LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

May 6, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Monday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat the Braves, 4-3 winning the first of three games to be played in Atlanta
    *  the White Sox beat the Cubs, 3-1 in 12 innings  :  the Royals beat the Padres, 4-3
    *  the Twins beat the Indians in 10 innings, 1-0  :  the Brewers beat Arizona, 8-3  :  the Reds were idle
*  the Cardinals are back at in Atlanta tonight against the Braves
    *  all other Midwestern teams are in action again tonight at their respective sites

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – the Region 24 Tournament ended last Saturday
*  the 2nd-seeded Lake Land College upset top-seeded Wabash Valley in the title game, 9-1
*  the 5th-seeded OCC Lady Knights finished third in the Final Four
*  3rd-seeded Kaskaskia finished fourth in the Final Four
*  as the Lady Lakers advance to the NJCAA Section Tournament, their record is at 53&10
*  the Lady Warriors from Wabash Valley finish the year with a record of 45&9
*  the OCC Lady Knights finished the season with a mark of 32&25

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – the Region 24 Tournament is this weekend down in Marion
*  the GRAC’s top four teams will compete in the double elimination event at Rent One Park
*  top-seeded Wabash Valley enters with an overall record of 42&11
*  2nd-seeded Kaskaskia College enters with an overall mark of 29&15
*  3rd-seeded Southwestern Illinois enters with an overall record of 36&17
*  and 4th-seeded John A. Logan enters with an overall mark of 25&20
*  the tournament begins with two games Friday, continuing Saturday, before ending on Sunday

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton lost a conference game on the road
*  the Eagles fell to Robinson, 5-4 as Newton outhit the host Maroons, 9 to 7
    *  Brock Mammoser led Newton with 3 hits and 1 run scored, while Nick Reis had 2 hits and 2 RBI
*  now at 9&8 overall, the Eagles drop to 7&2 in the LIC – Newton plays again today at Neoga

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney lost a conference game at home
*  the Tigers lost to Flora, 12-4 as host Olney was outhit by the visiting Wolves, 15 to 8
    *  Ryan Eagleson led Olney with 3 hits and 2 RBI, while Gage Miller had 2 hits with 1 RBI
*  now at 14&7 overall, the Tigers drop to 5&3 in the LIC, and will host Mt. Carmel tomorrow

 

(NOBLE)  also in High School Baseball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a non-conference game at home
*  the Wildcats beat visiting Fairfield, 8-7 as they scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th inning for the win
    *  NCC’s Jon Ausbrook had 4 hits with 4 RBI, while Blake Lamb was the NCC winning pitcher
*  the Wildcats are back in action this Thursday when they’ll host Sandoval in MTC action

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a conference game on the road
*  the Lady Eagles beat Robinson, 8-2 as the hits were even at 11 each for Newton and Robinson
    *  Karsyn McCoy was Newton’s winning pitcher, giving up only 2 earned runs with 1 strikeout
    *  McCoy also led Newton in hitting with 3 hits and 4 RBI, including a home run
    *  Brittney Fore also had 3 hits with 4 runs and 2 RBI, plus Ginny Sandschafer had 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  the Lady Eagles will host Lawrenceville tomorrow in a rescheduled LIC game in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won a wild conference game at home
*  the Lady Tigers beat Flora, 11-9 as Olney outhit the visiting Wolfgals, 16 to 10
    *  Larissa Michels was Olney’s winning pitcher
    *  Olney’s top hitter was Keregan Coleman with 3 hits and 2 runs scored
    *  also, Olivia Strong and Taylor Barrick each had 2 hits and 2 RBI
*  now at 14&10, 6&1 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers are on the road tomorrow to Mattoon

 

(NOBLE)  also in High School Softball yesterday – Noble/Clay City lost a non-conference game at home
*  the Lady Wildcats lost to Fairfield, 8-1 although the NCC Ladies outhit the visiting Lady Mules, 6 to 5
    *  Macy Hance had the Lady Wildcats' only RBI hit while five others had one hit each
*  now at 12&7, the Lady Wildcats return to non-conference action traveling today to Dieterich

 

(NEWTON)  in other area High School Baseball & Softball from yesterday
*  Baseball  :  Oblong beat Red Hill, 6-1  :  Casey-Westfield beat Marshall, 3-0  :  Paris beat Dieterich, 2-0
    *  Edwards County beat Carmi, 11-3  :  Teutopolis beat Effingham, 9-1
*  Softball  :  Marshall beat Casey-Westfield, 5-1  :  Cumberland beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 16-4
    *  Teutopolis beat Shelbyville, 11-1  :  Carmi beat Edwards County 10-1  :  Cisne beat Webber, 18-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney lost a non-conference match at home
*  the Tigers lost to Teutopolis, 7-2 as Olney won only one match in each of the singles and doubles action
    *  Austin Urfer won the #6 singles match in two sets
    *  the brother pair of Derek and Connor Walker teamed up to win the #2 doubles match in two sets
*  Teutopolis won five of the six junior varsity matches
*  at 7&4 on the year, the Tennis Tigers take their 2&1 LIC record into conference action Thursday at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track last week – Olney lost a close dual meet by only one point
*  the Lady Tigers lost to Robinson, 73 to 72 as Olney won 9 of the 18 events, plus 4 2nd's and 8 3rd's
    *  Mary Grace Inyart won both the shot put and discus throw
    *  Marley Miller, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, & Erina Moore won both the 400 and 800 meter relays
    *  Jaycie Luna won the long jump
    *  Holly Stallard won the 800 meter run
    *  Michaela Dowty, Taylor Hughes, Payton Blakney, and Holly Stallard won the 3200 meter relay
    *  Savannah Dunn won the 200 meter dash
    *  Kylee Cummins won the 100 meter dash
    *  Maddy Dunn, Michaela Dowty, Taylor Rauch, and Alexis Snyder won the 1600 meter relay
*  the Lady Tigers will compete in the Little Illini Conference Meet this Thursday at Casey

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track yesterday – Newton won its own Invitational Track Meet
*  the Lady Eagles beat second place Mattoon by 17.5 points while Teutopolis finished third
*  Effingham and Mt. Carmel rounded out the top five, with Olney finishing in 6th place
*  then it was Flora, Salem, Red Hill, St. Anthony, Lawrenceville, Robinson, and Patoka
*  we’ll look at the Newton and Olney results in our sports report for tomorrow

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League this Saturday, May 10th, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge at 215 North Fair Street in Olney, starting at 4:00 – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football sign-ups are this week, tonight and Thursday, from 6:00 to 8:00 each night, at the Pavilion, in Olney’s Musgrove Park – the cost is at $40 per player

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 5, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two with the Cubs, losing Saturday, but winning last night
    *  the White Sox and Indians split their games
    *  the Reds and Twins won two  :  the Royals and Brewers lost two
*  the Cardinals are in Atlanta tonight for the first of three against the Braves
    *  the Cubs host the White Sox  :  the Royals play the Padres in San Diego
    *  the Indians host the Twins  :  the Brewers host Arizona  :  the Reds are idle

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – Olney Central College was eliminated from postseason action
*  the Blue Knights traveled to Southwestern Illinois for a best of three series sectional in Region 24 play
*  OCC one the first game Saturday, beating Southwestern, 11-4
    *  Ryan Dills was the winning pitcher, throwing 8 innings, giving up 3 earned runs and striking out 6
    *  top OCC hitter was Bryce Paxson with 4 hits and 3 RBI – Jay Naam and Tyler Ward had 3 hits each
*  OCC then lost game two Saturday, falling to Southwestern, 8-7 on a Blue Storm walk-off home run
    *  top Blue Knight hitters were Troy Paris, Alex Martin, Tyler Ward, and Jay Naam
*  OCC then returned for game three yesterday and lost to Southwestern Illinois, 10-0
    *  the top Blue Knight hitters were Jay Naam and Jacob Snodgrass
*  the OCC Blue Knights finish the season with an overall record of 29 wins and 17 losses

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – Olney Central College finished third in the Region 24 Tournament
*  in game one on Friday – top-seeded Wabash Valley beat the Lady Knights, 6-3
*  in game two, Lake Land beat Kaskaskia
*  in game three, OCC eliminated Kaskaskia by a 5-4 score
*  in the fourth game Friday, Lake Land beat Wabash Valley
*  in game five Saturday, the Lady Knights were eliminated by Wabash Valley, 9-0
*  the OCC Ladies finished the season with a record of 32 wins and 25 losses

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer last week – Olney played in the week-long Centralia Tournament
*  the Lady Tigers won one match and lost two in the competition
*  Olney lost to Trenton Wesclin in first round action last Tuesday, 5-1
    *  Olney’s lone goal was scored by Courtney Kman
*  in second round play on Thursday, the Lady Tigers lost a tough one goal match to Mt. Vernon, 1-0
*  then in consolation round action Saturday, Olney beat host Centralia, 3-1
    *  Olney’s goals by Maci Dunn, Madi Hahn, and Courtney Kman with an assist from Kylar Craig
    *  the Lady Tigers had outstanding efforts all week from Hali Hahn and Stephanie Shan
*  the Lady Tigers will wrap up their regular season soccer schedule at Salem this coming Friday

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball Saturday – Newton won another conference game on the road
*  the Eagles beat Flora, 8-1 as Newton outhit the host Wolves, 10 to 9
    *  Newton’s winning pitcher was Caleb Chesnut
    *  Chesnut also led Newton’s hitting with 3 hits and 2 RBI
    *  Tanner Shull had 2 hits, while Luke Huston, Mike Carr, and Nick Reis had 1 hit and 2 RBI
*  now at 9&7 overall, 7&1 in the LIC, the Eagles travel to Robinson in conference action today

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track last week – Olney won a quad meet at Flora
*  the Tigers beat the host Wolves by 15 points, 96 to 81 – Patoka finished third and Odin was fourth
*  Olney won four of the sixteen varsity events, finishing also with one 2nd and two 3rd’s
    *  Gus Lathrop won both the 200 meter dash and the 400 meter dash
    *  Gus Lathrop also finished 2nd in the 100 meter dash
    *  Jonah Wendling, Nathan DeMeyer, Silven Stallard, and Dalyn Brach won the 3200 meter relay
    *  Nick Dobbs, Gavin Lathrop, Eddie Baskerville, and Matthew DeVenecia won the 1600 meter relay
    *  Eddie Baskerville, Josh Domingue, Reid Edwards, and Gavin Lathrop were 3rd in the 400 meter relay

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track Friday – Newton hosted its annual Eagles Invitational Meet
*  Charleston won the event by six points over second place Shelbyville, 89 to 83
*  the host Eagles finished third with 78 points, just one point better than fourth place Effingham
*  Robinson was fifth, followed by Mattoon, Fairfield, Teutopolis, Cisne, and Vandalia in the top ten
*  the other teams included Altamont, St. Anthony, Casey-Westfield, and Red Hill

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League this Saturday, May 10th, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge at 215 North Fair Street in Olney, starting at 4:00 – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football sign-ups are this week, tonight, tomorrow night, and Thursday, from 6:00 to 8:00 each night, at the Pavilion, in the Musgrove Park Sports Complex in Olney – the cost is at $40 per player – all paperwork and other information will be available these nights

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Newton at Robinson, Flora at Olney, Fairfield at Clay City against Noble/Clay City  :  in softball – Newton at Robinson, Flora at Olney, Fairfield at Noble against Noble/Clay City  :  in boys tennis – Newton at Paris and Teutopolis at Olney  :  in boys track – Olney at Mt. Carmel  :  in girls track – Olney and several other teams at the Newton Invitational

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 3, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost to the Cubs, 6-5 while the White Sox lost to the Indians, 12-5
   *  Milwuakee beat the Reds, 2-0  :  the Royals lost to Detroit, 8-2  :  the Twins lost to Baltimore, 3-0
*  the Cardinals are back at it this afternoon in Chicago against the Cubs at Wrigley Field
    *  the Indians host the White Sox  :  the Reds again host the Brewers
    *  the Royals host the Tigers  :  the Twins host Baltimore

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC split a pair of postseason games
*  the Final Four was cut to the Final Three at yesterday’s Region 24 Tournament at Kaskaskia College
*  in game one yesterday – top-seeded Wabash Valley beat our Lady Knights, 6-3
*  game two had Lake Land beating Kaskaskia
*  in game three, OCC eliminated Kaskaskia by a 5-4 score
*  and in the fourth game, Lake Land beat Wabash Valley
*  it’s another elimination round game this morning at 11:00 with the Lady Knights against Wabash Valley
*  game two will follow at 1:00 with another championship game at 3:00, if needed

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – the Region 24 Section Tournaments are today and tomorrow
*  the winning teams that take two out of three games will advance to the Region 24 Finals next weekend
*  here’s the Section Tournament matchups this weekend
    *  the OCC Blue Knights are at Southwestern Illinois in Belleville
    *  Lincoln Trail at Kaskaskia, just west of Centralia
    *  Shawnee Community College at Wabash Valley in Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some area High School Baseball & Softball scores from yesterday
*  Baseball  :  Teutopolis took two from Marshall in doubleheader action, 10-0 and 7-5
    *  Dieterich beat Noble/Clay City, 11-1
*  Softball  :  Cumberland beat Shelbyville, 13-5  :  Centralia beat Flora, 7-3
    *  Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 9-1

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track yesterday – Newton hosted its annual Eagles Invitational Meet
*  Charleston won the event by six points over second place Shelbyville, 89 to 83
*  the host Eagles finished third with 78 points, just one point better than fourth place Effingham
*  Robinson was fifth, followed by Mattoon, Fairfield, Teutopolis, Cisne, and Vandalia in the top ten
*  the other teams included Altamont, St. Anthony, Casey-Westfield, and Red Hill

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football sign-ups are next week, Monday May 5th, Tuesday May 6th, and Thursday May 8th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each night, at the Pavilion, in the Musgrove Park Sports Complex in Olney – the cost is at $40 per player – all paperwork and other information will be available these nights

 

(FLORA)  it’s another Saturday night of racing at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora – it’s the MOWA Winged Sprint Car Series coming to the oval dirt track tonight – plus the regular racing with UMP Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Hornets, and B-Mods – gates open at 5:00, with racing at 7:30, and plenty of concessions and seating – all tonight at the Clay County Speedway, along U.S. Route 45, north of Flora

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Newton at Flora in LIC action  :  in boys tennis – Olney at the Champaign Doubles Tournament

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 11:55  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 2, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals, Cubs, and White Sox were all idle
   *  the Reds beat the Brewers, 8-3  :  Toronto beat the Royals, 7-3  :  the Dodgers beat the Twins, 4-3
*  the Cardinals begin a three game series this afternoon in Chicago against the Cubs at Wrigley Field
    *  the Indians host the White Sox  :  the Reds again host the Brewers
    *  the Royals host the Tigers  :  the Twins host Baltimore

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won a non-conference match
*  the Tigers had no problem beating Salem, 8-1
*  Olney won all six of the singles matches, all in two sets each
    *  Derek Walker won the #1 singles match
    *  Sterling Hostetter won the #2 singles match
    *  Andrew Garrett won the #3 singles match
    *  Cameron Pearcy won the #4 singles match
    *  Connor Walker won the #5 singles match
    *  Austin Urfer won the #6 singles match
*  Olney also won two of the three doubles matches
    *  it was Andrew Garrett and Connor Walker teaming up to win the #1 match
    *  and it was Cameron Pearcy and Austin Urfer winning the #2 doubles match
*  Olney also won four of the seven junior varsity matches as well
*  the 7&3 Tennis Tigers are quickly back in action at the Champaign Doubles Tournament tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won a conference game on the road
*  the Tigers beat Marshall, 11-1 in six innings as the visiting Tigers outhit the Lions, 10 to 3
    *  Tryston Runyon was the winning pitcher, improving to 5&2 on the year
    *  at the plate for Olney, freshman catcher Gage Miller had 4 hits and 3 RBI
    *  Tyler Zuber had 3 hits and 3 RBI and Reid Kocher had a hit, 2 walks, a sacrifice fly, and 1 RBI
*  now at 14&6, the Tigers improve to 5&2 in the LIC, and will host Flora next Monday in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won a conference game at home
*  the Eagles beat Red Hill, 16-3 in five innings
    *  Tanner Shull was Newton’s winning pitcher
    *  top Newton hitter was Nick Reis with 2 hits, including a home run and 3 RBI 
    *  Caleb Chesnut had 2 hits and 2 RBI, plus Tanner Shull had a 3 RBI double
*  the Eagles improve to 8&7 overall, now 6&1 in the LIC – they play tomorrow morning at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won an LIC game at home
*  the Lady Eagles beat Red Hill, 11-3 as Newton outhit the visiting Lady Salukis, 13 to 6
    *  Karsyn McCoy was Newton’s winning pitcher
    *  Newton’s top hitter was also McCoy with 3 hits, 3 runs scored, and 2 RBI
    *  Ginny Sandschafer, Brittney Fore, and Maddie Baker each had 2 hits apiece
*  the Lady Eagles return to LIC action next Monday when they’re on the road to Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough LIC game on the road
*  the Lady Tigers lost to Marshall, 4-3 as Olney was outhit by the host Lady Lions, 9 to 7
    *  Olney’s Sarah Hill and Bayli Spillman each had 1 hit and 1 RBI
*  Olney also won the junior varsity game, 10-1 in six innings
*  now at 13&10 overall, the Lady Tigers are now 5&1 in the LIC and they’ll host Flora on Monday

 

(NOBLE)  also in High School Softball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a huge MTC game on the road
*  the Lady Wildcats slipped by Woodlawn, 3-2
    *  Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher with 5 strikeouts
    *  NCC’s top hitter was Macy Lenear with 2 doubles and 1 RBI
    *  Hawkins helped herself with an RBI hit and Sarah Weiler had a triple and a run scored
*  at 12&6 overall, the Lady Cats are 5&1 in the Midland Trail Conference – they host Fairfield Monday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area High School Baseball & Softball scores from yesterday
*  Baseball  :  Woodlawn beat Noble/Clay City, 10-0  :  Teutopolis beat Neoga, 17-2
    *  Edwards County beat Casey-Westfield, 1-0  :  Oblong beat Cumberland, 6-3
    *  Flora beat Robinson, 10-6  :  Ziegler-Royalton beat Fairfield, 19-0
*  Softball  :  Flora beat Robinson, 7-6  :  Cumberland beat Oblong, 6-3
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Edwards County, 4-1  :  Cisne beat Christ Our Rock Centralia, 19-7
    *  Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor beat Beecher City, 12-2  :  Dieterich beat Martinsville, 16-0

 

(OLNEY)  best of luck to the Olney Central College teams in Region 24 postseason action
*  the Lady Knights are in the Final Four competition over at Kaskaskia College
    *  the OCC Ladies are in action against Wabash Valley at 10:00 this morning
*  the Blue Knights are in Sectional action this weekend playing two tomorrow and maybe again Sunday

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League on Saturday, May 10th, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge at 215 North Fair Street in Olney, starting at 4:00 – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football sign-ups are next week, Monday May 5th, Tuesday May 6th, and Thursday May 8th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each night, at the Pavilion, in the Musgrove Park Sports Complex in Olney – the cost is at $40 per player – all paperwork and other information will be available these nights

 

(FLORA)  it’s another Saturday night of racing at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora – it’s the MOWA Winged Sprint Car Series coming to the oval dirt track tomorrow night – plus the regular racing with UMP Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Hornets, and B-Mods – gates open at 5:00, with racing at 7:30, and plenty of concessions and seating – all at the Clay County Speedway, along U.S. Route 45, north of Flora

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our airtime from Chicago at 1:10 and first pitch at 1:20  :  and it’s the latest in sports for the rest of the day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 1, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals finally beat the Brewers, 9-3
   *  the Cubs beat the Reds, 9-4  :  the Royals beat Toronto, 4-2
   *  the White Sox, Indians, and Twins all lost
*  the Cardinals are off today before opening up a weekend series in Chicago tomorrow
    *  also idle today at the Cubs, White Sox, and Indians
    *  the Reds host Milwaukee tonight  :  the Royals again host Toronto tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis from Tuesday – Olney won a conference home match
*  the Tigers beat Flora, 6-3 as Olney improves to 6&3 on the year, now 2&1 in the Little Illini
*  Olney won four of the six singles matches
    *  Andrew Garrett won the #3 singles match
    *  Cameron Pearcy won the #4 singles match
    *  Connor Walker won the #5 singles match
    *  and it was Austin Urfer winning the #6 singles match
*  the Tigers won two of the three doubles matches
    *  Austin Urfer and Cameron Pearcy teamed up to win the #2 doubles match
    *  and it was Derek Walker and Sterling Hostetter winning the #3 doubles match
*  the Tennis Tigers are back in action today at home against non-conference foe Salem

 

(NEWTON)  in High School baseball yesterday – Newton lost a non-conference game
*  the Eagles lost to Paris, 7-4 although Newton and the host Tigers each had 7 hits apiece
    *  Newton’s Lucas Huston had a 2 hit day with a double – Nate Meinhard had an RBI hit
    *  Nick Reis had an RBI double and Allen Taylor had a hit and 2 runs scored
*  the Eagles are back in LIC action today hosting Red Hill at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball – the Olney Tigers traveled south to Mt. Carmel but did not play
*  a clerical error lead the Tigers south, but no game was played
*  the Tigers and Lady Tigers return to LIC action today with both teams traveling to Marshall

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost on the road
*  the Wildcats lost to Red Hill, 5-2
    *  NCC top hitters were Quentin Klingler with 4 hits and Noah Wilkin with 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  the Wildcats are back in Midland Trail Conference action today down at Woodlawn

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball yesterday – Noble / Clay City picked up a non-conference win
*  the Lady Wildcats beat Red Hill, 9-8
    *  Dani Hawkins was the winning pitcher, with relief provided by Hannah Dulaney
    *  NCC’s top hitters were sisters Darcie & Dani Hawkins, combining 4 hits and 2 RBI
*  now at 11&6, Noble / Clay City is back in MTC action today traveling to Woodlawn

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Fresh/Soph Baseball yesterday – Olney beat Robinson, 12-3
*  the Junior Varsity Tigers have won ten games in a row and are now 10&1 on the year
    *  Connor Adams was the winning pitcher
    *  Connor and Ethan Eagleson led the JV Tigers at the plate with 3 hits each

 

(OLNEY)  in other area High School Baseball and Softball from yesterday
*  in Baseball  :  Edwards County beat Marshall, 9-3  :  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 5-1
    *  in the Crawford County Shrine Game – Hutsonville-Palestine beat Oblong, 6-5
    *  Teutopolis beat Mattoon, 1-0  :  Carmi beat Fairfield, 10-9
*  in Softball  :  Cumberland beat Lawrenceville, 13-1 in five innings  :  St. Anthony beat Dieterich, 16-0

 

(OLNEY)  and in Boys Junior High Track recently – Olney was second in a Quad Meet
*  the Cubs finished second behind first place Centralia, 92 to 82 – Flora was third and Patoka was fourth
*  Olney had three varsity 8th grade winners, with six 2nd’s and four 3rd’s in the fourteen varsity events
    *  Addison Craig won the 1600 meter run
    *  Peyton Blanton won the 100 meter low hurdles
    *  Josiah Burkhart won the pole vault

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League on Saturday, May 10th, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge at 215 North Fair Street in Olney, starting at 4:00 – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  the 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football sign-ups are next week, Monday May 5th, Tuesday May 6th, and Thursday May 8th, from 6:00 to 8:00 each night, at the Pavilion, in the Musgrove Park Sports Complex in Olney – the cost is at $40 per player – all paperwork and other information will be available these nights

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Sports today  :  in baseball & softball – Olney at Marshall, Red Hill at Newton, and Noble/Clay City at Woodlawn  :  in boys tennis – Salem at Olney  :  in girls track – Robinson at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today at 4:30 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today at 4:30 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN  :  and it’s the latest in sports for the rest of the day and night on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN