September 5, 2017


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals won again on the west coast
* the Redbirds blanked the Padres in San Diego, 2-0
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Monday
* those that won were the Pirates, Reds, Royals, Indians, Astros, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Cubs, Brewers, White Sox, Tigers, Twins, and Braves
the Cardinals are back in action late tonight on the west coast against the Padres again in San Diego


(NEWTON)  in High School Football from last Friday night – Newton won its LIC opener on the road
the Eagles beat Casey-Westfield in Little Illini Conference action, 49-14 and here’s a look at the stats
Newton jumped out to a 28-0 lead at the end of the 1st quarter with four touchdowns and extra points
* a 9 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 57 yard TD pass from Connor Bierman to Rhett Kocher with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 4 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* 9 yard TD run by Connor Brown with a Ben Carr extra point kick
the Eagles then added a lone touchdown in the 2nd quarter extending the lead to 35-0 at halftime
* a 1 yard TD run by Connor Bierman with a Ben Carr extra point kick
Newton added another touchdown in the 3rd quarter as the host Warriors also scored for a 42-7 score
* a 3 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
the Eagles and Casey-Westfield added single touchdowns in the 4th quarter to the final score, 49-14
* a 29 yard TD run by Dawson Phillips with a Ben Carr extra point kick
offensively, Newton had 482 total yards compared to Casey-Westfield’s 178 yards
the Eagles ran for 302 yards on 35 carries
* Peyton Doughty gained 167 yards on 17 carries with three touchdowns
* Isiah Bromeling ran for 48 yards on 8 carries
* Connor Brown carried the ball 5 times for 36 yards and one touchdown
* Dawson Phillips ran for 29 yards on 1 carry with a touchdown
* Connor Bierman gained 22 yards on 4 carries with a touchdown
Newton gained 180 yards thru the Eagle’s passing attack
* Connor Bierman completed 6 of 11 pass attempts for 172 yards and one touchdown
* Colton Goode completed his only pass attempt for 8 yards
* receiving-wise – Trenton Duncan caught 5 passes for 115 yards
* Rhett Kocher caught 1 pass for 57 yards and a touchdown
* Skyler Benefield caught 1 pass for 8 yards
defensively, the Eagles had 50 tackles with 1 sack and 1 fumble recovery
* Connor Bierman and Dawson Phillips each had 6 solo tackles and 1 assist
* Adam Bridges had 5 solo tackles and 2 assists
* Bryce Hance had 3 solo tackles, 2 assists, and Newton’s lone sack
* Kendall Ferguson had 3 solo tackles
* Austin Bush had 2 solo tackles, 1 assist, and the Eagle’s fumble recovery
* Payton Birch and Teddy Frichtl each had 2 solo tackles apiece
as far as returning kicks during the game
* Trenton Duncan returned 3 punts for 24 yards and one kickoff for 19 yards
* Payton Birch returned 1 kickoff for 15 yards
at 2-0 on the year, 1-0 in the LIC, Newton is back in LIC action Friday night as they host Lawrenceville


(OLNEY)  in High School Football from last Friday night – Olney its first game of the year on the road
the Tigers fell to Red Hill in Bridgeport, 63-26 as Olney’s yearly record evens up at 1-1 – here’s the stats
the Tigers were held scoreless in the 1st quarter while the host Salukis jumped out to a 13-0 lead
Olney scored twice in the 2nd quarter despite Red Hill’s four TD’s and a 45-14 halftime lead
* a 40 yard TD pass from Dakotah Brown to Sutton Dunn with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
* a 47 yard TD pass from Dakotah Brown to Kaleb Foster with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
the Tigers were scoreless in the 3rd quarter as Red Hill had 2 touchdowns to make it 57-14 after three
Olney then had 2 touchdowns in the 4th quarter with 1 Saluki score to make the final score, 63-26
* a 5 yard TD run by Peyton Blanton with the extra point kick no good
* a 9 yard TD pass from Jayden Fleming to Quinn Miller with the failed two point conversion attempt
offensively, Olney had 277 total yards compared to Red Hill’s 546 total yards
the Tigers threw for 230 yards on 16 passes
* Dakotah Brown completed 9 out of 17 passes for 139 yards with 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions
* Kaleb Foster completed 4 out of 7 passes for 49 yards
* Jayden Fleming completed3 out of 4 passes for 42 yards and 1 touchdown
* receiving-wise – Sutton Dunn caught 5 passes for 112 yards and 1 touchdown
* Kaleb Foster caught 2 passes for 55 yards and 1 touchdown
* Braxton Burgener caught 2 passes for 20 yards
* Peyton Blanton caught 2 passes
* Gage Stevens gained 20 yards on 1 pass caught
* Jace Greenwood caught 1 pass for 13 yards
* Dakotah Brown caught 1 pass for 11 yards
* Quinn Miller caught 1 pass for 9 yards and a touchdown
* and Gavin Dorn caught a pass
on the ground, the Tigers gained only 47 yards on 25 carries
* Gavin Dorn gained 30 yards on 4 carries
* Peyton Blanton ran the ball 11 times for 17 yards and 1 touchdown
* Dakotah Brown carried the ball 4 times for 2 yards
* Jace Greenwood ran for 2 yards on 1 carry
* Kaleb Foster carried the ball 3 times for no gain
* and Jayden Fleming ran the ball twice
defensively, Olney had 48 total tackles with four forced fumbles, one recovery, and no sacks
* Gunnar Michels led the Tiger with 14 solo tackles, 2 assists, 1 forced fumble, and a fumble recovery
* Peyton Blanton had 6 tackles, 2 assists, and 1 forced fumble
* Braxton Burgener had 5 tackles
* Kaleb Foster had 4 tackles and 6 assists
* Sutton Dunn had 4 tackles and 1 assist
* Kyle Beasley had 3 tackles
* Hunter Fessel-Perry had 2 tackles, 4 assists, and 1 forced fumble
* Levi Seitzinger had 1 tackle, 3 assists, and 1 forced fumble
at 1-1 in the LIC, the Tigers are in non-conference action Friday night at Bethalto Civic Memorial


(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s a look at the matchups involving the LIC Football for this Friday night
* as mentioned – Newton will host Lawrenceville
* elsewhere in the LIC – it’s Marshall at Robinson
* Casey-Westfield at Flora
* Red Hill at Paris
* as mentioned – Olney travels west to Bethalto Civic Memorial


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 that morning, with registration required by 7:45 – then the free TrustBank Family Ride begins at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 – the Kids Races for those ages 2 to 14 will start at 11:00 with registration required for all events by 10:45 – and the Pacific Cycle Stunt Show will finish things up at 12:15, plus Pacific Cycle employees will be on hand to do basic bike safety checks – concessions provided by the OCC Student Senate, plus free event t-shirts available for all participants – for details or for registration forms, logon at  www.olneychamber.com  or call the Chamber office at  392-2241


(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll review the Olney Tigersharks Swim Team summer with Coach Matt Powell, we’ll review the Olney Junior League Baseball summer with Coach Frank Bradley, and visit with Olney Sports Boosters President Alisha Duenas – that’s all this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com


(NEWTON)  Fall Bowling Leagues are currently forming at Parklanes in Newton – anyone interested in bowling on a local league team can call Parklanes today or tonight for more information, at  618-783-3522


(OLNEY)  the Fall Bowling Leagues are starting on this Tuesday at the Olney Bowling Center – new bowlers are encouraged to come out and join a team – various options are available – call the Olney Bowling Center for more information and/or details – or give Mitzi a call for details, at  618-838-9468


(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Newton and Olney teams  :
* Boys & Girls Cross Country  :  Olney will host Paris & Robinson at Olney Central College
* Boys & Girls Cross Country  :  Newton at Teutopolis, along with Casey-Westfield & Oblong
* Boys Soccer  :  Newton at Olney on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College
* Girls Tennis  :  Newton at Flora and Olney at Salem
* Boys Golf  :  Olney at Salem




(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 8:15 and the first pitch at around 9:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com