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November 27, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division I College Basketball action last night – Illinois squeaked one out on the road
*  outscored by 10 in the first half, the Fighting Illini came back to post a 61-59 win over UNLV
*  while Illinois improves to 6&0, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas falls back to 2&3 on the year
*  Illinois is back in action this Friday night at home against Indiana / Purdue University Fort Wayne


 
(OLNEY)  in Great Rivers Athletic Conference Junior College hoops last night – OCC split with Kaskaskia
*  the Blue Knights won the men’s game, defeating the Blue Devils, 100-96
    *  sophomore John Brown led five Blue Knights in double figures with 25 points
    *  freshmen Jaquan Grissett and Dominic Jackson each scored 14 points
    *  Trey Mitchell had 13 points and sophomore Brook Pampe scored 10 points
    *  the Blue Knights improve to 6&1 on the year, now 1&1 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  on the women’s side, the Lady Knights lost a tough game, falling to the Blue Angels, 88-77
    *  OCC was led by Sam Shoulders with 17 points and Kelsie Ennis had 15 points
    *  sophomore Sam Scott chipped in with 12 points and freshman Paige Yando had 11 points
    *  the Lady Knights drop to 4&3 on the year, now 1&1 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  the Lady Knights return to action this Saturday night at 7:00, hosting Danville in “The Dungeon”
*  both OCC teams are then on the road to Vincennes University a week from tonight on December 4th


 
(NEWTON)  in boy’s high school basketball last night at the Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament
*  the Newton Eagles beat Neoga, 50-41 improving to 2&0 on the year
*  Newton’s Luke Stone led all scorers with 21 points – Caleb Chesnut and Brock Mammoser each had 7
*  the Eagles return for action Friday afternoon at 12:30 against Martinsville, then again that night
*  the Tournament’s final four games will be Saturday afternoon and evening


 
(NEWTON)  in girl’s high school hoops last night at the Bob Kerans Thanksgiving Tournament in Newton
*  the host Lady Eagles beat Cumberland, 56-28 improving their record to 1&2 on the year
    *  Newton’s Andrea Cartright had 16 points and Allison Will had 10 points
*  in the first game last night – it was Effingham over Flora, 42-34
*  in tonight’s two games – Effingham plays Mt. Zion at 6:00 and the host Lady Eagles play Flora at 7:30

 

(NEWTON)  also in girl’s high school basketball last night at the Robinson Thanksgiving Tournament
*  Mt. Carmel beat Charleston, 69-35
*  Marshall beat Casey-Westfield, 64-35

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high hoops last night – Olney split two games on the road down at Centralia
*  the Lady Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 60-36 – Olney’s Sophia Colclasure had 16 points
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, beating Centralia, 36-19
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action at home in the ERMS Gym next Tuesday when they’ll host Carmi


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball from Monday night – Olney dropped a pair of games on the road
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game to Robinson, 40-29 as the varsity falls back to 1&4 on the year
    *  Olney’s Mason Kocher had 9 points while Jordan Bent added 8 points and 5 rebounds
*  the Cubs also lost the 7th grade game, 44-27 as the junior varsity drops back to 1&2 on the year
*  both teams are back in action a week from Thursday, December 5th, hosting Salem in the ERMS Gym

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s junior high hoops from Monday night – Olney St. Joe wins two on the road
*  the Lady Wildcats won the 8th grade game over St. Mary’s Mt. Carmel, 34-28 – varsity is now 4&5
    *  Julie Luna led St. Joe with 17 points and 12 rebounds
*  St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 21-18 as the junior varsity improves to 5&2 on the year
*  the Lady Wildcats are back in action next Tuesday night traveling to Louisville to play North Clay

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(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

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in sports, around the clock, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN in Olney

 

 

 

November 26, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  Week Twelve of the National Football League ended last night in Washington
*  the host Redskins lost to the visiting San Francisco 49er’s, 27-6
*  Week Thirteen of the NFL will get started this Thursday, on Thanksgiving Day
    *  one of the three games Thursday has the Lions hosting Green Bay up in Detroit
    *  the other games have Oakland in Dallas and Pittsburgh in Baltimore


 
(NEWTON)  in boy’s high school basketball – at the Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament
*  the Newton Eagles won their season opener, beating Oblong, 49-22
*  the Eagles were led by Luke Stone with 14 points and 9 rebounds – Brock Mammoser also had 14 points
*  Newton returns for another 7:30 game tonight against Neoga
*  in last night’s other games at the Cumberland Tournament
    *  Neoga beat Martinsville, 59-11
    *  Dieterich beat Cumberland, 63-54
    *  Chrisman beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 56-38
*  there’s four more games tonight – two at the high school and two at the junior high school

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s high school hoops last night – Newton dropped a road game at Charleston
*  the Lady Eagles lost to the host Lady Trojans, 70-43
*  Newton’s Brooke Koebele and Andrea Cartright teamed up for 22 points and 12 rebounds
*  now at 0&2, the Lady Eagles are in action tonight as the annual Bob Kerans Tournament begins
    *  Effingham plays Flora tonight at 6:00 – then Newton plays Cumberland at 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  a couple of other girl’s games last night
*  Marshall beat Neoga, 54-47
*  Sandoval beat Dieterich, 52-43


 
(NEWTON)  in girl’s junior high basketball Saturday – the Jasper County 7th graders had their season end
*  the Junior Lady Eagles were eliminated from the Albion Regional, falling to Edwards County, 29-18
*  the 7th grade Jasper County squad finished the year with a record of 11&11
*  the 8th grade Junior Lady Eagles will be in regional action a week from this Thursday, December 5th


 
(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high hoops last night – Olney St. Joe won two games at home
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over South Central, 55-46 – now 5&1, 4&0 in the JVTC
*  St. Joe was led by Brent Hatten’s 25 points and Gunnar Michels’ 20 points
*  the Wildcats won the 7th grade game, 41-29 improving to 4&3 overall, 3&1 in the JMTC
*  Olney St. Joe returns to action next Monday night when they host the Clay City Cubs


 
(OLNEY)  in the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action last night
*  Berryville Vineyards beat The Wildcats, 111-53
*  The Amoeba Press beat The Salukis, 73-62
*  and it was Brown’s Furniture over Miller Chiropractic, 98-78
*  it’s back to league action next Monday night at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont


 
(OLNEY)  it’s back to Great Rivers Athletic Conference Junior College Basketball tonight in Olney
*  the Olney Central College teams will host a GRAC doubleheader this evening in “The Dungeon”
*  the OCC Lady Knights will host the Kaskaskia Blue Angels at 5:30
*  the OCC Blue Knights will host the Kaskaskia Blue Devils at 7:30


 
(NEWTON)  in Division I College Basketball tonight – the Fighting Illini are on the road for the first time
*  Illinois is out west in Las Vegas tonight to battle the Runnin’ Rebels at UNLV
*  the Fighting Illini take their 5&0 undefeated record on the road for the first time this season

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(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

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Central College doubleheader GRAC basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 5:30 and Blue Knights at 7:30  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball tonight as we’ll join the Illini in action on Freedom 92.9 after Blue Knight’s basketball  :  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 25, 2013


(NEWTON)  in Week Twelve National Football League action involving midwestern teams 
*  the Indianapolis Colts lost to the Arizona Cardinals, 40-11
*  the St. Louis Rams beat the Chicago Bears, 42-21
*  the Tennessee Titans beat the Oakland Raiders, 23-19
*  the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings played to a 26-26 overtime tie
*  the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the San Diego Chargers, 41-38
*  the Cleveland Browns lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-11
*  the Detroit Lions lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 24-21
*  the Cincinnati Bengals had a bye week off
Week Twelve of the NFL will end tonight with the Redskins hosting the 49er’s in Washington


 
(OLNEY)  here’s the Saturday results from downstate Division I and II Football action
*  Illinois beat Purdue, 20-16 – the 4&7 Illini finish their regular season Saturday by hosting Northwestern
*  EIU beat UT Martin, 70-22 – the 11&1 Panthers play Butler or Tennessee State a week from Saturday
*  SIU beat Indiana State, 31-9 – the Salukis finish up the regular season with a record of 7&5 overall


 
(OLNEY)  Saturday was opening day for GRAC Junior College Basketball
*  the Olney Central College Blue Knights lost to Southeastern Illinois, 92-89
    *  sophomore John Brown led the Blue Knights with 27 points, while Juquan Grissett added 18 points
    *  the OCC men are now 5&1 on the year – now 0&1 in the GRAC
*  the Olney Central College Lady Knights defeated Southeastern Illinois, 91-75
    *  freshman Kelsey Pilant led all scorers with 25 points – Sam Scott chipped in with 12 points
    *  the Lady Knights improve to 4&2 overall, now 1&0 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference
*  both OCC teams are back in action tomorrow night at home against Kaskaskia at 5:30 and 7:30


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Football Semi-Final Playoffs were Saturday – here’s some downstate results 
Class 1A  :  Downs Tri-Valley beat Maroa-Forsyth, 14-6
Class 2A  :  Staunton beat Auburn, 32-28
Class 3A  :  St. Joseph-Ogden beat Greenville, 44-21
Class 4A  :  Rochester beat Rock Island Alleman, 46-21
Class 6A  :  Oak Lawn Richards beat East St. Louis Senior, 7-6
Class 7A  :  Chicago Mt. Carmel beat Edwardsville, 34-7
Saturday’s winners advance to their respective state championship games this coming weekend
the Class 1A thru 4A title games will be Friday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
the Class 5A thru 8A title games will be Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign

 

(OLNEY)  in girl’s high school hoops – the Lady Wildcat Tournament continued Saturday over in Salem
*  the Olney Lady Tigers won their first game by beating Centralia, 58-44
*  the Lady Tigers lost their second game, falling to Teutopolis, 53-28
*  Olney was led in scoring in both games by Marley Miller with 15 and 10 points, respectively
*  the Lady Tigers are now 1&2 in the tournament and they return with two more games this Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in boy’s junior high basketball last Thursday – Olney dropped two games against Flora
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 54-28 as the varsity team falls to 1&3 on the year
*  Olney also lost the 7th grade game, 26-19 as the junior varsity squad drops to 1&1 on the year
*  the Cubs are back in action tonight as they travel to Robinson with the first game at 6:00

 

(NEWTON)  in boys high school basketball – the Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament starts tonight
*  Pool A games at the High School involves Cumberland, Dieterich, Chrisman, and Palestine-Hutsonville
*  Pool B games at the Junior High involves Newton, Oblong, Martinsville, and Neoga
*  the Newton Eagles begin their season tonight against Oblong in the 7:30 game
*  the Eagles then return for game two tomorrow night against Neoga
*  the Eagles will finish pool play Friday afternoon at 12:30, then return that night for cross-pool play
*  the final games will be played Saturday afternoon and evening

 

(NEWTON)  in girl’s high school hoops tonight – the Newton Lady Eagles are back in action as they travel to Baker Gym up at Charleston High School to battle the Lady Trojans – it’s junior varsity action at 6:15

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(CLAY CITY)  it’s “Meet the Wolves” night tonight 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 of the inter-squad scrimmage

 

(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

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Newton Eagle basketball tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time at around 7:30  :  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 23, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Division I College Basketball last night – the Fighting Illini won again at home
*  Illinois beat Chicago State, 77-53 as the Illini improve to 5&0 on the year
*  Illinois returns to action on the road next Tuesday night to Las Vegas to play UNLV


 
(NEWTON)  here’s today’s matchups involving downstate Division I and II College Football
*  Illinois is in West Lafayette to play Purdue today with an 11:00 kickoff
*  Eastern Illinois is in Tennessee to play UT Martin with a 1:00 kickoff
*  Southern Illinois is in Terre Haute to play Indiana State with a 1:05 kickoff


 
(OLNEY)  it’s the opening day for Great Rivers Athletic Conference Basketball in Junior College action
*  the Olney Central College teams travel to Southeastern Illinois College for a pair of afternoon games
    *  the 2&2 Lady Knights will play the Lady Falcons with a 1:00 start
    *  the 5&0 Blue Knights will battle the Falcons with tipoff at around 3:00


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA State Football Semi-Final games are today – here’s some downstate matchups 
Class 1A  :  Downs Tri-Valley will host Maroa-Forsyth at 2:00
Class 2A  :  Staunton will host Auburn at 1:30
Class 3A  :  Greenville will host St. Joseph-Ogden at 2:00
Class 4A  :  Rochester will host Rock Island Alleman at 3:00
Class 6A  :  East St. Louis Senior will host Oak Lawn Richards at 3:00
Class 7A  :  Edwardsville will host Chicago Mt. Carmel at 3:00
today's winners advance to their respective state championship games next weekend
the Class 1A thru 4A title games will be next Friday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
the Class 5A thru 8A title games will be next Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Champaign


 
(OLNEY)  it’s a full day of action today in the Lady Wildcat Thanksgiving Tournament in Salem
*  the Olney Lady Tigers will play Centralia in the 10:30 game this morning
*  the Lady Tigers then return for their final pool play game against Teutopolis today at 4:00
*  there are a total of eight games today
*  the final two rounds of games will be played a week from today at Salem

 


                                         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)  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

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Lady Tiger basketball this morning on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 10:30  :  it’s Fighting Illini Football today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with pregame at 10:30 and kickoff at 11:00  :  it’s Olney Central College basketball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with the Lady Knights at 1:00 and the Blue Knights at 3:00  :  it’s back to Lady Tiger basketball this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN with game time at around 4:00  :  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 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

 

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(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