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March 28, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won its home opener at Millspaugh Field
*  the Tigers beat Noble/Clay City, 13-0 in five innings – Olney outhit the Wildcats, 12 to 2
    *  Payton Billington led Olney with 3 hits and 4 RBI – Tyler Zuber had 2 hits and 1 RBI
    *  Dylan Taylor was the winning pitcher, giving up no runs and only two hits
    *  the NCC hits came from Collin Klingler and Noah Wilkin
*  while Olney improves to 2&1 on the year, the Wildcats drop back to 1&4 on the year
*  the Tigers are scheduled to play a non-conference game today at Flora
*  the Wildcats return to action next Monday when they host Lawrenceville in Clay City

 

(NEWTON) in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won its season opener on the road
*  the Eagles beat Altamont, 8-2 - Newton outhit the host Indians, 11 to 6
    *  Tanner Shell was Newton’s winning pitcher, allowing one run on four hits in five innings
    *  at the plate – Caleb Chesnut had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Allen Taylor also had 2 hits
    *  Nate Meinhart had a 3 RBI hit and Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  the 1&0 Newton Eagles will return to action next Thursday when they’ll host Olney in LIC play

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won a close at home on the ERHS Field
*  the Lady Tigers held off a stubborn Mt. Vernon team for a 9-8 victory – Olney was outhit, 11 to 10
    *  Larissa Michels was Olney’s winning pitcher, allowing 2 earned runs while striking out 6
    *  Paige Ginder led the Lady Tiger offense with 2 hits and 2 RBI
    *  Keregan Coleman also had 2 hits and 2 runs scored – Bayli Spillman had 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  the 2&3 Lady Tigers are back in action Monday at Teutopolis

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a non-conference game on the road
*  the Lady Eagles beat Dieterich, 5-1 as Newton improves to 2&1 on the year
    *  Karsyn McCoy was Newton’s winning pitcher, allowing one run on three hits and seven strikeouts
    *  Brittany Fore had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Karsyn McCoy and Emily Kerner each had an RBI hit
*  the Lady Eagles begin LIC action next Thursday at home against Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in other High School Baseball and Softball yesterday
*  Baseball  :  Flora beat Dieterich, 6-0  :  Teutopolis beat Casey-Westfield, 16-0
    *  Robinson beat Charleston, 3-2 in 8 innings  :  Oblong beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 6-2
*  Softball  :  Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 9-4

 

(OLNEY)  the 36th Annual Lions Club All-Star Basketball Classic is tonight down at Rend Lake College
*  the All-Star Girls Game will start at 6:00
    *  the Gold Team has players from Benton, Pinckneyville, Waltonville, Carterville, Goreville, & Carlyle
    *  the Purple Team has players from Mt. Vernon, Herrin, Galatia, Marion, Murphysboro, and Centralia
*  the All-Star Boys Game will start at 8:00
    *  among the Gold Team players are Alec St. Pierre and Chance Madden of Olney
        *  others from Centralia, Harrisburg, Woodlawn, Eldorado, Thompsonville, and Sesser-Valier
    *  the Purple Team has players from Marion, Nashville, Mt. Vernon, Wayne City, and Hamilton County
*  a Dunk Contest will be held between games
*  souvenior t-shirts and programs will be on sale, plus concessions – admission is $5 per person
*  that’s tonight at Rend Lake College – proceeds to the Benton Lions Club for charitable programs

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Spring Training action
*  the Cardinals will play their final spring training game tonight against the Memphis Redbirds
*  the Cardinals open up their 2014 season next Monday afternoon in Cincinnati against the Reds

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Girl’s Soccer – the Olney Lady Tigers were scheduled to open their season today
*  the Lady Tiger’s road match at Mattoon against the Lady Green Wave is scheduled to start at 4:30
*  the Olney squad will have their home opening soccer match in Olney next Tuesday, April 1st

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports schedule  :  in baseball – Olney at Flora  :  in softball – Noble / Clay City at St. Elmo  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Mattoon

 


                                                       LOCAL AND AREA REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  the Clay County Speedway is preparing for its season opening weekend
*  opening night at the high bank, oval track, is tomorrow night, along Route 45, north of Flora
*  racing will include non-wing sprints, UMP modifieds, UMP B-Mods, Pure Stocks, and Hornets
*  gates will open at 4:30, a driver’s meeting at 6:30 followed by Hot Laps and then racing at 7:30
*  for more information, check the speedway’s website, it’s online at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host the 2nd Annual DodgeBall Tournament this coming Saturday evening at 5:30 – admission is at only $2 per person with plenty of concessions available – all proceeds go towards the Newton Elementary Mentoring & Leadership / PBIS Programs – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will host a fundraising “pancake and sausage” breakfast tomorrow morning at Pitas n’ More Restaurant, inside the Eagles’ Lodge, on North Fair Street in Olney, with serving from 7:00 to 10:00 – the $3.50 tickets will be available at the door and all the money raised will be used for various athletic community events in Richland County for Richland County residents – Saturday morning is also the signup date for those interested in the new Richland County Women’s Volleyball League – that’s from 7:00 to 10:00 tomorrow morning – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals spring training baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show time at 6:25  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

March 27, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Spring Training action yesterday
*  the Cardinals won their final game to be played in Florida, beating Washington, 3-2
*  the Cardinals will play their final spring training game tomorrow night against Memphis
*  the Redbirds open up their 2014 season next Monday afternoon against the Reds in Cincinnati

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC split a pair of non-conference games at home
*  the Lady Knights lost the first game to Danville Area College, 6-1
*  but the OCC Ladies came back to win game two, 11-3 in six innings
*  the Lady Knights are now 19&7 on the year, still 3&5 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  the OCC Ladies have already cancelled their GRAC doubleheader at home this afternoon
*  the Lady Knights are back in conference action Saturday at Southwestern Illinois

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough one run game at home
*  the Lady Tigers fell to Effingham St. Anthony, 6-5 as Olney was outhit, 10 to 5
    *  Paige Ginder led Olney with 2 hits and 1 run scored
    *  Bayli Spillman had 1 hit and 1 RBI – Jansen Yonaka and KJ Royse had the other 2 hits
*  the Lady Tigers are back in action at home today when they host Mt. Vernon at ERHS

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a shortened game on the road
*  the Lady Wildcats beat Grayville, 13-1 in five innings
    *  Darcie Hawkins threw 2 innings for the win, allowing no hits and striking out 4
    *  NCC’s Macy Hance was on base four times with 2 hits and 2 runs scored
    *  Dani Hawkins also had 2 hits with 2 runs batted in
*  Noble/Clay City improves to 4&2 on the year – they play tomorrow up at St. Elmo

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a non-MTC game on the road
*  the Wildcats beat Grayville, 14-4 as they outhit the host Bison, 10 to 8 in seven innings
    *  NCC’s Mason Armstrong was the winning pitcher in six innings of work
    *  the Wildcat’s top hitter was John Ausbrook with 4 hits and 4 RBI
    *  also for NCC, Aaron Beck had 2 hits, 2 runs scored, and 1 RBI
*  now at 1&3 on the year, the Wildcats are back in action today at Olney against the Tigers

 

(NEWTON)  in one other High School Baseball score yesterday
*  Lawrenceville beat Oblong, 11-5

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Girl’s Soccer – the Olney Lady Tigers have had their season opener cancelled
*  the Lady Tiger's road match at Mattoon against the Lady Green Wave is postponed to tomorrow
*  the Olney squad will have their home opening soccer match in Olney next Tuesday, April 1st

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball – the Newton Eagles open up their season on the road
*  the Eagles are on the road to Altamont for their season opener against the Indians
*  the Newton JV squad will be at home to host the Charleston JV tomorrow afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports schedule  :  in softball – Newton at Dieterich – Mt. Vernon at Olney  :  in baseball – Newton at Altamont – Noble/Clay City at Olney

 

(OLNEY)  for sports cancellations, check the list on our weather page and scroll down

 


                                                       LOCAL AND AREA REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  the Clay County Speedway is preparing for its season opening weekend
*  opening night at the high bank, oval track, is this Saturday night, along Route 45, north of Flora
*  racing will include non-wing sprints, UMP modifieds, UMP B-Mods, Pure Stocks, and Hornets
*  gates will open at 4:30, a driver’s meeting at 6:30 followed by Hot Laps and then racing at 7:30
*  for more information, check the speedway’s website, it’s online at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host the 2nd Annual DodgeBall Tournament this coming Saturday evening at 5:30 – admission is at only $2 per person with plenty of concessions available – all proceeds go towards the Newton Elementary Mentoring & Leadership / PBIS Programs - all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will host a fundraising “pancake and sausage” breakfast this Saturday morning at Pitas n’ More Restaurant, inside the Eagles’ Lodge, on North Fair Street in Olney, with serving from 7:00 to 10:00 – the $3.50 tickets will be available at the door and all the money raised will be used for various athletic community events in Richland County for Richland County residents – Saturday morning is also the signup date for those interested in the new Richland County Women’s Volleyball League – that’s from 7:00 to 10:00 Saturday morning – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger and Noble/Clay City Wildcat baseball this afternoon at 4:15 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, the rest of the day and night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

March 26, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  with yesterday’s weather conditions, most all outdoors sporting events were cancelled
*  therefore, no scores or results to report today

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA 8th Grade Volleyball State Tournaments ended last night
*  there was a couple of downstate team involved
Class 3A @ Tolono  :  Robinson Nuttall won the third place match in three games over Beecher Jr High
    *  the Junior Lady Raiders finish the season with a 23&2 record and third place in 3A State
Class 2A @ Auburn  :  Oakland Lake Crest lost in the championship match to Bloomington Holy Trinity
    *  the Junior Lady Titans finish the season with a 23&2 record and second place in 2A State

 

(NEWTON)  in Girl’s High School Track at the recent Indoor Invitational in Charleston
*  Newton finished among the top teams in Class A – 13 Lady Eagles placed in the top 20 of their events
    *  McKendra Barthelme won the 55 meter hurdles
    *  Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, & Hannah Litzelman won the 800 meter relay
    *  McKendra Barthelme was 2nd in the long jump
    *  Hannah Litzelman was 3rd in the 200 meter dash
    *  Litzelman, Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, & Madi Kinder finished 3rd in the1600 meter relay
    *  Reise Wyatt was 11th in the shot put
    *  Allie Kline finished 13th in the 400 meter dash
    *  Allie Kline tied for 14th in the high jump
    *  Kristen Frohning was 18th in the triple jump
    *  Kearstin Cantrell finished 18th in the shot put
    *  Lexie Davidson was 18th in the 800 meter run
    *  Michaela McClure, Madelyn Geier, Carlie Webb, & Brianne Geier were 20th in the 3200 meter relay
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the track this Friday at the Illinois Prep Indoor State Meet in Bloomington

 

(GREENUP)  the annual Boy’s Central Illinois All-Star Game is Saturday night at Cumberland High School
*  it will be seniors from the Little Illini Conference against those from the National Trail Conference
*  it begins with the three point contest at 7:00, followed by the game tip-off at around 7:30
*  the cost is at $5 per person and all spectators are welcome to attend, plus plenty of concessions
*  here’s the roster of Little Illini Conference All-Stars taking part
    *  Chance Madden, Alec St. Pierre, and Evan Eagleson, all of Olney
    *  Caleb Chesnut and Gunner Pickens, both of Newton
    *  Ethan Leib, John Casolari, and Pedro Mendoza, all of Flora
    *  Koert Mehler of Oblong  :  Landon Hoagland and Michael Akande, both of Robinson
    *  Sam Huisinga, Zack Murphy, and Brandon Wolfe, all of Casey-Westfield
*  here’s the roster of National Trail Conference All-Stars taking part
    *  Tanner Traub of Dieterich  :  Brady Barnes of Beecher City  :  Alex Allen of Windsor
    *  Neil Williams, Alex Hoelscher, and John Goeckner, all of Effingham St. Anthony
    *  Garrett Ziegler, Cole Borders, and Derek Jahraus, all of Altamont
    *  Wyatt Krikle and Jake Baker, both of Neoga 
    *  Brandon Helmuth and Jason Fry, both of Stewardson-Strasburg
    *  Levi Maxey and Jacob Behrends, both of St. Elmo / Brownstown
*  the coaches of the LIC squad is Flora’s Phil Leib, assisted by Curtis Leib
*  the coaches of the NTC squad is South Central’s Rick Simmons and Windsor’s Silas Pogue

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports schedule  :  in softball – Effingham St. Anthony at Olney – Noble/Clay City at Grayville  :  in baseball – Noble/Clay City at Grayville

 

(OLNEY)  in junior college sports today  :  the OCC Lady Knights will host Danville Area College  :  the OCC Blue Knights are on the road to Terre Haute to play Rose Hulman

 


                                                       LOCAL AND AREA REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host the 2nd Annual DodgeBall Tournament this coming Saturday evening at 5:30 – admission is at only $2 per person with plenty of concessions available – all proceeds go towards the Newton Elementary Mentoring & Leadership / PBIS Programs - all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will host a fundraising “pancake and sausage” breakfast this Saturday morning at Pitas n’ More Restaurant, inside the Eagles’ Lodge, on North Fair Street in Olney, with serving from 7:00 to 10:00 – the $3.50 tickets will be available at the door and all the money raised will be used for various athletic community events in Richland County for Richland County residents – Saturday morning is also the signup date for those interested in the new Richland County Women’s Volleyball League – that’s from 7:00 to 10:00 Saturday morning – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals spring training baseball today on CBS Sports Radio with the dugout show starting at 11:55  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, the rest of the day and night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

March 25, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball from yesterday – Olney lost on the road in Effingham
*  the Tigers lost to a tough St. Anthony squad, falling 4-2 as the Bulldogs scored 3 unearned runs
    *  Olney’s top hitter was Payton Billington with 1 hit and the only 2 RBI
*  the Tigers stranded eleven runners on base, at least six in scoring position
*  now at 1&1, Olney’s scheduled game with Lawrenceville has been cancelled for this afternoon
*  the Tigers next scheduled game will be Thursday at home against Noble/Clay City
*  it’s also been announced that today’s scheduled Lady Tiger softball game has been cancelled
    *  it will be played tomorrow at the same time against Effingham St. Anthony at ERHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Track from Saturday’s Indoor Invitational Meet in Charleston
*  the Olney Tigers finished tied for 25th among the over 30 Class AA teams taking part
    *  Olney had three top fifteen finishers among the over 500 athletes that took part
        *  Gus Lathrop was 6th in the 200 meter dash
        *  Nick Dobbs was 11th in the 800 meter run
        *  Ben Lynch tied for 12th in the pole vault
*  the Track Tigers are back in on the track next Monday at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Boy’s High School Track from Saturday’s Indoor Invitational Meet in Charleston
*  the Newton Eagles finished tied for 23rd among the over 30 Class A teams taking part
    *  Newton had two top fifteen finishers among the over 400 athletes that took part
        *  the Eagles’ 1600 meter relay team finished 2nd
        *  Newton’s 800 meter relay team finished in 6th place
*  the Track Eagles will take part in the Illinois Prep Indoor State Meet in Bloomington this Friday

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA 8th Grade Volleyball State Tournaments began Saturday at four upstate sites
*  here’s a look at how our downstate area teams did in first round and semi-final round action
Class 1A  :  Grayville was eliminated by Prairieview Ogden in a first round two game loss
    *  the Junior Bison finished the year at 17&4
Class 3A  :  Robinson Nuttall beat Riverton in a first round two game win.
    *  the Lady Raiders then lost to Pleasant Plains in a two game semi-final match
    *  Robinson Nuttall returns to Tolono tonight to play in the third place match
*  the finals in all four classes will be tonight at their respective state tournament sites

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball and Softball from yesterday
*  Baseball  :  Dieterich beat Shelbyville, 2-1
*  Softball  :  St. Elmo beat Dieterich, 6-4  :  Teutopolis beat Salem, 5-2 
    *  Effingham St. Anthony outlasted Flora in a three hour game, 32-28  (yes, softball)

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior High Volleyball – the Class L Regional was last night at the Middle School
*  while no scores were provided, we do know that Salem is the regional champion
*  Salem will advance to Saturday’s Class L State Volleyball Tournament down at Pinckneyville High

 

(OLNEY)  with the current weather conditions, mostly all outdoors sporting events have been cancelled
*  for the cancellations that have been called in to us, check our website for the current list
*  logon at www.freedom929.com and click on the snowflake, on the upper right hand corner of your screen

 


                                                       LOCAL AND AREA REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host the 2nd Annual DodgeBall Tournament on this coming Saturday evening, March 29th, starting at 5:30 – admission is at only $2 per person with plenty of concessions available – all proceeds go towards the Newton Elementary Mentoring and Leadership / PBIS Programs – with plenty of area teams signed up, spectators are welcome to the fun fundraising event

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will host a fundraising “pancake and sausage” breakfast this Saturday morning at Pitas n’ More Restaurant, inside the Eagles’ Lodge, on North Fair Street in Olney, with serving from 7:00 to 10:00 – the $3.50 tickets will be available at the door and all the money raised will be used for various athletic community events in Richland County for Richland County residents – Saturday morning is also the signup date for those interested in the new Richland County Women’s Volleyball League – that’s from 7:00 to 10:00 Saturday morning – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

March 24, 2014

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s College Basketball yesterday – Illinois had its season come to an end
*  the Fighting Illini lost to Clemson in second round NIT action, 50-49
*  Illinois ends the season with an overall record of  20 wins and 15 losses

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball Saturday – OCC split a pair of conference games at home
*  the Blue Knights won the first game over Lake Land, 10-4
    *  T.J. Decker was the winning pitcher throwing 4 innings in relief – he’s now 2&0 on the year
    *  top hitters were Jay Nam with 3 hits and 2 RBI – Tyler Ward also had 3 hits and 2 RBI
*  the Blue Knights lost the second game, falling to Lake Land, 3-2 in extra innings
    *  top hitters were Jay Nam and Cody Thornton each with 2 hits
*  the Blue Knights improve to 18&3 on the year, now 6&2 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  the Blue Knights’ single game with Rend Lake today has been cancelled and rescheduled for April 1st

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball over the weekend – OCC took three out of four games
*  the Lady Knights split two games in Great Rivers Athletic Conference action on Saturday
    *  OCC lost the first game to Kaskaskia, 9-4 but came back to win the 2nd game, 9-0 in five innings
*  then yesterday, the Lady Knights won two games in a doubleheader at home in Olney
    *  OCC beat Morthland College, 8-0 in five innings and 9-3 in game two
*  the Lady Knights are now 18&6 on the year, now 3&5 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  the OCC Ladies are scheduled to host Southeasern Illinois with a GRAC twinbill tomorrow at 2:00

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball Saturday – the Olney Tigers opened their season with a win
*  it took the Tigers less than 75 minutes to beat North Clay, 12-2 in five innings
    *  Olney’s Tyler Zuber was the winning pitcher, allowing 1 earned run on 9 hits and 1 strike out
    *  Payton Billington and Troy Houchin led Olney each with 2 hits and 2 RBI
    *  Ryan Eagleson hit a grand slam home run with 4 RBI and Evan Eagleson had a 3-run home run
*  at 1&0 on the year, the Tigers are scheduled to play St. Anthony at Effingham this afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball Saturday – Newton split two games at the Olney Tournament
*  the Lady Eagles won their first game of the year, beating Robinson, 7-3
    *  the winning pitcher was Karsyn McCoy, working 5 innings with 5 strikeouts and no walks
*  Newton lost in the championship game, falling to Charleston, 8-2
    *  Newton’s top hitter was Brittany Fore with 2 singles, 2 doubles, and 3 runs scored
    *  Emily Kerner had two hits, while Megan Probst, Maddie Stanley, and Jordan Mammoser each 1 hit
*  at 1&1 on the year, the Lady Eagles are scheduled to host Mattoon tomorrow in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball Saturday – Olney dropped two in its Olney Invitational
*  the Lady Tigers lost their first game to Charleston, 7-4
*  the Olney Ladies then lost in the third place game, falling to Robinson, 14-6
    *  Olney’s top hitter was Taylor Barrick with 4 hits, 4 RBI, and 3 runs scored
    *  KJ Royse had 2 hits and 3 RBI, plus Sarah Hill had 1 hit and 1 RBI
*  now at 1&2, the Lady Tigers are scheduled to host Effingham St. Anthony tomorrow at ERHS

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball Saturday – the annual Spring Freeze Tournament was in Noble
*  the Noble/Clay City Lady Wildcats finished 2nd in the tournament with two wins and one loss
    *  the Lady Wildcats beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 5-4 outhitting the Lady Tigers, 8 to 5
    *  Noble/Clay City then defeated Red Hill, 8-4 outhitting the Lady Salukis, 6 to 5
    *  the Lady Wildcats lost the championship game to Edwards County, 6-1
        *  NCC’s top hitter was Darcie Hawkins with 4 hits, 1 RBI, and 2 runs scored
        *  Hannah Dulaney had 3 hits and 2 RBI – Sarah Weiler had 3 doubles and 2 runs scored
        *  NCC’s winning pitchers were Darcie Hawkins and Hannah Dulaney
*  Red Hill beat Altamont in the 3rd place game
*  Hutsonville-Palestine beat Vandalia in the 5th place game
*  at 3&2, the Lady Wildcats are scheduled to play at Christ Our Rock Centralia tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in other High School Baseball and Softball from over the weekend
Baseball  :  Marshall beat Casey-Westfield, 12-5
    *  Teutopolis swept a doubleheader from Salem, winning 7-6 and 9-7
    *  Flora split two games at Carlyle – losing, 3-2 and winning, 8-1
    *  at the Webber Tournament – Edwards County beat Webber, 5-3
    *  Cisne defeated NCOE, 11-0 in six innings
    *  Carmi beat Fairfield, 13-3
Softball  :  Flora split two at Carlyle – losing, 4-3 and winning, 8-4

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boy’s Class 3A and 4A State Basketball Tournaments ended Saturday night
Class 3A Championship Game  :  Chicago Morgan Park beat Lincoln, 59-49
Class 3A Third Place Game  :  Chicago Orr beat Rockford Lutheran, 55-45
Class 4A Championship Game  :  Chicago Whitney Young beat Lisle Benet Academy, 46-44
Class 4A Third Place Game  :  Lincolnshire Stevenson beat Edwardsville, 70-63

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior High Volleyball – the Class L Regional is tonight in Olney
*  four area teams are involved in this evening’s event at the East Richland Middle School Gym
    *  Salem plays Mt. Carmel in the first semi-final match at 4:30
    *  then the Olney Lady Cubs play Flora in the second semi-final match at around 5:30
    *  the two winning teams will play for the Regional Championship match at around 7:00
*  the winner will advance to the Class L State Tournament at Pinckneyville High School Saturday

 


                                                       LOCAL AND AREA REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host the 2nd Annual DodgeBall Tournament on this coming Saturday evening, March 29th, starting at 5:30 – admission is at only $2 per person with plenty of concessions available – all proceeds go towards the Newton Elementary Mentoring and Leadership / PBIS Programs – with plenty of area teams signed up, spectators are welcome to the fun fundraising event

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Schools will have their winter sports awards program in the Junior High School Commons Area tonight, starting at 6:00 – it’s for those that participated in Junior High and High School basketball, cheerleading, and scholar bowl – all are invited – refreshments served afterwards

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN