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September 25, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Wednesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost to the Cubs, 3-1 as the Redbirds dropped two of three in Chicago
    *  elsewhere  :  White Sox lost to Detroit, 6-1  :  Twins beat Arizona, 2-1
    *  Brewers beat the Reds, 5--0  :  Pirates lost to Atlanta, 6-2  :  Indians beat the Royals, 6-4
*  the Cardinals are off today until their final regular season series starts tomorrow night in Arizona
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs and Indians are both idle  :  Reds host the Brewers 
    *  Pirates are back in Atlanta  :  White Sox host the Royals  :  Twins are at Detroit 

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney hosted a three team match
*  the Tigers finished 3rd as Effingham St. Anthony slipped by Mt. Carmel for the win, 167 to 168
*  the Match Medalist was St. Anthony’s Jared Hutchison with a four over par 39
*  with the total score at 186 for Olney, Blake Berry led the Tigers with a round of 44
    *  the other top Olney golfers were Randy Goodman (45), Jake Kowa (47), and Luke Shan (50)
*  the Tiger golfers are back on the links tomorrow afternoon up at the Charleston Invitational

 

(NEWTON)  the Sage City Marching Band Contest was this past Saturday up in Monticello
*  the Newton Marching Eagles won the Class B competition with a 66.9 total score
    *  Mt. Zion was 2nd just one point back at 65.9 – Robinson was 3rd, then Olympia and Tolono Unity
    *  Newton won the winds and drumline categories, with 2nd best scores for drum major and color guard
*  the Olney Marching Tigers finished 3rd in the Class A competition with 59 points
    *  Lincoln won Class A with 66.1 points, while Mattoon finished 2nd with 61.6 points
    *  Rantoul finished in 4th place, followed by Jacksonville in 5th place
    *  Olney was 2nd in color guard, received 3rd’s for the drumline and drum major, and a 5th for winds
*  Danville won the Class AA competition with Champaign Centennial finishing 2nd
*  Sullivan won Class C/D, followed by Bement in 2nd and the Oblong Marching Panthers in 3rd
*  the Olney Marching Tigers will perform at this Saturday’s Fall Festival in the Olney City Park
    *  the Marching Tigers then are in the Marching Maroons Band Festival in Robinson later on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country in Jasper County from this past Tuesday
*  the Olney Cubs won the boys varsity race, beating 2nd place Newton / Jasper County, 17 to 54
*  the Olney St. Joe Wildcats finished in a distant 3rd place with 75 points
    *  Olney’s Chase Williams won the 2 mile race, with Trey Nosek finishing 2nd and Brady Thompson 3rd
*  on the girls side, the Olney Lady Cubs were 3rd with 47 points, 8 points behind 2nd place Olney St. Joe
*  Newton / Jasper County won the girls varsity race by one point over Olney St. Joe, 38 to 39
    *  Olney’s Cameron Hough won the 2 mile race, with Tara Hughes finishing 7th and Jordan Laughlin 8th

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the Saturday night results from the Clay County Speedway last weekend
*  Sprints  :  Tommy Rockwell finished in first place  :  Aric Gentry was 2nd  :  Matt Humphrey was 3rd
*  Hornets  :  David Bolyard took the checkered flag  :  Vincent Shehorn was 2nd  :  Blaze Burwell was 3rd
*  B-Mods  :  Kyle Monroe won the featured race  :  Jimmy Cummins was 2nd  :  Rodney Anderson was 3rd
*  Modifieds  :  Jake Draege crossed the finish line first  :  Tyler Weiss was 2nd  :  Tim Lewis, Jr. was 3rd
*  Pure Stocks  :  Josh Lemke won the featured race  :  David Sims was 2nd  :  Tyson Brandon was 3rd
*  this coming Saturday night is Fan Appreciation Night at the dirt track with fan giveaways and much more
    *  includes a driver autograph session, plenty of concessions, and more at the Speedway north of Flora

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the Sunday results from the Women of Our Own Fastpitch Softball League in Olney
*  Hope Unlimited beat Pitas N More, 18-8
*  Monical’s Pizza beat Personal Finance, 13-0
*  the League’s Tournament is coming up this Saturday and Sunday in Musgrove Park – all are invited

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – call Coach at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports schedule  :  in volleyball – Olney at Edwards County and Newton at Lawrenceville  :  in girls tennis – Olney at Effingham and Newton at Shelbyville  :  in boys and girls cross country – Newton at the Mattoon Invitational  :  in boys soccer – Effingham St. Anthony at Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  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 live online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 24, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Tuesday night involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost a tough one-run game in 10 innings, falling to the Cubs, 4-3
    *  elsewhere  :  the Pirates beat Atlanta, 3-2  :  the Reds beat the Brewers, 3-1
    *  White Sox lost to Detroit, 4-3  :  Royals beat the Indians, 7-1  :  Twins beat Arizona, 6-3
*  with the series tied at a game each, the Cardinals are back in Chicago for the rubber game with the Cubs
    *  elsewhere this afternoon  :  the White Sox are in Detroit  :  the Twins will again host Arizona
    *  tonight  :  the Reds host Milwaukee  :  the Indians host the Royals  :  the Pirates are in Atlanta

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney won a big match on the road
*  the Tigers blanked Mt. Carmel, 3-0 improving Olney to 4 wins, 3 losses, and 3 ties
*  Derek Walker scored two of the goals for Olney, while Jacob Henry hit the other
*  the assists came from Ben Lynch, Marshall King, and Ben Baker – also great play from Jonah Buscher
*  Soccer Tigers are back on Ed Webber Field at OCC this Saturday when they host North Knox, Indiana

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls and Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – the Olney teams did well again
*  the Lady Tigers won the girls race at Robinson, edging out 2nd place Effingham, 41 to 44
*  Newton finished 9 back in 3rd place with 53 points and Robinson was last with 92 points
    *  Olney had six girls in the top 15, led by Kylar Craig in 6th place and Aaron Bromm in 7th
    *  Abby Rauch was 8th, Alicia Guzman was 9th, Jordan Laughlin 11th, and Lauren Eagleson 12th
*  on the boys side, the Tigers finished 2nd to host Robinson but only 6 points back, 29 to 35
*  Effingham finished 3rd with 79 points, followed by Newton at 90 and Hutsonville at 147
    *  Olney also had six guys in the top 15, led by Matthew DeVenecia 2nd and Nathan DeMeyer 3rd
    *  Dalyn Brach was 7th, Michael DeMeyer was 10th, Addison Craig 13th, and Silven Stallard 14th
* while the Lady Tigers remain undefeated at 9&0, the Tigers are now 10&3 on the year
*  the Olney squads are back on the course this Saturday at the Lawrenceville Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won a tough non-conference match at home
*  the Lady Tigers edged out Teutopolis, 5 to 4 as Olney improves to 6&2 on the year
*  Olney won three of the six singles matches
    *  Nicole Shan won the #2 singles match
    *  Rachel Woods won the #5 singles match
    *  Taloni Ginder won the #6 singles match
*  the Lady Tigers won two of the three doubles matches
    *  Nicole Shan and Audrey Jensen won the #1 doubles match
    *  Jaclyn Shan and Taloni Ginder won the #3 doubles match
*  Teutopolis won the only junior varsity match in doubles action
*  the Lady Tigers are back on the courts tomorrow on the road at Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney dropped a pair of LIC matches at home
*  the Lady Tigers lost the varsity match to Robinson in two games, 24-26 and 18-25
    *  Olney’s top players were Tanner Piercefield, Blake Nohren, Haley Simpson, and Courtney Kman
*  Robinson also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action tomorrow night at Albion against Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept a pair of conference matches at home
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Cumberland in two games, 25-15 and 25-12
    *  Newton's top players were Brooke Koebele, Hannah Litzleman, Taylor Johnson, and Kaitlyn Cohorst
*  Newton also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  now at 10&5 overall, the Lady Eagles are back in LIC action last night at Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  in Freshmen / Sophomore Football from this past Monday
*  Newton lost to Red Hill, 35-30
*  Olney lost to Marshall, 25-0

