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July 6, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals lost to the Pirates 5-2 last night.
* Midwestern teams that won were the Reds – Brewers – Indians - Twins
* Midwestern teams that lost were the Cubs – Braves – Royals – Tigers – White Sox
the Cardinals are back in action tonight with the third of four games against the Pirates in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON) the Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters were announced last night.
*  in the National League:  The Cardinals only representative was infielder Matt Carpenter.
*  Elsewhere - the Cubs led all teams with seven players selected.
* Marlins and Nationals each with four – Giants, Mets and Dodgers with three representatives
* Rockies with two selections – and Brewers, Diamondbacks, Padres, Cardinals, Phillies, Reds, Braves and Pirates each with one.
*  in the American league:  The Red Sox led all AL teams with six representatives.
*  Followed by the Orioles with five – the Royals with four.
*  The Blue Jays and Yankees each with three – The Astros, Indians and Rangers with two each.
*  The Angels, Athletics, Tigers, Mariners, Twins, White Sox and Rays each with one represantive

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball last night - Olney lost a tough game at home
Olney lost to Teutopolis, 3-1 although host Olney outhit the visitors, 9 to 5
* Luke Lambird led Olney with three hits
* Trey Puckett and Braxton Burgener had two hits apiece
Olney falls to 12-4 on the season, now 7-2 in District action
Olney is back in action next Monday night at Breese with game time at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Tigershark swim practice and Swim Lessons at Musgrove Park have been cancelled for today

 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Thunder 5th Grade Girls Basketball Traveling Team is currently selling “hog raffle” tickets with two winners to get a half hog, to cut their way, from Hartrich’s Meats in Ste. Marie – there’s only 500 tickets to be sold at $5 each with the drawing to be held August 1st or when all tickets are sold – need not be present to win – proceeds to help pay tournament costs – get tickets from any O-Town Thunder team member – also for more information or tickets, call Jonathon at  618-839-6956

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association is looking for teams and players  :  teams are needed for the coed slow pitch 2016 season with games on Friday nights, beginning August 5th – it’s for those age 15 and older  :  teams & players are also needed for the women’s fast pitch 2016 season with games played on Sundays, starting August 7th – for those entering high school and older  :  the deadline for entry for both leagues is Saturday, July 16th  :  call Julie at  618-204-1958  or check the RCAA Facebook page online

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Lady Wolves Volleyball team has a fundraising breakfast and raffle drawing coming up this Saturday morning, July 9th, from 7:00 to 11:00, at the Clay City Community Building – gun raffle tickets will be on sale that morning – all proceeds will go to help purchase uniforms and equipment

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at around 7:15  :  and it’s latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 5, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday and last night
the Cardinals lost to the Pirates at Busch Stadium, 4-2
* Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, White Sox, Brewers, Indians, and Astros
* Midwestern teams that lost were the Royals, Reds, Twins, Tigers, Braves, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in action tonight with the second of four against the Pirates in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  in Senior Legion Baseball from last Friday night – Newton split two games on the road
Newton Post 20 lost the first game at Robinson, 11-4
* Nate Meinhart had an RBI double and Charlie Thoele had an RBI single
* Luke Geier had two singles and John Grunloh added a triple
* Luke Geier took the tough loss on the mound
Newton then won the second game over Robinson, 16-2
* John Grunloh had two doubles, a single, four RBI – Tim Weber had two singles, a double, three RBI
* Mitch Bierman tripled, doubled, and singled with three RBI – Brock Mammoser had a two run homer
* Nate Meinhart had two hits & two RBI – Joe Stone, Charlie Thoele, & Mitch Jansen each with an RBI hit
Newton Post 20 is now 10-7 on the season and now 4-4 in district action
Newton is scheduled to play a single nine inning game tonight at Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball from Saturday – Olney won two games
Olney won the first game over Newton, 5-1
* Dylan Hires was the winning pitcher with a complete game victory
* Hires also led the team at the plate with two hits
Olney took game two over Newton, 14-4
* Mason Kocher was the winning pitcher
* Kocher also led the team at the plate with two hits
now at 12-3 overall, 7-1 in District action, Olney will host Teutopolis this evening at 5:00

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Little League post-season tournaments get started thi week
the 10 Year Old District One Baseball Tournament begins this week in Mt. Carmel
* the winning team will advance to the 10U Sub-State Tournament in Flora
the 11 Year Old District One Baseball Tournament starts this week in Flora
* the winning team will advance to the 11U Sub-State Tournament in Olney
the 12 Year Old Softball Sub-State Tournament begins this Friday, July 8th, in Effingham
* the winning team will advance to the 12U State Tournament in Peru, Illinois
the 12 Year Old District One Baseball Tournament starts next weekend in Salem
* the winning team will advance to the 12U Sub-State Tournament in Beardstown
the 14 Year Old Section Baseball Tournament begins and ends on Friday, July 22nd
* Olney will host the Brown County District winner at Bill Millspaugh Field
* the winner advances to the 14 Year Old State Tournament in South Holland on July 24th
the best of luck to all the teams in their respective tournaments in the days ahead

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Thunder 5th Grade Girls Basketball Traveling Team is currently selling “hog raffle” tickets with two winners to get a half hog, to cut their way, from Hartrich’s Meats in Ste. Marie – there’s only 500 tickets to be sold at $5 each with the drawing to be held August 1st or when all tickets are sold – need not be present to win – proceeds to help pay tournament costs – get tickets from any O-Town Thunder team member – also for more information or tickets, call Jonathon at  618-839-6956

 

(OLNEY)  tri-state golfers are invited to the annual Petroleum Club of Olney’s Golf Outing set for Thursday, July 21st, nearly two weeks away – the 18 hole golf tournament is a four person scramble event with a shotgun start and tee times at either 8:00 or 1:00 – it’s $70 per person – various prizes and plenty of food thru the day and night  :  also, that Thursday is the Petroleum Club’s annual Picnic with plenty of food and fun all day and night – $50 tickets are on sale with a $20,000 grand prize, five $1,000 prizes, plus more – get tickets at the door – call the Petroleum Club in Olney for more information, at  618-392-2541

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association is looking for teams and players  :  teams are needed for the coed slow pitch 2016 season with games on Friday nights, beginning August 5th – it’s for those age 15 and older  :  teams & players are also needed for the women’s fast pitch 2016 season with games played on Sundays, starting August 7th – for those entering high school and older  :  the deadline for entry for both leagues is Saturday, July 16th  :  call Julie at  618-204-1958  or check the RCAA Facebook page online

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Lady Wolves Volleyball team has a fundraising breakfast and raffle drawing coming up this Saturday morning, July 9th, from 7:00 to 11:00, at the Clay City Community Building – gun raffle tickets will be on sale that morning – all proceeds will go to help purchase uniforms and equipment

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Men’s Basketball program will host two camps for area youth  :  a Team Camp is this coming Friday & Saturday, July 8th & 9th – the cost is $225 per team or $400 for two teams – the fee is $125 per team for only one day  :  an Individual Summer Camp is for area youth ages 7 to 14 and is next Monday thru Wednesday, July 11th thru 13th – the cost is at $75 per camper and $50 for additional siblings  :  for details or to sign up, call Coach Luke Stuckey at LTC 

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at around 7:15  :  and it’s latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 4, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, on Saturday and Sunday
the Cardinals took two from the Brewers, winning Saturday, 3-0 and winning yesterday, 9-8
* Midwestern teams that won two were the White Sox, Pirates, Tigers, and Twins
* Midwestern teams that split two were the Royals, Reds, and Braves
* Midwestern teams that lost two were the Cubs, Indians, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in action today with the first of four against the Pirates in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball from Saturday – Olney won two games
Olney won the first game over Newton, 5-1
* Dylan Hires was the winning pitcher with a complete game victory
* Hires also led the team at the plate with two hits
Olney took game two over Newton, 14-4
* Mason Kocher was the winning pitcher
* Kocher also led the team at the plate with two hits
now at 12-3 overall, 7-1 in District action, Olney will host Teutopolis tomorrow evening at 5:00

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  tri-state golfers are invited to the annual Petroleum Club of Olney’s Golf Outing & Picnic set for Thursday, July 21st, nearly two weeks away – the 18 hole golf tournament is a four person scramble event with a shotgun start and tee times at either 8:00 or 1:00 – it’s $70 per person – various prizes and plenty of food thru the day and night – $50 tickets are on sale with a $20,000 grand prize, five $1,000 prizes, plus more – get tickets at the door – call the Petroleum Club in Olney for more information, at  618-392-2541

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association is looking for teams and players  :  teams are needed for the coed slow pitch 2016 season with games on Friday nights, beginning August 5th – it’s for those age 15 and older  :  teams & players are also needed for the women’s fast pitch 2016 season with games played on Sundays, starting August 7th – for those entering high school and older  :  the deadline for entry for both leagues is Saturday, July 16th  :  call Julie at  618-204-1958  or check the RCAA Facebook page online

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Lady Wolves Volleyball team has a fundraising breakfast and raffle drawing coming up Saturday morning, July 9th, from 7:00 to 11:00, at the Clay City Community Building – gun raffle tickets will be on sale that morning – all proceeds will go to help purchase uniforms and equipment

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Men’s Basketball program will host two camps for area youth  :  a Team Camp is later this week, Friday & Saturday, July 8th & 9th – the cost is $225 per team or $400 for two teams – the fee is $125 per team for only one day  :  an Individual Summer Camp is for area youth ages 7 to 14 and is next Monday thru Wednesday, July 11th thru 13th – the cost is at $75 per camper and $50 for additional siblings  :  for details or to sign up, call Coach Luke Stuckey at LTC, at  618-544-5299

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:20 and game time at around 1:15  :  and it’s latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 2, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals beat the Brewers 7-1
* Midwestern teams that won were the Tigers - Pirates - Indians
* Midwestern teams that lost were the  Reds – Royals – Cubs – White Sox - Twins
the Cardinals are back in action today in game two of three this weekend against Milwaukee in St. Louis

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 20th Annual Golf Outing, set for Friday, August 12th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 – the $260 per four-person team fee includes lunch, golf cart, and 18 holes of golf, plus there’s several great prizes and a $15,000 Hole-In-One prize – lunch ticket only is $10 – for details or to sign up, contact the Chamber Office during regular hours – call 618-392-2241 or email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney FFA Alumni 15th Annual Golf Outing & Raffle is set for Friday, August 5th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is $50 per person or $200 for a team of four with all proceeds to sponsor FFA activities and scholarships at RCHS – team prizes include four St. Louis Cardinal tickets for the top three teams – plus raffle tickets are on sale for your Grand Prize choice of $5,000 cash or $5,000 towards a purchase of a 4-wheeler at Travco Motorsports in Olney or at an Alliance John Deere dealer – second place gets $250 and third place $100 – the drawing will be August 5th at the Golf Outing – need not be present to win – must be 16 years old – tickets are $10 each on sale from any FFA or FFA Alumni member – for details, call Jamie at  618-843-5488

 

(OLNEY)  tri-state golfers are invited to the annual Petroleum Club of Olney’s Golf Outing & Picnic set for Thursday, July 21st, less than three weeks away – the 18 hole golf tournament is a four person scramble event with a shotgun start and tee times at either 8:00 or 1:00 – it’s $70 per person – various prizes and plenty of food thru the day and night – $50 tickets are on sale with a $20,000 grand prize, five $1,000 prizes, plus more – get tickets at the door – call the P-Club for more information, at  618-392-2541

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association is looking for teams and players  :  teams are needed for the coed slow pitch 2016 season with games on Friday nights, beginning August 5th – it’s for those age 15 and older  :  teams & players are also needed for the women’s fast pitch 2016 season with games played on Sundays, starting August 7th – for those entering high school and older  :  the deadline for entry for both leagues is Saturday, July 16th  :  call Julie at  618-204-1958  or check the RCAA Facebook page online

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Lady Wolves Volleyball team has a fundraising breakfast and raffle drawing coming up Saturday morning, July 9th, from 7:00 to 11:00, at the Clay City Community Building – gun raffle tickets will be on sale that morning – all proceeds will go to help purchase uniforms and equipment

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Men’s Basketball program will host two camps for area youth next month  :  a Team Camp is next week, Friday & Saturday, July 8th & 9th – the cost is $225 per team or $400 for two teams – the fee is $125 per team for only one day  :  an Individual Summer Camp is for area youth ages 7 to 14 and is the following Monday thru Wednesday, July 11th thru 13th – the cost is at $75 per camper and $50 for additional siblings  :  for details or to sign up, call Coach Stuckey at  618-544-5299

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 12:20 and game time at around 1:15  :  and it’s latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 1, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, with a limited schedule
the Cardinals dropped another tough one at home, falling again to the Royals, 4-2
* Midwestern teams that won were the White Sox, Indians, Tigers, and Braves
* Midwestern teams that lost were the Cubs, Reds, Brewers, Twins, and Rangers
* those that were idle on Thursday were the Pirates and Astros
the Cardinals are back in action at home tonight, the first of three against Milwaukee in St. Louis

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 20th Annual Golf Outing, set for Friday, August 12th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 – the $260 per four-person team fee includes lunch, golf cart, and 18 holes of golf, plus there’s several great prizes and a $15,000 Hole-In-One prize – lunch ticket only is $10 – for details or to sign up, contact the Chamber Office during regular hours – call 618-392-2241 or email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney FFA Alumni 15th Annual Golf Outing & Raffle is set for Friday, August 5th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is $50 per person or $200 for a team of four with all proceeds to sponsor FFA activities and scholarships at RCHS – team prizes include four St. Louis Cardinal tickets for the top three teams – plus raffle tickets are on sale for your Grand Prize choice of $5,000 cash or $5,000 towards a purchase of a 4-wheeler at Travco Motorsports in Olney or at an Alliance John Deere dealer – second place gets $250 and third place $100 – the drawing will be August 5th at the Golf Outing – need not be present to win – must be 16 years old – tickets are $10 each on sale from any FFA or FFA Alumni member – for details, call Jamie at  618-843-5488

 

(OLNEY)  tri-state golfers are invited to the annual Petroleum Club of Olney’s Golf Outing & Picnic set for Thursday, July 21st, less than three weeks away – the 18 hole golf tournament is a four person scramble event with a shotgun start and tee times at either 8:00 or 1:00 – it’s $70 per person – various prizes and plenty of food thru the day and night – $50 tickets are on sale with a $20,000 grand prize, five $1,000 prizes, plus more – get tickets at the door – call the P-Club for more information, at  618-392-2541

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association is looking for teams and players  :  teams are needed for the coed slow pitch 2016 season with games on Friday nights, beginning August 5th – it’s for those age 15 and older  :  teams & players are also needed for the women’s fast pitch 2016 season with games played on Sundays, starting August 7th – for those entering high school and older  :  the deadline for entry for both leagues is Saturday, July 16th  :  call Julie at  618-204-1958  or check the RCAA Facebook page online

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Lady Wolves Volleyball team has a fundraising breakfast and raffle drawing coming up Saturday morning, July 9th, from 7:00 to 11:00, at the Clay City Community Building – gun raffle tickets will be on sale that morning – all proceeds will go to help purchase uniforms and equipment

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Men’s Basketball program will host two camps for area youth next month  :  a Team Camp is next week, Friday & Saturday, July 8th & 9th – the cost is $225 per team or $400 for two teams – the fee is $125 per team for only one day  :  an Individual Summer Camp is for area youth ages 7 to 14 and is the following Monday thru Wednesday, July 11th thru 13th – the cost is at $75 per camper and $50 for additional siblings  :  for details or to sign up, call Coach Stuckey at  618-544-5299

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and game time at around 7:15  :  and it’s latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com