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September 8, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

* Olney Tiger football at Marshall - kickoff at 1:00

* Newton Eagle football at Flora - kickoff at 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Friday : Cardinals lost to Brewers in 13 innings, 5-4 : Cubs, Braves, Dodgers won : White Sox, Red, Pirates lost
* Saturday : Cardinals host Milwaukee : Cubs at Pittsburgh : White Sox host Royals : Reds host Houston

 

(OLNEY)  in high school golf yesterday – the Olney Invitational was held at the Richland Country Club  :
*  the host Tigers won the seven-team event with a 13 stroke victory over 2nd place Carmi, 326 to 339
*  Newton finished 3rd, just one stroke better than Teutopolis, 356 to 357
*  Fairfield was 5th, just two strokes ahead of Lawrenceville, 367 to 369  :  Flora was 7th at 393
*  the Newton Eagles won the “best ball” competition with a 2 under par 69
*  Fairfield’s Blake Davis was the top golfer, winning a scorecard playoff against Newton’s Evan Brooks, who finished 3rd overall – Olney’s Colin O’Neal was 2nd – rounding out the eight medalists were Olney’s Joshua Haussy, Olney’s Dylan Taylor, Carmi’s Neal Northcott & Drew Brown, and T-town’s Ross Shelton
*  now at 14&2 on the year, the Olney Tigers play the Trojans up at Charleston next Monday
*  now at 8&6 on the year, the Newton Eagles are also in action next Monday, playing at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high baseball from this past Thursday – Jasper County beat Casey, 18-3  :
*  the winning pitcher was John Grunloh, while Nick Cohorst also threw an inning
*  the top Jasper County hitters were Tim Weber, Ben Britton, and Joe Stone
*  now at 9&2 on the year, the Junior Eagles’ game against Oblong today has been cancelled

 

(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball yesterday – Noble lost to New Hope, 9-1  :
*  the top Noble hitters were Landon Pride with two hits and Marcus Jones with a hit
*  now at 3&6 on the year, the Junior Wildcats will host Grayville in Noble next Monday

 

(OLNEY)  due to last night’s nasty weather, Friday night lights has been traded in for Saturday afternoon sunshine this week for the Olney Tigers – last night’s game at Marshall never got started and has been rescheduled for a 1:00 kickoff today up in Clark County – the first Egyptian Division game of the year for both Olney & Marshall in the Little Illini Conference – a battle of the cats this afternoon up in Marshall

 

(NEWTON)  pretty much the same story for the Newton Eagles as their game at Flora was called off before the bad weather hit Dancey Field – the game had been set for a 7:00 kickoff tonight, however the game has now been set for a 7:30 kickoff, allowing some extra travel time for the IHSA officials – it also will be the first Egyptian Division game of the year for both Newton & Flora in the Little Illini Conference

 

****   Newton Eagles football tonight - a 7:30 kickoff at Dancey Field in Flora

 

(OLNEY)  several other area games were postponed until today – here’s those that we’re aware of  :
in the Little Illini Conference  :  Egyptian Division – Robinson at Lawrenceville  :  Eastern Division – Casey-Westfield at Palestine-Hutsonville – Cumberland at Oblong – Red Hill at Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  others moved to today or tonight  :  Effingham at Centralia  :  Salem at Carterville  :  Chatham Glenwood at Charleston  :  Mt Zion at Jerseyville  :  Martinsville at Oakland  :  Vandalia at Staunton  :  Central A&M at Tolono Unity  :  Mt Vernon at Troy Triad  :  Harrisburg at Marion  :  Chester at Carmi  :  Fairfield at Vienna-Goreville  :  Hamilton County at Sesser-Valier  :  Princeton, Indiana at Mt Carmel

 
 
(OLNEY)  here’s some high school football finals from last night  :  Clifton Central beat Paris, 49-7  :  Pana beat Gillespie, 28-7  :  Highland beat Mattoon, 35-21  :  Mahomet-Seymour beat Eureka, 42-14  :  Shelbyville beat Tuscola, 28-6  :  Benton beat Pinckneyville, 20-16

 

(NEWTON)  in college football – it’s another full lineup on this Saturday  :
*  the SIU Salukis are at Miami of Ohio for a 12 noon kickoff this afternoon
*  the EIU Panthers are at Western Michigan for a 6:00 kickoff tonight
*  the Fighting Illini are at Arizona State tonight for a 9:30 kickoff there in Tempe

 

(OLNEY)  on the local sports calendar for today  :  in girls tennis – both Olney & Newton at the Mattoon Invitational  :  in boys and girls cross country – Olney at the Peoria Invitational  :  in volleyball – Newton at the Benton Invitational  :  in junior high softball – Noble at the North Clay Tournament in Louisville

 

                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the Eagleson Chevrolet Open Golf Tournament is a week from today, September 15th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the entry form deadline is tomorrow, September 9th – call Matt Kocher at 618-393-2148 or Brian Workman at 618-395-1661 – all are welcome to signup and take part

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN – our guests this week includes ERHS Cross Country Coach Louie Gassmann and ERHS Lady Tigers Tennis Coach Drew Muston – Coach Matt Music will not be joining us due to preparations for today’s Tiger football game at Marshall – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740

 

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(OLNEY)  and on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger Football today on Freedom 92.9 with our pre-game show at 12:30 and kickoff at 1:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle Football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our pre-game show at 7:00 and kickoff at 7:30  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:40 from Busch Stadium  :  then Fighting Illini Football later tonight on Freedom 92.9 with pre-game at 9:00 and kickoff at 9:30, or we’ll join the broadcast in progress after Cardinals baseball  :  plus the latest in sports, all day, all night, all weekend long, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

September 7, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Thursday : the Cardinals, White Sox, Reds, & Dodgers were all idle : Cubs lost : Braves won
* Friday : Cardinals host Milwaukee : Cubs host Pirates : White Sox host Royals : Reds host Astros

 

(OLNEY)  in high school volleyball last night – Olney & Newton split their three matches at ERHS  :
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match in three very close games – 21-25, 25-23, 25-22
*  Olney’s top varsity players included Elizabeth Zuber, Rachel Wisner, and Marley Miller
*  the Lady Eagles were led by Keidrah Hardiek, Gabby Zerrusen, Megan Jansen, & Morgan Swingler
*  Newton won the junior varsity match in three more very close games – 23-25, 25-20, 25-19
*  the freshmen games were split – Olney won the first one, 25-15 – Newton won the second one, 25-21
*  the Olney varsity improves to 4&1 on the year – the Lady Tigers will host Salem next Tuesday
*  the Newton varsity drops back to 3&3 on the year – Newton plays in the Benton Invitational tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in high school golf yesterday – Olney defeated Lawrenceville, 155 to 179  :
* Olney’s Dylan Taylor was the Match Medalist with a 2 over par 37
* Olney’s other top golfers were Colin O'Neal at 38, Chloe Buerster at 39, and Blake Berry at 41
* now at 7&2 overall, 4&1 in the LIC, the Tigers will host the Olney Invitational today

 
 
(NEWTON)  in high school golf yesterday – Newton beat Red Hill & Robinson’s JV, 163 to 183 to 233  :
*  Newton’s top golfer was Elijah Knepper with a low round of 39
*  the other top Eagle golfers were Phil Blank at 40, and Evan Brooks & Chris Brody, each at 42
*  Newton improves to 4&4 on the year – the Eagles will play today at the Olney Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney beat Flora over on the Frog Island Courts, 6-3  :
*  Olney won three of the six singles matches – Kelsey Shipman won the #1 singles match in two sets – Alex Kauble won the #2 singles match in two sets – Rachel Shan won the #5 singles match in two sets
*  Olney won all three of the doubles matches – the winning pairs were – #1 Kelsey Shipman and Alex Kauble – #2 Rachel Shan and Sadie Gassmann – and #3 Jaclyn Shan and Sydney Shan
*  in the junior varsity exhibition matches – Flora won all but one of the six doubles matches
*  now at 5&0 overall, now 3&0 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers will play in the Mattoon Invitational tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Newton lost to Casey-Westfield, 8-1  :
*  Newton’s lone win came in the #6 singles match, won by Katelyn Michl in three sets
*  Newton’s Hannah Dhom lost a tough three set match in #4 singles
*  Newton’s pair of Kelsey Vahling & Hannah Dhom lost a tough #1 doubles match as well
*  Newton won three junior varsity exhibition matches as well
*  the Lady Eagles will play tomorrow at the Mattoon Invitational Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in girls high school cross country yesterday – Newton won four team meet, beating Altamont, North Clay, and Dieterich, 15 to 46 to 79 to 90
*  Newton’s top runners finished 1st thru 5th respectively on the 2.85 mile course – Lexie Davidson won the race in 1st place, followed by teammates Carly Niebrugge, Maddie Green, Madi Kinder, and Morgan Green
*  Newton’s Hannah Litzelman was 11th and Natalie Woods was 12th
*  Altamont’s Elizabeth Homann was 6th  :  North Clay’s Mikayla Stanfield finished 7th

 

(NEWTON)  in boys high school cross country yesterday – Newton finished fourth among four teams – North Clay won the event, followed by Altamont & Dieterich, 43 to 48 to 52 to 82  :
*  Newton’s top runners were Corey Davidson who finished 2nd overall – Noah Dart was 17th
*  Altamont’s Andrew Sharp won the race  :  North Clay’s Garrett Rubsam finished 3rd
*  Dieterich’s Austin Buchue was 4th
*  the Newton runners are back at it next Tuesday in a four-team meet at Charleston

 
 
(OLNEY)  in freshmen football last night – Mt Carmel beat Olney, 42-6 - now at 1&1 on the year, the Tiger freshmen squad is off next week – they’ll return to the gridiron on September 20th at Robinson


 
(NOBLE)  in junior high softball yesterday – Noble beat Clay City, 6-5 on a walk-off RBI hit in the bottom of the sixth inning – Danni Hawkins was the winning pitcher – the top Noble hitters were Courtney Wilson with three hits and a RBI, Maci Baker with two hits and a RBI, and Danni Hawkins with an RBI – the Junior Lady Wildcats improve to 9&2 on the year – they play tomorrow at the Louisville Tournament

 
 
(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball yesterday – Noble beat Clay City, 13-8 – Dylan Hires was the winning pitcher & the top Noble hitter with three doubles – Cameron Howard was on base three times with five stolen bases – now at 3&5 on the year, the Junior Wildcats play today at Fairfield, against New Hope


 
(NEWTON)  it’s back to Friday night high school football tonight as the Newton Eagles begin their LIC Divisional play on the road at Flora – while the Eagles are looking for their first win of the year, entering tonight’s game at 0&2, the host Wolves, at 1&1, are looking for their second win in a row at Dancey Field


 
(OLNEY)  it’s back to Friday night lights tonight as the Olney Tigers will start their LIC Divisional action on the road up at Marshall – while the Tigers come in at 1&1 after their home opening win a week ago, the 0&2 host Lions look to turn things around at home in Clark County – a battle of the cats tonight in Marshall


 
(NEWTON)  also in the LIC  :  Egyptian Division – Robinson at Lawrenceville  :  Eastern Division – Casey-Westfield at Palestine-Hutsonville – Cumberland at Oblong – Red Hill at Edwards County

 
 
(OLNEY)  other area matchups tonight  :  Effingham at Centralia  :  Salem at Carterville  :  Chatham Glenwood at Charelston  :  Highland at Mattoon  :  Mt Zion at Jerseyville  :  Paris at Clifton Central  :  Martinsville at Oakland Tri-County  :  Pana at Gillespie  :  Vandalia at Staunton  :  Tuscola at Shelbyville  :  Central A&M at Tolono Unity  :  Mt Vernon at Troy Triad  :  Harrisburg at Marion  :  Chester at Carmi  :  Fairfield at Vienna-Goreville  :  Hamilton County at Sesser-Valier  :  Princeton, Indiana at Mt Carmel

 


                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the Eagleson Chevrolet Open Golf Tournament is a week from Saturday, September 15th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the entry form deadline is this coming Sunday, September 9th – call Matt Kocher at 618-393-2148 or Brian Workman at 618-395-1661 – all are welcome to signup and take part

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will have an informational meeting tonight at Ophelia’s Cup starting at 6:30 – anyone can attend the meeting – for more, call Ed at 843-8449

 

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(OLNEY)  and on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference Football tonight with the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 and Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” – our pre-game shows at 6:30 and kickoffs at 7:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Fox Sports Radio 740 with our dugout show at 6:40 – then on Freedom 92.9 after Tiger football  :  and it’s the latest in sports on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

September 6, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Wednesday : Cardinals lost to Mets, 6-2 : White Sox, Pirates, Braves won : Cubs, Reds, Dodgers lost
* Thursday : Cardinals, White Sox, Reds, Dodgers are all idle : Cubs at Washington : Braves host Rockies


 
(OLNEY)  in fresh/soph football from this past Tuesday night – Olney was leading Edwards County, 32-12 in the second half when the game at Olney was called due to lightning – now with one win and one loss on the year, the young Tigers return to action next Monday night, traveling to Marshall, up in Clark County

 
 
(NEWTON)  in fresh/soph football from this past Tuesday night – Newton lost to Casey-Westfield, 40-8 in the young Eagles’ first game of the year – the young Eagles play next Monday night, traveling to Flora


 
(NEWTON)  in junior high baseball over the past week – Jasper County won two more games  :
* the Junior Eagles beat Red Hill, 4-3 last Friday with the winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning
* it was earlier this week on Tuesday, that Jasper County then beat Neoga, 11-1 in six innings
* the winning pitchers were Joe Stone and Mitch Jansen, respectively
* the top hitters included Tim Weber, Mitch Bierman, Ben Britton, Collin Harris, and Joe Stone
* the Jasper County Junior Eagles improve to 8&2 now on the year

 
 
(OLNEY)  in junior pro football league action from last weekend in Olney  :
* the Olney 3rd and 4th graders had their game cancelled for the second time against Fairfield
* the Olney 5th and 6th graders lost a tough game to Flora, 26-0, cut short due to the storms
* the Olney 7th and 8th graders were cancelled against Flora, due to the weather
* all three teams will be back in action this Saturday at Salem, with the first game to start at 4:00


 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars are headed to Arkansas for the next two races tomorrow night and Saturday night – a new point leader is imminent after the announced departure of defending five-time USAC champion Levi Jones due to season-ending neck surgery this past Tuesday – Jon Stanbrough of Danville trails the Olney native by 26 points entering tomorrow night’s race at the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock – only 13 races remain on the AMSOIL USAC 2012 schedule


 
(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois football team will hold weekly youth football clinics on Thursday evenings this fall, starting tonight – geared specifically for kids in 8th grade and under, the one-hour events will start at 5:30 each Thursday, featuring a different position coach and his group of Illini players – registration for the clinics is required and can be done on site or in advance by filling out a printable application available on the Illini Sports website – with the exception of October 18th, the eight clinics will be held each Thursday evening thru November 1st – for more, go online at www.fightingillini.com


 
(NEWTON)  here’s the local sports calendar for today  :  in boys golf – Newton at Oblong – Olney at Lawrenceville  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Casey-Westfield – Olney at Flora  :  in volleyball – Newton at Olney  :  in freshmen football – Mt Carmel at Olney  :  in jr high baseball and softball – Clay City at Noble

 

                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the Eagleson Chevrolet Open Golf Tournament is a week from Saturday, September 15th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the entry form deadline is this coming Sunday, September 9th – call Matt Kocher at 618-393-2148 or Brian Workman at 618-395-1661 – all are welcome to signup and take part

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will have an informational meeting tomorrow night at Ophelia’s Cup, starting at 6:30 – anyone can attend the meeting – for more details about the league or about the upcoming meeting, call Ed at 618-843-8449 or Micah at 618-843-5060

 

(OLNEY)  registration continues for the Olney Girls Junior Pro Basketball Program with a one-day tryout set for next Tuesday, September 11th – the program is open to all girls in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade with the cost at $45 – registration forms must be returned to the Elementary or Middle Schools by today

 

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

 

 

 

September 5, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Tuesday : Cardinals beat the Mets, 5-1 : Cubs, White Sox, Braves, Dodgers lost : Reds & Pirates won
* Wednesday : Cardinals host Mets : Cubs at Washington : White Sox host Twins : Reds host Phillies

 

(OLNEY)  in girls high school volleyball last night – Olney split three matches up at Charleston  :
* the Lady Tigers won the varsity match in two straight games – 27-25, 25-21
* Olney lost the junior varsity match in three close games – 25-22, 21-25, 22-25
* the Lady Tigers won the first freshman game, 25-14 – Charleston won the second game, 15-14
* Olney’s top players included Rachel Wisner, Marley Miller, Elizabeth Zuber, and Christina Bailey
* now at 2&1 on the year, Olney’s back on the Ron Herrin Court tomorrow night, hosting Newton


 
(NOBLE)  in girls high school volleyball last night – Noble swept two matches at Clay City  :
* the Lady Wildcats won the varsity match in two straight games   (no scores available)
* Noble won the junior varsity match in two games   (no scores available)
* Noble’s top players were Erin Taylor, Amber Drewes, Darcie Hawkins, and Deanna Michels
* now at 6&1, the Lady Wildcats are back in action next Tuesday at Grayville

 

(OLNEY)  in girls high school cross country yesterday – Olney beat Robinson, 30 to 40, to win the Paris Invitational Meet up in Edgar County – Cumberland finished third and the host Paris squad was fourth  :
* Olney’s top runners were Maddy Dunn in 4th place and Kylar Craig in 5th
* Olney’s Aaron Bromm, Michaela Dowty, and Payton Blakney finished 7th, 8th, and 9th, respectively
* also for Olney, Emily Shilling and Kylee Cummins finished in the top twenty
* Cumberland’s Leah Hutchison won the 3 mile race – Robinson’s Mickey Shook finished in 2nd place
* now at 8&1 on the year, the Lady Tigers will run this Saturday up at the Peoria Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school cross country yesterday – Olney finished second to Robinson at the Paris Invitational as the Tigers were only five points back of the Maroons – then Cumberland and Paris  :
* Olney’s top runners were Dalyn Brach and Connor Schonert in 2nd and 3rd places, just 5 seconds apart
* Olney’s Matthew DeVenecia was 6th, Cody Dial was 11th, Adam Zuber 14th, and Silven Stallard 18th
* Robinson’s Blake Hale won the 3 mile race – Cumberland’s Ty Sutherland finished 4th
* now at 6&3 on the year, the Tigers will run Saturday at Detweiler Park, up in the Peoria Invitational

 

(NEWTON)  in girls high school cross country yesterday – Newton beat Teutopolis, 27 to 29  :
* Newton’s Lexi Davidson won the 2.85 mile race, followed by Carly Niebrugge in 2nd place
* Newton’s Maddie Green was 6th and Morgan Green was 7th
* Newton’s Madi Kinder finished 11th, while Hannah Litzelman was 12th
* for Teutopolis, the top Lady Wooden Shoe runner was Megan Weichman, who finished 3rd

 

(NEWTON)  in boys high school cross country yesterday – Teutopolis beat Newton, 23 to 38  :
* Newton’s Corey Davidson won the 2.85 mile race while teammate Evan Brooks finished in 4th place
* Newton’s Kyle Woods finished in 14th place
* Teutopolis’ top runners were Zach Mette and Lucas Probst, finishing 2nd and 3rd

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer yesterday – Mt Zion beat Olney, 4-1  :
* the visiting Tigers were out-shot by the Braves, 21 to 8
* Olney’s lone goal was scored unassisted by Chance Madden
* Olney’s Seth Umfleet had 17 saves on goal
* now at 2&4 on the year, the Soccer Tigers are back in action next Monday, at South Knox, Indiana


 
(NEWTON)  on today’s local sports’ calendar  :  in high school baseball – South Central at Noble / Clay City  :  in junior high cross country – Olney Middle School at Robinson

 


                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the Eagleson Chevrolet Open Golf Tournament is a week from Saturday, September 15th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the entry form deadline is this coming Sunday, September 9th – call Matt Kocher at 618-393-2148 or Brian Workman at 618-395-1661 – all are welcome to signup and take part

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will have an informational meeting this Friday night at Ophelia’s Cup, starting at 6:30 – anyone can attend the meeting – for more details about the league or about the upcoming meeting, call Ed at 618-843-8449 or Micah at 618-843-5060

 

(OLNEY)  registration continues for the Olney Girls Junior Pro Basketball Program with a one-day tryout set for next Tuesday, September 11th – the program is open to all girls in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade with the cost at $45 – registration forms must be returned to the Elementary or Middle Schools by tomorrow

 

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(OLNEY)  and on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Fox Sports Radio 740 with our dugout show at 12:10  :  it’s the Tim Beckman Show tonight on Freedom 92.9 – talkin’ Illini football from 7:05 to 8:00  :  and the latest in sports all night long on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

September 4, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Monday : Cardinals beat Mets, 5-4 : Cubs, Reds, Pirates all lost : White Sox, Braves, Dodgers all won
* Tuesday : Cardinals host Mets : Cubs at Washington : White Sox host Twins : Reds host Phillies

 
 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – Levi Jones has had to drop out of the 2012 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car championship – the five-time and reigning champion will undergo surgery today to repair two herniated discs, and with a full recovery expected, including a 12-week rehabilitation period, the Olney native must end all racing for this year – Tony Stewart Racing has picked USAC driver Chris Windom to pilot Jones’ #20 Chevy for the remaining 13 races this year – the next race is this Friday night in Arkansas


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer Saturday – Olney beat Altamont, 2-0 up in Effingham County  :
* the Tigers out-shot the host Indians, 23 to 3 and outnumbered Altamont with on goal shots, 11 to 1
* Chance Madden had one of Olney’s goals, plus an assist – Alec St. Pierre had the other Olney goal
* defensively for Olney, Seth Ingram had the three Tiger saves, plus help from Tyler Zuber as well
* now at 3&2 on the year, the Soccer Tigers travel to Mt Zion later this afternoon


 
(NOBLE)  in high school volleyball Saturday – Noble won the Robinson Pool-Play Tournament  :
* the Lady Wildcats won their first match in two games, beating Martinsville – 25-21, 25-22
* Noble won their second match over Hutsonville-Palestine in two games – 25-16, 25-23
* the Lady Wildcats won their pool championship over North Central in three games – 18-25, 25-21, 15-13
* Noble then won the tournament title with a three game victory over Robinson – 20-25, 25-20, 15-9
* Noble was led by Erin Taylor, Shannon Gray, Amber Drewes, Darcie Hawkins, and Mackenzie Michels
* now at 5&1 on the year, the Lady Wildcats are back on the court this evening at Clay City


 
(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball Saturday – Newton finished second at the Casey Invitational  :
* the Lady Eagles won their first match over Cisne in two games – 25-9, 25-21
* Newton then won its second match in two games over Lawrenceville – 25-7, 25-7
* the Lady Eagles won their pool play title in three games over Hartsburg-Emden – 25-19, 19-25, 18-16
* Newton then lost the tournament title match, falling in two straight close games – 23-25, 21-25
* Newton was led by Morgan Swingler, Gabby Zerrusen, Megan Jansen, and Andrea Cartright
* now at 3&2 on the year, the Lady Eagles return to action this Thursday night at Olney


 
(NEWTON)  on today’s local sports calendar  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Robinson  :  in high school cross country – Effingham and Teutopolis at Newton – Olney and Robinson at Paris  :  in high school boys soccer – Olney at Mt Zion  :  in high school volleyball – Olney at Charleston & Noble at Clay City  :  in freshman/sophomore football – Casey-Westfield at Newton – Edwards County / Albion at Olney

 


                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will have an informational meeting this Friday, September 7th, at Ophelia’s Cup, starting at 6:30 – anyone can attend the meeting – for more details about the league or about the upcoming meeting, call Ed at 618-843-8449 or Micah at 618-843-5060

 

(OLNEY)  registration is underway for the Olney Girls Junior Pro Basketball Program with a one-day tryout set for September 11th, a week from today – the registration deadline is this coming Thursday, September 6th – the program is open to all girls in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grade with the cost at $45 – registration forms must be returned to the Elementary or Middle Schools in Olney by this Thursday

 

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