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May 11, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Thursday  :  the Cardinals, Cubs, White Sox, and Reds were all idle yesterday & last night
* Friday : Cardinals host Atlanta : Cubs at Milwaukee : White Sox host the Royals : Reds host Washington


 
(OLNEY)  in high school baseball yesterday – Olney beat Teutopolis, 10-5 as the host Tigers out-hit the defending Class 2A State Champions, 12 to 10 – the top Olney hitters were Brook Pampe with three hits & a run scored, Dallas Peck with two hits & three runs scored, and Mitchell Harmon with a two run single – Olney’s winning pitcher was Alex Craig who worked three & two-thirds innings in relief, allowing no runs on three hits & striking out five – Erik Clodfelter closed out the final two innings – improving to 20&13, the Tigers will finish their regular season Monday afternoon against Centralia at Millspaugh Field in Olney


 
(NEWTON)  in high school baseball yesterday – Newton beat Edwards County, 6-3 as the Eagles out-hit the host Lions, 11 to 4 – Newton’s top hitters were Mark Mammoser with three hits, Lucas Massey with a hit & two RBI, and Cullen Chesnut with two hits & a RBI – Newton’s winning pitcher was Cullen Chesnut – now at 13&18, the Eagles play Monday in first round regional action at Robinson against the Maroons


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City beat Cisne, 3-1 – the Wildcat’s top hitters were Jason Tolliver with two hits and Jake Klingler with two RBI – the Noble / Clay City winning pitcher was Jason Tolliver while Hayden Kinkade closed out the game with a save – now at 5&14 on the year, the NCC Wildcats are in first round regional action Monday at Albion against Edwards County

 
 
(NEWTON)  in high school softball yesterday – Newton beat Casey-Westfield, 3-2 although the visiting Lady Warriors out-hit the host Lady Eagles, 5 to 3 – Newton’s top hitters were Morgan Swingler with single & an RBI sacrifice fly and Brittany Fore with a double – Newton’s winning pitcher was Keidrah Hardiek with a complete seven inning game, allowing one earned run on three hits & striking out five – now at 25&5 on the year, the Lady Eagles wait for postseason action in a semi-final game next Tuesday against the Lawrenceville / Flora winner at the Lawrenceville Class 2A Regional


 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday – fourth-seeded Noble / Clay City upset top-seeded Wayne City, 3-2 in semi-final action at the Midland Trail Conference Tournament – the Lady Wildcat’s top hitters were Magen Troyer with an RBI triple and Mariah Bennett with two hits, an RBI, & a run scored – Noble / Clay City’s winning pitcher was Darcie Hawkins with a complete seven inning game, allowing only one earned run on four hits while striking out six – now at 12&11, the Lady Wildcats will play second-seeded Odin in today’s 4:00 tournament championship game at Woodlawn – Wayne City plays Woodlawn for 3rd


 
(NEWTON)  at last Saturday’s Boys Fresh / Soph Track Meet – Salem won the event with 141 points, followed by Charleston, just 10 points back in second place – Newton finished third, followed by Olney, Robinson, Effingham, Mt Zion, & Paris

 
 
(NEWTON)  third place Newton won two events, with three second’s, two third’s, and three fourth’s  :
* Austin Angel won the 200 meter dash
* Lucas Stone won the 400 meter dash
* Austin Angel was second in the 400 meter dash
* Lucas Stone was second in the 800 meter run
* Austin Angel, Brandon Tolliver-Goode, Zach Lewis, & Lucas Stone were second in the 400 meter relay
* Brandon Tolliver-Goode was third in the pole vault
* Cody Riddle was third in the discus throw
* Zach Lewis, Matthew Tolliver-Goode, Bryar Hardiek, & Cody Riddle were fourth in the 800 meter relay
* Cody Riddle was fourth in the shot put
* Dylan Barthelme, Quentin Huston, Michael Smith, & Garrett Hall were fourth in the 3200 meter relay

 

(OLNEY)  fourth place Olney won no events, however had two second’s, seven third’s, and no fourth’s  :
* Nick Dobbs was second in the 1600 meter run
* Tate Nohren was second in the 110 meter hurdles
* Tate Nohren was third in the 300 meter hurdles, in the high jump, and in the triple jump
* Matthew De Venecia was third in the 800 meter run
* Dalyn Brach was third in the 3200 meter run
* Erik Sager was third in the shot put
* Dalyn Brach, Levi Stover, Matthew DeVenecia, & Nick Dobbs were third in the 3200 meter relay


 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – Jon Stanbrough of Avon, Indiana, is back atop the 2012 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint standings as the series heads to the Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt tomorrow night – meanwhile, defending national champion Levi Jones sits in sixth place tie with Damion Gardner, less than 50 points back of first place – the Olney native will take a quick break from his busy racing schedule to visit with his hometown friends at tomorrow’s “open house” celebration at Rural King in Olney – Jones will be available with his merchandise trailer from 10:30 to 12:30 at the new Rural King location tomorrow

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in girl’s track – Newton and 17 other Class 1A teams at the Newton Sectional – Olney and fifteen other Class 2A teams up at the Champaign Sectional  :  in boy’s tennis – Newton, Olney, & others at the Apollo Conference Tournament in Effingham  :  in softball – Noble / Clay City @ Woodlawn against Odin the MTC Tournament Championship game

 

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

 

 

May 10, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Wednesday  :  the Cardinals beat Arizona, 7-2  :  the Cubs, White Sox, and Reds all won as well
* Thursday  :  Cardinals, Cubs, Reds, & White Sox are all idle, returning to action tomorrow night

 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school tennis yesterday – Olney defeated Carmi / White County, 7-2  :
* Olney won the 4 top singles matches by Jordan Atwood, Levi Weiler, Derek Walker, & Andrew Garrett
* the winning pairs were Nick Kuhl & Austin Zwilling, plus Atwood & Weiler and Walker & Garrett
* in junior varsity action – Olney won three of the five singles matches, but lost both doubles matches
* now at 14&0 overall, the Tigers are at the Conference Tournament in Effingham tomorrow & Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  in high school baseball yesterday – Olney lost to South Central, 7-2 as both teams had 7 hits each – the Tigers left 10 runners on base, 5 of which were in scoring position – the top Olney hitters were Nolan Shan with two hits, Brandon Mitchell with an RBI single, and Michael Fehrenbacher with a double & run scored – at 19&13, the Tigers host the defending Class 2A State Champs from Teutopolis this afternoon


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost to Edwards County, 11-1 – the Wildcat’s top hitter was Beau VanBlaricum with two hits – now at 4&14 on the year, the Wildcats will begin Class 1A Regional action next Monday afternoon back down at Albion, against Edwards County

 
 
(NEWTON)  in high school softball yesterday – Newton took its final conference doubleheader at Paris  :
* the Lady Eagles won the first game, 13-1 in five innings – Newton’s top hitters were Megan Jansen with three singles and Erica Earnest with two singles – Newton’s winning pitcher was Cheyenne Nail, allowing one earned run on two hits and striking out one in three innings of work
* the Lady Eagles won the second game, 14-2 in six innings – Newton’s top hitter was Gabby Zerrusen with four singles – Newton’s Keidrah Hardiek was the winning pitcher, allowing one earned run on two hits and striking out three in four innings of work
* at 22&5, finishing second in the Apollo at 12&2, the Lady Eagles host Casey-Westfield this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney slipped by Red Hill, 10-9 although the Lady Salukis out-hit the Lady Tigers, 13 to 9 – Olney’s top hitters were Whitney Harrison & Taylor Barrick, each with two hits and two RBI – Madison Doan & Kelsey Shipman each had a pair of RBI as well – the winning pitcher was Elizabeth Walker, allowing 5 earned runs with three strikeouts – improving to 19&14, the Lady Tigers now prepare for their first round regional game with Mt Carmel at home in Olney next Monday


 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday at the Midland Trail Conference Tournament in Woodlawn – 2nd seeded Odin beat 3rd seeded Woodlawn, 4-2 in semi-final action – the remaining semi-final game between top-seeded Wayne City and 4th seeded Noble / Clay City is this afternoon at 4:00, down in Woodlawn – the Championship Game will be tomorrow afternoon at 4:00, also down at Woodlawn


 
(NOBLE)  the 2012 Midland Trail Conference All-Conference Softball Team has been announced  :
* Player of the Year is Kayla Burner of Wayne City
* Darcie Hawkins and Katie Royse of Noble / Clay City
* Hayley Spicer and Mara Horton of Wayne City
* Shelby Johnson and Brandae Gill of Cisne
* Alexis Phillips of South Central
* Jackie Burton, Hayley Laffoon, and Bridget Horton of Odin
* Cassandra Lueking, Kinzie Verhines, and Payton Tufts of Woodlawn
* Ashley Rudisill of Grayville
* Honorable Mentions  :  Noble / Clay City's Magen Troyer and South Central's Kellie Crain
* 2012 Coach of the Year is Joe Bernard of Wayne City

 
 
(NEWTON)  Effingham won the Apollo Conference Girls Fresh / Soph Track Meet held last Saturday – Mt Zion was second, followed by Newton, Charleston, Salem, Robinson, Olney, and Paris

 
 
(NEWTON)  third place Newton won 4 of the 18 events, had two second’s, two third’s, and three fourth’s  :
* Hannah Litzelman won the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the long jump
* Rachel Mammoser won the high jump
* Reise Wyatt was second in the shot put
* Lexie Davidson was second in the 400 meter dash and third in the 200 meter dash
* Morgan Green, Mallory Will, Michaela Green, and Madison Kinder were third in the 1600 meter relay
* Rachel Mammoser, Kristen Frohning, Ashley Shamhart, & Madison Kinder – 4th in the 400 meter relay
* Trinnie Butler, Brianne Geier, Mallory Will, and Morgan Green were fourth in the 3200 meter relay
* Reise Wyatt was fourth in the discus throw


 
(OLNEY)  seventh place Olney had one third place finish, plus one fourth and one fifth  :
* Maci Graves, Marley Miller, Erina Moore, and Jaycie Luna were third in the 800 meter relay
* Rachel Zwilling was fourth in the 1600 meter run
* Maddy Dunn was fifth in the 800 meter run


 
(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in baseball – Newton at Edwards County in Albion & Teutopolis at Olney  :  in boys tennis – Flora at Newton  :  in softball – Casey-Westfield at Newton & Noble / Clay City vs Wayne City at Woodlawn  :  in boys jv track – Robinson & Effingham at Newton

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual ARC fundraising Golf Tournament is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club – reserve your team’s spot for $375, which includes green fees for a 5-person team, carts, & a steak dinner with prizes to follow – call Lauren today to signup at 618-395-2419, ext 231

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle softball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

May 9, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Tuesday  :  Cardinals beat Arizona, 6-1  :  the Cubs & Reds both lost  :  the White Sox won
* Wednesday : Cardinals at Arizona : Cubs host Atlanta : White Sox at Cleveland : Reds at Milwaukee

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Soccer Regionals are this week throughout the state  :
* at Olney’s Ed Webber Field last night – Olney beat Harrisburg, 1-0 but the victory came after a 0-0 tie at the end of regulation, after a 0-0 tie at the end of four 10-minute overtimes of golden goal, and in the first round of golden goal in penalty kicks, the winning goal was scored by Taylor Milburn – other excellent play came from Lexi Grunden, Alex Kauble, Gina Volk, & Courtney Kman – the Lady Tigers now move into the Regional Championship match this Saturday at 12 noon against Anna-Jonesboro who beat Salem, 4-0 – while 3rd seeded Olney beat 2nd seeded Harrisburg, Anna-Jonesboro is the Regional number one seed


 
(NEWTON)  in high school baseball yesterday – Newton was shutout by Oblong, 3-0 while the hits were even at 6 apiece – the top Oblong hitters were Kyler Fear with two hits & two RBI and Lucas Jones had an RBI single – Newton’s top hitters were Lucas Huston with a double and Connor Walters with a hit & two walks – now at 13&6 on the year, the Panthers now wait for regional action next week when they’ll host a first round game – at 12&18, the Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Albion, against Edwards County

 
 
(NEWTON)  in high school softball yesterday – Newton beat Lawrenceville, 16-4 in six innings – the top Lady Eagle hitters were Morgan Swingler with five hits including a home run, a triple, & two singles, and Brittany Fore with three hits, including a double & two singles – Newton’s winning pitcher was Karsyn McCoy allowing two earned runs on seven hits while striking out five – now at 20&5 overall, the Lady Eagles will finish up their Apollo schedule with a 4:00 doubleheader this afternoon up at Paris

 

(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday – Noble / Clay City won its first round MTC Tournament game by beating South Central, 9-3 – the Lady Wildcats’ top hitters were Magen Troyer with two hits, Mariah Bennett & Kayelee Royse each with an RBI double, and Amber Drewes with a hit, two stolen bases, & two runs scored – Darcie Hawkins was the complete game winning pitcher, allowing only 2 earned runs in 7 innings – now at 11&11, Noble / Clay City advances to the tournament semi-finals tomorrow at Woodlawn


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost to North Clay at Louisville, 9-8 in nine innings – the Wildcats’ top hitter was Austin Manuel with three hits – dropping now to a record of  4&13 on the year, the Wildcats are winding down their schedule – they’ll host Cisne tomorrow in Noble


 
(OLNEY)  in girls junior high track – Olney won last week’s Class L Regional with a two point victory over Mt Vernon, 114 to 112 – Flora was third, followed by Mt Carmel, Carmi, Hamilton County, & Fairfield
* eleven Lady Cubs finished either first or second in eight different events to advance to State this Saturday
* Kylee Cummins, Raegan Hahn, Hali Hahn, & Savannah Dunn won the 400 meter relay in the time of 54.08 seconds, setting both a new Middle School record and a new Class L Regional record as well
* Mary Grace Inyart won the discus
* Savannah Dunn won the 100 meter dash
* Raegan Hahn was second in both the 200 meter dash and high jump
* Taylor Hughes was second in the 800 meter run
* Julia Shaw, Hali Hahn, Kaelyn Bailey, & Savannah Dunn were second in the 800 meter relay
* Carrie Stover, Alexis Snyder, Jynsen Yonaka, & Julia Shaw were second in the 1600 meter relay
both the boys & girls Class L State Track Meet will be this Saturday down in Carterville


 
(FLORA)  in auto racing results from Saturday night action at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora  :
* Sprints  :  Mitch Wissmiller was first, followed by Korey Weyant & Patrick Budde
* Modified  :  Brian Shaw took the checkered flag, followed by Michael Bolyard & Chad Kinder
* Crates  :  Braden Johnson finished in first place, followed by Matt Filkins & Jeff Vinnedge
* Street Stock  :  Blake Myers was first, followed by Dennis Waggle & Mike Mosley
* Pure Stock  :  Dustin McClintock took the checkered flag, followed by Wade Glover & Morris Booth
* Hornets  :  Vincent Shehorn finished in first place, followed by Jeremy Callahan & Justin Jones
it’s back to more racing this Saturday night as the Winged Mini-Sprints make their first appearance at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora – a $5 admission – gates open at 4:30 with racing at 7:30


 
(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar : in softball – Newton at Paris & Red Hill at Olney : in boys tennis – Carmi at Olney : in boys track – Olney at Lawrenceville : in baseball – Olney at South Central

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual ARC fundraising Golf Tournament is this coming Friday at the Richland Country Club – reserve your team’s spot for $375, which includes green fees for a 5-person team, carts, & a steak dinner with prizes to follow – call Lauren today to signup at 618-395-2419, ext 231

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show from Arizona at 8:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

May 8, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Monday : Cardinals beat Arizona, 9-6 : the Cubs & Reds won : the White Sox dropped two at Cleveland
* Tuesday : Cardinals back at Arizona : Cubs host Atlanta : White Sox at Cleveland : Reds at Milwaukee


 
(NEWTON)  in high school baseball yesterday – Newton beat Dieterich, 5-4 with a walk-off game winning hit in the bottom half of the 7th inning – not only did Newton’s Connor Walters have the game winning RBI double, but he had the only two-hit game with a solo home run as well – Peyton Wyatt had a hit, two runs scored, and four stolen bases – Wyatt was also the winning pitcher throwing the final inning in relief of starter Mark Mammoser – the play of the game was a rare triple play by the Eagle defense in the top of the 7th inning when visiting Dieterich got their first two men on base and as they both broke from their bases, a bunt attempt was barehanded in the air by catcher Lucas Huston for the first out, he threw to first baseman Elijah Knepper who tagged the base for out number two, then he threw to second base to double up that runner to end the half inning with the two-three-four triple play – with the non-conference win, Newton improves to 12&17 on the year – it will be “senior night” this evening as the Eagles host Oblong at 6:30


 
(OLNEY)  in high school baseball yesterday – Olney beat Edwards County, 8-1 – the top Tiger hitters were Brook Pampe with two hits & two RBI, Erik Clodfelter with two hits & a RBI, and Michael Fehrenbacher with two hits & a RBI – Olney’s winning pitcher was Alex Craig allowing no runs on two hits with six strikeouts in four innings of work – Brandon Mitchell & Cherokee Edgington combined to work the final three innings – now at 19&12, the Tigers travel to Kinmundy to play South Central tomorrow afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney lost to Mattoon, 11-0 in six innings as the Lady Green Wave out-hit the visiting Lady Tigers, 15 to 2 – Olney’s lone two hits came from Madison Doan & Kristy Davis with one each – now at 18&14 on the year, the Lady Tigers return to action tomorrow with a newly scheduled game at home with Red Hill, starting at 4:30


 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost to Dieterich, 5-4 although the visiting Lady Wildcats out-hit the host Lady Maroons, 6 to 5 – NCC’s top hitters were Mariah Bennett with a two run double, Darcie Hawkins with an RBI triple, and Whittney Reynolds with a triple & run scored – now at 10&11 overall, the Lady Wildcats begin MTC Tournament play today hosting South Central in Noble


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Bass Fishing State Tournament ended Saturday on Carlyle Lake  :
* the Highland #1 team finished with a ten fish total weight of 27 pounds and 13 ounces
* the Elkville team from Elverado finished second with a ten fish total weight of 26 pounds and 15 ounces
* rounding out the top five teams were those from Macon Meridian, Waterloo, and Naperville Central
* the South Central #1 team finished tied for seventh place with a ten fish total of 14 pounds and 11 ounces
* the other Highland team finished in 11th place
* the other South Central team finished in 26th place
* the Robinson team finished in 50th place overall


 
(SALEM)  the Boys Apollo Conference Track Meet was last week in Salem – Charleston came away as the Apollo Champs with 155 points – the host Wildcats were second with 117 points, just four points better than third place Newton with 113 – Robinson finished fourth with 80 points, just four points better than Olney’s 76 points – Mt Zion was sixth, followed by Effingham and Paris


 
(OLNEY)  at the Boys Apollo Meet, Olney won one event with no 2nd’s, four 3rd’s, and four 4th’s  :
* Shane Newman won the 400 meter dash
* Joel Eagleson, Jordan Hahn, Nick Dobbs, and Shane Newmas were third in the 1600 meter relay
* Gus Lathrop, Dalton Waggoner, Jordan Hahn, and Dirk Washburn were third in the 800 meter relay
* Gus Lathrop, Dalton Waggoner, Jordan Hahn, and Dirk Washburn were third in the 400 meter relay
* Joel Eagleson was third in the 800 meter run
* Dirk Washburn was fourth in the 100 meter dash
* Nick Dobbs, Matthew DeVenecia, Joel Eagleson, and Shane Newman were fourth in the 3200 meter relay
* Brad Billingsly was fourth in the discus
* Gus Lathrop was fourth in the 200 meter dash

 

(NEWTON)  at the Boys Apollo Meet, Newton won three events, with three 2nd’s, and five 3rd’s  :
* Levi Newton, Corey Davidson, Evan Brooks, and Luke Stone won the 3200 meter relay
* Ridge Finn, Peyton Wyatt, Dylan Johnson, and Jake Stone won the 800 meter relay
* Mitch Mammoser won the pole vault
* Blake Ebeling was second in the high jump
* Luke Stone, Ridge Finn, Jake Stone, and Dylan Johnson were second in the 1600 meter relay
* Ridge Finn, Marcus Pilman, Dylan Johnson, and Jake Stone were second in the 400 meter relay
* Luke Stone was third in the 400 meter dash
* Levi Newton was third in both the 110 hurdles and the 300 meter intermediate hurdles
* Peyton Wyatt was third in the long jump
* Jake Stone was third in the 200 meter dash


 
(OLNEY)  the Boys Junior High Class L Regional Track Meet was last Friday at Salem  :
* the Olney Cubs won the seven team event with 100 points – followed by a second place tie between Mt Carmel & Mt Vernon, each with 84 points – Fairfield was fourth, then Flora, Carmi, and Hamilton County 
* the Olney Cubs had eight young men place in the top two in six events to advance to the Class L State
* Treston Stanley won both the 800 meter run and 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch won the pole vault
* Trevor Jones won the discus
* Zach Shoulders won the shot put
* Trevor Dobbs was second in the pole vault
* Josh Domingue, Devon Morgenstern, Ben Lynch, and Hunter Wyatt were second in the 800 meter relay


 
(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in baseball – Oblong at Newton & Noble / Clay City at North Clay / Louisville  :  in softball – Newton at Lawrenceville  :  in boys tennis – Effingham at Newton

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual ARC fundraising Golf Tournament is this coming Friday, May 11th, at the Richland Country Club – reserve your team’s spot for $375, which includes green fees for a 5-person team, carts, & a steak dinner with prizes to follow – proceeds to benefit persons with developmental disabilities served by ARC Community Support Systems – call Lauren today to signup at 618-395-2419, ext 231

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today at around 6:30 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 8:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN

 

 

May 7, 2012 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
* Saturday  :  Cardinals lost to Houston, 8-2  :  Cubs & Reds both lost  :  White Sox won
* Sunday  :  Cardinals beat Houston, 8-1  :  the Cubs & Reds both won  :  the White Sox lost
* Monday  :  Cardinals at Arizona  :  Cubs host Atlanta  :  White Sox at Cleveland  :  Reds at Milwaukee


 
(NEWTON)  in high school baseball Saturday – Newton split a pair of conference games with Paris  :
* the Eagles lost the first game, 4-2 although Newton out-hit the visiting Tigers, 9 to 7 – the top Eagle hitters were A.J. Hyatt and Mark Mammoser with two hits each
* the Eagles won game two, 10-3 as Newton out-hit Paris, 11 to 3 – the top Eagle hitters were Mitch Mammoser with three hits & three RBI, plus A.J. Hyatt & Caleb Chesnut with two hits apiece – Elijah Knepper was Newton’s winning pitcher with the complete seven inning game, allowing only one earned run on three hits & striking out eleven
* now at 11&17 overall, finishing 3&11 in the Apollo, the Eagles will host Dieterich today

 

(OLNEY)  in the other Apollo Conference baseball doubleheaders from Saturday  :
* Effingham & Charleston split two – the Hearts won the opener, 10-0 – the Trojans won game two, 7-6
* Robinson & Mt Zion split two – the Maroons won the opener, 7-5 – the Braves won game two, 4-3

 

(NOBLE)  in girls high school softball – the Midland Trail Conference Tournament starts tomorrow  :
* top-seeded Wayne City will host #8 Sandoval
* 2nd seeded Odin will host #7 Cisne
* 3rd seeded Woodlawn will host $6 Grayville
* 4th seeded Noble / Clay City will host #5 South Central
the Tournament finals will be held Thursday and Friday at Woodlawn


 
(OLNEY)  in junior varsity baseball from last week – Olney took three out of four to end the year  :
* the JV Tigers swept two games from Mt Carmel, winning game one, 7-1, and winning game two, 9-6
* the JV Tigers split two games with Salem, losing game one, 1-0, but winning game two, 9-2
* the JV Tigers finish the season with a yearly record of 19 wins and 7 losses
* among the JV Tigers’ top hitters  :  Nolan Shan hit .397 for the year with 29 hits & 33 runs scored  :  Evan Eagleson hit .392 with 20 hits  :  Payton Billington had a team high 23 RBI
* among the JV Tigers’ top pitchers  :  Noah Buscher was 3&2 with 40 stikeouts in 28 innings of work  :  Dylan Tayler finished at 4&4 on the year  :  Ryan Eagleson ended up at 4&3


 
(OLNEY)  in boys junior high track from last week – Olney was second in the Jr NEC Meet  :
* Salem won the six team event with 140 points – Olney finished second with 95 points, followed by Fairfield with 87, Mt Carmel with 86, Flora with 68, and Carmi with 46
* Olney won three of the sixteen events – also had four 2nd’s, two 3rd’s, and two 4th’s
* Treston Stanley won the 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch won the pole vault
* Josh Domingue, Devon Morgenstern, Ben Lynch, & Hunter Wyatt won the 800 meter relay
* Tanner Hout was second in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Trevor Dobbs was second in the pole vault
* Josh Domingue was second in the 200 meter dash
we look at the Boys Class L Regional results from Saturday in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in softball – Olney at Mattoon & Noble / Clay City at Dieterich  :  in baseball – Olney at Edwards County & Dieterich at Newton

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Ste. Marie Men’s Softball League will begin May 21st and continue thru August 19th – a kickoff tournament on May 19th has an entry fee of $100 per team – for details, call 843-0261 or 843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the 6th Annual ARC fundraising Golf Tournament is this coming Friday, May 11th, at the Richland Country Club – reserve your team’s spot for $375, which includes green fees for a 5-person team, carts, & a steak dinner with prizes to follow – proceeds to benefit persons with developmental disabilities served by ARC Community Support Systems – call Lauren today to signup at 618-395-2419, ext 231

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Junior Football League has a parent’s meeting coming up tonight, from 6:00 to 8:00, at the Peterson Park East Pavilion – all parents of JFL players are encouraged to attend, all to discuss the upcoming JFL season in Newton – also check Facebook for details as well

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today at around 4:30 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 8:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on Fox Sports Radio 740 WVLN