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May 20, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Saturday & Sunday  :  the Cardinals split two with Milwaukee, losing Saturday & winning yesterday
Saturday & Sunday  :  Cubs & Reds split with the Mets & Phillies  :  White Sox lost two to the Angels
Monday  :  the Cardinals start an eight game road trip with the first of three in San Diego late tonight
Monday  :  the Cubs are idle  :  the White Sox host the Red Sox  :  the Reds play the Mets in New York

 

(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls State Track Meets were Saturday at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston  :
*  as a team, Newton finished with seven other teams tied for 32nd place with 8 points
    *  Newton’s lone state qualifier was McKendra Barthelme
        *  McKendra finished fifth in the long jump and seventh in the 100 meter high hurdles
        *  congratulations to the Lady Eagle freshman on a job well done in representing Jasper County
*  Central A & M won the Girls Class 1A State Track Meet – Windsor finished 30th – Marshall was 43rd

 

(OLNEY)  the Boys Track Sectionals were held Friday – we’ll have local results later this week


 
(OLNEY)  IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals were Saturday – the top four singles & doubles advance to state  :
*  the Olney Tigers tied for third place as a team with Highland and Greenville, each with 6 points
    *  O’Fallon won the Sectional with 23 points, while host Centralia was second with 17 points
    *  in doubles – Olney’s Nick Kuhl and Derek Walker finished second
    *  Kuhl and Walker now advance to this weekend’s State Tennis Tournament in the Chicagoland suburbs
*  other downstate sectional winners and state qualifiers
    *  Effingham won the Casey Sectional, followed by Charleston, St. Anthony, T-town, and Mattoon
        *  state qualifiers from St. Anthony, Robinson, Teutopolis, Effingham, Charleston, & Casey-Westfield
    *  Carbondale won its own Sectional, followed by Mt. Vernon, Mt. Carmel, Waterloo Gibault, & Marion
        *  state qualifiers from Carbondale, Mt. Vernon, Mt. Carmel, Carmi, and Marion


 
(NEWTON)  in high school softball on Saturday – Newton had it season come to an end  :
*  the Lady Eagles lost the regional championship game to Fairfield, 4-3
*  Newton finishes the season with a 17&9 overall record


 
(NOBLE)  also in high school softball Saturday – Noble / Clay City had its season come to an end  :
*  the Lady Wildcats lost the regional championship game to Edwards County, 11-3
*  the Lady Wildcats finish the season with an overall record of  8&12


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some other area results in IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional Championships  :
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Teutopolis beat Casey-Westfield, 3-1
Class 2A @ Champaign  :  Monticello beat Tolono Unity, 5-4
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville beat Macon Meridian, 7-1
Class 2A @ Bismarck  :  St. Joseph- Ogden beat Westville, 12-5
Class 2A @ Carlyle  :  the host Lady Indians beat Breese Central, 5-4
Class 2A @ Pinckneyville  :  Nashville beat Du Quoin, 10-2
Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  West Frankfort beat Harrisburg, 11-8
Class 2A @ Vienna  :  Massac County beat Carterville, 7-0
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Cumberland beat Oblong, 17-1 in five innings
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Wayne City beat Woodlawn, 9-4
Class 1A @ Ramsey  :  Ramsey beat Nokomis, 2-1
Class 1A @ Arcola  :  Arcola beat Hume Shiloh, 16-11
Class 1A @ Elkville  :  Elverado beat Cobden, 4-3
the Class 1A and 2A Softball Sectionals begin tomorrow with semi-final action


 
(NEWTON)  here’s some downstate IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional Championship results  :
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis beat Marshall, 8-0
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  the host Bulldogs beat Vienna, 5-0
Class 2A @ Belleville  :  Carlyle beat Breese Mater Dei, 1-0
Class 2A @ Du Quoin  :  the host Indians beat Benton, 10-0
Class 2A @ Carterville  :  Murphysboro beat Carterville, 10-0 in six innings
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville beat Tuscola, 7-1
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  Carmi beat Mt. Carmel, 6-5 in the final semi-final game
    *  the regional championship game is today with Flora playing Carmi at Dee White Field
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 6-1
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  North Clay beat Cumberland, 8-0
Class 1A @ Bluford  :  Webber Township beat Woodlawn, 4-1
Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  South Central beat Altamont, 4-3
Class 1A @ Moweaqua  :  Windsor beat Neoga, 11-1 in six innings
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Lebanon beat Sandoval, 11-1
Class 1A @ Hume  :  Hume Shiloh beat Kansas, 6-0
the Class 1A and 2A Sectionals get started on Wednesday this week


 
(OLNEY)  here’s some downstate matchups with IHSA Class 3A Softball Regionals beginning today  :
Class 3A @ Salem  :  the host Lady Wildcats will play Mascoutah
Class 3A @ Charleston  :  Charleston plays Effingham
Class 3A @ Highland  :  Highland plays East St. Louis Senior
the Class 3@ Regionals continue with semi-final action tomorrow and Wednesday

 
 
(OLNEY)  here’s some area matchups with IHSA Class 3A Baseball Regionals starting today  :
Class 3A @ Olney  :  the host Tigers will play Effingham
Class 3A @ Mascoutah  :  Mascoutah plays Cahokia
Class 3A @ Marion  :  Marion plays Herrin
the Class 3A Regionals continue with semi-final action tomorrow and Wednesday

 

 
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 16th annual “golf classic” on this Friday, May 24th, at Meadowview Golf Course, near Mattoon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 that morning with a shotgun start at 12 noon – then a dinner with awards and prizes will follow – the entry fee is at $125 per player – all proceeds to the LLC Foundation – for details or to sign-up, call Amanda at 217-234-5445

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger regional baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with game time at 4:30  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 9:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports all day, all night, and overnight, on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 18, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Friday  :  the Cardinals beat the Brewers, 7-6
Friday  :  Cubs lost to the Mets  :  White Sox beat the Angels  :  Reds lost to the Phillies
Saturday  :  the Cardinals continue the weekend series tonight against the Brewers in St. Louis
Saturday  :  Cubs host the Mets  :  White Sox play the Angels in L.A.  :  Reds are back in Philadelphia


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Track Meet continues today in Charleston with the finals  :
*  only one Newton athlete moved on out of Thursday’s Class 1A preliminaries
    *  McKendra Barthelme qualified for the long jump finals and for the 100 meter high hurdle finals
*  the IHSA Girls Class 2A and 3A State Track finals are also today at O’Brien Stadium

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Track Sectionals were yesterday – we’ll have the results for you next week  :
*  the Olney Tigers were among 16 teams at the Class 2A Sectional at Champaign Centennial High School
*  the Newton Eagles were among 17 teams at the Class 1A Sectional at Lawrenceville High School
*  the top athletes in each event qualified for next weekend’s State Track Meets to be held in Charleston

 

(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals are today at 32 sites around the state  :
*  the Newton Eagles are among ten teams at the Casey-Westfield Sectional
*  the Olney Tigers are among eight teams at the Centralia Sectional
*  the top four in the singles and doubles will advance to the State Tennis Tournament next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  two remaining IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional semi-finals were set for yesterday  :
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  the Carmi and Mt. Carmel game was again postponed until today
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Sandoval beat Christ Our Rock, 12-2


 
(NEWTON)  among the area IHSA Class 1A / 2A Softball Regional championship games today  :
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  the Newton Lady Eagles play Fairfield
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Teutopolis plays Casey-Westfield
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  West Frankfort plays Harrisburg
Class 1A @ Clay City  :  the Noble / Clay City and Edwards County game has been moved to Clay City
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  the Oblong Lady Panthers play Cumberland
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Stewardson-Strasburg
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Wayne City plays Woodlawn
Class 1A @ St. Elmo  :  Altamont beat Mulberry Grove, 4-3 in 12 innings in the title game yesterday

 

(OLNEY)  among the area IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball Regional championship games today  :
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis plays Marshall
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  the host Bulldogs plays Vienna
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  Flora will await the winner of Mt. Carmel & Carmi
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville plays Tuscola
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Edwards County plays Hutsonville-Palestine at 6:30 tonight
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  North Clay plays Cumberland
Class 1A @ Bluford  :  Webber Township plays Woodlawn
Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  South Central plays Altamont
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Sandoval plays Lebanon
Class 1A @ Moweaqua  :  Windsor plays Neoga
the Class 1A and 2A Baseball / Softball Sectionals get started next week

 

(OLNEY)  all of the Class 3A / 4A Baseball & Softball Regionals are next week

 

 
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 16th annual “golf classic” on Friday, May 24th, at Meadowview Golf Course, near Mattoon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 that morning with a shotgun start at 12 noon – then a dinner with awards and prizes will follow – the entry fee is at $125 per player – all proceeds to the LLC Foundation – for details or to sign-up, call Amanda at 217-234-5445

 

(FLORA)  tonight at the Clay County Speedway north of Flora, it’s Military Night, as all military personnel get a free grandstand admission with their military ID – plus, the Ride of Pride Truck will be on display, courtesy of Schneider International – also, fans get triple excitement with the Pure Stock Sizzler, the Street Stock Challenge, and a Mechanics’ Race – gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:30 – for details, logon at www.claycountyspeedway.net – that’s tonight at the Clay County Speedway, just north of Flora

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Noble / Clay City regional softball this morning at 11:00 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN  :  it’s Newton Lady Eagle regional softball this morning at 11:00 on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 6:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 17, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Thursday  :  the Cardinals lost to the Mets, 5-2
Thursday  :  Cubs were idle  :  White Sox beat the Angels  :  Reds beat Miami in ten innings
Friday  :  the Cardinals begin a three game weekend series against the Brewers tonight at Busch Stadium
Friday  :  Cubs host the Mets  :  White Sox play the Angels in L.A.  :  Reds are in Philadelphia


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Girls Class 1A State Track Meet began yesterday in Charleston with preliminaries  :
*  but first, we say congratulations to the Newton Lady Eagles who a week ago won the Newton Sectional
*  the Lady Eagles beat second place Teutopolis by ten points – then Neoga, Cumberland, and St. Anthony
*  Newton had nine young ladies that qualified for state in eleven different events
    *  McKendra Barthelme won the 100 meter high hurdles and won the high jump
    *  Hannah Litzelman, Kristen Frohning, Rachel Mammoser, and Taylor Johnson won the 400 meter relay
    *  Lexie Davidson, Madi Kinder, Hannah Litzelman, and Taylor Johnson won the 800 meter relay 
   *  McKendra Barthelme was second in the triple jump and was third in the 300 meter low hurdles
    *  Taylor Johnson won the 100 meter dash
    *  Hannah Litzelman was second in the 200 meter dash and second in the 100 meter dash
    *  Cassidy Probst was second in the discus throw
    *  Tara Wirth was second in the shot put
    *  Lexie Davidson was fourth in the long jump
*  only one Newton athlete will move on out of yesterday’s Class 1A preliminaries with the finals tomorrow
    *  McKendra Barthelme qualified for the long jump finals and for the 100 meter high hurdle finals
*  the IHSA Girls Class 2A and 3A State Track preliminaries are today with all the finals to be tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in high school softball yesterday – Olney won its final regular season game  :
*  the Lady Tigers beat Charleston, 8-3 as Olney outhit the host Lady Trojans, 10 to 8
*  Elizabeth Walker was the winning pitcher, allowing no earned runs and striking out three
*  Walker & Rachel Wisner each homered with a combined five RBI
*  Mackenzie Sechrest, Whitney Harrison, and Madison Weems each had two hits
*  now at 22&10, the Lady Tigers are in Class 3A Regional action next Wednesday at Centralia

 

(OLNEY)  in high school baseball on Wednesday – Olney lost a non-conference game on the road  :
*  the Tigers lost to Charleston, 10-5 although visiting Olney outhit the host Trojans, 11 to 9
*  Peyton Billington had two hits and two RBI – Nolan Shan also had two hits with two runs scored
*  also with a two-hit day were Dallas Peck, Ryan Eagleson, and Reid Kocher
*  now at 19&8, the Tigers are scheduled to finish their regular season by hosting Mattoon today


 
(NEWTON)  most of the remaining IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional semi-finals were yesterday  :
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  the Carmi and Mt. Carmel game was postponed to today
Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  South Central beat St. Elmo, 12-0
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Sandoval and Christ Our Rock postponed to this afternoon
Class 1A @ Moweaqua  :  Neoga beat Central A & M, 5-4


 
(NEWTON)  most of the IHSA Class 1A / 2A Baseball / Softball Regional championships are tomorrow  :
Class 2A Softball @ Lawrenceville  :  the Newton Lady Eagles play Fairfield at 11:00am
Class 2A Baseball @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis plays Marshall
Class 1A Softball @ Noble  :  the Noble / Clay City Lady Wildcats play Edwards County at 11:00am
Class 1A Softball @ Toledo  :  the Oblong Lady Panthers play Cumberland
Class 1A Softball @ St. Elmo  :  Altamont plays Mulberry Grove in the only title game set for today
Class 1A Baseball @ Louisville  :  North Clay plays Cumberland
the Class 1A and 2A Baseball / Softball Sectionals get started next week on Monday and Tuesday


 
(NEWTON)  the IHSA Boys Tennis Sectionals are tomorrow at 32 sites around the state  :
*  the Newton Eagles are among ten teams at the Casey-Westfield Sectional
*  the Olney Tigers are among eight teams at the Centralia Sectional
*  the top four in the singles and doubles will advance to the State Tennis Tournament next weekend


 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Boys Track Sectionals are later today around the state  :
*  the Olney Tigers are among 16 teams at the Class 2A Sectional at Champaign Centennial High School
*  the Newton Eagles are among 17 teams at the Class 1A Sectional at Lawrenceville High School
*  the top athletes in each event will qualify for next weekend's State Track Meets to be held in Charleston

 

 
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  several sports camps are coming up in Olney – here’s the local list of activities coming up  :
*  the Olney Tiger Boy’s Basketball Camp is May 28th thru 31st with the cost at $40 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:00 to 9:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 4 and 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 6 thru 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 in ERHS Ron Herrin Gym – forms are available at local schools or by contacting Coach Rob Flanagan
*  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camps are June 3rd thru 6th at the Elementary School in Olney at a cost of $35 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:30 to 10:00 each morning – for those in grades 4 thru 6 from 10:30 to 12 noon – forms available at local schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment
*  the Olney Tiger Recreation Boy’s Basketball program will run June 3rd thru July 12th for those in grades 4 thru 12, all to be held at ERHS – for details or forms, contact Coach Flanagan at 618-393-7072
*  the Richland Country Club Junior Golf Program will be held on six consecutive Monday mornings, beginning June 3rd, for area boys & girls going into grades 3 thru 9 – at $50 per player, it’s instruction from ERHS Coach Curt Nealis & PGA Pro / RCC Manager Brian Workman, covering putting, chipping, swing fundamentals, & all the rules and etiquette of golf – players must supply their own clubs – call 839-5726

 

(OLNEY)  the Ladies Fastpitch Softball “League of Our Own” in Olney will have an informational meeting on Saturday morning, June 1st, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 10:00 – the League is looking for teams for the upcoming season, which is scheduled to start July 1st and continue thru the season-ending League Tournament set for the first week of October, with all games to be played in Musgrove Park – all players must be a freshmen in high school or older – the League is a part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a strictly non-profit organization – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or 618-838-1522

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 16th annual “golf classic” on Friday, May 24th, at Meadowview Golf Course, near Mattoon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 that morning with a shotgun start at 12 noon – then a dinner with awards and prizes will follow – the entry fee is at $125 per player – all proceeds to the LLC Foundation – for details or to sign-up, call Amanda at 217-234-5445

 

(FLORA)  tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway north of Flora, it’s Military Night, as all military personnel get a free grandstand admission with their military ID – plus, the Ride of Pride Truck will be on display, courtesy of Schneider International – also, fans get triple excitement with the Pure Stock Sizzler, the Street Stock Challenge, and a Mechanics’ Race – gates open at 5:00 with racing at 7:30 – for details, logon at www.claycountyspeedway.net – that’s tomorrow night at the Clay County Speedway

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Olney Tiger baseball today at 4:30 on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 16, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals came back to beat the Mets, 4-2
Wednesday  :  Cubs beat Colorado  :  White Sox beat Minnesota  :  Reds beat Miami
Thursday  :  the Cardinals will finish their four game series with the Mets this afternoon
Thursday  :  Cubs are idle  :  White Sox play the Angels in L.A.  :  Reds are in Miami


 
(NEWTON)  here’s area results from yesterday's IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional semi-finals  :
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Casey-Westfield beat Robinson, 3-1
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Fairfield beat Flora, 7-0
Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  West Frankfort beat Johnston City, 10-9
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Oblong beat Hutsonville-Palestine, 3-2
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Wayne City beat Odin, 10-0 in 5 innings
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Stewardson-Strasburg beat Windsor, 3-2
most all of the Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional championship games are on Saturday

 
 
(OLNEY)  here’s area results from yesterday’s IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional semi-finals  :
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis beat Robinson, 4-1  :  Marshall beat Effingham St. Anthony, 3-0
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville beat Pana, 12-2  :  Tuscola beat Paris, 4-3
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  Flora beat Lawrenceville, 8-6
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  Harrisburg beat Hamilton County, 17-0
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Hut-Pal beat Cisne, 8-4 in 8 innings  :  Edwards County beat Red Hill, 3-1
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  North Clay beat Oblong, 9-5  :  Cumberland beat Dieterich, 2-0
Class 1A @ Bluford  :  Webber Township beat Thompsonville, 4-1  :  Woodlawn beat NCOE, 3-2
Class 1A @ Moweaqua  :  Windsor beat Ramsey, 6-2
these winners move into Saturday’s regional championship games


 
(NEWTON)  the remaining IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regional semi-finals are today  :
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  Carmi plays Mt. Carmel
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  Massac County plays Vienna
Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  South Central plays St. Elmo
Class 1A @ Lebanon  :  Sandoval plays Christ Our Rock
Class 1A @ Moweaqua  :  Neoga plays Central A & M

 

(OLNEY)  all of the Class 3A and 4A regionals for softball and baseball will start next week on Monday while the Class 1A and 2A sectionals are held next week as well – the boys tennis sectionals are set for this Saturday, while the boys track sectionals will take place today and tomorrow, the IHSA Girls State Track Meet starts today and continues tomorrow thru Saturday at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston – best of luck to our local and regional boys and girls taking part in the various sports and events over the next few days

 

 
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  several sports camps are coming up in Olney – here’s the local list of activities coming up  :
*  the Olney Tiger Boy’s Basketball Camp is May 28th thru 31st with the cost at $40 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:00 to 9:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 4 and 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 6 thru 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 in ERHS Ron Herrin Gym – forms are available at local schools or by contacting Coach Rob Flanagan
*  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camps are June 3rd thru 6th at the Elementary School in Olney at a cost of $35 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:30 to 10:00 each morning – for those in grades 4 thru 6 from 10:30 to 12 noon – forms available at local schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment
*  the Olney Tiger Recreation Boy’s Basketball program will run June 3rd thru July 12th for those in grades 4 thru 12, all to be held at ERHS – for details or forms, contact Coach Flanagan at 618-393-7072

 

(OLNEY)  the Ladies Fastpitch Softball “League of Our Own” in Olney will have an informational meeting on Saturday morning, June 1st, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 10:00 – the League is looking for teams for the upcoming season, which is scheduled to start July 1st and continue thru the season-ending League Tournament set for the first week of October, with all games to be played in Musgrove Park – all players must be a freshmen in high school or older – the League is a part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a strictly non-profit organization – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or 618-838-1522

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 16th annual “golf classic” on Friday, May 24th, at Meadowview Golf Course, near Mattoon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 that morning with a shotgun start at 12 noon – then a dinner with awards and prizes will follow – the entry fee is at $125 per player – all proceeds to the LLC Foundation – for details or to sign-up, call Amanda at 217-234-5445

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball today on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 12:35  :  and it’s the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN

 

 

 

May 15, 2013 Local & Area Sports

 

(OLNEY)  in Major League Baseball  :
Tuesday  :  the Cardinals beat the Mets, 10-4
Tuesday  :  the Cubs lost to Colorado  :  the White Sox beat Minnesota  :  the Reds beat Miami
Wednesday  :  the Cardinals are back at it tonight hosting the Mets in St. Louis
Wednesday  :  Cubs host Colorado tonight  :  Reds at Miami tonight  :  White Sox at Minnesota today


 
(NEWTON)  in regional softball semi-final action yesterday – Newton advances to the title game  :
*  the Lady Eagles defeated Lawrenceville, 10-0 as top-seeded Newton outhit the host squad, 14 to 4
*  Newton’s Keidrah Hardiek was the winning pitcher with the six inning shutout and seven strike outs
*  Morgan Swingler & Brittany Fore each had three hits and three RBI – Gabby Zerrusen also had three hits
*  now at 17&8, the Lady Eagles will play the Flora/Fairfield winner in the title game on Saturday

 
 
(NOBLE)  in regional softball semi-final action yesterday – Noble / Clay City moves on to the title game  :
*  the Lady Wildcats beat Red Hill, 10-4 as each team had eleven hits in the game
*  NCC's Darcie Hawkins was the winning pitcher, throwing a complete seven innings and striking out four
*  Kaylee Kuenstler had three hits and three RBI – KJ Royse had two hits and two runs scored
*  improving to 8&11, the Lady Wildcats now advance to the title game at 11:00 Saturday morning


 
(NEWTON)  here’s other IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional semi-final results from yesterday  :
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Teutopolis beat Marshall, 7-0
Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  Harrisburg beat Carmi, 1-0
Class 2A @ Carlyle  :  Carlyle beat Vandalia, 5-0 
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville beat Tuscola, 6-2
Class 1A @ Noble  :  Edwards County beat Cisne, 8-1
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Effingham St. Anthony beat Bethany Okaw Valley, 6-0
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Woodlawn beat Christ Our Rock, 16-1 in five innings
Class 1A @ St. Elmo  :  Altamont beat St. Elmo, 13-0  :  Mulberry Grove beat South Central, 4-1


 
(NEWTON)  the remaining area IHSA Class 1A and 2A Softball Regional semi-finals are today  :
Class 2A @ Casey  :  Robinson plays Casey-Westfield
Class 2A @ Lawrenceville  :  Flora plays Fairfield
Class 2A @ Johnston City  :  West Frankfort plays Johnston City
Class 1A @ Toledo  :  Oblong plays Hutsonville-Palestine
Class 1A @ Woodlawn  :  Wayne City plays Odin
Class 1A @ Windsor  :  Stewardson-Strasburg plays Windsor
all winners advance to their respective regional championship games on Saturday

 
 
(OLNEY)  the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Baseball Regionals continue with some area semi-final action  :
Class 2A @ Robinson  :  Teutopolis plays Robinson  :  Effingham St. Anthony plays Marshall
Class 2A @ Tuscola  :  Shelbyville plays Pana  :  Paris plays Tuscola
Class 2A @ Mt. Carmel  :  Flora plays Lawrenceville
Class 2A @ Harrisburg  :  Harrisburg plays Hamilton County
Class 1A @ Albion  :  Cisne plays Hutsonville-Palestine  :  Edwards County plays Red Hill
Class 1A @ Kinmundy  :  Altamont plays Patoka
Class 1A @ Louisville  :  North Clay plays Oblong  :  Dieterich plays Cumberland
the regional semi-final games continue tomorrow with the championship games on Saturday


 
(OLNEY)  the downstate Class L State Track Meets were held in Carterville last Saturday  :
*  a tip of the hat to six young men and ladies who placed at the State Meet
    *  Cub Trevor Dobbs finished 5th in the boy's pole vault
    *  Hannah Reeves finished 7th in the girl's discus
    *  Gavin Lathrop finished 8th in the boy's 200 meter dash
    *  Jynsen Yonaka finished 8th in the girl's 100 meter dash
    *  Nathan DeMeyer finished 8th in the boy's pole vault
    *  Lauren Eagleson finished 8th in the 800 meter dash
congratulations to these Cubs and Lady Cubs for their State Track success

 

 
                                              LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS


 
(OLNEY)  several sports camps are coming up in June – here’s the local list of activities coming up  :
*  the Olney Tiger Boy’s Basketball Camp is May 28th thru 31st with the cost at $40 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:00 to 9:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 4 and 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 at the ERES Gym – for those in grades 6 thru 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 in ERHS Ron Herrin Gym – forms are available at local schools or by contacting Coach Rob Flanagan
*  the Olney Lady Tigers Youth Basketball Camps are June 3rd thru 6th at the Elementary School in Olney at a cost of $35 per player – for those in grades 1 thru 3 from 8:30 to 10:00 each morning – for those in grades 4 thru 6 from 10:30 to 12 noon – forms available at local schools or contact Coach Mark Anselment
*  the Olney Tiger Recreation Boy’s Basketball program will run June 3rd thru July 12th for those in grades 4 thru 12, all to be held at ERHS – for details or forms, contact Coach Flanagan at 618-393-7072

 

(OLNEY)  the Ladies Fastpitch Softball “League of Our Own” in Olney will have an informational meeting on Saturday morning, June 1st, at Ophelia’s Cup in Olney, starting at 10:00 – the League is looking for teams for the upcoming season, which is scheduled to start July 1st and continue thru the season-ending League Tournament set for the first week of October, with all games to be played in Musgrove Park – all players must be a freshmen in high school or older – the League is a part of the Richland County Athletic Association, a strictly non-profit organization – for details, call Ed at 618-837-0662 or 618-838-1522

 

(NEWTON)  the Lake Land College Foundation will host the 16th annual “golf classic” on Friday, May 24th, at Meadowview Golf Course, near Mattoon – it’s registration and lunch at 11:00 that morning with a shotgun start at 12 noon – then a dinner with awards and prizes will follow – the entry fee is at $125 per player – all proceeds to the LLC Foundation – for details or to sign-up, call Amanda at 217-234-5445

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Cardinals baseball tonight on Freedom 92.9 with our air-time at 7:05  :  and it’s the latest in sports on CBS Sports Radio 107.1 FM / 740 AM  WVLN