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August 4, 2014

 

 (OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving the Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals took the final 2 games of the 3 game series with the Brewers
    * elsewhere  :  the Cubs split with the Dodgers  :  the White Sox split with the Twins  : 
    *  the Royals split with Oakland  : the Reds split with the Marlins : the Indians took two from the Rangers
* the Cardinals are idle today, before picking up a 3 game series at home against the Boston Red Sox
    *  elsewhere:  The Cubs are idle : Royals are idle : Brewers are idle
    *  White Sox host Texas : Reds at the Indians

 

(OLNEY)  the 9&10 Year Old Little League Baseball State Tournament over the weekend in Chicago
* The Olney All Stars were eliminated after back to back losses over the weekend.
*  The Olney All Stars lost Saturday to Jackie Robinson West 14-2 on Saturday
*  the Olney All Stars were eliminated by Hinsdale 4-2 in 7 innings.
*  The other game on Sunday had Jackie Robinsons West defeating Horner Park 7-4
*  Horner Park will play Hinsdale tonight at 6:00
*  A big congratulations to the Olney 9 & 10 year old All-Stars on another successful season.  

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  a note from the Clay County Speedway – that all arm bands and grandstand tickets from Saturday July 26th’s rainout will be honored anytime thru the rest of the 2014 season – plus the 50/50 drawing will carry over to the next night of racing on Saturday, August 9th – plus, it’s been announced that on the August 9th racing card, the Big Tim (Lewis) Memorial Race will be held with special payouts and fees for Modifieds – check the website at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

 (NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th, Thursday and Friday – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS –  for more information or details, call the NCHS Office at 618-783-2303

 

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

 

 

August 1, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday involving the Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals salvaged the final game of the three game series in San Diego, beating the Padres, 6-2
    * elsewhere  :  the Cubs beat Colorado, 3-1  :  the White Sox beat Detroit, 7-4  :  the Brewers were idle
    *  the Royals beat the Twins, 6-3  :  the Reds beat Miami, 3-1  :  the Indians lost to Seattle, 6-5 
* the Cardinals return home for a quick six game homestand – the first of three tonight against the Brewers
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs are in L.A. to play the Dodgers  :  the White Sox host the Twins
    *  the Reds are in Miami  :  the Indians host Texas  :  the Royals play the A’s out west

 

(OLNEY)  the 4th annual RCRC White Squirrel Triathlon is tomorrow morning at Musgrove Park and Aquatic Center in Olney – with over 200 participants already registered, the super-sprint level event will include a 200 meter pool swim, an 11.4 mile bike ride, and a 5K run – a note to local motorists that from 7:30 to 11:30 tomorrow morning, you may want to avoid the following areas : Silver Street, between Miller Grove & Porter Street : Mack Avenue, between Silver & East Streets : East Street, between Hall Street & Miller Grove : Miller Grove, between East & Silver Streets : and Seven Hills Lane, between the Ste. Marie Road & Holly Road : personnel from the Olney Police and Richland County Sheriff’s Departments will be at the key intersections directing traffic, plus volunteers at various sites – a busy day tomorrow in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  twelve Little League teams, all state champions, are in Indianapolis for the Central Region Championships, starting today and running thru August 9th, a week from tomorrow, all vying for one of two berths in the Little League Baseball World Series at Williamsport, Pennsylvania later this month – the 12U team from Jackie Robinson West in Chicago will represent Illinois from the Great Lakes Division, along with teams from Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, & Wisconsin – those from the Midwest Division are teams from Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, & South Dakota – each team plays four pool play games to determine the top four teams in each division – Jackie Robinson West will play their first game tomorrow at 1:00, with the following games at 5:00 Sunday, at 7:00 Monday night, and at 5:00 on Tuesday – the championship round will be next Wednesday thru Saturday – we’ll keep you updated

 

(OLNEY)  the 9&10 Year Old Little League Baseball State Tournament gets started tonight up at Jackie Robinson Park in Chicago – Hinsdale plays Jackie Robinson West at 5:30, followed by Horner Park and Moline National at 7:30 – the Olney All Stars will play the Hinsdale / Jackie Robinson West winner at 10:00 tomorrow morning – there will be two games tomorrow and Sunday, with single games Monday night, Tuesday night, and again Wednesday night, if needed – listen for the Olney action on WVLN-WSEI

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  a note from the Clay County Speedway – that all arm bands and grandstand tickets from last Saturday night’s rainout will be honored anytime thru the rest of the 2014 season – plus the 50/50 drawing will carry over to the next night of racing on Saturday, August 9th – there is no racing this Saturday night – plus, it’s been announced that on the August 9th racing card, the Big Tim (Lewis) Memorial Race will be held with special payouts and fees for Modifieds – check the website at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Chamber Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 8th, at the Richland Country Club – the annual 3-person-per-team event will this year welcome members of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce for fun and the chance to network between business owners & operators with lunch provided – all local Chamber members are encouraged to attend – call the Olney Chamber Office for details or info

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football League “equipment distribution” will be this Saturday late afternoon and evening at the Elementary School Field – the following distribution schedule will apply  :
  *  for 7th and 8th graders from 4:00 to 5:00
  *  for 5th and 6th graders from 5:00 to 6:00
  *  for 3rd and 4th graders from 6:00 to 7:00
that’s Olney Junior Pro Football “equipment distribution” this Saturday – if any questions, call 843-6310

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – last year’s reserved seat ticket holders at Chivesky Field are encouraged to call the NCHS Office now thru today, this August 1st, to retain their same seats from last year – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS, priced at $150 including football, $125 without football – the reserved seat & family passes are good only for regular season games – call 783-2303

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 7:05  :  & the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

July 31, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving the Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals dropped another one last night at San Diego, falling to the Padres, 12-1
    * elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to Colorado in 10 innings, 6-4  :  the White Sox lost to Detroit, 7-2
    *  the Royals beat the Twins, 3-2  :  the Reds lost to Arizona, 5-4 
    *  the Brewers beat Tampa Bay, 5-0  :  the Indians beat Seattle, 2-0
* the Cardinals will try to salvage at least one game in the series at San Diego this afternoon
    *  the Cubs and White Sox also play this afternoon at home with Colorado and at Detroit, respectively
    *  the teams under the lights tonight are the Reds, Royals, Twins, and Indians  :  the Brewers are idle

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(FLORA)  a note from the Clay County Speedway – that all arm bands and grandstand tickets from last Saturday night’s rainout will be honored anytime thru the rest of the 2014 season – plus the 50/50 drawing will carry over to the next night of racing on Saturday, August 9th – there is no racing this Saturday night – plus, it’s been announced that on the August 9th racing card, the Big Tim (Lewis) Memorial Race will be held with special payouts and fees for Modifieds – check the website at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Chamber Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 8th, at the Richland Country Club – the annual 3-person-per-team event will this year welcome members of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce for fun and the chance to network between business owners & operators with lunch provided – all local Chamber members are encouraged to attend – call the Olney Chamber Office for details or info

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus still has a handful of tickets left for a chartered bus ride this Sunday to St. Louis to watch the Cardinals host the Brewers – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the round-trip transportation and game ticket – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau office in Olney now

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football League “equipment distribution” will be this Saturday late afternoon and evening at the Elementary School Field – the following distribution schedule will apply  :
  *  for 7th and 8th graders from 4:00 to 5:00
  *  for 5th and 6th graders from 5:00 to 6:00
  *  for 3rd and 4th graders from 6:00 to 7:00
that’s Olney Junior Pro Football “equipment distribution” this Saturday – if any questions, call 843-6310

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is this Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the annual White Squirrel Triathlon is this weekend at the Musgrove Aquatic Center and in Musgrove Park in Olney – while registration is already closed for the event, the check in and body marking is Friday night, plus free swimming for those taking part in the event – the swimming, biking, and running triathlon will then be held Saturday morning – all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – last year’s reserved seat ticket holders at Chivesky Field are encouraged to call the NCHS Office now thru tomorrow, August 1st, to retain their same seats from last year – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS, priced at $150 including football, $125 without football – the reserved seat & family passes are good only for regular season games – call 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney FFA Alumni Golf Outing is tomorrow, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club – for more information about taking part, call the Club at 618-395-1661 or call Jamie at 618-843-5488

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, with our air time from San Diego at 2:30  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the day and overnight, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

July 30, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday:
* The Cardinals dropped the first of three games in San Diego, 3-1
     * elsewhere:  the White Sox defeated Detroit 11-4  :  the Reds shutout Arizona 3-0  :
     *  the Brewers fell to Tampa Bay 5-1  :  the Cubs defeated Coloradao 4-3  :  Royals fell to the Twins 2-1
* Today the Cardinals will face the Padres in game 2 of the 3 game series with the Padres
     *  Brewers in Tampa Bay : Reds host the D-Backs : White Sox in Detroits
     * Cubs host the Rockies : Royals host the Twins

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Chamber Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 8th, at the Richland Country Club – the annual 3-person-per-team event will this year welcome members of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce for fun and the chance to network between business owners & operators with lunch provided – all local Chamber members are encouraged to attend – call the Olney Chamber Office for details or info

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus still has a handful of tickets left for a chartered bus ride this Sunday to St. Louis to watch the Cardinals host the Brewers – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the round-trip transportation and game ticket – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau office in Olney now

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is this Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the annual White Squirrel Triathlon is this weekend at the Musgrove Aquatic Center and in Musgrove Park in Olney – while registration is already closed for the event, the check in and body marking is Friday night, plus free swimming for those taking part in the event – the swimming, biking, and running triathlon will then be held Saturday morning – all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – last year’s reserved seat ticket holders at Chivesky Field are encouraged to call the NCHS Office now thru this Friday, August 1st, to retain their same seats from last year – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS, priced at $150 including football, $125 without football – the reserved seat & family passes are good only for regular season games – call 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney FFA Alumni Golf Outing is this Friday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club – for more information about taking part, call the Club at 618-395-1661 or call Jamie at 618-843-5488

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s back to Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 9:00  :  and the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

 

 

July 29, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals, White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Twins were all idle
    *  in action last night  :  the Cubs beat Colorado, 4-1  :  the Reds lost to Arizona in 15 innings, 2-1 
    *  the Brewers lost to Tampa Bay down in Florida, 2-1
*  the Cardinals are in San Diego where they’ll start a three game series late tonight there on the West Coast
    *  elsewhere, all the Midwestern teams are in action tonight, under the lights

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior Legion Baseball action last night – the Newton Post 20 team had their season end
*  out at the Fifth Division Tournament in Bethalto
    *  the Newton team lost to Orient, 14-4 finishing fourth in the tournament
*  the top three teams advance on to the State Tournament this weekend in Belleville
*  the Jasper County squad finished up the 2014 summer with an overall record of  17&11

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League playoff action from last night
*  at the 11U Section One Tournament up in Beardstown
    *  the Olney All Stars lost a close championship game to Paris, 7-6
        *  even after Paris jumped out to a 5-0 lead and after trailing Paris 7-5 going into the top of 6th inning
        *  the Olney 10&11 year olds came back to score one and had the tying and go ahead runs on base
        *  but the youngsters from Richland County come home as District One champs and a job well done
    *  Paris will advance to the 11U State Tournament at Brookfield with an 8:00 this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team competition from the Illiana Conference Meet held Saturday in Olney
*  the Olney Tigersharks finished in first place, outscoring 2nd place Fairfield, 756 to 283
*  Mt. Vernon, Indiana was 3rd, followed by Carmi, Harrisburg, Mt. Carmel, and McLeansboro
*  we’ll report the individual results and more in our sports report coming up tomorrow, on Wednesday

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior High Wrestling last week, the 6th thru 10th Grade Wrestling Camp was held in Olney
*  the event was held Monday thru Thursday at the East Richland Middle School
*  here’s a look at the Camp Tournament results
    *  Kyle Beasley won the Heavyweight Championship, followed by Cameron Flanagan and Drew Breeden
    *  Hunter Summitt won the Middleweight Division, followed by Lance Bailey and Dylan Sucher
    *  Ean Pottorff won the Lightweight Title, followed by Michael Carpenter and Login Martin
camp instructors included ERHS Wrestling Coach Tommy Leslie, plus Dalyn Brach and Quentin Pillsbury

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Chamber Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 8th, at the Richland Country Club – the annual 3-person-per-team event will this year welcome members of the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce for fun and the chance to network between business owners & operators with lunch provided – all local Chamber members are encouraged to attend – call the Olney Chamber Office for details or info

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall athletic meeting” on Tuesday evening, August 5th, in the Sliva Auditorium, at ERHS, starting at 6:30 – the meeting is for students and parents who plan on taking part in a sport in the 2014-2015 school year – students and parents alike should attend the meeting – the individual fall sports and coaches will also conduct their information meetings as well on the same night

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus still has a handful of tickets left for a chartered bus ride this Sunday to St. Louis to watch the Cardinals host the Brewers – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the round-trip transportation and game ticket – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau office in Olney now

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge Open Golf Tournament is this Saturday, August 2nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with a limit of 25 teams, the tee times begin at 8:00 that morning – it’s a handicap scramble with an entry fee of $60 per person – green fees and carts are provided with food available from 9:00 to 1:00, not to mention all the prizes and refreshments – plus several “hole in one” prizes – for information or to signup, call the Richland Country Club in Olney at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the annual White Squirrel Triathlon is this weekend at the Musgrove Aquatic Center and in Musgrove Park in Olney – while registration is already closed for the event, the check in and body marking is Friday night, plus free swimming for those taking part in the event – the swimming, biking, and running triathlon will then be held Saturday morning – all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the details for Newton Eagle Football tickets – last year’s reserved seat ticket holders at Chivesky Field are encouraged to call the NCHS Office now thru this Friday, August 1st, to retain their same seats from last year – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of August 7th and 8th – the reserved seat price is at $25 each – also available are two-person Sports Passes for all regular season sports at NCHS, priced at $150 including football, $125 without football – the reserved seat & family passes are good only for regular season games – call 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney FFA Alumni Golf Outing is this Friday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club – for more information about taking part, call the Club at 618-395-1661 or call Jamie at 618-843-5488

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s back to Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 9:00  :  and the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN