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July 10, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Pirates for the third night in a row, 5-2 as the Redbirds outhit Pittsburgh, 14 to 6
    *  elsewhere  :  Reds beat the Cubs, 4-1  :  White Sox lost to Boston, 5-4  :  Royals beat the Rays, 5-4
    *  Brewers lost to Phillies, 4-1  :  Twins beat the Mariners, 8-1  :  Indians lost to the Yankees in 14, 5-4
*  the Cardinals will go for the four game sweep tonight at home against the Pirates
    *  the Reds host the Cubs and the Brewers host the Phillies this afternoon
    *  all other games are later today and tonight with the White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Twins

 

(OLNEY)  the 11&12 Year Old District One Tournament continued last night down at Mt. Carmel
*  Olney/Richland County won a barn-burner by edging out host Mt. Carmel, 8-7 in six innings
    *  a game that our local all-stars trailed by three runs late in the game
    *  the Olney/Richland County team now moves into the championship game tomorrow night at 7:00
*  the first elimination round game is tonight with Mt. Carmel taking on Lawrence County at 7:00
*  the District winner will move on to the 11&12 Year Old Section Tournament next week up at Tuscola

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition here in Southeastern Illinois
*  the Olney Tigersharks are back in the water this evening at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney
*  the local swimmers will host the Marshall Aquatic Club – tonight’s meet will get started at 6:30
*  spectators are welcome to come out and support the Tigersharks this evening

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for this coming Saturday, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving  up pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available this evening at the Marshall Clinic in Newton from 5:00 to 7:00 – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s this evening in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:05  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 9, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Pirates, 5-4 - a Redbird walk-off home run for the second game in a row
    *  elsewhere  :  the Reds swept two games from the Cubs in Cincinnati, 4-2 and 6-5
    *  the White Sox beat Boston, 8-3  :  Royals lost to Tampa Bay, 4-3  :  Brewers lost to Phillies, 9-7 
    *  Twins beat the Mariners, 2-0  :  Indians beat the Yankees, 5-3
*  the Cardinals again will host Pittsburgh for the third of four games in St. Louis
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are in action tonight under the lights

 

(OLNEY)  Little League All Star teams are in action the next several weeks in postseason play
*  the 11&12 Year Old District One Tournament is this week down at Mt. Carmel
    *  in action last night – Olney/Richland County beat Lawrence County, 22-1 in four innings
    *  the local All Stars return for a championship round game tonight at 7:00 against host Mt. Carmel

 

(FLORA)  here’s the results from last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway
Sprints  :  Robert Ballou won the featured race  :  Chase Stockton was 2nd  :  Kyle Cummins was 3rd
Hornets  :  Vincent Shehorn finished in first place  :  David Bolyard was 2nd  :  Daly May was 3rd
B-Mods  :  Troy Porter took the checkered flag  :  Kelby Simmons was 2nd  :  Kyle Monroe was 3rd
Modifieds  :  Rob Timmons won the featured race  :  Billy Lewis was 2nd  :  Larry Anderson was 3rd
Pure Stocks  :  Chad Weiner finished in first place  :  John Lane was 2nd  :  Josh Lemke was 3rd
there’s no racing this Saturday night, July 12th, due to a family wedding
it will be back to the oval, dirt track on Saturday, July 19th, at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for this coming Saturday, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving  up pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available tomorrow evening at the Marshall Clinic in Newton, conducted by Melinda Barthelme, APN – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s this Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 – for more information, call the Marshall Clinic in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 7:05  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 8, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Monday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Pirates in a rain-delayed battle, 2-0 taking the first of four in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  Reds beat Cubs, 9-3  :  White Sox beat Boston, 4-0  :  Royals beat Tampa Bay, 6-0
    *  Brewers lost to Phillies, 3-2  :  Indians lost to Yankees, 5-3  :  Twins lost to Seattle, 2-0
*  the Cardinals will host the Pirates in game two of the four games series tonight at Busch Stadium
    *  the Reds host the Cubs in a day/night doubleheader on this Tuesday in Cincinnati
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are in action tonight under the lights

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is coming up on Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for this coming Saturday, July 12th, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available this Thursday evening at the Marshall Clinic in Newton, conducted by Melinda Barthelme, APN – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s this Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 – for more information, call the Marshall Clinic in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 7:05  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 7, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals dropped two to the Marlins, losing Saturday, 6-5 and yesterday, 8-4
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost two to Washington  :  the White Sox split two with Seattle
    *  the Reds split two with the Brewers  :  the Royals lost two to the Indians
    *  the Twins split two with the Yankees
*  the Cardinals start a new series at home against the Pirates – the first of four is tonight
    *  elsewhere  :  Reds host the Cubs  :  White Sox are at Boston  :  Twins are at Seattle
    *  Royals are at Tampa Bay  :  Brewers host Philadelphia  :  Indians host the Yankees

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is coming up on Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for this coming Saturday, July 12th, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available this Thursday evening at the Marshall Clinic in Newton, conducted by Melinda Barthelme, APN – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s this Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 – for more information, call the Marshall Clinic in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 7:05  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 5, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball from Friday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Marlins 3-2.
    *  Cubs beat the Nationals 7-2   :  White Sox  beat the Mariners 7-1  :  Reds beat the Brewers 4-2
    *  Royals  beat the Indians 7-1  :  Twins lost to the Yankees 6-5
*  the Cardinals will host game two of the three game series at home today against Miami
    *  elsewhere this weekend  :  Cubs at Washington  :  Twins host Yankees
    *  White Sox host Seattle  :  Reds host Brewers  :  Indians host Royals

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is coming up on Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for Saturday, July 12th, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter, between the Dollar Tree and the Hallmark Store – they’ll be serving pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support them

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available next Thursday, July 10th, at the Marshall Clinic, conducted by Melinda Barthelme, APN – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s next Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 – for more information, call the Marshall Clinic in Newton

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track car racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway with Round 2 of the MSCS Non-Wing Sprint Car Series – the card also includes the regular race lineup of  B-Mods, UMP Modifieds, Pure Stocks, and Hornets – gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions, parking, and more – all tonight at the Clay County Speedway, north of  Flora, along U.S. Route 45

 

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