LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

August 20, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Giants, 4-3 as the Redbirds have the best record in baseball at  77&43
elsewhere  :  Tigers beat Cubs, 15-8  :  Pirates beat Diamondbacks, 4-1  :  Angels beat White Sox, 1-0
Royals beat Reds, 4-3  :  Brewers beat Marlins, 8-7  :  Yankees beat Twins, 4-3
Red Sox beat Indians, 6-4  :  Astros beat Rays in 13, 3-2  :  Padres beat Braves, 3-2
*  it’s a shortened 11-game schedule tonight in Major League Baseball
the Cardinals are off until their start a 10-game road trip in San Diego tomorrow night
there are ten Midwestern teams in action tonight
Cubs host Atlanta  :  Pirates host the Giants  :  Royals are in Boston  :  Angels host the White Sox
Twins are in Baltimore  :  Yankees host the Indians  :  Astros host the Rays  :  Tigers host the Rangers


                                     
(NEWTON)  in Jasper County Junior High Softball and Baseball this week
* the Junior Lady Eagles beat Red Hill, 11-1 – the Jasper County girls improve to 8&0 this year
* the Junior Eagles beat Dieterich, 13-1 – the Jasper County boys improve to 5&0 on the year

 

(OLNEY)  the Little League Baseball World Series will start it’s 11-day, 30-game schedule tonight
* the Great Lakes Regional Champions from Kentucky will play South Carolina tonight at 6:00
* the Midwest Regional Champions from Missouri will play Pennsylvania tomorrow night at 7:00
the double elimination tournament will have the U.S. and International Championships on August 29th
the World Series Championship game between those two winners will be Sunday, August 30th
most all games will be available on either ABC Sports or ESPN TV

 

(NEWTON)  in College Football news – the Fighting Illini are preparing for their season opener next month
only two more days of practice at Camp Rantoul remain, both of which are open to the public
the Illini are gearing up for their home opener on September 4th at Memorial Stadium against Kent State
for tickets or more information, check the Illinois website online, at  www.fightingillini.com

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  signup now for the OCC Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon with tee time at 1:00 – the $70 cost per person includes green fees, lunch, dinner, and prizes, with all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights Basketball program – signup by September 8th – call Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the 1st Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run is set for Saturday, August 29th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, in Olney’s Musgrove Park – it’s $25 per person for the 5K events and $15 per person for the 1 Mile Fun Run – family discounts for multiple members are available – it’s late registration at 7:00 that morning, with start time at 8:00 – all in memory of Father Jerry Wirth – to register online or to print entry forms, logon at  www.stjoeolney.com  – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  Richland County High School will be hosting “Meet the Tigers” night at the RCHS Athletic Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport and/or cheerleading – then the Olney Tigers will conduct a football scrimmage – also, the Richland County High School Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out Friday night

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and its Athletic Club invited everyone to its Annual Media Night this coming Friday – following pictures at 5:00 and a Marching Eagles Pre-Game Show at 6:00, the cheerleading squad and respective fall sports teams will be introduced on Chizevsky Field at NCHS running from 6:20 thru a little after 7:00 – the public is invited out for Media Night this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 – for more, call the Chamber office at  392-2241

 

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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, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 19, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals were shutout by the Giants, 2-0
elsewhere  :  Tigers beat Cubs, 10-8  :  Pirates beat D-backs in 15, 9-8  :  Angels beat White Sox, 5-3
Royals beat Reds in 13, 3-1  :  Yankees beat Twins, 8-4  :  Marlins beat Brewers, 9-6
Red Sox beat Indians, 9-1  :  Padres beat Braves, 9-0  :  Astros beat Rays in 10, 3-2
*  it’s another full 15-game schedule tonight throughout Major League Baseball
the Cardinals and Giants finish up in St. Louis tonight with the rubber game of the series

                                     
(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football teams swept three games Saturday down at Fairfield
the Olney 3rd/4th Grade team won its game over the Junior Mules, 30-22 – here’s some of the stats
* Derrik Kramer led the rushing game with 161 yards on 9 carries, scoring three touchdowns
* also on the ground, Dirks Weiler ran for 84 yards on only 4 carries with Olney’s only other TD
* Jacob Beard also ran for 27 yards on 9 carries
* defensively, Beard led Olney with 6 tackles – Braden Mullins had 3 tackles and a fumble recovery
* Jashaun McKinnley also had 2 tackles and a fumble recovery as well
we hope to have the 5th/6th grade statistics from their game Saturday in our sports report tomorrow
the Olney teams will go up against the respective teams from Salem this coming Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the Little League Baseball World Series will start it’s 11-day, 30-game schedule tomorrow
there are 8 teams in the United States competition with 8 other teams in the International competition
* the Great Lakes Regional Champions from Kentucky will play South Carolina tomorrow night at 6:00
* the Midwest Regional Champions from Missouri will play Pennsylvania Friday night at 7:00
the double elimination tournament will have the U.S. and International Championships on August 29th
the World Series Championship game between those two winners will be Sunday, August 30th
most all games will be available on either ABC Sports or ESPN Sports television stations

 


                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  signup now for the OCC Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon with tee time at 1:00 – the $70 cost per person includes green fees, lunch, dinner, and prizes, with all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights Basketball program – signup by September 8th – call Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the 1st Annual Father Jerry 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run is set for Saturday, August 29th, with the start and finish at the Musgrove Aquatic Center, in Olney’s Musgrove Park – it’s $25 per person for the 5K events and $15 per person for the 1 Mile Fun Run – family discounts for multiple members are available – it’s late registration at 7:00 that morning, with start time at 8:00 – all in memory of Father Jerry Wirth – to register online or to print entry forms, logon at  www.stjoeolney.com  – all are invited

 

(OLNEY)  Richland County High School will be hosting “Meet the Tigers” night at the RCHS Athletic Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport and/or cheerleading – then the Olney Tigers will conduct a football scrimmage – also, the Richland County High School Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out Friday night

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and its Athletic Club invited everyone to its Annual Media Night this coming Friday – following pictures at 5:00 and a Marching Eagles Pre-Game Show at 6:00, the cheerleading squad and respective fall sports teams will be introduced on Chizevsky Field at NCHS running from 6:20 thru a little after 7:00 – the public is invited out for Media Night this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for this Friday, August 21st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 with a $260 entry fee for a team of four – lunch tickets are $10 each, plus plenty of prizes – for more information or to signup, call the Chamber of Commerce office in Olney at  618-392-2241  or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  folks can help out the Olney Junior Pro Football League by stopping by Monical’s Pizza in Olney on this Wednesday – the public can dine in or carry-out by attaching a donation flyer to an order as 20% of the sales total will be given to Junior Pro Football to benefit the league and players – that’s today thru tonight, at Monical’s Pizza, along East Main Street in Olney – all help is appreciated

 

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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 broadcast time at 6:15  :  and the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 18, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took game one of a three game series in St. Louis, beating the Giants, 2-1
elsewhere  :  Angels beat White Sox, 2-1  :  Diamondbacks beat Pirates, 4-1  :  Indians beat Red Sox, 8-2
Rays beat Astros, 9-2  :  Marlins beat Brewers, 6-2  :  Padres beat Braves, 5-3  :  Yankees beat Twins, 8-7
the Cubs, Reds, Royals, and Tigers were all idle on Monday
*  it’s back to a full 15-game schedule tonight in the Major League
the Cardinals play the San Francisco Giants in game two of the three games series tonight in St. Louis

                                     
(OLNEY)  the Olney Junior Pro Football teams swept three games Saturday down at Fairfield
the Olney 7th/8th Grade team won its game over the Junior Mules, 12-8 – here’s some of the stats
* Kaleb Foster led in rushing with 26 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown
* Jayden Fleming and Blake Mitchell combined for 13 yards on the ground
* Foster also connected on three of five pass attempts
* Jace Greenwood caught all three passes for a total of 79 yards and Olney’s other touchdown
* defensively, safety Dalton Pixley came up with two big touchdown-saving tackles
* Kaleb Foster led Olney with 8 tackles and a fumble recovery
* other tops tacklers for Olney were Levi Seitzinger, Cadin Ackman, and Quinn Miller
we’ll look the 3rd/4th grade statistics from their game Saturday in our sports report tomorrow
the Olney teams will go up against the respective teams from Salem this coming Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the start of the 2015 IHSA Football Season is less than two weeks away
there are ten teams vying for the Little Illini Conference Crown this year
here’s a look at the opening night games in the LIC coming up a week from this Friday night, on the 28th
* the Newton Eagles & Coach Jason Fulton open up at home on Chizevsky Field against Edwards County
* Olney Tigers & Coach Matt Music open up at home on the RCHS Athletic Field against Lawrenceville
* elsewhere, it’s Casey-Westfield at Paris, Red Hill at Robinson, and Flora at Marshall
both the Newton Eagles and  Olney Tigers each have five home games this year with four on the road

 


                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  signup now for the OCC Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon with tee time at 1:00 – the $70 cost per person includes green fees, lunch, dinner, and prizes, with all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights Basketball program – signup by September 8th – call Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  Richland County High School will be hosting “Meet the Tigers” night at the RCHS Athletic Field this coming Friday night, beginning at 6:30 – the RCHS Marching Tigers will kick things off with a short performance, followed by the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport and/or cheerleading – then the Olney Tigers will conduct a football scrimmage – also, the Richland County High School Sports Boosters will have concessions available for purchase – all are invited out Friday night

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Community High School and its Athletic Club invited everyone to its Annual Media Night this coming Friday – following pictures at 5:00 and a Marching Eagles Pre-Game Show at 6:00, the cheerleading squad and respective fall sports teams will be introduced on Chizevsky Field at NCHS running from 6:20 thru a little after 7:00 – the public is invited out for Media Night this Friday night

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for this Friday, August 21st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 with a $260 entry fee for a team of four – lunch tickets are $10 each, plus plenty of prizes – for more information or to signup, call the Chamber of Commerce office in Olney at  618-392-2241  or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  folks can help out the Olney Junior Pro Football League by stopping by Monical’s Pizza in Olney tomorrow, on Wednesday – the public can dine in or carry-out by attaching a donation flyer to an order as 20% of the sales total will be given to Junior Pro Football to benefit the league and players – that’s tomorrow, throughout the day and night Wednesday, at Monical’s Pizza, in Olney – all help is appreciated

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and broadcast time at 7:15  :  and the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 17, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals took two of three from the visiting Marlins losing yesterday but winning Friday & Saturday
elsewhere  :  Cubs & White Sox split two  :  Royals took two from the Angels  :  Pirates took two from Mets
Brewers took two from the Phillies  :  Twins took two from Cleveland  :  Astros and Tigers split
*  it’s a shortened 10-game schedule tonight in the Major League
the Cardinals start up a three game series at home tonight against the San Francisco Giants


                                     
(OLNEY)  the two Central Region Little League Tournaments ended Saturday in Indianapolis
in fact, both tournaments were decided by the 10-run rule after four innings of play
* Kentucky won the Great Lakes Regional with a 13-0 win over Wisconsin
* Missouri won the Midwest Regional with a 10-0 victory over Minnesota
both teams move on to the Little League World Series later this week in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior Pro Football action from over the weekend on Saturday
the Olney teams came home with a clean sweep at Fairfield, winning all three games
* Olney won the 7th/8th Grade game, 12-8
* Olney won the 5th/6th Grade game, 24-16
* Olney won the 3rd/4th Grade game, 30-20
we’ll look the statistics from each game thru the rest of this week starting with the 7th/8th team tomorrow

 


                                     LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  signup now for the OCC Annual Men’s Basketball Golf Classic, set for Friday, September 11th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon with tee time at 1:00 – the $70 cost per person includes green fees, lunch, dinner, and prizes, with all proceeds to support the OCC Blue Knights Basketball program – signup by September 8th – call Coach Mike Burris at  618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney & Richland County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is set for this Friday, August 21st, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s lunch at 11:30 and tee time at 1:00 with a $260 entry fee for a team of four – lunch tickets are $10 each, plus plenty of prizes – for more information or to signup, call the Chamber of Commerce office in Olney at  618-392-2241  or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

(OLNEY)  folks can help out the Olney Junior Pro Football League by stopping by Monical’s Pizza in Olney this Wednesday, August 19th – the public can dine in or carry-out by attaching a donation flyer to an order as 20% of the sales total will be given to Junior Pro Football to benefit the league and players – that’s this Wednesday, throughout the day and night, at Monical’s Pizza in Olney – all help is appreciated

 

(OLNEY)  a representative available from Richland Memorial Hospital will be giving sports physicals this evening at the Richland County Middle School, at a cost of only $25 per athlete – that’s from 6:00 to 8:00 tonight at the RCMS cafeteria – remember, sports physicals must be updated before practicing

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:10 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

August 14, 2015

LOCAL SPORTS   --   FRIDAY   --   8–14–15

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball ,

The Cardinals lost to the Pirates 10-5 and the Cubs over the Brewers 9-2. St. Louis opens up a weekend series with the Florida Marlins tonight.

                                      

 

(OLNEY) At the Central Region Championships in Little League Baseball yesterday, two more games are in the book : in the Great Lakes Tournament - Wisconsin beat Kentucky in four innings, 10-0 : in the Midwest Tournament - Minnesota beat South Dakota, 15-7 : there are two more elimination games today at Indianapolis - Kentucky plays Ohio in the Great Lakes Regional and South Dakota plays Missouri in the Midwest Regional : the two championship games are tomorrow

 

                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)On Monday, August 17, there will be a representative available from Richland

Memorial Hospital who will be administering sports physicals. This service will be

offered in the middle school cafeteria from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The cost of the

physical will be $25. REMINDER: RCMS student athletes need to make sure they

have a current physical on file before participating in tryouts, practices, or for competing

in a sport. Physicals are valid for 395 days from the date of the physical was completed

 

(OLNEY) There will be an organizational meeting for the Progressive Bowling League on Tuesday, August 18th at 7pm at the Olney Bowling Center. Anyone interested in bowling on a league is encouraged to attend.

 

(OLNEY) The Wal-Mart DC #6059 CMN Motorcycle Ride is Saturday, August 29th. The cost is $20 for rider and $15 for passenger. The CMN Ride will start at 10am at Travco Motorsports and ride to the Garden Of The Gods in Southern Illinois. Cost includes lunch at Garden of The Gods and T-Shirt if pre-registered by August 21st. All proceeds go to Children’s Miracle Network. This is an alcohol –free run. For more information call the Wal-Mart DC at 393-5900, John Stephenson at 618-554-4572 or Kevin Foster at 618-838-9548.

 

(OLNEY) The Olney Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is Friday, August 21st at the Richland Country Club with lunch at 11:30am and Tee Time at 1pm. The cost is $260 for a 4 person team. Lunch Only tickets are $10. To sign-up and sponsorship opportunities call the Chamber at 618-392-2241.

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : St. Louis Cardinals baseball at 6:20pm on Freedom 92-9!