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June 17, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Twins, 3-2 as the four game series moves to Minnesota tonight
elsewhere  :  Indians beat Cubs, 6-0  :  Pirates beat White Sox, 3-0  :  Royals beat Brewers, 7-2
Reds beat Tigers, 5-2  :  Red Sox beat Braves, 9-4  :  Astros beat Rockies, 8-5
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Wednesday with the same matchups from last night
the Cardinals will play tonight the first of two against the Twins in Minnesota

 

(NEWTON)  in NCAA Baseball – the 2015 College World Series continues
there were two elimination round games yesterday
* LSU beat Cal State Fullerton, 5-3
* Vanderbilt beat TCU, 1-0
there’s one game on this Wednesday in the double elimination bracket play tournament
* Florida plays Miami of Florida at 7:00 tonight

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals will host the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program – for tickets details go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading will be held the final two Tuesdays in June at the Musgrove House near the ball diamonds – that’s from 5:00 to 8:00 each night, June 23rd and June 30th, for girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – for more information, call Kaylea at  618-508-3171

 

(NEWTON)  women interested in playing volleyball for Lincoln Trail College near Robinson will have a chance to tryout for the Lady Statesmen team this Saturday afternoon, June 20th, from 1:00 to 3:00, at the LTC Sports Center – the tryouts are open to any incoming freshmen or sophomore students at Lincoln Trail College or for those who would like to attend LTC – Head Volleyball Coach Kristen Selph says at least one player that attends the tryouts will make the roster for this fall’s LTC Volleyball team – all are invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:15 and broadcast time at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

June 16, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Monday night involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Twins, 3-2 after a short rain delay before the start of the game
elsewhere  :  Cubs and Indians were rained out  :  Tigers beat Reds, 6-0
Pirates beat White Sox, 11-0  :  Royals beat Brewers, 8-5  :  Braves beat Red Sox, 4-2
Astros beat Rockies, 6-3
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Tuesday, seven of which involve Midwestern teams
the Cardinals are scheduled to host the Twins in St. Louis this afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  in NCAA Baseball – the 2015 College World Series continues
there were two elimination round games yesterday
* Florida beat Virginia, 1-0
* Miami of Florida beat Arkansas, 4-3
* Vanderbilt had a walk-off win over Cal State Fullerton, 4-3
there’s two consolation bracket games today in the double elimination bracket play tournament
* LSU plays Cal State Fullerton at 2:00 this afternoon
* it’s TCU against Vanderbilt at 7:00 tonight

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals will host the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program – for tickets details go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading will be held the final two Tuesdays in June at the Musgrove House near the ball diamonds – that’s from 5:00 to 8:00 each night, June 23rd and June 30th, for girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – for more information, call Kaylea at  618-508-3171

 

(NEWTON)  women interested in playing volleyball for Lincoln Trail College near Robinson will have a chance to tryout for the Lady Statesmen team this Saturday afternoon, June 20th, from 1:00 to 3:00, at the LTC Sports Center – the tryouts are open to any incoming freshmen or sophomore students at Lincoln Trail College or for those who would like to attend LTC – Head Volleyball Coach Kristen Selph says at least one player that attends the tryouts will make the roster for this fall’s LTC Volleyball team – all are invited to Saturday’s tryouts – while Lincoln Trail has been recognized twice by the Aspen Institute as one of the top 120 community colleges in the nation for its completion rate and academic outcomes, LTC has recently been named the top public two-year college in Illinois for student success on a list featured in CNN Money

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our dugout show at 11:50 late this morning and broadcast time at 12:45 this afternoon  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

June 15, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat Kansas City Saturday, 3-2 but were rained out yesterday
elsewhere  :  Cubs took two one-run wins from the Reds  :  White Sox lost two at Tampa Bay
Nationals took two from Brewers  :  Pirates won two against Philadelphia  :  Braves & Mets split
Indians & Tigers split  :  Astros & Mariners split  :  Twins & Rangers split
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Monday, seven of which involve Midwestern teams
the Cardinals are at home for the first of two against the Twins in St. Louis
elsewhere  :  Cubs host Cleveland  :  Brewers host Royals  :  Pirates host White Sox
Tigers host Reds  :  Astros host Rockies  :  Braves are at Boston

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments ended Saturday up in East Peoria
Class 3A Championship Game  :  Washington beat Marengo, 2-1
Class 3A Third Place Game  :  Maple Park Kaneland beat Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin, 7-1
Class 4A Championship Game  :  Chicago Marist beat Frankfort Lincoln-Way East, 1-0
Class 4A Third Place Game  :  Oak Park River Forest beat Barrington, 3-2

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments ended Saturday up in Joliet
Class 3A Championship Game  :  downstate Highland beat LaGrange Park Nazareth Academy, 7-6
Class 3A Third Place Game  :  Wheaton St. Francis beat Chicago Morgan Park, 5-4
Class 4A Title Game  :  New Lenox Providence Catholic beat Chicago Mt. Carmel in 8 innings, 6-5
Class 4A Third Place Game  :  Algonquin Jacobs beat Oak Park River Forest, 1-0

 

(NEWTON)  in area Junior Legion Baseball action from this past weekend
both teams from Olney and Newton were scheduled to play, both no results have been received

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals will host the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program – for tickets details go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading will be held the final two Tuesdays in June at the Musgrove House near the ball diamonds – that’s from 5:00 to 8:00 each night, June 23rd  and June 30th, for girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – for more information, call Kaylea at  618-508-3171

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20  and broadcast time at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

June 13, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Friday night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Royals, 4-0 to take game one of the three game weekend series in St. Louis
elsewhere  :  Reds beat Cubs in 10 innings, 5-4  :  Rays beat White Sox, 7-5 
Brewers beat Nationals, 8-4  :  Tigers beat Indians, 4-0  :  Pirates beat Phillies in 13 innings, 1-0
Astros beat Mariners, 10-0  :  Mets beat Braves, 5-3  :  Rangers beat Twins, 6-2
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Saturday, same teams at the same sites as last night
Cardinals host Royals with an afternoon game at Busch Stadium with the first pitch at 3:15

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments began yesterday up in Joliet
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  LaGrange Park Nazareth Academy beat Wheaton St. Francis, 2-1
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  downstate Highland beat Chicago Morgan Park, 13-0 in five innings
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Mt. Carmel beat Algonquin Jacobs, 5-2
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  New Lenox Providence Catholic beat Oak Park River Forest, 1-0
the finals are today with the third place and championship games at Silver Cross Field

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments started yesterday in East Peoria
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Marengo beat Maple Park Kaneland, 2-1
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Washington beat Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin, 5-3 in ten innings
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Frankfort Lincoln-Way East beat Barrington, 11-0 in five innings
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Marist beat Oak Park River Forest, 2-1
the finals are today with the third place and championship games at the Eastside Centre

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  it’s back to Junior Legion Baseball this weekend
the Olney Junior Legion will host a doubleheader with Altamont this afternoon – game one starts at 1:00
Newton Post #20 will be in doubleheader action tomorrow at Altamont – the first game begins at 2:00

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals will host the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program – for tickets details go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading will be held the final two Tuesdays in June at the Musgrove House near the ball diamonds – that’s from 5:00 to 8:00 each night, June 23rd  and June 30th, for girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – for more information, call Kaylea at  618-508-3171

 

(OLNEY)  the 2015 Olney Tiger 5K Run / Walk is this morning at East Richland High School – it’s pre-registration and late signup at 6:45 at the ERHS Veteran’s Hall (just north of the school) with the 5K Run / Walk to start at 8:00 – the 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:45 and will be followed by the results and awards at around 9:30 – all entries get a t-shirt, plus there will be random prize drawings and plenty of trophies for the top male and female finishers in each of the various categories – the fees are $25 for the 5K events and $10 for the 1 Mile Fun Run – all proceeds to benefit the ERHS running programs

 

(NEWTON)  a big “thank you” to everyone that turned out to support the Newton Eagle Football Team “fish fry” fundraiser last night at the KC Hall in Newton – thanks for the support of last night’s event

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 2:15 and broadcast time at 3:10  :  and 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 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

June 12, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Thursday night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals were idle yesterday and last night, returning to action at home tonight
in Thursday’s games  :  Cubs beat Reds, 6-3  :  Brewers beat Nationals, 6-5
Indians beat Mariners, 6-0  :  Padres beat Braves in 11 innings, 6-4
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Friday night, 8 of which involve Midwestern teams
Cardinals host Royals  :  Cubs host Reds  :  White Sox at Tampa Bay  :  Pirates host Phillies
Brewers host Nationals  :  Tigers host Indians  :  Astros host Mariners  :  Twins are at Texas

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments start today in East Peoria
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Marengo plays Maple Park Kaneland at 10:00 this morning
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Washington plays Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin at 12:30 this afternoon
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Barrington plays Frankfort Lincoln-Way East at 3:00 this afternoon
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Marist plays Oak Park River Forest at 5:30 this evening
the finals are tomorrow with the third place and championship games at the Eastside Centre

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments begin today up in Joliet
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Wheaton St. Francis plays LaGrange Park Nazareth Academy at 10:00 this morning
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Morgan Park plays Highland at 12:00 noon
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Mt. Carmel plays Algonquin Jacobs at 3:00 this afternoon
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Oak Park River Forest plays New Lenox Providence Catholic at 5:00 this evening
the finals are tomorrow with the third place and championship games at Silver Cross Field

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals will host the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program – for tickets details go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading will be held the final two Tuesdays in June at the Musgrove House near the ball diamonds – that’s from 5:00 to 8:00 each night, June 23rd  and June 30th, for girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – for more information, call Kaylea at  618-508-3171

 

(OLNEY)  the 2015 Olney Tiger 5K Run / Walk is tomorrow morning at East Richland High School – it’s pre-registration and late signup at 6:45 at the ERHS Veteran’s Hall (just north of the school) with the 5K Run / Walk to start at 8:00 – the 1 Mile Fun Run will begin at 8:45 and will be followed by the results and awards at around 9:30 – all entries get a t-shirt, plus there will be random prize drawings and plenty of trophies for the top male and female finishers in each of the various categories – the fees are $25 for the 5K events and $10 for the 1 Mile Fun Run – all proceeds to benefit the ERHS running programs

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Eagle Football Team will have its 8th Annual Fish Fry this evening at the KC Hall in Newton, with serving from 4:30 to 7:30 – the cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children, and carry-outs will be available by calling the KC Hall at  783-2165  – the Eagles will also have a huge raffle with many great prizes, including $500 cash and other cash prizes ranging from $25 to $100, along with many gift certificates from local Jasper County businesses – also autographed footballs and an Eagles team helmet, plus music by Newton Eagle Trenton Duncan – all proceeds go to the Football Eagles team – for details, call Coach Fulton at  618-562-8272  – come on out and meet the Eagles and have a good time

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch from St. Louis at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online, around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com