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April 26, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League playoff action last night
the St. Louis Blues eliminated the defending NHL Champs from Chicago, 3-2
* by winning the first round, best-of-seven series, the Blues now advance to round two

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Monday
the Cardinals lost the first of four in Arizona to the Diamondbacks, 12-7
* teams that won last night were the White Sox, Pirates, Twins, and Tigers
* those that lost last night were the Royals, Reds, Indians, Astros, and Braves
* the Cubs and Brewers were both idle
the Cardinals are back against the D-backs tonight in Arizona

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis yesterday – Olney won on the road in non-LIC action
the Tigers beat Fairfield, 7-2 as Olney won five of the six singles matches
* Connor Walker won the #1 singles match in two sets
* Austin Urfer won the #2 singles match in two sets
* Brock VanBlaricum won the #3 singles match in two sets
* Tanner Hendrickson won the #4 singles match in two sets
* Kye Stallard won the #5 singles match in two sets
Olney won two of the three doubles matches
* Tanner Hendrickson and Adam Brewer won the #2 doubles match in three sets
* Payton Williams and Mac Alexander won the #3 doubles match in two sets
Olney won 9 of the 11 junior varsity matches – seven doubles and two singles matches
now at 8-1 on the year, still at 2-0 in the LIC, the Tennis Tigers host Flora in Olney today

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton beat Olney in LIC action
the Lady Tigers lost to Newton, 7-3 as the Lady Eagles outhit host Olney, 11 to 6
* Kristen Hardiek got the win allowing no runs, only two hits, while striking out seven
* Newton’s Mariah Earnest had a double and single with one RBI and one run scored
* Ariel Richards and Maddie Stanley each had 2 hits – Montana Ochs had a 2 RBI single
* for Olney, Cheyla Lamb had a 2 RBI single and Kennedy Steber drove home the other run
* Olney’s Sarah Hill and Shelby Dowty each had a hit and run scored
Newton improves to 8-8 on the year, now 3-2 in the Little Illini Conference
Olney falls back to 11-10 on the year, now 1-3 in the Little Illini Conference

 

(NEWTON)  here’s other area results yesterday in High School Softball
in the Little Illini Conference
* Flora beat Lawrenceville, 13-0
* Edwards County beat Robinson, 9-1
* Casey-Westfield beat Paris, 6-0
* Marshall beat Red Hill, 10-0
other area non-LIC softball scores
* Oblong beat Cumberland, 2-1
* St. Anthony beat Dieterich, 12-0

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton beat Olney in LIC action
the Eagles beat Olney, 5-2 as visiting Newton outhit the host Tigers, 9 to 7
* Nate Meinhart got the win working six innings allowing no earned runs and striking out 4
* Brock Mammoser picked up his third save by striking out one and one hit and no runs
* Newton’s Nate Meinhart had 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Mitch Jansen & Mitch Bierman each with an RBI hit
* Olney’s Luke Lambird, Trey Puckett, and Gage Miller each had 2 hits apiece
* Tanner Hout and Hunter Wyatt each knocked in a run
Newton improves to 10-4 on the year, now 4-0 in the Little Illini Conference
Olney drops to 8-6 on the year, now 3-1 in the Little Illini Conference

 

(OLNEY)  here’s other area results yesterday in High School Baseball
in the Little Illini Conference
* Flora beat Lawrenceville, 20-5
* Paris beat Casey-Westfield, 9-1
* Robinson beat Edwards County, 3-2
* Marshall beat Red Hill, 4-0
other area non-LIC baseball scores
* Teutopolis beat South Central, 12-5
* St. Anthony beat Dieterich, 5-1

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track – Olney host a seven team event at RCHS
Mattoon won the meet by beating out second place Salem, 150 to 93
Newton and Robinson tied for third place, each with 87 points – Olney finished fifth with 75 points
then it was Charleston in sixth place at 68 points and Fairfield was last with 57 points
we’ll look at the Olney and Newton individual results in our sports report tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track yesterday – Salem hosted a four team meet
O’Fallon Fulton won the event with a close three point win over second place Salem 70 to 67
Olney was third with 38 points, followed by Carlyle with 8 points
* the third place Lady Cubs had ten top three finishes overall
Olney did not win any of the twelve varsity events, but had six 2nd place finishes
* Madison Mowrer,Taylor Ferguson, Maria Mayorga, and Tara Hughes in the 800 meter relay
* Danni Murphy, Morgan Puckett, Emily Mathews, and Sarah Ingram in the 400 meter relay
* Taylor Ferguson in the 200 meter dash
* Danni Murphy in the high jump
* Tara Hughes in the long jump
* Brittany Black in the shot put
the Lady Cubs are back in action in the Junior NEC Conference Meet this Thursday at RCHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track yesterday – Salem hosted a four team meet
the host Bobcats won the event by beating out second place O’Fallon Fulton, 79 to 65
Olney was third with 51 points followed by Carlyle with 5 points
* the third place Cubs had seven top two finishes overall
Olney won two of the fourteen varsity events
* both were won by Kaleb Foster – the high jump and 100 meter low hurdles
* Foster set a new school record in the high jump with his height of five feet and ten inches
Olney had five 2nd place finishes
* Levi Seitzinger in the pole vault
* Trevor Zuber in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Jace Greenwood, Seth Ingram, Hunter Perry, and Colton Hayes in the 400 meter relay
* Seth Ingram, Hunter Perry, Issac Bradley, and Colton Hayes in the 800 meter relay
* Jaedyn Moyes, Dalton Schrader, Jace Greenwood, and Ryan Paddock in the 1600 meter relay
the Cubs are back in action in the Junior NEC Conference Meet this Thursday at RCHS in Olney

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Central College Foundation’s 15th annual Golf Outing is set for Friday, May 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – with lunch at 11:30, tee time is set for 1:00 – the event includes 18 holes of golf in a scramble format with the entry fee at $65 per person or $260 for a team of four – for more details or information, call the OCC Foundation office or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the 2016 Olney Junior Pro Football signup begins this coming Saturday, April 30th, from 11:30 to 3:00, at the Baseball Pavilion in Olney’s Musgrove Park – all Richland County students entering 3rd thru 8th grades this fall are eligible to play – it’s also a chance to meet some of the 2016 coaching staff – there is a $40 per player registration fee – it’s important for all interested to sign up this Saturday to help the League with its purchasing and insurance purposes – if questions, call Julia, at  443-618-1859  or go to Facebook

 

(NEWTON)  Newton American Legion Post #20 will host a fundraising “pork burger sale” this Saturday, April 30th, to raise funds to support the Legion baseball teams – serving will run from 11:00 until 2:00 at the Post Home in Newton – all are encouraged to stop by to help out

 

(OLNEY)  this Saturday morning is the official “Opening Day” for Little League Baseball in Olney – the ceremonies will be held in Musgrove Park with everyone invited – for more information, check the new website available online, at  www.OlneyLittleLeague.com  – that’s Opening Day this Saturday in Olney

 

(OLNEY / NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Tuesday  :
* Newton Eagles baseball at home with Teutopolis
* Newton Lady Eagles softball at Oblong
* Olney Lady Tigers track at Flora

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 7:45 and first pitch at 8:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – plus around the clock online, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 25, 2016

 

(NEWTON)  in National Hockey League playoff action over the weekend
the Blues lost to the Blackhawks, 6-3 in Chicago Saturday night, tying the series at three games each
the deciding game seven is tonight with the Blues hosting the Blackhawks in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend
the Cardinals took two out of three in San Diego, losing Friday, but winning Saturday & yesterday
* teams that won two over the weekend were the White Sox and Indians
* those that split were the Cubs, Royals, Reds, Brewers, Astros and Pirates
* teams that lost two were the Twins, Tigers, Brewers, Braves,
the Cardinals begin a four game series tonight against the Diamondbacks in Arizona

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Softball over the weekend – OCC won three of four at home
the Lady Knights took two from Southwestern Illinois, 4-0 and 6-1
OCC split with John A. Logan, losing game one, 6-8 but winning game two, 6-5
* the Lady Knights are now 39-22 overall, now 19-14  in the Great River Athletic Conference
the Lady Knights are scheduled to host Kaskaskia in a GRAC doubleheader this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball over the weekend – OCC lost three games
the Blue Knights lost two Saturday at Rend Lake, 11-1 and 5-3
the Blue Knights lost a single game yesterday at home to Rend Lake, 21-4
* OCC has lost eight of their last nine games with three regular season games remaining
the Blue Knights are scheduled to host John A. Logan this Thursday at OCC

 

OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track on Friday – Olney hosted the Lady Tiger Relays at RCHS
Charleston won the 8-team event by beating second place Mattoon, 82 to 72.5
Evansville North finished third with 66 points, followed by Newton at 62 and Teutopolis at 55.5
host Olney finished in sixth place with 33 points, followed by Red Hill at 28 and Fairfield with 4
* the Lady Tigers had five top five finishes
Olney had three 3rd place finishers
* Mary Grace Inyart in both the shot put and discus
* Corryn Thompson, Alexis Snyder, Carmon Rodriguez, and Maci Burgener in the 400 meter high hurdles
Olney had one 4th place finish
* Kylee Cummins, Corryn Thompson, Reagan Hahn, and Savannah Dunn in the 800 meter relay
Olney had one 5th place finish
* Kylee Cummins, Corryn Thompson, Reagan Hahn, and Savannah Dunn in the 400 meter relay
the Lady Tigers are back in action tomorrow for a triangular meet at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track Friday – the 37th Annual Invitational was in Robinson
the host Maroons won the thirteen team event by beating second place Altamont, 148 to 86
Olney was third with 69.5 points, followed by Newton with 66 points and Fairfield with 59 points
then Red Hill (54), Teutopolis (49.5), Palestine-Hutsonville (30), and Lawrenceville (18)
then Paris (15), Cowden-Herrick (12), Mt. Carmel (7), and Brownstown / St. Elmo (6)
* the third place Olney Tigers had seven top three finishes
Olney won none of the nineteen varsity events, but had three 2nd place finishes
* Derek Deimel in the shot put
* Gavin Lathrop in the 100 meter dash
* Noah Allen, Ryan Shipley, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 800 meter relay
Olney had four 3rd place finishes
* Michael DeMeyer in the 1600 meter run
* Ben Lynch in the pole vault
* Derek Deimel in the discus
* Noah Allen, Phillip Wachsenegger, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 400 meter relay
the Tigers are back in action today when they host Newton and Robinson at RCHS in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track Friday – the 37th Annual Invitational was in Robinson
* the fourth place Newton Eagles had five top three finishes
Newton won two of the nineteen varsity events
* Nick Cartright won both the shot put and the discus
Newton had no 2nd place finishes, but did have three 3rd place finishes
* Keith King in the high jump
* Colton Angel, Kiel Apple, Keith King, and Joe Stone in the 800 meter relay
* Ben Carr, Collin Harris, Michael Koebele, and Kirk Johnson in the 3200 meter relay
the Eagles are back in action today at a triangular meet in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track last Thursday at Flora – a meet was called short due to rain
with only eight of the events finished, Olney was second to Carmi by only 5 points, 40 to 45
Centralia finished third with 33 points while Flora was fourth with 18 points
* the second place Lady Cubs had eight top three finishes
Olney won four of the eight varsity events
* Tara Hughes won both the long jump and high jump (personal best)
* Hope Laughlin won the pole vault (personal best)
* Brittany Black won the shot put
Olney had two 2nd place finishes
* Maria Mayorga in the long jump
* Jocelyn VanMatre in the high jump (personal best)
Olney had three 3rd place finishes
* Korbyn Foster, Morgan Puckett, Emily Mathews, and Sarah Ingram in the 400 meter relay
* Brittany Black in the discus
* Korbyn Foster in the 100 meter low hurdles
the Lady Cubs are back in action today at Salem

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball – the Newton Round Robin Tournament was Friday night
the Olney Lady Tigers came away with the championship
* the Lady Tigers won their first game over St. Anthony, 10-2
* the Lady Tigers then slipped by Altamont, 8-7
* but the Lady Tigers lost their final game, falling to Newton, 3-2
in the other games
* St. Anthony beat Newton, 5-4
* St. Anthony beat Altamont, 9-7
* Altamont beat Newton, 11-1
while Olney and St. Anthony each won two games and lost one
Olney won the head to head competition in order to claim the title
both the Olney Lady Tigers and Newton Lady Eagles have their LIC game this afternoon in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in other area weekend scores in High School Softball
on Friday  :
* Paris beat Neoga, 11-1
on Saturday  :
* Salt Fork beat Marshall, 6-5

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School baseball Friday – Newton won a non-LIC game on the road
the Eagles held on to beat Oblong, 2-1 although Newton was outhit by the host Panthers, 5 to 4
* Mitch Jansen got the win with 4 strikeouts in six innings of work, allowing the lone earned run
* Brock Mammoser got the save striking out 2 of the 3 he faced in the final inning
* at the plate – Jansen helped himself with 2 hits and 1 RBI – Nate Meinhart had the other RBI
* Tim Weber had a double and scored both of Newton’s runs
the Eagles improve to 9-4 on the year and take their 3-0 LIC record to Olney this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  in other area weekend scores in High School Baseball
on Friday  :
* Flora beat South Central, 5-3
* Marshall beat North Central, 12-2
* Teutopolis beat Robinson, 10-0
* Mt. Zion beat Teutopolis, 4-3
* Dieterich beat Neoga, 5-2
on Saturday  :
* Neoga beat Flora, 6-2
* Teutopolis beat Breese Central, 15-5
* Nashville beat Teutopolis, 2-0
* Nashville beat Breese Central, 5-2

 

(NEWTON)  it’s a Monday and time for another round of Little Illini Conference Baseball and Softball
both softball and baseball games will be played at the same location
* Newton at Olney
* Paris at Casey-Westfield
* Lawrenceville at Flora
* Red Hill at Marshall
* Robinson at Edwards County

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton American Legion Post #20 will host a fundraising “pork burger sale” this Saturday, April 30th, to raise funds to support the Legion baseball teams – serving will run from 11:00 until 2:00 at the Post Home in Newton – all are encouraged to stop by to help out

 

(OLNEY / NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Monday  :
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer at the Centralia Tournament
* Newton Lady Eagle girls track at Robinson
* Olney Tiger & Newton Eagle boys track at Olney
* Newton Eagle tennis at Charleston
* Newton Lady Eagle & Olney Lady Tiger softball at Olney
* Newton Eagle & Olney Tiger baseball at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney & Newton LIC baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com  :  it’s Newton & Olney softball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 – our dugout show starts at 7:45 and first pitch at 8:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports, the rest of the day & all night, on CBS Sports Radio at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

April 23, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track yesterday – the Robinson Invitational was held
the host Maroons won their own 13-team event, by beating second place Altamont, 148 to 86
 Olney finished third, followed by Newton, Fairfield, Red Hill, Teutopolis, and Palestine-Hutsonville
then it was Lawrenceville, Paris, Cowden-Herrick, Mt. Carmel, and Brownstown / St. Elmo
we’ll look at the Olney and Newton individual results in our Monday sports report

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track yesterday – the Olney Girls Relays were held
Charleston won the 8-team event by beating second place Mattoon, 82 to 72.5
Evansville North finished third, followed by Newton and Teutopolis
host Olney finished in sixth place, followed by Red Hill and Fairfield
we’ll look at the Olney and Newton individual results in our Monday sports report

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Softball – the Newton Round Robin Tournament was last night
the Olney Lady Tigers came away with the championship
* the Lady Tigers won their first game over St. Anthony, 10-2
* the Lady Tigers then slipped by Altamont, 8-7
* but the Lady Tigers lost their final game, falling to Newton, 3-2
in the other games
* St. Anthony beat Newton, 5-4
* St. Anthony beat Altamont, 9-7
* Altamont beat Newton, 11-1
while Olney and St. Anthony each won two games and lost one
Olney won the head to head competition in order to claim the title
the 11-9 Lady Tigers are back in action Monday at home in an LIC game with Newton

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday – Newton won on the road
the Eagles beat Oblong, 2-1
Newton is back in action Monday at Olney in an LIC matchup

 

(OLNEY)  in a couple of other downstate results in High School Baseball yesterday
* Flora beat South Central, 5-3
* Teutopolis beat Robinson, 10-0
* Dieterich beat Neoga, 5-2

 

(NEWTON)  in one other downstate score yesterday in High School Softball
* Paris beat Neoga, 11-1

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Sports this weekend
the OCC Lady Knights will host four Great Rivers Athletic Conference games
* the Lady Knights will host Southwestern Illinois at 12:00 and 2:00 this afternoon
* the Lady Knights will host John A. Logan at 1:00 and 3:00 tomorrow
the OCC Blue Knights are on the road for a GRAC doubleheader this afternoon
* the Blue Knights are at Rend Lake for games at 12 noon and 3:00

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton American Legion Post #20 will host a fundraising “pork burger sale” on Saturday, April 30th, a week from today, to raise funds to support the Legion baseball teams – serving will run from 11:00 until 2:00 at the Post Home in Newton – all are encouraged to stop by to help out

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is this morning at the Richland County High School in Olney, starting at 9:00 – the cost is $20 for late registration – includes cash prizes and age-group awards – check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball this evening on Freedom 92.9 – our dugout show starts at 6:45 and first pitch at 7:40  :  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

 

 

 

April 22, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League playoffs last night
the Chicago Blackhawks stayed alive with a 4-3 overtime win in St. Louis against the Blues
* other winners last night were the Penguins, the Lightning, and the Ducks
with a 3 to 2 lead in the best-of-seven series, the Blues return to Chicago for game six tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Thursday
* the Midwestern winners were the Cubs, Royals, Pirates, Twins, and Rangers
* those that lost were the White Sox, Reds, Tigers, Indians, Brewers, Astros, and Braves
the Cardinals begin a three game weekend series in San Diego tonight

 

(OLNEY)  while several sporting events were cancelled yesterday, several others were still played

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball yesterday – Newton won an LIC game on the road
the Lady Eagles beat Lawrenceville, 8-0 as visiting Newton outhit the Lady Indians, 5 to 1
* Newton’s Mariah Earnest had a hit and two RBI – Maddie Stanley had an RBI double
* Ariel Richards had an RBI single – Montana Ochs had a hit and two runs scored
* Olivia Shipman got the win in four innings, allowing no runs and two strikeouts
now at 6-6 on the year, the Lady Eagles improve to 2-2 in the Little Illini Conference
Newton will host its four team, six game, round robin tournament later this afternoon

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some other area High School Softball results from yesterday
there were two other LIC Conference games played
* Flora beat Red Hill, 9-0
* Casey-Westfield beat Edwards County, 10-1
in one other area score from yesterday
* Beecher City / Cowden-Herrick beat St. Elmo / Brownstown, 10-6

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some area High School Baseball results from yesterday
there was one LIC Conference game played
* Flora beat Red Hill, 12-2
in one other game yesterday
* Dieterich beat Ramsey, 8-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Track – the Junior Midland Trail Conference Track Meet was Monday
Olney / St. Joe won the JMTC three team event by beating out second place Cisne, 82 to 52
North Clay / Louisville finished in third place with 25 points
* the Lady Wildcats from St. Joe had fifteen top three finishes
St. Joe won nine of the thirteen varsity 8th grade events
* Marni Burgener, Tatum David, Kaylei Eubank, and Evelyn Atkins won the 1600 meter relay
* Chelsea Ochs won three events – the shot put, the 100 meter dash, and the 200 meter dash
* Evelyn Atkins won two events – the high jump and the 800 meter run
* Tatum David won the 1600 run
* Kenzie Weiler won the hurdles
* Haven Doll won the 400 meter dash
St. Joe had five 2nd place finishes
* Tristen Payne, Riley Doll, Audrey Young, and Kira Daniel in the 800 meter relay
* Haven Doll in both the long jump and 800 meter run
* Danielle Clodfelter in the 1600 meter run
* Tristen Payne in the high jump
St. Joe had two 3rd place finishes
* Kira Daniels in the hurdles
* Riley Doll in the discus
congratulations to the Olney / St. Joe girls on the job well done in winning the JMTC Track Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track – the Junior Midland Trail Conference Track Meet was Monday
Olney / St. Joe finished in second place behind the winners from North Clay / Louisville, 35 to 107
Cisne finished up in third place with 22 points
* the Wildcats from St. Joe had eight top three finishes in the meet
St. Joe was 1st in one of the twelve varsity 8th grade events
* Gavin Dorn, Cadin Ackman, Parker Mann, and Colin Clodfelter won the 1600 meter relay
St. Joe had four 2nd place finishes
* Colin Clodfelter in both the 400 meter dash and high jump
* Jarrett Doll in the 1600 meter run
* Gavin Dorn, Cadin Ackman, Parker Mann, and Colin Clodfelter in the 800 meter relay
St. Joe had three 3rd place finishes
* Colin Kocher in the 1600 meter run
* Parker Mann in the high jump
* Gavin Dorn in the long jump
congratulations to the Olney / St. Joe boys on a job well done

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Track this past Wednesday – Robinson hosted a four team meet
Robinson won by beating second place Olney, 124 to 50
New Hebron was third with 28 points, while Palestine was fourth with 4 points
* the second place Cubs had seven top three finishes in the meet
Olney won three of the fourteen varsity events
* Cade McDowell won the discus throw
* Jace Greenwood, Seth Ingram, Jaedyn Moyes, and Colton Hayes won the 400 meter relay
* Jaedyn Moyes, Dalton Schrader, Ryan Paddock, and Jace Greenwood won the 1600 meter relay
Olney had three 2nd place finishes
* Mason Beasley in the discus throw
* Trevor Zuber in the 100 meter low hurdles
* Hunter Perry, Logan Muston, Trevor Zuber, and Jacob Stremme in the 800 meter relay
Olney had one 3rd place finish
* Mason Beasley in the shot put
meanwhile, Olney won the 7th grade meet by beating host Robinson, 82 to 78

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Softball – the Newton Round Robin Tournament is this afternoon & evening
there will be four teams involved in the six game tournament in the Jasper County Boys & Girls Park
two games will be played at the same time on the park’s two main softball diamonds
here’s the 4:00 matchups  :
* Newton plays Altamont on the west diamond
* Olney plays St. Anthony on the east diamond
Here’s the 5:30 matchups  :
* Newton plays St. Anthony on the west diamond
* Olney plays Altamont on the east diamond
Here’s the final 7:00 matchups  :
* Newton plays Olney on the west diamond
* Altamont plays St. Anthony on the east diamond
the winner will be determined by overall record and a combination of runs scored and/or allowed
there is a time limit per game – no inning will start after one hour and fifteen minutes
concessions available includes sloppy joes, pork burgers, hot dogs, nachos, drinks, and much more

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Track – the Robinson Invitational is today in Crawford County
it will be a special day as Robinson Coach Tony Cork, who’s retiring after 40 years, will be honored
* in fact, the annual meet is being renamed as the “Coach Cork Invitational”
* a short ceremony will be held, plus an “open house” for anyone to attend after the meet in the school gym
* former athletes of Coach Cork are encouraged to show up and take a final “victory lap” with the Coach
the 13 teams taking part include Newton, Olney, Lawrenceville, Red Hill, Mt. Carmel, Paris, Teutopolis, Palestine-Hutsonville, Fairfield, Cowden-Herrick, Altamont, Brownstown / St. Elmo, and Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track – the Olney Girls Relays are this afternoon
a total of eight teams will be taking part in today’s event at Richland County High School
that includes Newton, Teutopolis, Mattoon, Charleston, Fairfield, Red Hill, Evansville North, and Olney
it’s scheduled to get started at 4:15 this afternoon – the public is welcome to attend

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton American Legion Post #20 will host a fundraising “pork burger sale” on Saturday, April 30th, to raise funds to support the Legion baseball teams – serving will run from 11:00 until 2:00 that day at the Post Home in Newton – all are encouraged to stop by for some good food for a good cause

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is tomorrow morning at the Richland County High School in Olney, starting at 9:00 – the cost is $20 for late registration – includes cash prizes and age-group awards – check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s high school softball action today – Newton Lady Eagles at 4:00 on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – Olney Lady Tigers at 4:00 on Freedom 92.9 WSEI – the Newton against Olney at 7:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle” WIKK  :  plus Cardinals baseball later tonight on Freedom 92.9 – our dugout show at 8:45 and first pitch at 9:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports around the clock on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

April 21, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the National Hockey League playoffs last night
the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks were both idle
* playoff winners last night were the Stars, Sharks, Flyers, and Islanders
coming up tonight, the St. Louis Blues have a chance to eliminate the defending NHL champions
leading the best-of-seven series, 3 to 1, game five is tonight in St. Louis as the Blues host the Blackhawks

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday
the St. Louis Cardinals outlasted the rain and beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-3
* the other Midwestern winners were the White Sox, Reds, Brewers, Tigers, and Rangers
* those that lost were the Royals, Twins, Astros, Pirates, Indians, and Braves
after this Thursday off, the Cardinals begin a three game weekend series in San Diego tomorrow night

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior College Baseball yesterday – OCC lost a non-GRAC game at home
the Blue Knights were shutout by Vincennes University, 12-0 as OCC was outhit, 11 to 4
* OCC falls back to 37-11 on the year and are scheduled for action today, weather permitting
the Blue Knights are scheduled to host Rend Lake in a single nine inning GRAC game at 3:00

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some area results from yesterday in High School Baseball and Softball
in Baseball  :  Lawrenceville beat Mt. Carmel, 7-4
in Softball  :  Paris beat West Vigo, Indiana, 6-2  :  Mt. Carmel beat Lawrenceville, 11-1

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Track – the Cumberland Invitational was held this past Tuesday
Olney won the 10-team meet by beating out second place Altamont, 91.5 to 88
Vandalia was third with 85 points, then Cumberland was fourth at 78 and Teutopolis was fifth at 69
Newton was just one point back in sixth place with 68 points - then St. Anthony with seventh at 53
Casey-Westfield was eighth at 13.5 points, then Shiloh with 7 and Brownstown / St. Elmo with 5 points
* the winning Olney Tigers had eleven top four finishes in the meet
Olney won four of the seventeen events
* Noah Allen, Phillip Wachsenegger, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop won the 400 meter relay
* Michael DeMeyer won the 1600 meter run
* Gavin Lathrop won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash
Olney had one 2nd place finish
* Noah Allen, Ryan Shipley, Cameron Howard, and Gavin Lathrop in the 800 meter relay
Olney had three 3rd place finishes
* Nathan DeMeyer in the 1600 meter run
* Derek Deimel in both the discus throw and the shot put
the Tigers are back in track action tomorrow at the Robinson Invitational Track Meet

 

(NEWTON) also in Boys High School Track from the Cumberland Invitational on Tuesday
* the sixth place Newton Eagles had seven top four finishes in the meet
Newton won three of the seventeen events
* Ben Carr, Kirk Johnson, Michael Koebele, and Collin Harris won the 3200 meter relay
* Nicholas Cartright won the shot put
* Keith King won the high jump
Newton had two 2nd place finishes
* Joe Stone, Keith King, Kirk Johnson, and Michael Koebele in the 1600 meter relay
* Joe Stone in the 100 meter dash
Newton had three 4th place finishes
* Joe Stone, Kiel Apple, Rhett Kocher, and Colton Angel in the 400 meter relay
* Collin Harris in the 1600 meter run
* Nicholas Cartright in the discus throw
the Eagles are back in track action tomorrow at the Robinson Invitational Track Meet

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Track – a rescheduled Lawrenceville meet was this past Tuesday
Robinson won the five team event by beating out second place Olney, 140.5 to 117
Mt. Carmel was third with 68 points, followed by Palestine-Hutsonville at 21.5 and Lawrenceville at 19
* the 2nd place Lady Tigers had sixteen top three finishes in the meet
Olney won five of the eighteen events
* Lauren Eagleson, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, and Kylar Craig won the 400 meter relay
* Cameron Hough won the 800 meter run
* Mary Grace Inyart won the discus throw
* Kylar Craig won the high jump
* Holly Stallard won the 3200 meter run
Olney had seven 2nd place finishes
* Lauren Eagleson, Savannah Dunn, Reagan Hahn, and Kylar Craig in the 800 meter relay
* Savannah Dunn in the 200 meter dash
* Bailey Washburn, Cameron Hough, Maddie Moyes, and Holly Stallard in the 1600 meter relay
* Mary Grace Inyart in the shot put
* Kylar Craig, Gracie Julian, Reagan Hahn, and Hallie Troester in the 3200 meter relay
* Bailey Washburn in the 400 meter dash
* Reagan Hahn in the 100 meter dash
Olney had four 3rd place finishes
* Kylie Cummins in the 100 meter dash
* Alexis Snyder in both the 110 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles
* Leah Snyder in the shot put
the Lady Tigers will host their Olney Girls Relays at Richland County High School tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High School track yesterday – Robinson hosted a four team meet
Olney won the 8th grade meet by beating second place Robinson, 103 to 41
Palestine finished in third place with 17 points and New Hebron was fourth with 6 points
* the winning Lady Cubs had sixteen top two finishers
Olney won ten of the eighteen varsity events
* Maria Mayorga won the long jump
* Danni Murphy won both the high jump and the 100 meter dash
* Allison Harness, Carley Greenwood, Hope Laughlin, and Daelyn Wood won the 1600 meter relay
* Carolyn Powell won the 800 meter run
* Madison Mowrer, Danni Murphy, Maria Mayorga, and Tara Hughes won the 800 meter relay
* Hope Laughlin won the 1600 meter run
* Korbyn Foster, Morgan Puckett, Emily Matthews, and Sarah Ingram won the 400 meter relay
* Madison Mowrer won the 200 meter dash
* Korbyn Fostger won the 100 meter low hurdles
Olney finished second in the 7th grade meet to Robinson – New Hebron was third, then Palestine
the next meet for the Lady Cubs is scheduled for today at Flora

 

(NEWTON)  it’s another round of LIC Baseball and Softball games scheduled for today
with both softball and baseball teams playing at the same location
* Olney at Robinson
* Newton at Lawrenceville
* Marshall at Paris
* Edwards County at Casey-Westfield
* Flora at Red Hill

 


                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS NEWS AND/OR REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  Newton American Legion Post #20 will host a fundraising “pork burger sale” on Saturday, April 30th, to raise funds to support the Legion baseball teams – serving will run from 11:00 until 2:00 that day at the Post Home in Newton – all are encouraged to stop by for some good food for a good cause

 

(OLNEY)  the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” 5-K Run / Walk is set for this Saturday morning, April 23rd, at Richland County High School in Olney – hosted by The Interact Club at RCHS, it all starts at 9:00 that morning – the cost is $20 for late registration prior to start time – includes cash prizes and age-group awards – for more details, check the “Get Your Heart Beating For Abbi” Facebook event page online

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar for this Thursday  :
* Olney Tiger tennis at Fairfield
* Olney Lady Tiger soccer at Harrisburg
* Newton Eagle baseball and Lady Eagle softball at Lawrenceville in LIC action
* Olney Tiger baseball and Lady Tiger softball at Robinson in LIC action

 

(OLNEY)  on the Junior College Sports Schedule for this Thursday  :
the OCC Lady Knights have a GRAC doubleheader scheduled for 2:00 today against Kaskaskia in Olney
the OCC Blue Knights have a single GRAC game scheduled for 3:00 today against Rend Lake in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.freedom929.com  :  it’s Newton Eagle baseball today on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at 4:30, plus online at  www.1035theeagle.com   :  and it’s the latest in sports around the clock on CBS Sports Radio, at 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN, plus online at  www.wvlnam.com