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September 8, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals lost their final west coast game
* the Redbirds were shutout by San Diego, 3-0 although they took three out of four from the Padres
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did with a limited schedule Thursday
* those that won were the Cubs, Indians, Twins, and Braves
* those that lost were the Pirates, Reds, White Sox, and Royals
the Cardinals return home to start a six game home stand with the first of three tonight against the Pirates

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two matches at home in Ron Herrin Gym
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Lawrenceville in two sets, 25-11, 25-16
* Olney’s top players were Faith Stallard, Addie Hemrich, Taylor Ferguson, and Raegan Hires
Olney also won the junior varsity match in two sets
the Lady Tigers varsity is back in action next Tuesday as they travel to Salem
the Olney fresh/soph squad is scheduled to play tomorrow at the Flora Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton dropped two of three matches at home
the Lady Eagles lost their varsity match to visiting Edwards County in three sets, 25-20, 19-25, 9-25
* Newton’s top players were Abby Frohning, Kelsi Geltz, Maddi Hemrich, and Josie Meinhart
Edwards County also won the junior varsity match in three sets – Newton won the freshman match
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Tuesday when they’ll host Charleston in the NCHS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney lost a tough match at home
the Tigers fell to Murphysboro, 2-1
* Olney’s lone goal was scored by Matteo Garzia, assisted by Kye Stallard
* Olney also had some good overall play by Josiah Burckhartt
the Soccer Tigers are back in action Monday when they’ll host South Knox, Indiana at OCC

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton won at home
the Eagles beat Arthur-Lovington / Atwood-Hammond, 7-0
* Newton was led by 2 goals each by Nacho Moragues and Ben Carr
* plus single goals scored by Jack Chapman, Cole Farley, and Ross Farley
* assists from Ben Carr (2), Sean Brody (1), Giuseppe Cucinella (1), Ross Farley (1), Nacho Moragues (1)
the 6-0-2 Soccer Eagles are back in action next Monday at Altamont

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton won at home over Casey-Westfield, 8-1
the Lady Eagles won all six of the singles matches – the Newton winners included
* Jacelyn Street, Sydney Zumbahlen, Lesley Woods, Allison Harris, Keri Zumbahlen, Madelynne Boldery
Newton won two of the three doubles matches – the winning pairs were
* Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris / Keri Zumbahlen and Chelsea Black
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Monday at Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney lost a tough match to Flora, 8-1
no other information is available to us this morning

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton hosted a four team meet
Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City won the event by beating 2nd place Dieterich, 21 to 49
* Newton finished 3rd with 57 points followed by Casey-Westfield
here’s the individual results
* Newton’s Abby Stone won the race
* Newton’s Sydney Rudolphi was 15th, Jacqie Barthelme was 18th, and Mya Kuhn was 19th
* Dieterich’s top runner was Gracie Britton in 8th place while Kaitlyn Bloemer was 10th
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Thursday at Dieterich

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton hosted a five team meet
Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City won a very close meet over 2nd place Casey-Westfield, 45 to 46
* Dieterich finished in 3rd place with 62 points followed  by Newton at 95 and North Clay at 112
Here’s the top individual results
* Casey-Westfield’s Cort Ross won the race
* Newton’s Tucker Rieman finished 5th while Bob Rauch was 16th
* Dieterich’s top runner was Ryan Radloff in 7th place while Seth Bohnhoff was 9th
the Eagles are back in action next Thursday at Dieterich

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from yesterday around our area
Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat Dieterich, 9-6
* Altamont beat Mulberry Grove, 13-1
* South Central beat Odin, 15-2
Girls Tennis  :
* Robinson beat Mt. Carmel, 8-1
* Charleston beat Paris, 9-0
* Teutopolis beat Effingham, 9-0
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Dieterich beat Patoka in three sets
* Clay City beat South Central in three sets

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County won on the road
the Junior Eagles beat Casey-Westfield, 4-2
* the winning pitcher was Evan Schafer
* top hitters were Ben Meinhart, Owen Mahaffey, and Gage Reynolds
the 14-2 Jasper County boys are back in action today when they’ll host St. Anthony in Newton

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  we’re back to a full schedule tonight in Little Illini Conference Football
* Newton will host Lawrenceville
* it’s Marshall at Robinson
* Casey-Westfield at Flora
* Red Hill travels north to Paris
* in the non-conference game tonight – Olney travels to Bethalto Civic Memorial

 


                                  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 today, this 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 tomorrow in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 in the 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 – for registration forms or more, logon at  www.olneychamber.com

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 tomorrow 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

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our dugout show at 6:20 and the first pitch at around 7:15  :  it’s Olney Tiger Football tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle Football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our pregame show at around 6:45 and kickoff at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 7, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won again in San Diego
* the Redbirds beat the Padres, 3-1
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Indians, Twins, Astros, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Brewers, Pirates, White Sox, Tigers, and Braves
the Cardinals will finish their west coast road trip tonight against the Padres in San Diego

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Golf at yesterday’s Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club
Effingham St. Anthony won the seven team event as they beat 2nd place Effingham, 162 to 170
* Charleston finished 3rd with 178 points, followed by Salem in 4th place with 198 points
* Mt. Carmel was 5th at 208, followed by Mattoon one stroke back at 209 and Oblong at 213
Olney, Paris, Robinson, and Fairfield also had individuals taking part, but not enough to form teams
* St. Anthony’s Clare McHugh had the best score with a low round 37
* Effingham’s Abbi Burgess shot a 40
* Salem’s Cora Cantrell, Effingham’s Ava Boehm, and St. Anthony’s Ava Wegman all shot a 41
* Olney’s best round on the day was a 53 shot by both Madeline McKinney and Abigail Nealis
* Oblong’s Nyah Laino shot a 46 and Robinson’s Abby Ferris shot a 51
the Lady Tiger golfers are back in action next Tuesday against Oblong in Crawford County

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday at the Lawrence County Country Club
host Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Olney, 169 to 181
* the Match Medalist was Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Cameron Ray with a low round 38
* Olney’s best round came from Coen McDowell with a 42
* also for Olney – Jaedyn Moyes had a 45, Logan Muston shot a 46, and Ryan Tolliver had a 48
the 2-13 (1-4 LIC) Tigers are back on the links next Monday when they travel north to Charleston

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from yesterday around our area
Boys Golf  :
* Salem beat Flora, 181 to 188
Girls Tennis  :
* Flora beat Mt. Vernon, 9-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country yesterday at Robinson – Olney won the seven team meet
the Cubs beat out 2nd place Robinson, 22 to 43 while Olney St. Joe finished in 3rd place with 57 points
* Paris Mayo was 4th followed by Allendale, Marshall, and New Hebron
here’s the top runners from the Richland County Middle School
* Brooks Julian won the 2 mile race, followed by teammates Holden Hough (3rd) and Drew Blank (4th)
* Olney’s Hudson Lathrop and Chase Travis were in the top ten finishing 6th and 8th respectively
* Brayden McVicker and Ian Winkler led the Olney junior varsity runners
here’s the top runners from the Olney St. Joseph School
* Jarrett Doll finished in 5th place, followed by Evan Uhl (9th), Jerrison Hough (12th), Rex Hallam (14th)
the Olney RCMS and Olney St. Joe boys are back in action tomorrow at the Fairfield Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday at Robinson – St. Joe and Olney did well
host Robinson won the seven team event by beating 2nd place Olney St. Joe, 29 to 55
* the Olney Lady Cubs finished 3rd with 68 points followed by Paris Mayo with 151 points
* teams from Marshall, Allendale, and New Hebron rounded out the rest of the group
here’s the top runners from the Olney St. Joseph School
* Tatum David won the 2 mile race while teammate Danielle Clodfelter finished in 6th place
* St. Joe’s Kelysse Weiler was 11th and Chloe McKinney was 15th
here’s the top runners from the Richland County Middle School
* Allison Harness finished in 2nd place with Carley Greenwood and Kristen Greenwood in 8th and 9th
* Olney’s top junior varsity runners were Allyson Mitchell and Rylee Bloomer
the Olney St. Joe and Olney RCMS girls are back in action tomorrow at the Fairfield Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from this past Tuesday in Effingham
host St. Anthony won the six team meet by beating 2nd place Jasper County, 22 to 81
* Casey-Westfield was 3rd with 91 points, followed by Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City with 114 points
* Teutopolis finished in 5th place with 127 points and Trinity Lutheran was 6th at 171
Jasper County had six young men finish among the top 30 runners
* led by Clay Bergbower in 8th place, followed by Luke Weber (14th) and Brock Probst (16th)
* then Caden Nichols (21st), Ian Fehrenbacher (22nd), and Isaac Flowers (29th)
the Junior Eagles are back in action this Saturday at the Shelbyville Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from this past Tuesday in Effingham
host St. Anthony won the five team meet by outrunning 2nd place Casey-Westfield, 39 to 42
* Jasper County finished a close 3rd place with 52 points
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City & Trinity Lutheran finished with no team scores
Jasper County had seven young ladies finish among the top 20 runners
* led by Alexis Hetzer in 6th place, Rylea Borgic in 7th place, and Cierrah Utley in 9th
* then Taylor Slough (14th), Macy Barthleme (16th), Morgan Buerster (18th), and April Howard (20th)
the Junior Lady Eagles are back in action this Saturday at the Shelbyville Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from last Saturday – here’s the Olney 7th/8th Grade statistics
the elder Olney team improved to 2&2 on the fall as they beat Red Hill, 30-20
the Junior Tigers had 291 total yards on offense
* Olney ran the ball 32 times for 242 yards and completed 4 passes for 49 yards thru the air
defensively, the 7th & 8th graders had 31 tackles on the day and forced 4 turnovers
here’s some of the top individual statistics from last Saturday’s game for Olney
* Kelby Steber led the Olney defense with 6 tackles – Braedon Burgener had 3 tackles & a forced turnover
* Troy McDannel led the Olney offense with 136 yards on 8 rushes while scoring 3 touchdowns
* Dawson Brown ran for a touchdown while completing 3 passes for 15 yards
* Zachariah Wease completed 1 pass for 34 yards and carried the ball 6 times, gaining 42 yards
* Carter Beard carried the ball 3 times for 30 yards and caught a 34 yard pass
the Olney 7th/8th Graders are back in action this Saturday evening at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from last Saturday – here’s the Olney 5th/6th Grade statistics
the middle-age-group Junior Tigers lost to Red Hill, 42-6 as the Olney squad is dealing with several injuries
the 5th/6th grade squad had 114 total yards offensively
* Olney gained 90 yards on the ground with 28 carries and completed 3 passes for 24 yards
defensively, the Junior Tigers had 28 tackles on the day and 2 forced turnovers
here’s some of the top individual statistics from last Saturday’s game for Olney
* Logan McDonald led the defense with 7 tackles while Chase Ackman had 4 tackles and a forced turnover
* Dirks Weiler ran for 56 yards on 6 carries with Olney’s only touchdown, plus had 5 tackles defensively
* Derrik Kramer ran the ball 7 times for 15 yards and completed 2 passes for 14 yards
* Rolan Krause carried the ball once for 15 yards
* Rylan Hancock caught 2 passes for 14 yards
the Olney 5th/6th Graders are back in action this Saturday at Flora
no statistics were provided for the 3rd/4th grade team from Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Jasper County had their season end
the Junior Lady Eagles lost in IESA Class AA Regional action, falling to Paris Mayo, 11-9
here’s a look at some of the other IESA Regional Softball action from yesterday
Class AA  :  Charleston beat Lawrenceville Parkview, 15-0
Class AA  :  Bridgeport Red Hill beat Vandalia, 9-1
Class AA  :  Mattoon beat Champaign Edison, 11-1
Class AA  :  Shelbyville Moulton beat Campaign Franklin, 15-0
Class A  :  Teutopolis beat Clay City, 12-0
Class A  :  Toledo Cumberland beat Martinsville, 11-1
Class A  :  Windsor beat Altamont, 18-3
Class A  :  Findlay Okaw Valley beat St. Elmo, 22-12
Class A  :  no score available for Effingham St. Anthony and Oblong
the IESA Class AA/A Softball Regionals continue with semi-final action Saturday at their respective sites

 


                                  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 tomorrow, 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  :
* Volleyball  :  Lawrenceville at Olney  :  Edwards County at Newton
* Girls Tennis  :  Casey-Westfield at Newton  :  Flora at Olney
* Boys Soccer  :  Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond at Newton  :  Murphysboro at Olney
* Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Dieterich, North Clay, & Altamont at Newton  (Sam Parr State Park)

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 7:15 and the first pitch at around 8:10  :  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

 

 

 

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

 

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(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

 

 

 

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

 

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(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

 

 

 

September 4, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals split two in San Francisco
* the Redbirds lost to the Giants Saturday, 2-1 in ten innings, but won yesterday, 7-3
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Saturday and Sunday
* those that won both games were the Pirates, White Sox, and Indians, plus the Astros won three games
* those that split their games were the Cubs, Royals, Twins, Rangers, and Braves
* those that dropped both games were the Reds and Tigers
the Cardinals are still on the west coast for their first of three in San Diego against the Padres today

 

(OLNEY)  in College Football action from Saturday – here’s the only downstate Illinois result
* the Fighting Illini beat Ball State, 24-21 – Illinois will host Western Kentucky Saturday night
* the SIU Salukis will open their season this Saturday night at home against Mississippi Valley State
* the 1-0 EIU Panthers are on the road Saturday afternoon up to DeKalb to play Northern Illinois

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer Saturday – Olney won on the road
the Tigers won their varsity match over Altamont, 3-1
* the Olney goals were scored by Jacob McVicker, Josiah Burchhartt, and Seth Kocher
* the Tiger assists included two by Kye Stallard and the other by Trey Nosek
* Olney also had some great defense from Seth Ingram
Olney also won the junior varsity match over Altamont, 2-1
* Olney’s jv goals were scored by Harrison Hahn and Keen Simpson
the Soccer Tigers are back in action tomorrow when they’ll host Newton at OCC’s Ed Webber Field

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Soccer Saturday – Newton won at home
the Eagles won the varsity match by beating Charleston, 1-0
* Newton’s lone goal was scored by Jack Chapman
the 5-0-1 Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball at Saturday’s Casey-Westfield Classic Tournament
Olney finished the day with two out of five match wins, ending up in 6th place among the twelve teams
* the Lady Tigers had wins over Monticello and Fairfield
* Olney, however lost to Tolono Unity, Mt. Zion, and Newton
* Olney’s top players on the day were Faith Stallard, Addie Hemrich, Colleen Inyart, and Brittany Black
by the way, Mt. Zion won the Tournament while Edwards County finished in 2nd place
* Edwards County beat Monticello, Teutopolis, Newton, and Hartsburg-Emden before losing to Mt. Zion
the 4-3 Lady Tigers are back in action Thursday at home in Ron Herrin Gym against Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball at Saturday’s Casey-Westfield Classic Tournament
Newton won its final two matches, after dropping two of three in pool play, to finish in 5th place
* the Lady Eagles lost to Teutopolis in three sets, 25-15, 23-25, 10-15
* Newton then lost to Edwards County in two sets, 17-25, 23-25
* the Lady Eagles beat Monticello in two sets, 25-19, 25-12
then Newton played two matches in the Silver Division
* the Lady Eagles beat Teutopolis in two sets, 25-15, 25-23
* Newton won the Silver Division by beating Olney in two sets, 25-21, 25-22
here’s the top players for the Lady Eagles in the five matches played
* Abby Frohning, Maddi Hemrich, Kelsi Geltz, Ali Bierman, and Mariah Earnest
the Lady Eagles are back in action this coming Thursday when they host Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis at Saturday’s Salem Invitational Tournament
the Newton Lady Eagles won the five team event by beating 2nd place Robinson, 124 to 100
* Centralia finished 3rd with 91 points, followed by Fairfield at 46 and Salem at 40
Newton had four flight winners
* Jacelyn Street in #1 singles
* Allison Harris in #2 singles
* Sydney Zumbahlen and Lesley Woods in #1 doubles
the Lady Eagles are back on the courts tomorrow at Flora, traveling down to Frog Island

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football Saturday involving three Little Illini Conference teams
* in the LIC matchup at Lawrenceville – Paris beat the host Indians, 40-6
* in a non-conference game for Marshall – the Lions lost on the road at Geneseo, 35-7

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in a recap of the other High School Football scores Friday night from the LIC
* Newton beat Casey-Westfield, 49-14
* Red Hill beat Olney, 63-36
* Flora beat Robinson, 43-21

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s a few other area scores from Friday night in High School Football
* Cumberland beat Sullivan-Okaw Valley, 43-7
* Oblong beat Niantic/Sangamon Valley, 22-15
* Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond (ALAH) beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 45-12
* Fairfield beat Chester, 56-22
* Johnston City beat Hamilton County, 14-0
* Carmi beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 40-0
* Sesser-Valier beat Edwards County, 34-7
* Effingham beat Taylorville, 50-37
* Mt. Zion beat Lincoln, 34-13
* Mahomet-Seymour beat Charleston, 24-12
* Mascoutah beat Mattoon, 48-9
* Breese Central beat Salem, 33-18
* Morton beat Centralia, 50-42
* Mt. Vernon, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 28-22

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  here’s some other area results in High School Sports on Saturday
Girls Tennis  :
* Flora finished 3rd in the Edwardsville Tournament – wins over Mascoutah, Marion, and Danville
* Teutopolis was 6th at the Edwardsville Tournament among the 16 teams that took part
Baseball  :
* in Decatur – Teutopolis beat North Clay, 11-1 in six innings
* also in Decatur – Teutopolis beat Putnam County, 15-1 in six innings

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Football League action from Saturday – Olney won two of three games
* the Olney 7th & 8th grade team beat Red Hill, 30-20
* the Olney 5th & 6th grade team lost to Red Hill, 42-6
* the Olney 3rd & 4th grade team beat Red Hill, 40-6
the Olney teams are back in action this coming Saturday with three games on the road at Flora

 


                                  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

 

(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 will begin tomorrow, September 5th, 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  :
* Fresh/Soph Football  :  Newton at Paris this morning at 10:00

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 2:45 and the first pitch at around 3:40:  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