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Local Sports

March 29, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League action last night Midwestern teams
both the Blues and Blackhawks are idle
* among the winners were the Avalanche and the Flames
the Blues are back in action tonight at home in St. Louis against the Colorado Avalanche
the Blackhawks are back in action tonight on the road to Minnesota to play the Wild


 
(OLNEY)  in Major League Spring Training Baseball yesterday involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Mets, 3-1 as the Redbirds are now 9-13 in spring training action
* the teams that won include the White Sox, Reds, Indians, Twins, and Astros
* those that lost includes the Pirates, Brewers, Tigers, and Braves
* the Cubs & Angels played to an 8-8 tie – the Royals’ split squads won one and lost one
the Cardinals are back in spring training action today against the Washington Nationals


 
(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – Olney Central College won two more at home
the Blue Knights took two games from Morthland University, 16-0 and 14-0
* the OCC winning pitchers were Tanner Smith (1-1) and Casey Roberts (2-1)
now at 26-4 on the year, the Blue Knights take their 7-0 GRAC record to Wabash Valley for a 3:00 game


 
(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – Olney Central College won a GRAC twinbill
the Lady Knights swept a conference doubleheader from Frontier Community College
* OCC won the first game, 8-0 in five innings and game two, 11-4
at 22-12, now 4-4 in the GRAC, the Lady Knights will host Lake Land today in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won its season opener on the road
the Tigers won at Charleston, 8-1 as Olney picked up a win with its first match of 2016
Olney won five of the six singles matches
* Connor Walker won the #1 singles match in two sets
* Austin Urfer won the #2 singles match in two sets
* Brock VanBlaricum lost the #3 singles match in three sets
* Tanner Hendrickson won the #4 singles match in two sets
* Kye Stallard won the #5 singles match in four sets
* Donnie Watson won the #6 singles match in two sets
Olney also won all three of the doubles matches over Charleston
* Connor Walker and Austin Urfer won the #1 doubles match in two sets
* Brock VanBlaricum and Tanner Hendrickson won the #2 doubles match in four sets
* Kye Stallard and Marshall King won the #3 doubles match in two sets
in the Junior Varsity matches, all of which were doubles
* Olney won seven of the nine overall jv matches
the 1-0 Tennis Tigers have their first home match tomorrow against Fairfield


 
(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton lost a tough one at home
the Eagles lost to Oblong, 6-3 as Newton was outhit by the visiting Panthers, 7 to 5
* Newton’s Mitch Bierman had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Connor Bierman had an RBI hit
* Dawson Maus led Oblong with3 hits and 1 RBI – Hunter Goodwin had 2 hits and 2 RBI
the 1-3 Eagles are scheduled to host Olney in non-conference action on Thursday in Newton


 
(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney was shutout on the road
the Tigers lost to Mattoon, 6-0 as the host Green Wave outhit visiting Olney, 11 to 1
* Olney’s lone hit came from senior Tanner Hout
the 2-2 Tigers return to non-conference action today when they host Fairfield at Millspaugh Field


 
(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough one on the road
the Lady Tiger fell to Teutopolis, 5-2 as the Lady Wooden Shoes outhit visiting Olney, 11 to 4
* Sarah Hill and Kennedy Steber each had 1 hit and each scored one of the two Olney runs
now at 3-2 on the year, the Lady Tigers are back at home this afternoon to host Fairfield


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some other area results in High School Baseball yesterday
* Edwards County beat Fairfield, 5-2
* Teutopolis beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 12-2


 
(NEWTON)  here’s some other area results in High School Softball yesterday
* Paris beat Neoga, 14-0
* Cumberland beat Effingham St. Anthony, 9-2
* Edwards County beat Fairfield, 12-11
* Shelbyville beat Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City, 13-2

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – Olney opens up with its home opener this afternoon
the Lady Tigers did not play this past Saturday as the Kaskaskia Shootout was postponed until later
the Lady Tigers have their home opener this afternoon against Charleston at 4:30
that’s later today out on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  if you’re on the move and want to hear that upcoming baseball or softball game that’s on our Sports Broadcast Schedule, then download now our “free” smart phone Apps in the iPhone or Google Play Store today – download any or all of our Apps for Freedom 92.9 WSEI, CBS Sports Radio WVLN, or 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK – plus, around the clock streaming is also available on our three websites at www.freedom929.comwww.1035theeagle.com,  or www.wvlnam.com  – we’re on-air, online, and mobile, so download your “free” streaming Apps today and listen wherever you may be

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s a look at today’s High School Sports Calendar  :
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer at home against Charleston
* Olney Tiger baseball at home against Fairfield
* Newton Eagle tennis at Casey-Westfield
* Olney Lady Tiger softball at home against Fairfield

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

March 28, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League action from over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
Friday  :  with only three games on the schedule
* the St. Louis Blues beat the Vancouver Canucks, 4-0
Saturday  :  there was a full fourteen game schedule played
* the St. Louis Blues beat the Washington Capitals, 4-0
* the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Calgary Flames, 4-1
Sunday  :  there were only three games on the schedule
* the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Vancouver Canucks, 3-2  :  the Blues were idle
both the Blues and Blackhawks are idle tonight – the Blues are back at home tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Spring Training Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost two games, falling to the Nationals Saturday and to the Marlins yesterday
* also losing both games over the weekend were the Cubs
* the Reds won both of their games on Saturday and Sunday
* the White Sox and Royals split their games over the weekend
the Cardinals are back in spring training action today against the New York Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball Saturday – Olney Central College won two games at home
the Blue Knights swept the two conference games from Shawnee on Dennis Conley Field
OCC won the first nine inning game, 10-3 as the Blue Knights outhit the Saints, 13 to 10
* OCC’s Robert Gutierrez got the win allowing 1 run on 3 hits in 6 innings while striking out 4
OCC won the second game in five innings, 14-4  as the Blue Knights outhit Shawnee, 12 to 9
* OCC’s Will Ray was the winning pitcher, allowing the 4 runs on 9 hits and striking out 8
the Blue Knights were led in hitting on the day by several hitters
* rightfielder Nolan Fertig had five singles, one double, and three RBI
* catcher Trey Fulton had two singles, two doubles, and six RBI
* shortstop Camden Mercier had four singles, four runs scored, and three RBI
* third baseman Ryan Hinckley had two singles, a sacrifice fly, and two RBI
now at 24-4 on the year, 7-0 in the GRAC, the Blue Knights are scheduled to host Morthland today

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball Saturday – Olney Central College lost two games at home
the Lady Knights lost the first game to Shawnee, 3-0 and lost the second game as well, 6-2
OCC Ladies are now 20-12 overall and now 2-4 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights are scheduled to host Frontier Community College today at OCC

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball from last Friday – Newton lost at home
the Eagles fell to Charleston, 7-2 as the visiting Trojans outhit Newton, 11 to 6
* Newton’s Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 2 RBI – Tim Weber also had 2 hits for the Eagles
the 1-2 Eagles are scheduled to host Oblong today at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park in Newton

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area weekend results in High School Baseball
* Edwards County beat Carmi, 6-4
* Odin beat Mulberry Grove, 13-4
* LaSalle Peru beat Teutopolis, 4-2
* Greenville beat Teutopolis, 2-0
* Teutopolis beat Columbia, 5-4
* Belleville West beat Centralia, 13-4

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some area weekend results in High School Softball
* Paris beat Robinson, 5-4
* Paris beat Bismarck-Henning, 3-0
* Paxton-Buckley-Loda beat Marshall, 4-3
* Tuscola beat Marshall, 10-1
* Mulberry Grove beat Odin, 6-1
* Effingham beat LaSalle-Peru, 6-2
* Greenville beat Altamont, 11-1

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association has a fundraiser coming up on June 18th
the Ladies Fastpitch Softball Tournament will be held in Olney’s Musgrove Park
* the double elimination event is open to those high school age and older
* the team entry fee is at $250 with the entry deadline set at June 13th
* first prize is a refund of the entry fee amount
for details, check the Richland County Athletic Association Facebook page online
or for more information, call Julia Thrasher at  618-204-1958

