April 17, 2017


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals dropped three in New York
* the Redbirds lost to the Yankees Friday night, 4-3
* the Cardinals lost Saturday afternoon, 3-2 and fell again to the Yankees last night, 9-3
the Cardinals are back at home for a quick three games series starting tonight against the Pirates


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track Friday – the Sam Bennett Invitational was at Robinson
* Teutopolis won the 15 team event by beating out 2nd place Newton, 112 to 91
* the host Lady Maroons were 3rd with 59 points, followed by Neoga (51) and Shelbyville (46.5)
* Cowden-Herrick was 6th (44), followed by Olney in 7th place (38), then Benton (32), & Cumberland (28)
* Brownstown / St. Elmo was 10th (23), followed by Paris (15), and Altamont (8)
* then Palestine-Hutsonville (6.5), Red Hill (4), and Lawrenceville (0) rounded out the remaining teams
the 7th place Olney Lady Tigers won one of the eighteen events with eight top-ten finishes
* Tara Hughes won the high jump
* Cameron Hough won the 3200 meter run
* Leah Snyder was 2nd in the shot put
* Danni Murphy was 3rd in the high jump
* Chelsea Ochs was 5th in the 100 meter dash
* Gracie Julian was 6th in the 1600 meter run
* Danni Murphy, Abby Rauch, Chelsea Ochs, and Pandora Worrell were 6th in the 4x200 meter relay
* Bailey Washburn, Gracie Julian, Tristen Payne, and Hallie Troester were 7th in the 4x800 meter relay
* Danni Murphy, Abby Rauch, Chelsea Ochs, and Tara Hughes were 7th in the 4x100 meter relay
* Danni Murphy, Cameron Hough, Bailey Washburn, and Abby Rauch were 7th in the 4x400 meter relay
the 2nd place Newton Lady Eagles won three of the eighteen events with ten top-five finishes
* Brooklyn Herman won the 100 meter dash
* Abby Stone won the 800 meter run
* Alex Haarman, Brooklyn Herman, Abby Stone, and Claire Carr won the 4x100 meter relay
* Grace Hartrich was 3rd in the shot put
* Alex Haarman was 3rd in the 100 meter dash
* Tori Zumbahlen, Emma Weber, Sydney Rudophi, and Miranda Clinton were 3rd in the 4x800 meter relay
* Claire Carr was 3rd in the long jump
* Courtney Hadra was 3rd in the discus throw
* Tori Zumbahlen, Liz Volk, Emma Weber, and Alex Haarman was 3rd in the 4x200 meter relay
* Brooklyn Herman tied for 4th in the 200 meter dash and 5th in the 100 meter dash
* Lauren Probst was 5th in the 300 meter low hurdles
* Emma Weber was 5th in the triple jump
the varsity Lady Tigers are back in action this Friday when they will host the Olney Relays at RCHS
the Lady Eagles are back in action at the Robinson Invitational this coming Friday
the younger Lady Tigers and Lady Eagles will compete today in the Nick Volk Fresh/Soph Invitational


(NEWTON)  in High School Softball Saturday – Newton played well at the Greenville Tournament
the Lady Eagles won the first game over host Greenville, 5-2 although Newton was outhit, 8 to 6
Newton then lost the second game to Mascoutah, 4-1 as the Lady Eagles were outhit, 8 to 2
and the Lady Eagles won the third game over South Central, 5-4 as Newton was outhit, 7 to 6
* Newton’s winning pitchers were Kristen Hardiek and Olivia Shipman
* Kristen Hardiek led Newton at the plate with 2 hits, 3 RBI, and 1 run scored
* Olivia Shipman had 2 hits, 1 RBI, and 1 run scored – Kenzi Smith had 1 hit, 2 RBI, and 2 run scored
at 6-5 on the year, the Lady Eagles are scheduled for LIC action today at Red Hill


(OLNEY)  in High School Softball Saturday – Olney lost a tough non-LIC game at home
the Lady Tigers lost to North Knox, Indiana, 4-3 as the hits were even at 8 apiece
* Taylor LeCrone had a 2 RBI hit and Madisyn Wease had 2 doubles and 1 RBI
* Sophia Colclasure and Kennedy Steber each had 2 hits
now at 10-4 on the year, the Lady Tigers are scheduled for non-LIC action at Edwards County


(OLNEY)  in Junior Varsity Softball Saturday – Olney won their game at home in RCHS
the JV Lady Tigers beat North Knox, 10-6 as Olney outhit the visitors, 11 to 8
* Paige Troyer, Lyndsey Mulvey, and Kaylei Eubank each had 2 hits and 2 RBI
the JV Lady Tigers are scheduled for action tomorrow at Newton


(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s other results from High School Sports over the weekend
in Softball  :
* Robinson beat Marshall, 5-2
* Marshall beat Paris, 9-5
in Baseball  :
* Altamont beat Sullivan, Illinois, 4-2
in Boys Tennis  :
* Robinson beat Flora, 4-1
* Paris beat Flora, 5-0
* Paris beat Robinson, 3-2


(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball and Softball – the OCC teams have a busy schedule this week
the OCC softball team is 23-17 on the year and 12-14 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
* the Lady Knights are scheduled to play a GRAC doubleheader today at Kaskaskia College
the OCC baseball team is 33-6 on the year and 14-1 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
* the Blue Knights are back in action tomorrow with a single GRAC game against Wabash Valley at OCC
while the Blue Knights have 3 weeks of their regular season remaining, the Lady Knights have 2 weeks left


(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in varsity non-conference baseball and softball – Olney at Edwards County  :  in varsity Little Illini Conference baseball and softball – Newton at Red Hill  :  in boys tennis – Newton at Mattoon  :  in boys and girls fresh/soph track & field – Newton will host the Nick Volk Invitational at NCHS  :  and in fresh/soph baseball – Olney at Mt. Carmel




(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:10 and first pitch at 6:05  :  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