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Local Sports

September 18, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals lost two games
* the Redbirds lost to the Cubs Saturday, 4-1 and lost yesterday, 4-3
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Saturday and Sunday
* those that won two were the Cubs, Reds, Indians, and Astros
* those that split two were the Brewers, White Sox, Tigers, Twins, and Rangers
* those that dropped two were the Pirates, Royals, and Braves
* only four Midwestern teams are in action today – the Brewers, Pirates, Twins, and Tigers
the Cardinals are off today before starting a three game series against the Reds in Cincinnati tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Football League over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
* winners were Kansas City, Atlanta, Tennessee, and Houston
* losers were Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Dallas
* Detroit plays the Giants in New York tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Division I College Football this past weekend involving the three downstate teams
* Illinois lost Friday night to South Florida, 47-23 – the 2-1 Illini will host Nebraska next Friday night
* EIU lost to Illinois State, 44-13 – the 1-2 Panthers will host Southeast Missouri Saturday night
* SIU beat Southeast Missouri, 35-17 – the 2-0 Salukis will play at Memphis Saturday night

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  recapping the Little Illini Conference Football games from this past weekend
* Saturday – Flora beat Lawrenceville, 38-9
* Friday night – Marshall beat Olney, 28-20
* Red Hill beat Newton, 42-31
* Robinson beat Casey-Westfield, 33-20
* Paris won its non-conference game at Freeburg, 42-10

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational Meet at OCC
Princeton Community High School won the 19 team event by beating 2nd place Olney, 81 to 96
* Lawrenceville was 3rd with 104 points, followed by Robinson (4th) at 135 and Benton (5th) at 147
* Mattoon was 6th with 214 points with Mt. Vernon a point back at 215 and Hamilton County at 222
* Teutopolis was 9th with 251 points, then Salem (273), Breese Mater Dei (281), & Casey-Westfield (294)
* other teams were Herrin, Centralia, Effingham, Fairfield, Dieterich, Mt. Carmel, and Newton
here’s the top individual runners on the 2.96 mile course with a total 202 runners
* Breese Mater Dei’s Luke Goebel won the race while Mattoon’s Mitchell Kremer was 2nd
* Casey-Westfield’s Cort Ross finished 6th while Lawrenceville’s Jack Holden was 7th
* Olney’s top runner was Braden Nicholson in 14th place, followed by Gavin Kirby in 17th place
* Olney’s Caleb Thomas was 21st, Owen Powell was 23rd, and Tyler Hughes was 24th
* Newton’s top runners were Tucker Rieman (57th) and Alec Greenwood (148th)
the Olney and Newton runners are back in action tomorrow with three other teams at Sam Parr State Park

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational Meet at OCC
Mattoon won the 14 team event by beating out 2nd place Teutopolis, 58 to 112
* Breese Mater Dei was 3rd with 122 points, then Lawrenceville at 147, Effingham at 174, & Salem at 176
* host Olney finished 7th with 206 points, followed by Herrin at 210, Mt. Vernon at 211, and Carmi at 241
* rounding out the other teams were Newton, Hamilton County, Dieterich, and Fairfield
here’s top individual runners on the 2.96 mile course with a total 129 runners
* Benton’s Amelia McLain won the race while Mattoon’s Quincy Collins was 2nd
* Newton’s Abby Stone finished in 6th place while Lawrenceville’s Katie Moore was 7th
* Olney’s top runner was Tristen Payne in 24th place, followed by teammate Danni Murphy in 42nd place
* Olney’s Gracie Julian was 48th while Hallie Troester finished 60th
* Newton’s next best runners were Sydney Rudolphi (74th) and Mya Kuhn (76th)
the Olney and Newton runners are back in action tomorrow with three other teams at Sam Parr State Park

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball from Saturday’s St. Anthony Tournament in Effingham
Newton came away with two wins and two losses
* the Lady Eagles won their first pool play match by beating Teutopolis in two sets, 25-12, 25-22
* Newton then lost in pool play to Shelbyville in three sets, 25-20, 14-25, 13-15
* the Lady Eagles lost their final pool play match, falling to Pana in two sets, 26-28, 13-25
* Newton won their final match of the day by beating St. Anthony in two sets, 25-23, 25-16
* Newton’s top players on the day were Abby Frohning, Maddi Hemrich, Josie Meinhart, & Mariah Earnest
Olney ended the day at St. Anthony High School with two wins and three loses
* the Lady Tigers lost their first pool play match falling to Tri County in three sets
* Olney won its final two pool play matches by beating Sullivan in two sets and St. Anthony in three sets
* the Lady Tigers then lost in crossover play, falling to the eventual champions, Pana, in two sets
* Olney lost in the fourth place match, falling to Shelbyville in two sets
the Lady Eagles are back in non-conference action tomorrow night at Cumberland High School
the Lady Tigers are back in tonight when they host Martinsville in Ron Herrin Gym at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf at Saturday’s Paris Invitational Meet
Charleston won the 10 team event by beating 2nd place Mattoon by 15 strokes, 309 to 324
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill finished 3rd with 333 points, followed by Bismark-Henning a stroke back at 334
* Flora was 5th with a 343 score, followed by Paris at 368, Robinson at 380, and Tri County at 397
* Oakwood was 9th at 433, followed by Salt Fork at 434, plus other golfers from Urbana and Decatur
the Match Medalist was Mattoon’s Nye Nguyen with a low round 71
* Flora’s Aven Kimmel & Drew Woodrow & Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Camren Ray each shot a 79 round

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis at Saturday’s Casey-Westfield’s Doubles Tournament
Flora won the 8 team tournament by beating 2nd place Mt. Zion, 139 to 116
* Newton tied Teutopolis for 3rd place, each with 115 points while Robinson was 5th with 100 points
* Paris finished 6th with 83 points, followed by Casey-Westfield at 63 and Charleston at 53
no individual results are available

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball at Saturday’s Flora Invitational Tournament
Clay City won the 8 team tournament for the second year in a row by winning all five of their matches
* the Lady Wolves beat North Clay in three sets, then beat Cisne and Flora both in two sets
* Clay City finished out with a three set win over Christ Our Rock Lutheran & a two set win over Dieterich

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports results from over the weekend
Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 10-5
* Altamont beat Cobden, 4-0
* Cobden beat Dieterich, 4-1

 

(OLNEY)  in Freshman Volleyball action at Saturday’s Salem Tournament
Olney dropped three matches with losses to Nashville, Altamont, and Salem

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the IESA Softball Sectional results from Saturday involving regional teams
Class A @ Teutopolis  :  Casey-Westfield beat Windsor, 3-2 in seven innings
Class A @ Villa Grove  :  Heyworth beat Paris Crestwood, 2-1 in ten innings
Class AA @ Paris  :  Tolono Unity beat Bridgeport Red Hill, 3-2 in seven innings
the IESA Softball State Tournaments are this Friday and Saturday in Normal

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball at Saturday’s IESA Class 2A Regional at Lawrenceville
Jasper County won its semi-final game over Cumberland, 14-2
* Mason Mulvey was the winning pitcher
* Jasper County’s top hitters were Ben Meinhart and Evan Schafer, each with two hits apiece
in the other semi-final game - Casey-Westfield beat Lawrenceville Parkview, 9-8
the 18-2 Junior Eagles now play for the Regional Title today against Casey-Westfield at Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  here’s other IESA Baseball Regional semi-final results involving area teams from Saturday
Class 2A @ Sullivan  :  Teutopolis beat Beecher City, 15-0  :  Stewardson-Strasburg beat Shelbyville, 4-2
Class 2A @ Sidell  :  Paris Crestwood beat Villa Grove, 13-3  :  Georgetown beat Kansas, 9-2
Class 3A @ Charleston  :  Mattoon beat Tolono Unity, 5-3  :  Charleston beat Champaign Franklin, 20-2
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  Kinmundy South Central beat Dieterich, 8-1  :  no score for Oblong & North Clay
Class 1A @ Sigel  :  no scores for St. Michael’s & Neoga and St. Anthony & Findlay Okaw Valley
the IESA Baseball Championship games are scheduled for this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from Saturday – Olney won all three games at home against Fairfield
* Olney’s 7th/8th Grade team beat Fairfield, 36-6
* Olney’s 5th/6th Grade team beat Fairfield, 42-26
* Olney’s 3rd/4th Grade team beat Fairfield, 18-0
the 3rd/4th Graders will host Red Hill this Saturday, the 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade teams are at Newton

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County F.O.P. (Fraternal Order of Police) will have a fundraising Golf Outing this coming Sunday afternoon, the 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – there’s still room for teams of four players to sign up at a cost of $200 per team – it begins with a pulled pork lunch at 11:30 and a shotgun start at 1:00 – if any questions or to sign up, call Kevin at  618-839-5922  or the Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity  Classic is this Friday, September 22nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it begins with registration and lunch at 11:00 and a shotgun start at 1:00, followed by the catered dinner served at 5:00 – there will be various prizes and more – the cost is $350 for a team of four, which includes lunch, dinner, golf carts, and golfing – plus there are $20 tickets for dinner only on sale as well – space is limited to the first 36 teams – all proceeds will benefit the Medical School Fund – for details or to sign up, call the Foundation Office at  618-395-6088

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Boys Soccer  :  Olney at Harrisburg
Girls Tennis  :  Olney at Newton
Volleyball  :  Martinsville at Olney
Boys Golf  :  Olney at Mt. Carmel
Fresh/Soph Football  :  Olney at Marshall

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 16, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals lost on the road
* the Redbirds fell to the Cubs, 8-2
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Brewers, Reds, Royals, Tigers, Braves, and Astros
* those that lost were the Pirates, White Sox, Indians, Twins, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in action today against the Cubs in Chicago

 

(OLNEY)  in Division I College Football this weekend involving the three downstate teams
* Illinois lost last night to South Florida, 47-23 – the 2-1 Illini will host Nebraska next Friday night
* the 1-1 EIU Panthers have their home opener today at 2:00 as they host Illinois State in Charleston
* the 1-0 SIU Salukis are in Cape Girardeau tonight for a 6:00 kickoff against Southeast Missouri

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football last night – Olney lost an LIC battle on the road
the Tigers fell to Marshall, 28-20
* Olney had 403 total yards compared to Marshall’s total 415 yards
the Tigers fall to 1-2 in the LIC, now 1-3 on the year – Olney plays at Flora next Friday night

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football last night – Newton lost an LIC game on the road
the Eagles dropped their first LIC game in two years, falling to Red Hill, 42-31
* Newton had 349 total yards while the host Salukis had 473 yards altogether
the Eagles are now 2-1 in the LIC, 3-1 on the year – Newton will host Robinson next Friday night

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s how the other Little Illini Conference did last night
* Robinson beat Casey-Westfield, 33-20
* Paris won its non-conference game on the road, beating Freeburg, 42-10
* the remaining LIC game this week is this afternoon at 2:00 with Flora playing at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some other downstate scores in High School Football last night
* Mt. Carmel beat Breese Mater Dei, 27-26
* Edwards County beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 42-6
* Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 40-0
* Eldorado beat Carmi, 38-14
* Sesser-Valier beat Johnston City, 46-8
* Oblong beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 15-6
* Cumberland beat Martinsville, 48-6
* Effingham beat Lincoln, 63-14
* Mattoon beat Charleston, 41-24
* Taylorville beat Mahomet-Seymour, 31-12
* Mt. Zion beat Macomb, 36-0
* Tuscola beat Shelbyville, 47-44
* Carlinville beat Pana, 55-39
* Vandalia beat Litchfield, 58-30
* Highland beat Jerseyville, 42-7
* Red Bud beat Salem, 47-6
* Centralia beat Carbondale, 42-21
* Mascoutah beat Waterloo, 31-19
* Murphysboro beat Massac County, 42-20
* Troy Triad beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 46-8
* Herrin beat Benton, 52-22
* West Frankfort beat Harrisburg, 37-21
* Breese Central beat Carlyle, 14-8
* Belleville Althoff beat Mt. Vernon, 55-6
* Carterville beat Du Quoin, 20-7
* Chester beat Vienna-Goreville, 43-13

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
Baseball  :
* South Central beat North Clay / Louisville, 7-6
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Dieterich, 10-0
Boys Golf  : 
* Fairfield outshot Flora by one stroke, 163 to 164

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from yesterday’s Olney Invitational Meet
the host Cubs won the eleven team event by beating out 2nd place Effingham St. Anthony, 34 to 65
* Jasper County was 3rd with 75 points, followed by Robinson at 108 and Olney St. Joe at 115
* Casey-Westfield was 6th with 220 points, followed by Effingham at 232
* rounding out the other teams were Flora, Cumberland, Fairfield, and New Hebron
here’s the top runners for the victorious Olney Cubs
* Brooks Julian won the 1.9 mile race finishing 1st overall
* Olney’s Holden Hough was 5th, Drew Blank was 6th, and Hudson Lathrop was 7th
Olney finished 3rd in the boys junior varsity 1.4 mile race
* Olney’s top jv runners were Alex Diel (4th), Brayden McVicker (5th), and Ian Winkler (6th)
we’ll have the Olney St. Joe individual results on our sports report Monday
the Cubs are back in action Monday at the St. Mary’s Invitational down at Centralia

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from yesterday’s Olney Invitational Meet
Effingham St. Anthony won the ten team event by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 57 to 74
* Olney St. Joe was a close 3rd place with 79 points, followed by Casey-Westfield with 80 points
* the Olney Lady Cubs were 5th with 113 points, followed by Jasper County with 117 points
* other teams were Effingham, Fairfield, New Hebron, and Cumberland
here’s the top varsity runners for the Lady Cubs of Olney
* Allison Harness finished in 3rd place, followed by teammate Carley Greenwood in 17th
Olney had 31 points in the junior varsity girls race
* the top Lady Cubs jv runners were Allyson Mitchell (1st), Rylee Bloomer (3rd), Maddie Piercefield (4th)
we’ll have the Olney St. Joe individual results on our sports report Monday
Olney is back in action at the St. Mary’s Invitational down at Centralia next Monday

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League action on this Saturday – the Olney teams are at home at RCHS
* the 3rd/4th Grade team will host Fairfield at 3:30
* the 5th/6th Grade and 7th/8th Grade games will follow at around 5:30 and 7:30

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll review this past summer’s Little League All Star action with 12U Coach Jeremiah Brown, 11U Assistant Coach Scott Charleston, and 10U Coach Candice Hennis – that’s all this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Newton and Olney at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College
Girls Tennis  :  Olney at Effingham St. Anthony  :  Newton at the Casey-Westfield Doubles Tournament
Boys Soccer  :  Newton at Georgetown-Ridge Farm
Volleyball  :  Olney and Newton at the St. Anthony Invitational Tournament in Effingham

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 2:10 and first pitch at 3:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney – also at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 15, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals won and took two of three from the Reds
* the Redbirds beat Cincinnati, 5-2
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Thursday with a shortened 13-game MLB schedule
* those that won were the Cubs, White Sox, Indians, Twins, and Astros
* those that lost were the Royals, Tigers, Braves, and Rangers
* those that were idle on Thursday were the Brewers and Pirates
the Cardinals are back in action today with the first of three this weekend against the Cubs in Chicago

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney won two matches on Ed Webber Field at OCC
the Tigers won the varsity match over Effingham St. Anthony, 3-2
* Jacob McVicker scored two of Olney’s goals with the other score knocked in by Trey Nosek
* Kye Stallard had two assists while Seth Kocher had the other
* Olney had some great defense by Josiah Burckhartt and Dylan Seessengood
Olney also won the junior varsity match over St. Anthony, 3-0
* the jv goals included two by Jacob McVicker and one from Isaac Pampe
the Soccer Tigers are back on the pitch next Monday when they travel south to Harrisburg High

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two LIC matches on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match against Red Hill in two sets, 25-6, 25-4
* Olney was led by Raegan Hires, Emi Rose, Addie Hemrich, Taylor Ferguson, and Logan Shan
Olney won the junior varsity match in two sets
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow at the St. Anthony Tournament in Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept two LIC matches on the road
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Casey-Westfield in two sets, 25-18, 25-17
* Newton was led by Abby Frohning, Maddi Hemrich, Mariah Earnest, Renee Probst, and Taylor Smith
Newton won the junior varsity match in three sets
the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow at the St. Anthony Tournament in Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney had a solid win on the road
the Lady Tigers defeated Fairfield, 9-0 as Olney won all six of the singles matches
* Logan Kauble won the #1 singles match, 8-1
* Zoe Alexander won the #2 singles match, 8-2
* Cait O’Dell won the #3 singles match, 8-2
* Riley Doll won the #4 singles match, 8-0
* Katie Hostetter won the #5 singles match, 8-1
* Carmen Rodriguez won the #6 singles match, 8-3
Olney also won all three of the doubles matches – the winning pairs were
* Logan Kauble and Haven Doll in the #1 doubles match, 8-2
* Zoe Alexander and Riley Doll in the #2 doubles match, 8-0
* Cait O’Dell and Katie Hostetter in the #3 doubles match, 8-0
the Lady Tigers are back on the courts tomorrow traveling to Effingham to battle St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday up at the Casey Country Club in Clark County
the host Warriors won the four team match, beating out 2nd place Robinson by five strokes, 173 to 178
* Marshall was six strokes back in 3rd place (184) while Olney was six strokes back in 4th (190)
* the Match Medalist was Robinson’s Takoda Wheeler with a one over par 36
* Olney’s best round was a 46 by Ryan Tolliver while teammate Coen McDowell shot a 47
* Olney’s Logan Muston had a 48 while Zach Duenas and Jaedyn Moyes each shot a 49
the Tigers are back on the links next Monday when they travel down to Mt. Carmel

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country – Teutopolis hosted a four team meet
Effingham won the event by beating out 2nd place Teutopolis, 28 to 53
* Dieterich finished 3rd with 65 points, followed by Newton in 4th place with 81 points
* Newton’s top runner was Abby Stone finishing in 2nd place among the 34 runners
* Miranda Fox of Effingham won the race while T-town’s Kara Weichman was 3rd
* Newton’s Sydney Rudolphi was 16th, Mya Kuhn was 20th, and Jaclyn Barthleme was 22nd
the Lady Eagles are back running tomorrow at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country – Teutopolis hosted a four team meet
the host Wooden Shoes won the race with Effingham finishing 2nd, 21 to 57
* Dieterich was 3rd with 72 points and Newton finished 4th with 83 points
* Newton’s top runner was Tucker Rieman with a 6th place finish
* T-town’s Noah Probst won the race followed by teammates Jordan Schumacher & Ethan Weidner
* Newton’s Seth Weber was 11th and Creighton Chesnut was 18th
the Eagles are back in action tomorrow at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Sports results from yesterday and last night
Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat North Clay / Louisville, 10-8
* Dieterich beat Neoga, 13-12
Girls Tennis  : 
* Robinson beat Casey-Westfield, 7-2
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Flora, 6-3
* Effingham beat Paris, 8-1
* Teutopolis beat Mt. Zion, 6-3
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Martinsville beat Dieterich in two sets

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from yesterday’s Norris City Invitational Meet
Olney St. Joe won the 2.1 mile varsity race beating out nine other teams
* the Wildcat’s top runner was Jarrett Doll in 3rd place with teammate Evan Uhl finishing 7th
* St. Joe’s Chris Bower was 8th, Jerrison Hough was 9th, and Alec Kocher was 11th
Olney St. Joe also won the junior varsity race of 1.2 miles
* Rex Hallam won the race for St. Joe with teammate Kaden Sanders finishing 5th
earlier this week on Wednesday the St. Joe Boys were 8th among 25 teams at the Salem Invitational
the Olney St. Joe Boys are running today at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from yesterday’s Norris City Invitational Meet
Olney St. Joe won the varsity race by beating out nine other teams
* the Lady Wildcats were led by Tatum David who won the 2.1 mile race in 1st place
* St. Joe’s Danielle Clodfelter was 3rd with teammate Chloe McKinney in 8th place
Olney St. Joe finished in 3rd place in the girls junior varsity race
* Kelysse Weiler finished in 2nd place followed by teammate Kyrstin Weiler in 7th place
earlier this week on Wednesday the St. Joe Girls were 8th among 25 teams at the Salem Invitational
the Olney St. Joe Girls are running today at the Olney Invitational at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  it’s back to Friday Night Football tonight with seven of the nine LIC teams in action
there are three Little Illini Conference games under the lights tonight
* Newton at Bridgeport to play Red Hill
* Olney up in Clark County, playing at Marshall
* and Robinson travels to Casey-Westfield High School
* Paris has its non-conference game tonight traveling to Freeburg
* the Flora at Lawrenceville LIC matchup will begin with a 2:00 kickoff tomorrow, on Saturday afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Division I College Football this weekend involving the three downstate teams
* the 1-1 EIU Panthers have their home opener tomorrow at 2:00 as they host Illinois State in Charleston
* the 1-0 SIU Salukis are in Cape Girardeau tomorrow night for a 6:00 kickoff against Southeast Missouri
* the 2-0 Illini are on the road tonight down in Tampa to play South Florida with a 6:00 kickoff this evening

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 tomorrow morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll review this past summer’s Little League All Star action with 12U Coach Jeremiah Brown, 11U Assistant Coach Scott Charleston, and 10U Coach Candice Hennis – that’s all tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – also live online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Varsity Football  :  Newton at Red Hill  :  Olney at Marshall

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 1:10 and first pitch at 1:20  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this evening on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 5:00 and kickoff at 6:00  :  it’s Little Illini Conference football tonight with the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 WSEI and Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with the pregame shows at 6:30 and 6:45 respectively and kickoffs at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

September 14, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals lost a tough game at home
* the Redbirds fell to the Reds, 6-0
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Brewers, White Sox, Indians, Twins, and Braves
* those that lost were the Pirates, Royals, Tigers, Astros, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon with the final of three games against the Reds in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney hosted a match at the Richland Country Club
Lawrenceville / Red Hill won the three team match by beating out 2nd place Flora, 163 to 179
* the Olney Tigers finished in 3rd place with 187 points
* the Match Medalist was Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Nolan Tewell with a 2 over par 37
* Olney’s best round was shot by Coen McDowell at 45 with teammate Zach Duenas close behind at 46
* Olney’s Ryan Tolliver and Logan Muston each carded at 48
there were also four girls that played individually with no team scores recorded
* the two lowest scores were from Olney’s Madeline McKinney at 47 and Abigail Nealis with a 50
the Tigers are quickly back in boys action today at Casey-Westfield with a 4:00 start time

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  also in High School Sports yesterday
Girls Tennis  :
* Robinson was leading Charleston, 4-2 when the match was suspended

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country yesterday over at the Salem Invitational
Triad won the varsity 1.7 mile race by beating 2nd place Olney, 56 to 89
* Marion finished 3rd among the various other teams with 118 points
here’s the top varsity runners for the Middle School Cubs
* Brooks Julian finished in 8th place – Holden Hough was 10th and Hudson Lathrop was 13th
* Olney’s junior varsity finished in 4th place as a team – top runner was Alex Diel in 11th place
in the Invitational’s 1.25 mile Open Race
* Olney’s top runner was Collin Rennier who finished in 4th place
the Olney Cubs and Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow at the Olney Invitational at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday at the Salem Invitational
Traid won the varsity 1.7 mile race by beating 2nd place St. Bruno / Pinckneyville, 75 to 99
* while host Salem was 3rd with 120 points, Olney finished in 7th place with 211 points
here’s the top varsity runners for the Lady Cubs
* Allison Harness finished in 22nd place overall while teammate Carley Greenwood was 32nd
* Olney’s junior varsity finished in 6th place as a team – top runner was Rylee Bloomer in 3rd place
the Olney Lady Cubs and Cubs are back in action tomorrow at the Olney Invitational at OCC

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Baseball Regional quarter-finals were Tuesday
here’s some late reported regional results involving area, downstate teams
Class 1A  :  Dieterich beat Palestine, 12-0  :  Oblong beat Newton St. Thomas, 6-1
the IESA Baseball Regional Semi-Finals are this Saturday
the IESA Softball Sectionals are this Saturday at their respective sites

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football from last Friday night – Newton won again at home
the Eagles beat Lawrenceville, 49-21 as Newton improves to 3-0 on the year, now 2-0 in the LIC
Newton jumped out to a 35-6 lead after one quarter putting five touchdowns and extra points on the board
* a 68 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with the extra point kick by Ben Carr
* a 39 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 91 yard TD pass from Connor Bierman to Trenton Duncan with the extra point kick by Ben Carr
* a 25 yard interception TD return by Bryce Hance with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 62 yard TD run by Dawson Phillips with the extra point kick by Ben Carr
the Eagles added 14 unanswered points in the second quarter
* a 10 yard TD run by Connor Brown with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 25 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with the extra point kick by Ben Carr
Newton then went scoreless in both the third and fourth quarters
offensively, Newton had 350 total yards compared to Lawrenceville’s 237 total yardage
the Eagles ran for 240 yards on 21 total carries
* Peyton Doughty gained 138 yards on only 5 carries with 3 touchdowns
* Dawson Phillips ran for 66 yards only 2 carries with 1 touchdown
* Connor Brown ran for 21 yards on 5 carries with 1 touchdown
* Colton Goode gained 8 yards on 3 carries
* Hunter Gray ran for 4 yards on 1 carry
* Isiah Bromeling carried the ball 5 times for 3 yards
Newton gained 110 yards thru the air on 3 completed passes out of 8 passes attempted
* Connor Bierman completed 2 out of 4 passes for 100 yards and 1 touchdown
* Kyle Schafer completed 1 of 2 passes for 10 yards
* Trenton Duncan caught 1 pass for 91 yards and a touchdown
* Colton Goode caught 1 pass for 10 yards
* Jaden Kuhl caught 1 pass for 9 yards
defensively, the Eagles had 62 tackles with 4 sacks
* Bryce Hance led Newton with 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, 2 sacks, and an interception TD return
* Teddy Frichtl had 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, and 2 sacks
* Dawson Phillips had 5 solo tackles, 1 assist, and 2 interceptions
* Jaxon Barthleme had 3 solo tackles and 1 assist
* Anthony Cameron had  3 solo tackles
* Adam Bridges had 2 solo tackles and 2 assists
as far as kick returns for the Eagles
* Payton Birch returned 2 kicks for 82 yards
* Jaxon Barthleme ran back 2 kicks for 44 yards
* Peyton Doughty had 1 kick return for 12 yards and 1 punt return for 19 yards
* Adam Bridges returned 2 punts for 3 yards
the 3-0 Newton Eagles continue their LIC schedule tomorrow night at Bridgeport against Red Hill

 

(OLNEY  in High School Football from last Friday night – Olney lost its non-conference game on the road
the Tigers fell to Civic Memorial, 20-6 as the Tigers fall to 1-2 overall, still at 1-1 in the LIC
both the Tigers and host Eagles were scoreless in the 1st quarter
then both Olney and Civic Memorial each scored a touchdown in the 2nd quarter for a 6-6 tie at halftime
* a 20 yard TD pass from Dakotah Brown to Sutton Dunn with the two point conversion unsuccessful
the Tigers were scoreless in the 3rd quarter as Civic Memorial scored a touchdown
the Tigers were also scoreless in the 4th quarter as the host Eagles added one final TD for a 20-6 final
offensively, Olney had 252 total yards compared to Civic Memorial's 254 total yards
the Tigers threw for 136 yards on 13 passes
* Dakotah Brown completed 12 out of 26 passes for 136 yards with 1 touchdown
* Kaleb Foster completed 1 out of 2 passes for 12 yards
* receiving-wise – Braxton Burgener caught 6 passes for 71 yards
* Sutton Dunn caught 3 passes for 29 yards and 1 touchdown
* Kaleb Foster caught 2 passes for 15 yards
* Connor Zuber caught 1 pass for 13 yards
* and Peyton Blanton caught 1 pass for 8 yards
on the ground, the Tigers gained 116 yards on 33 carries
* Peyton Blanton ran the ball 14 times for 95 yards
* Kaleb Foster ran for 11 yards on 5 carries
* Sutton Dunn carried the ball twice for 8 yards
* Gunnar Michels ran for 7 yards on 2 carries
* Dakotah Brown carried the ball 9 times for negative 5 yards
defensively, Olney had 48 tackles, 42 assists, 4 forced fumbles, and 1 interception
* Gunnar Michels led the Tiger with 8 solo tackles, 10 assists, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble
* Braxton Burgener had 7 solo tackles, 1 assist, and 1 forced fumble
* Peyton Blanton had 6 solo tackles and 1 assist
* Kyle Beasley had 5 solo tackles, 3 assists, and 1 fumble recovery
* Chris Jackson had 5 solo tackles, 2 assists, and 1 fumble recovery
* Kaleb Foster had 4 solo tackles and 4 assists
* Skyler Sutton had 3 solo tackles and 3 assists
* Sutton Dunn had 3 solo tackles, 1 assist, and 1 interception
at 1-1 in the LIC, now 1-2 overall, the Tigers are in LIC conference action tomorrow night at Marshall

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll review this past summer’s Little League All Star action with 12U Coach Jeremiah Brown, 11U Assistant Coach Scott Charleston, and 10U Coach Candince Hennis – that’s all Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – also live online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Volleyball  :  Newton at Casey-Westfield  :  Olney at Red Hill
Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Newton at Dieterich
Boys Soccer  :  Effingham St. Anthony at Olney  (moved to a 4:00 start with JV action to follow)
Girls Tennis  :  Olney at Fairfield
Fresh/Soph Football  :  Olney at Fairfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 12:35 and first pitch at 12:45  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 13, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won big at home
* the Redbirds beat up on the visiting Cincinnati Reds, 13-4
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Brewers, Royals, Indians, Twins, Astros, and Braves
* those that lost were the Pirates, White Sox, Tigers, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in action tonight with game two of three against the Reds in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney hosted a three team meet at OCC
Lawrenceville won the triangular by beating 2nd place Olney, 23 to 35 – Mt. Carmel finished 3rd
here’s the top Lady Tiger runners
* Tristen Payne finished in 2nd place while teammate Danni Murphy was in 4th place
* the 2.96 mile race winner was Lawrenceville’s Katie Moore – Mt. Carmel’s Jada Smith was 3rd
* Olney’s Gracie Julian, Abby Rauch, and Hallie Troester finished 11th, 12th, and 13th respectively
the Lady Tigers are back in action this Saturday when they host the Olney Invitational at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney hosted a three team meet at OCC
Lawrenceville won the event by beating out 2nd place Olney, 23 to 33 – Mt. Carmel was 3rd at 83
here’s the top Olney Tiger runners
* Caleb Thomas finished in 3rd place while teammate Owen Powell was in 6th place
* Lawrenceville’s Jack Holden won the 2.96 mile race followed by teammate Max Smigiel in 2nd place
* Olney’s Braden Nicholson, Tyler Hughes, Jordan Belcher, & Colin Gilreath finished 7th thru 10th
the Tigers now prepare to host the popular Olney Invitational Meet this Saturday at Olney Central College

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton won two matches and split the other at home
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Charleston in two sets, 25-8, 25-20
* Newton was led by Kelsi Geltz, Abby Frohning, Maddi Hemrich, and Mariah Earnest
Newton won the junior varsity match in three sets and split the freshman match with one set apiece
the Lady Eagles are back in LIC volleyball action tomorrow night at Casey-Westfield High School

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney dropped three, three-set, matches on the road
the Lady Tigers lost the varsity match at Salem in three sets, 15-25, 28-26, 21-25
* Olney was led by Faith Stallard, Raegen Hires, Emi Rose, Colleen Inyart, and Addie Hemrich
Salem also won both the junior varsity and freshman matches in three sets each
the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action tomorrow night as they travel to Bridgeport to play Red Hill

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Golf yesterday – Oblong hosted three teams at Oak Glen Golf Course
with the team scores consisting of three players – Oblong beat Olney and Vandalia, 133 to 165 to 179
* the Match Medalist was Oblong’s Katelyn Leggitt with a low round three over par 39
* Olney’s Madeline McKinney shot a 52
* Olney’s Kourtney Burgener shot a 56 and Agibail Nealis shot a 57
the Lady Tigers are back on the links tomorrow at Casey against Casey-Westfield and Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton won on the road before the rains came
the Lady Eagles defeated Casey-Westfield, 8-0
Newton won all six of the singles matches and took the two doubles matches before it started raining
the Lady Eagles are back on the courts Saturday at the Casey-Westfield Doubles Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney lost a tough match on the road south
in the battle of the Tigers, Olney fell to Herrin, 3-1
* Olney’s only goal was scored by Kye Stallard
the Soccer Tigers are back on Ed Webber Field at OCC tomorrow when they host Effingham St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s other area results in High School Sports from yesterday
Boys Golf  :
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Casey-Westfield, 155 to 179 – L/RH’s Landen Ray show a one under 34
* Tri-County beat Altamont and Oblong, 182 to 193 to 213
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Dieterich beat St. Elmo / Brownstown in three sets
Baseball  :
* South Central beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 6-4
* Dieterich beat Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City, 12-0
Girls Tennis  :
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Paris, 9-0
* Flora at Mattoon was rained out

 

(NEWTON)  the upstate IESA Baseball Regionals started yesterday with quarter-final action
here’s some regional results involving area, downstate teams
Class 1A  :  Neoga beat Altamont, 10-2  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Martinsville, 12-2
Class 1A  :  Findlay Okaw Valley beat Effingham Sacred Heart, 10-0
Class 1A  :
Class 2A  :  Toledo Cumberland beat Bridgeport Red Hill, 7-5
Class 2A  :  Beecher City beat Sullivan, 5-3  :  Shelbyville Moulton beat Brownstown, 10-4
Class 2A  :  Villa Grove beat Paris Mayo, 8-7  :  Kansas beat Sidell Salt Fork, 6-3
Class 3A  :  Mattoon beat Effingham, 6-3  :  Champaign Franklin upset Champaign Edison, 6-5
the IESA Baseball Regional Semi-Finals will be Saturday with the Championship games next Monday

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Statesmen baseball team is returning to Busch Stadium this fall for an exhibition game – the Statesmen will play Lewis & Clark Community College from Godfrey on Sunday, October 1st – this will be the third consecutive year the two teams will match up against each other after a Cardinals game at Busch Stadium – tickets are now on sale which includes a ticket to the Cardinals’ final regular season game against the Brewers, plus the Cardinals will give out free ticket vouchers for a 2018 game next year, and then the Statesmen and Trailblazers game to follow as well – tickets for the LTC fundraiser are now on sale – call Coach Kevin Bowers at  618-546-2269  or by email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County F.O.P. (Fraternal Order of Police) will have a fundraising Golf Outing on Sunday afternoon, September 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – there’s still room for teams of four players to sign up at a cost of $200 per team – it begins with a pulled pork lunch at 11:30 and a shotgun start at 1:00 – if any questions or to sign up, call Kevin at  618-839-5922  or the Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity  Classic is set for Friday, September 22nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it begins with registration and lunch at 11:00 and a shotgun start at 1:00, followed by the catered dinner served at 5:00 – there will be various prizes and more – the cost is $350 for a team of four, which includes lunch, dinner, golf carts, and golfing – plus there are $20 tickets for dinner only on sale as well – space is limited to the first 36 teams – all proceeds will benefit the Medical School Fund – for details or to sign up, call the Foundation Office at  618-395-6088

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Boys Golf  :  Lawrenceville / Red Hill and Flora at Olney   (Richland Country Club)

 

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