 

(OLNEY)  in one fall High School Baseball score yesterday – Teutopolis beat Neoga, 8-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday at the Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon
*  Mattoon beat Lawrenceville / Red Hill, 148 to 167 – Casey-Westfield was 3rd at 195

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday
*  the Olney St. Joe teams took part against Olney and Newton at Sam Parr State Park in Jasper County
*  the St. Joe girls finished a very close 2nd place to Newton / Jasper County, 39 to 38
*  the Olney Lady Cubs were just 8 points back in a close 3rd place finish
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Haven Doll in 3rd place, Evelyn Atkins 6th, and Tristen Payne 9th
*  the Olney Cubs ran away with the boys varsity race, beating Newton / Jasper County, 17 to 54
*  the St. Joe Wildcats finished in a distant 3rd place with 75 points
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Brent Hatten in 11th place and Cadin Ackman in 12th

 

(OLNEY)  also in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from last Saturday’s Olney Invitational
*  the Olney Cubs won the varsity boys race, finishing 4 points better than 2nd place St. Anthony
    *  top Olney runners were Chase Williams in 3rd place and Trey Nosek in 8th
*  the Lady Cubs finished in 3rd place behind St. Anthony and St. Joe, just 2 points better than Newton
    *  top Olney runners were Cameron Hough who won the varsity race – Tara Hughes was 14th
*  in the junior varsity races : Olney’s Jarrett Fuson won the boys : Morgan Puckett was 3rd for the girls

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for this Friday, the 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – call 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  boys golf – St. Anthony and Mt. Carmel at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Wrigley Field in Chicago at 6:55 – first pitch 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 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 23, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Monday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals took game one of three in Chicago, beating the Cubs, 8-0
    *  elsewhere  :  the White Sox beat Detroit, 2-0  :  the Twins lost to Arizona, 6-2
    *  the Indians and Royals split two games – Cleveland won, 4-3 and Kansas City won 2-0
    *  the Pirates beat Atlanta, 1-0  :  the Brewers and Reds were both idle last night
*  the Cardinals are back in Chicago with game two of the series tonight at Wrigley Field
    *  elsewhere  :  the Reds host the Brewers  :  the White Sox are back in Detroit
    *  the Pirates are in Atlanta  :  the Indians host the Royals  :  the Twins host Arizona

 

(NEWTON)  Week Three of the National Football League ended last night
*  the Bears beat the Jets in New York, 27-19

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won a conference match at home
*  the Lady Tigers beat visiting Newton, 9-0 winning all nine matches
*  Olney won the six singles matches respectively
    *  Jaclyn Shan #1  :  Nicole Shan #2  :  Audrey Jensen #3
    *  Rachel Snyder #4  :  Rachel Woods #5  :  and Taloni Ginder #6
*  the Lady Tigers won all three of the doubles matches
    *  Nicole Shan and Audrey Jensen #1
    *  Rachel Woods and Kayln Bailey #2
    *  Payton Murphy and Chelsea Heindselman #3
*  Olney also won nine of the ten junior varsity matches, including 5 doubles and 4 singles
*  the 5&2 overall, 3&1 LIC Lady Tigers are back in action today hosting Teutopolis in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer last night – Olney lost to Harrisburg at home
*  the Tigers fell to a tough visiting Bulldog squad, 2-1
*  Olney’s lone goal was scored by Westin Deshon
    *  Olney has good play from Austin Urfer and Derek Walker
*  now with 3 wins, 3 losses, and 3 ties, the Soccer Tigers are on the road today to Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney lost to Mt. Carmel on the road
*  the Tigers fell to the host Golden Aces, 186 to 162
*  the Match Medalist was Mt. Carmel’s Evan Thread, shooting a 2 over par 38
    *  Olney’s top golfers were Blake Berry (42), Jake Kowa (45), Luke Shan (48), Randy Goodman (51)
*  now at 7&14 on the year, the Tigers are back at home tomorrow against St. Anthony and Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  also in Boys High School Golf yesterday – in Little Illini Conference action
*  Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Flora and Cumberland, 161 to 186 to 215
*  Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Zach Breault was the Match Medalist with a round of 38

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Clay City took two matches on the road at Patoka
*  the Lady Wolves won the varsity match at Patoka in two games, 25-12 and 27-25
    Clay City was led by Macy Hance, Megan Hance, and Taylor Warner
*  Clay City also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Wolves are in Midland Trail Conference action tonight at Wayne City

 

(NEWTON) in High School Fall Baseball action yesterday
*  Teutopolis improves to 15&0 on the year as they defeated Odin, 8-2  :  Dieterich beat Weber, 3-0

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Baseball Regional Championship Games were yesterday – here’s some area results
*  Class 3A @ Effingham  :  Newton / Jasper County beat Mt. Zion, 7-5
    *  now to 14&5 on the year, the Junior Eagles now advance to Sectional action Saturday at Mt. Zion
*  Class 2A @ Casey  :  top-seeded Paris Crestwood beat 3rd-seeded Lawrenceville Parkview, 3-2
*  Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  top-seeded Teutopolis beat 3rd-seeded Cumberland, 10-0
*  Class 1A @ Sigel  :  top-seeded Effingham St. Anthony beat 2nd-seeded Dieterich, 16-1
all the winners advance to their respective Sectionals this coming Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls Junior High Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at OCC
*  Effingham St. Anthony won the girls varsity race beating Olney St. Joe, 34 to 75
*  the Olney Lady Cubs were 3rd
*  Newton / Jasper County was 4th, followed by Robinson, Cumberland, and New Hebron
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Haven Doll (8th) and Evelyn Atkins (10th)
*  the Olney Cubs won the boys varsity race by beating Effingham St. Anthony, 49 to 53
*  Robinson was 3rd and Newton / Jasper County was 4th
*  Olney St. Joe finished 5th, followed by Cumberland, Fairfield, and New Hebron
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Cadin Ackman (21st) and Brent Hatten (23rd)
*  while there were no team scores in the junior varsity races, the Wildcats did well
    *  the top runners for St. Joe were Evan Uhl and Audrey Young

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for this Friday, the 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – call 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  tonight is Pack the Place Pink Night for Lady Tiger volleyball in Ron Herrin Gym as Olney will host Robinson in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS – following the varsity match, the ERHS boys will battle each other with the juniors against the seniors, then that winner plays a team of teachers – so get out and support the Lady Tigers Volleyball squad tonight as Homecoming Week continues at East Richland High

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  boys soccer – Olney at Mt. Carmel  :  girls volleyball – Robinson at Olney and Cumberland at Newton  :  boys & girls cross country – Olney and Newton at Robinson along with Effingham  :  girls tennis – Teutopolis at Olney and Newton at Charleston

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Wrigley Field in Chicago at 6:55 – first pitch 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 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 22, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two with the Reds, winning Saturday, 8-4 but losing last night, 7-2
*  the Redbirds took two out of three from Cincinnati during the weekend series in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs split two with the Dodgers  :  White Sox split two with Tampa Bay
    *  Royals split two with Detroit  :  Brewers split two with Pittsburgh  :  Indians took two from the Twins
*  the Cardinals are in Chicago for the first of three against the Cubs
    *  elsewhere  :  the White Sox are in Detroit  :  the Twins host Arizona  :  Brewers and Reds are idle
    *  Royals & Indians will finish a suspended game from August 31st, then the regularly scheduled game

 

(NEWTON)  the National Football League Week Three was this weekend – here’s the Midwestern results
*  the Colts beat the Jaguars, 44-17
*  the Bengals beat the Titans, 33-7
*  the Chiefs beat the Dolphins, 34-15
*  the Lions beat the Packers, 19-7
*  the Rams lost to the Cowboys, 34-31
*  the Browns lost to the Ravens, 23-21
*  the Vikings lost to the Saints, 20-9
*  Week Three ends tonight as the Jets host the Bears in New York

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football this past Saturday involving downstate teams
*  Illinois beat Texas State, 42-35 – the 3&1 Fighting Illini begin Big Ten play Saturday night at Nebraska
*  Southern Illinois lost to Purdue, 35-13 – the 3&1 Salukis will host Western Illinois Saturday night
*  Eastern Illinois beat Austin Peay, 63-7 – the 1&3 Panthers are on the road to Ohio Saturday afternoon

 

(NEWTON)  it was Week Four in IHSA Football this past weekend
*  here’s the recap of the scores in the Little Illini Conference
    *  Newton beat Red Hill, 32-6
    *  Marshall defeated Olney, 47-16
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 35-14
    *  Lawrenceville beat Flora, 52-0
    *  Paris beat Edwards County, 42-32
*  among a few games that were played on Saturday
    *  Fairfield beat Vienna-Goreville, 53-10
*  it’s back to Week Five IHSA Football coming up this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country at Saturday’s Olney Invitational
*  Salem won the boys varsity race among 22 teams, beating Charleston by eleven points, 64 to 75
*  the Olney Tigers finished 3rd, followed by Mattoon, Robinson, Princeton, Mt. Vernon, and Teutopolis
*  Centralia was 9th, followed by Effingham, Lawrenceville, Breese Mater Dei, Benton, Herrin, & Newton
    *  Olney’s top runners were Matthew DeVenecia (13th), Nathan DeMeyer (21st), and Dalyn Brach (26th)
    *  the top Newton runners were Collin Harris (46th) and Trenton Gonzalez (52nd)
    *  Fairfield’s Corbin Kakac won the boys 3.1 mile race – Charleston’s Kendal Oliver was 2nd
*  Breese Mater Dei won the girls varsity race among 19 teams, beating Charleston by 40 points, 85 to 125
*  Mattoon was 3rd, followed by Herrin, Effingham, the Olney Lady Tigers (6th), Mt. Vernon, and Salem
*  Newton finished 9th, followed by Teutopolis, Hamilton County, Lawrenceville, and Mt. Carmel
    *  Olney’s top runners were Holly Stallard (17th), Aaron Bromm (27th), and Abby Rauch (33rd)
    *  Newton’s top runners were Lexi Davidson (6th) and Emma Weber (14th)
    *  Mattoon’s Megan Shaffer won the girls 3.1 mile race – Charleston’s Grace Oetting was 2nd
*  in the Open Race for both boys and girls, also on the 3.1 mile course at Olney Central College
    *  Robinson’s Henry Treadway won the race, followed by 2nd place Ryan Chambers of Charleston
    *  Olney’s top runners were Nathaniel Troester (16th) and Jonah Wendling (22nd)

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball from Saturday – Newton won the St. Anthony Invitational
*  the Lady Eagles lost their first match, but turned it around to win four straight matches and the tourney
    *  Newton lost to Teutopolis in two close games, 19-25, 23-25
    *  Newton then beat Oakland Tri-County in three games, 25-20, 20-25, 15-13
    *  Newton beat Pana in two games, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Newton beat Shelbyville in two games, 25-19, 25-18
    *  Newton won the title match over St. Anthony in two games, 25-18, 25-19
*  Newton’s top players included Hannah Litzelman, Kristen Hardiek, Kaitlyn Cohorst, & Brooke Koebele
*  chosen to the All Tournament Team from Newton were Kristen Hardiek and Hannah Litzelman
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the NCHS court tomorrow night against Cumberland

 

(OLNEY)  in a High School Baseball Saturday at the North Clay Showcase in Louisville
*  Teutopolis beat Altamont, 10-0 and it was the host North Clay Cardinals over Dieterich, 6-0

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Softball Sectionals were played Saturday – here’s some area results
*  Class AA @ Teutopolis  :  Charleston beat Mt. Zion, 1-0 - Charleston improves to 15&1
*  Class A @ Toledo  :  Windsor beat Cumberland, 5-2 - Windsor improves to 19&5
*  the Class A and AA State Tournaments are this Friday and Saturday at Champions Field in Normal

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Junior High Baseball Regional Semi-Finals were Saturday – here’s area results
*  Class 3A @ Effingham  :  5th-seeded Newton /Jasper County upset top-seeded Mattoon, 1-0
*  Class 3A @ Effingham  :  3rd-seeded Mt. Zion upset 2nd-seeded Effingham, 2-0
    *  the Junior Eagles play Mt. Zion in the regional championship game today in Effingham at 4:00
*  Class 2A @ Casey  :  top-seeded Paris Crestwood beat 4th-seeded Bridgeport Red Hill, 5-3
*  Class 2A @ Casey  :  3rd-seeded Lawrenceville Parkview beat 6th-seeded Kansas, 16-4
*  Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  top-seeded Teutopolis beat 4th-seeded Brownstown, 11-0
*  Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  3rd-seede Cumberland beat 2nd-seeded Altamont, 6-1
*  Class 1A @ Sigel  :  top-seeded Effingham St. Anthony beat 4th-seeded Sigel St. Michael's, 13-3
*  Class 1A @ Sigel  :  2nd-seeded Dieterich beat 3rd-seeded Newton St. Thomas, 7-6
all the Saturday winners will play this afternoon for their respective Regional Championships

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior Pro Football results from Saturday
*  the 3rd & 4th Graders won two games, beating Flora, 20-0 and then beating Edwards County, 32-6
*  the 5th & 6th Graders defeated Mt. Carmel, 26-22
*  the 7th & 8th Graders lost a tough one to Mt. Carmel, 28-6
all three teams will be back in action this Saturday against Red Hill, Robinson, and Robinson respectively

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for this Friday, the 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – call 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(OLNEY)  it’s Homecoming Week at East Richland High School with plenty of activities all week long at ERHS – this evening is Soccer Stampede Night out at Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College as the Soccer Tigers host Harrisburg starting at 4:30 – Tiger Nation is urged to turn out and support the Tigers

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  boys golf – Olney at Mt. Carmel  :  boys soccer – Harrisburg at Olney  :  volleyball – Olney at Martinsville  :  girls tennis – Newton at Olney  :  freshmen / sophomore football – Marshall at Olney and Red Hill at Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time from Wrigley Field in Chicago at 6:55 – first pitch 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 online at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 20, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Friday night, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals held on to beat the visiting Reds, 2-1 to take the first of three this weekend in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs lost to the Dodgers, 14-5  :  the White Sox beat the Rays, 4-3
    *  the Brewers lost to Pittsburgh, 4-2  :  the Royals lost to Detroit, 10-1  :  the Twins beat the Indians, 5-4
*  all the Midwestern teams are back in action on this Saturday
*  the Cardinals host the Reds later this evening in St. Louis
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host the Dodgers and the Royals host the Tigers, both this afternoon
    *  later tonight  :  White Sox are in Tampa Bay  :  Twins host the Indians  :  Brewers are in Pittsburgh

 

(NEWTON)  it was Week Four of IHSA Football last night – here’s some of the downstate results
*  in the Little Illini Conference
    *  Newton beat Red Hill, 32-6
    *  Marshall over Olney, 47-16
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 35-14
    *  Paris beat Edwards County, 42-32
    *  Lawrenceville beat Flora, 52-0
*  in the Apollo Conference
    *  Effingham beat Charleston, 41-7
    *  Taylorville beat Salem, 48-0
    *  Mt. Zion beat Mattoon, 62-41
*  in the Little Okaw Valley, Southeast Division
    *  Villa Grove beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 35-0
    *  Cumberland beat Oblong, 28-14
*  in the Black Diamond Conference
    *  Chester beat Carmi, 41-18
    *  Sesser-Valier beat Hamilton County, 40-15
    *  Johnston City beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 38-0
*  in the South Central Conference
    *  Carlinville beat Pana, 43-15
    *  Greenville beat Hillsboro, 49-26
    *  Staunton beat Litchfield, 35-0
    *  Roxanna beat Vandalia, 39-26
*  in the Central Illinois Conference
    *  Tuscola beat Shelbyville, 52-26
    *  Sullivan beat Warrensburg-Latham, 42-0
*  in the South Seven Conference
    *  Centralia beat Carbondale, 39-22
    *  Marion slipped by Cahokia, 41-40
    *  Belleville Althoff beat Mt. Vernon, 28-26
*  in the Cahokia Conference
    *  Breese Central beat Carlyle, 39-0
    *  Red Bud beat Dupo, 7-0
    *  Columbia beat Trenton Wesclin, 37-14
*  some other downstate scores
    *  Breese Mater Dei beat Mt. Carmel, 40-33
    *  Highland beat Jerseyville, 42-19
    *  Harrisburg beat West Frankfort, 21-12
    *  Carterville slipped by Du Quoin, 9-8
*  there are a couple of downstate games scheduled for this Saturday
    *  in the Black Diamond Conference – Vienna-Goreville will host Fairfield today at 1:00
    *  in a non-conference game – Oakland Tri-County plays at Clifton Central tonight at 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football later today
*  Illinois’ back at home to host Texas State with a 3:00 kickoff this afternoon at Memorial Stadium
*  EIU’s at home today to host Austin Peay – a 1:30 kickoff during Family Weekend in Charleston
*  the Salukis are on the road at Purdue today for a kickoff at 11:00 this morning in West Lafayette

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys and Girls High School Cross Country – the Olney Invitational is today
*  over 20 teams and hundreds of runners in Olney for the annual event at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball – there are two area tournaments going on today
*  Newton and Olney are taking part in the St. Anthony Invitational in Effingham
*  Clay City and others are taking part in the Flora Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – a big matchup scheduled for today in Olney
*  the Lady Tigers will host Effingham St. Anthony at ERHS and in the Olney City Park

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Marching Band Competition – local squads are in action today
*  both Olney and Newton taking part in the Sage City Marching Contest today up in Monticello

 

(OLNEY)  in Olney Junior League Football coming up today – all age groups are in action
*  the Olney 3rd & 4th Graders will host Flora this morning at 10:00, then host Edwards County at 12:30
*  both the Olney 5th & 6th and 7th & 8th Grade teams will play Mt. Carmel with games at 5:00 and 7:00

 


                                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Central College Blue Knight’s Golf Classic is set for Friday, September 26th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with registration and lunch at 12 noon and tee-off at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, which includes green fees, refreshments on the course, prizes, lunch, and dinner, all in a 4 person scramble format – $100 hole sponsorships are available – all proceeds to support OCC Blue Knights Basketball – the registration form deadline is September 19th – call Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz 18U Travel Softball team is currently holding a fundraiser by selling Monical’s Pizza discount cards, which includes many valuable discounts and free items – each card is priced at $25 with over $75 in savings – all proceeds go to summer tournament expenses – if interested, call or stop by Monical’s Pizza along East Main Street in Olney or contact any 18U O-Town Strykerz player

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to oval, dirt track racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway north of Flora – it’s Double Point Night this evening with the normal card of categories, including B-Mods, Pure Stocks, the Hornets, Non-Wing Sprints, and UMP Modifieds – the gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:30 – plenty of concessions, seating, and parking – all at the Clay County Speedway along Route 45 north of Flora

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests include Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, Olney Tigersharks Swim Team Coach Matt Powell, and local Shriners Joe Hunt and Bill Jennings talking about next week’s Shriner’s Game and more – that’s at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

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(OLNEY)  also on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with the pregame at 2:00 and kickoff at 3:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air time at 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, & all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com