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April 15, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Hockey League – the 2016 postseason continues
* last night’s winners included the Capitals, Islanders, Stars, and Sharks
there are four more playoff games on the ice tonight
the Blues and Blackhawks series will continue tonight with game two in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday 
the Cardinals beat Milwaukee, 7-0 as the Redbirds took two out of three from the Brewers
* Thursday Midwestern winners were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, Tigers, and Indians
* those that lost were the Reds, Pirates, Twins, and Astros
the Cardinals start a new series tonight in St. Louis with the first of three against the Reds

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC swept a GRAC doubleheader on the road
the Lady Knights took two from John A. Logan, by winning game one, 10-2 and game two, 10-9
the OCC Ladies improve to 31-18 on the year, now 11-10 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights are back into GRAC conference today as they host Southeastern Illinois at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – OCC lost a single GRAC game at home
the Blue Knights lost to the visiting Kaskaskia Blue Devils on Conley Field, 4-1
OCC has now lost three games in a row, falling to 36-9 on the year, now 12-5 in the GRAC
the Blue Knights are in doubleheader GRAC action tomorrow at Kaskaskia, west of Centralia

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won a big LIC Conference game on the road
the Tigers beat Paris, 7-1 as Olney outhit the host Tigers, 10 to 5
* Olney’s Connor Adams had the complete game victory, allowing only one earned run with 3 strikeouts
* Olney’s Luke Lambird had 3 hits, an RBI, and a run scored – Tanner Hout with an RBI double
* Trey Puckett and Mason Kocher each had 2 hits and 1 RBI – Hunter Wyatt doubled
the Olney Tigers improve to 7-4 on the year, now undefeated in the Little Illini Conference at 2-0
the Tigers are back in action next Monday in LIC play when they host Edwards County in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won an LIC Conference game on the road
the Eagles shutout Marshall, 5-0 as visiting Newton outhit the host Lions, 10 to 4
* Newton's Luke Geier had a home run with 2 RBI - Tim Weber & Brock Mammoser each had an RBI hit
* Newton's Nate Meinhart, John Grunloh, and Connor Bierman each had a 2 hit game
* Newton's Mitch Jansen got the complete game win, giving up no runs and striking out 2
the Eagles improve to 6-4 on the year, now 2-0 in the Little Illini Conference
Newton is back in action tomorrow with a non-conference game on the road at Altamont

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the other area results in High School Baseball yesterday
in the Little Illini Conference
* Red Hill blanked Lawrenceville, 1-0
* Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 8-3
* Flora beat Edwards County, 8-2
in other area non-LIC games
* Teutopolis beat Dieterich, 12-2
* Cisne beat Waltonville, 18-6
* Neoga beat Cumberland, 8-0

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough LIC game on the road
the Lady Tigers lost to Paris, 6-3 as the host Lady Tigers outhit visiting Olney, 12 to 7
* Olney’s Sarah Hill had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Aaliyah Wease had 2 hits and 2 runs scored
* Cheyla Lamb also had 2 hits while Kennedy Steber had a hit as well
now at 7-5 on the year, 1-1 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers will host Clay City / North Clay today

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost a tough one-run LIC game
the Lady Eagles lost to Marshall, 1-0 as the host Lady Lions outhit visiting Newton, 9 to 4
* Newton’s Ariel Richards had a two hit game – Abby Frohning and Olivia Shipman each a hit
now at 1-4 on the year, 0-2 in the LIC, the Lady Eagles are at home today against Altamont

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the other area results in High School Softball yesterday
in the Little Illini Conference
* Flora beat Edwards County, 20-7
* Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 11-1
* Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 5-3
in other area non-LIC games
* Clay City / North Clay beat Odin / Sandoval, 7-5
* Altamont beat Beecher City / Cowden-Herrick, 14-3
* Cumberland beat Neoga, 12-2

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track yesterday – the Flora Invitational involved eight area teams
Olney won the event, defeating second place Fairfield, 123 to 118 – Newton was a close third at 114 points
Cumberland was fourth (69), then Flora (52), Mt. Carmel (39), Patoka (29), and Woodlawn (8)
* the Tigers won 3 of the 18 events – we’ll look at the top finishers for Olney & Newton on Monday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney lost a tough match at home
the Lady Tigers lost to visiting Mattoon, 2-nil as Olney was outshot by the Lady Green Wave
* Olney’s Robin Volk had a good match, plus some strong play by Jessica Schilling and Aaron Bromm
the Lady Tigers have a rescheduled match against Harrisburg tomorrow at the Kaskaskia

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track from this past Wednesday – Olney won a four team meet
the Cubs beat out second place North Clay, 116 to 82 – New Hebron was third (38) – St. Joe fourth (25)
Olney won six of the fourteen varsity events
* Garrett Wright won the shot put
* Cade McDowell won the discus
* Levi Seitzinger won the pole vault
* Jace Greenwood, Seth Ingram, Jaedyn Moyes, and Braedon Burgener won the 400 meter relay
* Seth Ingram, Hunter Perry, Issac Bradley, and Colton Hayes won the 800 meter relay
* Jaedyn Moyes, Dalton Schrader, Jacob Taylor, and Garrett Wright won the 1600 meter relay
Olney also had seven 2nd place finishers as well
the Cubs will host the Olney Invitational Junior High Track meet tomorrow at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track from this past Wednesday – Olney won a four team meet
Olney beat second place Olney St. Joe, 116 to 77 – North Clay was third (29) – New Hebron fourth (16)
the Lady Cubs won eight of the fourteen varsity events
* Brittany Black won both the shot put and discus
* Tara Hughes won the long jump
* Danni Murphy won the high jump
* Hope Laughlin won the pole vault
* Korbyn Foster won the 100 meter low hurdles
* Madison Mowrer, Taylor Ferguson, Katelynn Ferguson, and Tara Hughes won the 800 meter relay
* Korbyn Foster, Reagan Ameter, Emily Mathews, and Morgan Puckett won the 400 meter relay
Olney also had seven 2nd place finishers as well
the Lady Cubs will host the Olney Invitational Junior High Track meet tomorrow at RCHS

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club has a special event coming up tomorrow – a two person scramble at only $20 for members, $30 for non-members – it’s 18 holes flighted after round – plus, starting at 2:00, they’ll be serving chowder free to those in the scramble and only $5 per person for others – all are invited – all proceeds will go the Country Club’s capital improvement fund – for more details give them a call

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Friday  :
* Newton Lady Eagle softball at home against Altamont
* Olney Lady Tiger softball at home against Clay City / North Clay
* Newton Eagle baseball at Altamont
* Olney Lady Tiger and Newton Lady Eagle track at the Sam Bennett Invitational Meet at Robinson

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady  Tiger softball today at 4:30 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle softball at 4:30 today on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

April 14, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Hockey League – the 2016 postseason started last night
the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 1-0 in overtime to win game one in the series
the best-of-seven series will continue with game two tomorrow night back in St. Louis
* in the other series  :  Tampa Bay beat Detroit, 3-2  :  Pittsburgh beat the New York Rangers, 5-2
there are four playoff games on the ice tonight as the NHL playoffs continue

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday 
the Cardinals had one slip away as they were beat by the Brewers, 6-4
* Wednesday Midwestern winners were the Cubs, Royals, White Sox, Tigers, and Indians
* those that lost were the Reds, Pirates, Braves, Rangers, Astros, and Twins
among twelve games today, the Cardinals finish their Milwaukee series this afternoon in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – OCC dropped a pair of GRAC games at home
the Blue Knights lost two in row, falling on Conley Field to Wabash Valley, 16-5 and 5-1
that ends a perfect 13-0 home record so far this year, plus ends an eight game winning streak
the Blue Knights today begin the three game GRAC series with Kaskaskia with a single at home today
the series will wrap up with the GRAC doubleheader at Kaskaskia, east of Centralia, this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney wins their second match in a row
the Lady Tigers beat Salemm, 2-nil as Olney won their second match in as many days
* Kylar Craig and Jordan Laughlin scored the Olney goals
* Robin Volk had a great game in the goal, while Paige Ginder had a strong match as well
the Lady Tigers are back on Ed Webber Field at OCC this afternoon as they host Mattoon

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton beat Olney in non-LIC action
the Eagles beat the Tigers, 7-3 as Newton outhit visiting Olney, 7 to 6
* Newton’s Luke Geier was the winning pitcher while Dylan Hires took the loss
* Newton’s Luke Geier had a home run and 3 RBI, plus Connor Bierman had an RBI triple
* Olney’s Tanner Hout and Mason Kocher each had a hit and a run scored
the Eagles improve to 5-4 and will play at Marshall today in Little Illini Conference action
the Tigers drop back to 6-4 and will play their LIC conference game today up at Paris

 

(OLNEY)  in other area results yesterday in High School Baseball
* Flora beat Carmi, 13-12 in nine innings
* Marshall beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 7-3
* Mt. Carmel beat Red Hill, 2-0

 

(NEWTON)  in other area results yesterday in High School Softball
* Flora beat South Central, 14-0
* Paris beat Riverton-Parke, 15-8
* Marshall beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 9-8

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track Tuesday – Newton was third in a four-team meet at Teutopolis
Mattoon won the meet by beating second place host Teutopolis, 131 to 87
Newton was third with 46 points, followed by Brownstown / St. Elmo in fourth place with 6 points
the Eagles had nine top three finishes in the meet
Newton won one of the eighteen events
* Joe Stone won the 1600 meter run
Newton had five second place finishes
* Keith King in the high jump
* Brycen Dhom, Kiel Apple, Keith King, and Joe Stone in the 400 meter relay
* Seth Wills in the shot put
* Joe Stone in the 100 meter dash
* Michael Koebele, Collin Harris, Giuseppe Cucinella, and Keith King in the 1600 meter relay
Newton had three third place finishes
* Michael Koebele, Collin Harris, Kirk Johnson, and Ty Litzelman in the 3200 meter relay
* Kiel Apple in the 300 meter hurdles
* Kiel Apple, Colton Angel, Rhett Kocher, and Keith King in the 800 meter relay
the Eagle tracksters are back in action today at the Flora Invitational

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track Tuesday – Newton was third in a four-team meet at Teutopolis
Mattoon won the meet by beating second place host Teutopolis, 116 to 79
Newton was third with 67 points, followed by Brownstown / St. Elmo in fourth place with 5 points
the Lady Eagles had twelve top three finishes in the meet
Newton won three of the eighteen events
* Stacey Smithenry won the 110 meter hurdles
* Sarah Carr won the 800 meter run
* the Lady Eagles won the 400 meter relay but the list of runners were not provided to us
Newton had five second place finishes
* Grace Hartrich in the shot put
* Alex Haarman in the 100 meter dash
* Taylor Johnson in the 400 meter dash
* Lauren Probst in the 300 meter hurdles
* the Lady Eagles were 2nd in the 800 meter relay but the runners were not provided to us
Newton had four third place finishes
* Emma Weber in the long jump
* Carlie Webb in the 110 meter hurdles
* the Lady Eagles were 3rd in the 1600 meter relay but the runners were not provided to us
* the Lady Eagles were 3rd in the 3200 meter relay but the runners were not provided to us
the Newton girls are scheduled to take part in tomorrow’s Sam Bennett Invitational at Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track Tuesday – Olney won the three team meet at Carmi
the Cubs beat second place Carmi, 74.5 to 59.5 – Eldorado finished third with 40 points
Olney won five on the fourteen varsity events
* Kaleb Foster won both the high jump and the 100 meter low hurdles
* Jace Greenwood won the 400 meter dash
* Jaedyn Moyes, Dalton Schrader, Jaydon Aquino, and Garrett Wright won the 1600 meter relay
* Jace Greenwood, Issac Bradley, Jaedyn Moyes, and Kaleb Foster won the 400 meter relay
Olney had four second place varsity finishes
* Trevor Zuber in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Jace Greenwood in the long jump
* Gavin Kirby in the 800 meter run
* Seth Ingram, Hunter Perry, Issac Bradley, and Colton Hayes in the 800 meter relay
the Cubs were in action yesterday – we’ll have those results in the sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track Tuesday – Olney was second in the three team meet at Carmi
the Lady Cubs finished second to the winners from Carmi, 63 to 80 – Eldorado was third with 21 points
Olney won five of the seventeen varsity events
* Brittany Black won both the shot put and discus
* Tara Hughes won both the long jump and high jump
* Katelynn Ferguson won the 100 meter low hurdles
Olney had five second place varsity finishes
* Morgan Puckett in the long jump
* Danni Murphy in the high jump
* Korbyn Foster, Danni Murphy, Emily Mathews, and Morgan Puckett in the 400 meter relay
* Madison Mowrer, Taylor Ferguson, Katelynn Ferguson, and Tara Hughes in the 800 meter relay
* Emily Mathews in the 100 meter dash
the Lady Cubs were in action yesterday – we’ll have those results in the sports tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to Little Illini Conference Baseball & Softball today on this Thursday
here’s a look at the matchups for today with both softball & baseball teams playing in the same city
* Newton plays at Marshall
* Olney travels north to Paris
* it’s Flora at Edwards County in Albion
* Lawrenceville in Bridgeport to play Red Hill
* and Robinson at Casey-Westfield

 

(OLNEY)  it’s also back to Great Rivers Athletic Conference Baseball & Softball today for the OCC teams
* the 29-18 Lady Knights, 9-10 in the GRAC, travel south to John A. Logan for two games in Carterville
* the 26-8 Blue Knights, 12-4 in the GRAC, are at home for a single nine inning game today with Kaskaskia

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s local High School Sports Schedule for this Thursday  :
* Newton Eagle baseball and Newton Lady Eagle softball in LIC action at Marshall
* Olney Tiger baseball and Olney Lady Tiger softball in LIC action at Paris
* Newton Eagle tennis at home against Robinson
* Olney Tiger and Newton Eagle boys track at the Flora Invitational
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer at home against Mattoon on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 11:50 and the first pitch at 12:45  :  it’s LIC Baseball today with game times at 4:30 – the Olney Tigers on CBS Sports Radio WVLN and the Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

April 13, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday
the Cardinals were idle and return to action at home tonight against Milwaukee
* Tuesday Midwestern winners were the Royals, Tigers, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Indians, Astros, Pirates, and Braves
* the Cubs, White Sox, and Reds were all idle on Tuesday
it’s a full 15-game schedule tonight in Major League Baseball

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Hockey League – the 2016 postseason gets started tonight
the St. Louis Blues will host the Blackhawks tonight for game one
the best-of-seven series will continue with game two Friday night back in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC swept a GRAC doubleheader at home
the Lady Knights took two from Lincoln Trail, 9-0 in five innings and 2-1 in eight innings
the OCC ladies improve to 29-18 on the year and now 9-10 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights are back in GRAC action with a twin-bill tomorrow at John A. Logan in Carterville
meanwhile the OCC Blue Knights are back in GRAC baseball action at home tomorrow against Kaskaskia

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney picked up a win on Ed Webber Field at OCC
the Lady Tigers blanked Centralia, 5-nil as host Olney outplayed the visiting Lady Orphans
* Kylar Craig scored three goals, while Allison Herman and Jordan Laughlin each had one goal
* Sarah Guinn had two assists and Jordan Laughlin had one assist
* Stephanie Shan played some great defense, plus Robin Volk had six saves on goal
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow when they host Mattoon at Olney Central College

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Boys Track yesterday – three teams took part in the Robinson Invitational
the host Maroons won by beating second place Olney, 144 to 72 – Palestine-Hutsonville was third at 44
the Tigers had seventeen top three finishes in the meet
Olney won two of the eighteen events
* Derek Deimel won the shot put
* Trevor Jones won the discus
Olney had ten second place finishes
* Gavin Lathrop in the 100 meter dash and in the 200 meter dash
* Michael DeMeyer in the 800 meter run
* Noah Allen in the pole vault
* Peyton Blanton in the 110 meter hurdles
* Noah Allen, Ryan Shipley, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 400 meter relay
* Noah Allen, Ryan Shipley, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 800 meter relay
* Trevor Jones, Zach Shoulders, Naaman Umfleet, and Derek Deimel in the throwers’ 400 meter relay
* Cameron Howard, Michael DeMeyer, Nathan DeMeyer, and Dalton Mitchell in the 1600 meter relay
* Cole Simpson, Owen Powell, Nathan DeMeyer, and Michael DeMeyer in the 3200 meter relay
Olney had five third place finishes
* Nathan DeMeyer in the 800 meter run
* Tyler Hughes in the 1600 meter run
* Jordan Duenas in the high jump
* Dillion Haney in the pole vault
* Chase Williams in the long jump 
the Tiger Tracksters are back in action tomorrow at the Flora Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track yesterday – Olney was at Carmi, down in White County
the Lady Cubs finished second to Carmi, 63 to 80 – Eldorado finished third with 21 points
we’ll look at the top individual results in our sports report tomorrow
the Lady Cubs are back in action this afternoon in Olney hosting St. Joe and North Clay

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney lost a tough match on the road
the Tigers lost at Effingham, 6-3 as Olney won two of the six singles matches
* Kye Stallard won the #5 singles match in two sets
* Marshall King won the #6 singles match in two sets
Olney won one of the three doubles matches
* Brock VanBlaricum and Marshall King teamed up to win the #3 doubles match
Olney won eight of the ten junior varsity matches – six doubles and all four singles matches
the Tennis Tigers are back in action next Tuesday when they’ll host Robinson in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a non-conference game at home
the Lady Eagles edged out Effingham St. Anthony, 3-2 as Newton outhit the Lady Bulldogs, 5 to 3
* Olivia Shipman was Newton’s winning pitcher with help in the final inning by Kristen Hardiek
* Newton’s top hitter was Olivia Shipman with 2 hits and 1 RBI – Maddie Stanley had an RBI hit
* other Lady Eagle hits came from Abby Frohning and Mariah Earnest
the 2-3 Lady Eagles return to Little Illini Conference action tomorrow, traveling to Marshall

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won a non-conference game at home
the Eagles beat Dieterich, 1-0 as host Newton outhit the visiting Movin’ Maroons, 5 to 2
* Nate Meinhart was Newton’s winning pitcher while Brock Mammoser picked up a save in relief
* Newton’s top hitter was Tim Weber with the team’s only RBI hit, a double
* other hits from Luke Geier, Nick Cohorst, Brock Mammoser, and Nate Meinhart
the 4-4 Eagles will play again today as they host Olney in a rescheduled non-LIC game at 4:00 in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a non-conference game on the road
the Lady Tigers lost at Mt. Carmel, 9-6 as Olney was outhit by the host Lady Aces, 11 to 8
* Olney’s top hitter was Sophia Colclasure with a home run and single, plus 4 RBI
* Kennedy Steber had an RBI double and 2 runs scored
now at 7-5, the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action tomorrow as they travel to Paris

 

(OLNEY)  here’s other results from yesterday in High School Softball
* Lawrenceville beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 9-2
* Paris beat Westville, 3-0
* Christ Our Rock Lutheran beat Beecher City / Cowden Herrick, 10-0

 

(NEWTON)  here’s other results from yesterday in High School Baseball
* Casey-Westfield beat Tri-County, 11-0
* Lawrenceville beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 24-2
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Beecher City / Cowden-Herrick, 12-2
* Altamont beat Vandalia, 9-3
* South Central beat Greenville, 3-0

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(NEWTON / OLNEY)  on today’s local High School Sports Schedule for this Wednesday  :
* Olney Tiger and Newton Eagle baseball at Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney at Newton baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN Olney – plus around the clock live online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 12, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday – here’s how the Midwestern teams did
the Cardinals won their home opener by beating Milwaukee, 10-1 – now four straight wins for the Redbirds
* other Monday winners were the Cubs, White Sox, Pirates, and Astros
* those that lost were the Royals, Reds, Tigers, Twins, and Braves  :  the Indians were idle
the Cardinals are off  today until they host the Brewers again tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Hockey League – the regular season is over with the postseason coming up
the St. Louis Blues begin playoff action tomorrow night as they host the Blackhawks
* with the third best record in the league, the Blues are the number two seed
the best-of-seven series will continue with game two Friday night back in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – OCC won two close games on the road
the Blue Knights traveled to Decatur to play two games at Millikin University
* OCC won the games, 8-4 and 7-6 and have now won 13 games in a row
the Blue Knights improve to 36-6 on the year, still at 12-2 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
today’s OCC doubleheader with Wabash Valley has been cancelled with no new date set as of yet
OCC is scheduled to host Kaskaskia in a single nine inning GRAC game on Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – the OCC Lady Knights are scheduled for action today
* the Lady Knights are 27-18 on the year, still at 7-10 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
OCC is scheduled to host Lincoln Trail College in a GRAC doubleheader today in Olney

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  all of the local and area high school sporting events were rained out yesterday
the list included the second day scheduled for Little Illini Conference baseball and softball
however, the rest of this week looks great weather-wise for local and area sports 
the LIC schedule will resume this coming Thursday afternoon
while the Newton teams are scheduled to play at Marshall, the Olney teams will travel north to Paris

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 1st Annual “Putt-Putt For Kid’s Sake” is coming up on Saturday, May 21st, all to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Richland County – it’s 9 holes of miniature golf with each hole located at a different location in Olney – at The Eagles Lodge, the VFW, Bobalou’s, the Fireside, the Elk’s Lodge, The Holiday, Friday Nite Lites, El Rancherito, and the Richland Country Club – registration begins at 10:30 that morning at The Eagles Lodge in Olney with tee time at 11:00 – participants must be 21 to enter – green fees are $30 per person or $120 for a four-person team with entry fees to be mailed to 801 South West Street, Suite 117, Olney – food & t-shirts included – plus Rides Mass Transit will take the players from hole to hole courtesy of Richland Memorial Hospital – prizes to the highest & lowest scores – check their Facebook page for info

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(NEWTON / OLNEY)  on today’s local High School Sports Schedule for this Tuesday  :
* Olney Lady Tiger softball on the road at Mt. Carmel
* Newton Lady Eagle softball at home against Effingham St. Anthony
* Newton Eagle baseball at home against Dieterich
* Olney Tiger track & field at Robinson – a five-team meet
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer at home on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College against Centralia
* Olney Tiger tennis at Effingham
* Olney Tiger / Newton Eagle junior varsity baseball in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN Olney – plus around the clock live online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 11, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
the St. Louis Blues lost their final regular season game of the year Saturday night, 5-1 to the Capitals
however, the Note gets the #2 seed in the NHL Playoffs which get underway this coming Wednesday
the Blues will begin postseason action Wednesday night at home against the Chicago Blackhawks
the first round series will continue with game two in St. Louis on Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving some Midwestern teams
the Cardinals swept three from the Braves in Atlanta, bringing the Redbird record to 3-3 on the year
* elsewhere  :  Royals swept three from the Twins  : 
* the Cubs, Reds, and Brewers each took two of three from the D-Backs, Pirates, and Astros
* the White Sox, Indians, and Tigers split two games with yesterday’s games rained out
the Cardinals are scheduled for their home opener this afternoon against the Brewers

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball on Saturday – OCC wins two more GRAC games at home
the Blue Knights swept two games from Lincoln Trial on Dennis Conley Field, 9-3 and 3-1
* OCC’s winning pitchers were Lucas Lantrip (4-0) and Renton Poole (5-1)
* out of the bullpen, OCC reliever Donnies Ames picked up his 4th and 5th saves of the year
* OCC’s Camden Mercier had 3 hits and 2 RBI – Zach Gray had 3 hits, 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI
* Will Ray had 3 hits and 1 RBI, Nolan Fertig had 2 hits and 1 RBI, and Matt Phipps had an RBI double
now at 34-6 on the year, the Blue Knights are 12-2 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Blue Knights have won all 13 of their home games and have now won 15 of their last 17 games
OCC is scheduled to host Wabash Valley in a GRAC doubleheader tomorrow on Conley Field

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball on Saturday – OCC did not play in their GRAC doubleheader
Southeastern Illinois did not want to play in the cool weather, therefore the games were cancelled
the Lady Knights remain 27-18 on the year, still at 7-10 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights are scheduled to host Lincoln Trail in a GRAC doubleheader tomorrow at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball on Saturday – Olney split two at the Lawrenceville Tournament
the Lady Tigers lost their first game to Carmi, 4-2 as the Lady Bulldogs outhit Olney, 8 to 3
Olney won game two over Lawrenceville, 6-1 as the Lady Tigers outhit the Lady Indians, 7 to 6
* Olney’s top hitters on the day were Sarah Hill with 3 hits, including a solo home run
* Dani Hawkins had 2 hits and 3 RBI – Sophia Colclasure had 2 hits
* Paige Ginder had a hit and 2 runs scored – Aliyah Wease had an RBI triple
* Olney’s winning pitcher was Larissa Michels allowing only 1 earned run with 2 strike outs
Carmi won the tournament by beating Lawrenceville in the other game, 8-1
now at 7-4 on the year, the Lady Tigers are scheduled to host Casey-Westfield today in LIC action

 

(OLNEY)  in other area weekend results in High School Softball
* on Saturday  :  Edwards County beat Marissa, 7-6
* Waltonville beat Edwards County, 3-2
* on Friday  :  Teutopolis beat Flora, 1-0
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Neoga, 14-0

 

(OLNEY)  in other area weekend results in High School Baseball
* on Saturday  : Flora beat Centralia, 3-2
* South Knox, Indiana beat Red Hill, 8-7
* Villa Grove beat Marshall, 13-3
* Villa Grove beat Marshall, 4-0
* on Friday  : Teutopolis beat Flora, 10-0
* Sullivan beat Lawrenceville, 8-0
* Cisne beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran, 9-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – Olney won the Flora Doubles Tournament
with three teams taking part in the annual event in Flora’s Frog Island
the Tigers won all four doubles matches with the same pairs winning against both Flora and Fairfield
* Austin Urfer and Brock VanBlaricum won the #1 doubles matches, both in two sets
* Kye Stallard and Tanner Hendrickson won the #2 doubles matches, both in two sets
* Marshall King and Adam Brewer won the #3 doubles matches, both in two sets
* Austin Atwood and Mac Alexander won the #4 doubles matches, both in two sets
the Tennis Tigers are back in action tomorrow at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Track from last Thursday – Newton hosted a six team meet
Jasper County won the 8th grade meet by beating second place Lawrenceville, 124 to 84
Red Hill was third (76), followed by Newton St. Thomas (60), Casey (31), and Oblong (14)
the Jasper County girls had twelve top three finishes among the fourteen events
Jasper County won six events
* Alivia Shull won the hurdles
* Brooklyn Herman won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash
* Alexis Bell won both the 800 meter dash and the 1600 meter run
* Sydney Rudolphi, Macy Andrews, Riley Zumbahlen, and Claire Carr won the 800 meter relay
Jasper County had two 2nd place finishes
* Allison Harris in the 1600 meter run
* Josie Grunloh in the 200 meter dash
Jasper County had four 3rd place finishes
* Tori Zumbahlen in the 100 meter dash
* Sydney Rudolphi in the 400 meter dash
* Brianne Duncan, Riley Zumbahlen, Caroline Short, and Claire Carr in the 1600 meter relay
* Josie Grunloh in the high jump
Red Hill won the 7th grade girls meet – Lawrenceville was second and Jasper County was third
Casey-Westfield was fourth in the 7th grade meet, followed by Newton St. Thomas and Oblong

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Track from last Thursday – Newton hosted a six team meet
Jasper County finished third in 8th grade meet with 89 points – Casey-Westfield won with 143 points
Lawrenceville was second with 103 points – Red Hill was fourth with 67 points
then Newton St. Thomas in fifth place (14) and Oblong was sixth (0)
the Jasper County boys had
Jasper County won three events
* Hunter Gray won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash
* Jerald Eckl won the high jump
Jasper County had two second place finishes
* Trenton Hance in the high jump
* Jerald Eckl, Payton Birch, Tyler Marble, and Hunter Gray in the 400 meter relay
Jasper County had two third place finishes
* Jerald Eckl in the 100 meter dash
* Haze Swisher, Trenton Hance, Clayton Bergbower, and Kyle Schafer in the 800 meter relay
Jasper County won the 7th grade boys meet – Casey-Westfield was second and Red Hill was second
Lawrenceville was fourth in the 7th grade meet, followed by Oblong and Newton St. Thomas

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball & Softball – ten conference games are scheduled for today
* Flora at Newton
* Casey-Westfield at Olney
* Marshall at Lawrenceville
* Edwards County at Paris
* Red Hill at Robinson

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(NEWTON / OLNEY)  on today’s local High School Sports Schedule for this Monday  :
* Olney Lady Tiger track is scheduled to host a seven-team meet at Richland County High School
* Newton Eagle boys tennis is scheduled to play at Effingham St. Anthony
* Olney Tiger and Lady Tiger baseball & softball at home today against Casey-Westfield
* Newton Eagle and Lady Eagle baseball & softball at home today against Flora

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 1:40 and first pitch at around 3:15  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle softball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN