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August 10, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Friday  :  the Cardinals lost to the Cubs, 3-0 – the Redbirds have now lost 4 of their last 5 games
Friday  :  White Sox lost two at Minnesota  :  the Reds beat San Diego  :  the Pirates lost to Colorado
Saturday  :  the Cardinals play game two of the three game series tonight against the Cubs in St. Louis
Saturday  :  White Sox again host the Twins  :  Reds host San Diego  :  Pirates are back at Colorado


 
(NEWTON)  in pre-season National Football League action  :
*  the Chicago Bears lost to the Carolina Panthers last night, 24-17
*  the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Saints in New Orleans, 17-13
*  the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Houston Texans, 27-13
*  the Indianapolis Colts will open their preseason by hosting the Buffalo Bills tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football League action gets started on this Saturday
*  the 3rd and 4th grade squad is scheduled to play this afternoon at Flora
*  the 5th and 6th grade team travels to Albion to play in a 5:00 game there
*  the 7th and 8th graders also will be in Albion tonight in the second game, at around 7:00 or 7:30

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College cheerleaders are selling Cardinals tickets to help raise funds for the squad – it’s for next Wednesday night, August 14th, game at Busch Stadium against the Pirates with the seats located in the Section 129 lower left and right field box areas – normally priced at $62 per ticket, the cheerleaders are selling them at $30 per ticket – the Lake Land College cheerleaders will perform prior to the Cardinals’ game at the Ford Plaza – for more details, contact Lake Land College, south of Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland Middle School athletic department will host an informational meeting for any ERMS students who plan to participate in athletics or cheerleading during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year – the meeting will be next Tuesday night, August 13th, in the Middle School Gym, starting at 6:00 – after the general meeting, the coaches for cross country, basketball, and volleyball will meet with the players & parents  :  also a note that athletic physicals will be available on August 19th, from 6:00 to 8:00, that night at East Richland Middle School  :  for more details, contact Coach Rick Franklin at 395-4372

 

(NOBLE)  it’s high school baseball “open field” for the Noble/Clay City Wildcats next Monday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 at the WRHS ball diamond in Noble – all players are reminded to have those up-to-date physicals in place before the “open field” – contact Head Coach Terry Puckett for more information

 

(NEWTON)  Fighting Illini football fans have the chance to meet and get autographs from the 2013 football team tomorrow afternoon, from 4:00 to 5:00, in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – admission is free to the Fan Appreciation Day and team posters will be available free of charge for the Illini players to sign – meanwhile, Illini tickets are on sale at various prices online at www.fightingillini.com – the Illini open their season August 31st at home against the Salukis of Southern Illinois University

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer Association will have its second and final soccer sign-up this morning from 9:00 to 12 noon at Olney Central College – the registration is for children entering grades Kindergarten thru 8th Grade, with the fee at $20 per child – all Richland County children are invited

 

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

 

 


 

August 9, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Thursday  :  the Cardinals the third of four games to the Dodgers last night, 5-1
Thursday  :  the Cubs lost  :  the Pirates won in 10 innings  :  the White Sox and Reds were idle
Friday  :  the Cardinals begin a three game series tonight against the Cubs in St. Louis
Friday  :  White Sox & Twins play two in Minnesota  :  Reds host San Diego  :  Pirates at Colorado


 
(NEWTON)  in pre-season National Football League action  :
*  the St. Louis Rams lost to Cleveland last night, 27-19
*  also last night, the Cincinnati Bengals beat Atlanta, 34-10
*  the Tennessee Titans lost to Washington, 22-21
*  meanwhile, the Chicago Bears are in Carolina to play the Panthers tonight
*  the Kansas City Chiefs play the Saints in New Orleans tonight
*  and the Indianapolis Colts will host the Buffalo Bills on Sunday

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College cheerleaders are selling Cardinals tickets to help raise funds for the squad – it’s for next Wednesday night, August 14th, game at Busch Stadium against the Pirates with the seats located in the Section 129 lower left and right field box areas – normally priced at $62 per ticket, the cheerleaders are selling them at $30 per ticket – the Lake Land College cheerleaders will perform prior to the Cardinals’ game at the Ford Plaza – for more details, contact Lake Land College, south of Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland Middle School athletic department will host an informational meeting for any ERMS students who plan to participate in athletics or cheerleading during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year – the meeting will be next Tuesday night, August 13th, in the Middle School Gym, starting at 6:00 – after the general meeting, the coaches for cross country, basketball, and volleyball will meet with the players & parents  :  also a note that athletic physicals will be available on August 19th, from 6:00 to 8:00, that night at East Richland Middle School  :  for more details, contact Coach Rick Franklin at 395-4372

 

(NOBLE)  it’s high school baseball “open field” for the Noble/Clay City Wildcats next Monday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 at the WRHS ball diamond in Noble – all players are reminded to have those up-to-date physicals in place before the “open field” – contact Head Coach Terry Puckett for more information

 

(NEWTON)  Fighting Illini football fans have the chance to meet and get autographs from the 2013 football team this coming Sunday afternoon, August 11th, from 4:00 to 5:00, in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – admission is free to the Fan Appreciation Day and team posters will be available free of charge for the Illini players to sign – meanwhile, Illini tickets are on sale at various prices online at www.fightingillini.com – the Illini open their season August 31st at home against the SIU Salukis

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer Association will have its second and final soccer registration for children entering grades Kindergarten thru 8th Grade tomorrow morning from 9:00 to 12 noon at Olney Central College – the fee is at $20 per child for all grades – all Richland County children are invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :   and it’s the latest in sports, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 8, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals lost to the Dodgers, 13-4
Wednesday  :  the Cubs, Reds, and Pirates all won  :  the White Sox won in 12 innings
Thursday  :  the Cardinals will finish up the four game series with the Dodgers tonight in St. Louis
Thursday  :  Cubs are at Philadelphia  :  Pirates host Miami  :  White Sox and Reds are both idle

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College cheerleaders are selling Cardinals tickets to help raise funds for the squad – it’s for next Wednesday night, August 14th, game at Busch Stadium against the Pirates with the seats located in the Section 129 lower left and right field box areas – normally priced at $62 per ticket, the cheerleaders are selling them at $30 per ticket – the Lake Land College cheerleaders will perform prior to the Cardinals’ game at the Ford Plaza – for more details, contact Lake Land College, south of Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland Middle School athletic department will host an informational meeting for any ERMS students who plan to participate in athletics or cheerleading during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year – the meeting will be next Tuesday night, August 13th, in the Middle School Gym, starting at 6:00 – after the general meeting, the coaches for cross country, basketball, and volleyball will meet with the players & parents  :  also a note that athletic physicals will be available on August 19th, from 6:00 to 8:00, that night at East Richland Middle School  :  for more details, contact Coach Rick Franklin at 395-4372

 

(NOBLE)  it’s high school baseball “open field” for the Noble/Clay City Wildcats next Monday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 at the WRHS ball diamond in Noble – all players are reminded to have those up-to-date physicals in place before the “open field” – contact Head Coach Terry Puckett for more information

 

(NEWTON)  Fighting Illini football fans have the chance to meet and get autographs from the 2013 football team this coming Sunday afternoon, August 11th, from 4:00 to 5:00, in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – admission is free to the Fan Appreciation Day and team posters will be available free of charge for the Illini players to sign – meanwhile, Illini tickets are on sale at various prices online at www.fightingillini.com – the Illini open their season August 31st at home against the SIU Salukis

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer Association will have its second and final soccer registration for children entering grades Kindergarten thru 8th Grade this Saturday morning from 9:00 to 12 noon – that’s outside the theatre at Olney Central College – the fee is at $20 per child for all grades – all children invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & the Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Outing is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee-time at 1:00 – then a dinner & awards will follow – there’s still plenty of time to sign-up – call the Chamber Office at 392-2241 anytime today

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals will be conducted this afternoon at East Richland High School, in the Nurse’s Office from 3:00 to 6:00 – Cheryl White and Melissa Kuenstler from Richland Memorial Hospital will be conducting the physicals – the cost is $30 per athlete – checks should be made payable to RMH

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :   and it’s the latest in sports, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 7, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals ended the Dodgers' fifteen game on-the-road winning streak with a 5-1 win
Tuesday  :  the Cubs lost to the Phillies  :  the White Sox, Reds, and Pirates all were winners
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals again will host the Dodgers, game three of the four game series in St. Louis
Wednesday  :  Cubs in Philadelphia : White Sox host Yankees : Reds host Oakland : Pirates host Miami


 
(FLORA)  here’s the results from last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway
Sprints  :  Hud Cone took the checkered flag, followed by Aric Gentry and Matt Humphrey in 2nd & 3rd
Hornets  :  TJ Horn crossed the finish line first, followed by Mike Mandrell and Jeremy Callahan
B-Mods  :  Curt Loddeke was the winning racer, followed by Matt Myer and Dennis Waggle
Modifieds  :  Everett Bradham finished in first place, followed by Willy Krup and Michael Bolyard
Crate Lates  :  Aaron Heck took the checkered flag, followed by Kyle McMahon and Danny Jolly
Pure Stocks  :  Justin Jones crossed the finish line first, followed by AJ Cline and Fred Sparks
Street Stocks  :  Blake Myers was the winning racer, followed by Scott Dunlap and Greg Dedrick, Jr.
it’s back to dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College cheerleaders are selling Cardinals tickets to help raise funds for the squad – it’s for the Wednesday night, August 14th, game at Busch Stadium against the Pirates with the seats located in the Section 129 lower left and right field box areas – normally priced at $62 per ticket, the cheerleaders are selling them at $30 per ticket – the Lake Land College cheerleaders will perform prior to the Cardinals’ game at the Ford Plaza – for more details, call Coach Dessie Boeser at 217-234-5068

 

(NOBLE)  it’s high school baseball “open field” for the Noble/Clay City Wildcats next Monday afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 at the WRHS ball diamond in Noble – all players are reminded to have those up-to-date physicals in place before the “open field” – contact Head Coach Terry Puckett for more information

 

(NEWTON)  Fighting Illini football fans have the chance to meet and get autographs from the 2013 football team this coming Sunday afternoon, August 11th, from 4:00 to 5:00, in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – admission is free to the Fan Appreciation Day and team posters will be available free of charge for the Illini players to sign – meanwhile, Illini tickets are on sale at various prices online at www.fightingillini.com – the Illini open their season August 31st at home against the SIU Salukis

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer Association will have its second and final soccer registration for children entering grades Kindergarten thru 8th Grade this Saturday morning from 10:00 to 12 noon – that’s outside the theatre at Olney Central College – the fee is at $20 per child for all grades – all children invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & the Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Outing is this Friday at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee-time at 1:00 – then a dinner & awards will follow – there’s a $15,000 hole-in-one prize, plus more – call the Chamber Office at 392-2241 to sign-up

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at East Richland High School, in the Nurse’s Office from 3:00 to 6:00 – Cheryl White and Melissa Kuenstler from Richland Memorial Hospital will be conducting the physicals – the cost is $30 per athlete – checks should be made payable to RMH

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :   and it’s the latest in sports, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 6, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball  :
Monday  :  the Cardinals lost to the Dodgers, 3-2
Monday  :  the White Sox beat the Yankees  :  the Cubs, Reds, and Pirates were all idle
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals again host the Dodgers tonight for game two of the four game series
Tuesday  :  Cubs at Philadelphia  :  White Sox host Yankees  :  Reds host the A’s  :  Pirates host Miami

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College cheerleaders are selling Cardinals tickets to help raise funds for the squad – it’s for the Wednesday night, August 14th, game at Busch Stadium against the Pirates with the seats located in the Section 129 lower left and right field box areas – normally priced at $62 per ticket, the cheerleaders are selling them at $30 per ticket – the Lake Land College cheerleaders will perform prior to the Cardinals’ game at the Ford Plaza – for more details, call Coach Dessie Boeser at 217-234-5068

 

(NOBLE)  it’s high school baseball “open field” for the Noble/Clay City Wildcats on Monday, August 12th, at the WRHS ball diamond, from 3:30 to 5:30 – all players are reminded to have those up-to-date physicals in place before the “open field” – contact Head Coach Terry Puckett for more details or information

 

(NEWTON)  in college football news – Illini fans will have the chance to meet and get autographs from the 2013 football team this coming Sunday afternoon, August 11th, from 4:00 to 5:00, in the Great West Hall at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – admission is free to the Fan Appreciation Day and team posters will be available free of charge for the Illini players to sign – Illini tickets are on sale at various prices online at www.fightingillini.com – the Illini open their season August 31st at home against the SIU Salukis

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer Association will have its second and final soccer registration for children entering grades Kindergarten thru 8th Grade this Saturday morning from 10:00 to 12 noon – that’s outside the theatre at Olney Central College – the fee is at $20 per child for all grades – all children invited

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & the Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce annual Golf Outing is this Friday at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30 and tee-time at 1:00 – then a dinner & awards will follow – there’s a $15,000 hole-in-one prize, plus more – call the Chamber Office at 392-2241 to sign-up

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals will be conducted this Thursday afternoon at East Richland High School, in the Nurse’s Office from 3:00 to 6:00 – Cheryl White and Melissa Kuenstler from Richland Memorial Hospital will be conducting the physicals – the cost is $30 per athlete – checks should be made payable to RMH

 

(OLNEY)  a meeting will be held tonight at 7:00 in the Richland County Jail meeting room in to discuss forming a “Geezer League” in Olney, which would be a slow pitch coed softball league – this would be for men and women age 50 and older with all team rosters to include half men and half women – bases will be shortened to 75 feet and normal rules would apply – it’s open to any teams from surrounding towns and counties, all meant for fun, with action in September and October – all are invited to the meeting

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will host an “athletic” meeting for parents, coaches, and student athletes who plan to participate in athletics during the 2013-2014 school year – it’s next tonight at 6:30 in the ERHS Sliva Auditorium – fall sports coaches will also conduct their respective meetings – it’s recommended that all students who plan to take part in any sport during the school year, albeit fall, winter, or spring, should make plans to attend tonight’s meeting at East Richland High School in Olney – also a reminder that sports physicals are required before the first day of practicing on August 14th

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :   and it’s the latest in sports, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN