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September 11, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend – the Cardinals won both games played in St. Louis
* the Redbirds beat the Pirates Saturday, 4-3 and yesterday, 7-0
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did on Saturday and Sunday
* those that won two were the Brewers, White Sox, Royals, Indians, and Braves
* those that lost two were the Cubs, Twins, Tigers, and Rangers
* while the Reds was the only team to split two, the Astros lost three games played over the two days
the Cardinals are idle today before a three game series starts tomorrow night in St. Louis against the Reds

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate results from Saturday’s Division I College Football action
* Illinois improved to 2-0 on the year with a 20-7 win at home in Champaign against Western Kentucky
* Southern Illinois University won its season opener in Carbondale over Mississippi Valley State, 55-3
* Eastern Illinois University is now 1-1 on the year with a loss in DeKalb, falling to Northern Illinois, 38-10

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football Friday night – here’s how the Little Illini Conference teams did
* Olney lost a non-conference game at Bethalto Civic Memorial, 20-6
* Newton beat Lawrenceville, 49-12
* Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 34-7
* Red Hill beat Paris, 32-14
* Marshall beat Robinson, 39-7
all but two of the LIC teams will be back in action this Friday, both Newton and Olney on the road

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis at Saturday’s 12-team Mattoon Invitational Tournament
Olney returned home with the 1st place trophy as they edged out Teutopolis, 34.5 to 34
* Mattoon was 3rd with 27 points – Charleston and Champaign St. Thomas More tied for 4th each at 22
* Mt. Zion was 6th with 20 points, followed by Shelbyville (16.5), Casey-Westfield (15.5), & Salem (14.5)
* Effingham finished 10th (14), followed by Mt. Zion’s JV (3) and Mattoon’s JV (1)
here’s how the champion Lady Tigers did in their respective matches
* Logan Kauble and Haven Doll were 2nd in #1 doubles
* Zoe Alexander and Riley Doll were 2nd in #2 doubles
* Carmen Rodriguez was 3rd in #3 singles
* Cait O’Dell was 4th in #1 singles
* Paige Steber tied for 5th in #2 singles
congratulations to the Lady Tigers on the victory at the tough tournament on the road
the Lady Tigers are back on the Olney courts today as they host Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country at Saturday’s “First to the Finish” Invitational in Peoria
Normal University High won the Class 2A 55-team event by beating 2nd place Sycamore, 144 to 167
* Danville, Riverside Brookfield, and Kaneland rounded out the top five teams
here’s the top runners for the 17th place Olney Tigers
* Gavin Kirby, Caleb Thomas, Tyler Hughes, Braden Nicholson, Owen Powell, and Collin Gilreath
* Olney’s other runners were Barak Berger, Jordan Belcher, and Cole Simpson
the Tigers are back on the OCC course tomorrow as they host Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY) in Girls High School Cross Country at Saturday’s “First to the Finish” Invitational in Peoria
Dunlap won the Class 2A 56-team event by beating out 2nd place Belvidere North, 47 to 89
* Vernon Hills, Waterloo, and Washington rounded the top five teams
here’s the top runners for our Olney Lady Tigers
* Danni Murphy, Gracie Julian, Abby Rauch, Hallie Troester, Lydia Allen, and Alicia Guzman
the Lady Tigers are back on the OCC course tomorrow as they host Lawrenceville and Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball from Saturday’s Shelbyville Invitational Tournament
Edwards County finished in 2nd place losing the championship match to Pana in two sets
* the Lady Lions had earlier wins over Casey-Westfield, Pana, Monticello, and New Berlin

 

(OLNEY)  in Freshman/Sophomore Volleyball from Saturday’s Flora Fresh/Soph Tournament
the Olney Lady Tigers went 3-2 on the day, improving their overall record on the year to 5-2
* Olney had wins over North Clay, Christ Our Rock Lutheran, and Red Hill, all in two sets each
* the Lady Tiger losses were to Flora and Salem, both in two sets each
Olney’s top players were Madelyn Rusk, Paige Tedford, Katey Zuber, Reagen Ameter, & Faith Keller

 

(OLNEY)  in Freshman/Sophomore Football from Saturday
* visiting Bethalto Civic Memorial slipped by Olney at RCHS, 16-6

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Softball Regional Semi-Finals were Saturday – here’s some area results
Class AA @ Newton  :  Effingham beat Paris Mayo, 8-3  :  Bridgeport Red Hill beat Charleston, 5-0
Class AA @ Champaign  :  Tolono Unity beat Mattoon, 11-0  :  Shelbyville Moulton beat Urbana, 2-0
Class A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield beat Toledo Cumberland, 9-1  :  Teutopolis beat St. Anthony, 1-0
Class A @ Altamont  :  South Central beat Beecher City, 10-0  :  Windsor beat Findlay Okaw Valley, 13-1
Class A @ Villa Grove  :  Paris Crestwood beat Villa Grove, 10-9
the winners will play later this afternoon in their respective Regional Championship games

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball Saturday – Jasper County wins again at home in Newton
the Junior Eagles beat Oblong, 8-4
* the winning pitcher was Weston Tharp
* top hitter were Dalton Baltzell, Daniel Spiker, and Weston Tharp
the 16-2 Jasper County boys are back in action today as they host Paris Mayo in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country at last Friday’s Fairfield Invitational
Olney won the five team meet by beating 2nd place Olney St. Joe, 23 to 60
* Norris City/Omaha/Enfield (NCOE) was 3rd (76), followed by Fairfield and New Hope
here’s the top runners for the Middle School Cubs of Olney
* Brooks Julian won the 1.75 mile race while teammate Holden Hough finished in 3rd place
* Olney’s Drew Blank was 4th, Hudson Lathrop was 5th, and Chase Travis was 10th
* Olney’s top junior varsity runners were Alex Diel (2nd) and Brayden McVicker (3rd)
here’s the top runners for the St. Joe Wildcats
* Jarrett Doll finished in 7th place while teammate Evan Uhl was right behind in 8th
* St. Joe’s top junior varsity runners were Rex Hallam (1st) and Kaden Sanders (7th)
both the Middle School and St. Joe teams are back running at the Salem Invitational this Wednesday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country at last Friday’s Fairfield Invitational
Olney won the five team meet by beating 2nd place Olney St. Joe, 37 to 45
* Fairfield was 3rd (62) followed by NCOE and New Hope
here’s the top runners for the Middle School Lady Cubs of Olney
* Allison Harness finished in 3rd place while teammate Carley Greenwood was 4th
* Olney’s Kristen Greenwood was 7th and Meah Stevens ended up 10th
* Olney’s top junior varsity runners were Rylee Bloomer (1st) and Allyson Mitchell (2nd)
here’s the top runners for the St. Joe Lady Wildcats
* Tatum David won the 1.8 mile race finishing 1st while teammate Danielle Clodfelter was 2nd
* St. Joe’s top junior varsity runners were Kelysse Weiler (4th) and Kyrstin Weiler (9th)
both the Middle School and St. Joe teams are back running at the Salem Invitational this Wednesday

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County F.O.P. (Fraternal Order of Police) will have a fundraising Golf Outing on Sunday afternoon, September 24th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – there’s still room for teams of four players to sign up at a cost of $200 per team – it begins with a pulled pork lunch at 11:30 and a shotgun start at 1:00 – if any questions or to sign up, call Kevin at  618-839-5922  or the Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Richland Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity  Classic is set for Friday, September 22nd, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it begins with registration and lunch at 11:00 and a shotgun start at 1:00, followed by the catered dinner served at 5:00 – there will be various prizes and more – the cost is $350 for a team of four, which includes lunch, dinner, golf carts, and golfing – plus there are $20 tickets for dinner only on sale as well – space is limited to the first 36 teams – all proceeds will benefit the Medical School Fund – for details or to sign up, call the Foundation Office at  618-395-6088

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
Boys Golf  :  Olney at Charleston
Girls Tennis  :  Newton at Effingham  :  Charleston at Olney
Boys Soccer  :  South Knox, Indiana at Olney  :  Newton at Altamont
Fresh/Soph Football  :  Newton at Arcola

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  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

 

 

 

September 9, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won at home in St. Louis
* the Redbirds beat the Pirates, 4-1
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Brewers, Indians, Twins, Tigers, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, Braves, and Astros
the Cardinals are back at it this afternoon against the Pirates in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football last night – Olney a tough game on the road in non-LIC action
the Tigers fell at Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto, 20-6
* Olney drops to 1-2 on the year and prepares for their next conference game next Friday night at Marshall
we’ll look at the Tiger team and individual statistics from Friday night in our sports’ reports next week

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Football last night – Newton won its LIC conference game at home
the Eagles beat visiting Lawrenceville, 49-12
* Newton improves to 3-0 on the year and prepares for the next LIC game next Friday night at Red Hill
we’ll look at the Eagle team and individual statistics from Friday night in our sports’ reports next week

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Football – here’s the other LIC conference scores from last night
* Flora beat Casey-Westfield, 34-7
* Red Hill beat Paris, 32-14
* Marshall beat Robinson, 39-7

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other downstate scores from High School Football last night
* Effingham beat Mt. Zion, 37-19
* Mattoon beat Lincoln, 34-27
* Taylorville beat Charleston, 55-20
* Cumberland beat Niantic-Sangamon Valley, 44-6
* Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond beat Oblong, 48-15
* Argenta-Oreana beat Martinsville, 46-26
* Arcola beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 62-6
* Pana beat Gillespie, 49-6
* Shelbyville beat Sullivan-Okaw Valley, 58-0
* Monticello beat Champaign St. Thomas More, 46-0
* Mahomet-Seymour beat Mascoutah, 22-21
* Highland beat Marion, 45-27
* Troy Triad beat Mt. Vernon, 55-7
* Breese Central beat Freeburg, 42-27
* Centralia beat Jerseyville, 56-52
* Columbia beat Salem, 54-14
* Belleville Althoff beat Breese Mater Dei, 33-0
* Carlyle beat Red Bud, 36-33
* Trenton Wesclin beat Nashville, 35-14
* Waterloo beat Carbondale, 25-19
* Du Quoin beat Herrin, 21-17
* Anna-Jonesboro beat Massac County, 40-7
* Carterville beat Murphysboro, 35-7
* Benton beat Pinckneyville, 41-0
* Harrisburg beat Boonville, Indiana, 21-14
* Carmi beat Edwards County, 52-21
* Fairfield beat Christopher-Zeigler-Royalton, 60-0
* Chester beat Hamilton County, 41-22
* Sesser-Valier beat Eldorado, 22-14
* Princeton, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 30-27

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from yesterday around our area
Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat Woodlawn, 10-0
* Dieterich beat South Central, 6-0

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County won a close one at home
the Junior Eagles slipped by Effingham St. Anthony, 10-9
* the winning pitcher was Ben Meinhart
* top hitter was Evan Schafer with a double and single
the 15-2 Jasper County boys are back in action today at 1:00 when they host Palestine in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys & Girls Junior High Cross Country – the Fairfield Invitational was yesterday
both the Olney St. Joseph School and Richland County Middle School took part
we’ll take a look at the team and top individual results coming up in our sports’ reports next week

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football – the Olney teams are back in action later this afternoon
in fact, all of the Olney teams will be playing in Flora
* it’s 3rd/4th grade action starting at 3:30 with the 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade teams to follow in order

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Softball Regionals resume today with semi-final action
here’s some of the matchups involving area downstate teams today
Class AA @ Newton  :  Effingham plays Paris Mayo  :  Bridgeport Red Hill plays Charleston
Class AA @ Champaign  :  Mattoon plays Tolono Unity  :  Shelbyville Moulton plays Urbana
Class A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield plays Toledo Cumberland  :  Teutopolis plays Effingham St. Anthony
Class A @ Altamont  :  South Central plays Beecher City  :  Windsor plays Findlay Okaw Valley
Class A @ Villa Grove  :  Paris Crestwood plays Villa Grove
all of today’s winners advance to their respective Regional Championship games next Monday

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Olney and Newton teams
* Boys & Girls Cross Country  :  Olney at the Peoria Invitational Meet
* Girls Tennis  :  Olney at the Mattoon Invitational
* Fresh/Soph Volleyball  :  Olney at the Flora Fresh/Soph Tournament
* Fresh/Soph Football  :  Olney will host Bethalto Civic Memorial

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the Division I College Football schedule for this Saturday involving our downstate teams
* 1-0 Illinois will host Western Kentucky with a 7:00 kickoff tonight at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
* SIU has their season opener tonight against Mississippi Valley State with a 6:00 kickoff in Carbondale
* 1-0 EIU is on the road this afternoon in DeKalb to play Northern Illinois with kickoff at 2:30

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is today in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 this morning, with registration required by 7:45 – then the free TrustBank Family Ride begins at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 – the Kids Races for those ages 2 to 14 will start at 11:00 with registration required for all events by 10:45 – and the Pacific Cycle Stunt Show will finish things up at 12:15, plus Pacific Cycle employees will be on hand to do basic bike safety checks – concessions available

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll review the Olney Tigersharks Swim Team summer with Coach Matt Powell, we’ll review the Olney Junior League Baseball summer with Coach Frank Bradley, and visit with Olney Sports Boosters President Alisha Duenas – that’s all this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and the first pitch at around 6:15  :  it’s Fighting Illini football tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 6:00 and kickoff at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports the rest of the weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 8, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals lost their final west coast game
* the Redbirds were shutout by San Diego, 3-0 although they took three out of four from the Padres
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did with a limited schedule Thursday
* those that won were the Cubs, Indians, Twins, and Braves
* those that lost were the Pirates, Reds, White Sox, and Royals
the Cardinals return home to start a six game home stand with the first of three tonight against the Pirates

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two matches at home in Ron Herrin Gym
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over Lawrenceville in two sets, 25-11, 25-16
* Olney’s top players were Faith Stallard, Addie Hemrich, Taylor Ferguson, and Raegan Hires
Olney also won the junior varsity match in two sets
the Lady Tigers varsity is back in action next Tuesday as they travel to Salem
the Olney fresh/soph squad is scheduled to play tomorrow at the Flora Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton dropped two of three matches at home
the Lady Eagles lost their varsity match to visiting Edwards County in three sets, 25-20, 19-25, 9-25
* Newton’s top players were Abby Frohning, Kelsi Geltz, Maddi Hemrich, and Josie Meinhart
Edwards County also won the junior varsity match in three sets – Newton won the freshman match
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Tuesday when they’ll host Charleston in the NCHS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney lost a tough match at home
the Tigers fell to Murphysboro, 2-1
* Olney’s lone goal was scored by Matteo Garzia, assisted by Kye Stallard
* Olney also had some good overall play by Josiah Burckhartt
the Soccer Tigers are back in action Monday when they’ll host South Knox, Indiana at OCC

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Newton won at home
the Eagles beat Arthur-Lovington / Atwood-Hammond, 7-0
* Newton was led by 2 goals each by Nacho Moragues and Ben Carr
* plus single goals scored by Jack Chapman, Cole Farley, and Ross Farley
* assists from Ben Carr (2), Sean Brody (1), Giuseppe Cucinella (1), Ross Farley (1), Nacho Moragues (1)
the 6-0-2 Soccer Eagles are back in action next Monday at Altamont

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton won at home over Casey-Westfield, 8-1
the Lady Eagles won all six of the singles matches – the Newton winners included
* Jacelyn Street, Sydney Zumbahlen, Lesley Woods, Allison Harris, Keri Zumbahlen, Madelynne Boldery
Newton won two of the three doubles matches – the winning pairs were
* Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris / Keri Zumbahlen and Chelsea Black
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Monday at Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney lost a tough match to Flora, 8-1
no other information is available to us this morning

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton hosted a four team meet
Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City won the event by beating 2nd place Dieterich, 21 to 49
* Newton finished 3rd with 57 points followed by Casey-Westfield
here’s the individual results
* Newton’s Abby Stone won the race
* Newton’s Sydney Rudolphi was 15th, Jacqie Barthelme was 18th, and Mya Kuhn was 19th
* Dieterich’s top runner was Gracie Britton in 8th place while Kaitlyn Bloemer was 10th
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Thursday at Dieterich

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton hosted a five team meet
Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City won a very close meet over 2nd place Casey-Westfield, 45 to 46
* Dieterich finished in 3rd place with 62 points followed  by Newton at 95 and North Clay at 112
Here’s the top individual results
* Casey-Westfield’s Cort Ross won the race
* Newton’s Tucker Rieman finished 5th while Bob Rauch was 16th
* Dieterich’s top runner was Ryan Radloff in 7th place while Seth Bohnhoff was 9th
the Eagles are back in action next Thursday at Dieterich

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from yesterday around our area
Baseball  :
* Teutopolis beat Dieterich, 9-6
* Altamont beat Mulberry Grove, 13-1
* South Central beat Odin, 15-2
Girls Tennis  :
* Robinson beat Mt. Carmel, 8-1
* Charleston beat Paris, 9-0
* Teutopolis beat Effingham, 9-0
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Dieterich beat Patoka in three sets
* Clay City beat South Central in three sets

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County won on the road
the Junior Eagles beat Casey-Westfield, 4-2
* the winning pitcher was Evan Schafer
* top hitters were Ben Meinhart, Owen Mahaffey, and Gage Reynolds
the 14-2 Jasper County boys are back in action today when they’ll host St. Anthony in Newton

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  we’re back to a full schedule tonight in Little Illini Conference Football
* Newton will host Lawrenceville
* it’s Marshall at Robinson
* Casey-Westfield at Flora
* Red Hill travels north to Paris
* in the non-conference game tonight – Olney travels to Bethalto Civic Memorial

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Girl’s Junior League Basketball Program for Richland County girls in 4th and 5th grades will get started next week with the first workouts scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, September 12th and 14th, each evening from 5:00 to 6:00, at the Richland County Elementary School – the program’s team draft will be held the following Tuesday, September 19th – but time’s running out for girls to sign up as all registration forms must be filled out and returned to the RCES Secretaries by today, this September 8th – the fee is $40 per player, which helps cover the cost of jerseys, insurance, and equipment – the registration forms are available at RCES or call Coach Mark Anselment at RCHS,  618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is tomorrow in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 in the morning, with registration required by 7:45 – then the free TrustBank Family Ride begins at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 – the Kids Races for those ages 2 to 14 will start at 11:00 with registration required for all events by 10:45 – and the Pacific Cycle Stunt Show will finish things up at 12:15, plus Pacific Cycle employees will be on hand to do basic bike safety checks – concessions provided by the OCC Student Senate – for registration forms or more, logon at  www.olneychamber.com

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 tomorrow morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll review the Olney Tigersharks Swim Team summer with Coach Matt Powell, we’ll review the Olney Junior League Baseball summer with Coach Frank Bradley, and visit with Olney Sports Boosters President Alisha Duenas – that’s all this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our dugout show at 6:20 and the first pitch at around 7:15  :  it’s Olney Tiger Football tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00  :  it’s Newton Eagle Football tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our pregame show at around 6:45 and kickoff at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and the rest of the weekend, on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 7, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won again in San Diego
* the Redbirds beat the Padres, 3-1
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Indians, Twins, Astros, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Brewers, Pirates, White Sox, Tigers, and Braves
the Cardinals will finish their west coast road trip tonight against the Padres in San Diego

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Golf at yesterday’s Olney Invitational at the Richland Country Club
Effingham St. Anthony won the seven team event as they beat 2nd place Effingham, 162 to 170
* Charleston finished 3rd with 178 points, followed by Salem in 4th place with 198 points
* Mt. Carmel was 5th at 208, followed by Mattoon one stroke back at 209 and Oblong at 213
Olney, Paris, Robinson, and Fairfield also had individuals taking part, but not enough to form teams
* St. Anthony’s Clare McHugh had the best score with a low round 37
* Effingham’s Abbi Burgess shot a 40
* Salem’s Cora Cantrell, Effingham’s Ava Boehm, and St. Anthony’s Ava Wegman all shot a 41
* Olney’s best round on the day was a 53 shot by both Madeline McKinney and Abigail Nealis
* Oblong’s Nyah Laino shot a 46 and Robinson’s Abby Ferris shot a 51
the Lady Tiger golfers are back in action next Tuesday against Oblong in Crawford County

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday at the Lawrence County Country Club
host Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Olney, 169 to 181
* the Match Medalist was Lawrenceville / Red Hill’s Cameron Ray with a low round 38
* Olney’s best round came from Coen McDowell with a 42
* also for Olney – Jaedyn Moyes had a 45, Logan Muston shot a 46, and Ryan Tolliver had a 48
the 2-13 (1-4 LIC) Tigers are back on the links next Monday when they travel north to Charleston

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from yesterday around our area
Boys Golf  :
* Salem beat Flora, 181 to 188
Girls Tennis  :
* Flora beat Mt. Vernon, 9-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country yesterday at Robinson – Olney won the seven team meet
the Cubs beat out 2nd place Robinson, 22 to 43 while Olney St. Joe finished in 3rd place with 57 points
* Paris Mayo was 4th followed by Allendale, Marshall, and New Hebron
here’s the top runners from the Richland County Middle School
* Brooks Julian won the 2 mile race, followed by teammates Holden Hough (3rd) and Drew Blank (4th)
* Olney’s Hudson Lathrop and Chase Travis were in the top ten finishing 6th and 8th respectively
* Brayden McVicker and Ian Winkler led the Olney junior varsity runners
here’s the top runners from the Olney St. Joseph School
* Jarrett Doll finished in 5th place, followed by Evan Uhl (9th), Jerrison Hough (12th), Rex Hallam (14th)
the Olney RCMS and Olney St. Joe boys are back in action tomorrow at the Fairfield Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country yesterday at Robinson – St. Joe and Olney did well
host Robinson won the seven team event by beating 2nd place Olney St. Joe, 29 to 55
* the Olney Lady Cubs finished 3rd with 68 points followed by Paris Mayo with 151 points
* teams from Marshall, Allendale, and New Hebron rounded out the rest of the group
here’s the top runners from the Olney St. Joseph School
* Tatum David won the 2 mile race while teammate Danielle Clodfelter finished in 6th place
* St. Joe’s Kelysse Weiler was 11th and Chloe McKinney was 15th
here’s the top runners from the Richland County Middle School
* Allison Harness finished in 2nd place with Carley Greenwood and Kristen Greenwood in 8th and 9th
* Olney’s top junior varsity runners were Allyson Mitchell and Rylee Bloomer
the Olney St. Joe and Olney RCMS girls are back in action tomorrow at the Fairfield Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from this past Tuesday in Effingham
host St. Anthony won the six team meet by beating 2nd place Jasper County, 22 to 81
* Casey-Westfield was 3rd with 91 points, followed by Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City with 114 points
* Teutopolis finished in 5th place with 127 points and Trinity Lutheran was 6th at 171
Jasper County had six young men finish among the top 30 runners
* led by Clay Bergbower in 8th place, followed by Luke Weber (14th) and Brock Probst (16th)
* then Caden Nichols (21st), Ian Fehrenbacher (22nd), and Isaac Flowers (29th)
the Junior Eagles are back in action this Saturday at the Shelbyville Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from this past Tuesday in Effingham
host St. Anthony won the five team meet by outrunning 2nd place Casey-Westfield, 39 to 42
* Jasper County finished a close 3rd place with 52 points
* Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City & Trinity Lutheran finished with no team scores
Jasper County had seven young ladies finish among the top 20 runners
* led by Alexis Hetzer in 6th place, Rylea Borgic in 7th place, and Cierrah Utley in 9th
* then Taylor Slough (14th), Macy Barthleme (16th), Morgan Buerster (18th), and April Howard (20th)
the Junior Lady Eagles are back in action this Saturday at the Shelbyville Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from last Saturday – here’s the Olney 7th/8th Grade statistics
the elder Olney team improved to 2&2 on the fall as they beat Red Hill, 30-20
the Junior Tigers had 291 total yards on offense
* Olney ran the ball 32 times for 242 yards and completed 4 passes for 49 yards thru the air
defensively, the 7th & 8th graders had 31 tackles on the day and forced 4 turnovers
here’s some of the top individual statistics from last Saturday’s game for Olney
* Kelby Steber led the Olney defense with 6 tackles – Braedon Burgener had 3 tackles & a forced turnover
* Troy McDannel led the Olney offense with 136 yards on 8 rushes while scoring 3 touchdowns
* Dawson Brown ran for a touchdown while completing 3 passes for 15 yards
* Zachariah Wease completed 1 pass for 34 yards and carried the ball 6 times, gaining 42 yards
* Carter Beard carried the ball 3 times for 30 yards and caught a 34 yard pass
the Olney 7th/8th Graders are back in action this Saturday evening at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football from last Saturday – here’s the Olney 5th/6th Grade statistics
the middle-age-group Junior Tigers lost to Red Hill, 42-6 as the Olney squad is dealing with several injuries
the 5th/6th grade squad had 114 total yards offensively
* Olney gained 90 yards on the ground with 28 carries and completed 3 passes for 24 yards
defensively, the Junior Tigers had 28 tackles on the day and 2 forced turnovers
here’s some of the top individual statistics from last Saturday’s game for Olney
* Logan McDonald led the defense with 7 tackles while Chase Ackman had 4 tackles and a forced turnover
* Dirks Weiler ran for 56 yards on 6 carries with Olney’s only touchdown, plus had 5 tackles defensively
* Derrik Kramer ran the ball 7 times for 15 yards and completed 2 passes for 14 yards
* Rolan Krause carried the ball once for 15 yards
* Rylan Hancock caught 2 passes for 14 yards
the Olney 5th/6th Graders are back in action this Saturday at Flora
no statistics were provided for the 3rd/4th grade team from Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Jasper County had their season end
the Junior Lady Eagles lost in IESA Class AA Regional action, falling to Paris Mayo, 11-9
here’s a look at some of the other IESA Regional Softball action from yesterday
Class AA  :  Charleston beat Lawrenceville Parkview, 15-0
Class AA  :  Bridgeport Red Hill beat Vandalia, 9-1
Class AA  :  Mattoon beat Champaign Edison, 11-1
Class AA  :  Shelbyville Moulton beat Campaign Franklin, 15-0
Class A  :  Teutopolis beat Clay City, 12-0
Class A  :  Toledo Cumberland beat Martinsville, 11-1
Class A  :  Windsor beat Altamont, 18-3
Class A  :  Findlay Okaw Valley beat St. Elmo, 22-12
Class A  :  no score available for Effingham St. Anthony and Oblong
the IESA Class AA/A Softball Regionals continue with semi-final action Saturday at their respective sites

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Girl’s Junior League Basketball Program for Richland County girls in 4th and 5th grades will get started next week with the first workouts scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, September 12th and 14th, each evening from 5:00 to 6:00, at the Richland County Elementary School – the program’s team draft will be held the following Tuesday, September 19th – but time’s running out for girls to sign up as all registration forms must be filled out and returned to the RCES Secretaries by tomorrow, September 8th – the fee is $40 per player, which helps cover the cost of jerseys, insurance, and equipment – the registration forms are available at RCES or call Coach Mark Anselment at RCHS,  618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 that morning, with registration required by 7:45 – then the free TrustBank Family Ride begins at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 – the Kids Races for those ages 2 to 14 will start at 11:00 with registration required for all events by 10:45 – and the Pacific Cycle Stunt Show will finish things up at 12:15, plus Pacific Cycle employees will be on hand to do basic bike safety checks – concessions provided by the OCC Student Senate, plus free event t-shirts available for all participants – for details or for registration forms, logon at  www.olneychamber.com  or call the Chamber office at  392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll review the Olney Tigersharks Swim Team summer with Coach Matt Powell, we’ll review the Olney Junior League Baseball summer with Coach Frank Bradley, and visit with Olney Sports Boosters President Alisha Duenas – that’s all this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Newton and Olney teams  :
* Volleyball  :  Lawrenceville at Olney  :  Edwards County at Newton
* Girls Tennis  :  Casey-Westfield at Newton  :  Flora at Olney
* Boys Soccer  :  Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond at Newton  :  Murphysboro at Olney
* Girls & Boys Cross Country  :  Dieterich, North Clay, & Altamont at Newton  (Sam Parr State Park)

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 7:15 and the first pitch at around 8:10  :  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

 

 

 

September 6, 2017

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night – the Cardinals won again out on the west coast
* the Redbirds beat the Padres, 8-4 to make it six wins out of their last eight games
here’s how the other Midwestern teams did last night
* those that won were the Pirates, Reds, Indians, Tigers, and Astros
* those that lost were the Cubs, Brewers, White Sox, Royals, and Twins
* the Braves and Rangers in Atlanta were rained out
the Cardinals are back in action late tonight on the west coast against the Padres again in San Diego

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney and Newton hooked up at OCC
the varsity Tigers and Eagles played to a 2-2 tie out on Ed Webber Field
* Olney’s two goals were scored by Trey Nosek with one assist from Kye Stallard
* Olney’s defense was led by Josiah Burckhartt and Seth Ingram
* Newton’s goals were scored by Sean Brody and Cole Farley
while the Eagles host Arthur-Lovington tomorrow, the Tigers are at home against Murphysboro

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney won a four team meet at OCC
the Tigers outran 2nd place Robinson, 35 to 40 – Cumberland was 3rd (55) – Paris was 4th (101)
* Olney’s Gavin Kirby won the race, just one second better than Cumberland’s Kort McClennan
* Robinson’s Wyatt Bonnell and Maverick Wright finished 3rd and 4th
* Olney’s Caleb Thomas was 5th while teammate Owen Powell was 8th
* Olney’s Braden Nicholson and Tyler Hughes finished 10th and 11th respectively
the Tigers now prepare for a trip north this Saturday to the Peoria Invitational Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Olney was 3rd as they hosted a four team meet
Paris won by beating 2nd place Cumberland, 35 to 42 – Olney had 52 points while Robinson finished 4th
* Cumberland’s Jasmine Pittemore won the 2.96 mile race while teammate Vic Ault was 3rd
* Olney’s Tristen Payne finished in 2nd place while teammate Danni Murphy finished 4th
* Paris’ Kayla Smith was 5th followed by Robinson’s Jami Johnson in 6th place
* Olney’s Gracie Julian and Hallie Troester finished in 14th and 15th places respectively
the Lady Tigers are back in action this Saturday as they travel north to the Peoria Invitational Meet

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton had a two team meet on the road
Teutopolis won the meet by outrunning the Lady Eagles, 20 to 38
* Newton’s Abby Stone won the race finishing nearly two seconds better than T-town’s Kara Weichman
* Newton’s Sydney Rudolphi was 7th while teammate Cora Buerster was 9th
* Newton’s Jaclyn Barthelme, Denae Cantrell, and Mya Kuhn finished 10th, 11th, and 12th respectively
the Lady Eagles will host Dieterich, North Clay, and Altamont tomorrow at Sam Parr State Park

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday – Newton was overpowered on the road
Teutopolis won the two team meet over the Eagles, 19 to 42
* Noah Probst won the race for Teutopolis, followed by teammates Ethan Weidner & Jordan Schumacher
* Newton’s top runner was Victor Sandschafer in 4th place followed by teammate Tucker Rieman in 5th
* Newton’s Creighton Chesnut finished in 11th place
the Eagles will host Dieterich, North Clay, and Altamont tomorrow at Sam Parr State Park

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday – Olney had a two team match on the road
Salem beat the visiting Tigers, 181 to 201
* the Match Medalist was Salem’s Max Phillips with a four over par 40
* Olney’s best round was a 48 shot by Coen McDowell
* Olney’s Logan Muston and Ethan Rodgers each shot a 50, while Ryan Tolliver had a 53
the Tigers are quickly back on the links today at the Lawrence County Country Club against the Indians

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Newton lost on the road
Flora beat the visiting Lady Eagles, 7-2
* Newton’s lone win in singles play was Jacelyn Street in the #1 match
* Jacelyn Street and Allison Harris won the #2 doubles match for Newton
the Lady Eagles are back on the courts tomorrow as they’ll host Casey-Westfield in Newton

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s some other High School Sports’ results from around the downstate area
Varsity Volleyball  :
* Edwards County beat Grayville in two sets
* South Central beat Dieterich in two sets
* Clay City beat Red Hill in two sets
Boys Golf  :
* Lawrenceville / Red Hill beat Oblong, 163 to 201 – the Indians’ Camren Ray show a one under 35
* Flora beat Carmi, 159 to 181 – Flora’s Aven Kimmell shot a low round 36
* Paris beat Robinson, Marshall, Casey-Westfield, 178 to 197 to 203 to 204 – Paris’ Mason Downs a 39
Girls Tennis  :
* Robinson beat Paris, 8-1
Baseball  :
* Neoga beat South Central, 6-2
* St. Elmo / Brownstown beat Dieterich, 4-0

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Baseball yesterday – Jasper County wins on the road
the Junior Eagles beat Neoga, 17-2
* the winning pitcher was Owen Mahaffey
* top hitters were Ben Meinhart and Gage Reynolds with 4 hits each – Evan Schafer had 3 hits
the 13-2 Jasper County boys are back in action tomorrow when they travel to Casey
in one other Junior High Baseball score yesterday – Casey-Westfield beat North Clay, 7-6

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball yesterday – Jasper County won a close one at home
the Junior Lady Eagles beat Effingham in eight innings, 10-9
the Jasper County girls are back in action today in IESA Class AA Regional action
* it’s a quarter-final game today at 4:30 against Paris Mayo up in Edgar County
the winner returns for the rest of the Regional which will finish up at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park

 

(NEWTON)  by the way, most all of the IESA Class A and AA Softball Regionals begin this afternoon
there are several area teams involved in the various Regionals that run today thru next Monday

 


                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Girl’s Junior League Basketball Program for Richland County girls in 4th and 5th grades will get started next week with the first workouts scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, September 12th and 14th, each evening from 5:00 to 6:00, at the Richland County Elementary School – the program’s team draft will be held the following Tuesday, September 19th – but time’s running out for girls to sign up as all registration forms must be filled out and returned to the RCES Secretaries by this coming Friday, September 8th – the fee is $40 per player, which helps cover the cost of jerseys, insurance, and equipment – the registration forms are available at RCES or call Coach Mark Anselment at RCHS,  618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the 2017 Olney Bicycle Classic is this coming Saturday in downtown Olney – it starts with the Richland County Challenge Ride at 8:00 that morning, with registration required by 7:45 – then the free TrustBank Family Ride begins at 9:30 with registration by 9:15 – the Kids Races for those ages 2 to 14 will start at 11:00 with registration required for all events by 10:45 – and the Pacific Cycle Stunt Show will finish things up at 12:15, plus Pacific Cycle employees will be on hand to do basic bike safety checks – concessions provided by the OCC Student Senate, plus free event t-shirts available for all participants – for details or for registration forms, logon at  www.olneychamber.com  or call the Chamber office at  392-2241

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our next Coaches Corner Show at 9:03 this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, we’ll review the Olney Tigersharks Swim Team summer with Coach Matt Powell, we’ll review the Olney Junior League Baseball summer with Coach Frank Bradley, and visit with Olney Sports Boosters President Alisha Duenas – that’s all this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar involving Newton and Olney teams  :
* Boys Golf  :  Olney at Lawrenceville / Red Hill at the Lawrence County Country Club

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 8:15 and the first pitch at around 9:10  :  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