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July 3, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost their third game in a row at home, falling to the Padres in 11 innings, 5-3
also  :  Cubs beat Mets, 6-1  :  Pirates beat Tigers, 8-4  :  Twins beat Royals, 2-0
Brewers beat Phillies, 8-7  :  Indians beat Rays in 10 innings, 5-4  :  Braves beat Nationals, 2-1 
Reds and Astros were both idle on Thursday
* it’s back to a full 15 game schedule on this Friday
the Cardinals continue their weekend series at home against the San Diego Padres in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls 6th Grade Summer Basketball news – an Olney group has done well recently
the local group of youngsters have won all 13 of their games at Shootouts in Salem and Effingham
congratulations to all the girls, their coaches, and families for a job well done – players include  :
* Layne Sanders, Meah Stevens, Averie Bradley, Kenzie Weiler, Sarah Ingram, and Reece Smith
* also Carlye Greenwood, Olivia Steber, Alexis Seals, Jocelyn Van Meter, and Anna Blank

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Legion Baseball news
Newton Post 20 was rained out last night at Effingham
* the Newton squad is back in action next Monday night at home hosting a twinbill against Altamont
the Olney squad is back in action tonight for a rescheduled doubleheader
* it’s two 5 inning games at Millspaugh Field as Olney will host Fairfield – first game starts at 5:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Little League Baseball news
get ready for District action starting next week with the remaining District play to be the following week

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held 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, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  the 7th annual “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Golf Outing, sponsored by Jasper County State’s Attorney Chad Miller, will be Friday, July 17th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – a four person team event at $60 per person – includes golf & cart, plus a sack lunch and ribeye steak dinner to follow at 5:00 – various prizes and all proceeds benefit Jasper County Law Enforcement – call the Country Club for details

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

(FLORA)  it’s back to dirt track racing tomorrow night at the Route 45 Raceway, just north of Flora, all part of the 1st Annual Amber (Lee) Mahon Memorial Ride & Race – while the Saturday night race includes Pro Late Models, Modifieds, B-Mods, Hornets, and Pure Stocks, the Ride portion of the fundraising will begin with 8:00 sign up tomorrow morning at John Boys in Flora with the ride beginning at 10:00 – with several stops, the ride will end at the Route 45 Raceway, where the gates open at 5:00, with hot laps at 6:30 and racing at 7:00 – there’s plenty of concessions & more tomorrow night at the Route 45 Raceway

 

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

 

 

 

July 2, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost to the White Sox, 7-1 dropping the short two games series to the Chicago south-siders
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Mets in 11 innings, 2-0  :  Pirates beat Tigers, 9-3  :  Astros beat Royals, 6-5
Reds beat Twins, 2-1  :  Brewers beat Phillies, 9-5  :  Indians beat Rays, 8-1  :  Braves beat Nationals, 4-1
* it’s a shortened 12 game schedule in the Big Leagues on this Thursday
the Cardinals will start a four game weekend series at home against the San Diego Padres in St. Louis
elsewhere  :  Cubs are still in New York  :  Pirates still in Detroit  :  Brewers still in Philadelphia
Indians are still in Tampa Bay  :  Braves still hosting Washington  :  Royals are now at home with the Twins

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior Legion Baseball – Newton Post 20 won two more games on the road
Newton beat Teutopolis in game one, 1-0 as the hits were even at three for each team
* winning pitcher was Brock Mammoser
* Newton’s John Grunloh had the game’s only RBI with two hits – Mitch Bierman had the other Newton hit
Newton won the second game over Teutopolis, 4-1 in five innings although Newton was outhit, 3 to 2
* winning pitcher was John Grunloh
* top Newton hitters were Kyle Kocher with a two RBI double, plus Nate Meinhard and Brock Mammoser
the 15&4 Newton Post 20 is now 7&1 in League action – they play tonight at Effingham at 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swimming competition from this past Tuesday – the Olney Tigersharks win again
the Olney swimmers beat the Brittlebank Barracudas of Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 596 to 45
the Tigersharks won also every age group event throughout all the various categories
* you can check out all the winners on the Tigersharks website online, at www.olneytigersharks.org
also a big “thank you” to everyone that supported their fundraising “Kicking 4 Kash” event yesterday
the Tigersharks are back in the water next Tuesday night when they host Carmi & Mt. Carmel in Olney
* that, by the way, will be the final home swim meet of the year at the Musgrove Aquatic Center

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held 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, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinal 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 1, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost a tough one in extra innings, falling to the White Sox in 11 innings, 2-1
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Mets, 1-0  :  Pirates beat Tigers in 14 innings, 5-4  :  Astros beat Royals, 4-0
Twins beat Reds, 8-5  :  Brewers beat Phillies, 4-3  :  Indians beat Rays, 6-2  :  Nationals beat Braves, 6-1
* it’s back to another full 15 game schedule on this Wednesday, same matchups in the same cities
the Cardinals will finish the quick two game series tonight at home against the White Sox in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from Saturday at the McLeansboro Invitational Meet
the Olney Tigersharks won the event, followed by the Carmi Bullfrogs in second place
* Fairfield was third, followed by host McLeansboro, then Harrisburg, Mt. Carmel, & Mt. Vernon, Indiana
the Tigersharks had ten swimmers that were multi-event winners in their respective age groups
three Olney Tigersharks won all five events in their age group division
* Josie Goff in the Girls 16&U Division
* Noah Church in the Boys 12&U Division
* Ailyn Zurliene in the Girls 8&U Division
there were three Tigersharks that won four of their five swimming events
* Tanner Piercefield in the Girls 18&U Division
* Landyn Piercefield in the Boys 10&U Division
* Reid Brown in the Boys 6&U Division
three other Tigersharks won three of their five swimming events
* Kasaundra Zurliene in the Girls 14&U Division
* Ari Leslie in the Girls 7&U Division
* Blair Grove in the Girls 6&U Division
Olney’s only two event winner was Luke Hahn in the Boys 18&U Division
the Tigersharks won again last night by beating the Brittlebank Barracudas of Mt. Vernon, Indiana
we’ll look at Olney’s top swimmers from last night in our sports report tomorrow
the Tigersharks are back in the water next Tuesday evening when they host Carmi and Mt. Carmel

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior Legion Baseball – Newton Post 20 is scheduled for action tonight
the 13&4 Newton Post 20 plays tonight at Teutopolis with game time at 6:00

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held 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, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

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

 

 

 

June 30, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
Reds beat Twins, 11-7  :  Astros beat Royals, 6-1  :  Brewers beat Phillies, 7-4  :  Indians beat Rays, 7-1
the Cardinals, Cubs, Pirates, and Braves were all idle on Monday
* it’s back to a full 15 game schedule on this Tuesday
the Cardinals begin a quick two game series tonight at home against the White Sox in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior Legion Baseball last night – Newton Post 20 split two games at home
Newton won the first game over Effingham, 13-3 outhitting the visitors, 12 to 6
* winning pitcher was Nate Meinhart
* top Newton hitters were John Grunloh, Mitch Bierman, Brock Mammoser, and Luke Geier
Newton lost the second game to Effingham, 10-6 as Newton was outhit, 6 to 3
* top Newton hitters were Brock Mammoser and Kyle Kocher
now at 13&4 overall, 6&1 in the league, Newton Post 20 plays tomorrow night at Teutopolis (6:00)

 

(OLNEY)  also in Junior Legion Baseball last night – Olney split two games at home
Olney dropped the opener against Altamont, 2-1
* Olney’s top hitter was Jonah Buscher
Olney won the second game, beating Altamont, 5-1
* winning pitcher was Dylan Hires
now at 7&4 overall, 7&2 in the league, Olney is back in action Friday night when they host Fairfield

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from Saturday at the McLeansboro Invitational Meet
the Olney Tigersharks won the event, followed by the Carmi Bullfrogs in second place
* Fairfield was third, followed by host McLeansboro, then Harrisburg, Mt. Carmel, & Mt. Vernon, Indiana
we’ll take a look at the top swimmers for Olney in our sports report tomorrow

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held 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, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

(OLNEY)  the final registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading is tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Musgrove House, near the ball diamonds – it’s for Richland County girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall, with some financial assistance available – for more, call  618-508-3171

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinal 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

 

 

 

 

 

June 29, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took two from the Cubs, 8-1 Saturday night and 4-1 late last night
elsewhere  :  Pirates and Braves split  :  Tigers beat White Sox yesterday – they were rained out Saturday
Royals beat A’s twice  :  Brewers & Twins split  :  Mets took three from the Reds
Indians dropped two at Baltimore  :  Astros & Yankees split
* it’s a short 9 game schedule for this Monday night with six Midwestern teams in action
the Cardinals, Cubs, Pirates, and Braves are all idle on this Monday
elsewhere  :  Reds host Twins  :  Astros host Royals  
Brewers are in Philadelphia  :  Indians are in Tampa Bay

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from Saturday at the McLeansboro Invitational Meet
the Olney Tigersharks won the event, followed by the Carmi Bullfrogs in second place
* Fairfield was third, followed by host McLeansboro, then Harrisburg, Mt. Carmel, & Mt. Vernon, Indiana
we’ll take a look at the top swimmers for Olney in our sports report tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior Legion Baseball action on the schedule for Monday
the Olney Junior Legion team was rained out yesterday at Altamont
*  the Olney squad will now host Altamont this evening with the first game at 5:00 at Millspaugh Field
Newton Legion Post 20 will host Effingham with game time at 6:00 this evening

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  sign up now for our 3rd annual Freedom 92.9 St. Jude Golf Classic to be held 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, and prizes – call now at  618-393-2156

 

(NEWTON)  the Outdoors Unlimited Youth & Family Recreation Day will be held Saturday, July 11th, at Sam Parr State Park, northeast of Newton, at the White Oak Picnic Area – with registration any time after 9:00 that morning, activities will run from 10:00 to 3:00, including hatchet throwing, bow fishing boat rides, clay pigeon shooting, 3-D archery, slingshot shooting, fishing, .22 rifle marksmanship, and muzzleloader shooting, with all equipment provided – it’s free admission for all youngsters and lunch will be provided – parents are welcome – assisted by the Jasper County Wild Turkey Federation – call Keith at  618-843-3386

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College’s Agriculture Division for the 10th annual Livestock Judging Team Golf Outing is set for Friday, July 10th, at Fox Prairie Links in Windsor – it’s a four person scramble with the $70 per person cost to include a golf cart, two mulligans, and dinner – advanced registration is preferred by July 1st, but registration on that Friday starts at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 12:30 – plenty of prizes – all proceeds go to support the Lake Land College Livestock Judging Team and it’s travel expenses

 

(OLNEY)  registration for Olney Junior Pro Cheerleading is down to only one more night, tomorrow night, June 30th, from 5:00 to 8:00 – that’s in Musgrove Park, at the Musgrove House, near the ball diamonds – it’s for Richland County girls who’ll be entering 1st thru 8th grades this fall – it’s also been announced that financial assistance may be available – all are invited to check it out – for more, call  618-508-3171

 

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