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October 14, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in the Major League Baseball postseason playoffs
the American League Championship Series was scheduled to continue last night
  *  however, game three with Kansas City hosting Baltimore was postponed due to rain
  *  with the Royals leading the series two games to none, game three is tonight at 7:07
the National League Championship Series continues this afternoon with game time at 3:07
  *  with the series tied at one game apiece, the Giants will host the Cardinals in San Francisco

 

(NEWTON)  Week Six of the National Football League ended last night in St. Louis
the Rams were outscored 31 to 3 in the last three quarters to lose to the 49er’s, 31-17
Week Seven of the NFL will begin this coming Thursday night in Foxborough, Massachusetts

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton won a pair of non-conference games at home
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Martinsville in two games, 25-10 and 25-21
  *  Newton was led by Taylor Johnson, Hannah Litzleman, and Brooke Koebele
the Lady Eagles also won the junior varsity match in two games
at 15&7, Newton returns to LIC action this Thursday night at ERHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  there were a few other high school sporting events cancelled
in girls tennis – the Olney Lady Tigers were rained out at Charleston
in fresh/soph football – both games, Robinson at Olney and Marshall at Newton, were cancelled

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Soccer Class 1A Regionals are scheduled to continue today
@ Effingham  :  5th-seeded Newton plays top-seeded St. Anthony this afternoon at 4:00 in semi-final action
  *  @ Effingham  :  3rd-seeded Olney plays 2nd-seeded Teutopolis tomorrow at 4:00 in semi-final action
@ Metropolis  :  4th-seeded Mt. Carmel plays top-seeded Anna-Jonesboro today at 4:30
the Class 1A Regional Championship matches are mostly scheduled for this Friday
the Class 2A and 3A Regionals do not begin until this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate IHSA Boys Golf Sectionals are scheduled for today around the state
Here’s a look at the area teams and individual players that advanced out of their respective regionals
Class 2A @ Waterloo  :  teams from Centralia, Mt. Vernon, Salem, Effingham, Mattoon, and Mt. Zion
Class 2A @ Waterloo  :  individuals from Lawrenceville / Red Hill, Mt. Carmel, and Charleston
Class 1A @ Trenton  :  teams from St. Anthony, Robinson, Christ Our Rock, Hamilton County, and Carmi
Class 1A @ Trenton  :  individuals from Altamont, Flora, Cisne, Teutopolis, and Wayne City
Class 1A @ Normal  :  teams from Arcola and Sullivan
Class 1A @ Normal  :  individuals from Casey-Westfield and Marshall
the top three teams and top ten individuals at each site advance to the State Tournaments this weekend

 


                                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” on Saturday, November 8th, at the Olney IGA Store, from 9:00 to 1:00 – proceeds will help with traveling expenses and equipment

 

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Music Boosters have a fundraiser coming up on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, at Monical’s Pizza in Olney – fill out a fundraising form while ordering, whether dine in or carry-out, and 20% of your receipt will be donated  to the Music Booster’s organization

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy in Olney will host a fundraising 5K Color Run / Walk this Saturday morning at Musgrove Park in Olney with registration at 7:30 – signup forms are available online at www.eocaolney.org, plus at Curves in Olney or at any First National Bank in Olney location – the signup fee is $35 per person – all are invited to take part and help out – for more details, call 618-392-0300

 

(OLNEY)  registration for the Olney Junior League Boys Basketball is coming up this Friday night and Saturday morning at the ERHS Ron Herrin Gym – that’s for boys who did not turn 13 before August 15th and in grades 4 and 5 – also, 6th grade boy not making the traveling team will be eligible to play Junior League Basketball – the signup fee of $40 per player is due at registration – that’s this Friday evening, October 17th, from 5:00 to 6:30, or this Saturday morning, October 18th, from 10:00 to 11:30 – the signup forms have been passed out to boys at the Middle School and St. Joseph School – for more, call Coach Rob Flanagan at 618-393-2191

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton and Olney at the LIC Conference Meet at Robinson  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Charleston and Robinson at Olney


                             
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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals postseason baseball action on Freedom 92.9 this afternoon with our air time at 2:57  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also, sports around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 13, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball playoff action from over the weekend
on Saturday in the American League Championship Series in Baltimore
  *  the visiting Royals took game two with a win over the host Orioles, 6-4
  *  with the Royals leading that series two games to none it switches to Kansas City for game three tonight
on Saturday and Sunday in the National League Championship Series in St. Louis
  *  the Cardinals dropped game one to the Giants, 3-0
  *  but the Redbirds came back to win last night, 5-4 with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth
  *  with today off as a travel date, the series will resume tomorrow night with game three in San Francisco

 

(NEWTON)  here’s Week Six National Football League action from Sunday involving Midwestern teams
the Bears beat the Falcons, 27-13
the Packers beat the Dolphins, 27-24
the Lions beat the Vikings, 17-3
the Titans beat the Jaguars, 16-14
the Browns beat the Steelers, 31-10
the Bengals tied the Panthers after overtime, 37-37
Week Six of the NFL ends tonight with the Rams hosting the 49er’s in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  here’s Saturday’s downstate results in Division One College Football
Illinois lost on the road to Wisconsin, 38-28 – the 3&4 Illini have a bye week this Saturday
SIU lost to North Dakota State, 38-10 – the 5&2 Salukis are at Youngstown State Saturday afternoon
EIU lost to Eastern Kentucky, 36-33 – the 1&5 Panthers are at Southeast Missouri Saturday afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  in IHSA Class 1A Boys Soccer – statewide regionals began last Friday
the Newton Eagles won their first-ever postseason event Friday afternoon on the road in Effingham County
  *  5th-seeded Newton upended 4th-seeded Altamont, 3-1
  *  the Eagles advance to face top-seeded St. Anthony in Effingham tomorrow afternoon at 4:00
the other semi-final there has 2nd-seeded Teutopolis against 3rd-seeded Olney this Wednesday at 4:00
the winners will play in the championship match come Friday afternoon at 4:00 in Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in IHSA Football played Saturday afternoon involving some downstate teams
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  Robinson beat Olney, 39-9
  *  while the Tigers fall back to 4&3 on the year, the Maroons improve to 6&1
  *  the Tigers will host Newton this Friday night while Robinson travels up to Paris
in the South Central Conference
  *  Vandalia beat Piasa Southwestern, 28-21
in the Central Illinois Conference
  *  Sullivan Okaw Valley beat Shelbyville, 47-14
in Non-Conference action
  *  Mt. Carmel beat Vincennes Lincoln, 24-21
  *  Owensboro, Kentucky beat Breese Mater Dei, 68-57

 

(NEWTON)  in a few IHSA Football area results from Friday night
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  at Newton, the host Eagles lost a tough Homecoming game to Marshall, 13-7
  *  Paris slipped by Flora, 20-18
  *  Lawrenceville beat Edwards County, 47-0
  *  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 59-12

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Girls Basketball from last Thursday – Newton split two on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles lost a tough two point 8th grade game to Red Hill in Bridgeport, 25-23
  *  Mallory Bergbower led Newton / Jasper County with 13 points
Newton / Jasper County however won the 7th grade game over Red Hill, 37-14
while the varsity squad falls back to 1&2 on the year, the junior varsity is now 3&0
the Newton / Jasper County girls are back in action tomorrow at home against Effingham St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Martinsville at Newton  :  in fresh/soph football – Robinson at Olney and Marshall at Newton

 

(OLNEY)  there’s one cancellation today  :  Olney at Charleston girls high school tennis is cancelled

 


                                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” on Saturday, November 8th, at the Olney IGA Store, from 9:00 to 1:00 – proceeds will help with traveling expenses and equipment

 

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Music Boosters have a fundraiser coming up on Wednesday, October 22nd, from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, at Monical’s Pizza in Olney – fill out a fundraising form while ordering, whether dine in or carry-out, and 20% of your receipt will be donated  to the Music Booster’s organization


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

 

 

 

October 11, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball, the playoff schedule resumed last night
the American League Championship Series began in Baltimore
  *  the visiting Royals took game one with a 10 inning win over the host Orioles, 8-6
  *  game two of the ALCS is this afternoon, back in Baltimore, with game time at 3:07
the National League Championship Series will get started tonight in St. Louis
  *  the Cardinals will host the San Francisco Giants in game one of the NLCS with game time at 7:07

 

(NEWTON)  in IHSA Class 1A Boys Soccer – statewide regionals began yesterday
the Newton Eagles won their first-ever postseason event yesterday afternoon on the road
  *  5th-seeded Newton upended 4th-seeded Altamont, 3-1
  *  the Eagles advance to face top-seeded St. Anthony in Effingham next Tuesday afternoon at 4:00
the other semi-final there has 2nd-seeded Teutopolis against 3rd-seeded Olney next Wednesday at 4:00
the winners will play in the championship match next Friday afternoon at 4:00 in Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  it was back to IHSA Football last night – here’s some downstate results
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  at Newton, the host Eagles lost a tough Homecoming game to Marshall, 13-7
  *  Paris slipped by Flora, 20-18
  *  Lawrenceville beat Edwards County, 47-0
  *  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 59-12
in the Apollo Conference
  *  Mt. Zion beat Salem, 41-6
  *  Taylorville beat Charleston, 22-0
  *  Mattoon beat Effingham, 40-34
in the Black Diamond Conference
  *  Fairfield beat Sesser-Valier, 40-14
  *  Carmi beat Vienna-Goreville, 50-0
  *  Johnston City beat Eldorado in overtime, 31-30
  *  Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton beat Hamilton County, 33-12
in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division
  *  Oblong beat Martinsville, 18-14
  *  Oakland Tri-County beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 47-6
  *  Cumberland beat Villa Grove-Heritage, 32-21
in the South Seven Conference
  *  Marion beat Centralia, 36-19
  *  Cahokia beat Mt. Vernon, 36-22
in the Cahokia Conference
  *  Columbia beat Breese Central, 25-0
  *  Carlyle beat Dupo, 49-0
  *  Freeburg beat Trenton Wesclin, 21-18
in the Southern Illinois River-To-River Conference, Ohio Division
  *  Murphysboro beat Harrisburg, 42-7
  *  Benton beat Massac County, 46-0
  *  Herrin beat West Frankfort, 49-6
in the Southern Illinois River-To-River Conference, Mississippi Division
  *  Du Quoin beat Anna-Jonesboro, 42-14
  *  Nashville beat Pinckneyville, 28-13
  *  Carterville beat Sparta, 42-0
in the Mississippi Valley Conference
  *  Highland beat Waterloo, 44-22
  *  Mascoutah beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 21-20
  *  Jerseyville beat Troy Triad, 26-20
in the South Central Conference
  *  Pana beat Litchfield, 34-12
  *  Carlinville beat Hillsboro, 42-13
  *  Greenville beat Staunton, 51-15
in the Central Illinois Conference
  *  Sullivan Okaw Valley at Shelbyville was postponed until tonight
  *  Macon Meridian beat Central A&M, 29-26
  *  Warrensburg-Latham beat Clinton, 19-13
there was one downstate game not played last night
  *  Vincennes Lincoln at Mt. Carmel was postponed until later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  a few IHSA Football games were already scheduled for today
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  its Homecoming Weekend in Robinson as the Maroons will host Olney today at 1:00
elsewhere this afternoon
  *  Vandalia at Piasa Southwestern at 1:00
  *  Breese Mater Dei at Owensboro, Kentucky at 2:00

 

(NEWTON)  here’s today’s schedule involving downstate Division One College Football teams
the 3&3 Illini are on the road at Wisconsin for a Big Ten battle with kickoff at 11:00 this morning
the 5&1 SIU Salukis are at North Dakota State for a 1:00 kickoff this afternoon
the 1&4 EIU Panthers are at Eastern Kentucky for a 5:00 kickoff later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  there’s one cancellation to announce for this Saturday involving High School Cross Country
the Centralia Invitational has been called off for today – therefore, the Olney runners are not in action today

 

(OLNEY)  there are a couple of area Marching Band Competitions scheduled for this Saturday
the Olney Marching Tigers will first compete in the Newton Marching Eagle Classic
then the Marching Tigers will take part in the Effingham Marching Invitational
the Marching Tigers will have their final on-field performance under the lights next Friday night at ERHS

 


                                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” on Saturday, November 8th, at the Olney IGA Store, from 9:00 to 1:00 – proceeds will help with traveling expenses and equipment

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – we’ll be talking about Olney Junior Pro Football, visiting with Coaches Kim Herman and Brad Beard, plus a quick word from Tiger Football Coach Matt Music – that’s all on our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – plus online, at www.wvlnam.com


                             
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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at around 10:20 and kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s LIC Football with Olney Tiger football this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at around 12:20 and kickoff at 1:00  :  it’s Cardinals postseason baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from St. Louis at 6:57 and first pitch at around 7:07  :  it’s the latest in sports, most of the day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 10, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  Week Six of National Football League action began last night in Houston, Texas
the visiting Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the host Texans, 33-28
Week Six in the NFL will include a full schedule on Sunday and finish up next Monday night

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton won two of three matches at home
however, the Lady Eagles lost the varsity match to Marshall in three games, 25-23, 22-25, 17-25
  *  Newton’s top players were Hannah Litzelman, Brooke Koebele, and Kristen Hardiek
the Lady Eagles did win the junior varsity match and the freshman match, both in two games each
the 14&7 Lady Eagles, now at 4&3 in the LIC, will host Martinsville next Monday night at NCHS

 

(CLAY CITY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Clay City swept two MTC matches on the road
the Lady Wolves beat Sandoval in the varsity match in two games, 25-9 and 25-12
  *  top Clay City players were Macy Hance, Sarah Weiler, and Hannah Dulaney
Clay City also won the junior varsity match in two games
the Lady Wolves are back in action next Tuesday night at home against Webber Township

 

(OBLONG)  in High School Volleyball last night, in the Little Okaw Valley Conference Tournament
Oblong beat Villa Grove Heritage in two games, 25-17 and 25-19
  *  the Lady Panthers were led by Samantha Pepmeier, Kelci Dunlap, and Katie Whiston

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from Tuesday – the Olney runners did well
the Cubs won the boys varsity meet over 2nd place Teutopolis, 25 to 47 – St. Joe was 3rd and Robinson 4th
  *  Olney’s top runners were Chase Williams in 2nd place and Trey Nosek in 3rd place
the Lady Cubs were 2nd in the girls varsity meet just 15 points back of the winners from Olney St. Joe
  *  Robinson finished in 3rd place with Fairfield in 4th place
  *  Olney’s top runners were 1st place winner Cameron Hough and Hope Laughlin in 5th place
the Cubs won the boys junior varsity race by beating Olney St. Joe, Fairfield, and New Hebron
  *  Olney’s top junior varsity boys runner was Garrett Wright who won the 1.3 mile race
the Lady Cubs also won the girls junior varsity race by beating Olney St. Joe, New Hebron, and Fairfield
  *  Olney’s top junior varsity girls runner was Zoe Alexander who finished 2nd

 

(OLNEY)  two of the three SIJHSAA’s State Softball Tournaments have finished up
the Class L Softball Tournament ended yesterday with one of the two finals played in Centralia
  *  Johnston City won the Class L State Title with a win over Marion in 5 innings, 12-2
  *  the Third Place game between Millstadt and Triad will be played in the Metro East area later
the Class M Softball Tournament ended with the finals yesterday in Pinckneyville
  *  Goreville won the Class M State Title by beating Anna in the championship game, 6-0
  *  Pope County won the Class M Third Place game by beating Sparta, 1-0
the Class S Softball Tournament finals are scheduled for today down in Coulterville
  *  New Athens against OLMC-Herrin in the championship game at 1:00
  *  St. John-Chester against Central City in the third place game at 3:00

 

(OLNEY)  all three SIJHSAA State Baseball Tournaments have yet to finish
the Class L Baseball Tournament finals are postponed until next Thursday in Centralia
  *  Carterville and Collinsville in the title game  :  Wesclin and Marion in the third place game
the Class M Baseball Tournament finals are postponed until next Wednesday in Pinckneyville
  *  it’ll be semi-finals and finals for the teams from Nashville, Sesser, Smithton, and Goreville
the Class S Baseball Tournament finals are scheduled for today down in Coulterville
  *  Aviston and Valmeyer in the title game  :  OLMC-Herrin and Steeleville in the third place game

 

(NEWTON)  its back to IHSA Football tonight – here’s some downstate matchups
in the Little Illini Conference
  *  Marshall at Newton
  *  Paris at Flora
  *  Edwards County at Lawrenceville
  *  Red Hill at Casey-Westfield
  *  the Olney at Robinson game is tomorrow afternoon
in the Apollo Conference
  *  Salem at Mt. Zion
  *  Charleston at Taylorville
  *  Effingham at Mattoon
in the Black Diamond Conference
  *  Fairfield at Sesser-Valier
  *  Vienna-Goreville at Carmi
  *  Johnston City at Eldorado
  *  Hamilton County at Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton
in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division
  *  Martinsville at Oblong
  *  Palestine-Hutsonville at Oakland Tri-County
  *  Cumberland at Villa Grove
in the South Seven Conference
  *  Marion at Centralia
  *  Cahokia at Mt. Vernon
other area games within their respective conferences
  *  Harrisburg at Murphysboro
  *  Columbia at Breese Central
  *  Sullivan Okaw Valley at Shelbyville
  *  Pana at Litchfield
  *  Vandalia at Piasa Southwestern
  *  Breese Mater Dei at Owensboro, Kentucky
  *  Vincennes Lincoln at Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball, the playoff schedule resumes tonight
the American League Championship Series will begin tonight in Baltimore
  *  the Orioles will host the Kansas City Royals in game one of the best-of-seven series at 7:07
the National League Championship Series will get started tomorrow night in St. Louis
  *  the Cardinals will host the San Francisco Giants in game one of that series with game time at 7:07

 


                                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” on Saturday, November 8th, at the Olney IGA Store, from 9:00 to 1:00 – proceeds will help with traveling expenses and equipment


                                 
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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s LIC Football with Newton Eagle football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our pregame show at around 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 9, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball, the playoff schedule resumes tomorrow night
the American League Championship Series will begin Friday night in Baltimore
  *  the Orioles will host the Kansas City Royals in game one of the best-of-seven series at 7:07
the National League Championship Series will get started Saturday night in St. Louis
  *  the Cardinals will host the San Francisco Giants in game one of that series with game time at 7:07
the two series winners will meet in the 2014 World Series with game one to be Tuesday, October 21st

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis from yesterday – Olney beat Mt. Carmel, 8-1
the Lady Tigers won five of the six singles matches with all wins in two sets each
  *  Nicole Shan won the #2 singles match
  *  Audrey Jensen won the #3 singles match
  *  Rachel Snyder won the #4 singles match
  *  Rachel Woods won the #5 singles match
  *  and Kalyn Bailey won the #6 singles match
Olney swept all three of the doubles matches, two of which were taken to three sets
  *  Rachel Woods and Kalyn Bailey won the #1 doubles match
  *  Jaclyn Shan and Nicole Shan won the #2 doubles match
  *  Rachel Snyder and Payton Murphy won the #3 doubles match
Mt. Carmel won four of the five junior varsity matches
now at 13&2, the Lady Tigers are back on the court next Monday morning at 10:00 in Charleston

 

(FLORA)  here’s the results from last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway
Sprints  :  Donnie Brackett finished in first place  :  Robert Ballou was 2nd  :  Shane Cockrum was 3rd
Hornets  :  Lynn Lash crossed the finish line first  :  Josh Callahan was 2nd  :  Blaze Burwell was 3rd
B-Mods  :  Curt Loddoke took the checkered flag  :  John Shick was 2nd  :  Kyle Monroe was 3rd
Modifieds  :  Everett Bradham took the checkered flag  :  Tyler Weiss was 2nd  :  Rusty Griffaw was 3rd
Pure Stocks  :  David Sims finished in first place  :  J Forston was 2nd  :  Josh Lemke was 3rd
*  there’s no racing at the Clay County Speedway for the next two Saturdays – next race is October 25th
*  Illinois racers are welcome in Indiana this Friday night – logon at www.chandlermotorspeedway.com

 

(NEWTON)  in Marching Band Competition from last Saturday
the 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival was held in EIU’s O’Brien Stadium in Charleston
  *  a total of 36 bands took part in the competition in five different school classes
there were seven bands that competed in Class 3A
  *  the Newton Marching Eagles finished in 2nd place and, in fact, was 2nd overall among the 36 teams
  *  Newton was first in four of the six categories  :  Visual  :  Percussion  :  Auxiliary  :  Drum Major
  *  the Marching Eagles were second in the other categories  :  Music  :  General Effect
  *  Newton’s final score, 72.55 points, was only ten hundredths of a point behind overall winner Monticello
  *  Paxton-Buckley-Loda was 3rd, followed by Robinson, University High, Tolono Unity, and Freeburg
there were eight bands that competed in Class 4A
  *  the Olney Marching Tigers finished in 4th place and overall, finished 10th among the total 36 teams
  *  Olney highest categorical finish was 2nd place in Visual  :  4th for both Music and Drum Major
  *  Olney tied for 5th in General Effect  :  with two 6th place finishes in both Percussion and Auxiliary
  *  Troy Triad won Class 4A, followed by Mt. Zion, Danville, and then the Marching Tigers
  *  rounding out the four bands in order were Mattoon, Centralia, Charleston, and Rantoul
there were six bands that competed in Class 1A
  *  Arcola won the class, followed by Carterville, Johnston City, Oblong, Arthur-Lovington, & Blue Ridge
there were eight bands that competed in Class 2A
  *  Breese Mater Dei finished first, followed by Mt. Carmel, Paris, Watseka, and Casey-Westfield
  *  rounding out the remaining teams in order were Leroy, Ridgeview, and Pleasant Plains
and there were seven bands that competed in Class 5A
  *  Mahomet-Seymour was 1st, followed by Granity City, Limestone Bartonsville, and Marion
  *  rounding out the remaining teams in order were Champaign Centennial, Highland, and Belleville West
the Olney Marching Tigers are back in competition this Saturday, taking part in two different events
  *  at the Newton Marching Eagle Classic and at the Effingham Marching Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from the Benton Invitational – Olney ran well
the Cubs finished 6th in the boys varsity race – the top three teams were Marion, Triad, & O’Fallon Carriel
  *  Olney’s top varsity boys runner was Chase Williams in 13th place
the Lady Cubs finished in 14th place in the girls varsity race – top teams were Highland, Waterloo, & Triad
  *  Olney’s top varsity girls runner was Cameron Hough in 4th place
the Cubs finished 5th in the boys junior varsity race
the top teams were Olney St. Joe, O’Fallon Carriel, and Marion
  *  Olney’s top boys junior varsity boys runner was Garrett Wright in 24th place
the Lady Cubs finished 5th in the girls junior varsity race
the top teams were Olney St. Joe, O’Fallon Carriel, and Pinckneyville
  *  Olney’s top girls junior varsity runner was Hope Laughlin in 2nd place
Olney’s top runners in the Open Races were Jack Bettis in 6th place and Jaelyn Barrett in 55th place

 

(OLNEY)  the SIJHSAA continues with the downstate Baseball and Softball State Tournaments
the Middle Size School Class M Tournaments are both being played in Pinckneyville
  *  the Class M Baseball semi-finals and finals are today
  *  the Class M Softball finals are today after the semi-finals yesterday
the Large Size School Class L Tournaments are both being played in Centralia
  *  both the Class M Baseball and Softball finals are scheduled for today – the semi-finals were yesterday
the Small Size School Class S Tournaments are both being played in Coulterville
  *  with the Class S Baseball and Softball semi-finals played yesterday, both finals are set for tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  Week Six in the National Football League begins with a single game later tonight
the Indianapolis Colts are in Texas tonight to play the Texans - both teams enter with 3&2 records
there will be thirteen games on Sunday with the Week Six finale next Monday night in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football League scheduled ended last weekend
*  while Olney’s three teams finished the season last Saturday, each team is having year-end banquets
*  we’ll have a complete look at the year-end awards presented to each team coming up next week
*  and we’ll be featuring the coaches of each team on our Coach’s Corner Show this Saturday morning
   *  that’s at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

(OLNEY)  today’s high school sports calendar : volleyball – Olney at Robinson and Marshall at Newton  : boys soccer – Olney at Salem : girls tennis – Newton at Teutopolis : freshmen football – Robinson at Olney

 

                                   
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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  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