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September 2, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball late last night – the Cardinals came back to win on the west coast
* the Redbirds beat the Giants, 11-6
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Brewers, Reds, Royals, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Pirates, White Sox, Twins, and Braves
* while the Indians and Tigers split a day/night doubleheader, the Astros were rained out
the Cardinals are back in San Francisco this afternoon against the Giants

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football last night – Olney lost on the road at Bridgeport
the Tigers fell to Red Hill Salukis, 63-26 as the Salukis outscored Olney, 9 touchdowns to 4
we’ll look at all the team and individual stats on our sports reports next week

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football last night – Newton had no trouble on the road at Casey
the Eagles cruised to a 49-14 win over Casey-Westfield, outscoring the Warriors by 5 touchdowns
we’ll look at all the team and individual stats on our sports reports next week

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  also in High School Football last night – there was one other game with LIC teams
* Flora beat Robinson, 43-21
the remaining Little Illini Conference teams are in action today
* Lawrenceville will host Paris at 1:00 this afternoon
* in a non-conference matchup, Marshall plays at Geneseo this evening at 4:00

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s a look at other downstate results from last night in High School Football
* 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
* Cumberland beat Sullivan-Okaw Valley, 43-7
* Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond (ALAH) beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 45-12
* Pana beat Roxana, 47-32
* Shelbyville beat Cerro Gordo-Bement, 52-12
* Vandalia beat Hillsboro, 26-7
* Greenville beat Staunton, 40-16
* Central A & M beat Argenta-Oreana in double overtime, 48-42
* East Alton Wood River beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 21-7
* Trenton Wesclin beat Red Bud, 49-14
* Highland beat Belleville East, 63-33
* Troy Triad beat Collinsville, 44-7
* Carlyle beat Freeburg, 48-27
* 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
* Du Quoin beat Harrisburg, 33-27
* Herrin beat Carterville, 49-20
* Nashville beat Massac County, 17-12
* Granite City beat Carbondale, 55-30
* Benton beat Sparta, 29-13
* Columbia beat Waterloo, 31-25
* Dunlap beat Marion, 35-21

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf from yesterday’s Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club
Mt. Carmel won the ten team event by beating out 2nd place Fairfield, 319 to 346
* Flora finished 3rd with 352 points, followed by Paris in 4th place at 359 and Robinson in 5th at 363
* the host Tigers used their fifth man score to beat out Teutopolis for 6th place, each team at 379
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill was 8th at 384, followed by St. Anthony’s JV at 385 and Oblong at 472
individually, Mt. Carmel’s Blake Golden had the low round at 74 – teammate Dawson Brown shot a 77
* Fairfield’s Maverick Conrad had a 79, then Paris’ Mason Downs at 81 and Mt. Carmel’s Wade Ruth at 82
* Olney’s best round was shot by Coen McDowell at 89, followed by Zach Duenas at 93
* Olney’s Ryan Tolliver shot a 98, Logan Muston had a 99, and fifth man Ethan Rodgers shot a 104
the Olney Tigers are back in action next Tuesday as they travel to Salem

 

 (NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other area high school results in local sports from Friday
High School Baseball  :
* Altamont beat South Central, 5-4
* North Clay beat Dieterich, 11-1

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County picked up another win
the Junior Eagles beat Red Hill, 9-2
* the winning pitcher was Ben Meinhart
* top hitters were Evan Schafer with a double and two singles
* Baltzell, Meinhart, and Jansen all had two hits each
the 12-2 Jasper County boys are back in action next Tuesday as they travel to Neoga

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football on this Saturday
all three of the Olney teams are on the road this afternoon and evening against the Red Hill teams
* it’s 3rd & 4th grade action at 3:30
* then the 5th & 6th graders play afterwards
* followed by the 7th & 8th grade teams in the nightcap

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball on this Saturday
Several area teams will be competing today at the Casey-Westfield Classic Tournament
* that list includes both the Olney Lady Tigers and the Newton Lady Eagles

 

(OLNEY)  in College Football News – here’s a look at the first week of action in downstate Illinois
* on Thursday – EIU beat Indiana State, 22-20 – the 1-0 Panthers play next Saturday at Northern Illinois
* today – Illinois will host Ball State at Memorial Stadium in Champaign – kickoff is this morning at 11:00
* this evening – SIU will host Mississippi Valley State in Carbondale – kickoff at Saluki Stadium is at 6:00

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(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 next Tuesday, 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

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coaches Corner Show this morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll preview Olney Tiger Soccer with Coach Kadi Stallard, and we’ll talk with Sherrie Knutson, the Sports Trainer at Richland County High School and Olney Central College, thru an agreements with Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney – that’s later this morning on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN plus live online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for Olney & Newton teams  :
* Boys Soccer – Olney at Altamont and Charleston at Newton
* Volleyball – both Olney and Newton at the Casey-Westfield Classic
* Girls Tennis – Newton at the Salem Tournament

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 10:00 and kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 2:10 and the first pitch at around 3:05:  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 1, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball late last night – the Cardinals held on to win on the road, out west
* the Redbirds beat the Giants, 5-2
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Thursday with a limited MLB schedule
* those that won were the Cubs, Brewers, Reds, Twins, and Astros
* those that lost were the White Sox, Braves, and Rangers
* those that were idle were the Pirates, Royals, Indians, and Tigers
the Cardinals are back in San Francisco tonight against the Giants

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney split two matches on the road
the Tigers beat Effingham St. Anthony in the varsity match, 2-1
* Olney’s goals were scored by Jadon Burckhart and Jacob McVicker with a Kye Stallard assist
* Olney had great defensive play by Seth Ingram and Trey Nosek – Reid Snyder played a strong midfield
St. Anthony won the junior varsity match, 3-0
the Soccer Tigers are quickly back in action tomorrow as they travel to Altamont

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton won a home match in Jasper County
the Eagles blanked Altamont, 7-0
* Nacho Moragues and Giuseppe Cucinella led Newton by scoring two goals each
* Ben Carr, Jack Chapman, and Greg Shinn all scored a single goal apiece
* with two assists each were Jack Chapman and Ben Carr
* Nacho Moragues and Sean Brody each had a single assist apiece
the Soccer Eagles are quickly back in action tomorrow when they’ll host Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney had a clean three match sweep on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Mt. Carmel in three sets, 21-25, 25-17, 25-10
* Olney was led by Addie Hemrich, Faith Stallard, Emi Rose, Raegan Hires, and Taylor Ferguson
Olney also won the junior varsity match in three sets and won the fresh/soph match in two sets
the Lady Tigers are back on the court tomorrow at the Casey-Westfield Classic Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – it was Newton slipping by Olney
the visiting Lady Eagles beat the Lady Tigers, 5 to 4
here’s the singles results, in which Newton took four of the six matches
* Newton’s Jacelyn Street won the #1 singles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-4
* Newton’s Sydney Zumbahlen won the #2 singles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-1
* Newton’s Lesley Woods won the #3 singles match in two sets, 6-4, 6-3
* Olney’s Riley Doll won the #4 singles match in three sets, 5-7, 7-5, 7-5
* Newton’s Keri Zumbahlen won the #5 singles match in three sets, 6-7, 7-5, 6-1
* Olney’s Katie Hostetter won the #6 singles match in two sets, 6-3, 6-1
in the doubles competition, the host Lady Tigers won two of the three matches
* Olney’s Logan Kauble and Haven Doll won the #1 doubles match in two sets, 7-5, 6-1
* Newton’s Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris won the #2 doubles match in two sets, 6-1, 6-1
* Olney’s Zoe Alexander and Riley Doll won the #3 doubles match in two sets, 6-0, 6-1
Olney won all eleven of the junior varsity matches
while Newton plays at the Salem Tournament tomorrow, Olney will travel to Flora next Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney won a three team meet
the Tigers beat host Lawrenceville, 31 to 36 while Palestine-Hutsonville was 3rd with 67 points
* Lawrenceville’s Jack Holdren won the 3 mile race while Pal-Hut’s Negus Bogard finished 2nd
* Olney’s top runners were Caleb Thomas and Owen Powell as the teammates finished 3rd and 4th
* Olney’s Gavin Kirby was 6th, Tyler Hughes was 8th, and Felix Pajonk finished 10th
* three other Tigers finished 12th, 13th, and 14th – Jordan Belcher, Collin Gilreath, and Barak Berger
the Tigers are back on the OCC course next Tuesday when they host Robinson and Paris

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney fell short in a three team meet
it was host Lawrenceville edging out 2nd place Olney, 24 to 34 – Palestine-Hutsonville was 3rd
* Olney’s Cameron Hough won the 3 mile race, over a minute better than Lawrenceville’s Katie Moore
* Olney’s Danni Murphy was 3rd followed by five Lawrenceville runners finishing 4th thru 8th
* Olney’s Gracie Julian was 9th, Abby Rauch was 10th, Lydia Allen was 11th, and Hallie Troester was 12th
the Lady Tigers are back on the OCC course next Tuesday when they host Paris and Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton fell short in a two team meet
Cumberland slipped by the Lady Eagles, 23 to 32 on the Sam Parr State Park course
* Cumberland’s Jasmyn Dittamore won the race
* Newton’s top runner was Abby Stone finishing in 2nd place
* Cumberland’s Vic Ault and Eve Brown were 3rd and 4th
* Newton’s Caroline Short and Sydney Rudolphi finished 5th and 6th
* also in the top ten for Newton were Mya Kuhn (9th) and Cora Buerster (10th)
the Lady Eagles are back on the course next Tuesday when they travel to Teutopolis

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton lost at Sam Parr State Park
Cumberland won the two team meet, 15 to 44
* Cumberland’s Kort McClellan won the race, followed by teammate Blake Sutherland in 2nd place
* Cumberland’s Rayce Zike, Michael Carpenter, and Ryky Brown finished 3rd, 4th, and 5th
* Newton’s top runner was Tucker Rieman who finished in 6th place overall
* Newton’s Crayton Chesnut and Bob Rauch were 7th and 8th respectively
the Eagles are back on the course next Tuesday at Teutopolis

 

 (NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s one other area high school result in local sports from Wednesday
Girls High School Tennis  :
* Flora beat Centralia, 9-0
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Robinson, 8-3
* Teutopolis beat Greenville, 8-1
High School Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat Mulberry Grove, 11-0
* Altamont beat Ramsey, 13-3
* South Central beat Cisne, 13-3
High School Volleyball  :
* Christ Our Rock beat Clay City in the varsity match in three sets
* Edwards County beat Johnston City in the varsity match in two sets
* Marshall beat Dieterich in the varsity match in two sets
Boys High School Golf  :
* Flora beat Casey-Westfield and Marshall, 185 to 187 to 195
Girls High School Golf  :
* Teutopolis beat Sullivan, 211 to 226

 

(OLNEY)  here’s a couple of junior high sports results from yesterday around the area
* in baseball – Casey-Westfield beat Paris Mayo, 9-1
* in softball – Albion beat Fairfield, 7-0

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  we’re back to Friday night lights in Little Illini Conference football tonight
* the Newton Eagles have their LIC opener on the road this evening at Casey-Westfield High School
* the Olney Tigers take their 1-0 LIC record on the road to Bridgeport to battle the Red Hill Salukis
* elsewhere tonight – it’s Robinson at Flora
* the other LIC matchup is tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 as Lawrenceville will host Paris
* also tomorrow, it’s a non-conference game for Marshall as the Lions travel to Geneseo

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Guardian Center has its fundraising Firecracker 5K Challenge tomorrow down in Grayville – it’s a 5 Kilometer Run / Walk with race day registration in the morning from 7:00 to 7:45, followed by start time at 8:00 – the cost is $20 for all entries and awards will be given to the top three in the various age groups – for details or to get a sign up registration form, go online at  www.theguardiancenter.org

 

(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 next Tuesday, 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

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coaches Corner Show tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – our guests include Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll preview Olney Tiger Soccer with Coach Kadi Stallard, and we’ll talk with Sherrie Knutson, the Sports Trainer at Richland County High School and Olney Central College, thru an agreements with Carle Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney – that’s tomorrow morning at 9:03 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus live online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for Olney & Newton teams  :
* in Boys Golf – it’s the Olney Invitational today at 1:00 at the Richland Country Club
* in Football – Olney at Red Hill and Newton at Casey-Westfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s High School Football tonight on WSEI-WIKK with our pregame shows at 6:30 and kickoff’s at 7:00 – that’s Olney Tiger football on Freedom 92.9 and Newton Eagle football on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our dugout show at 8:20 and the first pitch at around 9:15 – plus we’ll be on Freedom 92.9 after Olney Tiger football  :  and it’s the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

August 31, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals lost a tough one run game on the road
* the Redbirds fell short to the Brewers, 6-5
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Wednesday
* those that won were the Cubs, Twins, Tigers, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Pirates, Reds, White Sox, and Astros
* both the Indians and Braves won two games each by sweeping their respective day/night doubleheaders
the Cardinals now head west for the first of four in San Francisco tonight against the Giants

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney dropped a match at the Richland Country Club
Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat the Tigers on the front nine, 168-186
* the Match Medalists was Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Garret Hulfaucher with a low round 37
* Olney’s best round was Coen McDowell’s round of 40
* Olney’s Zach Duenas shot a 47, followed by Ryan Tolliver’s 48
* Olney’s Logan Muston and Ethan Rodgers each shot a 51
Oblong had three golfers, not enough for a team score
at 2-11, the Tigers will host the Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club tomorrow at 1:00

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Golf yesterday – Olney hosted players from two other teams
Oblong won the match while Olney had only three golfers and Lawrenceville / Red Hill had one
* the Match Medalist was Oblong’s Nyah Laino with a low round 44
* Olney’s Abigail Nealis was just one stroke back at 45
* Olney’s Madeline McKinney shot a 49 and Kourtney Burgener shot a 59
the Lady Tigers will host their Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club next Wednesday

 

 (NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s one other area high school result in local sports from Wednesday
Girls High School Tennis  :
* St. Thomas More beat Paris, 8-1

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday in other area action
* Casey-Westfield beat Cumberland, 12-0 in five innings

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior High Softball yesterday in other area action
* Lawrenceville beat Fairfield, 13-11

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from last Saturday’s Cumberland Invitational at Toledo
Shelbyville won the eight team event by beating out 2nd place Charleston, 20-81
* Effingham St. Anthony was a close 3rd place with 85 points – Jasper County finished 4th with 101 points
* Robinson was 5th (140), followed by Effingham (154), Okaw Valley (182), and Cumberland (197)
here’s the top runners for Jasper County
* Rylea Borgic led the Junior Lady Eagles with a 9th place finish, followed by Alexis Hetzer in 10th place
* in the top 40 were Cierrah Utley (23rd), Taylor Slough (33rd), and Macy Barthelmy (40th)
the Jasper County runners are back on the course today at Teutopolis

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from last Saturday’s Cumberland Invitational at Toledo
Shelbyville won the eight team event by beating out 2nd place Effingham St. Anthony, 29-49
* Charleston was 3rd with 63 points, followed by Robinson at 137 and 5th place Jasper County at 166
* Effingham and host Cumberland tied for 6th place, each with 169 points – then Teutopolis with 187
here’s the top runners for Jasper County
* Clay Bergbower led the Junior Eagles in 29th place while teammate Luke Weber finished 39th
* other top runners for Jasper County – Caden Nichols (42nd) and Ian Fehrenbacher (43rd)
the Jasper County runners are back on the course today traveling to Teutopolis

 

(OLNEY)  in College Football news – the Fighting Illini are getting ready for their season opener
Illinois is set to host Ball State at Memorial Stadium this Saturday with an 11:00 kickoff in Champaign
* this Saturday is also Marching Illini Band Day with special Band Day performances during the game
* plus Youth Football teams, along with coaches & families are eligible for discounted game day tickets
* and there are plenty of special giveaways, including schedule magnets, lunch bags, and Illini flags
for more details on last minute tickets and more, go online, at  www.fightingillini.com

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County F.O.P. (Fraternal Order of Police) will have a fundraising Golf Outing on Sunday afternoon, September 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – while sponsorships are now available for area businesses and/or individuals, teams of four players can also now sign up at a cost of $200 per team – it all begins with a pulled pork lunch at 11:30 and a shotgun start at 1:00 – registration is requested by September 8th – if any questions, call Kevin at  618-839-5922  or the Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is Saturday, September 9th, 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)  The Guardian Center has its fundraising Firecracker 5K Challenge this Saturday, September 2nd, in Grayville – it’s a 5 Kilometer Run / Walk with race day registration that morning from 7:00 to 7:45, followed by start time at 8:00 – the cost is $20 for all entries and awards will be given to the top three in the various age groups – for details or to get a sign up registration form, logon at  www.theguardiancenter.org

 

(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 next Tuesday, 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

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for Olney & Newton teams  :
* in Volleyball  :  Olney at Mt. Carmel
* in Girls Tennis  :  Newton at Olney
* in Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Olney at Lawrenceville
* in Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Cumberland & Oblong at Newton  (Sam Parr State Park)
* in Boys Soccer  :  Olney at Effingham St. Anthony and Altamont at Newton

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dug out show at 8:20 and the first pitch at around 9:15  :  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

 

 

 

August 30, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won on the road in Milwaukee
* the Redbirds beat the Brewers, 10-2
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Twins, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Pirates, White Sox, Tigers, and Astros
* the Indians and Braves had their respective games rained out
the Cardinals are in Milwaukee today to finish the quick two game series against the Brewers

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday at Olney Central College
Olney won the six team meet by beating out 2nd place Robinson, 33 to 64 – Lawrenceville was 3rd at 66
* Effingham St. Anthony finished 4th with 79 points, followed by Teutopolis (93) and Casey-Westfield (0)
here’s how the individuals finished up on the 2.96 mile course
* Lawrenceville’s Jack Holden won the race, three seconds better than Casey-Westfield’s Cort Ross
* Olney’s Gavin Kirby and Tyler Hughes finished 3rd and 4th just three seconds apart
* Robinson’s Wyatt Bonnell rounded out the top five
* Olney’s Owen Powell was 6th, Caleb Thomas was 9th, Colin Gilreath was 16th, Jordan Belcher was 26th
the Tigers are back in cross country action tomorrow at Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday at Olney Central College
Teutopolis won the six team meet by beating out 2nd place Lawrenceville, 32 to 60 – Olney was 3rd at 68
* Effingham St. Anthony finished 4th with 71 points, followed by Robinson (122) and Casey-Westfield (0)
here’s how the individuals finished up on the 2.96 mile course
* St. Anthony’s Sarah Carr won the race, ahead of Teutopolis’ Kara Weichman and Morgan Mette
* Lawrenceville’s Katie Moore finished in 4th
* Olney’s Cameron Hough was 5th, followed by teammates Tristen Payne (7th) and Danni Murphy (11th)
* Olney’s Alicia Guzman was 24th, then Lydia Allen (26th), Hallie Troester (27th) and Abby Rauch (29th)
the Lady Tigers are back in cross country action tomorrow at Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country at the Ballard Nature Center in Effingham County
Effingham outran Newton in the two team meet, 24 to 34
* Newton’s top runner was Victor Sandschafer, who finished 2nd overall on the 3 mile course
* Newton’s Tucker Rieman was 3rd, Creighton Chesnut was 6th, and Bob Rauch was 12th
* Newton’s Garrett Slankard finished 13th and Alec Greenwood was 15th
the Eagle runners are back in cross country action tomorrow when they host Cumberland and Oblong

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country at the Ballard Nature Center in Effingham County
Effingham defeated Newton in the two team meet, 16 to 47
* Newton’s top runner was Abby Stone, who finished in 5th place overall
* Newton’s Mya Kuhn was 12th, Caroline Short was 14th, and Denae Cantrell was 19th
* Newton’s Cora Buerster finished 20th and Riley Zumbahlen was 21st
the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow when they host Oblong & Cumberland at Sam Parr State Park

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday up at Casey – Olney beat the host Lady Warriors, 8-1
the Lady Tigers won five of the six singles matches, all wins in two sets each
* Zoe Alexander won the #2 singles match, 6-0, 6-4
* Cait O’Dell won the #3 singles match, 6-0, 6-1
* Riley Doll won the #4 singles match, 6-2, 6-2
* Paige Steber won the #5 singles match, 6-2, 6-0
* Kaite Hostetter won the #6 singles match, 6-0, 6-0
Olney won all three of the doubles matches, each in two sets
* Logan Kauble and Haven Doll won the #1 doubles match, 6-2, 6-0
* Cait O’dell and Katie Hostetter won the #2 doubles match, 6-0, 6-2
* Zoe Alexander and Riley Doll won the #3 doubles match, 6-0, 6-1
Olney won all 10 of the junior varsity matches played against Casey-Westfield
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow when they host Newton in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton beat Robinson, 5-4
the Lady Eagles won three of the six singles matches, all in two sets each
* Jacelyn Street won the #1 singles match, 6-2, 6-1
* Lesley Woods won the #3 singles match, 7-5, 6-4
* Allison Harris won the #4 singles match, 6-2, 6-2
Newton won two of the three doubles matches over Robinson
* Sydney Zumbahlen and Lesley Woods won the #1 doubles match in three sets, 2-6, 7-5, 10-5
* Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris won the #2 doubles match in two sets, 6-2, 6-0
Robinson won all four of the junior varsity matches
the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow as they travel to Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney lost a close two team match on the road
Flora beat the Tigers by six strokes, 165 to 171
* the Match Co-Medalists were Flora’s Aven Kimmell and Landon Carter, each with a three over 38
* Olney’s best round was Coen McDowell’s 40
* Olney’s Ryan Tolliver and Logan Muston each shot a 43, while Zach Duenas shot a 45
there were no team scores on the Girls side
* the best round was from Olney’s Madeline McKinney with a 50 – Abigail Nealis shot a 60
both Olney teams are back in action today as they host teams from Oblong and Lawrenceville / Red Hill

