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January 30, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the LIC Conference Tournament finished up last night
it was the tournament’s final three trophy round games at Lawrenceville High School
* in the 5th place consolation championship game – Olney defeated Red Hill, 59-44
   * the Tigers were led by Hunter Wyatt with 13 and Gage Miller with 11
* in the 3rd place game – Marshall defeated Flora, 52-47
* in the championship game – Lawrenceville defeated Robinson in OT, 67-60
the LIC Conference schedule resumes next Friday night with a full lineup of games

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Hoops last night – the NTC Conference Tournament continued
* in the winner’s bracket semi-final game – Dieterich over St. Anthony, 33-31
* the loser’s bracket semi-final – Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick over Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg, 74-52
the final four trophy round games are today and tonight up at Altamont High School

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA Girls Junior High State Basketball Tournaments continue
it was the Class M finals last night down at Rend Lake College
* in the state championship game – Goreville over Jonesboro, 59-41
* in the state 3rd place game – Nashville over Christopher, 49-37
the Class L state finals are this morning at Rend Lake College
* Mt. Carmel plays Carterville in the 3rd place game at 9:30
* it’s Collinsville and Highland in the state championship game at 11:00
the Class S state finals are scheduled for this afternoon at Rend Lake College
* New Hope (Fairfield) plays Waltonville in the 3rd place game at 12:30
* it’s Germantown against Bartelso in the state championship game at 2:00

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Boys 8th Grade Regionals get started today with area teams in action
* Class 1A @ Sigel  :  Palestine plays Dieterich (10:00am)  :  Hutsonville plays Martinsville (11:15am)
   * the Newton St. Thomas Saints are the top-seeded team – their first game will be Monday night
* Class 2A @ Neoga  :  Paris Crestwood plays Kansas (9:00am)  :  Neoga plays Oblong (10:15am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Newton Jasper County plays Bridgeport Red Hill (10:00am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Robinson Nutall plays Toledo Cumberland (11:15am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Lawrenceville Parkview plays Casey-Westfield (12:30pm)
* Class 4A @ Mattoon  :  Effingham plays Tolono Unity (1:00pm)  :  Mattoon plays Champaign Ed (2:15)
the 8th Grade regional semi-finals will be next Monday or Tuesday with the finals later next week

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys 7th Grade Basketball – the Junior NEC Tournament is today at RCMS in Olney
this morning’s games have Olney against Fairfield at 9:00, then Flora against Carmi at 10:15
Mt. Carmel plays the Olney/Fairfield winner at 11:30 and Albion plays the Flora/Carmi winner at 12:45
then the third place game at 3:00 will be followed by the championship game at around 4:15

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys 6th Grade Basketball Tournament ends today at the Clay City Schools
the winner’s bracket games start at 9:30 this morning in the Junior High Gym
* that’s North Clay against Newton St. Thomas and Olney St. Joe against South Central
the consolation bracket games start at 9:30 this morning in the High School Gym
* that’s West Salem against Cisne and Albion against Clay City
the final round of games then follow in their respective gymnasium

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys Fresh/Soph LIC Basketball Tournaments starts today at Lawrenceville High
the four quarter-final games will be followed by the four semi-final games later this afternoon & evening
* top-seeded Marshall plays 8th-seeded Hutsonville-Palestine at 9:00 this morning
* then 4th-seeded Olney plays 5th-seeded Paris at 10:30
* 2nd-seeded Red Hill plays 7th-seeded Flora at 12:00 noon
* and 3rd-seeded Fairfield plays 6th-seeded Lawrenceville at 1:30 this afternoon
the winner’s bracket semi-finals are at 3:00 and 6:00 later today
the loser’s bracket semi-final games are at 4:30 and 7:30 this afternoon and evening
the tournament’s final four games will be a week from today, February 6th, back at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Wrestling – the Olney Tigers are back on the mats today
the Tigers are among several teams competing at the E! Tournament at St. Joe-Ogden High School
it’s the late tune-up before the IHSA Wrestling Regionals take place a week from today
the Olney Tigers will be among nine teams at the Class 2A Regional down at Carbondale

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Junior College Basketball in both GRAC and Region action on this Saturday
the OCC teams will both be at home tonight in “The Dungeon” on Gene Duke Court
* the Lady Knights play Lindenwood Belleville U at 5:30 – the Blue Knights play Lewis & Clark at 7:30
here’s the other matchups in GRAC and Region play
* Wabash Valley will host Rend Lake tonight in Mt. Carmel with games at 5:30 and 7:30
* it’s Lake Land at Lincoln Trail up east and north of Robinson with afternoon games at 1:00 and 3:00
* Vincennes University plays at Kaskaskia today with games at 1:00 and 3:00
* John A. Logan plays at Southeastern Illinois today with games at 1:00 and 3:00
* and it Southwestern Illinois at Shawnee this afternoon with games at 1:00 and 3:00

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a winter softball camp on Sunday afternoon, February 14th, from 1:00 to 4:00, in the OCC Gym – the Lady Knight coaches and players will conduct the softball camp for girls ages 6 to 12 – the camp will focus on hitting, including bunting and slapping, plus fielding from all positions – those taking part should bring their own gloves and bats, if available, plus wear athletic attire and tennis shoes – the cost for the camp is $30 per player – to pre-register, contact OCC Softball Coach Nick Short by calling OCC at  618-395-7777, ext. 2223, or go online at  www.olneycentralathletics.com

 

(NOBLE)  the Noble Community Youth League sign up for boys and girls summer T-Ball / Baseball will be held Monday night, February 8th, and Tuesday night, February 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each evening, at the Lions Club Building in Noble – the cost is $25 for one child, $40 for two children from the same family, & $45 for families with three or more children – if any questions, call  618-843-9317  or  618-843-2235

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Relay For Life Committee will have its Coaches vs Cancer game in Olney next Wednesday, February 3rd, at Olney Central College as the Lady Knights & Blue Knights will host Wabash Valley College in “The Dungeon” at OCC – this year’s spotlight is on brain cancer awareness, therefore folks are encouraged to help “Paint the Gym Gray” by wearing their favorite gray clothes – that’s Wednesday night, February 3rd, at Olney Central College, with games at 5:30 and 7:30 – all ages invited

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City High School Junior Class will offer concessions at the 6th Grade Basketball Tournament being held today at the Clay City Schools – pancakes, biscuits & gravy, & drinks will be served from now to 10:30, plus regular concession items will be available until 1:30 – also open to the public

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Central College doubleheader basketball this evening on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 5:30 and the Blue Knights at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN Olney


 

January 29, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s NCAA Division One  College Basketball last night – Illinois loses at home
the Fighting Illini took Ohio State to overtime, but let the game slip away, losing to the Buckeyes, 68-63
* the Illini fall back to 10-11 on the year, now 2-6 in the Big Ten Conference
Illinois’ back in Big Ten action this Sunday night when they’ll host Wisconsin in the State Farm Center

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Newton and Olney battled to an extended finish
Olney needed overtime to slip by host Newton, 59-48 as the score was tied at 42 at the end of regulation
* the Lady Tigers were led by Julie Luna with 16 points and Lauren Eagleson with 12 points
* also for Olney, senior Blake Nohren had a double/double with 11 points and 14 rebounds
* Newton was led by Ariel Richards with 17 points while Alli Kline scored 9 points
the Olney varsity squad improves to 13-12 overall, now 5- 2 in the Little Illini Conference
the Newton varsity drops back to 14-11 on the year, now 4-4 in the conference
* Olney also won the close junior varsity game, 48-44
the Lady Tigers are in non-conference action next Monday night at Mt. Carmel
the Lady Eagles are in non-conference action Monday night at Palestine against Pal-Hut

 

(OLNEY)  in other area results in Girls High School Basketball last night
in the other four games involving Little Illini Conference teams
* Flora beat Paris, 45-40
* Marshall beat Edwards County, 71-31
* Lawrenceville slipped by Casey-Westfield, 50-48
* Red Hill beat Robinson, 52-35\
elsewhere in other action involving other teams
* Dieterich beat South Central, 39-36
* Christopher beat Wayne City, 50-37

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Hoops last night – the NTC Conference Tournament continued
* in a winner’s bracket semi-final – top-seeded Altamont beat South Central, 64-46
* in a consolation bracket semi-final – St. Elmo / Brownstown beat Neoga, 51-32
there are two more games tonight with the trophy round finals coming up tomorrow at Altamont

