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December 18, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball yesterday – Olney Central College wins at home
*  the Lady Knights held on to beat Mineral Area College out of Park Hills, Missouri, 71-69      
*  OCC was led in scoring by Kelsie Ennis with 17 points – Shelbi Samsil finished with 15 points
*  the Lady Knights improve to 8&5 on the year and begin their Christmas Break today
*  the OCC teams are back in action January 8 when they host John A. Logan in GRAC play


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night – Olney held on at home for a LIC victory
*  the Tigers slipped by Flora, 38-36 as Olney improves to 4&2 on the year, now 2&0 in the LIC
*  Olney’s Evan Eagleson had 15 points, while Tate Nohren and Alec St. Pierre each added 8 apiece
*  in the junior varsity game
*  the Tigers return to conference play this Friday night as they travel to Marshall


 
(NEWTON)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night – Newton picked up a close road win
*  the Eagles held on at Ernie Eveland Gym to beat the Paris Tigers, 60-57
*  Luke Stone led Newton with 27 points while Brock Mammoser added 23 points
*  Paris won the junior varsity game, 53-51
*  now at 6&1 on the year, the Eagles return to conference action Friday night at Oblong


 
(NEWTON)  in other games last night involving Little Illini Conference teams
*  Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 67-47
*  Casey-Westfield beat Neoga, 66-45
*  Oblong beat Martinsville, 76-21
*  Charleston beat Cumberland, 59-41

 

(NEWTON)  in other downstate Boy’s High School Basketball scores from last night
*  Teutopolis beat Effingham, 44-41
*  Princeton, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 66-51
*  Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 77-35
*  Carmi beat Benton, 58-46
*  Woodlawn beat Odin, 60-29  
*  Carlyle beat Woodlawn, 67-33
*  Hillsboro beat Vandalia, 60-38


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament
*  Crab Orchard beat Patoka, 63-56
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Cisne, 49-21
*  Edwards County beat Webber, 49-34
*  there are three more games on tap tonight at 5:30, 7:00, and 8:30 at the Wayne City High School

 

(NEWTON)  in a couple of rescheduled Girl’s High School games last night
*  Palestine-Hutsonville beat Dugger, Indiana, 34-33
*  Casey-Westfield beat St. Elmo-Brownstown, 65-59


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two games at home
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over Cisne, 44-16
    *  the varsity team is now 10&1 on the year, still undefeated in the JMTC, at 8&0
*  St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 43-13 improving to 9&3 overall, 7&1 in the JMTC
*  the Wildcats are back in action tomorrow night traveling to Clay City with jv action at 6:00


 
(NEWTON)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball from Monday night – Jasper County lost two games
*  the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Effingham, 44-19
    *  Newton's Nick Cohorst and Wade Frohning each had 4 points
*  Effingham also won the 7th grade game, 44-15
*  the Jasper County boys are back in action at home Saturday morning at 10:00 against Red Hill

  

(OLNEY)  in Girl’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney split two games on the road
*  the Lady Cubs lost the 8th grade game at Fairfield, 34-27
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, 25-23
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow night against North Clay in the ERMS Gym

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" - with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than three weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

                             

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be tomorrow night during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

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

 

 

December 17, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fifteen of the National Football League ended last night in Detroit
*  the visiting Baltimore Ravens slipped by the host Lions, 18-16
*  Week Sixteen of the NFL will include fifteen games this coming Sunday


 
(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school basketball last night – Olney dropped a conference game on the road
*  the Lady Tigers lost to Flora, 49-42 as the Wolfgals improve to 5&3 on the year, now 2&0 in the LIC
*  Olney drops back to 6&4 on the year, now 4&1 in the Little Illini Conference
*  Kelsey Shipman led the Lady Tigers with 15 points – Taylor Rauch scored 11points
*  Olney will return to conference action Thursday night as they'll host Lawrenceville at ERHS


 
(NEWTON)  in girl's high school hoops last night – Newton swept two games at home
*  the Lady Eagles beat Casey-Westfield in the varsity game, 39-33
*  Newton’s Brooke Koebele led the way with 11 points – Andrea Cartright and Ariel Richards each had 8
*  the Lady Eagles improve to 3&6 on the season, now 2&1 in the Little Illini Conference
*  Newton also won the junior varsity game, 48-16
*  the Lady Eagles are back in LIC action Thursday night traveling to Bridgeport to play Red Hill


 
(OLNEY)  elsewhere in the other Little Illini Conference games from last night
*  Marshall beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 65-15
*  Lawrenceville beat Robinson, 52-47
*  Oblong beat Cumberland, 47-42
*  Red Hill beat Edwards County, 45-21

 

(OLNEY)  in last night’s action at the Boys Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament in Wayne City
*  Clay City beat Webber, 62-53
*  Edwards County beat Patoka, 62-59
*  Thompsonville beat Grayville, 78-64
*  Cisne beat Wayne City, 48-46
*  there are three more games tonight at 5:30, 7:00, and 8:30

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high basketball from this past weekend
*  the Olney St. Joe varsity took part in the Belleville Diocesan Tournament in the Metro East area
*  the Lady Wildcats won their first game over St. John Smithton, 35-23
*  the St. Joe girls then lost their next game, falling to Holy Childhood, 23-9
*  the Lady Wildcats then won the third place game by beating St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel, 38-30
*  the St Joe 8th Grade squad is now 5&7 on the year
*  the Lady Wildcats are at home for “8th Grade Night” this Thursday as they’ll host Jasper / Wayne County

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high wrestling from this past weekend
*  the Olney Cubs Wrestling Club participated in its first tournament of the season up in Greenup
*  the Cubs brought home six championships, five 2nd place finishes, and six 3rd place finishes
   *  two of the six champions were club veterans – Kyle Dowty and Kyle Beasley
   *  the others were first time wrestlers – Baxter Smith, Emma Nix, Caden Julian, and Kyle Boughan
   *  2nd’s were Bobby Graves, Aidan McDowell, Mason Boughan, Hunter Summit, and Cameron Flanagan
   *  3rd’s – Ean Pottorff, Levi Paddock, Jace Paddock, Gage Nutall, Curtis Frazier, and Peyton Blanton
*  10 of the Cubs’ 20 wrestlers last weekend were first year participates
*  the Olney Cubs are back in action this Sunday for their next tournament over at Highland

 

(NEWTON)  and on the schedule for boy’s high school basketball tonight
*  the Newton Eagles have a non-conference matchup on the road against the Tigers up in Paris
*  the Olney Tigers have a rescheduled LIC matchup at home against the Flora Wolves at ERHS

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College basketball on this Tuesday
*  it’s a rare 2:00 afternoon game in “The Dungeon” as the Lady Knights will host Mineral Area College
*  while the OCC Ladies are 7&5 on the year while the Lady Cardinals come to town at 7&3 on the year


                             

                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be this Thursday, December 19th, during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing that Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton will be helping with a Winter Pitching Clinic, which is set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – plus, it will be live online at www.freedom929.com  :  later tonight, it’s Little Illini Conference Boys basketball with game times at around 7:30 – the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 WSEI and the Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK  :  plus the latest in worldwide sports, all morning and night long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 16, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  in Week Fifteen of the National Football League yesterday involving mid-western teams
*  the Indianapolis Colts beat the Houston Texans, 25-3
*  the Chicago Bears beat the Cleveland Browns, 38-31
*  the St. Louis Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 27-16
*  the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Oakland Raiders, 56-31
*  the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys, 37-36
*  the Minnesota Vikings beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 48-30
*  the Tennessee Titans lost to the Arizona Cardinals, 37-34
*  the Cincinnati Bengals lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 30-20
*  Week Fifteen of the NFL ends tonight – the Lions host the Baltimore Ravens up in Detroit


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division I College Basketball from Saturday night – Illinois falls on the road
*  the Fighting Illini lost to the Oregon Ducks, 71-64 as Illinois falls to 9&2 on the year
*  Illinois returns to action Saturday in St. Louis in the “Braggin’ Rights” game against Missouri


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball from the weekend – OCC took two out of three
*  the Blue Knights took part in the six-team Highland Classic up in Freeport, Illinois
*  in Friday’s first game, the OCC men beat Blawkhawk East Community College, 79-70
*  in game two Saturday, the Blue Knights beat Sauk Valley Community College, 83-68
*  in the Championship Game Saturday night, OCC lost to host Highland, 95-92
    *  John Brown and Trey Mitchell led the Blue Knights with 20 and 19 points respectively
    *  also, Dimitri Reaves had 17 points, Dominic Jackson had 13, and Carson Smith had 10
    *  OCC’s John Brown and Trey Mitchell were named to the All Tournament Team
*  now at 9&3, the Blue Knights are off until their next GRAC game at home January 8th


 
(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball over the weekend – the OCC Ladies won two
*  the Lady Knights won Friday night, beating the Millikin University JV squad, 70-50
*  the OCC Ladies then beat Parkland Saturday afternoon in overtime, 99-91
    *  OCC’s Kelsie Ennis led all scorers with 29 points, while Sam Shoulders had 19 points
    *  also, Shelbi Samsil scored 13 points and Leah Myers had 14 points
*  now at 7&5, the Lady Knights will host Mineral Area College tomorrow at 2:00 in “The Dungeon”


 
(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school basketball from Saturday – Olney picked up a road win
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity game at Robinson, 69-26 – Olney improves to 6&3, now 4&0 in the LIC
*  Kelsey Shipman led Olney with 17 points and Taylor Rauch had 11 points
*  the Lady Tigers return to action tonight at Flora with the varsity game at 6:15
*  a two quarter scrimmage will follow the varsity game for the junior varsity players


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s high school basketball from Saturday at the Conrad Allen Tournament in Wayne City
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Thompsonville, 65-52
*  Crab Orchard beat Webber, 73-50
*  Wayne City beat Grayville, 55-50
*  Saturday's other two games were postponed until this week with games to be played each night this week

 

(NEWTON)  in other boy’s high school basketball scores from Saturday
*  Mt. Carmel beat Flora, 47-42
*  Christopher beat Hamilton County, 52-51
*  Carlyle beat Vandalia, 50-46
*  Roxanna beat Pana, 70-55

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Girl’s 8th Grade State Basketball Tournaments had limited action Saturday
Class 3A @ Warrensburg  :  Eureka defeated Newton Jasper County, 37-21 – while the Junior Lady Eagles were eliminated from the State Tournament, they finish their season with a record of  22 wins and only 3 losses – congratulations to the Jasper County girls for their Regional and Sectional Championships
Class 1A @ Clinton  :  Sigel St. Michael’s beat Morton Blessed Sacrament, 30-21
                Sigel St. Michael’s then beat Augusta Southeastern, 32-30 in semi-final action
*  the tournaments will continue tomorrow night for the games that were weathered out
*  the final round of action will be later this week on Thursday night at the respective sites

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high hoops from Saturday – Olney split two games on the road
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game to Eldorado, 56-28 – the Olney varsity falls back to 1&6 on the year
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, beating Eldorado, 32-25 as the junior varsity improves to 3&2 on the year
*  the Cubs will be back in action tomorrow night hosting Centralia in the Middle School Gym

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school hoops – it’s back to a full schedule tonight in the Little Illini Conference
*  the Olney Lady Tigers are on the road to Flora to play the Wolfgals – that’s the varsity game at 6:15
*  the Newton Lady Eagles are at home to host Casey-Westfield
*  elsewhere - it's Cumberland at Oblong
*  Marshall at Palestine-Hutsonville
*  Red Hill at Edwards County
*  Robinson at Lawrenceville


                            

                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be this Thursday, December 19th, during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing that Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton will be offering limited time pitching instruction starting next Monday afternoon at 4:00 – that’s one hour slots with limited spots available – plus Britton’s Bullpen is getting ready for a Winter Pitching Clinic, which is set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference girls basketball tonight – Olney Lady Tigers on Freedom 92.9 at 6:15 – Newton Lady Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” at around 7:30  :  plus the latest in worldwide sports on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 14, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  in Division II College Football last night – Eastern Illinois was in playoff action
*  the Panthers lost to Towson in quarter-final action at O’Brien Field in Charleston, 49-39
*  Eastern Illinois University finishes the season with a record of 12&2

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball yesterday – the OCC Blue Knights won on the road
*  all part of the Highland Classic Tournament, a six team event being held up in Freeport, Illinois
*  the Blue Knights won their first round game, a 79-70 victory over Blackhawk East Community College
    *  John Brown led OCC with 19 points – Dimitri Reaves had 18 points – Brook Pampe added 16 points
*  the Blue Knights return for an 11:00 game this morning against Sauk Valley Community College
*  with a win or lose, OCC will play for third place or first place tonight at either 6:00 or 7:30


 
(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – the OCC Lady Knights won at home
*  all part of the first ever Lady Knight Holiday Classic with three other teams taking part
    *  Wabash Valley won the first game, with an 82-64 victory over Parkland
    *  the OCC Lady Knights won the second game over the Millikin University JV, 70-50
        *  Kelsie Ennis led OCC with 18 points – Sam Scott had 15 points and Shelbi Samsil had 14 points
*  the final two games are this afternoon, back in “The Dungeon” at Olney Central College
    *  Wabash Valley plays the Millikin University JV at 1:00
    *  the Lady Knights finish up against Parkland with a 3:00 this afternoon


 
(OLNEY)  in boys high school basketball last night – the Olney Tigers won their home opener at ERHS
*  the Tigers beat Red Hill, 54-32 as Olney improves to 3&2 on the season
    *  Alec St. Pierre led Olney with 15 points, while Tate Nohren added 13 points
*  Olney also won the junior varsity game, 49-30
*  the Tigers are back in action next Tuesday night in a rescheduled matchup against Flora at ERHS


 
(NEWTON)  also in boys high school hoops last night – the Newton Eagles won on their home court
*  the Eagles beat Edwards County, 77-34 as Newton improves to 5&1 on the year
    *  Luke Stone led Newton with 21 points – Caleb Chesnut had 14 points and Brock Mammoser had 11
*  Edwards County won the junior varsity game, 28-17
*  the Eagles are back in action next Tuesday night as they travel to Paris in non-conference action


 
(OLNEY)  in one other game last night in the Little Illini Conference
*  Robinson beat Cumblerand, 63-28


 
(NEWTON)  here’s some other area downstate boys high school basketball results from last night
*  Vincennes Lincoln beat Mt. Carmel in overtime, 78-73
*  Harrisburg beat West Frankfort, 63-56
*  Benton beat Herrin, 52-33
*  Hamilton County beat Vienna, 45-39
*  Carterville beat Du Quoin, 59-28
*  Altamont beat South Central, 70-40
*  Effingham St. Anthony beat St. Elmo-Brownstown, 48-29
*  Shelbyville beat Stewardson-Strasburg, 79-60


 
(NEWTON)  the IESA Girl’s 8th Grade State Basketball Tournaments begin today at four different sites
*  both quarter-final and semi-final games will be played today – here’s the matchups involving area teams
Class 3A @ Warrensburg  :  Newton Jasper County will play Eureka at 2:30 this afternoon
Class 1A @ Clinton  :  Sigel St. Michael’s will play Morton Blessed Sacrament at 2:30 this afternoon
Class 2A @ Metamora  :  Paris Crestwood will play Nokomis at 2:30 this afternoon
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Charleston will play Channahom at 2:30 this afternoon
*  the winners advance on to semi-final action later this evening
*  the final round of action will be next Thursday night at the respective sites


 
(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school basketball – it’s a rescheduled game later today for Olney
*  the Lady Tigers have a rescheduled conference matchup today at Robinson against the Lady Maroons
*  it starts with the junior varsity game at 1:00 – followed by the varsity game at around 2:15 or 2:30


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s high school hoops – the annual Conrad Allen Tournament starts today in Wayne City
*  the Pool A teams are Clay City, Crab Orchard, Edwards County, Patoka, and Weber
*  the Pool B teams are Cisne, Grayville, Thompsonville, Wayne City, and Zeigler-Royalton
*  there are five games today, running from 10:00 this morning thru 5:30 this evening
*  the tournament continues with three games each night next Monday thru Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  in Division I College Basketball – Illinois is back on the court later tonight on the road
*  the 9&1 Fighting Illini are in Portland for an 8:00 tipoff tonight against Oregon


                               

                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be next Thursday, December 19th, during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing that Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton will be offering limited time pitching instruction starting next Monday afternoon at 4:00 – that’s one hour slots with limited spots available – plus Britton’s Bullpen is getting ready for a Winter Pitching Clinic, which is set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – we’ll be visiting with Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan and Olney Lady Tiger Basketball Coach Mark Anselment – that’s at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Jasper County Girls 8th Grade State Tournament action today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with our game time at 2:30 this afternoon  :  it’s  OCC Lady Knights basketball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 3:00  :  it’s possibly more Jasper County Girls Junior High hoops this evening on 103.5 “The Eagle” at 6:30  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 7:30 and tipoff at 8:00  :  plus the latest in worldwide sports, all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 13, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  Week Fifteen of the National Football League began last night
*  the visiting San Diego Chargers held on to beat the Denver Broncos, 27-20
*  there will be fourteen more NFL games coming up this Sunday afternoon and evening


 
(OLNEY)  in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action last night
*  The Amoeba Press beat The Fighting Squirrels, 67-49
*  Brown's Furniture beat The Wildcats, 118-70
*  Berryville Vineyards beat The Heels, 92-59
*  it’s back to three more games next Monday night at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont


 
(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school basketball last night – Olney and Newton split two games at ERHS
*  the host Lady Tigers won the varsity game over Newton, 62-35
    *  Olney was led by Kelsey Shipman and Marley Miller, each with 18 points
    *  for Newton, Ariel Richards had 7 points and Andrea Cartright had 6 points
*  Olney improves to 5&3 on the year, now 3&0 in the Little Illini Conference
*  Newton falls back to 2&6 on the year, now 2&1 in the LIC
*  the visiting Lady Eagles won the junior varsity game, 34-27
*  the Lady Tigers have makeup games tomorrow afternoon at Robinson, starting at 1:00
*  Newton is back in action next Monday night at home against Casey-Westfield


 
(NEWTON)  here’s some other results from the Girl’s Little Illini Conference schedule
*  Marshall beat Red Hill, 66-21
*  Palestine-Hutsonville beat Robinson, 49-35
*  Casey-Westfield beat Oblong, 55-27
*  Flora beat Lawrenceville, 55-24
*  Edwards County beat Cumberland, 40-26
*  in one other area game – Dieterich beat North Clay, 64-57

 

(OLNEY)  in at least two high school games for boys
*  Edwards County beat Grayville, 56-45
*  Cisne beat Clay City, 50-44

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s high school wrestling from earlier this week – Olney split a pair of matches
*  it was a three way tie as Olney beat Mt. Carmel, Mt. Carmel beat North Knox, North Knox beat Olney
*  in Olney’s win over the host Golden Aces, the Tigers won 7 of 14 matches, for the 42-37 victory
*  the Tigers lost their match against North Knox, 33-47 – Olney won only 6 of the 14 matches
*  Olney had three wrestlers that won two head-to-head matches, one in each match
    *  Noah Egleston won two matches in the 113 pound class with two pins
    *  Nathan DeMeyer won two matches, one each in the 126 and 132 pound classes
    *  Jake Schmitt won two matches, one each in the 145 and 152 pound classes
*  Olney’s single winners against North Knox were Preston Thompson, Michael DeMeyer, and Joe Burkett
*  Olney’s single winners against Mt. Carmel were Dalyn Brach, Tim Sturm, and Zack Stanley
*  now at 2&2, the Wrestling Tigers return to the mat a week from tomorrow at the Cumberland Tourney

 

(OLNEY) in boy’s junior high basketball last night – Olney split two with Newton Jasper County
*  the Junior Eagles won the 8th grade game over the Cubs, 46-32 – Olney’s varsity drops to 1&5 overall
    *  Olney’s Stephon Baskerville had 7 points and 6 rebounds
*  the Cubs won the 7th grade game, 27-16 as Olney’s junior varsity improves to 2&2 on the year
*  the varsity Cubs are in action tomorrow morning at 10:00 against Eldorado at the Harrisburg Shootout

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe dropped two games at home
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the 8th grade game to Carmi, 37-15 – the St. Joe varsity is now 4&7 overall
    St. Joe’s Julie Luna led the Lady Wildcats with 14 points and 5 rebounds
*  Carmi also won the 7th grade game, 24-13 as St. Joe’s junior varsity falls back to 5&4 on the year
*  the varsity Lady Wildcats play again tonight in the Belleville Diocesan Tournament over in Milstadt


 
(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball coming up this weekend
*  the OCC Lady Knights will host their first ever Holiday Classic in “The Dungeon”
*  the first two games will be played tonight
    *  Wabash Valley will play Parkland in the first game this evening at 5:00
    *  the Lady Knights will play Millikin in the second game tonight at 7:00
*  the Classic's final two games will be tomorrow afteroon
    *  the first game at 1:00 has Wabash Valley against Millikin
    *  the final game of the Classic will be at 3:00 when the Lady Knights play Parkland


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball this weekend
*  the OCC Blue Knights play in the Highland Classic up in Freeport, Illinois
*  they’ll have games tonight and tomorrow morning, maybe tomorrow night with a first round win


 
(OLNEY)  in boy's high school basketball – it’s a full schedule in the Little Illini Conference
*  the Olney Tigers have their home opener in Ron Herrin Gym against the Red Hill Salukis
*  the Newton Eagles are also at home tonight taking on the Edwards County Lions
*  elsewhere tonight – it’s Flora at Marshall – Oblong at Hutsonville-Palestine
                                   Cumberland at Robinson – Casey-Westfield at Lawrenceville


                             

                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be next Thursday, December 19th, during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing that Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton will be offering limited time pitching instruction starting next Monday afternoon at 4:00 – that’s one hour slots with limited spots available – plus Britton’s Bullpen is getting ready for a Winter Pitching Clinic, which is set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  the students at East Richland High School is challenging the public to bring in more cans of non-perishable food items to help ERHS during the “spirit of giving week” this week – the public is asked to bring their canned food items to tonight’s Olney Tiger Basketball Game in Ron Herrin Gym – the food items will be collected at the ticket counter at the entrance of Ron Herrin Gym – help them out

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball tonight on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN  :  it’s Little Illini Boys basketball tonight with game times at around 7:30 – the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 and the Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN in Olney