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May 29, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Wednesday night, here’s the Midwestern team results
*  the Cardinals lost to the Yankees, 7-4 as the Redbirds dropped two of three to New York
    *  White Sox beat Indians, 3-2  :  Reds beat Dodgers, 3-2  :  Brewers beat Baltimore, 8-3 
    *  Cubs lost the Giants, 5-0  :  Royals lost to Houston, 9-3  :  Twins lost to Texas, 1-0
*  the Cardinals stay at home, starting a four game series tonight against the Giants
    *  Reds are at Arizona  :  Royals are at Toronto  :  Twins host Texas 
    *  the Cubs, White Sox, Brewers, and Indians are all idle on this Thursday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the downstate results in IHSA Baseball Semi-Final action yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Louisville  :  South Central beat Dieterich, 6-4
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Webber Township beat Goreville, 10-7
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Wolf Lake Shawnee beat Carrier Mills, 8-0
Class 2A Sectional @ Greenville  :  Teutopolis beat Trenton Wesclin, 14-1
Class 2A Sectional @ Harrisburg  :  Chester beat Harrisburg, 7-6
Class 2A Sectional @ Tolono  :  Monticello beat St. Joseph-Ogden, 5-4
Class 3A Regional @ Mattoon  :  Salem slipped by Effingham in 8 innings, 1-0
Class 3A Regional @ Mattoon  :  the host Green Wave beat Olney, 8-2
    *  the Tigers finish the year with 20 wins and 9 losses - they were 3rd in the LIC at 8&3
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Vernon  :  Carbondale beat Centralia, 4-3
Class 3A Regional @ Highland  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial beat Troy Triad, 10-8
Class 3A Regional @ Taylorville  :  Mt. Zion beat Decatur Eisenhower, 8-3
the winners advance to their respective Championship games on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate results in IHSA Softball Semi-Final action yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Toledo  :  Altamont beat Cumberland, 2-0
Class 1A Sectional @ Okawville  :  Edwards County beat Wayne City, 3-1
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Goreville beat Dongola, 12-0
Class 2A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Teutopolis beat Breese Central, 13-2
Class 2A Sectional @ Johnston City  :   no score available
Class 3A Regional @ Salem  :  Effingham beat Breese Mater Dei, 8-5
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Herrin beat Marion, 5-3
Class 3A Regional @ Columbia  :    no score available
these winners advance to their respective Championship games this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys State Tennis Tournament begins today at 14 sites in the Chicagoland
*  several young men from our downstate area will take part in the double elimination tournament
   *  Olney’s Derek Walker plays in the #11 singles match in Rolling Meadows
*  also taking part are other area players from Effingham, Teutopolis, Robinson, and Mt. Carmel
*  also those from Carmi, Charleston, Effingham St. Anthony, and Centralia
*  the State Tennis Tournament continues tomorrow before ending on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A State Track Meet begins today with preliminary action in Charleston
*  the best of luck to eight Newton Eagles who’ll be competing in six separate events
    *  Lucas Stone in the 200 meter dash
    *  Joseph Stone in the 800 meter run
    *  Jake Volk in the 110 meter high hurdles
    *  Austin Angel, Mitch Bierman, Joseph Stone, and Lucas Stone in the 400 meter relay
    *  Cody Riddle in the discus throw
    *  Brock Mammoser and Matthew Tolliver-Goode, both in the pole vault
*  other area qualifiers from Robinson, Neoga, Casey-Westfield, Cumberland, Teutopolis, Pana, & Oblong
*  also those from Stewardson-Strasburg, Cisne, Fairfield, Carmi, Red Hill, Altamont, & St. Anthony
*  today’s qualifiers will advance to the Class 1A State Track Meet finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 2A and 3A State Track Meets start tomorrow with the preliminaries
*  the best of luck to one Olney Tiger who qualified from the 3A Sectional in Champaign
    *  Nick Dobbs finished 3rd and qualified in the 800 meter run
*  other qualifiers are from Charleston, Effingham, Salem, Centralia, Mattoon, and Mt. Zion
*  the Class 2A and 3A State Track Meet finals will be Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate matchups in IHSA Baseball Semi-Final action scheduled for today
Class 1A Sectional @ Louisville  :  Edwards County plays Windsor
Class 1A Sectional @ Pawnee  :  Mt. Pulaski plays Camp Point Central
Class 2A Sectional @ Tolono  :  Paris plays Stanford Olympia
Class 2A Sectional @ Greenville  :  Shelbyville plays Carmi
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Vernon  :  Marion plays Mt. Vernon
Class 3A Regional @ Taylorville  :  Rochester plays Taylorville
Class 3A Regional @ Waterloo  :  Columbia plays Waterloo
*  all winners advance to their respective Championship games on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s one other downstate matchup in IHSA Softball Semi-Final action today
Class 3A Regional @ Mahomet  :  Charleston plays Champaign Centennial

