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September 20, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Thursday  :  the Cardinals lost a tough one in Colorado, falling to the Rockies, 7-6 in 15 innings
Thursday  :  the Cubs and Pirates both won  :  the White Sox, the Reds, and the Royals were all idle
Friday  :  the Cardinals are in Milwaukee for the first of three against the Brewers tonight
Friday  :  Cubs host Atlanta  :  White Sox are in Detroit  :  Pirates host the Reds  :  Royals host Texas


 
(NEWTON)  in the National Football League last night  :
*  the Kansas City Chiefs beat Philadelphia, 26-16


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney wins again on the road  :
*  the Lady Tigers defeated Fairfield, 7-2
*  Olney won the top five singles matches, all in two sets, including the #1 match played by Kelsey Shipman, plus #2 Alex Kauble, #3 Jaclyn Shan, #4 Nicole Shan, and #5 Sydney Shan
*  the Lady Tigers won the two top doubles matches, both in two sets, including the #1 pair of Kelsey Shipman and Alex Kauble and the #2 pair of Jaclyn Shan and Nicole Shan
*  in junior varsity action, Olney won two of the five matches
*  now at 7&0 on the year, the Lady Tigers travel to Effingham tomorrow to battle St. Anthony

 

(OLNEY)  in high school volleyball last night – Olney swept two from visiting Oblong  :
*  the Lady Tigers won the varsity match in three games, 23-25,25-20, 25-14
*  Olney’s top players were Blake Nohren, Taylor Barrick, Courtney Kman, and Taylor Hughes
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Tigers return to action tomorrow at the Newton Invitational

 

(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball last night – Newton took two out of three at Casey-Westfield  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match in two games, 25-20, 25-15
*  Newton’s top players were Taylor Johnson, Emilee Johnson, and Gabby Zerrusen
*  Newton lost the junior varsity match in two games, but won the freshmen match in two games
*  now at 10&5, the Lady Eagles will host the Newton Invitational Tournament tomorrow

 

(NOBLE)  also in high school volleyball last night – Noble swept two on the road at Sandoval  :
*  the Lady Wildcats won the varsity match in two games, 25-10, 25-15
*  Noble’s top players were KJ Royce, Amber Drewes, and Darcie Hawkins
*  Noble also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  now at 7&3 overall, 3&1 in the MTC, the Lady Wildcats travel to Louisville next Friday


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball yesterday – Noble / Clay City lost at home  :
*  the Wildcats were shutout by Stewardson-Strasburg-Windsor, 12-0
*  NCC's Quentin Klingler, Blake Lamb, and Cletus Fehrenbacher each had a hit apiece
*  the Wildcats are back in action next Tuesday when they'll host Odin at WRHS in Noble


 
(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball yesterday – Noble finished its regular season with a loss  :
*  the Junior Wildcats lost at Wayne City, 9-5
*  Noble's Landon Pride had a home run in the losing effort
*  the Junior Wildcats host a first round regional game next Tuesday against Jasper/Geff Coop


 
(NEWTON)  its Week Four of IHSA Football this weekend around the state – here’s area matchups  :
*  in the Little Illini Egyptian Division                           *  in the Little Illini Eastern Division
    *  Olney at Flora for the annual Shriner's Game       *  Casey-Westfield at Edwards County
    *  Robinson at Marshall                                                *  Cumberland at Palestine-Hutsonville
    *  Newton at Lawrenceville tomorrow afternoon       *  Red Hill at Oblong
*  in the Apollo Conference                                          *  in the South Central Conference
    *  Effingham at Charleston                                           *    Carlinville at Pana
    *  Mt. Zion at Mattoon                                                     *    Roxanna at Vandalia
    *  Paris at Salem                                                           *    Hillsboro at Greenville
*  in the South Seven Conference                        *  in the Southern Illinois River-to-River (Ohio)
    *  Carbondale at Centralia                                       *  Herrin at Benton
    *  Marion at Cahokia                                                 *  Massac County at Murphysboro
    *  Mt. Vernon at Belleville Althoff                               *  West Frankfort at Harrisburg
*  in the Little Okaw Valley Conference                 *  in the Prairie State Conference
    *  Arcola at Oakland Tri-County                                  *  Kincaid at Alton Marquette
    *  Villa Grove at Martinsville                                         *  Mt. Olive at Nokomis
*  in the Black Diamond Conference                     *  in the Cahokia Conference
    *  Carmi at Chester                                                    *  Carlyle at Breese Central
    *  Vienna-Goreville at Fairfield                                   *  Red Bud at Dupo
    *  Sesser-Valier at Hamilton County                         *  Trenton Wesclin at Columbia
*  in non-conference games
    *  Breese Mater Dei at Mt. Carmel                            *  Tuscola at Monticello
    *  Maroa-Forsyth at Tolono Unity                              *  Central A & M at Sullivan
    *  Warrensburg-Latham at Shelbyville                    *  Argenta-Oreana at Decatur St. Teresa


 
(OLNEY)  on the high school sports calendar today  :  in boys golf – Olney at the Mt. Zion Invitational

 


                                              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

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament is tomorrow at Musgrove Park in Olney with all proceeds to be donated to the East Richland Football program in memory of Erik Doser – all area teams are urged to take part – for more information, or to sign up, call Brian, at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the RMH Foundation Charity Classic is today at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 in the evening – various specials and prizes available – to register, call 618-395-6088, or call the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger football tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our pre-game at 6:30 and kickoff at 7:00  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our air-time from Milwaukee at straight up 7:00 and first pitch at 7:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 19, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals held on to beat the Rockies, 4-3
Wednesday  :  the Cubs, the White Sox, and the Pirates all lost  :  both the Reds and Royals won
Thursday  :  the Cardinals will finish the four game series in Colorado against the Rockies this afternoon
Thursday  :  Cubs are at Milwaukee  :  the White Sox, Reds, and Royals are all idle  :  Pirates host Padres


 
(FLORA)  here’s the results of last Saturday night’s racing at the Clay County Speedway  :
Crates  :  Aaron Heck took the checkered flag, followed by Troy English and Nick Lyons in 2nd and 3rd
Hornets  :  Jeremy Callahan crossed the center line first, followed by Jeremy Gwyn and James Cole
B-Mods  :  Brett Page finished in first place, followed by Jim Reavis and Mike Mosely
Modifieds  :  Ed Roley took the checkered flag, followed by Michael Bolyard and Everett Bradham
Pure Stocks  :  Justin jones crossed the center line first, followed by Tyson Brandon and Josh Lemke
Street Stocks  :  Stacey Tretter finished in first place, followed by Scott Dunlap and John Shick
it’s back to more oval, dirt track racing this Saturday night at the Clay County Speedway, north of Flora


 
(OLNEY)  in the League of Our Own Women’s Fastpitch Softball action from Sunday night in Olney  :
*  Ophelia’s Cup beat Brown’s Furniture, 9-7
*  the Ophelia’s Cup beat Monical’s Pizza, 10-9 in eight innings
*  and it was Brown’s Furniture over Personal Finance, 23-9
it’s back to the normal two games at 6:00 and 8:00 this Sunday night at Musgrove Park


 
(NOBLE)  in high school baseball from Tuesday – Noble / Clay City lost a tough game at home  :
*  the Wildcats lost to visiting Webber, 13-3
*  the Klingler brothers, Quentin and Colin led Noble / Clay City at the plate with two hits apiece
*  the Wildcats are back on the road today to play the Comets at Stewardson-Strasburg High

 

(OLNEY)  in junior high cross country yesterday – Olney St. Joe took part in the Salem Invitational  :
*  the Lady Wildcats were 10th out of 22 teams in the varsity girls 1.8 mile race
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Alicia Guzman and Julie Luna
*  on the boys side, the Wildcats did not place among the 26 varsity teams that took part
    *  the top St. Joe runners were Brent Hatten and Reid Doll
*  the Lady Wildcats won the junior varsity 1.25 mile race beating out 21 other teams
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Haven Doll, Evelyn Atkins, and Kenzie Weiler
*  the Wildcats finished in 10th place out of 22 teams in the boys junior varsity race
    *  the top St. Joe runners were Gavin Dorn and Cadin Ackman
*  there were no team scores in the open 1.25 mile race
    *  St. Joe’s top runners were Marni Burgener and Gabriel Rodriguez


 
(NEWTON)  the IESA Softball Regionals ended earlier this week – here’s some of the downstate results  :
Class AA @ Charleston Championship  :  3rd-seeded Jasper County beat top-seeded Charleston, 7-5
Class AA @ Mattoon Championship  :  top-seeded Mattoon beat 2nd-seeded Effingham, 3-1
Class AA @ Mt. Zion Championship  :  3rd-seeded Mt. Zion beat top-seeded Argenta-Oreana, 11-3
Class A @ Toledo Championship  :  top-seeded Casey-Westfield beat 2nd-seeded Cumberland, 7-2
Class A @ Ramsey Championship  :  4th-seeded Findlay Okaw Valley beat 2nd-seeded Windsor, 5-3
the Class A and AA Sectionals will be played this Saturday afternoon throughout the state


 
(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball from Tuesday – Noble lost a tough game on the road  :
*  the Junior Wildcats lost to West Salem, 10-0 in six innings
*  the Noble youngsters are back in action today down at Wayne City


 
(NEWTON)  Week Three of the National Football League begins tonight with one game on tap  :
*  the 2&0 Kansas City Chiefs are on the road to Philadelphia to battle the Eagles
*  14 of the other 15 games will be played on Sunday with the other game Monday night

 


                                              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

 

(OBLONG)  a Crawford County fundraiser will be held Saturday, September 28th, at Harmon’s Healthmart in Oblong – the “pork burger drive thru” will run from 10:30 until 1:00, plus also available will be hot dogs, polish sausage, chips, and a drink – a free will donation will be accepted with all proceeds going to the Oblong High School baseball program for supplies and field maintenance – all are invited to help out


 
(ROBINSON)  the 2nd Annual Lincoln Trail College Men’s Basketball Clinic will be Saturday, September 28th, at LTC near Robinson – all area coaches are invited to attend, whether junior high or high school, whether boys or girls, and especially first or second year coaches, early in their career – various topics will be covered by several guest coach speakers – between 50 and 60 coaches attended last year’s first event – contact Statesmen’s Head Coach Mike Ray at Lincoln Trail College for more information about signing up


 
(OLNEY)  the Annual OCC Men’s Basketball Golf Classic is set for next Friday, September 27th, at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 12:00 noon and tee time at 1:00 – the cost is $70 per person, plus $100 hole sponsorships are still available – various prizes to be awarded – while the sign up deadline is tomorrow, those wanting to play can still register thru next week – all proceeds to benefit the OCC Athletic Department – to help out, call Blue Knights Coach Mike Burris at 618-395-7777

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament is this Saturday at Musgrove Park in Olney with all proceeds to be donated to the East Richland Football program in memory of Erik Doser – all area teams are urged to take part – for more information, or to sign up, call Brian, at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the RMH Foundation Charity Classic is tomorrow at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 in the evening – various specials and prizes available – to register, call 618-395-6088, or call the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Newton at Casey-Westfield, Oblong at Olney, Noble at Sandoval, and Clay City at Cisne  :  in girls tennis – Olney at Fairfield  :  in baseball – Noble / Clay City at Stewardson-Strasburg  :  and in freshmen football – Olney at Flora

 
 
(NOBLE)  on today’s junior high sports calendar  :  in softball – Noble at Wayne City  :  in baseball – Noble at Wayne City and Clay City at West Salem

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball this afternoon on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Colorado at 2:00, first pitch at around 2:10  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 18, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals beat the Rockies, 11-4 – the Birds now have a one game lead over Pittsburgh
Tuesday  :  the Cubs, the Reds, the Pirates, and the Royals all four lost  :  the White Sox won
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals play game three of four in Colorado against the Rockies
Wednesday  : Cubs at Milwaukee : White Sox host Twins : Reds at Houston : Pirates host Padres : Royals host Indians

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer – Olney split a pair of matches at Effingham yesterday  :
*  the Tigers won the varsity match over the Flaming Hearts, 4-3 as each team had 14 shots on goal
*  Olney had single goals from Luke Hahn, Lincoln Keller, Chance Madden, and Alec St. Pierre
*  defensively for Olney, Tyler Zuber had a total of 11 saves
*  in the junior varsity match, Olney and Effingham played to a 2-2 tie
*  the Soccer Tigers are back in action Saturday when they host Charleston on Ed Webber Field at OCC

 

(OLNEY)  in high school cross country yesterday – Olney had another pair of clean sweep victories  :
*  the Tigers beat Lawrenceville, 24 to 34, while Mt. Carmel finished third with no points scored
   *  Olney’s Dalyn Brach finished 2nd, less than a second behind winner Dylan Volkman of Lawrenceville
   *  Olney’s Matthew DeVenecia was 4th behind Lawrenceville’s Connor Holmes in 3rd place
   *  finishing 6th thru 9th were Olney’s Silven Stallard, Nathan & Michael DeMeyer, and Jonah Wendling
*  the Lady Tigers won the girls race, beating Mt. Carmel, 32 to 47 – Lawrenceville was third with 50 pts
   *  Olney’s Simona Cargnino won the 3.2 mile race, followed by Mt. Carmel’s Tyra Buss 39 seconds back
   *  Olney’s Kylar Craig was 4th, behind Lawrenceville’s Hannah Holmes in 3rd place
   *  Olney’s Aaron Bromm finished in 6th place, followed by Michaela Dowty in 10th place
   *  ending up 11th thru 14th were Olney’s Laurel Zuber, Taylor Rauch, Maddy Dunn, and Rachel Zwilling
*  while the Tigers improve to 10&0 on the year, the Lady Tigers are now 11&0 overall
*  Olney will host the annual Olney Invitational this coming Saturday on the Olney Central College course

 

(OLNEY)  in high school volleyball last night – Olney dropped two out of three on the road at Salem  :
*  the Lady Tigers lost the varsity match in two games, 9-25, 17-25
*  Olney’s categorical leaders were Tanner Piercefield, Maci Dunn, Taylor Barrick, and Blake Nohren
*  Salem also won the junior varsity match in three full games while the freshmen match was split
*  the Lady Tigers return to Ron Herrin Gym for a LIC matchup tomorrow night against Oblong

 

(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball last night – Newton took two out of three against Charleston  :
*  the Lady Eagles lost the varsity match in two games, 14-25, 21-25
*  Newton’s top players were Gabby Zerrusen, Emilee Johnson, Taylor Johnson, & Andrea Cartright
*  Newton won both the junior varsity match and the freshmen match in two games each
*  the Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow night in a LIC road trip to Casey-Westfield

 

(NOBLE)  also in high school volleyball last night – Noble lost a pair of matches to Grayville  :
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the varsity match to the visiting Lady Bison, 21-25, 19-25
*  Noble’s categorical leaders were KJ Royce, Amber Drewes, Darcie Hawkins, and Megan Rule
*  Grayville also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Wildcats are back in MTC action tomorrow night when they travel to Sandoval

 


                                              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

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament is this Saturday at Musgrove Park in Olney with all proceeds to be donated to the East Richland Football program in memory of Erik Doser – all area teams are urged to take part – for more information, or to sign up, call Brian, at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the RMH Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – the cost at $275 for a team of four or $75 for an individual – plus $20 for a dinner ticket only – for more details or to register, call 618-395-6088 or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Colorado at 7:30, first pitch at around 7:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 17, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Monday  :  the Cardinals lost to Colorado, 6-2 as the Redbirds are still 24 wins over .500
Monday  :  the Cubs and Pirates both lost  :  the White Sox, the Reds, and the Royals all won
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals return to action tonight in game two of four against the Rockies in Colorado
Tuesday : Cubs at Milwaukee : White Sox host Twins : Reds at Houston : Pirates host Padres : Royals host Indians


 
(NEWTON)  Week Two of the National Football League ended last night with Monday Night Football  :
*  the Bengals used home field advantage to beat the Steelers, 20-10

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer – Olney wins again at home on Ed Webber Field at OCC  :
*  the Soccer Tigers beat South Knox, Indiana yesterday, 2-1 as Olney out-shot South Knox, 24 to 6
*  Olney’s goals came from Alec St. Pierre & Luke Hahn, assisted by Lincoln Keller & Chance Madden
*  defensively, the Tigers were led by goalie Tyler Zuber with 5 total saves
*  Olney also won the junior varsity match, 3-0
*  the Soccer Tigers are back on the field today as they travel to Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney continues to win at home  :
*  the Lady Tigers blanked the visiting Lady Trojans from Charleston, 9-0
*  Olney won all six of the singles matches and all six in two sets each - included #1 Kelsey Shipman, #2 Alex Kauble, #3 Jaclyn Shan, #4 Nicole Shan, #5 Sydney Shan, and #6 Audrey Jensen
*  Olney also won all of the doubles matches - including #1 match by Shipman & Kauble, the #2 match by Nicole Shan & Audrey Jensen, and the #3 match by Jaclyn Shan & Sydney Shan
*  the Lady Tigers won eight of the twelve junior varsity matches, including six singles and two doubles
*  at 6&0 overall, still 3&0 in the LIC, Olney returns to non-conference action Thursday at Fairfield

 

(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball last night – Newton took three matches from Paris  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match in two games, 25-9, 25-18
*  Newton’s top players included Gabby Zerrusen, Taylor Johnson, and Emilee Johnson
*  Newton also won the junior varsity and freshmen matches in two games each
*  the 9&4 Lady Eagles are back in action with Charleston at home tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school golf yesterday – Olney lost a dual match on the road  :
*  the Tigers lost to Charleston, 162 to 170 on the front 9 of the Charleston Country Club
*  Olney’s Dylan Taylor was the Match Medalist with an even par 36 – Michael DeVenecia shot a 39
*  Olney’s third lowest round came from Blake Berry with a 47, while Tanner Hout was a stroke back at 48
*  the Tigers are now 9&9 on the year and will return to action this Friday up at the Mt. Zion Invitational

 

(NOBLE)  in boys high school baseball yesterday – the Noble / Clay City boys lost a game at home  :
*  the Wildcats fell to St. Elmo, 8-6
*  Noble is quickly back in action this evening host Webber Township at the WRHS Field in Noble

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high softball – the Jasper County girls win another Regional Championship  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles beat Charleston yesterday in 8 innings, 7-5
*  the Jasper County girls advance to play at Mattoon this Saturday at 1:00 for the Sectional Championship

 

(NOBLE)  in junior high baseball yesterday – Noble picked up a road win down south  :
*  the Junior Wildcats beat Grayville, 13-10 as Jaykob Zuber was the winning pitcher
*  Noble's top hitters were Cameron Howard and Logan O'Dell
*  meanwhile, the Junior Wildcats finished in 3rd place in last Saturday's JMTC Tournament
    * Noble lost its opener to Cisne, 10-1 but came back to beat South Central in the final game, 8-5
*  the Junior Wildcats improve to 6&6 on the year and play at West Salem tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in high school cross country from Saturday’s Peoria Invitational  :
*  the Tigers finished in 14th place out of the 47 boys teams in the Class A competition
*  the top five teams were Monticello, Winnebago, Rockford Christian, Rochester, and Mt. Zion
    *  Olney’s top runner was Dalyn Brach, finishing 66th out of the 550 runners in the 3 mile race
    *  other top Olney runners were Noah Buscher (76), Matthew DeVenecia (83), and Jonah Wendling (99)
*  the Lady Tigers finished in 18th place out of the 48 girls teams in the Class A competition
*  the top five teams were Monticello, Decatur St. Teresa, Rochester, Eureka, and Monmouth-Roseville
    *  Olney’s top runner was Simona Cargnino, finishing 18th out of the 448 runners in the 3 mile race
    *  other top Olney runners were Taylor Rauch (64), Kylar Craig (125), and Aaron Bromm (144)
*  the Tiger runners have their first home match today against Lawrenceville, Mt. Carmel, and Oblong


 

                                              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

 

(OLNEY)  the 9th Annual Doser Memorial Softball Tournament is this Saturday at Musgrove Park in Olney with all proceeds to be donated to the East Richland Football program in memory of Erik Doser – all area teams are urged to take part – for more information, or to sign up, call Brian, at 618-843-5051

 

(OLNEY)  the RMH Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – the cost at $275 for a team of four or $75 for an individual – plus $20 for a dinner ticket only – for more details or to register, call 618-395-6088 or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Charleston at Newton, Olney at Salem, and Grayville at Noble  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Casey-Westfield  :  in boys and girls cross country – Newton will host Charleston, Teutopolis, and Paris – Olney will host Lawrenceville, Mt. Carmel, and Oblong  :  in boys soccer – Olney at Effingham  :  in baseball – Noble / Clay City will host Webber

 
 
(NOBLE)  on today's junior high sports calendar  :  in both baseball and softball – Noble at West Salem  :  in baseball – Clay City at Jasper / Geff in Wayne County

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Colorado at 7:30, first pitch at around 7:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN

 

 

 

September 16, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Saturday & Sunday  :  the Cardinals split with Seattle, losing Saturday, but winning yesterday
Saturday & Sunday  :  Cubs lost two to Pittsburgh  :  White Sox lost two  :  Reds & Royals split two
Monday  :  the Cardinals start their final regular season road trip with the first of four in Colorado
Monday  :  Cubs at Milwaukee  :  White Sox host Minnesota  :  Reds at Houston  : Pirates host San Diego


 
(NEWTON)  in Week Two of the NFL yesterday involving mid-western teams  :
*  the Colts lost to the Dolphins, 24-20
*  the Bears beat the Vikings, 31-30
*  the Rams lost to the Falcons, 31-24
*  the Browns lost to the Ravens, 14-6
*  the Titans lost to the Texans, 30-24
*  the Packers beat the Redskins, 38-20
*  the Lions lost to the Cardinals, 25-21
*  the Chiefs beat the Cowboys, 17-16
*  the Bengals will host the Steelers in Cincinnati tonight


 
(NEWTON)  in Saturday’s college football involving downstate teams  :
*  Illinois lost to Washington, 34-24 – the 2&1 Illini are off Saturday, will host Miami of Ohio on the 28th
*  Eastern Illinois beat Illinois State, 57-24 – the 3&0 Panthers are at Northern Illinois in DeKalb Saturday
*  SIU beat University of Charleston, 31-10 – the 1&2 Dawgs play Southeast Missouri Saturday in St. Louis


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis – both Olney & Newton took part in Saturday’s Mattoon Invitational
*  the Lady Green Wave won the 14-team event, followed by Danville, Teutopolis, Morton, & Mt. Zion
*  the Olney Lady Tigers were 6th, followed by Charleston, the Newton Ladies in 8th, and Shelbyville 9th
*  rounding out the remaining five teams were Mattoon’s JV, Casey-Westfield, Effingham, Salem and Paris
* Olney’s five entries finished with one 2nd, three ties for 5th, and a no place finish
   *  Kelsey Shipman & Alex Kauble were 2nd in the #1 doubles match
       *  with a first round bye, they beat Effingham & T-town, then lost the title match to Danville in 3 sets
   *  Nicole Shan & Audrey Jensen tied for fifth place in the #2 doubles match
       *  with a first round bye, they lost to Morton, beat Effingham, and beat Newton for the 5th place tie
   *  Jaclyn Shan tied for fifth place in the #1 singles match
       *  Jaclyn beat Casey-Westfield, lost to Charleston, beat Shelbyville, and beat Mattoon JV
   *  Sydney Shan did not place in the #2 singles match
       *  Sydney beat Charleston, lost to Danville, beat Casey-Westfield, then lost to Mt. Zion
   *  Rachel Snyder tied for fifth place in the #3 singles match
       *  Rachel beat Casey-Westfield, lost to Mt. Zion, beat Paris, and beat Charleston
*  the Lady Tigers are back on the tennis courts this afternoon, hosting Charleston in Olney
*  the Lady Eagles are back on the tennis courts this afternoon, traveling to Effingham

 

(OLNEY)  in boys & girls high school cross country – Olney’s teams did well at the Peoria Invitational  :
*  the Tigers finished in 14th place out of the 47 boys teams that took part
*  the Lady Tigers finished in 18th place out of the 48 girls teams that took part
*  we’ll take a look at the top Olney runners in our sports report coming up tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in IHSA Football Friday night – here’s the results from the first night of LIC Divisional play  :
*  the Olney Tigers scored early and held on to defeat Marshall, 33-14 – the Tigers improve to 2&1 overall
*  the Newton Eagles survived a close one, holding on to beat Flora, 28-27 – the Eagles are now 1&2
*  in the Egyptian Division “battle of unbeatens” – Robinson had no problem with Lawrenceville, 42-16
*  in the Eastern Division of the LIC – Casey-Westfield beat Palestine-Hutsonville, 48-14
*  Oblong beat Cumberland, 19-10
*  and it was Red Hill over Edwards County in overtime, 34-32

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high softball from Saturday – Jasper County had a regional win  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles, the #3 seed, defeated Tolono Unity, the #2 seed, 7-2
*  the Jasper County girls play at Charleston for the Regional Championship game this afternoon at 4:30
*  the 13&6 Junior Lady Eagles will play the host team from Charleston for the regional title

 

(NOBLE)  also in junior high softball from Saturday – Noble won the JMTC Tournament Title  :
*  the Junior Lady Wildcats won their first game over Cisne, 17-16
*  the Noble Ladies then beat North Clay in the championship game, 20-4
*  now at 7&0 on the year, the Conference Champs are on the road to Grayville this afternoon

 


                                              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

 

(OLNEY)  the RMH Foundation Charity Classic is this Friday at the Richland Country Club in Olney – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00, a shotgun start at 1:00, and dinner to follow at 6:00 – various specials and prizes available – the cost at $275 for a team of four or $75 for an individual – plus $20 for a dinner ticket only – for more details or to register, call 618-395-6088 or contact the Richland Country Club in Olney

 

(NEWTON)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in boys golf – Olney at Charleston  :  in boys soccer – Olney will host South Knox, Indiana on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College  :  in girls tennis – Newton at Effingham and Charleston at Olney  :  in volleyball – Newton at Paris  :  in fresh/soph football – Flora at Newton and Marshall at Olney  :  in baseball – St. Elmo at Noble / Clay City

 

(NOBLE)  in junior high sports today  :  in softball – Jasper County at Charleston  :  in baseball & softball – Noble at Grayville  :  in boys & girls cross country – Olney at the St. Mary’s Invitational down in Centralia

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Colorado at 7:30, first pitch at around 7:40  :  and it’s the latest in sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM WVLN