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July 8, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals dropped two games to the Cubs in Chicago, losing 7-4 and 5-3 – they play again tonight
elsewhere  :  Pirates beat Padres, 3-2  :  Blue Jays beat White Sox, 2-1  :  Reds beat Nationals, 5-0
Royals beat Tampa Bay twice, 9-5 and 7-1  :  Indians beat Astros, 2-0  :  Braves beat Brewers, 4-3
Twins beat Orioles, 8-3  :  D-backs beat Rangers, 4-2  :  Mariners beat Tigers in 11 innnings, 7-6
* it’s a 15 game schedule on this Wednesday with the same matchups as last night in the same cities
the Cardinals and Cubs hook up again tonight at Wrigley Field in Chicago

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball action – the Olney 12 Year Olds start play tonight, weather permitting
it’s the District One Tournament at Lawrenceville with two first round games this Wednesday night
* Salem play Mt. Carmel at 6:00
* then Olney plays host Lawrenceville at 8:00
the tournament continues with two games tomorrow night and single games thru the weekend
the younger Olney All-Stars will begin District One action 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

 

(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 this Saturday night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, in neighboring Clay County – this weekend, it’s 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, north of Flora along Route 45

 

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

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is this Friday at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – registration starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses – call Lake Land College or check their website online for more information or details

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals / Cubs baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:10 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  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

 

 

 

July 7, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals survived a long rain delay to beat the Cubs, 6-0 as the Redbirds take the first of four games
elsewhere  :  Pirates beat Padres, 2-1  :  Reds beat Nationals, 3-2  :  Braves beat Brewers, 5-3
White Sox beat Blue Jays, 4-2  :  Astros beat Indians, 9-4  :  Twins beat Orioles in 10 innings, 4-2
Tigers beat Mariners, 12-5  :  the Royals at home against the Rays were rained out
* it’s a 17 game schedule on this Tuesday
the Cardinals have a split day / night doubleheader at Wrigley Field in Chicago
* game one starts at 12:30 this afternoon with the nightcap later this evening with game time at 7:05

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior Legion Baseball last night – Newton won two games at home
Newton Post 20 won the first game over Altamont, 9-1 as Newton outhit the visitors, 11 to 4
* the winning pitcher was Tim Weber with a complete game victory
* top Newton hitters were Nate Meinhart with two hits and 4 RBI – Mitch Bierman with a double and 3 RBI
* Tim Weber with a RBI triple – Mitch Jansen with a RBI hit – Luke Geier & Joe Stone had two hits each
Newton Post 20 won the second game, a rescheduled rain out, beating Altamont, 15-1 in five innings
* the winning pitcher was Mitch Jansen, allowing only three hits
* top Newton hitters were Nick Cohorst with two hits and 2 RBI – Mitch Bierman with a hit and 3 RBI
* also two hits and a RBI for Brock Mammoser – two hits each for Ben Britton & Mitch Jansen
now at 17&4 overall, 9&1 in league action, Newton Post 20 is scheduled to play at Dieterich tonight at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball last night – Olney dropped a single game at home
Olney lost to visiting Dieterich, 7-2
* top Olney hitters were Dylan Hires and Luke Lambird, each with three hits apiece
now at 7&5 overall, 7&3 in league action, Olney at Teutopolis tomorrow night is cancelled

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball action – the Olney 12 Year Olds start play tomorrow night
it’s the District One Tournament at Lawrenceville with two first round games Wednesday night
* Salem play Mt. Carmel at 6:00
* then Olney plays host Lawrenceville at 8:00
* tomorrow night’s winners play at 6:00 Thursday evening
* tomorrow night’s losing teams will play at 8:00 Thursday night
* the final consolation round game will be Friday night at 6:00
* then the championship game Saturday afternoon at 4:00
* the second championship game, if needed, would be Sunday afternoon at 4:00
the younger Olney All-Stars will begin District One action next week

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team competition – the Olney Tigersharks are scheduled to swim this evening
Olney will host teams from Carmi and Mt. Carmel at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, starting at around 6:30

 


                                          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

 

(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

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held this Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for this Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals / Cubs baseball today on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with dugout show for the first game at 11:25 this morning and broadcast time at 12:20 – then game two of the split day/night doubleheader is tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:10 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 6, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took two from San Diego, winning Saturday, 2-1 and yesterday, 3-1 but splitting the series
elsewhere  :  Cubs took two from Miami  :  Pirates took two from Cleveland  :  White Sox & Orioles split
Royals & Twins split  :  Brewers won two at Cincinnati  :  Tigers & Blue Jays split
Astros dropped two to Boston  :  Braves & Phillies split  :  Rangers lost two to the Angels
* it’s back to an 11 game schedule on this Monday with twelve Midwestern teams in action
the Cardinals open up a four game series in Chicago tonight against the Cubs at Wrigley Field
Pirates host San Diego  :  White Sox host Toronto  :  Royals host Tampa Bay  :  Twins host Orioles
Reds are in Washington  :  Indians host the Astros  :  Braves are in Milwaukee  :  Tigers are in Seattle

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball – here’s the upcoming schedule for our area Junior Legion teams
* Olney will host Dieterich for a single seven inning game at Millspaugh Field this evening at 5:30
* Newton will host Altamont for a doubleheader with the first game starting at 6:00 tonight
both teams are preparing for the District Tournament coming up July 16th thru 20th at Dieterich


 

                                          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

 

(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

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held this Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for this Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals / Cubs baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:10 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 4, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost their fourth game in a row at home, falling to the Padres, 2-1
also  :  Marlins beat Cubs, 2-1  :  Indians beat Pirates, 5-2  :  Brewers beat Reds, 12-1
Royals beat Twins in 10 innings, 3-2  :  White Sox beat Orioles, 1-0 
Braves beat Phillies, 2-1  :  Astros beat Red Sox in 10 innings, 12-8
* it’s back to a full 15 game schedule on this July 4th – same matchups in the same cities as last night
the Cardinals play game three of the weekend series against San Diego this afternoon in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball last night – Olney was rained out against Fairfield
here’s the upcoming schedule for our area Junior Legion teams
* Olney will host Dieterich for a single seven inning game at Millspaugh Field Monday night at 5:30
* Newton will host Altamont for a doubleheader with the first game starting at 6:00 Monday night
both teams are preparing for the District Tournament coming up July 16th thru 20th at Dieterich


 

                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(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

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to dirt track racing tonight at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, all part of the 1st Annual Amber (Lee) Mahon Memorial Ride & Race – while the Saturday night race includes Pro Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Hornets, and Pure Stocks, the Ride portion of the fundraiser will begin with 8:00 sign up this morning at John Boys in Flora with the ride beginning at 10:00 – with several stops, the ride will end at the Route 45 Raceway, where the gates open to the public at 5:00 with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:00 – there’s plenty of concessions & more tonight at the Route 45 Raceway north of Flora

 

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

 

 

 

July 3, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost their third game in a row at home, falling to the Padres in 11 innings, 5-3
also  :  Cubs beat Mets, 6-1  :  Pirates beat Tigers, 8-4  :  Twins beat Royals, 2-0
Brewers beat Phillies, 8-7  :  Indians beat Rays in 10 innings, 5-4  :  Braves beat Nationals, 2-1 
Reds and Astros were both idle on Thursday
* it’s back to a full 15 game schedule on this Friday
the Cardinals continue their weekend series at home against the San Diego Padres in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls 6th Grade Summer Basketball news – an Olney group has done well recently
the local group of youngsters have won all 13 of their games at Shootouts in Salem and Effingham
congratulations to all the girls, their coaches, and families for a job well done – players include  :
* Layne Sanders, Meah Stevens, Averie Bradley, Kenzie Weiler, Sarah Ingram, and Reece Smith
* also Carlye Greenwood, Olivia Steber, Alexis Seals, Jocelyn Van Meter, and Anna Blank

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball news
Newton Post 20 was rained out last night at Effingham
* the Newton squad is back in action next Monday night at home hosting a twinbill against Altamont
the Olney squad is back in action tonight for a rescheduled doubleheader
* it’s two 5 inning games at Millspaugh Field as Olney will host Fairfield – first game starts at 5:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball news
get ready for District action starting next week with the remaining District play to be the following 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

 

(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

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to dirt track racing tomorrow night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, all part of the 1st Annual Amber (Lee) Mahon Memorial Ride & Race – while the Saturday night race includes Pro Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Hornets, and Pure Stocks, the Ride portion of the fundraising will begin with 8:00 sign up tomorrow morning at John Boys in Flora with the ride beginning at 10:00 – with several stops, the ride will end at the Route 45 Raceway, where the gates open at 5:00, with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:00 – there’s plenty of concessions & more tomorrow night at the Route 45 Raceway

 

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