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March 16, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in spring training Major League Baseball yesterday  :
*  the Cardinals beat Washington, 5-1
*  now at 10&8, the Redbirds will play Detroit Tigers today and Miami tomorrow


 
(NEWTON)  the Men’s Big Ten Basketball Tournament continued with the quarter-finals yesterday  :
*  Indiana beat Illinois, 80-64
*  Wisconsin beat Michigan, 68-59
*  Ohio State beat Nebraska, 71-50
*  Michigan State beat Iowa,
*  the semi-finals today will be followed by tomorrow afternoon’s championship game at 2:30


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Class 3A & 4A State Basketball Tournaments began yesterday  :
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Morgan Park beat Bartonville Limestone, 70-49
Class 3A Semi-Final  :  Cahokia beat Chicago Orr High, 56-46
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Chicago Simeon beat Maywood Proviso East, 68-56
Class 4A Semi-Final  :  Lincolnshire Stevenson beat Edwardsville, 60-49
the finals are later today and tonight up at Carver Arena in Peoria

 

(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney won its season opener  :
*  the Lady Tigers held on to beat Flora, 2-1 on the ERHS Softball Field
*  Olney’s Elizabeth Walker was the winning pitcher, allowing two hits & striking out eleven
*  Olney’s Taylor Barrick had 2 hits & a RBI, Rachel Wisner had a double, & Whitney Harrison had a RBI
*  the Lady Tigers will host Mt. Carmel, Robinson, and Newton in tournament action later today
*  Olney plays Mt. Carmel at 9:00 this morning with Newton against Robinson at 10:30
*  the losers play for third place at 12 noon – the winners play for the championship at 1:30


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost their season opener  :
*  the Wildcats dropped a close one to Webber, 6-8
*  top NCC hitters were Beau VanBlaricum, Austin Manuel, & Hunter Kinkade with two hits each
*  the Wildcats have their home opener in Noble next Tuesday at 4:30 against Beecher City


 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball – Noble / Clay City will host a round robin tournament today  :
*  it’s eight games with six teams involved with plenty of concessions available
*  the host Lady Wildcats open up against Edwards County at 9:00 this morning
*  Edwards County plays Altamont at 10:15
*  Noble / Clay City plays Altamont at 11:30
*  Hutsonville-Palestine plays Vandalia at 12:45
*  Red Hill plays Vandalia at 2:00
*  Hutsonville-Palestine plays Red Hill at 3:15
*  the final trophy round games will follow at 4:30 and 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  in high school baseball – there’s a couple of season openers on tap today  :
*  the Olney Tigers open their season at home on Millspaugh Field taking on the North Clay Cardinals
*  the Newton Eagles open their season at home in the Boys & Girls Park in Newton against Pana
*  both games will get started at 11:00 this morning at both sites in Olney and Newton


 
(OLNEY)  in junior college athletics on this Saturday – the OCC teams are back in action today  :
*  the Blue Knights are scheduled for their home opener GRAC doubleheader against Rend Lake at 12 noon
*  the OCC Lady Knights are back in action with a GRAC doubleheader at Wabash Valley at 12 noon

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s high school baseball today with game times at 11:00 this morning – Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 – Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals spring training baseball today on CBS Sports Radio 740 with the dugout show starting this morning at 11:45  :  and it’s the latest in sports for the rest of the weekend on CBS Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

March 15, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in spring training Major League Baseball yesterday  :
*  the Cardinals beat the Braves, 5-4
*  now at 9&8 this spring, the Redbirds are back at it today, taking on the Washington Nationals


 
(NEWTON)  here’s yesterday’s first round results from the Men’s Big Ten Conference Tournament  :
*  the Fighting Illini slipped by Minnesota on a Brandon Paul buzzer-beater, 51-49
*  also yesterday – Michigan beat Penn State, 83-66
*  it was Nebraska upsetting Purdue, 57-55
*  and Iowa defeated Northwestern, 73-59
*  here’s today’s quarter-final matchups at the United Center in Chicago
    *  8th-seeded Illinois plays top-seeded Indiana at 11:00 this morning
    *  5th-seeded Michigan plays 4th-seeded Wisconsin at around 1:30 today
    *  10th-seeded Nebraska plays 2nd-seeded Ohio State at 5:30 this evening
    *  6th-seeded Iowa plays 3rd-seeded Michigan State at 8:00 tonight
*  the semi-finals are tomorrow with the championship game on Sunday afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League Tournament continued last night  :
*  the 5th-seeded Fighting Squirrels eliminated the 7th-seeded Zoolanders, 64-49
*  top-seeded Berryville Vineyards beat 4th-seeded Papa Mike’s, 68-53
*  and 3rd-seeded PAE mildly upset the 2nd-seeded Heel’s, 63-59
*  the next three games will be next Monday night including two elimination round games
*  that's all at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont

 

(OLNEY)  in junior high volleyball yesterday – Olney wins the Junior NEC crown  :
*  the Lady Cubs defeated Salem in three games to win the conference
*  the Olney squad now prepares for the Class L Regional at Flora next Monday evening


 
(CLAY CITY)  the Region 16 downstate Class S Volleyball Regional ended last night  :
*  Clay City beat Noble in three games – 24-26, 25-11, 15-12
*  the Noble Junior Lady Wildcats finish the season with a record of 22&4
*  the Lady Cubs move on to the downstate Class S State Tournament next Saturday down at Herrin


 
(OLNEY)  in women’s junior college basketball news from the Great Rivers Athletic Conference  :
*  the Coaches made their selections for the GRAC All-Conference Team  :
    *  Tabitha Thurman from Olney Central College
    *  both Shelby Kohrmann and Lauren Bogle from Lake Land College
    *  both Andrianna Moore and Giorgia Stringer from Wabash Valley College
    *  both Miranda Burroughs and Brandi Riddle from Kaskaskia College
    *  Autumn Miller from John A. Logan College
    *  both Danielle Duncan and Breana Baker from Southwestern Illinois College
    *  and Kenyatta Drake from Southeastern Illinois College
*  most all of the same young ladies were selected to the All Region 24 Team  :
    *  including OCC’s Lady Knight Tabitha Thurman
    *  two additions included Rend Lake’s Tazonda Gibbs and Kaskaskia’s Alexis Stanford
*  congratulations to OCC’s Lady Knight Dominique Rubin for receiving the Sportsmanship Award
*  the GRAC Freshman of the Year was Wabash Valley’s Andriana Moore
*  the GRAC Player of the Year was Southwestern Illinois’ Janelle Cannon


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 3A & 4A State Basketball Tournaments start on this Friday  :
Class 3A Semi-Finals  :  Bartonville Limestone plays Chicago Morgan Park at 12:15 this afternoon
Class 3A Semi-Finals  :  Chicago Orr High plays downstate Cahokia at 2:00 this afternoon
Class 4A Semi-Finals  :  Maywood Proviso East plays Chicago Simeon at 6:30 this evening
Class 4A Semi-Finals  :  downstate Edwardsville plays Lincolnshire Stevenson at 8:15 tonight
the final round of games will be tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night up at Carver's Arena in Peoria


 
(OLNEY)  at the Boys 3A & 4A Three Point Showdown last night – none of our area players advanced  :
Class 3A  :  Olney’s Chance Madden made 6 of his 15 attempts and fell short of advancing to the finals
Class 3A  :  Mattoon’s Grant Speer made 8, while Mt. Zion’s Brody Rothrock finished with 6
Class 3A / 4A  :  the eight finalists in each class will have the final showdown this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in junior college sports coming up on this Friday  :
*  the OCC Blue Knights will play yesterday’s cancelled game down at Rend Lake later this afternoon
    *  the Blue Knights are scheduled to have their first games at Conley Field tomorrow at 12 noon
*  the Lady Knights are scheduled to play their GRAC opening doubleheader today at 2:00 at Lake Land


 
(OLNEY)  in high school softball and baseball on this Friday and Saturday  :
*  the Lady Tigers are schedule to open up their 2013 season with a home game against the Flora Wolfgals
*  the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats will host their “Spring Freeze” Tournament tomorrow five teams
*  the Newton Lady Eagles open their schedule in the Olney Invitational Tournament this weekend in Olney
*  the Tigers will open up their season at home on Millspaugh Field with North Clay tomorrow at 11:00
*  the Eagles will open up their season at home in the Boys & Girls Park by playing Pana tomorrow at 11:00

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  a fundraising DodgeBall Tournament is coming up this evening at Newton Community High School, starting 6:00 – it’s a double elimination event consisting of 14 coed teams with 12 players on each team – spectators are encouraged to show up – there will be pork burgers, hotdogs, & more for sale – admission is only $2 per person – all proceeds to the Newton Elementary School’s PBIS Team

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini Big Ten Tournament Basketball this morning on CBS Sports Radio 740 with our pregame show at 10:30 and tipoff at 11:00  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 740 with game time at 4:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the day, night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 740 WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

March 14, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in spring training Major League Baseball yesterday  :
*  the Cardinals were idle
*  with an 8&8 spring record, the Redbirds play Atlanta this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School held its winter sports awards program this week  :
*  here’s those recognized by Coach Tommy Leslie in Olney Tiger Wrestling
    *  Jake Schmidt had the most takedowns this past year with 68
    *  Jacob Cecil had the Tigers’ most pins during the season with 22
    *  Chris Wood was awarded for the season’s fastest pin at 7 seconds
    *  freshman Zach Shoulders won the Tigers’ team arm wrestling competition
    *  Jacob Cecil joined the Tigers’ 30 Win Club this season
    *  20 Win Club members include Colin Smith, Nick Foerster, and Dayln Brach
    *  other 20 Win Club members include Chris Wood, Jake Schmidt, and Colton Carmody
    *  the Tiger Rookie of the Year was freshman Colin Smith
    *  the Tiger Most Improved Wrestler was sophomore Dayln Brach
    *  the Tiger Most Valuable Wrestler was senior Colton Carmody with 101 matches won
*  those recognized by Coach Mark Anselment in Olney Lady Tiger Basketball
    *  Kelsey Shipman was noted for her season-high 89 assists
    *  Rachel Wisner was recognized for her team-high 186 rebounds
    *  Marley Miller was the Lady Tigers’ Best Defender, leading the team with 75 steals
    *  Kelsey Shipman was the top free throw shooter with a 75% percentage
    *  Whitney Harrison was noted as the Lady Tigers’ Most Improved Player
    *  both Stephanie Anderson and Lucy Berlanga received the Lady Tiger Awards
    *  the Lady Tigers’ Most Valuable Player was Kelsey Shipman
*  those recognized by Coach Rob Flanagan in Olney Tiger Basketball  
    *  the Tiger Assist Award went to Chance Madden
    *  the Tiger Steals Award went to Alec St. Pierre
    *  the Tiger Rebounding Award went to Tate Nohren
    *  the Tiger Free Throw Percentage Award went to Chance Madden
    *  the Tiger Field Goal Percentage Award went to Tate Nohren
    *  the Tiger Screener Award went to Ryan Eagleson
    *  the Tiger Trupiano Leadership Award went to Alec St. Pierre
    *  the Tiger Most Improved Player Award went to Evan Eagleson
    *  the Tiger Defense and Hustle Award went to Ryan Eagleson
    *  the Tiger Co-Most Valuable Players were Tate Nohren and Alec St. Pierre
*  the ERHS Dance Team and ERHS Cheerleaders were also recognized as well


 
(NEWTON)  the Men’s Big Ten Basketball Tournament starts today at the United Center in Chicago  :
*  there are four first round games on tap today
    *  the Fighting Illini play Minnesota in the first game today at 11:00 this morning
    *  Michigan plays Penn State at around 1:00 this afternoon
    *  Purdue plays Nebraska at 5:30 this evening
    *  Iowa plays Northwestern at around 7:30 tonight
*  the quarter-final games are tomorrow at the same times
*  the top four seeds with first round byes are #1 Indiana, #2 Wisconsin, #3 Ohio State, #4 Michigan State
*  the tournament’s semi-finals are Saturday afternoon with the championshp game Sunday afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  with the IHSA Boys Class 3A / 4A State Basketball Tournaments this weekend up in Peoria – there are a few downstate boys taking part in the three-point showdown competition that starts tonight  :
*  Class 3A preliminaries begin at 5:00 this afternoon with 32 young men taking part from all over the state
    *  best of luck to Olney Tiger Chance Madden, who’ll shoot in Group 3 of the competition
    *  other area players are Grant Speer of Mattoon and Brody Rothrock of Mt. Zion
    *  the top four shooters will move on to the final round to be held tomorrow afternoon
*  the Class 3A / 4A State Tournaments begin tomorrow with semi-final action


 
(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League Tournament continues tonight  :
*  the first of three games will begin tonight at 6:30 with all spectators invited & plenty of concessions
*  that’s all tonight at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont


 
(OLNEY)  in junior college sports scheduled for this Thursday  :
*  the OCC Blue Knights are scheduled for a single GRAC game this afternoon at Rend Lake College
*  the OCC Lady Knights are scheduled for their conference openers this afternoon at Lake Land College

 
 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball news  :
*  the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats were scheduled to open their season today at Odin
*  then the game was moved to be played at Noble, however due to wet conditions the game is cancelled
*  the Lady Wildcats will host their annual “Spring Freeze” Tournament with eight games this Saturday

 

(CLAY CITY)  in junior high volleyball coming up tonight at the Clay City Junior High School  :
*  the Region 16 downstate Class S Regional finishes this evening with the championship match
*  it’s the fourth matchup of the year between 16&2 Clay City and 22&3 Noble starting at 6:00

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  a fundraising DodgeBall Tournament is coming up tomorrow evening at Newton Community High School, starting 6:00 – it’s a double elimination event consisting of 14 coed teams with 12 players on each team – spectators are encouraged to show up – there will be pork burgers, hotdogs, & more for sale – admission is only $2 per person – all proceeds to the Newton Elementary School’s PBIS Team

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini Big Ten Tournament Basketball this morning and afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 740 – our pregame show starts at 10:30 with the tipoff at 11:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the day and night on CBS Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

 

March 13, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in spring training Major League Baseball yesterday  :
*  the Cardinals lost to Atlanta, 12-3 - at 8&8, the Redbirds play Atlanta again today


 
(NEWTON)  the downstate IHSA Class 3A / 4A Super-Sectionals were last night  :
Class 3A @ Springfield  :  Cahokia beat Chatham Glenwood, 56-48
Class 3A  :  the other 3A winners were Chicago Orr, Bartonville, and Chicago Morgan Park
Class 4A @ Normal  :  Edwardsville beat Chicago Heights Marian, 68-49
Class 4A  :  the other 4A winners were Maywood Proviso East, Lincolnshire, and Chicago Simeon
the Boys Basketball Class 3A / 4A State Tournaments are this Friday and Saturday up in Peoria

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Class S Volleyball Regional started with three matches last night at Clay City  :
*  4th-seeded Allendale won the first match over 5th-seeded St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel in two games
*  in the second match – 2nd-seeded Noble beat 3rd-seeded Cisne in two games
*  then top-seeded Clay City beat Allendale in the third match in two games
*  the Regional Championship match is tomorrow evening at 6:00 between Clay City and Noble


 
(OLNEY)  in boys junior high wrestling from this past weekend – an Olney younster did well at State  :
*  the Olney Cubs’ sole State Qualifier was Kyle Beasley making the trip to Rockford
*  the Illinois Kids Wrestling Federation State Championship Tournament began Thursday with weigh-in’s
*  after a first-round bye, due to his Sectional Championship, Beasley went on to wrestle very well
*  Olney’s two-time State Qualifier earned an 8th place medal as he made it the Final 8 Friday night
*  congrats to Kyle, to Coach Phillip Dompe, to Coach Tommy Leslie, and all other wrestling supporters


 
(NEWTON)  the Annual Boys Central Illinois All-Star Basketball Game is this Saturday night  :
*  the night will begin with a boys three-point shootout – the All-Star Game tipoff is scheduled for 7:30
*  the 20th annual event features seniors from the Little Illini Conference & the National Trail Conference
*  the LIC All-Stars will be coached by Coaches Joel Brinkman of Edwards County & Phil Leib of Flora
    *  the following fourteen players are on the Little Illini Conference All-Star roster
    *  Newton’s Dylan Davidson, Dylan Johnson, and Keith Butler
    *  Oblong’s Anthony Johnson
    *  Robinson’s Aaron Siler and Derrick Nicholas
    *  Cumberland’s Trevor Brumleve
    *  Flora’s Blake Shehorn
    *  Edwards County’s Jonah Laws
    *  Marshall’s Taylor Mauer, Walker Berner, and Thomas Sisson
    *  and Casey-Westfield’s Trivette Scales and Matt McCown
NTC All-Stars will be coached by Coaches Greg Feezel of St. Elmo & Rick Simmons of South Central
    *  the following fifteen players are on the National Trail Conference All-Star roster
    *  Dieterich’s Dalton Hinterscher and Brandon Westjohn
    *  Effingham St. Anthony’s Jacob Schuette
    *  Neoga’s Michael Baker
    *  South Central’s Rudy Hablewitz and Fisher Tharp
    *  Stewardson-Strasburg’s Jason Becker and Justin Fulk
    *  St. Elmo’s Connor Beasley and Garrett Bartels
    *  Cowden-Herrick’s Luke Moore
    *  Beecher City’s Doug Krueger and Donovan Riley
    *  and Brownstown’s Austin Hunter and Matt Sefton
*  admission is only at $5 per person and all are invited this Saturday night at the Cumberland High School


 
(OLNEY)  the Men’s Big Ten Basketball Tournament starts tomorrow at the United Center in Chicago  :
*  the 8th-seeded Illini open at 11:00 tomorrow morning in a first round game against 9th-seeded Minnesota
*  the second game at around 1:00 has 5th-seeded Michigan up against 12th-seeded Penn State
*  the third first round game at 5:30 tomorrow evening has 7th-seeded Purdue against 10th-seeded Nebraska
*  and the evening's final game at around 7:30 has 6th-seeded Iowa up against 11th-seeded Northwestern
*  the quarter-final games will be played Friday at the same times of 11:00, 1:00, 5:30, and 7:30
*  the top four seeds are #1 Indiana, #2 Wisconsin, #3 Ohio State, and #4 Michigan State
*  the tournament’s semi-finals are Saturday afternoon – the championshp game is at 2:30 Sunday afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  today’s OCC Blue Knights baseball game has been cancelled due – the Blue Knights will return to conference action tomorrow with a single game at Rend Lake College starting at 3:00 – the Blue Knights will have their first home games on Saturday against Rend Lake with doubleheader action starting at noon

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  a fundraising DodgeBall Tournament is coming up this Friday evening at Newton Community High School, starting 6:00 – it’s a double elimination event consisting of 14 coed teams with 12 players on each team and it’s for those high school age or older – prizes go to the winning team, the best dressed team, and the best team spirit – team forms are available at the Newton Elementary School or NCHS offices – spectators are also urged to show up – there will be pork burgers, hotdogs, & more for sale – admission is only $2 per person – all proceeds to the Newton Elementary School’s PBIS Team

 

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

 

 

 

March 12, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in spring training Major League Baseball yesterday  :
*  the Cardinals lost to the Yankees, 4-0
*  now at 8&7, the Redbirds will battle the Atlanta Braves this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in action last night at the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League Tournament  :
*  9th-seeded Brown’s Furniture eliminated 8th-seeded OMD, 101-74
*  the 7th-seeded Zoolanders eliminated the 10th-seeded Warriors, 64-53
*  Brown’s then upset the 6th-seeded Salukis on a court-long buzzer-beater off a missed free throw, 83-80
*  it’s back to the next round of action with three games this Thursday night with the first game at 6:30
*  all at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont with plenty of concessions and all are invited


 
(OLNEY)  in junior college softball from last weekend – the OCC Lady Knights did well out east  :
*  in their recent trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the Lady Knights won five of their six games
*  while out-hitting their opponents, the Lady Knights outscored their opponents, 37 to 10
*  OCC’s Brie Bennett of Oblong won two of the games, allowing only one run
*  OCC’s Colleen Hadley of Monrovia also won two games, allowing only three runs
*  OCC’s Shana Marti of Greenup won the other game while striking out nine batters
*  OCC’s Kelsey Bowman of McLeansboro had eight hits, including four home runs and multiple RBI
*  OCC’s Samantha Ledbetter of Tuscola had seven hits, including a two-run home run and many RBI
*  OCC’s Hailey Flexter of Altamont had four hits, including a home run, an RBI double, and more
*  the Lady Knights improve to 7&3 on the year and will begin GRAC action Thursday at Lake Land


 
(OLNEY)  the Great Rivers Athletic Conference Coaches recently picked the all-conference selections  :
*  the GRAC Player of the Year was Keanau Post, the 6’11” sophomore center from Southwestern Illinois
*  the GRAC Sportsmanship Award went to 6’3” sophomore guard Dawson Verhines of Rend Lake College
*  the GRAC Freshman of the Year was Devin Carter, the 6’4” guard / forward from Lake Land College
*  the GRAC Coach of the Year Award was presented to Randy House of Rend Lake College
*  the GRAC First Team selections included ten players  :
    *  freshmen John Brown of Olney Central College
    *  both Dennis Hightower and Jake Newton of Lincoln Trail College
    *  Harold McBride, Jr. of Lake Land College
    *  both Bronson Verhines and Vernon Macklin of Rend Lake College
    *  both Tony Bradley and Trae Anderson of Southwestern Illinois
    *  Aaron Adeoye of John A. Logan College
    *  and Michael Walker of Southeastern Illinois College
*  the GRAC Second Team selections include ten other players  :
    *  both Deonte Houston and Kyheim Hall of Olney Central College
    *  Flora native Nick Painter of Lincoln Trail College
    *  RJ Kwiatkowski, Jacob Kempworth, and Daquan Boyd, all of Kaskaskia College
    *  Logan Carson of Lake Land College
    *  Brandon Book of Southwestern Illinois College
    *  both Connor Wheeler and Jay Johnson of John A. Logan College
*  most of these athletes were also named to the respective Region 24 Teams  :
    *  John Brown of Olney Central College was named to the Region 24 First Team
    *  Deonte Houston of Olney Central College was named to the Region 24 Second Team

 

(CLAY CITY)  in junior high volleyball yesterday – Clay City swept three matches from Fairfield  :
*  the varsity Lady Cubs won two games – 25-9, 25-7 – the 8th grade squad is now 15&2 on the year
*  Clay City won the junior varsity match in two games and the “C” Team match in three games
*  Clay City will host the downstate Class S Region 16 Regional starting with three matches this evening
    *  the first match at 4:45  :  4th-seeded Allendale plays 5th-seeded St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel
    *  the second match at 6:00  :  2nd-seeded Noble plays 3rd-seeded Cisne
    *  the third match at 7:15  :  top-seeded Clay City plays the Allendale / St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel winner
    *  the fourth and final match for the tournament championship will be Thursday evening at 6:00


 
(NEWTON)  hers’s some downstate teams in the Boys IHSA Class 3A / 4A Super-Sectionals tonight  :
Class 3A @ Springfield  :  Cahokia plays Chatham Glenwood at 7:30
Class 4A @ Normal  :  Edwardsville plays Chicago Heights Marian at 7:30
tonight’s winners move on to the 3A / 4A State Tournaments to be held this weekend up in Peoria

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  a fundraising DodgeBall Tournament is coming up this Friday evening at Newton Community High School, starting 6:00 – it’s a double elimination event consisting of 14 coed teams with 12 players on each team and it’s for those high school age or older – prizes go to the winning team, the best dressed team, and the best team spirit – team forms are available at the Newton Elementary School or NCHS offices – spectators are also urged to show up – there will be pork burgers, hotdogs, & more for sale – admission is only $2 per person – all proceeds to the Newton Elementary School’s PBIS Team

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will host its winter sports awards tonight in the Sliva Auditorium, starting at 7:00 – the athletes and helpers in the sports of Girls Basketball, Dance, Wrestling, Cheerleading, and Boys Basketball will be recognized – the public is invited to the free event tonight at ERHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  Coach Dennis Conley has let us know that today's rescheduled OCC Blue Knights baseball game is cancelled and will be played tomorrow, on Wednesday

 

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