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December 23, 2013

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Midwestern team results from Week Sixteen of the National Football League
*  the Indianapolis Colts beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 23-7
*  the St. Louis Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 23-13
*  the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Minnesota Vikings, 42-14
*  the Tennessee Titans beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 20-16
*  the Chicago Bears lost to the Philadelphia Eagles, 54-11
*  the Cleveland Browns lost to the New York Jets, 24-13
*  the Green Bay Packers lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers, 38-31
*  the Detroit Lions lost to the New York Giants in overtime, 23-20
*  Week Sixteen of the NFL ends tonight with Atlanta at San Francisco


 
(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball from Saturday – Illinois wins on the road
*  the Fighting Illini squeaked by Missouri, 65-64 to win the “Braggin’ Rights” game in St. Louis
*  while Illinois improves to 10&2 on the year, the Tigers lose their first game of the year, now at 10&1
*  the Fighting Illini now leads the “Braggin’ Rights” series with 21 wins and 12 losses
*  Illinois returns to the hardwood in Chicago Saturday afteroon against the University of Illinois Chicago


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball Saturday night – Olney lost another road game
*  the Tigers lost a tough one point game at Mt. Carmel, 40-39
*  for Olney – Evan Eagleson and Tate Nohren each had 12 points – Alec St. Pierre had 11 points
*  Mt. Carmel also won the junior varsity game, 52-33
*  the Tigers return to action this Friday at the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic down at Pinckneyville

 

(NEWTON)  in a rescheduled Boy’s Little Illini Conference game from Saturday night
*  Robinson beat Red Hill, 39-28


 
(OLNEY)  in Girl’s High School Basketball Saturday afternoon – Olney lost two at home
*  the Lady Tigers fell to visiting Teutopolis, 48-33
*  for Olney – Marley Miller had 10 points while Kelsey Shipman added 7 points
*  Teutopolis also won the junior varsity game, 53-18
*  the Lady Tigers are back in action this Thursday at the Mattoon Holiday Tournament


 
(NEWTON)  in other Girl’s High School Basketball action from Saturday
*  in Little Illini Conference play – Marshall slipped by Flora, 37-35
*  in non-conference action – Paris beat Casey-Westfield, 63-57
*  Robinson beat North Central-Farmersburg, Indiana, 54-34

 

(OLNEY)  the Boy’s High School Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament ended Saturday night
*  Thompsonville won the 5th place game by beating Clay City, 69-52
*  Cisne won the 3rd place game with a 64-53 victory over Edwards County
*  Zeigler-Royalton won the championship game by beating Crab Orchard, 83-73


 
(NEWTON)  in other downstate Boy’s High School Basketball from Saturday night
*  Casey-Westfield beat Teutopolis, 67-51
*  Carlinville beat Pana, 80-72
*  Carmi beat Norris City-Omaha-Enfield, 54-48
*  Harrisburg beat Du Quoin, 82-45
*  Johnston City beat Fairfield, 71-59
*  Eldorado beat Hamilton County, 57-53
*  Pinckneyville beat Herrin, 59-39

 

(NEWTON)  all local and area sports, including both high school and junior high school, are out of action until after Christmas Day this Wednesday – most all of the High School Holiday Tournaments get started this Thursday and Friday followed by the last day and night of action coming up on Saturday

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" – with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than two weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  : it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 21, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night in the Little Illini Conference
*  the Olney Tigers were outscored in the fourth quarter, losing at Marshall, 46-39
*  Olney’s Alec St. Pierre led all scorers with 15 points – Chance Madden added 9 points
*  the Tigers are now 4&3 on the year, now 1&1 in the Little Illini Conference
*  Olney won the junior varsity game, beating Marshall, 45-40 – the jv squad is 3&0
*  the Tigers are on the road to Mt. Carmel tonight to battle the Golden Aces

 

(NEWTON)  also in Boy’s High School Basketball last night – also in the LIC
*  the Newton Eagles held on to win at Oblong, 52-48
*  Newton’s Brock Mammoser had 12 points – Luke Stone and Luke Huston combined for 21 points
*  the Eagles improve to 7&1 on the year, now 2&0 in the Little Illini Conference
*  Newton also won the junior varsity game over Oblong, 43-24
*  the Eagles are now off until the Dieterich Holiday Tournament next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in a couple of other Little Illini Conference games last night in Boy’s High School Hoops
*  Robinson held on to beat Lawrenceville, 51-44
*  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 69-29
*  Cumberland beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 47-42

