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December 9, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fourteen of the National Football League ended last night
the Green Bay Packers continued their winning ways as they beat the Atlanta Falcons, 43-37
Week Fifteen gets started this Thursday night in St. Louis, as the Rams will host the Arizona Cardinals

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Olney won in LIC action at home
the Lady Tigers beat visiting Red Hill in varsity action, 58-24
  *  Olney’s Mary Grace Inyart led all scorers with 17 points, while Jaycie Luna added 10 points
the Lady Tigers improve to 3&4 on the year, now 2&0 in the Little Illini Conference
Olney is back in LIC action this Thursday night when they travel up to Paris

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Hoops last night – Newton swept two games at home
the Lady Eagles won the varsity game over Edwards County, 43-23
  *  Newton’s Emily Kerner led the scoring with 14 points, while Grace Hartrich had 11 points
Newton also won the junior varsity game, 43-20
improving to 6&3, now 1&1 in the LIC, the Lady Eagles are back in LIC play Thursday night at Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  also in Girls High School Basketball last night
in the other Little Illini Conference games
*  Paris beat Marshall, 60-47
*  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 53-42
*  Flora beat Lawrenceville, 42-36

 

(NEWTON)  also in Girls High School Basketball from last night
Dieterich beat Oblong, 57-36
Fairfield beat Carmi, 48-40

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night – there were a couple of area games
Clay City beat North Clay / Louisville, 49-46
Patoka beat South Central, 63-48

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Hoops last night – Olney split two on the road
the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game over Mt. Carmel, 35-25 as the varsity improves to 13&4
  *  Taylor LeCrone led Olney with 17 points
Olney lost the 7th grade game, 22-14 as the junior varsity drops back to 10&5 on the year
the Lady Cubs are back in action this Friday when they travel to Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One Men’s College Basketball – Illinois is back in action tonight
the Fighting Illini are in New York tonight to take on undefeated Villanova

 


                                                   LOCAL SPORTS REMINDER

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen “Black Light Dodgeball” is back this coming Saturday, at the south edge of Olney, along Whittle Avenue – the Elementary School Division runs from 4:00 to 5:45, for 1st thru 3rd graders and for 4th & 5th graders – then the Junior High / High School Division runs from 5:45 to 8:30 – the cost is still $10 per player – while a traveling trophy will be introduced for the competition, the award of $50 will again go to the “best dressed” player – call or logon for details, at www.brittonsbullpen.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 5:00 and tipoff at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

December 8, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Week Fourteen of the National Football League yesterday
here’s how the Midwestern teams did on Sunday
*  the Colts beat the Browns, 25-24
*  the Rams beat the Redskins, 24-0
*  the Lions beat the Buccaneers, 34-17
*  the Vikings beat the Jets in overtime, 30-24
*  the Bengals lost to the Steelers, 42-21
*  the Titans lost to the Giants, 36-7
*  the Chiefs lost to the Cardinals, 17-14
Week Fourteen ends tonight with the Packers hosting the Falcons

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One Men’s College Basketball Saturday – Illinois wins at home
the Fighting Illini beat American University, 70-55 as Illinois improves to 7&1 on the year
*  Illinois returns to action tomorrow night in New York, taking on undefeated Villanova
by the way in College Football news – Illinois has accepted a bowl invitation
*  the Illini will play Louisiana Tech in Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl on December 26th

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball from Saturday
it was a full schedule in Region and Great Rivers Athletic Conference basketball
*  the OCC Blue Knights lost a close battle to John A. Logan, 68-64
   *  Tyler Brough led all scorers with 24 points – Dominic Jackson added 16 points
   *  the OCC men fall back to 3&8 on the year, now 0&3 in the GRAC
   *  the Blue Knights are back in action at home tomorrow night to host the Greenville College JV
here’s a look at the other Region and Great Rivers Athletic Conference games on Saturday
*  Vincennes University beat Wabash Valley, 77-54
*  Lincoln Trail beat Shawnee, 79-78
*  Kaskaskia beat Rend Lake, 69-59
*  Lewis & Clark beat Southeastern Illinois, 79-67
*  Southwestern Illinois beat Lake Land in overtime, 106-97
in a few games played yesterday on Sunday
*  Southwestern Illinois beat Three Rivers, 80-78
* Moberly beat Lake Land, 73-69
*  St. Louis University beat Lewis & Clark, 76-72
the Region and GRAC schedule resumes this coming Thursday and Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball from Saturday
it was a full schedule in Region and Great Rivers Athletic Conference basketball
*  the OCC Lady Knights won a close one over John A. Logan, 84-82
   *  Shelbi Samsil led OCC with 20 points – Brianna Farris and Sarah Jones combined for 25 points
   *  the Lady Knights improve to 3&7 on the year, now 2&1 in the GRAC
   *  the OCC women are back in action tonight when they’ll host the McKendree University JV
here’s a few other Region and Great Rivers Athletic Conference games from Saturday
*  Wabash Valley beat Vincennes University, 70-59
*  Kaskaskia beat Rend Lake, 64-61
*  Lake Land beat Southwestern Illinois, 60-41
the Region and GRAC schedule resumes this coming Thursday and Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling Saturday – the Olney Tigers won at Lawrenceville
the Wrestling Tigers beat out ten other teams to win the Lawrence County Wrestling Tournament
the Tigers beat 2nd place Frankfort by at least 20 points, 223 to 202.5
the host Indians finished a distant 3rd place with 159 points, followed by Fairfield and Carterville
Robinson finished 6th, followed by Harrisburg, Mt. Carmel, Anna-Jonesboro, St. Anthony, and Carmi
the Olney Tigers won three of the fourteen classes, with five 2nd’s, one 3rd, one 5th, and one 6th
Olney came home with 10 total medals with all 13 Tiger wrestlers winning at least one individual match
  *  Lance Bailey was 2&0, winning the 113 pound class
  *  Tim Sturm was 3&0, winning the 160 pound class
  *  Kyle Beasley was 3&0, winning the 195 pound class
  *  2nd’s went to Ryan Smith, Nathan DeMeyer, Dalyn Brach, Collin Smith, & Zach Shoulders
it’s the first ever tournament team championship for Olney at the Lawrenceville Tournament
Olney’s previous best at the Lawrence County event was 6th place in 2012
the Tigers are back in action this Wednesday night in ERHS Ron Herrin Gym against Mt. Carmel at 6:00

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Girls 7th Grade State Tournaments started on Saturday
the four different class tournaments had their quarter-finals and semi-finals on Saturday
Class 3A Quarter-Final  :  Teutopolis beat Green Valley Midwest Central, 27-17
  *  Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Teutopolis beat Pleasant Plains, 27-18
     *  the Junior Lady Shoes play for the Class 3A Championship on Thursday night
Class 2A Quarter-Final  :  Neoga was eliminated by Princeville, 49-14
  *  the Lady Warriors finish the year at 13&9
Class 1A Quarter-Final  :  Sigel St. Michael's was eliminated by Decatur Lady of Lourdes, 25-20
  *  the Lady Sharpshooters finish the year at 16&6
the 7th Grade State Tournament finals will be this Thursday night
the 8th Grade Sectionals are this Wednesday night with the State Tournaments starting on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops – it’s back to Little Illini Conference action tonight
the Olney Lady Tigers will host Red Hill in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School
*  due to a low number of players, the junior varsity game will consist of two, seven minute halves
*  therefore, the Red Hill at Olney varsity game will start earlier than normal, at around 7:00
here’s the other LIC matchups scheduled for tonight
*  the Newton Lady Eagles will host Edwards County
*  Marshall will host Paris
*  Flora at Lawrenceville
*  Robinson at Casey-Westfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at around 6:55 and tipoff at around 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

December 6, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night – Olney
   *  The Olney Tigers defeated the Robinson Maroons 58-48
   *  Tigers were led by two players in double figures, Tate Nohren with 15, Tanner Stoltz with 13
   *  Olney improves to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the Little Illini
   *  The Junior Varsity Tigers lost to Robinson 48-24
   *  The next Tiger basketball game will by Friday at home against Red Hill

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Hoops last night – Newton
   * The Newton Eagles defeated the Paris Tigers 46-40
   *  The Eagles were led in scoring by Brock Mammoser with 22 points
   *  The JV Eagles loss to Paris 32-50

 

(OLNEY)  elsewhere in the Little Illini Conference last night in Boys High School Basketball
   * Edwards County over Casey 54-51
   * Lawrenceville over Red Hill 83-49
   * Flora defeated Woodlawn 57-56
   * Marshall was in non-conference action last night

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a some other Boys High School Basketball scores from last night
   *  Patoka over Clay City 80-46
   *  Dieterich over Stewardson-Strasburg 63-39
   * Oblong over Martinsville 66-17
   * Teutopolis over Breese Central 49-44

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Basketball tonight – it’s back to Region and GRAC Conference action
the Olney Central College teams are at home in “The Dungeon” for GRAC play against John A. Logan
  *  the Lady Knights play at 5:30, while the Blue Knights are in action at 7:30
elsewhere, here’s the lineup for the rest of the teams
  *  Wabash Valley at Vincennes University
  *  Southwestern Illinois at Lake Land
  *  Shawnee at Lincoln Trail
  *  Kaskaskia at Rend Lake
  *  and Southeastern Illinois at Lewis & Clark

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball – Illinois is back in action today
the Fighting Illini are at home this afternoon to host American University in Champaign
game time is at 1:00 today at the State Farm Center

 

(OLNEY)  due to technical issues, there is no Coach’s Corner Show this morning – Coach’s Corner on CBS Sports Radio WVLN will return a week from this morning with a start time of 9:00

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball today on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 12:00 noon and tipoff at 1:00  :  it’s OCC doubleheader basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 5:30 and the Blue Knights to follow at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

December 5, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fourteen of the National Football League began last night in Chicago
the host Bears lost at Soldier Field, falling to the visiting Dallas Cowboys, 41-28
Week Fourteen continues with fourteen games on Sunday, ending Monday night up in Wisconsin

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Olney won its LIC conference openers
the Lady Tigers beat Robinson in the varsity game, 70-16 as Olney improves to 3&4, 1&0 in the LIC
  *  Taylor Rauch led Olney with 13 points while Jaycie Luna and Mary Grace Inyart each had 12 points
Olney also won the junior varsity game, 40-20 as the jv improves to 2&0 on the year
the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action Monday night when they host Red Hill at East Richland High

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Hoops last night – Newton lost its LIC conference openers
the Lady Eagles lost the varsity game at Paris, 63-37 as Newton falls to 5&3 overall, now 0&1 in the LIC
  *  for Newton, Ariel Richards and Emily Kerner each 9 points
Paris also won the junior varsity game over Newton, 38-28
the Lady Eagles are back in action Monday when they'll host Edwards County in the NCHS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  elsewhere in the Little Illini Conference last night in Girls High School Basketball
Casey-Westfield beat Edwards County, 49-34
Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 47-39
Marshall and Flora did not play with the night off

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a couple of other Girls High School Basketball scores from last night
Palestine-Hutsonville beat Martinsville, 42-24
Dieterich beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 49-43

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling Tuesday night – Olney set a record with its first season win
the Tiger Wrestlers set a school record with most points scored in a dual meet, beating Carmi, 77-6
Olney won 13 of the 14 matches, 8 by pins and 5 by forfeit
  *  Zach Shoulders won the 285 pound class (forfeit)
  *  Kyle Beasley won the 195 pound class (pin)
  *  Joe Burkett won the 182 pound class (pin)
  *  Tim Sturm won the 170 pound class (pin)
  *  Collin Smith won the 160 pound class (pin)
  *  Hunter Summitt won the 152 pound class (forfeit)
  *  Dalyn Brach won the 145 pound class (pin)
  *  Steven Pence won the 138 pound class (pin)
  *  Nathan DeMeyer won the 132 pound class (forfeit)
  *  Preston Thompson won the 126 pound class (forfeit)
  *  Lance Bailey won the 120 pound class (pin)
  *  Jordan Bailey won the 113 pound class (forfeit)
  *  Ryan Smith won the 106 pound class (pin)
at 1&1 in dual matches, the Tiger Wrestlers are back in action tomorrow at the Lawrenceville Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball – the IESA 8th Grade Regionals continued last night
Class 3A Championship @ Casey  :  Bridgeport Red Hill beat Casey-Westfield, 21-20
Class 3A Championship @ Arthur  :  no score available for Teutopolis and Toledo Cumberland
Class 2A Championship @ Stewardson  :  no score available for Altamont and Stewardson-Strasburg
Class 2A Championship @ Oblong  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Oblong, 40-23
Class 1A Championship @ Pocahontas  :  Pana Sacred Heart beat Mt. Olive, 49-35
Class 1A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Martinsville, 26-12
Class 1A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Effingham Sacred Heart beat Dieterich, 36-26
Class 4A Semi-Final @ Charleston  :  Effingham beat Mattoon, 39-11
Class 4A Semi-Final @ Charleston  :  Charleston beat Tolono Unity, 26-19
the remaining regional championship games are tonight
the Regional Champions advance to next Wednesday’s Sectionals

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Clay City split two JMTC games
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over North Clay, 53-51 as the varsity improves to 8&2, 5&0 in the JMTC
North Clay won the 7th grade game, 32-9
the Clay City Cubs are back in action next Tuesday, traveling to West Salem

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Little Illini Conference gets started tonight
the Newton Eagles open the LIC on the road at Paris, in historic Ernie Eveland Gym
the Olney Tigers open their conference schedule on the road at Robinson, against the Maroons
elsewhere – it’s Lawrenceville at Red Hill and Casey-Westfield at Edwards County

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 7:35  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

December 4, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball last night
the ACC / Big Ten Challenge wrapped up with the final six games
*  Iowa beat North Carolina, 60-55
*  Penn State beat Virginia Tech, 61-58
*  Wisconsin lost to Duke, 80-70
*  Maryland lost to Virginia, 76-65
*  Michigan State lost to Notre Dame in overtime, 79-78
*  Northwestern lost to Georgia Tech, 66-58
the Big Ten Conference won the Challenge over the ACC with 8 wins and 6 losses

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Basketball last night – the OCC teams dropped two on the road
the Blue Knights lost at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, 83-58
  *  Dominic Jackson led OCC with 19 points, while Joe Burt scored 14 points, all in the 2nd half
  *  the Blue Knights fall back to 3&7 on the year, now 0&2 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights lost to the Lady Warriors in the Spencer Sports Center, 73-61
  *  OCC was led by sophomores Shelbi Samsil with 16 points and Kelsey Pilant with 13 points
  *  the Lady Knights drop to 2&7 on the year, now 1&1 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the OCC teams are back in GRAC action this Saturday night against John A. Logan in “The Dungeon”
  *  it will be Lady Knights basketball at 5:30, followed by Blue Knights basketball at around 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  also in Junior College Basketball last night – here’s some other region results for men
Vincennes University beat Lincoln Trail, 104-60
John A. Logan beat Kaskaskia, 83-57
Shawnee beat Lake Land, 82-79
Southwestern Illinois beat Lewis & Clark, 77-58
Southeastern Illinois beat Rend Lake, 89-72

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling from Monday night – Olney lost a tough season-opening match
the Tiger Wrestlers dropped a close season and home opener, falling to Sullivan at ERHS, 42-38
the Tigers won 7 of the 14 matches, 4 by pins, 2 by major decision, and 1 by forfeit
  *  Zach Shoulders with a major decision in the 220 pound class
  *  Joe Burkett with a pin in the 182 pound class
  *  Tim Sturm with a pin in the 170 pound class
  *  Steven Pence with a pin in the 138 pound class
  *  Nathan DeMeyer with a major decision in the 132 pound class
  *  Jordan Miller with a forfeit win in the 113 pound class
  *  and Ryan Smith with a pin victory in the 106 pound class
the Wrestling Tigers competed at Carmi last night and will be in the Lawrenceville Tournament Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Hoops last night – the IESA 7th Grade Sectionals were played
here’s the results involving some area downstate teams
Class 3A @ Toledo  :  Teutopolis beat Newton Jasper County
  *  while the Junior Lady Eagles finish the year at 14&6, the Junior Lady Shoes improve to 25&0
Class 3A @ Tuscola  :  St. Joseph beat Paris Mayo
  *  while Paris Mayo ends the year at 22&1, St. Joseph improves to 21&1 and advances to State
Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Neoga beat Altamont
  *  while Altamont finishes the year at 15&10, Neoga improves to 13&8 and advances to State
Class 1A @ Tower Hill  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Mt.. Olive
  *  while Mt. Olive ends the year at 14&4, Sigel St. Michael’s is now16&5 and moves on to State
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Rochester beat Mt. Zion
  *  while Mt. Zion finishes the year at 18&4, Rochester advances to State, now at 21&2
the four class Quarter-Finals and Semi-Finals are this Saturday, with the Finals next Thursday

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Basketball Tuesday night – Newton Jasper County lost two at home
the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Robinson, 38-14
Robinson also won the 7th grade game, 51-45
the Newton Jasper County boys are back in action this Saturday at Paris Mayo

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball – the IESA 8th Grade Regionals continue tonight
Class 3A Championship @ Casey  :  Bridgeport Red Hill plays Casey-Westfield at 6:00
Class 3A Championship @ Arthur  :  Teutopolis plays Toledo Cumberland at 6:30
Class 2A Championship @ Stewardson  :  Altamont plays Stewardson-Strasburg at 6:00
Class 2A Championship @ Oblong  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Oblong at 6:00
Class 1A Championship @ Pocahontas  :  Pana Sacred Heart plays Mt. Olive at 6:00
Class 1A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Sigel St. Michael's will play Martinsville at 6:00
Class 1A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Effingham Sacred Heart plays Dieterich at 7:15
Class 4A Semi-Final @ Charleston  :  Effingham plays Mattoon at 6:00
Class 4A Semi-Final @ Charleston  :  Tolono Unity plays Charleston at 7:15
the Regional Champions advance to next Wednesday’s Sectionals

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops – it’s time for Little Illini Conference action tonight
the Olney Lady Tigers open up LIC play on the road to Robinson this evening
the Newton Lady Eagles open up their LIC schedule on the road at Paris
elsewhere – it’s Marshall at Flora, Lawrenceville at Red Hill, and Casey-Westfield at Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fourteen of the National Football League kicks off tonight in Chicago
the Bears will host the Dallas Cowboys at Soldier Field with a 7:25 kickoff
after fourteen games scheduled for Sunday, Week Fourteen will end Monday night up in Wisconsin

 

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(OLNEY)  on our WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Radio Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 7:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN