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October 22, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Football last night – here’s the Little Illini Conference results from Week Nine
* Olney over Casey-Westfield, 33-6
* Newton over Paris, 63-27
* Red Hill over Flora, 40-18
* Marshall over Lawrenceville, 33-8
the other LIC team will be in non-conference action today
* Robinson hosting Stanford Olympia

 

(NEWTON)  here’s some other area results from last night in High School Football
* Arcola over Oblong, 48-14
* Argenta-Oreana over Cumberland, 42-28
* Mahomet-Seymour over Effingham, 33-20
* Pana over Hillsboro, 35-0
* Marion over Mattoon, 50-38
* Monticello over Monmouth-Roseville, 68-27
* Mt. Zion over Rantoul, 49-0
* Freeburg over Salem, 28-20
* Anna-Jonesboro over Benton, 63-33
* Breese Mater Dei over Waterloo, 27-21
* Trenton-Wesclin over Carlyle, 43-30
* Carterville over Masaac County, 56-13
* Eldorado over Chester, 50-36
* Columbia over Jerseyville, 48-28
* Pinckneyville over Dupo, 50-30
* Fairfield over Johnston City, 8-0
* Harrisburg over Carbondale, 34-7
* Highland over Charleston, 46-14
* Herrin over Breese Central, 24-21
* Centralia over Mascoutah, 50-15
* Edwards County over Hamilton County, 22-8
* Mt. Carmel over Mt. Vernon, 48-19
* DuQuoin over Murphysboro, 41-21
* Sesser-Valier over Carmi, 26-7

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – the State Tournaments continued yesterday
there's two of the original 23 players from our downstate area still alive in today's finals
* congratulations to Olney's Audrey Jensen & Logan Kauble
* the Lady Tiger pair won three matches yesterday in Rounds Three, Four, and Five
* Jensen & Kauble are now among the final twelve remaining in the doubles competition
* the Olney players have now won five matches and lost one
* the best of luck to Audrey and Logan as they return to action today in Rolling Meadows

 

(OLNEY)  here's the results of area players in yesterday's State Tennis Tournament
in the singles competition
* Olney's Nicole Shan was eliminated in Round 3, finishing with 2 wins & 2 losses
* Newton's Jacelyn Street was eliminated in Round 3, finishing with 2 wins & 2 losses
* St. Anthony's Emilee Mossman was eliminated in Round 4, finishing with 3 wins & 2 losses
in the doubles competition
* St. Anthony's Kelly Rentfrow & Claire Wortman was eliminated with 3 wins & 2 losses
* Teutopolis' Sidney Brumleve & Lauren Hemmen was eliminated with 2 wins & 2 losses
* Casey-Westfield's Elizabeth Eckerty & Ellie Tutewiler was eliminated with 3 wins & 2 losses
the Class 1A State Tennis Tournament will finish up later today in the Chicagoland

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – the Regionals & Sectionals continue today
here's the championship matches scheduled for this Saturday involving downstate teams
* Class 1A Sectional Championship @ Macon  :  Teutopolis plays Beardstown
* Class 2A Regional Championship @ Olney  :  Anna-Jonesboro plays Carbondale
* Class 2A Regional Championship @ Champaign  :  Mattoon plays Mahomet-Seymour
* Class 2A Regional Championship @ Marion  :  Marion plays Centralia
* Class 2A Regional Championship @ Columbia  :  Waterloo plays Columbia
* Class 2A Regional Championship @ Jacksonville  :  Highland plays Jacksonville
* Class 3A Regional Championship @ O'Fallon  :  O'Fallon play Quincy Senior
the Class 1 Super-Sectionals are next Tuesday with the State Tournament next weekend
the Class 2A and 3A Sectionals start next Tuesday and continue into next weekend

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball – the Olney’s in action today
the varsity Lady Tigers are part of the twelve-team Fairfield Invitational Tournament

 

 (NEWTON)  the 2016 High School Football Playoff Picture will be determined tonight
the live Football Playoff Pairing Show can be viewed live online, at  www.csnchicago.com/live-stream
all 256 playoff qualifiers and the first round matchups for all eight classes will be revealed live
you can also get the information online, at  www.ihsa.org

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Cross Country – the respective Regionals are this morning
* Class 2A  :  the Olney Tigers and Lady Tigers will run at Danville with 10 other teams
* Class 1A  :  the Newton Eagles and Lady Eagles will run at Robinson with 15 other teams
the best of luck to all our local and area runners

 

(OLNEY)  in Division One College Football – the Fighting Illini are back in Big Ten action today
Illinois is in Ann Arbor to battle Michigan with a 2:30 kickoff later this afternoon

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5-K Run / Walk “Jogging for Joey” will be held on Saturday morning, November 12th, at the Richland County High School starting at 9:00 – registration is $15 before November 5th – all participants get a t-shirt and there will be awards for top runners and walkers – all proceeds will benefit the Muhs family – entry forms are available at TrustBank in Olney, the Citizens National Bank of Albion, the First National Bank in Olney, and Richland County High School – for more, call Rob Kirby at RCHS   618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will present Tailgate Sunday on October 30th in the Olney City Park – all are invited to come out, bring lawn chairs, wear casual dress, and bring sports memorabilia – it all starts at 9:00 that morning with the Silly Safari Live Animal Show for the whole family, then a 10:00 worship service, and a free concession stand with lunch and fellowship time at 11:00 – all ages are welcome and the entire community is invited to check it out and have fun – for details, call Ben or Nate, at  393-6421

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show this morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll wrap up the Olney Junior High Cross Country season for both girls & boys with St. Joe Coach Mark Kuenstler and Middle School Coach Rick Franklin – that’s at 9:03 this morning – our Coach’s Corner Show, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s Fighting Illini Football this afternoon on CBS Sports Radio WVLN with our pregame show at 1:30 and kickoff at 2:30  :  and it’s the latest in the world of sports, the rest of the day, all night, and all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN

 

 

 

 


 

 

October 21, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the Major League Baseball Playoffs last night
the National League Championship Series continued last night in Los Angeles
* the host Dodgers lost for the second night in a row, falling to the Cubs, 8-4
* with the Cubs leading the series now three games to two, game six is back in Chicago tomorrow night

 

(NEWTON)  in the National Football League last night
Week Seven of the NFL began with a Thursday night matchup in Green Bay
* the host Packers beat the Chicago Bears, 26-10

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – the State Tournaments began yesterday
congratulations to eleven area young ladies who’re still alive after two rounds of competition
a tip of the hat the remaining twelve players who were eliminated after two rounds of play
in the Class 1A Singles Tournament, three area players are in action today
* Olney’s Nicole Shan played three matches yesterday, winning two and losing one
* Newton’s Jacelyn Street also played three matches, winning two and losing one
* St. Anthony’s Emilee Mossman played three, winning two and losing one
* Shan, Street, and Mossman are in third round action today in the consolation singles bracket
the remaining area players in the Singles Tournament were eliminated
* Flora’s Kelsey Krutsinger in three matches
* Teutopolis’ Alli Brumleve in three matches
* Flora’s Sonae Shelton in two matches
* Mt. Vernon’s Catie Raney in two matches
in the Class 1A Doubles Tournament – eight area girls are still alive going into day two
* Olney’s Audrey Jensen & Logan Kauble played three matches, with two wins and one loss
* Casey-Westfield’s Elizabeth Eckerty & Ellie Tutewiler won two matches and lost one
* St. Anthony’s Kelly Rentfrow & Claire Wortman played two matches and won both of them
* Teutopolis’ Sidney Brumleve & Lauren Hemmen played two matches and won both
* both the Olney and Casey-Westfield pairs will be in consolation play today
* the St. Anthony and Teutopolis pairs will be in championship round action today
the remaining area players in the Doubles Tournament were eliminated
* Flora’s Kasey Jennings and Bailey Pearce in three matches
* Flora’s Gracy Himelick and Kyrsten Darrough in three matches
* Teutopolis’ Christa Schwinke and Audra Breer in three matches
* Carmi’s Lexi Wheeler and Gabbie Brown in two matches
the Class 1A and 2A State Tennis Tournaments continue today before ending tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer yesterday – Olney ended the season with a tough loss at home
the Tigers fell in Regional Semi-Final action yesterday to Anna-Jonesboro, 5-1
congratulations to the Soccer Tigers on a hard-fought year this season

 

(OLNEY)  here’s the other downstate results in IHSA Soccer Regionals and Sectionals
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Olney  :  Carbondale beat Salem, 3-1
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Marion  :  Marion beat Mt. Vernon, 8-0
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Marion  :  Centralia beat Herrin, 3-1
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Columbia  :  Waterloo High beat Alton Marquette, 2-0
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Columbia  :  Columbia beat Troy Triad, 2-0
most of the Regional and Sectional Championship matches are tomorrow

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept to LIC matches on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match at Casey-Westfield in two sets, 25-20 and 26-24
* Olney was led by Paige Ginder, Lexanna Kocher, Addie Hemrich, Faith Stallard, and Lauren Eagleson
Olney also won the junior varsity match in two sets
the Lady Tigers are quickly back in action tomorrow at the Fairfield Invitational Tournament

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept three matches at home
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Paris in two sets, 25-14 and 25-9
* Newton was led by Grace Hartrich, Kaitlyn Cohorst, Mallory Bergbower, and Abby Frohning
Newton also won the junior varsity match and the freshman match, both in two sets each
the Lady Eagles are back in action next Tuesday in LIC action at Red Hill in Bridgeport

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball from last night – Olney split two games on the road
the Lady Cubs lost the 8th grade game to Lawrenceville Parkview, 43-17
* Mikaela Inskeep led Olney with 11 points
Olney won the 7th grade game, 36-3
the varsity Lady Cubs are back in action tonight down at Jasper School, near Fairfield
the junior varsity Lady Cubs return to play Monday night at Effingham

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Hoops last night – Jasper County swept two on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles won the 8th grade game at Palestine, 29-12
* Newton was led by Whitney Zumbahlen with 8 points – Jacey Ping and Graci Michl each scored 6
Jasper County also won the 7th grade game, 14-8
the Junior Lady Eagles are back in action tomorrow at Lawrenceville

 

(NEWTON)  it’s Week Nine in IHSA Football tonight – here’s the LIC matchups on tonight’s schedule
* Newton will host Paris
* Olney travels to Casey-Westfield
* Flora will host Red Hill
* and Marshall plays at Lawrenceville
the other LIC team is in non-conference action tonight
* Robinson will host Stanford Olympia

 

(NEWTON)  speaking of  IHSA Football – the 2016 Playoff Picture will be determined by tomorrow night
the live Football Playoff Pairing Show can be viewed live online, at  www.csnchicago.com/live-stream
all 256 playoff qualifiers and the first round matchups for all eight classes will be revealed live

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in High School Cross Country – the respective Regionals are tomorrow
* Class 1A  :  the Newton Eagles and Lady Eagles will run at Robinson with 15 other teams
* Class 2A  :  the Olney Tigers and Lady Tigers will run at Danville with 10 other teams
the best of luck to all our local and area runners

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5-K Run / Walk “Jogging for Joey” will be held on Saturday morning, November 12th, at the Richland County High School starting at 9:00 – registration is $15 before November 5th – all participants get a t-shirt and there will be awards for top runners and walkers – all proceeds will benefit the Muhs family – entry forms are available at TrustBank in Olney, the Citizens National Bank of Albion, the First National Bank in Olney, and Richland County High School – for more, call Rob Kirby at RCHS   618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will present Tailgate Sunday on October 30th in the Olney City Park – all are invited to come out, bring lawn chairs, wear casual dress, and bring sports memorabilia – it all starts at 9:00 that morning with the Silly Safari Live Animal Show for the whole family, then a 10:00 worship service, and a free concession stand with lunch and fellowship time at 11:00 – all ages are welcome and the entire community is invited to check it out and have fun – for details, call Ben or Nate, at  393-6421

 

(OLNEY)  join us for our Coach’s Corner Show tomorrow morning on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll wrap up the Olney Junior High Cross Country season for both girls & boys with St. Joe Coach Mark Kuenstler and Middle School Coach Rick Franklin – that’s at 9:03 tomorrow morning – our Coach’s Corner Show, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN

 

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(OLNEY)  on our Sports Broadcast Schedule  :  it’s LIC Football tonight on WSEI / WIKK Sports with our pregame shows at around 6:30 and kickoffs at 7:00 – the Olney Tigers on Freedom 92.9 and the Newton Eagles on 103.5 “The Eagle”  :  and it’s the latest in the world of sports, all day, all night, and all weekend long on CBS Sports Radio, 107.1 FM / 740 AM, WVLN – plus around the clock at  www.wvlnam.com

 

 

 

October 20,2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the Major League Baseball Playoffs last night
in the American League Championship Series continued and ended last night in Toronto
* the visiting Indians won the ALCS with a 3-0 win over the host Blue Jays
* Cleveland now awaits the National League team for the 2016 World Series
the National League Championship Series continued last night in Los Angeles
* the host Dodgers lost to the visiting Cubs, 10-2 evening up the series at two games each
* game five of the NLCS is tonight with the final game in LA – game six is back in Chicago Saturday night

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer – most of the downstate Class 2A Regionals were stormed out
the semi-final matches in Olney, Marion, and Columbia were all cancelled due to thunderstorm activity
however, there were some matches that were played Wednesday
* Class 1A Sectional Semi-Final @ Macon  :  Teutopolis beat Virden North Mac, 2-0
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Champaign  :  Mahomet-Seymour beat Charleston, 2-0
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Rochester  :  Springfield beat Taylorville, 9-0
the rest of the postponed Regional and Sectional Semi-Finals have been rescheduled for later this evening
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Olney  :  the Olney Tigers against Anna-Jonesboro at 4:30
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Olney  :  Carbondale plays Salem at 6:30
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Marion  :  Marion plays Mt. Vernon at 5:00 
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Marion  :  Centralia plays Herrin at 7:00
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Columbia  :  Waterloo High plays Alton Marquette at 5:00
* Class 2A Regional Semi-Final @ Columbia  :  Columbia plays Troy Triad at 7:00
most of the Regional and Sectional Championship matches are on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball from Tuesday night – Jasper County dropped two on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles lost the 8th grade game to Flora, 32-17
* Whitney Zumbahlen led Newton with 10 points
Flora also won the 7th grade game, 19-10
the Jasper County girls are back in action tonight at Palestine
* also in girls junior high hoops tonight – the Olney Lady Cubs are on the road to Lawrenceville Parkview

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – the State Tournaments begin today up north
for the first time ever, there are two classes of play in this year’s Girls State Tournaments
there are 64 girls in singles and 128 girls in doubles in each of the Class 1A and 2A State Tournaments
while hosted by Buffalo Grove High School, the matches will be played at fourteen different locations
the best of luck to our local and area girls as they begin competition today
* Olney’s Nicole Shan plays her opening singles match today at the Rolling Meadows High School site
* Newton’s Jacelyn Street plays her opening match today at the host Buffalo Grove High School site
* Olney’s Audrey Jensen & Logan Kauble play their doubles match today at the Wheeling High School site
several other area players are also in opening round action today in the double elimination tournaments
in the singles competition
* Flora’s Sonae Shelton and Kelsey Krutsinger
* Effingham St. Anthony’s Emilee Mossman
* Teutopolis’ Alli Brumleve
* Mt. Vernon’s Catie Raney
in the doubles competition
* Flora’s Kasey Jennings and Bailey Pearce
* Flora’s Gracy Himelick and Kyrsten Darrough
* Casey-Westfield’s Elizabeth Eckerty and Ellie Tutewiler
* Effingham St. Anthony’s Kelly Rentfrow and Claire Wortman
* Teutopolis’ Christa Schwinke and Audra Breer
* Teutopolis’ Sidney Brumleve and Lauren Hemmen
* Carmi’s Lexi Wheeler and Gabbie Brown
the tournaments continue tomorrow before ending on Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in College Sports news from the University of  Illinois in Champaign
single-game tickets for Fighting Illini men’s basketball go on sale to the general public today
with various ticket packages available at the newly renovated State Farm Center, fans can logon for details
that’s at  www.fightingillini.com  or call the Illini Ticket Office, toll-free, at  866-ILLINI-1  (866-455-4641)
Illinois has an exhibition game at home against Washington University on Sunday, October 30th, at 2:00
the Lady Illini host an exhibition game against Drury College on Sunday, November 6th, at 2:00
the Football Illini are back into Big Ten play this Saturday afternoon with a 2:30 kickoff  up at Michigan
for all things Illinois, check the sports website online, at  www.fightingillini.com

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5-K Run / Walk “Jogging for Joey” will be held on Saturday morning, November 12th, at the Richland County High School starting at 9:00 – registration is $15 before November 5th – all participants get a t-shirt and there will be awards for top runners and walkers – all proceeds will benefit the Muhs family – entry forms are available at TrustBank in Olney, the Citizens National Bank of Albion, the First National Bank in Olney, and Richland County High School – for more, call Rob Kirby at RCHS   618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will present Tailgate Sunday on October 30th in the Olney City Park – all are invited to come out, bring lawn chairs, wear casual dress, and bring sports memorabilia – it all starts at 9:00 that morning with the Silly Safari Live Animal Show for the whole family, then a 10:00 worship service, and a free concession stand with lunch and fellowship time at 11:00 – all ages are welcome and the entire community is invited to check it out and have fun – for details, call Ben or Nate, at  393-6421

 

(OLNEY)  join us for this Saturday’s Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll wrap up the Olney Junior High Cross Country season for both girls and boys with St. Joe Coach Mark Kuenstler and Middle School Coach Rick Franklin – that’s at 9:03 this Saturday morning – our Coach’s Corner Show, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN / Olney

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys soccer – Class 2A Regional action with Olney hosting Anna-Jonesboro on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College at 4:30  :  in volleyball tonight – it’s Senior Night at NCHS as Newton will host Paris – also Olney at Casey-Westfield

 

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

 

 

 

October 19, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the Major League Baseball Playoffs last night
in the American League Championship Series continued last night in Toronto
* the host Blue Jays stayed alive in the series with a 5-1 win over the visiting Indians
* while Cleveland leads the best of seven ALCS series three games to one, game five is tonight in Toronto
the National League Championship Series continued last night in Los Angeles
* the host Dodgers shutout the Cubs, 6-0
* LA now leads the NLCS two games to one with game four coming up tonight, back in Los Angeles

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Soccer – the Class 1A Sectional Semi-Final matches began
here’s a couple downstate results
* Class 1A @ Waterloo  :  Belleville Althoff Catholic beat Breese Mater Dei, 4-0
* Class 1A @ Waterloo  :  Waterloo Gibault Catholic beat Breese Central, 3-0
there are eight more Sectional Semi-Final matches tonight
* Class 1A @ Macon  :  Teutopolis plays Virden North Mac
the Class 1A Sectional Championship matches are either Friday or Saturday

 

(OLNEY)  also in Boys High School Soccer – the Class 2A and 3A Regionals are underway
here’s some area downstate results
* Class 2A @ Champaign  :  Mattoon beat Champaign Centennial, 3-0
* Class 2A @ Champaign  :  Urbana beat Rantoul, 5-1
* Class 2A @ Jacksonville  :  Highland beat Jerseyville, 2-1
* Class 2A @ Jacksonville  :  Jacksonville beat Bethalto Civic Memorial, 9-0
there are more Regional Semi-Final matches today and tonight
* Class 2A @ Olney  :  the Tigers play Anna-Jonesboro at 4:30
* Class 2A @ Olney  :  Carbondale plays Salem at 6:30       ($5 admission at Olney Central College)
* Class 2A @ Marion  :  Marion plays Mt. Vernon at 5:00 
* Class 2A @ Marion  :  Centralia plays Herrin at 7:00
* Class 2A @ Champaign  :  Charleston plays Mahomet-Seymour at 5:30
* Class 2A @ Columbia  :  Waterloo High plays Alton Marquette at 5:00
* Class 2A @ Columbia  :  Columbia plays Troy Triad at 7:00
the Class 2A and 3A Regional Championship matches are either Friday or Saturday

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday at Robinson
Newton won the three team event by beating out 2nd place Mt. Carmel, 34 to 40
the host Lady Maroons finished in 3rd place with 51 points
* Newton’s top runner was Irene Uriarte, finishing in 5th place – teammate Veronica Ochs was 7th
* Newton’s Alexis Bell was 8th, Denae Cantrell was 9th, and Mya Kuhn was 10th
* also for Newton – Destiny Larrison (14th), Madi Geier (16th), and Lauren Probst (17th)
* plus Ashtin Coffin (19th) and Miranda Clinton (21st)
* Mt. Carmel’s Maddy Jones won the race, followed by teammate Haley McGuire in 2nd
* Robinson’s Sami Johnson finished 3rd
Newton returns to Robinson this Saturday morning for the Girls Class 1A Regional with fifteen other teams

 

(NEWTON)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday at Robinson
the host Maroons won the four team event by beating 2nd place Newton, 20 to 66
Casey-Westfield was 3rd with 73 points and Mt. Carmel was 4th at 83
* the Newton Eagles had one runner in the top ten – Joe Stone finished in 8th place overall
* Newton’s Victor Sandschafer was 13th, Michael Koebele was 16th, and Crayton Chesnut was 17th
* other Newton runners were Collin Harris (19th), Faron Bartens (20th), and Seth Weber (21st)
* plus Lane Higgs (24th), Zach Huschle (27th), Bob Rauch (33rd), and Tucker Rieman (34th)
* Mt. Carmel’s Grady Wilkinson won the race
* Robinson’s Joey Wright and Morgan Beabout were 2nd and 3rd, respectively
Newton returns to Robinson this Saturday morning for the Boys Class 1A Regional with fifteen other teams

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Clay City wins again
the Lady Wolves won the varsity match over Lawrenceville in two sets, 25-14 and 25-16
Clay City also won the junior varsity match in two sets
it will be Senior Night this Friday night at Clay City as the Lady Wolves host Altamont

 

(NEWTON)  in Girls Junior High Basketball from Monday night – Jasper County split two on the road
the Junior Lady Eagles lost a tough 8th grade game to North Clay in Louisville, 26-19
* Whitney Zumbahlen led Newton with 7 points
Jasper County won the 7th grade game, 18-8
the Jasper County girls were back in action last night at Flora

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Basketball last night – Olney split two games
the Lady Cubs lost their 8th grade opener, falling to a tough Paris Crestwood team, 41-14
Olney did win the 7th grade game, 20-19
the Lady Cubs are back in action on the road tomorrow night at Lawrenceville Parkview

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  in Girls High School Tennis – the State Tournaments begin tomorrow
* best of luck to our girls from Olney and Newton as they head north to the Chicago Suburbs
* all will be in opening round action tomorrow – the tournaments continue Friday and Saturday

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5-K Run / Walk “Jogging for Joey” will be held on Saturday morning, November 12th, at the Richland County High School starting at 9:00 – registration is $15 before November 5th – all participants get a t-shirt and there will be awards for top runners and walkers – all proceeds will benefit the Muhs family – entry forms are available at Citizens National Bank of Albion, the First National Bank in Olney, and the Richland County High School – for more information, call Coach Rob Kirby at RCHS   618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will present Tailgate Sunday on October 30th in the Olney City Park – all are invited to come out, bring lawn chairs, wear casual dress, and bring sports memorabilia – it all starts at 9:00 that morning with the Silly Safari Live Animal Show for the whole family, then a 10:00 worship service, and a free concession stand with lunch and fellowship time at 11:00 – all ages are welcome and the entire community is invited to check it out and have fun – for details, call Ben or Nate, at  393-6421

 

(OLNEY)  join us for this Saturday’s Coach’s Corner Show on CBS Sports Radio WVLN – we’ll be talking with Olney Tiger Football Coach Matt Music and we’ll wrap up the Olney Junior High Cross Country season for both girls and boys with St. Joe Coach Mark Kuenstler and Middle School Coach Rick Franklin – that’s at 9:03 this Saturday morning – our Coach’s Corner Show, on CBS Sports Radio WVLN / Olney

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys soccer – Class 2A Regional action with Olney hosting Anna-Jonesboro on Ed Webber Field at Olney Central College at 4:30

 

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

 

 

 

October 18, 2016

 

(OLNEY)  in the Major League Baseball Playoffs last night
in the American League Championship Series on Monday night
* Clevelend again beat Toronto, 4-2 as the Indians lead the series, three games to none
* the Blue Jays must win tonight in game four of the best of seven ALCS series
the National League Championship Series will also continue tonight in Los Angeles
* the Dodgers and Cubs hook up in game three as the NLCS is tied at one game apiece

 

(NEWTON)  in High School Volleyball last night – Newton swept two matches at home
the Lady Eagles won the varsity match over Dieterich in two sets, 25-9 and 25-6
* Newton was led by Abby Frohning, Mallory Bergbower, Grace Hartrich, and Taylor Smith
Newton also won the junior varsity match in two sets
at 30-3, the Lady Eagles will host Paris during Senior Night this Thursday night at NCHS

 

(OLNEY)  in High School Volleyball last night – Olney swept two matches on the road
the Lady Tigers won the varsity match over St. Anthony in three sets, 14-25, 25-13, and 25-23
* Olney was led by Addie Hemrich, Paige Ginder, Faith Stallard, Colleen Inyart, and Lexanna Kocher
Olney also won the junior varsity match in two sets
at 16-9, the Lady Tigers are back in action Thursday night, traveling to Casey-Westfield High School

 

(OLNEY)  also in High School Volleyball last night – Clay City won a single match at home
the Lady Wolves won the varsity match over Odin in two sets, 25-4 and 25-9
Clay City wins the regular season title for Volleyball in the Midland Trail Conference
at 24-1, the Lady Wolves will host Lawrenceville tonight

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys High School Cross Country yesterday down at the Benton Invitational
Olney finished with 118 points, good enough for 5th place among sixteen downstate teams
Hamilton County won the meet by beating out 2nd place Benton, 70 to 92
Herrin finished in 3rd place with 93 points, followed by Nashville in 4th place with 98 points
the top nine included Murphysboro (138), Du Quoin (160), West Frankfort (215), and Okawville (261)
then Centralia (271), Harrisburg (315), Carterville (369), Carrier Mills (378), and Chester (424)
the remaining teams include NCOE (455), Cobden (517), and Massac County (542)
there were a total of 130 runners in the boys varsity race
* Olney’s Michael DeMeyer won the 2.92 mile race and set a new course record by over 20 seconds
* Olney’s other top runners were Nathan DeMeyer (6th), Tyler Hughes (17th), Caleb Thomas (24th)
* Olney’s top runners in the Open Race were Aiden Zuber and Trevor Bower
the Tigers now prepare for Saturday’s Class 2A Regional Meet up just north of Danville

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls High School Cross Country yesterday down at the Benton Invitational
Olney finished with 119 points, good enough for 4th place among eleven downstate teams
Okawville won the meet by edging out 2nd place Du Quoin, 82 to 83
Nashville finished in 4th place with 93 points – after Olney, Chester was 5th with 161 points
then Pinckneyville (162), Carterville (197), Hamilton County (218), and Herrin (260)
the remaining teams included West Frankfort (293) and Harrisburg (323)
there were a total of 92 runners in the girls varsity race
* Olney’s Cameron Hough finished 2nd on the 2.92 mile course, just 15 seconds behind the winner
* also for Olney were Tristen Payne (10th), Haven Doll (17th), Abby Rauch (43rd), Danni Murphy (47th)
* Olney’s top runner in the Open Race was Gracie Julian
the Lady Tigers now prepare for Saturday’s Class 2A Regional Meet up just north of Danville

 

(OLNEY/NEWTON)  in Boys High School Freshmen/Sophomore Football action last night
* Olney beat Newton, 13-0

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country at the Class S State Meet in Salem
Olney St. Joe finished in 3rd place among the 40 total teams with 134 points
Trinity Lutheran Centralia won the State Meet by beating 2nd place OLMC Herrin, 113 to 122
Wayne City finished in 4th place with 144 points, followed by St. Mary Centralia at 145 points
here’s the top runners for the Wildcats among 206 runners on the 1.8 mile course
* Gavin Dorn (5th), Jarrett Doll (24th), Colin Kocher (32nd), and Chris Bower (37th)
* the other St. Joe runners were Rex Hallam, Collin Diel, and Evan Uhl
congratulations to all on a great job this season

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country at the Class S State Meet in Salem
Olney St. Joe finished in 3rd place among the 36 teams with a total of 158 points
Lick Creek Junior High won the State Meet with 50 points
St. Bruno Catholic - Pinckneyville was 2nd with 77 points
Woodlawn finished 4th with 203 points and Evansville was 5th at 219 points
here’s the top Lady Wildcat runners among the total 174 runners on the 1.8 mile course
* Tatum David (5th), Kenzie Weiler (27th), Danielle Clodfelter (29th), and Marni Burgener (41st)
* the other St. Joe runners were Chloe McKinney, Anna Weidner, and McKenna Snider
congratulations to all on a great job this season

 

(OLNEY)  in Boys Junior High Cross Country at the Class L State Meet down at Benton
Olney finished in 5th place among the 28 teams with 159 points
Triad won the State Meet by beating 2nd place Waterloo, 34 to 96
Collinsville was 3rd with 101 points, followed by Marion in 4th place with 153 points
here’s the top Olney Cub runners among the total 204 runners on the 1.8 mile course
* Gavin Kirby (8th), Barak Berger (26th), Brooks Julian (38th), and Garrett Wright (41st)
* the other Middle School runners were Collin Gilreath, Dylan Ritter, and Holden Hough
congratulations to all on a great job this season

 

(OLNEY)  in Girls Junior High Cross Country at the Class L State Meet down at Benton
Olney finished in 12th place among the 27 teams with 326 points
O’Fallon Carriel won the State Meet with 31 points while Triad was 2nd with 39 points
Highland was 3rd (154), Marion was 4th (164), and Benton was 5th (165)
here’s the top Olney Lady Cub runners among the total 193 runners on the 1.8 mile course
* Allison Harness (39th), Kristen Greenwood (43rd), and Carley Greenwood (67th)
* the other Olney runners were Bree Holdren, Hope Laughlin, Meah Stevens, and Morgan Puckett
congratulations to all on a great job this season

 


                                        LOCAL AND AREA SPORTS REMINDERS

 

(OLNEY)  the 5-K Run / Walk “Jogging for Joey” will be held on Saturday morning, November 12th, at the Richland County High School starting at 9:00 – registration is $15 before November 5th – all participants get a t-shirt and there will be awards for top runners and walkers – all proceeds will benefit the Muhs family – entry forms are available at Citizens National Bank of Albion, the First National Bank in Olney, and the Richland County High School – for more information, call Coach Rob Kirby at RCHS   618-393-2191

 

(OLNEY)  the Christian Church of Olney will present Tailgate Sunday on October 30th in the Olney City Park – all are invited to come out, bring lawn chairs, wear casual dress, and bring sports memorabilia – it all starts at 9:00 that morning with the Silly Safari Live Animal Show for the whole family, then a 10:00 worship service, and a free concession stand with lunch and fellowship time at 11:00 – all ages are welcome and the entire community is invited to check it out and have fun – for details, call Ben or Nate, at  393-6421

 

(NEWTON/OLNEY)  on today’s High School Sports Calendar  :  in boys & girls cross country – Newton at Robinson (also Mt. Carmel, Oblong, and Marshall)

 

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