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June 17, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals took the first of three against the Mets, winning, 6-2
    *  Cubs beat Miami, 5-4 in 13 innings  :  Royals beat Detroit, 11-8  :  Indians beat Angels, 4-3
    *  Twins lost to Boston, 1-0  :  Brewers beat Arizona, 9-3  :  White Sox and Reds were idle
*  the Cardinals again with host the Mets tonight in game two of the three game series in St. Louis
    *  all of the Midwestern teams are in action under the lights tonight
    *  the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Brewers, & Twins are all on the road  :  White Sox & Indians are at home

 

(OLNEY)  it was another summer swim competition and another win for Olney over the weekend
*  the Tigersharks won the McLeansboro Invitational this past Saturday with several other teams taking part
*  there were three individual high point winners for Olney
    *  Tim Sturm tied for the high point position in the Boys 18 Year Old & Under division
    *  Owen Powell was high point swimmer in the Boys 14 Year Old & Under division
    *  Avery Gardner was high point swimmer in the Boys 6 Year Old & Under division
*  several other Olney Tigersharks also did well Saturday at the Sea Otter Invitational
    *  Payton Blakney, Maria Mayorga, Jadyn Holubek, Kylynn Albright, Kyan Nosek, & Taegan Garner
    *  Dylan Jones, Blake Mitchell, Landyn Piercefield, Noah Bower, Max Balding, & Cameron Gardner
    *  Cheyanne King, Tanner Piercefield, Hannah Gillis, Carolyn Powell, Natalie Shouse, & Tori Sturm
    *  Stephanie Sturm, Josie Goff, Bree Holdren, Lauren Bower, Eduardo Mayorga, & Reid Snyder
*  the Tigersharks are back in the water this evening down at Mt. Carmel

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Ladies Softball League will host a fundraising “car wash” on Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00 to 1:00, at the Olney Eagles, at 215 North Fair Street – a “bake sale” will also be held, plus baked goods can be donated to the cause – for details or to help out, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(BRIDGEPORT)  a 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament is set for Saturday, June 28th, at the Red Hill High School in Bridgeport, running from 8:00 in the morning throughout the day – it’s for 8 to 12 member teams for those ages 15 and older at a cost of $100 per team with registration forms due by tomorrow, June 18th – then a $20 late fee after Wednesday – concessions will be available, plus a silent auction will be held – all proceeds go to the Red Hill Foundation – for more information, contact Nick Straka in Sumner

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two baseball skills camps this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camps will be offered each morning from 9:00 to 12 noon, Monday thru Wednesday, June 23rd thru 25th, and on Monday and Tuesday the following week, June 30th and July 1st, all at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field each day – each camp is an all-skills camp and those taking part need to bring their glove, a bat, and cleats, plus catchers need to bring their own gear – the cost is $50 for a single camp or $75 for both camps – to pre-register, call Coach Dennis Conley at OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2131, and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for this Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 7:05  :  and  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

June 16, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals swept three from Washington  :  1-0 Friday  :  4-1 Saturday  :  and 5-2 yesterday
    *  the Royals and Indians both won their games on Saturday and Sunday
    *  the Cubs, Reds, and Brewers split their’s  :  the White Sox and Twins lost both games
*  the Cardinals play the first of three at home against the Mets tonight in St. Louis
    *  Cubs are at Miami  :  both the White Sox and Reds are idle
    *  Royals are at Detroit  :  Indians host the Angels  :  Twins are at Boston  :  Brewers are at Arizona

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments ended Saturday in East Peoria
Class 3A Championship  :  Chatham Glenwood beat Manteno, 7-2
Class 3A Third Place  :  Sterling High beat Chicago St. Ignatius College Prep, 4-0
Class 4A Championship  :  Gurnee Warren beat Orland Park Sandburg, 8-4
Class 4A Third Place  :  Carol Stream Glenbard North beat Frankfort Lincoln-Way East, 6-0

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments ended Saturday in Joliet
Class 3A Championship  :  Lemont High beat Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin, 2-1
Class 3A Third Place  :  Metamora beat Grayslake Central, 10-1
Class 4A Championship  :  New Lenox Providence Catholic beat Chicago St. Rita, 4-1
Class 4A Third Place  :  South Elgin beat Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge, 6-5

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Ladies Softball League will host a fundraising “car wash” on Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00 to 1:00, at the Olney Eagles, at 215 North Fair Street – a “bake sale” will also be held, plus baked goods can be donated to the cause – for details or to help out, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(BRIDGEPORT)  a 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament is set for Saturday, June 28th, at the Red Hill High School in Bridgeport, running from 8:00 in the morning throughout the day – it’s for 8 to 12 member teams for those ages 15 and older at a cost of $100 per team with registration forms due by this Wednesday, June 18th – then a $20 late fee after Wednesday – concessions will be available, plus a silent auction will be held – all proceeds go to the Red Hill Foundation – for more information, contact Nick Straka in Sumner

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two baseball skills camps this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camps will be offered each morning from 9:00 to 12 noon, Monday thru Wednesday, June 23rd thru 25th, and on Monday and Tuesday the following week, June 30th and July 1st, all at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field each day – each camp is an all-skills camp and those taking part need to bring their glove, a bat, and cleats, plus catchers need to bring their own gear – the cost is $50 for a single camp or $75 for both camps – to pre-register, call Coach Dennis Conley at OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2131, and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for this Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561, or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 7:00  :  and  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

June 14, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams on Friday
*  the Cardinals shutout the Washington 1-0 in the first of 3 against the Nationals.
    *  Cubs lost Phillies   :  White Sox lost Royals  :  Reds beat Brewers
    *  Indians lost Red Sox   :  Twins beat Tigers
*  the Cardinals continue a three game series at home tonight against the Nationals
    *  it’s afternoon games today for the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Twins
    *  then under the lights tonight for the Reds and Brewers

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments started yesterday up in Joliet
*  Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Lemont defeated Metamora 8-3.
*  Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin defeated Grayslake Central 3-2
*  Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  New Lenox Providence Catholic defeated Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge 8-7. 
*  Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Chicago St. Rita defeated South Elgin 3-2.
the State Baseball Finals are today up at Silver Cross Field in Joliet

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments began yesterday in East Peoria
*  Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Chatham Glenwood defeated Chicago St. Ignatius College Prep 7-3
*  Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Manteno defeated Sterling 14-7
*  Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Orland Park Sandburg defeated Frankfort Lincoln-Way East 5-1
*  Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Gurnee Warren defeated Carol Stream Glenbard North 6-3
the State Softball Finals are today up at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two baseball skills camps this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camps will be offered each morning from 9:00 to 12 noon, Monday thru Wednesday, June 23rd thru 25th, and on Monday and Tuesday the following week, June 30th and July 1st, all at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field each day – each camp is an all-skills camp and those taking part need to bring their glove, a bat, and cleats, plus catchers need to bring their own gear – the cost is $50 for a single camp or $75 for both camps – to pre-register, call Coach Dennis Conley at OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2131, and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for next Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(FLORA)  it’s another night of oval, dirt track racing tonight at the Clay County Speedway
*  it’s a special Double Point Night, plus Trophy Night with all heat winners to get a trophy
*  and not to mention, a chance for Fathers to race at night’s end, if a son is in competition
*  racing will include Non-Wind Sprints, UMP Modifieds, Pure Stocks, UMP B-Mods, and Hornets
*  there will be plenty of concessions and parking for one and all
*  gates open at 4:30, with the driver’s meeting at 6:30, and racing at 7:30
*  that’s tonight at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora, along U.S. Route 45

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is this morning in Olney’s Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race at 7:30 – includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – all proceeds from the annual event this morning to benefit the running programs at ERHS

 

(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 6:05  :  and  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

June 13, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball involving Midwestern teams on Thursday
*  the Cardinals were idle until they start a 10-game home stand tonight
    *  Cubs lost to Pittsburgh, 4-0  :  White Sox lost to Detroit, 4-0  :  Reds beat Dodgers, 4-1
    *  Brewers beat Mets, 5-1 in 13 innings  :  Indians lost to Boston, 5-2  :  Royals and Twins were idle
*  the Cardinals start a three game series at home tonight against the Nationals
    *  all the other games are also under the lights tonight  :  Cubs are at Philadelphia
    *  the White Sox host the Royals  :  the Brewers host the Reds 
    *  the Indians are at Boston  :  the Twins are at Detroit

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Baseball Tournaments get started today up in Joliet
Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Metamora plays Lemont at 10:00 this morning
Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Grayslake Central plays Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin at 12 noon
Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  New Lenox Providence Catholic plays Crystal Lake Prairie Ridge at 3:00
Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Chicago St. Rita plays South Elgin at 5:00 this evening
the State Finals will be played tomorrow – that’s all up at Silver Cross Field in Joliet

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A State Softball Tournaments get started today in East Peoria
Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Chicago St. Ignatius College Prep plays Chatham Glenwood at 10:00
Class 3A State Semi-Final  :  Sterling High plays Manteno at 12 :30 this afternoon
Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Orland Park Sandburg plays Frankfort Lincoln-Way East at 3:00
Class 4A State Semi-Final  :  Gurnee Warren plays Carol Stream Glenbard North at 5:30 this evening
the State Finals will be played tomorrow – that’s all up at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(BRIDGEPORT)  a 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament is set for Saturday, June 28th, at the Red Hill High School in Bridgeport, running from 8:00 in the morning throughout the day – it’s for teams of 8 to 12 members for those ages 15 and older at a cost of $100 per team – concessions will be available, plus a silent auction will be held – all proceeds go to the Red Hill Foundation – registration forms are due in by June 18th, a week from today – after the 18th, there’s a $20 late fee – for more, contact Nick Straka in Sumner

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Ladies Softball League will host a fundraising “car wash” on Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00 to 1:00, at the Olney Eagles, at 215 North Fair Street – a “bake sale” will also be held, plus baked goods can be donated to the cause – for details or to help out, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two baseball skills camps this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camps will be offered each morning from 9:00 to 12 noon, Monday thru Wednesday, June 23rd thru 25th, and on Monday and Tuesday the following week, June 30th and July 1st, all at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field each day – each camp is an all-skills camp and those taking part need to bring their glove, a bat, and cleats, plus catchers need to bring their own gear – the cost is $50 for a single camp or $75 for both camps – to pre-register, call Coach Dennis Conley at OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2131, and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the two hour registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(FLORA)  it’s another night of oval, dirt track racing tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway
*  it’s a special Double Point Night, plus Trophy Night with all heat winners to get a trophy
*  and not to mention, a chance for Fathers to race at night’s end, if a son is in competition
*  racing will include Non-Wind Sprints, UMP Modifieds, Pure Stocks, UMP B-Mods, and Hornets
*  there will be plenty of concessions and parking for one and all
*  gates open at 4:30, with the driver’s meeting at 6:30, and racing at 7:30
*  that’s tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora, along U.S. Route 45

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is tomorrow morning in Olney’s Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race at 7:30 – includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – registration forms at area banks and sponsor locations – proceeds to benefit the running programs at ERHS

 

(NEWTON)  the 9th annual Newton Eagle Football “Fish Fry” fundraiser is coming up this evening at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Newton with serving from 4:30 to 7:30 – the huge fundraising raffle includes a team autographed helmet, a team autographed football, $500 in cash, reserved football tickets for the 2014 fall season, and over 50 other prizes – plus t-shirts will be sold and carry-outs of food will be available – everyone is invited out to meet the 2014 Eagles and staff – music provided by NCHS students – tickets on sale at the door – all proceeds to support the 2014 Newton Eagle Football team at NCHS

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 7:05  :  and  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

June 12, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost at Tampa Bay, 6-3 as the Redbirds split two with the Rays
    *  Cubs lost to Pittsburgh, 4-2  :  White Sox beat Detroit, 8-2  :  Reds beat the Dodgers, 5-0
    *  Royals beat Indians, 4-1  :  Twins beat Toronto, 7-2  :  Brewers beat the Mets, 3-1
*  the Cardinals are idle with a travel date today – they’ll start a 10 game home stand tomorrow night
    *  the Royals are also idle on this Thursday  :  the Reds host the Dodgers in the only day game today
    *  the rest of the games are under the lights tonight  :  the Cubs are at Pittsburgh
    *  White Sox host Detroit  :  Brewers play the Mets in New York  :  the Indians are at Boston

 

(OLNEY)  also in Major League Baseball news today
*  the coaching staffs have been announced for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game coming up next month
*  National League Coach Mike Matheny of the Cardinals has chosen his two coaches
    *  Atlanta’s Fredi Gonzalez and Pittsburgh’s Clint Hurdle
*  American League Coach John Farrell of the Boston Red Sox has picked his two coaches
    *  Minnesota’s Ron Gardenhire and Cleveland’s Terry Francona
*  the 85th All-Star Game will be played Tuesday, July 15th, at Target Field up in Minnesota

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(BRIDGEPORT)  a 7-on-7 Flag Football Tournament is set for Saturday, June 28th, at the Red Hill High School in Bridgeport, running from 8:00 in the morning throughout the day – it’s for teams of 8 to 12 members for those ages 15 and older at a cost of $100 per team – concessions will be available, plus a silent auction will be held – all proceeds go to the Red Hill Foundation – registration forms are due in by June 18th, a week from today – after the 18th, there’s a $20 late fee – for more, contact Nick Straka in Sumner

 

(OLNEY)  A League of Our Own Ladies Softball League will host a fundraising “car wash” on Saturday, June 28th, from 10:00 to 1:00, at the Olney Eagles, at 215 North Fair Street – a “bake sale” will also be held, plus baked goods can be donated to the cause – for details or to help out, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two baseball skills camps this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camps will be offered each morning from 9:00 to 12 noon, Monday thru Wednesday, June 23rd thru 25th, and on Monday and Tuesday the following week, June 30th and July 1st, all at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field each day – each camp is an all-skills camp and those taking part need to bring their glove, a bat, and cleats, plus catchers need to bring their own gear – the cost is $50 for a single camp or $75 for both camps – to pre-register, call Coach Dennis Conley at OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2131, and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the two hour registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is this Saturday morning in Olney’s Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race at 7:30 – includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – registration forms at area banks and sponsor locations – proceeds to benefit the running programs at ERHS

 

(NEWTON)  the 9th annual Newton Eagle Football “Fish Fry” fundraiser is coming up tomorrow evening at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Newton with serving from 4:30 to 7:30 – the huge fundraising raffle includes a team autographed helmet, a team autographed football, $500 in cash, reserved football tickets for the 2014 fall season, and over 50 other prizes – plus t-shirts will be sold and carry-outs of food will be available – everyone is invited out to meet the 2014 Eagles and staff – music provided by NCHS students – tickets on sale at the door – all proceeds to support the 2014 Newton Eagle Football team at NCHS

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports on our CBS Sports Radio WVLN