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October 6, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the two Wild Card Playoff Games were played last night  :
*  Friday  :  in the National League – the Cardinals beat Atlanta, 6-3
*  Friday  :  in the American League – Baltimore beat Texas, 5-1


 
(OLNEY)  in high school football last night in the Little Illini Conference Egyptian Division  :
*  the Olney Tigers held on to win their Homecoming battle over Newton, 21-13
*  Robinson defeated Flora in neighboring Crawford County, 22-6
*  Lawrenceville took care of Marshall up in Clark County, 28-7

 

(NEWTON)  in the Little Illini Conference Eastern Division games last night  :
*  Casey-Westfield is still unbeaten with a 29-6 victory over Red Hill
*  Oblong won last night’s annual Shrine Game by beating Palestine-Hutsonville, 14-8
*  Cumberland defeated Edwards County, 52-8

 

(OLNEY)  in the Apollo Conference high school football games last night  :
*  Charleston blanked Paris, 44-0
*  Mattoon defeated Effingham, 16-7
*  Mt Zion beat Salem, 32-12

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other downstate scores from last night 

Harrisburg beat West Frankfort, 39-6 

Johnston City beat Fairfield, 20-18 

Sesser-Valier beat Carmi, 20-6 

Elverado-Trico beat Hamilton County, 22-6 

Centralia beat Marion, 46-32 

Cahokia beat Mt Vernon, 20-0 

Benton beat Massac County, 33-7 

Columbia beat Breese Central, 49-13 

Waterloo beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 16-15 

Troy Triad beat Highland, 20-19 

Pana beat Litchfield, 46-0 

Jacksonville beat Taylorville, 21-7 

Shelbyville beat Sullivan, 35-28 

Tolono Unity beat Monticello, 18-14 

Arcola beat Martinsville, 40-7 

Argenta-Oreana beat Macon Meridian, 41-14 

Maroa-Forsyth beat Tuscola, 45-0

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Soccer Regionals started yesterday and continue today thru next week  :
Class 1A @ Olney  :  hosted on Ed Webber Field at OCC – Olney will host Altamont today at 3:00

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the matchups involving downstate teams in college football today  :
*  Illinois is in Madison for an afternoon Big Ten game against Wisconsin – kickoff at 2:30 there today
*  Eastern Illinois is in Tennessee for a 2:00 kickoff there against the University of Tennessee Martin
*  Southern Illinois in on the road in Normal to battle Illinois State with a 1:00 kickoff this afternoon

 

(FLORA)  and there is no action at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora, tonight, due to a scheduled weekend off – everything returns to action a week from tonight as the season finale will be held on October 13th, next weekend – that’s at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora – no racing tonight

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will host it’s Pre-Season 3-on-3 Double Elimination Tournament on Saturday, October 20th, at the Claremont Recreation Center – all proceeds go to help with yearly expenses and the upkeep of the Rec Center – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Micah at 618-843-5069 – the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is a non-profit organization

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740  :  it’s Fighting Illini football this afternoon on Fox Sports Radio 740 with our pregame show at 2:00 and kickoff at 2:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on Fox Sports Radio 740

 

 

 

October 5, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Football League Thursday night football matchup last night  :
*  the St Louis Rams handed the Arizona Cardinals their first loss of the year, 17-3

 
(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Friday : the National League single game Wild Card Playoff is today at 4:00 – StLouis at Atlanta
Friday : the American League single game Wild Card Playoff is tonight at 7:30 – Baltimore at Texas

 
 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney defeated Flora, 7-2  :
*  the Lady Tigers won four of the six singles matches  :  Kelsey Shipman won the #1 match  :  Alex Kauble won the #2 match  :  Jaclyn Shan won the #3 match  :  Sadie Gassmann won the #6 match
*  Olney won all three doubles matches – the winning pairs were  :  #1 Kelsey Shipman & Alex Kauble  :  #2  Rachel Shan & Sadie Gassmann  :  #3 Jaclyn Shan & Sydney Shan
*  Olney took one of the seven jv doubles match – the winning pair was Payton Murphy & Kaelyn Bailey
*  the Lady Tigers won four of the eight junior varsity singles matches – winners were Chelsea Heindselman, Sierra Hargraves, Payton Murphy, and Savannah Lynch
*  now at 13&1 overall, 4&0 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers host Robinson next Tuesday

 

(NEWTON)  also in girls high school tennis yesterday – Teutopolis beat Newton, 8-1  :
*  the Lady Eagles lone win came in the #5 singles match – a victory by Michaela Green in two sets
*  Newton’s Rebeca Mier-y-Leon lost a tough #1 singles match, falling in a close three sets
*  the Lady Eagles now prepare for the IHSA Tennis Sectionals, starting week from today

 
 
(NEWTON)  in volleyball last night – Newton beat Hutsonville-Palestine in LIC action  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match in two games – 25-10, 25-9
*  Newton’s top players – Megan Jansen, Andrea Cartright, Morgan Swingler, and Keidrah Hardiek
*  the Lady Eagles return to the NCHS court next Tuesday night to host Flora


 
(OLNEY)  in volleyball last night - Olney dropped all three matches to Robinson in Ron Herrin Gym  :
*  the Lady Tigers lost the varsity match in three games – 18-25, 25-16, 19-25
*  Olney lost the junior varsity match in three games – 16-25, 25-15, 202-25
*  the Lady Tigers lost the freshman match in two games – 22-25, 17-25
*  Olney’s top varsity players - MaKenzie Sechrest, Christina Bailey, Marley Miller, & Elizabeth Zuber
*  now at 10&8 on the year, the Lady Tigers return to the court next Tuesday at Lawrenceville


 
(NOBLE)  in volleyball last night – Noble swept two in MTC action from Odin  :
*  the Lady Wildcats won the varsity match in two games – 25-11, 25-16
*  Noble took the junior varsity match in two games as well – 25-14, 25-18
*  Noble’s top varsity players – Shannon Gray, Erin Taylor, Amber Drewes, & Darcie Hawkins
*  now at 13&2 on the year, the Lady Wildcats are in tournament play tomorrow at Hutsonville


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer yesterday – Olney lost to Salem, 2-0  :
*  the Soccer Tigers out-shot the host Wildcats in Salem, 14 to 10
*  defensively, Olney’s Goalie Seth Umfleet had eight saves
*  in junior varsity action – Olney beat Salem, 2-0

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to Friday night football in the Little Illini Conference Egyptian Division  :
*  it’s Homecoming in Olney as the Tigers play host to the Newton Eagles
*  Lawrenceville travels north on Route 1 to battle the Lions in Marshall
*  the Flora Wolves are in Crawford County to play the Maroons in Robinson


 
(OLNEY)  here’s the matchups in the Little Illini Conference Eastern Division  :
*  the Pirates of Cumberland High School will host Edwards County near Toledo
*  the Red Hill Salukis travel north to play the Warriors of Casey-Westfield High
*  it’s the annual Shriner’s Game in Oblong as the Panthers host Palestine-Hutsonville


 
(NEWTON)  here’s the scheduled games for tonight in the Apollo Conference  :
*  Charleston at Paris  :  Effingham at Mattoon  :  Salem at Mt Zion


 
(OLNEY)  here’s a few other downstate games  :  Arcola at Martinsville  :  Pana at Litchfield  :  Tolono Unity at Monticello  :  Sullivan – Okaw Valley at Shelbyville  :  Columbia at Breese Central  :  Dupo at Carlyle  :  Marion at Centralia  :  Cahokia at Mt Vernon  :  Carmi at Sesser-Valier  :  Johnston City at Fairfield  :  Vincennes, Indiana at Mt Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Soccer Regionals get started today & tomorrow continuing thru next week  :
Class 1A @ Olney  :  hosted on Ed Webber Field at OCC – Olney will host Altamont tomorrow at 3:00

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will host it’s Pre-Season 3-on-3 Double Elimination Tournament on Saturday, October 20th, at the Claremont Recreation Center – all proceeds go to help with yearly expenses and the upkeep of the Rec Center – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Micah at 618-843-5069 – the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is a non-profit organization

 

(OLNEY)  the Rotary Club of Richland County will host an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes “fish fry” tonight at Veterans Hall, just north of East Richland High School – it’s serving from 4:30 to 7:00, prior to the Olney / Newton football game – tickets at the door or also at most all area banks up until serving time

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals postseason baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 3:32  :  it’s LIC Egyptian Division football tonight – Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00 – Olney Tigers on Fox Sports Radio 740 with pregame at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00, plus on Freedom 92.9 after Cardinals baseball from Atlanta  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, overnight, and all weekend long, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

October 4, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Wednesday : Cardinals beat Reds, 1-0 : the Cubs & White Sox also both won
* Friday : Cardinals play at Atlanta in a single Wild Card playoff game, with the first pitch at 4:00


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Golf Regionals were yesterday – here’s some area results  :
Class A @ Effingham  :  Olney’s Chloe Buerster shot the 4th best round with a 93 score
Class A @ Effingham  :  Match Medalist was Vandalia’s Raechelle Leiken with an 81
Class A @ Effingham  :  St Anthony’s Miranda Rohlfing shot an 82 and Emmie Schultz a 92
Class A @ Effingham  :  the three advancing teams are St Anthony, Mt Carmel, and Teutopolis
*  also advancing – Red Hill’s Morgan Tewell – Flora’s Ginger Williams – Oblong’s Erin Leggitt
Class A @ Mt Zion  :  advancing individually – Match Medalist Ashley Miller of Mt Zion
Class A @ Mt Zion  :  the top three teams advancing – Decatur St Teresa, Charleston, and Mt Zion
*  advancing individually – Jansen Brooks, Megan Gallatin, and Morgan Thompson, all of Salem
Class A @ Anna  :  the top three advancing teams – Massac County, Eldorado, and Herrin
*  advancing individually – Arwen Aylsworth, Kramer Williams, and Ryse Douthitt, all of Carmi
the Class A Sectionals for all area boys and girls are next Monday and Tuesday


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney defeated Mt Carmel, 6-3  :
*  the Lady Tigers won five of the six singles matches : Alex Kauble in the #2 match – Jaclyn Shan in the #3 match – Sydney Shan in the #4 match – Rachel Shan in the #5 match – Sadie Gassmann in the #6 match
*  Olney won the #3 doubles match – the winning pair were Payton Murphy and Kaelyn Bailey
*  Olney’s only junior varsity doubles win came from Angeline Ritchie and Chelsea Heindselman
*  now at 12&1 overall, the Tennis Lady Tigers return to action this afternoon hosting Flora

 
 
(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA Softball semi-final games were yesterday  :
Class S  :  Central City beat St John Lutheran Red Bud, 3-1  :  OLMC Herrin beat Steeleville, 5-2
Class M  :  Chester beat Trico, 13-2 in five innings  :  Goreville beat Christopher, 10-2
Class L  :  Marion beat Carterville, 3-0  :  Highland beat Carlyle, 5-0
the finals are scheduled for today, but may be postponed due to heavy rainfall last night


 
(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA Baseball semi-final games were yesterday  :
Class S  :  St Bruno / Tamaroa beat Creal Springs, 4-2  :  St Peter-Paul Waterloo beat Century, 16-0
Class M  :  Smithton beat Albion, 7-4  :  Breese beat Trico, 5-0
Class L  :  Marion beat Herrin, 6-4  :  Waterloo beat Salem, 8-5
the finals are scheduled for today, but may be postponed due to heavy rainfall last night

 

(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball last week – Jasper County took two from Robinson  :
*  Jasper County won the 8th grade game, 31-18 – led in scoring by Madison Stanley with 12 points
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 7th grade game, 24-12
*  the Jasper County girls are back in action next Tuesday night, October 9th


 
(OLNEY)  in boys junior high cross country from last week’s Benton Invitational  :
*  the Olney Cubs finished in 6th place – top three teams were Salem, O’Fallon Fulton, & Marion
*  Olney’s top varsity runners – Nathan DeMeyere was 14th – Addison Craig was 29th
*  the Olney Cubs won the junior varsity race, followed by Marion and O’Fallon Carriel
*  Olney’s top junior varsity runners – Ean Pottoroff in 1st place – Trey Nosek in 2nd place
*  Olney’s Cole Simpson finished 16th in the boys “open race”


 
(OLNEY)  in girls junior high cross country from last week’s Benton Invitational  :
*  the Olney Lady Cubs were 9th – the top three teams were Waterloo, Salem & O’Fallon Carriel
*  Olney’s top varsity runners – Jynsen Yonaka and Lauren Eagleson
*  the Lady Cubs were 6th in the junior varsity race – Herrin and Salem finished 1st and 2nd
*  Olney’s top junior varsity runner – Cameron Hough was 7th
*  Olney’s Elizabeth Matthews finished 20th in the girls “open race”

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s local sports calendar  :  in cross country – Newton at Fairfield  :  in girls tennis - Teutopolis at Newton – Flora at Olney  :  in volleyball – Palestine-Hutsonville at Newton – Robinson at Olney (“Pack the Place Blackout” Night) – Noble at Odin  :  in boys high school soccer – Olney at Salem

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will host it’s Pre-Season 3-on-3 Double Elimination Tournament on Saturday, October 20th, at the Claremont Recreation Center – all proceeds go to help with yearly expenses and the upkeep of the Rec Center – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Micah at 618-843-5069 – the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is a non-profit organization

 

(OLNEY)  the Rotary Club of Richland County will host an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes “fish fry” tomorrow night at Veterans Hall, just north of East Richland High School – it’s serving from 4:30 to 7:00, prior to the Olney / Newton football game – tickets at the door or all this week at most all area banks

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

October 3, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Tuesday : Cardinals lost to Reds, 3-1 : Brewers won : Cubs, White Sox, & Dodgers all lost
*  with the Dodgers loss, the Cardinals have clinched the second & final wild card spot in the playoffs – the Redbirds will play the Braves in Atlanta this Friday night in the one-game playoff to see who moves on
* Wednesday : Cardinals host Reds : Cubs host Astros : White Sox at Cleveland : Dodgers host Giants

 
 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals were yesterday – here’s the Class 2A Effingham results  :
*  the top three teams advancing to Sectional are Effingham, Highland, and Mt Vernon
*  the Olney Tigers finished 7th as a team, behind Troy Triad, Centralia, and Salem
*  the Regional’s First Place Match Medalist was Effingham’s Jackson Wendling with a one under par 71
*  finishing among the top ten individuals, Olney’s only player to advance to the Sectional is Joshua Haussy
*  also going to Sectional are Salem’s Rob Foreman and Joe Tolliver
*  other Olney golfers – Dylan Taylor, Colin O’Neal, Michael DeVenecia, Blake Berry, and Tanner Hout
*  the Tigers finish the year with a record of 40 wins, 22 losses, and 2 ties – congratulations to one and all


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals were yesterday – here’s the Class 1A Robinson results  :
*  the top three teams advancing to the Sectional are Effingham St Anthony, Carmi, and Robinson
*  the Newton Eagles finished in 8th place, behind Woodlawn, Lawrenceville, Fairfield, and Teutopolis
*  the Regional’s First Place Match Medalist is Effingham St Anthony’s Joe Powell with a three over 75
*  finishing among the top ten individuals, Newton’s only player to advance to the Sectional is Phil Blank
*  also advancing are Fairfield’s Blake Davis & Colton Simpson, Lawrenceville’s Hoa Bobe & Scott Beard
*  also advancing are Red Hill’s Zach Breault, Teutopolis’ Ross Sheehan
*  Robinson – James Gibson, Tom Goodman, Alex Brown, Tyler Wright, Tristen Murphy, & Zach Beard

 
 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals were yesterday – here’s the Class 1A Windsor results  :
*  the top three teams advancing to the Sectional are Casey-Westfield, Decatur St Teresa, and Shelbyville
*  the Regional’s First Place Match Medalist is Decatur Lutheran’s Hunter York with a four over par 75
*  advancing individually to the Sectional are Marshall’s John Sisson and Wade Kibler


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals were yesterday – here’s the Class 2A Champaign results  :
*  the top three teams advancing to the Sectional are Champaign Centennial, Charleston, and Mattoon
*  the respective Class 1A and Class 2A Sectionals are all set for next Monday, October 8th
*  the statewide IHSA Girls Golf Regionals are scheduled for this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney defeated Centralia, 4-0  :
*  Lady Tigers won two singles matches  :  #1 Jaclyn Shan in two sets  :  #2 Sydney Shan in three sets
*  Olney won both doubles matches in two sets each  :  the #1 pair of Kelsey Shipman and Alex Kauble  :  the #2 pair of Sadie Gassmann and Rachel Shan
*  Olney won four of the seven junior varsity matches, all of which were in doubles play
*  the junior varsity winning pairs were  :  Kaelyn Bailey and Payton Murphy  :  Sierra Hargraves and Taloni Ginder  :  Rachel Woods and Jordan Laughlin   
*  now at 11&1 on the year, the Tennis Lady Tigers are back in action today, traveling to Mt Carmel

            
 
(NEWTON)  in volleyball action from last night – Newton defeated Oblong  :
*  the Lady Eagles on the varsity match in two straight games – 25-15, 26-24
*  Newton’s top players – Keidrah Hardiek, Megan Jansen, Andrea Cartright, and Emilee Johnson
*  the Lady Eagles will host Palestine-Hutsonville in the NCHS Gym tomorrow night


 
(OLNEY)  in volleyball action from last night – Olney swept two matches against Red Hill  :
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match in two games – 25-10, 25-15
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match in two games – 25-5, 25-12
*  Olney’s top varsity players – Marley Miller, Elizabeth Zuber, MaKenzie Sechrest, & Lexy Grundon
*  now at 10&7, it’s “Pack the Place Blackout” night tomorrow night against Robinson at ERHS


 
(NOBLE)  in volleyball action from last night – Noble swept two matches from Webber  :
*  the Lady Cats won the varsity match in two games – 25-5, 25-13
*  Noble also won the junior varsity match in two games – 25-22, 25-10
*  Noble’s top varsity players – Shannon Gray, Erin Taylor, Darcie Hawkins, & Deanna Michels
*  the Lady Wildcats will be on the road at Odin tomorrow night

 
 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer yesterday – Olney played Teutopolis to a 1-1 tie  :
*  the Tigers were out-shot by the host Wooden Shoes, 12 to 11
*  Olney’s lone goal was scored by Chance Madden – Tiger goalie Seth Umfleet had eleven saves on goal
*  the Soccer Tigers wrapup their regular season schedule on the road at Salem tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA State Softball and Baseball semi-final games were postponed to today  :
*  the Class L Softball and Baseball semi-finals are being played in Centralia
*  the Class M Softball and Baseball semi-finals are being played in Pinckneyville
*  the Class S Softball and Baseball semi-finals are being played in Coulterville


 
(OLNEY)  in local sports today  :  in girls tennis – Olney at Mt Carmel

  


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will host it’s Pre-Season 3-on-3 Double Elimination Tournament on Saturday, October 20th, at the Claremont Recreation Center – all proceeds go to help with yearly expenses and the upkeep of the Rec Center – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Micah at 618-843-5069 – the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is a non-profit organization

 

(OLNEY)  the Rotary Club of Richland County will host an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes “fish fry” this Friday night at Veterans Hall, just north of East Richland High School – it’s serving from 4:30 to 7:00, prior to the Olney / Newton football game – tickets at the door or all this week at all local banks 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 6:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

October 2, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Monday : Cardinals beat Reds, 4-2 : White Sox, Brewers, & Dodgers all won : Cubs & Braves lost
* Tuesday : Cardinals host Reds : Cubs host Astros : White Sox at Cleveland : Dodgers host Giants
the Cardinal’s magic number is “one” with a win tonight to clinch the second Wild Card position


 
(NEWTON)  in the National Football League, in Monday Night Football last night  :
*  the Chicago Bears beat the Dallas Cowboys, 34-18


 
(OLNEY)  in volleyball last night – Olney took two of three matches in Effingham at St Anthony High  :
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match in two straight games – 25-18, 25-22
*  Olney won the junior varsity match in three games – 25-20, 24-26, 25-18
*  the Lady Tigers lost the freshmen match in two games – 18-25, 15-25
*  Olney’s top varsity players were Elizabeth Zuber, Rachel Wisner, and Courtney Kman
*  now at 9&7 on the year, the varsity Lady Tigers return to action tonight at Bridgeport, against Red Hill

 

(NEWTON)  in junior varsity high school football last night  :
*  Newton lost to Robinson, 20-12 on the last play of the game – was tied at 12-12 with 5 seconds left
*  in another close game over in Lawrence County, Olney slipped by Lawrenceville, 12-8


 
(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA State Softball Tournament quarter-finals were Saturday  :
Class S  :  OLMC Herrin beat Noble, 12-2  :  Steeleville beat Woodlawn, 1-0
Class S  :  Central City beat Dongola, 23-0  :  St John Lutheran Red Bud beat Thompsonville, 7-2
Class M  :  Chester beat Aviston, 13-3  :  Trico beat Hardin County, 5-3
Class M  :  Goreville beat Lebanon, 10-0  :  Christopher beat Fairfield, 7-5
Class L  :  Marion beat Benton, 11-0  :  Carterville beat Johnston City, 7-4
Class L  :  Carlyle beat Collinsville, 7-0  :  Highland beat Dupo, 8-2
the Class M and Class L semi-finals are today with the Class S semi-finals tomorrow


 
(OLNEY)  the downstate SIJHSAA State Baseball Tournament quarter-finals were Saturday  :
Class S  :  St Bruno Tamaroa beat St Ann TSJ, 6-5  :  Creal Springs beat New Hope, 12-1
Class S  :  St Peter / Paul Waterloo beat Dodds, 12-2  :  Century beat Patoka, 3-2
Class M  :  Smithton beat Goreville, 5-0  :  Albion beat Christopher, 5-1
Class M  :  Breese beat Valmeyer, 4-0  :  Trico beat Vienna, 8-1
Class L  :  Marion beat Benton, 6-2  :  Herrin beat Du Quoin, 8-1
Class L  :  Salem beat Fulton, 4-1  :  Waterloo beat Carriel, 2-1
the Class M and Class L semi-finals are today with the Class S semi-finals are tomorrow


 
(OLNEY)  in junior high boys cross country at last week’s Robinson Invitational  :
*  Olney’s top varsity runners were Nathan DeMeyer in 8th place and Addison  Craig in 12th place
*  the Cubs’ top junior varsity runners finished 1st and 2nd, Trey Nosek and Ean Pottoroff
*  there were no junior high team scores kept


 
(OLNEY)  in junior high girls cross country at last week’s Robinson Invitational  :
*  Olney’s top varsity runners were Jynsen Yonaka in 9th place and Lauren Eagleson in 10th place
*  the Lady Cubs’ top junior varsity runner finished in 2nd place, Cameron Hough
*  there were no junior high team scores kept


 
(NEWTON)  in Junior Football League action from this past Saturday night  :
*  7th & 8th Grade Game  :  Newton beat Oblong, 28-14
*  5th & 6th Grade Game  :  Newton beat Oblong, 22-6


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Golf Regionals are today at 16 sites in all three classes  :
*  among the 14 Class 2A teams at Effingham – Olney, Salem, Effingham, Centralia, Mt Vernon, & others
*  among the 9 Class 2A teams at Mt Carmel – Harrisburg, Mt Carmel, Carbondale, Marion, & others
*  among the 10 Class 2A teams at Champaign – Charleston, Mattoon, Paris, Mahomet-Seymour, & others
*  among the 11 Class 1A teams at Robinson – Newton, Lawrenceville, St Anthony, Robinson, & others
*  among the 12 Class 1A teams at Windsor – Cumberland, Marshall, Casey-Westfield, Neoga, & others
the top three teams & the top ten players, not qualifying team members, advance to the Sectionals


 
(NEWTON)  in local sports today  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Flora – Olney at Centralia  :  in boys soccer – Olney at Teutopolis  :  in volleyball – Newton at Oblong – Olney at Red Hill – and it’s “senior night” at West Richland High School as Noble will host Webber, starting with junior varsity action at around 6:15

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will host it’s Pre-Season 3-on-3 Double Elimination Tournament on Saturday, October 20th, at the Claremont Recreation Center – all proceeds go to help with yearly expenses and the upkeep of the Rec Center – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Micah at 618-843-5069 – the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League is a non-profit organization

 

(OLNEY)  the Rotary Club of Richland County will host an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes “fish fry” this Friday night at Veterans Hall, just north of East Richland High School – it’s serving from 4:30 to 7:00, prior to the Olney / Newton football game – tickets at the door or all this week at all local banks in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball news – Cardinals Care and the Redbird Rookies will honor Cardinals Outfielder & First Baseman Lance Berkman this afternoon with the dedication of Lance Berkman Field at the Sesser Sports Complex in downstate Illinois – it’s the 19th such youth ball field built thru Cardinal Care funding – this afternoon’s dedication program will take place at 4:00 with various dignitaries on hand

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports all day & all night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN