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May 13, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from Monday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost to the Cubs, 17-5 as Chicago outhit the Redbirds, 20 to 6
    *  the White Sox lost to Oakland,   :  all other Midwestern teams were idle Monday
*  the Cardinals will again host the Cubs tonight  :  the White Sox are back in Oakland
    *  the Reds host San Diego  :  the Royals host Colorado  :  the Twins host Boston
    *  the Brewers host Pittsburgh  :  the Indians are in Toronto

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won its final conference game of the year
*  the Tigers beat Casey-Westfield, 8-4 although the visiting Warriors outhit host Olney, 11 to 5
    *  Noah Buscher had the complete game victory giving up 4 earned runs while striking out 2
    *  Nolan Shan led Olney with 2 hits and 2 runs scored while Payton Billington had 2 RBI
    *  Reid Kocher had an RBI single and Evan Eagleson had a double and 2 runs scored
*  now at 19&7, the Tigers finish the LIC with a record of 8&3 – the Tigers play South Central tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won another conference game on the road
*  the Eagles beat Cumberland, 11-9 as Newton outhit the host Pirates, 16 to 13
    *  Caleb Chesnut was the winning pitcher in six innings and striking out 3
    *  Newton’s Nick Reis had 4 hits with 3 runs scored and 1 RBI
    *  Tanner Shull and Tim Weber each had 3 hits and 1 RBI
*  now at 11&10 overall, at 8&2 in the LIC, the Eagles are scheduled to host Lawrenceville today

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton lost a conference game on the road
*  the Lady Eagles lost to Cumberland, 5-3 as the Lady Pirates outhit visiting Newton, 11 to 9
    *  Emily Kerner and Maddie Baker had 2 hits each for Newton while Kristen Hardiek had a 2RBI hit
*  the Lady Eagles are scheduled to host the Olney Lady Tigers later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a conference game at home
*  the Lady Tigers fell to Casey-Westfield, 10-0 as the visiting Lady Warriors outhit Olney, 15 to 4
    *  Olney’s hits came from Taylor Barrick, Sarah Hill, Olivia Strong, and Caitlyn Monts
*  now at 14&13 overall, at 6&2 in the LIC, the Lady Tigers are scheduled to play at Newton today

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball yesterday – the Midland Trail Conference Tournament got started
*  Noble/Clay City beat Grayville, 12-2 in five innings in first round action
    *  Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher, allowing only 1 earned run and striking out 6
    *  NCC was led by Sarah Weiler with a single, double, 1 run scored, and 2 RBI
    *  Megan Hance had 2 hits and 2 runs scored and Kaitlyn Hemrich had a 2 RBI double
*  the Lady Wildcats are now 15&7 on the year and advance to semi-final action scheduled for today
    *  elsewhere – the Odin/Sandoval & Cisne game was suspended due to rain – weather permitting, it will
        resume at 3:30 this afternoon at Clay City – the winner stays to play top-seeded Wayne City in one of
        the tournament’s semi-final games at around 4:30 this afternoon – again, all weather permitting
*  Noble/Clay City will play the Woodlawn/Webber winner at 4:30 today at the High School in Noble
*  the final round of action will be held tomorrow, again weather permitting

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Baseball & Softball scores from yesterday’s action
Baseball  :  Robinson beat Marshall, 3-0  :  Edwards County beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 16-0
    *  Lawrenceville beat Oblong, 10-6  :  Flora beat Red Hill, 15-3
    *  Teutopolis beat Altamont, 7-2  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Dieterich, 7-5
Softball  :  Marshall beat Robinson, 17-2  :  Edwards County beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 16-10
    *  Lawrenceville beat Oblong, 3-0  :  Flora beat Red Hill, 13-3  :  Neoga beat Dieterich, 8-7

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the O-Town Strykerz Traveling Softball team from Olney is having a fundraising “Half Hog” raffle – the $10 tickets are available from the players and from Coach Bob Page – two winners will each get a half hog, processed by Blair’s Processing, west of Louisville, with a May 31st drawing – call 618-837-0326

 

(OLNEY)  the 16th annual Tiger Basketball Camp for area boys entering Grades 1 thru 8 this fall will be held May 27th thru 30th, Tuesday thru Friday – for $40 per player, each boy receives a t-shirt and the chance to compete for various trophies & prizes – registration forms are at all schools and players can sign up the first day of camp on the 27th – for more details, call Coach Rob Flanagan at 618-393-7072

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals for the 2014-2015 school year will be conducted this Friday at East Richland High School, in the Nurse’s Office – in the morning for girls, from 8:00 to 11:30, and in the afternoon for boys, from 1:00 to 4:00 – the cost is at $30 per athlete with checks to made payable to Richland Memorial Hospital – forms available at ERHS must be competed and signed by a parent before the athlete can receive a physical exam, plus payment must be made prior to exam – for more details, call the ERHS Office

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball at 4:30 today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with airtime at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 12, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball from the weekend involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals split two at Pittsburgh, losing Saturday, but winning last night
   *   elsewhere  :  the Cubs & White Sox both lost two while the Brewers won two
   *  the Royals, Reds, Indians, and Twins all split their two games over the weekend
*  the Cardinals return home to host the Cubs in the first of four against Chicago
    *  the White Sox are at Oakland  :  the Reds, Royals, Brewers, Indians, and Twins are all idle

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball Saturday – the Tigers won a rescheduled LIC game at home
*  Olney beat Edwards County, 12-6 as the Tigers outhit the visiting Lions, 16 to 9
    *  Tryston Runyon was the winning pitcher, throwing six and a third innings, and striking out 9
    *  Olney’s top hitter was Reid Kocher with 3 hits and 4 RBI
    *  Gage Miller had 4 hits and 2 runs scored, plus Tyler Zuber had 2 hits and 2 runs scored
*  now at 18&7, the Tigers improve to 7&3 in the Little Illini Conference
*  the Tigers play their final regular season conference game today, hosting Casey-Westfield in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball Saturday – Newton lost a close non-conference game on the road
*  the Eagles lost to Effingham St. Anthony, 12-11 although Newton outhit the host Bulldogs, 16 to 7
    *  Newton’s Luke Huston and Tanner Shull each had 3 hits and 1 RBI
    *  Caleb Chesnut, Allen Taylor, and Brock Mammoser each had 2 hits and combined for 4 RBI
*  now at 10&10 overall, Newton and its 7&3 LIC mark travel to Cumberland for conference action today

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area scores from High School Softball and Baseball games on Saturday
*  Baseball  :  Flora beat St. Elmo/Brownstown, 6-3
*  Softball  :  Marshall beat Edwards County, 5-4  :  Cumberland beat Arcola, 7-0
    *  Teutopolis took two from Carlyle, 12-1 and 15-3, both in five innings each

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track last Thursday – Newton won the Little Illini Conference Meet
*  the Lady Eagles were 54 points better than 2nd place Marshall, 168-114 – Olney was 3rd with 67 points
*  Cumberland was 4th with 61 points, then Robinson 5th with 53 points, and Flora was 6th with 40 points
*  the other teams were 7th place Red Hill, 8th place Lawrenceville, and 9th place Casey-Westfield
*  Palestine-Hutsonville and Oblong each did not score at the event
*  the first place Lady Eagles won 9 of the 18 events – Newton also had four 2nd’s and four 3rd’s as well
    *  McKendra Barthelme won three events, the 100 meter hurdles, the 300 meter hurdles, and the pole vault
    *  Hannah Litzelman won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash
    *  Lexie Davidson won the 1600 meter run
    *  Taylor Johnson won the triple jump
    *  Newton also won the 800 and 1600 meter relays, although the team runners were not provided to us
    *  McKendra Barthelme was 2nd in the long jump
    *  Reise Wyatt was 2nd in the shot put
    *  Lauren Probst was 2nd in the triple jump
    *  Rachel Mammoser was 2nd in the pole vault
    *  Alli Kline was 3rd in the 300 hurdles
    *  Lexie Davidson was 3rd in the long jump
    *  Reise Wyatt was 3rd in the discus throw
    *  Rachel Mammoser was 3rd in the high jump
    *  Newton also was 3rd in the 400 meter relay, although the team runners were not provided to us
*  congrats to Newton’s McKendra Barthelme named as the LIC Girls Track Meet Most Valuable Player

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track last Thursday – the Little Illini Conference Meet was held in Casey
*  Olney finished in third place behind Newton and Marshall
*  the Lady Tigers won one of the eighteen events, also had three 2nd’s, one 3rd, and five 4th’s
    *  Mary Grace Inyart won the discus throw
    *  Marley Miller, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, & Erina Moore were 2nd in the 400 meter relay
    *  Marley Miller, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, & Erina Moore were 2nd in the 800 meter relay
    *  Michaela Dowty, Taylor Hughes, Payton Blakney, & Holly Stallard were 2nd in the 3200 meter relay
    *  Jaycie Luna was 3rd in the triple jump
    *  Michaela Dowty was 4th in the 3200 meter relay
    *  Savannah Dunn was 4th in the 100 meter dash
    *  Simona Cargino was 4th in the 800 meter run
    *  Kylar Craig was 4th in the high jump
    *  Mary Grace Inyart was 4th in the shot put
*  the Lady Tigers will run in the Class 2A Sectional this Friday at Mattoon

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track last Thursday – Newton won the Little Illini Conference Meet
*  the Eagles won the championship by a three point margin over second place Robinson, 131 to 128
*  Olney was 3rd with 74 points, followed by 4th place Casey-Westfield at 58, and 5th place Cumberland
*  Red Hill was 6th, followed by Flora, Marshall, Palestine-Hutsonville, Oblong, and Lawrenceville
*  the champion Eagles won seven of the eighteen events, with one 2nd and four 3rd’s
    *  Lucas Stone won both the 200 meter dash and the 400 meter dash
    *  Jake Volk won both the 100 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles
    *  Cody Riddle won the discus throw
    *  Newton won both the 400 meter relay and 800 meter relay, but the relay runners were not identified
    *  Newton was 2nd the 1600 meter relay, although the team members were not provided to us
    *  Joseph Stone was 3rd in the 800 meter run
    *  Corey Workman was 3rd in the triple jump
    *  Brock Mammoser was 3rd in the pole vault
    *  Kiel Apple was 3rd in the 100 meter hurdles

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track last Thursday – the Little Illini Conference Meet was held in Casey
*  the 3rd place Olney Tigers won one of the eighteen events, with two 2nd’s, four 3rd’s, and three 4th’s
    *  Gus Lathrop won the 100 meter dash
    *  Gus Lathrop was 2nd in the 200 meter dash
    *  Nick Dobbs was 2nd in the 800 meter run
    *  Gus Lathrop was 3rd in the 400 meter dash
    *  Dalyn Brach was 3rd in the 3200 meter run
    *  Corben Roth was 3rd in the discus throw
    *  Nick Dobbs, Jonah Wendling, Michael DeMeyer, & Michael DeVenecia / 3rd in the 3200 meter relay
    *  Gus Lathrop was 4th in the long jump
    *  Matthew DeVenecia was 4th in the 800 meter run
    *  Trevor Jones was 4th in the discus throw
*  congratulations to Olney’s Gus Lathrop named as the LIC Boys Meet Most Valuable Player

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball – this week’s MTC Tournament is set to start today
*  the first round games will be played at the higher seeded sites this afternoon with game times at 4:30
    *  2nd-seeded Noble/Clay City will host 7th-seeded Grayville in Noble
    *  3rd-seeded Woodlawn will host 6th-seeded Webber Township
    *  4th-seeded Odin/Sandoval will host 5th-seeded Cisne
    *  top-seeded Wayne City gets a first round bye
*  the semi-finals will be tomorrow and the finals on Wednesday in Noble

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Baseball – this week’s MTC Tournament begins today
*  the first round games will be played at the higher seeded sites this afternoon with game times at 4:30
    *  7th-seeded Noble/Clay City will host 10th-seeded Wayne City in Clay City
    *  8th-seeded Cisne will host 9th-seeded Grayville
*  today’s winners advance into quarter-final round action tomorrow, also at the higher seeded team sites
*  the semi-finals and finals will then be held Wednesday and Thursday at Webber Township, in Bluford

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  sports physicals for the 2014-2015 school year will be conducted this Friday at East Richland High School, in the Nurse’s Office – in the morning for girls, from 8:00 to 11:30, and in the afternoon for boys, from 1:00 to 4:00 – the cost is at $30 per athlete with checks to made payable to Richland Memorial Hospital – forms available at ERHS must be competed and signed by a parent before the athlete can receive a physical exam, plus payment must be made prior to exam – for more details, call the ERHS Office

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in LIC baseball & softball – Casey-Westfield at Olney & Newton at Cumberland  :  in softball – Grayville at Noble/Clay City in Noble in the MTC Softball Tourney  :  in baseball – Wayne City at Noble/Clay City in Clay City in the MTC Baseball Tourney


 
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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball at 4:30 today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with airtime at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day & all night long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 10, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals lost the first of three in Pittsburgh, falling to the Pirates, 6-4
    *  elsewhere  :  Atlanta beat the Cubs, 3-2 in 10 innings  :  the White Sox beat Arizona, 9-3
    *  the Reds beat Colorado, 4-3  :  the Royals beat Seattle, 6-1   
    *  the Twins beat Detroit, 2-1  : the Indians beat Tampa Bay, 6-3
*  the Cardinals are back in Pittsburgh tonight
    *  all but one of the other Midwestern teams will also play under the lights tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won a rescheduled conference game at home
*  the Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 8-2 as Olney outhit the visiting Indians, 11 to 3
    *  Jonah Buscher was the winning pitcher allowing no earned runs and striking out 3
    *  Tyler Zuber led Olney with 3 hits and 1 RBI – Evan Eagleston had 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  now at 17&7, the Tigers improve to 6&3 in the Little Illini Conference
*  due to wet field conditions in Albion, Olney will host Edwards County today with a 12 noon start time

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other results from area High School Baseball & Softball from yesterday
Softball  :  Cumberland beat Charleston, 9-1  :  Effingham beat Flora, 4-2  :  Marshall beat Paris, 14-13
    *  Teutopolis lost two at Edwardsville, 5-1 and 9-2  :  Dieterich over Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick, 8-2
Baseball  :  Marshall beat Red Hill, 2-0  :  Robinson beat Oblong, 6-3  :  Dieterich beat Altamont, 6-2

 

(NOBLE)  the Midland Trail Conference Baseball and Softball All-Conference Teams have been released
*  there were four Lady Wildcats from Noble / Clay City named on the softball list
    *  Darcie Hawkins, Macy Lenear, Hannah Dulaney, and Megan Hance
*  there were two Wildcats from Noble / Clay City named on the baseball list
    *  the Klingler brothers – Quentin as All Conference and Collin as Honorable Mention
*  we’ll look at the complete list of MTC Baseball and Softball selections coming up next week

 

(NOBLE)  in Girls High School Softball – the MTC Tournament is set for next week
*  in fact, due to no team to finish the year at Waltonville, the Tournament finals have been moved to Noble
*  the first round games will be played at the higher seeded sites next Monday
    *  top-seeded Wayne City gets a first round bye
    *  2nd-seeded Noble/Clay City will host 7th-seeded Grayville in Noble at 4:30 on Monday
    *  3rd-seeded Woodlawn will host 6th-seeded Webber Township at 4:30 on Monday
    *  4th-seeded Odin/Sandoval will host 5th-seeded Cisne at 4:30 on Monday
*  the semi-finals will be Tuesday and the finals will be Wednesday on two diamonds in Noble

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League coming up this afternoon at 4:00, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge, at 215 North Fair Street in Olney – players must be 16 years old and older to play in the League – all are invited to today’s informational meeting – for more info, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Edwards County at Olney and Newton at St. Anthony  :  in softball – Lawrenceville at Olney  :  in boys tennis – Olney at the Robinson Tournament

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball at 12 noon on CBS Sports Radio WVLN  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with airtime at 5:55  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day & all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

 

May 9, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals were idle, as were the Reds and Brewers
    *  the Cubs beat the White Sox, 12-5  :  the Indians beat the Twins, 9-4  :  the Royals lost to Seattle, 1-0
*  on this Friday, the Cardinals start a series in Pittsburgh tonight against the Pirates
    *  the Cubs are in Atlanta  :  Reds host Colorado  :  the White Sox host Arizona  :  Royals are in Seattle
    *  the Brewers host the Yankees  :  the Indians are at Tampa Bay  :  the Twins are at Detroit

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Track yesterday – Newton won the LIC Conference Meet at Casey
*  congratulations to the Lady Eagles who were 54 points better than second place Marshall, 168 to 114
*  Olney finished third, followed by Robinson, Cumberland, Flora, and Red Hill in the top seven
*  rounding out the other teams were Lawrenceville, Casey-Westfield, Palestine-Hutsonville, and Oblong
*  we’ll take a look at the top individual finishes in our sports report next Monday

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track yesterday – Newton won the LIC Conference Meet in Casey
*  congratulations to the Eagles who were only one point better than second place Robinson, 121 to 120
*  the Olney Tigers finished third, followed by Casey-Westfield, Flora, and Cumberland
*  rounding out the other teams were Red Hill, Marshall, Palestine-Hutsonville, Oblong, and Lawrenceville
*  we’ll take a look at the top individual finishes in our sports report next Monday


 
(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney picked up another road win
*  the Tigers beat Dieterich, 6-1 although Olney was outhit by the host Movin' Maroons, 9 to 8
    *  lefty Tyler Zuber was the winning pitcher for Olney
    *  at the plate, Evan Eagleson led the way with 2 hits and 1 RBI
    *  Tryston Runyon and Nolan Shan each had 1 hit and 2 RBI
*  now at 16&7, the Tigers are scheduled to host Lawrenceville in LIC action today in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won a non-conference game at home
*  the Eagles beat South Central, 7-6 as Newton outhit the visiting Cougars, 7 to 6
    *  Tanner Shull was Newton's winning pitcher, while Bryan Spitzer got the final out for a save
    *  Jacob Lidy had 2 hits and 2 RBI while Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 1 RBI
    *  Mike Carr also had a hit and 2 RBI
*  now at 10&9 on the year, the Eagles are back in non-conference action tomorrow at St. Anthony

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a non-conference game on the road
*  the Lady Eagles beat Flora, 15-10 as Newton outhit the host Wolfgals, 14 to 12
    *  Karsyn McCoy was Newton's winning pitcher allowing only 2 earned runs while striking out 7
    *  Newton's top hitter was Brittany Fore with 4 hits, a double, and 2 RBI
*  the Lady Eagles return to LIC action next Monday at Cumberland

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough one-run game on the road
*  the Lady Tigers gave up a run in the bottom of the 7th to lose at Paris, 6-5 – Olney was outhit, 9 to 8
    *  Sarah Hill led Olney with 3 hits and 2 RBI
    *  K J Royse and Paige Ginder each had 2 hits and 1 RBI
*  now at 14&12, Olney is off until a conference matchup against Casey-Westfield at home Monday

 

(NEWTON)  in a few other High School Baseball & Softball games yesterday
*  Softball  :  Casey-Westfield beat Teutopolis, 7-4  :  Edwards County beat Lawrenceville, 13-1
*  Baseball  :  Edwards County beat Lawrenceville, 9-4  :  Flora beat Benton, 7-5

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – Olney picked up a conference win over at Frog Island in Flora
*  the Tennis Tigers beat the host Wolves, 7-2
*  Olney won five of the six singles matches
    *  Sterling Hostetter won the #2 singles match
    *  Andrew Garrett won the #3 singles match
    *  Cameron Pearcy won the #4 singles match
    *  Connor Walker won the #5 singles match
    *  and Austin Urfer won the #6 singles match
*  the TennisTigers won the top two doubles matches
    *  Andrew Garrett and Connor Walker won the #1 doubles match
    *  Austin Urfer and Cameron Pearcy won the #2 doubles match
*  the Tennis Tigers improve to 8&4 on the year, now 3&1 in the Little Illini Conference
*  the Tigers are back on the courts tomorrow up at the Robinson Doubles Tournament

 

(NOBLE)  in Girls High School Softball
*  the Midland Trail Conference Softball Tournament has been set for next week
*  in fact, due to no team to finish the year at Waltonville, the Tournament finals have been moved to Noble
*  the first round games will be played at the higher seeded sites next Monday
    *  top-seeded Wayne City gets a first round bye
    *  2nd-seeded Noble/Clay City will host 7th-seeded Grayville in Noble at 4:30 on Monday
    *  3rd-seeded Woodlawn will host 6th-seeded Webber Township at 4:30 on Monday
    *  4th-seeded Odin/Sandoval will host 5th-seeded Cisne at 4:30 on Monday
*  Monday’s winners advance to semi-final action at 4:30 on Tuesday at both fields in Noble
*  Tuesday’s winners play the championship game and the losers play for 3rd place on Wednesday

 

                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League coming up tomorrow afternoon at 4:00, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge, at 215 North Fair Street in Olney – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in baseball – Lawrenceville at Olney  :  in girls soccer – the Olney Lady Tigers finish up their regular season schedule on the road at Salem

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today at 4:30 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with airtime at 5:55  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 8, 2014

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday involving Midwestern teams
*  the Cardinals beat Atlanta, 7-1 as the Redbirds took two out of three from the Braves
    *  the White Sox beat the Cubs, 8-3  :  the Reds lost to Boston, 4-3  :  the Royals beat San Diego, 8-0
    *  the Indians beat the Twins, 4-3  :  the Brewers lost to Arizona, 3-2
*  the Cardinals are idle today until they open a three game series in Pittsburgh tomorrow night
    *  the White Sox again host the Cubs  :  the Indians again host the Twins
    *  the Royals are at Seattle  :  the Reds and Brewers are both idle until tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney won a non-conference game at home
*  the Tigers beat Mt. Carmel, 8-0 as Olney outhit the visiting Aces, 10 to 4
    *  Noah Buscher threw 6 innings of scoreless ball for the win
    *  Payton Billington led Olney with 2 hits and 3 RBI
    *  also with 2 hits each were Evan Eagleson, Tryston Runyon, and Gage Miller
*  now at 15&7, the Tigers are back in action today at Dieterich with game time at 4:00 this afternoon

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a conference game at home
*  the Wildcats beat Cisne, 6-3 in Midland Trail Conference action
    * NCC’s winning pitcher was Mason Armstrong with a complete game victory
    *  Jon Ausbrook and Garrett Williams were the top Wildcat hitters with 2 hits apiece
*  the Wildcats are back in MTC conference action today at Clay City against Sandoval

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won a rescheduled LIC game at home
*  the Lady Eagles beat Lawrenceville, 11-1 in 5 innings as Newton outhit the Lady Indians, 14 to 2
    *  Karsyn McCoy was the winning pitcher, allowing no earned runs, only 2 hits, and striking out 5
    *  the top Newton hitter was Brittney Fore with 3 hits and 3 RBI
    *  Karsyn McCoy, Ginny Sandschafer, and Maddie Baker each had 2 hits with a combined 5 RBI
*  the Lady Eagles are in non-conference action today traveling to Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney lost a tough non-conference game on the road
*  the Lady Tigers fell to Mattoon, 5-1 as the host Lady Green Wave outhit Olney, 7 to 3
    *  Taylor Barrick led the Lady Tigers at the plate with 1 hit and Olney’s only run scored
    *  Jansen Yonaka and Paige Ginder had the other hits for Olney
*  now at 14&11 on the year, the Lady Tigers are quickly back in action traveling to Paris this afternoon

 

(NOBLE)  in High School Softball yesterday – Noble/Clay City won a MTC game at home
*  the Wildcats beat Cisne, 9-2 as the NCC Ladies outhit the visiting Lady Lions, 8 to 4
    *  Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher with a complete 7 inning game and 8 strikeouts
    *  top NCC hitters were Mariah Bennett and Macy Hance, each with 2 hits and a combined 3 RBI
    *  Dani Hawkins and Sarah Weiler each had an RBI hit as well
*  now at 14&7 overall, 6&1 in the Midland Trail Conference, the MTC Tournament is next week
*  since Noble/Clay City is among the top three MTC teams, they will host a first round game on Monday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area scores in High School Baseball & Softball yesterday
*  Softball  :  Robinson beat Cumberland, 6-3  :  Salem beat Woodlawn, 8-5
    *  Odin beat Christ Our Rock, 23-2  :  Centralia beat Marion, 1-0
    *  in the National Trail Tournament  :  St. Anthony beat Neoga, 8-6  :  Altamont beat South Central, 12-1
        *  Stewardson-Strasburg/Windsor beat Beecher City/Cowden Herrick, 11-1
        *  St. Elmo/Brownstown beat Dieterich, 8-1
*  Baseball  :  Teutopolis beat Paris, 13-3  :  Salem beat South Central, 21-17  :  North Clay beat Flora, 12-9
    *  Centralia beat Marion, 7-3 

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track from last week’s Junior NEC Conference Track Meet in Olney
*  it was Carmi winning the five team event, outscoring the host Cubs by only 6 points, 124 to 118
*  Fairfield finished 6 points back in third place, while Flora was fourth and Mt. Carmel was fifth
*  the second place Olney Cubs won 2 of the 14 varsity events, with three 2nd’s and three 3rd’s
    *  Braxton Burgener won the pole vault
    *  Peyton Blanton won the 100 meter low hurdles
    *  Addison Craig was 2nd in the 1600 meter run
    *  Cameron Flanagan, Page Wibbenmeyer, Hunter Nelson, & Stephon Baskerville / 2nd / 800 meter relay
    *  Josiah Burkhart was 2nd in the pole vault
    *  Max Balding was 3rd in the discus throw
    *  Caleb Gardner, Braxton Burgener, Hunter Nelson, & Stephon Baskerville / 3rd in the 400 meter relay
    *  Cole Simpson, Pierece Jones, Josiah Burkhart, & Tyler Hughes were 3rd in the 1600 meter relay

 

(FLORA)  here’s the top finishers from last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway
Sprints  :  Jerrod Hull took the checkered flag  :  Joey Moughan was 2nd  :  Critter Malone was 3rd
B-Mods  :  Brett Page crossed the finish line first  :  Kyle Blair was 2nd  :  Adam Scherer was 3rd
Hornets  :  Jeremy Gwyn won the featured race  :  Blaze Burwell was 2nd  :  Dale May was 3rd
Modifieds  :  Everett Bradham took the checkered flag  :  Ed Roley was 2nd  :  Rob Timmons was 3rd
Pure Stocks  :  J. Forston crossed the finish line first  :  Levi Porter was 2nd  :  Rodney Anderson was 3rd
*  it’s back to oval, dirt track racing this Saturday night, with a Mother’s Day Weekend Special
    *  a Powder Puff Race for all ladies will be held at the end of the racing show
    *  the Gateway Vintage Car Association will make its first of two appearances this year
    *  not to mention the normal racing with the non-wing sprints, modifieds, pure stocks, b-mods, & hornets
*  gates open at 4:30 and racing at 7:30 – all at the Clay County Speedway, along Route 45, north of Flora

 


                                                  LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host its annual Golf Classic at Meadowview Golf Course near Mattoon on Friday, May 23rd, with a shotgun start at 12 noon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 followed by a dinner at the end of golfing – the entry fee is $125 per golfer, which includes lunch, 18 holes of golf, a cart, refreshments, and dinner – for more, logon at www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Athletic Association will have an informational meeting about The League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball League this Saturday, May 10th, at Pita’s & More, located inside the Eagle’s Lodge at 215 North Fair Street in Olney, starting at 4:00 – everyone is welcome to attend, although players must be 16 years old and older to play – for more information, call Ed at 618-838-5056

 

(OLNEY)  the final signup for 2014 Olney Junior Pro Football is tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Pavilion in Olney’s Musgrove Park – the cost is at $40 per player – all youngsters are urged to signup

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys and girls track – Newton, Olney, and others at the Little Illini Conference Track Meets in Casey  :  in boys tennis – Olney at Flora  :  in baseball – South Central at Newton, Olney at Dieterich, and Sandoval at Clay City against Noble/Clay City  :  in softball – Newton at Flora and Olney at Paris

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today at 4:30 on 103.5 “The Eagle  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN