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August 12, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night in limited action
the Cardinals lost to the Cubs on a close called ball four in the 11th inning, 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Royals, Brewers, Pirates, Indians, and Astros
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the White Sox, Twins, and Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that were idle on Thursday were the Reds and Tigers
the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon with game two of four in Chicago against the Cubs

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament ended last night in Fort Wayne, Indiana
it was the Midland, Michigan team coming away with the championship, slipping by North Dakota, 6-5
Michigan advanced to the title game by beating the Bedford, Indiana All Stars earlier yesterday, 15-5
North Dakota advanced by defeating Iowa, 7-1
it’s the third trip in a row for the Michigan team to the Central Region Tournament
they’ll now advance to the Junior League World Series to be held in Taylor, Michigan

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from last weekend
the Southern Illinois All Star Swim Meet was held in Millstadt
the competition involved the top swimmers from six different Swim Conferences
this included conferences from Southern and Central Illinois and Southwestern Indiana
* the Central Illinois Swim Conference won the event with 307 points
* the Illiana Swim Conference, including the Olney Tigersharks, were 2nd with 250 points
* the Shawnee Swim Conference was 3rd with 200.5 points
* the Midwest Swim Conference was 4th with 145.5 points
* the Southern Illinois Swim League was 5th with 139 points
* and the Sugar Creek Valley Swim Conference was 6th
among the six High Point Winners for the Illiana Conference were two from Olney
* Owen Powell – first in the boys 15-18 year old category
* Noah Church – 2nd in the boys 13-14 year old category
the other top swimmers for the Olney Tigersharks are as follows
* Kayla Page in girls 15-18
* Carolyn Powell, Kaylei Eubank, and Emma Gulovsen in girls 13-14
* Isaac Page and Kyan Nosek in boys 11-12
* Jadyn Holubek and Bree Holdren in girls 11-12
* Danielle Brown and Aubrey Lambird in girls 9-10
* Reid Brown, Asher Lambird, Hadley Denton in boys 8 & under
* Ari Leslie, Carly Houchin, Blair Grove, and Brooklynn Beard in girls 8 & under
congratulations to all the Tigersharks, their coaches and family, on a great summer season

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball action yesterday – Newton Jasper County lost for the first time this fall
Jasper County fell to Casey, 7-4
* Whitney Zumbahlen took the loss giving up 8 hits and striking out 1 in five innings of work
* Zumbahlen led Jasper County at the plate with a triple and one run scored
* Jacey Parr was two for three with 2 RBI and a run scored – Olivia Flowers had two singles
now at 2-1 on the year and in conference action, Jasper County plays in the Altamont Tournament tomorrow

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday morning, August 20th, a week from tomorrow morning – with late & pre-registration at 7:00 that morning, the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and $10 for the Fun Run – trophies awarded to the top spots, with the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney – call the school for more details

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney is announcing the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center, beginning next week  :  starting Monday, August 15th, it’s adult lap swim from 6:30 to 8:00 in the morning and from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon – open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 in the afternoon  : on Saturday, August 20th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00  :  also, the same on Sunday, August 21st, and Saturday, August 27th  :  the Aquatic Center is open then to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 on the afternoon and evening of Sunday, August 28th

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce has its 20th Annual Golf Outing today at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 – lunch ticket only is $10

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:25 and our pregame show at around 1:20  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 11, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
The Cardinals salvaged a series win over the Reds with a  3-2 win last night.
* the Midwestern teams that won yesterday were the Rangers – Cubs – Brewers - Royals
* the Midwestern teams that lost yesterday were the Indians – Pirates – Braves – White Sox – Tigers
* the Midwestern teams, the Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins game was postponed last night.
the Cardinals are back in action tonight starting a four game series in Chicago against the Cubs

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament continues today
the Little League Tournament for 13-14 year olds will be held at two sites in Fort Wayne, Indiana
the Olney Junior League baseball team, representing Illinois finished their postseason rung yesterday
*  The 13-14 year old all-stars fell to Indiana 7-0
*  Congratulations to the players, coaches and their families as they represented Illinois very well
Other quarter final action took place from Fort Wayne, Indiana yesterday:
* North Dakota eliminated Fort Wayne 12-7
* Michigan eliminated Kentucky 10-2
* Iowa eliminated Minnesota 12-6
Those four winners advance to the semi-final games today,  the Championship game will then be this evening at 4:30
the Central Region Champion advances to the Junior League World Series up in Taylor, Michigan

 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Middle School will host an athletic meeting Thursday evening, August 11th, at 6:00, in the RCMS Gym – it’s for any Middle School student who wants to participate in athletics for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year – a parent or guardian should accompany the student as required forms, schedules, and important information will be presented – the students will also meet with their respective coaches after the main presentation  :  also, a reminder that the Richland County Middle School will offer sports physicals for students entering 6th thru 8th grades on Wednesday night, August 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00, in the RCMS cafeteria – all student athletes are required to have an updated sports physical in order to take part in any tryout, practice, or sports contest  :  if any questions, call the RCMS office

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball on Freedom 92.9 as the Redbirds face off against the Cubs with a 6:10 pregame show and 7:05 first pitch from Chicago : and it’s the latest in sports all day, all night and all week long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at wvlnam.com

 

 

August 10, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals dropped a game to the Reds last night 7-4
* the Midwestern teams that won yesterday were the Rangers – Indians – Pirates – Cubs – Braves – Astros – White Sox
* the Midwestern teams that lost yesterday were the Brewers – Twins – Royals - Tigers
the Cardinals are back in action tonight as they take on the Cincinnati Reds in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament continues today
the Little League Tournament for 13-14 year olds will be held at two sites in Fort Wayne, Indiana
The tournament continued yesterday wrapping up pool play with four games played:
* Olney dropped their final pool play game to Michigan 12-2
* Kentucky over Ohio 14-4
* Minnesota over Nebraska 13-2
* Fort Wayne over Missouri 16-0
The top eight teams, four from each pool, advance into the single elimination portion of the tournament today with four games to be played in the quarter final action – in Pool A
* #1 Seed Indiana (3-0) will play the #4 Seed Olney All Stars (1-2) at 10:00
* #2 Seed Kentucky (3-0) vs. #3 Seed Michigan at 1:00
In Pool B quarter final action:
* #1 Seed North Dakota (3-0) vs. #4 Seed Fort Wayne (2-1) at 10:00
* #2 Seed Iowa (2-1) vs. #3 Seed Minnesota (2-1) at 1:00
* The winners of each quarter final action will play on Thursday in semi-final games
* the Championship game will then be that Thursday evening at 4:30 (Illinois time)
the Central Region Champion advances to the Junior League World Series up in Taylor, Michigan

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball action from this week
Jasper County opened up their season with a pair of wins
* Monday defeating Oblong 10-0
* Whitney Zumbahlen picking up the win with 7 strikeouts and only allowing 2 hits in 4 innings
* Peyton Kinder led the Jasper County squad at the plate going 2-3 with a pair of singles.
* Yesterday, Jasper County improved to 2-0 with a 14-4 win over Parkview
* Whitney Zumbahlen picked up the win and went 2-4 at the plate with a  single, double and scoring 3 runs
* Next game for the Jasper County girls is this Thursday at Casey

 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Middle School will host an athletic meeting Thursday evening, August 11th, at 6:00, in the RCMS Gym – it’s for any Middle School student who wants to participate in athletics for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year – a parent or guardian should accompany the student as required forms, schedules, and important information will be presented – the students will also meet with their respective coaches after the main presentation  :  also, a reminder that the Richland County Middle School will offer sports physicals for students entering 6th thru 8th grades on Wednesday night, August 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00, in the RCMS cafeteria – all student athletes are required to have an updated sports physical in order to take part in any tryout, practice, or sports contest  :  if any questions, call the RCMS office

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Junior League Central Region Tournament action as Olney faces off with Indiana on Freedom 92.9 with a 10:00 game time – it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball following that on Freedom 92.9 with a 5:20 dugout show and first pitch around 6:15 – and it’s the latest in sports all day, all night and all week long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at wvlnam.com

 

 

August 9, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals won in dramatic fashion last night over the Reds with a 5-4 walk off win.
* the Midwestern teams that won yesterday were the Braves – Twins – Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost yesterday were the Brewers – Astros - Tigers
the Cardinals are back in action tonight as they take on the Cincinnati Reds in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament continues today
the Little League Tournament for 13-14 year olds will be held at two sites in Fort Wayne, Indiana
The tournament continued yesterday with six games played.
* The Illinois team from Olney lost its first game of the tournament to Kentucky 10-5
* The Olney All Stars were outhit 17-8 and drop to 1-1 in pool play.
* Olney will play Michigan today, who is also 1-1 in pool play, in their third and final pool play game today
* The Illinois representatives have already placed in the top four in their pool and will advance to quarter final action on Wednesday
Other Scores from the tournament yesterday:
* Michigan over Wisconsin 26-0
* Iowa over Missouri 14-4
* North Dakota over Minnesota 9-1
* Indiana over Ohio 11-0
* Host Fort Wayne over Nebraska 16-1
The top eight teams, four from each pool, advance into the single elimination portion of the tournament
* there will be quarter-final games on Wednesday and semi-final games on Thursday
* the Championship game will then be that Thursday evening at 4:30 (Illinois time)
the Central Region Champion advances to the Junior League World Series up in Taylor, Michigan

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Middle School will host an athletic meeting next Thursday evening, August 11th, at 6:00, in the RCMS Gym – it’s for any Middle School student who wants to participate in athletics for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year – a parent or guardian should accompany the student as required forms, schedules, and important information will be presented – the students will also meet with their respective coaches after the main presentation  :  also, a reminder that the Richland County Middle School will offer sports physicals for students entering 6th thru 8th grades on Wednesday night, August 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00, in the RCMS cafeteria – all student athletes are required to have an updated sports physical in order to take part in any tryout, practice, or sports contest  :  if any questions, call the RCMS office

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s a double header of baseball starting with Junior League Central Region Tournament action as Olney faces off with Michigan on Freedom 92.9 with a 4:00 game time – it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball following that on Freedom 92.9 with a 6:20 dugout show and first pitch around 7:15 – and it’s the latest in sports all day, all night and all week long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 8, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals dropped both games Saturday and Sunday to the Braves, 13-5 and 6-3.
* the Midwestern teams that won both games over the weekend were the Cubs – Rangers - Royals
* the Midwestern teams that split the weekend games were the Indians – Twins – Reds – Pirates – White Sox – Tigers – Brewers
* the Midwestern teams that lost both weekend games were the Astros
the Cardinals are back in action tonight as they take on the Cincinnati Reds

 

(OLNEY)  the Junior League Baseball Central Region Tournament continues today
the Little League Tournament for 13-14 year olds will be held at two sites in Fort Wayne, Indiana
The results from the four pool play games on Saturday:
*  Kentucky over Wisconsin 15-2
*  Indiana over Michigan 11-1
*  Iowa over Nebraska 35-1
*  North Dakota over Missouri 19-0
Sunday was the first day for the Olney 13-14 year old all stars
*  Olney won it’s opening game of the tournament on Sunday over Ohio 16-10
*  The Olney squad representing Illinois scored their 16 runs on 11 hits and will be back on the field today.
Other scores from Sunday:
*  Indiana over Wisconsin 16-0
*  Minnesota over the host Fort Wayne 14-0
*  North Dakota over Iowa 4-2
The tournament continues with six games today:
*  10:00 games – Michigan vs. Wisconsin and Missouri vs. Iowa
*  1:00 games – Olney vs. Kentucky (can be heard on Freedom 92.9) and Minnesota vs. North Dakota
*  4:00 games – Ohio vs. Indiana and Fort Wayne vs. Nebraska
The Tournament Pool Play will continue Tuesday.  The top eight teams, four from each pool, advance into the single elimination portion of the tournament
* there will be quarter-final games on Wednesday and semi-final games on Thursday
* the Championship game will then be that Thursday evening at 4:30 (Illinois time)
the Central Region Champion advances to the Junior League World Series up in Taylor, Michigan

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Middle School will host an athletic meeting next Thursday evening, August 11th, at 6:00, in the RCMS Gym – it’s for any Middle School student who wants to participate in athletics for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year – a parent or guardian should accompany the student as required forms, schedules, and important information will be presented – the students will also meet with their respective coaches after the main presentation  :  also, a reminder that the Richland County Middle School will offer sports physicals for students entering 6th thru 8th grades on Wednesday night, August 17th, from 6:00 to 8:00, in the RCMS cafeteria – all student athletes are required to have an updated sports physical in order to take part in any tryout, practice, or sports contest  :  if any questions, call the RCMS office

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s a double header of baseball starting with Junior League Central Region Tournament action as Olney faces off with Kentucky on Freedom 92.9 with a 1:00 game time – it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball following that on Freedom 92.9 with a 6:20 dugout show and first pitch around 7:15 – and it’s the latest in sports all day, all night and all week long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM/740 AM WVLN in Olney – plus online at wvlnam.com