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September 28th, 2015

 

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend,
the Cardinals split a pair of games with the Brewers, winning Saturday 5-1, while falling on Sunday 8-4
elsewhere  :  Pirates split two games with the Cubs  :  White Sox dropped two to the Yankees   :  Tigers dropped two to the Twins  :  Mets took both game over the Reds  :  Indians split two with the Royals
* it’s a 10-game schedule on this Saturday in Major League Baseball
the Cardinals will have open up the final road trip of the season as the visit Pittsburgh

 

(NEWTON)  in Division One College Football this weekend
* at 2&1, Illinois returned home to Memorial Stadium defeating Middle Tennessee State Saturday 27-25.
* The Illini improve to 3-1 on the year, and will return to action at home this Saturday against Nebraska.
* the 0&3 Panthers had a bye week before hitting the road to Austin Peay on October 3rd
* the 0&2 Salukis hosted Liberty College during Family Weekend Saturday night picking up a 34-13 win
* The Salukis now 1-2 returns to the road this Saturday taking on Western Illinois in Macomb

 

(OLNEY)  in high school LIC Football from Friday night….
*  The Olney Tigers improved to 3-2 with a 38-14 win over the Flora Wolves
*  Olney was able to keep ahold of the Shriners Game trophy with the win, led by game MVP Derek Deimel
*  Deimel threw for 155 yards and two TDs, while running for 78 yards a score
*  Olney was also led by Dalton Mitchel with 119 rushing yards
*  Luke Lambird, 67 yards, and Gage Miller, 91 yards, catching the two touchdown passes.
*  The Tigers return home this coming Friday night for a homecoming game as they host Paris.

 

(NEWTON) in high school football from Friday night… 
*  The Newton Eagles improved top 5-0 with a 49-24 win over the Robinson Marroons.
*  Mitch Bierman led the Eagles with 127 yards on the ground and 26 through the air with 4 TDs
*  Brock Mammoser completed 8 passes for 144  yards on the night totaling 2 TDs
*  Kyle Muska the top receiver for the Eagles hauling in a TD on 3 catches and 91 yards.
*  Newton will return to action this coming Friday night hosting the Flora Wolves.

 

(OLNEY)  in NFL action from over the weekend….
*  The Colts over the Titans 35-33
*  The Browns over the Raiders 27-20
*  The Bengals over the Ravens 28-24
*  The Steelers over the Rams 12-6
*  The Seahawks over the Bears 26-0
*  The Broncos over the Lions 24-12
*  The third week will wrap up tonight as the Chiefs take on the Packers on Monday Night Football

 

                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the NCHS Athletic Boosters will host a 5th Quarter Celebration on Friday night, October 2nd, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Newton, immediately following the NCHS Homecoming football game – the gates open at 8:00 with a $10 entry fee per person – must be 21 or older to enter with no coolers & no pets allowed – adult beverages, soda, and water available for purchase – plus pork loin sandwiches prepared and sold by the Jasper County Shrine Club – and music provided by “Crazy Horse” – all proceeds go to the Newton Community High School Athletic Boosters to benefit all student athletes at NCHS – check it out

 


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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball on Freedom 92.9 with a broadcast time at 5:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online around the clock, at  www.wvlnam.com


 

September 25th, 2015

 

 

(OLNEY) in Major League Baseball last night,

the Cardinals beat the Brewers, opening the four game series at home with a 7-3 win

elsewhere : The Pirates over the Rockies 5-4 : The Yankees over the White Sox 3-2 : Mets over the Reds 6-4 : The Indians over the Twins 6-3 : Royals clinched the AL Central with a 10-4 win over the Mariners.

* it’s a 15-game schedule on this Friday in Major League Baseball

the Cardinals will have game two of a four game series tonight at home against the Brewers

 

(NEWTON) in Division One College Football action from last weekend

the Fighting Illini lost their first game of the year, falling to North Carolina on the road, 48-14

* at 2&1, Illinois returns home to Memorial Stadium to host Middle Tennessee State this Saturday at 3:00

Eastern Illinois lost their home opener to Illinois State last Saturday in Charleston, 34-31 in overtime

* the 0&3 Panthers are off this weekend before hitting the road to Austin Peay on October 3rd

Southern Illinois had a bye week last Saturday as they prepare for their home opener this weekend

* the 0&2 Salukis will host Liberty College during Family Weekend with a Saturday night start at 6:00

 

(NEWTON) in high school volleyball from last night….

* The Newton Eagles took 6 games from Lawrenceville

* Lady Eagles winning the Varsity match 25-19, 25-14.

* In Junior Varsity play, Newton winning 25-11, 25-23.

* In Freshman action, Newton picking up a 25-15, 25-10 win.

* Newton now at 16-4 overall on the year, and will take on Salem in a “Pink Out” Game on Monday.

 

(OLNEY) in girls high school tennis from last night…

* Olney defeated Effingham 7-2

* Olney picking up wins in 5 of the 6 singles matches, and 2 of the three doubles matches.

* Nicole Shan, Audrey Jenson, Logan Kaubel, Rachel Woods, Carmen Rodriguez all picking up wins in singles play.

* Nicole Shan and Rachel Woods, Audrey Jenson and Logan Kaubel picking up the doubles wins.

* Olney now 7-4 overall and 2-2 in LIC play, will be in action tomorrow at the Centralia Tournament.

 

(OLNEY) in high school volleyball from last night…

* Olney taking both varsity matches from Edwards County, 25-18, 25-23.

* Olney was led by Blake Nohren with 14 kills 9 Blocks and 4 aces. Fiath Stallard led the team with 6 assists followed by Dani Hawkins with 5. Holly Stallard led the Lady Tigers with 11 digs.

* Olney won the Junior Varsity game 25-17 and 25-12.

* Edwards County did claim Fresh/Soph wins over the Lady Tigers however 25-12, 25-8.

 

(OLNEY) it is back to a full night of football in the Little Illini Conference Tonight

* the 2-2 Olney Tigers on the road to take on the 2-2 Flora Wolves

* the 4-0 Newton Eagles hosting the 1-3 Robinson Maroons

* The 4-0 Marshall Lions on the road to winless 0-4 Paris Tigers.

* 1-3 Casey-Westfield on the road to face 3-1 Lawrenceville

* The 1-3 Edwards County Lions travel to face 2-2 Red Hill.

 

                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON) the NCHS Athletic Boosters will host a 5th Quarter Celebration on Friday night, October 2nd, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Newton, immediately following the NCHS Homecoming football game – the gates open at 8:00 with a $10 entry fee per person – must be 21 or older to enter with no coolers & no pets allowed – adult beverages, soda, and water available for purchase – plus pork loin sandwiches prepared and sold by the Jasper County Shrine Club – and music provided by “Crazy Horse” – all proceeds go to the Newton Community High School Athletic Boosters to benefit all student athletes at NCHS – check it out

 

(OBLONG) the Oblong Academic Foundation has a Golf Scramble fundraiser today at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s $55 per person or $220 per team and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart (if needed), and lunch – a shotgun start at noon – call Rod at 618-592-4733 or call the Oblong High School

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s LIC Football tonight as the Olney Tigers on the road taking on Flora with a 6:30 pregame, kickoff at 7:00 will be on Freedom 92.9 : Newton Eagle football will be on 103.5 The Eagle WIKK tonight as they take on Robinson, pregame at 6:30, kickoff of 7:00 : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio with our dugout show at 6:20 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

September 24th, 2015

 

 

(OLNEY) in Major League Baseball last night,

the Cardinals beat up the Reds 10-2

elsewhere : The Tigers over the White Sox 7-4 : Brewers over the Cubs 4-1 : Twins over the Indians 4-2 : Pirates over the Rockies 13-7 : Royals over the Mariners 4-3

* it’s a shortened 12-game schedule on this Thursday in Major League Baseball

the Cardinals begin a four game series tonight at home against the Brewers

 

(NEWTON) in Division One College Football action from last weekend

the Fighting Illini lost their first game of the year, falling to North Carolina on the road, 48-14

* at 2&1, Illinois returns home to Memorial Stadium to host Middle Tennessee State this Saturday at 3:00

Eastern Illinois lost their home opener to Illinois State last Saturday in Charleston, 34-31 in overtime

* the 0&3 Panthers are off this weekend before hitting the road to Austin Peay on October 3rd

Southern Illinois had a bye week last Saturday as they prepare for their home opener this weekend

* the 0&2 Salukis will host Liberty College during Family Weekend with a Saturday night start at 6:00

 

(OLNEY) in High School Cross Country on Tuesday – four teams took part in a Quad Meet in Altamont

Effingham won the girls 3-mile race, slipping by second place Newton, 44 to 47

Olney was a close third just two points back at 49 – Robinson finished fourth with 79 points

* Newton’s top runner was freshman Sarah Carr who finished in 1st place, winning the overall race

* Newton’s Veronica Ochs was 8th, Taylor Brown was 9th, Natalie Woods was 14th, Mya Kuhn was 15th

Robinson won the boys 3-mile race, easily beating second place Olney, 24 to 49

Newton and Effingham tied for third place, each with 84 points

* Newton’s top runner was Colin Harris in 13th place, followed by teammate Michael Koebele in 16th

* Newton’s Crayton Chesnut was 17th and Zach Huschle was 19th

the Newton runners are back in action today at the Mattoon Invitational at Lake Land College

 

(OLNEY) in Girls Junior High Cross Country from Tuesday’s Newton triangular meet

Olney St. Joe won the 1.95 mile varsity-only race by beating second place Olney, 25 to 48

host Newton Jasper County finished third with 50 points

* St. Joe’s top runner was Evy Atkins finishing 1st, while teammate Haven Doll was 3rd

* the Lady Cubs’ top runner was Hope Laughlin in 5th place, with teammate Tara Hughes in 7th place

no results provided from the Jasper County team

 

(OLNEY) in Boys Junior High Cross Country from Tuesday’s Newton triangular meet

host Newton Jasper County won the 1.95 miles varsity course with only 18 points

Olney finished in second place by beating out third place Olney St. Joe, 43 to 71

* the Cubs’ top runner was Jace Greenwood in 6th place, followed by teammate Barak Burger in 7th

* St. Joe’s top runner was Gavin Dorn in 5th place, followed by Cadin Ackman in 12th

no results provided from the Jasper County team

 

(OLNEY) in Junior League Football Saturday – the Olney 3rd/4th grade team beat Albion, 14-0

here’s the top players and statistics from the game

* defensively, the Junior Tigers had 12 total tackles and two fumble recoveries

* the Olney offense gained 184 total yards, 182 on the ground and 2 thru the air

* the defense was led by Braden Mullins and Tristan Kimbrough with 4 tackles each

* Jacob Beard and Jack Colwell had the fumble recoveries for Olney

* offensively, Brody Runyon carries the ball 4 times for 47 yards and both of Olney’s touchdowns

* Dirks Weiler gained 58 yards on 8 carries and Derrik Kramer had 5 carries for 37 yards

* Kramer completed 1 of 8 passes, a 2 yard throw to Brayden Beard for an extra point conversion

the Olney 3rd/4th graders are now 4&2 on the year and are back in action Saturday at 1:00 at Red Hill

 

                                           LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON) the NCHS Athletic Boosters will host a 5th Quarter Celebration on Friday night, October 2nd, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Newton, immediately following the NCHS Homecoming football game – the gates open at 8:00 with a $10 entry fee per person – must be 21 or older to enter with no coolers & no pets allowed – adult beverages, soda, and water available for purchase – plus pork loin sandwiches prepared and sold by the Jasper County Shrine Club – and music provided by “Crazy Horse” – all proceeds go to the Newton Community High School Athletic Boosters to benefit all student athletes at NCHS – check it out

 

(OBLONG) the Oblong Academic Foundation has a Golf Scramble fundraiser tomorrow at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s $55 per person or $220 per team and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart (if needed), and lunch – a shotgun start at noon – call Rod at 618-592-4733 or call the Oblong High School

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON) on today’s High School Sports Calendar : in volleyball – Edwards County at Olney and Lawrenceville at Newton : in girls tennis – Effingham at Olney and Newton at Shelbyville : in boys & girls cross country – Newton at the Mattoon Invitational

 

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(OLNEY) on our Sports Broadcast Schedule : it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 5:20 and broadcast time at 6:05 : and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online around the clock, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

September 23, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Reds, 3-1 improving their league-leading record to 95 wins and 56 losses
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Brewers, 4-0  :  Pirates beat Rockies, 6-3  :  Tigers beat White Sox in 10, 2-1
Mariners beat Royals, 11-2  :  Twins beat Indians, 3-1  :  Braves beat Mets, 6-2  :  Angels beat Astros, 4-3
* it’s back to a full 15-game schedule in the Majors tonight
the Cardinals wrap up the three games series at home with the Reds tonight in St. Louis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney took two out of three on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match at Robinson in three games, 16-25, 25-19, 26-24
* Olney was led by Blake Nohren, Taylor Hughes, Larissa Michels, and Holly Stallard
Olney won the junior varsity match in two games – Robinson won the freshman match in two games
the Lady Tigers are back in action at home tomorrow night when they host Edwards County

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept two matches on the road
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Cumberland in two games, 25-8, 25-18
* Newton was led by Grace Hartrich, Taylor Johnson, Mallory Bergbower, and Kaitlyn Cohorst
Newton won the junior varsity match in two games as well
the Lady Eagles are back in action at home tomorrow night when they host Lawrenceville

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night involving other area teams
Marshall took two of three at Palestine-Hutsonville – the Lady Lions won the varsity match in two games
Clay City swept two matches against Wayne City – the Lady Wolves won the varsity match in two games
Cisne swept two matches against Odin – the Lady Lions won the varsity match in two games

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Cross Country yesterday – four teams took part in a Quad Meet in Altamont
Effingham won the girls 3-mile race, slipping by second place Newton, 44 to 47
Olney was a close third just two points back at 49 – Robinson finished fourth with 79 points
* Olney’s top runner was 2nd place Kylar Craig – then Cameron Hough in 4th and Alicia Guzman was 10th
Robinson won the boys 3-mile race, easily beating second place Olney, 24 to 49
Newton and Effingham tied for third place, each with 84 points
* Olney’s top runners were Michael DeMeyer and Nathan DeMeyer in back-to-back 2nd and 3rd places
the Olney runners are back in action this Saturday at the Lawrenceville Invitational

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney wins at home
the Tigers beat Mt. Carmel, 2-0 with goals scored by Kye Stallard and Isaac Pampe
the Tigers’ assists came from Treston Stanley and Kye Stallard
Olney had some great defensive play yesterday by Weston Deshon and Gavin Lathrop
the Soccer Tigers are back in action next Monday at Newton

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Golf from Monday – Olney dropped a match on the road
the Tigers lost to Mt. Carmel, 180 to 145 as they fall back to now 7&11 on the year
* Mt. Carmel’s Evan Thread was the Match Medalist with a low round even par 35
* Olney’s best round was by Tanner Hout with a six over par 41
* Olney’s Jake Kowa shot a 43, Luke Shan a 44, and Coen McDowell a 52
* on the girl’s card, Olney’s Abigail Nealis shot a 72
the Tigers are back at the Richland Country Club today hosting Mt. Carmel and Effingham St. Anthony

 

(NEWTON)  in Fresh/Soph Football action from this past Monday night
Newton beat Red Hill, 30-24
Olney lost to Marshall, 34-6

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday involving area teams
Teutopolis beat Cisne, 14-0 in five innings – the Wooden Shoes are now 15&0 in fall ball

 

(NEWTON)  in Junior High Softball – the IESA State Tournaments get started on Friday up in Normal
here’s a look at the Sectional Championship winners from earlier this week, involving downstate teams
* Class A @ Paris  :  Paris Crestwood beat Mulberry Grove as the Lady Eagles improve to 8&5
* Class AA @ Toledo  :  Charleston beat Mt. Zion as the Little Trojans improve to 14&4 on the year
the State Softball Tournament Quarter-Finals are Friday with the Semi-Finals and Finals on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Olney Central College
the Olney Lady Cubs finished in a close fifth place, 5 points back of fourth place Jasper County, 97 to 92
St. Joe won the varsity event with 36 points – Cumberland was second at 58 and St. Anthony third at 77
the other teams taking part included Robinson, New Hebron, and Fairfield
* Olney’s top runners were Hope Laughlin in 11th place, Tara Hughes in 18th, and Olivia Nix in 19th
the Lady Cubs did well in the junior varsity race with seven top ten finishes
* Olney’s top jv runners were Kristen Greenwood (2nd) and Carley Greenwood (3rd) just two seconds apart

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Olney Central College
the Olney Cubs finished in fifth place, 14 points behind fourth place St. Joe, 126 to 112
Robinson won the varsity event with 27 points – Jasper County was second at 75 – St. Anthony third at 80
the other teams taking part were Cumberland, New Hebron, and Fairfield
* Olney’s top runners were Jaedyn Moyes in 17th place and Barak Berger in 24th
the Cubs did well in the junior varsity race with four top five finishes
* Olney’s top jv runners were Brooks Julian (1st) and Drew Blank (2nd)

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football Saturday – the Olney 5th/6th grade team lost to Mt. Carmel, 20-8
here’s the top players and statistics from the game
* defensively, the Junior Tigers had 39 total tackles and one fumble recovery
* the Olney offense was held to only 65 total yards, all on the ground
* Kaden Gertch led Olney with 7 total tackles – Troy McDannell had 6 tackles
* offensively, Braedon Burgener rushed for 19 yards on 7 carries and scored Olney’s only touchdown
* Zacheriah Wease carried the ball 4 times and gained 22 yards
* Jacob Beard ran for 6 yards on 2 carries and scored the two point conversion
the Olney 5th/6th graders are now 4&2 on the year and are back in action Saturday night at Robinson
we’ll look at the Olney 3rd/4th grade stats and highlights from their Saturday game in our sports tomorrow

 


                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the NCHS Athletic Boosters will host a 5th Quarter Celebration on Friday night, October 2nd, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Newton, immediately following the NCHS Homecoming football game – the gates open at 8:00 with a $10 entry fee per person – must be 21 or older to enter with no coolers & no pets allowed – adult beverages, soda, and water available for purchase – plus pork loin sandwiches prepared and sold by the Jasper County Shrine Club – and music provided by “Crazy Horse” – all proceeds go to the Newton Community High School Athletic Boosters to benefit all student athletes at NCHS – check it out

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation has a Golf Scramble fundraiser this coming Friday at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s $55 per person or $220 per team and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart (if needed), and lunch – a shotgun start at noon – call Rod at 618-592-4733 or call the Oblong High School

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys golf – the Olney Tigers will host Mt. Carmel and Effingham St. Anthony 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 dugout show at 6:20 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online around the clock, at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

September 22, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals came from behind to beat the visiting Reds, 2-1
elsewhere  :  Pirates beat Rockies, 9-3  :  Cubs beat Brewers, 9-5  :  Astros beat Angels, 6-3
White Sox took two from the Tigers, 2-0 and 3-2  :  Mets beat Braves, 4-0
* it’s back to a full 15-game schedule in the Majors tonight
the Cardinals are at home for game two of a three game series in St. Louis against the Reds 

 

(NEWTON)  in National Football League last night, involving Midwestern teams
the Colts lost a tough game at home, falling to the New York Jets, 20-7

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis yesterday – Olney picked up a win at home
the Lady Tigers beat Newton, 6 to 3
Olney won five of the six singles matches
* Nicole Shan won the #1 match in two sets
* Audrey Jensen won the #2 match in three sets
* Rachel Woods won the #3 match in two sets
* Kaelyn Bailey won the #4 match in three sets
* Logan Kauble won the #5 match in two sets
Olney took one of the three doubles matches
* Rachel Woods and Kaelyn Bailey won the #1 doubles match in two sets
Olney also won six of the ten junior varsity matches as well
the 6&3 Lady Tigers, now 2&2 in the LIC, are back in action today at Teutopolis

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney with a sweep of two matches at home
the Lady Tigers beat Martinsville in the varsity match in two games, 25-7, 25-12
* Olney was led by Blake Nohren, Dani Hawkins, Lexanna Kocher, and Larissa Michels
Olney also won the junior varsity match in two games
the Lady Tigers are quickly back in action tonight, traveling to Robinson

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night involving other area teams
Clay City took two from Patoka, winning both the varsity and junior varsity matches in two games each
NCOE took two from Wayne City, winning both the varsity and jv matches in two games each

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney with a big win on the road
the Tigers beat Harrisburg, 6-1
* Olney’s Treston Stanley scored three goals for a “hatrick”
* Austin Urfer scored two goals, plus a goal by Connor Walker as well
the Soccer Tigers are back in action this afternoon when they’ll host Mt. Carmel in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Golf yesterday involving area teams
Oblong won two matches, beating Tri-County, 195 to 198 and Casey-Westfield, 195 to 209

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Baseball yesterday involving area teams
Teutopolis beat Odin in five innings, 10-0 – the Wooden Shoes improve to 14&0 in fall ball
Dieterich defeated Webber Township, 14-0 in six innings

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Olney Central College
Olney St. Joe won the 1.8 mile race finishing first among the eight teams with 36 points
second place Cumberland beat third place St. Anthony, 58 to 77 – Newton Jasper County was fourth at 92
the Olney Lady Cubs were fifth (97), followed by Robinson (175), New Hebron (ns), and Fairfield (ns)
* the Lady Wildcats were led by Evelyn Atkins in 3rd place, Tatum David in 5th, and Haven Doll in 6th
St. Joe’s junior varsity girls had no team score on the 1.3 mile course
* top junior varsity runners were Kyrstin Weiler and Abigail Atwood

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country from Saturday’s Olney Invitational at Olney Central College
Olney St. Joe finished in fourth place in the 1.8 mile race, just ahead of the Olney Cubs, 112 to 126
Robinson won the race by beating out second place Jasper County, 27 to 75 – St. Anthony was third at 80
the other teams included Cumberland (222), New Hebron (ns), and Fairfield (ns)
* the Wildcats were led by Gavin Dorn in 10th place and Colin Clodfelter in 12th
St. Joe’s junior varsity boys had no team score on the 1.3 mile course
* top junior varsity runners were Trenton Payne and Ruger Stevens

 

(OLNEY)  in Junior League Football Saturday – the Olney 7th/8th grade team lost to Mt. Carmel, 28-8
here’s the top players and statistics from the game
* defensively, the Junior Tigers had 60 total tackles, but no fumble recoveries
* the Olney offense had only 109 total yards, 75 yards by ground and 34 by air
* Levi Seitzinger continues to lead the defense with 11 total tackles
* Marcus Kuhlig and Hunter Perry each had 7 tackles
* offensively, Kaleb Foster completed three of eight passes, including a 30 yard toss to Hunter Perry
* Ben Allen ran the ball once for 27 yards, while Jace Greenwood gained 22 yards on 2 carries
* Olney’s only touchdown came from Luke Allen, who carried the ball 6 times for 17 yards
the Olney 7th/8th graders are now 5&1 on the year and are back in action Saturday night at Robinson
we’ll look at the Olney 5th/6th grade stats and highlights from their Saturday game in our sports tomorrow

 


                                            LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  the NCHS Athletic Boosters will host a 5th Quarter Celebration on Friday night, October 2nd, at the Jasper County Fairgrounds in Newton, immediately following the NCHS Homecoming football game – the gates open at 8:00 with a $10 entry fee per person – must be 21 or older to enter with no coolers & no pets allowed – adult beverages, soda, and water available for purchase – plus pork loin sandwiches prepared and sold by the Jasper County Shrine Club – and music provided by “Crazy Horse” – all proceeds go to the Newton Community High School Athletic Boosters to benefit all student athletes at NCHS

 

(OBLONG)  the Oblong Academic Foundation has a Golf Scramble fundraiser this coming Friday at the Oak Glen Golf Course – it’s $55 per person or $220 per team and includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart (if needed), and lunch – a shotgun start at noon – call Todd at 618-592-4241 or Rod at 618-592-4733

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in volleyball – Newton at Cumberland & Olney at Robinson  :  in girls and boys cross country – Newton, Olney, and Robinson at Effingham  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Charleston & Olney at Teutopolis  :  and in boys soccer – Mt. Carmel at Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our dugout show at 6:20 and broadcast time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus online around the clock, at  www.wvlnam.com