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Local Sports

September 5, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals held on to edge out the Brewers in Milwaukee, 3-2
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs, White Sox, and Royals were all idle
    *  Reds lost to Baltimore, 9-7  :  Indians lost to Detroit, 11-4  :  Twins lost to the Angels, 5-4
*  the Cardinals are back in Milwaukee tonight for game two of four against the Brewers
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs will host Pittsburgh in MLB’s only afternoon game
    *  all other Midwestern teams are under the lights tonight  :  White Sox are in Cleveland
    *  Reds host the Mets  :  Twins host the Angels  :  the Royals play the Yankees in New York

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Football League season opener last night in Seattle
*  the Seahawks beat Green Bay, 36-16
*  there will be thirteen games on Sunday with the two final Week One games Monday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney hosted Newton in Little Illini Conference action
*  the Lady Tigers beat the visiting Lady Eagles, 6-3
*  Olney won all six of the singles matches, each in two sets – the Olney winners respectively 1 thru 6 were
    *  Jaclyn Shan, Nicole Shan, Audrey Jensen Rachel Snyder, Kayln Bailey, and Rachel Woods
*  Newton won all three of the doubles matches, each in two sets – the Newton winners were
    *  #1 Katelyn Michl and Delaney Heal
    *  #2 Cynthia Griffith and Bridget Kaufmann
    *  #3 Chelsea Black and Sydney Zumbahlen
*  Olney and Newton split the junior varsity matches, each winning four
*  the 3&0 Lady Tigers, now 2&0 in the LIC, will be at Flora next Thursday
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow over at the Salem Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton opened its season at home
*  the Lady Eagles took two of three matches from visiting Effingham at NCHS
*  Newton lost a tough three game varsity match to Effingham, 26-24, 17-25, 22-25
    *  Newton’s top players were Brooke Koebele, Alli Kline, Hannah Litzelman, & Kaitlyn Cohorst
*  Newton won the junior varsity match in three games and the freshmen match in two games
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the court tomorrow at the Casey Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney had its home opener at ERHS Ron Herrin Gym
*  the Lady Tigers swept two matches from visiting Mt. Carmel
*  Olney won the varsity competition in three games, 27-29, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Lady Tigers were led by Tanner Piercefield, Blake Nohren, Courtney Kman, and Haley Simpson
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match over Mt. Carmel in two games
*  the Lady Tigers are back in Ron Herrin Gym next Monday to host Clay City

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney won its first match of the year
*  the Tigers beat Effingham St. Anthony in the varsity match on Ed Webber Field at OCC, 2-1
    *  the Olney goals were scored by Ben Lynch and Connor Walker
    *  also some excellent play yesterday from Austin Urfer and Westing Deshon
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match over St. Anthony, 2-1
    *  the jv goals were scored by Eddie Mayorga and Kye Stallard
*  now at 1-1-3, the Soccer Tigers are on the road to Altamont tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton a tough road match
*  the Eagles fell to Altamont, 5-2 as the Jasper County boys had 17 shots on goal
    *  the Newton goals were scored by Felix Scharnbacher and Ben Britton
*  the Eagles are back in action tomorrow morning at 11:00 up at Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
*  in volleyball  :  Oblong took two matches from Hutsonville-Palestine winning both in two games each
*  in boys golf  :  Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Marshall, 178 to 182
*  in fall baseball  :  Teutopolis beat Mulberry Grove, 11-0  :  North Clay / Louisville beat Dieterich, 5-3

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys & Girls High School Cross Country – Newton won a pair of meets
*  the Lady Eagles beat Cumberland – the Lady Pirates had only four runners
    *  Newton’s Lexie Davidson won the race, while Emma Weber finished 2nd
    *  also for Newton, Hallie Powers was 4th and Veronica Ochs was 6th
    *  Cumberland’s top runner was Leah Hutchison, finishing 3rd
*  on the boys side, the Eagles beat Cumberland, 16 to 45
    *  Newton’s Collin Harris won the race, followed by Crayton Chesnut in 2nd place
    *  teammates Zach Huschle was 3rd and Tucker Rieman was 4th
    *  Cumberland’s top runner was Dillion Howard, finishing 5th
    *  also in the top ten for Newton – Victor Sandschafer, Mike Carr, Grant Stark, and Donovan Cantrell
*  the Newton runners are back in action next Tuesday at home with Oblong and Teutopolis

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to IHSA Football with week two action coming up tonight
*  here’s the Little Illini Conference schedule
    *  the Olney Tigers have their home opener against Red Hill during Military Appreciation Night
        *  both teams are looking for the first win of the year after losses last Friday night
    *  the Newton Eagles have their home opener against Casey-Westfield at Chivesky Field
        *  both teams look to remain undefeated after first week wins last Friday night
    *  elsewhere  :  Lawrenceville at Paris  :  Flora at Robinson  :  Edwards County at Marshall

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a look at some other area IHSA Football matchups tonight as well
*  it’s all non-conference games tonight for the Apollo Conference teams
    *  Effingham at Mascoutah  :  Salem at Highland  :  Mattoon at Bethalto Civic Memorial
    *  Charleston at Mt. Vernon  :  Mt. Zion at Jerseyville  :  Taylorville will host Bartonville Limestone
*  it’s still non-conference action for teams in the two Little Okaw Valley divisions
    *  Oblong at Niantic  :  Cumberland at Arcola  :  Palestine-Hutsonville at Westville
*  it’s conference play tonight in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  Hamilton County at Fairfield  :  Eldorado at Carmi  :  Johnston City at Sesser-Valier
*  it’s also all conference games in the South Central Conference
    *  Carlinville at Vandalia  :  Roxanna at Pana
*  here’s a few other area games
    *  Shelbyville at Rantoul  :  East Alton Wood River at Centralia  :  Mt. Carmel at Mt. Vernon, Indiana

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf – the Olney Invitational will be hosted by the Richland Country Club
*  the Olney Tigers will host several area teams and players this afternoon, starting at 1:00

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Bicycle Classic is tomorrow in the Olney City Park, starting with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00, with registration required by 7:45 – the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00, open to all ages, with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children – all are invited to take part or observe – check the Olney Chamber website for more

 

(OLNEY)  everyone’s invited out this evening to East Richland High School for the Olney Tiger home opener football game – it will be recognized as Military Appreciation Night as everyone at ERHS will show their appreciation to all past, present, and future Veterans with various activities – the First National Bank in Olney is sponsoring the food available before the game during the tailgating activities to be located just north of the football field, including hamburgers, chips, and drinks with the grills lit up at around 5:00 – a special invitation to all area Veterans to tailgate and attend Tiger football tonight at ERHS in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference football tonight with our pregame shows at around 6:20 or 6:30 and kickoffs at 7:00 – Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 and Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN with our air time at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN

 

 

 

September 4, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Wednesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals had a walk-off win over Pittsburgh, 1-0 sweeping the Pirates out of town
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Brewers, 6-2  :  the Twins beat the White Sox, 11-4
    *  the Royals beat Texas, 4-1  :  the Indians beat Detroit, 7-0  :  Baltimore beat the Reds, 6-0
*  the Cardinals travel north for the first of four games against the Brewers in Milwaukee tonight
    *  elsewhere  :  the Reds play again tonight in Baltimore  :  the Indians host the Tigers
    *  the Twins host the L.A. Angels  :  the Cubs, White Sox, and Royals are all idle on this Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney won a conference match at home
*  the Tigers defeated Marshall at the Richland Country Club, 178 to 209
*  Olney’s Blake Berry was the Match Medalist with a four over par 39
*  the other top Olney golfers were Jake Kowa with a 42, plus Luke Shan and Randy Goodman
*  now at 2&5 on the year, 2&2 in the LIC, the Tigers will host the Olney Invitational tomorrow afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  Olney won a five team meet, beating Teutopolis and St. Anthony, 29-54
    *  Lawrenceville and Robinson finished with no scores
*  the top Olney runners were Kylar Craig in 4th place and Holly Stallard in 6th place
*  Olney’s Jordan Laughlin, Lauren Eagleson, Alicia Guzman, & Aaron Bromm were 8th thru11th
*  St. Anthony’s Carson Fonner and Elizabeth Falconburg finished 1st and 2nd
*  Robinson’s Stephanie Hawkins was 3rd
* the Lady Tigers are back in action next Tuesday at home with Paris and Robinson

   * today’s scheduled meet at Lawrenceville has been cancelled due to the expected excessive heat

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  Olney finished 2nd, only three points behind the first place Robinson Maroons, 40 to 43
   *  Teutopolis was third with 51 points, followed by Lawrenceville at 94 and St. Anthony at 137
*  Olney’s top runner was Matthew DeVenecia in 3rd place
*  Olney’s Dayln Brach and Nathan DeMeyer were 5th and 6th
*  Olney’s Silven Stallard, Michael DeMeyer, and Addison Craig were 14th, 15th, and 16th
*  Robinson’s Noah Tennison won the race – Teutopolis’ Lucas Probst finished 2nd
*  the Tigers are back in action next Tuesday at home with Paris and Robinson

 

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  the Lady Eagles tied for 2nd place with Marshall, only two points behind first place Effingham, 40 to 42
*  Newton’s top runners were Lexi Davidson and Emma Weber finishing 2nd and 3rd
*  Newton’s Hallie Powers was 7th and Veronica Ochs was 12th
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action today hosting Oblong, Cumberland, & Palestine-Hutsonville

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country from this past Tuesday
*  the Eagles finished 3rd with 52 points, just 7 points behind 2nd place Marshall – Effingham won at 26
*  Newton’s top runners were Collin Harris in 4th place, Crayton Chesnut in 8th, & Victor Sandshafter 9th
*  the Eagles are back on the course today hosting Oblong, Cumberland, & Palestine-Hutsonville

 

(CLAY CITY)  in High School Volleyball from this past Tuesday – in Midland Trail Conference action
*  Clay City swept two matches on the road down at Grayville
*  the Lady Wolves won the varsity match in three games, 21-25, 25-21, 29-27
    *  top players were Macy Hance, Peyton Spitzner, Hannah Dulaney, and Sarah Weiler
*  Clay City won the junior varsity match, also in three games
*  the Lady Wolves are back in action next Monday night at Olney

 

(NEWTON)  the 2014 National Football League season gets started tonight
*  the World Champion Seahawks will host the Green Bay Packers tonight in Seattle
*  thirteen NFL games are on the schedule for Sunday with the final Week 1 games Monday night

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is set for Saturday night, September 13th, starting at 8:00, at the Oblong First Christian Church, on North Range Street – a free musical concert will follow with refreshments – contact the church for registration information – call 618-843-4594

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, September 13th, in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook or at the Chamber Office or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – preregister by August 30th with a $20 fee and get a free t-shirt – the Race Day fee is $25 – all proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday, September 6th, in the Olney City Park - it all starts with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration required by 7:45 that morning – the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00, open to all ages, with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children and youth – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

(OLNEY)  everyone’s invited out tomorrow evening to East Richland High School for the Olney Tiger home opener football game – it will be recognized as Military Appreciation Night as everyone at ERHS will demonstrate their appreciation to all past, present, and future Veterans with various activities – the First National Bank in Olney is sponsoring the food available before the game during the tailgating activities to be located just north of the football field, including hamburgers, chips, and drinks with the grills lit up at around 5:30 – a special invitation to all area Veterans – that’s this Friday night at ERHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Olney will host Mt. Carmel and Newton will host Effingham  :  in boys soccer – Olney will host Effingham St. Anthony and Newton plays at Altamont  :  in girls tennis – Olney will host Newton  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton will host Cumberland, Oblong, and Palestine-Hutsonville  :  the Olney at Lawrenceville cross country meets are cancelled

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Milwaukee at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, & overnight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN in Olney (740 AM WVLN is currently off the air til further notice)

 

 

 

September 3, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals made it two in a row against Pirates with a 6-4 win last night
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Brewers, 7-1  :  the White Sox beat the Twins, 6-3
    *  the Royals beat Texas, 2-1  :  the Reds lost to Baltimore, 5-4  :  the Indians lost to Detroit, 4-2
*  the Cardinals finish their series with Pittsburgh with a day game this afternoon
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are in action tonight under the lights

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton played their first match of the year
*  the Eagles lost a tough match at Pana, falling to the Panthers, 4-2
*  Newton’s goals were scored by Jackson Chapman and Daniel McCrillis
*  the Eagles are back in action tomorrow, taking on Altamont

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – Olney won its first conference match
*  the Lady Tigers defeated Casey-Westfield, 6-3
*  Olney won four of the six singles matches, all in two sets each
    *  #1 Jaclyn Shan, #2 Nicole Shan, #3 Audrey Jensen, and #6 Rachel Woods
*  Olney won two of the three doubles matches, both in two sets each
    *  #1 Nicole Shan & Audrey Jensen and #3 Jaclyn Shan & Rachel Snyder
*  in junior varsity action – Olney won three of the seven doubles and two of the five singles matches
*  the Lady Tigers are back on the courts tomorrow in Olney against Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis – Newton lost a tough match on the road
*  the Lady Eagles fell to Robinson, 7-2
*  Newton won two of the three doubles matches
    *  Katelyn Michl and Delaney Heal won the #1 doubles match for Newton in three sets
    *  Chelsea Black and Sydney Zumbahlen won the #3 match for Newton, also in three sets
*  Robinson won all six of the singles matches
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the courts tomorrow down in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys & Girls High School Cross Country – Olney hosted its first meet of the year
*  the Olney Lady Tigers won their meet, defeating 2nd place Teutopolis and St. Anthony, 29 to 54
    *  Lawrenceville and Robinson finished with no scores
*  on the boys’ side, the Olney Tigers were 2nd to Robinson,  40 to 43
    *  Teutopolis was third, followed by Lawrenceville and St. Anthony
*  we’ll look at the individual results coming up in our sports report tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys & Girls High School Cross Country – Newton hosted a tri-angular meet
*  the Lady Eagles finished tied for second place with Marshall at 42 each – Effingham won at 40
*  on the boys’ side, the Newton Eagles were third behind Effingham and Marshall
*  we’ll look at the individual results coming up in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney was on the road for the first time this year
*  the Tigers finished third over in Clay County with a round of 185
*  Woodlawn won the three team match, shooting a 174 – Flora was second with a 183
*  the Match Medalist was Woodlawn’s Trevor Fauss with an even par 35
*  Olney’s top golfers were Blake Berry and Luke Shan, each with a six over 41
    *  the other top Tiger golfers were Jake Kowa and Randy Goodman
*  now at 1&5 on the year, the Tigers will host Marshall today at the Richland Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  also in Boys High School Golf yesterday
*  Robinson slipped by Lawrenceville / Red Hill, 154 to 159
*  Westville beat Marshall, 194 to 208 – Salt Fork finished third at 214

 

(NEWTON)  in Freshmen/Sophomore Football from last night
*  Newton beat Edwards County, 14-8
*  Olney lost to Lawrenceville, 42-14
*  Robinson beat Red Hill, 28-20

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is set for Saturday night, September 13th, starting at 8:00, at the Oblong First Christian Church, on North Range Street – a free musical concert will follow with refreshments – contact the church for registration information – call 618-843-4594

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, September 13th, in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook or at the Chamber Office or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – preregister by August 30th with a $20 fee and get a free t-shirt – the Race Day fee is $25 – all proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday, September 6th, in the Olney City Park - it all starts with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration required by 7:45 that morning – the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00, open to all ages, with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children and youth – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

(OLNEY)  everyone’s invited out this Friday evening to East Richland High School for the Olney Tiger home opener football game – it will be recognized as Military Appreciation Night as everyone at ERHS will demonstrate their appreciation to all past, present, and future Veterans with various activities – the First National Bank in Olney is sponsoring the food available before the game during the tailgating activities to be located just north of the football field, including hamburgers, chips, and drinks with the grills lit up at around 5:30 – a special invitation to all area Veterans – that’s this Friday night at ERHS in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our air time from Busch Stadium at 12:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

September 2, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals take a one game lead in the NL Central with a win over Pittsburgh, 5-4
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat the Brewers, 4-2  :  the White Sox and Reds were idle
    *  the Royals beat Texas, 4-3  :  the Twins beat Baltimore, 6-4  :  the Indians lost to Detroit, 12-1
*  the Cardinals are back at home tonight to host the Pirates at Busch Stadium in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host Milwaukee  :  the Twins host the White Sox  : the Royals host Texas
    *  the Reds are in Baltimore  :  the Indians will again host the Tigers

 

(OLNEY)  as we reported yesterday, Olney won two of the three Junior Pro Football games Saturday
*  one of the wins was in Lawrenceville involving the 3rd and 4th grade team
*  here’s a look at some of the top players for Olney in the 26-12 win
    *  defensively, Zachariah Wease led the team with 9 tackles, Carter Beard had 6, and Ian Cox had 5
        *  Luke Colwell had 2 tackles and a forced fumble
    *  offensively, Wease ran for 133 yards on only 2 carries with one touchdown run
        *  Dawson Brown carried the ball 8 times for 51 yards and one touchdown
        *  Devon Foster, Gage Nuttall, and Carter Beard combined for 92 yards on 9 carries
*  all three of the Olney Junior Pro Football teams will be home this Saturday against Flora

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OBLONG)  the 1st annual Running For God “Glow” 5K Run is set for Saturday night, September 13th, starting at 8:00, at the Oblong First Christian Church, on North Range Street – a free musical concert will follow with refreshments – contact the church for registration information – call 618-843-4594

 

(NEWTON)  the 4th annual Miss D’s 5K/10K Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk is coming up on Saturday, September 13th, in Newton – with registration forms on Facebook or at the Chamber Office or People’s State Bank in Newton, the Race Day registration is from 6:00 to 6:45 that Saturday morning, followed by race time at 7:00, all on the Square in downtown Newton – preregister by August 30th with a $20 fee and get a free t-shirt – the Race Day fee is $25 – all proceeds benefit the Carolyn Domineck Scholarship Fund

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday, September 6th, in the Olney City Park - it all starts with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration required by 7:45 that morning – the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00, open to all ages, with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children and youth – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

(OLNEY)  our local high school sports calendar for this Tuesday  :  in girls tennis – Casey-Westfield at Olney – Newton at Robinson  :  in boys & girls cross country – Robinson, Lawrenceville, Teutopolis, and St. Anthony at Olney – Marshall and Effingham at Newton  :  in boys golf – Olney at Flora  :  in boys soccer – Newton at Pana  :  in fresh/soph football – Olney at Lawrenceville – Newton at Edwards County

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Busch Stadium at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

September 1, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split four with Chicago – the Cubs won Friday night and Saturday afternoon
*  the Redbirds came back to win Saturday night and yesterday – now tied for first in the NL Central
    *  elsewhere  :  the White Sox took two of three from Detroit  :  Reds split two with Pittsburgh
    *  the Brewers and Twins both dropped two to the Giants and Orioles, respectively
    *  the Indians beat the Royals Saturday while last night’s game was suspended to finish September 22nd
*  the Cardinals stay at home for the first of three against the Pirates this afternoon
    *  elsewhere this afternoon  :  Cubs host the Brewers  :  White Sox and Reds are both idle
    *  the Royals host the Rangers  :  the Indians host Detroit  :  the Twins are in Baltimore

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football from Saturday
*  the Fighting Illini won their season opener with a come-back win over Youngstown State, 28-17
*  earlier in the week last Thursday the SIU Salukis won while the EIU Panthers lost
*  all three teams are back in action this coming Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the 2014 IHSA Football season began last Friday night throughout Illinois
*  in the Little Illini Conference in conference play
    *  the winners included Newton, Robinson, Casey-Westfield, Marshall, and Lawrenceville
    *  while the Olney Tigers lost at Lawrenceville, their home opener is this coming Friday night at ERHS
    *  the Newton Eagles will also have their home opener this Friday night at Chivesky Field at NCHS
*  in the Little Okaw Valley with non-conference action
    *  the winners include Cumberland, Argenta-Oreana, Arcola, Sangamon Valley, and Villa Grove       
*  the Apollo Conference teams were all in non-conference matchups
    *  the winners were Effingham, Charleston, Mt. Zion, and Taylorville
*  in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  the winners were Fairfield, Chester, Johnston City, and Eldorado
*  other downstate winners were Mt. Carmel, Pana, Shelbyville, Vandalia, and Highland
*  it will be back to a full schedule for high school football again this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Boys Soccer Saturday at the Charleston Tournament
*  the Olney Tigers played another tough match, taking Teutopolis to a 1-1 tie
*  Olney’s Tyler Zuber had 4 saves on goal – plus exceptional play from Marshall King and Andrew Steber
*  the Soccer Tigers have played four matches with no wins, one loss, and three ties

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Pro Football League action Saturday
*  Olney’s 3rd & 4th Graders beat Lawrenceville on the road, 26-12
*  Olney’s 5th & 6th Graders beat Newton at home, 22-6
*  Olney’s 7th & 8th Graders lost to Newton at home, 34-8
*  we take a look at the top Olney players from each game later this week
*  the Olney teams will be back in Junior Pro action this Saturday, all at home against Flora

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday, September 6th, in the Olney City Park - it all starts with the 25 mile Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration required by 7:45 that morning – the entry fee is $15 if signed up by August 29th – the fee increases to $20 thereafter – then the 6 mile TrustBank Family Ride begins at 10:00 open to all ages with registration by 9:45 – then the 11:30 free Kids Races includes all age groups for children, youth, and juniors – all are invited to take part or observe – for details, check the Olney and Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce website

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 1:05  :  and the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN