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July 27, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won last night
* the Redbirds swept the Rockies out of St. Louis with a 10-5 win
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did on Wednesday
* those that won were the Royals, Indians, Rangers, Cubs
* those that lost were the Reds, Braves, Pirates, Astros, Brewers, Tigers, Twins
the Cardinals start a four game weekend series against the Diamondbacks tonight in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  at the Junior League State Tournament last night - the Olney All Stars won their opening game by beating Evergreen Park, 7-0 in five innings after the game was cut short by lightning and rain - Trevor Zuber was the winning pitcher, allowing no runs and no hits thru four innings - Braden Flanagan thru a scoreless fifth inning - Olney's five hits included a Gavin Dorn double, singles from Ethan Rodgers, Gage Stevens, and Trevor Zuber, and an infield bunt single from Zach Duenas - with the Tournament schedule to be altered due last night's rain, Olney is likely to play again Friday night - be listening and watching for our broadcast schedule update

 

(NEWTON)  the Ohio Valley Regional 13U Babe Ruth Tournament is this week in Munster, Indiana
the 12 teams taking part will then play three pool play games today
the top two teams in each pool then advance to the six team single elimination around finals
* the Jasper County boys play this morning at 9:30, this evening at 5:00, and tomorrow afternoon at 2:00
* best of luck to the Jasper County players from the Newton who represent Illinois at State Champions
* other teams are from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin
the tournament finals will be played on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the 12 Year Old State Tournament in is scheduled to start on this Thursday in Olney's Musgrove Park - with teams coming in from all over the state, the double elimination tournament will continue thru this upcoming weekend - be listening for updates

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League State Tournament starts this weekend up in Streamwood
the Olney All Stars are among seven other teams taking part in the double elimination tournament
* it all begins on Saturday and continues into the thru the first part of next week

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Olney Tigersharks are back in the water Saturday
the Illinana Conference Swim Meet is this Saturday morning down at Harrisburg with a 9:00 start
* the best of luck to the Olney Tigersharks among the other eight teams from Illinois and Indiana
* the top swimmers will then be invited to the Southern Illinois All Star Swim Meet on August 5th
by the way, the Tigersharks want to “thank” everyone that helped out with their fundraiser Tuesday night

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today

 

(OLNEY)  Richland County High School will be hosting an athletic meetings for parents, coaches and student athletes who plan to participate in high school athletics during the 2017-2018 school year.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 1st at 6:00pm in the Richland County High School Sliva Auditorium.  Fall Sports coaches will also be conducting meetings for their respective sports.  All students who plan to participate in athletics during the upcoming school year should attend the meetings next week.

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is next Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice & tryouts for Junior High Baseball has been changed from next Monday now to next Tuesday, August 1st, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – all boys invited
* (a change)  the parent’s meeting for all JCJH fall sports has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, August 1st, at 6:00, in the NCHS Auditorium – that’s a change from next Monday night – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is this coming Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page

 

(NEWTON)  call the Newton Community High School office to purchase reserved seats for Newton Eagle football this fall – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon next Monday & Tuesday mornings, on July 31st & August 1st – call or stop by the NCHS office
 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :   it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 5:20 and first pitch at around 6:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

July 26, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won again in walk-off fashion
* the Redbirds beat the Rockies, 3-2 on a walk-off sacrifice fly ball to shallow right field
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did on Tuesday
* those that won were the Brewers, Cubs, Royals, Indians, Astros, Braves, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Pirates, White Sox, Reds, Twins, and Tigers
the Cardinals go for the three game sweep tonight against the Rockies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Illinois State Junior League Baseball Tournament started last night up in Rock Falls
there were two first round games in the double elimination tournament
* Evergreen Park beat Cicero, 11-0
* Rochelle beat Clear Ridge, 6-3
there are two winner’s bracket games set for tonight
* the Olney All Stars will play Evergreen Park at 5:30 this evening
* Warren Park will play Rochelle at 8:00 tonight
the tournament continues with two more games tomorrow evening, then Friday thru Sunday

 

(NEWTON)  the Ohio Valley Regional 13U Babe Ruth Tournament is this week in Munster, Indiana
there will be team and manager meetings this evening, the players are welcomed to the event tonight
the 12 teams taking part will then play three pool play games tomorrow
the top two teams in each pool then advance to the six team single elimination around finals
* the Jasper County boys play tomorrow morning at 9:30, tomorrow evening at 5:00, and Friday at 2:00
* best of luck to the Jasper County players from the Newton who represent Illinois at State Champions
* other teams are from Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin
the tournament finals will be played on Saturday

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is next Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice & tryouts for Junior High Baseball has been changed from next Monday now to next Tuesday, August 1st, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – all boys invited
* (a change)  the parent’s meeting for all JCJH fall sports has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, August 1st, at 6:00, in the NCHS Auditorium – that’s a change from next Monday night – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is this coming Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page

 

(NEWTON)  call the Newton Community High School office to purchase reserved seats for Newton Eagle football this fall – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon next Monday & Tuesday mornings, on July 31st & August 1st – call or stop by the NCHS office


 
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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Junior League baseball this evening on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at around 5:15 and game time at 5:30  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at around 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

July 25, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won at home
* the Redbirds beat the Rockies, 8-2
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did on Monday
* those that won were the Pirates, White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Astros
* those that lost were the Cubs, Reds, Tigers, Twins, Rangers, and Braves
* the NL Central Division leading Milwaukee Brewers were idle on Monday
the Cardinals are back at it tonight against the Rockies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  the Illinois State Junior League Baseball Tournament is set to start tonight up north
the double elimination tournament is being played in Dillon Park up in Rock Falls, Illinois
there are two first round games slated for this Tuesday night
* Evergreen Park plays Cicero at 5:30
* the Clear Ridge plays Rochelle at 8:00
there are two winner’s bracket games set for tomorrow night
* the Olney All Stars will play tonight’s Evergreen Park / Cicero winner at 5:30 Wednesday evening
* Warren Park will play the Clear Ridge / Rochelle winner in the 8:00 game tomorrow night
the tournament then continues thru Sunday

 

(NEWTON)  the Ohio Valley Regional 13U Babe Ruth Tournament is later this week in Munster, Indiana
there will be team & manager meetings Wednesday evening & the players are welcomed Wednesday night
* the games will get started at 9:00 this coming Thursday morning
* best of luck to the Jasper County players from the Newton area who recently won the State Title
the double elimination tournament will continue the rest of this week and thru the weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in College Football – those Fighting Illini tickets are still on sale with various packages available
from the Butkus Blitz mini plan to the Touchdown Moblie Pass plan
* that’s any two games for $50 or all seven home games for a low $99
* also the Horseshoe season tickets are available for only $119
* and the I-Fund Four Pack is on sale at $299 which includes more than tickets
the Fighting Illini open up at home in Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 2nd, against Ball State
for ticket information and much more, logon at  www.fightingillini.com

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College has announced the 2017 Summer Basketball Camp for both boys & girls entering grades K thru 8 – the four day camp will run each morning, Monday thru Thursday, August 7th thru 10th, in the OCC Gym, with the Blue Knight’s Basketball coaching staff conducting the camp – it’s for grades K thru 4 from 9:00 to 10:30 each morning, then grades 5 thru 8 each morning from 10:30 to 12:00 – the camp objectives are to improve athletic skills and confidence in all aspects of basketball – the $50 per player cost will include a camp T-shirt – all forms and fees must be received by August 1st to guarantee a camp T-shirt – registration forms are available on our Freedom929 Facebook page or contact Blue Knights Coach Mike Burris if any questions – call  812-381-3569  or email Coach Burris at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is next Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice & tryouts for Junior High Baseball has been changed from next Monday now to next Tuesday, August 1st, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – all boys invited
* (a change)  the parent’s meeting for all JCJH fall sports has been rescheduled for next Tuesday, August 1st, at 6:00, in the NCHS Auditorium – that’s a change from next Monday night – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is this coming Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening and a fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

(NEWTON)  call the Newton Community High School office to purchase reserved seats for Newton Eagle football this fall – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon next Monday & Tuesday mornings, on July 31st & August 1st – call or stop by the NCHS office


 
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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at around 7:15  :  and it’s the 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 24, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals dropped two out of three games
* winning Friday night, the Redbirds lost to the Cubs Saturday, 3-2 and lost yesterday, 5-3
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did on Saturday and Sunday
* those that won two games were the Cubs, Royals, Indians, and Rangers
* those that split their two games were the Brewers, Reds, Tigers, Twins, and Astros
* those that lost two games were the Pirates, White Sox, and Braves
the Cardinals return home to start a seven game home stand tonight at Busch Stadium in St. Louis
the Redbirds will begin a three game series this Monday evening against the Colorado Rockies

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition at Saturday’s Harrisburg Sprint Swimvitational
host Harrisburg won the nine team event by beating out 2nd place Marion, 413 to 400
* Olney finished 3rd with 292 points, followed by Fairfield (250), Herrin (152), and McLeansboro (141)
* Mt. Carmel was 7th with 112 points, followed by Carmi (70) and Mt. Vernon, Indiana (34)
the Tigersharks had a small team of only 17 swimmers, seven of which place at the top of their age group
* the list for Olney included Blair Grove, Judah Dicks, Danielle Brown, and Landyn Piercefield
* the list of Tigersharks also included Jadyn Holubek, Maria Mayorga, and Owen Powell
Olney had two other swimmers who finished in the top three of their division
* Carolyn Powell and Kaylei Eubank
the Tigersharks now prepare for their fundraising “Kickin 4 Kash” event tomorrow night from 6:00 to 10:00
anyone who’d like to sponsor a swimmer by pledging money per lap or by giving a flat donation can do so
contact any Tigershark swimmer and/or parent or contact Coach Powell at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the 12 Year Old Little League Sub State Baseball Tournament ended Saturday night in Olney
it was Beardstown coming back to win three games in a row to claim the championship
* Beardstown won back-to-back championship games beating Olney Friday night, 14-11
* Beardstown then won the overall title by beating Olney Saturday night, 19-11
while Olney finishes the postseason at 4-2, Beardstown advances to the State Tournament this week
the City of Olney & the Olney Little League will host the 12 Year Old State this weekend at Musgrove Park

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League Sub State Baseball Tournament ended last night up in Paris
* Olney won the first of three games Friday night, beating Paris, 9-2
* in Saturday night’s game, there was no score provided to us between Paris and Pike County
* and in last night’s final game, Olney beat Pike County, 11-1 to win the Sub State championship
the best of luck to the still undefeated Olney 11 Year Old All Stars who are now 5&0 in the postseason
the 11 Year Old State Tournament is this weekend up in the Chicagoland area

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Sub State Baseball Tournament ended yesterday at Mt. Sterling
* Paris beat Macomb in the first of three games Friday night, 9-3
* Paris won the Saturday night game over Olney, 15-3
* then Olney dropped the third and final game yesterday afternoon, falling to Macomb, 11-1
despite the tough loss, the Olney All Stars finish the postseason at 3-2 and an overall job well done
the two top teams advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament coming up this weekend
that’s both Paris and Macomb moving on to the State Tournament in the Chicagoland area

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  two more area teams begin their next tournament action later this week
the Ohio Valley Regional 13U Babe Ruth Tournament is in Munster, Indiana
* with team & manager meetings Wednesday evening, the players will be welcomed Wednesday night
* the games will get started at 9:00 this coming Thursday morning
* best of luck to the Jasper County players from the Newton area who won the State Title over a week ago
the Illinois State Junior League Baseball Tournament is up in Rock Falls, Illinois
* the double elimination tournament begins will the first two games tomorrow night
* the Olney All Stars will have their first game on Wednesday night at 5:30
* the tournament then continues thru Sunday
* the State winner will advance to the Junior League Region Tournament in Fort Wayne, Indiana

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Softball is this Monday morning, July 24th, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – a complete practice/tryout schedule will be handed out at that time
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is a week from this morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice for Junior High Baseball is also a week from this morning, July 31st, from 8:00 to 10:00 at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – the practice/tryout schedule will be handed out later
* and a parent’s meeting will be held for all three of the before-mentioned sports on Monday night, July 31st, in the NCHS/JCJH cafeteria, starting at 6:00 – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice – for more details, call the JCJH School, at  618-783-4202

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is this coming Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening and a fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

(NEWTON)  last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders in Newton will have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office today, on this July 24th, at 783-2303, to let the office know if they want the same seats as a year ago – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon daily a week from today & tomorrow, on July 31st & August 1st – family passes are also available – call or stop by the NCHS office during regular office hours


 
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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at around 7:15  :  and it’s the 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 22, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals had a come from behind win
* the Redbirds used a nine run 8th inning to win, 11-4
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did last night
* those that won were the Astros, Rangers, Indians, Tigers, Royals, Pirates, Braves
* those that lost were the Brewers, Reds, Twins, White Sox
the Cardinals are back in Chicago against the Cubs this afternoon in Wrigley Field

 

(OLNEY)  at the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament in Olney’s Musgrove Park
game four was played last night – the first championship game
* Olney took a tough loss late to Beardstwon, 14-11
* Cove Trout led the Olney squad at the plate with a pair of home runs.
The tournament now moves into the final day with the second championship game tonight at 6:00.

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Paris
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Olney over Paris, 9-2
the tournament has two more games to be played this weekend – another game tonight
* Paris will play Pike County at 7:00
* Olney plays Pike County in the final tournament game tomorrow night at 7:00
the winner will advance to the 11 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Mt. Sterling
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Paris over Macomb, 9-3
the tournament has two more games to be played this weekend – another game tonight
* Olney will play Paris at 2:00 on this afternoon
* then Olney will play Macomb in the tournament’s final game tomorrow afternoon at 2:00
the winner will advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Tigersharks are back in the water today
the Olney swimmers are at the Harrisburg Invitational Swim Meet today down in Saline County

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today
 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 2:10 and first pitch at around 3:05  :  it’s Olney 12 Year Old All Stars Baseball on CBS Sports Radio with at 6:00 start time  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com