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October 16, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action  :
Tuesday  :  in the NLCS – the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 4-2 – the Birds now lead three games to one
Tuesday  :  in the ALCS – Boston slipped by Detroit, 1-0 – Red Sox lead the series, two games to one
Wednesday  :  in the NLCS – game five is this afternoon with the Cardinals back in Los Angeles
Wednesday  :  in the ALCS – game four is later tonight at the Tigers will again host Boston in Detroit


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A Boys Soccer Regionals had semi-final action yesterday around the state  :
@ Olney  :  the host Tigers shutout Altamont, 4-0 – Olney’s goalie Tyler Zuber made 7 saves on goal
         *  Olney’s Chance Madden had two goals, while Alec St. Pierre and Derek Walker had one each
         *  Olney’s had two assists, one each from Jonah Buscher and Alec St. Pierre
         *  the 16-1-1 Tigers move into the Regional Championship Match Saturday afternoon at 1:00
@ Olney  :  Teutopolis beat Effingham St. Anthony, 3-1
@ Breese  :  Carlyle beat Mt. Carmel, 4-0
@ Raymond  :  Greenville beat Pana, 2-0  :  Raymond Lincolnwood beat Hillsboro, 3-2
*  the Class 1A Regional Championships are Saturday - the Class 2A and 3A Regionals start this weekend

 

(OLNEY)  the Little Illini Conference Cross Country Meets were held yesterday in Olney  :
*  the host Lady Tigers won the girls 5,000 meter run finishing 10 points better than Cumberland, 51 to 61
*  Lawrenceville was 3rd with 78 points, while Newton was 10 points back in 4th place at 88
*  Robinson finished in 5th place and it was Marshall in 6th place
    *  Olney’s Simona Cargnino won the race, while Newton’s Lexi Davidson finished in 2nd place
    *  Cumberland’s Leah Hutchison was 3rd and Lawrenceville’s Hannah Holmes finished 4th
    *  Olney’s Kylar Craig was 6th with Cumberland’s Logan Peters and Leah Peters in 7th and 9th
    *  Olney’s other top runners were Michaela Dowty, Rachel Zwilling, Aaron Bromm, & Laurel Zuber
    *  Newton’s other top runners were Mary Ochs, Morgan Green, and Maddie Green
*  on the boy’s side, the host Tigers also won, but by a slim 4-point margin over Robinson, 42 to 46
*  Marshall was 3rd, followed by Cumberland, Lawrenceville, and Newton
    *  Marshall’s Ben Scamihorn won the 5,000 meter race – Cumberland’s Tye Sutherland was 2nd
    *  Robinson’s Noah Tennison finished 3rd
    *  three Olney runners were 4th, 5th, and 6th – Matthew DeVenecia, Dalyn Brach, and Nathan DeMeyer
    *  other top Olney runners included Michael DeMeyer, Silven Stallard, Adam Zuber, & Jonah Wendling
    *  the top Newton runners were Mike Carr, Noah Dart, Faron Bartens, Steven Susman, & Lane Simpson

 

(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball action last night – Newton swept three matches on the road  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Flora in three games, 20-25, 25-16, 25-22
*  top Newton players were Andrea Cartright, Emilee Johnson, Gabby Zerrusen, & Ginny Sandschafer
*  Newton also won the junior varsity match in three games and the freshman match in two games
*  the varsity Lady Eagles are now 18&9 on the year, now 7&1 in the Little Illini Conference
*  it will be “senior night” tomorrow night in the NCHS Gym as the Lady Eagles will host Red Hill

 

(OLNEY)  in high school volleyball last night – Olney picked up a varsity win at home  :
*  the Lady Tigers beat Lawrenceville in two games, 25-9, 25-18
*  Olney’s top players were Tanner Piercefield, Blake Nohren, Taylor Hughes, and Stephanie Shan
*  the Lady Tigers are back in LIC action tomorrow night as they travel northeast to Marshall

 

(CLAY CITY)  also in high school volleyball last night – Clay City swept two on the road  :
*  the Lady Wolves won the varsity match over Webber Township in two games, 25-7, 25-12
*  the top Clay City players were Breanne Buerster, Sydney McKnelly, and Sarah Weiler
*  Clay City also won the junior varsity match in two games and finished undefeated in the MTC
*  the Lady Wolves will host a portion of the Midland Trail Conference Tournament tomorrow night


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – the Olney at Robinson match was rained out  :
*  therefore, the Lady Tigers finish their regular season schedule with the postponement
*  the Lady Tigers now prepare for the State Sectional action coming up this Friday and Saturday
*  Olney is one of nine teams competing at the Effingham Sectional, hosted by the Flaming Hearts
*  other teams include Flora, Salem, St. Anthony, Teutopolis, Vandalia, Hillsboro, and Greenville
*  the Newton Lady Eagles will play at the Casey-Westfield Sectional, hosted by the Lady Warriors
*  other teams include Robinson, Mattoon, Charleston, Mt. Zion, Paris, Shelbyville, & three Decatur teams
Carbondale Sectional will host Fairfield, Mt. Carmel, Centralia, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Herrin, & Benton
*  the IHSA Girls State Tennis Tournament will be next weekend, Thursday thru Saturday, in Chicago

 

(NEWTON)  in girls junior high basketball last night  :
*  Dieterich split a pair of games with Neoga
*  Dieterich won the 8th grade game, 28-16  :  Neoga won the 7th grade game, 29-7

 


                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at Newton Community High School as all senior football players, football managers, and cheerleaders will be honored for their hard work and dedication to NCHS – the recognition will be held before the start of the Eagles football game against Edwards County

 

(OLNEY)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at East Richland High School as all cheerleaders, dance team, ERHS Marching Tigers, & fall sports’ seniors will be recognized before the Tigers final regular season home football game against Red Hill – all are invited Friday night to the ERHS Athletic Field

 

(NEWTON)  this Thursday night, October 17th, is “senior night” and “pack the place night” at Newton Community High School as all seniors on the Lady Eagles’ volleyball team will be recognized before the start of the varsity match against Red Hill – all fans wearing orange and blue will be admitted free

 

(OLNEY)  sign-ups for the Olney Boy’s Junior League Basketball is tomorrow and Friday evening in Ron Herrin Gym at ERHS from 5:00 to 6:30 each evening – the cost is $40 per player and forms will be available each night or each day this week at the schools in Olney – the League is open to any boy currently in the 4th or 5th grade, or any 6th grader who tried out for but did not make the 6th grade travel team – for details or for those interested in volunteering as a coach or helper, call Coach Rob Flanagan at 393-2191

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals postseason baseball today on Freedom 92.9 Sports with our air-time at 2:57 and first pitch at 3:07  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 


 

October 15, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action  :
Monday  :  in the NLCS – St. Louis lost to the Dodgers, 3-0 – Cardinals lead series two games to one
Tuesday  :  in the ALCS – tied at 1-1, Detroit will host the Red Sox in game three this afternoon
Tuesday  :  in the NLCS – Cardinals are back in Los Angeles tonight for game four

 
(NEWTON)  Week Six in the National Football League ended last night with Monday Night Football  :
*  the Colts lost to the Chargers in San Diego, 19-9


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A Boys Golf Sectional was yesterday at Quail Creek Golf Course  :
*  the top three teams advancing to state were Nashville, McLeansboro, and Effingham St. Anthony
*  Robinson finished 4th just 5 strokes back – Carmi was 5th and Teutopolis was 11th
*  also advancing were individuals from Robinson, Flora, Carmi, and Centralia Christ Our Rock
*  all of the Class 1A, 2A, and 3A State Golf Tournaments are this weekend on Friday and Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  here’s last week’s results from the downstate SIJHSAA 8th Grade State Softball Tournaments  :
Class L  :  Johnston City beat Highland, 7-4 for the State Championship
Class L  :  Carmi beat Millstadt, 9-4 in the Third Place Game
Class M  :  Pinckneyville beat Smithton, 4-3 for the State Championship   
Class M  :  Red Bud beat Hardin County, 6-1 in the Third Place Game
Class S  :  DeSoto beat Steeleville, 5-1 for the State Championship 
Class S  :  Aviston beat Pinckneyville, 10-0 in the Third Place Game


 
(OLNEY)  here’s last week’s results from the downstate SIJHSAA 8th Grade State Baseball Tournaments  :
Class L  :  Marion beat Wesclin, 6-3 for the State Championship 
Class L  :  Carmi beat Waterloo, 9-3 in the Third Place Game
Class M  :  Goreville won the State Championship over Nashville, 9-4 
Class M  :  North Clay / Louisville beat Red Bud, 1-0 in the Third Place Game
Class S  :  Valmeyere beat Altamont Lutheran, 7-1 for the State Championship
Class S  :  Bluford beat Steeleville, 9-7 in the Third Place Game


 
(OLNEY)  in boys and girls junior high cross country from Saturday’s Triad Jamboree  :
*  the Olney runners finished third in each of the coed events – Triad and Waterloo were 1st & 2nd in each
*  Olney’s top runners in the Red Race – Addison Craig, Tyler Hughes, Chase Williams, Cole Simpson, & Cameron Hough
*  Olney’s top runners in the White Race – Ean Pottoroff, Trey Nosek, Hunter Nelson, Abby Rauch, & Tara Hughes
*  Olney’s top runners in the Open Race – Owen Powell, Brady Thompson, Pierce Jones, and Dylan Seessengood


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Soccer Regionals are this week – most of which start today  :
Class 1A @ Olney (Ed Webber Field at OCC)  :  the top seeded Tigers host 4th-seeded Altamont at 4:30
Class 1A @ Olney (Ed Webber Field at OCC)  :  2nd-seeded Teutopolis plays 3rd-seeded St. Anthony
Class 1A @ Breese  :  last Friday – Mt. Carmel beat Centralia Christ Our Rock, 3-1
Class 1A @ Breese  :  top seeded Carlyle plays Mt. Carmel this afternoon in the only match
all regionals will finish up this week with the Sectional action coming up next week


 

                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at Newton Community High School as all senior football players, football managers, and cheerleaders will be honored for their hard work and dedication to NCHS – the recognition will be held before the start of the Eagles football game against Edwards County

 

(OLNEY)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at East Richland High School as all cheerleaders, dance team, ERHS Marching Tigers, & fall sports’ seniors will be recognized before the Tigers final regular season home football game against Red Hill – all are invited Friday night to the ERHS Athletic Field

 

(NEWTON)  this Thursday night, October 17th, is “senior night” and “pack the place night” at Newton Community High School as all seniors on the Lady Eagles’ volleyball team will be recognized before the start of the varsity match against Red Hill – all fans wearing orange and blue will be admitted free

 

(OLNEY)  sign-ups for the Olney Boy’s Junior League Basketball is this Thursday and Friday evening, October 17th and 18th, at ERHS in Ron Herrin Gym, from 5:00 to 6:30 each evening – the cost is $40 per player and forms will be available each night or each day this week at the schools in Olney – the League is open to any boy currently in the 4th or 5th grade, or any 6th grader who tried out for but did not make the 6th grade travel team – for details or for those interested in coaching, call Coach Flanagan at 393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  on today’s high school sports calendar  :  in volleyball – Lawrenceville at Olney, Newton at Flora, and Clay City at Webber Township  :  in girls tennis – Olney at Robinson  :  in boys & girls cross country – Olney and Newton at the Little Illini Conference Meet in Olney at OCC  :  in boys soccer – Olney will host Altamont in the Class 1A Regional on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals postseason baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 Sports with our air-time at 6:57 and first pitch at 7:07  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all day and all night, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

October 14, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action  :
Saturday  :  in the NLCS – the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 1-0 – Cards lead the series 2 games to none
Saturday  :  in the ALCS – the Tigers beat the Red Sox, 1-0 – Detroit leads the series 1 game to none
Sunday  :  in the ALCS – Boston came back to beat Detroit, 6-5 – series is now tied at a game apiece
Monday  :  in the NLCS – the Dodgers host the Cardinals for game three tonight – game time at 7:07

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the Week Six National Football League results involving mid-western teams Sunday  :
*  the Rams beat the Texans, 38-13
*  the Bengals beat the Bills, 27-24
*  the Lions beat the Browns, 31-17
*  the Packers beat the Ravens, 19-17
*  the Chiefs beat the Raiders, 24-7
*  the Titans lost to the Seahawks, 20-13
*  the Vikings lost to the Panthers, 35-10
*  Week Six of the NFL ends tonight as the Chargers host the Colts in San Diego


 
(OLNEY)  Week Seven of the NCAA Football schedule ended this weekend – here’s an Illinois result  :
*  SIU beat Northern Iowa, 24-17 in overtime – the 4&3 Salukis host North Dakota State on Saturday
*  Illinois had Saturday off with a bye week – the 3&2 Illini will host Wisconsin this Saturday night
*  EIU beat Austin Peay last Thursday, 63-7 – the 5&1 Panthers will host Southeast Missouri Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 2A Boys Golf Sectional was Saturday at Salem  :
*  the top three teams advancing to state are Centralia, Springfield, and Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin
*  among the individuals advancing – Salem’s Joe Tolliver and Sam Beavin – others from Herrin & Benton
*  Olney’s Dylan Taylor did not make the cut but a job well done by the Tiger golfer
*  the Class 2A Boys Golf State Tournament is this Friday & Saturday at Weibring Golf Club in Normal

 

(OLNEY)  in boys and girls high school cross country from Saturday’s Centralia Invitational  :
*  the Lady Tigers finished 8th out of 18 total teams
    *  Olney’s Simona Cargnino won the 3 mile race, finishing 1st overall
    *  Olney’s other top runners were Kylar Craig (32nd) and Michaela Dowty (56th)
*  the Tigers did not place with no team score with two of Olney’s runners not competing
    *  Olney’s top runner was Dalyn Brach in 41st place
    *  other top runners for the Tigers were Noah Buscher (54th) and Silven Stallard (56th)
*  the Olney teams will host tomorrow’s Little Illini Conference Meet at Olney Central College


 
(NEWTON)  here’s the results from Friday night’s final Division action in the Little Illini Conference  :
*  in the LIC Egyptian Division  :
    *  the Newton Eagles won its third straight one point game at home, beating Olney, 34-33 in overtime
        *  the Tigers fall to 4&1 in Division play, now 5&2 on the year – Olney will host Red Hill this Friday
        *  the Eagles are now3&2 in the Division, now3&4 overall – Newton will host Edwards County Friday
    *  also Friday night – Robinson beat Flora, 40-13 and it was Lawrenceville over Marshall, 38-6
*  in the LIC Eastern Division  :
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 47-12 
    *  Edwards County beat Cumberland, 30-18
    *  Palestine-Hutsonville slipped by Oblong, 7-6

 

(OLNEY)  in boys and girls junior high cross country from last week – Olney again did well  :
*  the Cubs won the varsity 1.8 mile race, followed by Teutopolis and Robinson
*  Teutopolis and Robinson were tied at 43-43 after five runners – the 6th runner broke the tie
    *  Olney’s top runners were Addison Craig (2nd), Tyler Hughes (6th), and Chase Williams (8th)
*  the Lady Cubs finished 2nd, just three points behind 1st place Robinson – New Hebron was 3rd
*  both Olney and Robinson were tied at 29-29 after five runners – the 6th runner again broke the tie
    *  Olney’s top runners were Cameron Hough (1st), Abby Rauch (3rd), and Macy Piercefield (6th)
*  Olney’s top junior varsity runners were Jace Greenwood for boys and Faith Keller for girls

 

(NEWTON)  in junior high girls basketball from last Thursday night – Jasper County won two games  :
*  the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game over Red Hill, 39-6
*  top scorers for Newton were Abby Frohning with 18 points and Alexis Cox with 9 points
*  Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 20-17
*  the Junior Lady Eagles will play again tomorrow night at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Class 1A Boys Golf Sectional is today at Quail Creek Golf Course  :
* a host of players from the surrounding area will be taking part in the sectional action
*  teams from Effingham St. Anthony, Robinson, Teutopolis, Carmi, McLeansboro, and Okaw Valley
*  individuals from Flora, Altamont, Lawrenceville, Red Hill, Cisne, Wayne City, and Fairfield
*  also individuals from Cumberland, Marshall, Casey-Westfield, Shelbyville, Neoga, and Windsor
Class 1A Boys Golf State Tourney is Friday & Saturday at the Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington

 


                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(NEWTON)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at Newton Community High School as all senior football players, football managers, and cheerleaders will be honored for their hard work and dedication to NCHS – the recognition will be held before the start of the Eagles football game against Edwards County

 

(OLNEY)  this Friday, October 18th, is “senior night” at East Richland High School as all cheerleaders, dance team, ERHS Marching Tigers, & fall sports’ seniors will be recognized before the Tigers final regular season home football game against Red Hill – all are invited Friday night to the ERHS Athletic Field

 

(NEWTON)  this Thursday night, October 17th, is “senior night” and “pack the place night” at Newton Community High School as all seniors on the Lady Eagles’ volleyball team will be recognized before the start of the varsity match against Red Hill – all fans wearing orange and blue will be admitted free

 

(OLNEY)  sign-ups for the Olney Boy’s Junior League Basketball is this Thursday and Friday evening, October 17th and 18th, at ERHS in Ron Herrin Gym, from 5:00 to 6:30 each evening – the cost is $40 per player and forms will be available each night or each day this week at the schools in Olney – the League is open to any boy currently in the 4th or 5th grade, or any 6th grader who tried out for but did not make the 6th grade travel team – for details or for those interested in coaching, call Coach Flanagan at 393-2191

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s St. Louis Cardinals postseason baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 Sports with our air-time at 6:57 and first pitch at 7:07  :  it’s Indianapolis Colts football tonight on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pre-game show at 6:40 and kickoff at 7:40  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

October 12, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action  :
Friday  :  in the NLCS – Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 3-2 in 13 innings to take game one in the best of 7
Saturday  :  the NLCS continues with game two today with LA at St. Louis – the first pitch is at 3:07
Saturday  :  the ALCS gets started tonight with Boston hosting Detroit – game one in that best of seven

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the results from last night’s final Division action in the Little Illini Conference  :
*  in the LIC Egyptian Division  :
    *  the Newton Eagles won its third straight one point game at home, beating Olney, 34-33 in overtime
        *  the Tigers fall to 4&1 in Division play, now 5&2 on the year – Olney will host Red Hill next Friday
        *  the Eagles are now3&2 in the Division, now3&4 overall – Newton will host Edwards County Friday
    *  also last night – Robinson beat Flora, 40-13 and it was Lawrenceville over Marshall, 38-6
*  in the LIC Eastern Division  :
    *  Casey-Westfield beat Red Hill, 47-12  :  Edwards County beat Cumberland, 30-18
    *  Palestine-Hutsonville slipped by Oblong, 7-6

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the results of some other downstate Week Seven IHSA Football games from last night  :
Apollo  :  Mattoon beat Effingham, 46-28  :  Mt. Zion beat Salem, 58-30  :  Paris beat Charleston, 42-14                                 
South Central  :  Pana beat Litchfield, 26-20 
Okaw Valley (Black)  :  Shelbyville beat Okaw Valley, 14-12  :  Tolono Unity beat Monticello, 7-0
Little Okaw Valley  :  Arcola beat Martinsville, 37-6
Cahokia Conference  :  Columbia beat Breese Central, 24-6  :  Carlyle beat Dupo, 42-14
South Seven  :  Marion beat Centralia, 50-7  :  Cahokia beat Mt. Vernon, 45-32
Black Diamond  :  Fairfield beat Sesser-Valier, 28-6  :  CZR beat McLeansboro, 47-14
Southern Ill River to River  :  Herrin beat West Frankfort, 63-19  :  Harrisburg beat Murphysboro, 27-20
Non-Conference  :  Mt. Carmel beat Vincennes Lincoln, 27-14 
Non-Conference  :  Breese Mater Dei beat St. Louis Priory, 14-12

 

(NEWTON)  Week Seven of NCAA Football will continue today – here’s the downstate matchups  :
*  it’s a bye week for Illinois – the Illini are back in Big Ten play a week from tonight against Wisconsin
*  the SIU Salukis are at Northern Iowa for a 4:00 kickoff this afternoon
*  this past Thursday night – Eastern Illinois beat Austin Peay in OVC action, 63-7

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A Golf Sectional is today over at Salem  :
*  best of luck to Olney Tiger Dylan Taylor – also several other area golfers taking part there today
*  the Class 2A Golf Sectional at Robinson will involve several area players next Monday afternoon

 


                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(ALBION)  tickets are still available for the Harlem Ambassadors versus Hope Center Hoopsters basketball matchup set for tomorrow evening at the Edwards County High School in Albion, starting at 6:00 – the event will raise funds for The Hope Center and Toys for Tots in Edwards County – the general admission tickets will be $12 for adults and $10 for students at the door – all children age 4 and under, plus all area Military Veterans, will be admitted free – for more details, logon at www.harlemambassadors.com

 

(FLORA)  it’s a weekend off from racing at the Clay County Speedway – despite last Saturday’s rain-out, track officials are gearing up for a very special night a week from tonight, on October 19th, which will be the season finale at the Clay County Speedway – for a lineup of events planned, along with tons of other general information, go online to the Speedway’s website, logon at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s our Coach’s Corner Show this morning at 9:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM with guest Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with air-time at 2:57 and first pitch at 3:07  :  and it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

October 11, 2013

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball postseason action  :
Thursday  :  in the AL Playoffs – Detroit won at Oakland, beating the A’s, 3-0 – the Tigers won the series
Friday  :  the NL Playoffs continue as St. Louis will host Los Angeles in game one – first pitch at 7:37
Saturday  :  the NL Playoffs continue with game two in St. Louis tomorrow afternoon
Saturday  :  the AL Playoffs get started tomorrow night with Boston hosting Detroit


 
(NEWTON)  Week Six of the National Football League began last night  :
*  the Bears used home field advantage with a 27-21 win over the winless New York Giants
*  twelve of the remaining Week Six games will be Sunday with the final Week Six game Monday night


 
(NEWTON)  Week Seven of NCAA Football started last night  :
*  Eastern Illinois beat Austin Peay in OVC action, 63-7 – the 5&1 Panthers return home next Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  in boys high school soccer yesterday – Olney won its final regular season match at home  :
*  the Tigers beat Salem out at Ed Webber Field at OCC, 4-0 as Olney out-shot the Wildcats, 40 to 3
*  for Olney – Luke Hahn had two goals, while Chance Madden and Alec St. Pierre had a goal each
*  defensively, Tiger goalie Tyler Zuber stopped all of Salem’s shots
*  there was no junior varsity match – Salem had no jv team
*  now at 15-1-1 with the best soccer record in ERHS history, the Tigers begin Regional play next Tuesday


 
(OLNEY)  in girls high school tennis yesterday – Olney won a big conference match over in Clay County  :
*  the Lady Tigers defeated Flora, 6 to 3
*  Olney  won four of the six singles matches with all the victories coming in two sets each
    *  Kelsey Shipman won the #1 singles match
    *  Jaclyn Shan won the #3 singles match
    *  Nicole Shan won the #4 singles match
    *  Sydney Shan won the #5 singles match
    *  we wish the best to Alex Kauble who lost the #2 singles match by forfeit, due to an injury
*  Olney won two of the three doubles matches
    *  Kelsey Shipman and Audrey Jensen teamed up to win the #1 doubles match
    *  Jaclyn Shan and Nicole Shan teamed up to win the #2 doubles match
*  Flora won three of the four junior varsity matches, all of which were doubles
*  at 15&0 overall, 5&0 in the LIC, Olney wraps up its regular season schedule next Tuesday at Robinson

 

(NEWTON)  in high school volleyball last night – Newton swept three matches on the road  :
*  the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Palestine-Hutsonville in two games, 25-16, 25-8
*  Newton’s top players were Taylor Johnson, Gabby Zerrusen, Emilee Johnson, and Andrea Cartright
*  Newton also won the junior varsity and freshman matches, each in two games apiece
*  now at 17&9, 6&1 in the LIC, the Lady Eagles are in conference play next Tuesday at Flora

 

(NOBLE)  in high school volleyball last night – Noble took two conference match wins at home  :
*  the Lady Wildcats won the varsity match over Odin in two games, 25-14, 25-5
*  Noble’s top players were KJ Royse, Amber Drewes, Megan Rule, and Brittany Pride
*  Noble also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  now at 11&5 on the year, the Lady Wildcats play in the Hutsonville Invitational tomorrow

 

(CLAY CITY)  in high school volleyball last night – Clay City swept a pair of MTC matches at home  :
*  the Lady Wolves won the varsity match over Sandoval in three games, 25-16, 19-25, 26-24
*  Clay City’s top players were Breanne Buerster, Sydney McKnelly, Hailey Sherman, and Sarah Weiler
*  Clay City also won the junior varsity match in two games
*  the Lady Wolves are back in Midland Trail Conference action next Tuesday

 

(NEWTON)  here’s the full lineup for Little Illini Conference football tonight  :
Little Illini (Eastern)                                         Little Illini (Egyptian)
Casey-Westfield) at Red Hill                             Olney at Newton
Oblong at Palestine-Hutsonville                         Robinson at Flora
Cumberland at Edwards County                        Marshall at Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other downstate IHSA football games on tap tonight  :
Apollo Conference  :  Mattoon at Effingham  :  Mt. Zion at Salem  :  Paris at Charleston                                 
South Central  :  Litchfield at Pana  :  Piasa Southwestern at Vandalia  :  Hillsboro at Carlinville
Okaw Valley (Black)  :  Shelbyville at Sullivan-Okaw Valley  :  Monticello at Tolono Unity
Little Okaw Valley  :  Martinsville at Arcola  :  Arthur-Lovington at Villa Grove
Cahokia Conference  :  Breese Central at Columbia  :  Carlyle at Dupo
South Seven  :  Centralia at Marion  :  Mt. Vernon at Cahokia  :  Carbondale at Belleville Althoff
Black Diamond  :  Sesser-Valier at Fairfield  :  CZR at McLeansboro   (Carmi at Vienna on Saturday)
Southern Illinois River to River (Ohio)  :  West Frankfort at Herrin  :  Murphysboro at Harrisburg
Non-Conference  :  Mt. Carmel at Vincennes Lincoln  :  St. Louis Priory, Missouri at Breese Mater Dei

 


                                              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

 

(ALBION)  tickets are still available for the Harlem Ambassadors versus Hope Center Hoopsters basketball matchup set for this coming Sunday, October 13th, at the Edwards County High School in Albion – the event will raise funds for The Hope Center and Toys for Tots in Edwards County – the general admission tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students in advance, or $2 more per person at the door – children age 4 and under, plus all area Veterans, are admitted free – for more, logon at www.harlemambassadors.com

 

(FLORA)  it’s a weekend off from racing at the Clay County Speedway – despite last Saturday’s rain-out, track officials are gearing up for a very special night a week from this Saturday, on October 19th, which will be the season finale at the Clay County Speedway – for a lineup of events planned, along with tons of other general information, go online to the Speedway’s website, logon at www.claycountyspeedway.net

 

(NOBLE)  tickets are on sale for a West Richland Sports fundraiser for the chance of winning a 2013 Kawasaki Mule 600 Side-by-Side ATV – only 350 tickets are available, priced at $25 per ticket, with the drawing to take place at the December 12th Junior High Boys Basketball game in Noble – you do not need to be present to win – tickets are on sale at both the grade school & high school offices, at local businesses, at future sporting events, and from various individuals  :  also, the West Richland Sports fundraisers will be at the Berryville Vineyards Annual Festival tomorrow and Sunday with various food items available for sale

 

(NEWTON)  the Newton Lady Eagles basketball team will host a fundraising Country Rhodes buffet supper this evening with serving from 4:00 to 7:00 in the Newton Community High School Cafeteria, just before the Olney at Newton football game – it’s all-you-can-eat walleye fish, chicken strips, mini shrimp, and sides – advanced tickets are available from any Lady Eagle basketball player, at DH Auto Sales in Newton, at East Living Homes in Olney, or at the door, priced at $9 for adults, $6 for children – all proceeds to support the Lady Eagles basketball program and team camps next summer – all are invited

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s LIC Football action tonight with our pre-game shows at 6:30 and kickoff’s at 7:00 – Newton Eagle football on 103.5 “The Eagle” and Olney Tiger football on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM WVLN  :  it’s Cardinals postseason baseball tonight in the NLCS on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time from Busch Stadium at 7:27 and first pitch at 7:37  :  it’s the latest in world-wide sports, all weekend long, on our CBS Sports Radio sister stations – 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN