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December 30, 2017

 

(MATTOON)  the Mattoon Girls Holiday Tournament ended with the final four games on Friday
Olney finished up by winning the 3rd place game over Altamont, 54-36
* the 12-3 Lady Tigers return to play on January 4th in LIC action at Flora
here’s the other scores from Mattoon in the final games last night
* Vandalia beat Salem in the 7th place game, 52-44
* Sullivan beat St. Anthony in overtime to win the 5th place game, 40-36
* Galesburg beat Mattoon in the championship game, 41-29
congratulations to the All-Tournament Team selections
* Olney’s Julie Luna was chosen as the Tournament MVP
* other All Tournament picks included Olney’s Taylor LeCrone
* Galesburg’s Andrea Sampson and Yvonne Mixon
* Mattoon’s Ashlyn MacDonald
* Altamont’s Leah Mayhaus and Brooke Runge
* Sullivan’s Esther Miller
* St. Anthony’s  Clare McHugh
* Vandalia’s Olivia Marquardt
* Salem’s Trinity Meadows

 

(OLNEY)  the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic began yesterday at the Pinckneyville High School
Olney split its two games by beating Roxana, 61-44 but losing to undefeated Pinckneyville, 54-66
* now 5-8 on the year, the Tigers return for a 9:00 game this morning
* Olney’s final game will be later this evening at either 4:00 or 5:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball – Illinois is back in action this afternoon
the Fighting Illini are at home in the State Farm Center hosting Grand Canyon University
* while Illinois enters the game at 9-5 on the year, the visiting Lopes come to Champaign at 10-4 overall
it’s a 3:00 tipoff this afternoon – for more on Illinois, go online at  www.fightingillini.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at 9:00 this morning nd then later today at either 4:00 or 5:30  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 2:00 and tipoff at 3:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

December 29, 2017

 

(DIETERICH)  in Boys High School Basketball last night at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won the championship by beating the host Movin’ Maroons, 66-49
* improving to 11-3 on the year, Newton returns to LIC action January 5th at Red Hill
here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday and last night at the Boys Tournament in Dieterich
* Okaw Valley beat Arcola in the 3rd place game, 55-40
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran beat North Clay in the 5th place game, 52-51
* Oblong beat Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City in the 7th place game, 54-42
congratulations to Newton’s Nick Cohorst and Jack Chapman, both selected to the All-Tournament Team
* Dieterich’s Ryan Radloff was the Tournament MVP
* other All-Tournament picks included Dieterich’s Callaway Campton and Tyler Higgs
* Okaw Valley’s Jared Bunfill
* Arcola’s Myles Roberts
* North Clay’s Aleon Rinehart and Tyson Jones
* Oblong’s Kacey Cheek
also congratulations to the North Clay Cheerleaders for receiving the Tournament’s Cheerleading Award

 

(DIETERICH)  in Girls High School Basketball last night at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won the third place game by beating Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 50-39
* the 10-6 Lady Eagles return to LIC action January 4th at home against Lawrenceville
here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday and last night at the Girls Tournament in Dieterich
* North Clay/Clay City beat Casey-Westfield in the championship game, 57-31
* Brownstown/St. Elmo beat Dieterich in the 5th place game, 60-33
* Arcola beat South Central in the 7th place game, 42-15
congratulations to Newton’s Abby Frohning, selected as the Tournament’s MVP
* other All-Tournament picks included Dieterich’s Anna Shadle
* North Clay/Clay City’s Maddie Craig, Madison Lovett, and Cassidy Coble
* Casey-Westfield’s Myriah Warner and Mackenzie Morgan
* Brownstown/St. Elmo’s Claire Wilhour and Olivia Campbell
* Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City’s Jaelyn Robertson
* Arcola’s KayLee Hohlbauch

 

(MATTOON)  the Mattoon Girls Tournament continued with eight games yesterday and last night
Olney won its first game yesterday, beating Effingham St. Anthony, 48-33
* the Lady Tigers then lost in last night’s cross pool play game, falling to Galesburg, 53-62
* the 12-3 Lady Tigers return to play in tonight’s third place game against Altamont with a 6:00 start
here’s some of the other scores from yesterday and last night’s action at Mattoon
* Altamont beat Galesburg, 50-43
* Sullivan beat Salem, 48-45
* Mattoon beat Vandalia, 50-33
* Sullivan beat Vandalia, 61-55
* St. Anthony beat Salem, 69-55
* Mattoon beat Altamont, 55-47
the Tournament’s final four games are today thru tonight
* Vandalia plays Salem in the 7th place game at 3:00
* Sullivan plays St. Anthony in the 5th place game at 4:30
* Olney plays Altamont in the 3rd place game at 6:00
* Mattoon plays Galesburg in the championship game tonight at 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic begins today down at the Pinckneyville High School
the tournament includes twelve teams with two pool play games, a cross pool play game, and then the finals
the tournament will be played in two gyms, the Duster Thomas Main Gym and the Auxiliary Gym
the 12 pool play games will be played today from 9:00 this morning thru 10:00 tonight, six in each gym
* Olney plays its first game at 2:00 this afternoon against Roxana
* the Tigers are then back at 7:00 tonight to play the host Panthers on Dick Corn Court
the cross pool play games and final round will be tomorrow from 9:00 in the morning to 10:00 that night
* depending on its pool play record, Olney plays its final two games tomorrow thru tomorrow night

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at 2:00 this afternoon  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at around 6:00  :  then we’re back with Olney Tiger basketball tonight, starting on CBS Sports Radio WVLN at 7:00 and finishing up on Freedom 92.9 after Lady Tiger basketball at around 7:45  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

December 28, 2017

 

(DIETERICH)  in Boys High School Basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won both games by beating Christ Our Rock Lutheran, 68-31 and Okaw Valley, 61-38
* improving to 10-3 on the year, Newton returns for the championship game tonight at 8:00
* the Eagles will play the host Dieterich Movin’ Maroons in tonight’s title game
here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday’s games at the Boys Tournament in Dieterich
* Dieterich beat Arcola, 75-32
* Oblong beat North Clay, 73-65
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran beat Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 58-53
* North Clay beat Arcola, 48-39
the Boys Tournament at Dieterich continues with the final four games this afternoon and tonight
* Oblong plays Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City for 7th place at 1:00
* North Clay plays Christ Our Rock Lutheran for 5th place at 2:30
* Arcola plays Okaw Valley for 3rd place at 4:00
* and it’s Newton and Dieterich in the championship game at 8:00 tonight

 

(DIETERICH)  in Girls High School Basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton split two games – the Lady Eagles lost to Casey-Westfield, 37-51 but beat Dieterich, 45-29
* the 9-6 Lady Eagles return for a 4:00 third place game today against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City
here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday’s games at the Girls Tournament in Dieterich
* North Clay/Clay City beat South Central, 49-18
* Casey-Westfield beat Arcola, 43-29
* North Clay/Clay City beat Brownstown/St. Elmo, 61-52
* Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City beat Brownstown/St. Elmo, 57-30
the Girls Tournament at Dieterich continues with the final four games this afternoon and tonight
* South Central plays Arcola in the 7th place game at 1:00
* Dieterich plays Brownstown/St. Elmo in the 5th place game at 2:30
* Newton plays Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City in the 3rd place game at 4:00
* North Clay/Clay City plays Casey-Westfield in the championship game tonight at 6:00

 

(MATTOON)  the Mattoon Girls Tournament started yesterday
Olney won its two games by beating Mattoon, 47-38 and Vandalia, 66-41
* the Lady Tigers improve to 11-2 on the season
here’s some of the other scores from yesterday’s action at Mattoon
* Salem beat Galesburg, 30-27
* Altamont beat Sullivan, 52-50
* St. Anthony beat Vandalia, 39-36
* Altamont beat Salem, 52-48
there will be eight more games played today from 8:30 in the morning to 10:00 at night
* the Lady Tigers will finish up their pool play with a 1:00 game today against St. Anthony
* depending on their tournament record, Olney will either play again at 7:00 or 8:30 later tonight
the tournament’s final four games will be played tomorrow, from 3:00 in the afternoon to 9:00 Friday night

 

(FAIRFIELD)  the Girls Merry Mule Holiday Tournament in Fairfield ended yesterday and last night
* Teutopolis beat Flora in the championship game, 61-21
* Fairfield beat Carmi in the third place game, 43-40
* the Teutopolis JV beat Murphysboro in the fifth place game, 51-47
* North Posey, Indiana beat Lawrenceville in the seventh place game, 72-54
* Edwards County beat Anna-Jonesboro in the ninth place game, 38-35
* Wayne City beat Robinson in the eleventh place game, 45-39

 

(VANDALIA)  the Boys Vandalia Holiday Tournament enters day three today on this Thursday
here’s some of the scores from earlier this week on Tuesday
* St. Anthony beat Ramsey, 98-37
* Flora beat South Central, 60-51
* St. Anthony beat Pana, 68-47
* Flora beat the Vandalia JV, 65-24
* Shelbyville beat Father McGivney, 69-44
* Vandalia beat Patoka, 69-30
here’s some of the scores from action yesterday and last night
* St. Anthony beat Patoka, 72-22
* Vandalia beat Ramsey, 85-56
* Shelbyville beat South Central, 71-61
* Flora beat Father McGivney, 48-38
* Vandalia beat Pana, 68-48
there are six more games today thru tonight – the final five games are tomorrow thru tomorrow night

 

(EFFINGHAM/TEUTOPOLIS)  the Boys Effingham / Teutopolis Christmas Tournament starts today
there will be six games played at each site with six teams playing at each location
at Effingham High School, here’s the matchups for this Thursday
* Northwest Academy of Law and Antioch at 9:00
* Altamont and Lincoln Way East at 10:30
* Antioch and Oak Lawn at 1:45
* Effingham and Lincoln Way East at 3:15
* Northwest Academy of Law and Oak Lawn at 6:30
* then Effingham and Altamont at 8:00
at Teutopolis High School, here’s the matchups for this Thursday
* Chicago Corliss and Mattoon at 9:00
* Charleston and Teutopolis at 10:30
* Madison and Mattoon at 1:45
* Chicago Brooks and Charleston at 3:15
* Madison and Chicago Corliss at 6:30
* and Teutopolis and Chicago Brooks at 8:30
the final round of games will be played tomorrow thru tomorrow night

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game times at 1:00 this afternoon – then back again tonight either at 7:00 or 8:30  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle basketball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 4:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on WIKK with game time at around 8:00  :  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

 

 

 

December 27, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling from early last week – Olney won two of three matches
the Tigers beat Decatur Eisenhower, 63-18 and defeated Westville, 39-28
Olney’s only loss on the day was to the 6th ranked Class 2A team in the state, Mahomet-Seymour, 34-42
the Tigers won 26 of the 42 individual matches on the day
Olney had three wrestlers win all three of their matches in their respective weight class
* Reese Britton,  Jarrett Fuson, and Ean Pottorff
there was one Tiger that won two matches compared to no losses
* Hunter Summitt
there were five Tigers that won two of their three matches on the day
* Cadin Ackman, Trevor Bower, Jacob Ferguson, Kyle Beasley, and Kyle Dowty
there were five other Tigers that won one match on the day
* Drew Walters, Jonas Burckhartt, Levi Seitzinger, Aiden Foster, and Yunas Tulay
the Tiger Wrestlers are back on the Ron Herrin Gym mat a week from today on January 3rd, 2018
it will be only the third of four home matches as Olney will host Effingham and Charleston at RCHS

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won its first tournament game by beating Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 66-40
* Nick Cohorst led the Eagles with 24 points while Jack Chapman added 17 points
* improving to 8-3 on the year, Newton returns to action with two more games later today
* the Eagles play Christ Our Rock Lutheran at 2:30 today, then against Okaw Valley at 5:30 this evening
here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday’s games at the Boys Tournament in Dieterich
* Dieterich beat Oblong, 74-34
* Okaw Valley beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran, 50-31
* Arcola beat Oblong, 51-47
* Okaw Valley beat Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 52-42
* Dieterich beat North Clay/Louisville, 75-58
the Boys Tournament at Dieterich continues with six more games today – the final four games are tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball yesterday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won its first tournament game by beating Arcola, 57-28
* Abby Frohning led the Lady Eagles with 28 points while Allison Russell scored 7 points
* improving to 8-5 on the year, Newton returns to action with two more games later today
* the Lady Eagles play Casey-Westfield at 2:30 today, then go up against Dieterich at 5:30 this evening
Here’s a look at the other scores from yesterday’s games at the Girls Tournament in Dieterich
* Brownstown/St. Elmo beat South Central, 66-22
* Dieterich beat Arcola, 49-41
* Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City beat South Central, 41-25
* North Clay/Clay City beat Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 53-26
* Casey-Westfield beat Dieterich, 64-32
the Girls Tournament at Dieterich continues with six more games today – the final four games are tomorrow

 

(MATTOON)  the Mattoon Girls Tournament starts today, continuing thru tomorrow and Thursday
the tournament will have eight pool play games today, running from 8:30 this morning until 9:00 tonight
* the Olney Lady Tigers play their first game at 11:30 late this morning against Mattoon
* Olney then plays again this afternoon at 3:00 against Vandalia
there will be eight more games played tomorrow from 8:30 in the morning to 10:00 at night
the tournament’s final four games will be played Friday, from 3:00 in the afternoon to 9:00 that night

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game times at 11:30 this morning and at 3:00 this afternoon  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game times at 2:30 and 5:30  :  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

 

 

 

December 26, 2017

 

(DIETERICH)  the Dieterich Boys Holiday Tournament starts today and continues tomorrow and Thursday
the tournament includes eight teams with three pool play games and a cross pool play final round of games
* Pool A teams are Newton, Okaw Valley, Christ Our Rock Lutheran, and Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City
* Pool B includes teams from Arcola, North Clay, Oblong, and Dieterich
all games will be played in the High School Gym
there will be six pool play games today, running from 11:30 this morning to 8:30 tonight
* Newton plays its first game at 1:00 this afternoon against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City
the final six pool play games are tomorrow, running from 11:30 in the morning until 8:30 at night
* Newton plays Christ Our Rock Lutheran at 2:30 tomorrow and Okaw Valley at 5:30 tomorrow evening
the final four games will be played Thursday, at 1:00, 2:30, 4:00, and the championship game at 8:00

 

(DIETERICH)  the Dieterich Girls Holiday Tournament also begins today running tomorrow thru Thursday
the tournament includes eight teams with three pool play games and a cross pool play final round of games
* Pool A teams are Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, Brownstown/St. Elmo, South Central, & North Clay
* Pool B includes teams from Newton, Casey-Westfield, Arcola, and Dieterich
all but the final game will be played in the Junior High School Gym, the old High School Gym
there are six pool play games today, running from 10:00 this morning to 7:00 tonight
* Newton plays its first game at 2:30 this afternoon against Arcola
the final six pool play games are tomorrow, running from 10:00 in the morning until 7:00 at night
* Newton plays Casey-Westfield at 2:30 tomorrow and then Dieterich at 5:30 tomorrow evening
the first three of the final four games will be played Thursday at 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00
the championship game will be played at 6:00 that evening in the High School Gym

 

(MATTOON)  the Mattoon Girls Tournament starts tomorrow, continuing thru Wednesday & Thursday
the tournament includes eight teams with three pool play games, a cross pool play game, and then the finals
* Pool A includes teams from Olney, Effingham St. Anthony, Vandalia, and Mattoon
* Pool B includes teams from Galesburg, Salem, Altamont, and Sullivan
there will be eight games played tomorrow, running from 8:30 in the morning to 9:00 at night
* the Olney Lady Tigers play their first game at 11:30 late tomorrow morning against Mattoon
* Olney then plays again tomorrow afternoon at 3:00 against Vandalia
there will be eight more games played Thursday, running from 8:30 in the morning to 10:00 at night
* Olney will play its final pool play game at 1:00 Thursday afternoon against Effingham St. Anthony
* depending on its pool play record, Olney plays its cross pool play game Thursday afternoon or evening
the tournament’s final four games will be played Friday, from 3:00 in the afternoon to 9:00 that night

 

(PINCKNEYVILLE)  the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic is this Friday and Saturday down in Pinckneyville
the tournament includes twelve teams with two pool play games, a cross pool play game, and then the finals
* Pool A includes teams from Olney, Roxana, and Pinckneyville
* Pool B includes teams from Benton, Cissna Park, and Greenville
* Pool C includes teams from Trenton Wesclin, Carterville, and Trico
* Pool D includes teams from Jerseyville, Du Quoin, and Elverado
the tournament will be played in two gyms, the Duster Thomas Main Gym and the Auxiliary Gym
the 12 pool play games will be played Friday from 9:00 in the morning to 10:00 at night, six in each gym
* Olney plays its first game at 2:00 Friday afternoon against Roxana
* the Tigers are then back at 7:00 Friday night to play the host Panthers on Dick Corn Court
the cross pool play games and final round will be Saturday from 9:00 in the morning to 10:00 that night
* depending on its pool play record, Olney plays its final two games Friday thru Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  there are several other downstate Holiday Tournaments this week, many starting today
* girls tournaments are in Fairfield, Charleston, and Murphysboro
* boys tournaments are in Vandalia, Terre Haute, Eldorado, Sesser, Charleston, Effingham, and Teutopolis

 


                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDER

 

(ROBINSON)  the Lincoln Trail College Baseball program will host a “baseball camp” this week in Robinson, that’s tomorrow, Thursday, and Friday – it’s for area youth ages 6 to 13 years old with the cost set at $75 per player – the camp will be held each morning from 8:00 to 12:00 noon at The Depot in Robinson, LTC’s indoor training facility, with a swim party will be held following each baseball session at the LTC Natatorium on the Lincoln Trail College campus – players should bring their own bat, glove, helmet, gym shoes, and catching equipment, plus a change of clothes and a towel for the swim parties – the players can be dropped off at The Depot and picked up at Lincoln Trail College, northeast of Robinson – the camp will focus on the fundamentals of baseball, including pitching, hitting, and base running – to sign up today, call LTC Assistant Baseball Coach Kevin Franchetti, by calling  618-544-5299, extension 1201

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at around 1:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com