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton picked up another win
the Eagles beat Pana, 6-1
* Newton’s Nacho Moragues and Cole Farley each had two goals
* Ross Farley and Ben Car each had a single goal apiece
* Newton’s assists came from Ben Carr and Giuseppe Cucinella
the Soccer Eagles are back in action tomorrow when they host Altamont

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other area high school results in local sports from Tuesday
Girls High School Tennis  :
* Teutopolis beat Flora, 5-4
* Paris beat Shelbyville, 5-4
High School Baseball  :
* Effingham St. Anthony beat South Central, 5-1
* Altamont beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 2-1 in eight innings
* Dieterich beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 10-0 in five innings
Boys High School Golf  :
* Marshall beat Paris and Oblong, 173 to 192 to 214 – Match Medalist was Paris’ Parker Gann with a 42
   * Marshall’s Brenton Pettijohn shot a 45 and Oblong’s Tyler Musgrave shot a 46
Girls High School Golf  :
* Oblong outshot Marshall – Oblong’s Katelyn Leggitt and Maggie Cross each shot a 52
High School Volleyball  :
* Massac County beat Edwards County in the varsity match in three sets, 17-25, 25-19, 25-13
* Clay City beat Grayville in the varsity match in two sets, 25-13, 25-17
* Windsor / Stew-Stras beat Dieterich in the varsity match in two sets, 7-25, 17-25

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Jasper County won a close one at home in Newton
* the Junior Lady Eagles beat Martinsville, 12-11 – no other information available
the Jasper County girls are back in action tomorrow at Hutsonville

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Guardian Center has its fundraising Firecracker 5K Challenge this Saturday, September 2nd, in Grayville – it’s a 5 Kilometer Run / Walk with race day registration that morning from 7:00 to 7:45, followed by start time at 8:00 – the cost is $20 for all entries and awards will be given to the top three in the various age groups – for details or to get a sign up registration form, logon at  www.theguardiancenter.org

 

(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 next Tuesday, 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

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for Olney & Newton teams  :
* in Boys Golf – Lawrenceville / Red Hill and Oblong at Olney (Richland Country Club)
* in Girls Golf – Oblong at Olney (Richland Country Club)

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our pre-game show at 1:00 and the first pitch at around 1:10  :  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

 

 

 

August 29, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals were idle and did not play
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night with a shortened ten game schedule
* those that won were the Cubs, Indians, and Tigers
* those that lost were the Pirates, Royals, and Braves
* those that did not play Monday were the Brewers, Reds, White Sox, Twins, Astros, and Rangers
the Cardinals are in Milwaukee tonight for the first of two quick games against the Brewers

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer – at the Red & Gold Invitational at Charleston
here’s a look at the All Tournament Team selections for the Red Pool
* Most Valuable Player was Newton’s Ben Carr
* also from Newton – Nacho Moragues, Cole Farley, Jack Chapman, Collin Harris, and Greg Shinn
* others include Olney’s Dylan Seesengood
* Effingham’s Noah Mullerton and Alex Paisley
* Monticello’s Grant Ginalick, Noah Hanselman, and Carter Burgener
here’s those that were chosen to the All Tournament Team from the Gold Pool
* the Most Valuable Player was Mattoon’s Jake Ghere
* also from Mattoon – Alex Lensink, Shane Ghere, Camdyn Considine, and Tiago Lages
* others include Charleston’s Jack Thain, Grant Cline, and Eli Wilson-Brown
* Centralia’s Bayron Cruz
* and from Teutopolis – Alex Kowalski and Alex Probst
congratulations to all those selected

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis from Saturday’s St. Anthony Tournament in Effingham
the host Lady Bulldogs won the 13-team event by beating out Teutopolis, 45 to 21.5
* the Newton Lady Eagles and Mt. Zion tied for 3rd place, each with 20.5 points
* the St. Anthony junior varsity was 5th with 20 points while Robinson 6th with 19 points
* Herrin was 7th at 15 points, followed by Charleston at 14.5 and Alton Marquette at 12.5
* Greenville was 10th with 9.5 points, followed by Decatur Lutheran (5), T-town jv (1), and Vandalia (0)
no individual results for the Newton Lady Eagles were available

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Robinson hosted a four team match at Quail Creek
Robinson just got by 2nd place Lawrenceville / Red Hill by two strokes, 172 to 174
* Paris was 3rd at 179 and Casey-Westfield was 4th at 183
the top golfers included a pair of Co-Match Medalists
* Robinson’s Tokoda Wheeler and Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Garrett Halfaucher each shot a 39
both Robinson and Paris each had two girls that golfed, but there were no team scores

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other area results in local sports 
High School Baseball yesterday  :
* Teutopolis beat Altamont, 5-2
* Dieterich beat Ramsey, 18-4
High School Volleyball last night
* Oblong beat Dieterich in two sets, 25-23, 25-16 – Dieterich won the junior varsity match in three sets
Girls High School Cross Country at Paris on Saturday
* St. Joseph/Ogden beat Teutopolis, 19-59 – Paris was 3rd with 80 points, followed by Cumberland at 82
* Casey-Westfield, Chrisman,  Hutsonville-Palestine, and Marshall all finished with incomplete scores
Boys High School Cross Country at Paris on Saturday
* St. Joseph/Ogden beat Cumberland, 43-71 – Marshall was 3rd with 79 points, followed by T-town at 81
* Paris was 5th with 127 points – then Hutsonville-Palestine (140), Chrisman (158), Casey-Westfield (0)
Girls Junior High Cross Country at Paris on Saturday
* St. Joseph-Ogden beat Marshall, 34-46 – then Casey-Westfield, Paris Mayo, Chrisman, and Tri-County
Boys Junior High Cross Country at Paris on Saturday
* St. Joseph-Ogden beat Marshall, 20-48 – then Casey-Westfield, Paris Mayo, Tri-County, and Chrisman

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football from last Saturday at the Freshmen Jamboree played at Fairfield
the Olney Tigers tied with Fairfield and beat both Murphysboro and Eldorado
a job well done by the Freshmen Tigers from Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football from last Friday night – Olney won its season and LIC opener
the Tigers beat Lawrenceville at the RCHS Athletic Field, 45-14
Olney jumped out to a 14-0 lead with two scores in the first quarter
* a 12 yard TD pass from Dakotah Brown to Braxton Burgener with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
* a 22 yard TD run from Kaleb Foster with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
the Tigers added three points in the second quarter with a half time score at 17-0
* a 23 yard field goal kicked by Kye Stallard
Olney added three scores in the third quarter as the Tigers take the lead, 38-0
* a 4 yard TD pass from Dakotah Brown to Braxton Burgener with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
* a 2 yard TD run by Peyton Blanton with a Kye Stallard extra point
* a 12 yard TD pass from Kaleb Foster to Sutton Dunn with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
the Tigers then added a score in the fourth quarter with two from Lawrenceville for the final 45-14 score
* a 13 yard TD run by Gavin Dorn with a Kye Stallard extra point kick
offensively, Olney had 443 total yards compared to Lawrenceville's 247 total yards
the Tigers ran for 295 yards on 47 carries
* Peyton Blanton gained 104 yards on 18 carries with one touchdown
* Kaleb Foster ran for 97 yards on 11 carries with one touchdown
* Dakotah Brown carried the ball 5 times for 28 yards
* Jace Greenwood ran for 25 yards on 2 carries
* Gavin Dorn carried the ball 3 times for 24 yards and one touchdown
* Gunnar Michels ran for 12 yards on 3 carries
* Reese Britton carried the ball 3 times for 5 yards
* Jayden Fleming and Blake Mitchell each ran the ball once with no yards gained
the Tigers gained 148 yards thru the air
* Dakotah Brown completed 11 of 16 passes for 136 yards and 2 touchdowns
* Kaleb Foster completed only 1 pass for a 12 yard touchdown
* Sutton Dunn caught 4 passes for 45 yards and 1 touchdown
* Kaleb Foster caught 3 passes for 46 yards
* Braxton Burgener caught 3 passes for 34 yards and 2 touchdowns
* Connor Zuber caught 2 passes for 23 yards
defensively, Olney had 52 total tackles with two and a half sacks
* Gunnar Michels led the Tigers with 8 solo tackles and 7 assists
* Levi Seitzinger had 5 solo tackles, 6 assists, and a half of a sack
* Peyton Blanton had 5 solo tackles and 1 assist
* Braxton Burgener had 4 solo tackles
* Hunter Fessel-Perry had 3 solo tackles, 3 assists, and 1 sack
* Chris Jackson had 2 solo tackles, 2 assists, and 1 sack
* Dakotah Brown had 1 solo tackle, 2 assists, and 2 interceptions
the 1-0 Olney Tigers return to LIC action this Friday as they travel to Bridgeport to play Red Hill

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football from last Friday night – Newton won its season opener at home
the Eagles beat Georgetown-Ridge Farm in a non-conference game, 36-16
Newton and the visiting Buffaloes were both scoreless with no scoring in the first quarter
the Eagles jumped out to a 21-8 lead at half time with 3 Newton touchdowns and 1 TD for G-RF
* a 5 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
* a 28 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra kick
* a 10 yard TD pass from Connor Bierman to Jaden Kuhl with a Ben Carr extra point
Newton then added its final 15 points while the Buffaloes added 8 points in the third quarter
* the Eagles had a team safety for 2 points
* a 7 yard TD run by Dawson Phillips with no extra points
* a 3 yard TD run by Peyton Doughty with a Ben Carr extra point kick
offensively, Newton had 328 total yards compared to Georgetown-Ridge Farm's 222 total yards
the Eagles ran for 237 yards on 39 carries
* Peyton Doughty gained 119 yards on 19 carries and three touchdowns
* Dawson Phillips ran for 47 yards on 5 carries and one touchdown
* Adam Bridges carried the ball 3 times for 41 yards
* Connor Brown ran for 23 yards on 5 carries
* Connor Bierman carried the ball 5 times for 15 yards
Newton gained 91 yards thru the air
* Connor Bierman completed 7 out of 10 passes for 71 yards and one touchdown
* Colton Goode completed 1 of 2 passes for 20 yards
* Trenton Duncan caught 3 passes for 36 yards
* Connor Brown caught 1 pass for 23 yards
* Peyton Doughty caught 2 passes for 17 yards
* Jaden Kuhl caught 1 pass for 10 yards and one touchdown
* Dawson Phillips caught 1 pass for 5 yards
defensively, the Eagles had 34 tackles with 1 sack
* Adam Bridges led Newton with 11 solo tackles
* Trenton Duncan had 4 tackles and 1 assist
* Dawson Phillips had 3 tackles and 2 assists
* Bryce Hance had 3 tackles, 1 assist, and the lone Newton sack
* Connor Bierman had 2 tackles and 2 assists
* Rhett Kocher had 3 solo tackles
the 1-0 Newton Eagles begin their conference schedule this Friday night at Casey-Westfield

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  The Guardian Center has its fundraising Firecracker 5K Challenge this Saturday, September 2nd, in Grayville – it’s a 5 Kilometer Run / Walk with race day registration that morning from 7:00 to 7:45, followed by start time at 8:00 – the cost is $20 for all entries and awards will be given to the top three in the various age groups – for details or to get a sign up registration form, logon at  www.theguardiancenter.org

 

(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/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for Olney & Newton teams  :
* in Boys Golf – Olney at Flora
* in Girls & Boys Cross Country – Newton at Effingham
* in Girls & Boys Cross Country – Robinson, Lawrenceville, Teutopolis, and St. Anthony at Olney (OCC)
* in Boys Soccer – Pana at Newton
* in Girls Tennis – Robinson at Newton / Olney at Casey-Westfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:45 and the first pitch at around 6:40  :  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