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May 28, 2015

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Wednesday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals scored two runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to beat the Diamondbacks, 4-3
elsewhere  :  Nationals beat Cubs, 3-0  :  White Sox beat Toronto in ten, 5-3  :  Rockies beat Reds, 6-4
Yankees beat Royals, 4-2  :  Twins beat Boston, 6-4  :  Indians beat Texas, 12-3  :  Pirates beat Miami, 5-2
Detroit beat Oakland, 3-2  :  Braves beat Dodgers, 3-2  :  Giants beat Brewers, 3-1 : Orioles beat Astros, 5-4
* there’s only eight games on the MLB schedule for this Thursday
the Cardinals are idle until they start up a three game weekend series in St. Louis against the Dodgers
elsewhere  :  White Sox play two with a split doubleheader in Baltimore  :  Indians are in Seattle 
Braves in San Francisco  :  Pirates at San Deigo  :  Detroit in L.A. to play the Angels
the Cubs, Reds, Royals, Astros, Twins, and Brewers are all idle on this Thursday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate results in IHSA Regional and Sectional Softball from yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Odin  :  Wayne City beat Bunker Hill, 6-0
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Central A & M beat Bethany Okaw Valley, 3-2
Class 2A Sectional @ Carterville  :  Carterville beat Carmi, 2-0 in eight innings
Class 2A Sectional @ Teutopolis  :  Breese Central beat Tuscola, 6-3
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Marion beat Massac County, 7-5
Class 3A Regional @ Waterloo  :  Columbia beat Freeburg, 6-3
Class 4A Regional @ Belleville  :  Belleville West beat Collinsville, 11-1

 

(NEWTON)  here’s downstate results in IHSA Regional and Sectional Baseball from yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Edwards County beat Altamont, 9-2
Class 1A Sectional @ Bluford  :  Cobden beat Wolf Lake Shawnee, 13-3
Class 2A Sectional @ Monticello  :  Bloomington Central Catholic beat Paris, 10-0
Class 2A Sectional @ Vandalia  :  Teutopolis beat Piasa Southwestern, 3-1
Class 2A Sectional @ Vandalia  :  Belleville Althoff Catholic beat Breese Central, 5-3
Class 2A Sectional @ Nashville  :  Du Quoin beat Harrisburg, 9-6
Class 3A Regional @ Effingham  :  Charleston beat Centralia, 7-1  :  Effingham beat Salem, 5-0
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Mt. Vernon beat Carbondale, 10-0
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion beat Chatham Glenwood, 3-2
winners all advance to their respective championship game on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys State Tennis Tournament starts today at 14 sites in the Chicagoland area
the best of luck to three Olney Tigers who’ll be in first round action and hopefully more today
* Derek Walker plays his first round singles match today in Rolling Meadows
* Austin Urfer and Cameron Pearcy play their first round doubles match today in Buffalo Grove
other area singles players from Flora, Matoon, Effingham, Casey-Westfield, and Centralia
other doubles pairs from Teutopolis, Effingham, and Mattoon
the tournament continues all day tomorrow with the finals on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Class 1A Track & Field State preliminaries are today at EIU in Charleston
the best of luck to six Newton Eagles who qualifyied for the State Meet out of last week’s Sectional
* Matthew Tolliver-Goode, Joseph Stone, Zack Lewis, and Kieth King in the 1600 meter relay
* Mitch Bierman, Joseph Stone, Zack Lewis, and Matthew Tolliver-Goode in the 400 meter relay
* Cody Riddle in the shot put and the discus throw
* Joseph Stone in the 800 meter run
others taking part are from Robinson, Casey-Westfield, Cumberland, Palestine, Flora, Teutopolis, & Patoka
the Class 1 Finals will be Saturday up at O’Brien Stadium

 

(NEWTON)  here’s a few area matchups in IHSA Regional & Sectional Baseball action today
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Neoga plays Effingham St. Anthony
Class 1A Sectional @ Carlinville  :  Mulberry Grove plays Morrisonville
Class 2A Sectional @ Beardstown  :  Shelbyville plays Williamsville
Class 2A Sectional @ Nashville  :  Carmi plays Nashville
Class 2A Sectional @ Monticello  :  Champaign St. Thomas More plays St. Joseph-Ogden
Class 3A Regional @ Freeburg  :  Waterloo plays Mascoutah
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Marion plays the host Tigers
all winners advance to their respective championship games on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Class 2A Track & Field State preliminaries will be tomorrow in Charleston
best of luck to two Olney Tigers who qualified for the 2A State Meet out of last week’s Sectional
* Tate Nohren in the 110 meter high hurdles
* Gus Lathrop in the 100 meter dash
* Gus Lathrop in the 200 meter dash
others advancing includes those from Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston, and Mt Zion
the Class 2A and 3A Finals will be Saturday at O’Brien Stadium

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals have announced details for the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback, Super Bowl MVP, and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – as part of the day's festivities, 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 and older, will receive an STL V-neck T-shirt at the gates with no special ticket required – the one-of-a-kind shirt in throwback Rams colors features Kurt Warner’s name and number on the back – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program - for tickets go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a baseball skills camp this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camp will be offered from 9:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of June 9th, 10th, and 11th, at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field – the cost is at $60 per player – to pre-register, contact Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host two softball camps in June – the OCC coaches and players will conduct a “hitting & fielding” camp on Monday, June 8th, and a “pitching & catching” camp on Tuesday, June 9th, all at the OCC softball field – on both days, players ages 6 to 12 will meet from 10:00 to 12 noon each morning, and players ages 13 to 17 will meet from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon – the cost is $25 for one day or $40 for both camps – pre-register online at www.olneycentralathletics.com by visiting the OCC Women’s Softball site – payment can be made the day of the camp – call Coach Nick Short for more details

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will be held on six consecutive Tuesday mornings starting next week, June 2nd – it’s for area boys and girls who'll be entering grades 3 thru 9 this fall and will be held Tuesday mornings thru July 7th from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning – registration begins at 7:30 next Tuesday morning at the Richland Country Club driving range – players will receive instruction on putting, chipping, rules, etiquette, and basic swing fundamentals from ERHS Golf Coach Curt Nealis and RCC Manager Dusty Baker – the cost is $50 per player and players will need to provide their own clubs – for details, call Coach Nealis at 618-839-5726, or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 27, 2015

 

(NEWTON)  in Major League Baseball on Tuesday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat the Diamondbacks, 6-4 with the final game of the three game series later tonight
elsewhere  :  Cubs beat Nationals, 3-2  :  Blue Jays beat White Sox, 10-9  :  Reds beat Rockies, 2-1
Yankees beat Royals, 5-1  :  Pirates beat Marlins, 5-1  :  Rangers beat Indians, 4-3  :  Tigers beat A’s, 1-0
Giants beat Brewers, 6-3  :  Dodgers beat Braves, 6-0  :  Astros beat Orioles, 4-1  :  Twins beat Boston, 2-1
* it’s another 15 game full schedule on this Wednesday, same teams at same cities as last night

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Softball last night – Olney had its season end with a tough loss
the Lady Tigers played to the end but lost a tough regional game to Breese Mater Dei, 9-8
with the game tied at 2 for three innings, the host Lady Knights six runs for a 8-5 lead going into the 7th
as the Lady Tigers tied it in the top of the 7th, Mater Dei scored the winning run in the bottom half
Mater Dei outhit the Lady Tigers, 13 to 12
* KJ Royse led Olney with 3 hits and 2 RBI – Sophia Colclasure had 2 hits and 2 RBI
* Keregan Coleman had 2 hits and a run scored – Sarah Hill had 2 hits and a RBI
the Lady Tigers end the season with an overall record of  18 wins and 12 losses – congrats on a great year Mater Dei moves on to play Centralia in the Class 3A Regional championship game Saturday in Breese

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate results from all IHSA Softball action yesterday
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Cumberland beat Effingham St. Anthony, 10-8
Class 1A Sectional @ Odin  :  Oblong beat New Athens, 2-0
Class 2A Sectional @ Teutopolis  :  Fairfield beat Teutopolis, 4-3
Class 2A Sectional @ Carterville  :  Nashville beat Pinckneyville, 5-0
Class 3A Regional @ Breese  :  Centralia beat Mascoutah, 10-0  :  Breese Mater Dei over Olney, 9-8
Class 3A Regional @ Mattoon  :  Mt. Zion beat Charleston, 19-0  :  Mattoon beat Effingham, 4-0
Class 3A Regional @ Bethalto  :  Highland beat Jerseyville, 14-1  :  Alton Marquette beat Troy Triad, 3-0
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Carbondale beat Herrin, 15-1
Class 3A Regional @ Waterloo  :  Waterloo beat Belleville Althoff Catholic, 10-0
Class 4A Regional @ Alton  :  Edwardsville beat Granite City, 12-2
Class 4A Regional @ Belleville  :  Belleville East beat O’Fallon, 2-1
Class 4A Regional @ Normal  :  Normal Community West beat Danville, 12-4
there’s more Regional and Sectional Semi-Final action scheduled for today

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the downstate result from Class 3A / 4A Regional Baseball action yesterday
Class 3A @ Metropolis (moved to Carbondale)  :  Carbondale beat Massac County, 5-4

 

(OLNEY)  here’s today’s downstate matchups in IHSA Regional and Sectional Softball
Class 1A Sectional @ Odin  :  Wayne City plays Bunker Hill
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Central A & M plays Bethany Okaw Valley
Class 2A Sectional @ Carterville  :  Carmi plays Carterville
Class 2A Sectional @ Teutopolis  :  Breese Central plays Tuscola
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Marion plays Massac County
Class 3A Regional @ Waterloo  :  Columbia plays Freeburg
Class 4A Regional @ Belleville  :  Collinsville plays Belleville West
winners all advance to their respective championship game on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s today’s downstate matchups in IHSA Regional and Sectional Baseball
Class 1A Sectional @ Effingham  :  Edwards County plays Altamont
Class 1A Sectional @ Bluford  :  Cobden plays Wolf Lake Shawnee
Class 2A Sectional @ Monticello  :  Paris plays Bloomington Central Catholic
Class 2A Sectional @ Vandalia  :  Teutopolis plays Piasa Southwestern
Class 2A Sectional @ Vandalia  :  Belleville Althoff Catholic plays Breese Central
Class 2A Sectional @ Nashville  :  Harrisburg plays Du Quoin
Class 3A Regional @ Effingham  :  Charleston plays Centralia  :  Salem plays Effingham
Class 3A Regional @ Herrin  :  Mt. Vernon plays Carbondale
Class 3A Regional @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion plays Chatham Glenwood
winners all advance to their respective championship game on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in College Baseball – the NCAA pairings were announced Monday
the Fighting Illini will host one of the sixteen Regionals this weekend up in Champaign
Illinois received a sixth seed overall in the NCAA Baseball Tournament with their 47-7-1 yearly record
the Big Ten Baseball Champs will host Notre Dame, Wright State, and Ohio
it’s a double elimination tournament with two games each on Friday & Saturday, and one game Sunday
* Notre Dame plays Wright State at 1:00 this Friday
* Illinois plays Ohio at 8:00 Friday night
* the first elimination game will be Saturday at 1:00
* the semi-final game is Saturday night at 8:00
* the championship game will be at 1:00 on Sunday
* the winner moves on to one of eight Super Regionals with that winner going to the College World Series
ticket sales are underway at the Illinois Ticket Office – for more details, logon at www.fightingillini.com

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Cardinals have announced details for the 25th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark coming up on Sunday, July 19th, which will feature a postgame program with keynote speaker Kurt Warner, former St. Louis Rams Quarterback, Super Bowl MVP, and two-time NFL Most Valuable Player – Christian Day at the Ballpark is a day of faith, fellowship, and baseball, which begins when the Cardinals host the New York Mets at 1:15 that afternoon – as part of the day's festivities, 25,000 ticketed-fans, ages 16 and older, will receive an STL V-neck T-shirt at the gates with no special ticket required – the one-of-a-kind shirt in throwback Rams colors features Kurt Warner’s name and number on the back – following the game, all fans are encouraged to stay for the special postgame program - for tickets go to www.cardinals.com/christianday

 

(OLNEY)  Olney Central College will host a baseball skills camp this summer for youth ages 6 to 12 – the camp will be offered from 9:00 to 12 noon on the mornings of June 9th, 10th, and 11th, at OCC’s Dennis Conley Field – the cost is at $60 per player – to pre-register, contact Coach Dennis Conley at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will be held on six consecutive Tuesday mornings starting next week, June 2nd – it’s for area boys and girls who'll be entering grades 3 thru 9 this fall and will be held Tuesday mornings thru July 7th from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning – registration begins at 7:30 next Tuesday morning at the Richland Country Club driving range – players will receive instruction on putting, chipping, rules, etiquette, and basic swing fundamentals from ERHS Golf Coach Curt Nealis and RCC Manager Dusty Baker – the cost is $50 per player and players will need to provide their own clubs – for details, call Coach Nealis at 618-839-5726, or contact the Richland Country Club in 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 first pitch at 7:15  :  and the latest in sports, all day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 26, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Monday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals beat Arizona in 10 innings, 3-2 with game two coming up tonight in St. Louis
elsewhere  :  Nationals beat Cubs, 2-1  :  Blue Jays beat White Sox, 6-0  :  Rockies beat Reds, 5-4
Yankees beat Royals, 14-1  :  Twins beat Red Sox, 7-2  :  Giants beat Brewers, 8-4
Rangers beat Indians, 10-8  :  Oakland beat Detroit, 4-0  :  Dodgers beat Braves, 6-3
* it’s back to a full schedule of 15 games tonight with the same matchups in the same cities

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Baseball yesterday – Olney’s season came to an end at home
the Class 3A Regional game had Olney falling to Centralia, 8-6 as the Tigers were outhit, 12 to 6
the Tigers finish the year with an overall record of  16 wins and 12 losses
Centralia moves on to the Effingham Regional to face top-seeded Charleston tomorrow at 4:00
the second semi-final has Effingham against Salem at 6:00 – all at Paul Smith Field in Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate results from IHSA Class 3A Regional Baseball from yesterday
Class 3A @ Mt. Zion  :  Mt. Zion beat Taylorville, 7-3
Class 3A @ Mascoutah  :  Mascoutah beat East St. Louis Senior, 16-0
Class 3A @ Metropolis  :  the Massac County / Carbondale game was postponed until today
the two upper class baseball regionals continue with semi-final action tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate results from IHSA Class 3A Regional Softball from yesterday
Class 3A @ Effingham  :  Effingham beat Decatur Eisenhower, 15-0
Class 3A @ Mascoutah  :  Mascoutah beat Salem, 12-0
Class 3A @ Charleston  :  Charleston beat Decatur MacArthur, 11-2
Class 3A @ Taylorville  :  Jacksonville beat Taylorville, 4-3
Class 3A @ Belleville  :  Belleville Althoff beat Cahokia, 13-0
the two upper class softball regionals continue today

 

(NEWTON)  here’s downstate matchups for IHSA Class 1A / 2A Sectional Softball semi-finals today
Class 2A @ Teutopolis  :  Fairfield plays Teutopolis
Class 2A @ Carterville  :  Pinckneyville plays Nashville
Class 1A @ Odin  :  Oblong plays New Athens
Class 1A @ Effingham  :  Cumberland plays Effingham St. Anthony
Class 1A @ Goreville  :  Campbell Hill Trico plays Goreville  :  Dongola plays Galatia
the two lower class softball sectionals continue tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate matchups for IHSA Class 3A Regional Softball semi-finals today
Class 3A @ Breese  :  Centralia plays Mascoutah at 4:30
Class 3A @ Breese  :  Olney plays Breese Mater Dei at 7:00
Class 3A @ Mattoon  :  Mt. Zion plays Charleston at 4:30
Class 3A @ Mattoon  :  Mattoon plays Effingham at 7:00

 

(OLNEY)  in College Baseball – the NCAA pairings were announced yesterday
the Fighting Illini will host one of the sixteen Regionals this weekend up in Champaign
Illinois received a sixth seed overall in the NCAA Baseball Tournament with their 47-7-1 yearly record
the Big Ten Baseball Champs will host Notre Dame, Wright State, and Ohio
it’s a double elimination tournament with two games each on Friday & Saturday, and one game Sunday
* Notre Dame plays Wright State at 1:00 this Friday
* Illinois plays Ohio at 8:00 Friday night
* the first elimination game will be Saturday at 1:00
* the semi-final game is Saturday night at 8:00
* the championship game will be at 1:00 on Sunday
* the winner moves on to one of eight Super Regionals with that winner going to the College World Series
ticket sales began today at the Illinois Ticket Office – for more details, logon at www.fightingillini.com

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is the rest of this week in Olney
the camps will run each day, tomorrow thru Friday, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is the rest of this week in Olney
the camps will run each day, tomorrow thru Friday, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
players may also sign up before each session begins tomorrow or contact Coach Rob Flanagan at 393-7072

 

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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 first pitch at 7:15  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger softball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN at 107.1 FM / 740 AM with game time at 7:00  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 25, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball over the weekend, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost Saturday, 3-2 in 6 innings, then beat Kansas City yesterday, 6-1
elsewhere  :  Cubs split at Arizona  :  White Sox dropped two to Minnesota  :  Indians beat Reds twice
Pirates beat the Mets twice  :  Astros beat Detroit twice  :  Braves beat the Brewers twice
* it’s a full 15-game scheduled for this Monday, 12 of which will involve Midwestern teams
Cardinals host Arizona  :  Cubs host Washington  :  Reds host Colorado  :  White Sox are in Toronto
Royals play the Yankees in New York  :  Brewers host Giants  :  Pirates host Miami  :  Braves are in L.A.
Indians host Texas  :  Detroit’s in Oakland  :  Twins host Boston  :  Astros are in Baltimore

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Track Meet finals were Saturday in Charleston
the Newton Lady Eagles finished tied for 15th place out of the 74 teams that took part
Carthage Illini West won, followed by Sidell Jamaica, Sullivan, Aurora Christian, & Effingham St. Anthony
here’s how the six Newton Lady Eagles did in Saturday’s state finals
* Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, Hannah Litzelman, and Emma Weber were 2nd in the 1600 meter relay
* McKendra Barthelme was 3rd in the 110 meter high hurdles
* McKendra Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Lexie Davidson, & Hannah Litzelman / 7th in the 800 meter relay
* McKendra Barthelme was 9th in the long jump
several other area athletes did well at the Class 1A State Track Meet on Saturday
* Effingham St. Anthony’s Anna Sophia Keller won both the 3200 meter run and the 1600 meter run
* Sullivan’s Amanda McClain won both the 200 meter dash and the 400 meter dash
* Effingham St. Anthony’s Kristen Slaughter was 2nd in the pole vault
* Teutopolis’ Rachel Westendorf was 3rd in the pole vault
* Neoga’s Olivia Ott was 6th in the long jump and was 11th in the triple jump
* Vandalia’s Emma Meyer was 6th in the pole vault
* Red Hill’s Jamesha Western was 3rd in the shot put and was 7th in the discus throw
* Flora’s Jessica Staley was 8th in the 400 meter dash
congratulations to one and all

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate results from Saturday’s Boys Tennis Sectional down at Herrin High School
the Olney Tigers finished 2nd behind Carbondale among the eight teams that took part
three Tigers advance to this weekend’s State Tournament by placing in the top four in singles and doubles
* Derek Walker finished 2nd in the singles competition
* Cameron Pearcy and Austin Urfer finished 3rd in the doubles competition
others advancing includes those from Flora, Marion, Benton, and Carbondale

 

(NEWTON)  another Boy’s Tennis Sectional was Saturday at Casey-Westfield High School
Mattoon won, followed by Teutopolis, Casey-Westfield, and St. Anthony – the Newton Eagles were 9th
advancing to state were singles players from Mattoon, St. Anthony, Casey-Westfield, and Shelbyville
advancing to state were doubles pairs from Mattoon, Teutopolis, and Effingham
the State Tennis Tournament begins this Thursday, continues Friday, before ending on Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  here’s downstate results from Saturday’s Class 1A / 2A Baseball Regional Championship games
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Cisne, 11-2
Class 1A @ Dieterich  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Oblong, 6-1
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  Altamont beat Brownstown / St. Elmo, 5-0
Class 1A @ Greenup  :  Neoga beat Cumberland, 2-1
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Mulberry Grove beat Odin, 5-1
Class 1A @ Elkville  :  Cobden beat NCOE, 2-0
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Teutopolis beat Flora, 10-0
Class 2A @ Paris  :  Paris beat Georgetown Ridge Farm, 8-2
Class 2A @ Carmi  :  Carmi beat Mt. Carmel, 5-4
Class 2A @ Anna  :  Harrisburg beat Murphysboro, 3-2
Class 2A @ Du Quoin  :  Du Quoin beat Benton, 5-1
Class 2A @ Greenville  :  Breese Central beat Greenville, 13-12
Class 2A @ Shelbyville  :  Shelbyville beat Pana, 5-0
the winners move into Class 1A and 2A Sectional Semi-Final action on Wednesday

 

(NEWTON) here’s downstate results from Saturday’s Class 1A / 2A Softball Regional Title games
Class 1A @ Bridgeport  :  Oblong beat Edwards County, 1-0
Class 1A @ Hutsonville  :  Cumberland beat Casey-Westfield, 5-2
Class 1A @ St. Elmo  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Altamont, 11-1
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Wayne City beat Woodlawn, 5-0
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis beat Paris, 4-0
Class 2A @ Fairfield  :  Fairfield beat Mt. Carmel, 7-4
Class 2A @ Eldorado  :  Carmi beat Harrisburg, 14-0
Class 2A @ Sullivan  :  Tuscola beat Sullivan, 2-1
Class 2A @ Nashville  :  Nashville beat Red Bud, 6-1
Class 2A @ Du Quoin  :  Pinckneyville beat Waltonville, 3-1
Class 2A @ Greenville  :  Breese Central beat Carlyle, 6-1
while some advance to Sectional Semi-Final action on Wednesday, some will play tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some downstate matchups as Class 3A / 4A Baseball Regionals get started today
all first round games are played at the higher seeded team home sites
Class 3A  :  Centralia at Olney’s Bill Millspaugh Field beginning at 4:30
Class 3A  :  Mt. Zion at Taylorville
Class 3A  :  East St. Louis Senior at Mascoutah
Class 3A  :  Massac County at Carbondale
Class 3A  :  Cahokia at Columbia
Class 4A  :  Granite City at Belleville West
Class 4A  :  Danville at Pekin
all winners advance to their respective Regional sites with semi-final action tomorrow or Wednesday

 

(NEWTON)  here's some downstate matchups as Class 3A / 4A Softball Regionals begin today
all first round games are played at the higher seeded team home sites
Class 3A  :  Salem at Mascoutah
Class 3A  :  Jacksonville at Taylorville
Class 3A  :  Decatur Eisenhower at Effingham
Class 3A  :  Decatur MacArthur at Charleston
Class 3A  :  Mt. Vernon at Carbondale
Class 3A  :  Cahokia at Belleville Althoff Catholic
all winners advance to their respective Regional sites with semi-final action tomorrow or Wednesday

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is the rest of this week in Olney
the camps will run each day, tomorrow thru Friday, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is the rest of this week in Olney
the camps will run each day, tomorrow thru Friday, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
players may also sign up before each session begins tomorrow or contact Coach Rob Flanagan at 393-7072

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on CBS Sports Radio WVLN at 107.1 FM / 740 AM with our dugout show at 2:20 and first pitch at 3:15  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today on Freedom 92.9 WSEI with game time at 4:30  :  and the latest in sports, the rest of the day & night, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN – plus around the clock online, at www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

May 23, 2015

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball on Friday, involving Midwestern teams
the Cardinals lost to the Royals, 5-0 with game two of the three game series coming up tonight
elsewhere last night  :  D-backs beat the Cubs in 13 innings, 5-4  :  White Sox beat the Twins, 3-2
Indians beat Reds, 7-3  :  Brewers beat Braves, 11-0  :  Pirates beat Mets, 4-1  :  Tigers beat Astros, 6-2
* it’s a full 16-game schedule on this Saturday – same matchups in the same locations

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A Track & Field State Finals are today up at EIU in Charleston
the best of luck to six Newton Lady Eagles who’ll be competing in four different events
* McKendra Barthelme in the high jump
* McKendra Barthelme in the 110 meter high hurdles
* McKendra Barthelme, Taylor Johnson, Brooke Koebele, and Hannah Litzelman in the 800 meter relay
* Lexie Davidson, Taylor Johnson, Hannah Litzelman, and Emma Weber in the 1600 meter relay
the Class 2A and 3A State Finals are also today up in O’Brien Stadium

 

(OLNEY)  here’s some area IHSA Class 2A and 1A Baseball Regional Championship matchups today
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Flora plays Teutopolis
Class 2A @ Carmi  :  the host Bulldogs play Mt. Carmel
Class 2A @ Shelbyville  :  Pana plays Shelbyville
Class 2A @ Paris  :  the host Tigers play Georgetown Ridge Farm
Class 2A @ Greenville  :  Greenville plays Breese Central
Class 2A @ Anna  :  Harrisburg plays Murphysboro
Class 2A @ Red Bud  :  Nashville plays Chester
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County plays Cisne
Class 1A @ Dieterich  :  Oblong plays Effingham St. Anthony
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  Altamont plays Brownstown / St. Elmo
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Odin plays Lebanon
Class 1A @ Greenup  :  Cumberland plays Neoga
the winners advance to next week’s sectionals

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some area IHSA Class 2A and 1A Softball Regional Championship matchups today
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Paris plays Teutopolis
Class 2A @ Fairfield  :  the host Lady Mules play Mt. Carmel
Class 2A @ Du Quoin  :  Pinckneyville plays Waltonville
Class 2A @ Vienna  :  Carterville plays Anna-Jonesboro
Class 2A @ Eldorado  :  Harrisburg plays Carmi
Class 2A @ Greenville  :  Breese Central plays Carlyle
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Sullivan plays Tuscola
Class 1A @ Bridgeport  :  Edwards County plays Oblong
Class 1A @ Hutsonville  :  Casey-Westfield plays Cumberland
Class 1A @ St. Elmo  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Altamont
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Woodlawn plays Wayne City
the winners advance to next week’s sectionals

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Tennis – the IHSA Sectionals are today around the state
the Olney Tigers are among eight teams competing down at the Herrin High School
the Newton Eagles are among ten teams competing up at Casey-Westfield High School
the top four singles and doubles will advance to next weekend’s State Tournament in the Chicagoland

 


                                          LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Lady Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is coming up next week
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $35 per girl fee
* Session One for girls entering grades 6-8 from 9:00 to 11:00 each morning in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS
* Session Two for girls entering grades 1-5 from 12:00 to 2:00 each afternoon at the Elementary School
pre-registration is preferred by May 22nd – forms also accepted a half hour before Tuesday’s first sessions
application forms available at the Olney schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  the annual Olney Tiger Youth Basketball Camp is also coming up next week
the camps will run each day, Tuesday thru Friday, May 26th thru 29th, with a $40 fee per boy
* Session One for boys entering grades 1-3 from 8:00 to 9:30 each morning at the Elementary School Gym
* Session Two for boys entering grades 4-5 from 9:30 to 11:30 each morning at the Elementary School
* Session Three for boys entering grades 6-8 from 1:00 to 3:00 each afternoon at East Richland High
registration sheets available at the Olney schools, including ERHS
players may also sign up before each session begins on the first day of camp on that Tuesday
for more information or details, contact Coach Rob Flanagan at  618-393-7072

 

(NEWTON)  the Lincoln Trail College Volleyball program will host a Youth Volleyball Camp this morning from 9:00 to 12:00 noon in the LTC Sports Center – it’s for students entering 4th thru 6th grades this fall and the camp will focus on the fundamentals of volleyball – the cost is only $20 per player and those that bring two or more teammates will get a $5 discount per player – show up at 8:30 to register and sign up

 

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