LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

September 10, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals came from behind to beat the Brewers 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Reds – Tigers – Cubs – Indians – White Sox - Rangers
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Pirates – Braves – Astros – Twins - Royals
the Cardinals are back in action at home in St. Louis against the Brewers again tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football action from last night
there were four matchups in the Little Illini Conference
* Marshall shutout Robinson 48-0
* Newton over Lawrenceville 51-12
* Paris at Red Hill game is postponed until today at 12 noon
* Flora at Casey-Westfield game is postponed until today at 1:30
the lone non-conference game involving the other LIC team
* Olney dropped a tough game to Monticello 43-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – Olney travels north for tournament action today
the Lady Tigers are among eight teams at the Mattoon Invitational on this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Cross Country – the Olney runners are in action today up in Dettweiler Park
the Tigers and Lady Tigers are taking part in the Peoria Invitational, among many other teams

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball – the Olney Fresh/Soph team is playing on this Saturday
the junior Lady Tigers are at the Flora Fresh/Soph Invitational 

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League action – the Olney teams will host Flora this afternoon and evening
* it’s 3rd/4th grade action this afternoon at 3:30
* the 5th/6th grade game is at around 5:00 today
* with the 7th/8th grade game to follow at around 7:00 tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in Division One College Football on this Saturday
* the EIU Panthers are at Miami of Ohio this afternoon for a 2:30 kickoff
* the SIU Salukis have their home opener tonight at 6:00 against Southeast Missouri State in Carbondale
* the Fighting Illini are at home in Memorial Stadium tonight at 6:30 hosting North Carolina in Champaign

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic is today in the Olney City Park  :  the Richland County Challenge Ride starts at 8:00 this morning with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30, with registration by 9:15  :  then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30, with registration by 11:15  :  and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50, with registration by 11:30 – for more, logon at  www.olneychamber.com 

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tiger Soccer Coach Kady Stallard, and Olney Lady Tiger Tennis Coach Drew Muston – plus Josh Brown in the host chair – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03, our Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and game time at around 6:15  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this evening on CBS Sports Radio with our pregame show at 5:30 and kickoff at 6:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

September 9, 2016

 

(OLNEY) in Major League Baseball on Thursday with a limited schedule

the Cardinals lost another tough one, falling to the Brewers, 12-5

* the Midwestern teams that won were the Pirates and Indians
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Reds, Astros, and Rangers
* among the Midwestern teams that were idle were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, and Twins
the Cardinals are back in action tonight at home against the Brewers

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton had a big win on the road
the Eagles were all over Arthur-Lovington, 10-0
* Jack Chapman led Newton with 5 goals, while teammate Ben Britton knocked in 3 goals
* others with single goals each were Giuseppe Cucinella and Cole Farley
* the Eagles had a total 22 shots on goal, plus the Newton defense was great with 2 keeper saves
the Soccer Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow, September 17th, at St. Joseph-Ogden

 

(OLNEY) in Boys Soccer – the Olney Tigers at Murphysboro were cancelled due to heavy rains & storms

 

(OLNEY) in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept three LIC matches on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Lawrenceville in two sets, 25-14 and 25-16
* top players were Faith Stallard, Paige Ginder, Addie Hemrich, Cheyla Lamb, and Haley Rhoads
Olney won the junior varsity match in two sets and won the fresh/soph match also in two sets
the Lady Tigers are back in action at home in Ron Herrin Gym next Tuesday night against Salem
the Lady Tiger fresh/soph team travels to Flora tomorrow for a tournament in Conley Gym

 

(NEWTON) in High School Volleyball last night – Newton took two of three on the road at Albion
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match at Edwards County in two very close sets, 25-22 and 26-24
* top players were Grace Hartrich, Mallory Bergbower, Taylor Smith, Abby Frohning, & Kaitlyn Cohorst
Newton won the junior varsity match in two sets, but lost the freshman match in two
the Lady Eagles are back on the court next Tuesday when they travel to Charleston

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Cross Country – Newton won the 7 team meet at Sam Parr State Park
other teams from Altamont, Cowden-Herrick, Hutsonville-Palestine, Casey-Westfield, and North Clay
Newton’s top runners were Michael Koebele (3rd), Collin Harris (4th), and Victor Sandschafer (5th)
the Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow at the Olney Invitational

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Cross Country – Newton won the 6 team meet at Sam Parr State Park
Newton’s top runner were Veronica Ochs (6th), Alexis Bell (9th), and Caroline Short (10th)
the Lady Eagles are back in action a week from tomorrow at the Olney Invitational

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Golf earlier this week – Olney lost a dual match on the road
the Tigers lost at Lawrenceville, 172 to 184
* the Match Medalist was Lawrenceville’s Landen Ray with a low round of 40
* Olney’s top golfers were Luke Shan and Randy Goodman, each shooting a 43
* Coen McDowell shot a 47 while Ryan Tolliver had a 51
the 3-12 Tigers are back on the links next Monday at Charleston

 

(OLNEY) in other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
in Baseball
* Teutopolis beat Dieterich, 6-0
in Volleyball
* South Central beat Clay City in varsity and junior action, both in two sets

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Tennis – Olney travels north for tournament action
the Lady Tigers are among eight teams at the Mattoon Invitational on Saturday

 

(OLNEY) in High School Cross Country – the Olney runners are in action tomorrow
the Tigers and Lady Tigers will take part in the Peoria Invitational, among many other teams, on Saturday

 

(OLNEY) in Junior Football League action – the Olney teams will host Flora tomorrow
* it’s 3rd/4th grade action Saturday afternoon at 3:30
* the 5th/6th grade game is at around 5:00 on Saturday
* with the 7th/8th grade game to follow at around 7:00 tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON) in High School Football, it’s back to Friday night lights this evening
here’s the matchups for tonight in the Little Illini Conference
* Newton at Lawrenceville
* Robinson at Marshall
* Flora at Casey-Westfield
* Paris at Red Hill
the lone non-conference game involving the other LIC team
* the Olney Tigers travel to Monticello

 


                                   LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON) the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY) the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com or at www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY) the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic is tomorrow in the Olney City Park : the Richland County Challenge Ride starts at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25 : the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 : then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00 : the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15 : and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category : registration forms and more information is available online at www.olneychamber.com

 

(OLNEY) join us for our next Coach’s Corner Show tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tiger Soccer Coach Kady Stallard, and Olney Lady Tiger Tennis Coach Drew Muston – plus Josh Brown in the host chair – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03, our Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

(OLNEY) our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic is this afternoon at the Richland Country Club, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – show up and take part

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at 7:15 : it’s Newton Eagle football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00 : it’s Olney Tiger football tonight on Freedom 92.9 with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00 : and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 8, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals lost a tough one run game to the Pirates in Pittsburgh, 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the White Sox, Brewers, Indians, and Twins
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Cubs, Royals, Reds, Tigers, Astros, Braves, and Rangers
the Cardinals return home to start seven game home stand tonight against the Brewers and Cubs
it’s the first of a four game weekend series tonight against Milwaukee in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Golf yesterday at the Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club
Charleston won the seven team event by beating second place Effingham, 160 to 182
Mattoon was third at 191, followed by Salem (213), Robinson (240), Oblong (256), and Paris (269)
* Charleston’s Lauren Chappel set a Tournament Record with her 3 under par round of  32
* Mattoon’s Kira Wolf was six strokes back at 38 finishing in second place
* Charleston’s Haley Walker, Ally O’Dell, and Aislinn Parrish rounded out the top five golfers
* Oblong’s top two golfers were Katelyn Leggitt (50) and Nyah Laino (51)
* Olney’s golfers were Madeline McKinney (55) and Abigail Nealis (64)

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country yesterday – Olney won a six team meet at Robinson
the Cubs beat out second place Robinson, 21 to 51 while Olney St. Joe finished third with 75 points
Marshall was fourth with 122 points, followed by Allendale (200) and Paris Mayo (205)
Olney’s varsity team had seven of the top ten runners in the 2 mile race
* Gavin Kirby won, finishing first overall, followed by Barak Berger in 3rd and Brooks Julian in 4th
* Garrett Wright was 6th, Colin Gilreath was 7th, Drew Blank was 8th, and Jarrett Fuson was 9th
Olney’s top junior varsity runners in the 1.3 mile race
* Holden Hough, Cove Trout, Isaac Page, and Alex Nealis
the Cubs are back on the course tomorrow at Fairfield

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday – Olney won a six team meet at Robinson
the Lady Cubs beat out St. Joe / Olney, 36 to 94 – Allendale finished third with 101 points
the other three teams with no scores were Robinson, Marshall, and Paris Mayo
Olney’s varsity team had four top ten runners in the 2 mile race
* Hope Laughlin finished in 4th place, followed in 5th place by Allison Harness just 8 seconds back
* the Greenwood twins finished one second apart – Kristen was 7th and Carly was 8th
Olney’s top junior varsity runners in the 1.3 mile race
* Bree Holdren, Maddie Whittler, Paige Givens, and Emma Spillman
the Lady Cubs are back on the course tomorrow at Fairfield

 

(OLNEY / NEWTON)  in other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
in Girls Tennis
* Flora beat Mt. Vernon, 8-1

 

(NEWTON) in High School Football last Friday night – Newton won their second straight game
it was the Eagles first Little Illini Conference win by beating Casey-Westfield, 49-6
* Newton jumped out to a 21-0 lead after the first quarter, then expanded the lead at half time, 42-6
* the Eagles added 7 points in the third quarter, with no points scored in the fourth quarter
Newton had 413 total yards, 366 yards by rushing and 47 by passing
Newton’s defense held the visiting Warriors to 131 total yards, 84 by ground, 47 by air
the Eagles scored seven touchdowns, five by rushing, one by passing, and one by a punt return
* a 1st Quarter Nate Meinhart 65 yard punt return with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 1st Quarter Mitch Bierman 32 yard rush with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 1st Quarter Mitch Bierman 3 yard rush with another Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 2nd Quarter Mitch Bierman 1 yard rush with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 2nd Quarter Mitch Bierman 6 yard rush with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 2nd Quarter Mitch Bierman 1 yard rush with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 3rd Quarter Tim Weber to Joe Stone 24 yard pass with another Ben Carr extra point kick
Newton ran for 366 yards on a total of 38 carries
* Mitch Bierman ran for 289 yards on 21 carries with 5 touchdowns
* Tim Weber carried the ball 4 times for 29 yards
* Connor Bierman ran for 24 yards on 4 carries
* Connor Brown carried the ball 4 times for 18 yards
the Eagles passed for 47 yards with 4 passes completed out of  8 attempts by Tim Weber
* Joe Stone caught 2 passes for 28 yards and one touchdown
* Mitch Jansen caught the other 2 passes for 19 yards
also, offensively for Newton
* kicker Ben Carr was seven for seven with extra point kicks for a total seven points scored
Newton’s defense had 39 total combined tackles
* Colton Angel had 4 combined tackles – 1 solo and 3 assisted
* Bryce Hance had 3 combined tackles – 2 solos and 1 assisted, plus one of Newton’s two sacks
* Dawson Phillips had 3 combined tackles – 2 solos and 1 assisted
* Teddy Frichtl had 2 combined tackles – 2 solos, plus the other Newton sack
* Keith King, Alex Ford, Mitch Bierman, Wyatt Emmerich, Kendall Flowers, Matt Galbraith – 2 solos each
* also defensively – Tim Weber had 2 interceptions and Nate Meinhart had 1 interception
* Connor Brown had a fumble recovery for Newton
Newton improves to 2-0 on the year, now 1-0 in the Little Illini Conference
the Eagles are back in LIC action tomorrow night (Friday) as they travel to Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football from Friday night – Olney won its second LIC game in a row
the Tigers held to win another close one over Red Hill, 23-20 at RCHS
* Olney jumped out to an early 7-0 lead 7-0 one quarter
* visiting Red Hill outscored the Tigers 7-6 in the second quarter
* the Salukis scored the only points in the third quarter with a touchdown and extra point kick
* then Olney outscored Red Hill in the fourth quarter, 10-6 to seal the three point victory
Olney had 271 total yards, 184 by passing and 87 by rushing
Red Hill had 353 total yards, 159 by ground and 194 by air
the Tigers scored three touchdowns, two by passing and one by rushing, plus a field goal
* a 1st Quarter Dalton Mitchell to Trevor Dobbs 48 yard pass with a Connor Zuber extra point kick
* a 2nd Quarter Dalton Mitchell to Gage Miller 14 yard pass
* a 4th Quarter Gage Miller 34 yard field goal
* a 4th Quarter Peyton Blanton 31 yard run with a Gage Miller extra point kick
Olney ran for 87 yards on 21 carries
* Peyton Blanton ran for 36 yards on 5 carries with 1 touchdown
* Gage Miller carried the ball only once for a 21 yard gain
* Dalton Mitchell ran for 20 yards on 11 carries
* Luke Lambird carried the ball twice for 7 yards
Olney’s Dalton Mitchell passed for 184 yards with 14 completions out of 23 attempts
* Trevor Dobbs caught 4 passes for 95 yards and 1 touchdown
* Gage Miller caught 6 passes for 47 yards and 1 touchdown
* Luke Lambird caught 3 passes for 43 yards
Olney’s defense had 101 combined total tackles
* Luke Lambird had 12 combined tackles – 8 solos and 4 assisted
* Jake Greifzu had 11 combined tackles – 8 solos and 3 assisted
* Tristen Morris had 11 combined tackles – 7 solos and 4 assisted
* Gunnar Michels had 11 combined tackles – 5 solos and 6 assisted
* Chris Jackson had 9 combined tackles – 5 solos and 4 assisted
* Trevor Dobbs and Dalton Mitchell had 8 combined tackles each
also defensively for the Olney Tigers
* there were individual sacks by Kyle Beasley, Jake Greifzu, Dylan Klingler, and Dalton Lockard
* there were forced fumbles by Sutton Dunn, Luke Lambird, and Dalton Lockard
* a fumble recovery by Tristen Morris
* a blocked punt by Chris Jackson and a punt recovery by Kaleb Foster
* an interception by Luke Lambird
Olney is now 2-0 on the year and also 2-0 in the Little Illini Conference
the Tigers are in non-conference action as they travel north to Monticello tomorrow night

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up this Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms and more information is available online at  www.olneychamber.com  or check the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page online

 

(OLNEY)  our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic is tomorrow afternoon at the Richland Country Club, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – show up and take part

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in volleyball – Newton at Edwards County & Olney at Lawrenceville  :  in boys soccer – Newton at Arthur-Lovington & Olney at Murphysboro  :  in girls tennis – Casey-Westfield at Newton & Olney at Flora  :  in cross country – Newton will host Dieterich, North Clay, Altamont, and Palestine-Hutsonville at Sam Park State Park

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and game time at 6:15  :  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

 

 

 

September 7, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals had one of the best come backs ever, beating the Pirates, 9-7
* the Midwestern teams that won were the White Sox, Royals, Brewers, Astros, and Rangers
* the Midwestern team that lost were the Cubs, Reds, Indians, Twins, Tigers, and Braves
the Cardinals will wrap up their series against the Pirates tonight in Pittsburgh

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday at Newton
visiting Olney held on to beat the host Eagles in the varsity match, 2-1
* Olney’s goals were scored by Trey Nosek and Josiah Burckhartt
* the assists came from Josiah Burckhartt and Kye Stallard
* Tiger goalie Isaac Pampe played well with three saves
* also great defense by Dylan Sessengood and Weston DeShon
the Soccer Tigers are back in action tomorrow, traveling to Murphysboro

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday at Newton
the Eagles fell just short in the one goal loss to Olney, 2-1
* Newton’s lone goal was scored by Cole Farley, one of nine total Newton shots on goal
* Eagles’ goalie Gavin Fehrenbacher had six keeper saves
the Soccer Eagles are back in action tomorrow on the road at Arthur-Lovington

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday at Robinson
Olney finished in a close second place just two points back of host Robinson, 37 to 39
Cumberland was third with 70 points, while Paris finished fourth with 84 points
the Tigers had five top fifteen runners on the 2.96 mile course
* Olney’s Michael DeMeyer won the race finishing first overall
* Nathan DeMeyer finished in 4th place, followed by Owen Powell in 8th place
* Tyler Hughes was 12th for Olney, while Caleb Thomas was 15th
the 9-2 Tigers are back in action this Saturday at the Peoria Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday at Robinson
Olney finished in second place behind the top runners from Paris, 28 to 40
Cumberland was third with 66 points, while Robinson ended up in fourth place
the Lady Tigers had four top fifteen runners on the 2.96 mile course
* Olney’s Cameron Hough won the girls race, finishing first overall
* Haven Doll was 5th, Tristen Payne was 8th, and Abby Rauch was 14th
the 2-4 Lady Tigers are back in action this Saturday at the Peoria Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney won two out of three on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match at Charleston in two sets, 25-17 and 25-23
* Olney’s categorical leaders were Addie Hemrich, Faith Stallard, and Cheyla Lamb
* other top players on the night were Lauren Eagleson, Kyleigh Hemrich, and Paige Ginder
Olney won the junior varsity match in three sets – Charleston won the fresh/soph match in two sets
the 5-3 Lady Tigers are back in action for their first LIC action of the year at Lawrenceville tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday at Salem
Olney lost the dual match to the host Wildcats, 204 to 159
* Salem’s Max Phillips was the Match Medalist with a 2 under par 34
* Olney’s top scores came from Luke Shan and Logan Muston, each with a 50
* Coen McDowell and Randy Goodman each shot a round of 52
at 3-12, the Olney Tigers are back on the links today at Lawrenceville
the Olney Girls Invitational is today at 3:00 at the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY / NEWTON)  in other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
in Baseball
* Teutopolis beat Wayne City, 17-0 in five innings
* Dieterich beat North Clay / Louisville, 4-3
in Boys Golf
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Oblong, 174 to 185
in Girls Tennis
* Robinson beat Paris, 6-3
in Varsity Volleyball
* Clay City beat Red Hill in two sets, 25-11 and 25-11

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Newton Jasper County lost a tough one
the Junior Lady Eagles lost a slim one run game to Effingham, 9-8
* at the plate for Jasper County – Payton Kinder had 3 hits and 2 runs scored
* Ava Kessler also had 3 hits and 2 runs scored
the Jasper County girls finish the regular season with 11 wins and 7 losses
the Junior Lady Eagles are in IESA Regional action on Saturday at Teutopolis

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is now $35 – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up this Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms and more information is available online at  www.olneychamber.com  or check the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page online

 

(OLNEY)  our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic is this coming Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  you can get out and help support the Olney Junior Football League today thru tonight at Monical’s Pizza – fill out a fundraising flyer and present it while ordering & a portion of the meal receipt will be donated to the Olney JFL – that’s at Monical’s Pizza today thru tonight – stop by and help them out

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys golf – Olney at Lawrenceville  :  in girls golf – the Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:10 and game time at 6:05  :  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

 

 

 

September 6, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals beat the Pirates, 12-6
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, Royals, Tigers, and Astros
* the Midwestern team that lost were the White Sox, Brewers, Reds, Indians, Twins, and Rangers
the Cardinals continue action in Pittsburgh against the Pirates tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball at Saturday’s Casey-Westfield Classic
Olney finished in sixth place among the twelve teams that took part
the Lady Tigers ended pool play at 1-2, but finished the tournament at 2-3 on the day
* Olney lost to Teutopolis in three sets, 23-25, 25-19, and 11-15
* the Lady Tigers then beat Fairfield in two sets, 25-16 and 25-11
* Olney then lost to Mt. Zion in two close sets, 22-25 and 21-25
in the best of pool play round, Olney avenged the earlier loss by beating T-town in two, 25-17 and 25-17
but the Lady Tigers lost the 5th place match, falling to Hartsburg-Emden in two close sets, 22-25 and 23-25
* congratulations to Olney’s Faith Stallard for being named to the All Tournament Team
Olney’s categorical leaders included
* Faith Stallard, Addie Hemrich, Cheyla Lamb, and Haley Rhoads
* other top players included Paige Ginder, Lexanna Kocher, Lauren Eagleson, and Molly Walker
now at 4-3 on the year, the Lady Tigers are back in action tonight, traveling to Baker Gym up in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League action from this past Saturday in Olney
the Junior Tiger teams hosted teams from Red Hill in Lawrence County
* the Olney 3rd/4th graders beat Red Hill, 8-0
* the Olney 5th/6th graders beat Red Hill, 40-0
* the Olney 7th/8th graders lost a tough one to Red Hill, 14-6
the Olney JFL teams are back in action this Saturday as they’ll host three teams from Flora
it will be 3rd/4th grade action at 3:30, followed by the older teams at around 5:00 and 7:00

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton American Legion Post 20 Senior and Junior Legion Baseball teams will have a fundraising pork burger sale on Saturday, September 17th, with serving from 10:30 to 1:00, at the Legion Post in Newton – all proceeds go to help the costs of fielding the next Legion Baseball teams in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  the East Orchard Christian Academy will host its 3rd annual Fall Color Run on Saturday, September 17th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center circle drive – the entry fee is $30 if signup is by today, this September 6th, plus t-shirts go to those that register by today – the entry fee increases to $35 tomorrow and thereafter – runners under the age of 12 must have an adult to run with – race day registration is at 7:30 Saturday morning, with race time at 8:30 – runners can register online at www.Eventbrite.com  or by going to the Academy’s website, at  www.eocaolney.org

 

(NEWTON)  the Fighting Illini and new head Coach Lovie Smith are inviting everyone to attend this Saturday night’s game at home against North Carolina – a special $49 Family Four Pack promotion is now available online at  www.fightingillini.com  – the package includes four tickets for $49, plus also included is $20 in concession vouchers – it’s a 6:30 kickoff this coming Saturday night against the Tar Heels at historic Memorial Stadium in Champaign – go online for details or for tickets at  www.fightingillini.com

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up this Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the fee is $25  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  then Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  and the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms and more information is available online at  www.olneychamber.com  or check the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page online

 

(OLNEY)  our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic is this coming Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  you can get out and help support Olney Junior Football League tomorrow thru tomorrow night at Monical’s Pizza in Olney – fill out a fundraising flyer and present it while ordering & a portion of the meal receipt will be donated to the Olney JFL – that’s at Monical’s Pizza in Olney tomorrow thru tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in girls & boys cross country – Newton, Oblong, & Casey-Westfield at Teutopolis – Olney & Paris at Robinson  :  in boys golf – Olney at Salem  :  in boys soccer – Olney at Newton  :  in volleyball – Olney at Charleston  :  in freshman-sophomore football – Red Hill at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:10 and game time at 6:05  :  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