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July 15, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  Major League Baseball is shut down most of this week for the All-Star Break
*  the Home Run Derby was last night
*  the annual All-Star Game will be played tonight up at Target Field in Minnesota
*  the second half of the 2014 baseball season gets started on Friday

 

(OLNEY)  it’s more All-Star Little League Tournament action this week
*  the 11U District One Tournament starts tonight in Bridgeport with a single game
    *  the Olney All-Stars will play Mt. Carmel at 6:00 this evening
    *  tonight’s winner will play Lawrenceville tomorrow night
    *  the tournament continues Thursday and Friday, plus Saturday, if needed
*  the 10U District One Tournament begins tonight in Musgrove Park in Olney with one game
    *  Mt. Carmel plays Lawrenceville at 6:00 this evening
    *  tonight’s winner will play the Olney All-Stars tomorrow night at 7:00
    *  the tournament continues Thursday and Friday, plus Saturday, if needed
*  the 12U Sectional Tournament at Tuscola starts tomorrow night and runs thru possibly Sunday
    *  the three teams involved are those from Olney, Champaign, and Rushville

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for Olney Junior Pro Football is this coming Saturday night from 6:00 to 8:00 behind the East Richland Elementary School, at the football shed – the registration fee is at $40 per player and the fee will increase to $50 per player after the signup on Saturday night – that’s Olney Jr Pro Football

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up this Saturday at the Olney IGA with serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Junior Pro Football Camp will be held this coming Thursday and Friday at the East Richland High School Football Complex – it’s for incoming 3rd thru 5th graders from 9:00 to 10:00 each morning and for incoming 6th thru 8th graders from 10:15 to 11:15 each morning – the instructional camp will be led by ERHS coaches and players and will introduce the young players to the fundamentals & skills needed to become a Tiger Football player with an offensive focus on Thursday and a defensive focus on Friday – the two-day camp is totally free – also, an optional Down & Dirty Offensive Lineman Camp will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 on Friday morning – players there will learn extra skills and drills to become a better offensive lineman – for more information or for a signup form, contact Coach Matt Music in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser was rescheduled from last Saturday to tonight, still to be held at the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – from 4:00 to 8:00, they’ll be serving up pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – so come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers tonight from 4:00 to 8:00 in the Olney Centre, east of Wal-Mart

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s All-Star Break in Major League Baseball, so no Cardinals baseball until Friday night, otherwise tune in for the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 14, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams from over the weekend
*  the Cardinals beat the Brewers Saturday, but lost in Milwaukee yesterday – Redbirds won two of three
    *  elsewhere over the weekend  :  the Twins won two while the Cubs lost two
    *  all other teams split their games, including the White Sox, Reds, Royals, and Indians
*  all teams are off for the next few days as the All-Star Break is underway
    *  the Home Run Derby will be tonight, starting at 7:00, at Target Field, up in Minnesota
    *  the annual All-Star Game will be played tomorrow night, also at Target Field
*  the second half of the 2014 baseball season gets started on Friday
*  the Cardinals host the L.A. Dodgers with the first of three this weekend on Friday night
    *  Cubs are at Arizona  :  White Sox host Houston  :  Royals are in Boston  :  Twins host Tampa Bay
    *  Reds play Yankees in New York  :  Indians are in Detroit  :  Brewers are in Washington

 

(OLNEY)  in women’s fast pitch softball action played last night in Olney’s Musgrove Park
*  it was the 2014 season opening games for A League of Our Own Women’s Softball League
    *  Personal Finance defeated Pitas-N-More, 19-5
    *  Hope Unlimited defeated Monical’s Pizza, 6-4
*  it will be back to league action this coming Sunday evening at 6:00 and 8:00 in Musgrove Park

 

 (OLNEY)  the 11 & 12 Year Old District Little League Tournament finished Friday night in Mt. Carmel
*  the Olney/Richland County All-Stars won the tournament by beating host Mt. Carmel
*  the local All-Stars now advance to the Section Little League Tournament this week in Tuscola
*  the 9 & 10 Year Old District One Little League Tournament will be held this week

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Richland County and Lawrence County Farm Bureaus are sponsoring a charter bus to the Sunday, August 3rd, Cardinal’s game when they host Milwaukee at Busch Stadium – the $60 fee for Farm Bureau members, or $70 fee for non-members, will include the game’s ticket and round-trip transportation – the bus will leave Lawrenceville at 8:30 and Olney at 9:00 – call the Farm Bureau offices to sign up today

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for Olney Junior Pro Football is this coming Saturday night from 6:00 to 8:00 behind the East Richland Elementary School, at the football shed – the registration fee is at $40 per player and the fee will increase to $50 per player after the signup on Saturday night – that’s Olney Jr Pro Football signup this Saturday night

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up this Saturday at the Olney IGA with serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Junior Pro Football Camp will be held this coming Thursday and Friday at the East Richland High School Football Complex – it’s for incoming 3rd thru 5th graders from 9:00 to 10:00 each morning and for incoming 6th thru 8th graders from 10:15 to 11:15 each morning – the instructional camp will be led by ERHS coaches and players and will introduce the young players to the fundamentals & skills needed to become a Tiger Football player with an offensive focus on Thursday and a defensive focus on Friday – the two-day camp is totally free – also, an optional Down & Dirty Offensive Lineman Camp will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 on Friday morning – players there will learn extra skills and drills to become a better offensive lineman – for more information or for a signup form, contact Coach Matt Music in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser was rescheduled from last Saturday to tomorrow night, still to be held at the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – from 4:00 to 8:00, they’ll be serving up pork burgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – so come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers tomorrow night from 4:00 to 8:00 in the Olney Centre, east of Wal-Mart

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s All-Star Break in Major League Baseball, so no Cardinals baseball until Friday night, otherwise tune in for the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 12, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Brewers 7-6 and take the first game of the three game series.
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs beat the Braves 5-4  :  White Sox lost to Cleveland 7-4
    *  the Royals lost to the Tigers, 2-1  :  the Twins lost to the Rockies 6-2
*  the Cardinals hit the road to Milwaukee for the last 2 games of the 3 game series before the All Star break
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host Atlanta  :  the White Sox are in Cleveland  :  the Reds host Pittsburgh
    *  the Royals host Detroit  :  the Twins are in Colorado  :  The Reds host the Pirates
*  the 85th All-Star Game will be next Tuesday night at Target Field up in Minnesota

 

 (OLNEY)  the 11 & 12 Year Old District Little League Tournament wrapped up last night in Mt. Carmel
*  As Olney/Richland County won the District tournament last night over Mt. Carmel 16-4
*  Olney/Richland County advances to Sectional Tournament play next week in Tuscola

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(FLORA)  there’s no racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora – but it’s back to normal next Saturday with a full card of racing a week from tonight, on July 19th – for more details or information on what’s coming up, check them out online at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for today, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving up pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers today in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 3:00  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

 

July 11, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Thursday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost to the Pirates, 9-1 but the Redbirds won the series by taking three of four
    *  elsewhere  :  Cubs beat the Reds in 12 innings, 6-4  :  White Sox lost to Boston in 10 innings, 4-3
    *  the Royals lost to the Tigers, 16-4  :  the Brewers lost to Philadelphia, 9-1
    *  the Twins beat the Mariners, 4-2  :  the Indians beat the Yankees, 9-3
*  the Cardinals hit the road to Milwaukee for a quick three game series before the All Star break
    *  elsewhere  :  the Cubs host Atlanta  :  the White Sox are in Cleveland  :  the Reds host Pittsburgh
    *  the Royals host Detroit  :  the Twins are in Colorado
*  the 85th All-Star Game will be next Tuesday night at Target Field up in Minnesota

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition – the Olney area swimmers won again last night
*  the Tigersharks did well at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, beating Marshall, 545 to 134
*  the Olney swimmers return to the water at tomorrow’s Fairfield Invitational, starting at 9:00 am

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 & 12 Year Old District Little League Tournament continues in Mt. Carmel
*  the Olney/Richland County team will play its first championship game tonight at 7:00
*  should our All-Stars lose tonight, they’ll return for the second and final championship game tomorrow
*  the District winner will advance to the 11 & 12 Year Old Section Tournament next week up at Tuscola

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(FLORA)  there’s no racing tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora – but it’s back to normal next Saturday with a full card of racing a week from tomorrow night, on July 19th – for more details or information on what’s coming up, check them out online at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for tomorrow, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving up pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers tomorrow in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 7:00  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

July 10, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Pirates for the third night in a row, 5-2 as the Redbirds outhit Pittsburgh, 14 to 6
    *  elsewhere  :  Reds beat the Cubs, 4-1  :  White Sox lost to Boston, 5-4  :  Royals beat the Rays, 5-4
    *  Brewers lost to Phillies, 4-1  :  Twins beat the Mariners, 8-1  :  Indians lost to the Yankees in 14, 5-4
*  the Cardinals will go for the four game sweep tonight at home against the Pirates
    *  the Reds host the Cubs and the Brewers host the Phillies this afternoon
    *  all other games are later today and tonight with the White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Twins

 

(OLNEY)  the 11&12 Year Old District One Tournament continued last night down at Mt. Carmel
*  Olney/Richland County won a barn-burner by edging out host Mt. Carmel, 8-7 in six innings
    *  a game that our local all-stars trailed by three runs late in the game
    *  the Olney/Richland County team now moves into the championship game tomorrow night at 7:00
*  the first elimination round game is tonight with Mt. Carmel taking on Lawrence County at 7:00
*  the District winner will move on to the 11&12 Year Old Section Tournament next week up at Tuscola

 

(OLNEY)  in summer swim team competition here in Southeastern Illinois
*  the Olney Tigersharks are back in the water this evening at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney
*  the local swimmers will host the Marshall Aquatic Club – tonight’s meet will get started at 6:30
*  spectators are welcome to come out and support the Tigersharks this evening

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5th Annual “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the Awareness & Research of Multiple Sclerosis are coming up on Saturday, July 26th, at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – the day all starts with the Century Bike Challenge at 6:00 that morning, followed by the 45 mile, 25 mile, and 11.8 mile Bike Challenges all starting in 5 minute intervals – the MS 13 Mile Marathon will start at 6:20, followed by the 5K Run, 5K Walk, and MS Handicapped Accessible Walk, also in 5 minute interval starts – registration will be available one hour before each event – printable registration forms are available online at www.olneyms.org – all are invited – all proceeds will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

 

(OLNEY)  make plans now to join us for our 2nd Annual Freedom 92.9 / St. Jude Golf Classic, set for Friday, July 25th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – all proceeds will benefit the St. Jude Children’s Hospital – it’s registration at 11:00, lunch at 11:30, and a shotgun start at 1:00 – the $60 per player fee includes lunch, a huge goodie bag, 18 holes of golf, and a cart – not to mention all the raffle prizes to be given away & more – for more information or details, contact us here at Freedom 92.9 from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday thru Friday, or call the Richland Country Club at 618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Women’s Softball has a fundraising pork burger, bratswurst, and baked goods sale coming up Saturday, July 19th, at the Olney IGA – serving from 10:00 to 2:00 – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  an Olney Tiger Freshman Football Fundraiser is set for this coming Saturday, from 10:00 to 2:00, in the Olney Centre, just east of the Wal-Mart Supercenter – they’ll be serving  up pork burgers, chips, soda, and homemade baked goodies – come out and support the Freshman Football Tigers Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  sports physicals will again be available this evening at the Marshall Clinic in Newton from 5:00 to 7:00 – the walk-in physicals are priced at only $20 per athlete – that’s this evening in Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:05  :  it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN