Craig, Noah Allen, and Gavin Lathrop were 5th in the 800 meter relay
* Silven Stallard, Jonah Wendling, Matthew DeVenecia, & Michael DeMeyer / 5th in the 3200 meter relay
* Noah Allen was 6th in the pole vault
* Dalyn Brach was 6th in the 3200 meter run
* Erik Sager was 7th in the shot put
* Cameron Howard, Klayton Craig, Noah Allen, and Gavin Lathrop were 7th in the 400 meter relay
the Track Tigers are back in action today in a five team meet at Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys 13 & Under Baseball from this past weekend
the Britton Bullpen team won the Van Smith Memorial Tournament out in O'Fallon
* the local players tied their opening game with the Southern Illinois Cyclones from Marion
* the Bullpen crews then lost their next game on Saturday
* they then won three games in a row thru the consolation bracket to win the tournament
* the local guys beat a team from Mt. Vernon and then defeated the Cyclones in the championship game
the Britton Bullpen 13 & Under squad is now 17&8 over the past several weeks

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Centralia  :  in boys tennis – Effingham at Olney  :  in boys track – Olney, Casey-Westfield, Altamont, and Palestine-Hutsonville at Robinson  :  in softball – Mt. Carmel at Olney and Newton at Effingham St. Anthony  :  in baseball – Flora at Olney and Newton at Dieterich

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 at 4:30  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball today on CBS Sports Radio at 4:30   :  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 – plus at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 13, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals took two from the Reds, winning 4-1 Saturday and 7-5 in 11 innings yesterday
* the Cubs split two with Colorado  :  the White Sox took two from the Twins
* the Royals took two from the Angels  :  the Tigers took two from the Indians
* the Brewers and Pirates split two  :  the Braves split two with the Mets
there are fifteen games on this Monday, five of which involves Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals host Milwaukee  :  the Cubs host the Reds  :  its Detroit in Pittsburgh
* Kansas City at Minnesota  :  the Braves host the Marlins  :  the White Sox are idle

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball over the weekend – OCC lost two of three games
the Blue Knights lost two Saturday at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson, 5-3 and 7-2
the Blue Knights won a single GRAC game yesterday, beating Lincoln Trail, 3-1
now 14&13 overall, the Blue Knights are scheduled for two today down at Kentucky Wesleyan

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Track from last Friday’s Olney Invitational Meet
it was Salem winning the ten team event, beating out second place Newton, 123.5 to 104
the host Olney Tigers finished 3rd, four points better than Robinson, 99 to 95 – Mattoon was 5th
then it was Charleston, Casey-Westfield, Teutopolis, Mt. Carmel, and Fairfield
we’ll look at the individual results coming up in our local sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis Saturday – Olney won the Flora Doubles Tournament
the Tigers beat the host Wolves, 4-0 by winning all four matches
* Connor Walker and Derek Walker won the #1 match in two sets
* Cameron Pearcy and Austin Urfer won the #2 match in two sets
* Brock VanBlaricum and Marshall King won the #3 match in three sets
* Tanner Hendrickson and Carson Scherer won the #4 match in two sets
the Tigers then beat Effingham St. Anthony, 3-1 by winning three of the four matches
* Connor Walker and Derek Walker won the #1 match in two sets
* Cameron Pearcy and Austin Urfer won the #2 match in two sets
* Tanner Henrickson and Kye Stallard won the #4 match in four sets
now at 3&1, the Tennis Tigers are back on the courts tomorrow in Olney against Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball Saturday – Olney won the Lawrenceville Tournament
the Lady Tigers won the first game by beating Hutsonville-Palestine, 11-1
Olney outhit the other Lady Tigers, 18 to 7
* Paige Ginder had 3 hits and 3 RBI – Bayli Spillman had 2 hits and 2 RBI including a home run
* KJ Royse had 3 hits and 3 runs scored – Sarah Hill had 3 hits, 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI
* Larissa Michels was the winning pitcher, allowing only 1 earned run and striking out 11
the Lady Tigers won the championship game over Lawrenceville, 12-3
Olney was outhit by the host Lady Indians, 9 to 8
* Dana Hawkins had a 3 RBI double – Paige Ginder had a 2 RBI double
* Keregan Coleman had 2 hits and 2 runs scored
in the other games  :  Lawrenceville beat Martinsville, 18-0 in five innings
                               :  Hutsonville-Palestine beat Martinsville for third place, 13-1
now at 6&5, the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action today at Casey-Westfield

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball Saturday – Newton split two games at home
the Eagles won the first game, a LIC Conference win over Casey-Westfield, 4-0
Newton outhit the visiting Warriors, 6 to 2
* Mitch Jansen was the winning pitcher, a complete game shutout, allowing only 2 hits, striking out 5
* Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Luke Geier had a double and scored 2 runs
the Eagles lost their second game, falling to North Clay, 9-1 as Newton was outhit, 10 to 6
* Mike Carr had the only RBI hit – Nate Meinhart and Luke Geier each had 2 hits apiece
now at 4&5 overall, 1&0 in the LIC, the Eagles are back in LIC action today at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  other downstate High School Baseball & Softball on Saturday
BASEBALL
* Marshall beat Robinson, 7-5   :  Marshall lost to Heritage, 6-5
* Edwards County beat Lawrenceville, 10-8
* Flora lost two to Breese Mater Dei, 12-0 and 10-3
* Salem beat Taylorville in Apollo doubleheader action, 3-2 and 6-5 in eight innings
* South Central beat Johnston City, 12-8
SOFTBALL
* Edwards County beat Webber, 26-3   :  Waltonville beat Edwards County, 8-1
* Marshall split two at the Route 1 Showdown  :  losing to Robinson, 7-2 but beating Westville, 6-5
* Taylorville beat Salem, 18-7
* South Central beat Morrisonville, 13-7

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track last Thursday – the Middle School Lady Cubs did well
Olney won the three team Meet by beating host Fairfield, 70 to 51 - Flora was third with 43 points
the Lady Cubs won six of the thirteen varsity events - also had four 2nd place finishes
* Cameron Hough won the 1600 meter run
* Kenna Atteberry won the 100 meter dash
* Kaitlyn Flanagan won the 100 meter low hurdles
* Tara Hughes won the high jump
* Colleen Inyart won the discus
* Leah Snyder won the shot put
* Taylor Ferguson, Morgan Cummins, Tara Hughes, and Tamara Brown was 2nd in the 800 meter relay
* Hope Laughlin, Allison Howard, Daylyn Wood, and Cameron Hough were 2nd in the 1600 meter relay
* Gracie Julian was 2nd in the 800 meter run
* Rebecca Shires was 2nd in the high jump
the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow at Carmi

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track last Thursday – the ERMS Cubs did well on the road
Olney won the three team meet by beating Flora and Fairfield, 81 to 44 to 44
the Cubs won seven of the thirteen varsity events - also had six 2nd place finishes
* Chase Williams won the 800 meter run
* Kaleb Foster won the high jump
* Brandon Murphy won the long jump
* Peyton Blanton, Brandon Murphy, Dillon Haney, and Chase Williams won the 800 meter relay
* Dakota Holder won the 200 meter dash
* Peyton Blanton won the 100 meter low hurdles
* Dylan Seessengood, Jace Greenwood, Caleb Thomas, and Brandon Murphy won the 1600 meter relay
* Dillon Haney was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
* BradyThompson was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
* Dylan Seessengood was 2nd in the 400 meter run
* Isaac Pampe was 2nd in the long jump
* Max Balding was 2nd in both the shot put and discus throw
the Olney Cubs are back in track and field action tomorrow at Carmi

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys 12 & Under Traveling Baseball over the weekend
the Olney Dirtbags won the weekend tournament over at Washington, Indiana
the Olney boys beat Indiana teams from Jasper, Newburg, Vincennes, Heritage Hills, and Bedford
the Dirtbags are now 11&3 on the year having competed now in three tournaments so far in 2015

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in girls track – it’s Casey-Westfield, Lawrenceville, Fairfield, Flora, Teutopolis, and Mt. Carmel at Olney  :  in LIC baseball & softball – Olney at Casey-Westfield and Newton at Flora  :  in boys tennis – Newton at Effingham St. Anthony

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with a special dugout show starting at 1:40  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” at 4:30   :  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 – plus at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 11, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday – here’s how our Midwestern teams fared
Reds beat the Cardinals, 5-4  :  Rockies beat the Cubs, 5-1  :  Pirates beat the Brewers, 6-2
Royals beat the Angels, 4-2  :  Twins beat the White Sox, 6-0  :  Tigers beat the Indians, 8-4
the same teams are back at it at the same locations today and tomorrow – Cardinals at Cincinnati

 

(NEWTON)  there was limited High School Baseball & Softball action yesterday – here’s some area results
BASEBALL
* Teutopolis beat Flora, 4-2
* Wayne City beat Grayville, 4-0
SOFTBALL
* Teutopolis beat Flora, 19-9
* Marshall beat Robinson, 12-11
* Clay City / North Clay beat Grayville, 16-0
* Dieterich beat Beecher City, 8-6
* in junior varsity action – Lawrenceville beat Olney, 11-1

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball – the Olney Lady Tigers are in action at the Lawrenceville Tournament
Olney plays Hutsonville-Palestine in the first game at 9:00
then the host Lady Indians will play Martinsville in game two at 10:30
the third place game will start at 12:30, with the championship game this afternoon at 2:00

 

(NEWTON) in High School Baseball – the Newton Eagles will be at home with two games today
with the games rained out earlier this week, they’ll both be played at the Boys & Girls Park in Newton
the Eagles will have its LIC Conference opener against Casey-Westfield at 11:00 this morning
then the Eagles will play the North Clay Cardinals at around 1:30 or shortly after the first game ends

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis on this Saturday
the Olney Tennis Tigers will compete in the Flora Doubles Tournament today over on Frog Island

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Sports this weekend – the OCC teams will return to action
the Blue Knights are scheduled for a GRAC doubleheader at Lincoln Trail College today at 12 noon
the Lady Knights are scheduled to host a GRAC twin-bill today with Kaskaskia with game one at 12 noon

 

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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 11:15 and first pitch at straight up 12:00 noon  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

April 10, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday involving Midwestern teams
Red beat Pirates, 3-2  :  Royals beat White Sox, 4-1  :  Tigers beat Twins, 7-1  :  Indians beat Astros, 5-1
* there’s fifteen games on this Friday, seven involving Midwestern teams
Cardinals at Cincinnati  :  Cubs at Colorado  :  Twins at White Sox  :  Tigers at Indians
Pirates at Milwaukee  :  Royals at Angels in Los Angeles  :  Mets at Atlanta

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney swept two matches on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Mt. Vernon down in Jefferson County, 3-1
* Olney’s Courtney Kman scored 2 goals while Kylar Craig scored the other goal
* Olney’s Robin Volk had 6 big saves in goal
the Olney Junior Varsity also won, 2-0 with both goals scored by Erica Mortenson
the Soccer Lady Tigers are back in action next Tuesday at Centralia

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won its LIC Conference opener
the Tigers beat Red Hill, 1-0 on a walk off single with one out in the bottom of the 7th inning
* Luke Hahn had the game winning RBI single after Reid Kocher had a lead-off triple in the 7th
* Connor Adams led the Tigers with two hits as Olney outhit the Salukis, 6 to 4
* Olney’s Jonah Buscher had a complete game shutout with eight strikeouts
now at 3&4 overall, 1&0 in the LIC, the Tigers are scheduled to play at Mt. Carmel this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won its LIC Conference opener
the Lady Tigers beat Red Hill, 10-0 as Olney outhit the visiting Lady Salukis, 10 to 4
* Sophia Colclasure was the complete game winner, allowing no runs and striking out five
* K.J. Royse had a double and home run with 3 RBI and 2 runs scored
* Caitlyn Monts had two hits and 3 RBI
at 4&5 on the year, 1&0 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers play tomorrow at the Lawrenceville Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – Olney lost in non-conference action at home
the Tigers lost to visiting Mattoon, 6 to 3 as Olney won one singles match and two doubles matches
* Cameron Pearcy won the #5 singles match in two sets
* Derek Walker and Connor Walker won the #1 doubles match in two sets
* Sterling Hostetter and Brock VanBlaricum won the #3 doubles match in four sets
at 1&1, the Tennis Tigers are back in action tomorrow at the Flora Doubles Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  most all other area high school sporting events were washed out from rain earlier in the day
this included most all other Little Illini Conference openers for both baseball and softball

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball – the All Region 24 Team has been released
there were fourteen players recognized on the list
* the Region 24 Player of the Year was Martavian Payne of John A. Logan College
* others on the list includes Aaron Siler and Darryl Baker of Lincoln Trail College
* Sam Thompson of Wabash Valley College
* David Franklin of Lake Land College
* Charles Cooper and Justin King of Kaskaskia College
* Quan Poindexter and De'Antae McMurray of Southwestern Illinois College
* Montrelle Little and Demetrius Levarity of Southeastern Illinois College
* Justin Leon of Shawnee Community College
* Burak Eslik of Lewis & Clark Community College
* Russell Woods of John A. Logan College
congratulations to all these players for their postseason recognition

 

(NEWTON)  a note in High School Baseball news involving the Newton Eagles
with two games rained out earlier this week, those two games have been rescheduled for tomorrow
the Eagles will have its LIC Conference opener against Casey-Westfield at 11:00 in Newton
then, the Eagles will play the North Clay Cardinals after the first game, at around 1:30 or so

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Olney at Mt. Carmel  :  in boys track – Newton, Olney, and several other teams at the Olney Invitational  :  in girls track – it’s Newton and several teams at the Shelbyville Invitational  :  in junior varsity softball – Lawrenceville at Olney  :  in junior varsity baseball – Olney at Marshall and Newton at Altamont

 

(OLNEY)  as far as cancellations – check our websites, where we update the list as often as possible – go to www.freedom929.com, www.1035theeagle.com, or www.wvlnam.com, click on the weather tab or click on the thunderstorm cloud and lightning bolt in the upper right hand corner of your computer screen

