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August 23, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Thursday  :  the Cardinals beat Atlanta, 6-2 in the first of four games this weekend in St. Louis
Thursday  :  the Cubs lost in 13 innings  :  White Sox won in 12 innings  :  the Reds & Pirates both won
Friday  :  the Cardinals will host the Braves again tonight in game two of the four game series
Friday  :  Cubs at San Diego  :  White Sox host Texas  :  Reds host Milwaukee  :  Pirates in San Francisco


 
(NEWTON)  preseason week three in the National Football League started last night  :
*  there were two games last night, one of which involved a mid-western team
    *  in Detroit, the Lions beat up on the visiting New England Patriots, 40-9
*  there are two games tonight, both involving mid-western teams
    *  the Bears play the Raiders in Los Angeles
    *  the Packers host the Seattle Seahawks
*  there are ten games on tap tomorrow, five of which involve mid-western teams
    *  the Colts host the Browns in Indianapolis
    *  the Rams play the Broncos in Denver
    *  the Bengals are on the road to Dallas to battle the Cowboys
    *  the Titans host the Falcons in Nashville, Tennessee

 

                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play in the League – plus, the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – for more details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight next Thursday, the 29th – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more

 

(OLNEY)  East Richland High School will host the annual “Meet the Tigers” night tonight at the ERHS Athletic Field, starting at 6:30 – it includes the ERHS Marching Band and the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport – then a Tiger football scrimmage at around 7:00 and a Tiger soccer scrimmage at 7:30 out at Ed Webber Field at OCC – admission to the event is either a sports drink or a suggested $1 donation per person – the ERHS Sports Boosters will have concessions on sale as well

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host its Annual “Media Night” tonight at Chivesky Field at NCHS – with the Marching Eagles performing at first at 6:00, all fall sport participants will be recognized, along with the various coaches and others – all are invited out to NCHS tonight

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:05 – the first pitch tonight is at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 


 

August 22, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals came back to beat the Brewers, 8-6 winning the series two games to one
Wednesday  :  the Cubs lost  :  the White Sox won  :  the Reds won  :  the Pirates lost
Thursday  :  the Cardinals return home to St. Louis to start a four game series with Atlanta tonight
Thursday : Cubs host Washington : White Sox at Kansas City : Reds host Arizona : Pirates at San Francisco

  
 
(NEWTON)  preseason week three in the National Football League runs tonight thru Sunday  :
*  there are two games tonight, one of which involves a mid-western team
    *  the Lions will host the New England Patriots in Detroit
*  there are also two games tomorrow night, both involving mid-western teams
    *  the Chicago Bears travel west to play the Raiders in Los Angeles
    *  the Packers are at home to host the Seattle Seahawks in Green Bay
*  there are ten games on tap Saturday, five of which involve mid-western teams
    *  the Colts are at home to host the Cleveland Browns in Indianapolis
    *  the St. Louis Rams travel to the mile-high city to play the Broncos in Denver
    *  the Cincinnati Bengals are on the road to Dallas to battle the Cowboys
    *  the Titans are at home to host the Atlanta Falcons in Nashville, Tennessee
    *  the Kansas City Chiefs travel east to take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh
*  and there are two games on Sunday, one of which involves a mid-western team
    *  the Minnesota Vikings are out west in San Francisco to play the 49'ers


 
(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball from yesterday  :
*  Noble won their first game of the fall, beating Jasper / Geff Coop, 15-6
*  Dawson Hawkins was the winning pitcher for the Junior Wildcats
*  Noble’s top hitter was Landon Pride, who was 2 for 5 with a home run and four RBI
*  the Junior Wildcats are back in action tomorrow when they host New Hope in Noble


 
(NEWTON)  also in junior high baseball from this past Tuesday  :
*  Jasper County lost a close one, 10-9 as Dieterich scored four runs in the bottom of the 7th inning
*  the Junior Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Effingham – they play at Lawrenceville Saturday

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play in the League – plus, the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – for more details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight next Thursday, the 29th – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more

 

(OLNEY)  East Richland High School will host the annual “Meet the Tigers” night tomorrow night at the ERHS Athletic Field, starting at 6:30 – it includes the ERHS Marching Band and the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport – then a Tiger football scrimmage at around 7:00 and a Tiger soccer scrimmage at 7:30 out at Ed Webber Field at OCC – admission to the event is either a sports drink or a suggested $1 donation per person – the ERHS Sports Boosters will have concessions on sale as well

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host its Annual “Media Night” tomorrow night at Chivesky Field at NCHS – with the Marching Eagles performing at first, all fall sport participants will be recognized, along with the various coaches and others – all are invited out to NCHS tomorrow night

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:05 – the first pitch tonight is at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 21, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals lost to the Brewers, 6-3 as the series evens up at one game apiece
Tuesday  :  the Cubs lost  :  the White Sox won  :  the Reds lost  :  the Pirates won
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals finish up the series in Milwaukee this afternoon against the Brewers
Wednesday : Cubs host Washington : White Sox at KC : Reds host Arizona : Pirates at San Diego

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high softball action from yesterday  :
*  Jasper County beat Red Hill, 19-2
*  the Junior Lady Eagles improve to 5&2 on the year
*  the Jasper County Ladies are back in action at Louisville this coming Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high baseball from Monday afternoon  :
*  Jasper County defeated Cumberland, 10-0 in five innings
*  the Jasper County Junior Eagles were in action yesterday at Dieterich

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  mark your calendars for the RMH Foundation Charity Classic, set for Friday, September 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – to register or for details, call 618-395-6088

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – with the schedule to start in December, all games will be played at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont and all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play – the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – the meeting is for all coaches and players – the League is a part of the non-profit Richland County Athletic Association – for more, call Ed at 837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight next Thursday, the 29th – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more

 

(OLNEY)  East Richland High School will host the annual “Meet the Tigers” night this Friday night at the ERHS Athletic Field, starting at 6:30 – the ERHS Marching Band will kick things off with a short performance followed by the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport – the evening will conclude with a Tiger football scrimmage at around 7:00 and a Tiger soccer scrimmage at 7:30 out at Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College – all are invited – admission to the event is either a sports drink or a suggested $1 donation per person – plus, the ERHS Sports Boosters will have concessions on sale as well

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Milwaukee at 1:00 – the first pitch today is at 1:10  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 20, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Monday  :  the Cardinals came from behind to beat the Brewers up in Milwaukee, 8-5
Monday  :  Cubs beat Washington  :  White Sox were idle  :  Reds beat Arizona  :  Pirates beat San Diego
Tuesday  :  it’s game two for the Cardinals tonight in the three game series in Milwaukee
Tuesday  : Cubs host Washington : White Sox at Kansas City : Reds host Arizona : Pirates at San Diego


 
(FLORA)  here’s last Saturday night’s top three in each featured race at the Clay County Speedway  :
Sprints  :  Donnie Brackett took the checkered flag, followed by Carson Short and Cameran Knell
Hornets  :  Jeremy Callahan crossed the victory line first, followed by Jeremy Gwyn and Kyle McMahon
B-Mods  :  Jim Reavis finished in first place, followed by Kyle Blair and Dennis Waggle
Modifieds  :  Everett Bradham took the checkered flag, followed by Brian Shaw and Michael Bolyard
Pure Stocks  :  Justin Jones crossed the finish line first, followed by Jay Forston and Tyson Brandon
Street Stocks  :  Kyle Laughlin finished in first place, followed by Stacey Tretter and John Shick
*  it’s back to oval, dirt track action this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora

 
 
(NEWTON)  in junior high softball action from yesterday  :
*  Jasper County lost its second game of the year to Cumberland, 14-1
*  the Jasper County ladies are now 4&2 on the fall
*  the Junior Lady Eagles return to action today with a 4:30 game at Red Hill

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  mark your calendars for the RMH Foundation Charity Classic, set for Friday, September 20th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – to register or for details, call 618-395-6088

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – with the schedule to start in December, all games will be played at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont and all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play – the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – the meeting is for all coaches and players – the League is a part of the non-profit Richland County Athletic Association – for more, call Ed at 837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is participating in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award, which includes $10,000 towards the general scholarship fund – by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday, Fighting Illini fans can register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit and loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes and discounts thru an instant win game, plus more – the voting will run thru midnight on Thursday, August 29th – for more, go online to www.fightingillini.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Milwaukee at 7:00 – the first pitch tonight is at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 19, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Saturday & Sunday  :  the Cardinals took two from Chicago, winning the series, two games to one
Saturday & Sunday  :  White Sox split with Minnesota  :  Reds split with Milwaukee  :  Pirates lost two
Monday  :  the Cardinals play the first of three in Milwaukee tonight against the Brewers
Monday  :  Cubs host Washington  :  White Sox are idle  :  Reds host Arizona  :  Pirates are at San Diego


 
(NEWTON)  in National Football League preseason week two action  :
*  of the four games last Thursday night, there were two involving mid-western teams
    *  the Bears beat the San Diego Chargers in Soldier Field at Chicago, 33-28
    *  the Browns beat the Detroit Lions at home in Cleveland, 24-6
*  of the four games Friday night, there were two involving mid-western teams
    *  the Buffalo Bills beat the Minnesota Vikings, 20-16
    *  the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the San Francisco 49'ers, 15-13
*  there are six games on Saturday, two involved mid-western teams
    *  the Rams lost to the Green Bay Packers in St. Louis, 19-7
    *  the Bengals beat Tennessee Titans in Cincinnati, 27-19
*  in the only game played yesterday, it involved a mid-western team
    *  the Indianapolis Colts were in New York and beat the Giants, 20-12
*  the NFL preseason week two ends tonight with the Steelers against the Redskins in Washington, D.C.

 

(OLNEY)  here's last night's results from the "Women of Our Own" Fastpitch Softball League
*  Ophelia's Cup beat Personal Finance, 7-3
*  Monical's Pizza beat Brown's Furniture, 12-2
*  it was another good night in week three of league action at Musgrove Park in Olney
*  it's back to another two games next Sunday night at 6:00 and 8:00

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high softball from over the weekend at the Altamont Tournament 
*  Jasper County won its first game, beating Sullivan, 14-3
*  the Jasper County squad won its second game over St. Anthony, 8-4
*  Jasper County then won the tournament with a 22-8 victory over Altamont
*  congratulations to the Jasper County ladies on the tournament championship
*  the Jasper County squad is back in action today at home against Cumberland at 4:30

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  mark your calendars for the RMH Foundation Charity Classic, set for Friday, September 21st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – to register or for details, call 618-395-6088

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals are being offered at East Richland Middle School tonight in Olney, from 6:00 to 8:00 – athletes and parents should report to the ERMS Cafeteria with the cost of $25 going to Atwood Medical Clinic – sports physicals must be updated each school year – for more information, call the Middle School in Olney at 395-4372

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Milwaukee at 7:00 – the first pitch tonight is at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN