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July 24, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday, involving our Midwestern teams
the Cardinals held on to beat the Royals, 4-3 to complete a makeup game rained out last month
elsewhere  :  Pirates beat Nationals, 7-3  :  White Sox beat Indians, 8-1  :  Twins beat Angels, 3-0
Diamondbacks beat Brewers, 8-3  :  Mariners beat Tigers, 3-2  :  Astros beat Red Sox, 5-4
the Cubs, Reds, and Braves were all idle
* it’s back to a full 15 game schedule on this Friday
Cardinals are at home tonight in St. Louis for the first of three this weekend against the Atlanta Braves
elsewhere  :  Cubs host Phillies  :  Pirates host Nationals  :  White Sox are in Cleveland 
Royals host Astros  :  Reds are at Colorado  :  Twins host Yankees  :  Brewers are in Arizona

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Little League Baseball this weekend with 9&10 Year Old Baseball Sub State action
there are four Sub State Pool Play Tournaments at four different sites starting tonight
the Olney All Stars will play their four Pool Play games at Mt. Sterling, up in Brown County
* Olney opens up at 6:00 tonight against Moline National
* with tomorrow off, Olney returns for their second game against Paris Sunday afternoon at 4:00
* Olney then plays next Monday night at 8:00 against Taylorville
* and the Olney 9&10 All Stars finish Pool Play next Tuesday night at 8:00 against Pike County
the top two teams from Pool Play advance to the 9&10 Year Old State Tournament next weekend
that double elimination tournament will be played at River Forest, Illinois with eight teams involved

 

(NEWTON)  it’s also back to Junior Legion Baseball this weekend
the Fifth Division Tournament begins tonight and runs thru next Monday at the Salem High School
* the 22&5 Newton Post 20 team will return to play tomorrow afternoon in a 12:15 game against Highland
the double elimination tournament has two games scheduled for tonight
* Salem plays Goreville at 5:00
* Breese plays Metropolis at 7:15
there’s a 10:00 matchup tomorrow morning as Du Quoin plays Carlyle
after Newton & Highland, the Swansea/Fairview Heights team plays the Salem/Goreville winner at 2:30
the tournament continues two more games Saturday evening, four games Sunday, and the finals Monday
the top four finishing teams will advance to the Junior Legion State Tournament next weekend in Quincy

 

(OLNEY)  the Summer Swim Team Competition is winding down
the Illiana Conference Swim Meet is tomorrow at the Mt. Vernon, Indiana High School
* best of luck to the Olney Tigersharks, who pretty much dominated most swim meets this year
the Tigersharks will have their end-of-the-season party this Sunday evening at the Musgrove Aquatic Center

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the public’s encouraged to come out and cheer on the athletes taking part in this year’s 5th Annual Sprint Triathlon, set for Saturday, August 1st, at Musgrove Park and the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – with check in set for the Friday night before, the Triathlon will be held Saturday morning, all to be followed by the awards presentation – it’s all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tigers’ 1st Annual Women’s Football 101 Clinic is tomorrow evening as all area women, especially those RCHS football Moms, are invited for a night of football, food, & fun, all for only $30 per woman, but for only those in high school or older – the registration at Veterans Hall, just north of the Richland County High School, runs from 5:00 to 5:45, with parking available between the school & athletic facility – those taking part should wear workout clothing & athletic shoes – following a light meal at 6:00, there will be a fashion show at 6:45, a tour of the weight room at 7:00, a typical football practice on the RCHS Athletic Field at 7:15, then Tiger Ball at 8:35, & the closing at 9:00 – all ladies are urged to sign up & check it out this Saturday evening at Richland County High School – that’s Women’s Football 101

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up tomorrow morning with the start and finish at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 in the morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org

  

(NEWTON)  a note from the Jasper County School District – the Newton Community High School Football Field and the West Practice Field were sprayed yesterday with a liquid herbicide, therefore these two fields and the surrounding areas should be avoided until tomorrow, July 25th – your cooperation is appreciated

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney 9&10 Little League All Star action tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time from Mt. Sterling at 6:00, a pre-game show at around 5:50  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and broadcast time at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, the rest of the night, and overnight on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 23, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday, involving our Midwestern teams
the Cardinals came from behind to beat the White Sox in Chicago, 3-2
elsewhere  :  Cubs & Reds split a twinbill – Reds won game one, 9-1 – Cubs won game two, 6-5
Royals beat Pirates, 5-1  :  Indians beat Brewers, 7-5  :  Angels beat Twins, 5-2  :  Dodgers beat Braves, 3-1
Tigers beat Seattle, 9-4  :  Astros beat Red Sox, 4-2  :  Rangers beat Rockies, 10-8
* it’s a shortened 11 game schedule on this Thursday
Cardinals are back at home for a makeup game against the Royals, the game rained out back on June 14th
Elsewhere  :  Indians host White Sox  :  Pirates host Nationals  :  Brewers are in Arizona
Tigers host Seattle  :  Astros host Red Sox  :  Twins play the Angels in L.A.  :  Cubs and Reds are idle

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the public’s encouraged to come out and cheer on the athletes taking part in this year’s 5th Annual Sprint Triathlon, set for Saturday, August 1st, at Musgrove Park and the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – with check in set for the Friday night before, the Triathlon will be held Saturday morning, all to be followed by the awards presentation – it’s all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tigers’ 1st Annual Women’s Football 101 Clinic is this Saturday evening as all area women, especially those RCHS football Moms, are invited for a night of football, food, & fun, all for only $30 per woman, for only those in high school or older – the registration at Veterans Hall, just north of the Richland County High School, runs from 5:00 to 5:45, with parking available between the school & athletic facility – those taking part should wear workout clothing & athletic shoes – following a light meal at 6:00, there will be a fashion show at 6:45, a tour of the RCHS weight room at 7:00, a typical football practice on the RCHS Athletic Field at 7:15, then Tiger Ball at 8:35, and the closing at 9:00 – all ladies are urged to sign up & check it out this Saturday evening at Richland County High School – Women’s Football 101

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org

  

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held this Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – join us for plenty of fun, food, & prizes – plus come out, take part, and meet our special guests from Fighting Illini Football – call  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  a note from the Jasper County School District – the Newton Community High School Football Field and the West Practice Field will be sprayed today with a liquid herbicide, therefore these two fields and the surrounding areas should be avoided until Saturday, July 25th – your cooperation is appreciated

 

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

 

 

 

July 22, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving our Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the White Sox in Chicago, 8-5 – the final game of the series is tonight
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Reds in 13 innings, 5-4  :  Royals beat Pirates, 3-1  :  Brewers beat Indians, 8-1
Braves beat Dodgers, 4-3  :  Astros beat Red Sox, 8-3  :  Mariners beat Tigers, 11-9
Angels beat Twins, 7-0  :  Rangers beat Rockies, 9-0
* it’s a16 game schedule for this Wednesday with the same matchups in the same cities
Cardinals are back in Chicago tonight for the final game of the quick two game series against the White Sox

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Little League Baseball this weekend
the 9&10 Year Old Baseball Sub State action begins Friday with Pool Play at four different sites
the Olney All Stars will play their four Pool Play games at Mt. Sterling, up in Brown County
* Olney opens up at 6:00 this Friday night against Moline National
* with Saturday off, Olney returns for their second game against Paris Sunday afternoon at 4:00
* Olney then plays next Monday night at 8:00 against Taylorville
* and the Olney All Stars finish Pool Play next Tuesday night at 8:00 against Pike County
the top two teams from Pool Play advance to the 9&10 Year Old State Tournament next weekend
that double elimination tournament will be played at River Forest, Illinois with eight teams involved

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  area athletes are invited to take part in this year’s Crawford County Triathlon at Lincoln Trail College northeast of Robinson – it’s set for Saturday, August 29th, featuring a 175 yard swim, a 12 mile bike ride, and a 5K run – a Kid’s Triathlon will also be held – for more details, contact LTC near Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  the public’s encouraged to come out and cheer on the athletes taking part in this year’s 5th Annual Sprint Triathlon, set for Saturday, August 1st, at Musgrove Park and the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney – with check in set for the Friday night before, the Triathlon will be held Saturday morning, all to be followed by the awards presentation – it’s all sponsored by the Richland County Recreation Council

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org 

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held this Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – join us for plenty of fun, food, & prizes – plus come out, take part, and meet our special guests from Fighting Illini Football – call  618-393-2156

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:15 and broadcast time at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 21, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals had Monday off with only five games played involving Midwestern teams
elsewhere  :  Reds beat Cubs, 5-4  :  Pirates beat Royals, 10-7  :  Detroit beat Seattle, 5-4
Braves beat Dodgers, 7-5  :  Rockies beat Rangers, 8-7
* it’s a full 15 game schedule for this Tuesday
the Cardinals play tonight in Chicago, the first of two against the White Sox

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old Section Tournament ended last night
the championship game was played in Olney’s Musgrove Park
* Olney beat Paris, 17-1 in five innings as Olney outhit Paris, 17 to 3
* the Olney All Stars banged out four more home runs, giving them 12 round-trippers in three games
Olney now advances to the 12 Year Old State Tournament in Lansing
their first round game will be at 8:00 a week from this Friday night, on July 31st

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition this past weekend
the Olney Tigersharks won the Carmi Swimvitational Swim Meet
Olney beat the host Carmi squad, 636 to 519, followed by Fairfield and Mt. Vernon, Indiana
rounding out the remaining teams were Mt. Carmel, McLeansboro, and Harrisburg
the Tigersharks had six individual winners
* Luke Hahn tied for first in the Boys 18&Under Division
* Owen Powell won the Boys 14&Under Division
* Maria Mayorga won the Girls 12&Under Division
* Landyn Piercefield won the Boys 10&Under Division
* Ailyn Zurliene won the Girls 8&Under Division
* Reid Brown won the Boys 6&Under Division
Olney had six swimmers finishing in 2nd place
* Payton Blakney in the Girls 18&Under Division
* Trey Nosek in the Boys 14&Under Division
* Kasaundra Zurliene in the Girls 14&Under Division
* Noah Church in the Boys 12&Under Division
* Carolyn Powell in the Girls 12&Under Division
* Ari Leslie in the Girls 8&Under Division
the Tigersharks had four swimmers in 3rd place individually
* Josie Goff in the Girls 18&Under Division
* Aubrey Lambird in the Girls 8&Under Division
* Blair Grove and Stella Zurliene in the Girls 6&Under Division
other top five finishers for Olney included
* Tanner Piercefield, Lauren Eagleson, Samantha Trout, Jadyn Holubek, Danielle Brown, & Asher Lambird
the Tigersharks will swim their last regular season Tri-Meet of the season tonight at McLeansboro
the 2015 Illiana Conference Swim Meet is this Saturday at the Mt. Vernon, Indiana High School Natatorium

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org

  

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held this Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – join us for plenty of fun, food, & prizes – plus come out, take part, and meet our special guests from Fighting Illini Football – call  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Junior Pro Football will be distributing equipment again tonight from 6:00 to 7:30 at the Richland County Elementary School practice field – for those that mixed the chance earlier this year, registration to play Junior Pro Football in Olney will also be available for all Richland County children entering 3rd thru 8th grades – the signup fee is $40 per player to help defray playing costs – that’s tonight from 6:00 to 7:30 on the practice field at RCES in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:15 and broadcast time at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

July 20, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving our Midwestern teams
the Cardinals split with the Mets, winning Saturday night, 12-2 but losing yesterday, 3-1 in 18 innings
elsewhere  :  Cubs took two from the Braves  :  Royals took two from the White Sox in Chicago
Pirates dropped two at Milwaukee  :  Indians swept two at Cincinnati  :  Twins lost two to the A’s
Astros and Rangers split  :  Tigers dropped two to Baltimore 
* it’s a shortened 11 game schedule for this Monday, seven of which involve Midwestern teams
Cubs are in Cincinnati  :  Royals host Pirates  :  Dodgers are in Atlanta  :  Tigers host Seattle
the Cardinals are idle until they play the first of two in Chicago against the White Sox tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  the Junior Legion District Tournament continued over the weekend in Dieterich
there were four games Saturday
* Newton beat Effingham, 4-2 – Mitch Jansen was the winning pitcher – Brock Mammoser with a save
* Teutopolis beat Breese, 3-2
* Dieterich beat Vandalia, 3-2
* then Breese eliminated Dieterich, 8-1
in action yesterday (Sunday)
* Newton Post 20 beat Teutopolis, 4-1
* winning pitcher was Mitch Jansen – Mitch Bierman led Newton hitters with 2 hits and 3 RBI
* Newton Post 20 now advances to next week’s Divisional Round play at Salem
* the Newton squad plays Breese Gray for the District Championship tonight at Odin

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball – the 12 Year Old Section Tournament continued over the weekend
there were two game in Olney’s Musgrove Park Saturday night
* Paris eliminated Taylorville, 8-6
* Olney came back to beat Beardstown, 13-3
there was one elimination game yesterday afternoon
* Paris beat Beardstown, 10-8
that sets up the first championship game tonight
* Olney plays Paris in a 7:00 game on Field #1 in Musgrove Park
the tournament champs will advance to the 12 Year Old State Tournament this coming weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition this weekend
the Olney Tigersharks won the Carmi Invitational Swim Meet
Olney beat the host Carmi squad, 636 to 519, followed by Fairfield and Mt. Vernon, Indiana
rounding out the remaining teams were Mt. Carmel, McLeansboro, and Harrisburg
we’ll take a look at the Tigershark individual results in our sports report tomorrow

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Winterrowd Lodge #664 Open Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, August 1st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney with tee time at 8:00 that morning – call now and sign up for the handicap scramble event with a limit of  25 teams – entry fee at $60 per person with various prizes – food available from 9:00 to 1:00, plus refreshments & carts – call for details or to sign up at  618-395-1661

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual MS “Join the Movement” Run/Walk/Bike events for the awareness & research of Multiple Sclerosis is coming up on Saturday, July 25th, with the start and finish at the East Richland Middle School in Olney – it’s the Century Bike Challenge starting at 7:00 that morning, followed by the 10K MS Challenge at 7:10, the 5K Challenge Run at 7:15, the 5K Walk at 7:20, the MS Walk (handicap accessible) at 7:25, and the 25 Mile Bike Challenge at 7:30 – registration begins one hour before each event with forms and more information available on Facebook or online at  www.olneyms.org  – we’ll see you on the 25th

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd Annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held this Friday, July 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s $75 per person or $300 for a team of four with all proceeds going straight to St. Jude Children’s Hospital – plenty of fun, food, & prizes – call  618-393-2156

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Junior Pro Football will be distributing equipment the first two nights of next week at the Richland County Elementary School practice field – that’s from 6:00 to 7:30 each night, next Monday and Tuesday, July 20th and 21st – registration for playing Junior Pro Football in Olney will also be available for all Richland County children entering 3rd thru 8th grades – the signup fee is $40 per player to help defray playing costs – that’s next Monday and Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:30 on the practice field at RCES in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little League baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 7:00 :  and it’s the latest in sports all day and night on CBS Sports Radio WVLN