May 19, 2017


(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball – the Cardinals had an off day yesterday
* the Redbirds return to action today as the begin a three game home series against the Giants.


(OLNEY)  in High School Softball from yesterday – Olney hosted Mattoon
The Lady Tigers fell to the visiting Lady Green Wave 17-7, being outhit 17-7
*  Paige Ginder led Olney at the plate with 2 doubles, a single and 2 RBI
*  Kennedy Steber had a double and an RBI, Jessika Ochs had an RBI
A quick turnaround for the Lady Tigers as Olney hosts Centralia today at RCHS


(NEWTON) in High School Baseball from yesterday – Newton held off Flora
The Eagles outlasted a game Flora squad, 5-4 despite being outhit 8-5
* Mitch Jansens had a double and a single to go along with an RBI.  Tim Weber had a hit and 2 RBI
* Mitch Bierman had a hit and an RBI as well as John Grunloh tallying an RBI as well
Now at 15-8 on the year, the Eagles advance to Class 2A Regional Championship game Saturday at Flora.


 (NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A & 2A Softball Regionals continue today at various sites in Illinois
Championship Games held last night:
* Class 1A @ Bridgeport  :  Oblong vs. Red Hill (NO SCORE REPORTED)
* Class 1A @ Cumberland  :  Cumberland vs. Neoga (NO SCORE REPORTED)
* Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Woodlawn vs. South Central (NO SCORE REPORTED)
* Class 2A @ West Frankfort  :  Nashville vs. Harrisburg (NO SCORE REPORTED)
* Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  Flora over Robinson,  5-4
Games scheduled for today:
* Class 2A @ Breese  :  Breese Mater Dei vs. Shelbyville
Games scheduled for Saturday:
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Stewardson-Strasburg vs. Altamont
* Class 2A @ Carmi  :  Waltonville vs. Carmi
* Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Carterville vs. DuQuoin
* Class 2A @ Casey-Westfield  :  Tuscola vs. Casey-Westfield
Winners advance to Sectional play next week.
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals begin next week


(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regionals continue tomorrow
With regional championship games set to be played
* Class 2A @ Flora  :  Newton vs. Breese Central
Other regionals at Greenville, Fairfield, Harrisburg, Carterville, Trenton and Paris
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County vs. Wayne City
Other regionals played at Oblong, Christ Our Rock (Centralia) and Altamont.
Winners advance to Sectional play next week.
the Class 3A and 4A Regionals are start next week


(NEWTON) in High School Track & Field for today and into the weekend:
* Girls State Track Meets continue today on the Campus of Eastern Illinois University
* Class’s 1A through 3A competing in several events.  We will have any results when they become available.


                                  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 Centralia




(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals Baseball on Freedom 92.9 tonight as the Cardinals host the Giants at Busch Stadium, dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch around 7:05  :  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