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November 18, 2013

 

(NEWTON) here’s how the midwestern teams did yesterday in NFL Week Eleven
*  the Chicago Bears beat the Baltimore Ravens in overtime, 23-20
*  the Kansas City Chiefs lost the Denver Broncos, 27-17
*  the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Cleveland Browns, 41-20
*  the Green Bay Packers lost to the New York Giants, 27-13
*  the Detroit Lions lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 37-27
*  the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Seattle Seahawks, 41-20
*  the St. Louis Rams had a bye weekend
*  Week Eleven of the NFL ends tonight with the Panthers hosting the Patriots


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division I College Basketball last night – Illinois wins again at home
*  the Fighting Illini beat Bradley at home on the State Farm Center Court, 81-55
*  now at 4&0, Illinois will return to action this Friday night hosting Chicago State in Champaign


 
(NEWTON)  here's the downstate results from the Division I and II College Football on Saturday
Illinois lost to Ohio State, 50-35 – the 3&7 Fighting Illini will be at Purdue this coming Saturday
EIU beat Jacksonville State, 52-14 – the 10&1 Panthers will be at UT Martin this coming Saturday
SIU beat Illinois State, 24-17 – the 6&5 Salukis will be at Indiana State in Terre Haute this Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball yesterday – the OCC Blue Knights win again
*  the Blue Knights beat The South Carolina Sports Academy, 95-92
*  the OCC men were led in scoring by sophomore John Brown with 23 points
*  others in double figures were Jaquan Grissett with 18 points and Trey Mitchell with 17 points
*  also for the Blue Knights, Carson Smith had 15 points and Kevin Rowell had 11 points
*  now at 5&0 on the year, OCC will open their GRAC schedule this Saturday at Southeastern Illinois


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournament finals were Saturday in ISU Redbird Arena in Normal
Class 1A  :  Rockford Keith Country Day beat Stewardson-Strasburg in two games for the championship
Class 1A  :  Sciota West Prairie won the third place match with a three game win over New Athens
Class 2A  :  Elmhurst IC Catholic won the championship match in two games over Edwards County
Class 2A  :  Mackinaw Deer Creek beat Minonk Fieldcrest in two games to win the third place match
Class 3A  :  Wheaton St. Francis beat LaSalle-Peru in two games to win the championship match
Class 3A  :  Breese Central beat Chicago Payton in the third place match in two games
Class 4A  :  Chicago Mother McAuley beat Lisle Benet Academy for the state title in two games
Class 4A  :  Winnetka New Trier beat Crystal Lake South in three games to win the third place match

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA State Football Quarter-Final games were Saturday – here’s some downstate results 
Class 1A  :  Downs Tri-Valley beat Casey-Westfield, 48-27
Class 1A  :  Maroa-Forsyth beat Camp Point Central, 22-7
Class 2A  :  Staunton beat Gillespie, 30-14
Class 3A  :  Greenville beat Mt. Carmel, 71-70      (over 1,100 yards in passing)
Class 3A  :  St. Joseph-Ogden beat Williamsville, 38-26
Class 4A  :  Rochester beat Belleville Althoff, 50-21
Class 5A  :  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin beat Highland, 42-8
Class 6A  :  East St. Louis Senior beat New Lenox Providence Catholic, 27-26
Class 7A  :  Edwardsville High beat Frankfort Lincoln-Way East, 21-14
the winners will advance to the IHSA State Football Semi-Finals this coming weekend

 

(NEWTON)  in boy’s junior high hoops from last Thursday – Jasper County won two more games
*  the Jr Eagles won the 8th grade game over Lawrenceville, 35-32 led by Jackson Chapman with 11 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 51-22
*  both teams improved to 4&1 on the year and both are back in action tonight at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high hoops last Thursday – Jasper County split two games on the road
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Altamont in the 8th grade game, 32-26 led by Abby Frohning’s 20 points
*  Jasper County lost the 7th grade game, 30-27
*  the Junior Lady Eagles then turned around and played Saturday at Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball – Olney St. Joe split a pair of games over the weekend
*  on Friday night, the 7th grade Wildcats lost to Teutopolis, 32-22 in the Dieterich 7th Grade Tournament
    *  at 1&2 on the year, the junior varsity squad returns to play Newton St. Thomas tomorrow night at 6:15
*  on Saturday, the 8th grade Wildcats lost to Centralia Trinity Lutheran at the OCC Shootout, 43-37
*  now at 2&1 on the year the varsity and jv Wildcats will host North Clay tonight at St. Joe in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high basketball Saturday – Olney and Jasper County split two games
*  Jasper County beat Olney in 8th grade action, 44-36
    *  Abby Frohning led Jasper County with 21 points – Bailey Washburn led Olney with 11 points
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, 31-18
*  the Olney teams are back in action tomorrow night at Salem
*  the Jasper County varsity plays tonight at Martinsville – the junior varsity will host Sigel tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high hoops Saturday – Olney won two games at the OCC Shootout
*  the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Newton / St. Thomas, 41-17
*  Olney was led by Jordan Bent’s double/double with 10 points and 10 rebounds
*  the Cubs won the 7th grade game over Noble, 27-18 – led by Sutton Dunn’s 14 points
*  Olney returns to action this Thursday traveling to Flora to battle the Pups

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Women’s Junior College Basketball tonight the OCC Ladies have their home opener
*  the Lady Knights are in “The Dungeon” tonight to host the McKendree Junior Varsity squad
*  with game time at 7:00, everyone’s invited out to see the 2013-2014 edition of the Lady Knights in action

 

(OLNEY)  plus it’s back to Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action tonight
*  the first of three games will start tonight at 6:30 at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont
*  all spectators are welcome with concessions and fun available for one and all

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 837-0662

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 6:55 and tipoff at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 


 

November 16, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournaments started yesterday in Normal with semi-final action
Class 1A  :  Rockford KCD beat Sciota West Prairie in three games  (25-16, 21-25, 25-17)
Class 1A  :  Stewardson-Strasburg beat New Athens in two games  (25-12, 25-23)
Class 2A  :  Elmhurst IC Catholic beat Mackinaw Deer Creek in two games  (25-22, 25-17) 
Class 2A  :  Edwards County beat Minonk Fieldcrest in two games  (25-22, 25-17)
Class 3A  :  LaSalle Peru beat Chicago Payton in two games  (25-18, 25-17)
Class 3A  :  Wheaton St. Francis beat Breese Central in two games  (25-20, 25-10)
Class 4A  :  Lisle Benet Academy beat Crystal Lake South in two games  (25-22, 25-18)
Class 4A  :  Chicago Mother McAuley beat Winnetka New Trier in three games  (32-30, 22-25, 25-15)
*  the respective third place and championship matches will run thru the day and night today
    *  Class 1A  :  Stewardson-Strasburg will play for the State Championship at around 10:30 this morning
    *  Class 2A  :  Edwards County will play for the State Championship at around 1:55 later this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA State Football Playoffs resume with quarter-final action today all around the state
*  here's some the matchups involving downstate and regional teams
    *  Class 1A  :  Casey-Westfield  (11&0)  @  Downs Tri-Valley  (11&0) at 2:00
    *  Class 1A  :  Camp Point Central  (11&0)  @  Maroa-Forsyth  (11&0) at 3:00
    *  Class 2A  :  Staunton  (7&4)  @  Gillespie  (10&1) at 2:00
    *  Class 3A  :  Greenville  (11&0)  @  Mt. Carmel  (10&1) at 1:00
    *  Class 3A  :  Williamsonville  (11&0)  @  St. Joseph-Ogden  (9&2) at 5:00
    *  Class 4A  :  Belleville Althoff  (7&4)  @  Rochester  (10&1) at 4:00
    *  Class 5A  :  Highland  (11&0)  @  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin  (11&0) at 1:00
    *  Class 6A  :  East St. Louis Senior  (8&3)  @  New Lenox Providence Catholic  (7&4) at 1:00
    *  Class 7A  :  Frankfort Lincoln-Way East  (9&2)  @  Edwardsville High  (11&0) at 3:00
today’s winners will advance to the IHSA State Football Semi-Finals next weekend


 
(NEWTON)  here’s the Division I and II College Football matchups involving downstate teams
*  Illinois will host Ohio State at Memorial Stadium at 11:00 – it’s Honor Veterans Day in Champaign
*  Eastern Illinois will host Jacksonville State at O’Brien Field in Charleston with a 12 noon kickoff
*  Southern Illinois will host Illinois State down in Carbondale with a 2:00 kickoff later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball here on this Saturday 
*  there will be plenty of action today at the OCC Shootout with games this morning thru afternoon
*  several area and downstate teams are taking part in “The Dungeon” today

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held next Saturday, a week from today, at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – call Ed at 837-0662

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Wolves High School Basketball team has a fundraising “pork burger sale” today, just outside the United Methodist Church, along Main Street, in Clay City – they’ll be serving from 11:30 to 1:00 with all proceeds to benefit the team and the players – stop by and help them out

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” today at the Olney IGA, from 9:00 to 2:00 – all proceeds go to support the wrestling team with their various expenses this year

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be visiting with Olney Tiger / Lady Tiger Cross Country Coach Louie Gassmann, with Olney Lady Tiger Volleyball Coach Megan Anselment, and with ERHS Music Director Ralph Petrella – we’ll also be live online at www.freedom929.com – that’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini football today on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN beginning with our pregame show at 10:30 this morning, followed by the kickoff from Memorial Stadium at straight up 11:00  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports for the rest of the weekend on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 


 

November 15, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  Week Eleven of the National Football League started last night down in Tennessee  :
*  the visiting Indianapolis Colts came from behind to beat the host Titans, 30-27
*  Week Eleven action in the NFL will continue Sunday before ending next Monday night


 
(OLNEY)  here’s last night’s results in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action  :
*  Berryville Vineyards slipped by The Salukis, 68-62
*  The Heels beat The Wildcats, 98-44
*  and Brown's Furniture beat The Fighting Squirrels, 95-68
*  it’s back to three more games next Monday night at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two games down at Cisne
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 57-37 as the varsity squad improves to 2&0 on the year
*  Olney St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 38-19 as the junior varsity improves to 1&1 overall
*  the St. Joe 7th grade team is back in action tonight at the Dieterich 7th Grade Tournament
*  the 8th grade team plays tomorrow at 2:00 against Trinity Lutheran of Centralia in the OCC Shootout

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high basketball last night – Olney won a pair at home against St. Anthony
*  the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game, 31-26 led by Sophia Colclasure with 10 points
*  Olney also won the 7th grade game over St. Anthony, 40-34 led by Taylor LeCrone with 16 points
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow in the ERMS Gym hosting Jasper County


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Football Playoffs resume with quarter-final action tomorrow around the state
*  only two area downstate teams are still alive and will be in action tomorrow
    *  Casey-Westfield in Class 1A and Mt. Carmel in Class 3A
*  for the other matchups, check the IHSA website online, at www.ihsa.org
tomorrow’s winners will advance to the IHSA State Football Semi-Finals next weekend


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournaments start today up at ISU’s Redbird Arena in Normal
Class 1A Semi-Final Match  :  Rockford Keith plays Sciota West Prairie at 9:00 this morning
Class 1A Semi-Final Match  :  Stewardson-Strasburg plays New Athens at 10:30
Class 2A Semi-Final Match  :  Mackinaw Deer Creek plays Elmhurst IC Catholic at 12 noon
Class 2A Semi-Final Match  :  Minonk Fieldcrest plays Edwards County at 1:30
Class 3A Semi-Final Match  :  Chicago Payton plays LaSalle Peru at 4:30
Class 3A Semi-Final Match  :  Breese Central plays Wheaton St. Francis at 6:00
Class 4A Semi-Final Match  :  Crystal Lake South plays Lisle Benet Academy at 7:30
Class 4A Semi-Final Match  :  Chicago Mother McAuley plays Winnetka New Trier at 9:00
*  the respective third place and championship matches will run thru the day & night tomorrow, on Saturday

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held next Saturday, November 23rd, at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – the single elimination, one-day, tournament will begin at 2:00 that afternoon – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for details or to sign-up, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(NEWTON)  the 2013-2014 Newton Community High School reserved seats are still on sale for fans with reserved seats from last season – the general public sales of reserved seats started this week – the price per reserved seat is at $40 each, good for regular season home games only, not including any tournament games that might be played at NCHS – a family pass is $125 and includes two reserved chair seats with additional reserved seats at $15 per chair – call 783-2303, or stop by the NCHS office during regular hours

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Wolves High School Basketball team has a fundraising “pork burger sale” tomorrow, just outside the United Methodist Church, along Main Street, in Clay City – they’ll be serving from 11:30 to 1:00 with all proceeds to benefit the team and the players – stop by and help them out

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” tomorrow at the Olney IGA, from 9:00 to 2:00 – all proceeds go to support the wrestling team with their various expenses throughout the upcoming season – all are urged to stop by and purchase some goodies this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  tonight is “Meet the Tigers / Lady Tigers” night in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School – starting at 6:00, everyone is welcome to attend to meet the basketball teams, cheerleaders, and others – there will be t-shirt sales and much more – that’s this Friday night at ERHS, starting at 6:00

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM and 740 AM  WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

November 14, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  in Men’s Division I College Basketball last night – Illinois picked up another win 
*  the Fighting Illini held on defeat Valparaiso, 64-52 as Illinois improves to 3&0 on the year
*  the Illini will return to action on the State Farm Center court this Sunday against Bradley


 
(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – Olney Central College wins on the road 
*  the OCC Lady Knights survived eight lead changes and five ties to beat Parkland College, 76-73
*  OCC’s Kelsie Ennis led all scorers with 24 points, while Sam Shoulders & Kelsey Pilant each had 13
*  the OCC Ladies improve to 2&2 on the year and now prepare for their home opener next week
*  the Lady Knights will be at home in “The Dungeon” Monday night at 7:00 against McKendree’s JV


 
(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high basketball from Tuesday night – Jasper County won a pair at home
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Flora in the 8th grade game, 29-15 led by Abby Frohning’s 15 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game over Flora, 21-13
*  the Junior Lady Eagles are back in action tonight traveling to Altamont


 
(NEWTON)  in boy’s junior high hoops from Tuesday night – Jasper County won two games
*  the Junior Eagles won the 8th grade game over Palestine, 31-22 led by Collin Harris and his 9 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 35-28 as Connor Bierman had 19 points
*  the Junior Eagles are back on the court at home in Newton tonight, hosting Lawrenceville


 
(OLNEY)  it’s back to action tonight in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League
*  three games tonight at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont with the first game at 6:30
*  concessions will be available and all spectators are welcome to cheer on their favorite team tonight


 
(NEWTON)  Week Eleven of the National Football League begins tonight down in Tennessee 
*  the Titans will host the Indianapolis Colts tonight in Thursday Night Football in Nashville
*  the rest of Week Eleven action is Sunday with it all ending next Monday night in North Carolina

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Wolves High School Basketball team has a fundraising “pork burger sale” this Saturday, just outside the United Methodist Church, along Main Street, in Clay City – they’ll be serving from 11:30 to 1:00 with all proceeds to benefit the team and the players – stop by and help them out

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” this Saturday at the Olney IGA, from 9:00 to 2:00 – all proceeds go to support the wrestling team with their various expenses throughout the upcoming season – all are urged to stop by and purchase some goodies this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  tomorrow night is “Meet the Tigers / Lady Tigers” night in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School – starting at 6:00, everyone is welcome to attend to meet the basketball teams, cheerleaders, and others – there will be t-shirt sales and much more – that’s this Friday night at ERHS, starting at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall sports awards” tonight at 7:30 in the Sliva Auditorium at ERHS – athletes from football, volleyball, cross country, boy’s soccer, girl’s tennis, and golf will be recognized – all parents, guardians, grandparents, and others are invited to attend tonight at ERHS

 

(NEWTON)  the 2013-2014 Newton Community High School reserved seats are still on sale for fans with reserved seats from last season – the general public sales of reserved seats started yesterday – the price per reserved seat is at $40 each, good for regular season home games only, not including any tournament games that might be played at NCHS – a family pass is $125 and includes two reserved chair seats with additional reserved seats at $15 per chair – call 783-2303, or stop by the NCHS office during regular hours

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Indianapolis Colts football tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with our pregame show at 6:25 and kickoff at 7:25  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and overnight, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM and 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

November 13, 2013

 


(NEWTON)  congratulations to the area girls that earned All Conference honors in LIC Cross Country  :
*  the list includes the top ten runners in the Conference Cross Country Meet which was held in Olney
    *  Olney’s Simona Cargnino won the race, followed by Newton’s Lexi Davidson
    *  Cumberland’s Leah Hutchison was 3rd, followed by Lawrenceville’s Hannah Holmes in 4th place
    *  Marshall’s Sydney Davidson was 5th, then Olney’s Kylar Craig in 6th place
    *  Cumberland’s Logan Peters was 7th, followed by Robinson’s Lauren Erickson in 8th place
    *  Cumberland’s Leah Peters came in 9th and Lawrenceville’s Heather Holmes finished 10th
*  Olney won the LIC Conference Meet by ten points over 2nd place Cumberland – Lawrenceville was 3rd
*  Newton finished in 4th place, followed by Robinson in 5th place and Marshall in 6th place


 
(OLNEY)  congratulations to the area boys that earned All Conference honors in LIC Cross Country  :
*  the list includes the top ten runners in the Conference Cross Country Meet which was held in Olney
    *  Marshall’s Ben Scamihorn won the race, followed by Cumberland’s Tye Sutherland in 2nd place
    *  Robinson’s Noah Tennison finished 3rd, then it was Olney’s Matthew DeVenecia in 4th place
    *  Olney’s Dalyn Brach was in 5th place, followed by teammate Nathan DeMeyer finishing in 6th place
    *  Robinson’s Cole Fiscus ended up in 7th place, followed by Lawrenceville’s Connor Holmes in 8th
    *  Lawrenceville’s Dylan Volkman finished 9th, followed by Robinson’s Henry Treadway in 10th place
*  the Olney Tigers won the LIC Conference Meet by only 4 points over Robinson – Marshall was 3rd
*  the Cumberland Pirates finished in 4th place, followed by Lawrenceville in 5th and Newton is 6th place

 

(OLNEY)  in girls junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe dropped two games on the road  :
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the 8th grade “A” game to Oblong, 28-20 despite 18 points from Julie Luna
*  Oblong also won the 7th grade “B” team game, 29-8
*  while the St. Joe varsity falls to 2&4 on the year, the Lady Wildcat junior varsity is now 4&2 overall
*  the 8th grade squad will return to action next week in the JMTC Tournament down in Cisne

 

(OLNEY)  also in girls junior high hoops last night – the Middle School Lady Cubs lost a pair of games  :
*  Olney lost the 8th grade game to Teutopolis, 23-19 – the varsity Lady Cubs drop to 2&5 on the year
*  Olney’s Katie Hostetter and Erika Mendez teamed up for 13 points
*  Teutopolis also won the 7th grade game, 35-17 as the Olney junior varsity is now 5&2 on the year
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow night when they host Effingham St. Anthony at ERMS


 
(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball – Jasper County won their last four games  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Marshall in the 8th grade game Saturday, 31-26
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game over Marshall, 26-10
*  then this past Monday night - Jasper County beat Casey in the varsity game, 31-16
*  also Monday night - the Junior Lady Eagles beat Casey in the junior varsity game, 30-15
*  Abby Frohning led the 8th grade team with a combined 30 points - Alexis Cox had 16 points
*  the Jasper County girls were back in action last night at home against Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Womens Junior College Basketball – the OCC Ladies are back in action tonight  :
*  the Olney Central College Lady Knights travel to Champaign to take on Parkland College at 6:00
*  while the Lady Knights are 1&2 on the young season, the Cobras are at 2&0 on the year

 

(NEWTON)  in Mens Division One Basketball – the Fighting Illini are back on the court tonight  :
*  Illinois will be at home again at the State Farm Center in Champaign to host Valparaiso
*  game time tonight for the 2&0 Illini is at 6:30 – for tickets, logon at www.fightingillini.com

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, November 23rd, at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – the single elimination, one-day, tournament will begin at 2:00 that afternoon – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or Lindsay at 618-843-8919

 

(CLAY CITY)  the Clay City Wolves High School Basketball team has a fundraising “pork burger sale” this Saturday, just outside the United Methodist Church, along Main Street, in Clay City – they’ll be serving from 11:30 to 1:00 with all proceeds to benefit the team and the players – stop by and help them out

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Team will have a fundraising “bake sale” this Saturday at the Olney IGA, from 9:00 to 2:00 – all proceeds go to support the wrestling team with their various expenses throughout the upcoming season – all are urged to stop by and purchase some goodies this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  this Friday night is “Meet the Tigers / Lady Tigers” night in Ron Herrin Gym at East Richland High School – starting at 6:00, everyone is welcome to attend to meet the basketball teams, cheerleaders, and others – there will be t-shirt sales and much more – that’s this Friday night at ERHS, starting at 6:00

 

(OLNEY)  the East Richland High School will have its “fall sports awards” tomorrow night at 7:30 in the Sliva Auditorium at ERHS – athletes from football, volleyball, cross country, boy’s soccer, girl’s tennis, and golf will be recognized – all parents, guardians, grandparents, and others are invited to attend

 

(NEWTON)  the 2013-2014 Newton Community High School reserved seats are still on sale for fans with reserved seats from last season – the general public sales of reserved seats started yesterday – the price per reserved seat is at $40 each, good for regular season home games only, not including any tournament games that might be played at NCHS – a family pass is $125 and includes two reserved chair seats with additional reserved seats at $15 per chair – call 783-2303, or stop by the NCHS office during regular hours

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN, plus online at www.freedom929.com with our pregame at 5:55 and tipoff at 6:00  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our Illini pregame show at 6:00 and tipoff at 6:30  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM and 740 AM  WVLN in Olney