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May 10, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals win again
* the Redbirds came back to beat the Marlins, 6-5
the Cardinals will go for the series sweep with game three tonight in Miami

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – the IHSA Class 1A Regionals began around the state
at the regional hosted by Richland County High School on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College
* the host Lady Tigers had their season end as they fought hard but fell to Breese Mater Dei, 4-2
Olney’s goals were scored by Nadja Schwarz
also great play by Stephanie Shan, Paige Ginder, and Lauren Hill – Olney ends the year at 2-10-2
* in the other semi-final match – Roxana beat Salem, 9-0
the championship match will be Saturday at 11:00 on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate results in IHSA Girls Soccer Class 1A Regional action
* at Breese  :  Trenton Wesclin beat Edwardsville Metro-East Lutheran, 9-0
* at Carlinville  :  Pana beat Piasa Southwestern, 5-0  :  Carlinville beat Gillespie, 5-0
* at Columbia  :  Waterloo Gibault beat Anna-Jonesboro, 1-0  :  Columbia beat Murphysboro, 8-0
* at Greenville  :  Hillsboro beat Staunton, 2-1  :  Litchfield beat Greenville, 5-0
* at Champaign  :  Champaign St. Thomos More beat Urbana University High, 1-0
the Girls Class 1A Regionals end Saturday – the Class 2A and 3A Regionals get started this Friday

 

(NEWTON)  the Boys Little Illini Conference Track Meet was Monday in Newton
the host Eagles won the nine team event by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 127.5 to 111
* Paris was 3rd with 93 points, followed by Red Hill (61) and Casey-Westfield (50.5)
* Olney was 6th with 50 points, then Lawrenceville (30), Marshall (18), and Flora (17)
the Boys LIC Conference Meet’s Outstanding Athlete was Mitch Bierman of Newton
the first place Newton Eagles had nine LIC Conference Champions winning nine events
* Mitch Bierman in both the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash
* Keith King in the 400 meter run
* Joseph Stone in the 800 meter run
* Seth Wills in the shot put
* Nick Cartright in the discus throw
* Mitch Bierman, Hunter Gray, Rhett Kocher, and Joseph Stone in the 400 meter relay
* Mitch Bierman, Hunter Gray, Trenton Duncan, and Rhett Kocher in the 800 meter relay
* Ben Carr, Trenton Duncan, Hunter Gray, and Joseph Stone in the 1600 meter relay
Newton had one second place finisher
* Keith King in the high jump
Newton had three third place finishes, including
* Hunter Gray in the 200 meter dash
* Rhett Kocher in the long jump
* Nick Cartright in the shot put
the Eagles now prepare for the Class 1A Sectional Track Meet a week from tomorrow at Altamont

 

(OLNEY)  also at the Boys Little Illini Conference Track Meet this past Monday
the sixth place Olney Tigers had one LIC Conference Champion winning one event
* Nathan DeMeyer in the 3200 meter run
Olney had two second place finishers, including
* Cameron Howard in the 200 meter dash
* Michael DeMeyer in the 1600 meter run
Olney had one third place finisher
* Peyton Blanton in the 110 meter hurdles
Olney had two fourth place finishers, including
* Peyton Blanton, Sutton Dunn, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 800 meter relay
* Michael DeMeyer, Ethan Shan, Caleb Thomas, and Owen Powell in the 3200 meter relay
the Tigers now prepare for the Class 2A Sectional Track Meet a week from tomorrow at Mahomet

 

(NEWTON)  the Girls Little Illini Conference Track Meet was Monday in Newton
the host Lady Eagles won the eight team event by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 147.5 to 106
* Olney finished 3rd with 79 points, followed by Paris (75) and Casey-Westfield (67)
* then Marshall (49.5), Red Hill (15), and Lawrenceville (12)
the Girls LIC Conference Meet’s Outstanding Athlete was Faith Frye of Casey-Westfield
the first place Newton Lady Eagles had five LIC Conference Champions winning five events
* Abby Stone in the 800 meter run
* Courtney Hadra in the discus throw
* Alex Haarman, Brooklyn Herman, Claire Carr, and Abby Stone in the 400 meter relay
* Mikaela Haarman, Emma Weber, Alex Haarman, and Tori Zumbahlen in the 800 meter relay
* Tori Zumbahlen, Brooklyn Herman, Claire Carr, and Abby Stone in the 1600 meter relay
Newton had four second place finishers, including
* Brooklyn Herman in the 100 meter dash
* Claire Carr in the 400 meter dash
* Emma Weber in the triple jump
* Grace Hartrich in the shot put
Newton had six third place finishes, including
* Alex Haarman in both the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash
* Liz Volk in the 100 meter hurdles
* Lauren Probst in the 300 meter hurdles
* Claire Carr in the long jump
* Brooklyn Herman in the 400 meter dash
the Lady Eagles now prepare for the Class 1A Sectional Track Meet tomorrow in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  also at the Girls Little Illini Conference Track Meet from this past Monday
the third place Olney Lady Tigers had three LIC Conference Champions winning three events
* Tara Hughes in the high jump
* Cameron Hough in the 1600 meter run
* Leah Snyder in the shot put
Olney had five third place finishers, including
* Danni Murphy in the high jump
* Leah Snyder in the discus throw
* Gracie Julian in the 3200 meter run
* Danni Murphy, Abby Rauch, Chelsea Ochs, and Tara Hughes in the 400 meter relay
* Chelsea Ochs, Abby Rauch, Sofia Bruscantini, and Tara Hughes in the 800 meter relay
Olney had six other top six finishers, all earning points
* Carmen Rodriguez in the 300 meter hurdles and 100 meter hurdles
* Chelsea Ochs in the 200 meter dash and 100 meter dash
* Trinity Milburn in the discus throw
* Bailey Washburn, Cameron Hough, Danni Murphy, and Abby Rauch in the 1600 meter relay
the Lady Tigers now prepare for the Class 2A Sectional Track Meet tomorrow at Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney picked up a win at home
the Tigers beat Harrisburg, 7-4 as Olney outhit the visiting Bulldogs, 9 to 7
* Braden Adams was the winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs and striking out three
* Trey Puckett led Olney with two singles, a double, and three RBI
* Mason Kocher had a two RBI double and Luke Lambird had two hits and a run scored
now at 15-8 on the year, the Tigers are back in action today when they host South Central

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won again on the road
the Eagles beat Edwards County, 10-1 as Newton outhit the host Lions, 12 to 5
* Nate Meinhart was Newton’s winning pitcher, giving up only one earned run and striking out three
* Mitch Jansen led the Eagles with a three RBI hit – Noah Wagy singled, doubled, and had two RBI
* Nate Meinhart, Mitch Bierman, and Lucas Geier each had two hits apiece
now at 13-7 on the year, Newton is back in action tomorrow traveling to Neoga

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won on the road
the Lady Eagles beat Edwards County, 8-1 as Newton outhit the Lady Lions, 10 to 6
* Kristen Hardiek was Newton’s winning pitcher, allowing no earned runs and striking out nine
* Abby Frohning singled, doubled, & tripled with four RBI – Ariel Richards & Mariah Earnest had two hits
now at 14-8 on the year, the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow at home against Charleston

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some area results in other High School Sports from yesterday
in Softball  :
* (LIC)  Marshall beat Lawrenceville, 5-4
* Oblong beat Casey-Westfield, 1-0
in Baseball  :
* (LIC)  Robinson beat Lawrenceville, 5-3
* Teutopolis beat Benton, 5-3
* Altamont beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 4-0
in Boys Tennis  :
* Paris beat Casey-Westfield, 7-2
* Mt. Vernon beat Flora, 9-0

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Newton lost on the road
the Eagles lost to Effingham, 7-2 as Newton won one of the six singles matches
* Holden Kerner won the #2 singles match in two sets, 6-4, 6-2
Newton won one of the three doubles matches
* Ethan Carter and Holden Kerner won the #1 doubles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-1
the Tennis Eagles now prepare for the LIC Conference matches this Saturday at Casey

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363  or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger Track Teams will host the first-ever Little Tiger Track & Field Meet on this coming Saturday morning, May 13th, from 9:00 to 11:00, at the Richland County High School Track in Olney – all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students are invited to take part in various events, including sprints, distance running, hurdles, the long jump, and shot put (softball throw) – the event will include instruction by Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger athletes and coaches, plus there will be grade-level competition, & the event will end with a Family Mile Fun Walk – registration forms will be accepted until 8:45 Saturday morning at the RCHS Track – the cost is at $10 per child – all kids are welcomed – this event is open to all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students at both RCES and the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School is providing the opportunity for sports’ physicals at a cost of $25 per athlete – the date for boys is tomorrow morning from 10:00 to 12:00 – remember that sports physicals are good for one calendar year and all athletes are required to have an up-to-date physical on file in the RCHS office – for more information or details, contact the Athletic office at RCHS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in softball – Paris at Olney in a rescheduled LIC game at RCHS  :  in baseball – South Central at Olney

 

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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 around 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:10  :  and the latest in sports the rest of the day, tonight, and overnight on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 9, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals win again
* the Redbirds beat the Marlins, 9-4
the Cardinals continue they road trip with the second of three in Miami tonight

 

(NEWTON)  the Little Illini Conference Track Meets were yesterday at NCHS in Newton
both the Eagles and Lady Eagles won their respective meets
in the Boys LIC Meet  :
* Newton won by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 127.5 to 111
* Paris was 3rd with 93 points, followed by Red Hill (61) and Casey-Westfield (50.5)
* Olney was 6th with 50 points, then Lawrenceville (30), Marshall (18), and Flora (17)
in the Girls LIC Meet  :
* Newton won by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 147.5 to 106
* Olney finished 3rd with 79 points, followed by Paris (75) and Casey-Westfield (67)
* then Marshall (49.5), Red Hill (15), and Lawrenceville (12)
we’ll take a look at the Newton and Olney individual results in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney lost a tough extra inning game at home
the Tigers fell to Marshall, 1-0 in ten innings although Olney outhit the visiting Lions, 5 to 4
* it was the final Little Illini Conference game of the year for both teams
* and the third LIC loss for the Tigers that went into extra innings
* Landon Pride led Olney at the plate with three hits – Luke Lambird and Jake Griefzu each had a hit
Olney finished their conference schedule at 5-3 – the Tigers are now 14-8 on the year
the Tigers are back at Millspaugh Field today as they’ll host Harrisburg at 4:30

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney picked up an LIC victory at home
the Lady Tigers beat Marshall, 4-3 scoring all four of Olney’s runs in the final two innings of play
* Sophia Colclasure was Olney’s winning pitcher, allowing two earned runs and striking out five
* Paige Ginder had two hits and one RBI while Sophia Colclasure had a two RBI double
* the junior varsity teams played three innings of scoreless ball as well after the varsity game
Olney improves to 16-8 on the year, now at 4-2 in the Little Illini Conference
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow with a makeup LIC game against Paris at RCHS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some other area results in High School Sports from yesterday
in Baseball  :
* (LIC)  Paris beat Lawrenceville, 10-0
* (LIC)  Robinson beat Flora, 5-4
* (LIC)  Red Hill beat Casey-Westfield, 4-3
* Teutopolis beat Altamont, 5-0
* South Central beat Effingham St. Anthony, 3-1
* Edwards County beat Johnston City, 8-6
in Softball  :
* (LIC)  Flora beat Robinson, 6-0
* (LIC)  Paris beat Lawrenceville, 6-2
* (LIC)  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 6-0
* Oblong beat Tri-County twice, 8-0 and 17-1
* Clay City beat Webber, 15-1
in Boys Tennis  :
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Flora, 6-3
* Paris beat Mattoon, 5-4

 

(OLNEY)  at the Class L Girls Regional Track Meet yesterday at Centralia – eight teams took part
Mt. Carmel won the event by beating out 2nd place Salem, 109 to 92
* Olney finished 3rd with 61 points, followed by Centralia (49), Fairfield (48), and Flora (46)
* rounding out the other teams were Carmi (44) and Carlyle (13)
we’ll look at the individual results for the Lady Cubs in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  at the Class L Boys Regional Track Meet yesterday at Centralia – eight teams competed
Salem won the event by beating out 2nd place Fairfield, 118 to 96
* Olney and Centralia tied for 3rd place at 75 points apiece, followed by Carmi (49)
* then Flora (46), Mt. Carmel (25), and Carlyle (5)
we’ll look at the individual results for the Cubs in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – the Class 1A Regional begins this evening in Olney
Olney will host the Regional on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College with two semi-final matches
* Roxanna plays Salem at 4:30 – then host the Lady Tigers will play Breese Mater Dei at 6:30
the winners will play in the Regional Championship Match Saturday morning at 11:00 at OCC

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363  or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger Track Teams will host the first-ever Little Tiger Track & Field Meet on this coming Saturday morning, May 13th, from 9:00 to 11:00, at the Richland County High School Track in Olney – all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students are invited to take part in various events, including sprints, distance running, hurdles, the long jump, and shot put (softball throw) – the event will include instruction by Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger athletes and coaches, plus there will be grade-level competition, & the event will end with a Family Mile Fun Walk – registration forms will be accepted until 8:45 Saturday morning at the RCHS Track – the cost is at $10 per child – all kids are welcomed – this event is open to all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students at both RCES and the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School is providing the opportunity for sports’ physicals at a cost of $25 per athlete – the dat for boys is this coming Thursday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 – remember that sports physicals are good for one calendar year and all athletes are required to have an up-to-date physical on file in the RCHS office – for more information or details, contact the Athletic office at RCHS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Newton at Edwards County (4:00) and Harrisburg at Olney (4:30)  :  in softball – Newton at Edwards County (4:00)  :  in girls soccer – Breese Mater Dei at Olney in the Class 1A Regional on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College (6:30)

 

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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 around 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:10  :  and the latest in sports the rest of the day, tonight, and overnight on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 8, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals won both games over the weekend
* the Redbirds beat the Braves, 5-3 on Saturday, then yesterday, 6-4 in fourteen innings
the Cardinals continue they road trip with the first of three in Miami tonight against the Marlins

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball over the weekend – OCC played four GRAC games
the Blue Knights split two at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson
* the Statesmen won the first game, 3-1 while the Blue Knights won game two, 17-5
the Blue Knights dropped two games yesterday at home on Conley Field in Olney
* visiting John A. Logan won both games over OCC, 16-2 and 10-0
the Blue Knights are now 39-13 on the year and 18-8 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball Saturday – Newton won a non-LIC game at home
the Eagles beat Effingham St. Anthony, 7-5 as Newton outhit the visiting Bulldogs, 16-9
* Newton’s Mitch Jansen had a two run walk-off home run in the bottom of the 8th inning
* Nate Meinhart was the winning pitcher for Newton
* John Grunloh had a three hit game while Mitch Bierman had two home runs
* also a two hit day for Ben Britton, Nick Cohorst, Cole Horner, and Connor Bierman
now at 12-7 on the year, the Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Edwards County in Albion

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – Olney finished up its regular season schedule
the Lady Tigers won a close match over Centralia, 2-1 in overtime
* regulation time ended with the match tied at 1-1 as Olney won after penalty kicks
* Olney's lone regular goal was scored by Allison Herman
* the PK goals were scored by Nadja Schwarz, Allison Herman, Faith Stallard, and Stephanie Sturm
Olney won its final junior varsity match by beating Centralia, 4-2
* goals were scored by Ally Steber, Victoria Willis, Tara Hughes, and Chalyda Tarr
the varsity Lady Tigers now prepare for their Class 1A Regional appearance tomorrow evening
Olney will host the Regional on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College with two semi-final matches
* the Lady Tigers play Breese Mater Dei while Roxanna plays Salem
the Regional Championship Match will have the winners playing Saturday morning at 11:00 at OCC

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some other results from Saturday in High School Sports
in Softball  : 
* Robinson split two games – beating Carmi, 4-0 – losing to Hardin County, 6-2
in Baseball  :
* Flora dropped two games – losing to Benton, 8-7 and 13-3

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA High School Bass Fishing Sectionals started this past Friday
while the Forbes Lake Sectional in Marion County was held, no results are available to us as of yet
* the other downstate Sectionals at Rend Lake, Lake of Egypt, and Lake Shelbyville will be held today
a maximum of three boats from each Sectional advance to the Bass Fishing State Finals
the IHSA State Finals are May 18th thru 20th on Carlyle Lake, over in Clinton County

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball and Softball – it’s the final round of LIC Conference games today
here’s the matchups for all the teams
* Olney will host Marshall at Richland County High School
* Flora at Robinson
* Lawrenceville at Paris
* Red Hill at Casey-Westfield
three LIC Baseball games are later this week
* Robinson at Lawrenceville tomorrow
* Flora at Paris on Wednesday
* Lawrenceville at Casey-Westfield on Friday
three LIC Softball games are also later this week
* Lawrenceville at Marshall tomorrow
* Paris at Olney on Wednesday
* Olney at Flora on Thursday
all LIC games must be played this week – the Class 1A / 2A Softball & Baseball Regionals start next week

 

(OLNEY)  also played this week is the 2017 Midland Trail Conference Baseball Tournament
all first round games scheduled for today are at the higher seeded team site
* top-seeded Odin will host 8th-seeded Christ Our Rock Lutheran
* 2nd-seeded Waltonville will host 7th-seeded Grayville
* 3rd-seeded Webber Township will host 6th-seeded Wayne City down in Bluford
* 4th-seeded Woodlawn will host 5th-seeded Cisne
the rest of the tournament with semi-finals tomorrow and finals on Wednesday will be at Woodlawn

 

(OLNEY)  also the 2017 Midland Trail Conference Softball Tournament is this week
like baseball, all first round games will be played today at the higher seeded team site
* top-seeded Woodlawn will host 8th-seeded Cisne
* 2nd-seeded Waltonville will host 7th-seeded Grayville
* 3rd-seeded Clay City will host 6th-seeded Webber Township
* 4th-seeded Wayne City will host 5th-seeded Christ Our Rock Lutheran
the rest of the tournament with semi-finals tomorrow and finals on Wednesday will be at Waltonville

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363  or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf 

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger Track Teams will host the first-ever Little Tiger Track & Field Meet on this coming Saturday morning, May 13th, from 9:00 to 11:00, at the Richland County High School Track in Olney – all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students are invited to take part in various events, including sprints, distance running, hurdles, the long jump, and shot put (softball throw) – the event will include instruction by Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger athletes and coaches, plus there will be grade-level competition, & the event will end with a Family Mile Fun Walk – registration forms will be accepted until 8:45 Saturday morning at the RCHS Track – the cost is at $10 per child – all kids are welcomed – this event is open to all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students at both RCES and the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School is providing the opportunity for sports’ physicals at a cost of $25 per athlete – the date for girls is this afternoon, this May 8th, from 1:00 to 3:00, and for boys, on Thursday morning, May 11th, from 10:00 to 12:00 – remember that sports physicals are good for one calendar year and all athletes are required to have an up-to-date physical on file in the RCHS office – for more information or details, contact the Athletic office at Richland County High School at  393-2191

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in girls & boys track – the LIC Conference Meets in Newton today at 4:00  :  in varsity baseball – Marshall at Olney  :  in varsity softball – Marshall at Olney  :  in girls & boys junior high track – the Class L Regional Meets are today down at Centralia for the Lady Cubs and Cubs

 

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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 around 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:10  :  and the latest in sports the rest of the day, tonight, and overnight on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 6, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night - the Cardinals win on the road
* the Redbirds pounded the Braves in Atlanta, 10-0
the Cardinals are back for game two of the weekend series tonight against the Braves

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – Olney Central College is back in action today
* the Blue Knights are 38-10 on the year and 17-5 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
* OCC will play Lincoln Trail College today at Robinson and then host John A. Logan tomorrow
the Region 24 Baseball Tournament is scheduled for next weekend

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here's results from yesterday in High School Baseball & Softball
in Baseball  :
* Effingham beat Flora, 15-5
* Dieterich beat Altamont, 4-3 in nine innings
in Softball  :
* Effingham beat Flora, 5-1

 

(NEWTON)  here's the final results at the National Trail Conference Softball Tournament
* Championship  :  top-seeded Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat 3rd-seeded Altamont, 10-4
* Third Place  :  4th-seeded Neoga beat 7th-seeded Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City, 18-3
* Fifth Place  :  2nd-seeded St. Anthony beat 5th-seeded St. Elmo / Brownstown, 6-0

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA High School Bass Fishing Sectionals were scheduled to start yesterday
while the Forbes Lake Sectional in Marion County was held on Friday with results pending
* the other downstate Sectionals at Rend Lake, Lake of Egypt, and Lake Shelbyville will be Monday
most all of our area teams competed at the Forbes Lake Sectional, including those from
* Newton, Robinson, Flora, South Central, St. Anthony, Teutopolis, and Fairfield
* others include Centralia, Salem, Mt. Vernon, Wayne City, Woodlawn, Christ Our Rock, and Carlyle
a maximum of three boats from each Sectional advance to the Bass Fishing State Finals
the IHSA State Finals are May 18th thru 20th on Carlyle Lake, over in Clinton County
we'll look at the Forbes Lake Sectional results in our Monday sports report

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363  or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf 

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger Track Teams will host the first-ever Little Tiger Track & Field Meet on Saturday morning, May 13th, a week from today, from 9:00 to 11:00, at the Richland County High School Track in Olney – all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students are invited to take part in various events, including sprints, distance running, hurdles, the long jump, and shot put (softball throw) – the event will include instruction by Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger athletes and coaches, plus there will be grade-level competition, & the event will end with a Family Mile Fun Walk – registration forms will be accepted until 8:45 that Saturday morning at the RCHS Track – the cost is at $10 per child – all kids are welcomed – this event is open to all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students at both RCES and the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School is providing the opportunity for sports’ physicals at a cost of $25 per athlete – the date for girls is next Monday afternoon, May 8th, from 1:00 to 3:00, and for boys, next Thursday morning, May 11th, from 10:00 to 12:00 – remember that sports physicals are good for one calendar year and all athletes are required to have an up-to-date physical on file in the RCHS office – for more information or details, contact the Athletic office at Richland County High School at  393-2191

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Saturday  :  in boys tennis – Olney and Newton at the Robinson Doubles Tournament, which will be played in Mattoon  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Centralia  :  in baseball – Olney at Vincennes-Rivet and Effingham St. Anthony at Newton 

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:10  :  and the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

May 5, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals let another game slip away
* the Redbirds lost to Milwaukee, 5-4
the Cardinals then hit the road for a weekend three game series beginning tonight at Atlanta

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – Olney Central College is trying to get back on the field
* the Blue Knights have five GRAC games to play before midnight next Tuesday, May 9th
* OCC will try to play Lincoln Trail College tomorrow and host John A. Logan on Sunday
* currently, the Blue Knights are in a three way tie atop the GRAC with Wabash and Logan
the Region 24 Baseball Tournament is scheduled for next weekend
it will be two, four team, double elimination tournaments at the two top-seeded sites
the two winning teams will then advance to the NJCAA District Tournament hosted by the top GRAC team

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  all of the local sporting events were cancelled due to rain yesterday
* the Girls / Boys LIC Conference Track Meets have been rescheduled for next Monday at 4:00 at Newton
* the Class L Girls / Boys Track Regionals will be next Monday morning at 10:00 down at Centralia

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA High School Bass Fishing Sectionals are still scheduled for today
all of our area teams will be competing at the Forbes Lake Sectional, over in Marion County, including
* Newton, Robinson, Flora, South Central, St. Anthony, Teutopolis, and Fairfield
* others include Centralia, Salem, Mt. Vernon, Wayne City, Woodlawn, Christ Our Rock, and Carlyle
a few other area teams to our north will fish at the Lake Shelbyville Sectional tomorrow, including
* Paris, Marshall, Neoga, Sullivan, Shelbyville, and eight other teams further north
there are twenty other Sectionals from throughout the rest of the state – downstate sites include
* Rend Lake, Lake of Egypt, and Coffeen Lake
a maximum of three boats from each Sectional advance to the Bass Fishing State Finals
the IHSA State Finals are May 18th thru 20th on Carlyle Lake, over in Clinton County

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 20th Annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon on Friday, May 26th, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – registration and lunch at 11:00 – the $125 per golfer or $500 per team entry fees includes lunch, 18 holes, a golf cart, refreshments, and a dinner at the end of the day – teams and individuals can sign up now for the scramble format fundraiser by calling  217-234-5363  or by going online, at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf 

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger Track Teams will host the first-ever Little Tiger Track & Field Meet on Saturday morning, May 13th, from 9:00 to 11:00, at the Richland County High School Track, at the football field in Olney – all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students are invited to take part in various events, including sprints, distance running, hurdles, the long jump, and shot put (softball throw) – the event will include instruction by Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger athletes and coaches, plus there will be grade-level competition, & the event will end with a Family Mile Fun Walk – registration forms will be accepted until 8:45 Saturday morning at the RCHS Track, pre-registration – however, the $10 fee per child will include a tee-shirt if payment and consent forms are returned to the child’s teacher or  in the mail to Coach Amy Julian, c/o Richland County High School, 1200 East Laurel Street, Olney, Illinois, 62450 by today, this May 5th – call or stop by the High School in Olney to get more information or details – all kids welcomed – this event is open to all Kindergarten thru 5th grade students at both RCES and the St. Joseph School

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School is providing the opportunity for sports’ physicals at a cost of $25 per athlete – the date for girls is next Monday afternoon, May 8th, from 1:00 to 3:00, and for boys, next Thursday morning, May 11th, from 10:00 to 12:00 – remember that sports physicals are good for one calendar year and all athletes are required to have an up-to-date physical on file in the RCHS office – for more information or details, contact the Athletic office at Richland County High School at  393-2191

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  there is nothing on today’s High School Sports Calendar – but here’s a look at the scheduled events coming up tomorrow  :  in boys tennis – Olney and Newton at the Robinson Doubles Tournament, which has now been moved to Mattoon  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Centralia  :  in baseball – Olney at Vincennes-Rivet and Effingham St. Anthony at Newton  :  and one other note – the final games scheduled in LIC baseball and softball will be played next Monday at their respective sites

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:40 and first pitch at 6:35  :  and the latest in sports all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com