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November 8, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  in womens junior college basketball last night – the OCC Lady Knights lost in Champaign  :
*  the Lady Knights dropped their second game in a row, falling to Parkland College, 57-66
*  top OCC scorers were Leah Myers with 18 points – Montero Copeland and Brook Callaway each had 9
*  now at 0&2 on the year, the Lady Knights are off until the Kaskaskia Classic on November 16th & 17th

 

(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball from Tuesday – Jasper County split with Charleston  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles lost the 8th grade game, 42-45 despite 22 points from Ariel Richards
*  Newton Jasper County won the 7th grade game, 34-29 led by Abby Frohning’s 21 points
*  the Junior Lady Eagles are back in action tonight as they will host Altamont in Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in boys junior high basketball from Tuesday – Jasper County beat Palestine in varsity action  :
*  the Junior Eagles won the 8th grade game, 50-22
*  the top Newton Jasper County scorers were Tim Weber with 13 points and Mitch Jansen with 10 points
*  the Junior Eagles return to action next Monday night

 

(NOBLE)  the Midland Trail Conference Volleyball All-Conference selections have been made  :
*  Noble’s Erin Taylor was named the MTC Volleyball “Player of the Year
*  Woodlawn’s Sara Lamczyk was selected as MTC “Coach of the Year
*  other All-Conference selections included Grayville’s Shelby McGarvey and Kodi Knight
*  Woodlawn’s Sabrina Durham and Annie Wehrheim
*  Cisne’s Chynna Byars, Darian Anderson, and Meg Sitzes
*  Noble’s Shannon Gray
*  North Clay’s Rachel Smith and Tia Rinehart
*  Wayne City’s Emily Green
*  here’s the MTC Honorable Mention’s for Volleyball
*  Noble’s Amberlynn Drewes
*  Clay City’s Kaylee Kuenstler and Sydney Lynn
*  Cisne’s Annie Pond and Chloe Byars
*  Webber’s Sarah Ganieany
*  Grayville’s Shaylee Hart
*  Woodlawn’s Kelsea Bock
*  Odin’s KD Smith
congratulations to one and all selections as picked by the MTC Coaches

 

(OLNEY)  in mens junior college basketball – the Olney Central College Blue Knights are gearing up for their annual Rotary Classic in the OCC Gym this coming Friday night and Saturday night – there will be two games each night, starting at 6:00 and 8:00 – the other teams featured will be Vincennes University, State Fair College, and the Paducah Predators amateur team – plenty of concessions & more – check it out

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the ERHS Baseball & Softball teams are selling pork loins for the Thanksgiving weekend with all proceeds raised to support both programs – the pork loins will be prepared on Tuesday, November 20th, with pickup at the ERHS Ag Department at two times – either from 12 noon to 1:30, or from 4:30 to 6:00 – the cost is $25 for one loin or $40 for two loins – to order or if any questions, call Tiger Baseball Coach Brandis Grove at ERMS at 395-8540 or Lady Tiger Softball Coach Matt Powell at ERHS at 393-2191

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland Junior High & High School Athletic Departments are taking orders for a Thanksgiving Fundraiser – get a 4 pound pork loin for $20.50 each, a 4.5 pound smoked rack of ribs for $20.50, or a whole 3 pound chicken at $13, all prepared by Mike’s Market in Louisville – see any student athlete or stop by either school office & order as many as you like – orders accepted thru November 14th with the pickup date on November 21st at 3:00 that afternoon at West Richland High School in Noble – all proceeds to help out and benefit the athletic programs, both for girls & boys, at the schools in Noble

 

(NEWTON)  the 2012-2013 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats will begin next Tuesday, November 13th – the price per reserved seat is $40 each – also, family passes are available at $125 – for ticket details or for more information, call Diane at the NCHS Office at 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will hold its fall sports awards night next Tuesday, November 13th, in the ERHS Sliva Auditorium, starting at 7:00 – athletes from football, boys & girls cross country, girls tennis, boys & girls golf, volleyball, and boys soccer will be recognized – the public is much invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Indianapolis Colts football tonight on Fox Sports Radio 740 with our pregame show at 6:40 and kickoff at 7:40 with Thursday night NFL action  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & during the overnight hours, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

November 7, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney split two with Teutopolis  :
*  the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 50-47 as the varsity improves to 4&5 on the year
*  the Olney squad was led in scoring by Sarah Breeden with 20 points – Lauren Eagleson had 14 points
*  Teutopolis won the 7th grade game, 22-10 – the Olney junior varsity teams is now 3&4 on the year
*  the Olney teams will return to action tomorrow night against St. Anthony up in Effingham

 

(NOBLE)  in boys junior high basketball last night – Noble split a pair of games with Cisne  :
*  the Junior Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 26-59 – for Noble, Dylan Klingler had 10 points
*  Noble won the 7th grade game, 23-21
*  the Junior Wildcats are on the road tomorrow night, traveling to West Salem

 

(CLAY CITY)  in boys junior high basketball last night – Clay City dropped two games to Geff  :
*  the host Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 28-36 – Noah Wilkin led Clay City with 14 points
*  Geff also won the 7th grade game, 13-10
*  the Clay City teams are back in action next Monday night when they travel to Noble

 

(NEWTON)  in boys junior high basketball Monday night – Newton Jasper County beat Mattoon  :
*  the Junior Eagles won the 8th grade game, 31-28
*  the Newton Jasper County top scorers were Joe Stone with 11 points and Tim Weber with 10 points
*  the Junior Eagles were back in action last night

 

(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball Monday night – Newton Jasper County took two from Casey  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game, 39-16 led by Ariel Richards and her 19 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 26-6
*  the Junior Lady Eagles were back in action last night at Charleston

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  the ERHS Baseball & Softball teams are selling pork loins for the Thanksgiving weekend with all proceeds raised to support both programs – the pork loins will be prepared on Tuesday, November 20th, with pickup at the ERHS Ag Department at two times – either from 12 noon to 1:30, or from 4:30 to 6:00 – the cost is $25 for one loin or $40 for two loins – to order or if any questions, call Tiger Baseball Coach Brandis Grove at East Richland Middle School at 395-8540 or Lady Tiger Softball Coach Matt Powell at East Richland High School at 393-2191

 

(NOBLE)  the West Richland Junior High & High School Athletic Departments are taking orders for a Thanksgiving Fundraiser – get a 4 pound pork loin for $20.50 each, a 4.5 pound smoked rack of ribs for $20.50, or a whole 3 pound chicken at $13, all prepared by Mike’s Market in Louisville – see any student athlete or stop by either school office & order as many as you like – orders accepted thru November 14th with the pickup date on November 21st at 3:00 that afternoon at West Richland High School in Noble – all proceeds to help out and benefit the athletic programs, both for girls & boys, at the schools in Noble

 

(NEWTON)  the 2012-2013 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats will begin next Tuesday, November 13th – the price per reserved seat is $40 each – also, family passes are available at $125 – for ticket details or for more information, call Diane at the NCHS Office at 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will hold its fall sports awards night next Tuesday, November 13th, in the ERHS Sliva Auditorium, starting at 7:00 – athletes from football, boys & girls cross country, girls tennis, boys & girls golf, volleyball, and boys soccer will be recognized – the public is much invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with tipoff at straight up 6:00  :  & it’s the latest in sports, all day & night, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

November 6, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in women’s jr college basketball last night – the OCC Lady Knights lost their season opener  :
*  the Lady Knights fell to Illinois Central up in Peoria, 43-94
*  for OCC – Brooke Callaway had 12 points – Leah Myers & Montera Copeland each had 8 points
*  the 0&1 Lady Knights travel to Parkland College in Champaign tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in junior high boys basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two games with Cisne  :
*  the Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 21-49 – for St. Joe, Blake Kocher had 10 points – now 0&2
*  St. Joe won the 7th grade game, 37-6 as the junior varsity squad improves to 2&0
*  the junior varsity team plays Teutopolis at 6:15 Friday night in the Dieterich 7th Grade Tournament 
*  the varsity Wildcats play at 2:00 Saturday against Centralia Trinity Lutheran at the OCC Shootout

 

(NOBLE)  in junior high boys basketball last night – Noble dropped a pair of games to South Central  :
*  the Junior Wildcats lost the 8th grade game, 52-63 – for Noble, Troy Compton had 14 points
*  Noble lost the 7th grade game, 14-25
*  the Junior Wildcats will return to action tonight as they’ll host Cisne in Noble

 

(CLAY CITY)  also in junior high hoops last night – Clay City dropped two games to North Clay  :
*  the host Indians won the 8th grade game, 76-16 – for Clay City, Megan Hance had 7 points
*  North Clay also won the 7th grade game, 44-9
*  the Clay City squads are at home tonight for non-conference action against Geff of Wayne County

 
 
(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball from this past Saturday – Newton Jasper County beat St. Joe  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 7th grade game, 31-9 led by Abby Frohning’s 15 points
*  the Newton Jasper County girls teams were back in action last night at Casey

 

(OLNEY)  another night of action for the Richland County Mens 4-on-4 Basketball League last night  :
*  Berryville Vineyards beat The Salukis, 75-62
*  Papa Mike’s beat The Warriors, 101-34
*  The Fighting Squirrels beat Brown's Furniture, 67-55
*  it’s three more games starting at 6:30 this Thursday night at the Claremont Recreation Center

 

                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(NOBLE)  the West Richland Junior High & High School Athletic Departments are taking orders for a Thanksgiving Fundraiser – get a 4 pound pork loin for $20.50 each, a 4.5 pound smoked rack of ribs for $20.50, or a whole 3 pound chicken at $13, all prepared by Mike’s Market in Louisville – see any student athlete or stop by either school office & order as many as you like – orders accepted thru November 14th with the pickup date on November 21st at 3:00 that afternoon at West Richland High School in Noble – all proceeds to help out and benefit the athletic programs, both for girls & boys, at the schools in Noble

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation will have its fundraising 2012 Golf Outing this Saturday, November 10th, at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s a four person scramble at $55 per person, or $220 per team, including 18 holes of golf, carts if needed, and lunch – a shotgun shot at 9:00am – entry forms are required by today, this November 5th – call Rod at 618-592-4733 or the First National Bank in Oblong

 

(NEWTON)  the 2012-2013 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale for fans who had reserved seats last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats will begin Tuesday, November 13th, a week from today – the price per reserved seat is $40 each, which is good for the entire regular home season games only – the reserved seats do not apply to any tournament games played at NCHS – also, family passes are available at $125, which includes two reserved chair seats, with additional reserved seats priced at $15 per chair – for details, call Diane at the NCHS Office at 783-2303

 

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

 

 

 

November 5, 2012 Local & Area Sports


(OLNEY)  the 2012 Kiwanis Invitational finished at Vincennes University on Saturday night  :
*  Olney Central College won its second game of the year by beating Roane State, 70-61 – the Blue Knights were led in scoring by Deonte Houston with 22 points – Beeda Seck and Josh Harmon combined for 23
*  the host Trailblazers won the second game Saturday night with an 87-48 win over Allegany College
*  the Blue Knights have their home openers this weekend with the Rotary Classic games Friday & Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in high school playoff football Saturday – the Olney Tigers had their season come to an end with a tough loss on the road at Alton Marquette, 56-28 – finishing strong though, the Tigers have nothing to hang their heads about, with one of the best records in school history and the first time in years making it to the second round of playoff action – while the Tigers finish the year with a record of 9&2, the Explorers improve to 10&1 and will travel to Harrisburg to play the Bulldogs in quarter-final action on Saturday – we’ll take a look at the other IHSA playoff games from Saturday a little later on in this sports report

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys Jr High Round Robin Tournament finished up Saturday the Middle School in Olney  :
*  Flora beat Olney, 39-30 – for the Cubs, Trevor Dobbs had 16 points and Reid Edwards had 5 rebounds
*  Newton Jasper County beat Lawrenceville, 28-25
*  Olney then beat Jasper County, 51-33 – Lucas Lambird led the Cubs with 14 points and 9 rebounds
*  Flora beat Lawrenceville in the fourth and final game of the day, 41-31
*  Flora won the Tournament with three wins and no losses
*  Olney, Lawrenceville, and Newton Jasper County were each 1&2 with wins against each other
*  the “free throw” tiebreaker gave the Cubs 2nd place, Jasper County 3rd, and Lawrenceville 4th

 

(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball from last Thursday – Jasper County took two from Oblong  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game, 54-27 led by Ariel Richards and Grace Hartrich
*  Jasper County won the 7th grade game, 33-17
*  both teams were in action this past Saturday at the St. Joseph School in Olney


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 1A State Cross Country Meet was Saturday in Peoria  :
*  Champaign St. Thomas More won with 82 points – Elmwood was a distant 2nd with 157 points
*  Shelbyville finished 3rd  :  Mt Zion was 6th  :  Salem finished 25th
*  individually  :  Mt. Zion’s Jake Brown was 2nd  :  Robinson’s Blake Hale was 8th  :  Carmi’s Michael Brown was 22nd  :  Altamont’s Andrew Sharp was 30th  :  Shelbyville’s Alex Matlock was 31st

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Cross Country Meet was Saturday in Peoria  :
*  Decatur St. Teresa won with 41 points – Monticello finished a distant 2nd place with 114 points
*  Breese Mater Dei was 9th  :  Carterville was 16th  :  Tolono Unity was 20th

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 2A State Cross Country Meet was Saturday in Peoria  :
*  Chicago Jones High School won with 85 points – Belvidere North was 2nd with 126 points
*  Mahomet-Seymour was 11th  :  Charleston was 19th  :  Carbondale was 22nd
*  individually  :  Charleston’s Riley McInerney was 3rd  :  Mahomet-Seymour’s Johnathon Schaap was 10th and Forrest Smoes was 11th  :  Mt. Vernon’s David Modert was 34th

 
 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 2A State Cross Country Meet was Saturday in Peoria  :
*  Yorkville won with 66 points – Normal U High finished in 2nd place with 112 points
*  Mattoon was 20th  :  Mahomet-Seymour was 22nd

 
 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Volleyball Super-Sectionals were Saturday – here’s some downstate results  :
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Kansas beat Edinburg in two games – 25-19, 25-11
Class 1A @ Valmeyer  :  Valmeyer beat St. Elmo in two games – 25-15, 25-23
Class 1A @ Streator  :  Mt. Pulaski beat Danville Schlarman in two games – 25-10, 25-11
Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Edwards County beat Pana in three games – 26-28, 25-18, 25-14
Class 2A @ Riverton  :  Deer Creek beat Decatur St. Teresa in three games – 25-17, 21-25, 25-21
Class 3A @ Galesburg  :  Champaign Centennial beat Rock Falls in two games – 25-17, 25-21
Class 3A @ Salem  :  Jacksonville beat Columbia in two games – 25-18, 28-26
Class 4A @ Normal  :  Lisle Benet Academy beat Edwardsville in two games – 25-20, 25-20
the winners advance to their respective State Tournaments this weekend at ISU in Normal


 
(OLNEY)  in the other 2nd round IHSA Football playoffs Saturday – here’s some downstate results  :
Class 1A @ Maroa  :  Maroa-Forsyth beat Villa Grove, 41-0
Class 1A @ Concord  :  Concord Triopia beat Moweaqua Central A & M, 12-7 
Class 1A @ Carrollton  :  Carrollton beat Sidell Jamaica Salt Fork, 26-20
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield beat Carlinville in overtime, 50-49
Class 2A @ Bismarck  :  Du Quoin beat Bismarck-Henning, 7-6
Class 2A @ Athens  :  Belleville Althoff beat Athens, 32-20
Class 3A @ Carterville  :  Carterville beat Benton, 30-14
Class 3A @ Tolono  :  Tolono Unity beat Pleasant Plains, 22-7
Class 3A @ Greenville  :  Greenville beat Vienna-Goreville, 42-2
Class 4A @ Harrisburg  :  Harrisburg beat Columbia, 14-7
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Rochester beat Charleston, 42-14 – Trojans finish the year at 9&2
it’s on to quarter-final action this coming Saturday in each of the eight classes


 
(NEWTON)  the big downstate colleges were back in football action Saturday afternoon  :
*  Illinois lost to Ohio State, 22-52 – the 2&7 Illini are home to host Minnesota Saturday afternoon
*  EIU beat Tennessee Tech, 31-24 – the 6&3 Panthers are home to host Southeast Missouri Saturday
*  SIU lost to South Dakota State, 16-12 – the 5&5 Salukis have a bye week and do not play this Saturday

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(NOBLE)  the West Richland Junior High & High School Athletic Departments are taking orders for a Thanksgiving Fundraiser – get a 4 pound pork loin for $20.50 each, a 4.5 pound smoked rack of ribs for $20.50, or a whole 3 pound chicken at $13, all prepared by Mike’s Market in Louisville – see any student athlete or stop by either school office & order as many as you like – orders accepted thru November 14th with the pickup date on November 21st at 3:00 that afternoon at West Richland High School in Noble – all proceeds to help out and benefit the athletic programs, both for girls & boys, at the schools in Noble

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation will have its fundraising 2012 Golf Outing this Saturday, November 10th, at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s a four person scramble at $55 per person, or $220 per team, including 18 holes of golf, carts if needed, and lunch – a shotgun shot at 9:00am – entry forms are required by today, this November 5th – call Rod at 618-592-4733

 

(NEWTON)  the 2012-2013 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats go on sale today on this November 5th for fans with reserved seats from last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats will begin Tuesday, November 13th – the price per reserved seat is $40 each, which is good for the entire regular home season games only – the reserved seats do not apply to any tournament games played at NCHS – also, family passes are available at $125, which includes two reserved chair seats, with additional reserved seats priced at $15 per chair – for details, call Diane at the NCHS Office at 783-2303

 

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

 

 

 

November 3, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  the 2012 Kiwanis Invitational began at Vincennes University last night  :
*  Olney Central College won its season opener with a 64-51 win over Allegany College – Deonte Houston led the Blue Knights with 15 points, while John Brown & Ryan Helfert had 14 & 10 points respectively
*  the host Trailblazers won the second game by beating Roane State, 88-50
*  game three is today at 4:00 (Illinois time) as the Blue Knights play Roane State
*  the final game is later this evening at 6:00 (Illinois time) with VU taking on Allegany College


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 1A Cross Country Meet is today in Peoria – some downstate qualifiers  :
*  includes entire teams from Salem, Shelbyville, Monticello, Mt. Zion, Tolono Unity, Sparta, and Herrin
*  includes individuals from Robinson, Vandalia, Altamont, Fairfield, Carmi, Carterville, and Chester


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A Cross Country Meet is today in Peoria – some downstate qualifiers  :
*  includes entire teams from Breese Mater Dei, Carterville, Monticello, and Tolono Unity
*  individuals from Robinson, Cumberland, Webber, Shelbyville, Benton, Hamilton County, and Mt. Zion


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 2A Cross Country Meet is today in Peoria – some downstate qualifiers  :
*  includes entire teams from Charleston, Carbondale, and Mahomet-Seymour
*  includes individuals from Mt. Vernon, Waterloo, Mascoutah, and Danville


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 2A Cross Country Meet is today in Peoria – some downstate qualifiers  :
*  includes entire teams from Mattoon and Mahomet-Seymour
*  includes individuals from Highland, Troy Triad, and Danville


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Volleyball Super-Sectionals are today – here’s some downstate matchups  :
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Kansas plays Edinburg at 1:00 this afternoon
Class 1A @ Valmeyer  :  St. Elmo plays Valmeyer at 4:00 this afternoon
Class 1A @ Streator  :  Mt. Pulaski plays Danville Schlarman at 7:00 tonight
Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Edwards County plays Pana at 4:00 this afternoon
Class 2A @ Riverton  :  Decatur St. Teresa plays Mackinaw Deer Creek at 6:00 tonight
Class 3A @ Galesburg  :  Champaign Centennial plays Rock Falls at 6:00 this evening
Class 3A @ Salem  :  Columbia plays Jacksonville High at 7:00 tonight
Class 4A @ Normal  :  Edwardsville plays Lisle Benet Academy at 1:00 this afternoon
the winners advance to their respective State Tournament next weekend at ISU in Normal


 
(OLNEY)  it's second round IHSA Football playoff action today – here’s some downstate matchups  :
Class 1A @ Maroa  :  Villa Grove plays Maroa-Forsyth at 1:00
Class 1A @ Concord  :  Moweaqua Central A & M plays Concord Triopia at 1:30
Class 1A @ Carrollton  :  Sidell Jamaica Salt Fork plays Carrollton at 2:00
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield will host Carlinville at 2:00
Class 2A @ Bismarck  :  Du Quoin plays Bismarck-Henning at 2:00
Class 2A @ Athens  :  Belleville Althoff plays Athens at 2:00
Class 3A @ Carterville  :  Benton plays Carterville at 12:00 noon
Class 3A @ Tolono  :  Pleasant Plains plays Tolono Unity at 1:00
Class 3A @ Greenville  :  Vienna-Goreville plays Greenville at 2:00
Class 4A @ Alton  :  Olney plays Alton Marquette at 2:00
Class 4A @ Harrisburg  :  Columbia plays Harrisburg at 2:00
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Charleston plays Rochester at 6:00
Class 5A @ Jacksonville  :  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin plays Jacksonville at 1:00
Class 5A @ Jerseyville  :  Chatham Glenwood plays Jerseyville at 2:00
Class 8A @ O'Fallon  :  LaGrange plays O'Fallon at 7:30


 
(NEWTON)  the big downstate colleges are back in football action today  :
*  the 2&6 Fighting Illini are back on the road in Big Ten action at Ohio State with a 2:30 kickoff
*  the 5&3 EIU Panthers are at Tennessee Tech with an Ohio Valley Conference kickoff at 1:30
*  the 5&4 SIU Salukis host South Dakota State with a 2:00 Missouri Valley Conference kickoff

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys Jr High Round Robin Tournament will finish up today at the Middle School in Olney  :
*  this morning’s matchups  :  Flora plays Olney at 9:00  :  Jasper County plays Lawrenceville at 10:30
*  this afternoon’s matchups  :  Flora plays Lawrenceville at 1:00  :  Jasper County plays Olney at 2:30

 

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball today  :
*  the 3&4 Olney Lady Cubs will play Centralia for the Lady Bobcat Tourney title today in Salem
*  the St. Joe Lady Wildcats will host a pair of games with Newton Jasper County this morning in Olney


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(NOBLE)  the West Richland Junior High & High School Athletic Departments are taking orders for a Thanksgiving Fundraiser – get a 4 pound pork loin for $20.50 each, a 4.5 pound smoked rack of ribs for $20.50, or a whole 3 pound chicken at $13, all prepared by Mike’s Market in Louisville – see any student athlete or stop by either school office & order as many as you like – orders accepted thru November 14th with the pickup date on November 21st at 3:00 that afternoon at West Richland High School in Noble – all proceeds to help out and benefit the athletic programs, both for girls & boys, at the schools in Noble

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation will have its fundraising 2012 Golf Outing on Saturday, November 10th, at the Oak Glen Golf Course with all proceeds to support the Oblong Schools in purchasing needed equipment for the academic future – it’s a four person scramble at $55 per person, or $220 per team, including 18 holes of golf, carts if needed, and lunch – a shotgun shot will kick things off that morning at 9:00 – sponsorships for area businesses are also still available – entry forms are required by next Monday, November 5th – stop by the First National Bank in Oblong, or call Rod at 618-592-4733

 

(NEWTON)  the 2012-2013 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats go on sale next Monday, November 5th, for fans with reserved seats from last season – the general public sales of the reserved seats will begin Tuesday, November 13th – the price per reserved seat is $40 each, which is good for the entire regular home season games only – the reserved seats do not apply to any tournament games played at NCHS – also, family passes are available at $125, which includes two reserved chair seats, with additional reserved seats priced at $15 per chair – for details, call Diane at the NCHS Office at 783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Lions Club will host Live Pro Wrestling on three upcoming Sundays in November, starting tomorrow on the 4th – it all takes place above the KC Hall along Whittle Avenue in Olney with the doors open at 5:00 and bell time at 6:00 – admission at $5 per person with a portion of the gate to benefit local eye & hearing exams, plus help purchase glasses and hearing aids for those in need – for more details, check on Facebook at IWA Unlimited Wrestling or call James Middlecalf at 618-395-3637

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on Fox Sports Radio 740 – we’ll visit with Tiger Football Coach Matt Music & we’ll wrap-up the volleyball seasons with Olney Lady Tiger Coach Megan Anselment & Noble Lady Cat Coach Emily Rusk – that’s this morning at 9:00 on WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger football this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our playoff pregame show at 1:30 and kickoff at 2:00  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on Fox Sports Radio 740 with the pregame at 2:00 and kickoff at 2:30  :  it’s OCC Blue Knights basketball later today on Freedom 92.9 after Olney Tiger football  :  and it’s the latest in sports on Fox Sports Radio 740