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April 7, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving the Midwestern teams over the weekend
*  on Saturday  :  the Cardinals beat the Pirates, 6-1  :  the Cubs lost to the Phillies, 2-0
    *  the Reds lost to the Mets, 6-3  :  the Brewers beat the Red Sox, 7-6
    *  the Royals beat the White Sox, 4-3  :  the Indians lost to the Twins, 7-3
*  on Sunday  :  the Cardinals lost to Pittsburgh, 2-1  :  the Cubs beat the Phillies, 8-3
    *  the White Sox beat the Royals, 5-1  :  the Reds beat the Mets, 2-1
    *  the Brewers beat the Red Sox, 4-0  :  the Indians lost to the Twins, 10-7
*  on this Monday  :  the Cardinals host the Reds  :  the White Sox are at Colorado  :  Cubs are idle
    *  the Royals host Tampa Bay  :  Milwaukee is at Philadelphia  :  the Indians host San Diego

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball from yesterday – OCC split a pair of Region 24 games at home
*  the Blue Knights lost the opener on Dennis Conley Field, falling to the visiting Saints, 8-3
*  but, Olney Central College came back to win game two, 6-5
    *  Dylan Allen was the winning pitcher for OCC
    *  the day’s top hitter was OCC’s Tyler Ward with 3 hits, including a solo home run
    *  Troy Paris had the game winning walk-off hit and RBI in the second game
    *  Jay Nam, Jacob Snodgrass, and Cody Thornton each had a hit apiece as well
*  the Blue Knights are now 21&8 on the year, scheduled to play at Lindenwood in Belleville today

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – the OCC Lady Knights were rained out on Saturday
*  there was no action yesterday – the Lady Knights are scheduled to host Lake Land in Olney today

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball Saturday – Olney won a non-conference game at home
*  the Tigers beat a tough Vincennes Rivet Patriot team, 4-1 as Olney improves to 6&1 on the year
    *  Olney’s winner was Tyler Zuber, throwing all seven innings, allowing 1 run on 6 hits with 3 strikeouts
    *  Troy Houchin had a single and double with an RBI and run scored to lead the Tigers at the plate
    *  Tryston Runyon had 2 hits and an RBI – Evan Eagleson had an RBI double
*  the Tigers are scheduled to begin LIC action today hosting Oblong at Bill Millsbaugh Field

 

(NEWTON)  also in High School Baseball Saturday – here’s a few other area scores
*  St. Joe-Ogden gave Teutopolis its first two losses of the year, winning two games by the same score, 2-1
*  it was Tolono Unity sweeping two games from Marshall, 12-2 and 6-5

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a look at the scheduled matchups for today in the Little Illini Conference
*  the scheduled LIC games include both baseball and softball games at the same home sites
    *  as before mentioned – Oblong at Olney
    *  elsewhere – Newton at Casey-Westfield
    *  Flora at Marshall
    *  Hutsonville-Palestine at Robinson
    *  Edwards County at Cumberland
    *  Lawrenceville at Red Hill in Bridgeport

 

(OLNEY)  on our high school sports calendar, here’s the events scheduled for today  :  in girls track – Newton, Mattoon, Paris, and Effingham St. Anthony at East Richland High School in Olney  :  in baseball – Oblong at Olney, Newton at Casey-Westfield, and Cisne against Noble/Clay City in Clay City  :  in softball – Oblong at Olney, Newton at Casey-Westfield, and Cisne against Noble/Clay City in Noble

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 2:55  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio with game time at 4:30  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

April 5, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams from Friday
*  the Cardinals lost the first of three against the Pirates in Pittsburgh, 12-2
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to the Phillies, 2-7  :  the Royals beat the White Sox, 7-5
    *  the Reds lost to the Mets, 3-4  :  the Indians beat Minnesota, 7-2
*  on this Saturday – the Cardinals are back in Pittsburgh against the Pirates this evening
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are also back in action today or tonight as well

 

(NEWTON)  in local and area high school sports that were scheduled for yesterday, all were cancelled
*  the various events could not be held due to the flooded and wet field conditions

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in baseball – Olney will host Vincennes Rivet at Bill Millspaugh Field – game time has been moved back from 11:00 this morning to 1:00 this afternoon  :  in boys and girls track – the Newton Eagles and Lady Eagles will compete today at the Teutopolis Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s junior college sports calendar  :  in baseball – the Olney Central College Blue Knights are scheduled to host Shawnee Community College for a Region 24 doubleheader starting at 12 noon out at Conley Field  :  in softball – the Olney Central College Lady Knights are scheduled to host a GRAC doubleheader with Wabash Valley today with the first game also at 12 noon

 

(FLORA)  for the second weekend in a row, racing at the Clay County Speedway has been cancelled
*  the 2014 opening night will now be pushed back to next weekend, on April 12th
*  the racing ticket will include Sprints, UMP Modified, Pure Stocks, UMP B-Mods, and Hornets
*  reserved parking will be handled on a first come, first serve, basis and there will be plenty of concessions
*  that’s all at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora, along U.S. Route 45
*  stay up to date by checking its website, go online at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our final Coach’s Corner Show of the spring this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – we’ll finish up previewing the spring sports at East Richland High School – we’ll be visiting with Tiger Track Coach Ryan Denton, Lady Tiger Track Coach Rob Kirby, Tiger Tennis Coach Drew Muston, and Lady Tiger Soccer Coach Kady Stallard – that’s our final Coach’s Corner Show this spring coming up at 9:00 this morning, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 11:00 this morning – our pregame show at around 10:55  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with our dugout show at 5:55 and first pitch at 6:10  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, most of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

April 4, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams on Thursday
*  the Cardinals held on to beat Cincinnati, 7-6 after a 3 hour and 42 minute rain delay
    *  elsewhere – the Cubs beat the Pirates, 3-2 while the White Sox lost to the Twins, 9-10
    *  both the Brewers and Indians were idle – the Royals were rained out in Detroit
*  on this Friday – the Cardinals start a three game series in Pittsburgh against the Pirates
    *  the Cubs are at home to host the Phillies – the Royals open up at home against the White Sox
    *  the Indians will host the Twins in Cleveland – the Reds travel east to play the Mets in New York

 

(NEWTON)  in local and area high school sports that were scheduled for yesterday, all were cancelled
*  the various events could not be held due to the flooded and wet field conditions

 

(FLORA)  the Clay County Speedway just north of Flora hopes to have its season opener tomorrow night
*  last Saturday’s opening night was cancelled due to the wet oval track
*  therefore, the 2014 Opening Night is scheduled for tomorrow night - gates open at 4:30 – racing at 7:30
*  the racing will include Sprints, UMP Modified, Pure Stocks, UMP B-Mods, and Hornets
*  reserved parking will be handled on a first come, first serve, basis
*  there will be plenty of concessions and all ages are welcome to the Speedway tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  the SIJHSAA Class L State Volleyball Tournament was held at Pinckneyville High School
*  in the four Quarter-Final Matches
    *  Wesclin beat Benton in three games
    *  Massac County beat Collinsville in three games
    *  Carmi beat Waterloo in three games
    *  and Murphysboro beat Salem in two games
*  in the two Semi-Final Matches
    *  Massac County beat Wesclin and Murphysboro beat Carmi, both in three games each
*  in the Finals Matches
    *  Massac County won the championship match by beating Murphysboro in two games
    *  Wesclin won the third place match by beating Carmi in two games

 

(OLNEY)  the SIJHSAA Class M State Volleyball Tournament was held recently at Nashville High School
*  in the four Quarter-Final Matches
    *  Breese beat Pinckneyville in two games
    *  Aviston beat Jonesboro in two games
    *  Valmeyer beat Norris City-Omaha-Enfield in three games
    *  Anna beat Wayne City in two games
*  in the two Semi-Final Matches
    *  Aviston beat Breese in three games and Valmeyer beat Anna in two games
*  in the Finals Matches
    *  Aviston won the championship match by beating Valmeyer is three games
    *  Breese won the third place match by beating Anna in two games

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with our broadcast from Pittsburgh to start at around 6:10 – we’ll likely be joining the Cardinals in progress  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

April 3, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams on Wednesday
*  the Cardinals lost to the Reds, 1-0 – elsewhere, Milwaukee lost to the Braves
*  the Cubs & Royals both lost in extra innings – the White Sox won in extra innings
*  the Cardinals and the other teams are all back in action this afternoon, weather permitting

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball on Monday – OCC lost a single conference game
*  the Blue Knights lost a tough one to Rend Lake College, 9-8
*  the Warriors scored two unearned runs in the top of the 8th inning leading to their victory
    *  at the plate for OCC, Troy Paris and Tyler Ward each had 2 hits, combining for 3 RBI
*  the Blue Knights are 20&7 on the year, now 7&6 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track – Newton did well last week at the Illinois Indoor Prep Meet
*  the Lady Eagles did well with over 40 statewide Class A teams taking part
    *  McKendra Barthelme was 5th in the 60 meter hurdles and 5th in the long jump
    *  McKendra Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, Hannah Litzelman / 6th in the 800 meter relay
    *  Hannah Litzelman was 7th in the 200 meter dash
    *  Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, Madison Kinder, Hannah Litzelman / 13th in the 1600 meter relay
*  some other area girls did well, finishing in the top five in their respective events
    *  Anna Hartke of Teutopolis was 5th in the high jump
    *  Kristen Slaughter of Effingham St. Anthony was 5th in the pole vault

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track – Newton competed last week at the Illinois Indoor Prep Meet
*  the Eagles had one top twenty finish with over 40 statewide Class A teams taking part
    *  Joseph Stone, Austin Angel, Gunner Pickens, & Lucas Stone were 4th in the 1600 meter relay
*  some other area boys did well, finishing in the top five in their respective events
    *  Cumberland’s Tye Sutherland won the 800 meter run
    *  Neoga’s Corey Kersey won both the triple jump and the long jump
    *  Jason Fry of Stewardson-Strasburg won the shot put
    *  Casey-Westfield’s Riley Smith was 2nd in the pole vault
    *  Robinson’s Michael Akande was 5th in the 60 meter hurdles
    *  Marshall’s Ben Scamihorn was 5th in 1600 meter run
    *  Kyle Blievernicht of Teutopolis was 5th in the 400 meter dash

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track – Olney competed in a Quad Meet at Effingham on Monday
*  Olney was 2nd to first place Effingham, 57-97 – Cumberland was 3rd at 53 – Altamont was 4th at 43
*  Olney won 4 of the 16 events, with two 2nd’s, six 3rd’s, and four 4th’s
    *  Mary Grace Inyart won both the shot put and discus throw
    *  Kylie Cummins won the 100 meter dash
    *  Marley Miller, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, & Erina Moore won the 400 meter relay
    *  Jaycie Luna was 2nd in the triple jump
    *  Kylie Cummins, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, & Erina Moore were 2nd in the 800 meter relay
    *  Kylar Craig was 3rd in the high jump
    *  Lauren Eagleson was 3rd in the 800 meter run
    *  Jaycie Luna was 3rd in the long jump
    *  Taylor Rauch was 3rd in the 1600 meter run
    *  Kaelyn Bailey was 3rd in the 200 meter dash
    *  Payton Blakney, Micaela Dowty, Taylor Hughes, & Holly Stallard were 3rd in the 3200 meter relay
    *  Hayley Utley was 4th in the shot put
    *  Rachel Zwilling was 4th in the 3200 meter run
    *  Alexis Snyder was 4th in the 300 meter hurdles and Kaelyn Bailey in the 100 meter dash
*  the Lady Tigers are back in action next Monday when they host Newton, Paris, Mattoon, and St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track – Olney competed in a Quad Meet at Effingham this past Monday
*  Olney finished 2nd to first place Effingham, 73-98 – Cumberland was 3rd at 46 – Altamont was 4th at 35
*  Olney won 5 of the 17 events, with four 2nd’s, six 3rd’s, and three 4th’s
    *  Gus Lathrop won both the 100 meter dash and the 400 meter dash
    *  Tate Nohren won both the 100 meter hurdles and the triple jump
    *  Gavin Lathrop won the 200 meter dash
    *  Dalyn Brach was 2nd in the 3200 meter run
    *  Nick Dobbs was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
    *  Gavin Lathrop, Josh Domingue, Reid Edwards, & Davonte Crite were 2nd in the 400 meter run
    *  Michael DeMeyer, Nathan DeMeyer, Matthew DeVenecia, Nick Dobbs / 2nd in the 3200 meter run
    *  Silven Stallard was 3rd in the 3200 meter run
    *  Matthew DeVenecia was 3rd in the 800 meter run
    *  Dalyn Brach was 3rd in the 1600 meter run
    *  Corbin Roth was 3rd in the discus throw
    *  Cody Dial, Silven Stallard, Dalyn Brach, & Nick Dobbs were 3rd in the 1600 meter relay
    *  Gavin Lathrop, Josh Domingue, Reid Edwards, & Davonte Crite were 3rd in the 800 meter relay
    *  Trevor Jones was 4th in the discus throw
    *  Matthew DeVenecia was 4th in the high jump
    *  Quentin Pillsbury was 4th in the long jump
*  the Track Tigers are back in action tomorrow at Flora against Flora, Fairfield, and Odin

 

(NEWTON)  there are a couple of area events on today’s high school sports calendar, however both are expected to be postponed due to field conditions – in fact, it was Little Illini Conference baseball and softball scheduled to start today with the Olney teams traveling to Newton – the other scheduled matchups for both softball and baseball had Marshall at Edwards County, Casey-Westfield at Flora, Robinson at Oblong, Red Hill at Hutsonville-Palestine, and Cumberland at Lawrenceville

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with dugout show at 11:25 this morning, followed by the first pitch at 11:35  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

April 2, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday  :
*  the Brewers lost to Atlanta, 5-2
*  the Cardinals, Cubs, White Sox, and Royals were all idle
*  here’s a look at the schedule for this Wednesday, April 2nd
    *  the Cardinals are back in Cincinnati tonight for game two of a three game series against the Reds
    *  the Cubs are in Pittsburgh tonight  :  the White Sox host the Twins this afternoon
    *  the Brewers again will host the Braves this afternoon  :  the Royals are back in Detroit this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC could only get one game in before the rain came
*  the Lady Knights lost to Rend Lake in 8 innings, 7-6 then the rain ended the action before game two
*  the OCC Ladies drop to 21&8 on the year, now at 5&6 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  the Lady Knights are scheduled to return to GRAC action at home with Southeastern Illinois today

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis from Monday – Olney opens its season with a victory on the road
*  the Tigers won a dark-shortened match at Charleston, 6-1
*  Olney won five of the six singles matches
    *  Derek Walker won the #1 singles match in five tough sets
    *  Cameron Pearcy won the #3 singles match in two sets
    *  Connor Walker won the #4 singles match in four sets
    *  Austin Urfer won the #5 singles match in two sets
    *  and Sterling Hostetter won the #6 singles match in three sets
*  Olney won the only doubles match as the remaining two matches were called due to darkness
    *  Andrew Garrett and Cameron Pearcy won the #2 doubles match in two sets
    *  both the #1 and #3 matches were cancelled with the Olney pairs winning
*  Charleston won the junior varsity matches, 9 sets to 2
*  the Olney Tennis Tigers are not back in action until next Tuesday when they play at Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney’s home opener was ruined at Musgrove Park
*  the Lady Tigers lost to visiting Charleston, 7-1
    *  Olney’s Taylor Milburn had 23 saves in her first goalie appearance, plus Alyssa Weber played well
    *  Olney’s lone goal was scored by Taloni Ginder with the assist from Courtney Kman
*  Olney won the jv match, 2-1 with both goals from Kylar Craig & great goalie work from Emma Grundon
*  the Lady Tigers will return to action next at home next Tuesday against Harrisburg

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won again at home on Millspaugh Field
*  the Tigers defeated Fairfield, 10-0 in six innings as Olney outhit the visiting Mules, 9 to 5
    *  Olney’s Noah Buscher won his first game of the year with the shutout, while striking out 2
    *  Tyler Zuber led the offensive attack with 3 hits and 4 RBI
    *  Nolan Shan and Ryan Eagleson had 2 hits apiece, while Klayton Craig had a 2 RBI single
*  improving to 5&1 on the year, the Tigers are scheduled to start LIC action tomorrow at Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough extra inning game at home
*  the Lady Tigers fell to visiting Fairfield, 7-6 as the Lady Mules outhit Olney, 17 to 10
    *  Olney’s Keregan Coleman, KJ Royse, and Paige Ginder had 2 hits each
    *  Bayli Spillmand and Royse combined for 5 RBI and Taylor Barrick scored 3 runs
*  at 2&5, the Lady Tigers are scheduled to start LIC play tomorrow up at Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in other area High School Baseball and Softball action from yesterday
Baseball  :  Robinson beat Mt. Carmel, 8-6  :  Marshall beat Riverton, 8-2  :  Paris beat Oblong, 10-1
    *  Teutopolis beat Sullivan, 10-2  :  Edwards County beat Grayville, 16-0  :  St. Anthony beat Flora, 13-2
    *  North Clay beat Dieterich, 2-1  :  Mt. Vernon beat Effingham, 10-1  :  Cumberland beat Tuscola, 12-11
    *  Mattoon beat Decatur Eisenhower, 6-1  :  Mt. Zion beat Central A&M, 15-0
Softball  :  Marshall beat Robinson, 11-1  :  Altamont beat Cumberland, 3-2

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Junior Varsity Baseball yesterday – Olney picked up win number one
*  the JV Tigers beat Newton, 15-2 as Olney’s Derek Diemel was the winning pitcher
    *  Olney’s top hitters were Jonah Buscher and Ethan Eagleson, each with 2 hits
*  the Junior Varsity Tigers improve to 1&1 on the year

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in baseball and softball – Noble/Clay City at Odin

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with our air time at straight up 6:00, followed by the first pitch at 6:10  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN