LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

August 17, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took two of three from the visiting Marlins losing yesterday but winning Friday & Saturday
elsewhere  :  Cubs & White Sox split two  :  Royals took two from the Angels  :  Pirates took two from Mets
Brewers took two from the Phillies  :  Twins took two from Cleveland  :  Astros and Tigers split
*  it’s a shortened 10-game schedule tonight in the Major League
the Cardinals start up a three game series at home tonight against the San Francisco Giants


                                     
(OLNEY)  the two Central Region Little League Tournaments ended Saturday in Indianapolis
in fact, both tournaments were decided by the 10-run rule after four innings of play
* Kentucky won the Great Lakes Regional with a 13-0 win over Wisconsin
* Missouri won the Midwest Regional with a 10-0 victory over Minnesota
both teams move on to the Little League World Series later this week in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Pro Football action from over the weekend on Saturday
the Olney teams came home with a clean sweep at Fairfield, winning all three games
* Olney won the 7th/8th Grade game, 12-8
* Olney won the 5th/6th Grade game, 24-16
* Olney won the 3rd/4th Grade game, 30-20
we’ll look the statistics from each game thru the rest of this week starting with the 7th/8th team tomorrow

 


                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  signup now for the OCC Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon with tee time at 1:00 – the $70 cost per person includes green fees, lunch, dinner, and prizes, with all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights Basketball program – signup by September 8th – call Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for this Friday, August 21st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 with a $260 entry fee for a team of four – lunch tickets are $10 each, plus plenty of prizes – for more information or to signup, call the Chamber of Commerce office in Olney at  618-392-2241  or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  folks can help out the Olney Junior Pro Football League by stopping by Monical’s Pizza in Olney this Wednesday, August 19th – the public can dine in or carry-out by attaching a donation flyer to an order as 20% of the sales total will be given to Junior Pro Football to benefit the league and players – that’s this Wednesday, throughout the day and night, at Monical’s Pizza in Olney – all help is appreciated

 

(OLNEY)  a representative available from Richland Memorial Hospital will be giving sports physicals this evening at the Richland County Middle School, at a cost of only $25 per athlete – that’s from 6:00 to 8:00 tonight at the RCMS cafeteria – remember, sports physicals must be updated before practicing

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:10 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and 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

 

 

 

August 14, 2015

LOCAL SPORTS   --   FRIDAY   --   8–14–15

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball ,

The Cardinals lost to the Pirates 10-5 and the Cubs over the Brewers 9-2. St. Louis opens up a weekend series with the Florida Marlins tonight.

                                      

 

(OLNEY) At the Central Region Championships in Little League Baseball yesterday, two more games are in the book : in the Great Lakes Tournament - Wisconsin beat Kentucky in four innings, 10-0 : in the Midwest Tournament - Minnesota beat South Dakota, 15-7 : there are two more elimination games today at Indianapolis - Kentucky plays Ohio in the Great Lakes Regional and South Dakota plays Missouri in the Midwest Regional : the two championship games are tomorrow

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)On Monday, August 17, there will be a representative available from Richland

Memorial Hospital who will be administering sports physicals. This service will be

offered in the middle school cafeteria from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost of the

physical will be $25. REMINDER: RCMS student athletes need to make sure they

have a current physical on file before participating in tryouts, practices, or for competing

in a sport. Physicals are valid for 395 days from the date of the physical was completed

 

(OLNEY) There will be an organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League on Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm at the Olney Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league is encouraged to attend.

 

(OLNEY) The Wal-Mart DC #6059 CMN Motorcycle Ride is Saturday, August 29th. The cost is $20 for rider and $15 for passenger. The CMN Ride will start at 10am at Travco Motorsports and ride to the Garden Of The Gods in Southern Illinois. Cost includes lunch at Garden of The Gods and T-Shirt if pre-registered by August 21st. All proceeds go to Children’s Miracle Network. This is an alcohol –free run. For more information call the Wal-Mart DC at 393-5900, John Stephenson at 618-554-4572 or Kevin Foster at 618-838-9548.

 

(OLNEY) The Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is Friday, August 21st at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30am and Tee Time at 1pm. The cost is $260 for a 4 person team. Lunch Only tickets are $10. To sign-up and sponsorship opportunities call the Chamber at 618-392-2241.

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : St. Louis Cardinals baseball at 6:20pm on Freedom 92-9!

 

August 13, 2015

LOCAL SPORTS   --   THURSDAY   --   8–13–15

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball ,

The Cardinals beat the Pirates 4-2, the victory improved the Cardinals to 5-0 against the Pirates at home this season and 7-5 overall against their closest challenger.   Cubs over the Brewers 3-2

 

(OLNEY) The concurrent Great Lakes and Midwest Regional Tournaments continued with single elimination round games yesterday in Indianapolis : in the Great Lakes Regional - Ohio eliminated Indiana, 5-4 : in the Midwest Regional - Missouri eliminated Nebraska, 15-4 : the tournaments continue with the championship bracket games today between the four undefeated teams, all of which were the four teams that had first round byes - in the Great Lakes Regional, Kentucky plays Wisconsin - in the Midwest Regional, South Dakota plays Minnesota : with the final elimination round games tomorrow, the championship games will be Saturday

                                      

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)On Monday, August 17, there will be a representative available from Richland

Memorial Hospital who will be administering sports physicals. This service will be

offered in the middle school cafeteria from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost of the

physical will be $25. REMINDER: RCMS student athletes need to make sure they

have a current physical on file before participating in tryouts, practices, or for competing

in a sport. Physicals are valid for 395 days from the date of the physical was completed

 

(NEWTON) A liquid Fungicide will be applied to the grass on the main football field located at NCHS on Monday, August 10th with a rain date of August 11th. Avoid contacting the grass until Thursday, August 13th. For more information, call 618-783-3065.

 

(OLNEY) Richland County Middle School will be hosting an athletic meeting for parents,

coaches and student athletes who plan to participate in middle school athletics during

the 20152016 school year. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

in the middle school gymnasium. Coaches will also be conducting meetings for their

respective sports. It is strongly recommended that all parents and students who plan to

participate in athletics during the 20152016

school year attend.

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : St. Louis Cardinals baseball at 5:20pm on Freedom 92-9!

 

August 12, 2015

LOCAL SPORTS   --   WEDNESDAY   --   8–12–15

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball ,

The Cardinals beat the Pirates 4-3 and The Cubs beat the Brewers 6-3.

 

(OLNEY) the Olney 12&U All Stars had their season end yesterday as they were eliminated from the Great Lakes Regional Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana - the Illinois State Champions from Richland County were edged out in a close one, falling to Hamilton, Ohio, 7-6 - winning the District, the Sectional, and the State Tournaments, the Olney All Stars ended with 10 wins and 3 losses - congratulations to all the players, coaches, parents, and others on an exciting post-season : also at the Great Lakes Regional last night, Indiana eliminated Michigan, 3-0 : in the Midwest Regional - Missouri eliminated Iowa, 11-3 and it was Nebraska eliminating Kansas, 11-6 : there are two more elimination round games today, one in each tournament in Indianapolis

                                      

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)On Monday, August 17, there will be a representative available from Richland

Memorial Hospital who will be administering sports physicals. This service will be

offered in the middle school cafeteria from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost of the

physical will be $25. REMINDER: RCMS student athletes need to make sure they

have a current physical on file before participating in tryouts, practices, or for competing

in a sport. Physicals are valid for 395 days from the date of the physical was completed

 

(NEWTON) A liquid Fungicide will be applied to the grass on the main football field located at NCHS on Monday, August 10th with a rain date of August 11th. Avoid contacting the grass until Thursday, August 13th. For more information, call 618-783-3065.

 

(OLNEY) Richland County Middle School will be hosting an athletic meeting for parents,

coaches and student athletes who plan to participate in middle school athletics during

the 20152016 school year. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

in the middle school gymnasium. Coaches will also be conducting meetings for their

respective sports. It is strongly recommended that all parents and students who plan to

participate in athletics during the 20152016

school year attend.

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : St. Louis Cardinals baseball at 6:20pm on Freedom 92-9!

 

August 11, 2015

LOCAL SPORTS   --   TUESDAY   --   8–11–15

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball ,

The first-place Cardinals and second-place Pirates open a crucial series tonight from Busch Stadium.

 

(OLNEY) The Olney All Stars dropped their first game at the Great Lakes Regional Tournament yesterday in Indianapolis, falling to Wisconsin, 10-0 in five innings - Wisconsin's pitcher threw the tournament's first-ever perfect game in five innings, allowing no Olney hits or base runners - Olney now faces elimination in a consolation round game this morning at 10:00 against Ohio, who lost its first round game Sunday evening to Indiana, 3-2 : also in Great Lakes Regional action yesterday - Kentucky beat Indiana, 5-2 : in the Midwest Regional yesterday - South Dakota beat Nebraska, 5-2 and it was Minnesota over Iowa, 11-7 : there's four more games today as two teams in each tournament will be eliminated by night's end

 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY) RCHS student athletes that did not get a physical when offered at RCHS last spring need to make sure they have a current physical before participating in first day of practice on August 10th for football and August 12th for all other fall sports. Physicals are valid for one calendar year from the date of the physical. All incoming freshman’s school physical does count for an athletic physical

 

(NEWTON) A liquid Fungicide will be applied to the grass on the main football field located at NCHS on Monday, August 10th with a rain date of August 11th. Avoid contacting the grass until Thursday, August 13th. For more information, call 618-783-3065.

 

(OLNEY) Richland County Middle School will be hosting an athletic meeting for parents,

coaches and student athletes who plan to participate in middle school athletics during

the 20152016 school year. The meeting will be held Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

in the middle school gymnasium. Coaches will also be conducting meetings for their

respective sports. It is strongly recommended that all parents and students who plan to

participate in athletics during the 20152016

school year attend.

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : It’s the Olney All Stars at the Great Lakes Regional at 10am on Freedom 92-9! St. Louis Cardinals baseball at 6:20pm on Freedom 92-9!