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other downstate scores in Boy’s High School Basketball last night
*  Paris beat Charleston, 78-69
*  Salem beat Mattoon, 79-71
*  Centralia beat Carbondale, 65-53
*  Woodlawn beat Waltonville, 49-39
*  Marion beat Mt. Vernon in overtime, 75-74
*  Carmi beat Hamilton County, 60-50
*  Fairfield beat Vienna, 72-49
*  Massac County beat Harrisburg, 74-56

 

(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament
*  Cisne beat Thompsonville, 65-56
*  Crab Orchard beat Edwards County, 68-52
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Wayne City, 59-32
*  the tournament’s final games are tonight – 5th place at 5:00, 3rd place at 6:30, championship at 8:00


 
(NEWTON)  in Girl’s High School Basketball last night – Newton wins a rescheduled LIC game at home
*  the Lady Eagles beat Oblong, 58-28 as they improve to 5&6 on the year, now 4&1 in the league
*  Newton was led by 19 points from Ariel Richards – Andrea Cartright had 10 points and 10 rebounds
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action next Thursday at the Dieterich Holiday Tournament


 
(OLNEY)  in Girl’s Jr High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe dropped a pair of games on the road
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the 8th grade game at Flora, 32-19 – the varsity is now 7&9 on the year
*  St. Joe was led in scoring by Julie Luna with 14 points
*  Flora also won the 7th grade game, 22-12 – the St. Joe junior varsity is now 6&5 on the season
*  Lady Wildcats are off until a rescheduled matchup against New Hope south of Fairfield on January 9th

 

(OLNEY)  both of Olney’s High School basketball teams are back in action on this Saturday
*  the Lady Tigers will host Teutopolis in Ron Herrin Gym for non-conference play this afternoon
    *  it begins will junior varsity action at 1:00, followed by the varsity game at around 2:15 or 2:30
*  the Olney Tigers try to avenge a Capital Classic Championship game loss at Mt. Carmel tonight
    *  it starts with junior varsity play at 6:15, followed by the varsity contest at around 7:30

 

(OLNEY)  in Men’s Division One College Basketball later today in St. Louis
*  the Fighting Illini will battle Missouri in today’s annual “Braggin’ Rights” game
*  Illinois looks to win its 21st game in the 33rd matchup between the two teams

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" – with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than three weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

 

(FLORA)  the Upward Bound Basketball Evaluations have been rescheduled for today, from 9:00 to 3:00, at the McEndree School in Flora – it’s for area players in grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade and signup can take place that day – for more information or details, call Jeremy at 618-843-9149

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN – we’ll be visiting with Tiger Basketball Coach Rob Flanagan and Lady Tiger Coach Mark Anselment – that’s at 9:00 this morning on CBS Sports Radio, plus online at www.freedom929.com

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Lady Tiger basketball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 2:15  :  it’s Fighting Illini basketball this evening on Freedom 92.9 with tipoff from St. Louis at 4:30  :  it’s Olney Tiger basketball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with game time at around 7:30  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 20, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action from last night
*  in the first of three close games – The Amoeba Press beat The Salukis, 74-64
*  it was The Heels over The Wildcats by three points, 74-71
*  and Brown’s Furniture defeated Miller Chiropractic, 88-82
*  the League holiday break runs now thru January 1st
*  it’s back to a full slate of action with three games again on Thursday, January 2nd


 
(OLNEY)  in Girl’s High School Basketball last night – Olney swept two conference games at home
*  the Lady Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 61-40 as Olney improves to 7&4 overall, now 5&1 in the LIC
*  Olney’s Marley Miller led all scorers with 24 points – Kelsey Shipman had 16 and Taylor Rauch 13
*  the Lady Tigers also won the junior varsity game, 41-33 – they’re now 1&1 on the year
*  Olney is in non-conference action tomorrow afternoon, hosting Teutopolis – the jv game starts at 1:00


 
(NEWTON)  in Girl’s High School Basketball last night – Newton took two conference games on the road
*  the Lady Eagles beat Red Hill in varsity action, 47-37 as Newton is now 4&6 overall, 3&1 in the LIC
*  Newton’s Ariel Richards had 15 points and Allison Will had 10 points
*  Newton also won a shortened junior varsity game, 15-13
*  the Lady Eagles are at home this evening at 6:00 for a single varsity LIC game against Oblong


 
(OLNEY)  in other Girl’s Little Illini Conference Basketball action last night
*  Robinson beat Edwards County, 46-31
*  Palestine-Hutsonville beat Casey-Westfield, 48-45


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament
*  Clay City beat Patoka in triple overtime, 71-69
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Grayville, 72-31
*  Patoka beat Webber, 52-18
*  Edwards County beat Clay City, 50-38
*  the tournament’s pool play ends with three more games tonight – the finals are tomorrow night


 
(NEWTON)  the IESA Girl’s 8th Grade State Tournaments ended last night involving downstate teams
Class 1A @ Clinton  :  Danville Schlarman beat Sigel St. Michael’s, 55-45 in the championship game
    *  the Sharpshooters from Sigel St. Michael’s finished the season with a record of  22&4
Class 2A @ Metamora  :  Lewistown Central beat Nokomis in the third place game, 27-15
    *  the Junior High Braves from Nokomis finished the season at 19&7
Class 3A @ Warrensburg  :  Monticello beat Eureka, 27-25 in the championship game
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Edwardsville Liberty beat Chatham Glenwood for the state title, 44-34


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe swept two more games on the road
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over Clay City, 45-30 as the varsity is now 11&1, 9&0 in the JMTC
*  St. Joe was led in scoring by Gunnar Michels with 18 points and Brent Hatten with 15 points
*  the Wildcats also won the 7th grade game, 49-20 as the junior varsity is 10&3, now 8&1 in the JMTC
*  St. Joe will finish it’s conference schedule on January 3rd at Louisville against North Clay
*  the Boy’s Junior Midland Trail Conference is January 6-8 at the St. Joseph School in Olney


 
(OLNEY)  also in Boy’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney dropped two games at Effingham
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 45-24 as the varsity team is now 1&8 on the season
*  Olney was led by Stephon Baskerville with 8 points and Jordan Bent with 5 points
*  the Cubs lost a close 7th grade game, 45-39 as the junior varsity team is now 4&3 on the year
*  the Olney boys return to action January 6th traveling to Vincennes Rivet


 
(OLNEY)  in Girl’s Jr High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two during 8th grade night at home
*  the Lady Wildcats won the 8th grade game over the visiting Jasper Polecats, 52-39
*  St. Joe’s Julie Luna led all scorers with 34 points and had 7 rebounds
*  the Lady Wildcats also won the 7th grade game, 40-10
*  the St. Joe varsity team improves to 7&8 overall, while the junior varsity is now 6&4 on the year
*  the Lady Wildcats return to action tonight with a pair of games at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  also in Girl’s Junior High Basketball last night – the Olney Lady Cubs swept two games at home
*  Olney won the 8th grade game over North Clay, 42-28 as the varsity improves to 7&9 on the year
*  the Lady Cubs were led by Bailey Washburn with 14 points – Abigail Rauch added 10 points
*  Olney also won the 7th grade game, 28-16 as the junior varsity improves to 11&2 on the year
*  the Lady Cubs return to action January 3rd when they’ll host Mt. Carmel in the Middle School Gym


 
(NEWTON)  in Girl’s High School Basketball – it’s a rescheduled game in Newton tonight
*  the Lady Eagles will host Oblong in a single varsity game set to start at 6:00 this evening


 
(OLNEY)  it's back to a full LIC schedule in Boy’s High School Basketball tonight
*  the Olney Tigers are on the road to Clark County to battle the Marshall Lions
*  the Newton Eagles are also on the road traveling to nearby Oblong to battle the Panthers
*  elsewhere tonight – it’s Robinson at Lawrenceville
*  Red Hill at Casey-Westfield
*  Cumberland at Palestine-Hutsonville

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" – with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than three weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

 

(FLORA)  the Upward Bound Basketball Evaluations have been rescheduled for tomorrow, from 9:00 to 3:00, at the McEndree School in Flora – it’s for area players in grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade and signup can take place that day – for more information or details, call Jeremy at 618-843-9149

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s a makeup LIC Girls Basketball game tonight on 103.5 “The Eagle” with game time for the Lady Eagles at 6:00  :  it’s Little Illini Conference boys basketball tonight with game times at around 7:30 – the Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” and the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 19, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Richland County Men’s 4-on-4 Basketball League action from this past Monday
*  The Heels gave The Amoeba Press its first loss of the year, 86-85
*  Berryville Vineyard beat Miller Chiropractic, 79-49
*  The Salukis upset Brown's Furniture, 75-66
*  it’s three more games tonight at the Richland County Athletic Center in Claremont – first game at 6:30


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament
*  Grayville beat Cisne, 55-46
*  Thompsonville beat Wayne City, 63-53
*  Crab Orchard beat Clay City, 68-55
*  there will be four games played on this Thursday, at 4:00, 5:30, 7:00, and 8:30 respectively


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball Tuesday night – Olney split two with Centralia
*  the Cubs lost the 8th grade game, 58-16 as the varsity drops back to 1&7 on the year
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, 44-21 as the junior varsity improves to 4&2 on the year
*  the Cubs are back in action tonight traveling to Effingham with the first game at 6:00


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball from last week – Olney St. Joe swept four games
*  the Wildcats won two 8th grade games, beating Noble, 54-22 and beating South Central, 51-37
*  the St. Joe varsity is now 10&1 overall, still undefeated in the Junior Midland Trail Conference, at 10&0
*  St. Joe won two 7th grade games, beating Noble, 48-15 and beating South Central, 44-22
*  the junior varsity is now 9&3 on the year, now 7&1 in the Junior Midland Trail Conference
*  the Wildcats are back in action tonight with two games at Clay City


 
(NEWTON)  the IESA Girl’s 8th Grade State Tournaments end tonight involving downstate teams
Class 1A @ Clinton  :  Danville Schlarman (23&0) plays Sigel St. Michael’s (22&3) for the state title
Class 2A @ Metamora  :  Nokomis (19&5) will play Lewistown Central (26&1) for third place
Class 3A @ Warrensburg  :  Eureka (24&2) plays Monticello (27&0) for the state championship
Class 4A @ Rochester  :  Edwardsville Liberty (27&0) plays Chatham Glenwood (24&2) for the title


 
(NEWTON)  it’s back to Girl’s Little Illini Conference Basketball tonight
*  the Newton Lady Eagles travel to Bridgeport to play Red Hill
*  the Olney Lady Tigers are back at home to Lawrenceville at ERHS
*  elsewhere – Oblong at Marshall
*  Flora at Cumberland
*  Edwards County at Robinson
*  and Palestine-Hutsonville at Casey-Westfield


 

                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" – with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than three weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

 

(FLORA)  the Upward Bound Basketball Evaluations have been rescheduled for this Saturday, December 21st, from 9:00 to 3:00, at the McEndree School in Flora – it’s for area players in grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade and signup can take place that day – for more information or details, call Jeremy at 618-843-9149

 

(NOBLE)  time is running out for a chance to win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with all the proceeds going to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be tonight during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – for last minute ticket information, call or stop by the West Richland High School office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Little Illini Conference girls basketball tonight with game times at around 7:30 – the Newton Lady Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle” and the Olney Lady Tigers on Freedom 92.9  :  and it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

December 18, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Women’s Junior College Basketball yesterday – Olney Central College wins at home
*  the Lady Knights held on to beat Mineral Area College out of Park Hills, Missouri, 71-69      
*  OCC was led in scoring by Kelsie Ennis with 17 points – Shelbi Samsil finished with 15 points
*  the Lady Knights improve to 8&5 on the year and begin their Christmas Break today
*  the OCC teams are back in action January 8 when they host John A. Logan in GRAC play


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night – Olney held on at home for a LIC victory
*  the Tigers slipped by Flora, 38-36 as Olney improves to 4&2 on the year, now 2&0 in the LIC
*  Olney’s Evan Eagleson had 15 points, while Tate Nohren and Alec St. Pierre each added 8 apiece
*  in the junior varsity game
*  the Tigers return to conference play this Friday night as they travel to Marshall


 
(NEWTON)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night – Newton picked up a close road win
*  the Eagles held on at Ernie Eveland Gym to beat the Paris Tigers, 60-57
*  Luke Stone led Newton with 27 points while Brock Mammoser added 23 points
*  Paris won the junior varsity game, 53-51
*  now at 6&1 on the year, the Eagles return to conference action Friday night at Oblong


 
(NEWTON)  in other games last night involving Little Illini Conference teams
*  Lawrenceville beat Red Hill, 67-47
*  Casey-Westfield beat Neoga, 66-45
*  Oblong beat Martinsville, 76-21
*  Charleston beat Cumberland, 59-41

 

(NEWTON)  in other downstate Boy’s High School Basketball scores from last night
*  Teutopolis beat Effingham, 44-41
*  Princeton, Indiana beat Mt. Carmel, 66-51
*  Fairfield beat Hamilton County, 77-35
*  Carmi beat Benton, 58-46
*  Woodlawn beat Odin, 60-29  
*  Carlyle beat Woodlawn, 67-33
*  Hillsboro beat Vandalia, 60-38


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s High School Basketball last night at the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament
*  Crab Orchard beat Patoka, 63-56
*  Zeigler-Royalton beat Cisne, 49-21
*  Edwards County beat Webber, 49-34
*  there are three more games on tap tonight at 5:30, 7:00, and 8:30 at the Wayne City High School

 

(NEWTON)  in a couple of rescheduled Girl’s High School games last night
*  Palestine-Hutsonville beat Dugger, Indiana, 34-33
*  Casey-Westfield beat St. Elmo-Brownstown, 65-59


 
(OLNEY)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney St. Joe won two games at home
*  the Wildcats won the 8th grade game over Cisne, 44-16
    *  the varsity team is now 10&1 on the year, still undefeated in the JMTC, at 8&0
*  St. Joe also won the 7th grade game, 43-13 improving to 9&3 overall, 7&1 in the JMTC
*  the Wildcats are back in action tomorrow night traveling to Clay City with jv action at 6:00


 
(NEWTON)  in Boy’s Junior High Basketball from Monday night – Jasper County lost two games
*  the Junior Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Effingham, 44-19
    *  Newton's Nick Cohorst and Wade Frohning each had 4 points
*  Effingham also won the 7th grade game, 44-15
*  the Jasper County boys are back in action at home Saturday morning at 10:00 against Red Hill

  

(OLNEY)  in Girl’s Junior High Basketball last night – Olney split two games on the road
*  the Lady Cubs lost the 8th grade game at Fairfield, 34-27
*  Olney won the 7th grade game, 25-23
*  the Lady Cubs are back in action tomorrow night against North Clay in the ERMS Gym

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the Olney Wrestling Program still has tickets on sale for its yearly fundraising "Mega Raffle" - with a grand prize of  $200 cash and many other prizes, tickets are available at $5 each, with the drawing to be held Monday, January 6th, 2014, less than three weeks away – all proceeds will benefit the East Richland High School and Olney Cubs Wrestling Teams – tickets are available from any wrestler or any wrestling coach – a huge thank you to all the local businesses who helped with the prizes and more

                             

(NOBLE)  only a few tickets remain to possibly win a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV with proceeds to the West Richland / Noble Sports Boosters – the drawing will be tomorrow night during the Noble Junior High Boys basketball game, and the winner does not need to be present to claim the prize – the remaining $25 tickets are available in the High School Office in Noble

 

(OLNEY)  Britton’s Bullpen at the south edge of Olney on Whittle Avenue is announcing a Winter Pitching Clinic, set for Saturday, January 11th, with a $75 cost, featuring Major Leaguer Ross Wolf of Newton – for more information on of this, call Britton’s Bullpen at 618-388-1000 or 618-879-2200 and leave a message

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s the latest in worldwide sports, all day, all night, and overnight, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations, 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN