LOCAL SPORTS

Local Sports

November 22, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school hoops last night – Olney lost its season opener on the road at Salem
*  the Lady Tigers lost to Highland, 63-47 in the opening game of the Lady Wildcat Tournament
*  Marley Miller and Kelsey Shipman teamed up for 31 points while Bayli Spillman added 10 points
*  the Lady Tigers return Saturday with games at 10:30 that morning and at 4:00 that afternoon
*  the 8-team pool play tournament finishes up with the final two rounds of action a week from tomorrow

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s high school basketball last night – Newton split a pair of games with St. Anthony
*  the visiting Lady Bulldogs won the varsity game, 61-29
*  Newton’s Andrea Cartright had 9 points and 7 rebounds
*  the host Lady Eagles won the junior varsity game, 30-28
*  Newton returns to action next Monday night traveling to Baker Gym up at Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball last night – Olney St. Joe took two from Noble
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game, 51-20 as the varsity improves to 4&1 on the year
*  Olney St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 32-8 as the junior varsity improves to 3&3 overall 
*  the Wildcats are back in action at home next Monday night against South Central

 

(OLNEY)  in Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action last night
*  the streak is over as The Fighting Squirrels defeated Berryville Vineyard, 61-60
    *  this ends Berryville’s 32 regular season and 28 overall consecutive wins
*  also last night – The Salukis beat The Heels, 74-64
*  and The Ameoba Press beat The Wildcats, 107-64
*  it’s back to three more games next Monday night at the Athletic Center in Claremont

 

(NEWTON)  in Division I College Basketball tonight – the Fighting Illini are back on the court
*  the Illini will host Chicago State at the State Farm Center in Champaign with game time at 8:00

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(CLAY CITY)  it’s “Meet the Wolves” night next Monday night at the Clay City Junior / Senior High School, starting at 6:00 – the Wolves and their cheerleaders will be introduced and a scrimmage will take place – there will also be some fun fan challenges for rewards between quarters and at half-time

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held tomorrow at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont and teams are very much needed for the tournament to be held – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available with league action later this year – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  Olney's newest sports attraction is now open – it’s Top Spin Larry’s, located at 1809 Whittle Avenue, right next to Britton’s Bullpen, at the south edge of Olney – Top Spin Larry’s is a golf studio, featuring a full-swing golf simulator and putting green – various types of memberships are available at different prices with an hourly rate as well – all golfers however, regardless of membership or not, must have a tee time for play – stop by for a free demo – call 618-676-SPIN – that’s 618-676-7746

 

---------------------------------------------------------

 

(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame show at 7:30 and tipoff from the State Farm Center at straight up 8:00  :  and it’s the latest in sports, around the clock, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

November 21, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high basketball from Tuesday night – Jasper County won two more games
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Sigel St. Michael’s in the 8th grade game, 39-35
    *  Abby Frohning and Halley Powers led the varsity team with 18 and 11 points respectively
    *  the Jasper County 8th grade squad finishes the regular season with a record of  19&2 overall
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 19-15
*  the 7th grade Junior Lady Eagles will be in IESA Regional action this Saturday down at Albion
*  the 8th grade Jasper County squad will be in IESA Regional action December 3rd, also down at Albion

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school hoops – the Lady Wildcat Tournament in Salem starts tonight
*  the four teams in Pool A are Olney, Teutopolis, Centralia, and Highland
*  the four teams in Pool B are Salem, Carlyle, Bethalto Civic Memorial, and Belleville East
*  the Tournament begins with two pool play games tonight
    *  the Olney Lady Tigers open their season against Highland in the 6:30 game
    *  Belleville East plays Bethalto Civic Memorial in the second game at 8:00
*  then two more games tomorrow night with Centralia against Teutopolis and Salem against Carlyle
*  then a busy Saturday with eight total games – the Lady Tigers play at 10:30am and at 4:00pm
*  the final two rounds will then finish up the tournament a week from Saturday, on November 30th

 

(NEWTON)  meanwhile, the Newton Lady Eagles will begin their 2013-2014 basketball season tonight in the NCHS Gym, hosting Effingham St. Anthony – it all begins with junior varsity action at 6:15, followed by the varsity game at around 7:30 or 7:45 – the Newton Lady Eagles will then host the annual Bob Kerans Tournament next week with four other teams coming to NCHS to participate – they include Effingham, Mt. Zion, Flora, and Cumberland – there will be two games each night next Tuesday and Wednesday, then three games next Friday night, and the final three games next Saturday afternoon to wrap things up

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to action tonight in the Men’s Richland County 4-on-4 Basketball League with the first of three games at 6:30 – that’s at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – spectators welcome


 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(CLAY CITY)  it’s “Meet the Wolves” night next Monday night at the Clay City Junior / Senior High School, starting at 6:00 – the Wolves and their cheerleaders will be introduced and a scrimmage will take place – there will also be some fun fan challenges for rewards between quarters and at half-time

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont and teams are very much needed for the tournament to be held – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available with league action later this year – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  Olney's newest sports attraction is now open – it’s Top Spin Larry’s, located at 1809 Whittle Avenue, right next to Britton’s Bullpen, at the south edge of Olney – Top Spin Larry’s is a golf studio, featuring a full-swing golf simulator and putting green – various types of memberships are available at different prices with an hourly rate as well – all golfers however, regardless of membership or not, must have a tee time for play – stop by for a free demo – call 618-676-SPIN – that’s 618-676-7746

 

---------------------------------------------------------

 

(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tigers basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 6:30  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagles basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports 24/7 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

November 20, 2013

 


(NEWTON)  in limited girl’s high school basketball last night – we have one area result 
*  it was Effingham St. Anthony over Dieterich, 54-38
*  while Dieterich plays at Christ Our Rock near Centralia, St. Anthony is at Newton tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high hoops last night at the Junior Midland Trail Conference Tournament
*  the Olney St. Joe 8th grade team lost the championship game to North Clay, 40-27
*  the Lady Wildcats were led by Julie Luna with 20 points and 8 rebounds
*  both St. Joe teams return to action next Monday night traveling to St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel

 

(OLNEY)  also in girl’s junior high basketball last night – Olney took two from Salem
*  the Lady Cubs won the 8th grade game over the Lady Bobcats, 39-26 as the varsity improves to 5&7
*  Olney was led in scoring by Katie Hostetter and Erika Mendez, each with 8 points
*  the Lady Cubs also won the 7th grade game, 39-25 improving to 8&2 on the season
*  both Olney teams are back in action next Tuesday night when they travel to Centralia

 

(NEWTON)  in boy’s junior high basketball from Monday night – Jasper County split a pair on the road
*  the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Flora, 51-30
*  Jasper County’s Collin Harris and Jackson Chapman each had 6 points apiece
*  the Junior Eagles won the 7th grade game over Flora, 39-34
*  both Jasper County teams are now 4&2 on the year – both teams are at Teutopolis tomorrow night


 
(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high basketball from Monday night – Jasper County won on the road
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Martinsville, 37-20
*  Jasper County was led in scoring by Abby Frohning with 15 points and Alexis Cox with 10 points
*  the Jasper County girls were back in action last night at home against Sigel St. Michael’s


 
(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school hoops – the Lady Wildcat Tournament in Salem starts tomorrow night
*  the four teams in Pool A are Olney, Teutopolis, Centralia, and Highland
*  the four teams in Pool B are Salem, Carlyle, Bethalto Civic Memorial, and Belleville East
*  the Tournament begins with two pool play games tomorrow night
    *  the Olney Lady Tigers open their season against Highland in the 6:30 game
    *  Belleville East plays Bethalto Civic Memorial in the second game at 8:00
*  then two more games Friday night with Centralia against Teutopolis and Salem against Carlyle
*  then a busy Saturday with eight total games – the Lady Tigers play at 10:30am and at 4:00pm
*  the final two rounds will then finish up the tournament a week from Saturday, on November 30th


 

                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(CLAY CITY)  it’s “Meet the Wolves” night next Monday night at the Clay City Junior / Senior High School, starting at 6:00 – the Wolves and their cheerleaders will be introduced and a scrimmage will take place – there will also be some fun fan challenges for rewards between quarters and at half-time

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  Olney's newest sports attraction is now open – it’s Top Spin Larry’s, located at 1809 Whittle Avenue, right next to Britton’s Bullpen, at the south edge of Olney – Top Spin Larry’s is a golf studio, featuring a full-swing golf simulator and putting green – various types of memberships are available at different prices with an hourly rate as well – all golfers however, regardless of membership or not, must have a tee time for play – stop by for a free demo – call 618-676-SPIN – that’s 618-676-7746

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

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

 

 

 

November 19, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  Week Eleven of the National Football League ended last night in Carolina  :
*  the host Panthers held on to defeat the New England Patriots, 24-20
*  Week Twelve of the NFL begins this Thursday in Atlanta with the Falcons hosting the Saints


 
(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball last night – the Lady Knights win their home opener
*  the OCC Ladies beat the McKendree University JV squad, 83-55
*  Sam Scott led the Lady Knights with 24 points with 6 of OCC’s 16 three-pointers, a new school record
*  fellow sophomore Kelsie Ennis had 18 points, while freshman Shelbi Samsil finished with 11 points
*  at 3&2 on the year, the Lady Knights begin conference action Saturday down at Southeastern Illinois


 
(OLNEY)  in last night’s action of the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League  :
*  The Fighting Squirrels beat The Wildcats, 65-30
*  Berryville Vineyards beat Brown's Furniture, 81-64
*  The Heels beat Miller's Chiropractic, 78-67
*  it’s back to three more games this Thursday night at the Athletic Center in Claremont

 

(NEWTON)  there were a few high school girls basketball games last night – here’s a few varsity results  :
*  Marshall beat Martinsville, 85-25
*  Cowden-Herrick / Beecher City defeated South Central, 39-26


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high school basketball last night – Olney St. Joe split two games with North Clay
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over the Indians, 59-47 as the varsity improves to 3&1 on the year
*  St. Joe lost the 7th grade game to North Clay, 26-20 as the junior varsity drops back to 1&3 on the year
*  the 7th graders return to the Dieterich Tournament to play Newton St. Thomas for 3rd place tonight
*  both of the Olney St. Joe teams are back in JMTC action Thursday night at home in Olney against Noble

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high school basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won at the JMTC Tournament
*  the Lady Wildcats beat South Central in varsity tournament action, 42-23 led by Julie Luna’s 23 points
*  the St. Joe ladies return to Cisne for tonight’s Tournament Championship against North Clay at 7:15


 
(NEWTON)  the 2013 LIC Egyptian Division Football All-Conference 1st Team has been announced 
*  the 1st Team Offense includes four Olney Tigers and one Newton Eagle, plus seven others
    *  Offensive Linemen Anthony Ochs of Olney and Michael Smith of Newton, both seniors
    *  other Linemen were Lawrenceville's Trent Jones and Derek Keeler and Jay Atkins both of Robinson
    *  top Receivers were Olney’s Carson Waggoner and Nick Dobbs, plus Joe Smith of Robinson
    *  1st Team Quarterback was Nolan Shan of Olney
    *  Running Backs were Robinson’s Jason Richart, plus Lawrenceville’s Zach Shoulders & Wyatt Rinsch
*  the 1st Team Defense includes four Olney Tigers and two Newton Eagles, plus six others
    *  Defensive Linemen Quentin Pillsbury of Olney and John Frohning of Newton
    *  other Linemen includes Wes Harrison of Robinson and Dalton Vories of Lawrenceville
    *  top Linebackers were Olney’s Ian Miller and Newton’s Lucas Huston
    *  other Linebackers were Nick Berty and Landen Hoagland, both of Robinson
    *  top Defensive Backs were Nick Dobbs and Ryan Eagleson, both of Olney
    * other Defensive Backs were Michael Elliott of Robinson and Wyatt Rinsch of Lawrenceville
*  the 1st Team Special Teams includes one Olney Tiger
    *  the top Kicker was Olney’s Chance Madden – the top Punter was Derick Davidson of Marshall


 
(OLNEY)  the 2013 LIC Egyptian Division Football All-Conference 2nd Team has been announced
*  the 2nd Team Offense includes three Olney Tigers and two Newton Eagles, plus eight others
    *  Offensive Linemen Doug Muhs and Ross Ginder, both of Olney, plus Robinson’s Wes Harrison
    *  other O Linemen includes Lawrenceville’s Thomas Mahrenholz and Marshall’s Zack Tharp
    *  one of the top Receivers was Austin Angel of Newton
    *  other Receivers were Robinson’s Landen Hoagland and Marshall’s Nick Scott
    *  the 2nd Team Quarterback was Bucky Stevens of Robinson
    *  top Running Backs were Olney’s Gus Lathrop and Newton’s Allen Taylor
    *  other Running Backs were Robinson’s Nick Berty and Flora’s Trey Thompson
*  the 2nd Team Defense includes three Olney Tigers and one Newton Eagle, plus eight others
    *  Defensive Linemen Devin Reeves of Olney and Aaron Rankin of Robinson
    *  other D Linemen were Marshall’s Jon Newbold and Flora’s Trey Thompson
    *  top Linebackers were Olney’s Tony Kuhlig and Marshall’s Zack Tharp
    *  other top Linebackers were Trent Jones and Brandon Bilohlavek, both of Lawrenceville
    *  top Defensive Backs were Olney’s Carson Waggoner and Newton’s Jacob Lidy
    *  other Defensive Backs were Joe Smith of Robinson and Derick Davidson of Marshall
*  the 2nd Team Special Teams included two players
    *  Kick Returners Joe Smith of Robinson and Alan Stephenson of Flora


 
(NEWTON)  six other players received the Honorable Mentions in the LIC Egyptian Division
*  Defensive Lineman Dannel Deimel of Olney                   *  Linebacker Tanner Shull of Newton
*  Defensive Lineman Logan Vincent of Lawrenceville         *  Linebacker Connor Griffin of Robinson
*  Offensive Lineman Ben Tomasino of Marshall                *  Quarterback Ethan Leib of Flora
congratulations to one and all of the before mentioned All-Conference selections

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 837-0662

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

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

 

 

 

November 18, 2013

 

(NEWTON) here’s how the midwestern teams did yesterday in NFL Week Eleven
*  the Chicago Bears beat the Baltimore Ravens in overtime, 23-20
*  the Kansas City Chiefs lost the Denver Broncos, 27-17
*  the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Cleveland Browns, 41-20
*  the Green Bay Packers lost to the New York Giants, 27-13
*  the Detroit Lions lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 37-27
*  the Minnesota Vikings lost to the Seattle Seahawks, 41-20
*  the St. Louis Rams had a bye weekend
*  Week Eleven of the NFL ends tonight with the Panthers hosting the Patriots


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division I College Basketball last night – Illinois wins again at home
*  the Fighting Illini beat Bradley at home on the State Farm Center Court, 81-55
*  now at 4&0, Illinois will return to action this Friday night hosting Chicago State in Champaign


 
(NEWTON)  here's the downstate results from the Division I and II College Football on Saturday
Illinois lost to Ohio State, 50-35 – the 3&7 Fighting Illini will be at Purdue this coming Saturday
EIU beat Jacksonville State, 52-14 – the 10&1 Panthers will be at UT Martin this coming Saturday
SIU beat Illinois State, 24-17 – the 6&5 Salukis will be at Indiana State in Terre Haute this Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Junior College Basketball yesterday – the OCC Blue Knights win again
*  the Blue Knights beat The South Carolina Sports Academy, 95-92
*  the OCC men were led in scoring by sophomore John Brown with 23 points
*  others in double figures were Jaquan Grissett with 18 points and Trey Mitchell with 17 points
*  also for the Blue Knights, Carson Smith had 15 points and Kevin Rowell had 11 points
*  now at 5&0 on the year, OCC will open their GRAC schedule this Saturday at Southeastern Illinois


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Volleyball Tournament finals were Saturday in ISU Redbird Arena in Normal
Class 1A  :  Rockford Keith Country Day beat Stewardson-Strasburg in two games for the championship
Class 1A  :  Sciota West Prairie won the third place match with a three game win over New Athens
Class 2A  :  Elmhurst IC Catholic won the championship match in two games over Edwards County
Class 2A  :  Mackinaw Deer Creek beat Minonk Fieldcrest in two games to win the third place match
Class 3A  :  Wheaton St. Francis beat LaSalle-Peru in two games to win the championship match
Class 3A  :  Breese Central beat Chicago Payton in the third place match in two games
Class 4A  :  Chicago Mother McAuley beat Lisle Benet Academy for the state title in two games
Class 4A  :  Winnetka New Trier beat Crystal Lake South in three games to win the third place match

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA State Football Quarter-Final games were Saturday – here’s some downstate results 
Class 1A  :  Downs Tri-Valley beat Casey-Westfield, 48-27
Class 1A  :  Maroa-Forsyth beat Camp Point Central, 22-7
Class 2A  :  Staunton beat Gillespie, 30-14
Class 3A  :  Greenville beat Mt. Carmel, 71-70      (over 1,100 yards in passing)
Class 3A  :  St. Joseph-Ogden beat Williamsville, 38-26
Class 4A  :  Rochester beat Belleville Althoff, 50-21
Class 5A  :  Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin beat Highland, 42-8
Class 6A  :  East St. Louis Senior beat New Lenox Providence Catholic, 27-26
Class 7A  :  Edwardsville High beat Frankfort Lincoln-Way East, 21-14
the winners will advance to the IHSA State Football Semi-Finals this coming weekend

 

(NEWTON)  in boy’s junior high hoops from last Thursday – Jasper County won two more games
*  the Jr Eagles won the 8th grade game over Lawrenceville, 35-32 led by Jackson Chapman with 11 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 51-22
*  both teams improved to 4&1 on the year and both are back in action tonight at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high hoops last Thursday – Jasper County split two games on the road
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Altamont in the 8th grade game, 32-26 led by Abby Frohning’s 20 points
*  Jasper County lost the 7th grade game, 30-27
*  the Junior Lady Eagles then turned around and played Saturday at Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball – Olney St. Joe split a pair of games over the weekend
*  on Friday night, the 7th grade Wildcats lost to Teutopolis, 32-22 in the Dieterich 7th Grade Tournament
    *  at 1&2 on the year, the junior varsity squad returns to play Newton St. Thomas tomorrow night at 6:15
*  on Saturday, the 8th grade Wildcats lost to Centralia Trinity Lutheran at the OCC Shootout, 43-37
*  now at 2&1 on the year the varsity and jv Wildcats will host North Clay tonight at St. Joe in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high basketball Saturday – Olney and Jasper County split two games
*  Jasper County beat Olney in 8th grade action, 44-36
    *  Abby Frohning led Jasper County with 21 points – Bailey Washburn led Olney with 11 points
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, 31-18
*  the Olney teams are back in action tomorrow night at Salem
*  the Jasper County varsity plays tonight at Martinsville – the junior varsity will host Sigel tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high hoops Saturday – Olney won two games at the OCC Shootout
*  the Cubs won the 8th grade game over Newton / St. Thomas, 41-17
*  Olney was led by Jordan Bent’s double/double with 10 points and 10 rebounds
*  the Cubs won the 7th grade game over Noble, 27-18 – led by Sutton Dunn’s 14 points
*  Olney returns to action this Thursday traveling to Flora to battle the Pups

 

(OLNEY)  it’s back to Women’s Junior College Basketball tonight the OCC Ladies have their home opener
*  the Lady Knights are in “The Dungeon” tonight to host the McKendree Junior Varsity squad
*  with game time at 7:00, everyone’s invited out to see the 2013-2014 edition of the Lady Knights in action

 

(OLNEY)  plus it’s back to Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action tonight
*  the first of three games will start tonight at 6:30 at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont
*  all spectators are welcome with concessions and fun available for one and all

 


                                         LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the First Annual Richland County Women’s 4-On-4 Thanksgiving Pre-Season Basketball Tournament will be held this Saturday at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – sign-up is $10 per player and all players must be a high school freshmen or older to play – sign-up sheets for the regular season league action for women will also be available – for more details or to sign-up call Ed at 837-0662

 

----------------------------------------------------------

 

(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s OCC Lady Knights basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pregame at 6:55 and tipoff at 7:00  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN