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May 16, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Friday night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals fell to Detroit, 10-4 with game two later this afternoon, weather permitting in St. Louis
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Pirates, 11-10 in 12 innings  :  Giants beat Reds, 10-2  :  White Sox beat A’s, 7-6
Royals beat Yankees, 12-1  :  Indians beat Rangers, 8-3  :  Brewers beat Mets, 7-0
Twins beat Tampa Bay, 3-2  :  Braves beat Miami, 5-3  :  Astros beat Toronto, 8-4
* it’s a full schedule of 15 games on this Saturday, same teams as last night in the same locations

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer last night – Olney lost a tough match at home
it was the championship match of the Class 1A Regional at Musgrove Field in Olney
* Breese Mater Dei defeated Olney, 4-0 despite a lot of hard play and effort by the Lady Tigers
* Olney finishes the season with 10 wins and only 5 losses – congrats to the Lady Tigers on a good season
Breese Mater Dei moves on the Columbia Sectional next Tuesday night

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate Class 1A Girls Soccer Regional Championship results
@ Greenville  :  Greenville beat Staunton, 3-0
@ Columbia  :  Columbia beat Belleville Althoff Catholic, 4-0
@ Carlineville  :  Litchfield beat Pana, 4-2
@ Decatur  :  Mt. Zion beat Decatur St. Teresa, 8-0
@ Rochester  :  Rochester beat Quincy Notre Dame, 4-0
@ Bethalto  :  the match between Civic Memorial & Alton Marquette was postponed to this morning
all the Class 1A winners advance to their respective sectional next week
the Class 2A and Class 3A regionals are next week

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track – Newton won it Class 1A Track Sectional yesterday
the Lady Eagles beat 2nd place Teutopolis, 155-87 with Marshall, St. Anthony, & Neoga in the top 5
* Newton will advance all four relay teams and individuals in 8 other events to the State Meet next weekend
we’ll take a look at the Newton results and Olney results from Thursday in our sports report Monday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – the LIC Conference Meet is scheduled for today
it’s set to start at 9:00 this morning in Olney – if rain interrupts, it will be held next Monday

 

(OLNEY)  in local High School Baseball and Softball today
the Olney Lady Tigers will host their annual Lady Tiger Classic on the ERHS Softball Diamond
* the Lady Tigers will play South Central in the first game at 9:00 this morning
* Lawrenceville plays Oblong in the second game at 11:00
* then the two losing teams will play for 3rd place at 1:00
* followed by the championship game at around 3:00
the Olney Tigers meanwhile have their games with Harrisburg cancelled for today

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Athletic Department at Wabash Valley College will host its fundraising Golf Scramble on Friday, June 5th, at the Mt. Carmel Golf Course – it’s lunch at 12:00 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – it’s $50 per player or $200 per team of four – plenty of prizes – for more details, call WVC at  618-263-5021

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is coming up the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
pre-registration is preferred by May 22nd – forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions
application forms available at the Olney schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is also the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
registration sheets available at the Olney schools, including ERHS
players may also sign up before each session begins on the first day of camp on that Tuesday
for more information or details, contact Coach Rob Flanagan at  618-393-7072

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 9:00  :  then later this afternoon, either at 1:00 or 3:00, also on CBS Sports Radio  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:20 and first pitch at 1:15  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

May 15, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals came back to beat Cleveland today, 2-1 taking two of three from the Indians
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Mets, 6-5  :  Reds beat Giants, 4-3  :  Royals beat Rangers, 6-3
Phillies beat Pirates, 4-2  :  Tigers beat Twins, 13-1  :  Astros beat Blue Jays, 6-4  :  White Sox were idle
* it’s a full schedule of 15 games on this Friday, ten of which involve Midwestern teams
the Cardinals start a quick three game homestand tonight hosting the Detroit Tigers
Cubs host the Pirates  :  Reds host the Giants  :  White Sox are in Oakland
Royals host the Yankees  :  Twins host the Rays  :  Braves are in Miami
Mets host the Brewers  :  Indians are in Texas  :  Astros host Toronto

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track & Field – the Clinton Class 2A Sectional was yesterday
the Olney Lady Tigers finished 14th out of the 15 teams with no members advancing to the State Meet
Monticello won the Sectional, 11 points better than 2nd place Charleston
Mahomet-Seymour, Mattoon, and Mt. Zion rounded out the top five teams
the top two places in each of the 17 events advance to state next weekend up at EIU in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney lost to a tough team on the road
the Tigers fell to Teutopolis, 7-2 as Olney was outhit by the host Wooden Shoes, 12 to 4
* Gage Miller led Olney with 2 of the team’s 4 hits, plus Tyler Zuber had an RBI single
* Troy Houchin had the other Tiger hit and Trey Puckett drew a walk and scored a run
now at 16&10, the Tigers are back in action at Millspaugh Field to host Harrisburg on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won on the road
the Eagles beat Neoga, 6-4 as Newton outhit the host Indians, 7 to 5
* Brock Mammoser was Newton’s winning pitcher
* Mitch Bierman led the Eagles at the plate with 3 hits and 1 RBI
* Mitch Jansen had a 2 hit day and Luke Geier had an RBI hit
now at 14&8 on the year, the Eagles are back in action next Tuesday, hosting Effingham in Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost at home
the Lady Eagles lost to Charleston, 8-6 as Newton was outhit by the visiting Lady Trojans, 11 to 7
now at 15&8, the Lady Eagles will host Teutopolis in Newton later this afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area scores in High School Baseball and Softball yesterday
BASEBALL  : 
* Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 7-5
* Fairfield beat Edwards County, 7-2
* Marshall beat Martinsville, 22-4
* Dieterich beat Patoka, 9-6
* Tolono Unity beat Charleston, 2-0
SOFTBALL  :
* in rescheduled LIC action – Paris beat Lawrenceville, 11-4
* Robinson beat Teutopolis, 6-5
* Marshall beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 17-1
* Carmi beat Flora, 8-0
* Fairfield beat Edwards County, 11-4
* Altamont beat Dieterich, 15-4
* MTC Tournament – title game suspended after 14 innings : Wayne City & Waltonville tied at 1-1
* MTC Tournament – Woodlawn beat Odin / Sandoval, 17-1 in the third place game

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track & Field
the Newton Lady Eagles will host one of the IHSA’s Class 1A Sectional Meet today at NCHS
17 other teams will take part in today’s event in Jasper County

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – the IHSA Class 1A Regional Championships are today
the Olney Lady Tigers will play Breese Mater Dei in a 5:30 match at Musgrove Park in Olney
other downstate Class 1A title matches are in Greenville, Bethalto, Columbia, Carlinville, and Decatur
all winners will advance to their respective Sectionals coming up next week
speaking of next week, the Class 2A and Class 3A Regionals get started Monday around the state

 

(OLNEY)  in local High School Baseball and Softball coming up tomorrow, on Saturday
the Olney Lady Tigers will host their annual Lady Tiger Classic on the ERHS Softball Diamond
* the Lady Tigers will play South Central in the first game at 9:00 tomorrow morning
* Lawrenceville plays Oblong in the second game at 11:00
* then the two losing teams will play for 3rd place at 1:00
* followed by the championship game at around 3:00
the Olney Tigers meanwhile will host a doubleheader against visiting Harrisburg on Bill Millspaugh Field
* first game will start at 10:00 with the second game to follow about 30 minutes after it ends

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Athletic Department at Wabash Valley College will host its fundraising Golf Scramble on Friday, June 5th, at the Mt. Carmel Golf Course – it’s lunch at 12:00 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – it’s $50 per player or $200 per team of four – plenty of prizes – for more details, call WVC at  618-263-5021

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is coming up the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
pre-registration is preferred by May 22nd – forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions
application forms available at the Olney schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is also the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
registration sheets available at the Olney schools, including ERHS
players may also sign up before each session begins on the first day of camp on that Tuesday
for more information or details, contact Coach Rob Flanagan at  618-393-7072

 

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

 

 

 

May 14, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Wednesday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost to the Indians, 2-0 with the rubber game of the series today in Cleveland
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Mets, 2-1  :  Reds beat Braves, 5-1  :  White Sox beat Brewers, 4-2
Rangers beat Royals, 5-2  :  Phillies beat Pirates, 3-2  :  Twins beat Tigers, 6-2
* there’s 11 games on the Thursday schedule, six of which involve Midwestern teams

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won its LIC finale at home on Millspaugh Field
the Tigers beat Marshall, 10-0 as Olney outhit the visiting Lions, 12 to 3
* Tyler Zuber was Olney’s winning pitcher, allowing no runs, only 3 hits, and striking out 7 in six innings
* Trey Puckett was Olney’s top hitter with 3 hits and 3 RBI – Luke Lambird had 3 hits and 1 RBI
* Tyler Zuber had 2 sacrifice flies and 2 RBI – Gage Miller had 2 hits and 2 runs scored
* Olney’s four seniors were recognized after the game along with their parents
   * they include Tyler Zuber, Luke Hahn, Troy Houchin, and Reid Kocher
the Tigers finish the LIC at 6&3 in third place
Olney returns to action today against the tough Wooden Shoes as the Tigers travel to Teutopolis

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won its final LIC game of the year on the road
the Eagles beat Edwards County, 4-3 although Newton was outhit by the host Lions, 7 to 4
* Mitch Jansen was Newton’s winning pitcher
* Jansen also had a 2 RBI double to lead the Eagle hitting – Luke Geier also had an RBI hit
Newton finishes at 7&2 in the LIC – now at 13&8 overall, the Eagles play today at Neoga

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost its final LIC game on the road
the Lady Eagles lost to Edwards County, 6-5
* Newton’s Kaitlyn Cohorst had 2 hits and 3 RBI while Kristen Hardiek had a home run
Newton finishes at 5&4 in the LIC – now 15&8 on the year, Newton will host Charleston today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area scores in High School Baseball and Softball yesterday
BASEBALL  : 
* rescheduled LIC – Olney beat Marshall, 10-0
* rescheduled LIC – Flora beat Robinson, 16-2     the Wolves are the LIC Champions with an 8&1 record
* non-LIC – South Knox, Indiana beat Lawrenceville, 7-3
* South Central beat Dieterich, 3-1
* Teutopolis beat Charleston, 4-0
SOFTBALL  :
* rescheduled LIC – Flora beat Robinson, 12-7     the Wolfgals are the LIC Champions with an 8&1 record

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track & Field – the first of several sectional track meets is today
the Olney Lady Tigers travel to Decatur for the 17-team Class 2A Sectional at Millikin University
among the other teams taking part are Mattoon, Mt. Zion, Charleston, Paris, Effingham, and Mt. Carmel
meanwhile, the Newton Lady Eagles will host their own Class 1A Sectional Meet coming up tomorrow

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Athletic Department at Wabash Valley College will host its fundraising Golf Scramble on Friday, June 5th, at the Mt. Carmel Golf Course – it’s lunch at 12:00 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – it’s $50 per player or $200 per team of four – plenty of prizes – for more details, call WVC at  618-263-5021

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is coming up the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
pre-registration is preferred by May 22nd – forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions
application forms available at the Olney schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is also the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
registration sheets available at the Olney schools, including ERHS
players may also sign up before each session begins on the first day of camp on that Tuesday
for more information or details, contact Coach Rob Flanagan at  618-393-7072

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio with our dugout show at 10:15 this morning, first pitch at 11:10  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with game time from Teutopolis at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle softball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 13, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Indians, 8-3 as game two of three in Cleveland is tonight
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Mets, 6-1  :  White Sox beat Brewers, 4-2  :  Tigers beat Twins, 2-1
Reds beat Braves, 4-3  :  Royals beat Rangers, 7-6 in 10 innings  :  Pirates beat Phillies, 7-2
* it’s back to a full schedule of 15 games on this Tuesday with the same teams in the same locations

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – the Olney Class 1A Regional has semi-final action
the host Lady Tigers won their match over Edwardsville Metro-East Lutheran, 4-1
* Courtney Kman led Olney with two goals – Erica Mortenson and Megan Heindselman had one goal each
* also some excellent defense from Olney’s Stephanie Shan and Carli Henry
* the Lady Tigers improve to 10&4 and advance to the Regional Championship match Friday night
top-seeded Breese Mater Dei had no problem beating Salem in the first semi-final match, 6-0

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won their final LIC game at home
the Lady Tigers beat Marshall, 11-5 although Olney was outhit by the visiting Lady Lions, 10 to 9
* Sophia Colclasure was Olney’s winning pitcher, throwing a complete game with 6 strikeouts and no walks
* Bayli Spillman had 2 singles and 3 RBI – Sophia Colclasure had a double, single, 2 RBI, and a run scored
* KJ Royse had 2 doubles, 2 runs scored, and a RBI
prior to the game, the six senior Lady Tigers were recognized along with their parents and others
* Keregan Coleman, Kyndall Miller, Caitlyn Monts, KJ Royse, Bayli Spillman, and Lily Velazquez
the Lady Tigers finish conference action with a 7&2 LIC record, good enough for second place
now at 18&11 overall, the Lady Tigers are back in action when they host their Class Tournament Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost a non-conference game on the road
the Lady Eagles lost at Shelbyville, 10-1
at 15&7, the Lady Eagles finish their LIC schedule today down at Albion against Edwards County

 

(OLNEY)  the Midland Trail Conference Softball Tournament began yesterday with first round play
* Odin / Sandoval beat Clay City / North Clay, 7-6
* Woodlawn beat Cisne, 10-0
* Wayne City beat Webber, 17-0
the semi-finals are today and the finals are tomorrow down at Waltonville

 

(OLNEY)  the Midland Trail Conference Baseball Tournament also started yesterday
* Waltonville beat Cisne in a quarter-final game, 8-4
* Sandoval beat Wayne City in a quarter-final game, 6-3
* in a first round game – Clay City beat Grayville, 9-3
* then in quarter-final action – top-seeded Odin eliminated Clay City, 11-0
the semi-finals are today and the finals are tomorrow at Webber Township High School down in Bluford

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area scores in High School Baseball and Softball yesterday
BASEBALL  : 
* Marshall beat Mt. Carmel, 9-0
* Lawrenceville beat Martinsville, 24-0
* Flora beat Charleston, 3-0
* Dieterich beat Cumberland, 1-0
* Teutopolis beat Benton, 4-1
SOFTBALL  :
* Paris beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 10-2
* Lawrenceville beat Martinsville, 18-0
* Teutopolis beat Effingham, 21-6
* South Central beat Dieterich, 17-4
* Fairfield beat NCOE, 14-2

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls IHSA Soccer Regional semi-final action from yesterday involving downstate teams
Class 1A @ Bethalto  :  Alton Marquette beat East Alton Wood River, 8-0
Class 1A @ Bethalto  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial beat Roxana, 5-0
Class 1A @ Carlinville  :  Litchfield beat Virden North Mac, 5-2
Class 1A @ Carlinville  :  Pana beat Carlinville, 3-2 in two overtimes
Class 1A @ Columbia  :  Belleville Althoff beat Freeburg, 2-0
Class 1A @ Columbia  :  Columbia beat Trenton Wesclin, 3-1
Class 1A @ Greenville  :  Greenville beat Hillsboro, 8-0
Class 1A @ Greenville  :  Staunton beat Gillespie, 7-2
Class 1A @ Decatur  :  Mt. Zion beat Macon Meridian, 10-0
while the Class 1A Regionals are this week, the Class 2A and 3A Regionals are next week

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to rescheduled High School Baseball and Softball today
in the Little Illini Conference games postponed from Monday and set for this afternoon
* both the Newton Eagles and Lady Eagles are at Albion to play Edwards County
* the Olney Tigers will host Marshall today
* both the Flora Wolves and Wolfgals are in Robinson this afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball – the National Trail Conference Tournament finals are today
* the 4:00 championship game at Neoga today features St. Anthony and Stewardson-Strasburg / Windsor
* the third place will follow at Neoga with Altamont going up against the host Lady Indians

 

                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Athletic Department at Wabash Valley College will host its fundraising Golf Scramble on Friday, June 5th, at the Mt. Carmel Golf Course – it’s lunch at 12:00 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – it’s $50 per player or $200 per team of four – plenty of prizes – for more details, call WVC at  618-263-5021

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is coming up the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
pre-registration is preferred by May 22nd – forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions
application forms available at the Olney schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is also the week of Memorial Day
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
registration sheets available at the Olney schools, including ERHS
players may also sign up before each session begins on the first day of camp on that Tuesday
for more information or details, contact Coach Rob Flanagan at  618-393-7072

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show from Cleveland at 4:15 and the first pitch at 5:10  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with an early game time at 4:15  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 12, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday, involving Midwestern teams
the Pirates beat Phillies, 4-3  :  Cubs beat the Mets, 4-3  :  Braves beat the Reds, 2-1
the Brewers beat the White Sox, 10-7  :  the Rangers beat the Royals, 8-2
the Cardinals were idle until they begin a three game series tonight in Cleveland
all the other matchups are the same as Monday in the same locations on this Tuesday

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track from Saturday – Newton won the Little Illini Conference Meet
the Eagles won the nine team meet by beating 2nd place Olney, 147 to 121 – Robinson was 3rd at 112
Casey-Westfield was 4th with 75 points, followed by Red Hill with 36, and Flora with 29.50 points
Lawrenceville was 7th with 13.50 points, followed by Marshall and Paris with 12 points each
the Champion Eagles won seven of the 20 events, with four 2nd’s and nine other top five finishes
* Cody Riddle won two events, both the shot put and the discus throw
* Joe Stone won the 800 meter run
* Mitch Bierman, Brycen Dhom, Joe Stone, and Zack Lewis won the 400 meter relay
* Mitch Bierman, Brycen Dhom, Zack Lewis, and Kyle Zumbahlen won the 800 meter relay
* Brycen Dhom, Zach Lewis, Joe Stone, and Matthew Tolliver-Goode won the 1600 meter relay
* Jake Volk won the 110 meter hurdles and was 2nd in the 300 meter hurdles
* Mitch Bierman was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
* Matthew Tolliver-Goode was 2nd in the pole vault
* Nick Cartright was 2nd in the discus throw
all these first and second place finishers were named as Little Illini Conference All Conference selections

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track from Saturday – Newton won the Little Illini Conference Meet
the Lady Eagles won the nine team meet over 2nd place Marshall, 159 to 99.33 – Robinson was 3rd at 79
Olney was 4th place with 68 points, followed by Red Hill with 55.33 and Flora with 44 points
Casey-Westfield was 7th with 18.33 points, followed by Paris with 14 points and Lawrenceville with 8
the Champion Lady Eagles won nine of the 19 events, with two 2nd’s and eleven other top five finishes
* McKendra Barthelme won 3 events – the 100 meter hurdles, the 300 meter hurdles, and the long jump
* Taylor Johnson won the triple jump
* Lexie Davidson won the 1600 meter run
* Hannah Litzelman, Emma Weber, Lexie Davidson, and Veronica Ochs won the 3200 meter relay
* Hannah Litzleman, Emma Weber, Alli Kline, and Taylor Johnson won the 1600 meter relay
* Hannah Litzelman, Taylor Johnson, Brooke Koebele, and Alex Haarman won the 800 meter relay
* Alli Kline, Taylor Johnson, Brooke Koebele, and Alex Haarman won the 400 meter relay
* Alex Haarman was 2nd in both the 100 meter dash and long jump
all these first and second place finishers were named as Little Illini Conference All Conference selections

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track from Saturday at the Little Illini Conference Track Meet
the 2nd place Olney Tigers won four of the 20 events, with five 2nd's and nine others top five finishes
* Gus Lathrop won 3 events – the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the 400 meter dash
* Gus Lathrop also finished 2nd in the long jump
  * congrats to Gus, named the LIC Conference Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2nd year in a row
* Tate Nohren won the triple jump and was 2nd in the 110 meter hurdles
* Michael DeMeyer was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
* Davonte Crite, Klayton Craig, Noah Allen, and Gavin Lathrop were 2nd in the 800 meter relay
* Michael DeMeyer, Jonah Wendling, Silven Stallard, & Matthew DeVenecia / 2nd in the 3200 meter relay
all these first and second place finishers were named as Little Illini Conference All Conference selections

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track from Saturday at the Little Illini Conference Track Meet
4th place Olney won none of the 19 events, but had four 2nd’s and eight other top five finishes
* Jynsen Yonaka, Julie Luna, Reagan Hahn, and Savanna Dunn were 2nd in the 800 meter relay
* Payton Blakney, Lauren Eagleson, Faith Stallard, and Holly Stallard were 2nd in the 3200 meter relay
* Mary Grace Inyart was 2nd in the discus throw
* Reagan Hahn was 2nd in the 200 meter dash
all these second place finishers were named as Little Illini Conference All Conference selections

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – Olney won a conference meet at home
the Tigers beat the visiting Newton Eagles, 9-0
Olney won all six of the singles matches
* Austin Urfer won the #1 match in two sets
* Connor Walker won the #2 match in two sets
* Cameron Pearcy won the #3 match in two sets
* Brock VanBlaricum won the #4 match in two sets
* Tanner Hindrickson won the #5 match in two sets
* Carson Scherer won the #6 match in three sets
Olney also won all three of the doubles matches – the winning pairs were
* Derek Walker and Kirk Wall in the #1 match in two sets
* Sterling Hostetter and Kye Stallard in the #2 match in two sets
* Cameron Pearcy and Matt Palmer in the #3 match in two sets
Olney also won five of the six junior varsity matches
at 11&2 overall, the Tennis Tigers are 5&0 in the LIC – the LIC Conference matches this weekend in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  most all area High School Softball & Baseball games were rained out yesterday
a few have been rescheduled for today, on this Tuesday
* one includes the LIC Softball matchup with Olney hosting Marshall at ERHS
   * the Lady Tiger senior recognition will take place prior to this afternoon’s 4:30 start
* in one other area softball game previously scheduled for today – Newton will host Shelbyville

 

(OLNEY)  first round action in the MTC Softball Tournament will start today at four sites
* 8th-seeded Webber at top-seeded Wayne City at 4:30
* 7th-seeded Grayville at 2nd-seeded Waltonville at 4:30
* 6th-seeded Cisne at 3rd-seeded Woodlawn at 4:30
* and 5th-seeded Odin / Sandoval at 4th-seeded Clay City / North Clay at 4:30
tomorrow’s semi-finals and Thursday’s finals will all be played at Waltonville

 

(OLNEY)  the MTC Baseball Tournament will begin today at the four quarter-final higher seeded sites
* 9th-seeded Grayville plays 8th-seeded Clay City at 3:30 over in Odin
   * the top-seeded Eagles will then play the winner at around 5:30
* 10th-seeded Sandoval plays 7th-seeded Wayne City at 3:30 in Louisville
   * 2nd-seeded North Clay plays the winner at around 5:30 this evening
elsewhere – it’s 6th-seeded Cisne at 3rd-seeded Waltonville
and 5th-seeded Woodlawn at 4th-seeded Webber Township in Bluford
tomorrow’s semi-finals and Thursday’s finals will all be played at Bluford (Webber Township High School)

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – Olney will host one of the IHSA Class 1A Soccer Regionals
a total of  three matches will be held on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College
* starting with the first match at 3:30 this afternoon  :  top-seeded Breese Mater Dei plays 4th-seeded Salem
* the second match at 5:30 today  :  2nd-seeded Olney plays 3rd-seeded Edwardsville Metro-East Lutheran
* today’s two winners will face-off in the championship match Friday evening at 6:00
the Regional winner will advance to the Columbia Sectional to play next Tuesday evening

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show from Cleveland at 4:15 and the first pitch at 5:10  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at ERHS at 4:30  :  and the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com