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July 22, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals had a come from behind win
* the Redbirds used a nine run 8th inning to win, 11-4
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did last night
* those that won were the Astros, Rangers, Indians, Tigers, Royals, Pirates, Braves
* those that lost were the Brewers, Reds, Twins, White Sox
the Cardinals are back in Chicago against the Cubs this afternoon in Wrigley Field

 

(OLNEY)  at the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament in Olney’s Musgrove Park
game four was played last night – the first championship game
* Olney took a tough loss late to Beardstwon, 14-11
* Cove Trout led the Olney squad at the plate with a pair of home runs.
The tournament now moves into the final day with the second championship game tonight at 6:00.

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Paris
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Olney over Paris, 9-2
the tournament has two more games to be played this weekend – another game tonight
* Paris will play Pike County at 7:00
* Olney plays Pike County in the final tournament game tomorrow night at 7:00
the winner will advance to the 11 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Mt. Sterling
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Paris over Macomb, 9-3
the tournament has two more games to be played this weekend – another game tonight
* Olney will play Paris at 2:00 on this afternoon
* then Olney will play Macomb in the tournament’s final game tomorrow afternoon at 2:00
the winner will advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Tigersharks are back in the water today
the Olney swimmers are at the Harrisburg Invitational Swim Meet today down in Saline County

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today
 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 2:10 and first pitch at around 3:05  :  it’s Olney 12 Year Old All Stars Baseball on CBS Sports Radio with at 6:00 start time  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

July 21, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball yesterday – the Cardinals lost another game in the late innings
* the Redbirds fell to the Mets, 3-2
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did on a limited Thursday schedule
* those that won were the Pirates, Royals, and Braves
* those that lost were the Brewers, Reds, Tigers, and Rangers
* the teams that were idle Thursday were the Cubs, White Sox, Indians, Twins, and Astros
the Cardinals are now in Chicago for a three games series against the Cubs starting this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  at the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament in Olney’s Musgrove Park
game three was played last night – an elimination round game in the consolation bracket
* Beardstown avenged the tournament’s first game loss to Paris, with a 15-13 win
the tournament’s first championship game is tonight at 6:00
* Olney will play Beardstown
should a second & final championship game be needed, it would be tomorrow night at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Paris
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* the Olney All Stars (District 1) will play host Paris (District 2) at 7:00 tonight
* Paris will then play Pike County (District 17) at 7:00 tomorrow night
* and Olney plays Pike County at 7:00 Sunday night
the lone winner will advance to the 11 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Mt. Sterling
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Paris (District 2) will play Macomb (District 17) at 6:00 tonight
* the Olney All Stars (District 1) will play Paris at 2:00 on tomorrow afternoon
* then Olney will play Macomb in the tournament’s final game at 2:00 on Sunday
the winner will advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today


 
(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Softball is next Monday morning, July 24th, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – a complete practice/tryout schedule will be handed out at that time
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is the following Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice for Junior High Baseball is also that Monday morning, July 31st, from 8:00 to 10:00 at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – the practice/tryout schedule will be handed out later
* and a parent’s meeting will be held for all three of the before-mentioned sports on Monday night, July 31st, in the NCHS/JCJH cafeteria, starting at 6:00 – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice – for more details, call the JCJH School, at  618-783-4202

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is coming up on Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening and a fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

(NEWTON)  last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders in Newton will have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office next Monday, July 24th, at 783-2303, to let the office know if they want the same seats as a year ago – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon daily, Monday & Tuesday, July 31st & August 1st – family passes are also available for purchase – call or stop by the NCHS office during regular office hours

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with the dugout show at 12:25 and first pitch at around 1:20  :  it’s Olney Little League baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 5:50 and game time at 6:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & the rest of the night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

July 20, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals lost a tough one on the road
* the Redbirds fell to the Mets, 7-3
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Pirates, Reds, Royals, and Twins
* those that lost were the Brewers, White Sox, Indians, Braves, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in New York today for the final of four games against the Mets

 

(NEWTON)  at the Fifth Division Senior Legion Tournament yesterday in Highland
Newton Post 20 had their season end with a tough loss to Aviston, 7-5
the Jasper County squad left the bases loaded in the final three innings of play
* Luke Geier led Newton with a double, two singles, and two RBI
* Mitch Bierman and Matt Goedde each had an RBI single
* other hits from Nate Meinhart, Ben Britton, and John Grunloh
Newton Post 20 ends their summer season with 21 wins and only 6 losses
the tournament continues with two games today and the final one or two games tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  at the Junior League Baseball Sub State Tournament up in Orion, in the Quad City Area
the a five-team, pool play tournament continued with two more games last night
* Streator beat Brown County, 11-7
* Rochelle slipped by Moline, 13-12 in five innings – a game cut short due to lightning and rain
the tournament’s final game will be tonight
* Brown County plays Moline
Olney and Rochelle will advance to the Junior League State Tournament in Rock Falls next week

 

(OLNEY)  at the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament in Olney’s Musgrove Park
game two was played last night as the Olney All Stars beat Paris, 11-2
* Carter Beard led Olney’s hitting with a three-run home run, a solo home run, and four RBI
* Zechariah Wease hit a solo home run and Evan Uhl had a pair of singles
* Karson Burton pitched five-plus innings for the win
the tournament’s third game is tonight
* an first elimination game at 6:00 between Beardstown and Paris
* the first championship game will be tomorrow night at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  the 11 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Paris
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* the Olney All Stars (District 1) will play host Paris (District 2) at 7:00 tomorrow night
* Paris will then play Pike County (District 17) at 7:00 Saturday night
* and Olney plays Pike County at 7:00 Sunday night
the lone winner will advance to the 11 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State is this weekend up in Mt. Sterling
a three team, round robin tournament with single games to be played
* Paris (District 2) will play Macomb (District 17) at 6:00 tomorrow night
* the Olney All Stars (District 1) will play Paris at 2:00 on Saturday afternoon
* then Olney will play Macomb in the tournament’s final game at 2:00 on Sunday
the winner will advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY)  it’s a Girls All Star Softball Night coming up tonight at Musgrove Park in Olney
* the Olney 14U, 10U, and 8U teams will all be playing double headers against Red Hill / Bridgeport
all the first games in each age group will begin at 6:00 this Thursday evening

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition – the Olney Tigersharks are back in the water tonight
* Olney will host Salem tonight in a Dual Meet at the Musgrove Aquatic Center starting at 6:30
the Tigersharks will then compete in the Harrisburg Invitational this coming Saturday morning

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College has announced the 2017 Summer Basketball Camp for both boys & girls entering grades K thru 8 – the four day camp will run each morning, Monday thru Thursday, August 7th thru 10th, in the OCC Gym, with the Blue Knight’s Basketball coaching staff conducting the camp – it’s for grades K thru 4 from 9:00 to 10:30 each morning, then grades 5 thru 8 each morning from 10:30 to 12:00 – the camp objectives are to improve athletic skills and confidence in all aspects of basketball – the $50 per player cost will include a camp T-shirt – all forms and fees must be received by August 1st to guarantee a camp T-shirt – registration forms are available by contacting Blue Knights Basketball Coach Mike Burris at Olney Central College – call  812-381-3569  or email Coach Burris at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council will host its White Squirrel Triathlon on Saturday, August 5th, and the registration now open – the 7th annual event will include a 200 meter swim at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, a 14.6 mile gravel-free bike ride, and a 5 kilometer run – all proceeds help with the local Richland County Recreation Council programs and sponsorships – registration for the 2017 Triathlon is now available online at  www.rcrcolney.com/white-squirrel-triathlon  – sign up today


 
(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Softball is next Monday morning, July 24th, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – a complete practice/tryout schedule will be handed out at that time
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is the following Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice for Junior High Baseball is also that Monday morning, July 31st, from 8:00 to 10:00 at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – the practice/tryout schedule will be handed out later
* and a parent’s meeting will be held for all three of the before-mentioned sports on Monday night, July 31st, in the NCHS/JCJH cafeteria, starting at 6:00 – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice – for more details, call the JCJH School, at  618-783-4202

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is coming up on Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening and a fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

(NEWTON)  last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders in Newton will have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office next Monday, July 24th, at 783-2303, to let the office know if they want the same seats as a year ago – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon daily, Monday & Tuesday, July 31st & August 1st – family passes are also available for purchase – call or stop by the NCHS office during regular office hours

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with the pregame show at 11:00 and first pitch from New York this morning at 11:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online at  www.wvlnam.com 

 

 

 

July 19, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals have won two games in a row
* the Redbirds blanked the Mets, 5-0
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Pirates, Tigers, and Astros
* those that lost were the Brewers, Reds, White Sox, Royals, Indians, Twins, Braves, and Rangers
the Cardinals are back in New York tonight for game three of the four game series against the Mets

 

(NEWTON)  at the Fifth Division Senior Legion Tournament yesterday in Highland
Newton Post 20 stayed alive in the tournament by beating and eliminating Carmi, 5-3
* Nate Meinhart was the winning pitcher, while Tim Weber picked up a save in relief
* Mitch Jansen and Matt Goedde each had an RBI single
* Tim Weber had two hits, while John Grunloh and Ben Britton each had a hit as well
* improving to 21-5, Newton Post 20 plays Aviston in an elimination round game today at 3:00
here’s a look at the other results from yesterday and last night
* in a winner’s bracket game – the Bears (Edwardsville/Alton/Roxana) beat Aviston, 5-2
* in another winner’s bracket game – Highland beat Herrin, 12-4
the tournament has three more games on this Wednesday
* an elimination round game at 12 noon between Herrin and Steeleville
* another elimination round game at 3:00 as Newton will battle Aviston
* a championship round game tonight at 7:00 between Highland and the Bears
the tournament continues with two games tomorrow and the final one or two games on Friday

 

(OLNEY)  at the Junior League Baseball Sub State Tournament up in Orion, in the Quad City Area
the a five-team, pool play tournament continued with two more games last night
* Olney played its final game of the tournament, beating Rochelle, 7-0 and going undefeated in the event
* the Brown County / Moline matchup was cancelled due to stormy weather – rescheduled tomorrow night
the tournament has two more games tonight
* Streator plays Brown County at 6:00
* Moline plays Rochelle at 8:00
Olney and the 2nd best team will advance to the Junior League State Tournament in Rock Falls next week 

 

(OLNEY)  the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament is underway in Olney
all hosted by the City of Olney, the Olney Little League, and Olney’s Musgrove Park
in the three team, double elimination, tournament – game one was played last night
* Paris (District 2) beat Beardstown (District 17), 9-6
the tournament’s second game is tonight
* the Olney All Stars will play Paris in a winner’s bracket game at 6:00
* the first elimination game is tomorrow night at 6:00
* the first championship game will be Friday night at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  the 10 Year Old Little League Baseball Sub State in this weekend up in Mt. Sterling
a three team, round robin, tournament with single games to be played
* Paris (District 2) will play Macomb (District 17) at 6:00 this Friday night
* the Olney All Stars (District 1) will play Paris at 2:00 on Saturday afternoon
* then Olney will play Macomb in the tournament’s final game at 2:00 on Sunday
the winner will advance to the 10 Year Old State Tournament

 

(OLNEY) as of right now, we have no Sub State information about the Olney 11 Year Old Team

 

(OLNEY)  it’s a Girls All Star Softball Night coming up tomorrow night at Musgrove Park in Olney
* the Olney 14U, 10U, and 8U teams will all be playing double headers against teams from Red Hill
all the first games in each age group will begin at 6:00 tomorrow (Thursday) evening

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association’s “A League of Our Own” Ladies Fastpitch Softball is looking for teams for upcoming tournaments scheduled for the end of July thru October in Olney – teams must consist of players age freshmen in high school and older – for details, call Ed at  618-320-9590

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a note to all parents of athletes at the Jasper County Junior High School in Newton  :
*  the first practice for Junior High Softball is next Monday morning, July 24th, from 8:00 to 10:00, at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – a complete practice/tryout schedule will be handed out at that time
*  the first practice for Junior High Cross Country is the following Monday morning, July 31st, from 7:30 to 8:30 in Sam Parr State Park at the White Oak Area – all Jasper County boys and girls are invited out
*  the first practice for Junior High Baseball is also that Monday morning, July 31st, from 8:00 to 10:00 at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park – the practice/tryout schedule will be handed out later
* and a parent’s meeting will be held for all three of the before-mentioned sports on Monday night, July 31st, in the NCHS/JCJH cafeteria, starting at 6:00 – parents of junior high students who want to participate in baseball, cross country, or softball should attend this meeting – parents will fill out all necessary forms, get practice schedules, game schedules, and pay the $25 per player participation fee – all athletes must have an up-to-date physical in order to begin practice – for more details, call the JCJH School, at  618-783-4202

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is coming up on Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening and a fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

(NEWTON)  last year’s reserved football seat ticket holders in Newton will have a chance to retain their reserved seats by calling the Newton Community High School office next Monday, July 24th, at 783-2303, to let the office know if they want the same seats as a year ago – the general public can purchase reserved football seats at NCHS from 8:00 to 12:00 noon daily, Monday & Tuesday, July 31st & August 1st – family passes are also available for purchase – call or stop by the NCHS office during regular office hours

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and the first pitch at around 6:10  :  it’s Olney Little League baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame at 5:45 and 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

 

 

 

July 18, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals held on for a win in the Big Apple
* all Redbirds beat the New York Mets, 6-3 in the first of a four game series there
* here’s how the other Midwestern MLB teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Pirates, Indians, Twins, and Tigers
* those that lost were the Brewers, Reds, Royals, Astros, Rangers, and Braves
* the White Sox were idle
the Cardinals are back in New York tonight for game two of the series against the Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Summer Swim Team Competition from this past Saturday – the Tigersharks win again
the Olney swimmers won the Carmi Invitational by beating out 2nd place Marion, 614 to 258.5
* host Carmi was 3rd with 242 points, followed by Fairfield (229) and Harrisburg (194.5)
* McLeansboro was 6th with 120 points, followed by Mt. Carmel (103) and the Evansville YMCA (57)
* Herrin was 9th with 41 points – then Salem (40) and Mt. Vernon, Indiana (11)
the Olney swimmers won six of the twelve overall divisions – here’s the Tigershark winners
* Blair Grove in the 8 & Under Girls with 28 points
* Reid Brown in the 8 & Under Boys with 26 points
* Landyn Piercefield in the 12 & Under Boys with 28 points
* Maria Mayorga in the 14 & Under Girls with 28 points
* Noah Church in the 14 & Under Boys with 28 points
* Owen Powell in the 18 & Under Boys with 28 points
the Tigersharks had two second place finishers
* Carolyn Powell in the 14 & Under Girls with 21 points
* Samantha Trout in the 18 & Under Girls with 22 points
three Olney swimmers finished in third place
* Ari Leslie in the 10 & Under Girls with 20 points
* Kaylei Eubank in the 14 & Under Girls with 21 points
* Lauren Eagleson in the 18 & Under Girls with 19 points
the Tigersharks had four swimmers who ended up in fourth place
* Korynn Snider in the 6 & Under Girls with 12 points
* Bennett Leslie in the 6 & Under Boys with 8 points
* Judah Dicks in the 8 & Under Boys with 15 points
* Asher Lambird in the 10 & Under Boys with 16 points
the Tigersharks will have an inter squad “Orange vs Black” Meet tonight at the Musgrove Aquatic Center
Olney returns to team competition Thursday night when the Tigersharks host Salem in a Dual Swim Meet

 

(NEWTON)  at the Fifth Division Senior Legion Tournament yesterday and last night in Highland
there are three first round games played Monday
* Newton Post 20 lost a tough game to Herrin, 4-1 as Newton was outhit, 5 to 4
* Newton’s only RBI came from Mitch Bierman
* Newton had singles from Matt Goedde, John Grunloh, Nick Cohorst, and Tim Weber
in the other two games yesterday and last night
* the Bears (Edwardsville/Alton/Roxana) beat Steeleville, 11-0
* Highland shutout Carmi, 5-0
the double elimination tournament continues with three more games on this Tuesday
* Aviston plays the Bears at 12 noon today
* in an elimination round game at 3:00 today – Newton Post 20 plays Carmi
* in a winner’s bracket game tonight at 7:00 – Highland plays Herrin
the tournament has three more games on Wednesday, two on Thursday, and the finals on Friday

 

(OLNEY)  at the Junior League Baseball Sub State Tournament up in Orion, in the Quad City Area
the a five-team, pool play tournament continued with two more games last night
* the Olney All Stars are still undefeated with a 35-1 win over Moline
* in the other game last night – Rochelle beat Streator, 5-2
there are two more games on tap tonight
* Olney plays its final game tonight at 6:00 against Rochelle
* Brown County will play Moline tonight at 8:00
the tournament’s final two games are tomorrow night
the two top teams will advance to the Junior League State Tournament to be played in Rock Falls, Illinois

 

(NEWTON)  congratulations to the Jasper County 13 & Under Babe Ruth team
it was Saturday that the Jasper County boys won the 2017 13 Year Old State Championship in Newton
* Jasper County claimed the title with wins over Mt. Carmel, 13-1 and Crawford County, 11-0
the Jasper County boys now advance to the Ohio Regional Tournament over in Munster, Indiana
the tournament will begin next Wednesday, July 26th, and run thru next Sunday, July 30th
again, congratulations to the Jasper County squad and best of luck next week

 

(OLNEY)  the 12 Year Old Little League Baseball Section Tournament starts tonight in Olney
it’s being hosted by the City of Olney, the Olney Little League, and Olney’s Musgrove Park
it’s a three team, double elimination, tournament with the winner to advance to the State Tournament
* the first game tonight at 6:00 has the District 2 and District 17 winners playing each other
* the Olney All Stars will play that winner tomorrow night at 6:00
* the first elimination game is Thursday night at 6:00
* the first championship game will be Friday night at 6:00

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 21st Annual Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for Friday, August 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 with tee time at 1:00 – a lunch ticket only is $10 per person while the four person team fee is at $300, which includes lunch, golf carts, and the 18 holes of golf – hole sponsorships are also available – to sign up or for details, call the Chamber office at  618-392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association’s “A League of Our Own” Ladies Fastpitch Softball is looking for teams for upcoming tournaments scheduled for the end of July thru October in Olney – teams must consist of players age freshmen in high school and older – for details, call Ed at  618-320-9590

 

(OLNEY)  the 8th Annual MS “Join the Movement” event is coming up on Saturday, July 29th, at the Richland County Middle School in Olney – it’s all to create a world free from Multiple Sclerosis – the activities begin with the 25 mile Bike Ride at 7:30 that morning, then the 5K MS Challenge Run at 7:35, the 5K Walk at 7:40, and the MS Walk which is Handicap Accessible starts at 7:45 – while the registration fees are waived for all Richland County youth 18 and under by the Carrie Winter Trust, the registration will be available one hour before each event – printable forms are available online at  www.olneyms.org  or on the “Join the Movement” Facebook page – all event participants and the general public are then invited to the Olney VFW for a meal at 5:00 that evening, followed by a live fundraising auction at 6:00 – the meal is by donation at the door, plus carry-outs will be available – all proceeds to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the local MS Chapter – again, for more details, logon at  www.olneyms.org

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and the first pitch at around 6:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online at  www.wvlnam.com