September 6, 2017


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won again out on the west coast
* the Redbirds beat the Padres, 8-4 to make it six wins out of their last eight games
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Pirates, Reds, Indians, Tigers, and Astros
* those that lost were the Cubs, Brewers, White Sox, Royals, and Twins
* the Braves and Rangers in Atlanta were rained out
the Cardinals are back in action late tonight on the west coast against the Padres again in San Diego


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney and Newton hooked up at OCC
the varsity Tigers and Eagles played to a 2-2 tie out on Ed Webber Field
* Olney’s two goals were scored by Trey Nosek with one assist from Kye Stallard
* Olney’s defense was led by Josiah Burckhartt and Seth Ingram
* Newton’s goals were scored by Sean Brody and Cole Farley
while the Eagles host Arthur-Lovington tomorrow, the Tigers are at home against Murphysboro


(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney won a four team meet at OCC
the Tigers outran 2nd place Robinson, 35 to 40 – Cumberland was 3rd (55) – Paris was 4th (101)
* Olney’s Gavin Kirby won the race, just one second better than Cumberland’s Kort McClennan
* Robinson’s Wyatt Bonnell and Maverick Wright finished 3rd and 4th
* Olney’s Caleb Thomas was 5th while teammate Owen Powell was 8th
* Olney’s Braden Nicholson and Tyler Hughes finished 10th and 11th respectively
the Tigers now prepare for a trip north this Saturday to the Peoria Invitational Meet


(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney was 3rd as they hosted a four team meet
Paris won by beating 2nd place Cumberland, 35 to 42 – Olney had 52 points while Robinson finished 4th
* Cumberland’s Jasmine Pittemore won the 2.96 mile race while teammate Vic Ault was 3rd
* Olney’s Tristen Payne finished in 2nd place while teammate Danni Murphy finished 4th
* Paris’ Kayla Smith was 5th followed by Robinson’s Jami Johnson in 6th place
* Olney’s Gracie Julian and Hallie Troester finished in 14th and 15th places respectively
the Lady Tigers are back in action this Saturday as they travel north to the Peoria Invitational Meet


(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton had a two team meet on the road
Teutopolis won the meet by outrunning the Lady Eagles, 20 to 38
* Newton’s Abby Stone won the race finishing nearly two seconds better than T-town’s Kara Weichman
* Newton’s Sydney Rudolphi was 7th while teammate Cora Buerster was 9th
* Newton’s Jaclyn Barthelme, Denae Cantrell, and Mya Kuhn finished 10th, 11th, and 12th respectively
the Lady Eagles will host Dieterich, North Clay, and Altamont tomorrow at Sam Parr State Park


(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton was overpowered on the road
Teutopolis won the two team meet over the Eagles, 19 to 42
* Noah Probst won the race for Teutopolis, followed by teammates Ethan Weidner & Jordan Schumacher
* Newton’s top runner was Victor Sandschafer in 4th place followed by teammate Tucker Rieman in 5th
* Newton’s Creighton Chesnut finished in 11th place
the Eagles will host Dieterich, North Clay, and Altamont tomorrow at Sam Parr State Park


(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney had a two team match on the road
Salem beat the visiting Tigers, 181 to 201
* the Match Medalist was Salem’s Max Phillips with a four over par 40
* Olney’s best round was a 48 shot by Coen McDowell
* Olney’s Logan Muston and Ethan Rodgers each shot a 50, while Ryan Tolliver had a 53
the Tigers are quickly back on the links today at the Lawrence County Country Club against the Indians


(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton lost on the road
Flora beat the visiting Lady Eagles, 7-2
* Newton’s lone win in singles play was Jacelyn Street in the #1 match
* Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris won the #2 doubles match for Newton
the Lady Eagles are back on the courts tomorrow as they’ll host Casey-Westfield in Newton


(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from around the downstate area
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Edwards County beat Grayville in two sets
* South Central beat Dieterich in two sets
* Clay City beat Red Hill in two sets
Boys Golf  :
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Oblong, 163 to 201 – the Indians’ Camren Ray show a one under 35
* Flora beat Carmi, 159 to 181 – Flora’s Aven Kimmell shot a low round 36
* Paris beat Robinson, Marshall, Casey-Westfield, 178 to 197 to 203 to 204 – Paris’ Mason Downs a 39
Girls Tennis  :
* Robinson beat Paris, 8-1
Baseball  :
* Neoga beat South Central, 6-2
* St. Elmo / Brownstown beat Dieterich, 4-0


(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County wins on the road
the Junior Eagles beat Neoga, 17-2
* the winning pitcher was Owen Mahaffey
* top hitters were Ben Meinhart and Gage Reynolds with 4 hits each – Evan Schafer had 3 hits
the 13-2 Jasper County boys are back in action tomorrow when they travel to Casey
in one other Junior High Baseball score yesterday – Casey-Westfield beat North Clay, 7-6


(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Jasper County won a close one at home
the Junior Lady Eagles beat Effingham in eight innings, 10-9
the Jasper County girls are back in action today in IESA Class AA Regional action
* it’s a quarter-final game today at 4:30 against Paris Mayo up in Edgar County
the winner returns for the rest of the Regional which will finish up at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park


(NEWTON)  by the way, most all of the IESA Class A and AA Softball Regionals begin this afternoon
there are several area teams involved in the various Regionals that run today thru next Monday


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


(OLNEY)  the Girl’s Junior League Basketball Program for Richland County girls in 4th and 5th grades will get started next week with the first workouts scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, September 12th and 14th, each evening from 5:00 to 6:00, at the Richland County Elementary School – the program’s team draft will be held the following Tuesday, September 19th – but time’s running out for girls to sign up as all registration forms must be filled out and returned to the RCES Secretaries by this coming Friday, September 8th – the fee is $40 per player, which helps cover the cost of jerseys, insurance, and equipment – the registration forms are available at RCES or call Coach Mark Anselment at RCHS,  618-393-2191


(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/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Newton and Olney teams  :
* Boys Golf  :  Olney at Lawrenceville / Red Hill at the Lawrence County Country Club




(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