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $15 for pre-registration by April 17th, then $20 after that for late registration – the first 100 participants will receive a special t-shirt, plus there will be cash prizes and age-group awards that day – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  if you’re on the move and want to hear that upcoming baseball or softball game that’s on our Sports Broadcast Schedule, then download now our “free” smart phone Apps in the iPhone or Google Play Store today – download any or all of our Apps for Freedom 92.9 WSEI, CBS Sports Radio WVLN, or 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK – plus, around the clock streaming is also available on our three websites at www.freedom929.comwww.1035theeagle.com,  or www.wvlnam.com  – we’re on-air, online, and mobile, so download your “free” streaming Apps today and listen wherever you may be

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  here’s a look at today’s High School Sports Calendar  :
* Olney Tiger baseball at Mattoon
* Newton Eagle baseball at home with Oblong
* Olney Lady Tiger softball at Teutopolis
* Newton Lady Eagle softball at home with Oblong
* Olney Lady Tigers / Olney Tiger track at Effingham
* Olney Tiger tennis at Charleston

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com  :  it’s Newton Eagles baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

March 26, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Spring Training action yesterday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals and Mets played to a 5-5 tie
* yesterday’s winners were the Brewers, Twins, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Cubs, White Sox, Royals, Reds, Indians, and Pirates
* the Astros and Braves played to a 1-1 tie
the Cardinals are back in action today against the Washington Nationals

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Oney Richland County won at home
the Lady Tigers beat Mt. Vernon, 5-4 in nine innings although Olney was outhit, 11 to 9
* Olney’s Sophia Colclasure was the complete game winner while striking out five
* Colclasure and Paige Ginder each had two hits, plus Dani Hawkins had a two RBI hit
now at 3-1 on the year, the Lady Tigers are back in action Monday at Teutopolis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney Richland County lost on the road
the Tigers lost a non-conference game at Flora, 8-2 as the Wolves outhit Olney, 10 to 4
* for Olney, Gage Miller had a pair of two-out RBI singles
* Luke Lambird had a double and run scored
now at 2-1 on the year, the Tigers are back in action Monday at Mattoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – Olney Central College is back in action today
the Lady Knights are currently 20-10 overall, having won 5 of their last 7 games
the OCC Ladies are even up in Great Rivers Athletic Conference play, at 2-2
the Lady Knights will host a GRAC doubleheader with Shawnee this afternoon, first game at 12 noon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – Olney Central College will return to action today
the Blue Knights currently have a 22-4 overall record, having won 9 of their last 11 games
the Blue Knights are undefeated at 5-0 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
OCC will host a conference doubleheader with Shawnee Community College this afternoon
the first game starts at 12:00 noon out at Dennis Conley Field on the OCC campus

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer – the Olney Lady Tigers are out on the pitch today
the Lady Tigers will take part in the Kaskaskia Shootout this morning thru afternoon over in Marion County

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  if you’re on the move and want to hear that upcoming baseball or softball game that’s on our Sports Broadcast Schedule, then download now our “free” smart phone Apps in the iPhone or Google Play Store today – download any or all of our Apps for Freedom 92.9 WSEI, CBS Sports Radio WVLN, or 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK – plus, around the clock streaming is also available on our three websites at www.freedom929.comwww.1035theeagle.com,  or www.wvlnam.com  – we’re on-air, online, and mobile, so download your “free” streaming Apps today and listen wherever you may be

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council has its annual Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk this morning, starting within the hour at 8:00 – the route will start and end at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney with a $10 donation as the entry fee – no pre-registration needed – just show up, pay the small fee, and walk or run to help out – all the money raised will support the Together We Play Park project in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 11:45 and first pitch at 11:55  :  it’s Olney Central College Blue Knights baseball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with the first of two games at 12:00 noon – our pre-game starts at around 11:50 – the game two at around 3:00 this afternoon – plus both games can be heard live on our around-the-clock website, at  www.wvlnam.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day, all night, and all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

March 25, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League action last night involving Midwestern teams
both the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks were idle Thursday night
* among the winners were the Jets, the Wild, and the Oilers
* among those that lost last night were the Flames, the Avalanche, and the Stars
the Blues are back on the ice tonight as they’ll host the Canucks in St. Louis
the Blackhawks return to action tomorrow night in Calgary against the Flames

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Spring Training yesterday, involving Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals lost to one of the hottest spring training teams, the Washington Nationals, 8-2
* yesterday’s winners included the Cubs, Twins, Brewers, Rangers, and Astros
* those who lost on Thursday included the White Sox, Royals, Reds, Tigers, and Pirates
the Cardinals are back in action this afternoon as they’ll play the New York Mets

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Soccer yesterday – Olney opened its season with a tough loss
the Lady Tigers lost a one goal match at Mattoon, 3-2
* Olney’s goals were scored by Sarah Guinn and Jessica Clark, both assisted by Kylar Craig
* Olney’s defensive effort was led by Hali Hahn and Stephanie Shan
the Lady Tigers are quickly back in action tomorrow at the Kaskaskia Shootout

 

(NEWTON)  most all other high school sporting events were washed out due to the rain

 

(OLNEY)  here’s results from most of the downstate Class M Junior High Volleyball Regionals
in the Class M Regional Championship matches from earlier this week
@ Norris City  :  NCOE (Norris City-Omaha-Enfield) beat Goreville
@ Marissa  :  Marissa beat Trico
@ Zeigler  :  Zeigler-Royalton beat Christopher
@ Breese  :  Breese beat Woodlawn
the Class M Regional @ Louisville is next Tuesday
* the teams involved are North Clay, Wayne City, Fairfield, and South Central
the SIJHSAA Class M State Volleyball Tournament will be April 2nd at Nashville High School

 

(OLNEY)  here’s most of the results from some downstate Class S Junior High Volleyball Regionals
in the Class S Regional Championship matches from earlier this week
@ Allendale  :  Clay City beat Cisne
@ New Hope  :  New Hope beat Kell / Farrington
@ Sandoval  :  Central City beat Centralia Trinity
@ St. Peter  :  Altamont Lutheran beat Trinity Stewardson
@ Centralia  :  New Horizon beat North Wamac / Irvington
@ Odin  :  Selmaville beat Iuka
@ Ewing  :  Ewing beat Waltonville
@ Creal Springs  :  OLMC Herrin beat Adams
@ Giant City  :  Elverado beat DeSoto
@ Breese  :  Bartelso beat St. Libory
@ Germantown  :  St.Rose beat Germantown
the SIJHSAA Class S State Volleyball Tournament will be April 2nd at Herrin High School
the SIJHSAA Class L State Volleyball Tournament will be April 2nd at Pinckneyville High School

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Hoops – the Lion’s Club All-Star Game is tonight at Rend Lake College
the downstate Girls All-Star Game will kick things off at 6:00, featuring 33 girls from Route 50 south
the Girls Purple Team will be led by Wayne City Head Basketball Coach DeAirdra Dagg
* includes Woodlawn’s Kerstie Harlow, Webber’s Kaylea Potter, and Wayne City’s America Dagg
* others from Centralia, Mt. Vernon, Johnston City, Galatia, Du Quoin, Christopher, and Carbondale
the Girls Gold Team will be led by Carbondale Head Basketball Coach Marialice Jenkins
* players from Centralia, Mt. Vernon, Eldorado, Carterville, Benton, Pinckneyville, and Massac County

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Hoops – the Lion’s Club All-Star Game in tonight at Rend Lake College
the downstate Boys All-Star Game begins at around 8:00, featuring 52 boys from Route 50 south
the Boys Gold Team will be led by Christopher Head Basketball Coach Eric Stallman
* includes Olney Tiger Tanner Stoltz and Wayne City’s Nick Downen
* others from Carmi, Carlyle, Centralia, Mt. Vernon, Harrisburg, Pinckneyville, and Nashville
the Boys Purple Team will be led by Dongola Head Basketball Coach Kevin Cox
* players from Salem, Woodlawn, Waltonville, Eldorado, Carbondale, Meridian, Carterville, and Trico
also includes a 3-point shooting contest, concessions, a slam dunk contest, game MVP’s, and more

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball – Olney Central College is back in action tomorrow
the Lady Knights are currently 20-10 overall, having won 5 of their last 7 games
the OCC Ladies are even up in Great Rivers Athletic Conference play, at 2-2
the Lady Knights will host a GRAC doubleheader with Shawnee tomorrow afternoon, first game at 12 noon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball – Olney Central College will return to action tomorrow
the Blue Knights currently have a 22-4 overall record, having won 9 of their last 11 games
the Blue Knights are undefeated at 5-0 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
OCC will host a conference doubleheader with Shawnee Community College tomorrow afternoon
the first game starts at 12:00 noon Saturday out at Dennis Conley Field on the OCC campus

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  if you’re on the move and want to hear that upcoming baseball or softball game that’s on our Sports Broadcast Schedule, then download now our “free” smart phone Apps in the iPhone or Google Play Store today – download any or all of our Apps for Freedom 92.9 WSEI, CBS Sports Radio WVLN, or 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK – plus, around the clock streaming is also available on our three websites at www.freedom929.comwww.1035theeagle.com,  or www.wvlnam.com  – we’re on-air, online, and mobile, so download your “free” streaming Apps today and listen wherever you may be

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council has its annual Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk tomorrow morning, starting at 8:00 – the route will start and end at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney with a $10 donation as the entry fee – no pre-registration needed – just show up tomorrow morning and walk or run to help out – all the money raised will support the Together We Play Park project in Olney’s Musgrove Park

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on the local High School Sports Calendar for this Friday  (what we’re aware of)
* Newton Eagle baseball at home against Charleston
* Olney Tiger baseball at Flora
* Newton Eagle & Lady Eagle track at the Bloomington Indoor State Meet
* Olney Lady Tiger softball at home against Mt. Vernon

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30 – plus live online at  www.wvlnam.com  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

March 24, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League action last night involving Midwestern teams
both the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks were idle Wednesday night
* there are eleven games on the ice tonight but the Blues and Blackhawks are both off again tonight
the Blues will host the Canucks tomorrow night while Chicago plays in Calgary Saturday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball Spring Training yesterday, involving Midwestern teams
* the Cardinals held on to beat the Marlins, 4-1 as the Redbirds’ spring record improves to 8-10
* yesterday’s winners included the White Sox, Indians, Pirates, Rangers, and Astros
* those who lost on Wednesday includes the Cubs, Royals, and Twins
the Cardinals are back in action today as they’ll play the Washington Nationals

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – Olney Central College won on the road
the Blue Knights won a single nine inning game at Shawnee Community College, 6-0
* OCC’s Renton Poole improves to 3-0 with the complete game one hitter with 11 strike outs
* at the plate, Nolan Fertig had 3 hits, while Trey Fulton had 2 hits and 4 RBI
now at 22-4 on the year, the Blue Knights host Shawnee with two games tomorrow afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball yesterday – Olney Central College split two games on the road
the Lady Knights lost to Parkland, 8-1 but came back to win the second game, 5-1
now at 20-10, the Lady Knights are rained out today, scheduled to host Shawnee tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won a non-conference game on the road
the Lady Tigers beat Cumberland, 2-0 although Olney was outhit by the host Lady Pirates, 6 to 4
* Olney’s Larissa Michels threw a complete 7 inning shutout, striking out 8
* Paige Ginder led Olney at the plate with 2 hits and 1 RBI – Michels also had a RBI hit for Olney
the 2-1 Lady Tigers are scheduled to host Mt. Vernon today on the RCHS Softball Field

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area results in High School Baseball yesterday
* Oblong beat Lawrenceville, 6-5
* Edwards County beat North Clay / Louisville, 3-0
* Teutopolis beat Casey-Westfield, 11-0
* Waltonville beat Fairfield, 10-4
* Effingham St. Anthony beat Robinson, 11-5

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area results in High School Softball yesterday
* Oblong beat Lawrenceville, 8-0
* Robinson beat Effingham St. Anthony, 16-0
* Cisne beat Webber, 6-5
* Odin beat South Central, 11-0
* Waltonville beat Fairfield, 12-1

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track from Saturday’s Class AA Invitational Meet at Charleston
the Olney Tigers took part, but did not place among the 31 big school teams that participated
Cahokia won the event, beating 2nd place Marion by 18 points, 82-60 – Mattoon & Mt. Vernon tied for 7th
Charleston and Effingham tied for 24th, while Mt. Zion and Salem tied for 26th
here’s how the Olney Tigers finished in their respective events
* Ben Lynch was 9th among 18 athletes in the pole vault finals
* Gavin Lathrop was 12th among 23 runners in the 200 meter dash finals
* Gavin Lathrop was 14th among 51 runners in the 60 meter dash preliminaries
* Michael DeMeyer was 15th among 48 runners in the 1600 meter run finals
* Dalton Mitchell was 17th among 23 runners in the 400 meter dash finals
* Chase Williams was 19th among 26 athletes in the long jump finals
* Owen Powell, Caleb Thomas, Trey Nosek, & Nathaniel Troester were 20th in the 3200 meter relay
* Noah Allen, Ryan Shipley, Cameron Howard, & Dillion Haney were 20th in the 800 meter relay
* Dalton Mitchell, Nathan DeMeyer, Cameron Howard, & Collin Smith were 22nd in the 1600 meter relay
* Peyton Blanton was 22nd among 35 runners in the 60 meter hurdles preliminaries
* Cole Simpson was 32nd and Nathan DeMeyer was 36th in the 800 meter run
* Tyler Hughes was 42nd in the 1600 meter run
the Tiger Tracksters will be in action next Monday at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track from Saturday’s Class A Invitational Meet at Charleston
the Newton Eagles took part, finishing tied for 13th place among the total 39 teams that participated
St. Joseph-Ogden won the event, beating 2nd place Pleasant Plains, 47-39 – Robinson was 3rd at 37
Shelbyville finished 4th, Cumberland tied for 7th, Teutopolis tied for 15th, Patoka was 25th
Marshall and Effingham St. Anthony tied for 27th
here’s how the Newton Eagles finished in their respective events
* Keith King was 3rd among the 12 athletes in the high jump
* Collin Harris, Joe Stone, Michael Koebele, & Kirk Johnson were 5th in the 3200 meter relay
* Rhett Kocher was 6th among 29 athletes in the long jump finals
* Nick Cartright was 7th among 39 athletes in the shot put finals
* Kiel Apple was 7th in the 60 meter hurdles finals
* Joe Stone, Brycen Dhom, Michael Koebele, & Tim Weber were 7th in the 1600 meter relay
* Grant Stark tied for 11th in the pole vault finals
* Keith King was 13th among 27 runners in the 400 meter dash finals
* Seth Wills tied for 18th in the shot put
* Brysen Dhom was 19th among 63 runners in the 60 meter dash preliminaries
* Brysen Dhom was 20th among 31 runners in the 200 meter dash finals
* Collin Harris was 26th among the 53 runners in the 1600 meter run finals
* Kirk Johnson was 35th and Colton Angel was 50th among the 56 runners in the 800 meter run
the Newton Tracksters are back in action tomorrow up at the Bloomington Indoor State Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Basketball – the 2016 Lion’s Club All-Star games are coming up tomorrow night
the girls & boys games will be played down at Rend Lake College near Ina with games at 6:00 and 8:00
all the rosters includes players from U.S. Route 50 south – we’ll look at those involved in tomorrow’s sports

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  if you’re on the move and want to hear that upcoming baseball or softball game that’s on our Sports Broadcast Schedule, then download now our “free” smart phone Apps in the iPhone or Google Play Store today – download any or all of our Apps for Freedom 92.9 WSEI, CBS Sports Radio WVLN, or 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK – plus, around the clock streaming is also available on our three websites at www.freedom929.comwww.1035theeagle.com,  or www.wvlnam.com  – we’re on-air, online, and mobile, so download your “free” streaming Apps today and listen wherever you may be

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Recreation Council has its annual Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk this Saturday morning, starting at 8:00 – the route will start and end at the Musgrove Aquatic Center in Olney with a $10 donation as the entry fee – no pre-registration needed – just show up and walk or run to help out – all the money raised will support the Together We Play Park project in Olney’s Musgrove Park

 

(OLNEY)  the Wal-Mart DC #6059, in cooperation with Britton’s Bullpen and Top Spin Larry’s, is having their nine hole, two person, alternate-shot golf tournament, running all of this week – it continues today thru Saturday, each day during regular hours of operations at Top Spin Larry’s, the popular golf simulator at Britton’s Bullpen – the cost is at $20 per person & tee times are available each day – prizes awarded for the top team/teams – all proceeds will benefit the Children’s Miracle Network – to signup, call  618-393-5900

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on the local High School Sports Calendar for this Thursday
* Newton Eagle baseball at Altamont  -  ? ? ?
* Olney Lady Tiger softball will host Mt. Vernon  -  cancelled
* Newton Lady Eagle softball at Dieterich  -  cancelled
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer season opener at Mattoon - will be played

 

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