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May 25, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals were humbled by the Cubs, 12-3 as the series is tied at a game apiece
* the Midwestern winners last night were the Royals, Brewers, Pirates, Tigers, Indians, and Astros
* the teams that lost were the White Sox, Reds, Twins, and Braves
the Cardinals and Cubs will wrap up their series with an afternoon game today in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League playoffs last night
* the Penguins beat the Lightning, 5-2 to tie up the Eastern Conference Finals
the seventh and deciding game will be tomorrow night in Pittsburgh
game six in the Western Conference Finals is tonight in San Jose
* the St. Louis Blues trail in the series, two games to three, and must win tonight to stay alive in the series

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Postseason Softball yesterday – Olney ended its season on the road
the Lady Tigers lost to Marion, 10-0 in a Class 3A Regional Semi-Final game on Tuesday
the Lady Wildcats outhit the Olney Lady Tigers, 12 to 2
* Olney’s only hits were a double by Sophia Colclasure and a single by Dani Hawkins
the Lady Tigers end their season with an overall record at 15-17

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some downstate results in Class 1A & 2A Softball Sectional action yesterday
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Casey-Westfield beat Bethany Okaw Valley, 11-0
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Raymond Lincolnwood beat Effingham St. Anthony, 2-0
* Class 1A @ New Athens  :  Clay City / North Clay and Lebanon were rained out
* Class 1A @ Cobden  :  Campbell Hill Trico beat Pope County, 14-0
* Class 2A @ Shelbyville  :  Tuscola beat Breese Central, 7-2  :  Flora beat Macon Meridian, 10-0
* Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Carmi beat Nashville, 10-2  :  Carterville beat West Frankfort, 2-1
the Class 1A & 2A Sectionals continue with some downstate games this afternoon
* Class 1A @ New Athens  :  Clay City plays Lebanon at 3:00  :  New Athens plays Edwards County
* Class 1A @ Cobden  :  Cobden plays Steeleville
* Class 2A @ Gillespie  :  Gillespie plays Williamsville
* Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Carterville plays West Frankfort
the Class 1A & 2A Sectional championships are scheduled for Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some downstate results in Class 3A & 4A Softball Regional action yesterday
* Class 3A @ Centralia  :  Centralia beat Benton, 12-1
* Class 3A @ Charleston  :  Mattoon beat Lincoln, 6-1  :  Charleston beat Paris, 8-3
* Class 3A @ Carbondale  :  Herrin beat Massac County, 10-0  :  Carbondale beat Harrisburg, 6-2
* Class 3A @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion beat Decatur MacArthur, 15-1
* Class 3A @ Taylorville  :  Taylorville beat Rochester, 4-2
* Class 3A @ Troy  :  Freeburg beat Mascoutah, 2-1
* Class 3A @ Columbia  :  Columbia beat Cahokia, 19-0
the Class 3A & 4A Regionals continue with some more downtown games this afternoon
* Class 3A @ Rantoul  :  Effingham plays Rantoul
* Class 3A @ Troy  :  Troy Triad plays Jerseyville
* Class 3A @ Columbia  :  Highland plays Waterloo
the Class 3A & 4A Regional championships are scheduled for Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some downstate matchups in IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball Sectionals today
* Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  Newton plays Piasa Southwestern at 4:00  :  Teutopolis plays Trenton Wesclin
* Class 2A @ Du Quoin  :  Murphysboro plays Zeigler-Royalton
* Class 2A @ Champaign  :  St. Joseph-Ogden plays Paxton-Buckley-Loda
* Class 1A @ Louisville  :  Edwards County plays South Central
* Class 1A @ Carlinville  :  Nokomis plays Valmeyer
today’s winners advance to their respective championships on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some downstate matchups in IHSA 3A / 4A Baseball Regionals today
* Class 3A @ Mt. Vernon  :  the host Rams play Salem
* Class 3A @ Mattoon  :  the host Green Wave plays Champaign Centennial
* Class 3A @ Mattoon  :  Charleston plays Mahomet-Seymour
* Class 3A @ Herrin  :  Effingham plays Massac County
* Class 3A @ Highland  :  Troy Triad plays Jerseyville  :  Highland plays Freeburg
the regional championship games will be played on Saturday

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp is this week, continuing thru tomorrow, in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School in Olney – the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is next week, Tuesday thru Friday, each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00, also at RCHS – for more information, contact RCHS Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at 393-7072

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College baseball team will host its Summer Exposure Showcase this Sunday at Parker Field on the campus of Lincoln Trail College east & north of Robinson – it will be infielders, outfielders, and catchers showcasing their abilities in a pro-style workout in the morning session, followed by a live baseball game in the afternoon – registration begins at 9:00, pitchers should check-in at 10:45, with the game to start at 12:30 – the cost is $75 per position player and per pitcher or $100 for both – all players, including catchers, should bring their own gear, bat, and glove – it’s a chance for area high school baseball players to get close-up exposure to various college baseball staffs from throughout the country

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation has its 19th Annual Golf Classic this coming Friday at Mattoon’s Meadowview Golf Course, beginning with a 12 noon shotgun start – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 with dinner also then provided at the end of the day – the entry fee is $125 per golfer or $500 per team of four and includes lunch, dinner, 18 holes of golf, refreshments, and cart – for last minute details or to signup, logon at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf  or call Lake Land College at  217-234-5363

 

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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 11:50 and first pitch at 12:45  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball this afternoon on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 24, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League playoffs last night
* the St. Louis Blues lost at home to the visiting Sharks, 6-3 and now trail in the series 2 games to 3
the best-of-seven game Western Conference Final now returns to San Jose for game six tomorrow night
the Eastern Conference Final continues tonight with Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay
* the host Lightning lead the series over the Penquins, 3 games to 2

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals had a walk-off win over the Cubs in St. Louis, 4-3
* the other Midwestern winners last night were the Royals, Pirates, and Tigers
* the teams that lost were the Reds, Twins, and Rangers
* the White Sox and Indians split a doubleheader  :  the Brewers and Astros were both idle
the Cardinals and Cubs have game two of their three games series tonight in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Olney won its first postseason game at home
the Lady Tigers beat Salem, 3-2 as host Olney outhit the visiting Lady Wildcats, 7 to 4
* Sophia Colclasure led Olney with 2 hits and 2 RBI, plus the game winning walk-off hit and RBI
* Aaliyah Wease had 2 hits and 2 runs scored – Cheyla Lamb had 2 hits and a run scored
* Larissa Michels was the winning pitcher allowing no earned runs and striking out 8
improving to 15-16 on the year, the Lady Tigers are back in regional action today
Olney plays Marion at the Class 3A Regional at Kaskaskia College west of Centralia at 4:30

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other downstate results in IHSA Class 3A & 4A Regional Softball yesterday
* Class 3A  :  Massac County beat Mt.Vernon, 20-6
* Class 3A  :  Troy Triad beat Alton Marquette, 10-0
* Class 3A  :  Taylorville beat Springfield Southeast, 17-2
* Class 3A  :  Rantoul beat Champaign Central, 12-2
* Class 3A  :  Mahomet-Seymour beat Urbana, 12-6
* Class 3A  :  Lincoln beat Champaign Centennial, 12-0


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some downstate results in IHSA Class 3A and 4A Regional Baseball yesterday
* Class 3A  :  Salem beat Centralia, 4-1
* Class 3A  :  Mattoon beat Paris, 6-0
* Class 3A  :  Highland beat Alton Marquette, 9-1
* Class 3A  :  Marion beat Carbondale, 3-2
* Class 3A  :  Taylorville beat Springfield Southeast, 13-11
* Class 3A  :  Massac County beat Herrin, 6-1
* Class 4A  :  Danville beat Pekin, 10-2
* Class 4A  :  Collinsville beat Granite City, 7-2

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Boys & Girls Class 7AA and 8AA State Track Meets ended Saturday
here’s some local Jasper County results provided thru the IESA website
* Newton Jasper County’s Blaine Murray was 8th in the boys 7th grade 400 meter dash
* Newton Jasper County’s Avery Howard was 27th in the boys 7th grade discus throw
* Newton Jasper County’s Anna Rodriguez was 14th in the girls 7th grade long jump
* Newton Jasper County’s relay team was 20th in the girls 8th grade 400 meter relay  (no names available)
* Newton Jasper County’s relay team was 24th in the girls 8th grade 1600 meter relay  (no names available)
congratulations to one and all

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the downstate matchups in Class 1A & 2A Softball Sectional action today
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Casey-Westfield plays Bethany Okaw Valley
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Raymond Lincolnwood
* Class 1A @ New Athens  :  Clay City / North Clay plays Lebanon
* Class 1A @ Cobden  :  Campbell Hill Trico plays Pope County
* Class 2A @ Shelbyville  :  Tuscola plays Breese Central  :  Flora plays Macon Meridian
* Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Carmi plays Nashville  :  Carterville plays West Frankfort
all of today’s winners advance to their respective Sectional Championship game on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate matchups in Class 3A & 4A Softball Regional action today
* Class 3A @ Centralia  :  Olney plays Marion at Kaskaskia College, west & south of Sandoval
* Class 3A @ Centralia  :  Benton plays Centralia at the high school in Centralia
* Class 3A @ Charleston  :  Mattoon plays Lincoln  :  Charleston plays Paris
* Class 3A @ Carbondale  :  Herrin plays Massac County  :  Harrisburg plays Carbondale
* Class 3A @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion plays Decatur MacArthur
* Class 3A @ Taylorville  :  Chatham Glenwood plays Springfield  :  Taylorville plays Rochester
all of today’s winners advance to their respective Regional Championship game on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the Baseball Class 1A & 2A Sectionals and the Class 3A & 4A Regionals start tomorrow

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp is this week, continuing thru Thursday, in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School in Olney – the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is next week, Tuesday thru Friday, each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00, also at RCHS – for more information, contact RCHS Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at 393-7072

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College baseball team will host its Summer Exposure Showcase this Sunday at Parker Field on the campus of Lincoln Trail College east & north of Robinson – it will be infielders, outfielders, and catchers showcasing their abilities in a pro-style workout in the morning session, followed by a live baseball game in the afternoon – registration begins at 9:00, pitchers should check-in at 10:45, with the game to start at 12:30 – the cost is $75 per position player and per pitcher or $100 for both – all players, including catchers, should bring their own gear, bat, and glove – it’s a chance for area high school baseball players to get close-up exposure to various college baseball staffs from throughout the country

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation has its 19th Annual Golf Classic this coming Friday at Mattoon’s Meadowview Golf Course, beginning with a 12 noon shotgun start – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 with dinner also then provided at the end of the day – the entry fee is $125 per golfer or $500 per team of four and includes lunch, dinner, 18 holes of golf, refreshments, and cart – for last minute details or to signup, logon at  www.lakelandcollege.edu/foundation/golf  or call Lake Land College at  217-234-5363

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:15 and first pitch at 6:10  :  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 – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 23, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League playoffs from the weekend
* the St. Louis Blues beat the Sharks Saturday, 6-3 to even up the best-of-seven series at two games each
* the Tampa Bay Lightning beat Pittsburgh, 4-3 in overtime yesterday
the Blues will host the Sharks in St. Louis tonight in game five – it’s ice time at 7:00 this Monday night

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals split their games with Arizona, winning Saturday, 6-2 but losing yesterday, 7-2
* the other Midwestern teams that split were the White Sox, Royals, Twins, and Braves
* the teams that lost two were the Cubs, Reds, Indians, Brewers, and Astros
* the teams that won both games on Saturday and Sunday were the Tigers and Rangers
* the Pirates lost Saturday but were rained out yesterday
the Cardinals begin a three game series at home tonight against the Chicago Cubs

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Track Finals were Saturday at EIU in Charleston
Catlin Salt Fork won the State Meet by beating second place St. Joseph-Ogden, 52 to 42
Effingham St. Anthony finished sixth, Pana was 12th, and the Newton Lady Eagles were 25th
Fairfield and Marshall tied for 53rd, while Teutopolis and Shelbyville tied for 58th
* there were two young ladies compete for Newton in five of the eighteen events
here’s how the Lady Eagles did
* McKendra Barthelme was 2nd in the 100 meter high hurdles
* McKendra Barthelme was 9th in the 300 meter low hurdles
* McKendra Barthelme was 9th in the triple jump
* McKendra Barthelme was 9th in the long jump
* Sarah Carr was 22nd in the 3200 meter run
congratulations to these two young ladies for a job well done

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls Class 2A State Track Finals were Saturday at EIU in Charleston
Cahokia and Maple Park Kaneland tied, each with 53 points, but Cahokia won the State Title
Mt. Vernon was 8th with 29 points, Centralia was 26th, and Mt. Zion was 34th
Charleston finished tied for 43rd and Effingham tied for 45th place
* Olney had one young lady qualify for the preliminaries held last Friday
however, Mary Grace Inyart did not qualify to advance to Saturday’s State Finals

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals were held last Friday and Saturday statewide
there were seven teams that took part in the Herrin Sectional
* Carbondale won with 24 points, followed by Herrin with 11 points and Olney in 3rd place with 10 points
* Mt. Vernon was 4th with 9 points, followed by Marion (6), Fairfield (2), and Massac County (0)
the third place Olney Tigers have two players that will advance to the State Tennis Tournament
* Austin Urfer and Connor Walker finished among the top four in doubles
the other Olney Tigers competed well and were not able to advance to State
* included Marshall King and Tanner Hendrickson in singles competition
* also Kye Stallard and Brock VanBlaricum in the doubles competition

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball last Friday – Newton won their Class 2A Regional Title
the Eagles beat Carlyle, 8-4 as host Newton outhit the visiting Indians, 12 to 5
* Mitch Jansen was the winning pitcher, while Brock Mammoser picked up a save
* Beau Prater led Newton with a 3-run home run & Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Mitch Bierman and Tim Weber also had a 2 hit game
Newton improves to 18-9 and advances to the Class 2A Sectional at Teutopolis
the Eagles will play Piasa Southwestern this Wednesday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball Regional Championship Games were Saturday
* Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Teutopolis beat Breese Central, 7-6
* Class 2A @ Gillespie  :  Piasa Southwestern beat Dupo, 7-1
* Class 2A @ Belleville  :  Trenton Wesclin beat Belleville Althoff, 10-1
* Class 2A @ Warrensburg  :  Maroa-Forsyth beat Sullivan, 5-1
* Class 2A @ McLeansboro  :  Carmi beat West Frankfort, 13-9
* Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Zeigler-Royalton beat Vienna, 5-3
* Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Nashville beat Du Quoin, 6-4
* Class 1A @ Oblong  :  Oblong beat Casey-Westfield, 3-0
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Red Hill, 4-2
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  North Clay beat Altamont, 1-0
* Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  South Central beat Neoga, 13-8
* Class 1A @ Carrier Mills  :  Woodlawn beat Crab Orchard, 13-8
* Class 1A @ Okawville  :  Okawville beat Odin, 4-2
* Class 1A @ Decatur  :  Bethany Okaw Valley beat Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg, 10-0
all the winners begin sectional action this Wednesday at their respective sites

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Softball Regionals Championship games were Saturday
* Class 2A Championship @ Flora on Thursday  :  Flora beat Teutopolis, 3-1
* Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Tuscola beat Cumberland, 7-2
* Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Carmi beat Johnston City, 7-2
* Class 2A @ Waltonville  :  West Frankfort beat Waltonville, 8-7
* Class 2A @ Macon  :  Macon Meridian beat Shelbyville, 11-0
* Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Breese Central beat Breese Mater Dei, 17-6
* Class 2A @ Gillespie  :  Gillespie beat Hillsboro, 10-0
* Class 1A Championship @ Clay City on Thursday   :  Clay City / North Clay beat Woodlawn, 11-3
* Class 1A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield beat Oblong, 2-1 in nine innings
* Class 1A @ Effingham  :  St. Anthony beat Stewardson-Strasburg / Windsor, 5-4
* Class 1A @ Wayne City  :  Edwards County beat Wayne City, 2-1 in twelve innings
all the winners advance to their respective sectional which begins tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Boys & Girls 7AA / 8AA State Track Meets were this past weekend
we’ll look at the top finishing results involving Jasper County athletes in sports later this week

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A & 4A Softball Regionals begin today and continue all this week
Here’s some opening round matchups for this afternoon involving area downstate teams
* Class 3A  :  the Olney Lady Tigers will host Salem at the RCHS Softball Field with game time at 4:30
* Class 3A  :  Springfield Southeast at Taylorville
* Class 3A  :  Bethalto Civic Memorial at Mascoutah
* Class 3A  :  Mt. Vernon at Massac County / Metropolis


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 3A & 4A Baseball Regionals start today and continue all this week
* Class 3A  :  Centralia at Salem
* Class 3A  :  Paris at Mattoon
* Class 3A  :  Alton Marquette at Highland
* Class 3A  :  Carbondale at Marion
* Class 3A  :  Springfield Southeast at Taylorville
* Class 3A  :  Troy Triad at Bethalto Civic Memorial

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp is this week, today thru Thursday, in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School in Olney – sessions for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders are each morning from 10:30 to 12:00 noon – sessions for 4th and 5th graders are each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 – the registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each session today – for more information, contact RCHS Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at 393-7072 – the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is next week, Tuesday thru Friday, each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00, also at RCHS

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  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 – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 21, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals fell to the Diamondbacks, 11-7
* the Midwestern winning teams were the Braves – Pirates – Indians – Royals - Cubs
* teams that lost last night were the Brewers – Reds – White Sox – Twins
the Cardinals are back at home this afternoon against the Diamondbacks in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won their Class 2A Regional Title
the Eagles beat Carlyle, 8-4 as host Newton outhit the visiting Indians, 12 to 5
* Mitch Jansen was the winning pitcher, while Brock Mammoser picked up a save
* Beau Prater led Newton with a 3-run home run & Brock Mammoser had 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Mitch Bierman and Tim Weber also had a 2 hit game
Newton improves to 18-9 and advances to the Class 2A Sectional at Teutopolis
the Eagles will play the Piasa Southwestern / Dupo regional winner next Wednesday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals started yesterday and continue today
the Olney Tigers are among the eight teams down at the Herrin Sectional
two of the Tigers advanced in doubles action from yesterday
* congratulations to Connor Walker and Austin Urfer
they’ll continue play today at Herrin and have already qualified for the State next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals continue today throughout the state
the Olney Tigers are down at the Herrin Sectional
the Newton Eagles are at the Casey-Westfield Sectional
the top four in singles and doubles advance to next weekend’s State Tournament in the Chicago Suburbs

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls State Track Meets are this weekend at EIU’s O’Brien Stadium in Charleston
with the Class 1A prelims held Thursday and Class 2A & 3A prelims held yesterday, the finals are today

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball Regionals end today – here’s some championship matchups
* Class 2A @ Effingham  :  Teutopolis plays Breese Central  (10:00am)
* Class 2A @ Gillespie  :  Piasa Southwestern plays Dupo   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Belleville  :  Belleville Althoff plays Trenton Wesclin   (1:00pm)
* Class 2A @ Warrensburg  :  Maroa-Forsyth plays Sullivan   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ McLeansboro  :  Carmi plays West Frankfort   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Zeigler-Royalton plays Vienna   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Du Quoin plays Nashville   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Oblong  :  Casey-Westfield plays Oblong   (10:00am)
* Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County plays Red Hill   (10:00am)
* Class 1A @ Altamont  :  North Clay plays Altamont   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  Neoga plays South Central   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Carrier Mills  :  Woodlawn plays Crab Orchard   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Okawville  :  Odin plays Okawville   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Decatur  :  Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg plays Bethany Okaw Valley   (11:00am)
all the winners advance to their respective sectionals next week

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Softball Regionals – here’s some area championship matchups
* Class 2A Championship @ Flora on Thursday  :  Flora beat Teutopolis, 3-1
* Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Cumberland plays Tuscola   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Carmi plays Johnston City   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Waltonville  :  West Frankfort plays Waltonville   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Macon  :  Shelbyville plays Macon Meridian   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Vandalia  :  Breese Mater Dei plays Breese Central   (11:00am)
* Class 2A @ Gillespie  :  Hillsboro plays Gillespie   (11:00am)
* Class 1A Championship @ Clay City on Thursday   :  Clay City / North Clay beat Woodlawn, 11-3
* Class 1A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield plays Oblong   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Effingham  :  St. Anthony plays Stewardson-Strasburg / Windsor   (11:00am)
* Class 1A @ Wayne City  :  Edwards County plays Wayne City   (11:00am)
all the winners advance to their respective sectionals next week

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp is next week, Monday thru Thursday, May 23rd thru 26th, in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School in Olney – sessions for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders are each morning from 10:30 to 12:00 noon – sessions for 4th and 5th graders are each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 – the registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each session next Monday – for more information, contact RCHS Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at 393-7072 – the Olney Tiger Boys Basketball Camp for 6th, 7th, and 8th grades is the following week, Tuesday thru Friday, May 31st thru June 3rd, each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00, also at RCHS – registration at 12 noon on that Tuesday

 

(OLNEY)  a fundraising 5K Color Run is this morning at the Richland County Middle School, starting at 9:00 – the cost is $20 per person – proceeds to the Elm Street Christian Church Mission Trip to Haiti

 

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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 12:20 and first pitch at 1:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all weekend long, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 20, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in National Hockey League playoff action last night
* St. Louis lost their second game in a row to San Jose, 3-0 and now trail in the series, two games to one
the Western Conference Final series will continue with game four tomorrow night, back in San Jose
game three of the Eastern Conference Finals is tonight in Tampa Bay – Pittsburgh leads two games to none

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball last night
the Cardinals beat the Rockies, 13-7 taking two out of three from Colorado in St. Louis
* the other Midwestern winning teams were the White Sox, Brewers, Indians, and Pirates
* teams that lost last night were the Cubs, Reds, Astros, and Twins – the Tigers & Royals were idle
the Cardinals start a new series tonight at home against the Diamondbacks in St. Louis

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls State Track Meets are this weekend at EIU’s O’Brien Stadium in Charleston
the Class 1A preliminaries were held yesterday with seven girls from Newton taking part in eleven events
while all Lady Eagles did their best, only one qualified for tomorrow's Class 1A Finals
* McKendra Barthelme qualified in both the long jump and triple jump
* McKendra Barthelme also qualified for the 100 meter high hurdles and the 300 meter low hurdles
the Class 1A Finals are tomorrow in O’Brien Stadium at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Girls State Track Meet Class 2A & 3A Preliminaries are today in Charleston
the best of luck to Olney’s lone participant competing today at Eastern Illinois University
* that’s Mary Grace Inyart who’ll compete in the discus throw
the Class 1A, 2A, and 3A State Track Meet Finals will all be held tomorrow in O’Brien Stadium

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 1A Sectional Track Meet at Newton was held yesterday
Robinson won the fifteen team event by beating out the second place host Eagles, 127.5 to 88
rounding out the top five were Altamont (54), Vandalia (45), and Cumberland (40)
then Teutopolis (39.5), Marshall (30), Red Hill (29), Palestine-Hutsonville (24, and Patoka (18)
St. Anthony (15.5), Casey-Westfield (14), Lawrenceville (12), Flora (11.5), and Oblong (8)
* host Newton had seven young men advance to the State Meet next weekend
the second place Eagles won three of the eighteen events
* Nick Cartright won both the shot put and discus throw
* Joe Stone won the 800 meter run
Newton had three 2nd place finishes
* Brock Mammoser in the pole vault
* Mitch Bierman, Keith King, Tim Weber, and Joe Stone in the 800 meter relay
* Brycen Dhom, Keith King, Joe Stone, and Tim Weber in the 1600 meter relay
these Newton Eagles advance to the Class 1A preliminaries next Thursday in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball Regionals continued yesterday
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Teutopolis beat Vandalia, 10-0
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  Breese Central beat Greenville, 8-3
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Broadlands  :  Tolono Unity beat Marshall, 15-4
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Warrensburg  :  Maroa-Forsyth beat Shelbyville, 10-2
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ McLeansboro  :  Carmi beat Fairfield, 17-0 
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ McLeansboro  :  West Frankfort beat Hamilton County, 6-5
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Johnston City  :  Zeigler-Royalton beat Waltonville, 7-1
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Oblong  :  Casey-Westfield beat Cisne, 8-2
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Wayne City, 22-6
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Albion  :  Red Hill beat Webber Township, 10-0
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Altamont  :  North Clay beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 6-4
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Carrier Mills  :  Woodlawn beat NCOE, 8-2
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Okawville  :  Odin beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran, 14-7
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Decatur  :  Windsor / Stewardson-Strasburg beat Decatur St. Teresa, 8-7
all the regional championship games are tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Softball Regionals continued yesterday
* Class 2A Championship @ Flora  :  Flora beat Teutopolis, 3-1
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Johnston City  :  Carmi beat Hamilton County, 10-0
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Waltonville  :  West Frankfort beat Mt. Carmel, 11-1
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Vandalia  :  Breese Mater Dei beat Greenville, 6-3
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Vandalia  :  Breese Center beat Carlyle, 15-1
* Class 2A Semi-Final @ Gillespie  :  Hillsboro beat Carlinville, 6-1
* Class 1A Championship @ Clay City   :  Clay City / North Clay beat Woodlawn, 11-3
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield beat Neoga, 16-0
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Effingham  :  St. Anthony beat Altamont, 4-3 in nine innings
* Class 1A Semi-Final @ Wayne City  :  Wayne City beat Odin / Sandoval, 2-1
most all of the regional championship games are tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Olney finished up its regular season schedule
the Tigers lost to Mt. Vernon, 8-1 as the visiting Rams outhit host Olney, 14 to 6
* Gage Miller led Olney with the only 2 hit performance, while Jacob Greifzu had Olney's only RBI hit
* Olney’s other hits came from Connor Adams, Tanner Hout, and Chance Runyon
now at 14-10-1, the Tigers play Harrisburg next Thursday in the Class 3A Regional at Mt. Vernon

 

(NEWTON)  in IHSA Class 2A Baseball Regional news
the Carlyle at Newton Regional Championship game has been moved to this afternoon in Newton
the start time will be at 4:30 this afternoon at the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals are today and tomorrow throughout the state
the Herrin High School Sectional will involve eight teams from the downstate area
* the Olney Tigers will go up against Fairfield, Mt. Vernon, Benton, and Carbondale
* the other remaining teams are Marion, Massac County, and Herrin
the Casey-Westfield Sectional in Clark County will include ten area teams
* the Newton Eagles will face Robinson, Teutopolis, Paris, Mattoon, Effingham, and Charleston
* the other remaining teams are St. Anthony, Shelbyville, and Casey-Westfield
the Troy Sectional will include Flora, Highland, and six other teams
the Belleville East Sectional will include Salem, Centralia, and five other teams
the top four in singles and doubles advance to next weekend’s State Tournament in Arlington Heights

 

(NEWTON)  the IESA Boys & Girls 7AA and 8AA State Track Meets are today and tomorrow
the best of luck to local athletes from Newton, Jasper County, and the area that are taking part there

 


                                             LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Tiger Boy’s Basketball Camp will be held next week, Monday thru Thursday, May 23rd thru 26th, in Ron Herrin Gym at Richland County High School in Olney – sessions for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders will be held each morning from 10:30 to 12:00 noon – sessions for 4th and 5th graders will be held each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00 – the registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each session next Monday – for more information, contact RCHS Olney Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan, at 393-7072 – the Olney Tiger Boy’s Basketball Camp for those in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades will be held the following week, Tuesday thru Friday, May 31st thru June 3rd, each afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00, also at RCHS

 

(OLNEY)  the 1st Annual “Putt-Putt For Kid’s Sake” is coming up tomorrow, all to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Richland County – it’s 9 holes of miniature golf with each hole located at a different location in Olney – at The Eagles Lodge, the VFW, Bobalou’s, the Fireside, the Elk’s Lodge, The Holiday, Friday Nite Lites, El Rancherito, and the Richland Country Club – registration begins at 10:30 that morning at The Eagles Lodge in Olney with tee time at 11:00 – participants must be 21 to enter – green fees are $30 per person or $120 for a four-person team – Rides Mass Transit will take the players from hole to hole courtesy of Richland Memorial Hospital – prizes to the highest & lowest scores – check their Facebook page for info

 

(OLNEY)  a fundraising 5K Color Run is tomorrow morning at the Richland County Middle School, starting at 9:00 – the cost is $20 per participant and registration can be completed at Eventbrite, online – proceeds will help the Elm Street Christian Church Mission of Hope with a mission trip to Haiti

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Friday  :
* Newton Eagle baseball at home against Carlyle in the Regional Championship
* Olney Tiger and Newton Eagle tennis at their respective Sectionals this weekend

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com