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Wrestling earlier this week – Olney wins three more matches on the road
on Tuesday, the Tigers beat Charleston, 58-18 and defeated Shelbyville, 47-18
on Wednesday, the Tigers took care of Carmi, 66-12 as Olney improves to 21-2 on the regular season
the Olney Wrestlers won 31 of the total 42 individual matches within the three team matches
there were eight Tigers that were three match winners
* Naaman Umfleet won all three of his matches in the 285 pound class
* Zach Shoulders won all three of his matches in the 220 pound class
* Kyle Beasley won all three of his matches in the 195 pound class
* Trevor Jones won all three of his matches in the 182 pound class
* Hunter Summitt won all three of his matches in the 170 pound class
* Ean Pottorff won all three of his matches - two in the 126 pound class and one in the 132 pound class
* Noah Egleston won all three of his matches in the 120 pound class
* Login Martin won all three of his matches in the 113 pound class
there was only one two match winner for the Tigers
* Collin Smith was two matches in the 145 pound class
and the remaining Tigers were one match winners
* Paul Shan in the 160 pound class
* Nathan DeMeyer in the 132 pound class
* Steven Pence in the 152 pound class
* Ryan Smith in the 126 pound class
* Jordan Miller in the 106 pound class
the Tiger Wrestlers are back on the mats tomorrow at the E! Tournament at St. Joseph-Ogden High School

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney Richland County split two games at home
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Mt. Carmel, 56-50 as the varsity improves to 17-4 on the year
* Olney was led by Braden Flanagan with 23 points – Kaleb Foster had 21 points and 17 rebounds
Mt. Carmel won the 7th grade game, 42-15
the Cubs are back in action next Thursday at Carmi

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA Girls Junior High State Basketball Tournaments continue
it was Class S semi-final action last night with two games at Rend Lake College
* Germantown beat New Hope, 46-11
* Bartelso beat Waltonville, 38-27
the Class S finals, along with the Class L finals, will be tomorrow at Rend Lake College
the Class M finals are scheduled for tonight at Rend Lake College
* Christopher plays Nashville in the 3rd place game at 6:00
* Jonesboro plays Goreville in the championship game at 7:30

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Boys 7th Grade Basketball Regionals have ended with some area results
* Class 1A @ Sigel  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Dieterich for the regional championship, 54-37
* Class 1A @ Strasburg  :  Pana Sacred Heart beat Stewardson-Strasburg for the regional title, 38-21
* Class 2A @ Effingham  :  St. Anthony beat Arcola for the regional championship, 38-14
* Class 2A @ Nokomis  :  Altamont slipped by Nokomis for the regional title, 37-36
* Class 3A @ Robinson  :  Casey-Westfield edged out Marshall for the championship, 30-29
* Class 3A @ Shelbyville : Teutopolis with another regional crown as they beat Shelbyville Moulton, 55-36
* Class 4A @ Effingham  :  Urbana beat Charleston for the regional championship, 53-34
all the regional winners advance to their respective 7th Grade Sectional to be played next Wednesday

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Boys 8th Grade Regionals get started tomorrow with area teams in action
* Class 1A @ Sigel  :  Palestine plays Dieterich (10:00am)  :  Hutsonville plays Martinsville (11:15am)
   * the Newton St. Thomas Saints are the top-seeded team – their first game will be Monday night
* Class 2A @ Neoga  :  Paris Crestwood plays Kansas (9:00am)  :  Neoga plays Oblong (10:15am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Newton Jasper County plays Bridgeport Red Hill (10:00am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Robinson Nutall plays Toledo Cumberland (11:15am)
* Class 3A @ Marshall  :  Lawrenceville Parkview plays Casey-Westfield (12:30pm)
* Class 4A @ Mattoon  :  Effingham plays Tolono Unity (1:00pm)  :  Mattoon plays Champaign Ed (2:15)
the 8th Grade regional semi-finals will be next Monday or Tuesday with the finals later next week

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys Fresh/Soph LIC Basketball Tournaments starts tomorrow at Lawrenceville High
here’s the four quarter-final games
* top-seeded Marshall plays 8th-seeded Hutsonville-Palestine at 9:00 in the morning
* then 4th-seeded Olney plays 5th-seeded Paris at 10:30
* 2nd-seeded Red Hill plays 7th-seeded Flora at 12:00 noon
* and 3rd-seeded Fairfield plays 6th-seeded Lawrenceville at 1:30
the winner’s bracket semi-finals are at 3:00 and 6:00 tomorrow
the loser’s bracket semi-final games are at 4:30 and 7:30 tomorrow afternoon and night
the tournament’s final four games will be a week from tomorrow, February 6th, back at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the LIC Conference Tournament will end tonight
it’s the tournament’s final three trophy round games tonight over at Lawrenceville High School
* Olney and Red Hill in the 5th place consolation championship game at 5:00
* then Flora against Marshall in the 3rd place game at 6:30
* and the championship game between Lawrenceville and Robinson at 8:00

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a winter softball camp on Sunday afternoon, February 14th, from 1:00 to 4:00, in the OCC Gym – the Lady Knight coaches and players will conduct the softball camp for girls ages 6 to 12 – the camp will focus on hitting, including bunting and slapping, plus fielding from all positions – those taking part should bring their own gloves and bats, if available, plus wear athletic attire and tennis shoes – the cost for the camp is $30 per player – to pre-register, contact OCC Softball Coach Nick Short by calling OCC at  618-395-7777, ext. 2223, or go online at  www.olneycentralathletics.com

 

(NOBLE)  the Noble Community Youth League sign up for boys and girls summer T-Ball / Baseball will be held Monday night, February 8th, and Tuesday night, February 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each evening, at the Lions Club Building in Noble – the cost is $25 for one child, $40 for two children from the same family, & $45 for families with three or more children – if any questions, call  618-843-9317  or  618-843-2235

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Relay For Life Committee will have its Coaches vs Cancer game in Olney next Wednesday, February 3rd, at Olney Central College as the Lady Knights & Blue Knights will host Wabash Valley College in “The Dungeon” at OCC – this year’s spotlight is on brain cancer awareness, therefore folks are encouraged to help “Paint the Gym Gray” by wearing their favorite gray clothes – that’s Wednesday night, February 3rd, at Olney Central College, with games at 5:30 and 7:30 – all ages invited

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City High School Junior Class will offer concessions at the 6th Grade Basketball Tournament to be held at the Clay City Schools tomorrow – pancakes, biscuits & gravy, & drinks will be served from 7:30 to 10:30, plus regular concession items will be available until 1:30 – the breakfast is also available to the public – a Tournament fee will be charged to those watching the games

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger Basketball late this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 5:00  :  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 Olney – plus around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

January 28, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the LIC Conference Tournament continued last night
the tournament’s two consolation semi-final games were played at Lawrenceville High School
* Olney defeated Paris, 73-60 as Hunter Wyatt led the Tigers with 23 points
   * Tanner Stoltz had a double/double with 19 points & 10 rebounds – Gage Miller scored 12 points
* in the second semi-final, Newton bowed out of the tournament with a close loss to Red Hill, 60-58
   * for the Eagles, Brock Mammoser had 29 points and Joe Stone scored 14 points
that sets up the tournament’s final three trophy round games tomorrow night
* Olney and Red Hill in the 5th place consolation championship game at 5:00
* then Flora against Marshall in the 3rd place game at 6:30
* and the championship game between Lawrenceville and Robinson at 8:00, all at Lawrenceville High

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Hoops last night – the NTC Conference Tournament continued
the final two quarter-final games were played at Altamont High School
* 2nd-seeded St. Anthony beat #7 Beecher City / Cowden-Herrick, 73-46
* 3rd-seeded Dieterich beat 6th-seeded Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 59-36
there are two more games both tonight and tomorrow night before the trophy round finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball last night – here’s the Region and GRAC results
the OCC Blue Knights lost at Rend Lake, 101-93 as OCC falls to 8-12 overall, now 3-7 in the GRAC
* DaQuan Lilly led OCC with 23 points while Steven Davis scored 21 points and Micah Bullock had 16
elsewhere around the area last night
* Southwestern Illinois beat John A. Logan in overtime, 105-101
* Wabash Valley beat Vincennes University in overtime, 82-78
* Lincoln Trail beat Southeastern Illinois, 99-83
* Shawnee beat Lake Land, 71-64
* Kaskaskia beat Lewis & Clark, 66-63
all teams are back in action on Saturday – the Blue Knights will host Lewis & Clark at 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Hoops last night – here’s the Region and GRAC results we have
the OCC Lady Knights lost to Rend Lake, 76-58 as OCC is now 10-11 overall, 6-4 in the GRAC
* Kelsi Scott led OCC with 15 points, while Alicia Hasler scored 14 points and Andresha Smith had 11
elsewhere around the area last night
* Vincennes University beat Wabash Valley, 75-71
* Shawnee beat Lake Land in overtime, 86-82
* John A. Logan beat Southwestern Illinois, 82-61
all teams are back in action on Saturday – the Lady Knights will host Lindenwood Belleville U at 5:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys 6th Grade Basketball last night – Olney picks up another win
the “A” Team Cubs beat Carmi, 26-23 led by Drew Blank’s 12 points
* the “A” Team improves to 11-5 on the year
the Junior Cubs return to action Saturday at the Red Hill Tournament over in Sumner

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls 6th Grade Basketball last night – Olney wins two games at home
the Olney “A” Team beat Lawrenceville, 74-13 as the “A” Team remains undefeated on the year
* Olney was led by Avrie Bradley with 19 points, Anna Blank had 16, and Reese Smith with 14 points
the “B” Team Lady Cubs beat Lawrenceville, 29-20 as they improve to 4-2 on the year
the Olney 6th Grade Girls are back in action tomorrow night at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Volleyball Tuesday – Newton Jasper County swept two matches at home
the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade match over Oblong in two sets, 25-18, 25-18
* Newton’s top players were Josie Grunloh, Jazlyn Shew, Kelsi Geltz, and Brooke Jansen
Oblong also lost the 7th grade match, but in three sets
the varsity Junior Lady Eagles are back in action Saturday at home in Newton against Lawrenceville
the junior varsity Junior Lady Eagles return to action next Monday against Teutopolis at home

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Jr High Hoops – the Class S Regional continues tonight at the St. Joe School in Olney
it’s two semi-final games this evening
* top-seeded West Salem plays the Clay City / Allendale winner tonight at 6:00
* 2nd-seeded New Hebron will play 3rd-seeded Olney St. Joe tonight at 7:30
the regional championship game will be played Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at the St. Joseph School

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball – it’s back to Little Illini Conference action tonight
* it’s “Pack the Place” and Senior Night at NCHS as the Lady Eagles will host Olney – JV action at 6:15
elsewhere around the conference tonight
* it’s Marshall at Edwards County
* Paris at Flora
* Red Hill at Robinson
* and Casey-Westfield at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s NCAA Division One  College Basketball – Illinois is back in action at home tonight
the Fighting Illini will host a Big Ten battle against Ohio State in the State Farm Center in Champaign
Illinois comes into the game at 10-10 on the year and a conference record at 2-5
the Buckeyes come in at 13-8 on the year and a Big Ten mark at 5-3
it’s an 8:00 tipoff tonight up in Champaign County as the Fighting Illini host Ohio State

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Volleyball news from the past few weeks
Kaskaskia College, located west of Centralia, has recently signed two area girls to play volleyball
* Olney Lady Tiger Blake Nohren has signed her letter of intent to become a Blue Angel for Kaskaskia
   * the RCHS Senior will play inside & outside for GRAC “Volleyball Coach of the Year” Kim Rahar
   * Blake was a LIC First Team member this school year and named to the All-South Volleyball Team
   * Blake was the captain for the Lady Tigers this year and named their “Player of the Year”
* the other signee is Ally Pennington, a senior setter at Fairfield High School
congratulations to both girls and the best of luck in the future

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a winter softball camp on Sunday afternoon, February 14th, from 1:00 to 4:00, in the OCC Gym – the Lady Knight coaches and players will conduct the softball camp for girls ages 6 to 12 – the camp will focus on hitting, including bunting and slapping, plus fielding from all positions – those taking part should bring their own gloves and bats, if available, plus wear athletic attire and tennis shoes – the cost for the camp is $30 per player – to pre-register, contact OCC Softball Coach Nick Short by calling OCC at  618-395-7777, ext. 2223, or go online at  www.olneycentralathletics.com

 

(NOBLE)  the Noble Community Youth League sign up for boys and girls summer T-Ball / Baseball will be held Monday night, February 8th, and Tuesday night, February 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each evening, at the Lions Club Building in Noble – the cost is $25 for one child, $40 for two children from the same family, & $45 for families with three or more children – if any questions, call  618-843-9317  or  618-843-2235

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Relay For Life Committee will have its Coaches vs Cancer game in Olney next Wednesday, February 3rd, at Olney Central College as the Lady Knights & Blue Knights will host Wabash Valley College in “The Dungeon” at OCC – this year’s spotlight is on brain cancer awareness, therefore folks are encouraged to help “Paint the Gym Gray” by wearing their favorite gray clothes – that’s Wednesday night, February 3rd, at Olney Central College, with games at 5:30 and 7:30 – all ages invited

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City High School Junior Class will offer concessions at the 6th Grade Basketball Tournament to be held at the Clay City Schools this Saturday, January 30th – pancakes, biscuits & gravy, & drinks will be served from 7:30 to 10:30, plus regular concession items will be available until 1:30 – the breakfast is also available to the public – a Tournament fee will be charged to those watching the games

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini Basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 7:00 and tipoff at 8:00  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle and Olney Lady Tiger Basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN Olney – plus 24 / 7 online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

January 27, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the LIC Conference Tournament continued last night
the two winner’s bracket semi-final games were played at Lawrenceville High School
* top-seeded Lawrenceville beat 5th-seeded Flora, 75-50
* and 3rd-seeded Robinson beat 2nd-seeded Marshall, 62-58
the tournament’s consolation semi-final games are tonight
* the Olney Tigers will play Paris in the 6:00 game
* the Newton Eagles will play Red Hill in the 7:30 game
the tournament’s final three trophy round games will be Friday night

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Hoops last night – the NTC Conference Tournament began
there were two quarter-final games among the eight teams taking part at Altamont High School
* top-seeded Altamont beat 8th-seeded Neoga, 50-34
* 5th-seeded South Central beat 4th-seeded St. Elmo / Brownstown, 50-44
the tournament continues with the final two quarter-final games tonight
* 2nd-seeded St. Anthony plays Beecher City / Cowden-Herrick tonight at 6:15
* it’s 3rd-seeded Dieterich against 6th-seeded Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg at 7:45
the semi-finals are tomorrow night & Friday night with the trophy finals on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Basketball last night – here’s some regular season scores
* Teutopolis beat Mt. Zion, 66-57
* Oblong beat Tri-County, 76-39
* Cumberland beat Villa Grove, 68-62
* Waltonville beat Zeigler-Royalton, 61-43
* Webber beat Wayne City, 45-42
* Gibson Southern beat Mt. Carmel, 65-60

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball – there were a couple of games last night
* Webber beat Edwards County, 62-40
* Brownstown / St. Elmo beat North Clay / Louisville, 65-54
* Sandoval slipped by Dieterich, 48-44

 

(OLNEY)  also in downstate Girls Junior High Hoops – the Class L State Tournament continued last night
the tournament’s two semi-final games were played at Rend Lake College
* Collinsville beat Mt. Carmel, 63-34
* Highland beat Carterville, 42-40
the Class L finals will be Saturday morning at Rend Lake College

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Boys 7th Grade Regionals are continuing with semi-final action this week
* Class 1A @ Sigel  :  Dieterich beat Martinsville, 42-18 
* Class 1A @ Sigel  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Hutsonville, 44-22
* Class 1A @ Strasburg  :  Stewardson-Strasburg beat Effingham Sacred Heart, 28-24
* Class 1A @ Strasburg  :  Pana Sacred Heart beat Pocahontas, 26-7
* Class 2A @ Effingham  :  St. Anthony beat Paris Crestwood, 36-27
* Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Arcola beat Neoga, 38-10
* Class 2A @ Nokomis  :  Altamont beat St. Elmo, 34-16
* Class 3A @ Robinson  :  Marshall beat Bridgeport Red Hill, 35-22
* Class 3A @ Robinson  :  Casey-Westfield beat Toledo Cumberland, 39-28
* Class 3A @ Shelbyville  :  Teutopolis beat Pana, 49-20
* Class 3A @ Shelbyville  :  Shelbyville Moulton beat Arthur, 37-17
* Class 3A @ Georgetown  :  Tuscola East Prairie beat Paris Mayo, 34-29
* Class 4A @ Effingham  :  Urbana beat Effingham, 59-30
* Class 4A @ Effingham  :  Charleston beat Champaign Edison in overtime, 52-49
* Class 4A @ Taylorville  :  Chatham Glenwood beat Mt. Zion, 29-26
* Class 4A @ Taylorville  :  Taylorville beat Decatur Stephen Decatur, 34-28
while the 7th Grade Regionals end this week, the Boys IESA 8th Grade Regionals begin Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball from Monday – Olney Richland County split two games
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Vincennes Rivet, 55-34 as the varsity improves to 16-4 on the year
* Kaleb Foster led Olney with 21 points and 8 rebounds, while Braden Flanagan scored 11 points
Vincennes Rivet won the 7th grade game, 21-18
the Olney Cubs are back in action tomorrow night when they host Mt. Carmel at the RCMS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Hoops last night – the Clay City 6th Grade Tournament started
* North Clay beat West Salem, 28-4
* Newton St. Thomas beat Cisne, 32-22
* Olney St. Joe beat Albion, 31-13
* South Central beat Clay City, 27-21
the tournament continues in both the High School and Junior High Gyms Saturday morning at 9:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Jr High Hoops – the Class S Regional starts tonight at the St. Joseph School in Olney
* in a single game this evening, 4th-seeded Clay City plays 5th-seeded Allendale at 6:00
the Regional then continues tomorrow night with two semi-final games
* top-seeded West Salem will play the Clay City / Allendale winner at 6:00
* 2nd-seeded New Hebron will play 3rd-seeded Olney St. Joe at 7:30
the regional championship game will be played Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Basketball coming up tonight – here’s the matchups for both Men and Women
the Olney Central College teams are on the road to down near Ina, at Rend Lake College
* the Lady Knights play at 5:30, followed by the Blue Knights at around 7:30
the other doubleheader matchups on tap tonight
* Lincoln Trail at Southeastern Illinois
* Vincennes University at Wabash Valley
* Southwestern Illinois at John A. Logan
* Shawnee at Lake Land
* Kaskaskia at Lewis & Clark

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  the Noble Community Youth League sign up for boys and girls summer T-Ball / Baseball will be held Monday night, February 8th, and Tuesday night, February 16th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each evening, at the Lions Club Building in Noble – the cost is $25 for one child, $40 for two children from the same family, & $45 for families with three or more children – if any questions, call  618-843-9317  or  618-843-2235

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City High School Junior Class will offer concessions at the 6th Grade Basketball Tournament to be held at the Clay City Schools this Saturday, January 30th – pancakes, biscuits & gravy, & drinks will be served from 7:30 to 10:30, plus regular concession items will be available until 1:30 – the breakfast is also available to the public – a Tournament fee will be charged to those watching the games

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 5:30 and Blue Knights at around 7:30  :  it’s Olney Tiger Basketball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 6:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle Basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, Olney – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

January 26, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Wrestling Saturday in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School
the Olney “Strength of the South” Wrestling Duals involved eight different teams from near and far
the Olney Tigers won four of their five dual matches, improving to 18-2 on the regular season
* Olney defeated Benton, 43-35
* Olney beat East St. Louis, 51-30
* Olney defeated Herrin, 51-23
* Olney beat Mt. Vernon, 55-15
* Olney’s lone loss was to Litchfield, 27-36  :  the other teams were Lawrenceville and Robinson
Olney had five wrestlers that won all of their matches going undefeated on the day
* Trevor Jones won all five of his matches in the 182 pound class
* Kyle Beasley won all four of this matches in the 195 pound class
* Zach Shoulders won all four of this matches in the 220 pound class
* Collin Smith won all four of his matches in the 145 pound class
* Naaman Umfleet won all three of his matches in the 285 pound class
three Olney Tigers won all but one of their matches
* Noah Egleston won four of his five matches in the 120 pound class
* Ean Pottorff won three of his four matches in the 126 pound class
* Nathan DeMeyer won three of his four matches in the 132 pound class
there was one other three game winner for Olney
* Jordan Miller won three of his five matches in the 106 pound class
three Olney Tigers won two of their matches
* Steven Pence in the 152 pound class
* Paul Shan in the 160 pound class
* Hunter Summitt in the 170 pound class
there were two single match winners for Olney
* Login Martin in the 113 pound class
* Reese Britton in the 138 pound class
congratulations to the Tiger Wrestlers

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the LIC Conference Tournament continued last night
there were two consolation bracket quarter-final elimination round games
* Olney beat Casey-Westfield, 78-32 led by Tanner Stoltz with 21 points and Gage Miller with 15 points
* in the other contest it was Red Hill over Edwards County, 72-66
that sets up the two winner’s bracket semi-final games on tap tonight at Lawrenceville High School
* top-seeded Lawrenceville plays 5th-seeded Flora at 6:00
* 2nd-seeded Marshall plays 3rd-seeded Robinson at 7:30
the tournament’s consolation semi-final games are tomorrow night
* the Olney Tigers will play Paris in the 6:00 game
* the Newton Eagles will play Red Hill in the 7:30 game
the tournament’s final three trophy round games will be Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Olney split two games at home
the Lady Tigers won the varsity game over Lawrenceville, 59-47
* Olney was led by Julie Luna with 18 points and Blake Nohren with 17 points
Lawrenceville won the close junior varsity game, 35-34
Olney’s varsity improves to 12-12 on the year, now at 5-2 in the Little Illini Conference
the Lady Tigers return to conference action Thursday night at Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Hoops last night – Newton dropped two games on the road
the Lady Eagles lost the varsity game at Marshall, 45-31
* Newton was led by Grace Hartrich with 11 points and Ariel Richards with 10 points
Marshall also won the junior varsity game, 32-21
Newton’s varsity squad is now 14-10 on the year, now 4-3 in the Little Illini Conference
the Lady Eagles are back in action at home Thursday night when they host Olney
it will be both Senior Night and “Pack the Place” Night Thursday night at the NCHS Gym

 

(NEWTON)  also in Girls High School Basketball last night – here’s some other area results
in the other three Little Illini Conference games
* Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 66-39
* Paris beat Robinson, 49-34
* Red Hill beat Edwards County, 44-35
here’s some other scores from the downstate area
* North Clay / Louisville beat Dieterich, 48-30

 

(OLNEY)  in downstate Girls Junior High Hoops – the Class M State Tournament started last Friday
the four quarter-final games were played at Rend Lake College
* Christopher beat Chester, 56-47
* Jonesboro beat Rome (Dix), 42-29
* Goreville beat Gallatin County, 64-19
* Nashville beat Aviston, 29-26
the two semi-final games were played last night
* Jonesboro beat Christopher, 47-41
* Goreville beat Nashville, 47-41
the Class M finals will be this Friday night down at Rend Lake College

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Hoops – the SIJHSAA Class S State Tournament started Saturday
there were four quarter-final first round games played at Rend Lake College
* New Hope beat Cypress-Buncombe Coop, 42-15
* Waltonville beat DeSoto, 51-31
* Bartelso beat Summersville, 41-29
* Germantown beat St. John Lutheran / Red Bud, 54-14
the Class S semi-finals are Thursday night with the finals on Saturday back at Rend Lake College

 

(OLNEY)  also in downstate Girls Junior High Hoops – the Class L State Tournament began Saturday
the four quarter-final games were played at Rend Lake College
* Mt. Carmel beat Benton, 42-35
* Collinsville beat Harrisburg, 43-24
* Carterville beat Du Quoin, 48-24
* Highland beat Centralia, 52-35
the Class L semi-finals will be tonight with the finals on Saturday at Rend Lake College

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls 6th Grade Basketball last night – Olney split two games with Mt. Carmel
the Olney “A” Team beat Mt. Carmel, 51-20 as Lady Cub varsity teams remains unbeaten on the year
* Olney was led by Anna Blank with 16 points, Reese Smith with 14, and Avrie Bradley with 12
Mt. Carmel won the “B” Team game, 16-10
the Olney 6th Grade Lady Cubs are back in action Wednesday night at home against Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys 6th Grade Basketball last night – Olney lost at the Red Hill Tournament in Sumner
the Olney Cubs “A” Team lost a tough two-point game to Mt. Carmel, 27-25
* Chase Travis led Olney with 19 points as the “A” Team is now 10-5 on the year
the “A” Team Cubs return to action tomorrow night against Carmi

 


                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a winter softball camp on Sunday afternoon, February 14th, from 1:00 to 4:00, in the OCC Gym – the Lady Knight coaches and players will conduct the softball camp for girls ages 6 to 12 – the camp will focus on hitting, including bunting and slapping, plus fielding from all positions – those taking part should bring their own gloves and bats, if available, plus wear athletic attire and tennis shoes – the cost for the camp is $30 per player – to pre-register, contact OCC Softball Coach Nick Short by calling OCC at  618-395-7777, ext. 2223, or go online at  www.olneycentralathletics.com

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City High School Junior Class will offer concessions at the 6th Grade Basketball Tournament to be held at the Clay City Schools this Saturday, January 30th – pancakes, biscuits & gravy, & drinks will be served from 7:30 to 10:30, plus regular concession items will be available until 1:30 – the breakfast is also available to the public – a Tournament fee will be charged to those watching the games

 

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