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at straight up 6:00  :  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 – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 9, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
* Cubs beat the Cardinals, 2-0  :  Reds beat Pirates, 5-4 in 11 innings  :  Royals beat White Sox, 7-5
* Indians beat Astros, 2-0  :  Rockies beat Brewers, 5-4 in 10 innings  :  Tigers beat Twins, 11-0
there’s only nine games on Thursday’s schedule – here’s where the Midwestern teams are
* Pittsburgh at Cincinnati  :  Minnesota at Detroit  :  Chicago White Sox at Kansas City
* Cleveland at Houston  :  the Cardinals, Cubs, and Brewers are all idle until tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  most all of the local sports events were cancelled yesterday due to rain and storms
this included most all the local sports teams from Newton and Olney
however, there was one area high school baseball game on Wednesday
* Charleston beat Marshall, 6-1

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track from a five team meet at Robinson this past Tuesday
Newton beat Robinson, 163 to 83 – Cumberland was 3rd (49), Pal-Hut was 4th (47), Oblong was 5th (15)
the Lady Eagles won twelve of the nineteen events with seven 2nd place finishers as well
* McKendra Barthelme won both the 100 meter high hurdles and the long jump
* Hallie Powers, Veronica Ochs, Adrianna Bergbower, and Taylor Brown won the 3200 meter relay
* Alex Haarman won the 100 meter dash
* Hallie Powers won the 800 meter run
* McKendra Barthelme, Brooke Koebele, Alex Haarman, and Taylor Johnson won the 800 meter relay
* McKendra Barthelme, Brooke Koebele, Alex Haarman, and Tess McReynolds won the 400 meter relay
* Emma Weber won the 400 meter dash
* Alli Kline won the 300 meter low hurdles
* Lexie Davidson, Alli Kline, Taylor Johnson, and Emma Weber won the 1600 meter relay
* Courtney Hadra won the discus throw
* and it was Alli Kline and Brooke Koebele, and Stacey Smithenry tying for first place in the high jump
* Hallie Powers was 2nd in the 300 meter low hurdles
* Hannah Litzelman was 2nd in the 400 meter dash
* Taylor Brown was 2nd in the 800 meter run
* Taylor Johnson was 2nd in both the 200 meter dash and the triple jump
* Emma Weber was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
* and Grace Hartrich was 2nd in the shot put
the Lady Eagles Track squad is back in action tomorrow at the Shelbyville Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  an ERHS senior has signed with Vincennes University to play women’s basketball next year – point guard Marley Miller earlier this week signed her letter of intent to join the VU Lady Trailblazers for the 2015-2016 junior college basketball season – the All South State player as a junior missed her entire senior year because of a knee injury, although she averaged 15.7 points per game her junior year – the three year starter at ERHS will now suit up for legendary Coach Harry Meeks at Vincennes University this fall

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball – the 2015 NJCAA All-Region 24 list has been released
the Region 24 Player of the Year was Tyshee Towner of Wabash Valley College
the Region 24 Freshman of the Year was Bria Bethea of Southeastern Illinois College
the Region 24 Coach of the Year was Zach Loll of Wabash Valley College
there were twelve young ladies named to the All Region 24 Team
* Shelbi Samsil and Kelsey Pilant, both Olney Central College Lady Knights
* Brittani Rizzi of Lincoln Trail College
* Ellie Fruit and Kaela Hodges, both of Wabash Valley College
* Kierra Graves and Kyra Tucker, both of Kaskaskia College
* Allison Webb of John A. Logan College
* Brianna Hawkins of Rend Lake College
* Adrianna McNeal of Southwestern Illinois College
* Bria Bethea of Southeastern Illinois College
congratulations to one and all players for their recognition in Region 24 and the GRAC
we’ll take a look at the Men’s 2015 NJCAA All-Region 24 team and awards coming up tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  the Little Illini Conference Baseball & Softball matchups are scheduled to start today
although the first day of LIC action is in jeopardy due to the weather, here’s the scheduled matchups
these games are for both baseball and softball
* Casey-Westfield at Newton
* Red Hill at Olney
* Flora at Paris
* Robinson at Marshall
* Edwards County at Lawrenceville
the LIC Baseball & Softball conference games are mostly played on Thursdays and Mondays this spring

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Schedule  :  in LIC baseball – Red Hill at Olney and Casey-Westfield at Newton  :  in LIC softball – Red Hill at Olney and Casey-Westfield at Newton  :  in boys tennis – Mattoon at Olney  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Mt. Vernon

 

(OLNEY)  as far as cancellations – check our websites, where we update the list as often as possible – go to www.freedom929.com, www.1035theeagle.com, or www.wvlnam.com, click on the weather tab or click on the thunderstorm cloud and lightning bolt in the upper right hand corner of your computer screen

 

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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 – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com