LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

August 25, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals beat the Mets in St. Louis, 8-1
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, Brewers, Tigers, Rangers, and Astros
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the White Sox, Royals, Pirates, Reds, Twins, and Braves
the Cardinals will finish up their three game series with the Mets tonight, back in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Golf yesterday at the Richland Country Club in Olney
visiting Charleston won a four-team match by beating out second place Teutopolis, 157 to 172
* the Match Medalist was Teutopolis’ Christian Deters with an even par 36 on RCC’s back nine holes
the host Tigers finished in third place by beating out Fairfield, 192 to 218
* Coen McDowell led Olney with an eight over par round of 44, followed by Randy Goodman with a 46
* rounding out the top four for Olney were Luke Shan with a 49 and Ryan Tolliver with a 53
the Tigers are now 1-4 on the season, but winless so far in LIC action at 0-2
Olney is back on the links next Tuesday at the Clay County Country Club, just west of Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Fall Baseball yesterday
* Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 10-1

 

(OLNEY)  in College Football news from the University of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana
the Illini kick off their 2016 season at home Saturday afternoon, September 3rd, against Murray State
check the Illini website for ticket information, at  www.fightingillini.com 
you can hear Fighting Illini Football this fall on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN, Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Football season gets started this weekend in Illinois
there are four season-opening games in the Little Illini Conference tomorrow night
* the Olney Tigers open up on the road at Lawrenceville against the Indians
* the Red Hill Salukis open up at home against Robinson in Bridgeport
* the Marshall Lions are on the road to Flora to open up against the Wolves on Dancey Field
* and Casey-Westfield will host the Tigers from Paris up in Clark County
the remaining LIC team will be in non-conference action
* the defending LIC Champs from Newton have a 2:00 start Saturday up at Georgetown-Ridge Farm

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer – the Red & Gold Invitational is underway in Charleston
* the Gold Pool includes both teams from Newton & Olney, plus Effingham and Centralia
* the Red Pool includes the host Trojans, plus others from Mattoon, Monticello, and Teutopolis
the Newton Eagles begin action today at 4:00 against Centralia on Field #1 in the Southeast Park
the Olney Tigers also start play today at 4:00 against Effingham on Field #2 in the Southeast Park
both Newton & Olney have tomorrow off before returning to action Saturday morning

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis – both of our local teams begin their season this afternoon
the Newton Lady Eagles open up on the road at Flora, over in Frog Island
the Olney Lady Tigers begin their season tomorrow at home against Mt. Carmel

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up on Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the $20 fee increases to $25 if signup after September 1st  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  then the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms & more details are online at  www.olneychamber.com  or on the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page

 

(OLNEY)  get ready for our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing tomorrow at the Quail Creek Country Club in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks, water, hamburgers, & hot dogs – plus a meal following golf featuring barbeque chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College – go to  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may also purchase reserved football seats  – NCHS sports passes are available for all regular season sports as well – call or stop by the NCHS office

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports schedule  :  in boys soccer – Newton and Olney at the Red & Gold Invitational at Charleston  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Flora and Olney will host Mt. Carmel

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

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

 

 

 

August 24, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals lost to the Mets, 7-4 with game two of the series coming up tonight in St. Louis
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, Pirates, Reds, Brewers, & Tigers
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Indians, Twins, Astros, and Rangers
it’s back to a full schedule of games tonight in Major League Baseball

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill lost a tough match to Mt. Carmel, 168 to 158

 

(FLORA)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday
Flora beat Paris, 8-1 – the Wolfgals are back on the courts tomorrow when they host Newton in Frog Island

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night
Clay City split two matches at Robinson
* the Lady Wolves won the varsity match in two sets, 25-17, 25-22
* Clay City lost the junior varsity match in two sets

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Newton Jasper County picked up a win on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles beat Teutopolis, 10-4
* Graci Michl led Jasper County at the plate with three hits, two RBI, and three runs scored
* Whitney Zumbahlen was the winning pitcher
the 5-5 Junior Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow traveling to Flora for a 4:30 first pitch

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Cross Country from last Thursday in Effingham, hosted by St. Anthony School
the Jasper County runners finished in third place for both the boys and girls
the other teams taking part were St. Anthony, Paris/Mayo, Okaw Valley, and Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City
here’s the runners for Jasper County in the girls meet
* Alexis Hetzer, Faith Shuh, Marlee Kocher, MaKenzie Kuhn, and Abbie Fitzmaurice
the runners for Jasper County in the boys meet included
* Gage Reynold, Ben Street, Logan Weber, Owen Mahaffey, Leo Weber, and Clay Bergbower

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League news
* in a makeup game this past Monday night – Olney’s 5th/6th grade squad beat Mt. Carmel, 44-6
here’s a look at the statistics from last Saturday’s Olney 3rd/4th grade victory over Lawrenceville, 20-6
* offensively, the Junior Tigers rushed for 133 yards on 18 carries and completed one pass for 20 yards
* Brandon Mullins scored two touchdowns, rushing for 56 yards on only 6 carries
* Dirks Weiler had a touchdown while running for 41 yards on 3 carries
* Jacob Beard had 5 carries while gaining 36 yards
* defensively, Carsyn Ameter, Preston Elliott, Tommy Ortiz, and Dirks Weiler had three tackles each
* Bobby Graves and Avery Schrader had two tackles each
the Olney 3rd/4th graders are back in action this Saturday at Lawrenceville with game time at 3:30
Olney’s two older teams (5th/6th and 7th/8th) are also at Lawrenceville with games at around 5:00 and 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  speaking of football – the IHSA Football season gets started this weekend in Illinois
there are four season-opening games in the Little Illini Conference this coming Friday night
* the Olney Tigers open up on the road at Lawrenceville against the Indians
* the Red Hill Salukis open up at home against Robinson in Bridgeport
* the Marshall Lions are on the road to Flora to open up against the Wolves on Dancey Field
* and Casey-Westfield will host the Tigers from Paris up in Clark County
the remaining LIC team will be in non-conference action
* the defending LIC Champs from Newton have a 2:00 start Saturday up at Georgetown-Ridge Farm

 

(NEWTON)  another fall sport starts today for many teams up in Charleston in Boys High School Soccer
the Red & Gold Invitational will involve eight teams in two pools of play
* the Gold Pool includes both teams from Newton & Olney, plus Effingham and Centralia
* the Red Pool includes the host Trojans, plus others from Mattoon, Monticello, and Teutopolis
the Newton Eagles begin action tomorrow at 4:00 against Centralia on Field #1 in the Southeast Park
the Olney Tigers also start play tomorrow at 4:00 against Effingham on Field #2 in the Southeast Park
both Newton & Olney have Friday off before returning to action Saturday morning

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis – both of our local teams begin their season tomorrow
the Newton Lady Eagles open up on the road at Flora, over in Frog Island
the Olney Lady Tigers begin their season tomorrow at home against Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls & Boys Cross Country – the local teams started their fall season earlier this week
the teams from both Olney and Newton competed this past Monday at the Wickham Invitational at Fairfield
the teams will all return to the cross country courses next Tuesday
* the Tigers / Lady Tigers travel to Robinson to battle Lawrenceville, St. Anthony, Teutopolis, & Robinson
* the Eagles / Lady Eagles have their first home meet in Newton against Effingham & Marshall

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  get ready for our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing this Friday at the Quail Creek Country Club in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks, water, hamburgers, & hot dogs – plus a meal following golf featuring barbeque chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College – go to  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may also purchase reserved football seats  – NCHS sports passes are available for all regular season sports as well – call or stop by the NCHS office

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports schedule  :  in golf – Olney will host Charleston, Teutopolis, & Fairfield at the Richland Country Club  :  in boys soccer – the Red & Gold Tournament begins today & continues each day thru Saturday in Charleston – both Olney and Newton are taking part

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

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

 

 

 

August 23, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night with a limited schedule, only nine total games
the Cardinals had yesterday and last night off as a travel date
* the Midwestern teams that won were the Cubs, Brewers, Indians, and Astros
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Pirates, Reds, and Braves
* those teams that were idle on Monday included the White Sox, Royals, Tigers, Twins, and Rangers
the Cardinals open up a three game series at home against the New York Mets later tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday at the Tom Wickham Memorial Invitational
Olney won the annual 8-team event down in Fairfield by beating out second place Lawrenceville, 27 to 52
Hamilton County was third with 96 points, followed by Mt. Carmel at 105 and host Fairfield with 155
Newton finished sixth with 165 points, followed by North Clay at 199 and Webber Township
here’s how the Lady Tigers ran
* Cameron Hough won the race, finishing first
* Tristen Payne was fifth
* Lauren Eagleson was sixth
* Haven Doll was seventh
* Jynsen Yonaka was eighth
* other top Olney runners included Alicia Guzman (25th) and Gracie Julian (30th)
in the Invitational’s Open Race
* the Olney runners included Danni Murphy (18th), Abby Rauch (19th), and Hallie Troester (22nd)
the Lady Tigers are back in action a week from today at Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday at the Tom Wickham Memorial Invitational
Olney won the annual 8-team event in Fairfield by beating out second place Lawrenceville, 50 to 65
Hamilton County was third with 75 points, followed by Newton with 92 and host Fairfield with 135
then Mt. Carmel was sixth with 160 points, followed by North Clay and Webber Township
here’s the top runners for the victorious Olney Tigers
* Michael DeMeyer was second
* Nathan DeMeyer was fourth
* Owen Powell finished fifth
* Tyler Hughes was sixth
* other top Olney runners included Aiden Zuber (33rd), Tristan Helm (34th), and Caleb Thomas (40th)
in the Invitational’s Open Race
* the Olney runners included Jordan Belcher (7th) and Trevor Bower (12th)
the Tigers are back in action a week from today at Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country at yesterday’s Invitational Meet at Fairfield
Newton finished in fourth place among the eight teams taking part
the top runners for the Eagles included
* Joe Stone, Michael Koebele, Collin Harris, Crayton Chestnut, Lane Higgs, Faron Bartens, Tucker Rieman
in Junior Varsity action – Victor Sandschafer placed third overall, but was unable to run the varsity race
the Eagles will host their first home meet of the year a week from today with Effingham and Marshall

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country at yesterday’s Invitational Meet at Fairfield
Newton finished in sixth place among the eight teams taking part
the top runners for the Lady Eagles included
* Veronica Ochs, Taylor Brown, Alexis Bell, Mya Kuhn, Lauren Probst, Denae Cantrell, Destiny Larrison
The Lady Eagles will host their first home meet of the year a week from today with Effingham and Marshall

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney hosted Casey-Westfield and Robinson
Robinson won the match by beating out second place Casey-Westfield, 198 to 215
the Olney Tigers finished just one stroke back in third place with 216 points
* the Co-Match Medalists were Robinson’s Takoda Wheeler and Hunter Givens, each with a round of 48
* Olney’s best round was a 51 shot by Coen McDowell – Luke Shan shot a 53
* Olney’s Randy Goodman had a 54 and Seth Ingram shot a 58
* on the girl’s side, Olney’s Madeline McKinney shot a 55
now at 0-2, the Olney golfers are back in action tomorrow against Charleston, Teutopolis, and Fairfield
in one other area golf match yesterday
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Carmi, 159 to 189

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday
* Teutopolis beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 9-1

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Newton Jasper County lost a tough one
Charleston beat the Jasper County girls, 8-1
* Emma Kidwell took the loss – top hitter was Jacey Parr with a double, single, and walk
the 4-5 Junior Lady Eagles are back in action today traveling to Teutopolis

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up on Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the $20 fee increases to $25 if signup after September 1st  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  then the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms & more details are online at  www.olneychamber.com  or on the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page

 

(OLNEY)  get ready for our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing this Friday, August 26th, at the Quail Creek Country Club, in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks & water available on the course, along with hamburgers & hot dogs – not to mention a meal following the round of golf featuring barbecue chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson – for more, logon at  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon on this Tuesday morning – NCHS sports passes are available for all regular season sports as well – call or stop by the Newton Community High School office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney has announced that the Musgrove Aquatic Center is now closed for the season

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  there’s nothing on today’s local High School Sports schedule

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

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

 

 

 

August 22, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  as the 2016 Summer Olympics ended yesterday in Rio, the United States won the most medals
American athletes finished with a total of 121 medals, leading all of the 204 other countries involved
* America captured 46 gold medals, 37 silver medals, and 38 bronze medals, the most in all categories
* China had the Olympics’ second most medals at 70, followed by Great Britain with 67 and Russia with 56
* then Germany and France each with 42, Japan had 41, Australia had 29, Italy with 28, and Canada with 22 * Korea had 21, the Netherlands and Brazil had 19 each, then New Zealand and Kazakhstan each with 17

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend with games played on Saturday and Sunday
the Cardinals split two with the Phillies, losing Saturday, 4-2 but winning yesterday, 9-0
* other Midwestern teams that split two were the Cubs, Reds, Brewers, Indians, Tigers, and Braves
* the Midwestern teams that won two were the White Sox, Royals, and Astros
* the Midwestern teams that lost two were the Pirates, Twins, and Rangers
the Cardinals are off today before they open a three game series at home against the Mets tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball from over the weekend – Newton Jasper County won two games
the Jasper County boys beat Oblong last Friday, 9-3
* the winning pitcher was Ben Meinhart
Jasper County won again on Saturday, beating Lawrenceville Parkview, 11-1
* the winning pitcher was Jake Rice with a complete game victory
Jasper County also won last Thursday by slipping by North Clay, 14-13
* the winning pitcher was Aaron Einhorn, with Evan Schafer getting a save
* the top Jasper County hitter was Aaron Einhorn with three hits and three RBI
the Jasper County squad is now 6-2 on the season

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from this past Saturday – Olney took two of three games
* Olney dropped the 7th/8th grade game to visiting Salem, 30-6
* Olney won the 5th/6th grade game by beating Salem, 40-6
* Olney also won the 3rd/4th grade game with a win over Lawrenceville, 20-6
the Olney teams have a couple of rescheduled games from the previous weekend’s rainouts
* the Olney 5th/6th graders play tonight at Mt. Carmel with a 6:00 kickoff
* the Olney 7th/8th graders play tomorrow night at Mt. Carmel, also with a 6:00 kickoff

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior League Football League has fundraising raffle tickets on sale from all players and parents with four guns to be given away – the drawing will be held during the final day of home games in Olney, on Saturday, September 24th – the tickets are $5 each or four for $20 and get one free – tickets can also be purchased at the home games in Olney – all proceeds will help purchase equipment & uniforms

 

(OLNEY)  it’s the Annual Olney Bicycle Classic coming up on Saturday, September 10th, in the Olney City Park  :  it all begins with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 with registration by 7:45 – the $20 fee increases to $25 if signup after September 1st  :  the TrustBank Family Ride is at 9:30 with registration by 9:15  :  Pacific Cycle presents bicycle stunts by Chris Clark at 11:00  :  then the AmTryke Ride for children at 11:30 with registration by 11:15  :  the Kids Races, for ages 2 thru 14, start at 11:50 with registration by 11:30 and trophies to the top three in each age category  :  most registrants get a t-shirt – registration forms & more details are online at  www.olneychamber.com  or on the Chamber’s Facebook Event Page

 

(OLNEY)  get ready for our Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 9th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney, with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s a four person scramble with registration from 11:00 to 1:00, lunch from 11:30 to 12:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the cost is only $60 per person – to signup, or for details, call Mike or Deb, at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON/ROBINSON)  Lincoln Trail College will have its Annual Athletics Golf Outing this Friday, August 26th, at the Quail Creek Country Club, in Crawford County – starting at 11:00 that morning, the outing includes 18 holes of golf with a golf cart, plus soft drinks & water available on the course, along with hamburgers & hot dogs – not to mention a meal following the round of golf featuring barbecue chicken – the cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four – meal only tickets are $15 each – proceeds go to help the student-athletes at Lincoln Trail College near Robinson – for more, logon at  www.ltcathletics.com

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the upcoming hours of operations at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney  :  for this coming Saturday, August 27th, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 in the afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00  :  then this Sunday, August 28th, the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney is open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 that afternoon and evening  :  for more, call the Aquatic Center in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  a note to Newton Eagle football fans – last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders now have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office at  618-783-2303  during regular office hours – the general public may purchase reserved football seats from 8:00 to 12:00 noon both today and tomorrow, August 22nd & 23rd – also available are sports passes for all regular season sports at NCHS – contact the NCHS office during regular hours for more information

 

(OLNEY/SALEM)  the U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition has its Annual Golf Scramble today at the Salem Country Club, over in Marion County – it’s registration and social time at 11:00 this morning, then lunch at 12:00 noon, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – plenty of prizes and fun – show up and take part

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton and Olney at the Fairfield Invitational  :  in boys golf – Robinson & Casey-Westfield at Olney

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

(OLNEY)  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 in Olney – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 20, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night with a full schedule
the Cardinals defeated the Phillies in extra innings 4-3
* the Midwestern teams that won were the  Astros – Reds – Indians – Royals - Rangers
* the Midwestern teams that lost were the Pirates – Tigers – Braves – White Sox – Twins - Cubs
the Cardinals play again tonight with the second of a three game series in Philadelphia against the Phillies

 

(OLNEY)  in football news from the University of Illinois campus up in Champaign-Urbana
the Illinois football team hosted it’s Training Camp Media Day this past Sunday at Memorial Stadium
the Fighting Illini will finish up their free-to-the-public  practices this afternoon next to Memorial Stadium
* that’s this afternoon from 2:30 to 4:30
the Illini kick off their 2016 season at home Saturday afternoon, September 3rd, against Murray State
check the Illini website for ticket information, at  www.fightingillini.com  
you’ll be able to hear Fighting Illini Football this fall on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY/SALEM)  the U.S. Route 50 Four-Lane Coalition has its Annual Golf Scramble next Monday, August 22nd, at the Salem Country Club, over in Marion County – it’s registration and social time at 11:00 that morning, then lunch at 12:00 noon, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – plenty of prizes and fun – it’s all to raise awareness & funds to support the four-lane expansion efforts of  Route 50

 

(OLNEY)  the City of Olney has the following hours of operations for the Musgrove Aquatic Center  :  today & tomorrow, it’s adult lap swim from 12:00 to 1:00 each afternoon and open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 each day  :  also the same hours for next Saturday, August 27th  :  then on Sunday, August 28th, the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney is open to the public from 1:00 to 6:00 that afternoon and evening

 

(OLNEY)  be listening for our Coach’s Corner Show coming up this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests will include RCHS Athletic Director Curt Nealis and Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music –– that’s our Coach’s Corner Show, Saturday mornings at 9:03, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

(OLNEY)  the 2nd Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk is this morning with late & pre-registration now underway (7:00) – the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 and the 1 Mile Fun Run starts at 9:00 – the 5K fee is $25 and only $10 for the Fun Run – the start & finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – all the proceeds go to help fund youth sports & music programs at the St. Joseph School in Olney

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online live, at  www.wvlnam.com  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:10 and game time at around 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney