LOCAL SPORTS

May 18, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals dropped a game at home
* the Redbirds were handed a loss by the visiting Boston Red Sox in extra innings, 5-4
The Cardinals will have the day off today before hosting a weekend series against the Giants

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball from yesterday – Olney traveled to take on Charleston
The Lady Tigers fell to the host Lady Trojans, 4-3 even though they outhit Charleston 9-8
*  Sophia Colclasure led the Lady Tigers at the plate with 3 hits
*  Madison Wease had a hit and 2 RBI, Aliyah Wease also had a hit and an RBI
A quick turnaround for the Lady Tigers as Olney hosts Mattoon today at RCHS

 

(NEWTON) in High School Softball from yesterday – Newton had Class 2A Regional play
The Lady Eagles fell to Casey-Westfield, 12-3 and were outhit by the Lady Warriors 13-4
* Kaitlyn Cohorst had a hit and two RBI
* Abby Frohning, Ariel Richards, Olivia Shipman also tallied hits.
Newton Lady Eagles end their season with that loss, hats off to a successful season.

 

 (NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A & 2A Softball Regionals continue today at various sites in Illinois
Games scheduled for today:
* Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  Robinson over Teutopolis, 4-1
other Class 2A Regionals at Breese, Carmi, West Frankfort, and Johnston City
* Class 1A @ Bridgeport  :  All preliminary games held earlier this week
other Class 1A Regionals at Cumberland, Altamont, and Woodlawn
all of the Class 1A and 2A Regional Championship games will be Saturday
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals begin next week

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regionals continue today
here's some of the the results from yesterday:
* Class 2A @ Flora  :  Breese Central over Robinson, 12-1
* Class 2A @ Greenville  :  Teutopolis over Breese Mater Dei, 6-0
other Class 2A Regionals at Fairfield, Harrisburg, Carterville, Trenton, and Paris
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County over Red Hill, 10-0
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Wayne City over Odin, 11-2
* Class 1A @ Oblong  :  Dieterich over Hutsonville, 4-0
other Class 1A Regionals at Christ Our Rock (Centralia), Altamont, and Oblong
all of the Class 1A and 2A Regional Championship games will be Saturday
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals are start next week

 

(NEWTON) in High School Track & Field for today and into the weekend:
Class 1A Sectional Boys track meets are held today
* Newton Eagles one of 18 teams scheduled to take part in the Altamont Sectional
Class 2A Sectional Boys track meets are held today
* Olney at the Mahomet-Seymour Sectional with 15 other schools
Girls Class 1A, 2A and 3A State Track Meets get underway today in Charleston at EIU

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp will be held May 22nd thru 25th, Monday thru Thursday, at the Richland County Elementary School Gym in Olney – the camp is open to any boy entering grades 1 thru 8 with the cost at $30 per player – sessions for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders will be held from 8:00 to 9:30 – sessions for 4th and 5th graders will be held from 10:00 to 12 noon – and sessions for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 – registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each session on that Monday – registration forms are available at all of the Richland County Schools in Olney – for more information or details, call Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at  618-393-7072

 

 (OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  softball  -  Olney hosting Mattoon  :  Baseball  -  Olney at Marion and Newton at Flora

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle regional baseball on 103.5 The Eagle with a 4:30 game time  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – also around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com