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the two hour registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is set for Saturday morning, June 14th, to start and finish in Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race to start at 7:30 – cost is $20 for the 5K run and $7 for the 1 mile run, with a group fee of $17 each for three or more runners – the entry fees increase after June 3rd – all proceeds to benefit the running programs at East Richland High School – also includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – registration forms at area banks and sponsor locations

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will begin on Tuesday morning, June 10th, and continue on five of the next six Tuesday mornings at the Richland Country Club in Olney – that’s each morning from 8:00 to 9:30 with the cost at $50 per player – it’s for boys and girls going into grades 3 thru 9 this fall – areas covered include basic swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, rules, and etiquette – for more information or details, call Coach Curt Nealis at 618-839-5726 or Matt Thompson at the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Elks 2014 Golf Scramble will be Friday, June 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the TrustBank noon lunch will be served from 11:30 until the shotgun start at 1:00, with the golfing to be followed by a steak dinner at around 6:00, plus prizes, awards, and the raffle drawing at 7:00 – players must sign up by next Wednesday, June 4th – for more call the Elks at 618-392-3221 or the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the second and final Richland County Soccer sign up is this coming Saturday morning at Olney Central College, from 10:00 to 12 noon – it’s for all Richland County kids, age Kindergarten thru 8th grade

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 7:05 and the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations  107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

May 28, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Tuesday night – here’s how the Midwestern team did
*  the Cardinals beat the Yankees, 6-0 as the three game series evens up at a game apiece
    *  Cubs lost to the Giants, 4-0  :  White Sox beat the Indians, 2-1  :  Reds lost to the Dodgers, 6-3
    *  Royals lost to Houston, 3-0  :  Twins beat Texas, 4-3  :  Brewers beat Baltimore in 10 innings, 7-6
*  the Cardinals host the Yankees for the rubber game of the series tonight
    *  the Cubs & Royals play this afternoon  :  the others play tonight under the lights

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A Girls Soccer Super-Sectionals were yesterday
Class 1A @ Edwardsville  :  Rochester beat Alton Marquette, 2-1 in two overtimes
the Class 1A Girls Soccer State Tournament is this weekend at North Central College in Naperville

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate IHSA Softball Semi-Final results from yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Toledo  :  Oblong beat Central A&M, 4-1
Class 1A Sectional @ Okawville  :  New Athens beat Mt. Olive, 13-3
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Campbell Hill Trico beat Galatia, 12-2
Class 2A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Fairfield beat Sullivan, 7-2
Class 2A Sectional @ Litchfield  :  Williamsville beat Litchfield, 4-0
Class 3A Regional @ Salem  :  top-seeded Centralia beat Salem, 8-0
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion beat Decatur MacArthur, 20-3
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Zion  :  Mattoon beat Taylorville, 9-6
Class 3A Regional @ Troy  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial beat Troy Triad, 4-3
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Carbondale beat Mt. Vernon, 8-6
Class 4A Regional @ Belleville  :  Belleville East beat Collinsville, 11-1
these winners advance to their respective Championship game this coming Saturday

 

(FLORA)  here’s the May 17th results at the Clay County Speedway from a week ago Saturday
Sprints  :  Donnie Brackett won the featured race : Matt Humphrey was 2nd : Daylon Chambers was 3rd
B-Mods  :  Jeremy Callahan won the featured race  :  Kyle Monroe was 2nd  :  Kyle Blair was 3rd
Hornets  :  Blaze Burell won the featured race  :  Jeremy Gwyn was 2nd  :  Rusty Snider was 3rd
Modifieds  :  Chad Kinder won the featured race  :  Everett Bradham was 2nd  :  Steve Meyer, Jr. was 3rd
Pure Stocks  :  John Lane won the featured race  :  J. Forston was 2nd  :  Fred Sparks was 3rd
it’s back to oval, dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the downstate matchups in IHSA Baseball Semi-Final action today
Class 1A Sectional @ Louisville  :  South Central plays Dieterich
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Webber Township plays Goreville
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Carrier Mills will play Wolf Lake Shawnee
Class 2A Sectional @ Greenville  :  Teutopolis plays Trenton Wesclin
Class 2A Sectional @ Harrisburg  :  the host Bulldogs play Chester
Class 3A Regional @ Mattoon  :  Effingham plays Salem  :  Olney plays Mattoon
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Vernon  :  Centralia plays Carbondale
Class 3A Regional @ Highland  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial plays Troy Triad
Class 3A Regional @ Highland  :  Highland plays Jerseyville
Class 3A Regional @ Taylorville  :  Mt. Zion plays Decatur Eisenhower
today’s winners advance to their respective Championship games this coming Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate matchups in IHSA Softball Semi-Final action today
Class 1A Sectional @ Toledo  :  Cumberland plays Altamont
Class 1A Sectional @ Okawville  :  Wayne City plays Edwards County
Class 1A Sectional @ Cobden  :  Dongola plays Goreville
Class 2A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Teutopolis plays Breese Central
Class 2A Sectional @ Johnston City  :  Harrisburg plays Nashville
Class 3A Regional @ Salem  :  Effingham plays Breese Mater Dei
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Herrin plays Marion
Class 3A Regional @ Columbia  :  Waterloo plays Mascoutah
today’s winners will advance to their respective Championship games this coming Saturday

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the two hour registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is set for Saturday morning, June 14th, to start and finish in Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race to start at 7:30 – cost is $20 for the 5K run and $7 for the 1 mile run, with a group fee of $17 each for three or more runners – the entry fees increase after June 3rd – all proceeds to benefit the running programs at East Richland High School – also includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – registration forms at area banks and sponsor locations

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will begin on Tuesday morning, June 10th, and continue on five of the next six Tuesday mornings at the Richland Country Club in Olney – that’s each morning from 8:00 to 9:30 with the cost at $50 per player – it’s for boys and girls going into grades 3 thru 9 this fall – areas covered include basic swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, rules, and etiquette – for more information or details, call Coach Curt Nealis at 618-839-5726 or Matt Thompson at the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Elks 2014 Golf Scramble will be Friday, June 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the TrustBank noon lunch will be served from 11:30 until the shotgun start at 1:00, with the golfing to be followed by a steak dinner at around 6:00, plus prizes, awards, and the raffle drawing at 7:00 – players must sign up by next Wednesday, June 4th – for more call the Elks at 618-392-3221 or the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the second and final Richland County Soccer sign up is this coming Saturday morning at Olney Central College, from 10:00 to 12 noon – it’s for all Richland County kids, age Kindergarten thru 8th grade

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger regional baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio, plus online at www.freedom929.com, with game time at around 7:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime at 7:05 and the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports,  all day and the rest of the night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations  107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 27, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Monday involving some Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost the first of three in St. Louis against the Yankees, 6-4 in 12 innings
    *  Cubs beat the Giants, 8-4  :  White Sox beat Cleveland, 6-2  :  Reds lost to Dodgers, 4-3
    *  Royals lost to Astros, 9-2  :  Brewers lost to Baltimore, 7-6  :  Twins lost to Texas, 7-2
*  the Cardinals will again host the Yankees tonight in St. Louis
    *  all the other Midwestern teams are also in action tonight, under the lights

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A Softball Regionals started with quarter-final action yesterday
Class 3A @ Olney  :  Olney lost to Salem, 4-0 as the visiting Lady Wildcats outhit Olney, 10 to 7
    *  Olney finishes the year at 16&17, but among the top in the Little Illini Conference at 8&3
Class 3A @ Mascoutah  :  Mascoutah beat East St. Louis Senior, 21-1
Class 3A @ Bethalto  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial beat Alton Marquette, 14-4
*  all other 3A and 4A Regional games involved teams and sites in upstate Illinois
*  these winners advance to semi-final action today and tomorrow – the finals are Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A Baseball Regionals began with quarter-final action yesterday
Class 3A @ Effingham  :  Effingham beat Charleston, 8-2
Class 3A @ Carbondale  :  Carbondale beat Herrin, 2-0
*  these winners advance to semi-final action today and tomorrow – the finals are Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Sectional Track Meets were held last week around the state
*  the Class 1A Sectional at Newton was won by Robinson, with Teutopolis 2nd and Newton 3rd
*  rounding out the top teams were Casey-Westfield, Cumberland, Patoka, Red Hill, Vandalia, & Altamont
    *  the 3rd place Newton Eagles had several young men qualify for the state preliminaries this Thursday
    *  Austin Angel, Mitch Bierman, Joseph Stone, and Lucas Stone won the 400 meter relay
    *  Jake Volk won the 110 meter high hurdles
    *  Cody Riddle won the discus throw
    *  Lucas Stone won the 200 meter dash
*  the Class 1A State preliminaries are this Thursday in Charleston with the Class 1A Finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Sectional Track Meets were held last week around the state
*  the Class 2A Sectional at Champaign was won by Champaign Centennial
*  Mt. Zion finished in 4th place, while Effingham was 5th
*  the Olney Tigers finished in 12th place, just two spots behind Mattoon and four back of Charleston
    *  the Tigers only top three finisher was Nick Dobbs in the 800 meter run
*  the Class 2A and 3A State Meet preliminaries are this Friday with the State Finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Sectional Semi-Finals start today
Class 1A @ Okawville  :  Mt. Olive plays New Athens
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Oblong plays Central A&M
Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Fairfield plays Sullivan
Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Pinckneyville plays Carterville
*  it’s more Class 1A and 2A Sectional Semi-Finals tomorrow with the finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A Softball Regional Semi-Finals also start today
Class 3A @ Salem  :  Salem plays top-seeded Centralia
Class 3A @ Herrin  :  Carbondale plays Mt. Vernon
Class 3A @ Troy  :  Troy Triad plays Bethalto Civic Memorial
Class 3A @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion plays Decatur MacArthur and Mattoon plays Taylorville
Class 3A @ Mahomet  :  Mahomet-Seymour plays Champaign Central
Class 3A @ Mahomet  :  Charleston plays Champaign Centennial
*  it’s more Class 3A and 4A Regional Semi-Finals tomorrow with the finals on Saturday

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Richland County Republican Central Committee “Golf Outing” is set for Friday, June 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the two hour registration starts at 11:00, with lunch at 11:30, and the shotgun start at 1:00 – the four person scramble will be followed by a steak dinner which is also available to non-players – plus prizes and awards – for details or to sign up, call 618-838-1561

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger 5K Run & Walk is set for Saturday morning, June 14th, to start and finish in Musgrove Park – the registration begins at 6:30 with the race to start at 7:30 – cost is $20 for the 5K run and $7 for the 1 mile run, with a group fee of $17 each for three or more runners – the entry fees increase after June 3rd – all proceeds to benefit the running programs at East Richland High School – also includes t-shirts, trophies, and free swimming afterwards – registration forms at area banks and sponsor locations

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will begin on Tuesday morning, June 10th, and continue on five of the next six Tuesday mornings at the Richland Country Club in Olney – that’s each morning from 8:00 to 9:30 with the cost at $50 per player – it’s for boys and girls going into grades 3 thru 9 this fall – areas covered include basic swing fundamentals, putting, chipping, rules, and etiquette – for more information or details, call Coach Curt Nealis at 618-839-5726 or Matt Thompson at the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Elks 2014 Golf Scramble will be Friday, June 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – the TrustBank noon lunch will be served from 11:30 until the shotgun start at 1:00, with the golfing to be followed by a steak dinner at around 6:00, plus prizes, awards, and the raffle drawing at 7:00 – players must sign up by next Wednesday, June 4th – for more call the Elks at 618-392-3221 or the Country Club

 

(OLNEY)  the second and final Richland County Soccer sign up is this coming Saturday morning at Olney Central College, from 10:00 to 12 noon – it’s for all Richland County kids, age Kindergarten thru 8th grade

 

(OLNEY)  the 16th Annual Tiger Basketball Camp for area boys entering Grades 1 thru 8 this fall will be held each day, today thru Friday – for $40 per player, each boy receives a t-shirt and the chance to compete for various trophies & prizes – sign up the first day of camp today

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camp is also today thru Friday, with the cost at $35 for each participant – different age groups at different times at different locations – players can sign up before the first day of the camp this morning or this afternoon

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our airtime from St. Louis at 7:05 and the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports,  all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations  107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 26, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals took two from the Reds, winning Saturday, 6-3 and last night, 4-0
    *  Cubs split with San Diego  :  Royals split with the Angels  :  Brewers split with Miami
    *  Indians split with Baltimore  :  White Sox and Twins lost two to the Yankees and Giants
*  the Cardinals are back at home for the first of three against the Yankees this afternoon
    *  Cubs at San Francisco  :  White Sox host Cleveland  :  Royals host Houston
    *  Brewers host Baltimore  :  Twins host the Rangers  :  Reds in L.A. to play the Dodgers

 

(NEWTON)  the three IHSA Girls State Track Meets finished up Saturday at Charleston
*  the Class 1A State Meet was won by Aurora Christian, with Tremont 2nd, and Sullivan 3rd
*  while Carterville was 5th, Effingham St. Anthony finished tied for 6th place with Sidell Jamaica
*  the Newton Lady Eagles finished tied for 28th place among the 65 teams taking part
*  Newton had four girls competing in four of the eighteen events
    *  McKendra Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Madison Kinder, & Hannah Litzelman / 4th / 800 meter relay
    *  McKendra Barthelme was 6th in the 100 meter high hurdles
    *  Hannah Litzelman was 9th in the 200 meter dash
    *  McKendra Barthelmn was 10th in the long jump
*  here’s some other top ten finishes by area girls at the Class 1A State Track Meet
    *  St. Anthony’s Anna Sophia Keller won the 1600 meter run and was 2nd in the 3200 meter run
    *  St. Anthony’s Kristen Slaughter was 2nd in the pole vault
    *  Teutopolis’ Rachel Westendorf was 4th in the pole vault
    *  Neoga’s Olivia Ott was 6 in the long jump
    *  Neoga’s Courtney Croy, Jaycie Roy, Mallori Harshman, & Olivia Ott were 6th in the 800 meter relay
    *  Neoga’s Courtney Croy was 8th in the long jump
    *  Red Hill’s Jamesha Western was 8th in the discus throw
    *  Patoka’s Taylor Isaak was 9th in the 300 meter low hurdles
*  congratulations to one and all on a job well done representing the downstate region

 

(OLNEY)  the three IHSA Girls State Track Meets finished up Saturday in Charleston
*  the Class 2A State Meet was won by Cahokia, while Mattoon was 14th and Mt. Carmel tied for 18th
*  while no Olney girls qualified to compete at State, here’s some top ten finishes by some area girls
    *  Harrisburg’s Lindsey Murray won the pole vault
    *  Mattoon’s Megan Shaffer was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
    *  Mattoon’s Megan Shaffer, Elle Drake, Taylor Smith, & Victoria Drake / 4th / 3200 meter relay
    *  Mt. Carmel’s Tyra Buss was 4th in the 300 meter low hurdles
    *  Mt. Carmel’s Tyra Buss was 5th in the 100 meter high hurdles
    *  Mt. Carmel’s Tyra Buss also was 8th in the 800 meter run
*  congratulations to one and all on a job well done representing the downstate region

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals finished up Saturday throughout the state
*  the Olney Tigers finished 3rd at the O’Fallon Sectional – Centralia was 2nd and O’Fallon won the event
*  Greenville, Highland, Hillsboro, Flora, and Salem rounded out the other teams
*  the Olney Tigers will have one player advancing to this weekend’s State Tennis Tournament in Chicago
    *  Derek Walker finished 4th in the singles competition, advancing to State
    *  Olney’s Sterling Hostetter played well in the singles competition, but did not advance to state
    *  Olney’s Andrew Garrett and Connor Walker played well in doubles, but did not advance to state

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals finished up Saturday throughout the state
@ Casey  :  the Newton Eagles finished 10th – Effingham won, while Effingham St. Anthony was 2nd
    *  Teutopolis & Mattoon tied for 3rd, then Robinson, Charleston, Shelbyville, Casey-Westfield, & Paris
@ Herrin  :  Carbondale won, followed by Marion, Herrin, Carmi, and Massac County in the top five
    *  the remaining teams included Benton, Fairfield, Mt. Carmel, and Mt. Vernon

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Sectional Track Meets were last Friday
*  Olney took part in the Class 2A Sectional at Champaign
*  Newton finished third among the teams at the Class 1A Sectional at Newton
*  we’ll look at the individual results in our local sports report coming up tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional Championships were decided this past Saturday
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Noble/Clay City, 11-1
Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Altamont beat Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor, 10-3
Class 1A @ Dieterich  :  Oblong beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 3-2
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Cumberland beat Catlin, 7-3
Class 1A @ Wayne City  :  Wayne City beat Woodlawn, 8-2
Class 1A @ Galatia  :  Galatia beat Crab Orchard, 10-0
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Teutopolis beat Marshall, 8-2
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Fairfield beat Lawrenceville, 5-4
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  Harrisburg beat Carmi, 5-4
Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Breese Central beat Greenville, 11-7
*  the Class 1A and 2A Softball Sectional Semi-Finals are tomorrow & Wednesday – the finals are Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional Championships were decided this past Saturday
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Red Hill, 12-1
Class 1A @ Altamont  :  South Central beat North Clay, 3-1
Class 1A @ Oblong  :  Dieterich beat Oblong, 2-1
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Windsor beat Neoga, 1-0
*  Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Webber Township beat Steeleville, 5-4 in eight innings
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Lebanon beat Odin, 7-0
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis beat Marshall, 9-0
Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Shelbyville beat Effingham St. Anthony, 3-0
Class 2A @ Paris  :  Paris beat Tuscola, 2-1
Class 2A @ McLeansboro  :  Carmi beat Mt. Carmel, 7-2
Class 2A @ Carterville  :  Harrisburg beat Murphysboro, 2-0
*  the Class 1A and 2A Baseball Sectional Semi-Finals are Wednesday & Thursday – the finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A Softball Regionals start today with first round quarter-final action
Class 3A @ Olney  :  the Lady Tigers will host Salem with a 4:30 start time at East Richland High School
    *  the Olney/Salem winner advances to semi-final action at Salem against top-seeded Centralia tomorrow
Class 3A @ Bethalto  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial will host Alton Marquette
Class 3A @ Mascoutah  :  Mascoutah will host East St. Louis Senior
*  all other Class 3A action involves teams and locations in upstate areas
*  all of today’s winners advance to semi-final action tomorrow and Thursday with the finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A and 4A Baseball Regionals begin today with first round quarter-final action
Class 3A @ Effingham  :  Effingham hosts Charleston – the winner moves on to the Mattoon Regional
    *  Olney begins postseason action in a 7:00 semi-final game at Mattoon Wednesday night
Class 3A @ Troy  :  Troy Triad will host Alton Marquette
Class 3A @ Cahokia  :  Cahokia will host East St. Louis Senior
Class 3A @ Carbondale  :  Carbondale will host Herrin
*  all other Class 3A action involved teams and locations in upstate areas
*  all of today’s winners advance to semi-final action tomorrow thru Thursday with the finals on Saturday

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the second and final Richland County Soccer sign up is this coming Saturday morning at Olney Central College, from 10:00 to 12 noon – it’s for all Richland County kids, age Kindergarten thru 8th grade

 

(OLNEY)  the 16th Annual Tiger Basketball Camp for area boys entering Grades 1 thru 8 this fall will be held each day, tomorrow thru Friday – for $40 per player, each boy receives a t-shirt and the chance to compete for various trophies & prizes – sign up the first day of camp tomorrow – call Coach Rob Flanagan

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camp is also tomorrow thru Friday, with the cost at $35 for each participant – different age groups at different times at different locations – players can sign up before the first day of the camp tomorrow morning – for details, call Coach Mark Anselment

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with air time at 3:05 and the first pitch at 3:15  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger postseason softball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio WVLN at 4:30, plus online at www.freedom929.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports,  the rest of the day, all night, and overnight, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 24, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost the first of three games to the Reds, 5-3
    *  Cubs lost to Padres, 11-1  :  White Sox beat the Yankees, 6-5  :  Royals lost to the Angels, 6-1
    *  Brewers beat Miami, 9-5  :  Twins lost to the Giants, 6-2  :  Indians lost to Baltimore, 8-4
*  the Cardinals are back in Cincinnati tonight for game two
   *  the other teams also resume their respective series today and tonight

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 2A and 3A State Track Meet preliminaries were yesterday
*  Olney's only state qualifier was Mary Grace Inyart in the discus throw
    *  twelve of the twenty-five sectional qualifiers yesterday qualified for the State Finals
    *  the ERHS sophomore came up just short to advance the finals which will be today

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Track Meet preliminaries were Thursday
*  Newton had four young ladies advance to today’s State Finals
    *  McKendra Barthelme in both the 100 meter high hurdles and the long jump
    *  Hannah Litzelman in the 200 meter dash
    *  McKendra Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Madison Kinder, & Hannah Litzelman in the 800 meter relay
*  all of the Class 1A, 2A, and 3A State Track Meet Finals are today up in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Sectional Track Meets were yesterday
*  Olney took part in the Class 2A Sectional at Champaign
*  Newton finished third among the teams at the Class 1A Sectional at Newton
*  we’ll look at the individual results the first of next week, on Monday and Tuesday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals began yesterday and will finish with the finals today
*  the Olney Tigers are at the O’Fallon Sectional with seven other teams
*  the Newton Eagles are at the Casey Sectional with seven other teams
*  the top four singles and top four doubles all advance to next weekend's State Tennis Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  here's some area IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional Championship matchups
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County and Red Hill
Class 1A @ Altamont  :  South Central and North Clay
Class 1A @ Oblong  :  Dieterich and Oblong
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Neoga and Windsor
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Steeleville and Webber
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis and Marshall
Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Effingham St. Anthony and Shelbyville
Class 2A @ Paris  :  Tuscola and Paris
Class 2A @ Carterville  :  Harrisburg and Murphysboro
Class 2A @ McLeansboro  :  Mt. Carmel and Carmi
*  all of today's winners advance to next week's respective sectionals

 

(OLNEY)  here's some area IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional Championship matchups
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County and Noble/Clay City
Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor and Altamont
Class 1A @ Dieterich  :  Oblong and Hutsonville-Palestine
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Catlin and Cumberland
Class 1A @ Wayne City  :  Woodlawn and Wayne City
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Teutopolis and Marshall
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Fairfield and Lawrenceville
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  Carmi and Harrisburg
Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Greenville and Breese Central
Class 2A @ Shelbyville  :  Sullivan and Shelbyville

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 16th Annual Tiger Basketball Camp for area boys entering Grades 1 thru 8 this fall will be held May 27th thru 30th, Tuesday thru Friday – for $40 per player, each boy receives a t-shirt and the chance to compete for various trophies & prizes – registration forms are at all schools and players can sign up the first day of camp on the 27th – for more details, call Coach Rob Flanagan at 618-393-7072

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camp is next week, Tuesday thru Friday, with the cost at $35 for each participant – from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning for 6th thru 8th graders in Ron Herrin Gym – from 12:30 to 2:00 each afternoon for 1st thru 3rd graders at the Elementary School – and from 2:30 to 4:00 each afternoon for 4th and 5th graders at the Elementary School – for details, call Coach Mark Anselment

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Soccer sign up is the next two Saturday mornings at Olney Central College – that’s May 24th & 31st, from 10:00 to 12 noon each morning, for all kids Kindergarten thru 8th grade – that’s Richland County Soccer sign up this morning and a week from this morning at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz Girls Traveling Softball Team has a fundraising pork burger cookout today from 10:00 to 2:00 at the Olney IGA with all proceeds to help with tournament expenses over the next two months – also, the players will be selling raffle tickets for two people to each win a processed half hog – the tickets are $10 each and the drawing will be held a week from tomorrow on May 31st – for more information or for tickets, call Coach Bob Page at 618-837-0326 or show up today at the cookout

 

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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 the latest in sports,  all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN