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December 1, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Thirteen in the National Football League continued yesterday
here's how the Midwestern teams did in Sunday's NFL action
*  the Colts beat the Redskins, 49-27
*  the Packers beat the Patriots, 26-21
*  the Rams beat the Raiders, 52--0
*  the Vikings beat the Panthers, 31-13
*  the Bengals beat the Buccaneers, 14-13
*  the Browns lost to the Bills, 26-10
*  the Titans lost to the Texans, 45-21
*  the Chiefs lost to the Broncos, 29-16
Week Thirteen of the NFL ends tonight in New York with the Jets hosting the Dolphins

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football from this past Saturday – Illinois won on the road
the Fighting Illini beat Northwestern, 47-33 to end the regular season with 6 wins and 6 losses
the Illinois defense forced five Northwestern turnovers as the Wildcats end the year at 5&7
ending his third year as Coach at Illinois with a record of 12&24, Tim Beckman will remain another year
the Fighting Illini are now postseason bowl eligible for the first time since 2011

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Football Playoffs ended this past Saturday in Champaign
here’s the upper four class championship finals from Memorial Stadium
*  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin won the Class 5A Title with a 29-14 win over Lombard Montini
*  LaGrange Park won the Class 6A Championship with a victory over Lemont High, 26-7
*  New Lenox Providence Catholic won the Class 7A Title with a 31-28 win over Cary Grove High
*  Lincolnshire Stevenson won the Class 8A Championship with a win over Homewood Flossmoor, 31-25
the lower four class championship finals were played on Friday
*  the Class 1A winner was Forreston over Carrollton
*  the Class 2 winner was Eastland Pear City over Maroa Forsyth
*  the Class 3A winner was Wilmington over Williamsville
*  the Class 4A winner was Rochester over Chicago Phillips

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball – Newton won the annual Bob Kerans Tournament
the host Lady Eagles won the tournament with four total victories
*  Newton beat Cumberland (62-23), Flora (51-45), Altamont (55-37), and Effingham (40-28)
*  Flora was 2nd with a 3&1 record, while Effingham was 3rd (2&2), Altamont was 4th, & Cumberland 5th
there were six players selected to the All Tournament Team
  *  Grace Hartrich and Ariel Richards from Newton
  *  Kylie Cox and Brooke Bayles from Flora
  *  Maddy Field and Jantzen Michael from Effingham
at 5&1 on the year, the Newton Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow night at home against Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Wildcat Tournament ended Saturday night in Salem
Highland won the event with a championship victory over the host Lady Wildcats, 51-40
Olney split the final two games Saturday, beating Belleville East, 53-51, but losing to Centralia, 45-29
there were five players chosen to the All Tournament First Team
*  the Most Valuable Player was Amanda Ponce from Highland
*  Dearria Watson and Kailey Beer both from Salem
*  Ellie Troeckler from Civic Memorial and Chelsea Hardiek from Teutopolis
there were five players selected to the All Tournament Second Team
*  Jaycie Luna from Olney and Breanna Smith from Carlyle
*  Hannah Bueker and Danielle Repking, both from Teutopolis
*  Olivia LaPorte from Highland
at 2&4 on the year, the Olney Lady Tigers are back in action this Thursday night on the road at Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament ended Saturday
the four final games were played and the All Tournament Team was selected
*  Dieterich won the championship game with a 51-45 victory over Chrisman
*  the Newton Eagles lost the third place game to the host Pirates, 49-39
*  Hutsonville-Palestine won the fifth place game over Charleston, 61-51
*  Oblong beat Neoga, 66-39 in the seventh place game
there were ten players selected to the All Tournament Team
*  Alex Bohnoff from Dieterich was the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player
*  Brock Mammoser from Newton and Jared Mayhew from Oblong
*  John Porter and Tyler Owen, both from Chrisman
*  Brandon Shoan and Blayke Cutts, both from Cumberland
*  Graham Alspach and Landon Williams, both from Hutsonville-Palestine
*  and Will Strader from Charleston
now at 2&3 on the year, the Newton Eagles are back in action this Friday night traveling to Paris

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Capital Classic ended Saturday in Lawrence County
the final four games were played and the All Tournament Team was chosen
*  Teutopolis beat Mt. Carmel in the championship game, 76-74
*  Pinckneyville won the third place game over Marshall, 66-57
*  the Olney Tigers lost the fifth place game, falling to Lawrenceville, 56-43
*  Fairfield beat Red Hill, 55-34 in the seventh place game
there were eleven players selected to the All Tournament Team
*  the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player was Levi Laws from Mt. Carmel
*  Brett Mette and Michael Drees, both from Teutopolis
*  Justin Carpenter and Gabriel Margelin, both from Mt. Carmel
*  Nolan Luke and Tristan Fisher, both from Pinckneyville
*  Chazz Lindsey and Josiah Wallace, both from Marshall
*  Tate Nohren from Olney and Brandt Cochran from Lawrenceville
now at 1&3 on the year, the Olney Tigers are back in action this Friday night as they travel to Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Girls 8th Grade Regionals get started tonight in upstate Illinois
the Newton / Jasper County girls have a first round bye and will not play until tomorrow night
the Junior Lady Eagles will play tonight’s Casey-Westfield / Marshall winner at Casey-Westfield

 

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November 29, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Men's Division One College basketball last night – Illinois was in action
the Fighting Illini beat Baylor, 65-54 in the Championship Game at the Las Vegas Invitational
Memphis won the 3rd place game last night by beating Indiana State, 72-62
lllinois returns to action next Tuesday night at Miami in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge

 

(NEWTON)  in IHSA Boys Playoff Football action from Champaign on Friday
the four lower class state championships were played at Memorial Stadium
  *  Forreston won the Class 1A Championship by beating Carrollton, 20-15
  *  Eastland Pearl City won the Class 2A Championship with a win over Maroa-Forsyth, 41-12
  *  Wilmington slipped by Williamsville, 20-17 to win the Class 3A Championship
  *  and it was Rochester winning the Class 4A Championship by beating Chicago Phillips,
the four higher class state championships are set for today in Champaign
  *  Lombard Montini plays Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin for the Class 5A Title at 10:00am
  *  LaGrange Park Nazareth Academy plays Lemont High in the Class 6A Title game at 1:00pm
  *  Cary Grove plays New Lenox Providence Catholic today at 4:00 for the Class 7A Championship
  *  the Class 8A Title game tonight features Lincolnshire Stevenson against Homewood Flossmoor
the championship games can be viewed on Comcast Cable TV or online at www.IHSA.TV

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops on Friday – there were eight games in the Capital Classic
in the 4 morning session games
*  Olney over Red Hill 56-42
*  Teutopolis over Pinckneyville 56-49
*  Mt. Carmel over Lawrenceville  64-57
*  Marshall over Fairfield 65-63
in the 4 night games last night
*  Teutopolis over Olney 36-35
*  Pinckneyville over Red Hill 63-46
*  Mt. Carmel over Marshall 64-43
*  Lawrenceville over Fairfield 69-58
the tourney continues with 4 morning games today
the championship round of games are tonight at 3:30, 5:00, 6:30 and 8:00 at Red Hill High School

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Hoops Friday – the Cumberland Tournament continued
the Newton Eagles won their final pool play game by beating the host Pirates
then the Eagles lost their cross pool play game last night, losing to Chrisman 52-47
here's a look at the final four games scheduled for this afternoon and evening
  *  Charleston plays Neoga in the 7th place game at 3:00 this afternoon
  *  Oblong plays Hutsonville-Palestine in the 5th place game at 4:30
  *  the Newton Eagles have a rematch with Cumberland in the 3rd place game at 6:30
  *  the championship game at 8:00 will feature Chrisman against Dieterich

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball Friday – the Bob Kerans Tournament ended
the host Lady Eagles won the event by winning their 4th game, beating Effingham, 40-28
2nd place Flora won their final game over Cumberland, 48-12
4th place Altamont won the tournament’s final game by beating Cumberland, 37-10
Effingham finished in 3rd place

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Wildcat Tournament ends today in Salem
in the two consolation bracket games this morning
  *  the Olney Lady Tigers play Belleville East at 9:00
  *  it’s Centralia against Carlyle at 10:30
the two winner’s bracket games are this afternoon
  *  Highland plays Bethalto Civic Memorial at around 12:00 noon
  *  it's Teutopolis against the host Salem Lady Wildcats at around 1:30
the final four games will then follow thru the rest of the evening
  *  the 7th place game will be at 4:00
  *  the consolation championship game at 5:30
  *  the 3rd place game will be at 7:00
  *  the championship game then wraps things up at 8:30 later tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Hoops – the Olney Central College ladies are in action tonight
it’s a non-conference game in Champaign as the OCC Lady Knights play the Lady Cobras at Parkland
both the Lady Knights and Blue Knights return to GRAC action next Wednesday at Wabash Valley

 

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On our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball today on Freedom 92.9 with games at 9:00 this morning and again this afternoon at either 4:00 or 5:30  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball today & tonight on Freedom 92.9 with games at 11:30 and again later this evening  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 6:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

November 28, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Thirteen of the National Football League started yesterday with three games
one of the games involved two Midwestern teams as the Lions beat the Bears, 34-17
the other two had the Eagles over the Cowboys, 33-10 and the Seahawks over the 49er’s, 19-3
Week Thirteen continues with twelve games on Sunday before ending Monday night in New York

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Hoops yesterday – Illinois picked up a win on the road
the Fighting Illini beat Indiana State, 88-62 at the Las Vegas Invitational, improving to 5&0 on the year
Illinois now returns for the championship game tonight against Baylor, who last night beat Memphis, 71-47
the Fighting Illini tipoff at the Orleans Arena will be at around 9:30 later tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in IHSA Playoff Football – the four lower class championships will be played in Champaign
the Class 1A Championship game starts at 10:00 this morning as Carrollton plays Forreston
the Class 2A Championship game has Maroa-Forsyth against Eastland-Pearl City beginning at 1:00
the Class 3A Championship game begins at 4:00 this afternoon between Williamsville and Wilmington
and the Class 4A Title game will pit Rochester up against Chicago Phillips with a 7:00 start tonight
the four upper class championships will be played tomorrow, also at 10:00, 1:00, 4:00, and 7:00
all games are being played in Memorial Stadium, on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball – the Bob Kerans Tournament will end today in Newton
the Tournament’s final three games are later this afternoon in the NCHS Gym
  *  Flora plays Cumberland at 12:00 noon
  *  Newton plays Effingham at 1:30
  *  and Altamont plays Cumberland at 3:00
the host Lady Eagles start the day with an undefeated 3&0 record in the tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Tournament continues today
the tournament’s pool play will end with two games each at the High School & Junior High School
  *  at the Junior High : Charleston plays Hutsonville-Palestine at 11:00 : Chrisman plays Dieterich at 12:30
  *  at the High School  :  Oblong plays Neoga at 11:00 :  the Newton Eagles play Cumberland at 12:30
the final four games on this Friday will all be played in the High School Gym with cross pool play action
  *  the games will be this afternoon at 3:30 and 5:00, then later tonight at 6:30 and 8:00
then the final four tournament games tomorrow are at the Cumberland High School from 3:00 thru 9:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Capital Classic in Lawrence County starts today
the Red Hill High School site in Bridgeport will have Olney, Teutopolis, Pinckneyville, and the host Salukis
  *  the Olney Tigers open their season against the Salukis at 11:00 this morning
  *  Teutopolis will play Pinckneyville in the 12:30 matchup
  *  then two more games tonight  :  Olney and Teutopolis at 6:00 – Pinckneyville and Red Hill at 7:30
the Lawrenceville High School site will have Marshall, Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, and the host Indians
  *  it’s Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel in the first game at 11:00 this morning
  *  Marshall plays Fairfield at 12:30 today
  *  two more games tonight  :  Marshall and Mt. Carmel at 6:00 – Lawrenceville and Fairfield at 7:30
the tournament’s pool play ends in session three tomorrow morning and early afternoon
the final four games in cross pool play will be played tomorrow night at Red Hill High School in Bridgeport

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Wildcat Tournament ends tomorrow in Salem
the Olney Lady Tigers play Belleville East in a consolation round game tomorrow morning at 9:00
  *  the Lady Tigers will finish with a 4:00 or 5:30 game Saturday evening
the tournament’s winner’s bracket teams include Salem, Teutopolis, Highland, and Bethalto Civic Memorial
along with Olney and Belleville East, the other consolation teams are Centralia and Carlyle
the tournament’s final four games will run from 4:00 thru 10:00 tomorrow night at Salem High School

 

(NEWTON)  various other High School Holiday Tournaments also end this weekend for both girls & boys

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball today and tonight on Freedom 92.9 with their first game at 11:00 this morning and their second game later this evening at 6:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with their first game at 12:30 and their second game tonight, either at 5:00, 6:30, or 8:00  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 8:30 and tipoff at 9:30  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

November 27, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night at the Bob Kerans Tournament in Newton
the Newton Lady Eagles beat Altamont, 55-37 as the varsity squad improves to 4&1 on the year
  *  Newton’s Ariel Richards led all scorers with 11 points
here’s the other two game results from Wednesday night
  *  Flora beat Altamont, 42-26
  *  Effingham beat Cumberland, 62-17
the Tournament’s final three games will be tomorrow
  *  Flora plays Cumberland at 12:00 noon
  *  Newton plays Effingham at 1:30
  *  and Altamont plays Cumberland at 3:00
that’s at the annual Bob Kerans Holiday Tournament at Newton Community High School

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Basketball scores from last night
in Boys High School results from the Grayville Thanksgiving Tournament
  *  Edwards County beat NCOE (Norris City-Omaha-Enfield), 54-45
  *  Grayville slipped by Cisne in overtime, 73-70
in Boys High School results from the Effingham St. Anthony Tournament
  *  Effingham beat Mattoon, 56-42
  *  Breese Central beat Clifton Central, 56-48

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Tournament continues tomorrow
the tournament’s pool play will end with two games each at the High School & Junior High School
  *  at the Junior High : Charleston plays Hutsonville-Palestine at 11:00 : Chrisman plays Dieterich at 12:30
  *  at the High School  :  Oblong plays Neoga at 11:00 :  the Newton Eagles play Cumberland at 12:30
the final four games on Friday will be played in the High School Gym with cross pool play action
then the final four tournament games Saturday are at the Cumberland High School as well

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Basketball – the Capital Classic in Lawrence County starts tomorrow
the Red Hill High School site in Bridgeport will have Olney, Teutopolis, Pinckneyville, and the host Salukis
  *  the Olney Tigers open their season against the Salukis at 11:00 tomorrow morning
  *  Teutopolis will play Pinckneyville in the 12:30 matchup
  *  then two more game tomorrow night as the Tigers play the Wooden Shoes at 6:00
the Lawrenceville High School site will have Marshall, Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, and the host Indians
  *  it’s Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel in the first game at 11:00 Friday morning
  *  Marshall plays Fairfield at 12:30
the tournament’s pool play ends in session three Saturday morning and early afternoon
the final four games in cross pool play will be played Saturday night at Red Hill High School in Bridgeport

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One Men’s College Basketball – the Fighting Illini are in action this afternoon
Illinois plays Indiana State today at the Las Vegas Invitational with game time at 4:00
  *  there are three other games, one before the Illini game and the other two afterwards
Illinois returns to play its final game tomorrow night, either at 7:00 or 9:30
the Illini will play either Baylor or Memphis in the final game Friday

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball today on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 3:00 and tipoff at 4:00  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

November 26, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Basketball last night – the Olney Central College lost two on the road
the OCC Blue Knights lost to Vincennes University, 82-69
  *  the Blue Knights were led by Connor Whittmer with 19 points and Tyler Brough with 12 points
  *  the Trailblazers are still undefeated at 9&0 and ranked first in the National NJCAA poll
  *  the Blue Knights fall back to 3&6 on the year
  *  the OCC men are back in GRAC play a week from tonight at Wabash Valley in Mt. Carmel
the OCC Lady Knights lost to Vincennes University, 79-57
  *  the Lady Knights were led by Kelsey Pilant with 18 points and Shelbi Samsil with 10 points
  *  the Lady Trailblazers are still undefeated, now at 7&0 on the year
  *  the Lady Knights fall back to 2&5 on the year
  *  the OCC Ladies are back in non-conference action this Saturday night at Parkland at 6:00

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball last night at the Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament
the Newton Eagles won their first game of the year by beating Neoga, 50-40
  *  Newton’s Brock Mammoser led all scorers with 30 points, while Preston Street chipped in 8 points
in the other three games last night
  *  Dieterich beat Charleston, 58-44
  *  Cumberland beat Oblong, 55-46
  *  Chrisman beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 52-33
the Tournament continues with eight games on Friday and the final four games on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night at the Bob Kerans Tournament in Newton
the Newton Lady Eagles beat Flora, 51-45 as the Newton Ladies improve to 3&1 on the year
  *  Newton’s Ariel Richards led all scorers with 19 points, while Grace Hartrich scored 10 points
  *  the Lady Eagles are now 2&0 in the Tournament
in the other game last night – Effingham beat Altamont, 49-31
there are three games on the schedule for later this evening
  *  Altamont plays Flora at 5:00
  *  Effingham plays Cumberland at 6:30
  *  the Newton Lady Eagles play Altamont at 8:00
the Tournament’s final three games will be Friday afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Basketball scores from last night
in Girls High School action
  *  Dieterich beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 71-54
  *  Oblong beat Robinson, 47-41
  *  Marshall beat Mt. Carmel, 60-44
  *  Red Hill beat Edwards County, 44-41
  *  Pinckneyville beat Wayne City, 38-31
in Boys High School action
  *  Robinson beat Clifton Central, 88-76
  *  Edwards County beat Cisne, 44-23
  *  Gallatin County beat Grayville, 75-67

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball – the Newton / Jasper County 7th graders won two
the Junior Lady Eagles won their Regional opener by beating Casey-Westfield Monday night, 40-17
the Newton / Jasper County girls won the Regional last night by beating Lawrenceville, 43-8
the Junior Lady Eagles, with their Regional Championship, now face Teutopolis next Wednesday night
  *  the Sectional Title Game will be played at Toledo Cumberland, starting at 6:30, a week from tonight

 

(OLNEY)  also in Girls Junior High Hoops last night – Olney swept two games
the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game over Centralia, 62-55 as the varsity improves to 11&4 on the year
  *  Olney’s Taylor LeCrone led all scorers with 27 points – Colleen Inyart chipped in with 13 points
Olney also won the 7th grade game, 39-28 as the junior varsity squad improves to 9&4 on the year
the Lady Cubs are back in action next Tuesday on the road down to Carmi

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two games at home
the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over North Clay, 44-27 as the varsity improves to 7&1 on the year
  *  St. Joe was led by Brent Hatten with 23 points and Braden Adams with 13 points
the Wildcats won the 7th grade game over North Clay, 27-25
the St. Joe boys are back in JMTC action next Monday night at Clay City

 

(CLAY CITY)  also in Boys Junior High Hoops last night - Clay City split two games at Cisne
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Cisne, 45-34 as the varsity improves to 5&2, now 4&0 in the JMTC
Clay City lost the 7th grade game to Cisne, 40-19 as the junior varsity falls to 3&4 on the year
the Cubs will host Olney St. Joe in Junior Midland Trail Conference action next Monday night

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Basketball from Monday – Newton / Jasper County split two at home
the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Casey-Westfield, 39-28
  *  Newton’s Connor Bierman had 15 points and Zak Finn had 10 points
Newton / Jasper County won the 7th grade game, 32-16
the Junior Eagles played last night at home against Sigel St. Michael’s

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its Thanksgiving Day “Turkey Trot” coming up tomorrow morning, starting at 8:00, at Musgrove Park – it’s only $5 per person for the 5K event – for more information or to register, go online at www.rcrcevents.com or check it out on Facebook

 

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