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April 16, 2011 Local & Area Sports

 

THE OLNEY CENTRAL COLLEGE GAMES CANCELLED SATURDAY, APRIL 16, HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 17

THE BLUE KNIGHTS, 2ND IN THE GREAT RIVERS ATHLETIC CONFERENCE, WILL HOST LEAGUE-LEADING REND LAKE AT CONLEY FIELD, WITH THE FIRST GAME AT 1:00

THE LADY BLUE KNIGHTS, 3RD IN THE GRAC, WILL HOST REND LAKE AT THE OCC SOFTBALL DIAMOND, WITH THE FIRST GAME MOVED BACK TO A 2:30 START

COME ON OUT AND SUPPORT THE OCC TEAMS ON SUNDAY

 

 

THE BOYS BASEBALL ALL-STAR TRYOUTS AT THE JASPER COUNTY BOYS AND GIRLS PARK IN NEWTON CANCELLED SATURDAY HAVE BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 19TH, AT 5:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals beat the Dodgers with their fifth win in six games – meanwhile the Cubs, White Sox, and Reds all lost : the four series will continue today and end tomorrow with the Cardinals in Los Angeles against the Dodgers, the Cubs in Colorado against the Rockies, the White Sox at home against the LA Angels, and the Reds at home against the Pirates
 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – for the second weekend in a row, the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Races were cancelled because of rain & wet grounds – the USAC Sprint Race & Midwest Ford Focus Race were both scrapped at the I-69 Speedway in Gas City, Indiana – the second of three Indiana weekend races is tonight at the Lawrenceburg Speedway, with the finale tomorrow night at Kokomo - the current standings have Damion Gardner on top with 201 points, while Olney's Levi Jones is 21 points back in second place
 
(OLNEY)  in junior college baseball from this past Thursday – Olney Central College swept a conference doubleheader from Lincoln Trail, winning 7-4 and 4-3 – the Blue Knights improve to 32&12 overall, now 13&7 in the GRAC, now in second place, just two games back of league-leading Rend Lake – the Warriors & Blue Knights are scheduled to play the first of two GRAC doubleheaders today at Conley Field

(OLNEY)  most all sporting events yesterday were cancelled due to the weather or field conditions : the Sam Bennett Invitational Track Meet, involving both Olney & Newton girls track teams, was rescheduled for next Tuesday afternoon : the Olney Middle School tract meets were rescheduled for next Monday
 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school track & field on Thursday at Flora – Olney was second, just 10 points back of the first place Wolves, 111 to 101 – Mt Carmel was third & Patoka fourth – here's the Tiger winners :
*  Connor Schonert won the 3200 meter run
*  Keon Stallard won the 1600 meter run
*  Shane Newman won the 400 meter dash
*  Cale Stallard, Keon Stallard, Connor Schonert, & Nick Dobbs won the 3200 meter relay
*  Michael DeVenecia, Quentin Pillsbury, Taylor Johnson, & Blaine Storer won the 800 meter relay
*  Dirk Washburn, Jordan Hahn, Mason Phillips, & Gabe McVaigh won the 400 meter relay
*  Colton Carmody won the pole vault
 
(NEWTON)  here's a look at today's scheduled Apollo Conference baseball doubleheader matchups :
*  2nd place Mt Zion at 1st place Charleston
*  7th place Robinson at 3rd place Olney – has been cancelled & rescheduled for next Tuesday afternoon
*  6th place Paris at 4th place Effingham
*  5th place Salem at 8th place Newton - has been cancelled & rescheduled for next Tuesday afternoon
 
(NEWTON)  here's a look at today's scheduled Apollo Conference softball doubleheader matchups :
*  1st place Effingham at 8th place Paris
*  4th place Charleston at 5th place Mt Zion
*  6th place Newton at 7th place Salem
*  this past Thursday, 1st place Olney swept two from 3rd place Robinson


 
(NEWTON)  it's already been announced that there will be no Newton junior varsity games today

(OLNEY)  Olney Tiger baseball at home with Robinson has been cancelled & rescheduled for 3:00 next Tuesday

(NEWTON)  Newton Eagle baseball at home with Salem has been cancelled & rescheduled for 4:00 next Tuesday

(NEWTON)  Newton Lady Eagles softball at Salem has been cancelled - a rescheduled date will be announced later

(OLNEY)  Olney Lady Tigers softball at home with North Knox, Indiana has been cancelled for today

(OLNEY)  the OCC Blue Knights doubleheader at home today with Rend Lake is cancelled & rescheduled for tomorrow at 1:00

(OLNEY)  the OCC Lady Blue Knights twinbill at home today with Rend Lake is cancelled & rescheduled for tomorrow at 1:00

(OLNEY)  due to the Blue Knights playing tomorrow, Sunday's Little League Camp has been cancelled & will be rescheduled later

 

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 (OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show from LA at 8:35 : and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, with Sports Center every 20 minutes, on ESPN 740 WVLN

April 15, 2011 Local & Area Sports

 (OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, while the Cubs, White Sox, & Reds all were idle  :  coming up tonight – the Cardinals are back in Los Angeles late tonight – the Cubs are in Colorado – the White Sox will host the LA Angels – and the Reds will host Pittsburgh
 
(OLNEY)  in junior college softball yesterday – Olney Central lost a GRAC doubleheader to John A Logan, 4-3 in eight innings and 6-2 – the Lady Blue Knights drop to 30&12 overall, now 19&7 in the GRAC – the Lady Blue Knights will host Southwestern Illinois in conference action tomorrow with game one at 12 noon
 
(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney swept a conference doubleheader from Robinson, winning 6-3 and 3-2 as the Lady Tigers outhit the host Lady Maroons, 16 to 11 – Elizabeth Walker was the winning pitcher in both games, throwing a total of eight & a third innings, allowing five hits, only one earned run, & striking out one – the day's top Olney hitters were Rachel Wisner with three hits, an RBI, & two runs scored, Peyton Stuck with three hits, Elizabeth Walker with two hits, and Kelsey Shipman with two hits & a game winning RBI – the Lady Tigers are now 13&4 on the year, now 5&1 in the Apollo – the Olney ladies are scheduled to host North Knox, Indiana at ERHS tomorrow morning at 10:00
 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday – Noble / Clay City beat Odin, 5-1 as the Lady Wildcats outhit the Lady Eagles, 7 to 1 – Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher, with a complete game one-hitter & nine strikeouts – the top NCC hitters were Katie Royse with an RBI single & Erica Lamb with a double – the Lady Wildcats are now 7&7 on the year and now 2&1 in the MTC – they’ll host Wayne City on Monday
 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school baseball yesterday – Olney slipped by Mt Carmel, 8-7 as the Tigers end their four game losing streak down in Wabash County – in relief, Brandon Mitchell got the win while Brook Pampe pitched a near perfect final two innings for his first save – the top Tiger hitters were Michael Fehrenbacher with two hits, Kellen Kocher had a solo home run, & Erik Clodfelter had an RBI single – now at 11&4 on the year, the Tigers are scheduled for action today at Stewardson-Strasburg

(NEWTON)  in high school baseball yesterday – Newton lost to Teutopolis, 11-1 in six innings as the Class 2A  defending State Champs outhit the visiting Eagles, 12 to 2 – Newton’s two hits came from Scott Jansen & Peyton Wyatt – now at 5&8 on the year, the Eagles are in Apollo action tomorrow hosting Salem

(OLNEY)  in junior varsity softball yesterday at Robinson – the host Maroons took two from Olney, 14-3 and 16-6 – the jv Lady Tigers are now 3&7 on the year, scheduled to host North Knox tomorrow
 
(OLNEY)  in auto racing news – Damion Gardner of Concord, California takes a 21-point lead over Olney's Levi Jones into what could be a pivotal weekend in the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series – it's racing at the Gas City I-69 Speedway tonight, at the Lawrenceburg Speedway tomorrow, & at the Kokomo Speedway on Sunday – with last weekend’s events rained out in Rossburg, Ohio, at the Eldora Speedway, USAC and track officials are discussing a possible rescheduling date for later this year
 
                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Marketing Class is selling Olney Tiger Baseball t-shirts to raise money for the Jeremiah Fleming family after the ERHS & Tiger Baseball Alumnus was injured in a farming accident recently – the shirts are white with a black & orange design on the front with Jeremiah's #2 printed on the back – priced at only $6 each, all the proceeds go to the Fleming family - for details, call ERHS

(OLNEY)  the OCC Baseball Team will conduct it’s Little League Baseball Camp this Sunday afternoon from 1:00 til 4:00 at Conley Field – a “total skills” camp at $50 per player – call 618-395-7545 to signup

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar : in baseball - Newton at Lawrenceville : in girls soccer – Olney at the Harrisburg Tournament

 

**  cancellation : Newton & Olney girls track - the Sam Bennett Invitational at Robinson has been postponed until next Monday at 4:00

**  cancellation : Newton at Altamont girls softball : Olney at Stewardson-Strasburg baseball

 

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 (OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show from LA at 8:35 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night on ESPN 740 WVLN

April 14, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals & Cubs won, while the White Sox & Reds both lost  :  coming up tonight – Cardinals start a four game series in LA against the Dodgers – the Cubs, the White Sox, and the Reds are all idle today, beginning new series tomorrow night
 
(OLNEY)  in junior college baseball on Tuesday – Olney Central College swept a conference doubleheader at Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, winning 4-1 and 7-4 – with a four-game winning streak, the Blue Knights are 30&12 on the year, now 11&7 in the GRAC, just two games back of 2nd place Logan & three back of league-leading Rend Lake – OCC will host Lincoln Trail in a GRAC doubleheader this afternoon
 
(OLNEY)  in junior college softball yesterday – Olney Central College swept a conference doubleheader from Kaskaskia, 9-1 and 5-4 – OCC's winning pitchers were Braddi Reed & Samantha Tomasino – the top OCC hitters were Krystal Welch & Sam Flesch with three hits each, plus DanYelle Bigham & Kourtney Crockettt with two hits apiece – the Lady Blue Knights improve to 30&10 overall, now 19&5 in the GRAC, just two games back of 2nd place Wabash Valley and three games back of league-leading Lake Land – the Lady Blue Knights are on the road to play at John A Logan this afternoon, down in Carterville

(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney beat Edwards County, 16-2 in a full seven innings – Rachel Wisner led Olney’s 17 hit attack with five of her own including three home runs, a double, & seven RBI – Madison Doan & Peyton Stuck each had three hits & two RBI – plus Makenzie Sechrest homered as well – Kelsey Shipman was the winning pitcher & Elizabeth Walker threw in relief – now at 11&4 overall, the Lady Tigers take their 3&1 Apollo record to Robinson for doubleheader action today in the City Park
 
(NOBLE)  in high school softball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost to Oblong, 9-1 – the Lady Wildcats' top hitters were Whittney Reynolds with a hit and RBI, and Kaylee Kuenstler with a hit – the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats return to action today at West Richland High School hosting Odin
 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost to Edwards County, 11-3 – at the plate for the Wildcats, Beau VanBlaricum and Hunter Kincade each had an RBI single, while Matt Dasch had a double – the Wildcats are back in action next Tuesday when they host Oblong at West Richland High
 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school track from this past Monday – Teutopolis won a seven-team track meet held at East Richland High School, beating Olney by only one point, 73-72 – Mt Carmel finished 3rd with 71 points, followed by Fairfield (55), Flora (52), Lawrenceville (42), & Casey-Westfield (19) – due to the rain that morning, none of the field events took place - here's the Lady Tiger results :
*  Ebany Brumfield won the 200 meter dash
*  Cassie Shipley, Maci Graves, Erina Moore, & Ebany Brumfield won the 400 meter relay
*  Cassie Shipley, Maci Graves, Erina Moore, & Ebany Brumfield won the 800 meter relay
*  Elizabeth Kuenstler was 2nd in the 400 meter run
*  Jennifer Luna was 2nd in the 800 meter run         *  Ebany Brumfield was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
*  Rachel Zwilling was 3rd in the 1600 meter run
*  Maddy Dunn was 4th in the 800 meter run            *  Maci Graves was 4th in the 200 meter dash
the Track & Field Lady Tigers will compete at the Robinson Invitational tomorrow
 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school track & field – the Olney Tigers competed in the Robinson Invitational this past Tuesday afternoon – the host Maroons won the event, followed by Casey-Westfield, Olney, Altamont, & Palestine-Hutsonville – here's the Olney results :
*  Dirk Washburn won the 100 meter dash                 *  Shane Newman won the 400 meter run
*  Blaine Storer won the high jump
*  Dirk Washburn, Jordan Hahn, Mason Phillips, & Gabe McVaigh won the 400 meter relay
*  Dirk Washburn, Jordan Hahn, Mason Phillips, & Gabe McVaigh also won the 800 meter relay
*  Shane Newman, Brandon Phillips, Cale Stallard, & Nick Dobbs won the 3200 meter relay
*  Cale Stallard was 2nd in the 800 meter run               *  Mason Phillips was 2nd in the long jump
*  Cale Stallard, Nick Dobbs, Gabe McVaigh, & Shane Newman finished 2nd in the 1600 meter relay
*  Anthony Helm was 3rd in the shot put
*  Connor Schonert was 3rd in the 3200 meter run           *  Keon Stallard was 3rd in the 1600 meter run
the Track & Field Tigers are back in action in a dual meet today at Flora
 
 
                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(OLNEY)  get ready to hit the links – the annual SWAN Golf Outing is set for May 20th at the Richland Country Club – it's lunch at 12 noon and tee time at 1:00 with an entry fee of $260 per foursome – sign sponsors are also welcome, plus there will be a raffle of several golf items – to signup for the fundraising effort, or for more information, contact the Richland Country Club or the SWAN office in Olney

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Marketing Class is selling Olney Tiger Baseball t-shirts to raise money for the Jeremiah Fleming family after the ERHS & Tiger Baseball Alumnus was injured in a farming accident recently – the shirts are white with a black & orange design on the front with Jeremiah's #2 printed on the back – priced at only $6 each, all the proceeds go to the Fleming family - for details, call ERHS

(OLNEY)  due to a rescheduled conference doubleheader yesterday, the OCC Baseball Team will conduct it’s Little League Baseball Camp this Sunday afternoon from 1:00 til 4:00 at Conley Field – it’s a “total skills” camp at $50 per player – call Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7545 to signup or call OCC

(NEWTON)  in high school sports today : in baseball – Newton at Teutopolis & Olney at Mt Carmel : in softball – Olney at Robinson in Apollo action, plus Odin at Noble / Clay City : in boys tennis – Newton at Robinson : in boys track – Newton at the Paris Relays & Olney at Flora : in girls soccer – Olney at Mattoon

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Newton Eagles baseball at Teutopolis today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30 : it’s Olney Tigers baseball at Mt Carmel today on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 4:30 : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show from LA at 8:35 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, with Sports Center every 20 minutes, on ESPN 740

 

April 13, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals & Cubs lost while the White Sox & Reds both won  :  all four are back at it tonight in Arizona, Houston, Chicago, & San Diego respectively

(OLNEY)  in junior college softball yesterday – Olney Central College swept a conference doubleheader from Southeastern Illinois, winning 10-0 and 7-3 – the winning pitchers for OCC were Braddi Reed and Samantha Tomasina, plus Mackenzie Thomas had a save – the top OCC hitters were Sam Flesch with three hits & 5 RBI and Krystal Welch, Rebecca Swaney, & DanYelle Bigham with three hits each – the Lady Blue Knights improve to 28&10 on the year, now 17&5 in the GRAC – they’ll host Kaskaskia today

(OLNEY)  in boys high school tennis yesterday – Olney beat Effingham, 7-2 – the Tennis Tigers won five of the six singles matches, played by Dylan Prosser, Blayd Beck, Jordan Atwood, Austin Zwilling, & Nick Kuhl – Olney’s winning doubles pairs were #2 Zwilling & Kuhl and #3 Levi Weiler & Bryce Murphy – at 4&0 overall, the Tennis Tigers are 3&0 in the Apollo – they’re at the Marion Doubles event on Saturday

(NEWTON)  in boys high school tennis yesterday – Newton lost to Teutopolis, 7-0 – the Eagles’ singles players include Matt Schryock, Brad Kilgore, Lane Snyder, Noah Dart, & Lane Simpson – the doubles pairs were Schryock & Snyder, Dart & Simpson – the Tennis Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Robinson

(OLNEY)  in high school baseball yesterday – Olney was swept out of Mt Zion by the host Braves with two one-run losses, 7-6 and 8-7 – the Tigers stranded a total of 19 runners on the basepaths over the 14 innings of action, plus Olney outhit Mt Zion, 19 to 15 – the Tigers’ top hitters were Kellen Kocher with four hits,  Michael Fehrenbacher, Cody Holmes, & Mitchell Kocher with three hits each – with four losses in a row, the Tigers fall back to 10&4 on the year, now 4&2 in the Apollo – they travel to Mt Carmel tomorrow

(NEWTON)  in high school baseball yesterday – Newton lost a conference doubleheader at Effingham, losing 5-2 and 14-8 – the Eagles were outhit on the day, 17 to 14 – the day’s top Newton hitters included Taylor Kerner with three hits & three RBI, Mark Mammoser with two hits & three RBI, and A.J. Hyatt, Connor Walters, & Peyton Wyatt, all with two hits – the Eagles drop to 5&7 on the year, now at 0&6 in the Apollo – Newton returns to action tomorrow at Teutopolis, against the defending Class 2A State Champs

(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – North Clay beat Noble/Clay City, 11-0 as the Cardinals outhit the Wildcats, 11 to 2 – the two lone Wildcat hits came from Austin Manuel – Cats are now 2&8

(OLNEY)  in girls high school soccer – Olney lost to Centralia, 8-nil – Lady Tigers goalie Jalaya Howk had several saves, while Heather Boose & Lexy Grundon had some good crosses & shots on goal – now 0-4-1, the Soccer Lady Tigers are on the road tomorrow to Mattoon and over the weekend at Harrisburg

(NEWTON)  in high school softball yesterday – Newton dropped two Apollo games to Effingham, losing 9-5 and 9-1 – the Lady Eagles were limited to only eight hits on the day – Hillary Keller had three hits & an RBI in game one, while Brittany Fore had two hits – on the day, Nicole Schackmann had two hits & an RBI – Newton is now 5&7 on the year, now 3&3 in the Apollo – scheduled to play at Altamont on Friday

(NOBLE)  in high school softball – Noble/Clay City beat North Clay, 14-7 – the top Lady Wildcat hitters were Erica Lamb & Makalee Payne with two hits each – Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher with eight strikeouts – now at 6&6 on the year, the Lady Cats are back at it today hosting Oblong in Noble

(OLNEY)  in high school softball news – Olney was cancelled in Apollo action with Mt Zion yesterday – no rescheduled date has been set as of yet – the Lady Tigers are in Apollo action tomorrow at Robinson

 
                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(OLNEY)  get ready to hit the links – the annual SWAN Golf Outing is set for May 20th at the Richland Country Club – it's lunch at 12 noon and tee time at 1:00 with an entry fee of $260 per foursome – sign sponsors are also welcome, plus there will be a raffle of several golf items – to signup for the fundraising effort, or for more information, contact the Richland Country Club or the SWAN office in Olney

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Marketing Class is selling Olney Tiger Baseball t-shirts to raise money for the Jeremiah Fleming family after the ERHS & Tiger Baseball Alumnus was injured in a farming accident recently – the shirts are white with a black & orange design on the front with Jeremiah's #2 printed on the back – priced at only $6 each, all the proceeds go to the Fleming family - for details, call ERHS

(OLNEY)  due to a rescheduled conference doubleheader yesterday, the OCC Baseball Team will conduct it’s Little League Baseball Camp this Sunday afternoon from 1:00 til 4:00 at Conley Field – it’s a “total skills” camp at $50 per player – call Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7545 to signup or call OCC

(NEWTON)  on today's high school sports calendar : in softball – Oblong at Noble/Clay City

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show from Arizona at 8:05 : and it’s the latest in sports on ESPN 740 WVLN

April 12, 2011 Local & Area Sports

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals, Cubs, & Reds all won, while the White Sox lost  :  all four are back at it tonight in Arizona, Houston, Chicago, & San Diego respectively

(NEWTON)  in boys high school tennis yesterday – Newton lost to Effingham St Anthony, 5-0 – the Eagles’ singles players include Logan Andrews, Matt Schryock, & Noah Dart – Newton's doubles pairs include Matthias Ochs & Brad Kilgore and Lane Simpson & Lane Snyder – the Tennis Eagles are back on the courts later today traveling to Teutopolis to battle the Wooden Shoes in neighboring Effingham County
 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school track & field from last Saturday at the Olney Invitational on the ERHS Athletic Field – Mattoon won its fourth straight title with 187 points, followed by 2nd place Charleston at 136, then the Newton Eagles finished 3rd at 113.5, Robinson was 4th at 101, host Olney was 5th at 69.5, and Fairfield finished last with 32 points – here's a look at the top finishers for the Olney Tigers :
* Dirk Washburn won the 100 meter dash
* Max Gassmann & Cale Stallard finished 1st and 2nd in the 1600 meter run
* Gabe McVaigh, Connor Schonert, Brandon Phillips, & Shane Newman was 3rd in the 1600 meter relay
* Keon Stallard was 3rd in the 3200 meter run
* Shane Newman was 3rd in the 400 meter dash
* Brandon Phillips was 4th in the 800 meter run
* Dirk Washburn, Jordan Hahn, Mason Phillips, & Gabe McVaigh finished 3rd in the 400 meter relay
* Dirk Washburn, Jordan Hahn, Mason Phillips, & Gabe McVaigh finished 4th in the 800 meter relay
 
(NEWTON)  also at the Olney Invitational – here’s the top finishers for the Newton Eagles :
* Dalton Pickens won the 200 meter dash
* Mitch Mammoser won the pole vault
* James Blievernicht won the 400 meter dash
* Ridge Finn was 2nd in the 100 meter dash
* Brandon Tolliver-Goode was 2nd in the pole vault
* Newton runners also won the 800 meter relay and the 1600 meter relay
 
(OLNEY)  in girls junior high track & field from last Friday – Olney beat Flora, 98.5 to 90.5 – Olney/St Joe was 3rd with 30 points – Lawrenceville was 4th with 21 – the Lady Cubs won 6 of the 13 varsity events :
* Kylee Cummins, Keregan Coleman, Jordan Laughlin, & Taylor Rauch won the 1600 meter relay
* Taylor Hughes won the 800 meter run
* Taylor Rauch won the 1600 meter run
* Keregan Coleman won 400 meter dash
* Marley Miller won the long jump
* Courtney Kman, Reagan Hahn, Kylee Cummins, & Marley Miller won the 400 meter relay
 
 
                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

(OLNEY)  get ready to hit the links – the annual SWAN Golf Outing is set for May 20th at the Richland Country Club – it's lunch at 12 noon and tee time at 1:00 with an entry fee of $260 per foursome – sign sponsors are also welcome, plus there will be a raffle of several golf items – to signup for the fundraising effort, or for more information, contact the Richland Country Club or the SWAN office in Olney

(OLNEY)  the ERHS Marketing Class is selling Olney Tiger Baseball t-shirts to raise money for the Jeremiah Fleming family after the ERHS & Tiger Baseball Alumnus was injured in a farming accident recently – the shirts are white with a black & orange design on the front with Jeremiah's #2 printed on the back – priced at only $6 each, all the proceeds go to the Fleming family - for details, call ERHS

(OLNEY)  due to a rescheduled conference doubleheader yesterday, the OCC Baseball Team will conduct it’s Little League Baseball Camp this Sunday afternoon from 1:00 til 4:00 at Conley Field – it’s a “total skills” camp at $50 per player – call Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7545 to signup or call OCC

(NEWTON)  on today's high school sports calendar : in baseball – it's rescheduled Apollo doubleheader action with Newton at Effingham (3:00) & Olney at Mt Zion (3:45) : in softball – it's rescheduled Apollo doubleheader action with Effingham at Newton (4:00) & Mt Zion at Olney (3:00) : in boys tennis – it's Newton at Teutopolis & Effingham at Olney : in girls soccer – it's Olney at Centralia : in boys track & field – it's Newton at St Anthony & Olney at Robinson : in girls track & field – it's Newton at St Anthony

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(OLNEY)  on our sports broadcast schedule : it’s Olney Lady Tigers softball on ESPN 740 with game one in Apollo action at 3:00 : it’s Newton Eagles baseball on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game one of Apollo play at 3:00 : it’s Olney Tigers baseball on Freedom 92.9 with game one in Apollo action at 3:45 : it’s Newton Lady Eagles softball on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game two of Apollo play at around 5:30 : it’s Olney Tigers baseball on ESPN 740 with game two in Apollo action at around 6:00 : it’s Cardinals baseball on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show from Arizona at 8:05 : and it’s the latest in sports on ESPN 740 WVLN