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December 15, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(NEWTON)  in boys high school basketball last night – Newton swept two from Oblong  :
*  the Eagles won the varsity game, 64-47 as Newton improves to 10&0 on the year
*  Newton was led by Dylan Johnson & Luke Stone, each with 16 points & a combined 17 rebounds
*  the Eagles also won the junior varsity game, 48-41
*  Newton is back in action next Tuesday at Stewardson-Strasburg High


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school basketball last night – Olney split two with Marshall  :
*  the Tigers lost the varsity game to the visiting Lions, 38-51
*  Olney’s only double-figure man was Tate Nohren with 14 points – Marshall’s Taylor Maurer had 17
*  Marshall improves to 6&3 overall, now 2&2 in the LIC – Olney falls back to 3&5, now 1&3 in the LIC
*  Olney won the junior varsity game, 51-40 as the Tiger JV improves to 2&2 on the year
*  the Tigers are quickly back in action tonight, hosting Mt. Carmel in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS


 
(NEWTON)  here’s the other LIC boys’ basketball scores from last night  :
*  Robinson beat Lawrenceville, 81-54
*  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 68-37
*  Hutsonville-Palestine beat Cumberland, 73-57
*  while Edwards County played in the Conrad Allen Tournament, the Flora Wolves were idle


 
(OLNEY)  in last night’s final pool play action at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City  :
*  Webber beat Grayville, 49-37
*  Edwards County beat Crab Orchard, 74-44
*  Cisne beat Thompsonville, 68-48
*  the Tournnament will finish tonight with the final three trophy round games
    *  Thompsonville plays Patoka for fifth place at 5:00
    *  Wayne City plays Zeigler-Royalton for third place at 6:30
    *  Cisne plays Edwards County for the championship at 8:00


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate boys high school basketball results from last night  :
*  Effingham beat Mt. Zion, 58-55
*  Charleston beat Paris, 65-53
*  Salem beat Mattoon, 61-55
*  Altamont beat South Central, 65-33
*  Neoga beat Arcola, 67-54
*  Dieterich beat Effingham St. Anthony, 65-61
*  Stewardson-Strasburg beat Windsor, 75-55
*  Woodlawn beat Waltonville, 58-46
*  Mt. Vernon beat Caholia, 58-54 in overtime
*  Hamilton County beat Carmi, 46-44
*  NCOE beat Hardin County, 56-42


 
(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two with Flora  :
*  the Lady Wildcats lost their final 8th grade home game of the year, 24-39 falling to 13&6 on the year
*  St. Joe was led in scoring by Megan Heindselman with 9 points and Nicole Shan with 8 points
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the 7th grade game to Flora, 9-30 as the junior varsity ends the year at 6&8


 
(OLNEY)  in junior college basketball – the Olney Central College teams are in action this afternoon  :
*  the Lady Knights have a non-conference matchup at 2:00 against Illinois Central
*  the Blue Knights have a non-conference matchup at 4:00 against Southern Institute
*  the OCC teams will then go on holiday break until their GRAC schedule continues next month in January

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school wrestling this weekend  :
*  best of luck to the Olney Tiger Wrestlers, taking part today in the tough Cumberland Tournament


 
(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740 – we’ll visit with Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan and Olney Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Mark Anselment – that’s later this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland High School will host a “soup supper” followed by alumni volleyball and basketball games on Saturday, December 22nd, a week from today – the soup will be served in the cafeteria from 4:00 to 6:30 with the alumni volleyball game at 6:45, followed by the basketball game – the alumni entry fee is $10 with a t-shirt and only $1 per person for those wanting to watch – the alumni who’d like to play should contact the West Richland High School or Athletic Director Stephanie Westall at 723-2335

 

(NEWTON)  just in time for Christmas, the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park fundraising pork loin sale is still taking orders – priced at only $20 for a four pound loin, it’s a great meal or party idea for the office or home – the loins will be cooked, smoked, and ready for pickup next Friday, December 21st, at the Central Christian Church in Newton – large orders can be delivered – the ordering deadline is next Tuesday, the 18th of December – call Brent Chesnut at 783-2199 or go online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s an OCC basketball doubleheader this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 2:00 and the Blue Knights at 4:00  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle basketball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 2:45  :  it’s Olney Tiger hoops tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

 

December 14, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in men's junior college basketball last night – Olney Central College won again  :
*  the Blue Knights beat Kentucky Academy, 68-54 as the OCC men improve to 10&1 on the year
*  OCC’s top scorers were Deonte Houston with 13 points – John Brown & Thomas Anderson each had 11
*  the Blue Knights are back in action tomorrow with a 4:00 game against Southern Institute at OCC


 
(NEWTON)  in girls high school basketball last night – Newton swept two games from Red Hill  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity game, 47-42 improving to 9&3 overall, now 5&1 in the LIC
*  Newton was led by Morgan Swingler’s 22 points and Megan Jansen’s 16 points
*  Newton also won the junior varsity game, 32-19
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow afternoon at Teutopolis with the JV game at 1:30


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school basketball last night – Olney swept two games at Lawrenceville  :
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity game, 55-28 as Olney improves to 9&3 on the year, now 6&0 in the LIC
*  Olney’s top scorers were Makenzie Sechrest with 17 points and Kelsey Shipman with 12 points
*  Olney also won the junior varsity game, 30-16 improving to 4&2 on the year
*  the Lady Tigers are back in non-conference action next Monday night at Paris


 
(NEWTON)  in other girls Little Illini Conference games from last night  :
*  Marshall beat Oblong, 66-25
*  Flora beat Cumberland, 67-34
*  Casey-Westfield beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 50-44
*  Robinson beat Edwards County, 44-26


 
(NOBLE)  also in girls high school hoops last night – Noble / Clay City beat South Central  :
*  in a single varsity game, the Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Cougars, 57-24 as NCC improves to 3&6
*  the leading scorers for Noble / Clay City were Erin Taylor with 19 points and Amber Drewes with 10
*  the Lady Wildcats return to action next Monday night traveling to Oblong


 
(OLNEY)  here's some other downstate girls high school basketball scores from last night  :
*  Mattoon beat Charleston, 52-44
*  Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City beat Altamont, 62-36
*  Dieterich beat Cisne, 50-27
*  Neoga beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 55-39
*  Effingham St. Anthony beat Tri-County, 44-41
*  Argenta-Oreana beat Shelbyville / Stewardson / Strasburg / Windsor, 69-41


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school basketball last night – at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City  :
*  Clay City beat Crab Orchard, 56-46
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Webber, 53-27
*  Wayne City beat Patoka, 57-46
*  the final three pool play games are tonight
    *  Webber will play Grayville tonight in the first game at 5:30
    *  Crab Orchard plays Edwards County at 7:00
    *  Thompsonville plays Cisne tonight at 8:30
*  the final three trophy round games are tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe took two from Jasper School  :
*  the Lady Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 53-20 as the varsity improves to 13&5 on the year
*  St. Joe was led by Julie Luna with 16 points and McKenzie Kocher with 8 rebounds
*  the Lady Wildcats won the 7th grade game, 33-15 as the junior varsity improves to 6&7

 

(OLNEY)  also in girls junior high hoops last night – Olney swept two from North Clay  :
*  the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 53-20 as the varsity improves to 7&8 on the year
*  the top Olney scorer was Stephanie Shan with 16 points
*  Olney also won the 7th grade game, 32-30 as the junior varsity improves to 8&7 on the year
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action next Wednesday down at Mt. Vernon

 

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe took two from Clay City  :
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 46-29 as the varsity is now 3&10 on the year
*  St. Joe’s top scorers were Blake Kocher with 17 points and Cody Amos with 12 points
*  St. Joe also won the 7th grade game as the junior varsity improves to 12&2 on the year

 

(OLNEY)  also in boys junior high hoops last night – Olney dropped two to Effingham  :
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 46-71 as the varsity falls to 5&6 on the year
*  the top Olney scorers were Lucas Lambird with 16 points and Noah Perry with 10 points
*  the Cubs lost a close 7th grade game, 36-38 as the junior varsity team falls to 2&8
*  both of the Cubs’ teams play tomorrow afternoon at the 1st annual Harrisburg Shootout

 

(OLNEY)  in last night’s action in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League  :
*  The Salukis beat the Zoolanders, 66-62
*  Berryville Vineyards beat OMD, 71-52
*  it’s back to more action at the Claremont Recreation Center next Monday night

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to a full schedule for boys basketball in the LIC tonight  :
*  the Newton Eagles are at home to host Oblong in the NCHS Gym
*  the Olney Tigers also are at home to host Marshall in Ron Herrin Gym
*  elsewhere – it’s Robinson at home with Lawrenceville
*  Hutsonville-Palestine at Cumberland
*  Casey-Westfield at Red Hill
*  the Flora at Edwards County matchup has been rescheduled to February 5th, 2013

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland High School will host a “soup supper” followed by alumni basketball & volleyball games on Saturday, December 22nd – the soup will be served in the cafeteria from 4:00 to 6:30 with the alumni volleyball game at 6:45, followed by the alumni men’s basketball game – the alumni entry fee is $10 with a t-shirt and only $1 per person for those wanting to watch – the alumni who’d like to play should contact the West Richland High School or Athletic Director Stephanie Westall at 618-723-2335

 

(NEWTON)  just in time for Christmas, the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park fundraising pork loin sale is still taking orders – priced at only $20 for a four pound loin, it’s a great meal or party idea for the office or home – the loins will be cooked, smoked, and ready for pickup on Friday, December 21st, at the Central Christian Church in Newton – large orders can be delivered – the ordering deadline is next Tuesday, the 18th of December – call Brent Chesnut at 783-2199 or go online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s boys high school basketball tonight with game times at around 7:30 – Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 – Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

December 13, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in boys high school basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament down in Wayne City  :
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Thompsonville, 51-47
*  Edwards County beat Clay City, 50-44
*  Cisne beat Grayville, 67-43
*  there are three more games on tap tonight at the Wayne City High School
    *  Clay City plays Crab Orchard at 5:30
    *  Zeigler-Royalton plays Webber at 7:00
    *  Patoka plays Wayne City at 8:30


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school wrestling from Tuesday – Olney took a meet from Fairfield  :
*  the Tigers improved to 2&2 on the year with the 52-24 victory of the Mules
*  Olney won nine of the fourteen matches, seven by pins, one by decision, and one by forfeit
*  Jacob Cecil won the 106 pound class with a pin at the 3:26 mark
*  Collin Smith won the 113 pound class with a pin at the 2:45 mark
*  Colton Carmody won the 120 pound class with a pin at the 3:59 mark
*  Ben Lynch won the 132 pound class with a pin at the 5:56 mark
*  Dalyn Brach won the 138 pound class with a major decision, 12 to 4
*  Jake Schmitt won the 152 pound class with a pin at the 1:53 mark
*  Nick Foerster won the 160 pound class by a forfeit
*  Tim Sturm won the 170 pound class with a pin at the 3:11 mark
*  Chris Wood won the 285 pound class with a pin at the 3:27 mark
the Tiger Wrestlers return to the mats this Saturday at the Cumberland Tournament


 
(NEWTON)  in boys junior high basketball this week – Jasper County split a pair of games  :
*  the 8th grade Junior Eagles lost to Effingham on Monday, 22-56
*  the 8th grade Jasper County boys beat Red Hill on Tuesday, 40-17
*  Newton’s top scorers were Joe Stone, Tim Weber, Mitch Jansen, and Mitch Bierman
*  the Jasper County Junior Eagles are back in action tonight at Dieterich


 
(OLNEY)  the Decatur Herald & Review has released it’s All Area Football First Teams – area picks are  :
Defense First Team  :  Senior Defensive Lineman Dalton Keller of Olney
Defense First Team  :  Junior Linebacker Luke Huston of Newton
Defense First Team  :  Junior Linebacker Kurtis Fleek of Oblong
Defense First Team  :  Senior Defensive Lineman Matt McCown of Casey-Westfield
Defense First Team  :  Senior Defensive Back Dillan Cazley of Charleston
Offense First Team  :  Senior Offensive Lineman Nic Iovanac of Robinson
Offense First Team  :  Senior Offensive Lineman Shawn McCown of Casey-Westfield
Offense First Team  :  Senior Quarterback Sean Hussey of Charleston
Offense First Team  :  Junior Running Back Josh Cazley of Charleston
Offense First Team  :  Senior Wide Receiver Truston Winnett of Charleston


 
(OLNEY)  the Decatur Herald & Review’s All Area Football Second Teams includes more area players  :
Offense Second Team  :  Junior Kicker Chance Madden of Olney
Offense Second Team  :  Senior Wide Receiver Gerald Richardson of Oblong
Offense Second Team  :  Senior Offensive Lineman Ryan Paige of Mattoon
Offense Second Team  :  Senior Offensive Lineman Austin Justice of Casey-Westfield
Offense Second Team  :  Senior Wide Receiver Austin Cohn of Charleston
Defense Second Team  :  Senior Defensive Lineman Anthony Helm of Olney
Defense Second Team  :  Senior Defensive Lineman Derrick Nicholas of Robinson
Defense Second Team  :  Senior Linebacker Chase Mendenhall of Oblong
Defense Second Team  :  Senior Defensive Back Cory Moore of Flora
Defense Second Team  :  Senior Linebacker Dalton Livvix of Casey-Westfield


 
(NEWTON)  the Decatur Herald & Review’s Honorable Mentions involves more area players  :
*  Senior Wide Receiver Dylan Davidson of Newton
*  Senior Defensive Back Dylan Johnson of Newton
*  Senior Linebacker Garrett Webb of Newton
*  Senior Quarterback Justin Bailey of Olney
*  Senior Defensive Back Ryan Bailey of Olney
*  Senior Running Back Jordan Hahn of Olney
*  Senior Running Back Dirk Washburn of Olney
*  Senior Linebacker Mitchell Harmon of Olney
*  Junior Linebacker Ian Miller of Olney
*  Junior Wide Receiver Carson Waggoner of Olney
*  Junior Wide Receiver Nolan Shan of Olney
*  Senior Defensive Lineman Colt Brummer of Cumberland
*  Senior Tight End Kole Butler of Cumberland
*  Senior Running Back Jon Duniphan of Cumberland
*  Senior Offensive Lineman Jamin Repp of Cumberland
*  Junior Defensive Back Nathan Day of Cumberland
*  Senior Wide Receiver Collin Meese of Oblong
*  Senior Quarterback Anthony Johnson of Oblong
*  Senior Linebacker Blake Hale of Robinson
*  Senior Offensive Lineman Jesse Richart of Robinson
*  Senior Running Back Austin Weck of Robinson
*  Junior Defensive Back Michael Elliot of Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  the Decatur Herald & Review also presented its Coach of the Year Award  :
*  Olney’s second year head coach Matt Music – improving the Tigers to a record of 9&2 this year, with a Conference Division Title and a trip to the IHSA playoffs for the first time in ten years

 
 
(NEWTON)  the IESA 8th Grade Girls State Tournaments finish up tonight – one area team is in action  :
Class 3A  :  Teutopolis, at 26&1, will play Monticello, at 25&2, in the state championship game at 7:30


 
(NEWTON)  in girls high school hoops tonight – it’s back to a full schedule in the Little Illini Conference  :
*  the Newton Lady Eagles are at home tonight hosting Red Hill
*  the Olney Lady Tigers are on the road to Lawrenceville to battle the Lady Indians
*  elsewhere – it’s Marshall at Oblong            
*  Casey-Westfield at Palestine-Hutsonville
*  Robinson at Edwards County               
*  Cumberland at Flora

 
 
(OLNEY)  it’s back to junior college basketball tonight at Olney Central College  :
*  the 8&1 Blue Knights are at home to host Kentucky Academy with game time at 7:30 in “The Dungeon”

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland High School will host a “soup supper” followed by alumni basketball & volleyball games on Saturday, December 22nd – the soup will be served in the cafeteria from 4:00 to 6:30 with the alumni volleyball game at 6:45, followed by the alumni men’s basketball game – the alumni entry fee is $10 with a t-shirt and only $1 per person for those wanting to watch – the alumni who’d like to play should contact the West Richland High School or Athletic Director Stephanie Westall at 618-723-2335

 


(NEWTON)  just in time for Christmas, the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park fundraising pork loin sale is still taking orders – priced at only $20 for a four pound loin, it’s a great meal or party idea for the office or home – the loins will be cooked, smoked, and ready for pickup on Friday, December 21st, at the Central Christian Church in Newton – large orders can be delivered – the ordering deadline is next Tuesday, the 18th of December – call Brent Chesnut at 783-2199 or go online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s girls high school basketball tonight with game times at around 7:30 – Olney Lady Tigers on Freedom 92.9 – Newton Lady Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

December 12, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in men’s college basketball last night – Illinois continues to win  :
*  the Fighting Illini defeated Norfolk State, 64-54 as the Illini improves to 11&0 on the year
*  after Saturday night’s win against Gonzaga, Illinois moved up from 13th to 10th ranked in the nation
*  the now 10th ranked Illini will host Eastern Kentucky with a 5:00 tipoff in Champaign

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school wrestling yesterday – Olney defeated Fairfield  :
*  the Wrestling Tigers beat Fairfield, 52 to 24 as Olney improves to 2&2 on the year
*  we’ll check the individual results in our Thursday sports report on WSEI – WIKK

 
 
(NEWTON)  in boys high school basketball last night – Newton split two with Paris  :
*  the Eagles won the varsity game, 57-38 while improving to 9&0 on the year
*  Newton was led by Dylan Davidson’s 19 points, while Derek Schackmann chipped in with 9 points
*  the visiting Tigers won a close junior varsity game, 55-52
*  the Eagles return to conference action this Friday night at home against Oblong


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school hoops last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament down in Wayne City  :
*  Cisne beat Webber, 53-25
*  Edwards County beat Patoka, 74-56
*  the host Indians of Wayne City beat Crab Orchard, 58-47
*  here’s the next three tournament games coming up tonight in Wayne City
    *  Thompsonville plays Zeigler-Royalton at 5:30
    *  Clay City plays Edwards County at 7:00
    *  Grayville plays Cisne at 8:30


 
(NEWTON)  here’s some other area boys basketball results from last night  :
*  in the battle of Lawrence County – Lawrenceville slipped by Red Hill, 59-56
*  Marshall beat Martinsville, 85-37
*  Charleston beat Cumberland, 78-36
*  Casey-Westfield beat Neoga, 90-55
*  Hutsonville-Palestine beat Union-Dugger, Indiana, 45-42
*  Teutopolis beat Effingham, 43-36
*  Stewardson-Strasburg beat Okaw Valley, 76-53
*  Breese Mater Dei beat Troy Triad, 64-47
*  Carlyle beat Waltonville, 54-43
*  Mt. Carmel beat Princeton, Indiana, 53-46
*  Benton beat Carmi, 54-40
*  Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 57-40


 
(NOBLE)  in girls high school basketball last night – Noble / Clay City dropped two to Christ Our Rock  :
*  the visiting Lady Stallions won the varsity game, 64-42
*  the Lady Wildcats were led in scoring by Erin Taylor with 18 points
*  Christ Our Rock also won the junior varsity game, 36-22
*  the Noble / Clay City ladies are back in action tomorrow night when they host South Central at WRHS


 
(OLNEY)  in other girls high school basketball results from last night  :
*  Mt. Carmel beat Edwards County, 93-34
*  Casey-Westfield beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 71-44
*  Webber beat Elverado, 48-24
*  Carlyle beat Litchfield, 82-45
*  Breese Mater Dei beat Okawville, 55-39


 
(NEWTON)  in boys junior high basketball from Monday night – Jasper County lost a 7th grade game  :
*  the Junior Eagles lost the junior varsity game to Effingham, 27-38
*  the Newton Jasper County boys were back in action last night against Bridgeport Red Hill

 

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney swept two at Fairfield  :
*  the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 47-38 as the varsity improves to 6&8 on the year
*  for Olney, Makenzie Mowrer had 12 points, Stephanie Shan had 11, and Lauren Eagleson had 10
*  the Lady Cubs also won the 7th grade game, 23-19 as the junior varsity improves to 7&7
*  the Olney girls are back in action tomorrow night at Louisville, against North Clay

 

(OLNEY)  also in girls junior high hoops last night – Olney St. Joe split two with North Clay  :
*  the Lady Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 49-35 as the varsity improves to 12&5 on the year
*  St. Joe was led by Julie Luna with 17 points – Nicole Shan led St. Joe with 13 rebounds
*  North Clay won the 7th grade game, 23-4 as the St. Joe junior varsity drops back to 5&7
*  the St. Joe girls are back in action tomorrow night down at Jasper School in Wayne County

 

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two at Cisne  :
*  the Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 36-50 as the varsity team is now 2&9 on the year
*  St. Joe won the 7th grade game, 41-22 as the junior varsity is now 11&2 overall, 8&1 in the JMTC
*  the Wildcats are back in action tomorrow night at home against Clay City

 

(OLNEY)  also in boys junior high hoops last night – Olney dropped two to Centralia  :
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 32-51 as the varsity squad drops to 5&5 on the year
*  Olney’s top scorer was Gage Miller with 12 points
*  Centralia also won the 7th grade game, 56-25 as the junior varsity falls back to 2&7 on the year
*  the Cubs are back in action tomorrow night hosting Effingham in the ERMS Gym

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  it’s a Christmas Baseball Camp coming up on Saturday morning, December 29th, at the newly opened Britton’s Bullpen, at 1809 Whittle Avenue, in Olney – for ages 6 thru 12 with registration at 8:15, followed by instruction from 9:00 to 12 noon – the fee is at $50 per player – Phil Britton, OCC Baseball Coach Dennis Conley, & the OCC Blue Knights will instruct those taking part on hitting, pitching, catching, fielding, base running, & all the fundamentals of baseball – for more details, call Phil at 618-879-2200

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland High School will host a “soup supper” followed by alumni basketball & volleyball games on Saturday, December 22nd – the soup will be served in the cafeteria from 4:00 to 6:30 with the alumni volleyball game at 6:45, followed by the alumni men’s basketball game – the alumni entry fee is $10 with a t-shirt and only $1 per person for those wanting to watch – the alumni who’d like to play should contact the West Richland High School or Athletic Director Stephanie Westall at 618-723-2335

 

(NEWTON)  just in time for Christmas, the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park fundraising pork loin sale is still taking orders – priced at only $20 for a four pound loin, it’s a great meal or party idea for the office or home – the loins will be cooked, smoked, and ready for pickup on Friday, December 21st, at the Central Christian Church in Newton – large orders can be delivered – the ordering deadline is next Tuesday, the 18th of December – call Brent Chesnut at 783-2199 or go online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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

 

 

 

December 11, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in girls high school basketball last night – Olney split two games with Flora  :
*  the Lady Tigers held off the stubborn Flora Wolfgals, 59-47 with four Olney players in double figures
*  Olney’s Marley Miller led three other teammates in double figures with 15 points
*  Makenzie Sechrest had 14 points, while Kelsey Shipman and Stephanie Anderson each had 10 points
*  Olney improves to 8&3 on the year, undefeated in the LIC at 5&0 – Flora is 7&3 overall, 3&1 in the LIC
*  Flora won the junior varsity game, 34-24 – the Lady Tigers junior varsity is now 3&2 on the year
*  the Lady Tigers return to conference action Thursday night when they travel to Lawrenceville

 
 
(NEWTON)  in girls high school basketball last night – Newton swept two from Casey-Westfield  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity game, 51-28 improving to 8&3 on the year, now 4&1 in the LIC
*  Newton’s Morgan Swingler led all scorers with 20 points, while Tara Wirth added 14 points
*  Newton also won the junior varsity game, 32-27
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action Thursday night as they will host Red Hill at NCHS

 

(NEWTON)  in other girls Little Illini Conference play last night  :
*  Robinson slipped by Lawrenceville, 44-43
*  Red Hill beat Edwards County, 62-23
*  Cumberland beat Oblong, 51-38
*  Marshall beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 75-32

 

(NOBLE)  also in girls high school hoops last night – Noble / Clay City drops two at Sandoval  :
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the varsity game, 33-57 dropping their yearly record to 2&5 overall
*  the NCC Ladies were led in scoring by Erin Taylor with 15 points
*  Sandoval also won the junior varsity game, 34-19
*  the Lady Wildcats are back in action tonight at home, hosting Centralia Christ Our Rock

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a couple of other scores in girls basketball from last night  :
*  North Clay beat Webber, 46-42
*  Woodlawn beat South Central, 71-41
*  Effingham beat Mt. Zion, 50-40
*  Salem beat Mattoon, 54-40
*  Charleston beat Paris, 66-61
*  Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 42-23
*  Highland beat Centralia, 53-46
*  Pana beat Piasa Southwest, 60-43
*  Breese Central beat Carlyle, 65-47
*  Eldorado beat Fairfield, 51-27

 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school basketball from last night at the Conrad Allen Tournament at Wayne City  :
*  Thompsonville beat Grayville, 79-39
*  Cisne beat Zeigler-Royalton, 73-64
*  Clay City beat Wayne City, 46-38
*  there are three more games tonight and each night for the rest of this week
*  Webber plays Cisne at 5:30
*  Edwards County plays Patoka at 7:00
*  Crab Orchard plays Wayne City at 8:30

 

(OLNEY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two with South Central  :
*  the Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 40-54 as the varsity team slips to 2&9 overall, 2&6 in the JMTC
*  St. Joe’s Kye Stallard led the team with 12 points
*  St. Joe won the 7th grade game, 37-32 as the junior varsity improves to 10&2, now 7&1 in the JMTC
*  the Wildcats are back in JMTC action tonight traveling to Cisne to battle the Blazin’ Bullets

 

(NOBLE)  also in boys junior high hoops last night – Noble dropped two games to North Clay  :
*  the Noble Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 29-57 – Noble’s Troy Compton had 7 points
*  North Clay also won the 7th grade game, 38-16
*  the Noble Wildcats are back in JMTC play on Thursday against Cisne

 

(OLNEY)  in last night’s action in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League  :
*  The Fighting Squirrels beat OMD, 69-51
*  Papa Mike’s beat The Zoolanders, 97-69
*  The Heels beat PAE, 76-60
*  the League will have its final three games before the Christmas break this Thursday night

 
 
(NEWTON)  it’s a night off from the LIC boys’ schedule, but here’s some LIC team matchups  :
*  the Newton Eagles are at home to host former Apollo and future LIC foe Paris
*  the Noble Wildcats are back in MTC action tonight traveling to Sandoval
*  Cumberland plays at Charleston


 
(OLNEY)  it’s back to wrestling action tonight for the Olney Tigers  :
*  coming off their win over Mt. Carmel last Wednesday, the Tigers are at Fairfield tonight
*  the Wrestling Tigers will then prepare to take part in the Cumberland Tournament this coming Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  it’s back to Fighting Illini basketball tonight as the Illini are at home to host Norfolk State this evening in the Assembly Hall – a 7:00 tipoff as Illinois looks to remain unbeaten so far this season

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  it’s a Christmas Baseball Camp coming up on Saturday morning, December 29th, at the newly opened Britton’s Bullpen, at 1809 Whittle Avenue, in Olney – for ages 6 thru 12 with registration at 8:15, followed by instruction from 9:00 to 12 noon – the fee is at $50 per player – Phil Britton, OCC Baseball Coach Dennis Conley, & the OCC Blue Knights will instruct those taking part on hitting, pitching, catching, fielding, base running, & all the fundamentals of baseball – for more details, call Phil at 618-879-2200

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 6:30 and tipoff at 7:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN