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July 15, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
it was the American League All Stars beating the National League All Stars, 6-3
therefore giving the home field advantage in this fall’s World Series to the American League team
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume this coming Friday
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the New York Mets starting Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 11 Year Old Tournament continued down in Mt. Carmel
in a single elimination round game last night
* Olney beat Clay County, 7-6
that sets up a championship game tonight
* Olney will play Salem at 7:00 tonight
an Olney All Star win this evening would force a second and final championship game tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament continued in Olney
there was one elimination round game played last night at Musgrove Park
* Lawrence County beat Salem
that sets up a championship game tonight
* Olney plays Lawrence County this evening at 6:30
an Olney win tonight will send the local All Stars to the Section / State Tournament next weekend
should the Olney All Stars lose tonight, a second and final championship game would be tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Junior Legion District Tournament gets started tomorrow
the double elimination tournament hosted by Dieterich include the following nine regional teams
* Newton, Olney, Dieterich, Altamont, Effingham, Vandalia, South Central, Teutopolis, and Breese
the games will run tomorrow thru Friday and Saturday, ending on Sunday, all weather permitting

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser this Friday from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 14, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball
there were no games last night during the current All Star Break
speaking of that, the 2015 All Star Baseball Game is tonight, starting at 6:00 in Cincinnati
the second half of Major League Baseball action will resume this coming Friday
the Cardinals are at home for a three game weekend series against the New York Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old District Tourney continued in Lawrenceville
congratulations to the Olney All Stars as they won the championship game last night
* Olney beat Salem in the title game, 12-2
the Olney boys advance to the Section Tournament which starts this Friday night at Musgrove Park in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 11 Year Old Tournament continued in Mt. Carmel
no results available

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament continued in Olney
there were two games played last night at Musgrove Park
* Olney beat Lawrence County, 5-4
* Salem eliminated Clay County
that sets up the next elimination round game tonight
* Salem plays Lawrence County
tonight’s winner will play Olney tomorrow night at 6:30 in the first championship game
the winner advances to the 10 Year Old Section / State Tournament starting this weekend

 

(NEWTON)  last night’s reschedule Junior Legion game between Newton & Olney was cancelled

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is this Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser this Friday from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 13, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost two in a row to Pittsburgh, both in extra innings
* the Pirates won late Saturday night, 6-5 with a walk-off two run home run in the 14th inning
* the Pirates won last night, 6-5 with a walk-off hit in the bottom of the 10th inning
elsewhere on Saturday & Sunday  :  White Sox & Cubs split two  :  Royals & Blue Jays split two
Reds dropped two at Miami  :  Brewers & Dodgers split two  :  Twins swept two at home from Detroit
Indians lost two to the A’s  :  Rays took two from Houston  :  Rockies swept two from the Braves
* it’s the four day & night All Star Break now thru Thursday night with the All Star Game tomorrow night
the Cardinals resume action Friday night at home against the New York Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old District Tourney continued in Lawrenceville
there were two games played Saturday evening
* Olney beat Mt. Carmel, 6-0
* Salem eliminated Lawrenceville, 6-2
then there was one game yesterday
* Salem eliminated Mt. Carmel, 7-5
the tournament continues with the first championship game tonight
* Olney plays Salem at 6:00
if Olney losses tonight, a second championship game will be played tomorrow night
the winner advances to the 12 Year Old Section Tournament to be played in Olney this weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 10 Year Old District Tournament continued in Olney
there were two games played Saturday at Musgrove Park
* Olney beat Salem, 13-4
* Clay County beat Lawrence County
in two more games played yesterday
* Olney beat Clay County, 13-2
* Lawrence County eliminated Salem
on tap tonight in the winner’s bracket game
* Olney plays Lawrence County at 6:00
the District One winner advances to the 10 Year Old Section Tournament this weekend at Beardstown

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Olney Tigersharks won the Fairfield Invitational
Olney beat out 2nd place Fairfield, followed by Carmi, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, Mt. Carmel, & Harrisburg
the Tigersharks had eight top three point earners in each event – the winners included
* Tim Sturm in the Boys 18 & Under Division
* Payton Blakney in the Girls 18 & Under Division
* Owen Powell in the Boys 14 & Under Division
* Maria Mayorga in the Girls 12 & Under Division
* Landyn Piercefield in the Boys 10 & Under Division
* Ailyn Zurliene in the Girls 8 & Under Division
* Reid Brown in the Boys 6 & Under Division
* Kennedy Travis in the Girls 6 & Under Division
Olney had eight 2nd place finishers in their respective age groups and divisions
* the girls included Josie Goff, Emma Gulovsen, Carolyn Powell, Ari Leslie, and Stella Zurliene
* the boys included Dylan Jones, Noah Church, and Ayden Nealis
there were five Tigersharks finishing 3rd in their age group and division
* the list included Andrew Garrett, Lauren Eagleson, Trey Nosek, Kasaundra Zurliene, and Blair Grove
congratulations to one and all – the Tigersharks are back in the water this Saturday at the Carmi Invitational

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to Junior Legion Baseball tonight
Newton Post 20 is scheduled to host Olney with game time tonight at 6:00, weather permitting

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156 this week

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is this Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny, and several Cardinal players, present & past– Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th Annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is this Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Marching Eagles have a Pork Burger Fundraiser this Friday from 10:30 to 1:00 at the NCHS North Parking Lot, at the Jasper County Junior High School entrance – it’s sandwiches for $3, a soda or water for $1, and ice cream – a Drive Thru will be available – for orders of ten or more sandwiches to be delivered, call Laura at  618-843-5383 – thanks in advance for your help this Friday in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 11, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost to Pittsburgh, 5-2 evening the four game weekend series at one game each
elsewhere  :  White Sox beat Cubs, 1-0  :  Royals beat Blue Jays, 3-0  :  Reds beat Marlins, 1-0
Twins beat Tigers, 8-6  :  Dodgers beat Brewers, 3-2  :  Indians beat A’s, 5-1
Rockies beat Braves, 5-3  :  Rangers beat Padres, 4-3  :  Rays beat Astros, 3-1
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Saturday with the same matchups in the cities as last night
the Cardinals are back in Pittsburgh for game three of the four game weekend series against the Pirates

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old District Tourney continues in Lawrenceville
cancelled last night due to wet field conditions, the two second round games are scheduled for later today
* Olney plays Mt. Carmel at 4:00 in the winner’s bracket
* Lawrenceville plays Salem at 6:00 this evening in the first elimination round game
the tournament continues tomorrow and into next week

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Olney Tigersharks are back in the water today
the Olney swimmers are competing today at the Fairfield Invitational Swim Meet down in Wayne County
after today, the Tigersharks have only three more meets remaining on the 2015 summer schedule

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call 618-393-2156 next week

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is coming up on Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback, Super Bowl MVP, and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, is next Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(FLORA)  it’s another night of dirt track racing tonight at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, in neighboring Clay County – it’s the Slidewayz Saturday Night, featuring Bam Midgets and 410 Sprint Cars along with three regular classes, including Modifieds, Hornets, and B-Mods – gates open at 5:00, with Hot Laps at 6:30, and racing at 7:00 – there’s plenty of concessions and fun for all ages this weekend during Slidewayz Saturday Night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, off of Route 45

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day is today at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 this morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, and include hatchet throwing, bow fishing, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be served – parents & grandparents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – for last minute details, call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals / Pirates baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and broadcast time at 6:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 10, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took the first of four in Pittsburgh, beating the Pirates, 4-1
elsewhere  :  White Sox beat Blue Jays, 2-0  :  Royals beat Rays, 8-3  :  Marlins beat Reds, 2-0
Tigers beat Twins, 4-2  :  Indians beat Astros, 3-1  :  Rockies beat Braves, 5-3  :  Cubs & Brewers were idle
* it’s a full 15 game schedule on this Friday with all thirteen Midwestern teams in action
the Cardinals are back in Pittsburgh for game two of the four game weekend series against the Pirates
elsewhere  :  it’s the battle of Chicago as the Cubs host the White Sox at Wrigley Field
Royals host Toronto  :  Reds are in Miami  :  Indians host Oakland  :  Brewers play Dodgers in L.A.
Twins host Tigers  :  Braves are in Colorado  :  Rangers host Padres  :  Astros are in Tampa Bay

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – at the 12 Year Old District Tourney last night in Lawrenceville
the two first round games were played
* Olney beat Lawrenceville, 12-0
* Mt. Carmel beat Salem, 10-0
tonight's games have been cancelled and rescheduled for tomorrow (Saturday)
* Olney plays Mt. Carmel at 4:00 in the winner’s bracket
* in the first elimination game tomorrow night at 6:00, Lawrenceville plays Salem
the tournament will continue Sunday thru the first of next week

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  the 25th Annual Christian Day at Busch Stadium in St. Louis is coming up on Sunday afternoon, July 19th, as the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 – the first 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 & older, will receive a Cardinals, Kurt Warner, V-neck T-shirt – plus, after the game a special program will feature keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback, Super Bowl MVP, and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball – for more information on tickets sales and more, check the Cardinals website at  www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, will be Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(FLORA)  it’s another night of dirt track racing tomorrow night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, in neighboring Clay County – it’s the Slidewayz Saturday Night, featuring Bam Midgets and 410 Sprint Cars along with three regular classes, including Modifieds, Hornets, and B-Mods – gates open at 5:00, with Hot Laps at 6:30, and racing at 7:00 – there’s plenty of concessions and fun for all ages this weekend during Slidewayz Saturday Night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, off of Route 45

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day is tomorrow at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 tomorrow morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, and include hatchet throwing, bow fishing, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be served – parents & grandparents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – for last minute details, call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(OLNEY)  The Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney is closed for the rest of today and this evening

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals / Pirates baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:10 and broadcast time at 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com