LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

November 21, 2017

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Basketball last night – Newton opened up its season with a win
the Eagles beat Edwards County at the Cumberland Tournament, 59-45
* Newton was led by Nick Cohorst with 21 points and 8 rebounds – Ben Carr added 10 points
* the Eagles quickly return to action tonight at 6:00 against Altamont in the high school gym
here’s the other scores from last night at the Cumberland Tournament
* the host Pirates beat Altamont, 71-57
* Casey-Westfield beat Oblong, 72-51
* Charleston beat Dieterich, 66-52
there’s four more games tonight

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Basketball last night at the Bob Kerans Tournament in Newton
the host Lady Eagles won their game over Vandalia, 55-54
* Newton was led by Eliza Bierman with 20 points while Claire Carr added 11 points
* the Lady Eagles return for a 7:30 game tonight in the NCHS Gym against Flora
in last night’s other game
* Effingham beat Flora, 61-24
there are two more games tonight

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area scores from last night involving area teams in Girls High School Hoops
* Marshall beat Neoga, 53-40
* Sandoval beat Dieterich, 48-44
* Monticello beat Casey-Westfield, 36-35
* Martinsville beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 45-36

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney swept two games
the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Robinson, 44-22 as the varsity improves to 5-1 on the year
* Olney was led by Chase Travis with 20 points and Chance Hinton with 13 points and 7 rebounds
Olney won the 7th grade game over Robinson, 42-22 as the junior varsity team in undefeated at 4-0
the Cubs are back in action a week from tonight (Tuesday, November 28th) at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two games at home
the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over New Hope, 38-24 as the varsity improves to 4-6 on the year
* St. Joe was led by Evan Uhl with 10 points and Alec Kocher with 9 points
St. Joe won the 7th grade game over New Hope, 30-23
the Wildcats are back in action next Monday night when they will host Clay City in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Newton St. Thomas swept two games at home
the Saints won the 8th grade game over Martinsville, 43-30
* St. Thomas was led by Mason Schafer with 20 points while Leo Weber added 10 points
St. Thomas also won the 7th grade game, 32-25
the Saints are back in action a week from tonight (Tuesday, November 28th) at Cumberland Junior High

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Basketball last night – Newton Jasper County dropped two games
the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game at Casey, 39-32 as the varsity falls to 4-3 on the year
* Newton was led by Adam Koebele and Ben Meinhart, each with 9 points apiece
Casey-Westfield won the 7th grade game, 36-17
the Junior Eagles are back in action tonight as they play at St. Michael’s in Sigel

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Hoops last night – Dietierch split two games
the Junior Movin’ Maroons won the 8th grade game over Teutopolis, 40-26
Teutopolis took the 7th grade game, 40-30

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops – the Lady Maroons Thanksgiving Invite starts tonight in Robinson
* the Olney Lady Tigers play Effingham St. Anthony in the first game at 5:30
* then Robinson and Charleston at 7:00
* and Marshall and Oblong at 8:30
the tournament continues and wraps up on Friday and Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Junior College Basketball tonight around the downstate region
Here’s the schedule involving Great Rivers Athletic Conference and other Region matchups
* the Olney Central College teams will host Wabash Valley in “The Dungeon”
* Southeastern Illinois at Lincoln Trail
* Kaskaskia at Vincennes University
* Lake Land at Lewis & Clark
* John A. Logan at Shawnee
* Southwestern Illinois at Rend Lake
it’s women’s action at 5:30 followed by the men’s games at 7:30  (an hour earlier in Vincennes)

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information check the League’s Facebook page, or for more details, call Christina at  618-869-2054

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will have its Turkey Trot 5K run this Thursday morning, Thanksgiving  Day, with registration at 7:30 and start time at 8:00 – it’s at the Musgrove Park pool building in Olney – just a $10 donation per runner, those 18 & under can run free – for more information or details and/or to register in advance, check the website online, at  www.rcrcolney.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 5:30  :  it’s Olney Central College double-header basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with the Lady Knights at 5:30 and the Blue Knights at 7:30  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

November 20, 2017

LOCAL / AREA SPORTS   --   MONDAY   --   11/20/17

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) in College Football over the weekend- No. 8 Ohio State over Illinois 52-14. The Fighting Illini fall to 2-9 overall and 0-9 in the Big Ten. Illinois finishes out the season this Saturday Nov. 25th by hosting Northwestern.

 

(OLNEY) in boys Jr. high basketball at the OCC Shootout, the Olney 8th grade beat Loogootee 35-32, and the Olney 7th grade beat Salem 29-22. The Olney Middle School Cubs will travel to Robinson tonight.

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Turkey Tournament is this week

the 8-team tourney is played at the Cumberland High School & Junior High School northwest of Greenup

* Pool A includes Cumberland, Newton, Edwards County, and Altamont

* Pool B includes Casey-Westfield, Dieterich, Charleston, and Oblong

each team plays three pool play games with a fourth & final game in cross pool play action

* there’s a total of four games, two in each school gym, Monday and Tuesday

* then four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Friday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

* and the final four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Saturday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

the Newton Eagles play at 6:00 both Monday night and Tuesday night

* the Eagles then play at 7:30 Friday night with their final game on Saturday to be determined

you’ll be able to hear all the Newton Eagle action on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Basketball – the Bob Kerans Tournament is this week in Newton

the 5-team round robin tournament is played in the Newton Community High School Gym

* teams include host Newton, plus Effingham, Flora, Altamont, and Vandalia

there will be two games each Monday night, Tuesday night, and Wednesday night

* the tournament’s final three games will be Friday afternoon

the Newton Lady Eagles play Monday night at 7:30, Tuesday night at 7:30, and Wednesday night at 6:30

* the Lady Eagles have their final game at 1:30 on Friday afternoon

you’ll be able to hear Newton’s games on Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon on WIKK-FM

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Maroons Thanksgiving Invitational is this week

the 8-team tournament is played at the Robinson High School

* Pool A includes Robinson, Olney, Effingham St. Anthony, and Charleston

* Pool B includes Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, Marshall, and Oblong

it includes games Tuesday night, thru the day next Friday, and thru the day next Saturday

* the final four cross over pool play games will be Saturday from 3:00 to 9:00

the Olney Lady Tigers play Tuesday night at 5:30, Friday at 12 noon, and Saturday morning at 10:30

* Olney’s final game will be Saturday afternoon or evening to be determined

be listening for Lady Tiger hoops on WSEI or WVLN, depending on our other sporting events

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Basketball – the annual Capital Classic is coming up this weekend

the 8-team tournament is played at the high schools in both Lawrenceville and Bridgeport

* the Red Hill site includes the host Salukis along with Olney, Salem, and Mt. Carmel

* the Lawrenceville site includes the host Indians, along with Marshall, Fairfield, and Teutopolis

it’s pool play with two sessions at each site that Friday and Friday night

* the pool play ends with session three at each site late Saturday morning into early afternoon

* the final cross pool play games will be in session four from 3:30 to 9:30 at the Red Hill High School

you’ll be able to hear all the Olney Tiger games on Freedom 92.9 WSEI sports

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) there are many other Thanksgiving Week Tournaments this week as well

* we’ll pass along the scores we can get for both boys and girls action next week as well

 

                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY) the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information check the League’s Facebook page, or for more details, call Christina at 618-869-2054

 

(NEWTON) the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale to the general public – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at 618-783-2303

 

(OLNEY) The RCRC Turkey Trot 5K is this Thursday, Thanksgiving Day with registration at 7:30am with a 8am start at Musgrove Park in Olney. Just a $10 donation, 18 & under are Free!

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s Newton Eagle Basketball vs. Edwards County at the Cumberland Tourney at 6pm on 103-5 The Eagle : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

November 18, 2017

LOCAL / AREA SPORTS   --   SATURDAY   --   11/18/17

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Turkey Tournament is next week

the 8-team tourney is played at the Cumberland High School & Junior High School northwest of Greenup

* Pool A includes Cumberland, Newton, Edwards County, and Altamont

* Pool B includes Casey-Westfield, Dieterich, Charleston, and Oblong

each team plays three pool play games with a fourth & final game in cross pool play action

* there’s a total of four games, two in each school gym, next Monday and Tuesday

* then four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Friday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

* and the final four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Saturday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

the Newton Eagles play at 6:00 both next Monday night and Tuesday night

* the Eagles then play at 7:30 Friday night with their final game on Saturday to be determined

you’ll be able to hear all the Newton Eagle action on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Basketball – the Bob Kerans Tournament is next week in Newton

the 5-team round robin tournament is played in the Newton Community High School Gym

* teams include host Newton, plus Effingham, Flora, Altamont, and Vandalia

there will be two games each next Monday night, Tuesday night, and Wednesday night

* the tournament’s final three games will be Friday afternoon

the Newton Lady Eagles play Monday night at 7:30, Tuesday night at 7:30, and Wednesday night at 6:30

* the Lady Eagles have their final game at 1:30 on Friday afternoon

you’ll be able to hear Newton’s games on Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon on WIKK-FM

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Maroons Thanksgiving Invitational is next week

the 8-team tournament is played at the Robinson High School

* Pool A includes Robinson, Olney, Effingham St. Anthony, and Charleston

* Pool B includes Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, Marshall, and Oblong

it includes games next Tuesday night, thru the day next Friday, and thru the day next Saturday

* the final four cross over pool play games will be Saturday from 3:00 to 9:00

the Olney Lady Tigers play Tuesday night at 5:30, Friday at 12 noon, and Saturday morning at 10:30

* Olney’s final game will be Saturday afternoon or evening to be determined

be listening for Lady Tiger hoops on WSEI or WVLN, depending on our other sporting events

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Basketball – the annual Capital Classic is coming up next weekend

the 8-team tournament is played at the high schools in both Lawrenceville and Bridgeport

* the Red Hill site includes the host Salukis along with Olney, Salem, and Mt. Carmel

* the Lawrenceville site includes the host Indians, along with Marshall, Fairfield, and Teutopolis

it’s pool play with two sessions at each site that Friday and Friday night

* the pool play ends with session three at each site late Saturday morning into early afternoon

* the final cross pool play games will be in session four from 3:30 to 9:30 at the Red Hill High School

you’ll be able to hear all the Olney Tiger games on Freedom 92.9 WSEI sports

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) there are many other Thanksgiving Week Tournaments next week as well

* we’ll pass along the scores we can get for both boys and girls action next week as well

 

                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY) the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information check the League’s Facebook page, or for more details, call Christina at 618-869-2054

 

(NEWTON) the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale to the general public – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at 618-783-2303

 

(OLNEY) join us for our next Coaches Corner Show this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be visiting with new Olney Tiger Baseball Coach Matt McClaren and new Olney Lady Tiger Softball Coach Julia Miller – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s Fighting Illini Football this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with a pre-game show at 1:30pm, Kick-Off at 2:30pm : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

 

November 17, 2017

LOCAL / AREA SPORTS   --   FRIDAY   --   11/17/17

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Basketball- the Newton Lady Eagles traveled to Robinson in a non-conference game beating the Lady Maroons 43-16, Abby Frohning led the Lady Eagles with 17 points.

Newton also won the JV game 46-18. The Lady Eagles will host the Bob Kerans Tournament next week and open up with Vandalia at 7pm on Monday Night.

 

(OLNEY) in Girls Jr. High Basketball, Olney split a pair of games, the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game 37-32 over Paris Mayo in Centralia, Anna Blank with 16 points. Paris Mayo won the 7th grade game 39-22.

 

(NEWTON) in Boys Jr. High Basketball, Jasper County lost two at home, the Jr. Eagles lost the 8th game to T-town 36-11, T-town won the 7th grade game 43-18, the Jasper County Jr. Eagles will play at Casey-Westfield on Monday.

 

(NEWTON) also in Boys Jr. High Basketball, St. Thomas won two, in the 8th grade game St. Thomas beat St. Peter 49-20 and St. Thomas won the 7th grade game 35-17.

 

(NEWTON) in Boys High School Basketball – the Cumberland Turkey Tournament is next week

the 8-team tourney is played at the Cumberland High School & Junior High School northwest of Greenup

* Pool A includes Cumberland, Newton, Edwards County, and Altamont

* Pool B includes Casey-Westfield, Dieterich, Charleston, and Oblong

each team plays three pool play games with a fourth & final game in cross pool play action

* there’s a total of four games, two in each school gym, next Monday and Tuesday

* then four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Friday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

* and the final four games from 3:00 to 9:00 Saturday afternoon and evening in the high school gym

the Newton Eagles play at 6:00 both next Monday night and Tuesday night

* the Eagles then play at 7:30 Friday night with their final game on Saturday to be determined

you’ll be able to hear all the Newton Eagle action on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK

 

(NEWTON) in Girls High School Basketball – the Bob Kerans Tournament is next week in Newton

the 5-team round robin tournament is played in the Newton Community High School Gym

* teams include host Newton, plus Effingham, Flora, Altamont, and Vandalia

there will be two games each next Monday night, Tuesday night, and Wednesday night

* the tournament’s final three games will be Friday afternoon

the Newton Lady Eagles play Monday night at 7:30, Tuesday night at 7:30, and Wednesday night at 6:30

* the Lady Eagles have their final game at 1:30 on Friday afternoon

you’ll be able to hear Newton’s games on Wednesday night and Saturday afternoon on WIKK-FM

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Basketball – the Lady Maroons Thanksgiving Invitational is next week

the 8-team tournament is played at the Robinson High School

* Pool A includes Robinson, Olney, Effingham St. Anthony, and Charleston

* Pool B includes Mt. Carmel, Fairfield, Marshall, and Oblong

it includes games next Tuesday night, thru the day next Friday, and thru the day next Saturday

* the final four cross over pool play games will be Saturday from 3:00 to 9:00

the Olney Lady Tigers play Tuesday night at 5:30, Friday at 12 noon, and Saturday morning at 10:30

* Olney’s final game will be Saturday afternoon or evening to be determined

be listening for Lady Tiger hoops on WSEI or WVLN, depending on our other sporting events

 

(OLNEY) in Boys High School Basketball – the annual Capital Classic is coming up next weekend

the 8-team tournament is played at the high schools in both Lawrenceville and Bridgeport

* the Red Hill site includes the host Salukis along with Olney, Salem, and Mt. Carmel

* the Lawrenceville site includes the host Indians, along with Marshall, Fairfield, and Teutopolis

it’s pool play with two sessions at each site that Friday and Friday night

* the pool play ends with session three at each site late Saturday morning into early afternoon

* the final cross pool play games will be in session four from 3:30 to 9:30 at the Red Hill High School

you’ll be able to hear all the Olney Tiger games on Freedom 92.9 WSEI sports

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) there are many other Thanksgiving Week Tournaments next week as well

* we’ll pass along the scores we can get for both boys and girls action next week as well

 

(OLNEY) in Division One College Basketball – Illinois returns to the hardwood tonight at home

the Illini are back in the State Farm Center in Champaign for another nonconference game

* Illinois will host DePaul University in one of the nationwide Gavitt Tipoff Game matchups

for Fighting Illini ticket information, check the website online, at www.fightingillini.com

 

                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY) the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information check the League’s Facebook page, or for more details, call Christina at 618-869-2054

 

(NEWTON) the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale to the general public – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at 618-783-2303

 

(OLNEY) join us for our next Coaches Corner Show tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be visiting with new Olney Tiger Baseball Coach Matt McClaren and new Olney Lady Tiger Softball Coach Julia Miller – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 6:30 and tipoff from the State Farm Center at 7:30 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at www.wvlnam.com

November 16, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – OCC won its conference opener on the road
the Lady Knights came back to defeat Kaskaskia College, 82-71
* despite 31 turnovers, the OCC Ladies hit 8 three-pointers and went on to claim the GRAC victory
* freshman guard Kimi Stokes led all scorers with 18 points while freshman center Nailah Ray had 12
* sophomore forward Hannah Coleman had another double/double with 12 points and 13 rebounds
at 3-2 on the year, the Lady Knights are now 1-0 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
among the other GRAC / Region games played last night
* Wabash Valley beat Vincennes University, 80-73
the next round of GRAC / Region matchups will be next Tuesday night – OCC will host Wabash Valley

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball last night – OCC lost a tough GRAC opener on the road
the Blue Knights fell short in winning another magical comeback, losing at Kaskaskia College, 80-85
* with only one lead change, the OCC Men cut the Kaskaskia lead to only one point with only seconds left
* OCC’s freshman point guard Josiah Wallace led this team with 24 points and 9 rebounds
* sophomore guard Erikas Jakstys knocked in 13 points while freshman Davion Warren scored 12 points
at 4-1 on the year, the Blue Knights are 0-1 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
among the other GRAC / Region games played last night
* Vincennes University beat Wabash Valley, 86-80
* John A. Logan beat Lincoln Trail, 102-71
* Lake Land beat Rend Lake, 94-69
* Shawnee beat Southeastern Illinois, 91-50
* Southwestern Illinois beat Lewis & Clark, 93-57
the next round of GRAC / Region matchups will be next Tuesday night – OCC will host Wabash Valley

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball Tuesday night – Newton Jasper County lost two on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Sigel St. Michael’s, 19-33
* Amber Russell had 8 points for Jasper County
Sigel St. Michael’s won the 7th grade game, 27-11
the Jasper County junior varsity squad plays Saturday against Marshall in the Lawrenceville IESA Regional
the IESA 8th Grade Regionals will start November 28th – Newton Jasper County is at Teutoplis

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  it’s back to Girls High School Hoops on this Thursday night
seven of the nine Little Illini Conference teams are in action tonight, but all are in nonconference play
* the Newton Lady Eagles travel to Robinson
* Lawrenceville is at Red Hill
* Flora plays at Fairfield
* Marshall will host Oblong
* Paris plays in its own Thanksgiving Tournament

 


                                LOCAL AND AREA SPORTING EVENTS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s Basketball League is currently accepting teams for the 2017-2018 season – the entry fee for each team is $200 and the entry deadline is Monday, November 27th – for more information check the League’s Facebook page, or for more details, call Christina at  618-869-2054

 

(NEWTON)  the 2017-2018 Newton Community High School boys basketball reserved seats are now on sale to the general public – the price is $40 per each reserved seat, plus family passes are also on sale – for more information, call Renee at the NCHS office, during regular hours, at  618-783-2303

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show this Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be visiting with new Olney Tiger Baseball Coach Matt McClaren and new Olney Lady Tiger Softball Coach Julia Miller – that’s Saturday morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County High School will have its 2017 Fall Sports Award Night tonight in the Sliva Auditorium, beginning at 7:00 – each fall sports team will be recognized for their accomplishments – all RCHS athletes, parents, and others are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony tonight at RCHS

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30 – plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com