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August 28, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals beat the Reds, 6-1 – the Redbirds have now won 12 of their last 16 games
Tuesday  :  the Cubs won  :  the White Sox won  :  the Pirates lost
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals wrap-up the series with Cincinnati tonight in St. Louis
Wednesday  :  Cubs finish up today in LA  :  White Sox host Houston  :  Pirates host Milwaukee


 
(OLNEY)  in Sunday night action in the Women of Our Own Fast Pitch League in Olney  :
*  Personal Finance scored five runs in the 7th inning to hold on for a 10-9 win over Brown’s Furniture
*  and it was Ophelia’s Cup defeating Monical’s Pizza, 5-1
*  the League will take this Sunday night off with the next round of games scheduled for September 8th

 

(FLORA)  here’s the top three racing results from the Clay County Speedway features last Saturday night  :
Sprints  :  Donnie Brackett took the checkered flag, followed by Hud Cone & Aric Gentry in 2nd & 3rd
Hornets  :  Jeremy Callahan crossed the finish line first, followed by Vincent Shehorn and Jeremy Gwyn
B-Mods  :  Brent Page finished the featured race in first place, followed by Dennis Waggle & Jim Reavis
Modifieds  :  Michael Bolyard took the checkered flag, followed by Larry Anderson and Tim Lewis, Jr
Pure Stocks  :  Jay Jones crossed the finish line first, followed by Jay Forston and Chad Weiner
Street Stocks  :  John Shick finished the featured race in first, followed by Kyle Laughlin & Scott Dunlap
*  the dirt track at Clay County Speedway is closed this weekend – the next races will be September 7th


 
(NEWTON)  in junior high softball yesterday – Jasper County picked up another win  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Teutopolis, 13-7
*  the Jasper County ladies return to action tomorrow when they travel to Mattoon

 

(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball – Noble split a pair of games earlier this week  :
*  the Junior Wildcats lost Monday, falling to Cisne, 14-6
*  the Noble boys rebounded with a win yesterday over Iuka, 15-10
*  Noble’s top hitters were Landon Pride & Quentin Greenwood – the winning pitcher was Jaykob Zuber
*  now at 2&2, the Junior Wildcats are back in action with North Clay tomorrow at home in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  no other local sports results are available to us on events that occurred yesterday


 

                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Farm Bureau Young Leaders Committee is sponsoring the first annual “Harvest Hustle” Half-Marathon on Saturday, October 19th, at Musgrove Park in Olney – there will also be a 5K Run and a One Mile Fun Run – registration is now open at www.richlandcountyfarmbureau.com or by calling the Farm Bureau office at 618-393-4116 – early sign-up discount prices end Sunday, September 1st

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, & a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – to sign-up, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by voting at facebook.com/collegecolorsday – the online voting ends at midnight tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in boys golf – Olney will host Charleston, Fairfield, and Teutopolis at the Richland Country Club

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:05 – the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 27, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Monday  :  the Cardinals beat the Reds, 8-6 - the Redbirds have won 11 of their last 15 games
Monday  :  the Cubs lost  :  the White Sox lost  :  the Pirates were idle
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals will again host Cincinnati tonight, the second of three games in St. Louis
Tuesday  :  the Cubs play the Dodgers in LA  :  White Sox host Houston  :  Pirates host Milwaukee


 
(OLNEY)  in high school golf at the Richland Country Club yesterday – Olney split two matches  :
*  Robinson beat Olney, 147 to 176, however the Tigers beat Casey-Westfield, 176 to 188
*  the Match Medalist was Robinson’s Tom Goodman, shooting an even par round of 35
*  Olney’s top golfer was Dylan Taylor who shot a five over par 40
*  also for Olney, Michael DeVenecia and Blake Berry each shot a 45 – Tanner Hout had a 46
*  at 1&1 overall, now 1&1 in the LIC, the Tigers will host Fairfield, Teutopolis, and Fairfield tomorrow


 
(NOBLE)  in boys high school baseball yesterday  :
*  visiting Dieterich slipped by host Noble / Clay City, 4-3 although the Wildcats out-hit Dieterich, 8 to 6
*  the Wildcat’s top hitter was Cletus Fehrenbacher with a two for three day
*  the Noble / Clay City boys are 0&1 on the year, playing their first game of the fall schedule yesterday


 
(NEWTON)  in junior high baseball – Jasper County split their last two games to end last week  :
*  the Junior Eagles lost at Effingham on Friday, 10-0 in five innings
*  the Jasper County boys rebounded with a win over Lawrenceville Saturday, 4-0
*  top Junior Eagle hitters were Wade Frohning, Kyle Kocher, Zach James, and Chase Zumbahlen
*  the Jasper County winning pitcher at Lawrenceville was Nick Cohurst with a total of 12 strike outs
*  the Junior Eagles were back in action yesterday hosting Charleston in Newton


 

                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Farm Bureau Young Leaders Committee is sponsoring the first annual “Harvest Hustle” Half-Marathon on Saturday, October 19th, at Musgrove Park in Olney – there will also be a 5K Run and a One Mile Fun Run – registration is now open at www.richlandcountyfarmbureau.com or by calling the Farm Bureau office at 618-393-4116 – early sign-up discount prices end Sunday, September 1st

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, & a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – to sign-up, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight this Thursday – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more – by the way, tickets are still available for Illinois’ season opener this Saturday against SIU at Memorial Stadium

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s local high school sports calendar  :  in girls tennis – Newton plays St. Anthony in Effingham  :  in boys soccer – Olney will host Vincennes Rivet at Olney Central College’s Ed Webber Field

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:05 – the first pitch at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 26, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Saturday & Sunday  :  Cardinals split with Atlanta, winning Saturday, but losing yesterday
Saturday & Sunday  :  Cubs split two :  White Sox won two  :  Reds split two  :  Pirates lost two
Monday  :  the Cardinals start a three games series tonight at home in St. Louis against the Reds
Monday  :  the Cubs play the Dodgers in LA  :  the White Sox host Houston  :  the Pirates are idle


 
(NEWTON)  preseason week number three ended yesterday in the National Football League  :
*  here’s how the midwestern teams did since last Thursday night in Week Three action
    *  Detroit beat New England, 40-9
    *  the Bears beat Oakland, 34-26
    *  the Packers lost to Seattle, 17-10
    *  Indianapolis beat the Browns, 27-6
    *  the Rams lost to Denver, 27-26
    *  Cincinnati lost to Dallas, 24-18 
    *  the Titans beat Atlanta, 27-16
    *  Kansas City beat the Steelers, 26-20
    *  the Vikings lost to San Francisco, 34-14


 

                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Richland County Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play in the League – plus, the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – for more details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, & a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – to sign-up, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight this Thursday – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more – by the way, tickets are still available for Illinois’ season opener this Saturday against SIU at Memorial Stadium

 

(OLNEY)  in the local high school sports schedule today  :  in boys golf – Robinson & Casey-Westfield at the Richland Country Club in Olney  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton at the Fairfield Invitational  :  in baseball – Noble / Clay City will host Dieterich at West Richland High School in Noble

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 5:55 – the first pitch at 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 24, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Friday  :  the Cardinals beat Atlanta, 3-1 making it two in a row against the Braves
Friday  :  the Cubs lost  :  White Sox lost  :  the Reds lost  :  the Pirates won
Saturday  :  the Cardinals will host the Braves again tonight in game three of the four game series
Saturday  : Cubs at San Diego : White Sox host Texas : Reds host Milwaukee : Pirates in San Francisco


 
(NEWTON)  in preseason week number three of the National Football League  :
*  there were two games last night, both involving mid-western teams
    *  the Bears beat Oakland, 34-26
    *  Seattle beat the Packers, 17-10
*  there are ten games on tap today, five of which involve mid-western teams
    *  the Colts host the Browns in Indianapolis
    *  the Rams play the Broncos in Denver
    *  the Bengals are on the road to Dallas to battle the Cowboys
    *  the Titans host the Falcons in Nashville, Tennessee

 


                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play in the League – plus, the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – for more details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight next Thursday, the 29th – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more

 

(OLNEY)  join us this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN, plus online at www.freedom929.com, for our Coach’s Corner Show – we’ll be visiting with ERHS Athletic Director Chad LeCrone, Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music, ERHS Music Director Ralph Petrella, and Jeff Bent, the new PA “voice of the Tigers” at the ERHS Athletic Field – that’s at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Indianapolis Colts football this evening on CBS Sports Radio with our pregame show at 5:00 and kickoff from Indy at 6:00  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 6:05 – the first pitch at 6:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

August 23, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Thursday  :  the Cardinals beat Atlanta, 6-2 in the first of four games this weekend in St. Louis
Thursday  :  the Cubs lost in 13 innings  :  White Sox won in 12 innings  :  the Reds & Pirates both won
Friday  :  the Cardinals will host the Braves again tonight in game two of the four game series
Friday  :  Cubs at San Diego  :  White Sox host Texas  :  Reds host Milwaukee  :  Pirates in San Francisco


 
(NEWTON)  preseason week three in the National Football League started last night  :
*  there were two games last night, one of which involved a mid-western team
    *  in Detroit, the Lions beat up on the visiting New England Patriots, 40-9
*  there are two games tonight, both involving mid-western teams
    *  the Bears play the Raiders in Los Angeles
    *  the Packers host the Seattle Seahawks
*  there are ten games on tap tomorrow, five of which involve mid-western teams
    *  the Colts host the Browns in Indianapolis
    *  the Rams play the Broncos in Denver
    *  the Bengals are on the road to Dallas to battle the Cowboys
    *  the Titans host the Falcons in Nashville, Tennessee

 

                                               LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the newly formed Women’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold an informational meeting and conduct sign-ups on Thursday afternoon, September 12th, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 3:00 – all players must be at least a freshman in high school to play in the League – plus, the League will host a pre-season 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament fundraiser on November 23rd – for more, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League will hold its pre-season informational meeting on Tuesday evening, September 10th, at Brown’s Furniture Store in Olney, starting at 6:00 – all players must be at least a high school freshman to take part – for more details, call Ed at 618-837-0662

 

(OLNEY)  the Children’s Miracle Network “Golf Tournament” is scheduled for Friday, September 6th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at straight up 12 noon and a shotgun start at 1:00 – a four-person scramble with various prizes – all players will get a cart, greens, and a gift bag for the $240 team entry fee – all proceeds to benefit Riley Hospital for Children – for more, call 618-393-5900

 

(NEWTON)  the University of Illinois is taking part in the 2nd annual College Colors Day spirit contest, asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup Award – Fighting Illini fans can help out by visiting facebook.com/collegecolorsday  and register to vote for Illinois as the school with the most college spirit & loyal fan base – after placing a vote, fans have the chance to win prizes & discounts thru an instant win game – voting runs thru midnight next Thursday, the 29th – logon at www.fightingillini.com for more

 

(OLNEY)  East Richland High School will host the annual “Meet the Tigers” night tonight at the ERHS Athletic Field, starting at 6:30 – it includes the ERHS Marching Band and the recognition of all athletes & coaches involved in a fall sport – then a Tiger football scrimmage at around 7:00 and a Tiger soccer scrimmage at 7:30 out at Ed Webber Field at OCC – admission to the event is either a sports drink or a suggested $1 donation per person – the ERHS Sports Boosters will have concessions on sale as well

 

(NEWTON)  Newton Community High School will host its Annual “Media Night” tonight at Chivesky Field at NCHS – with the Marching Eagles performing at first at 6:00, all fall sport participants will be recognized, along with the various coaches and others – all are invited out to NCHS tonight

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:05 – the first pitch tonight is at 7:15  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN