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April 7, 2015

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Monday – here’s how the Midwestern teams did
Kansas City beat the White Sox  :  Cincinnati beat Pittsburgh  :  Detroit beat Minnesota
Colorado beat the Brewers  :  Cleveland lost to Houston  :  Cardinals and Cubs were idle
*  there are eight games on tap tonight, two of which involve Midwestern teams
the Cubs host the Cardinals in Chicago – the Brewers host Colorado in Milwaukee

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – OCC split their last four games
the Lady Knights dropped two Great Rivers Athletic Conference games on Easter Sunday
* Lake Land won the games, 15-0 and 12-2 dropping the GRAC record to 7&9
the Lady Knights won two non-conference games yesterday down at Morthland College
* the OCC Ladies won the games, 9-0 and 17-3 improving to 22&10 on the year
the OCC Lady Knights are scheduled to play a GRAC doubleheader today with Shawnee

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton lost a tough one at home
the Eagles were no-hit by visiting Cumberland, 2-0 as the Pirates outhit Newton, 2 to nothing
* Cumberland’s Blayke Cutts thru the complete game no-hitter while striking out seven
now at 3&4 on the year, the Eagles are scheduled to play North Clay in Louisville today

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough game on the road
the Lady Tigers were shutout in five innings by Oblong, 10-0 as the Lady Panthers outhit Olney, 15 to 1
* Olney’s only hit in the game was K.J. Royse’s lead off single in the 2nd inning
now at 3&5 on the year, the Lady Tigers are scheduled to play at Robinson today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s more downstate results from yesterday in High School Baseball and Softball
BASEBALL
* Teutopolis beat Effingham in eleven innings, 5-4
* Flora beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 12-5
* Effingham St. Anthony beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 12-2
* Salem beat Carlyle, 9-7
* North Clay beat Wayne City, 16-0
* Neoga beat Shelbyville, 7-2
SOFTBALL
* Teutopolis beat Casey-Westfield, 7-4
* Cumberland beat Paris, 3-2
* Lawrenceville beat Grayville, 13-0
* Marshall beat Villa Grove, 10-8
* Stewardson-Strasburg / Windsor beat South Central, 7-1
* Charleston beat Urbana, 18-2
* Carlyle beat Salem, 9-3

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball over the past week – the Olney JV has split the last four games
last Monday, the JV Tigers beat Newton's junior varsity, 9-5
last Tuesday, the Robinson JV beat the Olney junior varsity, 14-4
in action yesterday – Fairfield beat Olney, 8-4 – then Olney beat Fairfield, 4-2
the Tiger JV is scheduled to play today at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Basketball – here’s the first of four lists of postseason awards
the 2015 Women’s All Great Rivers Athletic Conference players include
* Wabash Valley’s Tyshee Towner as the GRAC Player of the Year
* Southeastern Illinois’ Bria Bethea as the Freshman of the Year
* Olney Central College’s Kaitlin Sheppard received the Sportsmanship Award
twelve young ladies were named to the GRAC All Conference Team
* Shelbi Samsil of Olney Central College
* Candace Niemerg of Lake Land College
* Brittani Rizzi of Lincoln Trail College
* Ellie Fruit and Kaela Hodges of Wabash Valley College
* Kyra Tucker and Kierra Graves of Kaskaskia College
* Allison Webb of John A. Logan College
* Adrianna McNeal of Southwestern Illinois College
* Brianna Hawkins of Rend Lake College
* Bria Bethea of Southeastern Illinois College
the 2015 GRAC Coach of the Year was Zach Loll of Wabash Valley College
coming up tomorrow, we'll look at the Men’s All GRAC team and GRAC awards

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Teutopolis at Olney and Newton at North Clay  :  in softball – Olney at Robinson  :  in girls soccer – Olney at Harrisburg  :  in boys tennis – Newton at Olney  :  in boys track & field – Olney, Charleston, and Mt. Zion at Mattoon

 

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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 the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 6, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the 2015 season started last night
the Cardinals and Cubs were the only teams in action up at Wrigley Field in Chicago
* the Cardinals won the season opener, 3-0 – both the Cardinals & Cubs have this Monday off
there are fourteen games on the schedule for this April 6th
those involving Midwestern teams include
* the White Sox in Kansas City
* Pittsburgh at Cincinnati
* Colorado at Milwaukee
* Minnesota at Detroit
* Cleveland at Houston

 

(NEWTON)  there were a few area High School Baseball games played Saturday
* Teutopolis lost two at home against St. Joseph-Ogden, 7-3 and 2-0
* Flora split two at Du Quoin, beating Woodlawn, 8-1 but losing to Du Quoin, 5-2
* Marshall lost a doubleheader at Tolono Unity, 6-0 and 4-1
* South Central beat Edwards County, 5-3
most all local sporting events were rained out last Friday, with nothing locally scheduled for Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s Junior College Sports Schedule  :  in baseball – the OCC Blue Knights will host Danville Area Community College today at 3:00 on Dennis Conley Field  :  in softball – the OCC Lady Knights travel south to West Frankfort for a non-conference doubleheader at Morthland College

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s local High School Sports Calendar  :  in softball – Olney at Oblong  :  in baseball – Cumberland at Newton  :  in girls track – Olney, Newton, Mattoon, and Effingham St. Anthony, at Paris

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 4:30  :  it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 4, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  most all local sporting events were rained out yesterday
plus there’s hardly anything scheduled for this Saturday with the holiday weekend and all

 

(OLNEY)  the 2015 Major League Baseball season starts this weekend
rightly so, the Cardinals and Cubs have the season’s first game tomorrow night at Wrigley Field
the rest of the teams then will kick off their seasons on Monday next week
be listening for Cardinals baseball tomorrow night & all season long on Freedom 92.9 & CBS Sports Radio

 

                            
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the 17th Annual Lake Sara Dam Run is this morning at 10:00, a fundraiser thru the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois – for more details, check out the Special Olympics website available online – all in the area is encouraged to turn out & support the event near Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its Bunny Hop 5K event this morning, starting at 9:00, at the Musgrove Aquatic Center – it’s all for fun with no t-shirts, no timers, and no trophies, plus only a $5 donation entry fee – all are invited this morning to walk, hop, or run, all for the fun of it

 

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

 

 

 

April 3, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  most all local sporting events were rained out yesterday
the Olney Central College Blue Knights and Lady Knights were all washed out
and while the Newton at Olney High School Softball game started, it was rained out in the 5th inning
* there was no decision in that non-conference game

 

(NEWTON)  there were a few area High School Baseball & Softball games played yesterday
SOFTBALL
* Paris beat Salt Fork, 16-8
* Teutopolis beat Vandalia, 18-0
BASEBALL
* Teutopolis beat Greenville, 8-2

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track from this past Monday – Olney opened up the season fairly well
the Lady Tigers finished 2nd to Effingham, 77 to 94 – Cumberland was 3rd and Altamont was 4th
Olney won eight of the eighteen events
* Mary Grace Inyart won both the discus and shot put
* Kylar Craig won the high jump
* Holly Stallard won the 3200 meter run
Olney won all four of the relay events
* Kylie Cummings, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, and Jensen Yonaka won the 400 meter relay
* Kylie Cummings, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, and Jensen Yonaka won the 800 meter relay
* Payton Blakney, Lauren Eagleson, Taylor Rauch, and Holly Stallard won the 1600 meter relay
* Payton Blakney, Faith Stallard, Lauren Eagleson, and Taylor Rauch won the 3200 meter relay
the Lady Tigers had two 2nd place finishers
* Hayley Hahn was 2nd in the long jump
* Kylie Cummins was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
Olney had three 3rd place finishers
* Corryn Thompson was 3rd in the 100 meter hurdles
* Jaycie Luna was 3rd in the triple jump
* Alexis Snyder was 3rd in the 300 meter hurdles
the Lady Tigers are back in track action next Monday at Paris in a five team meet

 

(NEWTON)  the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association is honoring several area high school coaches
the below listed are coaches named as Coaches of the Year in their respective classes
* Class 1A Boys  :  Jason Hanson of Casey-Westfield  :  Jeff Staser of Dieterich  :  Joseph Eddy of Patoka
* Class 2A Boys  :  Randy Bishop of Lawrenceville  :  Andy Fehrenbacher of Teutopolis
* Class 2A Boys  :  Scott McElravy of Fairfield  :  Bob Waggoner of Pinckneyville
* Class 2A Boys  :  Scott Burzynski of Carterville  :  Ron Schadegg of Breese Mater Dei
* Class 3A Boys  :  Doug Creel of Mt. Vernon  :  Greg Leib of Belleville Althoff Catholic
* Class 1A Girls  :  Andy Sloan of Benton  :  Matt Crain of Carterville  :  Nancy Stiff of Arcola
* Class 2A Girls  :  Todd Countryman of Flora  :  Clint Winemiller of Hamilton County / McLeansboro
* Class 3A Girls  :  Janet Holst of Salem  :  Jeff Miller of Charleston  :  Jonathan Denny of Civic Memorial
* Class 4A Girls  :  Lori Blade of Edwardsville
a tip of the hat to all these coaches for their hard work and dedication over the past school year
all statewide Coaches of the Year will be recognized at the Hall of Fame Banquet May 2nd up in Normal

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball
the St. Louis Cardinals will finish up their preseason schedule tonight in Memphis against the Red Birds
the Cardinals will open up their 2015 season at Wrigley Field in Chicago this Sunday night against the Cubs

 

                            
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the 17th Annual Lake Sara Dam Run is tomorrow morning at 10:00, a fundraiser thru the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois – for more details, check out the Special Olympics website available online – all in the area is encouraged to turn out & support the event near Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its Bunny Hop 5K event tomorrow morning, starting at 9:00, at the Musgrove Aquatic Center – it’s all for fun with no t-shirts, no timers, and no trophies, plus only a $5 or donation entry fee – all are invited tomorrow morning to either walk, hop, or run for the fun of it and for a healthier you – that’s at 9:00 tomorrow morning in Olney’s Musgrove Park

 

(NEWTON)  Lincoln Trail College near Robinson will host its third annual Illinois versus Indiana Spring Classic All-Star Basketball Games tonight – senior basketball players from area high schools in both Illinois and Indiana have been invited to take part with the girls game to start at 6:00, followed by the boys game at 7:30 – all are invited out to have a good time with the All-Stars tonight at Lincoln Trail College

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals preseason baseball this evening on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 5:55  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

April 2, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – Olney Central College loses on the road
the Blue Knights lost a conference game at Southwestern Illinois, 5-0
now at 12&10, OCC falls to 3&7 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Blue Knights are scheduled to host a GRAC doubleheader with SWIC tomorrow on Conley Field

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – the Lady Knights swept two non-GRAC games at home
the OCC women took two from visiting Parkland College
* the Lady Knights won the first game, 8-7 in nine innings – winning pitcher was Allexus Lemon
* the Lady Knights won the second game, 10-2 in six innings – winning pitcher was Christian Chambers
now at 20&8 overall, the Lady Knights are scheduled to host a GRAC twin-bill with Lake Land today

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton had a come from behind win at Olney
the Eagles overcame a three-run deficit to beat the host Tigers, 4-3 although Olney outhit Newton, 9 to 5
* Newton’s Blake Probst was the winning pitcher, allowing no runs in the final two innings of the game
* Tim Weber had 2 hits and 1 RBI, while Mitch Bierman and Brock Mammoser each had an RBI double
* for Olney, Troy Houchin had 2 hits, Connor Adams with an RBI double, and Luke Lambird an RBI single
while Newton improves to 3&2 on the year, the Olney Tigers falls back to 2&4 on the year
the Eagles are scheduled to return to varsity action at home next Monday against Cumberland
the Tigers are scheduled to play tomorrow against Cumberland at Millspaugh Field in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost a tough one on the road
the Lady Eagles lost at Mattoon, 2-0 as the host Lady Green Wave outhit Newton, 5 to 2
* Newton’s top hitters were Maddie Stanley and Kristen Hardiek, each with a single apiece
now at 4&2, the Lady Eagles are scheduled to play at Olney this afternoon in non-LIC action

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate scores from yesterday in High School Baseball & Softball
BASEBALL
* Teutopolis beat Salem, 12-1
* Centralia beat Flora, 8-4
* Lawrenceville beat Edwards County, 6-4
* Neoga beat Marshall, 7-6
* Cumberland beat Arcola, 18-8
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Altamont, 14-4
* Cisne beat Patoka, 8-3
* Webber beat Fairfield, 7-2
* South Central beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 16-0
* Effingham beat Shelbyville, 8-0
SOFTBALL
* Clay City / North Clay beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 8-7 in eight innings
* Waltonville beat Salem, 10-0
* Fairfield beat Webber, 13-1
* Benton beat Wayne City, 2-1 in eight innings

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track & Field from this past Monday – Olney did well on the road
the Track Tigers finished 2nd at a Quad Meet in Effingham, just 3 points behind the first place Hearts
host Effingham had 81 points, Olney had 78 points, followed by Cumberland with 38 and Altamont with 38
the Olney Tigers won nine of the eighteen events, with fourteen other top five finishes
* Gus Lathrop won 3 events, the 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, & long jump – 2nd in the 400 meter dash
* Tate Nohren won the 110 meter hurdles and the triple jump, and was 3rd in the 300 meter hurdles
* Matthew DeVenecia, Silven Stallard, Dalyn Brach, and Michael DeMeyer won the 3200 meter relay
* Michael DeMeyer won the 800 meter run
* Cameron Howard, Addison Craig, Noah Allen, and Gavin Lathrop won the 800 meter relay
* Matthew DeVenecia won the 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch was 2nd in the pole vault
* Trevor Jones was 2nd in the discus
* Gavin Lathrop was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
* Cameron Howard, Addison Craig, Noah Allen, and Gavin Lathrop was 2nd in the 400 meter relay
* Erik Sager finished 3rd in both the discus and shot put
* Silven Stallard was 3rd in the 800 meter run
* Dalyn Brach was 3rd in the 1600 meter run
the Olney Track Tigers will be back in action next Tuesday in a Quad Meet at Mattoon

 

                              
                                 LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the 17th Annual Lake Sara Dam Run is this coming Saturday morning at 10:00, a fundraiser thru the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Illinois – for more information or details, check out the Special Olympics website available online around the clock – all in the area is encouraged to turn out & support the event – all proceeds will support the area athletes of Special Olympics Illinois

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its Bunny Hop 5K event this coming Saturday morning, starting at 9:00, at the Musgrove Aquatic Center – it’s all for fun with no t-shirts, no timers, and no trophies, plus only a $5 or donation entry fee – all are invited to come out this Saturday to either walk, hop, or run for the fun of it and for a healthier you – that’s at 9:00 Saturday morning in Musgrove Park

 

(NEWTON)  Lincoln Trail College near Robinson will host its third annual Illinois versus Indiana Spring Classic All-Star Basketball Games this Friday night – senior basketball players from area high schools in both Illinois and Indiana have been invited to take part with the girls game to start at 6:00, followed by the boys game at 7:30 – all are invited out to have a good time with the All-Stars this Friday night at LTC

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports schedule (all weather permitting)  :  in softball – Newton at Olney  :  in girls track – Robinson, Marshall, Altamont, and Neoga at Newton  :  in boys track – Newton, Marshall, Altamont, and Neoga at Robinson  :  in boys tennis – Newton at Paris

 

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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 online around the clock at www.wvlnam.com