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January 4, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Wrestling last night – Olney won another dual meet on the road
the Tigers beat the Mules down at Fairfield High School, 62-15
Olney won eleven of the fourteen individual matches
* Kyle Beasley won the 195 pound class by a pin in 1:28
* Cameron Flanagan won the 182 pound class by a pin in 2:51
* Hunter Summitt won the 170 pound class by a major decision, 16-4
* Paul Shan won the 160 pound class by a pin in 1:03
* Jacob Ferguson won the 152 pound class by a major decision, 18-10
* Steven Pence won the 145 pound class by a pin in 1:48
* Ean Pottorff won the 138 pound class by a pin in 3:33
* Nathan DeMeyer won the 132 pound class by a pin in 3:11
* Noah Egleston won the 126 pound class by a pin in 3:53
* Login Martin won the 120 pound class by a pin in 1:59
* Drew Walters won the 113 pound class by an injury default
now at 6-0 in dual action this year, the Wrestling Tigers will host Charleston & Effingham tonight at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball last night – Olney lost a couple of tough games on the road
the Tigers lost the varsity game at Charleston, 73-63
* Trevor Dobbs led Olney with 24 points while Gage Miller had 20 points and 6 rebounds
Charleston also won the junior varsity game, 51-41
the Tigers are back in action in Ron Herrin Gym this Friday night when they host Marshall in LIC action

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the other area results from Boys High School Basketball last night
there were six other LIC teams that played last night with all in non-conference action
* Flora beat Dieterich, 55-52
* Marshall beat Oblong, 80-58
* Lawrenceville beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 78-47
* Red Hill beat Casey-Westfield (non-LIC), 67-54
* Paris lost to Teutopolis, 90-51
* the Newton Eagles were idle last night – they return to LIC action at home Friday night
elsewhere last night, involving other area downstate teams
* Effingham St. Anthony beat North Clay / Louisville, 60-27
* Cumberland beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 52-48
* Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Neoga, 58-35
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City beat Martinsville, 69-54
* Altamont beat Shelbyville in overtime, 76-73
* Pana beat Mattoon, 61-57
* Evansville Central beat Mt. Carmel, 50-48
* Hamilton County beat Carrier Mills, 55-52
* Carmi beat Gallatin County, 46-34
* Breese Central beat Trenton Wesclin, 56-49
* Webber Township beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran, 57-52

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – there were a few other downstate games
* Sullivan beat Robinson, 55-34
* Dieterich beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 66-46
* West Frankfort beat Gallatin County in overtime, 92-87
* Goreville beat Massac County, 45-39
* Sesser-Valier / Waltonville beat Christopher, 56-38

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High School last night – Newton St. Thomas split two games at home
* the Saints lost the 8th grade game to New Hebron, 36-24
* St. Thomas won the 7th grade game over New Hebron, 28-21
the Saints are back in action next Monday night when they'll host Sigel St. Michael’s in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Men’s and Women’s Junior College Basketball in this new year of 2017
there was one women’s game last night, involving a GRAC/Region team
* Wabash Valley beat Malcolm X College, 131-49
there are three Region/GRAC Men’s teams on the court this Wednesday night
* Vincennes will host Elizabethtown Tech
* Southeastern Illinois travels to Three Rivers Community College
* and Rend Lake will host Illinois Central
there is one GRAC/Region Women’s team in action tonight
* Lake Land plays at John Wood Community College
the next round of GRAC/Region matchups for both Men & Women is Saturday afternoon and evening

 

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January 3, 2017

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night – Newton split two close games on the road
the Lady Eagles lost a tough varsity game at Effingham, 51-45
* Ariel Richards led Newton with 17 points while Grace Hartrich & Abby Frohning combined for 17 points
Newton won the junior varsity game over the Lady Hearts, 36-32
the Lady Eagles return to conference action this Thursday night as they travel to Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  also last night in Girls High School Hoops – here’s some other area results
here’s those that involved other LIC teams who were also in non-conference action
* at Marshall, the Lady Lions lost to visiting Charleston, 67-58
* at Flora, the Wolfgals lost to Teutopolis in Conley Gym, 51-42
* at Paris, the Lady Tigers had no problem against Cumberland, 75-12
* down at Fairfield, Lawrenceville lost a close one to the Lady Mules, 43-39
* and it was Oblong over Red Hill, 49-25
in one other area game last night
* Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 60-43
by the way, the Olney Lady Tigers were idle last night – they return to action Thursday night at RCHS

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball
with six of the nine LIC Girls teams in non-LIC action last night, here’s the updated records
* the Newton Lady Eagles are atop the LIC standings with a conference mark at 3-0 while 13-5 overall
* Paris & Marshall are tied for 2nd in the LIC, each at 3-1 – overall they’re 15-3 and 11-4 respectively
* Flora sits alone in 4th place with a conference record at 2-1 while the Wolfgals are 10-7 on the year
* the Olney Lady Tigers are alone in 5th place at 2-2 in the LIC and at 9-7 overall
* Lawrenceville & Casey-Westfield are tied for 6th place in the LIC, each at 1-2 in league action
       the Lady Indians are 10-7 overall, while the Lady Warriors are at 9-7 on the year
* Robinson sits alone in 8th place at 1-3 in the LIC and at 4-12 overall
* Red Hill is in 9th place at 0-4 in the conference and at 2-8 on the year
it’s back to LIC conference action for eight of the teams this coming Thursday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball
here’s the updated records involving the LIC Boys teams, plus their current LIC standings
* Robinson is one of three teams undefeated in LIC action, sitting in 1st place at 3-0, while 9-5 on the year
* Marshall & Lawrenceville are tied for 2nd, each at 2-0 – overall, the Lions are 9-3, the Indians are 6-5
* the Olney Tigers sit alone in 4th place in the LIC at 2-1, coming in at 3-9 on the year
* Casey-Westfield is in 5th place at 1-1 in the conference, 5-7 overall
* the Paris Tigers are alone in 6th place at 1-2 in the LIC, but 10-2 on the year
* then it’s Newton, Red Hill, and Flora all tied for 7th place, each with LIC records at 0-2
     the Eagles are 8-5 on the year, while the Salukis are 5-7 and the Wolves are at 4-10
there are six of the nine LIC teams in non-conference action tonight
* the Olney Tigers travel to Charleston to battle the Trojans in Baker Gymnasium
* elsewhere, it’s Paris at Teutopolis
* Lawrenceville at Hutsonville-Palestine
* Casey-Westfield at Red Hill
* Flora will host Dieterich
* the Newton Eagles are idle tonight
the next night of conference action will be this coming Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Wrestling – Olney returns to the mats on the road south
it’s a dual match tonight for the Tigers as they battle the Mules down at Fairfield High School
the Tigers return home for matches at RCHS against Charleston and Effingham tomorrow night

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at around 7:30 – plus online at  www.freedom929.com   :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

January 2, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball yesterday – Illinois rings in the new year with a win
* the Fighting Illini held on to beat Ohio State, 75-70 as Illinois is now 11-4 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten
the Illini will be tested in their next Big Ten game this Saturday up in Bloomington against Indiana

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  there were no local sports over the weekend due to the New Year’s holiday
so as we promised, here’s some All-Tournament Teams that we know of from last week’s area tournaments

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the All-Tournament Team selected at the Girls Dieterich Holiday Tournament
* Newton’s Grace Hartrich was chosen as the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* also selected from Newton was Kaitlyn Cohorst and Abby Frohning
* others included Casey-Westfield’s Chelsea Cox, who broke the 1,000 point barrier during the tournament
* also Casey-Westfield’s Myriah Warner
* North Clay’s Audrey Fleener and Taylor Jones
* Dieterich’s Anna Shadle
* South Central’s Abby Hahn
* and Arcola’s Ryan Fishel
congratulations to one and all

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the All-Tournament Team chosen at the Boys Dieterich Holiday Tournament
* Oblong’s Dawson Maus was selected as the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* others included Newton’s Nick Cohorst and Collin Harris
* Dieterich’s Ryan Radloff, Callaway Campton, and Tyler Higgs
* North Clay’s Bryce Holkenbrink
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City’s Konner Blackerby and Aaron Nohren
* and Arcola’s Blake Lindenmeyer
congratulations to one and all

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the All-Tournament Team selected at the Girls Mattoon Holiday Tournament
* Mattoon’s Avery Jackson was chosen as the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* others included Olney’s Julie Luna, who broke the 1,000 point plateau during the tournament
* Mattoon’s Sierra Thompson
* Galeburg’s Saige Milroy, Andrea Sampson, Kaylah Townsell, and Kylee Townsell
* St. Anthony’s Abby Weis
* Salem’s Trinity Meadows
* and Vandalia’s Olivia Marquardt
congratulations to one and all

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the All-Tournament Team chosen at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic at Pinckneyville
* Pinckneyville’s Grant Jausel was named the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* Panther teammates also named to the Team were Tyler Rulevish and J.C. Moll
* Benton’s Derek Oxford, Austin Wills, and Timmy Henson
* Carterville’s Blake Jackson
* Waterloo Gibault’s Trevor Davis
* and Roxana’s Zach Golenor
congratulations to one and all

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the All-Tournament Team selected at the Boys Vandalia Holiday Tournament
* St. Anthony’s Drew Gibson was named the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* also chosen from St. Anthony was Alex Deters
* others included Pana’s Adam Miller and Kyle Lynch
* Patoka’s Jared Cain and Garrett Belcher
* Flora’s Trevin Smith and Jeff Gaither
* Vandalia’s Richie Well and Nathan Casey
* and Shelbyville’s Malcolm Miller
congratulations to one and all

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the All-Tournament Team chosen at the Boys Wabash Valley Classic in Terre Haute
* Cloverdale’s Cooper Neese was the Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player
* others included Robinson’s Dylan Dirks
* Marshall’s Josiah Wallace
* Terre Haute North’s Braelyne Compton and Jalen Owens
* Linton’s Josh Dieball
* Northview’s Brigham Booe
* Sullivan’s Ty Drake
* Terre Haute South’s Jaylen Minnett
* and Edgewood’s Cooper Bybee
congratulations to one and all

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the All-Tournament Team selected at the Boys Tournament in Effingham & Teutopolis
* Teutopolis’ Brant Bueker, Mitch Hardiek, and Chris Ungrund
* Effingham’s Jacob Donaldson and Grant Wolfe
* Brook’s Academy’s Quentin Shields
* Lincoln-Way East’s Dorian Aluyl and Sam Shafer
* Academy of Law’s Ryan Warren and Jamaar Williams
* and Oak Lawn’s Adem Osmani
congratulations to one and all

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the All-Tournament Team chosen at the Boys Tri-County Holiday Tournament
* Westville’s Ladavion Severado was the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player (MVP)
* others included Paris’ Chris Johnson
* Chrisman’s Brian Porter and Bryce Krabel
* Westville’s Brady Crain
* Hutsonville-Palestine’s Isaac York
* Tri-County’s Brock Lewis
* and Martinsville’s Dalton Rollings
congratulations to one and all

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball coming up on this Monday night – there is limited action
the Newton Lady Eagles are in non-conference action tonight as they travel to Effingham High School

 

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

 

 

 

December 31, 2016

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  it’s a quiet end to the year 2016 sports-wise on the local and regional scene
here’s a look at the upcoming schedule for next week as high school teams get back in action
in Boys High School Wrestling  :
* the Olney Tigers take their 5-0 undefeated record on the road next Tuesday to Fairfield
* the Wrestling Tigers will then host Charleston & Effingham in Ron Herrin Gym next Wednesday night
in Boys High School Basketball  :
* the Olney Tigers are back on the court next Tuesday night traveling to Charleston in non-LIC action
* the Newton Eagles are back in LIC action next Friday night when they host Red Hill at NCHS
in Girls High School Basketball  :
* the Olney Lady Tigers are off until next Thursday when they host Flora in a LIC matchup at RCHS
* the Newton Lady Eagles quickly play again this coming Monday night at Effingham in non-LIC action
for a complete listing of upcoming games to be aired on WVLN-WSEI-WIKK Sports
* click on the “sports” tab on our website at  www.freedom929.com  drop down and scroll to the right

 

(OLNEY)  here’s a look at the upcoming schedule involving college basketball
first, on the Junior College Basketball schedule for the next week to ten days locally
* the OCC Blue Knights have a non-GRAC/Region game a week from today at 3:00 in “The Dungeon”
* the OCC Lady Knights have a non-GRAC/Region game a week from Monday night at 6:30, also at OCC
* both OCC teams will return to Region action the following Wednesday at Vincennes University
in Men’s Division One College Basketball over the next week
* the Fighting Illini are back in Big Ten action tomorrow night at home against Ohio State with a 6:00 tipoff
* Illinois then hits the road a week from today in Big Ten action at Indiana against the Hoosiers
* for a limited time, take advantage of some special ticket deals and prices for Illinois basketball
* check the website online for ticket information, at  www.fightingillini.com

 

(OLNEY)  a couple of other reminders as well when it comes to local sports news
* our Coach’s Corner Show will return a week from today at 9:00 Saturday morning, January 7th
* and with all the holiday tournaments this past week, be listening to our local sports next Monday
* we’ll look at the boys and girls All-Tournament teams, at least those that have been provided to us

 

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

 

 

December 30, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball Thursday at the Mattoon Holiday Tournament
Olney finished their five game event on a winning note
* the Lady Tigers won the fifth place game by beating Vandalia, 44-35
here’s the other results from yesterday and last night at the girls tournament at Mattoon High School
* Mattoon beat Galesburg in the championship game, 45-40
* Salem beat Effingham St. Anthony in the third place game, 41-31
* Sullivan beat Decatur MacArthur in the seventh place game, 56-34
we’ll take a look at the Mattoon Girls All-Tournament Team on Monday
the Olney Lady Tigers are back in LIC action next Thursday when they host Flora in Ron Herrin Gym

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball Thursday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won last night’s championship game over the host Movin’ Maroons
* the Eagles beat Dieterich in the title game, 51-32
here’s the other results from yesterday and last night at the boys tournament at Dieterich High School
* Oblong beat Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City in the third place game, 72-52
* Bethany Okaw Valley beat Arcola in the fifth place game, 51-47
* North Clay beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran in the seventh place game, 49-47
we’ll take a look at the Dieterich Boys All-Tournament Team on Monday
the Newton Eagles are back in LIC action a week from tonight when they host Red Hill at NCHS

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball Thursday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament
Newton won the championship game last night
* the Lady Eagles beat North Clay / Clay City in the title game, 62-26
here’s the other results from yesterday and last night at the girls tournament at Dieterich
* Casey-Westfield beat Dieterich in the third place game, 53-51
* Arcola beat Brownstown / St. Elmo in the fifth place game, 42-38
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City beat South Central in the seventh place game, 43-38
we’ll take a look at the Dieterich Girls All-Tournament Team on Monday
the Lady Eagles are quickly back in non-LIC action this coming Monday night at Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the Thursday results from the Effingham / Teutopolis Boys Tournament
* Teutopolis beat Brooks Academy in the championship game, 64-58
* Effingham beat Lincoln Way East in the third place game, 60-56
* Academy of Law beat Oak Lawn in the fifth place game, 75-59
* Charleston beat Mattoon in the seventh place game, 59-36
* Madison beat Altamont in the ninth place game, 45-44

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Thursday results from the Vandalia Boys Tournament
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Pana in the championship game, 75-48
* Patoka beat Flora in the third place game, 61-53
* Vandalia beat Shelbyville in the fifth place game, 55-44
* Father McGivney High beat Ramsey in the seventh place game, 47-33

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Thursday results from the Kansas / Tri-County Boys Tournament
* Paris beat Chrisman in the championship game, 69-61 in overtime
* Westville beat Hutsonville-Palestine in the third place game, 59-26
* Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Tri-County in the fifth place game, 56-55
* Martinsville beat Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond in the seventh place game, 40-37

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the Thursday results from the Sesser-Valier Boys Tournament
* Waltonville beat Christopher in the championship game, 61-54
* Sesser-Valier beat Woodlawn in the third place game, 51-47
* Goreville beat Chester in the fifth place game, 57-51
* Century beat Johnston City in the consolation championship game, 71-57

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Thursday results from the Boys Wabash Valley Classic in Terre Haute
* Terre Haute North beat Linton, Indiana in the championship game, 55-42
* Northview of Indiana beat Sullivan, Indiana in the third place game, 64-52
* Terre Haute South beat Edgewood, Indiana in the fifth place game, 82-74
* Cloverdale, Indiana beat Robinson in the consolation championship game, 67-63

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Thursday results from the Girls Holiday Basketball Tournament at Charleson
* Effingham beat Charleston in the championship game, 59-52
* Paris beat Pekin in the third place game, 60-44
* Danville beat Urbana in the fifth place game, 74-46

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Thursday results from the Girls Holiday Tournament in Monticello
* Monticello beat Ridgeview in the championship game, 49-21
* Tuscola beat Paxton Buckley Loda in the third place game, 50-41
* Stark County beat Neoga in the fifth place game, 64-51

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the results from the recent Girls Tri-County Holiday Tournament
* Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond beat Tri-County in the championship game, 52-47
* Chrisman beat Oakwood in the third place game, 40-32
* Decatur St. Teresa beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg in the fifth place game, 57-46
* Shelbyville beat Cumberland in the seventh place game, 39-33

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the results from the recent Girls Okaw Valley Holiday Tournament
* Mt. Zion beat Tolono Unity in the championship game, 51-32
* Okaw Valley beat Altamont in the third place game, 50-32
* Blue Ridge beat Decatur LSA in the fifth place game, 51-34
* Maroa-Forsyth beat Martinsville in the seventh place game, 55-38

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  coming up on our sports report this coming Monday, January 2nd
we’ll take a look at the All-Tournament Teams involving area boys & girls from the regional tournaments
     (at least those that are made available to us from the respective sites)

 

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