October 11, 2017


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the 2017 postseason will continue with two games today and tonight
in the best-of-five National League Division Series
* in Chicago – the Cubs and Nationals were rained out yesterday and rescheduled for later this afternoon
* the one remaining ALDS continues tonight in Cleveland as the Yankees/Indians’ series is tied at two each


(NEWTON)  the ISHA Boys Soccer Class 1A Regionals continued yesterday in a few spots around the state
however, the two matches scheduled at the Raymond Regional were postponed until later this evening
@ Raymond  :  Newton plays Macon Meridian at 5:00 
@ Raymond  :  Raymond – Lincolnwood & Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin at 7:00
here’s some of the matches that were played yesterday involving area downstate teams in semi-final action
@ Breese  :  Breese Central beat Carlyle, 8-0
@ Harrisburg  :  Breese Mater Dei beat Massac County, 2-1
@ Greenville  :  Belleville Althoff beat Greenville, 5-1  :  Trenton Wesclin beat Roxana, 4-0
here’s some of the semi-final matches scheduled for later today involving area downstate teams
@ Altamont  :  Hillsboro & Teutopolis  :  Effingham St. Anthony & Pana
@ Breese  :  Mt. Carmel & Valmeyer
@ Harrisburg  :  Freeburg & Murphysboro
the Boys Class 1A Regionals are scheduled to end this Saturday with the respective championship matches
the Boys Class 2A and 3A Regionals will begin this coming Saturday with quarter-final action


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  at the Boys Little Illini Conference Cross Country Meet yesterday at Robinson
the host Maroons won the championship by a slim two point margin over 2nd place Olney, 39 to 41
* Lawrenceville was a distant 3rd place with 78 points, just four points better than Marshall, at 82 points
* Casey-Westfield was 5th with 136 points, followed by Newton with 173 points and Paris at 177 points
here’s the top finishers on the individual level among the total 79 runners
* Lawrenceville’s senior Max Smigiel won the race, finishing 1st overall
* Olney’s freshman Gavin Kirby ended up in 2nd place, less than 4 seconds back of first place
* Casey-Westfield’s Cort Ross was 3rd
* Robinson teammates Kobe Lorance and Lukas Baird were 4th and 5th respectively
* Olney’s Owen Powell finished in 6th place
* Robinson teammates Wyatt Bonnell and Maverick Wright were 7th and 8th respectively
* Olney teammates Caleb Thomas and Braden Nicholson were 9th and 10th respectively
* also for Olney, Tyler Hughes finished 14th and Jordan Belcher was 18th
* Newton’s top runners were Victor Sandschafer in 19th place and Tucker Rieman in 34th
here’s the list of the other runners from the 2nd place Tigers
* Barak Berger, Collin Gilreath, Cole Simpson, Keaton Hancock, Colin Kocher
* Ethan Shan, Trevor Bower, Dylan Ritter, and Rylin Kilpatrick
here’s the list of the other runners for the Newton Eagles
* Seth Weber, Crayton Chesnut, Bob Rauch, Alec Greenwood, Garrett Slankard, and Andrew Moore
the Olney runners are back in action next Monday when they travel south to the Benton Invitational Meet
Newton is back running tomorrow when they host Paris & Teutopolis at Sam Parr State Park


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  at the Girls Little Illini Conference Cross Country Meet yesterday at Robinson
Lawrenceville won the championship by beating out 2nd place Paris, 45 to 49
* Olney finished in 3rd place with 60 points, followed by Newton in 4th place with 100 points
* Robinson was 5th with 116 points, then Casey-Westfield and Marshall, both with no team scores
here’s the top finishers on the individual level among the total 42 runners
* Lawrenceville’s freshman Katie Moore won the race, finishing 1st overall
* Olney’s junior Cameron Hough ran her first race in several weeks, finishing in 2nd place overall
* Newton’s Abby Stone was 3rd
* Paris’ Hailey Underwood finished 4th
* Marshall’s Ally Compton was 5th
* Casey-Westfield’s Britney Wright finished 6th
* Robinson’s Sami Johnson was 7th
* Paris’ Kayla Smith finished 8th
* Olney’s Tristen Payne was 9th
* Lawrenceville’s Kyanne Waggoner finished 10th
* Olney’s Danni Murphy was 11th and Gracie Julian was 26th
* Newton’s Jaclyn Barthelme was 27th and Mya Kuhn was 28th
* other Olney runners were Hallie Troester, Abby Rauch, Lydia Allen, and Alicia Guzman
* other Newton runners were Sydney Rudolphi, Cora Buerster, Riley Zumbahlen, and Danae Cantrell
the Olney runners are back in action next Monday when they travel south to the Benton Invitational Meet
Newton is back running tomorrow when they host Paris & Teutopolis at Sam Parr State Park


(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney won its regular season match at home
the Tigers beat Salem, 6-0 as Olney shutout the visiting Wildcats on Ed Webber Field at OCC
* Jacob McVicker led Olney with 3 goals, Trey Nosek scored 2 goals, and Josiah Burckhartt scored 1 goal
* assists came from Kye Stallard, Matteo Garzia, and Trey Nosek
with tomorrow’s match against Mt. Vernon now cancelled, the Tigers begin Class 2A Regional action
Olney will travel this Saturday to play at Mt. Vernon in a Regional Quarter-Final match at 11:00


(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton won again on the road
the Lady Eagles beat Paris, 7-2 as Newton won five of the six singles matches, all in two sets each
* Jacelyn Street won singles match #1, 6-2, 6-2
* Sydney Zumbahlen won singles match #2, 6-0, 6-1
* Lesley Woods won singles match #3, 6-3, 6-3
* Keri Zumbahlen won singles match #4, 6-3, 6-4
* Claire Griffith won singles match #5, 6-3, 6-0
Newton won two of the three doubles matches, both in two sets each
* Sydney Zumbahlen and Lesley Woods won doubles match #1, 6-0, 6-1
* Keri Zumbahlen and Chelsea Black won doubles match #3, 6-2, 6-3
Newton won four of the fifteen junior varsity matches
the Lady Eagles now prepare for the Class 1A Sectional this Saturday at Effingham


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in other results from area High School Sports from yesterday and last night
Varsity Volleyball  : 
* Neoga beat Dieterich in two sets
* Clay City beat Webber Township in two sets


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(NEWTON/OLNEY)  with the Fighting Illini back at home this coming Saturday to host a Big Ten Game against Rutgers, with an 11:00 kickoff late that morning – special ticket packages are available including the Butkus Blitz Mini Plan where tickets for any two games are only $50 or the Gray Ghost Mini Plan where tickets for any three games are $77 – check it out on the Illinois website, at  www.fightingillini.com


(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving teams from Olney and Newton
Boys Soccer  :  Newton vs Macon-Meridian at the Class 1A Regional in Raymond




(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle Soccer on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our pre-match show at around 4:45 and match time at 5:00 – plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com   :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN