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September 14, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals knocked off the Cubs 4-2
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Pirates – Reds – Twins – White Sox - Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Braves – Brewers – Tigers – Royals – Indians - Astros
the Cardinals are back at it again today against the Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday - Olney won a three team meet
the Lady Tigers won the 3.1 mile race over Lawrenceville, 37 to 48
Mt. Carmel finished in third place with 57 points
the top runners for Olney included
* Cameron Hough winning the race, finishing first overall
* Tristen Payne was 4th, Jynsen Yonaka was 5th, and Haven Doll was 6th
* top 20 runners were Abby Rauch, Mackenzie Maslowski, Gracie Julian, Hallie Troester
the Lady Tigers will host the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday - Olney finished second
the Tigers were just five points back finishing second to Lawrenceville, 30 to 35
Mt. Carmel finished in third place with 66 points
the top runners for Olney in the 3.1 mile race
* Michael DeMeyer was 3rd, while brother Nathan DeMeyer finished in 4th place
* Owen Powell was 8th, Tyler Hughes was 9th, and Caleb Thomas was 11th
* top 20 runners were Tristan Helm, Aiden Zuber, Ethan Shan, Trevor Bower, Jordan Belcher

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night - Newton took two of three matches
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Charleston in two sets, 25-12 and 25-16
* Newton was led by Mallory Bergbower, Grace Hartrich, Kaitlyn Cohorst, and Abby Frohning
Newton also won the junior varsity match in two, but lost the fresh/soph match in two sets
the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow night when they host Casey-Westfield at NCHS
 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night - Olney won two of three matches at home
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Salem in two sets, 25-19 and 25-11
* top players were Addie Hemrich, Faith Stallard, Cheyla Lamb, and Paige Ginder
Olney won the junior varsity match in three sets, but lost the fresh/soph match in two
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow night when they host Red Hill at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday - Olney lost a tough match at home
the Tigers lost to visiting Herrin on Ed Webber Field at OCC, 1-0
* Olney had some good play by Weston DeShon and Issac Pampe
the Olney junior varsity squad also lost to Herrin, 3-0
the Soccer Tigers are back in action tomorrow at Effingham St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis from last Saturday's Mattoon Invitational
Mt. Zion won the eleven team event by beating second place Mattoon, 37.5 to 36.5
Teutopolis was third with 35 points, followed by Casey-Westfield fourth with 33.5 points
St. Thomas More was fifth with 23 points, followed by Olney in sixth place with 21 points
then Rantoul, Charleston, Effingham, Salem, and Shelbyville
here's how the Olney Lady Tigers did
* Nicole Shan and Audrey Jensen won four in a row to win the #1 doubles competition
* Logan Kauble finished 2nd in the #1 singles competition with two wins and one loss
* Katie Hostetter and Kenna Steber won one and lost two in the #2 doubles competition
* Carmen Rodriquez won one and lost two matches in the #2 singles competition
* Maddie Moyes won one and lost two matches in the #3 singles competition
the Lady Tigers are back in action today when they host Effingham St. Anthony

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday in IESA Regional action
Effingham won the regional championship with a 6-0 victory over Newton Jasper County
* the Junior Lady Eagles finish the season with an overall record of 12 wins and 8 losses
Effingham moves on to the IESA Sectional to play Mattoon at Paris on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from last Friday down at Fairfield
Olney won the five team meet by beating second place Olney / St. Joe, 23 to 66
NCOE was third with 81 points with the other teams from Fairfield and New Hope
here's the top runners for the Cubs in the varsity 1.7 mile race
* Gavin Kirby won the race by finishing 1st overall, followed by Barak Berger in 4th place
* Brooks Julian was 5th, Colin Gilreath was 6th, Garrett Wright 7th, and Jarrett Fuson 10th
here's the top runners for the Cubs in the junior varsity 1.2 mile race
* Holden Hough was 1st, Cove Trout was 2nd, and Isaac Page was 5th
the Junior High Cubs are back in action today at the Salem Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from last Friday at Fairfield
Olney won the five team meet by beating second place Fairfield, 24 to 49
Olney / St. Joe was third with 83 points, followed by NCOE and New Hope
here's the top runners for the Lady Cubs in the varsity 1.7 mile race
* Hope Laughlin was 2nd, Allison Harness was 3rd, and Carley Greenwood was 5th
* Kristen Greenwood was 6th and Meah Stevens was 8th
here's the top runners for the Lady Cubs in the junior varsity 1.2 mile race
* Bree Holdren won the race, Maddie Whittler was 2nd, and Paige Givens was 5th
the Junior High Lady Cubs are back in action today at the Salem Invitational

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  the Gene Duke Memorial Golf Outing, to benefit Olney Central College Blue Knights Basketball, is set for Friday, September 23rd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per player for green fees, golf cart, lunch, dinner, and prizes – registration and lunch at 12:00 noon and tee time at 1:00 – all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights program – registration forms available online at www.iecc.edu/occ  – for more details, call OCC Blue Knights Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale this Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run this Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will host a “5th Quarter” event this Friday night after Olney Tiger Football, from 9:30 to 11:30 – for junior high and high school students, the event will feature cross fit games, inflatables, free food, a DJ, sumo suits, a bonfire, and photo booth – transportation to and from the “5th Quarter” is available by calling  618-393-6421 – that’s at the Christian Church of Olney this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 with a shotgun start at 1:00 with all golfing followed by an evening meal at 6:00 – individual $20 meal tickets only are available – all proceeds to benefit the Medical School Fund – call the RMH Foundation for details or to sign up, at  618-395-6088

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys golf - Olney will host Lawrenceville / Red Hill and Flora at the Richland Country Club  :  in girls tennis - Olney will host Effingham St. Anthony at Richland County High School and the Olney City Park

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN with our dugout show at 11:50 and game time at around 12:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 13, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals dropped a game to the Cubs 4-1
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Braves – Reds – Tigers – White Sox - Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Pirates – Brewers – Twins – Indians - Astros
the Cardinals are back at it again tonight against the Cubs at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis last night - Olney wins on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Charleston up in Coles County, 8 to 1
Olney won all six of the singles matches, all in two sets each
* Nicole Shan won the #1 match
* Audrey Jensen won the #2 match
* Logan Kauble won the #3 match
* Carmen Rodriquez won the #4 match
* Katie Hostetter won the #5 match
* Maddie Moyes won the #6 match
Olney also won the top two doubles matches, both in two sets each
* Audrey Jensen and Logan Kauble won match #1
* Nicole Shan and Maci Burgener won match #2
Olney won all three of the junior varsity matches
* that included two singles matches and on doubles match
now at 4-0 on the year, the Lady Tigers will host Effingham St. Anthony tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday - Olney played even up on the road
the Tigers and South Knox, Indiana played to a 0-0 tie
* Olney's defensive line of Gavin Lathrop, Dylan Lathrop, and Caleb Gardner played well
* also with a great match was Kye Stallard
there was no junior varsity match played
the Soccer Tigers are back in action this afternoon as they host the Herrin Tigers
the home match will be played out at Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday - Olney lost a tough match on the road
the Tigers lost to Charleston, 148 to 196
* the Match Medalist was Charleston's Preston Smith with a one under par 35
* Olney's best round came from Coen McDowell with a six over par 42
* also for Olney, Luke Shan show a 50, Logan Muston shot a 51, and Ryan Tolliver a 53
the 3-14 Tigers are back in action tomorrow at the Richland Country Club in Olney
the Tigers will host Lawrenceville / Red Hill and Flora

 

(NEWTON)  here's some other area results in High School Sports
in Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat South Central, 16-0 in five innings
in Boys Golf  :
* Marshall beat Casey-Westfield, 167 to 203 
* Casey-Westfield slipped by Oblong, 203 to 204
in Volleyball  :
* Clay City beat Oblong in varsity action in two sets

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball Regional action yesterday - Jasper County won
the Junior Lady Eagles won their semi-final game over Shelbyville, 6-3
* Whitney Zumbahlen was the winning pitcher, striking out 13 in 7 innings of work
the Jasper County girls return to Teutopolis today for the Regional Championship
the Junior Lady Eagles go up against Effingham with a 4:30 start time

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today's High School Sports Schedule  :  in girls & boys cross country - Lawrenceville & Mt. Carmel at Olney  :  in volleyball - Salem at Olney and Newton at Charleston  :  in girls tennis - Newton at Casey-Westfield  :  in boys soccer - Herrin at Olney

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  the Gene Duke Memorial Golf Outing, to benefit Olney Central College Blue Knights Basketball, is set for Friday, September 23rd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per player for green fees, golf cart, lunch, dinner, and prizes – registration and lunch at 12:00 noon and tee time at 1:00 – all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights program – registration forms available online at www.iecc.edu/occ  – for more details, call OCC Blue Knights Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale this Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run this Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will host a “5th Quarter” event this Friday night after Olney Tiger Football, from 9:30 to 11:30 – for junior high and high school students, the event will feature cross fit games, inflatables, free food, a DJ, sumo suits, a bonfire, and photo booth – transportation to and from the “5th Quarter” is available by calling  618-393-6421 – that’s at the Christian Church of Olney this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 with a shotgun start at 1:00 with all golfing followed by an evening meal at 6:00 – individual $20 meal tickets only are available – all proceeds to benefit the Medical School Fund – call the RMH Foundation for details or to sign up, at  618-395-6088

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at around 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 12, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend on Saturday and Sunday
the Cardinals split two with the Brewers in St. Louis, winning Saturday, 5-1 but losing yesterday, 2-1
* the other Midwestern teams that split were the Cubs, Indians, Twins, Astros, Braves, and Rangers
* the Midwestern team that swept two were the Royals and Reds
* the Midwestern teams that lost two were the White Sox, Pirates, and Tigers
the Cardinals are back at home tonight hosting the first of three games against the Cubs in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  in the opening weekend of the National Football League
here’s how the Midwestern teams did over the weekend
* Detroit beat Indianapolis, 39-35
* Houston beat Chicago, 23-14
* Minnesota beat Tennessee, 25-16
* Green Bay beat Jacksonville, 27-23
* Kansas City beat San Diego in overtime, 33-27
* Cincinnati beat the New York Jets, 23-22
* Philadelphia beat Cleveland, 29-10
* Tampa Bay beat Atlanta, 31-24

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football from Saturday
* Illinois lost to North Carolina at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, 23-48 – the Fighting Illini are 1-1
* Southern Illinois beat South East Missouri State in Carbondale, 30-22 – the Salukis are 1-1
* Eastern Illinois beat Miami of Ohio out in Oxford, 21-17 – the Panthers are also now 1-1

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football action from Friday night
two of the four Little Illini Conference games were eventually played after a few lightning delays
* the Newton Eagles improve to 3-0 with a win at Lawrenceville, 51-12
* Marshall also improves to 3-0 on the year with a victory over Robinson, 48-0
in the lone non-conference game Friday night involving an LIC teams
* the Olney Tigers fell to a very tough Monticello squad, 43-0
in the two remaining Little Illini Conference games were postponed from Friday night to Saturday
* Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 33-15
* in Bridgeport, Red Hill beat Paris, 40-29

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate scores from the weekend in High School Football
* Mt. Carmel beat Princeton, Indiana, 44-13
* Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 32-0
* Carmi beat Eldorado, 37-34
* Johnston City beat Sesser-Valier, 28-16
* Herrin beat Du Quoin, 27-26
* Oblong beat Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond, 40-12
* Arcola beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 41-0
* Niantic / Sangamon Valley beat Cumberland, 26-12
* Argenta-Oreana beat Martinsville, 52-8
* Shelbyville beat Sullivan / Okaw Valley, 62-20
* Salem beat Mascoutah, 30-29
* Taylorville beat Rantoul, 41-6
* Mattoon beat Jerseyville, 50-33
* Mt. Zion beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 40-6
* Highland beat Effingham, 47-14
* Centralia beat Charleston, 41-8
it’s back to the local gridiron this Friday night for Week Four action

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country from Saturday’s Peoria Invitational
Olney finished in 21st place among the 59 teams in the Class AA three mile course
* the Tiger’s top runner was Nathan DeMeyer, finishing 42nd among the 852 total runners
* Michael DeMeyer was 51st, Owen Powell was 112th, and Tyler Hughes was 154th
the Olney runners are back at it tomorrow when they host Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country from Saturday’s Peoria Invitational
Olney finished in 49th place among the 60 teams in the Class AA three mile course
* the Lady Tiger’s top runner was Cameron Hough, who was 53rd among the 747 total runners
* Haven Doll was 311th and Lauren Eagleson finished 400th
the Olney runners are back at it tomorrow when they host Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Freshmen/Sophomore Volleyball from Saturday’s Flora Invitational Tournament
the Lady Tigers come away with the championship by winning all five matches on the day
* Olney won the first match by beating Salem in three close sets, 32-30, 23-25, and 16-14
* Olney took match #2 with a two set win over Marshall, 25-14 and 25-18
* Olney won the third match with a victory over host Flora in two sets, 25-19 and 26-24
* the fourth match went to Olney as the Lady Tigers beat Red Hill, 25-18 and 25-16
* and Olney won the fifth match by beating North Clay, 25-9, 26-28, and 15-11
Olney’s top players include the following
* Colleen Inyart, Paige Troyer, Raegan Hires, Tara Hughes, Lauren Hill, and Jessica Clark
the Fresh/Soph Lady Tigers from Olney now have 8 wins with 1 loss and 1 tie
all Olney teams are back on the Ron Herrin Court tomorrow night to host Salem at RCHS

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  the Gene Duke Memorial Golf Outing, to benefit Olney Central College Blue Knights Basketball, is set for Friday, September 23rd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per player for green fees, golf cart, lunch, dinner, and prizes – registration and lunch at 12:00 noon and tee time at 1:00 – all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights program – registration forms available online at www.iecc.edu/occ  – for more details, call OCC Blue Knights Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale this Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run this Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  the First Christian Church of Olney will host a “5th Quarter” event this Friday night after Olney Tiger Football, from 9:30 to 11:30 – for junior high and high school students, the event will feature cross fit games, inflatables, free food, a DJ, sumo suits, a bonfire, and photo booth – transportation to and from the “5th Quarter” is available by calling  618-393-6421 – that’s at the First Christian Church this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 with a shotgun start at 1:00 with all golfing followed by an evening meal at 6:00 – individual $20 meal tickets only are available – all proceeds to benefit the Medical School Fund – call the RMH Foundation for details or to sign up, at  618-395-6088

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys golf – Olney at Charleston  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Effingham and Olney at Charleston  :  in boys soccer – Olney at South Knox, Indiana  :  in freshman/sophomore football – Newton at Lawrenceville

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at around 7:15  :  it’s the Fighting Illini Coach’s Show tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, starting at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 10, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals came from behind to beat the Brewers 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Reds – Tigers – Cubs – Indians – White Sox - Rangers
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Pirates – Braves – Astros – Twins - Royals
the Cardinals are back in action at home in St. Louis against the Brewers again tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football action from last night
there were four matchups in the Little Illini Conference
* Marshall shutout Robinson 48-0
* Newton over Lawrenceville 51-12
* Paris at Red Hill game is postponed until today at 12 noon
* Flora at Casey-Westfield game is postponed until today at 1:30
the lone non-conference game involving the other LIC team
* Olney dropped a tough game to Monticello 43-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – Olney travels north for tournament action today
the Lady Tigers are among eight teams at the Mattoon Invitational on this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Cross Country – the Olney runners are in action today up in Dettweiler Park
the Tigers and Lady Tigers are taking part in the Peoria Invitational, among many other teams

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball – the Olney Fresh/Soph team is playing on this Saturday
the junior Lady Tigers are at the Flora Fresh/Soph Invitational 

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League action – the Olney teams will host Flora this afternoon and evening
* it’s 3rd/4th grade action this afternoon at 3:30
* the 5th/6th grade game is at around 5:00 today
* with the 7th/8th grade game to follow at around 7:00 tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in Division One College Football on this Saturday
* the EIU Panthers are at Miami of Ohio this afternoon for a 2:30 kickoff
* the SIU Salukis have their home opener tonight at 6:00 against Southeast Missouri State in Carbondale
* the Fighting Illini are at home in Memorial Stadium tonight at 6:30 hosting North Carolina in Champaign

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic is today in the Olney City Park  :  the Richland County Challenge Ride starts at 8:00 this morning with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30, with registration by 9:15  :  then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30, with registration by 11:15  :  and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50, with registration by 11:30 – for more, logon at  www.olneychamber.com 

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tiger Soccer Coach Kady Stallard, and Olney Lady Tiger Tennis Coach Drew Muston – plus Josh Brown in the host chair – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03, our Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

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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 5:20 and game time at around 6:15  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this evening on CBS Sports Radio with our pregame show at 5:30 and kickoff at 6:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

September 9, 2016

 

(OLNEY) in Major League Baseball on Thursday with a limited schedule

the Cardinals lost another tough one, falling to the Brewers, 12-5

* the Midwestern teams that won were the Pirates and Indians
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Reds, Astros, and Rangers
* among the Midwestern teams that were idle were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, and Twins
the Cardinals are back in action tonight at home against the Brewers

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton had a big win on the road
the Eagles were all over Arthur-Lovington, 10-0
* Jack Chapman led Newton with 5 goals, while teammate Ben Britton knocked in 3 goals
* others with single goals each were Giuseppe Cucinella and Cole Farley
* the Eagles had a total 22 shots on goal, plus the Newton defense was great with 2 keeper saves
the Soccer Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow, September 17th, at St. Joseph-Ogden

 

(OLNEY) in Boys Soccer – the Olney Tigers at Murphysboro were cancelled due to heavy rains & storms

 

(OLNEY) in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept three LIC matches on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Lawrenceville in two sets, 25-14 and 25-16
* top players were Faith Stallard, Paige Ginder, Addie Hemrich, Cheyla Lamb, and Haley Rhoads
Olney won the junior varsity match in two sets and won the fresh/soph match also in two sets
the Lady Tigers are back in action at home in Ron Herrin Gym next Tuesday night against Salem
the Lady Tiger fresh/soph team travels to Flora tomorrow for a tournament in Conley Gym

 

(NEWTON) in High School Volleyball last night – Newton took two of three on the road at Albion
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match at Edwards County in two very close sets, 25-22 and 26-24
* top players were Grace Hartrich, Mallory Bergbower, Taylor Smith, Abby Frohning, & Kaitlyn Cohorst
Newton won the junior varsity match in two sets, but lost the freshman match in two
the Lady Eagles are back on the court next Tuesday when they travel to Charleston

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Cross Country – Newton won the 7 team meet at Sam Parr State Park
other teams from Altamont, Cowden-Herrick, Hutsonville-Palestine, Casey-Westfield, and North Clay
Newton’s top runners were Michael Koebele (3rd), Collin Harris (4th), and Victor Sandschafer (5th)
the Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow at the Olney Invitational

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Cross Country – Newton won the 6 team meet at Sam Parr State Park
Newton’s top runner were Veronica Ochs (6th), Alexis Bell (9th), and Caroline Short (10th)
the Lady Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow at the Olney Invitational

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Golf earlier this week – Olney lost a dual match on the road
the Tigers lost at Lawrenceville, 172 to 184
* the Match Medalist was Lawrenceville’s Landen Ray with a low round of 40
* Olney’s top golfers were Luke Shan and Randy Goodman, each shooting a 43
* Coen McDowell shot a 47 while Ryan Tolliver had a 51
the 3-12 Tigers are back on the links next Monday at Charleston

 

(OLNEY) in other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
in Baseball
* Teutopolis beat Dieterich, 6-0
in Volleyball
* South Central beat Clay City in varsity and junior action, both in two sets

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Tennis – Olney travels north for tournament action
the Lady Tigers are among eight teams at the Mattoon Invitational on Saturday

 

(OLNEY) in High School Cross Country – the Olney runners are in action tomorrow
the Tigers and Lady Tigers will take part in the Peoria Invitational, among many other teams, on Saturday

 

(OLNEY) in Junior Football League action – the Olney teams will host Flora tomorrow
* it’s 3rd/4th grade action Saturday afternoon at 3:30
* the 5th/6th grade game is at around 5:00 on Saturday
* with the 7th/8th grade game to follow at around 7:00 tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON) in High School Football, it’s back to Friday night lights this evening
here’s the matchups for tonight in the Little Illini Conference
* Newton at Lawrenceville
* Robinson at Marshall
* Flora at Casey-Westfield
* Paris at Red Hill
the lone non-conference game involving the other LIC team
* the Olney Tigers travel to Monticello

 


                                   LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON) the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY) the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com or at www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY) the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic is tomorrow in the Olney City Park : the Richland County Challenge Ride starts at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25 : the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 : then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00 : the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15 : and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category : registration forms and more information is available online at www.olneychamber.com

 

(OLNEY) join us for our next Coach’s Corner Show tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tiger Soccer Coach Kady Stallard, and Olney Lady Tiger Tennis Coach Drew Muston – plus Josh Brown in the host chair – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03, our Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

(OLNEY) our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic is this afternoon at the Richland Country Club, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – show up and take part

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at 7:15 : it’s Newton Eagle football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00 : it’s Olney Tiger football tonight on Freedom 92.9 with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00 : and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com